Featured jobs of the day: Beneteau, Princess Yachts Mexico, e3 Systems, Sunsail, Clipper Marine (June 16, 2015)

pablopeiro : junio 16, 2015 7:16 pm : News

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Featured companies hiring today on IBI Jobs include:
Beneteau is looking for an enthusiastic and performance-driven Area Sales Manager to join its export team.
Princess Yachts Mexico wishes to appoint a Sales Support Manager with proven history in sales of new and used powerboats in the 30ft-100ft-plus range.
e3 Systems in Mallorca, Spain needs a Sales Representative to source leads, promote, sell and secure orders for its communications services and associated hardware.
Sunsail in the UK is looking for a Flotilla Engineer to complete turnaround service checks, yacht preparation and deck washing, amongst other roles, while Clipper Marine, also in the UK, needs a Yacht Broker/Sales Person to help with the running of its office in Poole.
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The largest luxury sailing yachts of the world come together on Wednesday for the Superyacht Cup Palma (June 14, 2015)

pablopeiro : junio 14, 2015 1:55 pm : News

*The competion that will take place in palma´s Bay will start next wednesday
*This regatta will move over 1.000 people during the 4 days of the event.
*The economic Benefit impact for Palma can exceed 4 million euros.
The Moll Vell Port of Palma welcomes once again the longest and oldest regatta in Europe. The Superyacht Cup ( SYC) 2015 Palma celebrates its nineteenth edition in the Bay of Palma welcoming the largest and most prestigious sailing yachts worldwide .

A total of 21 large great length yacths from 12 boatyards, will sail Majorcan waters the next 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th of June to compete in one of the most important races around the Mediterranean and the second most important worldwide in its category .

Luxury yachts of 24-60 meters long, crewed by top competition sailors from top competition,will dispute the first prizes in their categories this is an international regatta and that most of the yachts are from different countrys of the world such as Holland, Germany, Great Britain and the United States.

An economic impact of EUR 4 million

Without doubt, the Superyacht Cup positions the city of Palma as one of the leading nautical tourism destinations worldwide. Four days in which not only the competition generates a lot of jobs in both local and foreign companies , but also becomes a great meeting point for thousands of visitors.

We have to notably point out that only for the marine industry the Superyacht Cup moves more than 1,000 people between participants, fellow travellers,accredited staff , workers and onboard crew, not forgetting all those nautical and sea lovers that make these days a “must” in Palma.

Many people who during their stay in Palma will carry out a major economic spend on the different services such as dining , tourism, and all commercial and social outlets that the island has to offer. According to a study by the Chamber of Commerce at the time, the economic impact of the participants could be around between 3 and 4 million euros.

Although the competition lasts four days , participants arrive in Palma several days in advance and return to their countries of origin several days after the race as finished. This provides Palma with visitors in an average for10 days during the dates of the regatta. It is also important to note that many yachts use their stay in the port of Palma for repairs, in this case the average duration of the crew in Palma exceeds 100 days.

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“Best of Yachting” of Port Adriano join yachting (May 14, 2015)

