• 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.
  • Péjout Marine Services To Unveil New 'Green' Fire Extinguisher at Marina High Tech

    Posted: 2nd May 2018 | Written by: Muriel Pénoty

    At a time when everyone is concerned about the environment, Péjout Marine Services goes one step further. For its participation to the Marina High Tech Show (MHT18) which will take place on May 24 and 25 2018 at Villeneuve Loubet in the South of France, the firefighting, security and lifesaving specialist has sought out an ecological product to exhibit.
  • DMS Holland to Develop Stabilisers for Fast-Planing Yachts

    Posted: 26th March 2018 | Written by: Monique Caminada-Kolkman

    Following the successful development and subsequent launch to market of the electric roll damping system for yachts up to 30 metres, the MagnusMaster, DMS Holland has now started, in cooperation with Brabant Engineering, the development of a roll damping system for fast-planing yachts up to 30 metres.
  • Torqeedo and WhisperPower collaborate to develop DC Generator

    Posted: 22nd March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    To extend the range of a yacht or ship equipped with a Torqeedo Deep Blue Hybrid electric propulsion system, Torqeedo has, in close collaboration with WhisperPower, developed a 25 kW 350V DC variable speed diesel generator. This incredibly compact and silent generator is based on the Genverter principle that WhisperPower has successfully established on the worldwide market. The advanced power electronics of the Genverter ensure that the generator always operates at the most efficient speed so that fuel consumption, noise, vibration and exhaust emissions are minimised.
  • PETER Diving System: Made in Mallorca

    Posted: 5th January 2018 | Written by: Onboardonline

    PETER Diving System is the ultimate luxury water toy, ideal for charter guests who would like to dive but do not hold the required licences. This multi-user device is lightweight, compact and perfect for families who wish to dive together with their young children.
  • Boxfish 360: The Ultimate 360/VR Underwater Camera

    Posted: 20th October 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    What could be better than your charter guests being able to re-live their underwater experiences in a realistic way? Creating memories is the most important part of any trip and whether private or chartered every yacht owner and crew wants their guests to step off the boat with memories to cherish and share.
  • NAUTIQ: Yacht & Crew Information at Your Fingertips

    Posted: 5th September 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    During the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show Oculus Technologies will launch its brand-new product solution NAUTIQ, a smart communication tool for yachts taking service and safety to the next level, while making tasks easier and more time efficient for crew. The NAUTIQ box uses your phone as a portal, so wherever you go on your journey you'll remain connected to the yacht's environment!
  • Oculus Technologies to Launch YachtEye 3.0 at MYS

    Posted: 23rd August 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As we approach the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show, Oculus Technologies celebrates seven years of innovation and creation. The company began as a small two-man operation with its first infotainment project on one superyacht and now has installations on over 60 vessels in multiple sectors, a new office and three new products on the way!
  • New Digital e-Pilot for Superyacht Crew

    Posted: 29th July 2017 | Written by: David Store Navigational Management

    e-Pilot by David Store Navigational Management is a new website designed specifically for superyacht crew, allowing you to create personalised cruising guides, annotate and make notes online, doing away with the need for bulky books on the bridge.
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  • First All-Female Pro Crew for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

    Posted: 27th November 2018 | Written by: Justin Chisholm

    Two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor Stacey Jackson from Australia is to lead the first professional all-female crew to take on the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in the 75th edition of the classic offshore race this December.
  • Expert Dive Guides Join APS Indonesia

    Posted: 27th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    An expert in the field of Marine Biology and a local who knows the Indonesian waters and customs like the back of his hand are the two highly qualified guides that Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome on board. These new Dive and On Board Vessel Support Guides will help the APS team deliver first-class service to their superyacht clients in Indonesia.
  • Civitavecchia and Trieste: Ports of Call for World's Largest Superyachts

    Posted: 20th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    If anyone was in doubt that Italy is a superyacht destination, they won't be now. The world's largest superyachts, Azzam and Dilbar, have recently come to moor in Civitavecchia and Trieste.
  • Benetti Delivers 69m Motor Yacht Spectre

    Posted: 20th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Italian shipyard, Benetti, is celebrating the delivery of 69m motor yacht 'Spectre' in Livorno, a fully customized superyacht built for American owners John and Jeanette Staluppi. Taking 750,000 working hours to build, the end result is a combination of extreme comfort and extraordinary performance for a yacht of her size.
  • Cruising Indonesia - Orangutans in the Wild

