Superyacht Yersin which is both a private vessel and research laboratory, arrived in Monaco on Monday 8th June. She was greeted with a water salute from the fireboat and a chorus of horns from the yachts at the Yacht Club de Monaco.
Designed by Giorgio and Stefano Vafiadis and built in record time by Golden Yachts, the 72-meter superyacht M.Y. O’Pari 3 is due to be launched soon, and it already looks like an instant classic.
The largest Superyacht ever built in China is turning heads throughout the yachting industry including our management at Acronautic. The sweeping deign and luxurious interior has been styled like that of a boutique hotel. Unique features such as the ocean lounge and panoramic living room to view the workings of the yachts wheel house.
Delivered in 2013 by Feadship, Madame Gu is slice of superyacht perfection designed by Andrew Winch. The yacht took 4 years to build and was originally launched as M.Y. Dream (see article here), it is rumored to be owned by the Russian Billionaire Andrei Skoch who along with fellow Russian Billionaire Alisher Usmanov are the major shareholders in Metalloinvest - the largest iron ore producers in the world.
Pastrovich studio in Monaco has released images of the 90m Superyacht Concept Parkour that blurs the lines between absolute luxury and utility.
Yachts are perceived by many as being synonymous with wealth. In reality this is not actually true and while there are unavoidable expenses associated with running a yacht, it is certainly possible to do so in a frugal way.
Yacht management provides support to daily operations to make yacht ownership as pleasurable as possible, Acronautic can manage the day to day tasks such as crew, insurance, works supervision, supplies, scheduled servicing and much more. A yacht manager can bring a wealth of knowledge from past experiences to offer an efficient and educated approach to the continued operation of a yacht.
Princess Yachts, a British shipyard based in Plymouth has successfully released the first 35m Princess Superyacht from its mould. This semi-custom yacht is finished in a steel grey and shall be capable cruising at both high and low speeds with an impressive long range capability. The design provides expansive deck areas and spacious accommodation for guests and up to 6 crew.
A common discussion amongst yacht crew is how to manage finances and what taxes are applicable to their income, each individual is different and not mant accounting firms or lawyers fully understand the yachting industry. Help is now available through the Captains Family Office that specializes in serving the needs of superyacht crew worldwide. You don’t have to talk to crew members for long to realize that there is a serious shortage of good, sound advice on what are the best savings and investment opportunities for them in their particular circumstances. So a number of ex-yachties and people with experience in financial services have got together to create the Captains Family Office, an organisation whose aim is to assist superyacht crew with the often complicated task of arranging their financial, tax and legal affairs.
Captain Colin Boyle has been a superyacht captain since 2000, with extensive worldwide cruising experience in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, the Americas and across Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong. With Cloud 9 chartering in the Andaman Sea during this season, her captain explains: “We are always open to talking with charter clients about where they would like to go and what they would like to experience. