• Inmarsat Fleet One Exceeds 5,000 Installations

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: Jules Riegal

    Inmarsat’s Fleet One satellite connectivity solution for the leisure and fishing markets has surpassed the 5,000-installation landmark as the rate of service uptake continues to increase. Reflecting a growing demand from leisure boat owners for Fleet One’s flexible and reliable connectivity anywhere on the world’s oceans, the 5,000-boat milestone has been achieved just three years after the launch of the Global service plan.
  • 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.
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  • Pip Hare Completes Transat Jacques Vabre

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

    Pip Hare and her teammate Ysbrand Endt have completed the Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV), finishing just minutes ahead of their closest rival. Pip’s boat Superbigou crossed the finish line at 17:26 UTC on 14th November, 10 minutes ahead of Alexia Barrier’s 4MyPlanet, with whom they had been jostling for position throughout the race.
  • Ultra-efficient Hybrid Yacht Design Unveiled for Explorers

    Posted: 8th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    For superyacht owners who want to explore further and more efficiently in a vessel which goes beyond paying lip service to green technology, DLBA Naval Architects has unveiled a truly-radical explorer yacht concept with conceptual designs provided by SDG.
  • Marigot Bay Marina Looking Forward to Bumper Yachting Season

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

    Long a haven for international super yachts, Marigot Bay Marina on the scenic eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia is anticipating a busy 2019/2020 season with the number of visiting yachts expected to top previous seasons.
  • Majesty Yachts Wins ‘Best of Show’ Award at FLIBS 2019

    Posted: 4th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Majesty Yachts, Dubai's only superyacht builder, was presented the NBC Sports ‘Best of Show’ award during the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Entering the US market for the first time, the company debuted the Majesty 100 and Majesty 140, which received the award. The boats were judged on uniqueness, innovation, design, functionality and appearance.
  • Ferretti Group Leads the way at FLIBS 2019

    Posted: 31st October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Ferretti Group is celebrating the 60th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with a fleet of 16 boats including two premieres for the American market, and many new projects and novelties that captured the attention of visitors and professionals.
  • Busy Times for Van Der Valk Shipyard

    Posted: 28th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Premium Dutch motoryacht builder Van der Valk has enjoyed a very successful couple of months as its newly delivered Raised Pilothouse Jangada was one of the stars of the show at Cannes Yachting Festival, as was the launch model in the revolutionary BeachClub range, which won a coveted World Yachts Trophies award.
  • Dubai-based Majesty Yachts to make US Debut

    Posted: 25th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Majesty Yachts, the only superyacht builder in Dubai, is entering the US market for the first time with the debut of the Majesty 140 and Majesty 100 at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
  • Superyacht Cup Palma Gets High Performance Boost

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

    The 2020 edition of the Superyacht Cup Palma will deliver the added excitement of a new performance racing class, presenting superyacht owners with the option of testing their thoroughbred vessels in a classic racing format.
  • Explore the Maldivian Seas Onboard Rania

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

    Velaa Private Island, one of the most coveted escape destinations on the planet, is offering a new luxury experience with Rania, a 60-foot luxury Princess S60 yacht. Guests can now charter Rania, one of the first in the sport collection launched by Princess earlier this year, for an unforgettable excursion to neighbouring islands, while enjoying an exhilarating range of activities en route.
  • Dometic to Showcase Entire Marine Portfolio at METSTRADE

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

    Following the integration of acquired companies SeaStar Solutions and Dometic Blinds (formerly Oceanair), Domestic Group has announced it will showcase its entire marine portfolio including SeaStar Solutions and (formerly Oceanair) offerings, all consolidated into one Dometic brand, at this year’s METSTRADE 2019.
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  • SYTT Ranked in Top 100 of Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100

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

    Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT) is celebrating being ranked 95th in the 23rd annual Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100. The Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 ranks Britain’s 100 small and medium-sized companies with the fastest-growing international sales over the latest two years.
  • Acquera Yachting Purchases G&K Yachting

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

    Stefano Tositti, CEO of Acquera Yachting, has announced that the company has purchased Greek yacht agents G&K Yachting just three months after acquiring Spanish company Evolution Yacht Agents.
  • Sustainability in the Spotlight at METSTRADE 2019

    Posted: 28th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    While superyachts may seem unlikely candidates to boast any green credentials, in recent years the industry has been striving to build, run and dispose of superyachts in ways that are both eco-friendly and won’t cost the earth.
  • Inmarsat Launches GX5 Next Generation Satellite

    Posted: 27th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has confirmed the successful launch of GX5, the fifth satellite in the world-leading Global Xpress (GX) fleet delivering Fleet Xpress high-speed maritime broadband services.
  • Introducing 'Yachting Gives Back'

    Posted: 25th November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    It was Christmas 2018, and Nick Entwisle was sitting at his desk looking down at a jam-packed STP. Hundreds of millions of euros worth of megayachts were lined up and Palma’s biggest shipyard had never been so full. Surely they must have a few packets of rice, pasta or beans that they could spare, he thought to himself. And so, the first seed was sown for Yachting Gives Back.
  • METSTRADE 2019: Review

