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: 7643

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Maldives Pops With Yachts

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) –As the world opens back up with travel, the ultra-rich sail to the seductive beaches of the Maldives with their luxury

January 8, 2023
Total Views: 4636

Friday, December 23, 2022

Superyacht Party in the Caribbean

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — Billionaires over the world have descended upon the Caribbean ready for Christmas and New Year parties, as the yacht count

December 23, 2022
Total Views: 10671

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Bankers, CEOs Splash Millions On One-Week Superyacht Rentals

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) –Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal and her 30-strong team have had a busy summer booking private yachts for bankers, CEOs and other

September 11, 2022
Total Views: 4551

Sunday, August 7, 2022

The Most Expensive Meal in the Hamptons Is a $30,000 Dinner Cruise

By Kristen Shirley (Bloomberg) –It takes a lot to make waves in the Hamptons, but Dom Pérignon has raised the bar on yacht charters out East this

August 7, 2022
Total Views: 3046

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: 5960

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Andiamo yacht fire

Unattended Candles and Inoperable Fire-Detection System Led to Total Loss of $6.3 Million Yacht -NTSB

Candles lit and left unattended in a yacht’s VIP suite caused a fire that resulted in the total loss of the vessel and $480,000 in damage to a Miami

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 14055

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Maritime News

Carr: Always Have an Exit Plan

By Michael Carr – Before you enter a channel, a harbor, a port, or any confined or restricted space you must have an exit plan. How do I get

April 28, 2019
Total Views: 119

Friday, August 17, 2018
Maritime News

New Law Allows Patriotic American Superyacht Owners to Finally Fly U.S. Flag

President Trump this week signed a bill that will allow American owners of large yachts to finally register their vessels under the United States flag. Until

August 17, 2018
Total Views: 567

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Maritime News

Two Rescued After Yacht Collides with Cargo Ship in English Channel

Two yachtsmen had to be rescued early Wednesday morning after their vessel collided with a cargo ship in the English Channel off Dungeness, Kent. The HM

August 8, 2018
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Indonesia to Release Seized Yacht in 1MDB Case

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa JAKARTA, April 17 (Reuters) – An Indonesian court ruled on Tuesday that a luxury yacht linked to a corruption scandal at a

April 17, 2018
Total Views: 6

Monday, November 6, 2017
hybrid propulsion yacht HOME

Fuel-Guzzling Yacht Industry Wades Into Hybrid Technology

By Nathan Crooks (Bloomberg) — Even the diesel-guzzling yacht industry is exploring hybrid engine technology. Luxury boat makers have trailed behind

November 6, 2017
Total Views: 49

Monday, November 14, 2016
Presidential Yacht USS Sequoia (AG 23)

U.S. Judge Says Ex-Presidential Yacht Can Be Sold for $0 to Foreign Investors

By Tom Hals Nov 14 (Reuters) – A Delaware judge on Monday said the former presidential yacht, U.S.S. Sequoia, can be acquired by an investment group for

November 14, 2016
Total Views: 123

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Maritime News

Uber Launching UberYACHT This Weekend in Dubai

The world’s most popular ride sharing app is expanding its ever-growing modes of transportation to include luxury yachts. Silicon Valley-based Uber has

April 28, 2016
Total Views: 8

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Maritime News

Dramatic Rescue: 13 Rescued from Luxury Yacht Moments Before Sinking [VIDEO]

Some dramatic video released by the U.S. Coast Guard showing the rescue of 13 people from a luxury yacht moments before the vessel sank below the waves. The

January 28, 2016
Total Views: 24

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: 844

Monday, October 20, 2014

Coast Guard Rescues Two From Sinking Yacht in Washington [PHOTOS]

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people after their yacht began taking on water north of Dungeness Spit, near Sequim, Washington, on

October 20, 2014
Total Views: 183

Friday, October 3, 2014
Maritime News

This Is What Happens When You Run Your Luxury Yacht Aground in Brazil

Spoiler: It's not

October 3, 2014
Total Views: 81

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: 297