News Archive

GAC Pindar - a step ahead as Brexit looms

29 March 2019

With breathing space until the possible new Brexit day of 22nd May, GAC Pindar presented important advice to delegates of the Supply Chain Conference, held as part of the inaugural British Marine Expo, in Southampton this Tuesday, 26th March.

Lateral Introduce Esquel - 105m Expedition Vessel

19 March 2019

Introducing Esquel - 105m expedition vessel designed to explore the world far beyond conventional comfort zones.

Owens celebrates 50th anniversary

15 March 2019

Owens is marking a half-century of immersion in marine marketing around the globe

Burgess forges ahead from strong 2018

15 March 2019

The global leader for brokerage, charter, operational management and new-build advisory services for yachts over 30m (100ft) is forecasting a positive 2019.

Poseidon Expeditions appoints GAC as UK cruise agent

14 March 2019

Niche cruise specialists Poseidon Expeditions are coming to the United Kingdom, and GAC has been appointed as their national agent to take care of the 114-passenger ‘Sea Spirit’ from the Scilly Isles in the south to the coast of Scotland in the north.

Savage Lighting launches new LED control system

12 March 2019

The leading specialist in the design and manufacture of lighting solutions for the superyacht and marine leisure industry has extended its product line with the addition of a fully integrated lighting control system for the control and dimming of LEDs: the BOLT 320.

Pendennis apprentices support local community

12 March 2019

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week, Falmouth based superyacht yard, Pendennis, sent several teams of apprentices out into the community to support local good causes.

Saltwater Stone supports declining bird species

01 March 2019

Poole-based PR agency Saltwater Stone has pledged to help boost the numbers of swifts in the town centre by sponsoring the installation of nest boxes

CA Clase launches SatFi 4G Router

25 February 2019

The new router is designed for the marine environment and has been offering outstanding results on test.

Actisense expands team

11 February 2019

Market-leading marine electronics company Actisense is adding to the talents of its expanding team with three new employees.

Energy Solutions launches new shorepower transformer range

07 February 2019

The Marine Iso-Boost Transformers are a fit and form replacement for Charles Industries Marine Isoboost

Peters and May Foundation supports Teens

06 February 2019

After bespoke logistics provider Peters & May launched the Peters & May Foundation last month, it is with great pleasure that the charity continues its support for Teen Marine.

Spirit Yachts unveils 111 superyacht interiors

29 January 2019

British modern classic yacht company, Spirit Yachts, has revealed the final designs for its 34m sailing yacht, the Spirit 111.

Marlow Ropes announces America's Cup partnership

29 January 2019

Marlow Ropes, the World-leading British manufacturer of high-performance rope is delighted to announce official supplier status to the British Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup INEOS Team UK.

ASL GRP’s New Production Facility Open For Business

28 January 2019

After taking on several prolific projects, 2018 proved to be an industrious year for ASL GRP, who are delighted to announce the opening of their new production site.

Sunseeker and Rolls Royce to collaborate on MTU hybrid power

17 January 2019

British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce have agreed to present the first yacht fitted with an MTU series production hybrid propulsion system in 2020.

The Superyacht Report New Build reveals unprecedented insight

17 January 2019

The Superyacht Report: New Build, due for release shortly, will feature an unrivalled amount of data on the current landscape of the new superyacht build market.

Flexiteek International to acquire Wilks

17 January 2019

Flexiteek International, the global leader in synthetic teak decking and the 2G technology, have reached an agreement to acquire Wilks, manufacturer, and supplier of Dek-King synthetic teak decking and marine fendering.

Strong performance for Energy Solutions

17 January 2019

Energy Solutions, designer, manufacturer and supplier of complete power and monitoring systems for marine and other markets, has announced it is starting the New Year with a positive and busy £1.2m order book, having finished 2018 with a 26 per cent increase in turnover - up to £5.3m.

Berthon Spain launched and already busy

16 January 2019

Berthon International and Palma-based Sentinel Yachting joined forces in September 2018 to create Berthon Spain and the company has undertaken several superyacht projects already

Lumishore teams up with Simrad and B & G Displays

15 January 2019

The manufacturer of high-performance LED lighting systems announced today its advanced LED lighting solutions can now be controlled directly through the latest Simrad NSO and NSS evo3, select GO series and B&G Zeus3 Glass Helm, Zeus3 and Vulcan series MFDs.

CA Clase unveil next generation KVH HTS system

14 January 2019

The latest generation KVH TracPhone V7-HTS delivers seamless coverage with download/upload speeds as fast as 10 Mbps/3 Mbps.

JPMA boasts highest pass rates in a decade

13 January 2019

Pass rates have hit new highs for written and oral exams during 2018

Robert Tuck joins Fischer Panda UK

13 January 2019

Leading systems specialist Fischer Panda UK has continued its expansion with the appointment of a new Marine Sales Executive

KHMA to attend Corporate Jet Investor London 2019

11 January 2019

Knox House Marine and Aviation (KHMA), a division of Knox House Trust Limited, is delighted to announce that James Porter (Business Development Director) will be their representative at Corporate Jet Investor (CJI) and Superyacht Investor, which will take place in London from 28-31 January 2019.

Marlow introduces fully recycled dockline at Dusseldorf

11 January 2019

Marlow Ropes, the world leading leisure marine rope manufacturer officially announces the introduction of its latest ‘technically better’ environmentally conscious innovation; the Blue Ocean Dockline made using 100 per cent recycled waste plastic bottles.

Marlow display second generation Oceanus rope at Dusseldorf

10 January 2019

Marlow has responded to changes in captive winch design for superyachts by producing its latest generation SK99 Dyneema-cored rope

Raymarine UK HQ demo room

Raymarine to hold UK HQ sales event

08 January 2019

Raymarine, a FLIR Systems brand, will host a special 10-day open house sales event in 2019 at its UK headquarters in Fareham, Hampshire.

