• Incidence Sails at Cannes Yachting Festival

    Posted: 17th July 2016 | Written by: Incidence Sails

    This year, the sail maker, Incidence, will participate more strongly than ever in the Cannes Yachting Festival, thanks to significant developments in design and production. Over the last three years, Incidence has invested in technical and human resources to produce and develop its own membranes, extending their expertise in custom-design.
  • Vins Sans Frontieres Grows Sales Team

    Posted: 15th July 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Vins Sans Frontieres is excited to announce the expansion of its sales and marketing team with the appointment of Rosie Clarkson, who joins the team from Armit Wines in London. With a WSET Diploma and a degree in French, Rosie began her career in Bordeaux and has worked closely with wineries and leading brands such as Ornellaia, Sassicaia, Gaja, Dom Perignon and Perrier Jouët.
  • Sea Shepherd Launches New Patrol Vessel - Ocean Warrior

    Posted: 14th July 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Sea Shepherd Global has launched a new ocean patrol vessel, Ocean Warrior, the latest weapon in their fight to protect the wildlife and habitats of the world's oceans. Following 18 months of construction by Dutch shipbuilding company, Damen (who also own Amels), Ocean Warrior was lowered into the water at Antalya Harbour in Turkey on Friday 1 July.
  • Berth Booking Platform Dockwa Secures $2m Investment

    Posted: 13th July 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Dockwa, a US startup providing a platform for boats and yachts to reserve marina berths online has raised $2 million from private investors in a second round of funding, bringing the total funding since its launch in June 2015 to $3.5 million.
  • Opportunities for Marina Professionals at METS 2016

    Posted: 12th July 2016 | Written by: Sigrid van der Wel

    Amsterdam is the place to be for the worldwide marina industry in November. The METSTRADE Show will take place from 15 to 17 November, while the World Marinas Conference runs from 17 to 19 November, both in RAI Amsterdam.
  • Hill Robinson Yacht Management Achieves 15 Year Milestone

    Posted: 12th July 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Nick Hill and Niall Robinson opened their London and Antibes offices in early 2001 with six yachts under management and a team of four. Today, 15 years on, the company is thriving with a team combining youth and ambition with seasoned experts and numerous key projects under their belts.
  • Radio Holland Completes two Bridge Refits for Holland America Line

    Posted: 12th July 2016 | Written by: Annet Boers

    Radio Holland has successfully completed two major bridge refit contracts on behalf of Holland America Line under very tight deadlines. These bridge retrofits carried out by Radio Holland USA on Holland America Line’s cruise ships Oosterdam and Prinsendam, followed refit work on M/S Noordam and Westerdam in 2014 and 2015.
  • Great Barrier Reef Named World's Best Place to Visit in 2016-2017

    Posted: 8th July 2016 | Written by: Janine St Denis

    In late June 2016, US News & World Report announced the world’s top travel destination of 2016-2017 as the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Home to the largest coral reef system in the world, this impressive ecosystem is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World.
  • Solarglide Wins Contract for 'Harmony of the Seas’

    Posted: 5th July 2016 | Written by: Dale Parker

    Solarglide has been awarded the prestigious contract to manufacture and supply 53 SG GLIDER solar screens to the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas’, providing crew wth an essential navigational aid and protection from solar glare.
  • MYBA: Good News on APA VAT Issue

    Posted: 1st July 2016 | Written by: Pat Sakellari

    On the initiative of MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association, and with a fruitful cooperation between Carla Bellieni and Benedetto Santacroce, the Italian Tax Authority has laid a cornerstone in the tax regime affecting yacht charter, overturning a previous interpretation and issuing a prompt, smart response to a request for legal consultancy on the issue of VAT on the Advance Provisioning Allowance (APA).
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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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