• By Tourist on the Sea - A Taste of Campania

    Posted: 18th May 2016 | Written by: Anna Spyropoulos

    The fourth edition of the By Tourist on the Sea FAM trip concluded with great success this month, showcasing the best of what the Amalfi Coast can offer to superyacht owners and charter guests. Luisa Del Sorbo, Founding Partner of the company, created the event in partnership with the Luise Group, to promote the Campania Region to the industry.
  • Yachting Salary Secrets Revealed

    Posted: 17th May 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Yacht crew recruitment agency, YPI CREW, has launched a new peer-to-peer salary comparison website for the yachting industry for greater transparency on how much crew really earn. The website has attracted over 100 salary entries since launching only a few weeks ago, offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date salary data within the global yachting industry.
  • New Crisis Service for Superyacht Owners and Yacht Management

    Posted: 17th May 2016 | Written by: Kitty Jones

    Securewest International, the global risk management company, and SocratesQ, the brand management agency, are delighted to announce the launch of Crisis Counsel. The new service provides a one-stop resource for risk management, media and legal counsel in case of crisis, ensuring owners, management companies and crew can handle the outfall from a crisis with skill and authority.
  • Alicante Keeps Volvo Ocean Race for two more Editions

    Posted: 16th May 2016 | Written by: Volvo Ocean Race

    Alicante’s regional government, Generalitat Valenciana, announced last week that it has agreed a commitment to keep the Volvo Ocean Race in Alicante for two more editions. The deal will see Alicante maintain its position as the start port for the 14th and 15th editions of the race (2020/21 and 2023/24), under the current format, remaining race headquarters and the Volvo Ocean Race Museum during this period.
  • Palma Superyacht Show 2016 - Hard Act to Follow

    Posted: 16th May 2016 | Written by: Pat Sakellari

    The Palma Superyacht Show, the only public brokerage and charter show organised by the superyacht industry, has not only established itself as a major event on the yachting calendar but has also developed into a show of standing. This 4th edition of the show took place from the 28th of April until the 2nd of May and has proved to be the biggest and most successful to date.
  • UNFURLED Crowned Sailing Yacht of the Year

    Posted: 16th May 2016 | Written by: Vitters Shipyard

    UNFURLED, the 46 metre sloop launched by Vitters shipyard, also the victor of this year's St Barth's Bucket, has won Sailing Yacht of the Year 2016 as well as taking the prize for Sailing Yacht 45 Meters and Above.
  • Pete Southgate Appointed Co-chair of ISS Technical Committee

    Posted: 16th May 2016 | Written by: Amy Halsted

    The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is pleased to announce that Pete Southgate, Wright Maritime Group, has been appointed as co-chair of the ISS Technical Committee. Southgate is a shipbuilder, naval architect and marine surveyor with 30 years' experience in the maritime industry and is a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.
  • Barcelona to Host MYBA Charter Yacht Show

    Posted: 15th May 2016 | Written by: Pat Sakellari

    MYBA, The Worldwide Yachting Association, has announced that OneOcean Port Vell will be the new host of the MYBA Charter Yacht Show, previously held in Genoa, for the next three years. Barcelona was awarded the Show ahead of its shortlisted competitor cities, Nice and Genoa.
  • MYBA Superyacht Chef Winners 2016

    Posted: 14th May 2016 | Written by: Pat Sakellari

    The MYBA Charter Show has been based in Italy for 27 years, in both San Remo and Genoa so, for the 2016 MYBA Charter Show Chefs’ Competition, we wanted to pay tribute to Italian Cuisine, adored the world over.
  • Hope Running out for Lost Yacht Sirius..

    Posted: 12th May 2016 | Written by: Andrew Cully

    As the search continues from both French and Spanish maritime rescue services it is sadly looking more unlikely that there will be anybody, or indeed anything, found from the S&S 45′ yacht Sirius and her two crew after 11 days since they fell off the radar in the Gulf de Lyon.
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  • Y.CO Acquires Single Letter Domain Name

    Posted: 19th October 2013 | Written by: Y.CO

    Y.CO is the first brokerage to acquire a single letter web address: y.co. It's a clever move but it comes with a hefty price tag running into six figures!
  • Medical Crew Placement by MedAire

    Posted: 25th September 2013 | Written by: Erin Mitchell, MedAire

    MedAire will now place medical professionals on vessels for clients around the world. Doctors, nurses, paramedics and specialists are available for short-term or long-term placements based on a yacht’s specific needs.
  • Fifth Edition of (Super) Yachting Index

    Posted: 5th August 2013 | Written by: Camper and Nicholsons

    Providing in-depth analysis of the industry, the Index uses a cross-reference of industry data. Camper & Nicholsons (super)Yachting Index shows the realities of a booming sector that has evolved from a cottage industry into one of the world’s strongest-growing luxury markets.
  • Princess Yachts Secures Government Funds

    Posted: 8th April 2013 | Written by: BBC

    Luxury boat manufacturer Princess Yachts has secured £4.6m of government funding for a new boatyard in Plymouth. The company said the money from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) would secure 400 jobs in the city. The French-owned firm said the RGF offer had persuaded it against the alternative of buying an overseas yard, possibly in Germany.
  • Dutch Builders Open Up to Discovery

    Posted: 7th January 2013 | Written by: Daniel Shea

    The Dutch shipbuilding industry is opening itself up to the world in a Discovery Channel series called “SuperYachts.” The documentary series – slated to be six episodes – will open the doors on what has traditionally been a guarded sector of this already private industry. Each episode features different builders and shipyards, and takes viewers through the entire process, according to Farouk Nefzi, the director of HISWA Multimedia BV, a Dutch shipbuilders and watersports trade association. HISWA worked in partnership with the shipyards and Discovery Channel to develop the series.
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