OPINION: Yachting takes centre stage thanks to three glitzy shows and Greta

OPINION: Yachting takes centre stage thanks to three glitzy shows and Greta

Glitzy yacht shows – featuring vessels such as the 80-metre Excellence – and climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg are helping to raise the profile of yachting. The global yachting industry is about to enjoy a moment in the sun, courtesy

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New LeVen superyacht range unveiled by YachtCreators

New LeVen superyacht range unveiled by YachtCreators

YachtCreators has unveiled the new LeVen range of shallow-draft superyachts, specifically designed for coastal cruising. Superyacht company YachtCreators has teamed up with entrepreneur Lucas Silva to launch a new range of 27-metre luxury vessels known as LeVen Yachts, featuring the

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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to feature Superyacht       Village

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to feature Superyacht Village

This year’s show features a Superyacht Village, capable of handling luxury yachts up to 122 metres in length. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world’s largest in-water boat show, which opens in October, is to feature a new Superyacht

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Superyacht market to reach $10.2 billion by 2025

Superyacht market to reach $10.2 billion by 2025

Global luxury yacht demand is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.8% between 2018 to 2025. The global superyacht market is predicted to reach a value of $10.2 billion by 2025 – achieving a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of

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OPINION: Green to become the preferred colour of superyacht designs

OPINION: Green to become the preferred colour of superyacht designs

Superyacht Wider 165 has been fitted with an electric propulsion system; part of the trend towards greener fuels. What’s the colour of your favourite superyacht? Perhaps the classic white of the 70-metre Nourah of Riyad or, at the other end

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Luxury yacht owners to consider green fuel options as regulations tighten

Luxury yacht owners to consider green fuel options as regulations tighten

The superyacht Wider 165 has been fitted with a new electric power management system. Luxury yacht owners and operators will increasingly consider green fuel options as global environmental regulations tighten according to renewable diesel manufacturer Neste, which plans to introduce

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Moonen Yachts to boost production, after new owners’ identity is revealed

Moonen Yachts to boost production, after new owners’ identity is revealed

Moonen is to lift production to two to three superyachts a year, after its acquisition by Matthew and Louise Baxter. Superyacht builder Moonen Yachts is to “scale up production” its CEO, Johan Dubbelman, has pledged after the new owners of

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VAT and superyachts: four key questions answered

VAT and superyachts: four key questions answered

Taxing questions: Ezio Vannucci, from law firm Moores Rowland Partners, answers four key questions about VAT. The European Commission’s decision to target tax breaks offered in the Italian and Cypriot yacht industries raises key questions about the interpretation of VAT

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View from the bridge: Superyachts encouraged to cruise northern ‘less-travelled road’

View from the bridge: Superyachts encouraged to cruise northern ‘less-travelled road’

Superyachts may be tempted to join their smaller sisters cruising the Cool Route northern waters. There has been what I consider to be a welcome trend over the past two or three years, for yachts to stretch their wings a

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Sunseeker distributor opens new base on Australia’s east coast

Sunseeker distributor opens new base on Australia’s east coast

Brad Rodgers: “… we feel that momentum is growing for European-style yachts …” Pictured is Sunseeker’s 131 Yacht. Superyacht brand Sunseeker is opening a new base on Australia’s east coast to supply what its distributor describes as the growing demand

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