• AMAALA to Sign Environmental Partnership During MYS

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    AMAALA, the world-class resort destination being developed on the Red Sea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is set to sign an environmental partnership with the Prince Albert II Foundation, the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and Oceanographic Institute during Monaco Yacht Show, with the goal to preserve and protect the marine environment.
  • Luxury Hospitality Academy Debuts Sleek New Website

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Providing the ultimate guest experience on a superyacht involves much more than knowledge and technical skills, and no-one knows this better than Luxury Hospitality Management (LH), which has just launched a new website to showcase their unique approach to superyacht hospitality training.
  • SailGP Season 1 Grand Final to Take Place This Weekend

    Posted: 17th September 2019 | Written by: Rob Kothe

    The SailGP Season 1 Grand Final takes place in Marseille at the weekend, featuring eight fleet races over three days for the six teams followed by the much-anticipated sudden-death match race where the overall series top two teams will go head-to-head for a winner-takes-all one million dollar prize.
  • Conflict Happens and Here’s how to Deal with it

    Posted: 16th September 2019 | Written by: Karen Passman

    Is conflict good or bad? There are some people who will claim that they’ve never had a cross word with a colleague and, if true, we have to ask how they respond when they disagree with someone. At some point they will have felt otherwise; and if the answer is that they bite their tongue, there is a downside...
  • Chef’s Corner: In the Galley with Luke Owen

    Posted: 16th September 2019 | Written by: Luke Owen

    With 20 years' experience as a chef on board superyachts, English-born Luke Owen has seen it all. From his all-time heroes to the ingredients he can't live without, we talk to the Sole Chef about his experiences in the kitchen and the galley.
  • Jenny Matthews Talks Female Empowerment

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

    While gender inequality is alive and well in the superyacht industry, it’s very rare that people actually talk about it. That’s where First Officer Jenny Matthews comes in. We speak to her about the persistent gender gap in the industry, and what she thinks we need to do to make a change.
  • Hurricane Dorian: Relief Actions So Far

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

    More than two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit Grand Bahamas and the Abaco Islands, relief efforts are still in full swing, with a number of yachts making their way over to the devastated country daily with aid and supplies to help the thousands who have lost not only their homes, but their livelihoods.
  • All You Need to Know about the Valencia Boat Show

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

    With almost two months to go until doors open on October 30th, the Valencia Boat Show has already exceeded the highest number of exhibitors in its history. The event currently has 75 confirmed companies exhibiting, with 30% of new additions committed to the growth and revamping of the Valencia Boat Show.
  • Safety Afloat: There’s no Excuse for Being all at Sea

    Posted: 10th September 2019 | Written by: John Dodd

    The sheer number of leisure sailors who take to the water each year with an inadequate or careless understanding of the equipment, processes and services needed to keep their vessels and themselves safe is a constant source of concern – and dismay. In the first of our five part series with Inmarsat, John Dodd, Maritime Director of Safety Services gives an overview of the safety services available to leisure sailors and debunks a few myths.
  • Work Smarter, Not Faster: Time Management Tips

    Posted: 9th September 2019 | Written by: Karen Passman

    How do those people who seem able to fit twice as much into the day as you do, or make the time to do the things you only dream of having time for, do it? If you want to manage your time more effectively, here are a few ideas to help...
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  • Cannonball on a Roll as Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Continues

    Posted: 5th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Modest 12 knot winds that dropped leaving a severely lumpy sea state put a complexion on the Costa Smeralda for day three of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This year marks the 30th edition of maxi racing’s premier event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body representing maxi boats globally.
  • Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: Day One in Porto Cervo

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

    The first day of racing brought ideal wind conditions for the fleet of 50 boats competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, an event organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with the support of title sponsor Rolex and the International Maxi Association which celebrates its 30th edition this year.
  • Pip Hare Defies the Odds in Fastnet Race

    Posted: 16th August 2019 | Written by: David Pugh

    This year’s Rolex Fastnet race held several surprises, not least how Poole-based round-the-world sailor Pip Hare pulled ahead of the rest of the IMOCA 60 fleet in the early stages of the race. On paper, her 20-year-old boat should have been towards the back of her class, but instead she led the westbound charge from Start Point to the Scillies.
  • Dynamiq Unveils New Compact Explorer Yachts

    Posted: 14th August 2019 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Dynamiq's new range of explorer yachts are designed to take you on your next big adventure wherever in the world you want to go. The first models in the range include the 30m G300 and the 33.5m G330, both designed for comfort and long-range cruising, with the added advantage of easy access in shallow waters.
  • 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.
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  • St. Katharine Docks Marina Awarded 5 Gold Anchors

    Posted: 20th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    St. Katharine Docks, central London’s only marina, has received the prestigious 5 Gold Anchor Award, one of the highest accreditations for its outstanding customer services & facilities.
  • UK Boatbuilding Sector Enjoys Rising Exports

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    New figures released at the Southampton International Boat Show highlight that Britain’s boatbuilding revenue increased by 21.3% in 2018, totalling £777m in turnover. The British boating market is now worth £1.4bn annually to the UK economy with unit output growing 2.9% to 9,477 units.
  • METSTRADE 2019 Looks to a Sustainable Future

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Since 2015, there has been a strong focus at METSTRADE on staging forums around the issues of sustainability within the leisure marine industry, which it has done so in cooperation with long standing show partner ICOMIA.
  • CCN Marks Triple Award Success at the World Yachts Trophies

