Monday, November 23, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Launching of the Largest Superyacht of 2015, the 156-Meter “Project Omar”

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov just outdid himself with the launch of his new 156 meter super yacht Project Omar. Usmanov already own another 110 meter super yacht dubbed Dilbar. The...

November 23, 2015
Total Views: 5

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Maritime News

People Are Saying This New Mega Sailing Yacht is the Ugliest Vessel Ever Built

  The design of the soon-to-be world’s largest sail-assisted motor yacht was revealed for the first time recently as the vessel set out for a series of sea trials in Germany,...

October 22, 2015
Total Views: 415

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Interesting

New Icebreaking Megayacht Will Have Adventurous Billionaires Drooling

Cruising around the Caribbean or Mediterranean in a mega yacht may be relaxing and all, but for you more adventurous yachtsmen unafraid of a little cold and literally boatloads of cash to burn a new...

September 24, 2015
Total Views: 133

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Interesting

Damen Sells First Yacht Support Vessel With Fully-Enclosed Helicopter Hanger

  Damen Shipyards says it has just sold its first mega-yacht support vessel with a fully-enclosed helicopter hanger. That’s right, some people have so many toys that they when cruising on...

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 364

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Mega Yacht Lift Goes Horribly Wrong

The video below was just posted to facebook by the Panama-based website Mi Diario and shows a heavy lift project going horribly wrong. You can watch the video below: The ship appears...

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 373

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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News

Superyacht Dragonfly Comes to Vanuatu’s Rescue After Devastating Cyclone

Under the direction of the yacht owners, the crew of M/Y Dragonfly put the hammer down and sailed 1600 nautical miles over 3.5 days to reach the south Pacific island nation...

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 23

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Superyacht Dwarfs Small Dutch Town

Check out this aerial drone video of a brand new 83.5-meter (nearly 274 feet!) superyacht in the canal's of the small town of Alphen aan den Rijn, in the Netherlands.

March 5, 2015
Total Views: 127

Monday, December 8, 2014
Interesting

Austrian Company Unveils Tanker-Based Superyacht Concept

An Austrian yacht design firm has unveiled a new superyacht concept for the uber rich that is based on the size and shape of a modern suezmax oil tanker.

December 8, 2014
Total Views: 88

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Blog

Video Shows Drawbridge Close On Mega Yacht

Ouch. This incident happened Tuesday evening on Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway in North Miami. The 161-foot Rockstar was damaged but none of the 15 people onboard were injured. Some drinks however were probably...

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 6

Incidents

Drawbridge Closes on Mega Yacht Near Miami

Vessel traffic on the Florida's Intracoastal Waterway is restricted Wednesday after a span of a draw bridge closed onto a the deck of a luxury yacht near Miami.

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 19

Thursday, November 27, 2014
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News

Sometimes, One Megayacht Just Isn’t Enough

Kiwi billionaire Graeme Hart has opted to build another giant expedition yacht to go along with a similar vessel under construction at Kleven Verft shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway, The Norwegian ship builder notes...

November 27, 2014
Total Views: 8

Friday, June 20, 2014
Interesting

WATCH: Drone Films as Luxury Yacht Gets Destroyed by Fire

A 102-foot luxury yacht possibly worth $24 million has been completely destroyed after it caught fire while dry docked at a San Diego boat yard, and it was all caught...

June 20, 2014
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Blog

gCaptain Announces Partnership With TheTeakRail

MORRO BAY, CA (April 23, 2014)- A new website, TheTeakRail.com, created by a professional mariner and an accomplished executive chef and restaurant owner, is filling the much needed gap in expert...

April 23, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, November 15, 2013
News

Because Sometimes, One Tender Just Isn’t Enough

Damen has announced today that their  67-meter, ridiculously over-the-top seagoing toy hauler (Fast Yacht Support vessel) M/Y GARÇON, has won the Excellence for Innovation Award at the International Superyacht Society (ISS)...

November 15, 2013
Total Views: 246

Monday, October 7, 2013
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News

Billionaires Emulating Jules Verne Take Submarines to Sea Depths

Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) — The strange contraption slowly being assembled in a modest industrial shed in Breda, a small city in the Netherlands, bears little resemblance to Nautilus, the fictional...

October 7, 2013
Total Views: 27

Friday, October 4, 2013
Fire Incidents

16 Rescued From Burning Luxury Yacht Off Cairns

A passing containership came to the rescue of 16 people Thursday who were forced to abandon a burning luxury yacht off the coast of Cairns, Australia.

October 4, 2013
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Blog

WATCH: Researchers ‘Spoof’ Superyacht Off Course

A radio navigation research team from The University of Texas at Austin set out this summer to secretly coerce a 213-foot yacht off its course using a custom-made GPS device.

July 30, 2013
Total Views: 9

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Incidents

Yacht Almost Loses Helicopter [IMAGE]

Update: 2 August 2013- According to a comment on Facebook, two of the straps that secured the helicopter to the deck apparently broke in a strong gust, causing this incident....

July 30, 2013
Total Views: 94

Friday, April 5, 2013
News

Move Over Eclipse, There’s A New World’s Largest Superyacht in Town

Germany’s Lürssen Yachts on Friday launched what is now the largest superyacht in the the world. Named Azzam, the superyacht measures an astonishing 180 meters (that’s 590 feet!), beating out...

April 5, 2013
Total Views: 71

Friday, December 21, 2012
News

Steve Jobs’ Superyacht Impounded in Amsterdam Over Unpaid Bills

AMSTERDAM – A superyacht built for Apple Inc’s late co-founder Steve Jobs has been impounded in Amsterdam because of a dispute over an unpaid bill to designer Philippe Starck, a...

December 21, 2012
Total Views: 8