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CNI welcomes David Seal to the Sales Brokerage Division in Monaco

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

CNI has welcomed David Seal to the Sales Brokerage Division in Monaco. Having previously worked for the Ferretti Group, CRN and more recently Top Yachts, David has more than 15 years experience in the yachting industry and brings his wealth of knowledge to CNI. Read More

Bob Saxon new President of IYC

Monday, 20 December 2010

Felix Sabates, Chairman of International Yacht Collection (IYC), has announced the appointment of Bob Saxon, the venerated large yacht industry veteran, as IYC's President, effective 1 January 2011. Read More

Kari Webber joins Fraser Yachts as Marketing Executive

Friday, 17 December 2010

Fraser Yachts, has appointed Kari Webber as its new Marketing Executive for the U.S. Webber will report directly to Patrick Coote, Marketing Director of Fraser Yachts. “We are very pleased to have Kari joining our team,” stated Patrick Coote. “She has an outstanding marketing background, with extensive experience in the yachting industry." Read More

Neil Cheston joins YCO as Director of Sales and Charter

Thursday, 16 December 2010

YCO has announced the arrival of Neil Cheston as the company’s new Director of Sales and Charter. One of the most well known and successful sales brokers in the industry, Neil brings to YCO not only his expertise in this field, but also the advantage of his experience as former President of MYBA. Read More

New superyacht broker in Tunisia

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Captain Jean-Philippe Cornee writes to about his new brokerage firm in Tunisa, C.C. Yacht Consulting. The company assists clients throughout the world with buying and selling superyachts, as well as management and mooring services. Read More

Daniel Ziriakus joins Northrop and Johnson as Marketing Director

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Northrop and Johnson is delighted to announce the arrival of Daniel Ziriakus as Marketing Director. Daniel will oversee marketing across the entire group, including sales, charter, charter management, yacht management and crew services. Originally from Germany, Daniel began to travel the world at an early age. Read More

John Weller joins Sales Division at Northrop and Johnson

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Northrop & Johnson is delighted to announce the arrival of John Weller into the sales division, based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. John grew up on the South Shore of Long Island and became passionate about boats at age 12, when he purchased his first boat. There would be many more to follow…Read More

International Yacht Collection (IYC) acquires The Sacks Group

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

IYC announced that it has acquired The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals (TSGYP), a leading full service superyacht charter and brokerage company. IYC's acquisition combines one of the top branded charter and brokerage companies in the USA with IYC's international network of full service superyacht professionals. Read More

YCO launches new website

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

On 22nd September, YCO continued its ongoing technology drive with the launch of its new look website, This coincided with the first, exclusive demonstrations of the unique YCO YachtBox brokerage iPad application as well as several back end updates and improvements to YCO LIVE. Read More

CNI announces new appointments

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Camper & Nicholsons International reports on positive year end figures. Jillian Montgomery, extends her encouragement and congratulations to all divisions for exceeding their objectives: “While market conditions were not always favourable, the diligence of our brokers allowed the right deals to be sourced for a large number of our sellers and buyers”. Read More

YCO expands charter team

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

YCO today announces the further strengthening of its yacht brokerage division, as it prepares to welcome three of the industry’s most experienced and respected charter brokers to the team in London. Hume Jones, Nick Heming and Tamsin Priestley will join YCO from a well established brokerage house, each bringing over 15 years of experience in charter and in the superyacht industry in general. Read More

Natalie Ashworth (re)joins Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing

Monday, 27 September 2010

Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing has announced that Natalie (Silva) Ashworth has rejoined the company. Natalie will be responsible for the Charter Fleet of the Antibes based company and will also make her debut as a Charter Broker. Read More

Cecile Blin joins Merle Wood & Associates

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Merle Wood & Associates has announced the newest member to their already world renowned and top producing staff in the superyacht brokerage & charter industry. Based in Geneva, Cecile Blin brings with her an elite client base & expertise in superyacht sales & charter. Read More

Fraser Yachts introduces Yacht Carbon Offset option

Thursday, 16 September 2010

Fraser Yachts has introduced the option for clients to carbon offset their yachting in association with Yacht Carbon Offset. The service will be made available on a voluntary basis to yacht owners, charterers and their representatives. Read More

Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing are recruiting trainee Yacht Sales Brokers

Monday, 30 August 2010

Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing are recruiting trainee Yacht Sales Brokers for their Antibes office. A background in any field of sales along with knowledge of motor yachts is an advantage. The company specialises in the sale, purchase and charter of larger motor yachts. Candidates should be excited at the prospect of working in this very specialised field. Peter Insull’s is well known as an equal opportunity employer. Read More

Ocean Independence adds Mumbai to network of worldwide offices

Friday, 6 August 2010

Ocean Independence has welcomed Aashim & Bharati Mongia at West Coast Marine Yacht Services Pvt. Ltd (WCMYS) in Mumbai, India, to their network of worldwide offices. The Mumbai team already delivers exceptional yachting experiences to the Indian market. Read More

Superyacht broker Rick Aurit joins Yachtzoo

Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Yachtzoo has welcomed Rick Aurit to their international sales team. Based in their Ft Lauderdale office, Rick’s vast experience in selling yachts spans over 20 years in the industry. Repeat business, product knowledge and attention to detail have always been Rick’s highest priority and have led him to a very successful career. Read More

Edmiston has success in high court 110m superyacht sale

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

It was announced in London on Monday that Edmiston had won its legal case against a London based Russian businessman. Edmiston was forced to sue the yacht owner during a six day trial at the High Court in London for commission owed following their sale of his 110m motor yacht Darius in 2008. Read More

SuperYachtsMonaco launches new website

Monday, 26 July 2010

SuperYachtsMonaco has announced the launch of its intriguing new website at The company has grown steadily since its rebirth in early 2009 and it now announces the delivery of two significant yachts under its Brokerage and Project Management arms. Read More

Charles Crane joins Large Yacht Solutions

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Large Yacht Solutions have announced the appointment of Charles Crane. Charles will be working from their offices in London as Assistant Yacht Manager in their expanding Yacht Management Division alongside Duncan McAuslin and Derek Smith, Operations Director. Read More

Fraser Yachts launches new Russian website

Friday, 16 July 2010

Today, Fraser Yachts announced the launch of a comprehensive new web site,, developed exclusively for their Russian clients around the world. The site constitutes the first Russian web portal in the world to be developed by a major, international luxury yacht brokerage company. Read More

Sir Tim McClement joins Large Yacht Solutions as Non-Executive Chairman

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Large Yacht Solutions has announced the appointment of Sir Tim McClement KCB, OBE, as non-executive Chairman with immediate effect. Sir Tim joined the Royal Navy in 1971, and during his 35 years’ service had five commands: two submarines, two frigates and a Naval Task Group. In 1996 he was an inaugural member of the Permanent Joint HQ, where he was responsible for delivering the UK's global military contingency plans. Read More

YCO announces final delivery of Bacarella and sale of berth

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

YCO in collaboration with SuperYachtsMonaco have announced the final delivery of the recently launched 60m Trinity yacht Bacarella to the Owners. The largest Trinity yacht to date, Bacarella features a stunning Bannenberg & Rowell interior designed to create a Zen-like atmosphere of relaxation using natural materials. Read More 

Vicem adds yacht broker for U.S. West Coast

Monday, 14 June 2010

Vicem Yachts, Turkish builders of luxury classic motor yachts, sport fishers and now megayachts, has announced the addition of Brad Pantoskey to its U. S. sales and brokerage team. Pantoskey, who is based in Newport Beach, California, will spearhead the brand’s introduction to California yachting enthusiasts and manage West Coast sales operations through Vicem of California. Read More

Edmiston Mexico appointed as Sanlorenzo brand representative

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Sanlorenzo of the Americas has announced that Edmiston & Company will be its Brand Representative for Mexico. Sanlorenzo Mexico will be managed by the team of Antonio Yturbe and Franco Ambrosi, who started the Edmiston Mexico office for Edmiston over five years ago. Read More