    Posted: 17th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    One of the big winners at this year’s World Yacht Trophies – the closing event of the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 hosted by magazine Yachts France, Saturday 14 September – was CNN, who took home three incredible awards for a third year running.
  • Acquera Yachting Acquires Spanish Company Evolution Yacht Agents

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

    Stefano Tositti, CEO of Acquera Yachting who provide full agency services to superyachts, has proudly announced today that they have acquired in its entirety, Spanish company Evolution Yacht Agents, headed by Beatriz Alonso and Belen Martin.
  • All The Winners Of The IMRF Awards 2019

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

    Exceptional search and rescue teams, outstanding individuals and innovative technology from around the world have been recognised in the annual IMRF Awards, which took place aboard the HQS Wellington on the second day of London International Shipping Week, Tuesday 10th September.
  • Azimut|Benetti Group Values Production at €900 Million

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

    It couldn’t have been a better year for Azimut|Benetti Group, which closed fiscal 2018/19 while celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with value of production standing at €900 million, up about 10% on last year. Furthermore a remarkable 260 units have been delivered, continuing the excellent performance put in last season.
  • Dates Announced for Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2020

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

    Next year will mark the 13th edition of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, which will take place from 2nd – 6th June in Porto Cervo, Italy. The 2020 event promises to retain its position as one of the primary regattas on the Mediterranean racing calendar for superyachts, boasting unique courses in the stunning setting of La Maddalena archipelago.
  • Dubai to Host ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2020

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

    Dubai has been chosen as the host city for the prestigious International Council of Marine Industry Associations, ICOMIA, World Marinas Conference 2020, bringing the international event to the Middle East for the very first time.
  • The French Leisure Marine Industry is Going From Strength to Strength

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

    In exciting news for the French leisure marine industry, the Fédération des Industries Nautiques (FIN, French Federation of Leisure Marine Industry) recently presented the key figures for the 2018 season in France and things are looking extremely promising.
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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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  • AMAALA to Sign Environmental Partnership During MYS

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    AMAALA, the world-class resort destination being developed on the Red Sea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is set to sign an environmental partnership with the Prince Albert II Foundation, the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and Oceanographic Institute during Monaco Yacht Show, with the goal to preserve and protect the marine environment.
  • Luxury Hospitality Academy Debuts Sleek New Website

    Posted: 18th September 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Providing the ultimate guest experience on a superyacht involves much more than knowledge and technical skills, and no-one knows this better than Luxury Hospitality Management (LH), which has just launched a new website to showcase their unique approach to superyacht hospitality training.
  • SailGP Season 1 Grand Final to Take Place This Weekend

    Posted: 17th September 2019 | Written by: Rob Kothe

    The SailGP Season 1 Grand Final takes place in Marseille at the weekend, featuring eight fleet races over three days for the six teams followed by the much-anticipated sudden-death match race where the overall series top two teams will go head-to-head for a winner-takes-all one million dollar prize.
  • Conflict Happens and Here’s how to Deal with it

    Posted: 16th September 2019 | Written by: Karen Passman

    Is conflict good or bad? There are some people who will claim that they’ve never had a cross word with a colleague and, if true, we have to ask how they respond when they disagree with someone. At some point they will have felt otherwise; and if the answer is that they bite their tongue, there is a downside...
  • Chef’s Corner: In the Galley with Luke Owen

    Posted: 16th September 2019 | Written by: Luke Owen

    With 20 years' experience as a chef on board superyachts, English-born Luke Owen has seen it all. From his all-time heroes to the ingredients he can't live without, we talk to the Sole Chef about his experiences in the kitchen and the galley.
  • Jenny Matthews Talks Female Empowerment

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

    While gender inequality is alive and well in the superyacht industry, it’s very rare that people actually talk about it. That’s where First Officer Jenny Matthews comes in. We speak to her about the persistent gender gap in the industry, and what she thinks we need to do to make a change.
  • Hurricane Dorian: Relief Actions So Far

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

    More than two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit Grand Bahamas and the Abaco Islands, relief efforts are still in full swing, with a number of yachts making their way over to the devastated country daily with aid and supplies to help the thousands who have lost not only their homes, but their livelihoods.
  • All You Need to Know about the Valencia Boat Show

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

    With almost two months to go until doors open on October 30th, the Valencia Boat Show has already exceeded the highest number of exhibitors in its history. The event currently has 75 confirmed companies exhibiting, with 30% of new additions committed to the growth and revamping of the Valencia Boat Show.
  • Safety Afloat: There’s no Excuse for Being all at Sea

    Posted: 10th September 2019 | Written by: John Dodd

    The sheer number of leisure sailors who take to the water each year with an inadequate or careless understanding of the equipment, processes and services needed to keep their vessels and themselves safe is a constant source of concern – and dismay. In the first of our five part series with Inmarsat, John Dodd, Maritime Director of Safety Services gives an overview of the safety services available to leisure sailors and debunks a few myths.
  • Work Smarter, Not Faster: Time Management Tips

    Posted: 9th September 2019 | Written by: Karen Passman

    How do those people who seem able to fit twice as much into the day as you do, or make the time to do the things you only dream of having time for, do it? If you want to manage your time more effectively, here are a few ideas to help...
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