Market boom leaving inventory bare

Market boom leaving inventory bare

There is just not enough product to meet the demand for purchase. Now that’s a line you don’t hear very often – in any industry – but this is the reality facing the yachting world in 2021. Lack of inventory

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Crew and Crisis Management

Crew and Crisis Management

Finding talented crews to staff superyachts and answering the martini question were two topics raised at Superyacht Investor’s latest Town Hall online meeting by Tim Clarke, director of recruitment agency Quay Crew. “The biggest issue facing the yachting industry is

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Wave riding superyacht-style

Wave riding superyacht-style

Surfing is about riding the wave. But any surfer will tell you that you never know when that wave will come and when it does, make the most of it. That said, the yachting industry is still riding high on the

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Pantaenius: Capacity could be tested by hurricane season

Pantaenius: Capacity could be tested by hurricane season

The capacity of A rated yacht insurance could be tested if an Atlantic hurricane season similar to 2017’s was to happen again, Jane Smith, Pantaenius’ head of commercial partnerships told Superyacht Investor. In 2018 there was a major reduction in

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‘Business booms for Covid-secure yachts’ – Credit Suisse

‘Business booms for Covid-secure yachts’ – Credit Suisse

Business is “booming” for luxury yachts, as owners, including some first-time buyers, prioritise Covid-19 security for their families, friends and contacts, Michel Buffat, from Credit Suisse, told Superyacht Investor’s recent Town Hall. “We have seen some people, who chartered before, have now

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Nobiskrug’s search for investment makes ‘promising start’

Nobiskrug’s search for investment makes ‘promising start’

“My goal is to find an investor by the end of June,” said Hendrik Gittermann, the preliminary insolvency administrator assigned to Nobiskrug, following its recent filing for insolvency. Gittermann who works for Hamburg-based law firm REIMER, has commissioned PwC with

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Nobiskrug insolvency ‘no complete surprise’

Nobiskrug insolvency ‘no complete surprise’

The insolvency of German shipyard, Nobiskrug, was no “complete surprise” Jay Tooker, partner, HFW told Superyacht Investor. The yard, which constructed Sailing Yacht A, filed for insolvency earlier this week. Nobiskrug (NBK) is operated under Privinvest, an international shipbuilding group.

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SEA Index receives endorsement from Lloyd’s Register

SEA Index receives endorsement from Lloyd’s Register

The Superyacht Eco Association’s (SEA) Index has been endorsed by Lloyd’s Register. The endorsement of the free-to-use superyacht environmental ratings tool was announced by the SEA at the tenth La Belle Classe Superyacht Environmental Symposium, part of Monaco Ocean Week,

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Hydrogen Viking, dictating play?

Hydrogen Viking, dictating play?

A superyacht powered solely by hydrogen which should be sea ready by next summer and up for private sale – sounds a little farfetched? Well, that vessel is currently under construction in Bergen, Norway. When complete Hydrogen Viking will be world’s fastest hydrogen-powered

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VAT in Spain falls mainly without wane

VAT in Spain falls mainly without wane

As the gateway to the Mediterranean, shouldn’t Spain be a dead cert as one of the most popular charter destinations in Europe? The reality is that the country relies purely upon its geography and has, until recently, offered no tax

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