Saturday, January 14, 2023
Cruise Ships

Orient Express Cruises To Set Sail On World’s Largest Superyacht

By Lebawit Lily Girma (Bloomberg) –If riding on the original, redesigned Orient Express train in 2025 and staying at an Orient Express hotel top

January 14, 2023
Total Views: 6517

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Inadequate Lookouts Led to Collision Between Superyacht and Tanker in the Bahamas

Two crews not maintaining proper lookouts led to the December 2021 collision between a superyacht and a tanker near Nassau, Bahamas, the National

January 11, 2023
Total Views: 11965

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Maldives Pops With Yachts

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) –As the world opens back up with travel, the ultra-rich sail to the seductive beaches of the Maldives with their luxury

January 8, 2023
Total Views: 4599

Friday, December 23, 2022

Superyacht Party in the Caribbean

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — Billionaires over the world have descended upon the Caribbean ready for Christmas and New Year parties, as the yacht count

December 23, 2022
Total Views: 10616

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Russian Billionaire Gets Judge on Board in Fight Over French Riviera Yacht

By Gaspard Sebag (Bloomberg) –Sanctioned Russian billionaire Alexey Kuzmichev has notched up another victory in his fight with French authorities

December 10, 2022
Total Views: 4301

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Ritz Carlton Yacht in Greece
Cruise Ships

Can Money Buy Happiness Aboard A Ritz-Carlton Yacht?

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) On board a 12-day transatlantic sailing of the new 298-passenger Evrima, which is the first ship from the Ritz-Carlton Yacht

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 6093

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Superyacht Seized In Spain As Sanctioned Owner Stops Fees

By Gaspard Sebag and Stephanie Baker (Bloomberg) –A Spanish court moved to seize a superyacht valued at $140 million that’s linked to a senior

November 5, 2022
Total Views: 7149

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Watch: 40-Meter Superyacht Sinks Off Italy

Some billionaire just had a really bad day. Or as the ol’ joke goes, maybe it was one of the best—who knows? A 40-meter superyacht sank off the coast

August 25, 2022
Total Views: 20303

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Cruise Ships

Saudi Cruiseship Mega-Yacht Conversion Project Scrapped As Economy Turns

This year has been tough for the world’s biggest yachts. Earlier this month, Rotterdam said it wouldn’t take apart a bridge to let Jeff Bezos sail

July 26, 2022
Total Views: 4651

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Jeff Bezos Won’t Dismantle Historic Rotterdam Bridge

By Pablo Fernandez Cras (Bloomberg) A historic Rotterdam bridge that needed to be dismantled for billionaire Jeff Bezos’s new superyacht will be left intact

July 10, 2022
Total Views: 9807

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Russian Superyacht Reappears In Dubai After Going Dark

DUBAI (Reuters) – A luxurious superyacht belonging to a sanctioned Russian billionaire parliamentarian featuring six suites,

June 26, 2022
Total Views: 6686

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Megayachts Run Low On Safe Harbors As Russia Sanctions Take Hold

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) –When the $325 million Amadea superyacht that’s been linked to Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov sailed into Fiji in

June 25, 2022
Total Views: 4270

Sunday, May 29, 2022
Fire Incidents

Fire Engulfs Superyacht In British Marina

LONDON (Reuters) – Fire ripped through a superyacht in southwest England on Saturday, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the sky and briefly

May 29, 2022
Total Views: 12179

Thursday, May 26, 2022
The wreckage of the 100-foot yacht, La Dolce Vita, sinks near Marquesas, Florida, March 17, 2021.

Electrical Fire Destroyed Luxury Yacht Near Key West, NTSB Says

The fire that destroyed a luxury yacht near Key West in March 2021 likely started from an electric source within the sound enclosure for the vessel’s

May 26, 2022
Total Views: 5948

Saturday, May 14, 2022

‘Straw Owner’ Hides $1 Billion Worth of Russian Yachts

By Stephanie Baker and Jonathan Browning May 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –In the race to seize assets tied to sanctioned Russian billionaires, US

May 14, 2022
Total Views: 69964

Sunday, April 17, 2022
Guo Wengui's yacht Lady May

US Court Holds Bankrupt Billionaire In Contempt For Hiding His Yacht Overseas

By Jeremy Hill (Bloomberg) A $37 million wire transfer will serve as a substitute for a 150-foot luxury yacht tied to exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui,

April 17, 2022
Total Views: 32902

Monday, April 4, 2022

Spain Seizes Russian Oligarch’s Superyacht on Behalf of United States

Spanish authorities have seized a luxury yacht owned by sanctioned Russia oligarch Viktor Vekselberg at the request of the United States. The seizure marks the

April 4, 2022
Total Views: 3714

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Italy Arrests Russian Yachts Worth $115M

By Crispian Balmer (Reuters) – Italian police have seized villas and yachts worth at least 140 million euros ($153 million) from four

March 5, 2022
Total Views: 4246

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

All You Need To Know About Russian Yacht Arrests

Superyachts of incredible size have become the symbol of oligarch-sized wealth and now, with the Ruble crashing and anti-Russian sanctions proliferating…

March 2, 2022
Total Views: 22364

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Monaco Clamps Down On Russian Oligarch Yachts

by Sudip Kar-Gupta (Reuters)  Monaco, a tax haven often favoured by the super-wealthy, will proceed with freezing assets and imposing

March 1, 2022
Total Views: 22736