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Mulder Shipyard at the Millionaire Fair Amsterdam 2011

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

The Millionaire Fair Amsterdam 2011 was one of the most spectacular editions ever. Celebrations for its tenth birthday ensured a memorable event for exhibitors and visitors alike in the Amsterdam RAI. Mulder Shipyard was one of the shipyards to take part in the event. The invite-only event featured special cars, yachts, jewellery and more. Read More

Dubai International Boat Show set to celebrate spectacular 20th anniversary

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

The 2012 Dubai International Boat Show is preparing to celebrate two decades of unrivalled success across the Middle East and a meteoric rise in its status worldwide. With three months still to go until the celebrations begin, Dubai International Boat Show has already had to increase its exhibition space. Read More

The 2011 Yacht Club de Monaco awards

Friday, 16 December 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, having been a particularly busy year in terms of results and international events with the 10th edition of Monaco Classic Week, HSH Prince Albert II, President of the Yacht Club de Monaco paid tribute to the club’s sailors at the 2011 YCM Awards with the Trophée Credit Suisse. Read More

Growing entry list for Superyacht Cup 2012

Friday, 16 December 2011

Organisers of the Superyacht Cup are preparing for one of their biggest years in 2012 as the entry lists for the popular Palma regatta and the brand new Superyacht Cup Cowes, UK have surged over the last two months. Currently over 20 superyachts have registered for the special edition of the Superyacht Cup in Cowes. Read More

Sailing superyacht owners invited to the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Thursday, 15 December 2011

The organisation of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2012 is inviting sailing superyacht owners to experience the unique on-water and party pleasures that have propelled Audi Hamilton Island Race Week to a point where it is ranked amongst the world’s best regattas. The Superyacht Division will be a key element in the 2012 series. Read More

Success at 2011 METS and the SuperYacht Pavilion

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Despite the tough conditions that still prevail throughout the international leisure marine industry, METS and the SuperYacht Pavilion (SYP) 2011 confounded expectations with a boost in visitor levels, an impressive display of newly developed products and a flurry of first time exhibitors. As METS/SYP is widely acknowledged as one of the industry’s top networking events with trade-only quality visitors. Read More

Marine Industry Cares Foundation names new Board of Directors

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF), a non-profit charitable organization that raises awareness and funds for children’s and family charities, has announced it's 2012 Board of Directors and the appointment of an Executive Director to help lead the group. Read More

Superyacht Leander makes history at Nelson's Dockyard

Monday, 5 December 2011

Motor Yacht Leander has arrived in Antigua in time for the 50th Anniversary of the Antigua Charter Yacht Show and in doing so has created history. For Leander itself, although it has been coming to Antigua since 1992, it is the first time it has entered the Antigua Charter Yacht Show. Read More

Over $ 50 million of boats are confirmed for Phuket

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

The 2012 Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX), the region's largest boating consumer show, looks set to be a bumper edition, with in-water displays almost full four months before the show opens. Organised by Informa Yacht Group, the ninth Phuket International Boat Show will be held at the Royal Phuket Marina from 29th March to 1st April 2012. Read More

Sensational line-up at 2012 Singapore Yacht Show 2012

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

The Informa Yacht Group has unveiled an impressive preliminary lineup for the Singapore Yacht Show 2012. Set to make a major impact, the show will play host to some of the world’s most stylish superyachts and internationally acclaimed yacht building experts, brokers, designers and naval architects. Read More

Team line-ups confirmed for 2011 Extreme Sailing Series final showdown

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ global circuit will be announced on Tuesday, 13th December, just two days after the final Act of 2011 in Singapore and coinciding with the opening day of the World Yacht Racing Forum in Estoril, Portugal. The worldwide circuit will once again span several continents as it goes in to its sixth year. Read More

Two Wally yachts to race in 2011 transatlantic challenge

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Two Wally Maxi Yachts are en route from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Virgin Gorda as part of the 2011 Transatlantic Maxi Yacht Regatta. Indio is vying for the lead among the six single-masted 'sloops’. Indio and the other Wally, Kenora, should complete this demanding 2,700 mile journey in around 10 days,  depending on the conditions. Read More

The Pendennis Cup 2012 announces first entries

Monday, 28 November 2011

7th July 2012 will see the return of the Pendennis Cup to Cornwall. Organised by Pendennis Shipyard every two years the regatta entices an impressive range of superyachts to the waters of Falmouth Bay. To date next year’s growing fleet includes 14 classic and modern sailing yachts totaling a remarkable 450 metres. Read More

Hainan Rendez-Vous set to light up the Chinese Riviera in April 2012

Friday, 25 November 2011

Following the success of the two previous editions and only two years after the Beijing government announced its intention to transform Hainan into a global luxury destination, the Hainan Rendez-Vous (HRV), China’s leading superyacht and business jet show, is propelling Hainan to the very center of the international lifestyle scene. Read More

Superyacht Lionheart wins Neptune award

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Hoek Design in the Netherlands has won the Neptune award for ‘best interior layout’ at the ShowBoats Design Awards. The judges praised Lionheart for what they saw as a beautiful interpretation of a J-class sailing yacht interior. Lionheart was also nominated as one of the five best yachts for the naval architecture and interior design awards. Read More

Northrop and Johnson welcomes superyachts to Phuket

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Over 100 crew members and distinguished guests attended the function where the recently arrived yacht crew and owners were able to meet with every aspect of the industry in Thailand and make immediate useful contacts, suppliers and friends. Read More

Azimut at the Xiamen International Boat Show

Monday, 21 November 2011

Azimut Yachts, represented by the local dealer Xiamen Leading Boating, was the biggest exhibitors in the 4th Xiamen International Boat Show, with a fleet of 8 boats on water, among which the Azimut 95, the biggest model displayed in the show. Xiamen Leading Boating,  already sold 10 boats since 2009 from 47 feet to 105 feet. Read More

Record fleet expected at 25th Anniversary Phuket King's Cup Regatta

Friday, 18 November 2011

The Phuket King's Cup Regatta is set to celebrate its 25th anniversary this year, welcoming a record fleet of boats and over 1,000 sailors from around the world to compete in Asia's largest regatta from 3 December to 10 December at Kata Beach. With strong representation from ASEAN, more than 35 nationalities will participate. Read More

Cesme Marina hosts new Aegean yachting event

Thursday, 17 November 2011

Last month Cesme Marina in Izmir, Turkey, hosted the first Aegean Link Cup. The event was born from a collaboration between Kemal Saatcioglu, General Manager at Cesme Marina, and the yacht clubs of neighbouring Greek Islands. The inaugural event was a  success with twenty eight yachts taking part.Read More

The 7th annual Future of Superyacht Conference

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Now firmly established as a "must attend" event on the superyacht calendar, The Future of Superyachts, the 7th Annual Conference takes place in Palma just before the Superyacht Cup, on the 19th and 20th June 2012 and will bring together an elite group of industry leaders for networking and debate. Read More

Results from 52nd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Monday, 14 November 2011

At the 52nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, three million square feet of exhibits in-water and on land were humming with optimistic exhibitors and motivated buyers. Despite inclement weather over the weekend, the show was able to shine on with many exhibitors reporting that it was the best show in 5 years. Read More

Boys N’ Toys yacht hop raises over $100,000 for Kids in Distress

Friday, 11 November 2011

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is touted as one of the biggest boat shows in the world, hosting top yacht builders and designers, exotic cars and brokerage yachts across six locations. While most attendees spent their time at the show inspecting the latest marine gadgetry, others attended the private “Boys N’ Toys” yacht hop. Read More

Powerful panels and candid keynotes at Global Superyacht Forum 2011

Friday, 11 November 2011

From Monday 14 November, at Amsterdam’s RAI convention centre, over 450 industry leaders will participate in the Global Superyacht Forum (GSF) for three days of powerful discussion, dynamic debate and intelligent interaction. The focus of GSF will be discussing how to change the industry and how it can grow for the future. Read More

Successful conference organised by Transport Malta.

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Over sixty delegates participated in a half day conference on Business Aircraft and Superyacht registration, organised by Transport Malta in association with FT Business Events, last Thursday the 4th of November, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Paris. Read More

It's raining awards at Royal Huisman

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

The Fall 2011 season has yielded an exceptional harvest of awards for Huisman yachts, their owners, designers and builders. The elegant 57.5m (189ft) ketch Twizzle has appeared unstoppable this year as she seized the attention of awards juries for almost every aspect of her design and build. Read More

Yacht Carbon Offset wins 2011 ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Yacht Carbon Offset has been awarded the 2011 International Superyacht Society Fabien Cousteau Blue Award. The Award, created to celebrate stewardship of marine ecosystems, was presented by Fabien Cousteau during ISS’s International Awards for Design and Leadership Gala in Fort Lauderdale on 27 October 2011. Read More

Pole Refit to sponsor Professional Yachtsmen's Association AGM

Monday, 7 November 2011

Pôle Refit La Rochelle (PRLR), a Corporate member of the Professional Yachtsmen's Association (PYA) since 2009, is sponsoring the PYA Annual General Meeting 2011 on Wednesday 9th November at 18.00 hours at PYA's new venue, the Maison des Associations, 288, Chemin de Saint-Claude, 06600, Antibes. Read More

ISS award for motoryacht NISI 2400

Monday, 7 November 2011

The NISI 2400 was named best power yacht in the 24 to 40-meter category at the 2011 International Superyacht Society (ISS) Design Awards gala, held on October 27th at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Finalists included Diverse Projects’ Black Pearl, Moonen Shipyard’s Livia, Jongert’s Lucia M, and Hakvoort’s Snowbird. Read More

Moore Stephens announces sponsorship of Jody Hill in Paralympics

Friday, 4 November 2011

Moore Stephens Isle of Man who provide accountancy, consultancy and multi-sector wealth management services, in its capacity as presenting sponsors of the YachtInfo event in Fort Lauderdale, USA today announced its sponsorship of captain Jody Hill in his bid to represent the USA in the London 2012 Paralympics. Read More

Pershing to show the 74' motoryacht in Barcelona

Friday, 4 November 2011

Pershing will participate in the 50th edition of the Barcelona International Boat Show together with Ventura Yachts, the exclusive distributor for Spain. Pershing will have the 74' on display at the Spanish show. The yacht measures 22.66 metres and is powered by twin 1950 hp MTU Common Rail engines. Read More

Superyacht Twizzle scoops up four design awards

Friday, 4 November 2011

British Superyacht design company, Redman Whiteley Dixon (RWD) has announced that it has scooped four esteemed design awards during two ceremonies at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show for its design of Twizzle; an elegant 57.5m performance sailing yacht. RWD was responsible for both the exterior and interior design. Read More

Blohm+Voss partners with ISS for METS Mixer

Thursday, 3 November 2011

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) has announced that Blohm+Voss is the new ISS Silver Supporter and Presenting Partner for the organisation’s annual METS Membership Mixer. The event draws a wide range of industry colleagues—from company executives to owners and captains and crew—in the festive environment of the RAI’s Café Amsterdam. Read More

Video of day three of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Monday, 31 October 2011

Despite the rain, and forecast, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show offers plenty to see. The boat show has more than 380,000 square feet of covered and indoor space throughout the Convention Center and many air conditioned tents at the Bahia Mar Beach Resort and Yachting Center. Regardless of the weather, attendees are sure to have a good time. Read More

Superyacht Palladium wins another award

Monday, 31 October 2011

Michael Leach Design scooped its fifth award of the week by winning the Best Motor Yacht (65m+) at the ISS gala awards on Thursday 27 October during the Fort Lauderdale boat show. Palladium's german-built interior is remarkably atmospheric and oozes a great sense of warm and minimalistic style. Read More

Ferretti debuts the Custom Line 100' in the US

Monday, 31 October 2011

This week, Ferretti introduced the Custom Line 100' to the US at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The 100 is the newest addition to the already impressive collection of the accomplished multinational shipyard, consisting of three earlier Custom Line releases launched in a range of 26 to 37 metres. Read More

Feadship at the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Monday, 31 October 2011

Two Feadships were on display this week at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2011; the 45-meter Helix and the 39-meter Go. The Feadship stand also featured the latest news on the world’s number one luxury motoryacht brand, which has already launched six superyachts this year with a total length of 1500 feet. Read More

Dick Boon ISS business person of the year

Friday, 28 October 2011

Vripack announced that Mr. Dick Boon, founder of Vripack, won the ISS Business Person of the Year award. The perfect coronation on the 50th anniversary of Vripack and a perfect start of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2011. 500 guests witnessed the founder of Vripack winning the Business Person of the Year Award. Read More

Newport Charter Yacht Show under new ownership

Friday, 28 October 2011

The Newport Charter Yacht Show has been acquired by the Newport Harbor Corporation, continuing a tradition of showcasing luxury charter yachts ranging from 80 feet in length up to the superyacht size of 150 to 225+ feet. Yachts from around the globe will glide into the spotlight at the Newport Yachting Center. Read More

Superyacht Big Fish wins design award

Thursday, 27 October 2011

Y.CO has announces the success of Aquos Yachts and Big Fish at last night’s Showboats Design Awards 2011. Luxury exploration vessel Big Fish was named the winner of the Best Naval Architecture (Motor Yachts) Award at a glamorous ceremony at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida. Read More