pablopeiro : mayo 14, 2015 8:48 am : News

The second edition of “Best of Yachting” Port Adriano brings back together once again all the best of yachting shipyards. This is an indispensable event that will take place the following 22nd, 23rd and 24th of May. A unique meeting of the best offer of national and international nautical brokers and shipyards that will join together al nautical kinds of entertainment.
Nautiparts company will rent out during the event Go- Cycles and Segways and all profits will proced
to benefit the the charity organization ASPANOB, also this second edition of best of Yachting arrives
with a great fashion show for all visitors to enjoy on Sunday afternoon, Isabel Coll renowned fashion
businesswoman and John A. del Rio will be the parades directors.
For this occasion, Port Adriano has a full schedule of activities:
Programa de Eventos / Event Program / Event Programm
*Viernes- Friday- Freitag / 22
16:00 a 19:00 – Programa Ultima Hora Radio “Hoy es el día” con Carlos Duran
“Hoy es el día” con Carlos Duran radio show on ultima hora radio
17:00 – Apertura del evento
Event opening
17:00 -22:00- Exhibición barcos
Boat exhibition
17:00- 20:00 – Prueba de coches Bentley
Bentley cars test drive
18:00- 19:00- Exhibción de Jet-Lev a cargo de Nauti-Parts
Nauti-parts jet-lev exhibition
20:00- 21:30 Desfile de barcos y presentación de Best of Yachting 20:00- 22.00
Boat parade and best of yachting presentation-
*Sábado- Saturday- Samstag / 23
17:00 to 22:00 -Exhibición/ Exhibition / Austellung Best of Yachting Port Adriano
17:00- 20:00 – Prueba de coches Bentley 17:00- 18:00 –Exhibción de Jet-Lev a cargo de Nautiparts / Jet Lev exhibition by Nautiparts / Jet-Lev Vorführung von Nauti-Parts
18:00- 20:00 -Fiesta infantil con juegos y pintacaras
Children games and activities
19:00- Gran fiesta de apertura del verano en Coast by East
Grand summer opening party by coast by east
*Domingo-Sunday-Sontag / 24
17:00 to 22:00- Exhibición barcos
Boat exhibition
17:00- 20:00 – Prueba de coches Bentley / Test & Drive by Bentley / Testfahren mit Bentley – solo bajo reserva previa / by reservation only / nach Vorreservierung.
18:00- 20:00- Prueba técnica Tecnogym, descubre el entrenamiento personal a tu medida/
Tecnogym technical exhibition, discover your made to measure personal trainer
19:00- 20:00 Desfile de Moda
Fashion show
23:00 Fin de Fiesta en Crew Bar
End of party at the crew bar.
Best of yachting coincides with surf padel mode event, most recommended for lovers of this nautical
activity: “Stand Up Race ” , an international sporting event to be held on the 23rd , 24th and 25th of
May and it will be led by Laura Quetglas surfboard athlete, leader in this surfing sport and a champion
in this type of rowing standing surf sport.

Press Release BEST OF YACHTING of Port Adriano.

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Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona ready to welcome the fleet coming back from the Caribbean (April 6, 2015)

pablopeiro : abril 6, 2015 10:50 am : News


A plan with exclusive promotion has been designed for spring season
Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona knows that after thousands of navigated miles and months of activity in the Caribbean, the superyachts are planning their back trip to the Med.
For this reason, Vilanova Grand Marina- Barcelona has launched a special new spring promotion with specific advantages and discounts for the yachts coming back from the Caribbean.. This new promotional pack will give even more value to the already strategic location that Vilanova Grand Marina- Barcelona offers as the first stop in the Mediterranean.
The marina has design a plan with important discounts in berths and services, as well as free lift out for tenders and other promotions in all technical services that Superyacht and their crew might require on a daily basis.
All is ready for welcome this spring season: cover workshops to carry out maintenance and repairs, storage rooms close to the moorings, dry dock for tenders, etc.,, and of course, an excellent and the new Internet connection to stay in contact at any moment.
In addition, with a friendly atmosphere between captains and crew in mind, the hospitality desk team has designed a new and special range of tempting activities, such as magnificent BBQ’s, shopping weekends, as well as gastronomic and wellness workshops. All plans in a privilege location, the pleasant town of Vilanova, which has a wide range of cultural and leisure activities and it lies 35 min. from the centre of the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona.
Now, it’s time to welcome the fleet coming back from the Caribbean and offer the best plan for all captains and crew, as well as a perfect environment, great facilities and fantastic activities.

