OPINION: Tinsel-Town-sur-Mer showcases a soon-to-be £8.28 billion industry

OPINION: Tinsel-Town-sur-Mer showcases a soon-to-be £8.28 billion industry

This is the £3.45 billion view from atop the Yacht Club de Monaco, during the show this week. The world’s finest superyachts rode elegantly in harbour waters, while personal submarine craft floated under them. Above, yacht-capable helicopters whizzed through azure skies.

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Superyachts get greener: four top trends from the Monaco Yacht Show

Superyachts get greener: four top trends from the Monaco Yacht Show

The Monaco Yacht Show featured 125 vessels; the event’s biggest ever superyacht fleet.  The drive towards greener, more-sustainable, superyachts leads the list of four top trends characterising the luxury yachting sector, according to the organisers of the Monaco Yacht Show.

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Monaco Yacht Show assembles its biggest fleet of superyachts valued at £3.45 billion

Monaco Yacht Show assembles its biggest fleet of superyachts valued at £3.45 billion

The biggest superyacht fleet ever assembled at the Monaco Yacht Show went on display on Tuesday, September 24, as the event, now in its 29th year, opened in Port Hercules.  This show welcomed 125 superyachts, 44 of which were making

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OPINION: September is showtime for superyachts

OPINION: September is showtime for superyachts

September is showtime for the superyacht industry. Next week the spotlight will fall on the Monaco Yacht Show, after last week’s Cannes Yachting Festival. Both events offer opportunities to showcase the most recent superyacht and support vessel designs, the latest

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18 luxury yachts to compete at Monaco Yacht Show Superyacht Awards

18 luxury yachts to compete at Monaco Yacht Show Superyacht Awards

Next week’s Monaco Yacht Show will feature the Superyacht Awards, in which 18 yachts will compete for top honours. Final preparations are underway for the sixth Monaco Yacht Show Superyacht Awards, which will pit 18 superyachts of more than 40

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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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