• Nilaya Wins Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous

    Posted: 15th March 2017 | Written by: Jill Campbell

    Nilaya has won its second consecutive victory at the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous. The 111-foot sailing yacht built by Baltic Yachts won all three races in Class A by an average of more than six minutes.
  • Team AkzoNobel to Race New Volvo Ocean 65 in VOR 2017-18

    Posted: 13th March 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    Team AkzoNobel, led by Dutch skipper Simeon Tienpont, will compete in a brand new boat in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, The new Volvo Ocean 65 is under construction at Persico Marine in Bergamo, Italy, and is due for completion in May.
  • America's Cup Inspires Crewsaver’s ErgoFit 50N EX Lifejacket

    Posted: 13th March 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    With the America’s Cup fast approaching, high performance sailing is on everybody’s mind. In a new era of high tech sailing comes demand for personal safety equipment which led Crewsaver to develop their ErgoFit 50N EX, a revolution in buoyancy aid design.
  • Mediterranean Yacht Show, Greece: 29 April - 2 May 2017

    Posted: 12th March 2017 | Written by: Greek Yachting Association

    The Greek Yachting Association's upcoming Mediterranean Yacht Show takes place in the medievial town of Nafplion from 29 April to 2 May 2017. This major yachting event in Greeece showcases a range of luxury yachts and offers yachting professionals the perfect setting to combine business with pleasure.
  • Van der Valk Open New Facility in Golden Jubilee Year

    Posted: 9th March 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    Van der Valk Shipyard in the Netherlands is celebrating its golden jubilee this year with the opening of a new construction hall with seven major projects to be launched during the year. The new hall, which will enable Van der Valk to build motoryachts up to 40 metres, and with up to three decks. will be ready for their annual open-house from 23-26 March.
  • Kymeta Poised to Disrupt the Satellite Communications Industry

    Posted: 9th March 2017 | Written by: Lindsay Sloan

    Kymeta, known for its revolutionary flat, electronically steered satellite antenna and is set to disrupt the satellite industry with two important announcements this week: The commercial availability of the Kymeta mTenna u7 satellite antenna and KyWay terminal, and a partnership with Intelsat to offer KĀLO™ Connectivity providing flexible connectivity for fixed and mobile applications in gigabyte packages.
  • Huge Haul of Shark Fins Discovered Despite International Shipping Ban

    Posted: 9th March 2017 | Written by: Sea Shepherd Global

    Despite a worldwide ban on the transportation of shark fins by major shipping carriers, a three-month investigation by the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd Global - as part of their global shark defense campaign Operation Apex Harmony - has verified that large shipments of shark fin are still arriving in Hong Kong on airlines and shipping lines that have made ‘No Shark Fin’ carriage ban commitments.
  • UIM Awards Celebrate Powerboating World Champions

    Posted: 8th March 2017 | Written by: Matteo Spinelli

    The world’s leading powerboat racers were celebrated at the UIM Word Champions Awards this week with over 450 guests in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco at the Sporting Monte Carlo, Monaco. Supported by the Shanghai-based Bund Holding, the awards were broadcasted live on UIM TV and the Olympic Channel.
  • RH Marine Opens New Office in Barcelona

    Posted: 8th March 2017 | Written by: Anita Zoeteman

    RH Marine has opened a new office in Barcelona to meet growing demand for refitting and servicing yachts sailing in the Mediterranean. RH Marine has acquired a large installed base offering service, upgrade, refit and rebuild expertise for electrical and automation systems, including the bridge navigation and communication devices.
  • FX Snap: Brexit Bill Defeated Again, China Prints Trade Deficit

    Posted: 8th March 2017 | Written by: Kevin Tullett

    (GBP/USD) remains exposed to further downside risks & GBP remains weighed by another setback faced by the UK PM Theresa May in her effort to trigger the Article 50, after the Brexit Bill failed to pass through the House of Lords for the second time yesterday. The Brexit Bill defeat threatens the UK PM May’s plans to initiate the Brexit process this month, which will continue to undermine the sentiment around the GBP.
  • MUSTO Announces Partnership With Team Alvimedica

