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 from Coast Guard Sector...

November 26, 2012
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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, OneMoreThing, was...

October 28, 2012
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Friday, April 13, 2012
MY Yogi

Report Due this Summer into Mysterious Sinking of M/Y Yogi

Proteksan Turquoise issued the most recent public statement from any of the parties linked to its 60m superyacht, Yogi, on 12 March. The vessel itself sank off the coast of...

April 13, 2012
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Mirabella V pendennis shipyard

World’s Largest Sloop Arrives for Refit at Pendennis Plus

To some gCaptain readers, the superyacht market may be an alien world, however, over the last ten years, this niche industry has exploded. With dedicated, professional teams in place globally,...

April 13, 2012
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Friday, February 17, 2012

A Billionaire’s Bad Day – Superyacht sinks off Greece [VIDEO]

Some billionaire just had a really bad day. The Proteksan-Turquoise designed and built superyacht, YOGI, sank this morning off the coast Skyros, a small Greek island located in Aegean Sea....

February 17, 2012
Total Views: 284

Saturday, October 29, 2011

gCaptain’s Top 5 Most Freakish-Looking Megayachts

With the year’s largest boatshow underway the docks of Fort Lauderdale are packed with elegant yachts of all sizes. But docked among the sleek lines of the world’s most attractive...

October 29, 2011
Total Views: 332

Thursday, October 27, 2011
sea-axe megayacht

Sea Axe – The Workboat Of Billionaires

Could the world’s most desirable mega-yacht be an oil field workboat in disguise? This week an armada of boats lay siege on Fort Lauderdale for the year’s largest boat show...

October 27, 2011
Total Views: 346

Monday, September 26, 2011
Engineering News

German Steelmaker to Sell Luxury Yacht-Building Arm Blohm + Voss – REPORT

Germany’s ThyssenKrupp In Talks To Sell Civil Shipbuilding Operation Blohm + Voss to U.K Private Equity Firm Citing Overcapacity, Low Orders FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)–German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA.XE) is...

September 26, 2011
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Monday, July 25, 2011

Perini Navi receives 70 million Euro contract for two 60 meter sailing yachts

The Perini Navi Group has launched a new series of 60 mt sailing yachts and has already signed two sales contracts for a total value of more than 70 million...

July 25, 2011
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
history supreme gold yacht

Blingitty bling BLING!! History Supreme: The world’s most pretentious yacht [UPDATE]

If you want to go really big, the Maltese Falcon might be a good option, but if you want to go straight up Malaysian gangsta, you need one of these…...

July 20, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011

SkySails Enters The SuperYacht Market

The Ocean Empire LSV (life support vessel) is a 44m Solar Hybrid Superyacht with 2 Hydroponic farms, fishing facilities to harvest the sea and the potentially the first super-yacht to...

January 13, 2011
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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Why Yachts?? The Megayacht Designed By Hermès

Why Did Hermès Design A Megayacht? While I certainly can not answer that question I can give you details on the yacht Hermès designed which is appropriately name “Why”. Gizmag...

March 28, 2010
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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Plans For World’s Largest Yacht Unveiled

We can’t help but be fans of mega yachts here at and over the years have done a fair share of covering them on the blog.  Whether it’s the...

February 4, 2010
Total Views: 276

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Lilo lou’s Sailing Yacht, Ankida

It may just be a concept design, but this is truly an avant-garde project that questions the balance of form and function in traditional yacht/sailboat making.  Oh yeah, and it...

October 29, 2009
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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Superyacht Conversions – From Workboat To Luxury Yacht

During the years I spent as a cadet on SUNY Maritime‘s training ship Empire State, I could not begin to tally up the hours spent chipping, wire wheeling, priming and painting.  But...

August 27, 2009
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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Oculus & Infinitas – Incredible Yacht Design

I stumbled upon this while searching on, well, Stumble Upon, the tool that discovers web sites based on your set interests. In my search it referred me to Schöpfer Yachts,...

July 2, 2009
Total Views: 37

Monday, October 6, 2008

My ship is bigger than Russian Billionare Abramovich’s new yacht… Just Barely

The economy may not be on the upswing in my hometown of New York City but Moscow is another story. The city that’s home to the largest number of Billionaires...

October 6, 2008
Total Views: 111