Digital superyacht charter platform claims to cut cost and improve service

Digital superyacht charter platform claims to cut cost and improve service

Lower cost and greater convenience are the benefits claimed for Yotha’s digital yacht chartering platform. The new digital yacht charter platform Yotha can shave 12 per cent off the cost of chartering a luxury yacht, while making the service to

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OPINION: ‘The rich are very different from you and me’. But what about superyachts?

OPINION: ‘The rich are very different from you and me’. But what about superyachts?

The billionaires club will have 800 more members by 2023. But how many will invest in superyachts remains unclear. “The rich are very different from you and me,” American novelist Scott Fitzgerald is reputed to have told fellow writer Ernest

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‘Billionaires are doing particularly well.’ But will they buy superyachts?

‘Billionaires are doing particularly well.’ But will they buy superyachts?

The value of the Monaco superyacht fleet was put at at 3.9 billion euros. But will billionaires keep buying superyachts? Billionaires are prospering, particularly in China, the US and Germany, according to Dr Martin Mendes, partner and director, Boston Consulting

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Private judicial yacht sales should be ‘free and unencumbered’

Private judicial yacht sales should be ‘free and unencumbered’

Yacht sales ordered by courts should be “free and unencumbered”, the Superyacht Finance Forum was told. Judicial yacht sales should be “free and unencumbered” by historic unpaid debt to avoid  uncertainty and “the chaotic situation” that has beset some vessels,

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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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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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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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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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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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