• METSTRADE Partners with Water Revolution Foundation

    Posted: 21st July 2019 | Written by: Sigrid van der Wel

    METSTRADE, the world’s largest B2B platform for the leisure marine equipment industry, is proud to support Water Revolution Foundation as the non-profit’s first strategic trade show partner. Water Revolution Foundation’s mission is to drive sustainability in the superyacht industry through collaboration and innovation.
  • Future of Superyachts Conference 2019 in Palma

    Posted: 12th July 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Quaynote Communications has partnered with the Islander magazine based in Palma to jointly produce the Future of Superyachts, a one day conference in Palma de Mallorca on Tuesday 15th October 2019, exploring international and regional developments in the superyacht industry.
  • Dynamiq Presents Limited Edition Aimed at Middle East Market

    Posted: 12th July 2019

    Dynamiq, the superyacht builder based in Monaco, has developed a limited edition of its GTT 135 with a striking gold theme aimed at the Middle Eastern market. The hull of the GTT 135 CARAT is painted an exclusive Royal Gold, the MAN engines come with gold-plated cylinder heads, and the the air conditioning is specially adapted to the Middle Eastern climate.
  • Zero Emissions for all Vessels Ordered for UK Waters from 2025

    Posted: 12th July 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    The UK Government has announced that all new vessels for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector.
  • IMO Tier III (NOx) Regulations: Are you ready for 2021?

    Posted: 8th July 2019 | Written by: Marquip

    The year 2021 is a big one for our industry. The new IMO Tier III regulations will come into force for all vessels above 24 metres with a combined propulsion power of more than 750 kW and/or generator engines above 129 bkW, and which have had their keel laying after 1 January 2021.
  • The Decree Regulating Yacht Anchorage & Stopping in French Waters

    Posted: 3rd July 2019 | Written by: Thierry Voisin

    Further to recent updates on the decree regulating yacht anchorage and stopping in French waters, ECPY has provided a full translation of the text. The decree heralds a major turning point in France's policy on the economics of yachting and boating in the Mediterranean and will allow French maritime authorities to regulate the anchoring of ships under a range of conditions.
  • Fraser Yachts Acquired by MarineMax

    Posted: 3rd July 2019 | Written by: Abbey Heimensen

    MarineMax, Inc., the largest US recreational boat and yacht retailer, has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of the Fraser Yachts Group from the Italian Azimut/Benetti Group. Additionally, MarineMax has strengthened its formidable relationship with the Azimut/Benetti Group, in becoming exclusive dealer for the Benetti Class of yachts in North America.
  • Penningtons Manches & Thomas Cooper Complete Merger

    Posted: 3rd July 2019 | Written by: Annemarie Lopez

    Penningtons Manches and Thomas Cooper have confirmed the completion of the merger of the two firms and trading has begun for the newly combined business, Penningtons Manches Cooper. The merger brings together the firms' complementary areas of expertise in international litigation and arbitration, building on the recent rapid growth of Penningtons Manches’ commercial disputes practice and the significant experience gained by Thomas Cooper through its work in shipping and commodities.
  • Summer Promotions at Cesme Marina in Izmir

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Kicking off the summer season, C&N Marinas is shining a light on its award-winning Cesme Marina in Izmir, south west Turkey, with a series promotions for annual berth holders and visiting yachts.
  • Votes are Open for ISS Design Awards 2019

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: International Superyacht Society

    Over 40 exceptional superyachts have been nominated for this year’s ISS Design Awards and members are invited to vote for their favorite vessels. Created in 1990 by the International Superyacht Society, the ISS awards recognize outstanding achievements in construction and design of superyachts above 24m.
  • Dynamiq Presents Limited Edition Aimed at Middle East Market

    Posted: 12th July 2019

    Dynamiq, the superyacht builder based in Monaco, has developed a limited edition of its GTT 135 with a striking gold theme aimed at the Middle Eastern market. The hull of the GTT 135 CARAT is painted an exclusive Royal Gold, the MAN engines come with gold-plated cylinder heads, and the the air conditioning is specially adapted to the Middle Eastern climate.
  • Win Win Victorious at Superyacht Cup Palma 2019

    Posted: 23rd June 2019 | Written by: Daphne Morgan Barnicoat

    The 2019 Superyacht Cup Palma reached its captivating conclusion with the best day’s racing yet on the waters of Palma Bay. After three days of close racing, Win Win celebrated overall victory alongside class winners Topaz and Bequia.
  • Venice Hospitality Challenge 2019

