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9 Top Yachting and Commercial Marine Websites

July 11, 2011

Keeping up with yachting industry news and events can be a time-consuming venture. There are dozens of websites, blogs and other sites where you can keep up with current news, industry events, opinions, photo galleries, forums and more. But where can you find the best sites that will give you a robust overview of the industry?

At Boksa Marine Design, we stay abreast of the latest news by regularly visiting a handful of industry websites. The focus of these websites range from topics including pleasure boats and superyachts to international marine news to commercial marine information.

Here are 9 Top Yachting and Commercial Marine Websites we think you should be aware of:

Yachting Magazine is the industry’s guide to the yachting lifestyle. It’s also a great place to read articles about the boats you love, engage in boating forums and discover charter options and luxurious yachting destinations.

Yachting World – while Yachting World largely focuses on sailboats, their coverage of industry news and opinion is without equal. This site is a good resource for gear information, expert advice and more.

MegaYacht News bills itself as “the trusted source for information on MegaYachts, builders, designers and owners” – and so it is. Find industry insider information here as well as the latest news surrounding the people who design, build and own the world’s largest yachts.

Synfo.com and SuperYachtDesign.com also focus on the MegaYacht and SuperYacht market, offering “complete SuperYacht news and information.” Their industry reporting and insight is unmatched and is a great resource for anyone associated with the yachting industry.

The Trition is “the” online resource for captains and crew. If you want to stay in touch with what is important to the people who make their living working on yachts, this is the site to visit.

gCaptain.com is the leading website for maritime professionals. And because we can’t describe the site any better, take it from gCaptain when they say the site “is dedicated to building an interactive community of maritime professionals, a goal accomplished through social media tools that promote user interaction, discussion and the sharing of both ideas and information.”

Workboat.com provides information for those working in the commercial marine industry. The site offers business tools, research information, news, media, blogs and more. If you want a quick look at what’s impacting the commercial marine industry, Workboat.com is the place to go.

MarineLink.com also covers the maritime and commercial marine industry, providng breaking business news and related information on events, regulations, and developments. Perfect for industry insiders wanting to stay abreast of “what’s happening.”

Marine News China focuses on the shipping and ship building industry in China and greater Asia – as well as its impact on the rest of the world. With a growing percentage of both pleasure and commercial output taking place in China, this site is a fantastic resource.

As we come across valuable yachting and commercial marine websites, we’ll be sure to share them with you. In the meantime, look for shared articles on our Facebook and Twitter feeds.

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