Yacht Charters & Destinations

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

Rediscovering the Caribbean with IGY's Rodney Bay Marina

Posted: 15th Feb 2023

Written by: Georgia Tindale

For winter cruising, where better to turn than the island of St. Lucia where IGY Rodney Bay Marina is currently offering the lowest berthing rates in the southern Caribbean? Read More

A Caribbean Gem: Behind the Scenes at Rodney Bay Marina

Posted: 25th Nov 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

As the chill of winter descends on Europe, superyachts inevitably set sail for the Caribbean, and one enduringly popular destination is Rodney Bay, tucked away on the north side of St. Lucia. Read More

IGY Málaga Marina: The Perfect Superyacht Stopover Cruising East or West

Posted: 12th Sep 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

The port city of Málaga on the Costa del Sol in Andalusia is one of the world’s oldest, founded in the 8th century B.C. by the Phoenicians and nestled into the super modern skyline, the city’s hilltop citadels of the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro provide an enduring reminder of Moorish rule. Read More

IGY Marina Bahia Golfito: Costa Rica’s Ultimate Superyacht Charter Hub

Posted: 24th Aug 2022

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

Located in Central America with coastlines on both the Caribbean and the Pacific, Costa Rica was always a paradise in waiting but, following a change in legislation, it’s now firmly on the map among owners and guests keen to experience nature off the beaten track. Read More

Cannes Yachting Festival Kicks off the Boat Show Season at IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes

Posted: 23rd Aug 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Following on from a bumper attendance last year, IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes will once again jointly host the eagerly anticipated Cannes Yachting Festival - Europe’s largest in-water boat show - from 6-11 September 2022. Read More

Broker of the Month: Josh Francis, TJB Super Yachts

Posted: 28th Jul 2022

Written by: Naomi Chadderton

Be it property, fine wine, champagne or superyachts, Josh Francis is a born salesman. Here Josh discusses life as a sales and charter broker, his favourite cruising grounds, and his predictions for the market. Read More

Discovering Croatia: From Split to Lopud

Posted: 20th Jul 2022

Written by: Bella Straker

Having recently returned from Croatia, Pelorus’ Travel Designer Bella dives into the incredible Dalmatian experiences she had, before we hear about her exciting recce on Lopud Island. Read More

The Buzz Around St Katharine Docks: Central London’s Only Marina

Posted: 6th Jul 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

History, world class shopping and dining just a stone’s throw from one of London’s most iconic landmarks, Tower Bridge, is all part of the attraction of Central London’s only marina, St Katharine Docks. Read More

Independence Day Celebrations at Briland Club Marina in The Bahamas

Posted: 13th Jun 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Briland Club Marina (BCM) is preparing for a busy summer season with a burgeoning development program and a full schedule of fun-filled celebrations for the upcoming U.S. and Bahamian Independence Days next month. Read More

IGY Vieux-Port de Cannes: a Superyacht Hotspot During Cannes Film Festival 2022

Posted: 6th Jun 2022

Written by: Rebecca Whitlocke

As the Mediterranean yachting season gets underway, superyachts arrived to the 75th edition of Cannes Film Festival, an iconic event on the French Riviera which took place from May 17 to 28. Read More

IGY Sète Marina: Where Culture and Service Combine

Posted: 31st May 2022

Written by: Georgia Tindale

We visited IGY Sète Marina where Simon Bryan, IGY’s European Operations Director gave us the scoop on what makes Sète the ideal stopover and home port for superyachts in the south of France. Read More

IGY Portisco Marina: Gateway to the Costa Smeralda

Posted: 25th May 2022

Written by: Matteo Bugliari Armenio

IGY Portisco Marina offers the perfect base to experience Northern Sardinia and most notably, the exclusive Costa Smeralda and Porto Cervo, home to world class shopping, restaurants and nightlife as well as hosting a series of world famous regattas. Read More

Discovering Briland – Harbour Island’s Megayacht Paradise

Posted: 28th Apr 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

If attention to detail, the warmest of welcomes and a traditional taste of colourful Bahamian island life is your dream, Briland Club Marina in The Bahamas will fulfill your wish list and a whole lot more. Read More

Home Port in the Magic City - IGY Yacht Haven Grande Miami

Posted: 15th Apr 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

With its cosmopolitan vibe, burgeoning arts scene, vibrant nightlife and temperate year-round climate, it’s not difficult to see how Miami has earned the nickname “Magic City”. Read More

A Marine Paradise - Mexican Magic at IGY’s Marina Cabo San Lucas

Posted: 15th Apr 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

Located at the very tip of the famous Baja peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is one of the globe’s most luxurious and colourful destinations. Read More

An Iconic Base for Exploring NYC – IGY’s North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place

Posted: 15th Apr 2022

Written by: Karen Hockney

The iconic North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place rests in the shadow of the One World Trade, just steps from the world-famed 9-11 Memorial in the heart of Manhattan. Read More


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