    Posted: 12th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome back MY Latitude in November. “After an amazingly successful Komodo and region expedition in August, the owner, who is a keen wildlife and underwater photographer, wants more!” said Captain Jimmy Blee of APS Indonesia.
  • Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup 2019 Events Announced

    Posted: 6th November 2018 | Written by: Linda Cartlidge

    The 18th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup promises fierce racing and exclusive relaxed social events in its invitation to superyacht owners, captains & crew to attend the January 18-20, 2019 event, returning for the third year to the beautiful SALA Resort & Spa Phuket on pristine Mai Khao Bay.
  • British Sailing Team Hopes for Kiteboarding Medals at 2024 Olympics

    Posted: 29th October 2018 | Written by: Justin Chisholm

    In what appears to be an impressive degree of pre-planning, the British Sailing Team has set its sights firmly on winning kiteboarding medals at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Despite being six years away, the British selectors recently put a call out for aspiring female riders who believe they have what it takes to win gold – whether they have kite boarded before or not.
  • International Schooner Association Founded

    Posted: 4th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Schooner owners do not come more passionate than Tomas de Vargas Machuca, who owns not one, but two, of these famous vintage craft. A new initiative, nurtured by his enthusiasm and that of his captain Simon Pandolfi, is the formation of the International Schooner Association. The association was founded last week at the 40th edition of the Régates Royales in Cannes, where a great group of classic schooners gathered together displaying the elegance and power of this classic craft.
  • International Maxi Association Set to Expand

    Posted: 2nd October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Following its Annual General Meeting held during this month’s Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, the International Maxi Association, the World Sailing-recognised body that oversees maxi yacht racing globally, has announced its prize winners, voted in a new President and published its 2019 race program.
  • Winners of the 2018 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

    Posted: 8th September 2018 | Written by: James Boyd

    The highlight of the maxi yacht calendar, the 2018 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup concluded in Porto Cervo on Saturday with stand-out performances in most classes. The most remarkable victory was seized by the Wally 77 Lyra in the Wally class, the first ever regatta for her owner-driver ending with a scoreline comprised of five wins and two seconds.
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  • Ocean Independence Represents Dynamiq in German Speaking Countries

    Posted: 10th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Ocean Independence will represent the Italian boutique shipyard Dynamiq, winner of the German Design Award and the Boat International Award for Best Naval Architecture in 2018. The well-established brokerage network will support the exciting, emerging brand across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
  • ISWAN Delivers Report on The Welfare of Superyacht Crew

    Posted: 10th December 2018 | Written by: Tom Holmer

    The findings of new research into the welfare needs of superyacht crew were presented last week at a seminar held at Inmarsat’s headquarters in London. ISWAN partnered with MHG Insurance Brokers to conduct a survey of seafarers working on superyachts to investigate welfare issues specific to the sector. Based on the findings the report highlights key areas for improvement with a number of recommendations.
  • ISS Design & Leadership Awards on Film

    Posted: 6th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Each year during FLIBS, the superyacht community comes together to celebrate its achievements at the ISS Design and Leadership Awards Gala. Created in 1990, the ISS awards recognize outstanding achievements in construction and design of superyachts above 24m. The ISS has just released a video of the evening.
  • Schulte Group Acquires Majority Stake in YPI CREW

    Posted: 5th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The Schulte Group announces the acquisition of a majority stake in YPI CREW, the leading yacht crew recruitment agency in Antibes. YPI CREW will be positioned under Bernhard Schulte Cruise Services (BSCS) and Co-founder Laurence Lewis, will continue as MD running the the day to day business.
  • SuperYacht Radio Launches SuperYacht Talks

    Posted: 5th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    SuperYacht Radio, the only industry focused radio station, based in Palma de Mallorca, has launched SuperYacht Talks - a new service broadcasting seminars and talks to the global superyacht industry.
  • Nautilus Secures Unpaid Wages for Crew on Indian Empress

    Posted: 5th December 2018 | Written by: Nautilus International

    Nautilus legal experts have concluded a long battle to secure almost US$1m in unpaid wages for crew on the superyacht Indian Empress. The Union has been representing the interests of crew on the 95m yacht which was arrested in Malta in March after being abandoned by its owner, Kingfisher beer and Formula 1 Force India tycoon Vijay Vittal Mallya, in September 2017.
  • Feadship Selects MB92 Group in New Services Network