    Posted: 22nd June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Details of the VI edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge were presented on Friday during the Venice Boat Show. A great source of local pride, The Grand Prix of the City of Venice - the only regatta held in the inland waters of the Serenissima - will return on 19 October.
  • Superyacht and J Class Events Around 36th America’s Cup

    Posted: 22nd June 2019 | Written by: Isla McKechnie

    Ahead of the 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand, officials have announced a series of 11 events including superyacht regattas, J Class regattas, superyacht fishing competitions and island cruises for visiting yachts and fans. Scheduled between January 2020 and March 2021, the events are designed for both sailing and motor yachts and timed to fit around America’s Cup World Series, Prada Cup challenger and America’s Cup Match events.
  • Winners at Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2019

    Posted: 9th June 2019 | Written by: Marialisa Panu

    The 12th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta concluded on Saturday with victory for Magic Carpet 3, Silencio and Grande Orazio. Yesterday's racing began with a north east wind of 8-10 knots but the regatta was later cancelled as the wind dropped off, leaving classifications unchanged from the previous day.
  • Rambler 88 and Vera Triumph at 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar

    Posted: 3rd June 2019 | Written by: International Maxi Association

    One of the biggest ‘door closing on those behind’ moments in offshore sailing occurred on Thursday night and through the next 24 hours for competitors racing in the special 10th anniversary edition of the 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar, between Livorno and Punta Ala, Italy.
  • Rolex Capri Sailing Week Title Snatched by Caol Ila R with Two Second Win

    Posted: 21st May 2019 | Written by: International Maxi Association

    Rolex Capri Sailing Week concluded in ultra-close fashion in the racer division on Saturday. Alex Schaerer's modified Maxi 72 Caol Ila R knocked Sir Peter Odgen's dominant Jethou off the top spot on the overall podium.
  • Mariette of 1915 and Naema Are Schooner Winners in Capri

    Posted: 14th May 2019 | Written by: International Maxi Association

    Racing between the giant schooners concluded on Saturday in Capri with the first round of the Schooner Cup Series. For 2019 this comprises single races in Capri and at September's Monaco Classic Week and Les Voiles de St Tropez where the winner will be awarded the Schooner of the Year Trophy.
  • Five Super-Schooners to Compete at the Inaugural Capri Classica

    Posted: 30th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Magnificent historic sailing craft are due to gather on the Bay of Naples on 7th May 2019 for four days of competition that will celebrate the golden age of yachting. Created by the International Schooner Association in conjunction with the International Maxi Association, the first edition of Capri Classica is exclusively for classic schooners.
  • Classic yachts in Monte Carlo: XIV Monaco Classic Week Open for Entries

    Posted: 12th April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Registration is now open for the XIVth edition of the Monaco Classic Week, the biennial international event for classic sailing and motor yachts in Monte Carlo, from September 11th through the 15th, 2019.
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  • METSTRADE Partners with Water Revolution Foundation

    Posted: 21st July 2019 | Written by: Sigrid van der Wel

    METSTRADE, the world’s largest B2B platform for the leisure marine equipment industry, is proud to support Water Revolution Foundation as the non-profit’s first strategic trade show partner. Water Revolution Foundation’s mission is to drive sustainability in the superyacht industry through collaboration and innovation.
  • Future of Superyachts Conference 2019 in Palma

    Posted: 12th July 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Quaynote Communications has partnered with the Islander magazine based in Palma to jointly produce the Future of Superyachts, a one day conference in Palma de Mallorca on Tuesday 15th October 2019, exploring international and regional developments in the superyacht industry.
  • IMO Tier III (NOx) Regulations: Are you ready for 2021?

    Posted: 8th July 2019 | Written by: Marquip

    The year 2021 is a big one for our industry. The new IMO Tier III regulations will come into force for all vessels above 24 metres with a combined propulsion power of more than 750 kW and/or generator engines above 129 bkW, and which have had their keel laying after 1 January 2021.
  • The Decree Regulating Yacht Anchorage & Stopping in French Waters

    Posted: 3rd July 2019 | Written by: Thierry Voisin

    Further to recent updates on the decree regulating yacht anchorage and stopping in French waters, ECPY has provided a full translation of the text. The decree heralds a major turning point in France's policy on the economics of yachting and boating in the Mediterranean and will allow French maritime authorities to regulate the anchoring of ships under a range of conditions.
  • Fraser Yachts Acquired by MarineMax

