Yachts News


Beagle Star to Use Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress for Superyachts

Nov 02, 2017

Inmarsat has launched a new and flexible Fleet Xpress plan for superyachts to address the seasonal luxury market, and through its partner e3 Systems has signed up the first superyacht Beagle Star V, a luxury sail yacht, to the plan. The…

Rodriguez Takes Americas Chairman Role at PONANT

Oct 20, 2017

Luxury cruise industry veteran Edie Rodriguez will serve as Americas Brand Chairman and Corporate Special Advisor at French-owned cruise line PONANT.With more than 30 years of experience in the cruise industry, the former Crystal CEO and…

DMA Approves Tests Providers for Yachtsmen

Sep 05, 2017

Currently, the Danish Maritime Authority is in the process of approving test providers and issuers of certificates for yachtsmen. ​The approval is made in accordance with new regulations that entered into force earlier this year. These provisions…

Africa Set to Tackle Piracy and Maritime Crime - Dakuku

Aug 02, 2017

The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that Maritime Administrations (MARADs) in Africa are set to tackle the twin issue of piracy, sea crime and illegal migration in the continent…

Dometic Names Hickinbotham Product Manager EMEA Marine

Aug 02, 2017

Dometic has appointed 18-year company veteran Paul Hickinbotham as its Product Manager EMEA Marine. In this newly created role, Hickinbotham is tasked with helping to drive product innovation and customer responsiveness by channeling the…

Workshops Address Burning Issues in a Changing World

Jul 24, 2017

A series of one day NEXT GENERATION Workshops are being held 'back to back' at the Grand Harbor hotel and conference venue overlooking the historic port of Southampton, U.K., October 24-26, 2017. The NEXT GEN program combines a group of dynamic international presenters with panel discussions…

SailSafely Gets 300 Ambassadors

Jun 13, 2017

The SejlSikkert (SailSafely ) campaign enjoys fair winds and is now backed by more than 300 ambassadors, says a statement from Danish Maritime Authority (DMA). Nautical warnings are now updated daily in the SejlSikkert App (SailSafely App)…

B&G Selected Official Volvo Ocean Race Supplier

Nov 17, 2016

B&G will be an Official Volvo Ocean Race Supplier for the 2017/18 race.    B&G will be the    heart of the entire fleet of Volvo Ocean 65 yachts with state-of-the-art navigation systems, tactical software and Grand Prix level  instrument systems…

“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…

AAL Launches Gulf-Asia Semi-Liner Service

Oct 13, 2016

Last month, AAL’s Tramp & Projects division celebrated the launch of its new scheduled Gulf-Asia semi-liner service in style by loading a 200mt super-yacht on its first call at the Dubai port of Jebel Ali.  The handcrafted 37m luxury yacht is a Majesty 122 series…

Pettit Hires Trimble as Technical Sales Rep

Oct 11, 2016

Marine coatings manufacturer Pettit Marine Paint has added Scott Trimble to its staff as Technical Sales Representative, responsible for bolstering customer retention efforts and developing new relationships in the vital Gulf Coast and Caribbean markets…

Shipbuilding Consolidation: Luerssen Acquires Blohm+Voss GmbH

Sep 28, 2016

Family owned and Bremen based shipyard, Luerssen acquired storied shipyard Blohm+Voss in Hamburg, the company announced on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. With the acquisition of Blohm+Voss, Luerssen said it is entering into a long-term relationship…

YachtProjects Relocates UK Operation at Solent

Sep 22, 2016

[ Press release ] YachtProjects International has relocated its UK operation at one of the country’s premier superyacht refit and repair facilities.The firm is set to expand. After taking the opportunity to move onto the new site at Solent Refit…

Cross-Bay Ferry Launched

Sep 21, 2016

A new ferry service has opened in Florida, a St. Petersburg/Tampa ferry service, and organizers project that this is just the start as they 'test the waters' for the new  service dubbed The Cross-Bay Ferry.“Everywhere I go, people ask me about the ferry…

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