Nauta Yacht Design's superyacht Kiboko wins award

Thursday, 27 October 2011

Two projects by Nauta Yacht Design have won Nautical Design Awards in 2011: the Sense 50’ won the award for Interior Design of Sailing Yachts, and the Southern Wind 94’ Kiboko won in the category for Sailing Yachts over 24 metres. Southern Wind Shipyard’s latest 94’ Kiboko is a custom performance cruiser. Read More

Palladium wins 4 awards in Palm Beach

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Mark Smith, director of Michael Leach Design, stole the limelight at the prestigious annual ShowBoats Design Awards at The Mar-o-Largo Club in Palm Beach, picking up four Golden Neptunes. The results have been a well-guarded secret since the panel of SBDA judges – comprising peer group designers, superyacht owners and industry specialists. Read More

IYC at the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Monday, 24 October 2011

In honor of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show next week, IYC are rolling out their new look, tone and feel. The new brand identity emphasizes that IYC represents international clientele and supports these efforts with offices and personnel in ports across the seas. During FLIBS, IYC will present an impressive fleet. Read More

New luxury event during Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

Monday, 24 October 2011

Sandow Media’s Worth magazine will bring the ultimate in luxury living to South Florida – by air, by land and by sea – at its exclusive, invitation-only event, Curator, which will be held 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 at Sheltair Aviation in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Read More

Molori Athletics premieres at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Friday, 21 October 2011

Seen as the star at both the World Yacht Trophies in Cannes and the Monaco Yacht Show, Molori will be displaying its latest design aesthetics at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. To further showcase their award-winning design elements, Molori will be unveiling their new gym equipment. Read More

Moonen Shipyards at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Moonen Shipyards will have a stand, and two yachts at the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The stand will be on the main F dock, where Moonen will also be berthing the second Moonen 97 Sofia II (F-618) and the Moonen 120 Victoria del Mar (SYBAss 110). Both these previously owned yachts are now for sale. Read More

Oceanstyle's ISA 120 first to be shown in the USA

Thursday, 20 October 2011

The 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show promises to be even bigger and better than last year running from 27-31 October 2011, and Oceanstye, located on HOF-FD1 and FG-Slips 27-29, will again take part in this major event. Oceanstyle will be exhibiting an ISA 120, which will be the first ISA 120 to be shown in the USA. Read More

Sanlorenzo at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

At the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year Sanlorenzo will share with you three of their latest creations within the SYBAss area of the show. On display are the SL72, SD92 and the SL104. The SL104 will make her debut in the Americas. One of the latest and most highly acclaimed motoryachts from the Sanlorenzo Yard. Read More 

Ugly sisters raise a wicked sum for charity at Pinmar Golf Tournament

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Once upon a time, at the 2011 Pinmar Golf Tournament, Cinderella and her two Ugly Sisters raised over €17,000 for a number of charities including Great Ormond Street Hospital . Whizzing around the lush greens on their drink laden carriage, the pantomime trio accosted unsuspecting golfers swapping booze for cash donations. Read More

Moran Yacht & Ship brings 400 metres of superyachts to Fort Lauderdale

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Moran Yacht & Ship are bringing no less than 7 superyachts to this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, with a combined length of 400 metres. The largest is the 75m Lürssen Northern Star, designed by Espen Oeino. Her interior, designed by Pauline Nunns, can best be described as a grand country home. Read More

Impressive representation by Isle of Man at the Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

More than sixty representatives of the Isle of Man Superyacht Industry attended this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. This prestigious show is the highlight of the superyacht season in the Mediterranean and is attended by all the world’s leading builders, brokers, charter agents, service companies, luxury goods providers and potential buyers. Read More

Superyachts to be part of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2012

Monday, 17 October 2011

The Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011 was hailed as the most successful and satisfying in the event’s spectacular 28-year history, and superyachts will again be part of the scene in 2012. The fleet comprised 195 racing yachts, ranging from small cruisers to record-breaking supermaxis, and some impressive superyachts. Read More

Edmiston to bring two superyachts to Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 17 October 2011

Edmiston is bringing two superyachts to this year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The first, superyacht Ellix Too, is built by ISA Yachts for her present owner and delivered in 2005, she has recently completed a major refit including complete repaint of her topsides in flag blue, and her superstructure in Oyster white. Read More

MYBA announces new spring brokerage yacht show

Friday, 14 October 2011

MYBA, The Worldwide Yachting Association, has announced its intention to run a Super Yacht Brokerage Show in Nice. Preliminary discussions are well underway with local authorities for the concept of hosting a low cost yacht show to be run by the industry for the industry. The show will focus on the large sailing and motor yachts. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee scoops award at Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 13 October 2011

BMT Nigel Gee celebrated award success at the recent Monaco Yacht Show for its avant-garde concept design, Project Utopia, developed in partnership with Yacht Island Design. Measuring 100 metres in length and breadth, and spanning over 11 decks she has the equivalent volume of a present‐day cruise liner. Read More

CRN and Riva at the Frieze Art Fair London 2011

Thursday, 13 October 2011

CRN and Riva will play a central role in an installation by Berlin-based artist Christian Jankowski, at this year’s Frieze Art Fair 2011, taking place 13-16 October in London. The Finest Art on Water will be part of Frieze Projects, a series of special commissions which offer viewpoints that will elicit a shift in the viewer’s perception. Read More

Strong Australian presence at US shows

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Australian companies are sure to impress at this year’s International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) - a well known platform to launch new products and technologies. The Australian Marine Export Group (AIMEX) the peak body for the Australian Marine Export Industry is taking an impressive delegation of industry heavyweights to IBEX. Read More

Viareggio Superyachts go cycling in Monaco

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

You may have seen them last month whizzing through traffic last month during the Monaco Yacht Show, the personalized VSY-Viareggio Superyachts blue bicycles, carrying the yard's top management. VSY combined pleasure and eco-sustainability by using their own bicycles to move around Monaco during the Yacht Show. Read More

Redman Whiteley Dixon complete Auto Tour 2011

Monday, 10 October 2011

An impressive fleet of more than 16 classic and super cars has successfully completed the 2011 Redman Whiteley Dixon Auto Tour in association with furniture makers, Silverlining. The Tour departed RWD’s design studio on Sunday 18th September 2011 and celebrated its triumphant arrival into Monaco on Tuesday 20th September. Read More

Fabio Perini wins Piacenza Cashmere award

Friday, 7 October 2011

Fabio Perini, founder of the Perini Navi Group, has won the Piacenza Cashmere Yacht Capital Award 2011, a special award granted in recognition of the commitment, the involvement and the determination with which the Perini Navi Group in specific and shipbuilding in Italy in general have today earned high regard worldwide. Read More

Superyacht Satori wins Prix du Design and two World Yacht Trophies

Friday, 7 October 2011

The Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts has announced that superyacht Satori has recently been awarded two World Yacht Trophies in Cannes and the prestigious Prix du Design in Monaco. Satori is the first of Heesen’s new 50m aluminium class. She was delivered last May and officially christened during the Monaco Grand Prix. Read More

Yacht Carbon Offset nominated for ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award

Thursday, 6 October 2011

The International Superyacht Society announced in 2010 the creation of the ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award, to celebrate stewardship of marine ecosystems. This will be presented during ISS’s International Awards for Design and Leadership Gala on the opening night of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Read More

The 2011 Monaco Yacht Show another success

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Once again, the Monaco Yacht Show served up the perfect recipe for a successful superyacht business, spread over four days basking in the Mediterranean's September sunshine. This year's show was buzzing with wealth and business excitement. More than 100 superyachts, with over 40 making their worldwide debut, lined the docks inside Port Hercules. Read More

Avel crowned winner of Rolex Trophy at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez

Monday, 3 October 2011

It seems the summer may never end in St Tropez this year. For more than one week straight, unseasonably hot weather has dominated the region, caused by a high pressure system that seemingly stalled over the northern Mediterranean. It was a week of hot sunny days and little breeze, unusual in its duration. Read More

Riva receives Barchino d'Oro award in Genoa

Monday, 3 October 2011

Riva, a brand of the Ferretti Group, has announced that they have been awarded the Barchino d'Oro, a prize given to the exhibitors who reach 50 years of presence at the Genoa International Boat Show. The prize-giving took place on Saturday during the opening party on the terrace of Pavilion B of the venue. Read More

Dates announced for 25th Club Yachting Life Rally

Friday, 30 September 2011

Monaco-based Dahm International will celebrate the 25th edition of their traditional annual sailing event, the exclusive Club Yachting Life Rally, from 7 to 10 June 2012 with friends and clients around Menorca. Dahm International's Club Yachting Life Cruising Rally is the only sailing event sponsored and organised by a superyacht broker. Read More

The Peri 41T superyacht wins two awards in Cannes

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Peri Yachts has proudly announced to be the winner of the World Yacht Trophies Award 2011 for Best Design and Most Innovative Fly bridge over 24 meters with the new high-tech Peri 41T, the flagship of the Peri range. The awards were presented at the Gala Dinner organized by Lux Media group during the Cannes Boat Show. Read More

Molori Design’s superyacht Told u So wins prestigious award

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Molori Design’s Told u So, a 145‘ Benetti Vision, has won the Best Interior Design award in front of a prestigious panel of experts in Cannes earlier this month. The judges citing the incredible detail, sophistication and originality. Told u So’s design incorporates the highest quality wood, marble and fine fabrics from around the world. Read More

Public debut of the Nordhavn 86 in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Pacific Asian Enterprises, manufacturer of the line of Nordhavn long range motoryachts, announced the debut of the Nordhavn 86 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The N86 was PAE’s first foray into the megayacht market. She has been met with much success and was a catalyst in the design and forthcoming launch of the N120. Read More

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez celebrates 30 years

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

The sailing calendar for classic yachts in the Mediterranean includes stops in idyllic ports including Antibes, Monaco, and Cannes. But it is the finale in St Tropez that is the not-to-be-missed conclusion for classic and modern yachts alike. This year Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez marks the 30th running of this prestigious event. Read More

Superyacht Prima receives prestigious award in Monaco

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Superyacht Prima was awarded by RINA with the RINA Green Star Plus, an additional notation class for environmentally friendly superyachts. The voluntary notation is based on an environmental performance index which covers all aspects of the vessel’s impact on the environment, including carbon emissions. Read More

Sunseeker International report buoyant sales at boat shows

Monday, 26 September 2011

Sunseeker International reports buoyant sales of over twenty new confirmed orders following the Cannes and Southampton Boat Shows. Sales were spread across the Sunseeker product range and throughout our worldwide territories. The Manhattan 53 has proved to be a resounding success with over one year's production sold. Read More

Two Superyacht Cup events in 2012

Monday, 26 September 2011

Organisers of the Superyacht Cup regattas have confirmed dates for the two editions of the popular regatta they will host next year including the first ever Superyacht Cup in Cowes, UK. The 16th edition of the Superyacht Cup Palma will take place in the traditional venue of Palma, Mallorca from 20-23 June, 2012. Read More

Burger Boat joins Wood Forever program in Monaco

Friday, 23 September 2011

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation has developed the Wood Forever program which aims to accompany the yacht builders towards the use of timber from sustainably managed forests. Burger Boat is the first yard that signed a partnership agreement, and is committed to analyze their wood supply chain Read More

Superyacht Lady Britt at the Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 22 September 2011

The 63 metre Lady Britt, launched by Feadship earlier this year, is on display this week at the Monaco Yacht Show with Feadship and Edmiston. Lady Britt’s classic contemporary interior, designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, is an unusual combination of New York apartment style with Scandinavian accents. Read More

Live from Monaco: Superyacht Hemisphere

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Today at the Monaco Yacht Show we had the chance to set foot on Hemisphere, the Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) designed and Pendennis built 44 metre sailing catamaran. Already very impressive because of her size, we were even more so blown away by interior designer Michael Leach's elegant, spacious interior. Read More

Etihad Airways joins Griffin Yacht Club at Monaco Yacht Show

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Griffin Marine Travel and its Griffin Yacht division have announced that Etihad Airways will be the airline sponsor of the Griffin Yacht Club at Monaco Yacht Show 2011. Griffin is hosting superyacht Captains and Crew in an exclusive lounge environment directly outside the Monaco Yacht Show in the famed restaurant Le Saint Benoit five floors above the harbour. Read More

Fort Lauderdale International Boat show introduces smartphone app

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show organizers have announced the debut of MyBoatShow, the new smartphone app that will officially launch at this year's show. The free app, available on iPhone and Android platforms, is designed to help navigate the show's docks, land areas and tents. The show spans six sites this year. Read More

Size does matter as records tumble at Feadship

Monday, 19 September 2011

Feadship is performing better than ever. This year to date the world’s number one luxury motoryacht brand has launched six superyachts with a total length of 450 metres. Four out of the thirteen new entries in the top 100 are Feadships; Musashi and Fountainhead (each at 87.78 metres), Air (81 metres) and Tango (77.70 metres). Read More

Two superyacht world premiers from Amels in Monaco

Friday, 16 September 2011

Amels will present two very interesting Limited Editions yachts, the 54.3 metre Ariela and 65.5 metre Imagine. Both delivered in spring, this is the first time these two yachts will go on display. Ariela’s interior is designed by Laura Sessa and Imagine her interior by Andrew Winch Designs. Both Limited Editions will be moored next to each other. Read More

Ever-expanding opportunities in Asia for the Yachting Industry

Friday, 16 September 2011

Julius Baer, a Swiss private banking group, has just published its first ‛Wealth Report’, focusing on Asia, providing a comprehensive and exclusive analysis of the HNWI landscape in the region. The report has been prepared in close cooperation with CLSA, Asia’s leading independent brokerage and investment group. Read More

Viareggio Superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 16 September 2011

Following the success of their 62-metre super yachts, Candyscape II and RoMa, VSY-Viareggio Superyachts are now busy completing their next two superyachts, the 72 metre Stella Maris scheduled for the 2012 season, and the 64 metre Duchess of Tuscany II, an evolution of Candyscape II and RoMa. Read More

The Perini Navi Group at the Monaco and Fort Lauderdale yacht shows

Friday, 16 September 2011

The Perini Navi Group is inaugurating the boat shows season at the Monaco Yacht Show with the world premier of SY Fidelis, a 56m ketch, the tenth yacht in the 56m series and 51st yacht in the Group’s fleet. The Perini Navi Group will also present their 55m MY Galileo G, second motor yacht of the Vitruvius series built by their Picchiotti brand. Read More

Prime Minister opens Auckland International Boat Show

Thursday, 15 September 2011

The Right Honourable John Key opened the 13th Auckland International Boat Show at a function in the new Viaduct Events Centre on the evening of Wednesday, 14 September. It is believed to be the first time, a boat show in New Zealand has been opened by a prime minister. Read More

Dahm International to exhibit two superyachts in Monaco

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Dahm International will bring 2 superyachts this year's Monaco Yacht Show. The first is Yosh II, a beautiful canoe stern classic with steel hull and aluminium superstructure has been built to the highest of standards by Benetti Sail Division. Yosh II offers four luxurious guest cabins with the owner's stateroom on the main deck. Read More

J Craft and Rolls-Royce hosted the inaugural Riviera Runabout Event

Thursday, 15 September 2011

J Craft and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars hosted guests for the inaugural Riviera Runabout event. Taking place over the course of a weekend between Monaco and Saint Tropez, more than 30 guests enjoyed a relaxing and luxurious programme. This included test driving the full range of Rolls-Royce cars, as well as sea trial of J Craft Torpedos. Read More

ECOsuperyacht and Cerion Energy join forces in Monaco to exhibit GO2

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

ECOsuperyacht and Cerion Energy will be joining forces to exhibit Cerion Energy’s GO2  Diesel Fuel Optimizer at Monaco Yacht Show this year. GO2 is a cutting edge nanoparticle-based diesel fuel combustion catalyst that provides a step change in fuel efficiency and emissions outputs for all types, sizes and ages of marine diesel engine. Read More

Awlgrip hosts inaugural Yacht Management Symposium

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Awlgrip presented its inaugural Yacht Management Symposium in London on 31st August 2011. The one-day event included a series of open panel sessions and presentations from Awlgrip representatives, covering a range of areas including the development of products, technical service, paint quality and finish standards, as well as regulations. Read More

Australian presence in Auckland

Monday, 12 September 2011

The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) and Superyacht Australia will have strong presence at the upcoming Auckland International Boat Show and NZ Marine Superyacht Captains Forum. New Zealand is one of the main trading partners for the Australian marine sector. This is the first of many international boat shows over the coming months at which AIMEX & Superyacht Australia members will have a presence. Read More

Riviera Yacht Support organises 2011 Golf Bonanza

Monday, 12 September 2011

Riviera Yacht Support informs us that will once again be organising the Golf Bonanza at the Grande Bastide Golf Course on Friday September 30. This year's hole in one price is a Mercedes Roadster SLK. The day will start with a full english breakfast sponsored by Froggy Gourmet, and there will be a free shuttle bus service from Antibes, sponsored by Jet Set International. Read More

Live report from Cannes: superyacht Dream On

Friday, 9 September 2011

Yesterday I spend some time on board superyacht Dream On at the Cannes Boat Show. Dream On is listed for sale with Oceanstyle and Burgess, who only recently announced a significant price reduction. Dream On's asking price has been lowered from € 12,400,000 to € 9,500,000. Dream On was delivered in Spring 2008 in Turkey. Read More

Marina Port Vell proves strong supporter of superyacht industry

Friday, 9 September 2011

Marina Port Vell is attending the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show and has announced they are sponsoring the event’s most notable functions. In addition to hosting a Press Conference and Luncheon on Thursday 22 September and a private party aboard Triple Seven for Marina Port Vell’s customers and their guests, the company sponsors 4 more events. Read More

Live report from Cannes: Superyacht O’Khalila

Friday, 9 September 2011

Yesterday we were kindly invited to step aboard O'Khalila, a superyacht you can't miss when you're in Cannes this year. William Molloy of YPI Brokerage gave us a detailed tour, taking us everywhere from the master suite to the engine room, which is loaded with three (!) MTU/Detroit DDC diesels. Read More

Live report from Cannes: JR

Friday, 9 September 2011

The Cannes Boat Show is not the place where you’ll find the 100 metre plus superyachts of this world. If you’re looking for those, we suggest you try the Monaco Yacht Show. Cannes is more suited to the 20-50 metre yachts. Yesterday we had a chance to take a look at what perhaps is the embodiment of the Cannes Boat Show. Read More

An early start and finish at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Thursday, 8 September 2011

A sharp start was the order of the day in Porto Cervo at the 2011 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. After yesterday’s Mistral-inspired abandonment, this morning’s racing commenced at a prompt 10:30 CEST. With wind speeds predicted to rise dramatically across the day, Principal Race Officer Peter Craig warned: “It is an early start, or no start.” Read More

Live report from Cannes: The new Moonen 97

Thursday, 8 September 2011

The fourth yacht in the Moonen 97 series is currently available for viewings at the 2011 Cannes Boat Show. Moonen's Dorien Bilterijst was kind enough to give us a tour of this 97 footer, which will also be up for show at the Monaco Yacht Show. With sister ship Livia being an award finalist, Moonen is confident that a buyer will soon be found. Read More

Live report from Cannes: Heesen's Aurelia

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Yesterday Maarten and I had a chance to step aboard of what is perhaps the sexiest yacht at this year’s Cannes Boat Show. Heesen gave us a detailed tour of the 37 metre superyacht Aurelia. Powered by two MTU 16V 4000 M90 diesel engines,she is an all-aluminium hard chine vessel with the ability to  reach a maximum speed of 30 knots. Read More

Aboard superyachts My Petra and Aquila in Cannes

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Yesterday at the Cannes Boat Show I had the chance to visit superyachts My Petra and Aquila. Both yachts are currently for sale through Camper and Nicholsons, who were kind enough to offer us detailed tours of these two beauties. We started out on My Petra, the sixth in Heesen's semi-displacement, all-aluminium, 4400 Class. Read More

Porto Montenegro at the Cannes Boat Show

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Located in the World Heritage Bay of Kotor, Europe's largest and most protected natural harbour, Porto Montenegro is a purpose-built, nautical community that offers guests tax and duty free fuel, onsite customs and immigration, crew club with fitness centre, squash and tennis courts, bowling, fashion boutiques, restaurants, crew bar and more. Read More

Live report from Cannes: the Nisi 2400

Thursday, 8 September 2011

After reporting about the Nisi 2400 last month, we had a chance to see it live at the 2011 Cannes Boat Show. The kind people at Nisi Yachts were nice enough to give us a personal tour of this 24 metre beauty, taking us everywhere from the master suite all the way down to the engine room. Definitely a boat worth checking out. Read More


Superyacht Maltese Falcon victorious at the Perini Navi Cup 2011

Monday, 5 September 2011

Light and unstable winds led to racing being abandoned on the final day of the Perini Navi Cup 2011. Participants had been looking forward to the final duel between the top three yachts which were separated by just one point, however the final classification remained unvaried from yesterday with Maltese Falcon taking overall victory. Read More

MGMT partners with Royal Docks 2012 for the Olympic Games

Monday, 5 September 2011

MGMT has announced they have partnered with Royal Docks 2012 for the Olympic Games in London 2012.The Royal Docks will be the premier destination for Superyachts visiting the Olympics next summer and is expecting more yachts than ever before to make London their destination for the summer. Read More

Eagerly-anticipated 2011 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup starts tuesday

Monday, 5 September 2011

Tuesday marks the start of racing at the eagerly-anticipated 2011 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. A typically extravagant week is in store: the 47-strong multinational fleet present at this year’s regatta is the second largest in the event’s history. These multifarious crews arrive on the back of some starkly contrasting seasons. Read More

Wind gods smile on superyacht Panthalassa in day 2 of Perini Cup

Sunday, 4 September 2011

The 56-metre Panthalassa claimed victory on saturday in the second race of the Perini Navi Cup 2011 and now sits in third place overall behind Parsifal III in second place and The Maltese Falcon in first. Organized by the Yacht Costa Smeralda from 1st to 4th September, the event sees 13 spectacular Perini Navi sailing yachts. Read More

Exciting first day of the Perini Navi Cup

Saturday, 3 September 2011

An exciting first day of the fourth edition of the Perini Navi Cup came to a close with the Maltese Falcon leading the overall classification. The regatta, which sees the spectacular fleet of sailing yachts from the Perini Navi shipyard race off Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda, is organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. Read More

ISA Yachts at this year's Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 2 September 2011

ISA Yachts have announced they will be bringing two new superyachts to this year's Monaco Yacht Show. The first is the 50 metre (164ft) superyacht Liberty, the first in a series of three new 50 metre yachts by the Italian yard. The three yachts in the 50 metre series share the same technical platform but differ in their exterior design. Read More

Photo Gallery: Perini Navi Cup 2011 Day 1

Friday, 2 September 2011

Yesterday a fleet of super sailing yachts arrived in the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda for the fourth edition of the Perini Navi Cup and today was the first race day of the amazing sailing event. Although the weather forecasts weren't good for today, it turned out to be a great first race day. I sailed on the red-hulled 45 metre sloop rigged Helios. Read More

Three YPI yachts at the Cannes Boat Show

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Yachting Partners International (YPI) has announced the presence of three YPI yachts during this year’s Cannes Yacht Show taking place between 6 – 11 September in the Port Pierre Canto, Cannes. Renowned for their open style, high cruising speeds and chic hull colourings, the 46- metre O’Khalila was built for a knowledgeable owner. Read More

Superyacht Carpe Diem available for showing at the Cannes Boat Show

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Frank Grzeszczak and Kevin Bonnie of International Yacht Collection have announced that the 58.20 metre Trinity superyacht Carpe Diem will be available for showing during the Cannes Boat Show. The all-aluminium superyacht was designed and engineered by the in-house design team of Trinity Yachts and Carpe Diem’s interior is from the drawing board of Carol Williamson & Associates. Read More

80 Boats to participate in the 2011 Monaco Classic Week

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Whether in the harbour, ashore or at sea, the 80 boats expected for the 10th Monaco Classic Week-La Belle Classe are living proof that the maritime heritage is alive and well, and bears testimony to the Principality’s commitment to the values surrounding it. This year the Yacht Club de Monaco has attracted an exceptional group of yachts. Read More

Scene is set for the start of fourth edition of the Perini Navi Cup

Thursday, 1 September 2011

The scene is set for the start of fourth edition of the Perini Navi Cup taking place in Porto Cervo. Eighteen Perini Navi sailing yachts have gathered in Porto Cervo for the event which is open only to yachts built by the renowned Viareggio shipyard. The regatta combines spectacular sailing with an exclusive rendezvous for the owners. Read More

Over 20 companies attending the launch of MTB Superyachts

Wednesday, 31 August 2011

MTB Superyachts is a 2 day event offering companies a time and cost efficient way to conduct business with a guaranteed minimum of 15 appointments over the 2 days, plus additional opportunities for networking. Companies often find that from attending MTB they fill gaps in their supply chain, find new suppliers/buyers and new products. Read More

Cantiere Delle Marche to make debut at Cannes Boat Show

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

The Cantiere Delle Marche Shipyard has announced its debut in Cannes. Cantiere Delle Marche will preview the new 86 Darwin Class Vitadimare 3 at the upcoming Cannes Boat Show. Vasco Buonpensiere, sales and marketing director, comments: ”We are incredibly satisfied and proud of the positive answers we are getting" Read More

PYA and MCA to host Maritime Labour Convention 2006 seminar in Monaco

Monday, 29 August 2011

On Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th October, 2011 the Professional Yachtsmen’s Association will organise a 2 day training seminar on Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) given by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) at the Novotel, Monte-Carlo and sponsored by Oceanco. Read More

Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association announces 45 founding members

Monday, 29 August 2011

The Founding Committee of the Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA) has announced that the Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association has 45 Founding Members. The Founding Members of APSA come from 14 countries across the world, from Fiji to Japan, from Australia to the United Kingdom. Read More

Superyacht One More Toy at the Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 25 August 2011

One More Toy will be available for viewings at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show. Built by Christensen in 2001, she recently had both her main engines repaired. One More Toy, 47 metres long, sleeps 12 guests in 6 staterooms, plus has crew accommodations for up to 10 in 5 cabins. Her current asking price is $ 19,900,000. Read More

