Yacht Charters & Destinations

IGY Sète Marina: An Ideal Base for a Summer of Top Sporting Events

Posted: 18th Apr 2024

Written by: Sam Watson

The vibrant town of Sète on the southwest coast of France has remained a hidden gem for decades, quietly attracting visitors in search of a taste of authentic France away from the madding crowds. Read More

The Calm & Local Charms Attracting Superyachts to Portisco

Posted: 17th Apr 2024

Written by: Sam Watson

For decades, Sardinia has been the place to see and be seen, and its spell endures, but if you're searching for a slower pace and a slice of authentic Italia, Portisco is a haven just minutes off the usual track. Read More

The Convenience of In-Water Maintenance at IGY Marinas

Posted: 20th Dec 2023

Written by: Richard Hagan

Superyachts on both sides of the Atlantic can now enjoy in-water maintenance programs at a number of IGY marinas, with access to skilled contractors, significant cost savings and excellent facilities for crew. Read More

IGY Málaga Marina: Why Word is Spreading Among Superyacht Crew

Posted: 12th Dec 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

Málaga on the Costa del Sol is hardly off the beaten track, but this vibrant city which topped the InterNations list of best places to live in 2023 is only now being discovered by the yachting community. Read More

Cruising Croatia: Highlights of the Adriatic Archipelagos

Posted: 8th Dec 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

While the western Mediterranean continues to attract seasoned yacht owners and charter guests, Croatia is jostling for position with one of the most alluring coastlines along the eastern Adriatic. Read More

Yacht Club Isle de Sol Launches Anchor Bar Ahead of Caribbean Season

Posted: 7th Dec 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

St. Maarten’s reputation as the perfect place to start or end a Caribbean yacht charter has grown exponentially, and the launch of Isle de Sol’s Anchor Bar and updated Sky Lounge only add to its appeal. Read More

Cruising Montenegro: A World-Class Superyacht Destination

Posted: 25th Oct 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

With excellent facilities and ground support, Montenegro continues to attract a growing number of superyachts drawn to its pristine and picturesque coastline, old world charm and incredible dining.  Read More

Sustainable Real Estate Development at Marina Bahia Golfito Attracting Buyers to Costa Rica

Posted: 15th Sep 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

As Costa Rica’s leading superyacht, eco-tourism and sportfishing destination, the sustainable real estate development of Marina Bahia Golfito is already generating unprecedented interest. Read More

Why Move Your Yacht with DYT: A Captain’s Perspective

Posted: 21st Jul 2023

Written by: Richard Hagan

There is a strong - and growing - global demand from superyacht owners who want to be able to use their yachts in both the ever-popular seasonal yachting destinations of the Mediterranean and Caribbean seas. Read More

IGY Sète Marina: Tailored Service and Cost Savings with In-water Maintenance Works

Posted: 5th Jul 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

Over the past three years, IGY Sète Marina has been steadily building a glowing reputation among captains for its superlative in-water maintenance programme. Read More

Sun, Sea, and Celebration: Unmissable Summer Events in Croatia and Montenegro

Posted: 30th Jun 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

Whether it’s sport, music, culture or history which floats your boat, there’s something for everyone in Croatia and Montenegro’s jam-packed 2023 summer events schedule. Read More

AcqueraPro: Your Perfectly Tailored Onboard Time Saver

Posted: 26th Jun 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

With its highly intuitive user interface, expert itinerary and restaurant recommendations and numerous time-saving features, AcqueraPro is already proving to be a hit with captains, crew, charter managers and many more across the industry. Read More

Croatia: A Destination Charming a Growing Number of Yachts

Posted: 21st Jun 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

With more and more yachts choosing to venture beyond the West Med and explore further afield, Croatia and its Adriatic coastline are definitely having a moment. Read More

Broker of the Month: Molly Playfair, Denison Yachting

Posted: 19th Jun 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

With extensive knowledge across sail and motor yachts up to 70m, Molly discusses the art of designing the perfect charter itinerary, the most sought after destinations, and how she predicts the industry will evolve in the years to come. Read More

The Growing Appeal of Chartering in Croatia & Montenegro

Posted: 19th Jun 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

For those in the know, Croatia is a jewel in the crown of the Eastern Mediterranean, with an archipelago of over 1,000 islands lining a dramatic coastline renowned for its natural beauty as much as its colourful history and culture. Read More

IGY Marinas Launches Exclusive VIP Packages to Complement the Globe’s Biggest Events

Posted: 2nd Jun 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

The Grand Prix VIP package offered dockage of up to 550ft at IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens, helicopter transportation to and from the racetrack, private marina lounge access and a pole position at the Turn 5 Suites. Read More

Luxury Real Estate Opportunities at Costa Rica’s Newly Developed Marina Bahia Golfito

Posted: 2nd Jun 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

With its dramatically beautiful Caribbean and Pacific coastlines, stable economic status, high achieving eco-credentials and ‘pura vida’ lifestyle, Costa Rica has long been a magnet for yacht owners, tourists, surfers and adrenaline junkies alike. Read More

Cannes Film Festival 2023 Back with a Buzz!