Lateral Naval Architects Becomes Member of Superyacht UK

02 January 2019

Lateral Naval Architects Ltd are pleased to announce membership of Superyacht UK, the focal point trade association for superyacht activity in the UK.

VHR wins five awards

07 December 2018

VHR are delighted to announce that we are winners of five business and recruitment awards.

British Marine Expo and London On Water Show events for 2019

08 November 2018

British Marine has added two significant events to its calendar next year

Berthon christens 120T boat mover

08 November 2018

Berthon Boat Co Ltd’s 120T ASCOM boat mover was recently christened with the move of a DELTA 88 in the Lymington yard

Lignia to show teak substitute decking at METSTRADE

08 November 2018

The LIGNIA Yacht team will be in the Construction & Material Pavilion (stand CMP101.EL) of METS and will have samples of LIGNIA Yacht decking to hand out to interested parties, along with technical literature.

MY Alicia launched after Ocean Quay restoration

06 November 2018

This Autumn Southampton-based ship repairer SMS had a landmark moment with the launch of newly restored M/Y Alicia, a 1930s classic superyacht.

IPV Code red ensign

New IPV code in the Superyacht sector

06 November 2018

British Marine has been working in conjunction with the MCA on a new code to permit certain commercially related use of pleasure vessels at sea to do soeasily, safely and within the definition of the law.

Fischer Panda 145 generator

Fischer Panda UK Generators secures Lloyd's type approval

06 November 2018

New at this year’s METSTRADE, a wide range of Fischer Panda UK’s generators have now received Lloyd’s Register Type Approval for electrical power generation for marine recreational applications.

Sturge Taylor and Fastnet Marine announce new partnership

05 November 2018

Sturge Taylor and Fastnet Marine announce new partnership to promote their combined resources for Marine Trades insurance

VHR CEO Danny Brooks Wins Institute of Directors Awards

05 November 2018

VHR are delighted to announce that our CEO Danny Brooks has been named Global Director of the Year in the Institute of Directors Awards 2018.

A and T to show new large colour display at METS 2018

05 November 2018

A+T will be showcasing the complete range of A+T Instruments at METS in Superyacht Hall 11.615

Red Square Medical response to MERS

02 November 2018

Red Square Medical's team comprises subject matter experts within the maritime industry from both a military and merchant navy perspective. All have been conducting emergency response preparedness training for many years with a great deal of success.

Actisense and British Marine training collaboration in South West

02 November 2018

Following their latest NMEA 2000 training course in October, British Marine and Actisense have now enabled a multitude of companies from across the South West to achieve the respected internationally recognised qualification.

Gordon Frickers honours Golden Globe Race with painting

02 November 2018

Gordon Frickers has honoured the latest edition of the Golden Globe with a painting and explains what has happened so far in the 50th anniversary event

Energy Solutions show Technicold solutions at METS

01 November 2018

Energy Solutions is delighted to be the UK Distributor for Technicold - and will be showing the range at METS 2018.

Sunseeker International appoints Christian Marti as CEO

01 November 2018

Britain’s biggest boat builder, Sunseeker International has today announced that Christian Marti will join the business as Chief Executive Officer in November

UKSA to invest in four new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 449s

01 November 2018

UKSA is set to offer the most up to date training vessels for the RYA Yachtmaster and Superyacht Cadetship coursesby purchasing four Jeanneau 449s.

Ultra-compact marine VSAT launched

31 October 2018

CA Clase is delighted to announce the release of the KVH TracPhone V3HTS, the world’s fastest, lightest ultra-compact marine VSAT.

Collaboration overcomes complex G4 Catamaran shipment

31 October 2018

Complex G4 Catamaran shipment by Peters & May from Netherlands to New Zealand reaches new agreement with IYBA

28 October 2018

The global marketplace for boats,, has announced a new agreement with the US based yacht broker association, International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA).

Marina Projects appointed as Manoel Island designer

26 October 2018

Marina Projects Ltd is delighted to confirm its involvement as the marina designer for the Manoel Island project in Malta.

Yotspot Bringing Crew Together

21 September 2018

Find crew, jobs and courses from a database of over 40,000 registered crew, hundreds of jobs and thousands of training courses

UKSA Cadetship 2018

UKSA promotes its Superyacht Cadetship course at Monaco Yacht Show

15 September 2018

The Cowes, UK based training provider is promoting its well established flagship four-year course for the superyacht industry.

A Sunseeker typical of the vessels that will be supplied by Dometic

Dometic Signs Exclusive Supply Contract with Sunseeker

14 September 2018

Marine equipment specialist agrees three-year deal to provide luxury boatbuilder with its leading range of air-conditioning equipment

Webasto V77 chiller

Webasto launches new V 77T chiller

14 September 2018

Webasto is expanding its range of BlueCool chilling units with the inclusion of the V 77T

REV Ocean

OceanLED announces partnership with the world’s largest research and expedition ship

14 September 2018

OceanLED, the global leader in marine LED underwater lighting, today announces its partnership and supply of specialised underwater lights for the REV Ocean project. REV Ocean is a DNV GL polar class research and expedition vessel and will be the largest privately owned ship of its kind in the world.

Fairline Targa 43 fitted with iSeries Fischer Panda generator

Fischer Panda UK Generator selected as standard fit for new Fairline

13 September 2018

Fischer Panda UK has announced that it is supplying its next generation iSeries generator to Fairline Yachts for standard fit on the new Targa 43 OPEN.

Nautique Superyacht Tender

Superyacht Tenders and Toys promote Nautique at Monaco

13 September 2018

This year the Superyacht Tenders and Toys stand is even bigger and will feature two Nautique tenders, which will be available for immediate purchase.

Dek King superyacht decking

Wilks to debut Dek-King Superyacht at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show

12 September 2018

Following the continued demand for high-quality teak substitutes and custom designs from the superyacht market, Dek-King Superyacht will be debuted at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show on stand QS111 by Chris Berry, Joint Managing Director of Wilks.

