Yes, we Cannes

Yes, we Cannes

There is nothing quite like the French Riviera at this time of year. In Cannes, Vieux Port (pictured) and Port Canto this week welcomed more than 600 exhibitors, 650 boats and 54,000 visitors to the Cannes Yachting Festival 2022. The

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Why superyacht investors should put their money on green

Why superyacht investors should put their money on green

A green tide is rising. For evidence, look no further than next week’s Cannes Yachting Festival, where the new Green Route initiative will showcase environmental innovation. Whilst the superyacht industry is far from a leading polluter, pressure to cut the

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Wider Yachts partners with MarineMax

Wider Yachts partners with MarineMax

MarineMax will be the exclusive broker of Wider Yachts catamarans in North America following a new partnership. Both companies expect the Italian-built yachts to enter the North American market next year. Wider Yacht’s catamaran division currently has five units of

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Aqua Marine signs exclusive partnership with Gulf Craft

Aqua Marine signs exclusive partnership with Gulf Craft

Aqua Marine has secured an exclusive partnership with middle eastern shipbuilder, Gulf Craft. The brokerage will act as the exclusive dealer for its Majesty Yachts and Nomad Explorer brands in France and Monaco. Aqua Marine joins Gulf Craft’s 28 global

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BWA Yachting to lead America’s Cup superyacht programme

BWA Yachting to lead America’s Cup superyacht programme

BWA Yachting will lead the Superyacht Programme for the 37th America’s Cup (AC37) in Barcelona in 2024. As the event’s official operations partner, it will be responsible for managing all the event berth bookings and VIP experiences. The Catalan city

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Hammer time for seized yachts

Hammer time for seized yachts

We all love a bargain. Many were looking for one this week, as brokerage Howe Robinson Partners auctioned the seized superyacht Axioma in Gibraltar. The yacht belonged to Russian oligarch Dmitry Pumpyansky, who found himself on sanctions lists earlier this year. But

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Intellian signs partnership with Speedcast

Intellian signs partnership with Speedcast

Satellite antenna and terminal provider Intellian has signed a multi-million-dollar partnership agreement with fellow connectivity company Speedcast. The deal aims to allow the companies to better serve the superyacht and other maritime markets with satellite connectivity. As part of the

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Antiguan law enforcement search sanctioned superyacht

Antiguan law enforcement search sanctioned superyacht

Antiguan and Barbudan authorities have searched sanctioned Russian-owned superyacht, Alfa Nero as part of an ongoing FBI investigation. The findings of the operation will be published later this week, according to the Antiguan prime minister’s chief of staff, Lionel Hurst.

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Oligarch’s seized superyacht to be sold to highest bidder

Oligarch’s seized superyacht to be sold to highest bidder

The superyacht belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarch Dmitry Pumpyansky will be sold to the highest bidder at a judicial auction in Gibraltar. Axioma will be the first seized yacht belonging to a sanctioned individual to be publicly sold since sanctions

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Superyacht sinks off Italian coast

Superyacht sinks off Italian coast

MY Saga, a 39m (128ft)  superyacht, sank beneath the waves of the Gulf of Squillace, south of Italy on Saturday (August 20th). It was delivered to its new owner earlier this year. The Italian crew, sailing from Gallipoli, Turkey to Milazzo,

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