Press Release Archive - Events & Yacht Shows

Tue, 07 May 2019


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Tue, 23 Apr 2019

7th PALMA SUPERYACHT SHOW: Less Than One Week Away

With the Palma Superyacht Show just around the corner, it’s clear why marina Moll Vell’s a hive of activity and the city’s abuzz with the kind of vibrancy only reserved for the hottest events. Whether you’re new to the show or visit/exhibit annually, here are some highlights to look out for during the 7th edition of the yachting industry’s favourite event. Greater percentage of large motoryachts Aside from sleek sailing yachts in the 24-30m range, a sweeping selection ... More

Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Palma Superyacht Show to Feature High-Octane Yachts

Palma de Mallorca is not only celebrated for its 'champagne sailing conditions' but also for its stand-out marinas, yards and services. This year's selection of sail and motor yachts over 24m matches the capital’s nautical versatility: anything from multi-level motor yachts to classic sailing yachts can be admired. What’s more, the 7th Palma Superyacht Show will be a veritable festival of high-octane racers as it will shine a spotlight upon competitive yachts such as the 43.6-metre Svea and t... More

Tue, 29 Jan 2019

What to Expect from Mallorca’s 7th Edition of the Palma Superyacht Show

An extended show-area, a greater selection of bigger yachts and a 72m floating bridge were much spoken about (by visitors and exhibitors) in the wake of the 2018 Palma Superyacht Show’s unequivocal success. A lesser-known fact is that the show continued to weave its magic throughout the year in the shape of yachts sold or chartered as a result of the event. Three yachts were sold by Northrop and Johnson, two by Camper and Nicholsons and three charters were purveyed by Burgess, to name but a f... More

Wed, 14 Nov 2018

An Adventurous Charter on an Unusual Superyacht | Lauren L in Patagonia

Located at the southern end of South America, sharing borders with Argentina and Chile, Patagonia is known for stunning views of the Andes Mountains as well as a landscape that includes deserts, volcanoes, glaciers and grasslands. Patagonia has two coasts: western facing the Pacific Ocean and eastern facing the Atlantic Ocean and this region guarantees an unforgettable charter experience for those who wish to visit an area of outstanding natural beauty and adventure into the unknown. 90m Laur... More

Tue, 21 Aug 2018

Schiller Water Bike Races at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff

Following on from the epic Riviera Water Bike Challenge in June which saw 44 pro-athletes racing Schiller Water Bikes in Monaco, the San Fransisco based company has joined forces with the Extreme Sailing Series to host two days of water bikes races alongside the pro sailing championship. At the end of August the Extreme Sailing Series™, now in its 12th year, arrives in Cardiff Bay, UK and from 24th – 27th August an array of Olympians, world champions and America’s Cup superstars racing on ... More

Tue, 08 May 2018

6th Palma Superyacht Show: Bigger, Better and in a Class on its Own

The general consensus of visitors and exhibitors is that the Palma Superyacht Show has improved in leaps and bounds this year. This edition’s extended show-area, larger amount of bigger yachts and floating bridge were all mentioned as factors in this year’s unequivocal success. Moreover, the Palma Superyacht Show has this year demonstrated its bona fides as an internationally recognized event. The Islander's Managing Editor Simon Relph (long-time supporter and media partner) affirmed: "T... More

Fri, 27 Apr 2018

Riviera Water Bike Challenge 2018 | Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation

After the success of last year’s inaugural Riviera Water Bike Race , Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene of Monaco will be hosting the second annual Riviera Water Bike Challenge this June. The Riviera Water Bike Challenge includes a mix of celebrities, athletes, Formula 1 drivers and the Prince and Princess. Competitors will race Schiller S1-C Water Bikes over a 20KM relay course between Pointe Ciappaira and the semi-floating harbour wall of the Port Hercules, Monaco. There wi... More

Tue, 24 Apr 2018


With the start of the Palma Superyacht Show almost upon us, it’s clear why Mallorca’s capital is buzzing with the kind of excitement only reserved for the biggest events. To intensify anticipation even further, here’s the latest news and info on what to expect during the yachting industry’s sunniest, and arguably most popular, show. Apart from being able to eye up boats in the 24-30m bracket (which have the benefit of being able to berth in most marinas, not to mention drop anchor in s... More

Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Countdown to Palma Superyacht Show Begins: 16 days to go

The unsurpassable sight of billowing sails, the sound of rushing waves and a feeling of being connected with centuries of maritime history: those lured in by the romance of sailing can rest assured that there will be plenty to admire at the forthcoming Palma Superyacht Show. Nautor’s Swan Brokerage will be exhibiting a range of remarkable yachts which illustrate this point perfectly: GREY GOOSE, ALIX, HOPPESTOSSE and SONG OF THE SEA. ‘Swans’ are known the world over for their excep... More

