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Scott Walker on Superyacht Services in South East Asia

Posted: 11th May 2017

Written by: Linda Cartlidge

As interest in the region continues to grow, Scott Walker, a co-founder of Asia Pacific Superyachts and Managing Director of APS Singapore, gives an insight into his role and the support services available to yachts visiting South... Read More

The Future: Life, the Universe and Everything

Posted: 23rd Dec 2016

Written by: Shawn Engbrecht

I'll be honest: I wasn't sure whether or not to publish this piece. There are exceptions but, for many people, 2016 was a stinker! Smiles still abound, but when something like this comes across my desk I have to stop and think. It... Read More

You’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat!

Posted: 4th Sep 2015

Written by: Ken Kreisler

If you’re a film fan, you know where this quote came from. It’s the moment in the 1975 release of JAWS when Chief Brody, played by actor Roy Scheider, finally gets an up close and personal glimpse of the shark he, Matt Hooper (Ric... Read More

Stateside: Boating Biz Buzz

Posted: 31st Jul 2015

Written by: Ken Kreisler

Indicators. For most of us who pay attention to economic markers—those particular things that may influence how we buy, save, or use certain products or spend our leisure time—when it comes to the marine industry, and in particula... Read More

Stateside: Changing of The Guard

Posted: 29th Jun 2015

Written by: Ken Kreisler

The Lauderdale Marine Center in Florida has been a mainstay in the city that, rightly so, owns the title of the yachting capital of the world. For as long as I can remember, this place has always provided a special venue for all ... Read More

Stateside: Casting A Line

Posted: 11th Jun 2015

Written by: Ken Kreisler

We have come a long way since the days of hand nets and the kind of catches that would not, in any way, affect the number of fish in the world’s oceans. But all that has changed, threatening fish stocks and putting certain specie... Read More

Stateside: Super Sailing Yacht Makes a Splash Down Under

Posted: 6th May 2015

Written by: Ken Kreisler

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the State of Maine, it is famous for lobsters, the celebrated L.L. Bean line of outdoor clothing, shoes, and accessories, moose, wild blueberry pie, and a decidedly curmudgeon-like attitude... Read More

Stateside: New Horizons in Yacht Design

Posted: 15th Apr 2015

Written by: Ken Kreisler

In my last column I talked about trends in exterior and interior yacht design, noting current interpretations by various builders of what a yacht should, or could, look like. This futuristic movement is now well defined with the v... Read More

Stateside: Trouble In Paradise

Posted: 6th Mar 2015

Written by: Ken Kreisler

Christensen Yachts. Drop that name in any superyacht conversation and images of such beautiful 50m builds as Silver Lining, Remember When, Odessa, Primadonna, and Casino Royale comes to mind. Read More

Australia: Superyachting Update

Posted: 5th Mar 2015

Written by: Guy Waddilove

There cannot be many countries with coastlines as diverse and unique as Australia’s. The nation spans 34 degrees of latitude in one direction and straddles three time zones in the other and with 36,000 kilometres of coastline, it ... Read More

Stateside: Miami International Boat Show

Posted: 3rd Feb 2015

Written by: Captain Ken Kreisler

Welcome to February's update on what's happening throughout the marine industry here in the States. With the 74th Miami International Boat Show just around the corner, this month we preview some of the outstanding offerings you'll... Read More

Australasia: Kiwi Solidarity at Millennium Cup

Posted: 1st Feb 2015

Written by: Guy Waddilove

Cheerful spirits at the Millennium Cup belie the current downturn in the NZ superyacht industry. Over the past 15 years the Millennium Cup has carved out its niche in the world of superyacht regattas, catering for those superyacht... Read More


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