Archive for the ‘Yachting’ Category

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018
Princess Yachts receiving Boat Builder Award British Marine members had a fantastic night at the Boat Builder Awards 2018, which took place on Tuesday (13 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, with numerous members picking up awards on the night. Princess Yachts’ innovative communications...
November 15th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018
Lesley Robinson Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 were announced today with British designed and manufactured products receiving over 40% of the accolades presented, including Overall Winner. At the leading global design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, creativity...
November 13th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Nov-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong RECORD ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE IN FISCAL YEAR 2018 Panama Canal, Panama SECURITY ZONE ESTABLISHED AROUND GROUNDED FRIGATE Bergen, Norway Around the Island Yacht Race Friday, November 9, 2018, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong...
November 9th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector

Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek government deep in talks to encourage cruise-ship sector By James Brewer Greece has confirmed that it wants to establish six new home-ports for cruise ships as part of its drive to expand the thriving tourism industry. Tourism minister Elena Kountoura said it was...
November 5th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Story of the Day, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!
John Faraclas The BDI fell below the 1,500 threshold earlier on today and now reads 1,490 – that’s minus 23 points, 23 important and otherwise valuable points. Geopolitics still messy, enigmatic and above all perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 34 points and now stands...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marinas, Markets, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO DAYA BAY Hong Kong RECORD-LOW HIJACKINGS YET DANGER PERSISTS IN GULF OF GUINEA: IMB GLOBAL PIRACY REPORT Worldwide Yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay in the Mainland will take place...
October 31st, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”
Pressing the restart button at Bavaria Yachts and activating the demoulding of the first hull in the production line-  l to r: Dr. Tobias Brinkmann, Dr. Ralph Kudla, Kai Brandes, Erik Appel and Christian Hartmann); Photo credit: Bavaria Yachts Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt” Reinforcement...
October 17th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Do Monday, October 15, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao will take place on 18 October 2018 (Thursday). About...
October 15th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (MODIFIED) SET Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus,...
October 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Two 24 m Explorer Type Motor Yachts delivered to owners

Two 24 m Explorer Type Motor Yachts delivered to owners
. Recently the two Danish Owners Lars and Per Thrane have taken delivery of these two remarkable yachts designed by KNUD E. HANSEN and build by Holland Jachtbouw Zaandam, Netherlands. The yachts have been transferred to Denmark and are safely moored in a marina north of Copenhagen. The yachts are mainly...
October 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Marine-i helps Cornish company to pioneer innovative marine propulsion system

Marine-i helps Cornish company to pioneer innovative marine propulsion system
Dr Rachel Nicholls-Lee at Ocean Village in Southampton A Cornish company is planning a completely new development in electric marine vessels, with the help of a Rapid Innovation Grant from Marine-i. Whiskerstay Ltd is based in Falmouth and was set up three years ago by Dr Rachel Nicholls-Lee, who is...
October 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology, Yachting | Read More

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status

SailGP gains World Sailing Special Event Status
SailGP, a thrilling new fan-centric grand prix racing circuit, has received Special Event status from World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport.    Special Event status ensures the world governing body formally recognises and sanctions the event. Over the course of the 11-year partnership,...
October 4th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Last day to visit Griffin Filtration at IBEX!

Last day to visit Griffin Filtration at IBEX!
. Griffin Filtration opens its distributorship application for the Americas in IBEX Tampa, Florida USA Catch the last day to visit Griffin Filtration at the International Boat Builders Exhibition ( IBEX ) in Tampa, Florida USA today (10/4). Griffin’s stand is in Hall 2, No. 2346. Griffin Filtration...
October 4th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Marseille superyacht repair facility

Marseille superyacht repair facility
THE PORT OF MARSEILLE FOS AND MONACO MARINE SEAL THEIR PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE A MEGA YACHT MAINTENANCE AND REFIT CENTRE IN MARSEILLE On Thursday 20 September 2018, the Port of Marseille Fos and Monaco Marine Marseille officially signed their partnership to create a mega yacht maintenance and refit...
September 28th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

