The floating homes set to revolutionise yachting revealed at Miami Yacht Show

The floating homes set to revolutionise yachting revealed at Miami Yacht Show

Visitors to the Miami Yacht Show, which ended on 18th February, were given a sneak preview the future of living and sailing. Regular attendees would have been familiar with seeing an array of superyachts being flaunted in the Florida sunshine,

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Design for superyacht ‘Valkyrie’ will give public a taste of the high life

Design for superyacht ‘Valkyrie’ will give public a taste of the high life

Plans for the construction of the largest-ever superyacht could be out of reach of even the world’s richest individuals. South Korean yacht designer Chulhun Park has designed the 229-metre-long Valkyrie, which would eclipse the size of the current record holder,

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Will owners of Eu250 million-plus superyachts drop insurance as premiums spiral?

Will owners of Eu250 million-plus superyachts drop insurance as premiums spiral?

Industry experts are warning that megayacht owners may be facing insurance costs at “astronomical” levels. The warning sees yachts over Eu250 million (or those 100 metres plus) as the area of particular concern. “The market has shrunk dramatically,” said Paul

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UK’s Home Secretary approves extradition of former ‘Indian Empress’ owner Vijay Mallya

UK’s Home Secretary approves extradition of former ‘Indian Empress’ owner Vijay Mallya

The UK’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid has approved the extradition to India of former superyacht owner and Indian multi-millionaire Vijay Mallya. In December 2018 Westminster Magistrates Court ordered that Mallya can be deported to India to face allegations of money

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US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez contributes to Superyacht Investor Conference debate via Twitter

US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez contributes to Superyacht Investor Conference debate via Twitter

Among the fascinating discussions at Superyacht Investor London was ‘Art on Yachts’. Moderated by Pandora Mather-Lees of Pandora Art services the panel discussed the risks to valuable art work on yachts and how more could be done to conserve artefacts

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Superyacht Investor London 2019 – Live

Superyacht Investor London 2019 – Live

Welcome to the coverage of Superyacht Investor 2019 London conference, held at the Landmark Hotel on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st January. The conference kicked off last night at the Dealmakers Dinner and we start today’s conference with a talk

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Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands publishes events that led to death on superyacht ‘Kibo’

Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands publishes events that led to death on superyacht ‘Kibo’

When marine accidents occur, the subsequent investigation is meticulous – it has to be if safety lessons are to be learned and accidents avoided in future. This is clear from the report released of the investigation into an accident aboard

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Sitpah Selvaratnam the principal lawyer in legal battle of superyacht ‘Equanimity’

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Sitpah Selvaratnam the principal lawyer in legal battle of superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Photo courtesy of The Straits Times At Superyacht Investor London 2019 we shall be welcoming leading Malaysian lawyer Sitpah Selvaratnam. Selvaratnam is the principal lawyer representing the Malaysian government in its legal battle over the ownership and sale of superyacht

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Police investigate ‘murder’ of British superyacht marina owner in St Lucia

Police investigate ‘murder’ of British superyacht marina owner in St Lucia

A British man who ran a marina for superyachts in St Lucia has been found dead at his home. Local news media have named him as Robert ‘Bob’ Hathaway, a well-known and reportedly a much-loved figure in the Caribbean superyacht

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The secret life of superyacht valuations

The secret life of superyacht valuations

Banks and financers are almost invariably needed to help the super-rich buy superyachts. No matter how deep your pockets are, you are unlikely to purchase a yacht without assistance. Being a billionaire does not necessarily equate to having, say, $30

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