    Posted: 22nd November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    METSTRADE 2019 has once again raised the bar for what can be achieved at such an industry-leading B2B event. Running from 19th to 21st November, the show illustrated its renowned ability to catch the zeitgeist by zooming in on the latest issues affecting the leisure marine sector, from sustainability, cybersecurity and digitalisation to open workforces and international trade.
  • Made in Italy Boating to Debut at International Cruise and Yachting Festival

    Posted: 21st November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Ferretti Group is more and more an ambassador of excellence, innovation and style for Made in Italy boating. From 17 to 20 November, the Group is attending the 2nd International Cruise and Yachting Festival, an event dedicated to the world of luxury yachts and leisure boats in Hong Kong, held at the Kai Tak Runway Park overlooking the famous Hong Kong skyline.
  • Pershing Presents the TØ Project

    Posted: 21st November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    Pershing, the leading builder of Made in Italy sports yachts that has been designing, producing and selling open, coupé and sport-fly luxury motor yachts for over 30 years, has announced the launch of the TØ project, ushering in a new era with an innovative momentum that is sure to shake things up in the yachting world.
  • Registration Open for Premiere Sailing League Exhibition

    Posted: 21st November 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

    While a premature taste of winter blanketed much of the US in the past week, the Premiere Sailing League (PSL) was busy readying for the January 2020 debut of its Exhibition Series in Pensacola, Florida. Following a well-received event, held in conjunction with the Annapolis Boat Show, where roughly 200 sailors experienced first-hand the concept of stadium sailing, the PSL’s fleet of six RS21 keelboats have arrived at Pensacola Yacht Club.
  • OneOcean Highlights Advantages of ‘Pay as you Sail’ for Captains

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

    OneOcean, the recent merger of ChartCo and Marine Press, is highlighting to superyacht captains, navigation officers and management companies, the advantages of its Pay As You Sail (PAYS) digital solution system, that provides instant access to ENCs and is simply charged by use.
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  • Inmarsat Fleet One Exceeds 5,000 Installations

    Posted: 30th June 2019 | Written by: Jules Riegal

    Inmarsat’s Fleet One satellite connectivity solution for the leisure and fishing markets has surpassed the 5,000-installation landmark as the rate of service uptake continues to increase. Reflecting a growing demand from leisure boat owners for Fleet One’s flexible and reliable connectivity anywhere on the world’s oceans, the 5,000-boat milestone has been achieved just three years after the launch of the Global service plan.
  • 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.
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  • Mission Ocean – From Panama to Paradise

    Posted: 30th August 2019 | Written by: Laura Beard

    The shipyard in Shelter Bay, where we hauled out Contigo for a well-needed bottom scrub and some urgent repairs, was literally in the middle of the jungle. For miles there is nothing but thick forest from which howler monkeys complain loudly every time it starts to rain. Crocodiles cruise up and down the docks, anteaters creep across tree branches, and iguanas take a dip at the dinghy dock to cool off.
  • The State of Connectivity: Independent Advice

    Posted: 30th August 2019 | Written by: Roger Horner

    With more than 6,000 superyachts predicted to be in operation by 2020, the ever-increasing thirst for connectivity is driving change across the sector. The reality of Low Earth Orbit satellites is inching ever closer, with new antenna technology delivering more choice from more powerful compact satellite dishes to flat panels. Meanwhile the cost of 4G data is tumbling globally and who knows what effect 5G will have on the industry, if any?
  • How to Build Confidence

    Posted: 27th November 2019 | Written by: Sara Ballinger

    In my role as a coach and mentor, I’m very aware that the biggest challenge for most of the women and men I work with is their confidence in their own abilities. Often called ‘imposter syndrome’, this is true of even the most senior and successful people.
  • Chef’s Corner: In the Galley with Sabi Csitari

    Posted: 22nd November 2019 | Written by: Sabi Csitari

    With 18 years’ culinary experience, the Hugarian/Irish chef has a wealth of experience cooking aboard superyachts. From the ingredients he can't live without to the gadgets that take pride of place in his galley, here's all you need to know about head chef Sabi Csitari.
  • How to Build High-Performing Teams

    Posted: 21st November 2019 | Written by: Sara Ballinger

    Crew-Glue was launched to support captains and crew by expediting the team-building process to reach a high-performance team status sooner, giving you the very best chance of success when starting your season or launching your new build. As such, we’re frequently asked how we do this, and here we hope to answer some of those questions for you.
  • Crew Tips for Better Rest and Sleep

    Posted: 5th November 2019 | Written by: John Breese

    While working onboard a superyacht is an extremely exciting proposition, it also comes with certain challenges – one of the most important being disruptions to your sleep schedule, which is bound to be an irregular one on board.
  • Here's Why Successful People Have Mentors

    Posted: 4th November 2019 | Written by: Karine Rayson

    They say success comes with insight, however insight is only achieved by seeing the world through a lens other than your own. No matter how successful you perceive yourself to be, that success is not sustainable unless you continue to approach life with an inner curiosity and drive to explore your world views from other peoples’ perspective.
  • 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.
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