• Solarglide Triumph in Total Warrior Challenge

    Posted: 12th August 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    When it comes to the best places to work, Solarglide, the UK based manufacturer of solar screens for the maritime industry must surely be up there! A family run business with a great team spirit, Solarglide recently completed the 10km 'Total Warrior' assault course in the Lake District in aid of St Oswalds Hospice for children and young adults in the North East of England.
  • Hill Robinson Celebrates 10 Years on Isle of Man

    Posted: 12th August 2016 | Written by: Mariska Biesheuvel

    This year, Hill Robinson is celebrating 10 years in the Isle of Man. Since the brand was first established on the Island in 2007, its market presence has grown to include Corporate and VAT Services, Project Management and more, with strategic support for the growing managed fleet.
  • NIPI: The Portable Cooler You've Been Waiting For!

    Posted: 9th August 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    NIPI, as the name suggests, is a smart portable cooler but it’s also energized by solar panels. The idea came about on a boating trip, with the need for something to keep drinks cold, charge mobile phones and also keep belongings safe, but it also had to be mobile and look as good as the other accessories on board.
  • Burma Boating Expands Fleet & Destinations

    Posted: 6th August 2016 | Written by: Chris Schwanitz

    Boutique charter company, Burma Boating, has added four new yachts to its fleet, including 40m sailing yacht Clan VI, the company's new flagship. From October, Clan VI will cruise Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago, one of Asia's relatively unexplored destinations which is slowly opening up to tourism.
  • Steve Worrall Joins Horizon Marine Electronics

    Posted: 6th August 2016 | Written by: Horizon Marine Electronics

    Horizon Marine Electronics is delighted to announce the appointment of industry veteran Steve Worrall to the position of Development Operations Manager, responsible for business relationships, marketing, and overseeing the day-to-day running of the company’s busy facility in STP shipyard in Palma.
  • Privilege Yachts CEO Arrested Over Charges of Fraud

    Posted: 5th August 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    According to Italian newspaper, La Nazione, the former CEO of Privilege Yachts, Mario La Via, is now under house arrest as part of an investigation into the collapse of the Italian yard last year. Finance director Antonio Battista has also been arrested.
  • Kata Rocks' New Superyacht Rendezvous in Phuket

    Posted: 5th August 2016 | Written by: Georgie Bentley-Buckle

    This December the yachting elite will head to Phuket, Southeast Asia’s leading luxury destination and superyacht hot spot. Sponsored by Infinite Luxury, the management brand behind Kata Rocks, the Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous (KRSR) will welcome sailing and motor yachts over 24 metres along with selected industry partners.
  • Marinetek to Build Montenegro's New Superyacht Marina

    Posted: 4th August 2016 | Written by: Marinetek

    The €650 million luxury Portonovi Resort – the Adriatic’s newest luxury lifestyle destination currently under development on the shores of picturesque Boka Bay – will reinforce Montenegro’s reputation as a stunningly beautiful tax-friendly destination for discerning global travellers and yacht owners.
  • OneOcean Port Vell Opens Fuel Station

    Posted: 4th August 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona has opened a new fuel station for yachts visiting the marina. The new state-of-the-art fuel station is open from today and offers 24h service for yachts up to 50m. Larger yachts can refuel at berth and duty-free fuel is available for those meeting requirements.
  • Nautilus Comments on Under-Resourcing of UK Border Force

    Posted: 3rd August 2016 | Written by: Nautilus International

    In the wake of today's report from the Home Affairs Select Committee that the UK Border Force is ‘clearly under-resourced’ and that Royal Navy vessels should be made available, Nautilus general secretary Mark Dickinson said, ‘It is high time that the government realised the impact of years of under-resourcing of the Royal Navy (RN) which is already over-stretched.
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  • Three Big Rigs in Two Days: RSB Rigging Solutions

    Posted: 20th February 2014 | Written by: RSB Rigging Solutions

    Last week was a record week for RSB Rigging Solutions, who stepped three big rigs in two days in tempestuous weather conditions.
  • 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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