SYI London 2020: The superyacht market surge

SYI London 2020: The superyacht market surge

Yachting has enjoyed remarkable growth over the past few years. It is one of the fastest growing luxury goods markets, according to Fredrico Bazzani of Deloitte Yachts. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of the superyacht market since 2013 has

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Project Ragnar has been launched following conversion

Project Ragnar has been launched following conversion

The 68.2-meter explorer superyacht Project Ragnar, has launched from Icon Yachts’ Netherlands shipyard, following a two-and-a-half-year conversion. Originally an icebreaker named Sananborg, the vessel was built in the Netherlands in 2012 as a multi-purpose support supply ship. The Harlingen-based shipyard,

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Project Telex is ‘designed for families and adventurers’

Project Telex is ‘designed for families and adventurers’

The 65-metre Project Telex superyacht design draws on naval inspiration to envision a luxury yacht that will appeal to both families and adventurers, according to its British designer Bannenburg and Rowell (B&R). “Freely inspired by assertive military forms, and seeking

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Electric ‘Swiss Army Knife’ tender highlights trend for 2020

Electric ‘Swiss Army Knife’ tender highlights trend for 2020

Electric-powered designs were much in evidence at last week’s Dusseldorf Boat Show – with one described as the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of tenders. The Netherlands-based boat builder DutchCraft and Finnish e-boat builder, Q-Yachts, both showcased electric-powered designs alongside 48 other

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Superyachts and tenders star at Dusseldorf’s Boot 2020

Superyachts and tenders star at Dusseldorf’s Boot 2020

Sanlorenzo’s new superyacht the 29.1-metre SL96 and the main deck from Princess Yachts’ X95 were among the star attractions in the Superyacht Halls at the Dusseldorf Boot show last week. Making its debut at the show, the SL96 is the

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Sailing superyacht concept with zero carbon emissions ‘appeals to young’

Sailing superyacht concept with zero carbon emissions ‘appeals to young’

A new 60-metre sailing superyacht concept – promising zero-carbon emissions and designed to appeal to wealthy Millennials – has been unveiled by London-design house Philippe Briand. The SY200 design incorporates sails that can harness the power equivalent of 2,000kW in

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Superyacht recruitment agency YPI CREW acquires Edmiston

Superyacht recruitment agency YPI CREW acquires Edmiston

Recruitment in the sun: YPI CREW is based at Port Vauban, Antibes, South of France. Luxury yacht recruitment agency YPI CREW has acquired the recruitment division of Edmiston and is taking on all its crew-placement business. From January 1st, Edmiston

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Superyachts are ‘prime targets’ for cyber-criminals

Superyachts are ‘prime targets’ for cyber-criminals

Superyachts are “prime targets” for cyber criminals, according to research conducted by business data security firm Specops Software. “Any technological device or system is susceptible to cyber-attacks,” a spokeswoman told Superyacht Investor, after the firm investigated the risk of cyber-crime

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Lift off for superyacht Snow 5, as she starts her transatlantic crossing

Lift off for superyacht Snow 5, as she starts her transatlantic crossing

It was lift off for the superyacht Snow 5, formerly M/Y Liliym, late last month, as she was loaded aboard a transport vessel for the transatlantic crossing to meet her new owner in Florida. The yacht carrier was expected to

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Sanlorenzo shares start trading at €16 each after IPO confirmed

Sanlorenzo shares start trading at €16 each after IPO confirmed

Massimo Perotti, executive chairman and of Sanlorenzo and EY award winner, remains the majority shareholder after the IPO. Sanlorenzo’s shares began trading at €16 each on the Italian stock exchange, the Borsa Italiana, on Wednesday December 11, after the superyacht

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