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Sailing Yacht A released from arrest

Sailing Yacht A released from arrest

Sailing Yacht A was released from arrest today. Liam Yeats, registrar for the Judiciary in Gibraltar, has told Superyacht Investor that Sailing Yacht A has been released by the Gibraltar Port Authority. The world’s largest sailing yacht was arrested following

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Dubai government buys superyacht marina Porto Montenegro

Dubai government buys superyacht marina Porto Montenegro

The principal investment arm of the government of Dubai the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) has bought the Porto Montenegro Marina and Resort from Montport Capital. Porto Montenegro was conceived and developed by Canadian entrepreneur Peter Munk, founder of Barrick

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AIG states most common superyacht insurance claim as contact not fire

AIG states most common superyacht insurance claim as contact not fire

The most common insurance claim for superyachts comes from contact damage with either other vessels or stationary objects, according to AIG accounting for nearly 12% of all claims, according to new figures released by the AIG private client group. Despite a series

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Superyacht Investor Q+A: Alison Vassallo, partner, Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Superyacht Investor Q+A: Alison Vassallo, partner, Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In the first of our series on some of the movers and shakers in the superyacht investment industry, Superyacht Investor talks to Alison Vassallo, partner at law firm Fenech & Fenech Advocates. She tells us about why the Maltese flag

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Yachts to be careful: unusual features of yacht insurance policies

Yachts to be careful: unusual features of yacht insurance policies

As the shipping downturn continues, many marine insurance companies which ordinarily only provide insurance to cargo vessels are attracted to break into a new sector – yacht insurance. This article provides a guide to some of the more unusual clauses

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Superyacht industry accounts for $22 billion globally according to new report

Superyacht industry accounts for $22 billion globally according to new report

The superyacht industry accounts for $22 billion globally according to “The State of Wealth, Luxury and Yachting 2016” report released by marketing consultant Wealth-X and superyacht sales and charter company Camper & Nicholsons addressing the habits of the world’s ultra-wealthy.

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Lürssen to launch Middle East-bound megayacht Project Mistral

Lürssen to launch Middle East-bound megayacht Project Mistral

Lürssen will launch Project Mistral this Saturday (16 March) a 100-metre plus yacht designed by Espen Oeino. It will launch from a floating dock 31 months after its keel was laid in 2013. Project Mistral will be delivered later in

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SocratesQ and Securewest International partner for Crisis Counsel service

SocratesQ and Securewest International partner for Crisis Counsel service

Brand management and marketing agency SocratesQ and global risk management company Securewest International have partnered to launch a crisis communications service named Crisis Counsel for the superyacht industry. The launch builds on the success of a crisis management workshop that the

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Aston Martin designer Henrik Fisker releases 50-metre superyacht concept

Aston Martin designer Henrik Fisker releases 50-metre superyacht concept

The designer of the Aston Martin DB9 and V8 Vantage Henrik Fisker has created a 50-metre superyacht concept the Fisker 50. He has teamed with yacht designer Benetti for the project. The launch of the yacht came on the second

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Would a cross-industry superyacht trading app do the Job(s)?

Would a cross-industry superyacht trading app do the Job(s)?

NOTE: The below originally appeared as the editorial in our April 7 Superyacht Investor Insight newsletter. To find out more, and sign up for free, please fill out the form to the right.   It’s extremely difficult to comprehend now, but when

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