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

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,

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

February 17, 2012
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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

October 29, 2011
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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

October 27, 2011
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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

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

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

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

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

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

February 4, 2010
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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

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,

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

July 2, 2009
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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

October 6, 2008
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