150309 VGM spring


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Palma International Boat Show hangs the sold out sign (April 5, 2015)

pablopeiro : abril 5, 2015 10:51 am : News

* The 32nd edition of the Boat Show Palma & Palma Superyacht Show organized by the Innovation Management Institute and -integrated in the Balearic Government- will be held between April 30th and May 4th
* The high demand of participation has pleasantly forced the Organization to enlarge the exhibition space, both on land and sea
* The Palma Superyacht Show has increased the number of yachts on display: more than 70 boats of up to 65 meters. Therefore, this years event is considered the best exhibition of super sailing yachts worldwide
The next edition of the Palma International Boat Show, to be held between April 30th and May 4th, surpasses last year’s numbers and fulfills the Organization’s expectations.
For this reason, Innovation Management Institute (integrated in the Balearic Government) has closed the contracting process and there is an outstanding waiting list for participation.
So, consequently, the exhibition space (both on land and moorings) has been increased.
This year’s exposition will take place between April 30th and May 4th at the old dock (Moll Vell) of the Port of Palma (Lonja P1-P2-P3; Royal Flush spring; Old pier; Moorings Marina and Sports Luggage spring) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (except on May 2, closing at 11 p.m.)
“Palma Superyacht Show” bets on Luxury Yachts
For the third consecutive year, coinciding with the International Boat Show Palma, Palma hosts the third edition of the Palma SuperYacht Show, the trade show for Luxury Yachts that year after year, attracts more assistants.
This year’ numbers of boats has increased: over 70 vessels of up to 65 meters will be on show.
Last but not least, not only there is an increase on the amount of luxury yachts, (both sail and motor boats), but also the variety. The organizers have announced the presence of large vessels such as the “Mondanga 2” and the “Eleonora”, both exceeding 49 meters in length.
Palma Superyacht Show is focused on the marine industry and dedicated to luxury brokers.
In the words of the Minister of economy for the Balearic islands Government Mr. Joaquín García: “there are more requests from companies who want to participate then available space” something that reflects with no doubt, “this Boat Show has positioned itself as a national and international leader in the nautical world”.
The greatest success of this event, said the Minister, “is having the participation and involvement of all private sectors.” Only then, as mentioned by the highest responsible of the Boat Show Palma: “we can reach and achieve the good figures already achieved the previous year, when we broke previous participation records of both companies and visitors” which, he adds, “we will go further this year”.

BOATSHOW PALMA – Palma International Boat Show hangs the sold out sign

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Kymeta appoints e3 Systems as its partner for customized flat panel antenna solutions for superyachts (March 18, 2015)

pablopeiro : marzo 18, 2015 11:30 am : News

e3 Systems, a leader in maritime telecommunications, IT, TV and content solutions for the superyacht market, announced today a partnership with Kymeta Corporation, the leading developer of metamaterials-based antenna technology, to provide customization services including Kymeta flat panel antenna solutions for superyachts.
The Kymeta flat panel antennas replace the need for large, mechanically stabilized antennas that until now have provided satellite internet services to yachts. e3 customization services for superyachts will enable the next generation of communications using invisible antennas integrated into the superstructure of yachts.
“This is a major step forward in global satellite broadband connectivity and capabilities,”
said Roger Horner, Managing Director of e3 Systems. “With Kymeta and Intellian partnering in the development of maritime terminals , and with global service from our major service provider using Intelsat’s network of satellites, we have a tremendously appealing and credible solution to offer the superyacht industry.”
e3 customization services will offer optimization of connectivity to superyachts across satellites, 4G/LTE and terrestrial broadband while cruising, or WiFi in port, enabling video streaming, video calling and other services required by yacht owners, guests and crew. This high-speed connectivity also opens up a new range of communication solutions for yachts including IPTV, telematics and cloud-based services.
“Yachting is an exciting and compelling market opportunity,” said Nathan Kundtz, Kymeta’s President and CTO. “e3 is a key player in our vision to enable highly customizable communications services and solutions that far exceeds anything available to superyacht customers today.”
About e3 Systems
e3 Systems is a leading Communications Integrator in the yacht market whose mission is to provide the best “Technology to Connect People Globally”. e3’s diverse portfolio of communication services includes VSAT, Inmarsat, Iridium, 3G, 4G, Terrestrial Broadband and WiFi enabling them to offer a managed and customized combination of services using their e3.Hybrid solution which feeds the e3 data network around the vessel.

e3’s Hybrid solution, or Network of Networks, aims to provide 100% connectivity. It includes a bandwidth and internet management system providing total control and monitoring of data communications ensuring effective regulation of service quality and costs.

e3 introduced the first managed hybrid solutions to the yacht market some years ago which is just one illustration of their successive introductions to the industry of cutting edge solutions. They are also a leader in the provision of Content including digital TV, IPTV, newspapers, magazines, video and TV media delivery systems.

