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SYT closed for the holidays

Sunday, 28 December 2014

The editorial team is taking a short Christmas break, which means the website will not be updated this week. We will be back online on the 5th of January. Make sure to check back in with us then!

Gemma Fottles joins's editorial team

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

SuperYacht Company, the publisher of, is proud to announce that Gemma Fottles has joined their team. With a background in both creative writing and digital magazine editing, Gemma will be the new News and Content editor at Gemma graduated with a degree in English Literature and Media... Read More

Warning: False SYT email going around

Thursday, 27 February 2014

We have just been made aware that some of our readers are receiving emails which look like they come from, concerning the latest issue of the SuperYachting Index. Please delete this email, which has the topic "(super)Yachting Index..", and do not click on the link in the email. We are currently investigating how this could have happened. Read More

SYT closed for the holidays

Monday, 23 December 2013

The editorial team is taking a short Christmas break, which means the website will not be updated for a week. We will be back online on the 2nd of January. Make sure to check back in with us then! Our team wishes you a merry Christmas, and a prosperous 2014! Read More

First edition of iPad magazine SuperYacht Experience released

Friday, 30 August 2013

We are proud to announce the release of the very first edition of SuperYacht Experience, a brand new bi-monthly iPad magazine published by SuperYacht Company and produced by Plus New Media. With this new publication, our team is excitingly treading into slightly unknown territory. Read More

Moving office!

Thursday, 1 August 2013 is moving into a new office! This means having to move our collection of over 1,000 magazines, 2,000 superyacht brochures, and everything else we seem to have collected over the last 7 years. It also means we will have to close our doors for the rest of the week. We will be back to full strength on tuesday! Read More

Richard Callender moving on for a new challenge

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

After five incredible years at SuperYachtTimes, Richard Callender will be moving on for a new challenge from 1st June onwards. “I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute working for Merijn and Maarten, who I consider to be two of the most knowledgeable people in the Superyacht Industry.." Read More

A royal day off for SYT

Monday, 29 April 2013

While the city is already slowly turning orange, Amsterdam is preparing for a spectacular celebration Tuesday, when Queen Beatrix will step down from the throne she’s held for 33 years to make way for her son Willem-Alexander, who will be crowned king. This also means the SYT office will be closed for the day. We'll be back online on Wednesday! Read More

SYT's Riejannke leaves company to become superyacht stewardess

Friday, 12 April 2013

Just over a year after joining our team, our sales manager Riejanneke Niesert has decided to embark on a new adventure, and will be pursuing a new career as a superyacht stewardess. Riejanneke joined our team after having successfully finished her degree in Management, Economics and Law in The Netherlands. Read More

Guidelines to getting your news published on SuperYacht Times

Thursday, 28 March 2013

At SYT, we receive loads of emails from companies pitching their news to us. We have to be highly selective about what we decide to publish. To make it easier, we have compiled a short list of do’s and don’ts. Bottom line: You’re busy, we’re busy. Let’s make both our lives easier! Read More

10,000 Articles online, and counting!

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Time flies when you're having fun! It seems only yesterday that we started, from a damp basement in Antibes, just over 6 years ago. Today, we're publishing our 10,000th article, and entertain on average 10,000 daily visitors, with peaks up to 20,000 on a good day. Read More

A letter from your Editor

Friday, 21 December 2012

As I am writing this, I am lying on the sundeck of a beautiful superyacht, whilst cruising in the warm waters of the Caribbean. I couldn't wish for a better setting to reflect on the last 12 months! On, we aim to bring you the biggest and latest news first. In the six years that we have been online, we have created a huge network. Read More

SYT closes one week

Friday, 24 August 2012

The editorial team is taking a short break from our daily routine, and will be enjoying a couple of days break on the water. Unfortunately this means the website will not be updated for a week, but we will be back online on monday 3rd September. Make sure to check back in with us then, as we will have a few surprises in store for you! Read More

SYT looking for local superyacht reporters

Monday, 16 July 2012 is currently the best visited superyacht website in the world. To remain our top position, and to stay on top of all the latest news, as it happens all over the world, we need you. We are looking for local reporters, with a passion for superyachts, who can send us local reports, photos, and news updates. Read More

Live from Antibes: SuperYacht Company expands and announces new team member

Friday, 13 April 2012

SuperYacht Company, the publisher of, is proud to announce that Riejanneke Niesert has joined the sales team as an account manager. Riejanneke has just successfully finished her degree in Management, Economics and Law in The Netherlands. Riejannaneke will be based in our office in the centre of Amsterdam. Read More celebrates 5th anniversary

