Sailing superyacht concept with zero carbon emissions ‘appeals to young’

Sailing superyacht concept with zero carbon emissions ‘appeals to young’

A new 60-metre sailing superyacht concept – promising zero-carbon emissions and designed to appeal to wealthy Millennials – has been unveiled by London-design house Philippe Briand. The SY200 design incorporates sails that can harness the power equivalent of 2,000kW in

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Superyacht recruitment agency YPI CREW acquires Edmiston

Superyacht recruitment agency YPI CREW acquires Edmiston

Recruitment in the sun: YPI CREW is based at Port Vauban, Antibes, South of France. Luxury yacht recruitment agency YPI CREW has acquired the recruitment division of Edmiston and is taking on all its crew-placement business. From January 1st, Edmiston

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Superyachts are ‘prime targets’ for cyber-criminals

Superyachts are ‘prime targets’ for cyber-criminals

Superyachts are “prime targets” for cyber criminals, according to research conducted by business data security firm Specops Software. “Any technological device or system is susceptible to cyber-attacks,” a spokeswoman told Superyacht Investor, after the firm investigated the risk of cyber-crime

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Lift off for superyacht Snow 5, as she starts her transatlantic crossing

Lift off for superyacht Snow 5, as she starts her transatlantic crossing

It was lift off for the superyacht Snow 5, formerly M/Y Liliym, late last month, as she was loaded aboard a transport vessel for the transatlantic crossing to meet her new owner in Florida. The yacht carrier was expected to

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Sanlorenzo shares start trading at €16 each after IPO confirmed

Sanlorenzo shares start trading at €16 each after IPO confirmed

Massimo Perotti, executive chairman and of Sanlorenzo and EY award winner, remains the majority shareholder after the IPO. Sanlorenzo’s shares began trading at €16 each on the Italian stock exchange, the Borsa Italiana, on Wednesday December 11, after the superyacht

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Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen Yachts’s stellar new construction: the 80-metre Project Cosmos is due for delivery in April 2022. The construction of Heesen Yachts’s biggest ever superyacht – the 80-metre all-aluminium Project Cosmos, which packs the horsepower of 35 Ferraris – is nearing

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Heesen sets out superyacht strategy and issues Project Cosmos update

Heesen sets out superyacht strategy and issues Project Cosmos update

Heesen’s all-aluminium 65-metre Saturnus preceeded the 80-metre Project Cosmos, which is nearing the half-way point in its construction. Superyacht builder Heesen Yachts has set out its strategy for building luxury yachts and delivered a progress report on its biggest ever

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Hybrid electric superyacht fitted with new scaled-down power plant

Hybrid electric superyacht fitted with new scaled-down power plant

Baltic 142 Canova is billed as one of the most technologically advanced, high-performance sailing superyachts. The 43.3-metre hybrid electric-sail superyacht Baltic 142 Canova is fitted with scaled-down electrical equipment, normally employed in much bigger vessels, from Danfoss Editron. Such electric

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China’s richest are ‘beginning to show interest’ in luxury yachts

China’s richest are ‘beginning to show interest’ in luxury yachts

China’s wealthiest are ‘becoming interested in luxury yachts’ – despite previous predictions, which failed to materialise.   China’s wealthiest people are starting to develop an interest in luxury yachts, according to the digital publication Jing Daily, despite the widespread reluctance of

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Sanlorenzo aiming for €650m valuation as float nears

Sanlorenzo aiming for €650m valuation as float nears

Massimo Perotti was named as Italy’s Entrepreneur of the Year by EY.  He will continue to be the majority shareholder after the float. Sanlorenzo, the Italian yard, is hoping to be worth between €552m and about €656m when it lists

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