Plastic in the ocean

Voly environmental initiatives in September

11 September 2018

Voly is donating to Blue Marine Foundation and Y.CO's Clearwater scheme and going paperless at the Monaco Yacht Show

Mangusta GranSport 45 fitted with Wave MiniBOSS

Wave MiniBOSS chosen for the new Mangusta

11 September 2018

Overmarine Group in Italy have chosen the Wave MiniBOSS bilge water separator for their new Mangusta GranSport 45 luxury yacht

Sunseeker 74 Sport Yacht

Sunseeker announced Fort Lauderdale line-up

10 September 2018

Sunseeker is delighted to announce that it will be making a US debut at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with the all new 74 Sport Yacht.

Bacjhmann Training Course

Bachmann training goes from strength to strength

09 September 2018

The Summer has been a busy period for Bachmann Training , who specialise in short sharp electrical upskilling, with very often one-to-one training depending on client's requirements.

Peters & May's Charles Hazet

Peters & May appoint Asia Business Manager

07 September 2018

Peters & May are delighted to announce the appointment of Charles Hazet to the role of Business Development Manager across Asia.

Phil Whitehurst Actisense

Actisense to host Expert Manufacturer Training Session at NMEA Conference

01 September 2018

Award-winning NMEA specialists, Actisense, are set to host a Manufacturer Training Session at the 2018 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo in Palm Beach Garden, Florida.

A and T ATP1 processor

A and T announces ATP1 progress and METSTRADE technical seminar

31 August 2018

A+T is making an increasing number of installs for its ATP1 processor on superyachts and is holding a technical seminar in Amsterdam, the day after METSTRADE

Actisense 21st anniversary cake

Active Research celebrates 21st anniversary

28 August 2018

Active Research, creators of the multi-award-winning marine electronics brand Actisense, celebrate landmark anniversary and worldwide success.

Raymarine Ray90 and Ray91

Talk anywhere onboard Raymarine VHFs

16 August 2018

Raymarine’s new Ray90 and Ray91 modular VHF radios give the freedom to roam and communicate from anywhere onboard using optional wireless handset stations.

Shipyard Supply co

Superyacht Tenders and Toys launches Shipyard Supply Co

15 August 2018

Increased demand for quality superyacht deck equipment has led the founders of Superyacht Tenders and Toys (SYTT), Josh and Claire Richardson, to launch specialist deck hardware company Shipyard Supply Co (SSCo).

Williams Turbojet 325

Williams relaunch iconic Turbojet 285 and Turbojet 325 tenders

15 August 2018

Williams Jet Tenders has revealed it will be re-launching two of its iconic Turbojet models at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival and for the first time at the show, Williams will also be showcasing its brand new high-performance Sportjet model - Sportjet 435.

How feasible is it to armour a Superyacht tender?

13 August 2018

Discussing the limitations in armouring tenders, and what ASL GRP solutions provide.

GAC Pindar handling Volvo Ocean Race logistics, credit Pedro Martinez/Volvo Ocean Race

How GAC’s uncompromising logistics kept the Volvo Ocean Race on course

04 July 2018

Jeremy Troughton, GAC’s Volvo Ocean Race Project Manager, reflects on 9 months of moving the event’s race village and teams around the world.

Makefast sets up new Superyacht division

20 June 2018

Makefast has created a new division – Custom Marine Developments (CMD) – to deal with an increased presence in the superyacht market.

Dometic appoints new Managing Director for Oceanair Marine

20 June 2018

Dometic is pleased to announce that Justine Heeley has been appointed as the new Managing Director at Oceanair Marine Ltd, from June 18, 2018.

Peters & May once again break records with 52 yacht sailing

19 June 2018

Peters & May smashed records with an astonishing 52 yachts joining one of seven sailings back to Southampton following the 2018 Caribbean Season.

Pendennis announces the signing of second Hoek Truly Classic

19 June 2018

Pendennis announced this week the signing of their second custom Hoek Truly Classic 128ft sailing yacht.

HRH The Earl of Wessex helps to mark Sunseeker sales milestone

19 June 2018

Britain’s Biggest Boat Builder, Sunseeker International, welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex last week to its manufacturing facilities in Poole.

Ashley Fox MEP with Phil Whitehurst of Actisense

Ashley Fox MEP congratulations Actisense for European exports

18 June 2018

Recognising its contributions to exporting excellence in Europe and beyond, Ashley Fox MEP has visited the Poole, Dorset eadquarters of award-winning NMEA specialists Actisense.

New managing director for Ocean Safety

07 June 2018

Ocean Safety has appointed Alistair Hackett as Managing Director.

Oyster Yachts strengthens board

07 June 2018

Oyster Yachts has announced that Ashley Highfield, Eddie Jordan OBE, Ivan Ritossa and Rob Humphreys have joined the Oyster Board as Non-Executive Directors. Becky Bridgen has been appointed CFO, and also joins the Board alongside CEO Richard Hadida.

Continued Success for Bachmann Training

05 June 2018

It has been a busy Winter and Spring period for Bachmann Training with a continued expansion of their Marine Electrical Training Courses.

Upgrade to the Latest Raymarine OS and Sonar Tech

30 May 2018

Owners of Raymarine’s popular eS and gS-Series multifunction displays can now benefit from the same powerful LiightHouse3 operating system and sonar capabilities of the Axiom and Axion Pro displays

Will a Superyacht hull stop a speeding bullet?

24 May 2018

Read the full article run by The Superyacht Report on how ASL GRP's ballistic systems can be utilised on a Superyacht refit.

A and T launch water resistant junction box at Palma

23 May 2018

A+T enjoyed its first time exhibiting at the Palma Superyacht Show in May and launched a new water resistant junction box there

Sybaris crowned best sailing yacht at World Superyacht Awards

16 May 2018

The Philippe Briand-designed superyacht, Sybaris, has been named 2017’s Best Sailing Yacht at the World Superyacht Awards in Florence, Italy during May.