ABB to boost sustainability and efficiency for pioneering superyacht

ABB to boost sustainability and efficiency for pioneering superyacht
ABB’s Onboard DC Grid™ on a superyacht – illustration ABB will deliver electric, digital and connected solutions for one of the first superyachts built to meet strict new emissions standards. The 80-meter superyacht, built at the Nobiskrug shipyard in Germany, will feature a wide scope of ABB’s...
September 27th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Sep-2018 ESCORT TUG REQUIREMENTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS DUE TO DISPLACEMENT (UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong Escort tug requirements for Neopanamax vessels due to displacement (update) Monday, September 24, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama In response to inquiries...
September 24th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show celebrated its 50th anniversary in style this morning (September 14) with sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show celebrated its 50th anniversary in style this morning (September 14) with sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston As well as cutting the ribbon to kick-off 10 days of everything the water has to offer, the seafaring icon was also celebrating 50 years since setting off to become the first person to complete a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe. Boasting Europe’s largest...
September 14th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018

Vladimir Putin and leaders of four countries award winners of SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta (l to r Sergey Vorobiev Captain Nadezhda, President Putin, Alexander Tsymbal Tall Ships Chief Educational Training Officer) On 12 September 2018 in Vladivostok, during the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, an awards ceremony was held for winners of the SCF Far East Tall Ships...
September 13th, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Three New Junior World Champions Crowned!

… ”I just want to get out there and beat the boys,” said Vilma Bobeck (SWE). That was her mood this morning as leader of the 49erFX World Championship, and second overall in the open 49er Class Championship. Unfortunately for her and team mate Malin TENGSTRÖM, they would never get the chance...
September 1st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Locked on the Scoreboard – Separated on the Water

Locked on the Scoreboard – Separated on the Water
Daniel NYBORG – Sebastian WRIGHT OLSEN – DEN 277 Today was another fierce test for the 49erFX  and 49er Gold fleets which were first up on the schedule. With the mistral forecast, everyone knew the tough conditions were coming, it was just a matter of when. One race was completed in tough...
August 31st, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31-Aug-2018 KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOYS TO THE SOUTH OF CHEUNG CHAU, AND SOUTHEAST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong YACHT RACES BETWEEN DISCOVERY BAY AND MIDDLE ISLAND Hong Kong SUBMARINE CABLE REPAIR WORKS NEAR MAN KOK TSUI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGED...
August 31st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

m/y “Lucky Me” provides yacht reference for Naval Dome Cyber Protection

m/y “Lucky Me” provides yacht reference for Naval Dome Cyber Protection
M.Y LUCKY ME provides a reference for Naval Dome in the luxury yacht market  Israel-based Naval Dome has successfully completed the installation of its multi-award-winning maritime cyber defence system to M.Y LUCKY ME, the 46m fast luxury yacht designed by Francesco Paszkowski and delivered from the...
August 30th, 2018 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Racing on the Limit, Sometimes Over It in JWC

Racing on the Limit, Sometimes Over It in JWC
Marseille France is hosting more than 200 sailors from 28 nations for the 2018 Junior Worl Championship of 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17. Held from 28 august to 1st september 2018. © Pierick Jeannoutot Best Juniors Racing on the Limit A Flex and a Wink After three breezy races to end qualifying, the fleet...
August 30th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 vessels On 28 August 2018, the SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 was officially launched. This marks the first time that Russia’s Far East will host an international tall ship race. The principal competition begins on 1 September with the race from Yeosu (South...
August 30th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Sailing, Shipmanagement, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’
Hilary Lister celebrating and sailing with transatlantic sailor and mentor Emma Richards and her husband Clifford GAC joins tribute to sailing legend Hilary Lister Southampton, United Kingdom, 28 August 2018 – GAC has paid tribute to record-breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, who died at...
August 28th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Sports, Yachting | Read More