Archive for the ‘Yachting’ Category

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing

World Sailing and Volvo join forces for the future of sailing
.. The Volvo Ocean Race, Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group will today become the Official Automotive Partner of World Sailing, the International Governing Body for the sport.   As part of an ambitious plan, World Sailing will partner with the Volvo Ocean Race, owned by Volvo Group and Volvo Car Group,...
May 18th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Poole Harbour Boat Show…

Poole Harbour Boat Show…
… POOLE HARBOUR BOAT SHOW – AN IMPRESSIVE LINE UP OF ON-WATER ACTIVITIES There’s just one week until the start of the Poole Harbour Boat Show, in association with Sunseeker, which runs from 19-21 May. In addition to more than 200 exhibitors, Royal Navy and Border Force vessels, four tall ships...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017

Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017
Murray Ellis Returning for its 49th year, the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities with an array of exciting on the water features at this year’s biggest festival of boating. With participation in the UK on the rise...
May 12th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

IMO Tier III compliant Wärtsilä engines to power world’s largest expedition mega yachts

IMO Tier III compliant Wärtsilä engines to power world’s largest expedition mega yachts
The new and innovative expedition mega yacht, owned by Genting Hong Kong, will be powered by Wärtsilä engines combined with NOR systems. Wärtsilä Corporation, 11 May 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the main engines for a new and innovative expedition mega yacht,...
May 11th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-May-2017 TURKCELL PLATINUM SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey SHIP SANITATION CONTROL & EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES United States OPERATIONS RETURNING TO NORMAL AFTER DISRUPTION Richards Bay, South Africa Turkcell Platinum Sailing Cup Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Turkish Straits,...
May 10th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017
Dr. Thanos Pallis, Secretary General, MEDCRUISE, Mr. Theodore Kontes, President, Union of Cruise Ship owners and Associated Members, Mr. Theodore Vokos, Executive Director, Posidonia Exhibitions SA, Mr. Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Mr. Antonis Stelliatos, President,...
May 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

RINA Hellas attends the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2017

RINA Hellas attends the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2017
 RINA Hellas attended the 4th Mediterranean Yacht Show 2017 in the seaport town of Nafplio, first capital of the newly born Greek state. The 4th Mediterranean Yacht Show, more and more successful every year, is organized by the Greek Yachting Association (GYA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism...
May 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

SAP Brings Cutting-Edge Solutions to World Sailing

SAP Brings Cutting-Edge Solutions to World Sailing
SAP Analytics and Tracking World Sailing is pleased to announce SAP, a market leader in enterprise application software, as its Official Technology Partner.   Over the next four years, SAP will bring its cutting-edge, innovative solutions to World Sailing’s World Cup Series of events. SAP will...
May 2nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Apr-2017 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO THE PHILIPPINES Hong Kong WIRE MOORING ROPES Gladstone, Australia Yacht race from Hong Kong to the Philippines Friday, April 7, 2017, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to the Philippines will take place from 12 April 2017 (Wednesday)...
April 7th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Yachting | Read More

MAZARS adds its support to Poole Harbours Boat show

MAZARS adds its support to Poole  Harbours Boat show
Jim Stewart and Stephen Mills – Mazars The Poole office of international accounting and advisory firm, Mazars, has announced that it will be sponsoring Poole Harbour Boat Show’s business-to-business lunch.  The lunch, which takes place on the first day of the show (Friday 19 May), will see around...
March 29th, 2017 | News, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 aims to set the bar higher still

The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 aims to set the bar higher still
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al MaktoumPresident, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group (centre), (left to right) Noura Rashed Al Dhaheri….* See the full caption at the end of this reporting The region’s leading maritime industry awards,...
March 29th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Markets, News, Yachting | Read More

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races
–       Ten women intend to be at the start on 1 October –       Wide-ranging ambitions –       Prestigious elders  Decidedly, the Mini Transat is not an event like any other. In the offshore racing world, where women often struggle to carve out a niche for themselves,...
March 20th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

NAMEPA and Tall Ships America to sign MOU next week at CMA Conference

NAMEPA and Tall Ships America to sign MOU next week at CMA Conference
Joe Hughes Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director NAMEPA and IMO Maritime Ambassador says: Please join NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) and Tall Ships America as they solidify their collaboration to bring education about protecting the marine environment,...
March 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Spinnaker Watches – Official Timekeeping Partner

