diYachting Blog

Travelling back to Antigua is always such a delight having spent 9 winter seasons in the Caribbean, it’s a place very close to my heart. Antigua and Barbuda are stunning, boasting 365 beaches, one for every day of the year, it’s a beautiful place with friendly locals, giving you the real Caribbean experience as well
As you may have gathered from the title, we think Spinlock Lifejackets are the best! Our visit to their factory yesterday served to confirm our thoughts and enlighten us to their UK based assembly operation. Located on the beautiful Isle of Wight the factory is a hive of activity. Every lifejacket that Spinlock manufactures is


The British and Jersey Registration Process diYachting provide a full registration service. Advice and consultation through to carrying out all aspects of the registration process and bringing together all the required documents and declarations, bills of sale and the tonnage survey. There are many advantages to having your yacht registered on the red flag group


METS is the world’s largest leisure, super-yacht and small commercial vessel equipment show. Taking place in Amsterdam between 13th -15th November at the RAI Exhibition Centre, we were lucky enough to attend! During the show we got the first glimpse of all the latest advancements in the marine industry, as well as the opportunity to

MCA Coding

Compliance – How to become certified The complexities of the MCA Code of Practice and MLC can be daunting for both new and experienced yacht owners. Thanks to the experience of diYachting’s management team, having prepared a whole host of yachts for the coding process, the journey is stress free. The rules are fairly simple:
INTRODUCING THE NEW CNB CLASS AT THE MAXI YACHT ROLEX CUP   We are thrilled to announce that a new CNB class has been added to the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup for 2018 The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, held annually in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, is considered by many as one of the highlights of the Mediterranean


THE CNB RENDEZVOUS 2018 A great weekend of sailing, racing and enjoying Portoferraio.  Lizzie shares her recent experience at the CNB Owners Rendezvous in Elba The CNB rendezvous turned 10 this year, a weekend event for owners of CNB yachts, the Bordeaux 60, CNB76, some of the older custom yachts and the brand new CNB66

48 hours in Palermo

48 HOURS IN PALERMO Lizzie talks about her fleeting, but very enjoyable familiarisation trip to Palermo, Sicily. In April I was very lucky to be invited on a familiarisation trip to Palermo, Sicily.  April was particularly busy with bookings and the yachts launching for the season but I decided that such an opportunity shouldn’t be passed
WE WELCOME BRAND NEW JEANNEAU 64, LUNOUS TO THE DIYACHTING FLEET The latest addition to the diYachting fleet, Lunous has just arrived in the Med for her first season chartering from Corfu.  Launching a new yacht is always exciting, especially so when there’s a full van of equipment and new toys to get onboard! diYachting’s

A Royal lunch aboard M/Y Stalca

A ROYAL LUNCH ABOARD M/Y STALCA Lizzie shares her recent trip to Stalca in Palma, the first motor yacht in the diYachting charter fleet. As I walked up the gangway and stepped aboard Stalca a magical feeling engulfed me.  As I entered the saloon, I was filled with images of the Royal Family having spent