OPINION: Novel luxury yacht stands up to the competition

OPINION: Novel luxury yacht stands up to the competition

The novel Mansion Yachts uses four hydraulic legs to stand up to the competition. Asked to picture a luxury yacht, most people are likely to conjure up an image of a sleek superyacht cutting elegantly through azure waters. Sharp prowed

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Majesty 140 superyacht wins Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale show

Majesty 140 superyacht wins Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale show

Winning design: The Majesty 140 won the Best of Show award at Fort Lauderdale. The Majesty 140 superyacht, all 43m of her, has won the Best of Show award at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year. First-time exhibitor

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Stainless-steel superyacht ‘tempts billionaires’ at Fort Lauderdale show

Stainless-steel superyacht ‘tempts billionaires’ at Fort Lauderdale show

The novel Mansion Yachts vessel, which can hoist itself 4.5m above the seabed,  featured in the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. A stainless-steel superyacht – the novel Mansion Yacht, boasting 836sq metres of deck space and equipped with four hydraulic

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Polar Class superyacht launched by Amels & Damen

Polar Class superyacht launched by Amels & Damen

Superyacht builders Amels & Damen have launched a Polar Class 62-metre luxury yacht – the first in the new Damen SeaXplorer range – ahead of delivery to its new owners early next year. Equipped with expedition facilities for self-contained voyages

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OPINION: Talk of the sharing economy has been greatly overshared

OPINION: Talk of the sharing economy has been greatly overshared

In the past 10 years there has been a lot of talk about how young people – particularly Millennials (those born between the 1980s and 1995 who became adults at the turn of the century) – and are not interested

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Talk of the sharing economy has been greatly overshared

Talk of the sharing economy has been greatly overshared

In the past 10 years there has been a lot of talk about how young people – particularly Millennials (those born between the 1980s and 1995 who became adults at the turn of the century) – are not interested in

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Spanish yacht groups urge European Commission to challenge ‘unfair’ tax

Spanish yacht groups urge European Commission to challenge ‘unfair’ tax

Spanish yachting groups are urging the European Commission to challenge the country’s matriculation tax. Pictured is OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona. The Spanish Superyachts Association (AEGY) and the Spanish Yachting Association (ANEN) are urging the European Commission to oblige Spain to

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Superyacht captains and owners offered free cyber-security test

Superyacht captains and owners offered free cyber-security test

  The cyber-threat to superyachts is increasing, according to security specialists. Superyacht captains and owners have been offered a free five-day assessment of their cyber-security risks, courtesy of a new partnership formed to combat cyber-crime. Cybersecurity specialist Atlas Cybersecurity is

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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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‘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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