SYI’s Next Big Thing: With Barnabas Finnigan, Conyers

SYI’s Next Big Thing: With Barnabas Finnigan, Conyers

Welcome to Superyacht Investor’s (SYI’s) Next Big Thing. In this series, we ask industry insiders to identify the next big thing in superyachting, what challenges the industry may face in dealing with the topic and how they can be overcome.

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Beneteau sets dividends and make senior appointments

Beneteau sets dividends and make senior appointments

Beneteau’s annual dividend has been set at €0.30 per share and will be paid to shareholders today (June 24th). The board of the Beneteau Group also made several senior appointments, including Marie-Hélène Dick (pictured centre) as an independent director and

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SYI’s Next Big Thing: With Will Christie, founder and CEO of Christie Yachts

SYI’s Next Big Thing: With Will Christie, founder and CEO of Christie Yachts

Welcome to Superyacht Investor’s (SYI’s) Next Big Thing. In this series, we ask industry insiders to identify the next big thing in superyachting, what challenges the industry may face in dealing with the topic and how they can be overcome.

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SYI Next Big Thing: With Jenny Matthews, founder of She of the Sea

SYI Next Big Thing: With Jenny Matthews, founder of She of the Sea

Welcome to the first episode of Superyacht Investor’s (SYI’s) Next Big Thing. In this series, we ask industry insiders to identify the next big thing in superyachting, what challenges the industry may face in dealing with the topic and how

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UK government sanctions owner of Heesen Yachts

UK government sanctions owner of Heesen Yachts

The UK government has sanctioned Vagit Alekperov, who owns Heesen Yachts. Alekperov is subject to a UK travel ban and asset freeze. Alekperov bought the yard in 2008 from its founder. He owns the yard through a series of holding

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LJ Fiduciary recruits James Porter as Director of Business Development

LJ Fiduciary recruits James Porter as Director of Business Development

Trust, corporate and fiduciary specialist, LJ Fiduciary has recruited James Porter as Director of Business Development. Porter has over two decades experience in the financial services sector to bring to his new role. Robert Burton, partner, head of Trust &

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Florida maritime attorney suspended

Florida maritime attorney suspended

The Florida yachting community has been shaken by the news that Danielle Butler, Luxury Law Group former managing partner, has been suspended by the Florida Supreme Court (effective Friday, June 18th). The Fort Lauderdale-based maritime attorney pleaded no contest in

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Wave riding superyacht-style

Wave riding superyacht-style

Surfing is about riding the wave. But any surfer will tell you that you never know when that wave will come and when it does, make the most of it. That said, the yachting industry is still riding high on the

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Flagship: Business booming stateside

Flagship: Business booming stateside

Staycation is a term we have all become more familiar with since March. In the US yachting world, the reality is no different. The market growth which began in September 2019 has continued, bar a slight stutter due to March’s

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Flagship: Diversity, how far have we come?

Flagship: Diversity, how far have we come?

Superyachting has, by its own admission, been slow to diversify its workforce. A typical yacht still features a predominantly Caucasian crew, with women working inside and men out on deck. However, over the past 10 years ripples of change have

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