Ibiza hotel gets the Elite superyacht look

14 March 2018

One of Elite Marine’s current projects is to craft and fit Permateek decking for a brand new 5-star resort in Ibiza, in the style of a Pershing Superyacht

Williams reveals upgrades to MiniJet 280

10 March 2018

Williams Jet Tenders, the world’s leading jet tender manufacturer, has upgraded its MiniJet 280 for 2018, with the already high-performance tender now equipped with a 50hp BRP Rotax® Ace 900 engine.

Doyle Sails Open Loft Event

10 March 2018

Hamble-based sailmaker Doyle Sails is holding open house on Saturday 21 April from 3pm-7pm at its loft in Universal Marina.

Monitor Marine parent celebrates 150th

10 March 2018

The parent of precision engineered stainless steel marine deckware and interior fittings company, Monitor Marine, is celebrating its 150 years anniversary in 2018.

Navico adds Lowrance to SMG in the UK

10 March 2018

Navico is pleased to announce an extended partnership with SMG for distribution in the UK of its Lowrance brand from April 2018.

Sunseeker International to recruit 40 apprentices

10 March 2018

Poole’s largest private employer and Britain’s Biggest Boat Builder, Sunseeker International, is looking to recruit 40 new Apprentice Boat Builders to join the team at its shipyards.

Superyacht Tenders and Toys achieve export recognition

10 March 2018

Superyacht Tenders and Toys is celebrating being ranked 45th in Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100

Raymarine reveals Axiom innovations

10 March 2018

FLIR Systems, Inc chose the Miami Boat Show to announce a series of new features for its award-winning, Raymarine-branded Axiom® line of multifunction navigation displays (MFD).

A and T opens demo unit in Palma

10 March 2018

Lymington-based A and T Instruments has opened a new demonstration suite inside a container in Palma.

Fischer Panda adds Sea Recovery Aqua Matic watermaker

10 March 2018

Fischer Panda UK has added the newly-launched Sea Recovery Aqua Matic Dual Pass series of watermakers to its product line.

10 machine hoist contract for Stella Maris Yachting

10 March 2018

Stella Maris Yachting (SMY) has been awarded a 10-machine service contract from Princess Yachts, one of the world’s best-known builders of luxury motorboats. The machines are located at four different facilities at Princess’s Devon sites.

Ribeye YT Nine 41 inboard RIB headed for superyacht mothership

10 March 2018

Ribeye saw the first of its new build superyacht tenders leave Dartmouth this month and head overseas to its new build mothership.

BMT's Latest Collaboration Inspired by Polynesian History

10 March 2018

BMT’s latest collaboration with Oceanco and Lobanov Design Studio has taken inspiration from Polynesian history dating back thousands of years and been applied to the modern-day superyacht.

Owen Superyacht Marketing: Rebrand, Reload and Rethink

10 March 2018

Owen Superyacht Marketing has decided to relaunch by poling its group resources and at the same time focusing on what it wants to concentrate on.

62 Pendennis Apprentices support the Cornish community

10 March 2018

As part of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), apprentices from Pendennis Shipyard volunteered at local schools, charities and community projects who often struggle to find the funds or manpower to maintain their facilities.

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business

07 March 2018

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed GAC UK as its agent in Newcastle and Liverpool.

Lumishore Introduces Next Generation Thru-Hull Lighting Systems

14 February 2018

Lumishore, a manufacturer of high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, introduces next generation Thru-Hull lights with additional features, including MFD (Multi-Function Display) control, plug-&-play installation, and upgraded functionality, which offer advantages for the boat owner, builder, and dealer/distributor.

Young designer scoops top prize with philanthropic superyacht design

15 January 2018

Philanthropic design proved the key to success at this year’s annual Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2018, in partnership with Pendennis Shipyard and Olesinski, as Christopher Mobley, a transport design student from Staffordshire University, was crowned the winner last week at the London Boat Show.

Williams Jet Tenders reveals new Sportjet model

05 January 2018

Williams Jet Tenders is proud to announce details of its latest Sportjet model to join the range - the Sportjet 435.

Pendennis Apprentice of the Year Awards

05 January 2018

Pendennis Shipyard hosted its Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony at the end of 2017 and is now now looking for the next group of young people to begin a four-year General Apprenticeship in Falmouth this August.

Spirit Yachts 111 taking shape

04 January 2018

The Spirit 111’s impressive design is taking shape as her beautiful wooden hull is veneered in preparation for the roll over, due early this year.

Fischer Panda named CZone distributor

04 January 2018

Significantly strengthening its on-board power monitoring and control capabilities, Fischer Panda UK has been named a distributor for digital switching specialist CZone in the country.

Cockwells commences redevelopment of Mylor Creek Boatyard

04 January 2018

The ERDF-funded project to transform Cockwell's outdated collection of sheds at Mylor Creek Boatyard into a purpose-built, low environmental impact HQ has begin in earnest

Big calibrated displays on show at du Pre Marine

04 January 2018

du Pré Marine recently added to the range of equipment in stock at its new Hungerford full service facility by placing one of Hatteland's latest 55in Multi Vision Displays in its demonstration room.

A+T ATP1 Processor launched

03 January 2018

A+T Instruments Ltd has launched its new marine instrument processor, ATP1, which completes its established range of high-end instruments and displays aimed at Superyachts and Grand Prix race yachts.

Sunseeker International announces London Boat Show guests

03 January 2018

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce that English World Cup legend, Sir Geoff Hurst, and BT Sport’s presenter, Jake Humphrey will be the company’s special guests at the London Boat Show on 10th January.

Berthon celebrates 100 years of family ownership

02 January 2018

The May family is celebrating 100 years of family ownership of Berthon and its Lymington shipyard.

