• Marshall Islands Registry Launches IHM Verification Service

    Posted: 16th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    From 31 December 2020, non-EU vessels calling at EU ports must carry an authorized Inventory of Hazardous Materials and Statement of Compliance.
  • New Service Portal Opens for Marlink Fleet Xpress Users

    Posted: 16th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Marlink has introduced a new online portal designed to give its Inmarsat Fleet Xpress (FX) customers deeper control and service status awareness. The Marlink FX Portal is a unique development that can share network data vital to service quality, availability and efficiency on board and remotely – anywhere in the world.
  • LYBRA Announces The Superyacht Show Palm Beach 2020

    Posted: 13th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) has today announced plans to hold an exclusive private event at the Rybovich Marina in West Palm Beach from 25 - 29 March 2020. This joint initiative will bring together an exceptional selection of the finest superyachts from right across the world for both sale and charter.
  • Full Power with the 48 Wallytender X in Miami

    Posted: 13th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Hot on the heels of the world debut of the exciting new 48 Wallytender this autumn, Wally with Ferretti Group will reveal the first unit of a new, fully powered outboard version of the cutting-edge Wally day cruiser at the upcoming Miami Yacht Show (13–17 February 2020).
  • Ocean Quest Initiatives in the Mergui Archipelago

    Posted: 12th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Over the years, Burma Boating has shown its strong dedication to sustainability and environmental protection in many ways: banning the use of plastic, waste recycling, use of renewable energy sources and so much more. One particularly emblematic action it has taken is an unprecedented partnership with the Environmental Organisation Ocean Quest, in association with Awei Pila Resort.
  • iBi Foundation: Sailing for a Greener Future

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Olivia Ebeling

    No matter where in the world you are based, it’s undeniable that climate change, plastic pollution and sustainability have been some of the most hotly debated topics of 2019. And as the year draws to a close and we look ahead to 2020, it is certain that in the Balearic Islands, awareness of these issues is going to continue to grow as the local government is set to implement a ban of single-use plastics in the New Year.
  • Floating Life Opens Young Designer Hub for Nautical Innovation

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Andrea Pezzini of Floating Life, the Swiss management, charter and boat development company operating in the yachting sector, has announced the opening of a division in the company dedicated to young designers to welcome their ideas and introduce them to the nautical world.
  • Water Revolution Foundation Celebrates First Birthday

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    One year on from its founding, it’s clear that Water Revolution Foundation is here to stay. Thanks to the strong support it has received from its partners, the foundation has been able to further its progress towards its goals and begin the first planned projects of year one.
  • VAT Reduction on Mediterranean Charters No Longer Applicable in 2020

    Posted: 10th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    According to a report published by the European Committee for Professional Yachting, VAT reductions ‘would no longer be applicable in 2020’.
  • OneOcean’s Unitary Platform Will Connect the Whole Maritime Industry

    Posted: 10th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Following the formation of OneOcean, Martin Taylor, the new firm’s CEO, has outlined its ambitions to accelerate change and “connect the whole maritime industry”. OneOcean is now the largest digital solutions provider in the maritime sector and will bring down barriers between ship and shore-side teams through its increasingly interconnected maritime technology.
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  • Mediterranean Maxi Inshore and Offshore Challenge Winners Announced

    Posted: 11th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    While the Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge this year was into its fourth season, its inshore brother was introduced anew for 2019 by the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body that administers and promotes maxi boat racing globally.
  • Spirit Yachts Launches Spirit 111 Superyacht

    Posted: 10th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Spirit Yachts has launched its highly anticipated 34m sailing yacht, the Spirit 111. Lowered into the water for the first time at Spirit Yachts’ waterside headquarters in Ipswich, Suffolk, the sloop-rigged yacht is the largest single-masted wooden yacht to be built in the UK since Shamrock V in the 1930s.
  • Norway: 2020’s Next Big Superyacht Destination

    Posted: 9th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Thanks to non-for-profit company Norway Superyacht Services Ltd, Norway is finally getting its global recognition as a one of the most desired cruising destinations in the world as visitors flock to the region for its magical fjords and stunning landscapes.
  • A New Cruising Division Announced for the Wally Class