    Posted: 3rd July 2019 | Written by: Abbey Heimensen

    MarineMax, Inc., the largest US recreational boat and yacht retailer, has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of the Fraser Yachts Group from the Italian Azimut/Benetti Group. Additionally, MarineMax has strengthened its formidable relationship with the Azimut/Benetti Group, in becoming exclusive dealer for the Benetti Class of yachts in North America.
  • Penningtons Manches & Thomas Cooper Complete Merger

    Posted: 3rd July 2019 | Written by: Annemarie Lopez

    Penningtons Manches and Thomas Cooper have confirmed the completion of the merger of the two firms and trading has begun for the newly combined business, Penningtons Manches Cooper. The merger brings together the firms' complementary areas of expertise in international litigation and arbitration, building on the recent rapid growth of Penningtons Manches’ commercial disputes practice and the significant experience gained by Thomas Cooper through its work in shipping and commodities.
  • Summer Promotions at Cesme Marina in Izmir

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Kicking off the summer season, C&N Marinas is shining a light on its award-winning Cesme Marina in Izmir, south west Turkey, with a series promotions for annual berth holders and visiting yachts.
  • Votes are Open for ISS Design Awards 2019

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: International Superyacht Society

    Over 40 exceptional superyachts have been nominated for this year’s ISS Design Awards and members are invited to vote for their favorite vessels. Created in 1990 by the International Superyacht Society, the ISS awards recognize outstanding achievements in construction and design of superyachts above 24m.
  • Yacht Ownership: Cyprus Leasing Update

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: Dominion

    Following uncertainty and controversy over the Malta and Cyprus leasing schemes, the tax authorities in Cyprus recently set out the guidelines for the leasing of pleasure yachts which are summarised here.
  • Jérôme de Metz Becomes CEO of Groupe Beneteau

    Posted: 18th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Hervé Gastinel, CEO of Groupe Beneteau since 2015, has stepped down from his position and has been replaced by chairman Jérôme de Metz with immediate effect. The Board of Directors of Beneteau SA, the French boatbuilding group, announced yesterday that Gastinel's duties within the group came to an end on June 16.
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  • Chartco Launches Fixed Price Pay As You Sail

    Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Linda Hamstig

    ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with the launch of its new ’Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system. Launching on 1 July 2019, this is the first such system to allow budgetary certainty and global ENC data for planning and navigation purposes.
  • Seahaven from Survitec Shortlisted for Safety at Sea Award

    Posted: 18th June 2019 | Written by: Hannah Burrywood

    Survitec’s pioneering approach to safety within the maritime industry has been recognised by industry experts with two of its innovative products being shortlisted for the Safety at Sea awards. The leading maritime safety partner was delighted to learn that Seahaven, a mass evacuation system for cruiseships, and Foam Buddy, a foam-containing backpack for use in fighting deck fires, have been shortlisted in two different categories.
  • Shipyard Supply Co. Launches New Davit Crane for Superyachts

    Posted: 23rd May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    In response to industry demand, the superyacht deck hardware company Shipyard Supply Co. has released a davit crane to facilitate the deployment of large inflatables on superyachts.
  • Intellian Introduces the All New 1 Metre Global Xpress Terminal, GX100NX

    Posted: 14th May 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Intellian, the global leader of mobile satellite communication antenna systems, is unveiling an all new 1m Global Xpress terminal, GX100NX at the Intellian Asia-Pacific Partner Event being held today in Seoul, Korea.
  • Cressi Dog: Wetsuit Range for Seadogs

    Posted: 23rd April 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Cressi has released a new line of swimwear for dogs - Cressi Dog - with an eye on comfort, performance and safety. The Italian, family-run company is better known for its high-quality snorkelling and scuba diving gear.
  • Kymeta Flat Panel Antennas in Action - Part 1

    Posted: 8th April 2019 | Written by: Oliver O'Neal

    Since Kymeta flat panel antennas started making headlines a couple of years ago, despite critics in some quarters of the yachting industry, they have maintained a high profile and continued to inspire products and services designed to complement their use. We speak to an early adopter, Captain Vareek Breaden of the 49m MY Three Forks, to see how the technology performs in the real world.
  • e3 Launches eSAT for Kymeta

    Posted: 19th March 2019 | Written by: e3 Systems

    e3 launches eSAT airtime service for Kymeta that puts flat panel pricing on a par with 1m dome antennas for the first time.
  • The SIM with Unlimited Usage and Global Coverage