Latest training news from Bachmann Group

31 December 2017

Bachmann Training has had a busy few weeks working with candidates from CEMAST and Fugro and is also meeting demand from the yacht industry for a four-day fault finding course.

Marlow confirms its superyacht line for 2018

22 December 2017

Marlow’s globally recognised Superyacht Series combines the experience and success gained from working with the international race boat market and offers a range of running rigging and mooring lines designed and custom made to the exacting specifications of superyachts and megayachts

Marine Results continues to build NDT division

20 December 2017

Marine Results is as busy as ever with its core NDT business, that of providing inspections to the big boat racing fleets including the maxis, Wally Class, some of the J Class yachts and an MOD 70 trimaran.

GAC UK extends support for Team Britannia round-the-world record attempt

05 December 2017

As part of preparations for Team Britannia’s attempt to smash the round-the-world sea voyage record, GAC UK has been appointed to support the 80ft powerboat and its 12-strong crew with their environmental programme and land-based activities. This is an extension to the bunkering and storage services deal originally signed in 2016.

Warsash Maritime Academy delivering MCA new engineering qualification

01 December 2017

The MCA has brought into force a new alternative pathway to engineering qualifications called “Engineer Officer Small Vessel Certificate of Competency”.

International to launch new antifouling range at METSTRADE

02 November 2017

Visitors to the upcoming METSTRADE 2017 event in the Netherlands will be first to see a new range of innovative antifouling products launched by AkzoNobel’s International brand.

Spinlock unveils VOR Deck Vest at METSTRADE

01 November 2017

Spinlock, the award-winning designers and manufacturers of rope-holding equipment and personal safety products, will be displaying their latest developments on stand 03.201 at METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam from 14-16 November 2017.

Landau release case study on Princess 88 retrofit

01 November 2017

Landau has released a case study showing how it comprehensively upgraded the facilities aboard the Princess 88 Soldaya

Fischer Panda at METSTRADE 2017

01 November 2017

Fischer Panda UK is highlighting its next generation iSeries variable speed generators at this year’s METSTRADE on the Fischer Panda GmBh Stand 02.500.

Burgess at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

01 November 2017

Marking the winter superyacht season’s inaugural kick-off, Burgess will have a spectacular line-up to show at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Burgess joins Caribbean relief efforts

01 November 2017

Following the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, in particular Hurricane Irma, Burgess has been working with the owners, captains and crew of a number of yachts in the Burgess fleet to assist in relief efforts.

Actisense to unveil new products at METSTRADE 2017

01 November 2017

Actisense, the award-winning NMEA specialists, will be unveiling their latest and most innovative products at the 30th Annual METSTRADE in Amsterdam.

Record Sunseeker line up for Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

01 November 2017

Sunseeker USA Sales Co. Inc. is delighted to announce that it will be making a record four US debuts at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show including the 76 Yacht, Predator 57 MK II, Manhattan 66 and 95 Yacht.

Dometic confirmed as category sponsor for 2017 Boat Builder Awards

31 October 2017

World-leading marine equipment supplier Dometic is backing innovation in the industry by sponsoring the ‘Innovation in a Production Process’ category for the second consecutive year at the IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2017.

Peters & May expand South of France operations

25 October 2017

Following on from a very successful Cannes Yachting Festival, Peters & May is delighted to announce their increased presence in the South of France with the joining of Olivier Benoist in the region.

I-Cap success at Monaco Yacht Show

24 October 2017

Three members of the I-Cap Marine Ltd team made the trip to September’s Monaco Yacht Show and had a very hectic schedule of business meetings with new and existing clients for its Malta and Isle of Man offices and to further expand its network of professional industry partners.


Current future confidence from UK superyacht companies buoyed by Government visit

03 October 2017

The success of the UK superyacht industry was high on Government’s agenda last week as British Marine and its association Superyacht UK hosted a significant visit by International Trade Minister, Mark Garnier to UK companies showcasing at the Monaco Yacht Show.

Young talent celebrated at MDL 30th anniversary Sail Training Awards

28 September 2017

Three deserving young people who won a place on the 30th Anniversary MDL Sail Training Awards voyage were officially presented with their trophies last week by Eamonn Feeney, Chairman of Ocean Youth Trust South, at Southampton Boat Show.


UK's superyacht industry posts fifth consecutive year of growth with highest ever revenue figures

25 September 2017

New figures, released today in a report by Superyacht UK, an association within British Marine, come as UK businesses head to Monaco Yacht Show to showcase the best of British.

Superyacht UK and its members at Monaco Yacht Show

12 September 2017

Time is rapidly approaching for the Monaco Yacht Show on 27-30 September and Superyacht UK and its exhibiting members are in the final stages of preparation

Pinpoint Works

Pinpoint Works collaborates with ACREW for MYS 2017

12 September 2017

Pinpoint Works, the app that turns your vessel’s general arrangement (GA) into an interactive worklist, is teaming up with ACREW Yachting for the second year in a row for the Monaco Yacht Show from September 27-29th.

Williams Jet Tenders expands high-performance Sportjet range

12 September 2017

Williams Jet Tenders has revealed its hotly anticipated new product offering, introducing the Sportjet 345 and Sportjet 395 at a UK premiere to audiences at Southampton Boat Show

20 per cent off course fees for JPMA Autumn Winter schedule

12 September 2017

This year, JPMA are celebrating 20 years in the Superyacht Industry. We will be running competitions and offers throughout the year, sharing important information about the school or simply having fun as a team and making videos to celebrate our 20th anniversary.


New Electric Marine Lock Guards Against Superyacht Piracy at Sea

12 September 2017

Magnet Schultz Ltd (MSL), the UK’s leading authority on electric actuators and locking systems, announces a new Marine Lock as part of a strategic expansion of its range of special-purpose marine-rated locking and security products.

Fischer Panda iSeries generators installed on Swan 130 My Song

10 September 2017

Two Fischer Panda generators - Panda 60i (48 kW) and Panda 25i (20 kW) – supply power for Baltic Yachts Superyachts

Fischer Panda UK awarded ISO9001 2015

10 September 2017

Fischer Panda UK is among the first companies to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally-recognised standard for quality management systems.

Austrian Company t-matix links-up data from Actisense Products

10 September 2017

Actisense, the multi-award winning NMEA specialists, have recently cooperated with Austrian Tech company t-matix solutions to make information gathered by their products accessible online in real-time.

Sunseeker International announces partnership with Blue Marine Foundation

10 September 2017

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce its new long-term partnership with Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), a charity dedicated to protecting the oceans for future generations to enjoy.

Introducing the Sunseeker line-up for the Cannes Yachting Festival

10 September 2017

Sunseeker will be displaying its stunning range of motor yachts at the first show of the boating season, as part of over 500 yachts, 500 exhibitors and over 50,000 visitors attending the event in the Bay of Cannes.

Sunseeker line-up for TheYachtMarket Southampton Boat Show

10 September 2017

Sunseeker International, Britain’s biggest yacht manufacturer, is excited to announce its full line up of luxury motor yachts that will be on display at the upcoming Southampton Boat Show from 15th-24th September

Trio of guests for TheYachtMarket Southampton Boat Show

10 September 2017

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce that two time world hurdles champion Colin Jackson CBE, sports commentator Suzi Perry and X Factor winner Ben Haenow, will be the brand’s special guests at this year’s Southampton Boat Show on Friday 15th September at 12 noon.

Actisense to host manufacturer training at NMEA Conference

10 September 2017

Award-winning NMEA specialists, Actisense, are set to host a Manufacturer Training Session at the 2017 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo in Seattle, Washington.

World premiere of Cockwells Titian Tender

10 September 2017

Cockwell's Titian Tender will enjoy its world premiere at Monaco Yacht Show’s Tender Show (TS5) from 27 to 30 September.

Launch of the Solent Marine Safety Academy

09 September 2017

MRS Training & Rescue (formerly known as Mines Rescue Marine) in partnership with Fire Aid, are pleased to announce the launch of the Solent Marine Safety Academy.

Best Service Europe sponsor Indian Ocean Row 2018

09 September 2017

Best Service Europe has been seen at the Monaco Yacht Show for many years but at Darse Sud QS102 they are giving over part of their stand to the sponsorship of the Indian Ocean Row 2018 in aid of Parkinson's of Young People

Burgess introduces the 74m CRN superyacht Cloud 9

09 September 2017

Delivered in May 2017, the spectacular custom-built 74 metre CLOUD 9 is a powerful combination of engineering expertise and cutting-edge design, resulting from a close collaboration between CRN, Zuccon International Project and Winch Design.


Marine electric locking and security products range extended

09 September 2017

Superyacht UK and British Marine member Magnet Schultz Ltd (MSL), the UK’s leading authority on electric actuators, subassemblies and systems, has extended its range of special-purpose marine-rated locking and security products specifically for use on superyachts and other high-value vessels.

Wave MiniBOSS oil water separator launched

09 September 2017

Wave International is pleased to announce the official launch of its oil water filter separator for the superyacht industry, MiniBOSS.

Marlow takes the heat out of superyacht running rigging

08 September 2017

The new generation of Oceanus ‘smart ropes’ will allow the operators of high powered sailing superyachts and mega-sloops to better understand and react to the potential damaging effect of heat on larger ropes. This will result in increased safety and reliability.

Heirlooms Fine Linens at Monaco Yacht Show

08 September 2017

Heirlooms are delighted to be exhibiting for the 15th year at the Monaco Yacht Show, in the Parvis Piscine PQ58

Red Arrows flypast at Cannes

08 September 2017

Britain’s biggest boat builder, Sunseeker International, is delighted to support the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows’ overseas tour this autumn

Webasto introduces Freeline 115 Elegance refrigerator

08 September 2017

Webasto will present the Freeline 115 Elegance refrigerator at Southampton Boat Show (stand J368).

Seadub moves to Kemps Quay Industrial Park

07 September 2017

Seadub is settling into its new premises at Kemps Quay Industrial Park following its first five years in Southampton.

Superyacht UK Young Designer crafts exclusive yacht for smash hit Sky Atlantic drama Riviera

23 June 2017

Our Superyacht UK Young Designer 2016, Dastinas Steponenas, has designed a yacht exclusively for Sky Atlantic’s ‘Riviera’ after Sky Atlantic approached us last month with this opportunity to promote young talent.

M.Y. Hasna launch - excellence in elegance

07 June 2017

Monday, 5th June 2017: RWD is thrilled to announce the launch of Hasna (Project #813), the latest in an enviable portfolio of unique and tailor made Superyachts. Hasna embodies 73 metres of RWD’s all-encompassing original approach to yacht design, both inside and out.

Adec Marine - Things to consider when naming your boat

21 March 2017

You may be struggling to decide on, or considering various different names for your new vessel. That’s why we have come up with this handy little guide on what you should consider when choosing your boats name.

Superyacht UK member wins National Apprenticeship Award

07 March 2017

A Cornish-based superyacht company and a regional college have triumphed at a national awards ceremony for their apprenticeship delivery. Beating off stiff competition from across the UK, Pendennis Shipyard and The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), landed the Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award at the TES FE Awards 2017.


The next generation of yacht designers are once again affirmed by Superyacht UK

13 January 2017

Christopher Karam, a student from Staffordshire University, scooped the top prize yesterday (Thursday 12 January 2017) in the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2017, in partnership with Southampton Solent University.


Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2017, in partnership with Southampton Solent University, kicks off tomorrow

10 January 2017

Tomorrow (Wednesday 11 January 2017) marks the start of the 2017 Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition, in partnership with Southampton Solent University, at the 63rd London Boat Show. Nine students from across the country will be competing in this prestigious competition, putting the invaluable design skill of hand-drawing under the spotlight.

Lumishore Retro-fit Lighting System For Easy HID Replacement

28 September 2016

Lumishore, the global leader in the design and manufacture of the world’s leading high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, introduces its new range of Superyacht Retro-fit lights specially designed to easily replace existing HID and Plasma weld-in lights -- without having to lift or drydock the vessel.

Lumishore Retro-fit Lighting System For Easy HID Replacement

28 September 2016

Lumishore, the global leader in the design and manufacture of the world’s leading high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, introduces its new range of Superyacht Retro-fit lights specially designed to easily replace existing HID and Plasma weld-in lights -- without having to lift or dry dock the vessel.

Lumishore’s New Patented Weld-in Lighting System With Adjustable ‘Louvre’ LED Array Eliminates Long, Angled Flanges

28 September 2016

Lumishore, the global leader in the design and manufacture of the world’s leading high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, introduces its all-new range of weld-in lights for Superyachts, including its innovative new ‘Louvre’ models with patented LED array, eliminating the need for long, angled flanges.

Lumishore Retro-fit Lighting System For Easy HID Replacement

28 September 2016

Lumishore, the global leader in the design and manufacture of the world’s leading high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, introduces its new range of Superyacht Retro-fit lights specially designed to easily replace existing HID and Plasma weld-in lights -- without having to lift or drydock the vessel.

Winner of the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition on Placement at Pendennis Shipyard

23 June 2016

Following his win at the Superyacht UK (SYUK) Young Designer Competition in January at the London Boat Show 2016, Dastinas Steponenas has now joined the team at Pendennis Shipyard to undertake his four-week work placement prize at the Falmouth-based yard.

IMO Report from MSC 96

31 May 2016

Report from ICOMIA following the 96th session of the Maritime Safety Committee held at IMO from the 11th to 20th May 2016.

Superyacht UK Welcomes New Chairman

17 May 2016

Superyacht UK welcomes new Chairman at the AGM held on 12th May 2016 at Land Rover BAR.

British quality highlighted during the Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence 2016

26 April 2016

Last week British Marine and group association, Superyacht UK (SYUK), gave 17 international delegates and journalists the opportunity to visit and network with a number of key British companies who provide superior quality products and services for the superyacht sector.

Winners of the prestigious British Marine Awards announced

07 March 2016

Last week six outstanding British Marine members and two inspirational individuals were recognised for excellence within the industry, winning the categories they were finalists for at the prestigious British Marine Awards 2016.

Lumishore Launches All New Series Of High Performance Underwater Lighting

04 February 2016

The New EOS Series, SUPRA Series and ORA Series Are Set To Light Up The Industry

Winner of the prestigious Superyacht UK Young Designer Award

15 January 2016

Dastinas Steponenas, a final year student from Coventry University, scooped the top prize yesterday in the Superyacht UK Young Designer competition at the 62nd London Boat Show.

Superyacht UK and the London Boat Show shine the light on the next generation of design talent

23 December 2015

Superyacht UK is putting the invaluable design skill of hand-drawing under the spotlight once again at the 2016 London Boat Show. Taking place on the Show floor this year from Wednesday 14 to Thursday 15 January, the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition is an opportunity for students to showcase their design ideas to industry representatives.

British creativity thrives at the 2015 ISS Design Awards

05 November 2015

British design dominated the recent 2015 ISS Design Awards, held on 4 November during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Superyacht UK

British excellence shines at Monaco Yacht Show 2015

01 October 2015

New industry statistics released today by industry trade body Superyacht UK, show that the British superyacht industry is riding the wave of economic recovery.

Superyacht UK

Owen Clarke Design announce new design for 20m sailboat

29 September 2015

Superyacht UK member Owen Clarke Design were pleased to announce at the Monaco Yacht Show the signing of a new design, a 20m blue water sailboat for high latitude expedition cruising

Superyacht UK

New research shows rising revenues and jobs growth with British superyacht success

23 September 2015

New industry statistics released today by industry trade body Superyacht UK, show that the British superyacht industry is riding the wave of economic recovery.

Superyacht UK

BMT Nigel Gee Reaches 1000th Project Milestone

13 August 2015

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, and a leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering design consultancy, is celebrating its latest achievement in securing its 1000th project which will involve the delivery of detailed production engineering for a ferry machinery conversion.

Superyacht UK

Vitruvius Yachts announces 80m project

30 July 2015

Vitruvius Yachts, the Motor Yacht company of Superyacht UK member Philippe Briand, has announced an 80m project to be built by Turkish builder Turquoise Yachts

Superyacht UK

Viking Maritime Skills Academy

17 July 2015

Work has started on the new Viking Maritime Skills Academy

Superyacht UK

Pendennis Expands Facilities & Workforce

03 July 2015

Following the extensive facilities expansion at Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth the yard has christened its 7,564m² non-tidal wet basin, welcoming 6 yachts into the new basin since May. Alongside the increase in capacity, the yard is on a recruitment drive, looking for 12 new apprentices and hosting an open evening for all trades on the 9th July at Pendennis.

Superyacht UK

Conidia news - Keep your vessel moving

06 June 2015

Gone are the days when fuel systems took care of themselves.

Superyacht UK

£3 Million St. Helier Harbour Project Now Completed

02 June 2015

Marina Projects Limited, the UK based marina consultancy business, has been leading the development of a project that has delivered much needed improvement to visitors’ berths and holding pontoons in the busy St. Helier Harbour, Jersey.

Superyacht UK

BMT Nigel Gee to Support Ben Ainslie Racing’s America’s Cup Challenge

14 May 2015

BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, and a leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering design consultancy, has been announced as a supporting technical partner to Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) and the founder member of the Ben Ainslie Racing Technical Innovation Group (TIG).