They operate from the Med and the USA with thirty global Partners. By being part of the large marine electronics group grupoarbulu, they also have access to engineers worldwide.

For more information, please visit
For any other editorial and images please contact:

Diane Franklin
e3 Systems
T: +34 971 404208

About Kymeta Corporation
Kymeta Corporation is commercializing a new, innovative software-enabled metamaterials-based electronic beamforming antenna for satellite communications. Kymeta has been named by CNBC in its annual list of the world’s 50 most disruptive companies for two consecutive years. Kymeta was selected by Future in Review as a 2014 FiRe Starter company. Boats. Planes. Cars. If it moves, Kymeta is the antenna solution that will keep it connected. Anywhere. The company is based in Redmond, Washington and operates on a worldwide basis.

For more information, please visit

Press Release – e3 Systems appointed as Kymeta Partner 170315

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e3 Systems appoint new Airtime Director (March 5, 2015)

pablopeiro : marzo 5, 2015 6:19 pm : News

e3 Systems are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Francis to the role of Airtime Director. Francis joins e3 after occupying several senior positions in companies in the Maritime VSAT industry. He also established and ran his own Communications company in the U.K. which he then successfully sold in order to pursue new challenges in the industry.
“Andrew has a very strong background in business development and excellent working relationships with senior executives in many of the main satellite companies and antenna manufacturers. He brings extensive VSAT experience and a fresh approach to e3 at a time when we are focussing our efforts on providing integrated communications solutions for our clients”, commented Roger Horner Group C.E.O. of e3 Systems.
Francis’s appointment follows the move to Brazil of the previous Airtime Director, Tony Holland. Holland was with e3 Systems for 11 years and is moving to Brazil set up a new company under the umbrella of grupoarbulu, the major shareholder of e3 Systems.
“I am delighted to be joining e3 at such an exciting time in the maritime communications market. I have known of e3 since they put the first VSAT system on a yacht and the company continues to push the boundaries. It’s great to be part of such a forward thinking team”, said Francis.
About e3 Systems
e3 Systems is a leading Communications Integrator in the yacht market whose mission is “to connect people globally” by aiming for 100% connectivity. e3’s diverse portfolio of communication services includes VSAT, Inmarsat, Iridium, 3G, 4G and WiFi enabling them to offer a managed combination of services using their e3.Hybrid solution designed to suit every need of the vessel.
e3’s Hybrid solution includes their bandwidth and internet management system e3.ARMMS. This provides simultaneous control and monitoring of data communications both on board and remotely in order to manage service quality and costs.

e3 were the first to introduce managed hybrid solutions to the yacht market some years ago which is just one illustration of their successive introductions to the industry of cutting edge solutions. They are also a leader in the provision of Content including digital TV and IPTV, newspapers, magazines, video and TV media delivery systems.
Their thirty-strong team operates from the Mediterranean and USA with thirty global Partners. By being part of the large marine electronics group grupoarbulu, they also have access to engineers worldwide.

