Thursday, September 9, 2021
Andiamo yacht fire

Unattended Candles and Inoperable Fire-Detection System Led to Total Loss of $6.3 Million Yacht -NTSB

Candles lit and left unattended in a yacht’s VIP suite caused a fire that resulted in the total loss of the vessel and $480,000 in damage to a Miami marina...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 13739

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Italian SuperYacht Stock Launches IPO

by Giulia Segreti (Reuters) – Luxury yacht maker The Italian Sea Group said on Friday it completed its initial public offering (IPO), setting a price of 4.90 euros per share,...

June 5, 2021
Total Views: 9297

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Maltese Falcon SuperYacht Ibiza

Private Equity Bails Out Famed Italian Superyacht Yard

by Cristina Carlevaro (Reuters) – Perini Navi majority shareholder Fenix said on Tuesday it had signed a binding agreement with private equity firm Clessidra and another investor to relaunch the Italian...

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4654

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Forget Spain. Superyachts Are Sailing To Croatia and Turkey

by Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) –Forget Spain for a summer holiday overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Croatia and Turkey are the up and coming destinations for international super-yachts. With some European countries...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 57

Monday, February 10, 2020
Maritime News

Ship Designer Denies Selling Hydrogen-Powered Yacht to Bill Gates

(Bloomberg) — Billionaires are the only plausible buyers of the 112-meter superyacht concept Aqua, given its reported 500 million pound ($650 million) price tag. But contrary to a media report...

February 10, 2020
Total Views: 60

Friday, October 4, 2019
Maritime News

How to Get Super Rich Selling Superyachts

By Benjamin Stupples (Bloomberg) –Gazing across the sun-dappled harbor in Monaco, even the fathomlessly rich might get the feeling that some people have more money than they know what to...

October 4, 2019
Total Views: 1139

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
MY Song superyacht

Superyacht MY SONG Lost from Cargo Ship During Transport

The big story from over the weekend was without question the loss of the 40-meter sailing yacht MY Song in the Mediterranean Sea after the superyacht fell from the deck...

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 499

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Derecktor Shipyard Dania Beach
Maritime News

Derecktor Confirms Deal to Develop First Purpose-Built Megayacht Yard in United States

New York-headquartered Derecktor Shipyard has signed a long-term agreement with Fort Pierce and St. Lucie County in Florida to develop and operate the nation’s first maintenance, repair and refit yards...

April 18, 2019
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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Maritime News

Genting to Purchase 1MDB-Linked Superyacht for $126 Million

KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 (Reuters) – Malaysia will sell a superyacht allegedly bought with stolen funds from state fund 1MDB to casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd for $126 million, in...

April 3, 2019
Total Views: 2

Monday, March 25, 2019
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Maritime News

The Super Rich Are Buying $50 Million ‘Support’ Yachts to Haul Their Toys

By Devon Pendleton (Bloomberg) — Sailing from port to port in peace and seclusion on a multimillion-dollar boat sounds appealing, but as any seasoned yacht owner can tell you, just cruising around...

March 25, 2019
Total Views: 2146

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Derecktor Shipyard Dania Beach
Maritime News

Derecktor Selected to Operate New Megayacht Shipyard in Fort Pierce, Florida

Derecktor Shipyards has been chosen develop and operate the first purpose-built megayacht repair and refit yard in the United States located in Fort Pierce, Florida. The yet-to-be-built yard will be...

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 22

Monday, October 29, 2018
attessa iv

Megayacht Attessa IV Involved in Fatal Collision with Fishing Vessel Off Southern California

The 332-foot megayacht Attessa IV was involved in a collision with a 65-foot sport fishing vessel off the coast of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday night, resulting...

October 29, 2018
Total Views: 239

Thursday, April 19, 2018
luna megayacht

Russian Billionaire to Lose $492 Million Expedition Yacht in Divorce

By Jonathan Browning (Bloomberg) — A London court ordered the seizure of a luxury $492 million yacht owned by a Russian billionaire as judges sought to enforce one of the...

April 19, 2018
Total Views: 131

Friday, August 4, 2017

GoPro: Hellenic Coast Guard Rescues Crew from Sinking Superyacht

Check out this GoPro video shot by the Hellenic Coast Guard during a 2012 rescue of 8 crew members from the sinking superyacht Yogi. We actually covered this incident way...

August 4, 2017
Total Views: 52

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Maritime News

How To Sail Aboard The World’s Biggest Megayacht

by Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) It takes a lot of good business to be able to afford a megayacht. But owning one is very, very bad business, according to Aaron Simpson,...

March 16, 2017
Total Views: 11

Friday, September 23, 2016

Here’s What Life is Like Aboard a 107-Meter Expedition Yacht

At 107-meters long and rumored to cost over $100 million, New Zealand businessman Graeme Hart can probably boast that he has one of most badass super yachts on the planet....

September 23, 2016
Total Views: 1136

Thursday, August 18, 2016

WATCH Trump Explain How To Buy A SuperYacht From An Arms Dealer

In his first appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman,” presidential candidate Donald Trump talks about his purchase of a superyacht from the Saudi Arabian arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, one of...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 92

Friday, April 8, 2016

WATCH: Float-On Megayacht Transport with Super Servant 4

Aerial footage of DYT Yacht Transport’s semi-submersible yacht carrier Super Servant 4 loading vessels using the float-on/float-off method in Le Marin, Martinique, a French island in the eastern Caribbean.  DYT Yacht Transport is part of Dockwise...

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 70

Monday, March 14, 2016
Maritime News

WATCH: Kleven Launches 116-Meter Expedition Yacht

Norwegian shipyard Kleven Verft on Saturday celebrated the launch of its build no. 370 today, a 116-meter long Expedition Support Vessel for New Zealand businessman Graeme Hart. This is the...

March 14, 2016
Total Views: 83

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Maritime News

The World’s Uber Rich Are Now Renting Giant Cruise Ships

By Mark Ellwood (Bloomberg) — Floating amid mega-yachts in Monte Carlo’s crowded harbor during the May 2015 Monaco Grand Prix was a startling sight: Windstar’s 212-passenger Star Breeze cruise liner....

February 17, 2016
Total Views: 48