• MCA Consultation on 2014 Amendments to MLC

    Posted: 13th October 2016 | Written by: British Marine

    The international rules governing the minimum working and living rights for seafarers, the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), has been amended. The changes are known as the 2014 Amendments. We are seeking views on a proposal to update existing UK legislation taking into account these alterations.
  • Win a Catamaran at FLIBS!

    Posted: 13th October 2016 | Written by: Daniel Grant

    Most people come to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) to buy a boat, but this year one lucky person will win a catamaran thanks to a generous collaboration between Bay Cat Twin Vee, Magic Tilt and Suzuki. The amazing prize is a 2017 170 Bay Cat Twin Vee powered by Suzuki, the ideal weekend runaround for family weekends, fishing inland waterways or using as a tender.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys: The Rise of Motorbikes, Bikes & Buggies

    Posted: 13th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT) has noticed a growing trend towards head-turning land-based toys, having recently supplied three high-performance HPC Revolution bikes to the new build MY Cloudbreak. The HPC Revolution bikes, designed by aerospace engineers and hand built in the USA, also featured recently in the US version of Top Gear.
  • MY Resilience Wins the C&N Crew All Stars Award

    Posted: 11th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Camper & Nicholsons is delighted to announce that the fabulous crew on board MY Resilience, led by Captain Andrew Beattie, has been presented with C&N's annual crew All Stars Award for the best overall crew performance throughout the season. Designed to acknowledge and reward high levels of performance from hard working individuals, the team on board the 50m Resilience were worthy winners down to their supreme professionalism, talent and dedication to the job.
  • Ken Hickling Joins Viking

    Posted: 8th October 2016 | Written by: Shreena Patel

    Ken Hickling is joining the Viking family of companies in the UK, responsible for developing internal capabilities and acting as company ambassador alongside Dieter Jaenicke, Chairman and Founder of Viking.
  • Puerto Rico Gears up for Superyachts

    Posted: 7th October 2016 | Written by: OnboaardOnline

    The Economic and Commerce Department of Puerto Rico (DDEC) attended the Monaco Yacht Show for the third time this year, to promote the location and infrastructure of the island as an ideal host for superyachts. The Marina Port District, also known as Port Caribe Shipyard & Marina is benefiting from an investment of around $15 million during the first phase of development, with construction due to begin in 2017.
  • Lai Sun Development Company Invests in CNI

    Posted: 7th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Camper & Nicholsons International is delighted to announce a significant investment from Lai Sun Development Company Limited, a member of Hong Kong based Lai Sun Group. The objective is to strengthen the company’s capital and accelerate global growth, particularly across Asia, creating a platform for Asian clients to connect with Camper & Nicholsons charter and brokerage services around the world.
  • New Spirit P40 Available from Superyacht Tenders and Toys

    Posted: 6th October 2016 | Written by: Alison Willis

    Superyacht Tender and Toys is offering a Spirit P40 for sale, a unique opportunity to acquire this sophisticated modern classic as a luxurious motor cruiser or stylish superyacht tender. Displacing only 4.5 tonnes, the Spirit P40 is powered by two Yanmar 260hp inboard engines, with a top speed of 36 knots and a cruising speed of 29 knots.
  • METSTRADE & IBEX Join Forces

    Posted: 6th October 2016 | Written by: Irene Dros

    RAI Amsterdam has purchased a 50% stake in the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) from Professional BoatBuilder. IBEX is the marine industry’s largest technical trade event in North America and the METSTRADE team from RAI Amsterdam will partner with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to produce future IBEX events.
  • C&N Broker Wins Richard Earp Award

    Posted: 3rd October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Camper & Nicholsons would like to congratulate sales broker Alex Lees-Buckley for winning the Richard Earp Award in recognition of his transparency, integrity and fairness, qualities that Richard himself was known and admired for. As a senior broker at Camper & Nicholsons, Alex Lees-Buckley has over 40 years experience and has worked on some of the most prestigious yacht builds in the world.
  • Sale of first Limited Editions AMELS 242