Newport Bucket Regatta cancelled because of Hurricane Irene

Thursday, 25 August 2011

On Wednesday evening the Captains of the yachts participating in the Newport Bucket Regatta met with event director Peter Craig and bucket director Hank Halsted. It was the consensus (among all nine boat captains represented) that Irene’s very real threat has made a no-race decision on Saturday the only choice. Transitioning from race mode to storm mode for superyachts is extremely time-consuming. Read More

Superyacht Private Lives on display at Cannes Boat Show with Vripack

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Maarten Ten Holter of Vripack Brokerage has announced that the expedition superyacht Private Lives will be on display at the Cannes International Boat Show, 6-11 September 2011. The 36.84 metre motor yacht was built by RMK Marine in 2003 with interior and exterior design by Vripack. Private Lives is available for sale at € 7,950,000. Read More

Fourth edition of Perini Navi Cup to start next week

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

The Perini Navi Group is ready to begin the fourth edition of the Perini Navi Cup. The competition, open only to yachts from the Perini Navi fleet, will take place against the wonderful backdrop of Porto Cervo, Sardinia. The 2011 edition of the Perini Navi Cup will see 19 yachts participating in three days of racing to win the Perini Navi Trophy. Read More

Cannes International Boat Show to host NISI Yachts’ European debut

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

NISI Yachts’ European debut will showcase what has been named one of the most innovative and exciting yachts to be launched this year. NISI 2400 will be presented at this year’s Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes, also known as the Cannes International Boat Show. She will be on public display at the main show grounds.Read More

Live coverage of the Perini Navi Cup 2011 on SYT

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

On the 1st of September one of the world’s most exciting and exclusive yachting events is set to take place at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, the Perini Navi Cup 2011. Following editions in 2004, 2006 and 2009, this will be the 4th Perini Navi Cup and promises to be more spectacular than ever with an additional day of sailing. Read More

Marina Port Vell joins Griffin Yacht Club at Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 22 August 2011

Griffin Travel and its Griffin Yacht division have announced that Marina Port Vell will be one of ten sponsors of the Griffin Yacht Club at Monaco Yacht Show 2011. Griffin is hosting superyacht Captains and Crew in an exclusive lounge environment directly outside the Monaco Yacht Show in the famed restaurant Le Saint Benoit five floors above the harbour. Read More

Superyacht Mia Elise at the Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 19 August 2011

Superyacht Mia Elise will be available for viewings at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show. Built by Trinity in 2010, this 50 metre motor yacht accommodates 12 guests in 6 staterooms and features a wide variety of amenities, including an expansive sundeck with a custom Jacuzzi (10 ft x 10 ft), full wet bar, sun pads and chaise lounges. Read More

Moore Stephens first to join Griffin Yacht Club at Monaco

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Griffin Marine Travel, provider of specialised travel to the marine, offshore and maritime security industries and its Griffin Yacht division have announced that Moore Stephens Crew Benefits will be one of ten sponsors of the Griffin Yacht Club at Monaco Yacht Show 2011. Read More

Newport Bucket Regatta to feature WWII airshow for the public

Thursday, 11 August 2011

A vintage WWII Airshow featuring the Texas Flying Legends will follow racing at the ninth annual Newport Bucket Regatta on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28. From 4:30 to 5 p.m. on each of those days, the Coast Guard will literally stop boat traffic off Fort Adams and Castle Hill as the public enjoys the spectacle. Read More

Lift-Emotion at the Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Lift-Emotion, leaders in producing custom elevators in every shape and size, will be participating in this year's Monaco Yacht Show. Lift-Emotion, known for designing every elevator desired by customer or architect, has had a busy year so far. Mike Brandt tells us the company worked on some very large, yet highly confidential projects. Read More

Inmocean at anchor during the Cannes and Monaco yacht shows

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Dubois Yachts have announced that the 41 metre sloop Inmocean, built by Fitzroy Yachts in 2008, will be at anchor and available for inspections during the Cannes and Monaco Yacht Shows. Her pretty, easy flowing sheer line with long classic ends promotes a gentle motion in a seaway and keeps the decks dry. Read More

Princess 32M to debut at Cannes Boat Show

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Princess Yachts International will have another impressive display of boats at this year’s Cannes Boat Show in September including the new Princess 32M which is been shown at the show for the first time. After a highly successful world premier in London this January, the Princess 32M has been receiving global acclaim. Read More

International Superyacht Society launches new webiste

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) has announced its new website, a significant re-launch of its original: ISS was founded in 1989 and represents the large yacht industry. Its mission is to build alliances worldwide with regional associations. General information regarding the organization is easily found. Read More

Burger Boat Company's first Great Lakes gathering

Friday, 5 August 2011

Burger Boat Company held its first Great Lakes Gathering July 22 through July 24, 2011 at Bay Harbor Resort, Bay Harbor, Michigan for yacht owners, their guests, captains and crew. A variety of yachts ranging from a 1937 36’ Burger to a 2003 127’ Tri-Deck Burger, cruised to Bay Harbor for the three day Great Lakes Gathering. Read More

More on the collaboration between SYBAss and FLIBS

Friday, 5 August 2011

In July we informed you about the collaboration between the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) and Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) organizers. The boat show have now send us a rendering which illustrates the new 16,000-square-foot, floating air-conditioned barge that will host the SYBAss Pavilion. Read More

The bold and the beautiful at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Friday, 5 August 2011

Come early September and as the height of the Mediterranean summer season passes with the grace of a fading sunset, the eyes of the sailing world will be focused firmly on one stand-out attraction: the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. This annual meeting of the bold and the beautiful, elegance and finesse, takes place in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Read More

The Moonen superyacht Far Niente attending the Cannes Boat Show

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Jeff Partin from Fraser Yachts has announced that the 26.25 metre Moonen superyacht Far Niente, will be attending the Cannes Boat Show. Built in 2006, she offers accommodation for up to eight guests in four staterooms. Some of Far Niente’s special features include; a barbecue on the flybridge, and a Bimini top. Read More

Superyacht Felicita West attending the Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Northrop & Johnson informs us the 64 metre Perini Navi Felicita West will be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show this september. Felicita West is being offered for sale by Northrop & Johnson with an asking price of $ 39,928,000. Felicita West is among the largest sailing yachts in the world and has an unusually large interior volume. Read More

Superyacht Zefira attending the MYS

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Dubois Yachts will be displaying one of the largest sailing yachts at this year's Monaco Yacht Show. Sailing yacht Zefira is the 7th Dubois design, built by Fitzroy Yachts. She signifies a new and appealing development both above and below decks. The interior design was provided by the inimitable skills of Remi Tessier. Read More

Amartech and Puma Racing team up for Volvo Ocean Race

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Amartech has announced they are part of the Volvo Ocean Race 2010 - 2011, being Official Drive Unit Supplying Sponsor of Puma Ocean Racing. Puma's Mar Mostro is equipped with the Amartech Retractable Propulsion Solution (RPS). Read More

Superyachts Lady Trudy and Darlings Danama at the upcoming boat shows

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

The Lady Trudy will be exhibited at the upcoming Cannes Boat Show. Superyacht Lady Trudy is a displacement yacht, launched as hull number 7 in the Navetta 43 line. She has a 43m length and 8.6m beam. Lady Trudy can host up to 10 people and 9 crewmembers in her cabins. At top speed she travels at 15 knots. Read More

Nautor’s Swan at the Monaco Yacht Show

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

The Swan 90 will grace the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show with its presence. Made for both competitive racing and extended cruising, the Swan 90 is the latest in a long line of racing yachts designed by Nautor’s Swan’s designer, German Frers. The Swan 90 is available in two versions: Flush Deck (FD) and Semi-raised saloon (S).  Read More

Griffen announces Griffen Yacht Club for crew and captain at MYS

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Griffen Marine Travel, specialised in the travel to the marine, offshore and maritime security industries and its Griffin Yacht Division will be hosting superyacht captains and crew in an exclusive lounge environment directly outside the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) in the famed restaurant, Le Saint Benoit. Read More

Australian Superyachts reports successful Sydney International Boat Show

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Australian Superyachts, a group of companies delivering Superyacht Management, Agency, Crew, Charter and Superyacht Buyer’s Advocacy & Consultancy services, reports strong interest at the 44th Sydney International Boat Show, held from 28 July to 1 August in Sydney Harbour, Australia. Read More

Oceanair to launch new wood collection at the Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 29 July 2011

Marine blind and shading specialists, Oceanair, is proudly introducing a new wood collection for the Skyvenetian Wooden Blind range – a fashionable choice onboard superyachts. Launching at Monaco Yacht Show 2011, the new collection is called ‘Wood/Classic’ and forms part of the Oceanair Fabric Collection. Read More

Port Adriano at the Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 29 July 2011

For the fifth year running, Port Adriano is to attend Europe’s largest show in the large yacht sector, which will be held in Monaco from 21 to 24 September and will feature the latest developments in vessels and services for superyachts. On this occasion, Port Adriano will have its own stand (QD1 Stand Darse Nord) in the Parvis Piscine tent. Read More

One year to go before London 2012

Thursday, 28 July 2011

With one year to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic games one thing is certain. London will play host to the largest number of superyachts ever seen on the Thames at one time. This spectacle, sure to become a tourist attraction in it's own right will provide a massive boost to the UK superyacht industry and prove London and the Thames to be a successful if different destination for yachts of all sizes. Read More

World Premiere of the Princess 98 at Southampton Boat Show

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Princess Yachts International are set for another impactful Southampton Boat Show this September with the World Premiere of the 98 Motor Yacht and the Princess 60, the first UK showing of the new V72 and the unveiling of a brand new show location. The British boat builder will occupy a new prime position on the waterfront. Read More

Oceanstyle at the Cannes boat show in September

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

The Festival de la Plaisance in September so far sees Oceanstyle welcoming six of their (co)central sales listings at the yacht show. They are superyachts Dream On, Blink, Margaret Ann, Element, Miss Rose, and the smallest of the fleet, Cristal. In this preview we have a closer look at 4 of them. Read More

Worldwide premiere of Sanlorenzo SL94 at Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 25 July 2011

Sanlorenzo will debut the latest superyacht in their SL range at the Monaco Yacht Show. Although a brand new design, the SL94 has an unmistakable Sanlorenzo look. The yard used styling elements that were successfully introduced in the SL104. Francesco Paszkowski designed the SL94 in cooperation with Sanlorenzo 's inhouse designers. Read More

BMT to announce new projects at Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 25 July 2011

Celebrating 25 years of innovative design, naval architects BMT Nigel Gee will be exhibiting at the 21st Monaco Yacht Show in September within the Superyacht UK Pavilion. This will be the company’s sixth year of exhibiting at this prestigious event which will see the world’s largest sailing catamaran take pride of place. Read More

New Zealand Superyacht Captains Forum

Friday, 22 July 2011

No one knows better than an experienced superyacht captain what makes a perfect berth away from home for a superyacht and her crew – which is why the inaugural Superyacht Captains Forum in Auckland, New Zealand will ask the experts, the superyacht captains: what makes the ultimate superyacht facility? Read More

Van der Velden Marine Systems at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 22 July 2011

The Yachting division of Van der Velden Marine Systems, a member of the Holland Yachting Group, will exhibit at the Monaco Yacht Show (21-24 September 2011). Highlights of its presentation will include the green Barke rudder and the Van der Velden Commander steering gear. Van der Velden can be found in the Darse Nord Air Conditioned Tent at stand number QD71. Read More

Perini Navi at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 22 July 2011

Italian superyacht builder Perini Navi has announced they will be bringing two superyachts to the Monaco Yacht Show; sailing yacht Fidelis, and the Vitruvius Explorer 55 metre. Designed by the Perini Navi Group’s design department in collaboration with the New Zealand yacht designer, Ron Holland, S/Y Fidelis has a displacement of 545 tons. Read More

Superyacht Shooting Star to star at the Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Although it may not be the largest yacht that will be on display at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, Shooting Star will surely be one of the stars of the show. Set to pioneer a new era in motor yacht design and performance, the recent addition to Danish Yachts' range of cutting edge superyachts was launched at the Danish shipyard. Read More 

The Phuket International Boat Show announces dates for 2012

Thursday, 21 July 2011

For its ninth edition next year, the Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX) will be moved from its traditional post-New Year slot, and will be held in the Royal Phuket Marina from 29th March to 1st April 2012. The new dates at the end of the season mean that an exciting range of new boats from some of the biggest brands in boat building will be available for the show. Read More

Fraser Yachts operational partner of America’s Cup superyacht program

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Fraser Yachts has been appointed as one of the operational partners for the 34th America’s Cup superyacht program. As operational partner, Fraser Yachts will connect superyacht owners and charterers to opportunities with the America’s Cup World Series and the 34th America’s Cup held in San Francisco in 2013. Read More

Superyacht Firefly's debut at SuperYacht Cup in Palma de Mallorca

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

The stunning classically lined racing yacht Firefly, recently launched in Amsterdam and the first in an exciting new series of F-class one designs, made her racing debut at the latest SuperYacht Cup in Palma de Mallorca and received many positive reactions from press, visitors and other participants. Read More

Heesen Yachts at the September yacht shows

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

A call to Heesen Yachts confirms which superyachts the Dutch shipyard will be bringing to the September yacht shows in Cannes and Monaco. First up, at the Cannes boat show, the yard is brining it's latest innovative superyacht, Aurelia. Aurelia is the tenth in the successful 37metre class built by this Dutch shipyard. Read More