For further information please contact:
Diane Franklin, Marketing Manager,

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Y Lantimar Yachting joins AEGY (February 25, 2015)

pablopeiro : febrero 25, 2015 8:58 am : News

Y Lantimar Yachting is an experienced global business that provides a comprehensive service to yachts, delivered by professional port agents.
Our local teams have an in depth knowledge of shore-side operations and hold key contacts in all Spanish ports. This multiple port coverage enables a more consistent service across destinations and reduces the extra administration caused when working with different agents.
Companies, yacht owners and crews have the support, resources and financial security of a global business. We are well experienced in shore-side operations and have now provided services to cruise lines for over two decades.
We provide services in all Spanish ports, including Canary Islands (own offices) where our team is ready to assist you with all preparative before the call of the yacht. We can cover all your needs, whether administrative, spare parts or entertainment with a 24 hours service which will make your stay easier.
These are some of the services we offer:
* Yacht clearance and Port Authorities formalities
* Cash To Master
* Fuel Bunkering
* Priority berth reservation (private marinas or commercial quay)
* A 24 hour, dedicated port agency service
* Crew services, such as VISA and accommodation, transfers.
* Provisioning

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Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona appoints Burgess and Inwards Marine as the Central Agents for the sale of Superyacht berths (November 24, 2014)

pablopeiro : noviembre 24, 2014 9:16 am : News

Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona announces an agreement with Burgess and Inwards Marine as central agents for the sale of moorings in the Marina. The agreement refers to all berths for superyachts available, including a 130 metres berth.
With this appointment Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona aims to approach its product to owners, using the resources and communication channels of these industry-leading companies.
In the words of the General Manager Grand Marina – Barcelona, Ignacio Erroz: “This agreement allows our marina to be more present than ever in the superyacht industry and we believe it will bring great results, both for our company and brokers.”

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grupoarbulu has acquired 100% of the Danish group NAVTEAM (June 11, 2014)

pablopeiro : junio 11, 2014 5:09 pm : News

grupoarbulu, the largest marine electronic group in Spain and one of the largest in Europe, has acquired 100% of the Danish group NAVTEAM A/S, one of the market leaders in marine electronics service for comercial vessels in Denmark and most active worldwide.
It is with great pride and joy that grupoarbulu and NAVTEAM today announce this strategic partnership.
Iñaki Arbulu, CEO of grupoarbulu says:
To reflect our continuing success and to enable us to deal with our future growth plans it was very important for us to incorporate to our group a leading player like NAVTEAM. NAVTEAM is formed by an excellent team of highly qualified professionals specialized in marine electronic service with a strong international mindset, and .
Jens Byrdal, Managing Director and CEO of NAVTEAM says: “The strong and determined effort of our entire team has made NAVTEAM what it is today. We have an excellent platform, but this new partnership with grupoarbulu will provide us with unique opportunities to combine our network of service stations and thus strengthen our capabilities further to service and support our customers worldwide”.
Jens Byrdal continues:
“This is a great opportunity for our employees, our customers and our suppliers who will all benefit from the enlarged group. NAVTEAM will continue to trade as an independent company within the group and we become a truly global company”.
NAVTEAM was founded 1st September 2001 by Jens Byrdal. The shareholding company was established in 2002 together with Sales Manager Johannes hristensen. Going forward the structure and management will remain the same. Jens Byrdal will remain Managing Director and CEO and Johannes Christensen will remain Sales Manager. Both will continue their daily involvement in the company and they are both very excited about joining forces with grupoarbulu.
About grupoarbulu and NAVTEAM grupoarbulu is comprised of a group of companies who are each specialist in their fields of marine electronics and satellite communications and IT on board. Their common goals of innovation and quality are achieved by pooling resources and expertise.
grupoarbulu is formed by NAUTICAL (, Aage Hempel A/S (, Aage Hempel Crame, SL (, Marine Instruments (, e3s ( ), SMD ( and now NAVTEAM (, all of them marine
electronic leaders in each segment of the market.
NAVTEAM based in Svendborg (Denmark) performs installation and servicing of navigation and communication equipment onboard vessels from its headquarters in Denmark and it’s companies in Poland and Malaysia (Tanjung Pelepas). The service engineers work internationally onboard vessels, at anchorage and off port limits.
For further information about the companies, please visit or
or contact:
* Iñaki Arbulu, Managing Director Managing Director grupoarbulu
Tel.: +34 916549411 e-mail:
* Jens Byrdal, Managing Director NAVTEAM
Tel.: +45 6321 8080
Press release

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