    Posted: 9th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Rounding off the 20th anniversary of the Wally Class, Luca Bassani used the Voiles de St Tropez finale to announce the introduction of a cruising division for 2020. The concept is intended to encourage more Wally owners to join the ‘club’ and enjoy the thrill of regatta racing in a more low-pressure setting.
  • Worth Avenue Yachts Announces Largest Addition to its Fleet

    Posted: 7th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Worth Avenue Yachts has just announced M/Y Eminence to its charter fleet - the newest and largest addition to the company to date. The 257-foot luxury yacht was built by Abeking & Rasmussen in Germany with interior and exterior design by Reymond Langton Design, a highly sought-after design team known for their superb attention to detail.
  • Winners Announced at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

    Posted: 7th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Les Voiles de Saint Tropez 2019 came to a close on Saturday, with the maxi teams finally managing to get some deciding points on the board after a week that has proved challenging to crews and race officials alike. With too much or too little wind causing much of the program to be cancelled, only a third of the regatta was completed.
  • Venice Hospitality Challenge 2019 Dates Announced

    Posted: 3rd October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The dates for the sixth edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge were announced at Ca' Farsetti yesterday. Taking place on Saturday 19th October, the ever-growing success of this unique regatta is confirmed by a new record which, in this edition, sees the presence of fourteen maxi yachts competing.
  • Sled Triumphs at Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week

    Posted: 30th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The final day of the Audi 52 Super Series Sailing Week, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) with the support of title sponsor Audi, was a thrilling one. Over the course of the week nine windward-leeward races were completed in total, and the overall classification saw Sled triumph by a wide margin over her closest rivals.
  • Gulf Craft Delivers 43m Majesty 140 ahead of MYS

    Posted: 23rd September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    At 43m in overall length and 8.30m beam, Gulf Craft has successfully delivered its latest superyacht masterpiece, the Majesty 140. The superyacht is a collaboration between the shipyard’s in-house Design Studio who drew the yacht’s exterior lines and Cristiano Gatto Design Team who were responsible for the interior design.
  • Pensacola to Host PSL Exhibition Series

    Posted: 23rd September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    It’s time to mark your diaries and plan a trip to Pensacola, Florida, in January of 2020, as it’s just been announced that the Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) will debut stadium sailing on Pensacola Bay during the PSL Winter Exhibition Series between January 3 and April 5.
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  • Marshall Islands Registry Launches IHM Verification Service

    Posted: 16th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    From 31 December 2020, non-EU vessels calling at EU ports must carry an authorized Inventory of Hazardous Materials and Statement of Compliance.
  • New Service Portal Opens for Marlink Fleet Xpress Users

    Posted: 16th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Marlink has introduced a new online portal designed to give its Inmarsat Fleet Xpress (FX) customers deeper control and service status awareness. The Marlink FX Portal is a unique development that can share network data vital to service quality, availability and efficiency on board and remotely – anywhere in the world.
  • LYBRA Announces The Superyacht Show Palm Beach 2020

    Posted: 13th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    The Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) has today announced plans to hold an exclusive private event at the Rybovich Marina in West Palm Beach from 25 - 29 March 2020. This joint initiative will bring together an exceptional selection of the finest superyachts from right across the world for both sale and charter.
  • Full Power with the 48 Wallytender X in Miami

    Posted: 13th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Hot on the heels of the world debut of the exciting new 48 Wallytender this autumn, Wally with Ferretti Group will reveal the first unit of a new, fully powered outboard version of the cutting-edge Wally day cruiser at the upcoming Miami Yacht Show (13–17 February 2020).
  • Ocean Quest Initiatives in the Mergui Archipelago

    Posted: 12th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Over the years, Burma Boating has shown its strong dedication to sustainability and environmental protection in many ways: banning the use of plastic, waste recycling, use of renewable energy sources and so much more. One particularly emblematic action it has taken is an unprecedented partnership with the Environmental Organisation Ocean Quest, in association with Awei Pila Resort.
  • iBi Foundation: Sailing for a Greener Future

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Olivia Ebeling

    No matter where in the world you are based, it’s undeniable that climate change, plastic pollution and sustainability have been some of the most hotly debated topics of 2019. And as the year draws to a close and we look ahead to 2020, it is certain that in the Balearic Islands, awareness of these issues is going to continue to grow as the local government is set to implement a ban of single-use plastics in the New Year.
  • Floating Life Opens Young Designer Hub for Nautical Innovation