Superyacht Meteor at the Monaco Yacht Show with YPI

Monday, 18 July 2011

YPI has confirmed they will present superyacht Meteor at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show taking place between 21 – 24 September. Built in 2007 to a design by Dijkstra & Partners, Royal Huisman’s multi-award winning 52-metre schooner collected an unprecedented three awards at the World Superyacht Awards in 2008. Read More

Exciting collaboration between the SYBAss and Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Monday, 18 July 2011

An exciting collaboration between the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) and Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show organizers will offer superyacht builders a new platform to display their latest creations and future builds as the show continues on its path of growth and innovation. The new  SYBAss Pavilion will be 16,000-square-foot. Read More

First Superyacht InnovatioNZ 2011 conference announced

Monday, 18 July 2011

Superyacht Events has announced the Superyacht InnovatioNZ 2011 conference, which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from the 12 - 14 October later this year at the brand new Auckland Viaduct Events Centre. This event, which is a completely new event developed in association with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, is intended to bring together key figures from the superyacht industry. Read More

Superyacht Nilaya wins Superyacht Cup

Friday, 15 July 2011

This year's Superyacht Cup has been won by Nilaya, the Baltic 112’ designed by Nauta and Reichel Pugh. Nilaya, at her very first début in a regatta after her launch last year, achieved an impressive 1st, 2nd and 6th in the three races. Now in its 15th year, the ever-popular Superyacht Cup is the longest running superyacht regatta in Europe. Read More

SELEX Elsag to unveil cyber security offering at Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 14 July 2011

The Yacht Technologies business of SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company and one of the world’s leading providers of navigation, communication, security and entertainment solutions for superyachts, will be officially unveiling its Cyber Security Operations Centre (SOC) for superyacht customers at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, 21 - 24 September. Read More

Oceanco superyacht Seven Seas at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

The spectacular 86m/282.16ft Seven Seas was successfully delivered one month ahead of schedule to her owner in November 2010. Built under the project name Y706, this stunning yacht follows in the legacy of Oceanco’s thriving “Y700” generation that includes yachts such as Amevi, Alfa Nero, Anastasia, Vibrant Curiosity and Sunrays. Read More

Superyacht designers Newcruise at the Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Since ten years, German superyacht designers Newcruise-Yacht Projects & Design have been exhibiting at the Monaco Yacht Show, displaying innovative and spectacular superyacht designs. Expect to see more of multifunctional concept Explore, as well as other new projects, at this year's Monaco Yacht Show in September. Read More

CNI at the september yacht shows

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

The Festival de la Plaisance in September sees CNI welcoming a number of listings including the 28 metre Maca from Benetti Sail Division and the 27.5 metre Aquila from Sanlorenzo. So far, CNI will have 5 superyachts on display during the 20th Monaco Yacht Show in September. These include the 62.5 mtere Icon, and the 55.5 metre Feadship Drizzle. Read More

Antibes Yacht Show announces dates for 2012 show

Monday, 11 July 2011

The Antibes Yacht Show has announced the dates for the 2012 Antibes Yacht Show. The show will take place from April 12th to 15th in the biggest marine in Europe, Port Vauban in Antibes. During the next show, on Friday April 13th, the Antibes Yacht Show will open it's doors until 9 pm enabling the exhibitors to organise cocktails on their stands. Read More

More details about the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Hundreds of thousands of boating enthusiasts and marine industry professionals from around the world will come together Oct. 27 through Oct. 31, 2011 for the 52nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the world. Exciting plans are underway as show organizers build on the increase in exhibitors. Read More

The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2011

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, the veritable highlight of the Mediterranean sailing calendar, will take place from 5-10 September in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Open to yachts over 18.29-metres (60-feet), the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup pits together the largest, finest and most technologically-advanced monohull yachts in direct competition. Read More

Beattie Communications takes Royal racing yacht on maiden voyage

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Laurna Woods, managing director of PR agency Beattie Communications, is to take the Royal Racing Yacht Bloodhound on its maiden voyage, following a total refit of the racing vessel. Accompanying Laurna on the trip between Oban and Mull on Monday, July 11 will be seven of the PR agency’s clients. Read More

Sunreef will bring superyacht Che to Cannes International Boat Show

Monday, 4 July 2011

Sunreef Yachts has confirmed that this year's edition of the Cannes International Boat Show, held in September 2011, will see the worldwide premiere of Che, the biggest sloop-rigged catamaran in the world and the biggest Sunreef yacht ever built. She is going to be the largest catamaran on the show. Read More

Stradivarius concert on board superyacht Bistango

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Last week, on board superyacht Bistango, an exclusive event in Monte Carlo brought together two Italian icons recognised throughout the world for the perfection of their craftsmanship and their unwavering attention to detail that has made each of them truly one of a kind in their respective fields. Read More

Thrilling finish to the Newport Regatta

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

The J Class Newport Regatta finished on Sunday 19th June with a thrilling final race, a wonderful tactical exhibition that showcased the very best of the J Class yachts and the very best of sailing. Thousands of spectators gathered at Fort Adams, and the headlands around Newport Bay, as Ranger won four races to Velsheda’s one. Read More

Superyachts Athos and Firefly prepare for first Regatta

Thursday, 23 June 2011

The 62m double-masted schooner Athos, designed by Andre Hoek, will compete in its first ever regatta at the 2011 Superyacht Cup today. Launched in 2010 in Holland, Athos is the world’s largest privately owned double-masted schooner measuring a total 62m/203ft including a 62m carbon fibre main mast and 23.5m carbon fibre boom. Read More

Superyacht berths for London 2012 released next week

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

A limited number of superyacht berths for the London 2012 games are due to be released next week. A large response is expected and it is anticipated that all the berths will be sold within a very short period of time. MGMT informs us they able to take advance bookings prior to the release of the berths. Read More

The 52nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

This year, the 52nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the world, will take place Oct. 27 through Oct. 31, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale. Hundreds of thousands of boating enthusiasts and marine industry professionals from around the world will again come together in Florida. Read More

Club Yachting Life Rally 2011 in Ibiza

Sunday, 19 June 2011

Earlier this month I participated in the Club Yachting Life Rally in Ibizia; a spectacular sailing event organised by superyacht broker Dahm International . 14 Sailing yachts, including eight superyachts with a length up to 42 metres, took part in the 24th edition of the Club Yachting Life Rally. The newly opened Marina Ibiza was the home base. Read More

Interior and exterior yacht specialist Contechs Marine to exhibit at Monaco and METS

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

UK based bespoke interior and exterior yacht specialist, Contechs Marine is exhibiting at two major events this year as the company expands into the global superyacht and refit sector. Contechs Marine has secured its place at the Monaco Yacht Show in September and the Superyacht Pavilion of METS in November. Read More

Trinity’s Billy Smith featured speaker at various superyacht symposia

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Trinity Yachts, LLC has announced that in both June 2011 and May 2011, Vice President, William (“Billy”) S. Smith will, and has, offered his insight and deep understanding of issues affecting the large yacht industry. On 20 June 2011, Billy will be the first featured speaker at the prestigious 6th Annual The Future of Superyachts Conference in Mallorca. Read More

The Asia Pacific Superyacht Association announces membership

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

The Asia Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA) is pleased to announce that membership is now open to those wishing to join the Association. APSA has been formed to promote the Asia Pacific region as the world’s third cruising destination and members will benefit from news, information and assistance from the superyacht industry in the region to help with their cruising, repair and maintenance programmes. Read More

Day four Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Harry Macklowe’s Unfurled and Irvine Laidlaw’s Highland Fling XI have been crowned the winners of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 in Porto Cervo. With strong winds forcing the final race day to be cancelled, Unfurled’s 1st and 2nd places from previous days earned victory in the Cruising Division by one point. Read More

ISS seeks nominations for annual Awards of Distinction

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) is again seeking nominations from the yachting industry and yachting public for its annual Awards of Distinction. While many are familiar with the organisation’s design awards that celebrate achievement in superyacht engineering and style, ISS equally celebrates personal triumph from crew to the corporate office and now, ocean stewardship. Read More

Day two of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011

Friday, 10 June 2011

There was some relief and no argument with principal race officer Peter Craig’s decision to cancel racing on day two of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 in Porto Cervo.The forecast for strong winds proved correct, and many sailors shared the race committee’s view that it would have been dangerous to send out these 27. Read More

Hodgdon Yachts announces Shipyard Cup 2011

Friday, 10 June 2011

The staging of the 2011 Shipyard Cup 12-14 August is on schedule. The “Big Boat Racing" is back in Maine. “We are very pleased with the interest thus far of 11-12 boats this year” said event chairman Ed Roberts - Hodgdon Yachts Sales and Marketing director – Main Sponsor of the event. “We expect to host nearly 250 owners. Read More

Day 1 of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Yesterday, day 1 of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 in Porto Cervo, tested the 27 crew and their yachts to their limits, and beyond in some cases. Broken sails and halyard strops meant a busy evening for some crew as they worked to have their yachts ready for today's race, but the sailors relished the challenge of the conditions all the same. Read More

Success for Tecnomar at the 2011 Beirut Boat Show

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

The 7th International Beirut Boat Show, located at La Marina Dbayeh, ran from the 18th – 22 of May, displaying the largest boats for sale in the region. The turnout and success of the show in 2010 prompted 75% of its 101 exhibitors to exhibit this year and it brought of many newcomers to the region. Read More

Day two of the Dubois Cup 2011

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

A day of showers and fickle breezes left racers frustrated in Porto Cervo in Sardinia, Italy as conditions forced the cancellation of the first race of the 2011 Dubois Cup. A strong fleet of eight superyachts and numerous spectator craft assembled for the 13.00 start on Sunday, which was initially postponed. Read More

World Ocean Day June 8

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

4myplanet has joined together with hundreds of other educational institutions, conservation organisations, and thousands of individuals in dozens of countries around the world in celebrating World Oceans Day, an opportunity to celebrate the oceans' wide array of wonders and resources, and consider ways that each of us can help with ocean conservation. Read More

The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 begins tomorrow

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Twenty-seven of the most spectacular sailing yachts on the water are today berthed in Porto Cervo, eagerly anticipating the first day of racing at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011.Edoardo Recchi, Sports Director at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda comments: 'We are very happy to have twenty-seven superyachts racing'. Read More

Stage set for Dubois Cup 2011 superyachting regatta

Monday, 6 June 2011

In the matchless surroundings of "the best yacht club in the world" the stage is set for a classic superyachting event. The regatta village at Yacht Club Costa Smeralda is buzzing, the yachts have assembled, and registration is under way. The intricate coastline around Port Cervo is a favourite among racing skippers, for its dramatic scenery. Read More

Boat Asia 2011 closes with over $30 million worth of sales

Friday, 3 June 2011

On the back of a burgeoning economy and influx of high net worth individuals into the region, Boat Asia 2011 ended on a high note. In line with its reputation as a show with the record number of boat sales and quality buyers, Horizon, La Marca, Bayliner and Lagoon saw themselves taking orders for more than ten boats worth over $30 million. Read More

Club Yachting Life rally commences tomorrow

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Tomorrow, the 24th Club Yachting Life sailing rally by Dahm International will commence on the beautiful island of Ibiza. Our managing director Merijn de Waard will be there to participate in all the lively action. The event will run from the 2nd till the 5th of June, and according to the owners’ wishes, will include a racing day with two classes. The captains and crews who are the fastest to sail from Ibiza to Formentera and back will be honoured with attractive prizes. Read More

International Superyacht Society adds Best Yacht Refit Award

Monday, 30 May 2011

Now in its 21st year of presenting yacht builders and designers with the highest accolades presented on the global superyacht stage, the International Superyacht Society has announced that it is adding the ISS Best Yacht Refit Award in 2011. Read More

Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference huge success

Monday, 23 May 2011

The Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference held prior to Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show attracted delegates from the USA, UK, Vietnam, Indonesia, Phillipines, Taiwan, China, NZ, Thailand and Ireland. The focus of the conference was to highlight the issues facing the Australian Superyacht and Marine Export sector. Read More

Superyacht Candyscape II wins another award

Monday, 23 May 2011

The first edition of the International Yacht Awards – recently held in London to celebrate the world’s finest superyacht designs on the water - has seen Candyscape II as the winner in her category - the first 62-metre yacht launched by VSY-Viareggio Superyachts with the interior designed by Candy & Candy and the exterior by Espen Øino. Read More

Auckland International Boat Show meets Rugby World Cup

Friday, 20 May 2011

New Zealand’s Auckland International Boat Show, from 15 to 18 September 2011 will be the country’s biggest ever on-water boat show as it reaps the benefit of major development and investment in the Rugby World Cup 2011. On the Saturday of the boat show, in the evening, Australia will meet Ireland in Auckland at Australia’s second RWC game in the tournament. Read More

The 2012 Singapore Yacht Show receives enthusiastic industry welcome

Thursday, 19 May 2011

The inaugural Singapore Yacht Show in April was unanimously proclaimed a great success by all those who participated. The future of the yachting market is now focused on Asia and Singapore is leading the charge. The release this week of the the calendar dates for the 2012 edition marks the launch of the next edition of the Singapore Yacht Show. Read More

