Saturday, June 5, 2021
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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...
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...
Monday, February 10, 2020
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...
Friday, October 4, 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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...
Monday, March 25, 2019
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...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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...
Monday, October 29, 2018
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...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
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...
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...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
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....
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...
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...
Monday, March 14, 2016
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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....
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Dramatic Rescue: 13 Rescued from Luxury Yacht Moments Before Sinking [VIDEO]
Some dramatic video released by the U.S. Coast Guard showing the rescue of 13 people from a luxury yacht moments before the vessel sank below the waves. The Coast Guard...
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