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Palma Superyacht Show

Mallorca’s Capital Buzzing in Anticipation of Palma Superyacht Show

With the Palma Superyacht Show kicking off in a few days, local visitors, as well as those who have flown in a little earlier, will have noticed the pre-event buzz about the island’s capital. More

Superyacht Insurance Group

Superyacht Insurance Group - to launch a new and crew medical insurance policy

Superyacht Insurance Group will be the exclusive broker to offer the brand new Global Mariner policy, that’s being launched later this week at the Palma Superyacht Show. More

Superyacht Tenders & Toys

Superyacht Tenders & Toys wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade

The award is the UK’s highest accolade for business success, celebrating the country’s achievements in international trade, innovation and sustainable development. More

Island Global Yachting (IGY)


Company’s Maximo Marina – St. Petersburg to Boast New Restaurant Concept; Location Will Be the First-In-Florida Facility to Feature Covered Slip Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – April 18, 2017 – IGY Marinas today announced that the first phase of a multi-million dollar renovation program is underway at Maximo Marina – St. Petersburg, Fla. The renovation will also feature the opening of The Getaway Maximo Restaurant this fall, which will be the largest restaurant opening i... More

Jotun Coatings

Jotun Italia SpA to participate in YARE 2017, Yacht Aftersales, Refit Experience

Date 12th April 2017 – TRIESTE, Italy Jotun Italia SpA is pleased to participate in several events surrounding the 7th edition of YARE, The Yacht Aftersales, Refit Experience , taking place in Viareggio from April 19th to the 22nd. Jotun representatives will be on hand over the four days to speak directly to customers, shipyard representatives and captains providing expert know-how, product guidance and advise on how to get the optimal protective paint and coating systems for their vess... More

Pinpoint Works Ltd

Pinpoint Works and Wrede Consulting celebrate a year of collaboration

For over a year, Wrede Consulting have been a strong supporter of Pinpoint Works, using it on some of the largest super yachts currently in build. Wrede Consulting, one of the most established paint surveying companies in the super yacht industry, has seen the benefits of Pinpoint Works since it started trialing the software over a year ago. Although the startup was presented to the yachting scene officially last September at the Monaco Yacht Show, the team at Wrede Consulting have been advoc... More

Superyacht Tenders & Toys

Superyacht Tenders and Toys starts building custom deck equipment

Superyacht Tenders and Toys has teamed up with some of the leading stainless, carbon, composite and inflatable manufacturers and is designing and building fully customisable equipment for superyachts with the highest level of construction and finishing. It can offer products from its extensive range of previous projects, or work with clients to realise any new custom designs. Some exciting projects include Games Decks to go on superyachts made entirely from carbon, which can be used... More


Bluewater supports annual creative talent competition for yacht stewardesses!

The Top Notch Table Top Competition is an event where stewardesses can showcase their creative talent in 7 different categories. More


Canapés, Cocktails and Chefs - USA - Date Change!

You are invited the Bluewater USA Chef Competition with Yacht Chandlers and Cellars Fine Wine, Spirits Craft Beer! More

Global Superyacht Marketing

Porto Mirabello - Discover the Megayacht Quay and Poet’s Lounge

Providing exceptional service for megayachts, Porto Mirabello is the only dedicated luxury port in Italy that can host yachts up to 130 meters long. The number of moorings for vessels longer than 65m is set to increase, beginning this year, which will transform the Port into one of the biggest superyacht hubs in the Mediterranean. The Poet's Lounge, a terrace with breath-taking views of The Gulf of Poets is available exclusively for those moored in the Megayacht Quay, offering a space to rela... More

Saltwater Stone

Marine Safety Specialists Join Forces to Raise Beacon Awareness on ‘406Day’

Two UK marine safety specialists have issued important advice to boat owners about the benefits and responsibilities of owning a 406 MHz beacon on ‘406Day’ on April 6th. Using #406Day17, the leading suppliers of Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs), Ocean Signal and Ocean Safety, joined forces to raise awareness about the life-saving technology and to highlight safety checks and procedures for beacons as boaters prepare for the s... More


Important Financial & Tax Information for Yacht Crew

On the 1st July 2017, the new French Social Security laws will be implemented. This will impact yacht crew who spend over 183 days within a 365 day period in France, as long as they are not already paying social security to any EEA state or any state which has a bilateral social security treaty with France. While the USA and Canada do hold a bilateral social security treaty with France, it is worth noting that Australia and New Zealand do not.USA – Financial Tax information for US Yacht... More

Palma Superyacht Show

Full House and Lively Social Programme on the Cards for Palma Superyacht Show

As in previous years, exhibitor stand space was quickly snapped up for this year’s edition of the Palma Superyacht Show, and the same can be said for the available berths. In no time flat, the 65 spots were all reserved by the world’s most acclaimed brokerage houses, and there are still many more yachts on the Palma Superyacht Show's waiting list keen to secure a spot in the limelight. This year’s selection of confirmed yachts is deliciously varied: from light and nimble sailing ... More

Bargate Murray

New French employment legislation hits crew employment

Recent reports from the south of France have highlighted an increase in the scrutiny to which superyachts operating in France are being subjected to. Here, Bargate Murray takes a closer look. More

Global Superyacht Marketing

Fighter pilot endorses Cogs4Cancer as epic 2017 route is confirmed

A fighter pilot has endorsed the superyacht charity Cogs4Cancer as the 2017 route is confirmed, with a selfie taken at over 30,000 feet above sea level. The charity has benefited from a number of celebrity endorsements including Rihanna, Sylvester Stallone and Roman Abramovitch since the first endurance cycling challenge four years ago. C4C has planned the longest route yet for the 2017 ride, starting from the London headquarters of Cancer Research UK and ending in Mediterranean yachtin... More

Aqueous Guard™ Marine

Aqueous Guard® Superyacht Paint Protection now available in New Zealand.

Aqueous Guard® is proud to announce that it is working with Chris Auret at Radical Exposure in Auckland New Zealand. More

Ince and Co

Yacht owners : Implementing Order for French social security decree

An Implementing Order of 28 March 2017 was published on 4 April 2017 in the Official Journal of the French Republic, setting out further details on the operation of the French Decree of 9 March 2017. More

FarSounder, Inc.

PONANT Outfitting Four New Expedition Ships with FarSounder-1000 3D Sonar

FarSounder, Inc. announced today that the company has secured an order to provide their flagship FarSounder-1000 sonars for the PONANT EXPLORERS, a new series of four yachts designed specifically for luxury expeditions. More

Global Superyacht Marketing

Indulge in the superyacht lifestyle with FunAir at Singapore Yacht Show

Leading yacht inflatables company FunAir have partnered with Singapore Yacht Show to enable guests to experience more of the yachting lifestyle at the VIP floating Lounge on board Lady QuickGlow. Introduced for SYS2016, the 25m custom built Lady QuickGlow serves as a centre-point for the show, and a welcome resting place in the busy marina. FunAir will have a Yacht Climbing Wall deployed from the large deck area into the water, alongside one of their latest products, Yacht Golf. Fun... More

Palma Superyacht Show

2017 Palma Superyacht Show - an Unrivalled Sensory Experience

While this year's inaugural Refit Repair area heralds the Palma Superyacht Show making great strides, another remarkable new development is the increase of charter yachts starring in this 5th edition of the event. This substantial boost has not only been a direct result of the relative ease with which yachts can now obtain a Spanish charter license, but is also a reflection of the sheer beauty of the Balearics. Spanish cruising grounds boast stunning beaches, turquoise waters a... More

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