Sunreef 156 Ultimate Joins Sunreef Yachts Series

The Ultimate Range was initiated in 2010 via a combination of clients’ requests and Sunreef’s own ideas. The goal was to create performance-oriented sailing cats within the megayacht market. [Read more…]

Bannenberg & Rowell superyacht for Feadship revealed

Bannenberg & Rowell has revealed its design for a 70m motor yacht in build at Feadship. [Read more…]

Wight Vodka – a yachter’s favourite spirit!

Our passion for the ocean drives us to extremes: From the calm we experience while enjoying a sunset over the water, to the adrenaline rush of winning our first regatta. [Read more…]

Meet Madsummer, the Megayacht Gwyneth Paltrow Partied On with Miami Billionaire Jeff Soffer

With Gwyneth Paltrow’s marriage to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in pieces, lots of attention is being focused on her relationship with handsome Miami billionaire, Jeff Soffer. [Read more…]

Gaze Down at Ocean Wildlife Through Picchio Boat’s Glass Floors

Even though concept yachts aren’t quite a reality yet (though some never make it), we love them just the same. It’s exciting to see what companies and designers are dreaming up, and even more exciting when the project is actually slated for construction. The Picchio Boat is scheduled for a 2015 release date and trust us, you’re going to want one. Why? Two words: Glass floor. [Read more…]

Sunrise Yachts signs 68 metre Skyfall superyacht contract

Antalya-based yacht builder Sunrise Yachts will deliver John and Jeanette Staluppis nineteenth and largest project to date in 2017. Project Skyfall, designed by Vallicelli & Co., with an interior design by Focus Yacht Design and naval architecture by Mulder Design and OYD, is packed with new technologies. [Read more…]

7 Best Foods to Buy Organic

While it may seem like the organic food movement became popular over the past two decades, it is actually a much older concept. Everyone ate organic fruits and veggies before World War II, because all crops were organic. It was after that when many farmers started “conventionally” growing crops: spraying them with new, synthetic pesticides and chemicals to reduce weeds, insects and rodents. Now many of us enter the produce section with some confusion, as we are offered every fruit and veggie grown in two very different ways. [Read more…]

Financial Planning for Megayacht Crew: Captain’s Family Office

Many megayacht owners tap the expertise of certified financial planners and/or family offices to manage their wealth, handle tax issues, and more. Unfortunately, oftentimes their crew not only don’t know how to manage their finances properly, but in some cases are being preyed upon by unscrupulous “advisors” more interested in lining their own pockets. That’s a primary reason why the Captain’s Family Office was created by the BlackStar Group, a UK-based wealth- and tax-management firm that has been working with megayacht owners on tailored solutions for VAT, MCA compliance, and more for the past five years of its seven-year history. [Read more…]

5 Signs You’re a Boat Show Junkie

Cannes. Monaco. Atlantic City. Norwalk. Annapolis. Fort Lauderdale. (Must… get… air…) [Read more…]

Spectacular yachts at the Cannes Boat Show 2013

Visitors to the Festival de Plaisance in Cannes, this September 10-15, will get a first look at around 100 new boats, each more luxurious than the last. Here we take a look at the five models likely to stand out as the most impressive. [Read more…]