Mon, 26 Mar 2018

Extended Show-Area enhanced by 72m Temporary Bridge

This year's larger show area will bring about some exciting infrastructural changes, such as the construction of a floating bridge. This temporary bridge, which will connect STP shipyard to Palma's iconic fisherman's dock, will allow for a circular route, improving visitors' flow and viewing experience. This new bridge, which will measure 72 metres in length, is hardly a superfluity as the entire yacht basin will be occupied by yachts for sale and charter this year. This means ... More

Wed, 07 Mar 2018

A showcase for sale and charter yachts

The Palma Superyacht Show prides itself on a line-up of superyachts which is as diverse as it is impressive. Different sized sail and motor yachts, which in turn can be divided into the classically styled and brazenly innovative, will be adorning this year’s larger show area. Moreover, aside from visitors looking to buy, those keen to charter will also be able to lose themselves in an irresistible selection. Expect to marvel over yachts new to the charter market and yachts that... More

Wed, 31 Jan 2018

A Kaleidoscope of Yachting Excellence

The 6th edition of the Palma Superyacht Show got off to a flying start this year. Influential brokerage houses continue to beef-up an already prestigious line-up of superyachts, and exhibitor stand-space is filling up fast with yachting’s leading service and equipment companies. Needless to say, momentum is building for the upcoming edition of the Palma Superyacht Show, herald of the Mediterranean summer season and arguably yachting’s most anticipated event of the year. From mega... More

Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Larger Selection of Yachts and Extended Exhibition Area

Many owners are looking to build or buy bigger yachts and we’re excited to announce that this ‘growing’ trend will be reflected in the next edition of yachting’s favourite event, the Palma Superyacht Show. The yachting industry’s most acclaimed brokerage houses, such as Northrop Johnson, Fraser Yachts and Burgess will return with some truly magnificent boats next year. Think yachts that have won regattas, prestigious awards or simply render onlookers speechless with their stu... More

Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Schiller Bikes Endurance Challenge on Norway Superyacht Route

Endurance adventurer Dave Cornthwaite pedalled an astounding 1243 miles/2090 kilometres along the Norwegian coast, following popular superyacht and famous Hurtigruten ferry route, from Kirkenes to Bergen on his Schiller Water Bike. His journey lasted for nine weeks, reaching its conclusion in October, and is a record-breaking distance travelled by water bike. Describing his favourite destinations on this preferred superyacht route, Dave says, “The entire Norwegian coast is beautiful in ... More

Thu, 02 Nov 2017

FunAir joins USSA with premier space in new area at FLIBS

FunAir have recently joined the USSA and have the premier space in the new American section of the Superyacht Pavillion of Fort Lauderdale International Boat show. American born FunAir can be found at the entrance to the new American section and opposite the USSA Lounge at booth 801. The leading superyacht inflatables manufacturers will be showcasing a new lounger design, the popular Climbing Wall and in partnership with Oceanemo, the Sports Utility Yacht, a range of 3D printed replica FunAir... More

Thu, 26 Oct 2017

Bluewater to offer refit certification at refit show

Bluewater will offer “Introduction to Yacht Refitting for Yacht Managers, Captains and Crew” seminar series and certification January 10-11, 2018. Bluewater Crew Training and T he Triton have partnered to develop a seminar series for the 2018 Refit Show, January 10-11, 2018, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The two-day “Introduction to Yacht Refitting for Yacht Managers, Captains and Crew” certification program is part of the Refit Show’s conference at the Broward County Convention Cent... More

Tue, 24 Oct 2017

Porto Mirabello is the ideal location for yachts looking for winter berths

Porto Mirabello would like to encourage yacht owners to consider berthing their yachts in their marina during the winter. There are many benefits to choosing Porto Mirabello including protection against weather conditions, security and the beautiful area in which the only dedicated luxury marina in Italy is situated. Protection against the elements Porto Mirabello sits safely in the middle of the Gulf of Poets, one of the most protected bays in Europe, without depth problems. The n... More

Thu, 19 Oct 2017

FunAir announces partnership with Sealed Air Repairs

Mobile service centre for superyacht inflatables Florida As the global leader in manufacturing inflatable yacht toys, FunAir continue to innovate and ahead of the winter season have announced a partnership with Sealed Air Repairs who opened a Florida based mobile service centre for all inflatable yacht toys earlier this year. SAR has a mobile service centre that will cover the Floridian coastline offering to pick up your toys and make sure they are clean, dry and ready to... More

Tue, 03 Oct 2017

Cogs4Cancer 1400km endurance ride for cancer research has began

Help Cogs4Cancer Make it a Million in 2017 – Current total raised €934,331 Today 30 keen amateur cyclists who all work in the superyacht industry have left Cancer Research UK head quarters in London to ride approximately 1400km over 10 days to Antibes, France in aid of raising funds for both CRUK and local French cancer charities. The team of superyacht Captains and industry professionals have already raised €229,000 this year with the previous three rides in 2013, 2014 and 2015 raising... More

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