    Posted: 27th June 2014 | Written by: Musto

    MUSTO is proud to announce a new partnership with Team Alvimedica, a crew of young, agile and courageous sailors embarking on their first-ever Volvo Ocean Race around the world.
  • Heesen Yachts Delivers M/Y Monaco Wolf

    Posted: 13th June 2014 | Written by: Heesen Yachts

    Heesen Yachts is proud to announce that on June 2, 2014 M/Y Monaco Wolf – YN 16650 – was delivered to her Owners after intensive sea trials in the North Sea.
  • Burgess and bluewater Sell Nero

    Posted: 19th May 2014 | Written by: Burgess

    Inspired by the elegant “Corsair” series of yachts NERO echoes the authentic line and form of the classic steam yacht while incorporating the speed, luxury and latest technology of the modern superyacht.
  • 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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  • MAPFRE Wins 4th Leg of Volvo Ocean Race

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

    MAPFRE (Xabi Fernández/ESP) emerged victorious despite a pair of major setbacks in Leg 4 following one of the tightest-fought finishes in Volvo Ocean Race history on Saturday night.
  • Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

    Posted: 27th February 2015 | Written by: Media Pro International

    US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year Awards ceremony returned to the iconic New York Yacht Club in Manhattan to celebrate the sailing accomplishments of Terry Hutchinson and Stephanie Roble.
  • No Sleep Until Auckland for Volvo Sailors

    Posted: 26th February 2015 | Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

    Victory in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race was so close that Dongfeng Race Team skipper Charles Caudrelier (FRA) could almost taste it on Thursday, but with just over 500 nautical miles (nm) to go, he was taking nothing for granted.
  • Showboats Design Awards Winners 2015

    Posted: 25th February 2015 | Written by: Showboats Design Awards

    The ShowBoats Design Awards honour the creative talents behind the most innovative, elegant and inspiring new yacht designs from the boards of the world’s leading yacht design studios.The Showboats Design Awards was held in Kitzbuhel in Austria on 23rd February.
  • Bleak Picture for North Sea Oil and Gas Industry

    Posted: 24th February 2015 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Oil & Gas UK has declared that the financial situation within the industry is so dire that large areas of the North Sea could be 'sterilised', with oil companies unable to finance exploitation of unused fields.
  • Is This Picture For Real?

    Posted: 23rd February 2015 | Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

    An incredible photograph from Team Brunel (Bouwe Bekking/NED) apparently showing three crew members suspended in mid-air as the Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4 leaders sped through the Pacific Ocean, has sparked a fierce social media debate: Is it faked or not?
  • Piet Brouwer Helps Build Brewery in Ethiopia

    Posted: 20th February 2015 | Written by: Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology

    In mid-2013, the Company's Power Solutions department was awarded a highly valued commission for the complete turnkey installation of a power plant and primary distribution network in a new beer brewery near Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
  • Introducing the Sailing Clinic

    Posted: 19th February 2015 | Written by: Burma Boating

    Throughout much of our sailing region in Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago, our yachts are the only boats visiting on a regular basis. Over the past years, the local villagers often asked our crew members to bring medicine or basic supplies.
  • China's Dong Feng in No Mood to Celebrate

    Posted: 19th February 2015 | Written by: Volvo ocean Race

    China’s Dongfeng Race Team, skippered by Charles Caudrelier, were in no mood to celebrate Chinese New Year on Wednesday after being relegated to the back of the fleet for the first time since the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 started.
  • Roman Abramovich's £1.5bn Yacht 'Eclipse' in Shipyard

    Posted: 18th February 2015 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 536ft mega-yacht has been pictured in the dry dock at the Blohm Voss shipyard in Hamburg where it was originally built in 2010/2011.
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