When you think of a career in the yacht industry, what are some of the first thoughts that come to your mind? You are likely imagining a life of luxury, spending time on a boat while sipping extravagant drinks and perhaps a high scale party or two. This may be the case if you are…

When you are sitting on the beach, or at your favorite waterfront restaurant and you look out and see a yacht…(Not a 30 foot sailboat, I mean a proper 120+ foot yacht) it’s not uncommon to think some less-than-pleasant thoughts about that boat, the owner and everyone who owns a boat like that.You might think…

Southeast Asia’s yachting community shall once again come together for the 4th edition of the Thailand Yacht Show at Royal Phuket Marina from January 10 to 13, 2019. This year boasting the largest ever line-up to showcase the “pearl of the Andaman Sea” and the best toys to explore the region. With a target audience of…

Federico Fiorentino, the Italian designer based in Milan and Italian high-speed RIB builder, SACS have teamed up on a new concept project named X-80. The 24-metre-long cruiser is a high performance day cruiser or chase boat for luxury superyachts. Photo: Federico Fiorentino The X-80 is designed to operate as a luxury chase boat for larger superyachts and is…

Dutch design studio Van Geest Design have recently unveiled plans for privacy-hungry billionaires – an ‘invisible’ superyacht which they say will appear to completely vanish into the sea. The 106-metre Mirage, which could cost an estimated £200 million, will be totally clad in specially mirrored glass. The panels, the yacht’s designers say, will reflect the…

Often, people choose a career path based on their skills, interests and if they’re lucky, a combination of both. You may fall into any two of those categories and be in the yachting industry as a result. When looking for work in this sector, it can be challenging depending on your chosen area of expertise….

There’s a new groove on the airways, Superyacht Radio is the only global super yacht community radio station bringing you the best music, industry news, marine weather, jobs and gossip.  Broadcasting from Palma de Majorca, the centre of the Mediterranean Yachting Scene, SuperYacht Radio’s studios are based in the Santa Catalina district, minutes from the old…

This week is a momentous occasion for Feadship as they launch one of their largest projects date – a colossal 93m Superyacht with cutting edge designs and features to ensure she stands out in the marina. Lady S, previously known as Project 814 has been well protected and little is known of the yacht. Burgess…

Luxury yacht builder Damen has introduced the updated SeaXplorer 75 design just ahead of the Monaco Yacht Show. The 76.9-metre superyacht features, as with all superyachts in the SeaXplorer range, fully customisable engineering and design. Photo: Damen The first two SeaXplorer projects sold – the 65 and 77 – are now under construction for delivery…

Built in 2016, the 107-meter Ulysses has become the clearest yet definition of an explorer yacht, incorporating swimming pools, spas with a helipad and a myriad of tenders, the largest of which is 22-meters long. Sold in 2017 by her original owner, Graeme Hart, she became the largest brokerage yacht sold in 2017 with an…

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