    Posted: 15th February 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    e3 introduces BIG DATA GLOBAL, delivering great value 4G data, with no commitments, unlimited usage and coverage across the world.
  • Shipyard Supply Co Announces Production of Tender Mooring Whips

    Posted: 7th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Seeing a gap in the market for a high quality tender whip, Shipyard Supply Co (SSCo) has launched their own range of tender mooring whips for yacht tenders of all sizes. Designed to be the most reliable, well-built and yacht friendly tender whips on the market, the use of stainless steel fittings also ensures the aesthetics match functionality.
  • e3 Announces Commercial Availability of Customisable Kymeta KyWay™ Terminals

    Posted: 20th September 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Palma-based e3 Systems, the exclusive superyacht distribution partner for Kymeta™ communications solutions, are pleased to announce the commercial availability of the Kymeta™ mTenna™ PLUS and mTenna™ SELECT, which combine multiple flat-panel Kymeta KyWay™ terminals to provide an installation that is scalable and customisable.
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  • Life After Yachting

    Posted: 20th July 2019 | Written by: Jodie Clarke

    This article was inspired by a post in the Facebook Group, Palma Yacht Crew, that asked: “How do you know when you’ve had enough? And what do you plan on doing once back on land (aside from getting a dog, obviously)?” At the time of writing, this the post had 382 comments. As an ex-yachtie myself, I can totally sympathise!
  • Zero Emissions for all Vessels Ordered for UK Waters from 2025

    Posted: 12th July 2019 | Written by: British Marine

    The UK Government has announced that all new vessels for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector.
  • WYCC on the Market for Yacht Crew Insurance

    Posted: 8th July 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Superyacht crew insurance has remained fairly static for years but recent changes in regulations in both Europe and the US have promoted a raft of new insurance plans with more flexible and more comprehensive cover. We spoke to Mathieu Henri of WYCC to get the latest on the insurance market for yacht crew.
  • Enhancing the Visitor Experience at Monaco Yacht Show 2019

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Monaco Yacht Show has started its countdown to the opening of the 29th edition which takes place from 25-28 September 2019 in Port Hercules. At a cocktail party last week under the terraces of Casino de Monte-Carlo, Gaëlle Tallarida, MD of MYS, unveiled the Show's latest plans to enhance the visitor experience.
  • Sea Shepherd Returns to the Med to Fight Against Illegal Fishing

    Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Sea Shepherd Italy

    Thanks to the close collaboration and support of Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund and Smilewave Fund, Sea Shepherd continues to protect the Italian waters against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the South Tyrrhenian Sea. Operation Siso 2019 begins with the aim of protecting the delicate ecosystem of the Aeolian Islands from unreported and unregulated illegal fishing.
  • How Transparent is the Yacht Market?

    Posted: 25th June 2019 | Written by: Jonathan Browne

    I am a sales broker and I have been for many years so it's no surprise that I advocate appointing a broker to help you with buying a new or pre-owned boat/yacht. The reason is simple, it's what we do. We listen; we try to understand the factors that are important or even mandatory in a buying decision. But the market may not always be as transparent as you might think.
  • Join the Next Cogs4Cancer Bike Ride for Cancer Research!

    Posted: 23rd June 2019 | Written by: Jonathan Browne

    Billed as '8 countries in 8 days' the next Cogs4Cancer endurance bike ride is from Maastricht to Monaco from 4-12 October. The ride itself is quite challenging but it’s great fun, and we’re looking for more riders to join us!
  • Dee Caffari Shares MOB Ordeal to Raise Safety at Sea Awareness

    Posted: 13th June 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As a committed advocate for safety at sea, record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari MBE has revealed details of her own shocking first-hand experience of falling overboard during the SoCal 300 offshore race, with the hope that her story will highlight the lessons learned for the benefit of other sailors.
  • Precedent-setting UK Court Case Rules Cargo Ship Unseaworthy

    Posted: 6th June 2019 | Written by: Nautilus Int.

    Nautilus has raised questions about the potential impact of a precedent-setting UK court case, which found that a ship was rendered unseaworthy by a deficient passage plan.
  • Yacht Security: Mediterranean Sea 2018- 2019

    Posted: 3rd June 2019 | Written by: Securewest International

    This maritime security report provides a summary of incidents that occurred in the Mediterranean Sea between June 2018 and May 2019, as well as risks that may affect yachts operating in the region. This assessment is based on relevant information currently available to Securewest International at the date of issue and represents our best judgment concerning the operational environment.
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