Spinnaker Watches – Official Timekeeping Partner
Spinnaker Watches are now the Offical Timekeeping Partner of the 49er for 2017 competitive sailing season. Combining both the need for impeccable technical and physical ability, the 49er sailing class provides well rounded entertainment to the sailing world.. read on New Format for 2020 With the move...
March 16th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Oceanco unveils Amara – a 120-meter “resort” yacht

Oceanco unveils Amara – a 120-meter “resort” yacht
The “Amara” Amara, Oceanco’s newly designed and engineered 120-meter private yacht concept, designed in collaboration with Sam Sorgiovanni Designs was unveiled by His Excellency Saeed Harib, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, Vice President and Chairman of Dubai International Marine...
February 28th, 2017 | Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified
Anna Cannavacciuolo Anna Cannavacciuolo, Marina Manager at Marina d’Arechi, yesterday became the very first person to be awarded a diploma qualifying her as Port Director by the prestigious RINA Services. This certification was awarded following a multidisciplinary course and examination on the...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Person Profiles, Regulatory, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing unites Kiteboarding governing bodies

World Sailing unites Kiteboarding governing bodies
Andy Hunt World Sailing has today signed a landmark agreement with the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the Global Kitesports Association (GKA) to unite the kiteboarding community and provide clarity of kiteboarding’s governance structure. World Sailing, the IKA and the GKA aim...
February 13th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Oceanco launches the largest yacht ever built in The Netherlands

Oceanco launches the largest yacht ever built in The Netherlands
Oceanco launches the largest yacht ever built in The Netherlands – 110m/361ft project JUBILEE Oceanco’s outstanding project JUBILEE, with striking exterior styling by Lobanov Design, grand interior by Sorgiovanni Designs and owner’s representation by Burgess, is the largest yacht ever built...
February 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

GAC Pindar returns as official logistics provider for Volvo Ocean Race

GAC Pindar returns as official logistics provider for Volvo Ocean Race
Andrew Pindar (left), partner at GAC Pindar, GAC UK MD Herman Jorgensen and Volvo Ocean Race CEO Mark Turner seal the deal in Gothenburg. Marine sport logistics specialist to draw on global GAC network to meet the needs of the ultimate sailing challenge Gothenburg, Sweden, 3 February 2017 – Once...
February 3rd, 2017 | Associations, HR, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Grael and Kunze show their mettle on day four

Grael and Kunze show their mettle on day four
For Brazil’s Martine Soffiati Grael and Kahena Kunze, the fourth day of the 2017 World Cup Series Miami presented by Sunbrella started on a sour note, with a 14th in a 16-boat 49erFX fleet. “It was crazy,” said Kunze when asked about the wind in the first race. “It was going to the...
January 28th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay
For Swiss RS:X sailor Mateo Sanz Lanz, success on the third day of racing at the 2017 World Series Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella was as much about what he didn’t do as what he did do. In a gusty and shifty northeasterly breeze that moved about like an over-caffeinated flyweight boxer, Lanz finished...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven

Prestigious award for Poole Quay Boat Haven
Poole Quay Boat Haven wins Marina of the Year award For the second year running Poole Quay Boat Haven has picked up one of the marine industry’s most prestigious awards.  It beat off competition from 40 marinas around the UK to be named as UK Coastal Marina of the Year 2017 (under 250 berths) by...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Marinas, People and Places, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Shaking off the Rio rust

Shaking off the Rio rust
Even sailors who have committed in advance to another campaign traditionally take some time away from the sport after the Olympic Games. The question is usually how much time is needed to refresh the batteries without getting too stale. Decades ago these hiatuses were usually measured in years. Now it’s...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Evolving World Cup Series Miami

Evolving World Cup Series Miami
Regatta Park The first stage of the 2017 World Cup Series sees over 400 sailors from 44 nations competing out of Regatta Park in Coconut Grove, Miami, USA from 24-29 January with some exciting developments to further the experiences of not only the athletes, but for visiting spectators. Throughout...
January 24th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More