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Andrea Pezzini of Floating Life, the Swiss management, charter and boat development company operating in the yachting sector, has announced the opening of a division in the company dedicated to young designers to welcome their ideas and introduce them to the nautical world.
  • Water Revolution Foundation Celebrates First Birthday

    Posted: 11th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    One year on from its founding, it’s clear that Water Revolution Foundation is here to stay. Thanks to the strong support it has received from its partners, the foundation has been able to further its progress towards its goals and begin the first planned projects of year one.
  • VAT Reduction on Mediterranean Charters No Longer Applicable in 2020

    Posted: 10th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    According to a report published by the European Committee for Professional Yachting, VAT reductions ‘would no longer be applicable in 2020’.
  • OneOcean’s Unitary Platform Will Connect the Whole Maritime Industry

    Posted: 10th December 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Following the formation of OneOcean, Martin Taylor, the new firm’s CEO, has outlined its ambitions to accelerate change and “connect the whole maritime industry”. OneOcean is now the largest digital solutions provider in the maritime sector and will bring down barriers between ship and shore-side teams through its increasingly interconnected maritime technology.
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  • Radical Innovation of Sweden - Radinn's Wakejet

    Posted: 15th April 2017 | Written by: Karin Berner

    The Wakejet offers a new way to experience water sports, without the need of wind, waves or a boat. Wakejet means power without sound and speed without emissions and no need for oil change or maintenance.
  • The Hottest Yacht Toys on the Water this Summer

    Posted: 23rd March 2017 | Written by: Josh Richardson

    The Med season is just around the corner and, if you're busy reviewing your inventory of water toys, here are some hints from Josh Richardson at Superyacht Tenders and Toys on some of the hot favourites for this summer.
  • America's Cup Inspires Crewsaver’s ErgoFit 50N EX Lifejacket

    Posted: 13th March 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    With the America’s Cup fast approaching, high performance sailing is on everybody’s mind. In a new era of high tech sailing comes demand for personal safety equipment which led Crewsaver to develop their ErgoFit 50N EX, a revolution in buoyancy aid design.
  • Kymeta Poised to Disrupt the Satellite Communications Industry

    Posted: 9th March 2017 | Written by: Lindsay Sloan

    Kymeta, known for its revolutionary flat, electronically steered satellite antenna and is set to disrupt the satellite industry with two important announcements this week: The commercial availability of the Kymeta mTenna u7 satellite antenna and KyWay terminal, and a partnership with Intelsat to offer KĀLO™ Connectivity providing flexible connectivity for fixed and mobile applications in gigabyte packages.
  • Livewire Connections Launch Radome Side-Hatch Door Kit

    Posted: 17th January 2017 | Written by: Karin P. Berner

    Innovators in superyacht communications, Livewire Connections has created the Radome Side-Hatch Door Kit designed to address a known problem when accessing an antenna fitted with an underside swing down hatch door.
  • Repair Service for Superyacht Inflatables

    Posted: 5th December 2016 | Written by: Mark Anastasia

    Sealed Air Repairs (SAR), based in Florida, is a new repair service for superyachts worldwide, specialising in the repair of PVC inflatables including yacht slides, climbing walls, jet ski docks and fenders, and we can also provide spare parts with immediate shipping anywhere in the world.
  • Protect Your Yacht and Crew with Solarglide Solar Screens

    Posted: 4th December 2016 | Written by: Dale Parker

    Solar glare poses a dangerous threat to your yacht while out at sea where the sun is at its strongest. Glare from the sun significantly reduces visibility through navigational windows, increasing the risk of collision, especially when travelling through a bustling port. As the sun beats down on the yacht, glare can also become very uncomfortable for crew and guests.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys Refit, Repair and Refurbishment Packages

    Posted: 6th November 2016 | Written by: Josh Richardson

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys has seen growing demand for its Tender Refit, Repair and Refurbishment packages in 2016. Offering secure covered storage, practical workshops and excellent product knowledge, SYT&T is ideally located for boats in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, and can take care of all shipping, including collection from the yacht anywhere in the world.
  • Superyacht Tenders & Toys: The Rise of Motorbikes, Bikes & Buggies