Posted: 2nd Jun 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes, a star venue for festivities during the event, witnessed the comings and goings of Hollywood’s finest, with celebrity-studded yacht parties unfolding alongside fashion shows and a slew of headline-grabbing premieres. Read More

Broker of the Month: Richard Callender, Northrop & Johnson

Posted: 31st May 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

Be it sailing them, relaxing on them or selling them, Richard Callender has been on, in and around yachts his entire life, today representing both buyers and sellers in the fast-moving brokerage market from his base in Antibes. Read More

Reaching Dream Destinations with DYT Yacht Transport

Posted: 24th May 2023

Written by: Richard Hagan

Imagine your yacht, slicing through the azure waters of the Mediterranean, or bobbing gently in a secluded Caribbean cove. This is the dream that Laura Tempest, the seasoned General Manager of DYT Yacht Transport, helps realise for luxury yacht owners worldwide. Read More

At the Push of a Button: How AcqueraPro Streamlines Life on Board

Posted: 15th May 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

Harnessing the expertise of the global Acquera network, AcqueraPro is a new digital platform giving instant access to all the relevant information, forms and documents which are needed by captains and crew when arriving at a port. Read More

IGY’s Málaga Marina: One of Europe’s Best Kept Secrets

Posted: 8th May 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

Whether you’re here to prepare for the season, or you’re cruising with guests along the Costa del Sol, IGY Málaga Marina is a dedicated superyacht marina that has everything you could possibly need and more. Read More

MYS Yachting: At The Heart of Croatian Superyacht Services

Posted: 2nd May 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

As Croatia increasingly becomes a major superyacht destination, MYS Yachting based in Split is now rated one of the Adriatic’s most sought-after support specialists for yachts visiting the region. Read More

Experiencing Costa Rica: The Ultimate Yachting Adventure

Posted: 1st May 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

‘The experience of a lifetime’ and ‘awe-inspiring’ are just some of the comments from charter brokers following a fam trip to Marina Bahia Golfito, where they experienced first-hand the allure of Costa Rica for the ultimate adventure on land and sea. Read More

From Port to Paradise: The Pioneers in Superyacht Transport

Posted: 24th Apr 2023

Written by: Richard Hagan

When you need your gleaming superyacht safely and securely moved halfway around the world, you call DYT. In this first of three articles, we’re going behind the scenes with the company, deep diving into the high-stakes world of luxury yacht transportation. Read More

A Slice of Heaven: Exploring Blue Haven Marina in Turks & Caicos

Posted: 19th Apr 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

If you close your eyes and imagine an island paradise, chances are that you’d be seeing azure waters, miles of sandy beach and abundant nature, something pretty similar in fact to the area surrounding IGY’s Blue Haven Marina. Read More

Broker of the Month: Nicolas Fry, Denison Yachting

Posted: 14th Apr 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

Nicolas discusses current and future charter market trends, the most popular superyacht hotspots, and how the brokerage house is setting industry records with its Bitcoin transactions for yacht sales and yacht charter. Read More

Broker of the Month: Shawn Laird, Northrop & Johnson

Posted: 31st Mar 2023

Written by: Sam Watson

Shawn opens up about her exciting entry into the industry, the latest charter trends, and why she believes Northrop & Johnson is a cut above the rest. Read More

Introducing AcqueraPro: The World at your Fingertips

Posted: 17th Mar 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

Developed by the enterprising yachting agency, Acquera Yachting, AcqueraPro is a brand-new digital platform which provides instantaneous access to all of the information captains and crew might need from all of the ports and areas they visit. Read More

Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens: The Ultimate Event Location in Miami

Posted: 17th Feb 2023

Written by: Karen Hockney

With Miami already headlining as the party capital of the East Coast, now there’s even more reason to consider Miami as the location of choice for an unforgettable event. Read More


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