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Phuket International Boat Show

Phuket International Boat Show 2016 Is Open!

Sell-out Phuket International Boat Show promotes Phuket as the yachting playground of Asia More than 60 international yacht brands and 120+ businesses exhibiting to visitors from around the world. The 13th Phuket International Boat Show opened it’s doors today to an eager public with one of the strongest line-ups of marine and lifestyle products in the show’s history. Commonly referred to ...

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Oceanwide Expeditions

Oceanwide Expeditions announces new departures to the Ross Sea in Antarctica

Oceanwide Expeditions announces new departures to the Ross Sea in Antarctica The Netherlands – After successful exploration runs in 2013 and 2015 the Dutch polar cruise company Oceanwide Expeditions has announced two new expeditions to the Ross Sea in 2017. The ice-strengthened vessel “Ortelius” will be accommodated with helicopters for the two Antarctica cruises, sailing from the South American continent ...

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Toulon to host America’s Cup World Series

Toulon to host America's Cup World Series

The fifth America’s Cup World Series event of 2016 will head to Toulon in the Mediterranean in September, with preliminary races of the most well-known sailing event in the world. The boat races will take place off the French city located between Saint Tropez and Marseille, on September 10 and 11, 2016. ”Toulon will be the third European city to host ...

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Yacht Club of the Year

Yacht Club of the Year - The marque of achievement.

  Well, yes, the prestigious Yachting Australia Club of the Year award is certainly a distinguished ‘badge’ to be given. There are, however, many marks that go into attaining this highest of praises. The Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) may not wax on lyrical about the many things it does so well, but its already esteemed profile just got ...

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Bartercard Coffs to Paradise

Bartercard Coffs to Paradise - Spectacular prizes on offer

Southport Yacht Club, on the Gold Coast, and its principal sponsor, Bartercard, will be offering two spectacular prizes for the Coffs to Paradise race, then the Sail Paradise series, both scheduled for January. The prizes are two seven-night holiday packages at exciting tropical destinations in the Pacific – Fiji’s Taveuni Island, and Coconuts Beach Club Resort and Spa in Samoa ...

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Cluster Yachting Monaco

Cluster Yachting Monaco

The Yacht Club de Monaco hosted a meeting of the new Board of Directors of the Cluster Yachting Monaco, one of the first in the world to focus on the yachting sector. A reminder that the 60 members elected the 20-strong Board of Directors (see below) for a period of one year at the General Assembly held at the opening ...

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Pensacola a la Habana Race

Four yachts retire from Pensacola a la Habana Race

Rough conditions during the first 24-hours of the 2015 Andrews Institute Pensacola a la Habana race have resulted in 4 of the 22 starters needing to retire. The home-made catamaran ‘Surf Rider’ and the Island Packet 27 ‘Island Sun’ returned to Pensacola Bay Saturday afternoon. ‘Makani U’l’, a Beneteau 40, suffered damage to her jib halyard and roller-furler system and ...

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Annapolis Sailboat Show

Annapolis Sailboat Show 2015

The 46th annual United States Sailboat Show is on schedule for Thursday, October 8th opening. Hurricane Joaquin put quite a scare through the sailing industry intent on participating in the Annapolis Sailboat Show, October 8th -12th, but the hurricane has diverted its path and is expected to miss the east coast. Media reports had predicted the arrival of Joaquin at ...

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Review Monaco Yacht Show 2015

Monaco Yacht Show 2015 Review

The considerable dust – of the building works amid the Monaco Yacht Show – has settled, and despite the logistical problems created by said works, there appears to be an industry consensus that this was a positive year. There is a tendency for us all to attach as much importance to the atmosphere at a yacht show as we do ...

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Auckland On Water Boat Show

Auckland On Water Boat Show underway and showcasing marine industry

Thousands of boating enthusiasts headed to the opening day of the 2015 Auckland On Water Boat Show where many aspects of the successful New Zealand marine industry are being showcased. From the unveiling of the latest example of Sealegs International’s acclaimed, New Zealand-developed amphibious technology – the Sealegs Interceptor 9000 rigid inflatable boat (RIB) – to all kinds of useful ...

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