    Posted: 13th October 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT) has noticed a growing trend towards head-turning land-based toys, having recently supplied three high-performance HPC Revolution bikes to the new build MY Cloudbreak. The HPC Revolution bikes, designed by aerospace engineers and hand built in the USA, also featured recently in the US version of Top Gear.
  • Hub Ware Launches Web Portal for Managing New Builds & Refits

    Posted: 27th September 2016 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Announcing the new standard for refits, Techman-Hub Ware has launched its new online project management sites, in time for the winter refit season. Designed for yachts from 25m upwards, the HUB improves visibility, consistency, and saves time and effort dealing with project admin, freeing crews and managers to concentrate on the technical supervision and quality control.
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  • Crew Tips for Avoiding Injury Onboard

    Posted: 30th October 2019 | Written by: Reni Horvath

    While working onboard a superyacht sounds like a fantastic opportunity to travel the seas and explore the world, beyond the surface there’s a lot of hard work. Crew can easily be on their feet for up to 16 hours a day, with owners and guests who expect nothing less than the highest standards.
  • How to Get the Yacht Owner Onboard with your Idea

    Posted: 30th October 2019 | Written by: Jenny Mathews & Natasha Ambrose

    It’s October and winter work lists are on the table, but how do you pitch an idea and get the boss to loosen the purse strings? In our experience, if you can present a solid case based on sound economics, you're more likely to get your way. Here are some tips on how to pitch like a pro.
  • How to Deliver Effective Feedback Onboard

    Posted: 29th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Feedback. It’s important and you know it. According to American author Kenneth Blanchard, ‘feedback is the breakfast of champions’, and the giving and receiving of feedback is probably one of the most vital skills required by a leader to ensure they keep highly-motivated crew who continue to learn on a day-to-day basis.
  • Crew Look After Superyachts, but who Looks After Crew?

    Posted: 28th October 2019 | Written by: Melanie Langley

    Superyacht crewing has become one of the go-to careers for young men and women looking to earn great money while sailing to exotic locations aboard multi-million-dollar luxury yachts. It's crucial you protect yourself with an individual life and medical insurance policy that is never more than a phone call away wherever in the world you may be.
  • Do’s & Don’ts of Dual Agency Broker Representation in the US

    Posted: 25th October 2019 | Written by: Claudia Casalis & Nicholas J. Zeher

    While yacht brokers often welcome a dual agency because it usually means they receive a higher commission from the sale, there are many things that a broker should know before moving forward as it's easy to run afoul of the heightened fiduciary duties.
  • Daniel Echasseriau Talks Cuisine at Marigot Bay

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    As the newly-appointed Director of Food and Beverage at the Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on the eastern Caribbean island of St Lucia, Daniel Echasseriau brings with him over 26 years of experience, working in some of the most distinguished kitchens in the world. We speak to him about his new role, and what you can expect from your plate during a visit to the stunning property.
  • Managing Perception vs. Perspective Onboard

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Sara Ballinger

    Understanding the difference between perception and perspective is very important as it helps develops self-awareness and tolerance while facilitating compromise. This is never more important than when you live and work with others in a highly pressurised and physically challenging environment – a key example being yachting.
  • Top Training for Crew at all Levels at The Boat Works

    Posted: 24th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Training, licensing and certification in all areas of boating are now available at The Boat Works along with the arrival of new partners, Paradigm Training. With boat ownership on the Gold Coast forecast to treble in the next 25 years and an influx of superyachts anticipated to head to south-east Queensland over the next decade, maritime training is in high demand.
  • Ally Ford on Working at Superyacht Tenders & Toys

    Posted: 18th October 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Ally Ford is the longest serving staff member of Superyacht Tenders & Toys, a close-knit team that works hard and plays hard with a work-life balance that many simply dream of. The role of Office Manager is not without its challenges as the company continues its meteoric rise, winning industry awards along the way, and with weekend water sports and Champagne Fridays, it’s no wonder she’s hooked.
  • A Spotlight on Limassol

    Posted: 16th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Located in the heart of Limassol, Cyprus’ most vibrant and internationally diverse coastal city, Limassol Marina has established itself as a sought-after superyacht destination for visitors worldwide, offering full service combined with an enticing lifestyle epitomised by living on the sea.
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