Blohm+Vos takes home three awards at 2011 World Superyacht Awards

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

The German shipyard Blohm+Vos delightedly announce that superyacht Eclipse and superyacht Palladium won a total of three awards at the 2011 World Superyacht Awards in London. Eclipse received two awards the prestigious Best Motor Yacht of the Year award and the Best Displacement Motor Yacht 3000GT and above award. Read More

Ed Dubois announces launch of the Dubois Child Cancer Fund with Dubois Cup

Monday, 16 May 2011

The DCCF has been created in with Sparks, the charity which funds high-quality medical research to improve the health of children, babies and expectant mothers. The aim of the DCCF is to increase substantially the survival rates for children with neuroblastoma in the same way that survival rates for leukaemia have increased over the years. Read More

Four award nominations for superyachts by Diana Yacht Design this year

Friday, 13 May 2011

This year, four yachts originally designed by Diana Yacht Design were nominated for a superyacht award. On April 15th 2011 the Design Et Al awards were held in the U.K. Superyacht Mystic (category of Power Yachts over 40 metres) and Eleanor Allen (Refit/Rebuild/Conversion) were both the winners of these categories. Read More

Another sucessful year for MYBA Charter Show 2011

Friday, 13 May 2011

MYBA -The Worldwide Yachting Association delightedly announced the completion of another successful charter show in Genoa from May 2 – 6 2011. The MYBA Boat Show Committee worked hard with the Show Managers, Pesto Sea Group, throughout the year to ensure the success of this unique charter Show. 79 yachts were presented. Read More

Experience the high life at Boat Asia 2011

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Against the stunning backdrop of Marina at Keppel Bay this afternoon, Boat Asia 2011 marked its fourth successful year as South Asia’s largest and longest running boat show. With a ring of the naval bell, Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Ng Ser Miang, Patron, Singapore Sailing Federation officially declared the show open. Read More

Megayachts Catamarans to showcase at Boat Asia Singapore with designer present

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

For the first time, Megayacht Catamarans, the US-based brokerage firm specialised in design and construction of giant luxury catamarans, will exhibit in Boat Asia Singapore which will be held in Marina at Keppel Bay from 12 to 15 May 2011. To celebrate the event, the company invited famous French designer Jean-Jacques Coste. Read More

Picchiotti Exuma wins motor yacht of the year award

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Perini Navi Group delightedly announced that the Picchiotti 50 metre Motor Yacht Exuma of the Vitruvius Series, has won two awards. The new generation of the Picchiotti Vitruvius-series motor yachts is born from the collaboration between Vitruvius Ltd, Philippe Briand and the Perini Navi Group, is conceived with a focus on efficiency. Read More

Alloy Yachts takes home two awards

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Critical Acclaim continues to flow for Alloy Yachts as two of the most recent builds, Imagine II and Kokomo, took home Awards at the Boat International World Superyacht Awards held last weekend. Imagine II won the Neptune Award for Top Sailing Superyacht. The 44.2 metre sailing yacht further consolidated Alloy Yachts’ reputation. Read More

Awards ‘clean sweep’ for Dubois Naval Architects

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Sailing yacht ZefiraDubois Naval Architects have delightedly announced that both superyachts Zefira and Imagine won their categories in the World Superyacht Awards, with Zefira also achieving Sailing Yacht of the Year! Kokomo received the Judges Special Award in the 45 metre plus category for technical innovation both Twizzle and Lady B received Judge’s Commendations. Read More

Superyacht Twizzle wins award

Monday, 9 May 2011

The Royal Huisman-built Twizzle was voted Best Custom Yacht at the seventh Asia Boating Awards. Twizzle was selected as the outstanding custom yacht from among nine high quality finalists created by some of the world’s leading custom shipyards and designers. She was also a finalist in the Most Innovative Yacht Design Category. Read More

Superyacht Lady B wins award in London

Monday, 9 May 2011

The 44,7 metre sailing beauty Lady B has been awarded with a Judge’s Commendation at the World Superyacht Awards Gala in Londen last weekend. The Dubois design with spectacular interior from Rhoades Young, built by Vitters in The Netherlands, was one of the winners in the category “best sailing yachts 30-45m”. Read More

Photo gallery of the Poros Charter Yacht Show

Monday, 9 May 2011

The Poros Charter Yacht Show started yesterday, just off the shores of Athens. The event is being organized by the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA) and the Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association (HYBA) and operates under the aegis of the Greek National Tourism Organisation  and Municipality of the island of Poros. Read More

2011 Superyacht Cup welcomes strong industry support

Thursday, 5 May 2011

The ever-popular Superyacht Cup regatta in Palma, which runs from 22-25 June 2011 and celebrates its 16th anniversary this year, has once again attracted valuable support and sponsorship from many leading superyacht industry companies who contribute significantly to the success of the event. Sponsors include the Rolling Stock Group. Read More

Photo Gallery: Genoa MYBA Charter Show 2011

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

SYT editor Maarten Janssen is currently visiting the MYBA Charter Show 2011 in Genoa to inspect the latest charter yachts. New yachts at the show this year include two of the latest superyacht launchings of Proteksan-Turquoise yachts; the 60.20 metre Yogi (Burgess) and the 55.40 metre Turquoise (Fraser Yachts). Read More

Australian Superyacht Conference attracts a broad range of industry players

Monday, 2 May 2011

The 2011 Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference (ASMEX) is the first of its kind for Australia. This conference has definitely created interest both locally and internationally with representatives coming from USA, UK, Thailand, Taiwan, Korea, Europe, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Middle East, New Zealand and Singapore. Superyacht Australia CEO MaryAnne Edwards said “Obviously to survive in the current economy it is essential to take every opportunity to understand the market you are operating in and to network with those companies in the same industry sector.” Read More

APSA launches with press conference in Hong Kong

Monday, 2 May 2011

To mark the launch of the Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA), a press conference with members of the Founding Committee will be held in Hong Kong on 5th May. The primary objective of APSA is to promote the Asia-Pacific region to the global superyacht community both as the world's "third cruising destination" and as a superyacht building and services location. It is a very exciting time to be in the Asia-Pacific region. Read More

Technomar at the China International Boat Show

Thursday, 28 April 2011

For the second consecutive year, Tecnomar attended the China International Boat Show in Shanghai. This was a unique opportunity to reach out and work closely with the Chinese luxury market, a market that is rapidly growing. “The Chinese luxury yachts market is booming and trends are positive” says Francesco Carbone, Sales Director. Read More

Sea-Alliance to exhibit two Sunseeker yachts at MYBA Charter Show

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Following the success of the Antibes Yacht Show at the beginning of the month, Sea-Alliance Group (SAG), the international maritime business, is showcasing two of its most luxurious Sunseeker charter vessels – MY Donizetti and MY Black & White - at the 23rd MYBA Charter Show in Genoa between the 2nd and 6th May 2011. Read More

Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show 2011 announcement

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

With an in-water exhibition space that grows bigger from year to year, the Multihull Section of the 2011 Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show is a must-be-there event for all those who love cruising multihulls, both sail and motor. The largest shipyards in Europe and countries around the world are among the first to renew their participation. Read More

Malta’s Superyacht Industry seminar off to a flying start

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Organisers of Yachting in Malta’s seminar report an extremely positive response, locally and internationally based on reservations already committed. Titled “Yachting in Malta: the Way Forward”, this year’s event focuses on how Malta is meeting demanding requirements to become an internationally recognised centre of superyacht excellence. Read More

Update on Dahm's Club Yachting Life Cruising Rally 2011

Thursday, 21 April 2011

The annual Dahm International superyacht sailing event Club Yachting Life Rally will take place from 2nd to 5th June 2011 around Ibiza & Formentera in cooperation with the new Marina Ibiza. This will be the 24th edition of the event initiated and held by Dahm. Relaxed cruising will be accompanied by a racing leg as well as an extensive evening programme. Read More

Curvelle & Lila-Lou London best concept yacht design award

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Curvelle power catamarans were rewarded recently by winning the best concept yacht design under 50m at the International Yacht Awards 2011, organised by Design et al Magazine. The event, hosted at the newly refurbished Savoy Hotel in London was attended by many of the top designers and naval architects. Read More

Superyacht industry applauds inaugural Singapore Yacht Show

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

More than 3,000 highly qualified visitors from all over South East Asia enjoyed a three-day presentation of the luxury yachting lifestyle at the first edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, Asia’s first dedicated superyacht show. The excellent turnout and the exceptionally positive response from the exhibitors underlined the tremendous potential. Read More

Photo Gallery: Singapore Yacht Show 2011

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

More than 3,000 highly qualified visitors from all over South East Asia enjoyed a three-day presentation of the luxury yachting lifestyle at the first edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, Asia’s first dedicated superyacht show. By the end of the show, at Sentosa Cove’s ONEº15 Marina Club, excited exhibitors reported. Read More

Antibes Yacht Show successfully celebrated its 5th edition

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

The organisers of the Antibes Yacht Show 2011 announced they are extremely delighted with outcome of the fifth addition of the show. The planners stated that if the show is any barometer for the rest of the season as many say, then we can be looking forward to a great season in the yachting industry. Read More

YARE debuts with success

Monday, 18 April 2011

With more than 3,000 visitors, the first edition of YARE, that took place in Viareggio from March 31st to April 2nd, closed with a gratifying and wishful positive balance. In the 110 booths inside the seven tents placed along via Coppino, during the three days of the event passed 3,011 visitors coming from 33 countries. Read More

From the Isle of Man to Monaco charity event

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Plane, boat, car and train come to mind when you think of travelling from the Isle of Man to Monaco, but if your name is Chris Allix, then you have other ideas. The 58-year-old company director is going by kayak! Even his nearest and dearest doubted his sanity when he first told them of his plan to paddle the estimated 2,000 miles by way of sea, rivers and canals in aid of five children's charities, but they all agreed, he says, that he was mad enough to succeed. Read More

MYBA offsets greenhouse gas emissions from the MYBA Charter Show

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

MYBA is partnering with Yacht Carbon Offset to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions from the 23rd MYBA Charter Show, which takes place in Genoa in May. The MYBA Association represents over 100 Yachting companies with a growing number of yacht owners and charterers that choose to compensate for the carbon footprint of their energy or fuel. Read More

ISS announces 2011 Fort Lauderdale events

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

As the International Superyacht Society (ISS) enters its third decade celebrating yacht design and industry leadership—the only superyacht industry awards program based purely on peer review and selection—it has announced the 2011 Awards Gala theme: Launchings! Read More

Horizon to attend The Rendezvous in Monaco 2011

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Horizon has confirmed it will participate in The Rendezvous in Monaco, to be held 23-26 June 2011. It is the first time for Horizon to attend this superyacht event since Horizon gained recognition to join the SYBAss (Superyacht Builders Association) family in October 2010 as the first SYBAss member from the Far East. Read More

Gulf Craft strengthens position in Asia at 3rd Asia superyacht conference

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Gulf Craft, is once again proving to be a pioneer in the Asian yachting industry, following the address from Erwin Bamps, COO of Gulf Craft, given on the first day of the 3rd Asia Superyacht Conference on Thursday 7th April. The topic of The Middle East and South East Asia – developing an interlinked superyachting industry.  Read More

Superyachts to make thier debuts at Boat Asia 2011

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

The 19th edition of Boat Asia, Asia’s largest boat show, returns to Marina at Keppel Bay from 12-15 May 2011. This year marks many firsts, not only will Boat Asia be expanded to The Promontory@Marina Bay, there will also be the first-ever city sailing match race, named Bay Challenge, which will be held from 14 – 15 May 2011 at Marina Bay. Read More

Bay Challenge debuts at Marina Bay, Singapore

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Singapore’s new downtown is set to come alive as sail boats pit wit and skills for the first time on the iconic Marina Bay to emerge champion in Bay Challenge, which will take place from 14th – 15th May 2011, in conjunction with Boat Asia 2011. Read More

The 4th edition of the Perini Navi Cup

Monday, 11 April 2011

The Perini Navi Group is pleased to announce that the fourth edition of the Perini Navi Cup, a regatta dedicated exclusively to sailing yachts built by Perini Navi, will be held from September 1 - 4 in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. This year’s edition will differ from previous editions held in 2004, 2006 and 2009 in that there will be an extra day of racing. Read More

Boat show strength shines at the 26th Palm Beach International Boat Show

Friday, 8 April 2011

Big crowds, beautiful boats, perfect weather and a newly revitalized West Palm Beach waterfront made this year's larger-then-ever Palm Beach International Boat Show a true marine lifestyle experience among boats shows. Show organizers reported an 11 percent increase in attendance over last year. Read More

Gulf Craft expands presence into the Asian market

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Gulf Craft has embarked on a major campaign to further penetrate the emerging luxury yachting markets of Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. With the help of existing regional dealers, the company is planning a major presence at the Singapore Yacht Show on April 8-10 followed by Boat Asia in Singapore on May 12-15. Read More

Superyachts at the 5th Antibes Yacht Show

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Tomorrow the 5th Antibes Yacht Show will open its doors and there will be 36 superyachts on display. The largest yacht at the show, on display by IYC, is the 43.30 metre Trinity superyacht Stanley Z. One of the most spectular superyachts is the 37.60 metre Ermis 2. On display by Ocean Independence, she can reach speeds in excess of 55 knots. Read More

