Viking Is Adding 10 New Ships to Its European River Cruise Fleet

by Sarah Kuta Last updated: 1:10 PM ET, Wed December 6, 2023 Buoyed by strong demand for European river cruises, Viking is adding another 10 ships to its fleet, the company announced today. Construction of the new vessels is underway at the Neptun Werft shipyard in Rostock, Germany, where all of the company’s Viking Longships have been built. The shipbuilder …

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ISA UV II Sets Sail as Audiophile’s Haven

ISA Yachts’ 45m MY UV II, the brainchild of an Australian music aficionado, stands as a testament to sonic perfection, brought to life by Videoworks. The vessel, an ode to audio and video excellence, hosts a colossal 20,000-watt sound system, akin to professional recording studios. Its audio prowess extends to a soundproofed chamber, allowing guests to relish music without disturbing others. …

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Plymouth Fire Department Rescues Three After Boat Runs Aground

For immediate release Plymouth firefighters rescue three individuals after their boat ran aground Wednesday morning. (Photo courtesy Jeff Sylveus)) Plymouth firefighters rescue three individuals after their boat ran aground Wednesday morning. (Photo courtesy Jeff Sylveus)) PLYMOUTH — Chief Neil Foley reports that the Plymouth Fire Department rescued three people after their boat ran aground this morning. At approximately 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, …

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The world’s first electric flying craft is set for liftoff

You know how boats usually sail on water, right?  Well, what if I told you there’s a boat that can fly over water, like a bird or a plane? Sounds crazy, right? But it’s true. There’s a company in Sweden called Candela that has created a boat that can “fly” above the water.  The boat is called Candela P-12, and …

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2023 poker run their biggest yet

FALL RIVER — The season of giving is underway, but charitable efforts got an extra head start on Ferry Street. The 17th annual Borden Light Marina Charity Poker Run made quite a splash this August, with an event that exceeded expectations all around. There were more boats, more spectators, and more activities, which led to more generous donations for a …

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Saudi Arabia tells US to exercise restraint as Houthis attack ships in Red Sea

The world’s largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia has been alarmed by the Houthi missiles fired over its territory Image Courtesy Reuters According to two people familiar with Saudi thinking, Saudi Arabia has requested that the US exercise moderation in reacting to Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea. This is part of Riyadh’s efforts to control the fallout from …

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Pakistan 23rd country to join IMO’s ship recycling convention

Pakistan has ratified the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) treaty for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling, the Hong Kong Convention. IMO On November 30, Vice Admiral (Retd.) Iftikhar Ahmad Rao, Maritime Minister and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Maritime Affairs, Pakistan, deposited the instrument of accession with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim at IMO Headquarters in London. The …

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Christmas boat parades, Chanukah event

Take a look: What’s happening in December? Here’s our events calendar. 5. Brazilian comic brings laughs to Off The Hook Comedian, actor and Brazil native Rafi Bastos performs standup at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8; and 6 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9; and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at Off The Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach …

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German Billionaire’s $31 Million Bespoke Yacht Sold in Record Time

A wealthy superyacht owner parted with his custom pleasure craft after just five years and didn’t even have to wait too long – the eye-catching Van Tom found a new owner in just one month. 15 photos Photo: Camper & Nicholsons Serial yacht owners are called that for a reason. These millionaires and billionaires are always looking for the newest, …

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2023 Harken International Youth Match Racing Championship at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club

2023 Harken International Youth Match Racing Championship at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club – Day 1 by R.P.A.Y.C. Sailing Office 5 Dec 23:58 PST 4-8 December 2023 The HARKEN International Youth Match Racing Championship is the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s (RPAYC) most prestigious youth sailing event, which brings together talented youth sailors from around the world, for 4 …

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