Posted: 1st July 2017 | Written by: Bruce Maltwood
From an owner’s perspective, chartering their yacht can offset some of the running costs, so it’s an attractive prospect, but from a captain’s perspective, changing to commercial status may create more paperwork and more rules to adhere to. Here are seven factors that need to be considered.
Posted: 16th June 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
The heart of St Tropez is Vieux Port where the local fishing boats moor beside the freshly polished superyachts ready for the season. Artists set up their easels quayside alongside tourists who plant themselves at harbourside cafés to watch the parade of people defining 'St Tropez'.
Posted: 30th May 2017 | Written by: 212 Yachts
St Vincent and the Grenadines are a spectacular chain of islands stretching from St Vincent in the north to the 'Spice Isle' of Grenada in the south. These beautiful islands have pristine white sand beaches, soaring palm trees, clear aquamarine waters and stunning bays and anchorages along some of the best unspoiled coastline in the Caribbean.
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.