Megayachts News


Warsash Superyacht Academy Partners with Porto Montenegro

Sep 28, 2018

Solent University’s Warsash Superyacht Academy (WSA) is opening a brand new training facility with Porto Montenegro, in one of the world’s most spectacular cruising grounds.Porto Montenegro is home to the world’s largest superyacht berth at 250 meters, and the marina’s 450 additional berths all offer an unrivaled range of services and amenities. The fusion of world-class training at a world-class destination will make Warsash Superyacht Academy Porto Montenegro a truly incredible experience…

Quay Crew partners with CrewPass for Crew Criminal Background Checks

Jan 05, 2023

As part of its standard superyacht industry recruitment service, Quay Crew has partnered with CrewPass to include criminal background checks for crew and yachting professionals. Owners, yachts, management companies and the wider yachting sector…

YachtAid Delivers Relief to the Bahamas

Sep 12, 2019

On Sept. 1, as category 5 Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahamas, YachtAid Global’s Operation Topaz prepared to assist.Numerous vessels over 100-ft. LOA deployed swiftly to the Bahamas. They were engaged by YAG in Operation Topaz’ relief effort…

New Seafarer Training Center Opens in Phuket

Oct 11, 2018

Galileo Maritime Academy has this month announced the completion of its new architect designed professional crew training center and crew residence in Phuket, Thailand.The “T” shaped buildings comprise state-of-the-art training and recreation rooms…

Marine Insurance: Protect Your Yacht, Yourself

Sep 18, 2018

All my life, I grew up around boats. My dad was a captain for 23 years, and I would travel on his ships throughout the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes. My first job out of college was in San Francisco, so naturally I bought…

Amsterdam Attracts Superyachts

Aug 23, 2018

HISWA Holland Yachting Group and Port of Amsterdam announced in May 2018 their ambition to put Amsterdam on the map as a top destination for superyachts.The last two months more than 10 superyachts have chosen Amsterdam as their destination…

Monjasa Expands into Northern Europe and France

Jul 03, 2018

Monjasa expands its reach to Northern France and goes from two to three supply vessels in Northwest Europe. Providing a niche market alternative to the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) bunker hub has proven relevant for a growing number of customers and volumes are increasing…

Timmerman Appointed as CEO at Royal Huisman

Jun 27, 2018

Royal Huisman appointed Jan Timmerman as CEO commencing August 1, 2018. Timmerman has a successful track record as Managing Director and President of international businesses in the fields of Premium Coated Aluminum and Lighting Solutions supplying…

COLUMBIA-Marlow in Merger/Collaboration Talks

Nov 10, 2016

Recognising the obvious synergies and greater efficiencies to be derived from consolidation, COLUMBIA Shipmanagement and Marlow Navigation have extended their co-operation in the maritime training sector to exploratory merger/collaboration talks…

“Ottantacinque” Wins German Design Award

Oct 27, 2016

“Ottantacinque”, the concept of the latest-generation luxury mega yacht developed in partnership between Fincantieri Yachts and Pininfarina, introduced last year at the Monaco Yacht Show, won the prestigious annual award of the German Design Council in the category “Transportation”…

Mega Yacht Shipped from Lavrion to Dubai

Oct 21, 2016

In early October, cargo vessel MV Rickmers Dalian made a stop-over at the anchorage off Lavrion in Greece to load a mega yacht for shipment to Dubai, where she was discharged on October 19. The shipment of the 50-meter-long, 340-metric-ton…

Hammond New International Sales Manager, Fairline Yachts

Aug 29, 2016

British luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Fairline Yachts, announces Robert Hammond as its new International Sales Manager. Robert will be responsible for Fairline's global sales operations and managing its worldwide dealer network. A former military pilot…

Heesen New Yachts for Sale, Delivering March 2017

Aug 15, 2016

Heesen Yachts from Dutch shipyard are for Sale. The two boats are currently in-built on spec and delivering in March 2017.  Undoubtedly these highest quality new construction vessels are available in the shortest time frame on the market today…

Team Britannia, GAC Inks Partnership Deal

Jul 23, 2016

As Team Britannia prepares for its bid to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year, GAC has been named their official shipping and logistics partner.GAC will draw on the local contacts and expertise of its network of global…

Watson Joins Hatteras Yachts as COO

Jul 22, 2016

Hatteras/Cabo Yachts, LLC has welcomed Wade Watson to the company. He has joined the company as chief operating officer, reporting directly to Hatteras President and CEO, John Ward. Wade will oversee daily operations at Hatteras’ manufacturing plant in New Bern…

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