Ferretti Yachts 1000 launched: The largest ever built by the shipyard

Ferretti Yachts 1000 launched: The largest ever built by the shipyard

The first Ferretti Yachts 1000, the shipyard’s first 100% wide-body vessel, has been launched from the builder’s Cattolica-based facility in Italy. While only just unveiled, Ferretti Yachts said the 1000 looks “set to be a huge success”, with the first

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Thailand: Quarantine on your superyacht

Thailand: Quarantine on your superyacht

Thai officials have introduced a new initiative allowing tourists to spend their mandatory two-week quarantine period aboard a yacht. . In January, visitors were allowed to “quarantine” in golfing resorts, but now the government also rules that yachts are suitable

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Damen introduces new look SeaXplorer 77

Damen introduces new look SeaXplorer 77

Damen Yachting’s SeaXplorer 77 is getting a new look, following the first three sales from its range over 2020. The 76.9m (252 ft) 77 is the first in an updated SeaXplorer line-up, the result of a review by the in-house

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One dive for Triton, one giant leap for deep sea exploration

One dive for Triton, one giant leap for deep sea exploration

More people have been to the Moon than have dived the near 7 miles (11km) to the bottom of Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. As we prepare to send manned missions to Mars we still have explored

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Flagship: Scenting strong demand ahead

Flagship: Scenting strong demand ahead

Relief at the success achieved in 2020 and the scent of strong demand this year, partly from new entrants, were the twin themes of Superyacht Investor’s inaugural Town Hall online meeting last week. Despite early industry fears of a disastrous

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Game Changer joins Edmiston’s charter fleet

Game Changer joins Edmiston’s charter fleet

  The 72.25m 2017 Damen-built explorer, Game Changer, has joined the Edmiston charter fleet. The vessel recently completed an ocean research circumnavigation and a major refit in 2020. Game Changer offers a PADI 5 star dive centre, which includes dive

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Enigma crew rescued from burning yacht

Enigma crew rescued from burning yacht

The 75m sailing yacht, Enigma (previously called Phocea), caught fire Sunday morning (February 21st) off an island near Langkawi, Malaysia. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) rescued all seven crew uninjured from the sinking yacht. Once the fire was detected

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2020: A game of two halves

2020: A game of two halves

Even if you are not a soccer fan, the 2005 Champions League may still linger on in the mind. Despite being a Manchester United supporter. I remember it clearly. Liverpool 3-0 down at halftime, went on to beat AC Milan

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Amels and Damen confirm Gene Chaser sale

Amels and Damen confirm Gene Chaser sale

Amels and Damen Yachting have confirmed the sale of the 55m yacht support, Gene Chaser. The name of the yacht was unveiled during a ceremony held at the Dutch builder’s yard in Vlissingen. Complete with a research laboratory, the support

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Yamaha and Invictus Yacht announce partnership

Yamaha and Invictus Yacht announce partnership

Yamaha Motor Europe and Invictus Yacht are partnering to “push the boundaries of marine development and engineering”, according to Fabrice Lacoume, Yamaha’s European marine director. The company said the decision to partner was customer-driven, as UNHW clients want the very

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