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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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Superyacht Investor’s seven top stories of the past six months

Superyacht Investor’s seven top stories of the past six months

The application of VAT to superyachts sailing Mediterranean waters, green propulsion systems and crew management were three key themes that united the most popular stories published on Superyacht Investor over the past six months. In August, Superyacht investor navigated the

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OPINION: Superyacht safety: I’ll drink to that … or perhaps not

OPINION: Superyacht safety: I’ll drink to that … or perhaps not

With the yacht safely tied up for the holidays, the entire Superyacht Investor team wishes you a festive “Cheers”.  Should alcohol aboard superyachts be restricted to owners and their guests? Superyacht captain Iain Flockhart strongly believes so. Iain has run

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View from the bridge: Prevent incidents and protect owners against liability

View from the bridge: Prevent incidents and protect owners against liability

Owners, captains and managers have a duty of care to protect their staff on board vessels. Several incidents in the past couple of years have focused attention on the employer’s duty of care, writes captain Iain Flockhart. I am writing

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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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Chinese interest in superyachts ‘is starting to grow’: Heesen Yachts CEO

Chinese interest in superyachts ‘is starting to grow’: Heesen Yachts CEO

Heesen reports growing interest in its superyachts, such as the 70-metre Espen Øino International,  from China’s wealthiest citizens. China’s wealthiest citizens are starting to develop an interest in superyachts, according to the CEO of Heesen Yachts Arthur Brouwer. “The Chinese

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Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen’s Project Cosmos, packed with the power of 35 Ferraris, nears half completion

Heesen Yachts’s stellar new construction: the 80-metre Project Cosmos is due for delivery in April 2022. The construction of Heesen Yachts’s biggest ever superyacht – the 80-metre all-aluminium Project Cosmos, which packs the horsepower of 35 Ferraris – is nearing

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