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Yachting  // The latest news from the yachting industry

Best Small Boats of 2012

Best Small Boats of 2012

BOATING Magazine every year prepares a list of thier favourite boats of the year, In 2012 construction, fit out, finish and performance have been judged to determine which boats stand out. The growing popularity of Centre Consoles has resulted in 2 of these designs entering the list in the form of the Intrepid Cuddy 327 and Contender 39 LS, both offering high performance, great ride and functionality.

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Volunteering in beautiful St Maarten

Volunteering in beautiful St Maarten

One of the island’s best events is St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, which takes place every March. Get involved with volunteering and experience the joys of helping others whilst absorbing one the atmosphere on one of the Caribbeans most beautiful islands.

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Le Grand Bleu in Phuket

Le Grand Bleu in Phuket

One of the largest private yachts in the world M.Y. Le Grand Bleu has just arrived in Phuket, at 104 m (341 ft) in length this floating palace offers a luxurious solution to explore the reqion. Le Grand Bleu carries an array of toys and tenders onboard facilitating watersports, diving, jetskiing exploring beaching and even sailing.

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12 Nov Posted by in Asia, Beach + Island, Yachting | Comments

Koh Samui Thailand

Koh Samui Thailand

Many of the world’s finest luxury superyachts are discovering South East Asia and the incredible cruising waters of Thailand. A growing number of superyachts are streaming into the exotic island of Koh Samui situated in the Gulf of Siam and famed as the ‘Crown Jewel of Thailand’.

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24 Oct Posted by in Food + Wine, Jobs, Yachting | Comments

Life of a Superyacht Chef

Life of a Superyacht Chef

Imagine the life of a Superyacht chef, constantly delivering ultra high quality meals not only to the on board guests but to tired and hungry crew also. Combine this challenge with floating kitchen (galley) just four meters wide, with no staff to assist, nearby supermarkets or readily available fresh produce. Such is the challenge for the superyacht chef, expected to create exceptionally delicious meals around-the-clock for VIP guests accustomed to the absolute highest level of cuisine.

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Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

Ft Lauderdale Boat Show

The 53rd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, shall commence on the 25th October untill the 29th, 2012 in Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World". This years show promises to be bigger and better with show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts.

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Is Thailand becoming the new Mediterranean alternative

Is Thailand becoming the new Mediterranean alternative

Thailand is fast emerging as one of the top destinations for those wishing to take a super yacht charter. The Kingdom of Thailand welcomes over 12 million visitors each year and has earned a reputation as the leading tourist hotspot and the ‘Land of Smiles’. Its stunning scenery, rich culture and beautiful deserted beaches are unique and an absolute 'bucket list' experience.

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17 Oct Posted by in Events, Latest News, Yachting | Comments

Havana Nights Award Ceremony

Havana Nights Award Ceremony

This years annual 'Fort Yachtie-Da International Film Festival' is presenting the Havana Nights Award Ceremony at the Ferretti Group Flagship showroom in Ft Lauderdale. On November 10th 2012 the showroom shall be converted into a festive arena to enjoy Mojito's, Champagne, Chicken Sliders, Empanadas and Medianoches.

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Monaco Yacht show wrap up

Monaco Yacht show wrap up

The Monaco yacht Show has now concluded for 2012 and the numbers are simply astonishing, the average length of the superyachts at the show was 46.70 meters with for 103 yacht brands exhibited. The most represented segment was the 40m - 50m range with 40 vessels on display, this supports the current industry analysis with current average superyacht length being 40.0m and 47.0 meters the average length of yachts under construction.

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Hanseatic 77m Fast Support Vessel

Hanseatic 77m Fast Support Vessel

Hanseatic Marine, the Western Australian shipbuilder of recognizable superyachts such as M.Y. Silver, M.Y. Silver Zwei and M.Y. Smeralda have recently announced their plans for a 77m Fast support vessel on similar hull characteristics.

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