Monday, 9 January 2012

As of today, 9th January 2012, we are delighted and proud to announce that has been online for five years to the day, and to celebrate this milestone we have completely redesigned the website. We often get asked why, and how we started, so now might be a good time to tell you this story. Read More

Unique collection of The Superyachts volumes 1-19 for sale

Thursday, 29 September 2011

One of our regular readers, and a close personal friend of ours, has asked us to announce that he is selling a unique collection of books. He has on offer volume one through nineteen of The Superyachts, the most sought after superyacht books. The collection is in excellent condition, and can only be bought as a whole. Read More

CNC’s Fabrice Vial killed on a superyacht

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Fabrice Vial, owner of Chantier Naval Couach, was shot in the back last week. The 43-year old Mr. Vial was murdered in the early hours of Friday August 12th. At the time of the shooting Mr. Vial was on board of the Couach-built Team VIP, which was anchored in the bay of Porto Vecchio, Corsica. The fatal shot is unofficially reported to have been fired from another boat. Read More consolidates position as the leading superyacht website

Friday, 22 July 2011

At SYT, we don't tend to blow our own trumpet that much, we let our statistics, quality publication, and personal relationships do the talking, however an article recently published on a competing website, claiming to be the world’s leading superyacht and lifestyle website, has forced me to openly respond and set the record straight. Read More

Internship offered at

Friday, 24 June 2011 is the leading website covering the superyacht business, focusing on the design, building and brokerage of superyachts. We have a young, yet highly specialised international team, working from offices in Amsterdam and Antibes. Our team is currently offering a five to six month internship in Amsterdam. Read More

Antibes Yacht Show another success for

Friday, 15 April 2011

The combination of perfect weather, a great stand location, interesting guests and clients, coupled with launching the company’s new brand, meant the Antibes Yacht Show was yet another success for the growing team. Read More releases movie on online advertising

Monday, 28 March 2011

The SYT team together with QuanVision have developed a movie on the benefits of advertising online for the superyacht industry. Over the last couple of years marketing budgets have been reduced to a minimum and this has not only led to less spending on advertising, but clients also desire more exposure for less money. Read More

New company name and office for

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Founders Merijn de Waard and Maarten Janssen have announced that the parent company of their leading online publication has been renamed to SuperYacht Company. Additionally they are also pleased to announce that the company has moved to a larger office on the exclusive Keizersgracht. Read More

Rosie McCall joins SYT team

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Born in Sydney Australia with a Greek background, Rosie McCall is now a final year student of a European Studies degree at The Hague University. Delighted to be undertaking an internship with SYT, she hopes to make a contribution to the business, namely though her knowledge obtained form her majors: international business, marketing, and strategic management. Read More launches new social media campaign

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

As of today (SYT) has launched a new social media campaign. Over the last few weeks we have added new functionalities to follow through our new RSS feed and our new Twitter Account. In addition there is now also a direct to link our Facebook page, where we will upload the most interesting SYT features, as well as exclusive video and photo material. Read More

New superyachts on - 15/2009

Friday, 5 June 2009

This week the SYT was updated with 20 completed superyachts, 3 new orders and superyachts under construction, and 7 superyacht concepts. One of the most interesting new superyachts is Alfa XII. Built by ISA Yachts in 2005, she is a 40 metre fast planing yacht and available for charters in the East and West Mediterranean. Read More

New SuperYachts on - 14/2009

Friday, 15 May 2009

This week the SYT was updated with 8 completed superyachts, 2 new orders and superyachts under construction, and 3 superyacht concepts. An interesting Superyacht concept that grasped my attention a few weeks ago, is Summit Marine's One-One-One, designed by Massimo Gregori Grgic and his Yankee Delta Studio team in Italy. Read More

New superyachts on - 13/2009

Friday, 1 May 2009

This week SYT was updated with 8 completed superyachts, 2 new orders and superyachts under construction, and 1 superyacht concept. Amongst the completed superyachts, I have added Situations, a beautiful 1988 100' Broward Motoryacht. She features a brand new 2006 interior, custom crafted by IK yacht design in Fort Lauderdale. Read More

New superyachts on - 12/2009

Friday, 24 April 2009

This week the site was updated with 25 completed superyachts, 5 new orders and superyachts under construction, and 3 Superyacht concepts. Amongst the Superyacht Concepts, we have included the Icon design proposal by Avadesign. The studio created an original design for a linear and sleek superyacht. Read More

