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View from the bridge: Chase boat vs a larger yacht

View from the bridge: Chase boat vs a larger yacht

Support vessels, such as Joy Rider, offer significant benefits to superyacht owners: captain Iain Flockhart. As the encouraging trend for more large yachts to get away from the same old cruising grounds and to cruise further afield seems to  gather

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Two superyachts fall victim to $20m blaze in Fort Lauderdale

Two superyachts fall victim to $20m blaze in Fort Lauderdale

The superyacht blaze is estimated to have caused $20m worth of damage. (Photo credit: FLFR). Two multi-million dollar superyachts undergoing repairs and refits at the Universal Marine Center shipyard in Fort Lauderdale, Florida have been devastated in a blaze that

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Carmaker Lexus goes beyond the road with luxury yacht launch

Carmaker Lexus goes beyond the road with luxury yacht launch

My other car is a luxury yacht: Carmaker Lexus has launched an ocean-going 19.4-metre flybridge cruiser. Carmaker Lexus has launched a 19.4-metre luxury flybridge cruiser, the LY 650 yacht, working in partnership with American boatbuilder Marquis Yachts and Italian yacht-design

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Majesty 140 superyacht wins Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale show

Majesty 140 superyacht wins Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale show

Winning design: The Majesty 140 won the Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale. The Majesty 140 superyacht, all 43m of her, has won the Best of Show award at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year. First-time exhibitor

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Stainless-steel superyacht ‘tempts billionaires’ at Fort Lauderdale show

Stainless-steel superyacht ‘tempts billionaires’ at Fort Lauderdale show

The novel Mansion Yachts vessel, which can hoist itself 4.5m above the seabed,  featured in the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. A stainless-steel superyacht – the novel Mansion Yacht, boasting 836sq metres of deck space and equipped with four hydraulic

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Polar Class superyacht launched by Amels & Damen

Polar Class superyacht launched by Amels & Damen

Superyacht builders Amels & Damen have launched a Polar Class 62-metre luxury yacht – the first in the new Damen SeaXplorer range – ahead of delivery to its new owners early next year. Equipped with expedition facilities for self-contained voyages

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Talk of the sharing economy has been greatly overshared

Talk of the sharing economy has been greatly overshared

In the past 10 years there has been a lot of talk about how young people – particularly Millennials (those born between the 1980s and 1995 who became adults at the turn of the century) – are not interested in

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OPINION: Switch on to superyachts’ cyber-security threat

OPINION: Switch on to superyachts’ cyber-security threat

With the average price of superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show estimated at €37.8 million, can you afford to take the cyber-security risk?   It’s early September 2020. You are easing a superyacht into her narrow berth alongside the industry’s shiniest

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Spanish yacht groups urge European Commission to challenge ‘unfair’ tax

Spanish yacht groups urge European Commission to challenge ‘unfair’ tax

Spanish yachting groups are urging the European Commission to challenge the country’s matriculation tax. Pictured is OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona. The Spanish Superyachts Association (AEGY) and the Spanish Yachting Association (ANEN) are urging the European Commission to oblige Spain to

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Superyacht captains and owners offered free cyber-security test

Superyacht captains and owners offered free cyber-security test

  The cyber-threat to superyachts is increasing, according to security specialists. Superyacht captains and owners have been offered a free five-day assessment of their cyber-security risks, courtesy of a new partnership formed to combat cyber-crime. Cybersecurity specialist Atlas Cybersecurity is

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