Posted: 7th May 2018 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke
Explorer yachts have long been tipped as the 'next big thing', with a new breed of owner seeking ocean adventures and a seamless connection with nature. The market has certainly accelerated in recent years and expedition yachts are shaking off the dusty ideals of the yachting lifestyle to bring back the allure of seafaring far beyond the familiar cruising grounds of the Med and the Caribbean.
Posted: 25th April 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline
Globe Regal Yachting, in collaboration with Gill Schmid Designs and Dörries Yachts, have been developing a state-of-the-art 70m explorer yacht named the IDA PFEIFFER in homage to the indomitable spirit of the pioneering nineteenth-century explorer who forged an independent path of passion and curiosity.
Posted: 15th March 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline
The GTT 165 is the latest and largest model in Dynamiq’s range of next-generation superyachts pushing the boundaries of yacht design and shaking up the market. This 50m all-aluminium vessel with exterior styling by Dobroserdov Design is fresh and sporty with a range of clever innovations to rival any vessel of a similar size.
Posted: 28th February 2018 | Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke
Bespoke Yacht Charter has impacted the yacht charter market in Cannes, changing the way brands interact with clients at events. We caught up with Rachel Coles, Charter Broker from Bespoke Yacht Charter, to delve deep into how they've ascended to the niche position for Cannes event yacht charters.
Posted: 2nd February 2018 | Written by: Elizabeth Dann
The first Explorer Yacht in Hartman Yachts' Livingstone series is up for sale having been steered around Scandinavia by her adventurous captain-owner, Joseph Hartman. Designing the clean, classic exterior himself, Hartman married state-of-the-art technology with true explorer capabilities and open spaces suitable for family living.
Posted: 18th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline
The Greek government recently passed a new law which prohibits yachts not in possession of a Greek commercial licence from commencing and ending charters in Greek waters. The change is expected to affect the demand and supply of charter yachts in Greece this summer.
Posted: 17th January 2018 | Written by: OnboardOnline
The role of a charter manager goes far beyond booking beautiful holidays. They have to know the available yachts by heart and also keep on top of trends and destinations on behalf of superyacht owners and guests. Pat Codere at Fraser also highlights the vital role of a yacht's crew and the importance of first hand knowledge to deliver the experience clients are looking for.
Posted: 23rd August 2017 | Written by: Sam Watson
Over the past 15 years a number of web based companies have launched with the aim of making charter more accessible to a wider market, offering anything from day boats to superyachts, previously the domain of the established brokerages. There’s also a growing trend for different ways to charter, encouraging more people to get out on the water at a price they can afford.
Posted: 5th August 2017 | Written by: Bespoke Yacht Charter
Whether you’re cruising the French Riviera, floating through the sunlit seas of Sardinia, or docking in the Caribbean paradise of St Barths, a superyacht charter is the ultimate in glamour and barefoot luxury. And you’ll want to look the part, with a stylish wardrobe and just the right amount of bling for an effortless sense of superyacht cool.
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.