New owners keeping lawyers at full tilt

New owners keeping lawyers at full tilt

Since mask-wearing and keeping ‘social distance’ became just another part of daily life, yachts have become the go-to getaway for many. Nowhere has this been more prevalent than in the US state of Florida. However, an influx of new owners

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Town Hall: ‘We are in a battle with cyber criminals’

Town Hall: ‘We are in a battle with cyber criminals’

Superyacht owners, managers and crew are in a battle with cyber criminals to protect the safety of their vessels and the integrity of data, according to speakers at last week’s Superyacht Investor Town Hall online meeting. Mike Wills, co-founder and

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Numarine 37XP to debut at Cannes

Numarine 37XP to debut at Cannes

Numarine’s first 37XP model is transferring to South of France to make her official world debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2021 following delivery to her owner. Numarine will also have one of the latest units of the 26XP Series

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Meyer Werft to build 280m+ megayacht M/Y Njord

Meyer Werft to build 280m+ megayacht M/Y Njord

German builder Meyer Werft has been contracted to build a residential megayacht named M/Y Njord measuring 289.3m. The 117 apartment, 84,000 GT vessel order, still subject to financing, is due to be completed by 2025 for firm, Ocean Residences Development

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Inmarsat unveils plans for new comms network Orchestra

Inmarsat unveils plans for new comms network Orchestra

Inmarsat has unveiled plans for its new communications network Orchestra. The network will bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into one integrated solution, in the largest ever transformation of its Inmarsat’s

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A new ‘hydrogeneration’ of yacht

A new ‘hydrogeneration’ of yacht

“We do not just want to use the latest technology on the yachts we build – we want to advance the status quo. And, in order to change things, you have to be active. That is why we have teamed

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Insolvent Nobiskrug to be purchased by FSG

Insolvent Nobiskrug to be purchased by FSG

Nobiskrug, the German shipyard which filed for insolvency three months ago, is being taken over by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), which is part of global investment holding company Tennor Group. The contract, agreed on Friday (July 16th), means FSG will be

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TowPro’s real-time tender tracking

TowPro’s real-time tender tracking

TowPro, the latest product from TSM Systems, provides real-time tender tracking from the bridge to prevent superyachts from losing their tow. The technology has been developed in response to a growing market for superyacht tenders which has seen the vessels

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Navier’s America’s Cup inspired debut design

Navier’s America’s Cup inspired debut design

Silicon Valley startup, Navier recruited Oracle Team USA’s principal design engineer for the 35th America’s Cup, Paul Bieker, as lead naval architect for its debut model, Navier 27. Navier is led by two Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers with

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Flagship: ‘What a time to be in business’

Flagship: ‘What a time to be in business’

The survival of the most adaptable is the reality facing businesses right now in every industry, as economies begin to adapt to life post-Covid. Superyachting, whilst usually more sheltered than other sectors in times of crisis, when faced with a

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