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Fractional ownership presents flexible solution

Fractional ownership presents flexible solution

Fractional ownership of a superyacht can offer a practical and flexible solution for all those wanting to experience yachting, novice or expert, SmartYacht’s Verena Bruenings told us in an interview with Superyacht Investor. “Fractional ownership can be an attractive solution

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The Mediterranean remains the charter hotspot, but far-flung destinations growing in popularity

The Mediterranean remains the charter hotspot, but far-flung destinations growing in popularity

Online charter booking platform provider, YOTHA, has reported a successful year in 2019 as European waters remaining the top spots for charterers. A total of 62 weeks were booked aboard the YOTHA’s charter fleet in 2019 and the forecast looks

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She of the Sea, a small tender in a wider sea of change

She of the Sea, a small tender in a wider sea of change

She of the Sea founder, Jenny Matthews, said it herself, the mainstream media have not often portrayed the superyacht industry in the best or fairest light. Nonetheless, with some conditions, Matthews and her fellow first officer and She of the

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Solar yacht capable of limitless sailing with zero emissions

Solar yacht capable of limitless sailing with zero emissions

Two catamarans, the Serenity 64 and 74, are on trend for the 2020s. Sustainability is driving change almost everywhere you look and the superyachting industry is no different. Grand Cayman-based Serenity Yachts just unveiled two newly designed solar-powered catamarans at

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Bilgin launches Turkey’s largest and greenest yacht to date

Bilgin launches Turkey’s largest and greenest yacht to date

The largest superyacht ever built by a Turkish shipyard has been launched by Bilgin Yachts from the West Istanbul Marina. The launch is the first in the 80-metre Bilgin 263 series, with another two hulls planned for delivery in 2021.

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Smooth operator: Foiler’s all-new anti G-force technology takes inspiration from aviation

Smooth operator: Foiler’s all-new anti G-force technology takes inspiration from aviation

ENATA Marine just announced that its “flying superyacht”, Foiler, now includes an all-new active stability mode which counteracts the physics of G-force. ENATA said the latest advances relating to the Foiler’s stability have been heavily informed by its in-house aerospace

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Sunseeker yacht, worth $4m, impounded over legal row in Florida port

Sunseeker yacht, worth $4m, impounded over legal row in Florida port

A $4m Sunseeker International 74 Sport Yacht has been impounded in a Florida port for nearly four months, during an unresolved legal row between the manufacturer, its US distributor, a broker and the yacht’s would-be owner.  US marshals arrested the

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Princess Yachts launch first-in-range X95

Princess Yachts launch first-in-range X95

British shipbuilder, Princess Yachts, has launched its all-new 29-metre X95 luxury yacht from its Plymouth shipyard. The motoryacht is the first off the product line for the new X range and its “super flybridge design” is being marketed by Princess

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Heesen Interiors opens its new superyacht workshop facility

Heesen Interiors opens its new superyacht workshop facility

The new interior workshop will enable Heesen to respond to demand for “yachts of greater size and volume”. Heesen Interiors has opened its newly-expanded superyacht interior workshop facility at Winterswijk, in the eastern Netherlands. The additional 2,240 sq metres of

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Heesen’s Project Triton ready for sale, as second hybrid launched

Heesen’s Project Triton ready for sale, as second hybrid launched

Heesen’s new superyacht Project Triton will be ready for delivery at the end of February 2020. Superyacht builder Heesen is seeking a buyer for its 50-metre steel class Project Triton, which is undergoing sea trials in the North Sea, after

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