View from the bridge: Superyacht mentors are ‘a priceless asset’

View from the bridge: Superyacht mentors are ‘a priceless asset’

A captain who can mentor crew “is a priceless asset”. Mentoring is worthwhile in just about any industrial or other commercial environment, writes captain Iain Flockhart. It reaches beyond commerce and industry; being a valuable tool to help people with

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OPINION: Could the cost of  superyacht berths be about to soar?

OPINION: Could the cost of superyacht berths be about to soar?

Price competition for superyacht berths, particularly at popular marinas, is likely to intensify, according to Ignacio Erroz, manager of OneOcean Port Vell (pictured). Superyacht berths at Barcelona’s port on the Costa Brava coast are significantly less ‘costa’ than other berths

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Superyacht berths to ‘command premium prices as demand exceeds supply’

Superyacht berths to ‘command premium prices as demand exceeds supply’

Berths for big superyachts will increasing command higher prices. Pictured is OneOcean Port Vell at the Spanish city of Barcelona. Superyacht berths at popular locations are likely to command higher prices in the years ahead, as demand outstrips supply, according

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Superyachts join rescue mission to Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Superyachts join rescue mission to Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

YachtAid Global offers “consultation for superyachts owners who want to contribute to the world around them”. Superyachts are joining the rescue mission to bring aid to the Bahamas, after Hurricane Dorian devastated the islands and killed at least 43 people.

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OPINION: Innovation is powering the global yachting industry

OPINION: Innovation is powering the global yachting industry

The Foiler is one of two new yachts to use hydrofoils to boost performance featured in Superyacht Investor recently. Innovation is alive and well in the global yachting industry. For evidence, look no further than our two reports this week

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The Foiler hydrofoil superyacht tender claims to rise above competition

The Foiler hydrofoil superyacht tender claims to rise above competition

Looking for a superyacht tender or day yacht that rises above the rest? Then, Enata Industries claims its new 40-knot Foiler design fits the bill, courtesy of its twin V8 diesel engines and four 7.2-metre carbon-fibre foils. The Foiler cruises

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Baltic Yachts’s foil-assisted Baltic 142 Canova completes ‘promising’ sea trials

Baltic Yachts’s foil-assisted Baltic 142 Canova completes ‘promising’ sea trials

The 43.3-metre Baltic 142 Canova’s foils are said to improve the cruising performance of the superyacht. Baltic Yachts’s foil-equipped Baltic 142 Canova, which has just completed successful sea trials, epitomises the latest thinking in innovative sailing vessel design, according to

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Large boat owners advised to move vessels ahead of ‘monstrous’ Hurricane Dorian

Large boat owners advised to move vessels ahead of ‘monstrous’ Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane watches have been extended northward from Florida’s eastern coast to parts of Georgia, according to The Weather Channel. Image courtesy of Twitter. Large boat operators, including luxury yacht owners, in Florida are being urged to move their vessels to

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