Yachts News


Top Ten Hurricane Safety Tips for Boaters

Aug 26, 2012

ACE Recreational Marine Insurance releases ten tips to help recreational boaters protect their vessels during the hurricane season.“The best defenses to protecting your boat from hurricanes or any severe weather are planning, preparation and timely action…

Yacht Propulsion & Maneuvering Solution Launched by CAT

Aug 26, 2012

The Cat® Three60 Precision Control is an integrated propulsion and maneuvering system developed for the yachting market. The Caterpillar Three60 Precision Control combines yacht propulsion and control components into single or multiple joystick stations…

Boat Beacon App Now Android Capable

Aug 23, 2012

Boat Beacon App, for smartphones & tablets now on Android following its success on iPhone; improves safety at sea for boaters.Mariners can now use their Android devices to keep a watch on nearby boats along busy coastlines while enabling…

CAT Introduce New Engine Monitoring, Boat Tracking System

Aug 19, 2012

Caterpillar introduce a remote tracking, monitoring, & notification system, 'gplink' for Cat® powered yachts & other vessels.gplink protects vessels by monitoring engine operating parameters and engine diagnostic codes as well as on-board critical systems such as bilge levels…

Handbook on Mast, Rigging & Sails Published Soon

Aug 17, 2012

'Rig Basics' will be launched on15 September, 2012,  at the Southampton Boat Show (Kelvin Hughes stand J001, Solent Hale).Rig Basics - How to Look After Your Mast, Rigging and Sails provides a concise, informative and clearly-written outline…

Historic Yacht Club Awards Contract to GAC Pindar

Jul 31, 2012

GAC Pindar is appointed official shipping and logistics services provider to the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.The contract is to run from July 2012 through to December 2015.The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club will host a number of international sailing regattas over the next couple of years…

Dockwise Offers Southbound Superyacht Discount Deliveries

Jul 31, 2012

Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) teams up with New Zealand Millennium Cup for competitor yacht deliveriesDYT offers an attractive discount on southbound shipping for the 2013 as well as 2014 and 2015 editions of the popularNew Zealand Millenium Cup superyacht event…

Marine Products Corp Reports Successful Q2 2012 Financial Results

Jul 26, 2012

U.S. based Marine Products Corporation release its unaudited results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012.Marine Products is a leading manufacturer of fiberglass boats under two brand names: sterndrive and inboard pleasure boats by Chaparral…

Twitter Buoy Informs Ocean Race Sailors

Jun 19, 2012

'Twitter buoy' keeps sailors in touch with Galway conditions as  Volvo Ocean Race competitors reach the finishing lineSailing enthusiasts all over the world are being kept abreast of conditions in Galway Bay ahead of the grand finale of the…

Commonwealth Flagship Bid Debuts with Website Launch

May 17, 2012

A renewed effort to encourage the building of a replacement ‘Royal Yacht’ has been put on the table by yachtsman and retired advertising  entrepreneur Ian Maiden.  Replacing the Britannia which was decommissioned in 1997 is a controversial subject and has had enthusiasm…

America's Cup Racing Returns to U.S.A

May 16, 2012

America's Cup yacht racing returns to the US with inaugural series championship to be determined in Newport, Rhode IslandAmerica’s Cup racing returns to the United States next month when the AC World Series brings nine of the top sailing crews in the world to Newport…

Boat Race Victims Perhaps Not Seen

May 01, 2012

Newport Beach to Ensenada boat race entrant 'Aegean' destroyed, 4 dead, may not have been seen by larger vesselCoast Guard investigators working to determine what caused the destruction of the 37-foot sailboat off the Mexican coast, consider…

Horizon Line Vessel Rescues Sailboat Crew

Feb 09, 2012

Horizon Lines Vessel Stages Predawn Rescue of Sailboat Passengers Adrift in Pacific Storm. Horizon Lines, Inc. the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced that one of its vessels enroute to Hawaii from the U…

ISS Names Board of Directors

Feb 07, 2012

Change in Organization’s Bylaws Specify Revised Board Tenure and Structure.  The ISS (International Superyacht Society) announces its 2012-2015 Board of Directors and Past Presidents Council. ISS elections are held annually by peer selection…

Roy Sea Joins IYC

Jan 11, 2012

Roy Sea Joins IYC as Florida and California Licensed Yacht Broker. International Yacht Collection (IYC) has announced that, effective immediately, Roy Sea joins the global yachting firm as a Florida and California Licensed Yacht Broker. With a yachting background that spans forty years…

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Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

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Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

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