YachtAid Global, a non-profit based in San Diego that coordinates developmental/disaster relief aid and deliveries via private yachts to communities in need around the world, is calling on the yachting industry to support its ongoing fundraising efforts for critically needed aid.
The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
New economic numbers suggest that the economy is poised for faster growth after a disappointing first quarter.
The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as another cold and snowy winter discouraged consumer spending and exports and business investment declined.
Australian brokerage Multihull Central said the first Aquila power catamaran that will be delivered to Australia was sold at the Palm Beach International Boat Show in Florida in March.
After setting a world record for the most billfish released in a tournament, the 2015 Offshore World Championship wrapped up with a total of 2,840 billfish releases, which included 2,822 sailfish, 14 blue marlin, two black marlin and two striped marlin.
Robalo Boats will unveil its newest center console worldwide during an online social media event on June 16.
The 42-year-old Bahamas Billfish Championship started this morning with the Guana Cay Championship as 21 boats are set to compete over four tournaments from April through June in the Abacos.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first solo non-stop circumnavigation under sail achieved by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston during the 1968-69 Sunday Times Golden Globe Yacht Race, a new Golden Globe Race is set to start from Falmouth, England on June 14, 2018 — the same day and month that Knox-Johnston set out on his…more
The captain and a member of the crew of an overloaded fishing boat that capsized and sank in the Mediterranean Sea during the weekend, killing hundreds of migrants seeking refuge in Europe, were arrested on suspicion of “reckless shipwreck, multiple manslaughter [and] abetting clandestine immigration,” an Italian prosecutor’s office said today.
Shortly before midnight on Saturday, an estimated 700 migrants plunged to their deaths in the frigid Mediterranean about 112 miles south of Italy.