The Inaugural Singapore Yacht Show launches at ONE°15 Marina Club

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

A brand new superyacht exhibition opens its doors this Friday, 8 April 2011 at ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove. The widely-anticipated first edition of the Singapore Yacht Show will present a first-class line-up of sailing and motor superyachts, as well as displays from some of the leaders of the international yachting industry. Read More

Tecnomar at the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show 2011

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Tecnomar successfully attended the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show 2011 which took place from March 24-26 at Yas Marina. The three-day event confirmed the shifting trend towards larger yachts within the industry, with the Middle East continuing as one of the main markets for larger scale yachts. Francesco Carbone, Tecnomar Sales Director, said. Read More

Gulf Craft make impact at the Middle East Superyacht briefing and boat shows

Friday, 1 April 2011

Gulf Craft announced that Erwin Bamps, COO of Gulf Craft, opened the Middle East Superyacht Briefing on 24 March 2011 as the first speaker at the industry seminar. Furthermore, in the Middle East this March, Gulf Craft have reported highly successful shows at the Dubai International Boat Show and the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show. Read More

Azimut Yachts to attend the 2011 Hainan International Boat Show

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Azimut Yachts has confirmed that it will attend the 2011 Hainan International Boat Show. In a show of its commitment to continual growth, the Italian brand will have five models on display to open the Chinese show: the 40S from the punchy Sportive collection; the 58, 70 and 100 Leonardo from the Flybridge collection.  Read More

IYC, Robert J. Cury & Associates & Churchill Yacht Partners Host Bahamas Flotilla

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

With a wonderful sense of collaboration and a specific purpose of presenting the many wonders of the Bahamas charter brokers, International Yacht Collection, Robert J. Cury & Associates and Churchill Partners have combined their strengths to form the Bahamas Flotilla. Read More

The 2011 Rivera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

The 2011 Rivera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza day trip was a wonderful success. Forty participants turned up in the early hours of the morning on Friday 25th of March to board the bus in Antibes. Once comfortably seated everyone was served tea and coffee with croissants & pain au chocolat together with juice and fresh fruit whilst ski and snow board movies were screened, to get everyone in the perfect mood for the exciting and exhilarating day that lay ahead. Read More

YPI brings 65 metre superyacht Ambrosia to Hainan

Friday, 25 March 2011

Yachting Partners International has announced it's presence at this year’s Hainan Rendez-Vous with the largest yacht ever to be shown there: the 65-metre Azimut-Benetti: Ambrosia. Whilst only in its second year, the Hainan Rendez-Vous, Asia's first and only private aviation lifestyle exhibition, is fast becoming a ‘must attend’ event. Read More

Icon Yachts at the Hainan yacht show

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Icon Yachts will be represented at this year's Hainan Rendez-Vous by Mega Marine and NEO Yachting This year's event is already promising to provide a full show schedule with a surge of in interest in the Icon brand and their widely established superior Dutch built quality. The yard will be presenting the classic Icon 62,5m design. Read More

Abu Dhabi Yacht Show opens today

Thursday, 24 March 2011

The third Abu Dhabi Yacht Show (ADYS) opens its doors at the spectacular Yas Marina this Thursday afternoon, with a great line-up of yachts and boats and an exhibitor profile comprising some of the most powerful players in the international yachting industry. The three-day event, which opens today, welcomes an impressive exhibitor line-up. Read More

Bluewater to host the crew lounge at Antibes Yacht Show

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

For the first time, the Antibes Yacht Show is dedicating an area to yacht crew & bluewater is the sponsor of the crew lounge and the 4 days of entertainment. With the help of many generous donations from a multitude of partners there will be non-stop competitions, challenges and workshops intended to make this one of the most memorable four day events dedicated entirely to yacht crew. Read More

Feadship heading for China

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Feadship is gearing up to exhibit at the Hainan Rendezvous in China, which will run from April 1 to 4. This is the second time that this vibrant boat show has been held on the up and coming Chinese Riviera and the event will showcase a luxury lifestyle to an audience that is becoming increasingly attracted to superyachts. Read More

NZ gears up for superyacht events

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

New Zealand is delighted to announce an irresistible combination of events for superyacht owners and captains: a superyacht captains dedicated forum to coincide with the 2011 Rugby World Cup in September and the just-announced 2012 New Zealand Millennium Cup. The NZ Marine Export Group is hosting the 2011 Superyacht Captains Forum on 15-16 September 2011 and the Millennium Cup on 23-25 February 2012 in Auckland the “City of Sails”. Read More

Tecnomar at Mumbai International Boat Show

Monday, 21 March 2011

Tecnomar attended the 4th Mumbai International Boat Show reinforcing the company's permanent presence in India and setting its expansion plans in Asia. Commenting on the company's involvement in the show, Francesco Carbone, said “India is one of the main emerging markets with a fast growing culture for luxury”. Read More

Sanlorenzo showcase at Hainan Rendez‐Vous and Singapore Yacht Show

Monday, 21 March 2011

Sanlorenzo, continues its strategy of expansion to Asian markets, by participating in the two upcoming Asian Boat Shows. After the recent successful participation at the PIMEX of Phuket, Sanlorenzo yachts announced it will attend the next two main events of the Asian area: Hainan in China and Singapore in the Malayan peninsula. Read More

Big Blue Consulting LTD at April Asian events

Monday, 21 March 2011

Big Blue Consulting Blue LTD BBCL will attend all of the important April superyacht events in Asia. These are the Hainan Rendezvous from the 1st to 4 April and the 3rd Asia SuperYacht Conference in Singapore on the 7th and 8th of April. This latter event is combined with the first Asian Superyacht Show 8th and 10th April. Read More

Imtech Marine France present at Antibes Yacht Show

Friday, 18 March 2011

Imtech Marine France will be present at the Antibes Yacht Show, 7-10 April, offering a full range of Imtech Marine’s unique technology and lifecycle services. At booth B430 Imtech Marine France, with the support of Van Berge Henegouwen Installaties, Free Technics and Radio Holland, will present a selection of the products, systems and services Imtech Marine can supply. Read More

Numarine debuts the 102rph in the Middle East

Friday, 18 March 2011

Numarine has entered the Super Yacht category at the Dubai Boat and Abu Dhabi Yacht Shows with the debut of their 102 rph, which highlights the Numarine design team’s ability to combine graceful aesthetics, ultra-chic interiors and advanced high-tech engineering; delivering the unparalleled sensory experience motor yacht. Read More

Superyacht Jana at the 2011 Abu Dhabi Yacht Show

Friday, 18 March 2011

Yachtzoo are bringing the 46m Feadship Jana to the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show. Jana offers 2 full-beam staterooms, with ensuite (the master stateroom having his and hers baths). Three additional ensuite staterooms offer accommodation for 10 guests. The Abu Dhabi Yacht Show takes place from March 24 till 26 at YAS Marina. Read More

The Poros Charter Yacht Show 2011 to feature over 80 luxury yachts

Thursday, 17 March 2011

The Poros Charter Yacht Show will take place in Greece, on May 7th – 12th 2011, and like every year will be hosted on Poros Island, just off the shores of Athens. The event is being organized by the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA) and the Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association (HYBA). Read More

Dubois Cup 2011 includes Yacht Carbon Offset

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

The Dubois Cup will take place between 4-6 June, hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo. Dubois has announced that, in partnership with Yacht Carbon Offset, it has balanced the estimated carbon footprint of this year’s regatta, including an allowance for participants’ air travel to Sardinia. Read More

Gulf Craft is gearing up for the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Gulf Craft is gearing up for an impressive presentation of its yacht manufacturing capabilities at the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show, taking. The company’s strong presence is built on a successful 2010 for the UAE luxury yacht manufacturer, in which it delivered its largest super yacht ever exported to the European market, the Majesty 125. Read More

ECOsuperyacht joins Antibes Yacht Show as Carbon Neutral partner

Friday, 11 March 2011

ECOsuperyacht is pleased to announce that they will be joining the Antibes Yacht Show this year as their new Carbon Neutral partner. Not only will ECOsuperyacht be offsetting CO2 emissions from the Show’s site in Port Vauban, but they will also be offsetting CO2 emissions from the 12,000 visitors who are expected to attend the Show this year from all over the World. ECOsuperyacht will carbon offset 500 tonnes of CO2 emissions on behalf of the Show this year. Read More

Mega Marine exhibits in Hainan and Singapore

Friday, 11 March 2011

Continuing its success in Europe, the United States and the Middle East, Mega Marine further expands to Southeast Asian markets.The sales team will be present at the 2011 Hainan Rendezvous from April 1-4 and at the Singapore Yacht Show April 8-10. Read More

ISS and Wilfred Sultana & Associates present Yachting in Malta seminar

Friday, 11 March 2011

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) has announced it's collaboration with Wilfred Sultana & Associates in presenting the Superyacht Industry Seminar, The Way Forward, being conducted in Malta, Friday 29 April 2011. Similar to the seminar presented in 2009, foreign and local speakers will again take the podium. Read More

Palma De Mallorca gears up for 2011 Super Yacht Cup with new entries

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Preparations are well underway for the 2011 Superyacht Cup regatta from 22-25 June in Palma. So far, 16 yachts have registered for the event including five brand new entries that have never competed in the event before. Space at the Muelle Viejo only allows for a maximum of 20-22 entries. Jongert Scorpione dei Mar will be back. Read More

Zefira to sail in the years first Superyacht Regatta

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Known by many as the ‘yachting capital of the Caribbean,’ the BVI Superyacht Regatta is the perfect setting for a unique gathering of some of the world’s finest sailing superyachts.It will be Zefira's debut regatta after her launch in New Zealand last year. Zefira's experienced owners are looking forward to sailing in the fleet of 12 superyachts. Read More

Line-up of exhibitors and partners unveiled for Singapore Yacht Show

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Informa Yacht Group has revealed details of the impressive line-up of superyachts and exhibitors which will feature at the Singapore Yacht Show from 8 to 10 April 2011 at ONE°15 Marina, Sentosa Cove, Singapore. The motor and sailing superyachts set to be displayed represent a stunning collection of modern and classic style yachts. Read More

Riviera Yacht Support announces 3rd Snow Bonanza Auron

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Following two years of great times and success Riviera Yacht Support have announced that the fun will continue as they hold the third Snow Bonanza in Auron.The expected lively itinerary is to include the following: The day will kick off at 7:00 am on Friday the 25th of March where two 50-seater buses will depart from the port of Antibes & from the port of Monaco. Read More

The 2011 Dubois Cup in Porto Cervo for charity

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

The Dubois Cup will take place this year on June 4th, 5th and 6th and is once again hosted by and organized in conjunction with the YCCS in Porto Cervo. This exciting regatta brings together many Dubois-designed yachts, owners, crew, industry associates and media alike. The event immediately precedes the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta. Read More

Azimut-Benetti Group doing good business in the UAE

Friday, 4 March 2011

Azimut Yachts triples its order portfolio in the UAE, while Benetti sales in this area grow from 8% to 20% of total sales with three megayachts sold in the past 12 months. At the Dubai International Boat Show, the Group has been exhibiting 16 yachts at a 600-m2 booth. Read More

Les Voiles de St. Barth, one month to go

Friday, 4 March 2011

An enthusiastic Ken Read (Newport, R.I.) got the 2011 sailing season off to a resounding start on board the new Maxi Yacht Rambler 100 in the Caribbean 600. The American skipper, who leads the Puma Ocean Racing project, has just won the event, leaving his rival Leopard 3 a long way behind and in so doing also grabbing the race record. Read More

Mochi Long Range 23 wins International Environmental Award 2011

Friday, 4 March 2011

The International Environmental Award 2011 has been conferred to the Long Range 23 of Mochi Craft, a Ferretti Group brand producing fiberglass motoryachts ranging from 13 to 23 meters.  The Mochi Craft Long Range 23 is the winner of the second edition of the UIM Environmental Award 2011, awarded by the Union Internationale Motonautique. Read More

Sales strong and crowds solid at The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach

Friday, 4 March 2011

This year's Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, Miami's premier in-water boat show, was a testament to the resilience of the yachting industry. The mile-long strip along Collins Avenue featured more than a billion dollars worth of new and brokerage yachts and the latest in marine accessories and electronics. Read More

Sanlorenzo awarded in Miami at Nautical Design Awards 2011

Friday, 4 March 2011

In occasion of the 23rd edition of the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show 2011, the Italian Trade Commission, in collaboration with UCINA (Italian Marine Industry Association) awarded Sanlorenzo with the Nautical Design Award, a recognition of the Italian shipyard distinguished itself by its efforts in promoting the “Made in Italy” brand in the USA. Read More

Australian superyacht conference attracts international interest

Thursday, 3 March 2011

The 2011 Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference (ASMEX) is attracting considerable interest from International companies wanting to learn more about the Australian Superyacht Sector. Read More

Stellar line-up of exhibitors and partners unveiled for Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 3 March 2011

The Informa Yacht Group has revealed details of the impressive line-up of superyachts and exhibitors which will feature at the Singapore Yacht Show from 8 to 10 April 2011 at ONE°15 Marina, Sentosa Cove, Singapore. The motor and sailing superyachts set to be displayed represent a stunning collection of modern and classic style yachts. Read More