    Posted: 15th November 2013 | Written by: Amels

    Holland’s largest yacht builder Amels has sold its first Limited Editions AMELS 242. Due for delivery in 2016, construction of the 74-metre Tim Heywood design is already underway. Andrew Winch has been commissioned to style the interior, which will include two generously sized VIP cabins situated on main deck. Each is equipped with a bedroom, office, guest suite and dressing room.
  • ISS Announces 2013 Design & Leadership Award Winners

    Posted: 2nd November 2013 | Written by: ISS - International Superyacht Society

    ISS (International Superyacht Society) is pleased to announce winners of the 2013 Design & Leadership Awards in recognition of superlative achievement.
  • Feadship Launches First Superyacht for Mainland China

    Posted: 7th February 2013 | Written by: Feadship

    Feadship has launched the 44.65-metre Blue Sky in a ceremony that combined Chinese and Dutch maritime cultures. This is the first superyacht to be built by a Western shipyard for a client in mainland China. The owner sent his personal representative to accept delivery of a fabulous Feadship that includes her own helicopter deck and dedicated karaoke and Mah-jong rooms.
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  • Grounded Vessel Hoegh Osaka - Press Release

    Posted: 5th January 2015 | Written by: Hoegh Autoliners

    Ingar Skiaker, CEO of Höegh Autoliners made the following statement in the press conference yesterday.
  • Rafa Nadal Visits the Volvo Ocean Race Yacht Mapfre

    Posted: 2nd January 2015 | Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

    Tennis ace Rafael Nadal paid a New Year’s Day visit to the Abu Dhabi Destination Village to give Spanish boat MAPFRE a unique send-off as they made final preparations for the Leg 3 voyage to Sanya, China.
  • Yacht Painter Sues Google CEO Larry Page

    Posted: 31st December 2014 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A Californian man, James Grupinski is suing the owner of the yacht Senses and contractors, for personal injuries sustained while painting and restoring the vessel. He claims the ventilation was inadequate and the conditions were toxic, leading to vomiting and bleeding from his eyes and ears.
  • Paul Allen's 'Octupus' Steals the Show at Sydney Fireworks

    Posted: 30th December 2014 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, has snapped up the best harbour viewing spot to enjoy Sydney's famous New Year's Eve firework display. His 126m long super yacht Octopus is moored at Point Piper and will have a bird's eye view of the wonderful New Year's Eve celebrations.
  • Missing Plane Search - Objects Spotted

    Posted: 29th December 2014 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    An Australian search team has spotted objects in the sea that may relate to the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501. This follows a statement made by Bambang Soelistyo, chief of Indonesia's search effort, who said the passenger plane "is likely at the bottom of the sea".
  • Fire on Greek Ferry With 460 Passengers Onboard

    Posted: 28th December 2014 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 'Norman Atlantic' Greek ferry has caught fire on route to Ancona in Italy, just 40 nautical miles north-west of Corfu. A major rescue operation is underway in extremely difficult weather conditions.
  • Rolex Sydney Hobart – Comanche Goes on the Warpath

    Posted: 26th December 2014 | Written by: Jim Gale, RSHYR media

    The brand new super maxi Comanche lived up to all the hype today when she lead the Rolex Sydney Hobart fleet out of the Harbour in one of the most spectacular, high speed starts in the race’s history.
  • It’s a Woman’s World Too - the Rolex Sydney Hobart

    Posted: 24th December 2014 | Written by: Jim Gale, RSHYR media

    In its early days, ocean racing was a very blokey thing - hard sailing and hard drinking - back to the wife and kids on a Sunday night after a weekend offshore - so it is an interesting fact that this year more young women than young men are doing their first Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
  • Team Vestas Wind Finally Set Free

    Posted: 23rd December 2014 | Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

    Team Vestas Wind’s stranded Volvo Ocean 65 boat has been retrieved from a remote reef in the Indian Ocean and on Monday was heading on a round-trip via Mauritius and Malaysia back to Europe.
  • Soldiering On in the Sydney Hobart Race

    Posted: 22nd December 2014 | Written by: Rolex Sydney Hobart

    There’s no doubt the returned soldiers aboard Spirit of Mateship and Southern Excellence II are the kind of blokes you want around if things went horribly wrong – and for that matter, you want them for the good stuff too – because they are top blokes.
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