Yachts News


Boating Fatalities Low in 2015 -USCG

May 17, 2016

The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2015 Recreational Boating Statistics report Tuesday, revealing that boating fatalities nationwide that year totaled 626, the third-lowest number of yearly boating fatalities on record.  From 2014 to 2015…

Elandra Yachts Expands, Launches Finishing Department

May 04, 2016

Elandra Yachts has added another layer of craftsmanship to its boat-building operation with the launch of a new in-house paint department at the Gold Coast plant, signalling further growth for the Australian luxury motor yacht brand.Renowned…

NSSL Global Launches CC-LITE

Apr 05, 2016

Independent satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal has announced Cruise Control (CC) LITE, a new entry-level email management solution for the maritime sector. Created by NSSLGlobal, CC-LITE is compatible with both FleetBroadband and Iridium Open Port…

NBSAC Seeking New Members

Apr 04, 2016

The U.S Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership to fill upcoming vacancies on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC), which advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters…

Fire Destroys 6 Boats at Port Orchard Yacht Club

Mar 21, 2016

Six boats and 10 housing sheds were destroyed by a fierce fire early Sunday morning at the Port Orchard Yacht Club. South Kitsap Fire officials say the fire broke out around 3 a.m. at the yacht club on Bay Street.  'We were asleep and…

Race 9 of Clipper Yacht Race to be Held in Qingdao

Mar 20, 2016

Crew members of Great Britain wave goodbye after setting off for Race 9 at the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Today,  March 20, 2016.  Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Renowned…

MarineMax Expands into Yacht Management, Placement, Chartering

Mar 19, 2016

At a special press event held at the Palm Beach International Boat Show, MarineMax announced today that they are expanding into yacht management, crew placement and charter of luxury megayachts.  Bob Saxon Associates, has joined MarineMax as…

Burger Boat Starts Build of Explorer Yacht

Mar 17, 2016

Burger Boat Company announced the start of construction on Hull 510, a custom 103'-06' (31.55m) full displacement steel and aluminum Explorer Motor Yacht. The Owner and Designer, Luiz De Basto of Miami, Florida, USA, recently visited the shipyard in Manitowoc…

GAC Host Sport Relief Celebrities for Safety at Sea Training

Mar 10, 2016

Six celebrities swapping the comforts of the studio for five days at sea, as they attempt to sail around the UK on the BT Sport Relief Challenge: Hell on High Seas, have been prepared for the challenge at the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI)…

New Hires at Front Street Shipyard

Mar 10, 2016

Front Street Shipyard announced the hiring of two new personnel: Paul Lamoureux and Wendy Umla. Named Service Manager at Front Street Shipyard, Paul Lamoureux joins the yard from Morris Yachts where he worked as manager for the mechanical and electrical department on new boats in production…

New Marina for Luxury Yachts at DP World's Rashid Port

Mar 05, 2016

DP World has announced plans to build a new marina for luxury yachts at Port Rashid in Dubai. The project comes in response to an increased demand for luxury yachts. Tenders for construction will be invited soon. The first phase of the project is scheduled to open by 2018…

Boaterz N’ Bikerz Hull of a Tour 3 is West Bound

Feb 24, 2016

After two previous successful motorcycling and boating events in 2013 and 2015, organizers of the Boaterz N’ Bikerz of America Hull of a Tour are back this summer for “Pacific Coast Rush,” a nine-day escorted motorcycle ride from Seattle to San Francisco…

Palladium Announces VP of Business Development

Feb 22, 2016

Palladium Technologies has  announced the addition of David Arnold as its Vice President of Business Development.  For 15 years, Arnold has been involved in the Luxury Residential, Commercial and Marine/Aviation markets with relation to IP Automation and Control solutions…

Tetrahedron Super Yacht Can 'Levitate'

Feb 16, 2016

London-based architect Jonathan Schwinge designed the pyramid-shaped yacht called the Tetrahedron Super Yacht.  Billed as aviation on the sea, the radical concept from a London-based architect flips traditional yacht design on its head with a complete rethink…

MAN to Equip Unique Sailing Vessel

Feb 10, 2016

MAN Diesel & Turbo  received an order for an MAN 6L21/31 engine to power a newbuilding cadet training sailing ship for the Defence Ministry of the Republic of Indonesia. The engine will be used to power the 110m ‘Kri Bima Suci’ and up to 200 persons on board when not propelled by sail power…

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Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

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