• Feast or Famine at Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

    Posted: 10th June 2016 | Written by: Jill Campbell

    While sail selection proved critical in stronger than expected breezes for the superyacht divisions racing the 36Nm course yesterday at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Porto Cervo, the Wally fleet was left wallowing in a frustrating no man's land of light winds until 15.30h when the windward-leeward races were cancelled.
  • MRMC Completes First Yacht Engaged in Trade

    Posted: 9th June 2016 | Written by: Alixandria Robinson

    Mark Robinson Maritime Consultants (MRMC) have just completed the first YET yacht on the Marshall Islands Registry. The YET initiative allows private yachts who are in possession of an RMI Private Yacht Certificate of Registry and are 24m or over, which are fully commercially compliant, to charter in French and Monegasque waters.
  • Superyacht Success for Fleet Xpress

    Posted: 9th June 2016 | Written by: Diane Franklin

    Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has achieved the first commitment to its Fleet Xpress service by a superyacht owner just weeks after commercial launch in a deal secured through Inmarsat distributor e3 Systems.
  • Bluewater Hosts World Oceans Day Beach Clean-Up in Antibes

    Posted: 6th June 2016 | Written by: Ashleigh Cecchini

    As part of this year's World Oceans Day on Wednesday 8th June, bluewater is organising a beach clean-up in Antibes and we are inviting crew, local businesses, family and friends to join us - everyone is welcome! The clean-up will start at 5pm at the entrance to the Royal Beach (16 Boulevard Maréchal Leclerc, 06600 Antibes) and will take place along the whole of Salis Plage.
  • World Match Racing Results - Newport

    Posted: 5th June 2016 | Written by: Barby Macgowan

    After six days of intense racing, the U.S. Virgin Islands' Taylor Canfield and his US One team won overall victory to become the World Match Racing Tour Newport champions. Saturday's final race was a dramatic match between US One and WAKA Racing, skippered by New Zealand's Phil Robertson.
  • Porto Montenegro Hosts 2nd MYBA Pop-up Superyacht Show

    Posted: 2nd June 2016 | Written by: Pat Sakellari

    Following the success of the first MYBA Pop-up Superyacht Show in September last year, Porto Montenegro is pleased to confirm the dates for the 2016 edition as 2-4 September. Once again, international brokers, agents and a selection of 20m+ yachts will come together for three days of yacht inspections, B2B meetings, networking and seminars.
  • PYA Survey: Captains, Deck and Engineering Crew

    Posted: 1st June 2016 | Written by: Carey Secrett

    Calling all captains, deck crew and engineers: The PYA needs your help with some research! The PYA is running an important survey for all captains, deck and engineering crew to establish the length of time taken between CoCs and the number of sea service testimonials submitted at each stage of the career path between CoCs.
  • Solarglide: New Website for the Maritime Industry

    Posted: 31st May 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Solarglide Limited, based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK, is proud to announce the launch of their brand new website for the maritime sector. To promote the new site, clients can take advantage of ebooks and brochure downloads for the month of June. The website also features a number of exclusive offers for new enquiries this month.
  • Three Join the Crew at Sarnia Yachts

    Posted: 31st May 2016 | Written by: Nichole Sweetsur

    Sarnia Yachts, one of Europe’s largest yacht fiduciaries, has continued to expand its team with the appointment of three new members of staff. The need for three additional Client Service Officers - Jason Chan, Julia O’Brien and Stephanie Ozanne - reflects Sarnia Yacht’s ongoing growth in an increasingly complex sector.
  • How Many Times Can One Ship Sink?

    Posted: 30th May 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Rodriguez Group SA, the family holding company known for its grandiose yachts anchored from Miami to Dubai, Cannes to Monaco, is in the midst of the longest sinking in history as rumours of fraud, corruption and organized crime continue to surface.
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  • It's time for a bit of crew recognition!

    Posted: 28th October 2013 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A bit of incentive goes a long way. In this business, the job description is simply this: to meet and exceed the expectations of the richest people on earth. It might sound like a tough ask - but somehow- through sheer hard work, good humour and a bit of creativity- the industry rises to the challenge year after year.
  • 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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