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Sperm whale pups in the Balearic Islands

12 sperm whale pups were spotted frolicking in the sea north of Minorca on Tuesday by a team of scientists onboard the sailboat Irifi. The scientists are on an expedition led by Tursiops and WWF within the framework of the ‘Connected Seas’ project which aims to improve the information and knowledge of cetacean populations. Between [...]

By | 2020-07-09T12:48:05+02:00 July 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Amels, SeaXplorer and Yacht Support unite forces under Damen Yachting

Take the Netherlands’ largest luxury yacht building facilities, add in the builder of the industry’s most successful superyacht range in history and bring together two further iconic explorer and support yacht ranges. Welcome to Damen Yachting! Portfolio Under the leadership of Rose Damen, Damen Yachting, the rebranded yachting company within the Damen Shipyards Group, brings [...]

By | 2020-07-08T10:38:26+02:00 July 8th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Coronavirus: Which Superyacht Events Are Affected?

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has forced the cancellation or postponement of a raft of superyachting events. For all the latest developments, please check below… The Southampton Boat Show The 52nd edition of the Southampton Boat Show, due to take place in September, has been cancelled for 2020. However, organiser British Marine said it is exploring [...]

By | 2020-07-07T09:51:27+02:00 July 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments

America’s Cup: The show has begun

As riveting as the 36th America’s Cup may be, the ramp-up is getting exciting too. Here’s the latest: • The investigations into financial management of the 2021 America’s Cup have taken another twist, with the principals of a high-profile sport-events business claiming they are “whistleblowers” with concerns about matters in the Cup organization. Tom Mayo and Grant [...]

By | 2020-07-06T09:31:53+02:00 July 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Cannes Yachting Festival to go Ahead as Planned

The organisers of the 2020 Cannes Yachting Festival have released a statement to say that this year’s event will go ahead as planned from September 8-13 at the Vieux Port and Port Canto in Cannes. “After many weeks of uncertainty in light of the context, intensive discussions with our clients, the City of Cannes, our [...]

By | 2020-07-03T11:39:03+02:00 July 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

1-million euro facelift for Parc de la Mar

Parc de la Mar renovation project. Parc de la Mar in front of Palma Cathedral is being reformed and modernised to the tune of 1 million euros. The area is a magnet for tourists and residents, a much used venue for a host of events and a popular meeting point for cruise ship passengers, friends and families. “We [...]

By | 2020-07-02T07:16:46+02:00 July 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Prevention of Collision At Sea

While competitive sailing focuses on the Racing Rules of Sailing, all boaters need to be familiar with the COLREGS. To assist in that mission, Vincent Pica of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary takes on the challenge in WindCheck Magazine … We’re going to build on the last column with more detail on Rules 13, 14 and [...]

By | 2020-07-01T12:37:32+02:00 July 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

1st Mate is ready to assist for boater overboard scenarios

Connected system also provides theft deterrence functionality Verviers, Belgium (June 29, 2020) — Mercury Marine today announced full compatibility of all Mercury SmartCraft capable engines with the new 1st Mate Safety and Security System. This technology comprises an intelligent hub, a set of wearable products and a mobile device app that integrate with a boat's propulsion system to provide [...]

By | 2020-06-30T10:32:21+02:00 June 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

30TH MYS IS POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 2021

INFORMA MARKETS PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONAL SUPER YACHT SHOW CALENDAR UPDATE 2020/2021 30th Anniversary of Monaco Yacht Show now confirmed for September 2021, with Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on track for late October 2020 London: Over recent weeks, Informa Markets has been in constant discussions with stakeholders and partners within the international Super Yacht Industry to better understand [...]

By | 2020-06-29T12:00:08+02:00 June 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments