British solo skipper Pip Hare, 47, fulfilled the dream that she has held since she was a teenage sailor in her native East Anglia, England when she crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe solo non-stop round the world race at 00:57:30 hrs UTC on the 12th February, emerging from a bitterly cold Bay…

After consultation with our clients and stakeholders, Dubai International Boat Show shall reschedule its 2021 edition to 8-12 March 2022 at Dubai Harbour. The deferment is made in consideration of the evolving regulations and logistics on the movement of yachts internationally, and our continued commitment to provide the maximum diversity and choice of global brands to our regional customers. We…

The Palma Superyacht Show’s organisers are pleased to confirm the event’s new 2021 dates.The show will now be held from June 3 until June 6. The event was due to take place from the 30th of April to the 3rd of May. We are following the evolution and effects of the pandemic closely and believe a…

The all-new Pearl 62 was declared ‘Best Flybridge over 50ft’ in the prestigious 2021 Motor Boat Awards, which were announced yesterday during an online presentation. British luxury motoryacht builder Pearl Yachts’ new Pearl 62 was announced ‘Best Flybridge over 50ft’ category during the latest Motor Boat Awards, which are administered and judged solely on product…

RINA today opened its Fleet Operating Centre (FOC) in newly expanded offices in Piraeus. The new centre will allow the ship classification society to manage RINA classed vessels even more accurately and efficiently all over the world. The move, together with the relocation of the Deputy EVP for the Marine Business, Massimo Volta, to Athens,…

Porto Montenegro delighted to be awarded ‘Best Adriatic Marina’ in Superyacht Business Awards 2020 Porto Montenegro, the luxury waterfront and yachting paradise in the Bay of Kotor, has been awarded Best Adriatic Marina at the Superyacht Business Awards 2020. The Superyacht Business Awards are considered the most prestigious and recognised global awards programme where captains…

Water sports trade fair to open its doors from 17th to 25th April 2021 Exhibitors and associations opt for new dates 03/12/2020 Boot Düsseldorf 2021 will be held from 17th to 25th April. The original dates from 23 to 31 January could not be used due to the ongoing high infection numbers across all of Europe. Messe…

2020 is undoubtedly one of the most challenging years that we have faced on both a personal and professional level. However, as the year draws to an end, glimmers of hope are appearing and we are optimistic about the future. So we have already started making plans for 2021 and the staging of the MYBA…

In less than three weeks, METSTRADE’s first virtual event will take place on 10 December. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on our industry, but it is important we stay connected. METSTRADE Connect is an entirely new virtual platform built to connect the leisure marine industry. Meet new people and network with professionals…