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.

Marine Industry Salary Survey

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Marine Resources the recruitment consultancy, has partnered with British Marine and Maritime UK to launch the first ever national salary survey for the marine industry. The aim is to gain a comprehensive insight into the salaries currently commanded by professionals across the sector, as well as support businesses by highlighting common challenges and key trends. […]

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Greta Thunberg to sail Trans Atlantic on Zero-Carbon Yacht

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Greta Thunberg the 16 year old climate activist is set to sail from the Mayflower Marina in Plymouth, destined for the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.  She will be sailing on board Malizia II a high-tech IMOCA 60’ foiling monohull racing yacht. Billed as being a zero carbon voyage because the yacht uses […]

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Clipper Ventures calls for an Independent Inquiry into both MCA & MIAB

Friday, August 9th, 2019

A full on row is brewing now that Clipper Ventures has called for an independent inquiry into both the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Marine Accident Investigation Branch. (MAIB) This follows the investigations by the agencies into the tragic death of Simon Speirs. On the 18th November 2017, Simon Speirs, a 60 year […]

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What to do with the Wreck of the Montgomery?

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

The BBC has called it the “ticking time bomb of the Thames,” and The New Scientist has referred to it as “The Doomsday Wreck,” yet very few people seem to know about the danger that lurks beneath the waves in the Thames estuary. During a gale back in 1944 the cargo ship SS Richard Montgomery sank […]

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Cotton Crews Reveal Industry Stats

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Cotton Crews, the fast-growing South Florida yacht recruitment agency, is celebrating 5,000 downloads of its Cotton Crew Hire app the fast-growing South Florida yacht recruitment agency is releasing industry stats collected since its launch The app joined the Apple and Android platforms in September 2018 and has become the go-to recruitment platform for Captains and Owners who demand faster and better hiring, […]

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North Cyprus Haven Retains Prestigious 5 Gold Anchor Award

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

The North Cyprus haven of Karpaz Gate Marina was featured recently as one in series of marina based shows we record for Superyacht Radio. Because it appeared on our show Around the World we were delighted to learn that The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) has decided that following a rigorous assessment the marina is to […]

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YBDSA European Conference

Saturday, July 27th, 2019

The YBDSA, otherwise known as the Yacht Brokers Designers & Surveyors Association, is to hold its inaugural European Conference at the Yacht Club de Monaco on 24th October 2019. The conference is specifically for brokers, surveyors and designers and other professionals who work in the large yacht sector. Industry leaders Attendees and speakers hail from the […]

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Sète Marina an IGY Marina is Now Open

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Working closely with the Sète Port Authority, International marina operator and developer, Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas) has opened an advanced superyacht facility in the Mediterranean. The purpose-built superyacht facility provides berthing accommodations in the South of France for the world’s largest vessels. IGY Sète Marina recently received its first vessel and is currently accepting […]

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Travelopia Invests US$ 130 million into Yacht Charter Companies

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Travelopia, was the business division of holiday giant Tui. Now that it has been sold to private equity firm KKR, it is about to float the boat a bit having made investment promises to its yacht charter fleets. The company owns the boat rental companies: Le Boat, The Moorings, Sunsail and Footloose  Travelopia Yachts have […]

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Zandra Rhodes to ‘Save the Sea’ from Plastic Pollution

Friday, July 19th, 2019

The slightly dotty, veteran British fashion designer Dame Zandra Rhodes has donated a t-shirt design to the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) She and other top fashion designers have done so to help raise awareness of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. The Zandra Rhodes eye-catching t-shirt announces that “No pollution is the only solution”. The […]

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