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The Route North: Superyacht Hotspots in Norway

Posted: 30th Jul 2018

Written by: Karen Martensen

The reliably sultry weather and glorious blue seas are just two reasons for the enduring popularity of Mediterranean destinations. However, why stick to the same places when the world offers a smorgasbord of delightful destination... Read More

New Horizons: Expedition Yachts Breaking The Mould

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 ar... Read More

The Ida Pfeiffer Project - 70m Ice Class Explorer

Posted: 25th Apr 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... Read More

Power & Performance: Dynamiq's GTT 165 Yacht Concept

Posted: 15th Mar 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 Des... Read More

The Case for Chartering a Yacht at Cannes Lions

Posted: 28th Feb 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... Read More

Livingstone, The Pocket Explorer Yacht

Posted: 2nd Feb 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 ... Read More

Change in Greek Law Affecting Charter Vessels

Posted: 18th Jan 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 c... Read More

Q&A: Pat Codere, Charter Manager at Fraser

Posted: 17th Jan 2018

Written by: OnboardOnline

The role of a charter manager goes far beyond booking beautiful holidays. 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 looki... Read More

Uncle Sam's Boat Dream

Posted: 23rd Aug 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 broke... Read More

What to Pack (and Wear) on a Superyacht Charter

Posted: 5th Aug 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 l... Read More

Seven Steps to Chartering Your Yacht

Posted: 1st Jul 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 ... Read More

10 Things to do on Yacht Charter in St Tropez

Posted: 16th Jun 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 café... Read More

Yacht Charter Highlights of the Grenadines

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, cl... Read More

Glossy Bay Marina Set to boost Caribbean Yacht Charters

Posted: 25th Apr 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... Read More

7 Things to do During a Cannes Film Festival Yacht Charter

Posted: 12th Apr 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 c... Read More

VIDEO: Three Reasons to Buy Motor Yacht My Soo Too

Posted: 1st Apr 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 uni... Read More

Three Reasons to Buy Superyacht IZUMI

Posted: 9th Jan 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... Read More

Paolo Casani, President Camper & Nicholson

Posted: 7th Jan 2017

Written by: Sam Watson

Camper & Nicholson's has long been synonymous with the pedigree of old school style, a familiar brand with a face you can trust. But yacht brokerage is notoriously competitive and changes in technology and patterns of wealth are k... Read More

Trends in Yacht Charter with Bianca Nestor at Burgess

Posted: 15th Nov 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 k... Read More

Explorer Yachts: A Whole New World

Posted: 21st Sep 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 rea... Read More

Managing the Yacht Charter Season in the Med

Posted: 4th Jul 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. Read More

Daniel Ziriakus, COO Northrop & Johnson on Trends in Superyachting

Posted: 25th Jun 2016

Written by: Sam Watson

Daniel Ziriakus is not someone you forget in a hurry. As well as his physical stature, you cannot fail to notice his energy and drive; this is a man on a mission. Following a rapid ascent, Daniel is now Chief Operating Officer at ... Read More

Chartering a Yacht Down Under

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 excitemen... Read More

'Pirate' Yachts Won't Sink Balearic Charter Business

Posted: 11th Aug 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 M... Read More

Interview: Jonathan Beckett, Burgess Yachts

Posted: 29th Jun 2015

Written by: Karen Hockney

Look around at the world’s leading yacht brokers and you would be hard pressed to find one with as colourful and interesting a story as Jonathan Beckett. Burgess’s CEO and charismatic frontman has weathered many a storm over the l... Read More

Illegal Balearic Boat Charter Threatens Industry

Posted: 23rd Jun 2015

Written by: Sarah Drane

APEAM, the Palma-based Commission for Yacht Charter, has recently reported that more than 1,000 vessels are operating illegally in the Balearics. Read More

Chartering in Italy: Inching Towards Clarity

Posted: 18th May 2015

Written by: Penny Hammond-Smith

The Italian Yachtmaster Association convened its first Legal Day in April inviting a number of experts to discuss the most confusing aspects of chartering in Italian waters. Alessandro Mazzoni, CEO of SOS Yachting, and SOS Yachtin... Read More

From Naples to Castellammare: Routes for Charter

Posted: 25th Apr 2015

Written by: By Tourist on the Sea - Third Edition

The third edition of the event "By Tourist on the Sea" is scheduled from the 4 -7 May 2015 from Naples to Castellammare di Stabia. The event is organized by the company By Tourist, with guests, charter brokers and tour operators e... Read More

Dubai and the Superyachts

Posted: 3rd Mar 2015

Written by: Richard Donkin

In the week of the Dubai Yacht Show, exhibitors can afford to be bullish about the future of water sports and yachting in the Gulf. Read More

Market Intelligence: Positive Signs

Posted: 3rd Apr 2014

Written by: Camper & Nicholsons International

Three months into the year and already the yacht market has seen rumblings of promising activity with the conclusion of several sales and successful worldwide yacht shows. Read More

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