New owners keeping lawyers at full tilt

New owners keeping lawyers at full tilt

Since mask-wearing and keeping ‘social distance’ became just another part of daily life, yachts have become the go-to getaway for many. Nowhere has this been more prevalent than in the US state of Florida. However, an influx of new owners

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Town Hall: ‘We are in a battle with cyber criminals’

Town Hall: ‘We are in a battle with cyber criminals’

Superyacht owners, managers and crew are in a battle with cyber criminals to protect the safety of their vessels and the integrity of data, according to speakers at last week’s Superyacht Investor Town Hall online meeting. Mike Wills, co-founder and

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A new ‘hydrogeneration’ of yacht

A new ‘hydrogeneration’ of yacht

“We do not just want to use the latest technology on the yachts we build – we want to advance the status quo. And, in order to change things, you have to be active. That is why we have teamed

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Flagship: ‘What a time to be in business’

Flagship: ‘What a time to be in business’

The survival of the most adaptable is the reality facing businesses right now in every industry, as economies begin to adapt to life post-Covid. Superyachting, whilst usually more sheltered than other sectors in times of crisis, when faced with a

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Sustainable yachting: Data is key

Sustainable yachting: Data is key

“To be able to change something, you first have to be able to measure it,”  Mark Bamford, director, Credit Suisse told Superyacht Investor’s (SYI) Town Hall. “The ability to measure the carbon dioxide impact of a vessel is being brought to the superyacht

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Conserving oceans: Investment not philanthropy

Conserving oceans: Investment not philanthropy

The superyacht industry’s role in conserving and protecting the oceans should be viewed as an investment in the future and not an act of philanthropy, Robert van Tol, co-founder, Water Revolution Foundation told Superyacht Investor. He points out the industry

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Florida maritime attorney suspended

Florida maritime attorney suspended

The Florida yachting community has been shaken by the news that Danielle Butler, Luxury Law Group former managing partner, has been suspended by the Florida Supreme Court (effective Friday, June 18th). The Fort Lauderdale-based maritime attorney pleaded no contest in

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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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