    Posted: 27th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The MB92 Group has been selected to join Feadship’s new Services Network. Alongside leading shipyards, Amico & Co, Monaco Marine and Rybovich, the MB92 Group will be exclusive providers of maintenance, repair and warranty work in Barcelona for Feadship customers.
  • Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Reports Growth

    Posted: 20th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    The 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) attracted boating enthusiasts from 52 countries from October 31 to November 4 this year. Picture perfect weather framed the show, where high foot traffic and strong sales figures were a clement bellwether of the USA's thriving yachting and luxury market.
  • Annette Roux Honoured at Boat Builder Awards 2018

    Posted: 15th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    A record total of 15 winning companies and individuals, plus 12 Honourable Mentions, were announced last night in Amsterdam at the 2018 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, held in association with Raymarine. More than 330 guests witnessed an evening celebrating the industry’s many successes, crowned by the popular award of a Lifetime Achievement Award to Groupe Beneteau’s Annette Roux.
  • Update on Marinas in Liguria Following October Storms

    Posted: 15th November 2018 | Written by: Sam Watson

    After the severe storm that battered Liguria on 29 October causing widespread damage and disruption, the municipalities of Portofino, Santa Margherita and Rapallo have come together in a coordinated effort to repair the damage in time for the start of the yachting season next spring.
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  • 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.
  • Péjout Marine Services To Unveil New 'Green' Fire Extinguisher at Marina High Tech

    Posted: 2nd May 2018 | Written by: Muriel Pénoty

    At a time when everyone is concerned about the environment, Péjout Marine Services goes one step further. For its participation to the Marina High Tech Show (MHT18) which will take place on May 24 and 25 2018 at Villeneuve Loubet in the South of France, the firefighting, security and lifesaving specialist has sought out an ecological product to exhibit.
  • DMS Holland to Develop Stabilisers for Fast-Planing Yachts

    Posted: 26th March 2018 | Written by: Monique Caminada-Kolkman

    Following the successful development and subsequent launch to market of the electric roll damping system for yachts up to 30 metres, the MagnusMaster, DMS Holland has now started, in cooperation with Brabant Engineering, the development of a roll damping system for fast-planing yachts up to 30 metres.
  • Torqeedo and WhisperPower collaborate to develop DC Generator

    Posted: 22nd March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    To extend the range of a yacht or ship equipped with a Torqeedo Deep Blue Hybrid electric propulsion system, Torqeedo has, in close collaboration with WhisperPower, developed a 25 kW 350V DC variable speed diesel generator. This incredibly compact and silent generator is based on the Genverter principle that WhisperPower has successfully established on the worldwide market. The advanced power electronics of the Genverter ensure that the generator always operates at the most efficient speed so that fuel consumption, noise, vibration and exhaust emissions are minimised.
  • PETER Diving System: Made in Mallorca

    Posted: 5th January 2018 | Written by: Onboardonline

    PETER Diving System is the ultimate luxury water toy, ideal for charter guests who would like to dive but do not hold the required licences. This multi-user device is lightweight, compact and perfect for families who wish to dive together with their young children.
  • Boxfish 360: The Ultimate 360/VR Underwater Camera

    Posted: 20th October 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    What could be better than your charter guests being able to re-live their underwater experiences in a realistic way? Creating memories is the most important part of any trip and whether private or chartered every yacht owner and crew wants their guests to step off the boat with memories to cherish and share.
  • NAUTIQ: Yacht & Crew Information at Your Fingertips

    Posted: 5th September 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    During the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show Oculus Technologies will launch its brand-new product solution NAUTIQ, a smart communication tool for yachts taking service and safety to the next level, while making tasks easier and more time efficient for crew. The NAUTIQ box uses your phone as a portal, so wherever you go on your journey you'll remain connected to the yacht's environment!
  • Oculus Technologies to Launch YachtEye 3.0 at MYS

    Posted: 23rd August 2017 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    As we approach the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show, Oculus Technologies celebrates seven years of innovation and creation. The company began as a small two-man operation with its first infotainment project on one superyacht and now has installations on over 60 vessels in multiple sectors, a new office and three new products on the way!
  • New Digital e-Pilot for Superyacht Crew

