Welcome to Superyacht News from TheHoworths.com Frequently updated, we seek to bring to you the most informative, interesting and sometimes amusing stories from the superyacht and leisure marine sectors around the world. To share your news with our growing readership, send it to us by email and include low resolution imagery and and any quotations and we will then give it our consideration.

Moorings Celebrates 50th

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Established in 1969 Moorings, the yacht charter company, began renting out just six yachts. Now in the year of its 50thbirthday, it has now expanded its offering.  It offers the choice of over 400 sail, power or crewed yachts as part of its charter fleet. Five decades have now passed since the company was established by […]

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SeaDream Yacht Club to Build New Ship

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

For over fifteen years, the SeaDream Yacht Club have been operating two yacht-like ships, on 7 to 15-day voyages. SeaDream I and SeaDream II each of 108 metres were built in 1984. They were formerly named Sea Goddess I & II, and later Seabourn Goddess I & II. With their shallow draught they visit small harbours and ports in the Mediterranean […]

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French Polynesia and Monaco form Luxury Yachting Alliance

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

French Polynesia is keen to maximise on the high economic potential afforded to the islands by visiting superyachts. To this end Tahiti Tourisme’s Superyacht Cluster and Cluster Yachting Monaco have signed a partnership alliance. Each year, about 50 to 60 superyachts cruise the Polynesian waters. Although this niche market only represents 300 to 400 visitors […]

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Five Largest Yachts at Palm Beach International Boat Show

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Here is our rundown on the five largest yachts at this years Palm Beach International Boat Show More than US $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories are on display at 34th annual eve The show runs from March 28-31 along Flagler Drive in Downtown West Palm Beach. Here are the five largest yachts set to […]

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Palm Beach International Boat Show

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Staged by Informa Exhibitions, the 34th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show runs from March 28-31 It will feature more than US$1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats. They range from 3 metre inflatables to superyachts nearly 100 metres in length. In addition to the large selection of boats and exhibits, […]

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BWA Opens Gibraltar Office

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

BWA Yachting a worldwide yachting services provider has widened its Mediterranean presence with the launch of an office in Gibraltar. The gateway to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar is uniquely placed when it comes to yachting traffic. The opening a new office there follows 10 years of the company operating locally on The Rock through sub-agents. Joining […]

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Yachting Gives Back Launches Easter Campaign

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Think of the Balearic Islands and chances are you think; sun sea and sangria.  Mention the word luxury and superyachts, luxury villas and performance cars come to mind. Not many connect the holiday destination with the altogether less becoming image of island poverty. Yet according to the Balearic branch of the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN), […]

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Sale of a Legend

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The 74 metre expedition superyacht Legend has been sold by Y.Co She was built in 1974 as an ice breaking tug for use with the Soviet Navy.  They used her to clear passages for nuclear submarines making passage into and out of Russia’s ports. That is the story at least! We were part of her crew during […]

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North Cyprus Marina to Open Hotel

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

A superyacht marina in North Cyprus has unveiled plans for new sea-front accommodation overlooking the berths. A luxury boutique hotel and spa will open at the award-winning Karpaz Gate Marina in 2020. Offering high-end facilities overlooking the marina, the new hotel will further elevate the Karpaz peninsula. Turning the development into an outstanding destination for […]

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Caribbean Red Tape

Sunday, March 10th, 2019

It seems that for some yachts, sailing from island to island in the Caribbean red tape is becoming overly complicated by an organisation seemingly intent on providing jobs for the boys and endeavouring to justify their own existence. The Joint Regional Communication Centre is a Sub Agency of The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Implementation Agency for […]

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