Superyacht Investor wins Queen’s Award

Superyacht Investor wins Queen’s Award

Superyacht Investor’s parent company Specialist Insight has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2019. The Awards are the most prestigious award a UK company can receive. Her Majesty The Queen personally approves the winners and they are

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The perfect hull for your yacht tender

The perfect hull for your yacht tender

A colleague of mine first brought the name Rafnar to my attention back in 2016, and  I was intrigued from the start. On Friday I made a short but very worthwhile trip to Iceland to take one for a test

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SYI Interview: Cameron Mitchell, director, Isle of Man Ship Registry

SYI Interview: Cameron Mitchell, director, Isle of Man Ship Registry

The Isle of Man Department for Enterprise has appointed current deputy director Cameron Mitchell as the next director of the Isle of Man Ship Registry, effective 1 April. He replaces Dick Welsh who is retiring as director. Prior to this

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Malaysian Government sells Equanimity

Malaysian Government sells Equanimity

The Malaysian government has agreed to sell the Equanimity superyacht for $126 million. The government has agreed to sell the superyacht – previously attached from its former owner government official Jho Low – after it was arrested in Indonesian waters

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Isle of Man Ship Registry appoints new director

Isle of Man Ship Registry appoints new director

The Isle of Man Department for Enterprise has appointed current deputy director Cameron Mitchell as the next director of the Isle of Man Ship Registry, effective 1 April. Mitchell is replacing the current director, Dick Welsh, who is retiring. Prior

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Charlie Birkett, Co-Founder and CEO of Y.CO gives his thoughts on summer season 2019 and the future of chartering

Charlie Birkett, Co-Founder and CEO of Y.CO gives his thoughts on summer season 2019 and the future of chartering

CEO and Co-founder Charlie Birkett (left) and Chairman and Co-founder Gary Wright We met with Charlie Birkett at the Y.CO offices in Monaco to discuss the current status of the superyacht industry and what the future may bring. Why Monaco?

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Inmarsat appoints Peter Broadhurst as Senior Vice President for Yachting and Passenger

Inmarsat appoints Peter Broadhurst as Senior Vice President for Yachting and Passenger

Inmarsat has appointed experienced maritime communications technical specialist and cybersecurity expert Peter Broadhurst as its new Senior Vice President, Yachting and Passenger, as the mobile satellite communications company continues to expand its presence in the small cruise, superyacht and leisure yachting

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A View From The Bridge: How qualified is your captain?

A View From The Bridge: How qualified is your captain?

As a yacht owner in the 50m to 90m range you could be forgiven for believing that any captain hired to take command of your pride and joy has an MCA Certificate of Competence (CoC) for Master < 500 or

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A View From The Bridge: Explorer Yachts

A View From The Bridge: Explorer Yachts

Iain Flockhart is a highly experienced superyacht captain with over 250,000 Nm in the role of professional captain since 1996. Many vessels these days are called “explorer” or “expedition” yachts. But do they all measure up to our perceptions of how

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Enjoy your untippable tipple aboard a Princess Yacht

Enjoy your untippable tipple aboard a Princess Yacht

An ‘untippable’ martini glass could become the prized possession for any future customers of UK superyacht manufacturers, Princess Yachts. The unique design was the brain child of Andres Boraita, a student at Plymouth College of Art. Boraita and a team

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