    Posted: 29th July 2017 | Written by: David Store Navigational Management

    e-Pilot by David Store Navigational Management is a new website designed specifically for superyacht crew, allowing you to create personalised cruising guides, annotate and make notes online, doing away with the need for bulky books on the bridge.
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  • Steep Rise in Bug-Sweeping on Superyachts

    Posted: 8th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    High net worth individuals are increasingly concerned about the risks of being bugged on board their superyachts says Matt Horan, security director of cyber-security company C3IA Solutions. Some owners have wrongly believed that being at sea affords greater security than offices and homes, but Matt Horan is keen to dispel the myth.
  • Sea Shepherd's Flagship M/Y Steve Irwin to be Retired

    Posted: 4th December 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Sea Shepherd International have announced that their flagship, the M/Y Steve Irwin, or the Steve, will be retired after 11 years of service. With Sea Shepherd, the M/Y Steve Irwin has conducted 18 campaigns in defence of the world’s oceans; from protecting pilot whales in the Faroes, bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean, and humpback whales off the Kimberley coast.
  • Clear Ocean Pact Aims for 1000 Yachts by 2020

    Posted: 24th November 2018 | Written by: Sam Watson

    A new initiative called Clear Ocean Pact has launched to gain commitment across the yachting industry to reduce the level of single-use plastic and microplastic waste entering our oceans. Founded by yachting veteran Richard Orme, the aim is to raise awareness and stimulate a culture shift from the bottom up by exploring viable alternatives and solutions that yachts can adopt in their daily operations.
  • 40 Years of Sea Shepherd in Photos

    Posted: 15th November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    International marine conservation society Sea Shepherd has opened an online photo exhibition 'Sea Shepherd: On the Frontline of Marine Conservation', where stunning photos from their 40 year history can be viewed and purchased.
  • PRIVA Delivers Connectivity and Content

    Posted: 9th November 2018 | Written by: Don Hoyt Gorman

    PRIVA, the superyacht connectivity and content supplier (previously MTN), has a new name and a new focus. “PRIVA stands for enriching our client’s most valuable asset: their time. It underpins everything we do. Growing our team and offering the best customer service possible is how we deliver on that promise,” says Ole Sivertsen, Senior Vice President of Maritime.
  • YPY Monaco Event: The Uncertainty of Taxes

    Posted: 2nd November 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    YPY Monaco invites all members of the yachting industry to its next event, The Uncertainty of Taxes, on Thursday 8 November at the Yacht Club de Monaco. They are pleased to be welcoming the experts from WES Yachting to give an overview of Customs and VAT regulations and MYA, who will give a presentation on the new Monaco VAT deferment leasing scheme.
  • Sea Shepherd Launches a New Campaign in the Mediterranean Sea

    Posted: 16th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Sea Shepherd protects the Italian waters thanks to a joint collaboration with the Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund to tackle Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in the Aeolian Archipelago. Their recent patrol led to the removal and seizure of 52 illegal FADS (Fishing Aggregating Devices) along with 100km of polypropylene line from the waters of the Aeolian Islands.
  • Sea Shepherd Australia: Operation Reef Defence

    Posted: 10th October 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline

    Operation Reef Defence is a Sea Shepherd Australia campaign to halt the construction of the Adani Carmichael coal mine, rail link and coal port in Eastern Australia. A new report from the Climate Council released this week reveals the urgent need for Australia to kick its coal habit to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Looking Ahead to the Caribbean Charter Season 2018

    Posted: 2nd October 2018 | Written by: Tom Mukamal, IGY Marinas CEO

    Think back to the first time you visited the Caribbean. What captivated you the most: the crystal-clear waters, the lush greenery, or the miles of sandy beaches? All of these allures have made yachting and nautical tourism an economic cornerstone of the Caribbean and, just a year after unprecedented hurricanes, the islands and the people have made a strong comeback.
  • Sea Shepherd UK offers the Faroe Islands Incentive to Stop Killing Cetaceans

    Posted: 2nd October 2018 | Written by: Sea Shepherd UK

    During the last 10 years a total of 7,744 small cetaceans of five different species have lost their lives in the Faroe Islands grindadráp hunts. Sea Shepherd UK, a marine conservation charity working to defend ocean wildlife and habitats, is offering a financial incentive to the Faroe Islands of one million euros in total over the next 10 years to bring to an end the grindadráp.
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