Yachts News


Italian Yachbuilder WIns Chinese Boatshow Award

Nov 25, 2012

The Ferretti 570 wins award as  best motor yacht below 60 ft in length at the 2012 Xiamen International Boat Show.The prestigious Chinese Yachting Industry Award was awarded to the Ferretti 570, which was recognised as the Best Motor Yacht in the category below 60 feet in length…

Polish Skipper Sixth to Withdraw from 2012 Vendée Globe Race

Nov 22, 2012

Zbigniew 'Gutek' Gutkowski (ENERGA) retired from the single-handed race after days trying to find a fix for his autopilots.Gutek, almost 2,000 miles behind the leader, Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) had been sailing east, running tests on his two autopilots after his wipe out on Saturday…

Yacht Fleet Management Software Launched

Nov 20, 2012

Pelagic Fleet Management launches yacht fleet management software solution to improve service delivery & gain operational efficiencies.Pelagic Fleet Management announced today the launch of Pelagic FM™ , a complete yacht management software-as-a-service solution…

Vendée Globe Challenge Leader Through the Doldrums?

Nov 19, 2012

Is leading yacht 'Armel Le Cléac’h' (Banque Populaire) through the Doldrums already? You might think so looking at the speeds.Latest single-handed round-the-world race news of leading yachts on the ninth day:Earlier Le Cléac’h was making just 1…

Northern Marine Expands Management Team

Nov 19, 2012

Northern Marine, a builder of long-range expedition yachts, luxury craft and commercial boats, has announced the expansion of its management team.  Jan Kallshian, Bryan Kay, Randy Stoneman and Mark Allred bring their talents and experience in business…

Venture Boat Co. Relaunches Itself on Market

Nov 18, 2012

Under leadership of new owner, Lee Heaton, US-based Venture Boat Company features modernized new additions to its range.Venture Boat Company has undergone a complete modernization, adding a number of innovative improvements to their existing models…

Pirate Ship 'Black Pearl' Embarks on Piggy-Back Voyage

Nov 15, 2012

Yacht Path Marine Group were contracted to transport the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' 140-ft replica tall ship across two oceans.The 270-ton, 140-foot custom-build pirate ship 'Black Pearl', was loaded aboard a BBC heavy lift vessel in Barbers Point…

Vendée Globe, Everest of Yachtsmanship, Underway

Nov 14, 2012

The Vendée Globe 2012-2013, is a round-the-world single-handed yacht race, sailed non-stop and without assistance, a serious test of endurance.The race started last Saturday and finishes in Les Sables-d'Olonne , in the Vendée département of France…

Fold-up Boat 'QuickBoat' Goes Commercial

Nov 14, 2012

Australia's Quickboats Pty Ltd enters commercialization phase for its award-winning folding boat.Just one month after officially commencing operations, Australian company Quickboat Holdings Pty Ltd is now focused on the commercialization of its folding boat that is globally unrivaled in design…

Naples, Italy, Venue for 2013 America's Cup World Series

Nov 12, 2012

The best yacht sailors in the world will return to Naples, Italy from April 16-21 for the first America’s Cup World Series event of 2013.Naples originally hosted the America’s Cup World Series in April 2012, drawing over 500,000 spectators on site…

Ship Registry Passenger Yacht Code Collaboration

Nov 12, 2012

BMT Nigel Gee collaborates with Cayman Island Shipping Registry to share industry knowledge and insight.BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group, is set to launch its latest technical paper in collaboration with the Cayman Island Shipping Registry (CISR)…

Smartphone App Keeps Boat Anchor Watch

Nov 11, 2012

BoatMonitor app is a remote anchor alarm that enables smartphone or computer to track a leisure boat's position at anchor, moored or in dock.The app enables boat owners to relax and enjoy time ashore knowing their boat is secure, providing…

Leisure Craft Warned to Keep Clear of Piracy Hotspots

Nov 07, 2012

European Union Naval Force Commander reminds yacht & leisure craft owners piracy still a danger in Gulf of Aden & Indian Ocean.Rear Admiral Potts who is the operation commander of the European Union’s counter piracy mission (EU NAVFOR) off…

US Boating Insurers SkiSafe Ratchet Up 'Sandy' Claims Response

Nov 06, 2012

SkiSafe Insurance has been working extensively to assist affected boaters in the region.SkiSafe has extended its operational and online facilities to allow for fast reporting of any storm claims and to provide any support its policyholders may require…

America's Cup Contestant AC72 Launched

Nov 05, 2012

The launch of Artemis Racing’s first AC72 catamaran marks a major milestone in the team’s quest for the America’s Cup. Thousands of design and build hours came together when the Artemis Racing AC72 was launched at the team’s base in Alameda…

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