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Thailand International Boat Show

TIBS 2022 at Royal Phuket Marina © TIBS 2022

Just like everyone else, Phuket has been hit hard by the pandemic. Now – hopefully – it is set to receive a boost in the new year when the newly-branded Thailand International Boat Show (TIBS) will be held 6-9 of ...

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Positive signs for 2021 and word of caution

©pestcarejakarta.com

Word of caution – Protocols are changing overnight and can catch passage makers unawares. Do detailed research of Covid protocols for your destination country, plus any neighbouring countries (should you need to divert at the last minute) and countries en-route in ...

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ORC/IRC World Championship 2022

2022 biennial ORC/IRC World Championship to be held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia © Studio Borlenghi

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC), the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) are pleased to announce the next biennial ORC/IRC World Championship will be held in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy. Dates for the event ...

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UK boat owners left stranded in Europe

Brexit Flags © Emma Cotton

Urgent demand from recreational boaters and leisure marine Add Newindustry for Government guidance and transitional arrangements on post-Brexit customs and VAT issues increases, as end of transition period looms. UK boaters face a choice between being hit with potentially thousands ...

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Yachting Festival Cannes 8-13 September 2020

Yachting Festival Cannes © Camille Iparraguire

On the international nautical calendar the Yachting Festival, the first show in the autumn and the leading in-water event in Europe, confirms that it will be held from 8 to 13 September 2020, in Cannes. Although the offices have been ...

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Sail Scotland

Pleasure yachts at Kytra, Caledonian Canal © Peter Sandground

The Scottish Government’s promised £100 million COVID-19 fund to support small and medium-sized businesses and the self-employed opened yesterday for applications – to the delight of Sail Scotland and its members. The national marine tourism body has been fiercely lobbying ...

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Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo 2020

Multihull Solutions will showcase the award-winning Fountaine Pajot Saona 47 sailing catamaran at the 2020 Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo. © Gilles Martin-Raget

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club will host the ninth annual Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March 2020, from 10am – 4pm. Come on down and see the Multihull Solutions NSW team who would ...

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COVID-19 Effects on the cruising community

COVID-19 - Coronavirus Disease © Daria Blackwell

Formalities worldwide have been evolving with the spread of the novel Coronavirus, prompting special health requirements at Ports of Entry. With more than 108,000 confirmed cases around the world reported as of the 8th March 2020, authorities are scrambling to ...

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Wooden Boat Festival

Congratulations to MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019 for taking Gold in Major Festivals and Events Category! © Australian Tourism Awards

The MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival took out gold at the national Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra last night for Major Festivals and Events. Festival General Manager Paul Stephanus said the festival had taken on “titans” of the ...

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Vendée Globe

2019 Azimut Challenge © Yvan Zedda

More competitors at the start of the Vendée Globe On 8th November 2020, at 13:02, the ninth Vendée Globe will start from Les Sables-d’Olonne. Ever since its creation, the Vendée Globe – a sailing race round-the-world, solo, non-stop and without ...

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