Thursday, September 24, 2015

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

September 24, 2015
Total Views: 229

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 556

Sunday, May 24, 2015

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

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 649

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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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

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 50

Thursday, March 5, 2015

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

March 5, 2015
Total Views: 193

Monday, December 8, 2014

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: 163

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

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

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 27


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

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 45

Thursday, November 27, 2014
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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

November 27, 2014
Total Views: 12

Friday, June 20, 2014

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

June 20, 2014
Total Views: 260

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

gCaptain Announces Partnership With TheTeakRail

MORRO BAY, CA (April 23, 2014)- A new website,, created by a professional mariner and an accomplished executive chef and restaurant owner, is

April 23, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, November 15, 2013

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

November 15, 2013
Total Views: 397

Monday, October 7, 2013
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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

October 7, 2013
Total Views: 55

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,

October 4, 2013
Total Views: 92

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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

July 30, 2013
Total Views: 19

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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

July 30, 2013
Total Views: 151

Friday, April 5, 2013

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

April 5, 2013
Total Views: 171

Friday, December 21, 2012

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

December 21, 2012
Total Views: 11

Monday, November 26, 2012
Fire Incidents

Superyacht Sinks in a Blaze of Glory Off Miami Beach [Photos and Video]

An 80-foot yacht named “Bliss” sank Saturday morning after catching on fire a mile off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida. The USCG says that crews

November 26, 2012
Total Views: 7

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Steve Jobs’ Superyacht Looks Like it Was Designed by Steve Jobs [PHOTOS]

The superyacht Steve Jobs was designing up until his death just over a year ago was unveiled on Sunday at a shipyard in the Netherlands. The Dutch Apple blog,

October 28, 2012
Total Views: 47