Posted: 25th April 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
The opening of Glossy Bay Marina in St Vincent & the Grenadines is set to create a new yachting hub for the Caribbean. Phase one officially opened on 10 April 2017 on the island of Canouan signalling the first superyacht marina in the eastern and southern Caribbean to offer 125 berths including 24 for superyachts, six of which can accomodate yachts up to 100m.
Posted: 12th April 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
Cannes is one of the most popular French Riviera yacht charter destinations and global media will have their eyes on the town during next month's Cannes Film Festival which takes place from 17 - 28 May. Whether you have booked a corporate yacht charter to entertain industry clients, or a day boat rental, 212 Yachts has seven great ideas for things to see and do during a Cannes Film Festival yacht charter. Enjoy!
Posted: 1st April 2017 | Written by: David Seal
For the busy owner who has no time to travel to view yachts for sale, there is no better way to decide if a yacht is worth a visit than by watching a guided video tour. David Seal at Northrop & Johnson has been developing this unique and effective method of showcasing yachts for some years, and here he explains three good reasons to buy the Ferretti 960 'My Soo Too'.
Posted: 9th January 2017 | Written by: David Seal
The superyacht IZUMI is a Palmer Johnson 120, built by one of America's greatest shipyards and designed by Nuvolari Lenard; one of Italy's most successful design teams. The marriage of the 85 year old American builder and the sexy Italian designer gave birth to a range of beautiful offspring, and IZUMI is one of the finest examples.
Posted: 15th November 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson
Discovery trips are a perk of the job for yacht charter brokers, but there's no better way to sell the dream than to experience it first hand. As well as confidence in the yacht and its crew, clients increasingly expect detailed knowledge about a destination and what's on offer. On a recent trip to French Polynesia, Bianca Nestor of Burgess shared her views on current hotspots and trends in the charter market.
Posted: 21st September 2016 | Written by: Camper & Nicholsons
Exploration yachting is fast becoming the next frontier in luxury charter, allowing guests to experience remote parts of the world that are often inaccessible any other way. The opportunity for adventure and discovery is now a reality thanks to a handful of yachts that are breaking new ground. Here are just a few to whet your appetite.
Posted: 3rd August 2016 | Written by: Camper & Nicholsons
In their superyacht brokerage review for the first half of 2016, Camper & Nicholsons report that sales for January - June were strong. A total of 153 superyachts over 30 meters were sold with a total length of 6,090 meters, compared to a total of 133 superyachts sold during the same period in 2015, and a total length of 4,207 meters.
Posted: 4th July 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson
Yacht charter brokers and managers in the Mediterranean have been experiencing a slow start to the season but, over the past two weeks, and despite considerable turbulence in the world at large, the market seems to be picking up.
Posted: 20th May 2016 | Written by: Janine St. Denis
From the sparkling sands of the Whitsundays to the colorful coral of the Great Barrier Reef, there are few better places in the world to charter a yacht than Australia. Internationally renowned as a land of adventure and excitement, the Indian and Pacific Oceans surround this coastal nation so on-water pursuits are always on the agenda. From scuba diving to snorkeling to surfing, the water is a playground and main attraction for owners and guests during any charter in Australia.
Posted: 11th August 2015 | Written by: Sarah Drane
In May this year, APEAM, the Palma-based Commission for Yacht Charter, delivered the sad news that 1,000 illegal charter boats were operating in the Balearics with legitimate business down 5%. This month, APEAM’s President, Jose Maria Jimenez, said the industry had “gone through the worst spring in history” and worsened his prediction from 5% to 10%. However, not everyone agrees.