YCO Preliminary results for 2009

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

YCO Group plc, a leading provider of specialist services to superyachts, today announces its audited preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2009.Charlie Birkett, Chief Executive, commented: “2009 has been an important year of transition for the Group. Despite the backdrop of a very challenging environment for luxury tourism". Read More

Florida Yacht Brokers Association appoint Bob Saxon chief executive

Thursday, 29 April 2010

Bob Saxon, of Bob Saxon Consultants, has been named Chief Executive for the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA). Saxon brings years of experience as a licensed Florida yacht broker to his new position, along with extensive expertise in the fields of yacht management, crew management, new build project management and luxury yacht charter. Read More 

YCO and the 2010 London Marathon

Friday, 23 April 2010

With months of training involving early starts, late finishes and even injury, this has been a huge commitment for everyone, but all in the name of an excellent cause - For the fourth year, YCO runs to raise money for WellChild, a charity helping families in the UK who are coping with severely ill children. Read More

Dwight Tracy & Friends named the exclusive Florida dealer for McKinna Yachts

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Discerning yacht buyers are now assured the highest level of personal service when considering a McKinna Yacht, thanks to a strategic partnership that names Dwight Tracy & Friends the exclusive McKinna representative for the State of Florida. Superior craftsmanship, style and performance are hallmarks of McKinna Yachts. Read More

Major price reduction for superyacht MaJo

Friday, 26 February 2010

Edmiston have announced a major price reduction on the 40m MaRo. MaRo's asking price dropped from €7.500.000 to $7.500.000. She was built in 1988 in Italy by the Picchiotti yard, and has had major refits in 1991 and 2006. MaRo offers accommodation for up to 10 guests, in 5 beautiful cabins. MaRo features a bright and airy interior. Read More

Oceanstyle announces price reduction for superyacht Mr Mach 5

Friday, 26 February 2010

Launched by Leopard Yachts in 2007, the elegant Mr Mach 5 boosts a well appointed 4 cabin lay-out with separate lower saloon / TV room. Mr Mach 5's interior is light and neutral. Commercially registered, this yacht has excellent charter potential. The MCA compliant Mr Mach 5's twin MTU engines provide top speeds in the region of 38 knots. Read More

Ocean Independence lists superyacht Altair for sale

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Toby Maclaurin of Ocean Independence has just listed the 1931 superyacht Altair for sale. The most successful and original classic schooner afloat, Altair is unique & beyond compare, equally capable of world cruising & regatta winning. Altair is built and maintained throughout her life to Lloyds class. The gaff-rigged schooner Altair was built in 1931. Read More

Ocean Independence lists superyacht My Max for sale

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Michael White of Ocean Independence has just listed the 34.5 metre superyacht My Max for sale. My Max (previously Iliki VII; Paola) has just finished a top to bottom refit, and is in ‘as new’ condition. She has had a full repaint, 10yr Lloyds Survey, features low engine hours, and has had many substantial upgrades. Read More

Unique opportunity to buy Mirgab V

Friday, 22 January 2010

Fraser Yachts’ Julian Calder has informed SYT that the 44m Burger yacht, Mirgab V will be available for viewings at short notice at Rybovich Boat Yard in Palm Beach, Florida from 25th January. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain a quality 45m tri-deck yacht. with the interior volume of a 50m at a very attractive price. Read More

Lady Thuraya for charter and sale through CNI

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Camper & Nicholsons International are offering the beautiful Lady Thuraya, ex Borkum Riff 2, for sale and for charter. She has just completed a major refit by Verkerk Yachting Projects, that took 18 months to complete. During the refit every onboard system was replaced or renewed. Lady Thuraya is a 31 meter, 1982 German built superyacht. Read More

Oyster Marine and Dahm International join forces

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Oyster Group and Dahm International, two companies who have long been recognised for their commitment and passion for yachts and yachting, are pleased to announce plans to work together in the Superyacht market. Oyster and Dahm have created an exclusive business partnership to sell the Oyster 100 and Oyster 125 Superyachts. Read More

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Burgess appoints broker in Geneva

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Northrop and Johnson sell Prime Time

Thursday, 7 January 2010

Marcali Yacht Brokerage expands for 2010