Saturday, March 18, 2023

Saddam’s Rusting Yacht Serves As Picnic Spot For Iraqi Fishermen

BASRA, Iraq, March 16 (Reuters) – Capsized in a river in southern Iraq, the rusting wreck of a yacht that belonged to Saddam Hussein serves as a stark

March 18, 2023
Total Views: 13041

Saturday, March 4, 2023
Cruise Ships

Dubai Boat Show Features Electric Sailboat, $318 Million Superyacht

By Lisa Fleisher (Bloomberg) –What do buyers of the world’s largest yachts want these days? Same thing that we all wanted more of during pandemic

March 4, 2023
Total Views: 7657

Sunday, May 29, 2022
Fire Incidents

Fire Engulfs Superyacht In British Marina

LONDON (Reuters) – Fire ripped through a superyacht in southwest England on Saturday, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the sky and briefly

May 29, 2022
Total Views: 12190

Thursday, May 26, 2022
The wreckage of the 100-foot yacht, La Dolce Vita, sinks near Marquesas, Florida, March 17, 2021.

Electrical Fire Destroyed Luxury Yacht Near Key West, NTSB Says

The fire that destroyed a luxury yacht near Key West in March 2021 likely started from an electric source within the sound enclosure for the vessel’s

May 26, 2022
Total Views: 5961

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Sans-titre Cargo Sailboat

French Coffee And Wine Cargo Yacht Completes Atlantic Voyage

by Manuel Ausloos (Reuters) – In a return to the age of the clipper, a French company is using a sailing boat to ply the trade routes that pre-dated

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 7829

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: 36

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
columbia eastern shipbuilding sailing yacht
Maritime News

William Starling Burgess’ Columbia Sets Sail from Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG), located in Panama City, Florida is known for churning out a steady stream of workboats for the offshore oil and gas industry,

September 24, 2014
Total Views: 177

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Time-Lapse: Salvors Raise $10M Yacht That Sank at Launch

Here's a time-lapse video showing salvors raising of a brand new, $10 million yacht that sank during its launch this past Sunday at a shipyard in Anacortes,

May 21, 2014
Total Views: 94

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
baden sinking northern marine

Shipyard Personnel Freed with Fire Axe as $10M Motor Yacht Capsizes at Launch [IMAGES]

Update 2: Video Surfaces of Yacht Launch Fail Update: Time-lapse Shows Anacortes Yacht Salvage The 85-foot expedition style motor yacht Bäden took two and a

May 20, 2014
Total Views: 111

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Storm Over Parenting – Do Infants Belong At Sea?

By Jennifer Medina, New York Times — As her family began what was supposed to be a monthslong journey in a 36-foot sailboat from Mexico to New Zealand,

April 8, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, November 21, 2013

An Inside Look at JFK’s Presidential Yacht, “Honey Fitz” [PHOTOS]

With the 50 year anniversary of John F. Kennedy's death upon us, it's only appropriate that we honor his legacy here on gCaptain by featuring a photo tour of

November 21, 2013
Total Views: 8300

Monday, September 24, 2012

VIDEO: How NOT to Put a Yacht in the Water

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dt9yd-xqnI How NOT to put a yacht in water. Bet he wishes it was a submarine right about

September 24, 2012
Total Views: 13

Thursday, November 3, 2011
Perini Navi Exuma

Perini Navi’s Picchiotti Exuma, Handcrafted of Pure Awesomeness

The Picchiotti Exuma, the 3rd yacht of Perini’s Vitrivius-series is the temperate-climate version of her 55-meter ice-class sibling and was widely

November 3, 2011
Total Views: 105

Friday, August 5, 2011
Perini Navi Group Galileo G ice class yacht

Dear Santa: I would like a Perini Navi so I can go explore the arctic… please.

The naval architects at Perini Navi have done a spectacular job with this new 55 meter Picchiotti Ice-Class Motor Yacht.  The raised forward bulwarks mean

August 5, 2011
Total Views: 36

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
Total Views: 125

Sunday, June 12, 2011
maltese falcon, perini

At the Newport Shipyard…

We were docked next to this rather conspicuous beast while racing in the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta this past weekend. Let’s see how quick you

June 12, 2011
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Ship Design

The Eastport 32 – a powerboat for sailors

I just returned from a few weeks in Annapolis, Maryland where I had the opportunity to catch up with my friend Tom Weaver, a career yachtsman with more

November 2, 2010
Total Views: 125