New superyachts on - 11/2009

Friday, 10 April 2009

Last week the SYT was updated with 11 completed superyachts, 5 new orders and superyachts under construction, and 6 Superyacht concepts. Amongst the Superyacht Concepts, we have included the Ice Class series of superyachts by Palmer Johnson, the 82m PJ World Superyacht. The 82m is to be built at PJ's newly acquired Norwegian shipyard. Read More

New superyachts on - 10/2009

Friday, 27 March 2009

We have updated SYT this week with 17 completed superyachts. One of my personal favourites is the 36m Gitana,  the only classic Perini on the market today. She was actually designed by Fabio Perini himself for his own personal use which means the yacht is packed with the very best in design and materials. Read More

New superyachts on – 09/2009

Friday, 20 March 2009

This week we have added 16 completed superyachts and 5 superyachts under construction. The most interesting superyacht we have added this week is the 31.5 metre Black Pearl. She is currently under construction in New Zealand, under the management of Diverse Projects, and due for delivery in 2010. Read More

New superyachts on - 08/2009

Friday, 13 March 2009

Last week the SYT team visited the Dubai Boat Show, which left little time to publish a list of new yachts online. Therefor this is week, the list is extra long. We have updated SYT with 25 completed superyachts, 38 new orders and superyachts under construction, and 4 Superyacht concepts. amongst the Superyacht Concepts, we have included the Majesty 121.  Read More

New superyachts on - 07/2009

Friday, 27 February 2009

This week we have updated SYT with 10 completed superyachts, 17 new orders and superyachts under construction, and three Superyacht concepts, including the Felini 44m.  Felini, a new superyacht brand based in Monaco, commissioned the Italian design studio Hot Lab for the design of their new 44 metre superyacht. Read More

New superyachts on - 06/2009

Friday, 13 February 2009

This week we have updated SYT with 11 completed superyachts, 19 new orders and superyachts under construction. Added to our list of completed yachts is Caprice, a 37.5m Oceanco motoryacht built in 1994. She sleeps 8 guests in 4 staterooms. A beautifully designed yacht by Gerhard Gilgenast design and an exquisite interior by Donald Starkey. Read More

New superyachts on - 05/2009

Friday, 6 February 2009

This week we have updated SYT with 17 completed superyachts, 24 new orders and superyachts under construction, and 5 new superyacht concepts. Added to our concept database is the Codecasa 42 Vintage. This new yacht has taken inspiration from the main features of vessels that have made yachting history. Read More

New superyachts on - 04/2009

Friday, 30 January 2009

This week we have updated SYT with 14 completed superyachts, 1 new superyacht concepts, and 10 new orders and superyachts under construction. Added to our concept database is the Rodriquez Collezione 40 series. With a 39.90m full-displacement aluminum hull, she is a sleek and elegant design. Read More

The latest SuperYacht Gossip 2009/01

Monday, 19 January 2009

We came across a very interesting new superyacht recently. She is called Ocean Boulevard and approximately 40 metres. She is based in the South of The Netherlands and believed to have been built by Shipyard De Donge, who specialise in the construction of dredgers, in 2006 or 2007. The following photos were taken by Wim Kosten in November 2008. Read More

New superyachts on - 01/2009

Friday, 9 January 2009

53 completed superyachts, 31 superyachts on order and 5 superyacht concepts. We have added a few interesting conversions from Dubai; the 96m Cosmos, the 88m Dabawi and the 45m Dubai Magic. Dubai Magic was completed a few years ago, while work on both Cosmos and Dabawi still continues, although Dabawi nears completion. Read More

Monday, 24 December 2012

SYT closed for one week

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Temporary technical problems on our website

Friday, 24 December 2010

SYT Season Greetings

Monday, 16 August 2010

SYT Closed for one week

Thursday, 24 December 2009

SYT season greetings

Sunday, 21 June 2009

SYT closed for one week!

Wednesday, 24 December 2008

SYT Season Greetings

Friday, 28 November 2008

Tragic loss of Andreas Liveras

Thursday, 16 October 2008

SYT superyacht magazine overview - 10/2008

Monday, 22 September 2008

Richard Callender joins SYT

Thursday, 19 June 2008

SYT Team on Vacation

Tuesday, 17 June 2008

The latest Superyacht Gossip 06/2008

Friday, 25 April 2008

The latest Superyacht Gossip 05/2008

Thursday, 20 March 2008

The latest Superyacht Gossip 03/2008

Monday, 25 February 2008

Superyacht Magazines & Books – 02/2008