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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.

2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race Fleet Building Steadily

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Trafalgar Day marks the start of the 38th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race from Malta this year and already the current entry list shows every sign of matching the number and diversity of yachts of recent years. One of a clutch of 600 mile races, and firmly regarded as a classic, the Rolex Middle […]

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Historic Harbour to Welcome Superyachts

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

An historic Scottish harbour at the heart of Greenock is now available for visiting yachts and leisure vessels thanks to a new berthing pontoon. In its 19th century heyday the East India Harbour was at the heart of a bustling waterfront where goods from across the globe were landed. It is now hoped the new […]

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Fraser Partners with Porsche for 70th Anniversary

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Fraser, the yacht brokerage firm turns 70 this year and to mark the anniversary, it has partnered with Porche the German sports car manufacturer to offer clients a Classy performance both on land and at sea. The sports car manufacturer has recently launched the ‘Porsche Ultimate’ service in the South of France, which enables clients to […]

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Porto Montenegro Receives Platinum Status

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Porto Montenegro has become the first marina ever to be awarded the 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, the highest status for any marina across the world. Launched last year by operators of the Gold Anchor award scheme, The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marina Industries Association (MIA), this new Platinum accreditation has been designed […]

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Eddie Jordan Sells Blush

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

No news from Sunseeker as to when or if Eddie Jordan is going to buy another new yacht but Camper & Nicholsons have confirmed they have sold his last one. The Monaco office of the brokerage firm has announced the in-house sale of the 47 metre Blush, with Alex Lees-Buckley representing both the buyer and the seller […]

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Porto Montenegro Hosts 5th Super Wine Festival

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Porto Montenegro the award winning luxury marina village at in Tivat in the heart of the UNESCO protected Boka Bay, has again become the stage for SuperWine festival. The marina has 460 berths, 220 sold-out luxury apartments, as well as over 50 units of ground floor retail made up of restaurants, bars, cafes, shops and […]

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Hydrogen Powered Vessel to Sail Around the World

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

A voyage with a planned duration of 6 years in which 101 ports of call in 50 different countries are visited is in it’s self a remarkable endeavour. To make such a voyage in a vessel that does not need to refuel is totally futuristic. Yet Energy Observer: the first ever self-sufficient energy vessel has […]

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The Monaco Yacht Show unveils new initiatives for 2017

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

With two months before the opening of the 27th Monaco Yacht Show, exhibiting brokerage companies, superyacht builders and the Show partners have been given an insight about new initiatives developed to attract new superyacht prospective clients to the show. Speaking at Hotel Fairmont Monte-Carlo, Gaëlle Tallarida, Managing Director of the MYS, shared the “Sapphire Experience” […]

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Banish Superyacht Paperwork and Accounting

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Ask any superyacht Captain what he hates most about his job ad the answer is almost certainly going to contain the words; paperwork and accounting. Captains generally prefer to spend their time running the yacht, managing the crew and ensuring the yacht’s owners and his guests are happy. All will acknowledge that they have to […]

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Superyachts Found Deficient Port State Compliance Reviews

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Superyachts are beginning to feel the impact of the Port State Control Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) These inspections continue to take place and according to Maritime Services International not all vessels are fully prepared. Port State Control (PSC) Officers continue to use a list of 12 questions including the use of a Private Placement and […]

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