Gulf Craft set for success at Dubai International Boat Show

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Gulf Craft, the region’s largest boat manufacturer is set for yet another successful Dubai International Boat Show in 2011, with the unveiling of a new model from each of its three distinct brands; Majesty, Oryx and SilverCraft. The new models include the Majesty 70, Oryx 42 Open and SilverCraft 38CC fishing boat. Read More

Photo gallery of the Dubai International Boat Show

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

The Dubai International Boat Show, the region’s largest and longest running boat show, has opened its doors today. The 19th Dubai International Boat Show at the Dubai International Marine Club runs from 1 – 5 March 2011. is attending the show this week, and brings you a photo gallery. Read More

Third “La Belle Classe Superyachts” symposium in Monaco

Monday, 28 February 2011

Under the aegis of “La Belle Classe Superyachts”, a label initiated by the Yacht Club de Monaco to unite all those involved in the yachting industry and support club members in this sector, 45 delegates attended a dinner-debate at the YCM. Participants represented the complete luxury yachting chain (shipyards, brokers, designers, captains and specialists in yacht finance, insurance, surveys and law) and they came to take stock of the current economic situation. Read More

Oceanco exhibits in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Hainan

Friday, 25 February 2011

Oceanco will be present at the 2011 Dubai & Abu Dhabi Yacht Shows taking place from March 1-5 and March 24-26 respectively. Oceanco will also be present at the Hainan Rendezvous from April 1-4. Oceanco is working closely with a wide range of yacht designers whose concept designs will be showcased during these events. Read More

Massage charity event in St. Maarten raises over $2200 for Australian Flood Relief

Thursday, 24 February 2011

After recently completing charters in the Caribbean, charter spa therapist Heather Hawthorne got a call from her husband telling her about the devastation from the recent flooding, which was very close to their home in the Sunshine Coast in Australia. She says, “we’d all been watching the TV in horror, but my husband was pretty ‘choked up’.  Read More

Les Voiles de St. Barth 2011: A clash between giants Leopard 3 and Rambler 100

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Registrations are going well for the second edition of Les Voiles de St. Barth (4 - 9 April 2011), with 40 boats having signed up in the five categories competing (Super Maxi, Classic, Racing, Racing-Cruising, and Racing-Multihull). Moreover, the impending top-level battle between the two Super Maxis Leopard 3 and Rambler 100 is sure to turn some heads and bring an extremely high standard of racing to this major Caribbean yachting event. Read More

Danish Yachts is to showcase at Dubai International Boat Show

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Danish Yachts is to showcase the launch of the new high speed, luxury AeroSpeed 18, the ‘SuperCar of the Seas’, at Dubai International Boat Show. This superboat exemplifies performance and quality. The AeroSpeed 18 is specifically suited to the Middle Eastern market, with the deep-V planing hull shape and water jet drives. Read More

Photo Gallery: Miami Yacht and Brokerage Boat Show 2011

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

The Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach transformed Collins Avenue into a multi-million dollar presentation of superyachts. The in-water-only display presentation covers more than 1.2 million square feet of space over a mile-long strip of Indian Creek Waterway, featuring over 500 new and pre-owned vessels. Read More

Antibes Yacht Show is getting ready to kick off the 2011 season

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Antibes Yacht Show is proud to announce that MYBA is partnering up for this years event from April 7 – 10, 2011 at the Port Vauban. Acknowledging the ideal timing of the show, its location and its continuous growth, MYBA the Worldwide Yachting Association has decided to support this event and take the opportunity. Read More

IAG debuts the Primadonna at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show

Thursday, 17 February 2011

IAG's 127' Primadonna is finally prepared and ready for the 2011 Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show. Since shipping in December 2010, Captain Douglas Hoogs and crew have been getting the 127' superyacht prepared for the show. This is the first time the Primadonna will be debuted to the world and she is already making big waves in the US. Read More

Two new award nominations for Moonen

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Fresh from winning the Best Power 24-40 m prize at the ISS Design & Leadership Awards, the Moonen 124 Northlander has also now been nominated as a finalist in the Motor Boat of the Year Awards 2011. The Moonen 97 Livia is a finalist in the Best Displacement Motor Yacht of below 500GT category at the World Superyacht Awards. Read More

Antibes Yacht Show partners with MYBA

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

The Antibes Yacht Show, which is now in its 5th year, have announced a partnership with MYBA – The Worldwide Yachting Association. The Show, which runs from April 7-10th 2011, is the biggest spring show to focus on Brokerage, Charter and for the first time this year on Refit. The show being held early in the year, in Port Vauban, is perfectly positioned. Read More

April Rendezvous for fleet of superyachts at Inaugural Singapore Yacht Show

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

The Informa Yacht Group unveiled more details for the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show that will see a flotilla of luxury superyachts streaming into Singapore for a new exclusive yacht show. The Singapore Yacht Show, which will be held from 8 to 10 April at ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove, will see luxury boat builders, brokers, designers and naval architects converging at the glamorous waterside venue for the exhibition. Read More

Video: The 2011 Antigua Superyacht Challenge

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Off the shores of Antigua’s rugged coast, under perfect sailing conditions, the three day 2011 Antigua Superyacht challenge took place. This friendly challenge was enjoyed by all those present and included superyachts: Marie, Marama, Nefertiti and This is us. Thanks to perfect sailing conditions, these superyachts. Read More

Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes changes dates

Monday, 14 February 2011

Initially scheduled to be held from 7th to 12th September, Cannes boat show will now be held from Tuesday 6th to Sunday 11th September 2011, along the quays of the Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto, and inside the Espace Riviera exhibition hall. This change of dates is a direct consequence of the G20 being held in the city of Cannes. Read More

Superyacht Fathom at the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show 2011

Friday, 11 February 2011

Superyacht Fathom. will be on display by MySea Monaco and Northrop and Johnson at the forthcoming Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show, which runs from Feb. 17 - 21, in Miami Beach. Fathom was completed in Turkey in 2007 by super yacht builder Sea Dreams Ltd and Miss Tor Yachts. Fathom and is offered at €15,000,000. Read More

Sunset Harbour Yacht Club hosts YachtAid Global

Friday, 11 February 2011

On Thursday, February 17, YachtAid Global (YAG) is kicking off the first day of the Miami Boat Show with a fundraiser titled, “The Event…Benefitting YachtAid Global.” Sponsored by and located at Sunset Harbour Yacht Club, this event will feature live music, cocktails and culinary delights while raising awareness among owners, captains, crew and industry professionals. Read More

Superyacht Australia drives major initiative

Friday, 11 February 2011

Superyacht Australia announced today that they will be organizing the first ever Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference immediately prior to the 2011 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. Read More

OceanStyle at the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show 2011

Thursday, 10 February 2011

OceanStyle will be exhibiting a number of yachts at the forthcoming Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show. From Feb. 17 - 21, the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, Miami's premier in-water boat show, is set to take over Miami Beach's Collins Avenue, presenting yachts and superyachts from the world's most extraordinary custom boat builders. Read More

SeaKeepers to honor Khaled bin Sultan in Miami

Thursday, 10 February 2011

The International SeaKeepers Society has announced it's festivities for the upcoming Miami Boat Show including feting Khaled bin Sultan, celebrating Living Oceans Foundation’s Global Reef Expedition and presenting a Scientific Panel. Immediately following the scientific discussion, there will be a fundraising reception aboard Golden Shadow. Read More

YPI hosts Monaco yacht builders seminar with FIPA Italiana Yachts

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

It is so refreshing to be able to meet face-to-face the top people and decision makers from the quality shipyards…this is the new face of yachting.” The words of one broker at the 2nd YPI Yacht Builders Seminar which took place at the Monaco Yacht Club on Wednesday. Read More

Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 10-year anniversary celebration

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

I’ve never seen so many owners have so much fun as at the Rendezvous. Who would have thought!!” said Captain Charlie (Champagne) Dwyer, when asked about the 10th year Asia Superyacht Rendezvous. Both power and sail Superyachts from throughout the globe arrived in Phuket, Thailand, first anchoring at Nai Harn Bay. Read More

Viareggio to host Yachting After Sales & Refit Exhibition (YARE)

Monday, 7 February 2011

From March 31st to April 2nd Coppino Street and the inner basins of Viareggio will host YARE – Yachting After sales & Refit Exhibition, the first international boat show committed to all the services following the purchase of a yacht.Read More

Burgess to exhibit superyacht Le Yana at Abu Dhabi Yacht Show

Friday, 4 February 2011

At the third Abu Dhabi Yacht Show, Burgess will be exhibiting the 42.8 metre Le Yana, as Central Agents for sale and charter. Delivered in 2008, this striking motor yacht features an unusual blue hull and sleek exterior lines designed by Francesco Pazowski, while her light, contemporary interior houses designer furniture by Pedro Pena. Read More

Fundraising event official kickoff to Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show

Thursday, 3 February 2011

The Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA), International Superyacht Society (ISS) and Ft. Lauderdale Mariners Club have joined hands to support a worthy cause by presenting a fundraising event that also will serve as the official kickoff to Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show. Read More

Pershing 92’ winner of the Hurun Best of the Best 2011 Awards

Thursday, 3 February 2011

The Hurun Report, an important Chinese finance and lifestyle magazine, has awarded the Pershing 92’, the latest design of the Pershing fleet, a Ferretti Group brand among the world’s leading manufacturers of high performance open motor yachts from 15 to 35 metres, as one of the “Best of the Best 2011 Awards”. Read More

J Class regatta announced for July 2012

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

David Pitman, Secretary of the J Class Association announced that the first event in the J Class Global Calendar of events will be staged in Newport, RI. Racing in the famous waters of the America’s Cup, the J Class will use this regatta to kick off a four regatta programme culminating in a race around the Isle of Wight in July of 2012. Read More

Yachtzoo brings Northcoast 125 to Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach

Monday, 24 January 2011

Yachtzoo's Rob Newton will have the 38.30 metre Northcoast 125 on display at the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach. Powered by twin Caterpillars, she reaches a speed of 22 knots, and has a range of 2500nm. She offers accommodation in five staterooms, including an on-deck master stateroom, and is offered at $19,950,000. Read More

Dates announced for the 24th annual Club Yachting Life Rally

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Dahm International is delighted to announce its 24th annual “Club Yachting Life Rally” (CYLR ) from 2nd to 5th June 2011 in cooperation with Marina Ibiza in the clear waters and beautiful landscapes of the Balearic Islands Ibiza and Formentera. The  cruising rally is the only sailing event sponsored and organised by a superyacht broker. Read More

Another world premiere for Esthec at Boot Düsseldorf

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Esthec® and Holterman Infinity have joined forces for a global launch at Boot Düsseldorf (22 to 30 January 2011). During the exhibition, Holterman will proudly show off its latest creation, the INFINITY 501. This super-speed 50 ft aluminium yacht, in a daring combination of orange and grey metallic, has been fitted with an Esthec® deck. Read More

2011 Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach throttles up with new attractions

Thursday, 13 January 2011

The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, is set to take over Miami Beach's Collins Avenue, presenting yachts and superyachts from the world's most extraordinary custom boat builders. The show is free and open to the public. The Yacht & Brokerage Show will feature more than 500 new and pre-owned vessels. Read More

Dubai International Boat Show signs world leading yards

Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Dubai International Boat Show, the region’s largest and longest running boat show, will be hosting the biggest cluster of Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) members in the show’s history. Amels, Benetti, Burger Boat Company, B.V., Fincantieri, Heesen Yachts,Lürssen,Oceanco, Sanlorenzo and Trinity Yachts have all confirmed. Read More

Sunseeker launches the new Predator 115 and Manhatten 73 at the London Boat Show

Monday, 10 January 2011

Sunseeker International is looking ahead to an exciting 2011 and kick started the year with the official launch of two new motoryachts at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show. The all new Predator 115 and the Manhattan 73 were officially launched at 12 noon on Friday 7th January 2011 on the Sunseeker stand. Read More

Maricuda Atlantic Challenger set to cross the Atlantic in two days

Friday, 7 January 2011

The maiden voyage of the Maricuda Atlantic Challenger -The Concorde of the Seas- will be an attempt to secure the Hales Trophy, the Blue Riband of the Atlantic. Cruising at an astonishing 70 knots, the designers are confident the new superboat will make the 3000 mile crossing in under two days. Read More

Slojo YAG Challenge athletes raise over $53,100

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

The Slojo YAG Challenge: 2010 Transpacific Triathlon, a fundraiser aboard Slojo that sought to raise money and awareness for YachtAid Global -a charitable organization that orchestrates deliveries of humanitarian, conservation and developmental aid to isolated communities- came to a close as Slojo reached her destination. Read More

IAG Yachts' Primadonna enroute to the United States

Monday, 3 January 2011

After months of preparation and much anticipation, IAG's Primadonna is finally ready to be shipped outbound for the United States where she will be stationed for display at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show in February 2011. The spacious 127' yacht has received much acclaim from many experts regarding her cleverly designed interior. Read More

Monday, 26 September 2011

Video of day one of the Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 22 September 2011

CNI and Wider unveil the Wider 150 in Monaco

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Photo Gallery: Perini Navi Cup 2011 Day 2

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Photo gallery: Hainan Rendez-Vous 2011