Archive for the ‘Yachts’ Category

2016 set to be the best year ever for the superyacht industry

Key players in the superyacht industry including superyacht brokers and shipyards have revealed a positive start to 2016 with strong sales, continued growth and optimism. Burgess Yachts confirmed that greater revenue had been achieved in 2015, compared to 2014, Rupert Nelson, sales director explained, “This is a good sign for the overall market, and another […]

Enlightening yacht innovation

BGB SILS, a British lighting manufacturer is introducing a new light mounting method using electromagnetic induction, to revolutionise underwater lighting for yachts. Typically to install underwater lighting, yacht owners have to decide whether to go through the hull, which creates a large hole, or to get it surface mounted at the expense of water penetration. […]

Handcrafted Luxury for Wooden Warmth and Harmony

MBrace Interiors are proud to present their new website of bathroom furniture, perfect for high end yachts and luxury hotels and cabins. Sourced from a company who started building wooden boats and yachts in the 1970’s and with wood working experience, modern coating technology and design creativity we now have the fabulous bath room pieces […]

Market research service to revolutionise the yacht market

UTICA, NY – JETNET LLC, a specialist in aviation market intelligence, has entered the yachting market with YachtSpot, their suite of market intelligence software and services for the luxury yacht industry. JETNET changed the aircraft industry nearly 30 years ago, with a market intelligence and information service that put detailed worldwide aircraft data in the […]

Revised regulation to reduce superyacht NOx emissions

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), an agency of the United Nations, announced that the revised IMO Tier III emission regulation will come into action from 1st January 2016. The 66th meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC66) agreed a revised course to regulate NOx emissions from shipping. To summarise, the IMO Tier III, […]

On board interior crew training attracts new investment

Barcelona Crew advises that on board interior crew training programmes are continuing to grow in popularity, with superyacht owners, captains and department managers more willing to invest in recent years. According to a recent Dockwalk.com poll of stewards/stewardesses, around 63% of respondents have conducted or participated in some form of interior crew training on board: […]