Superyacht UK

Globally-renowned designer joins Superyacht UK

14 May 2015

One of the world’s most sought after superyacht designers, Philippe Briand has become a member of Superyacht UK (SYUK) to capitalise on the innovation found in Britain.

Superyacht UK

British companies behind Yachts of the Year

14 May 2015

At this year’s World Superyacht Awards (9 May 2015) UK-based businesses celebrated as their innovations contributed to six yachts picking up eight coveted Neptune trophies.

Superyacht UK

Superyacht UK Networking at SMMI

11 May 2015

Superyacht UK held their 2015 AGM and networking event at the new Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) Research and Innovation Services

British quality highlighted during the Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence 2015

24 April 2015

The tour, organised by the BMF, gave nearly 20 international delegates the opportunity to visit and network with a number of key British companies who provide superior quality products and services for the Superyacht industry.

Below is a snapshot of what the delegates and businesses involved thought of the event:

Lumishore wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Excellence for second year running

23 April 2015

Lumishore wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Excellence for second year running

Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence underway

16 April 2015

The British Marine Federation (BMF) and group association Superyacht UK (SYUK) has been promoting British Excellence to a global audience on the Tour of Excellence this week

Pendennis expands facilities & workforce

10 April 2015

Following the extensive facilities expansion at Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth the yard has christened its 7,564m² non-tidal wet basin, welcoming 6 yachts into the new basin since May. Alongside the increase in capacity, the yard is on a recruitment drive, looking for 12 new apprentices and hosting an open evening for all trades on the 9th July at Pendennis.

Superyacht UK reaches some of Europe's most affluent investors

10 April 2015

Howard Pridding, Chief Executive of the British Marine Federation (BMF), has today spoken to Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” Reaching a business focussed audience of some of Europe’s most affluent investors; the interview highlighted the work that the BMF are doing to promote Superyacht UK’s work in Britain, the industry as a whole and the Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence which takes place next week (13-17 April 2015).

SYUK at the London Yacht Jet Car Show

23 March 2015

Superyacht UK at the London Yacht Jet Car Show

Classic Motor Yacht Malahne re-launches

15 March 2015

The 165ft / 50m classic motor yacht Malahne was re-launched on March 14th at Pendennis Shipyard, Falmouth, after a meticulous 30 month restoration, during which the project’s details have been shrouded in secrecy.

Pendennis News

05 March 2015

BMT Nigel Gee Expands Further to Meet Increased Workload

05 March 2015

BMT Nigel Gee Expands Further to Meet Increased Workload

Superyacht UK Networking and AGM - May 7th 2015

05 March 2015

Superyacht UK Networking and AGM - May 7th 2015

Ince and Co invite you to their Spring Seminar

18 February 2015

An evening of interesting speakers, supper and one of the best views in London!

British companies steal success at ShowBoats Design Awards

18 February 2015

On Monday (23 February 2015) Britain stole the show at the prestigious Superyacht Design Symposim in Kitzbuhel, Austria.

Hand-drawing skill in the superyacht spotlight

17 January 2015

David Rowles, a third year student from Coventry University, scooped the top prize in the inaugural Superyacht UK Design competition at the CWM FX London Boat Show

Lifetime achievement honour for Piers Wilson in UK superyacht sector

17 January 2015

Piers Wilson is the deserving recipient of the inaugural Superyacht UK Lifetime Achievement, presented at the CWM FX London Boat Show.

Pendennis Celebrates Apprentice Achievements

17 January 2015

The Apprenticeship scheme at Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth is renowned as one of the best of its kind, having received multiple awards from within the shipbuilding industry and recognition from national business awards.

BMT Sponsor Shipwrights

01 January 2015

A University professor, composites yacht builder, inspirational single-handed deaf yachtsman, joiner shipwright and panel of experts chaired by an experienced journalist are among the eclectic line-up of personalities who were presenting at the 2014 Shipwrights Lecture

Superyacht Heureka delivered

01 August 2014

The 45 metre yacht designed by Superyacht UK members Dixon Yacht Design and built at Holland Jachtbouw's has arrived in the Mediterranean, indicating she is now delivered to her owners.

Superyacht UK 2013 Industry Survey

01 August 2014

Find out all you need to know about what careers are available, what training and certification you will need and what options you have to progress your career.

Superyacht UK secretary’s Pendennis Cup report

06 June 2014

Once the racing was over, the yachts joined the many others, of all shapes and sizes that were gathering at Gyllyngvase Beach. The cliff walks and beach were crammed with people all waiting for the first sight of the Red Arrows. The Pendennis Team had arranged for Red 10’s commentary to be relayed to the yachts, we were soon enjoying the sight & sound of nine Hawk T1A's putting on a fabulous display

LUMISHORE wins UK’s prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

29 May 2014

Superyacht UK member Lumishore, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance Underwater LED Lighting Systems, is the proud recipient of UK’s highest accolade for business success.

Superyacht UK AGM and Networking event in Falmouth

13 May 2014

On Thursday May 8th Superyacht UK and over 80 of its members enjoyed Cornish hospitality at the Pendennis Shipyard and the Falmouth area.

Captain John Percival

13 March 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Captain John Percival on Sunday 9th March 2014. John was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008, which had been under control until recent months, and he passed away peacefully in the early hours of Sunday morning with his family at his bedside.

Cathelco news

05 November 2013

Seafresh Ocean Whisper - the quiet revolution in energy recovery watermakers. Many owners of sailing yachts would like to install a watermaker, but have been put off in the past by concerns over power and space requirements.Now Seafresh Desalinators are launching a DC powered energy recovery desalinator which measures just 70(l) x 35(w) x 25cm(h), weighs only 20kg and is so quiet that it is barely discernible over the sound of lapping water. Even better, it can be run from the yacht’s battery supply.

Superyacht UK celebrate

01 November 2013

SYUK celebrated its 10th anniversary at the recent Monaco Yacht Show, with an aerial display from the Red Arrows, positive annual statistics and reported increased confidence in the sector following a successful show.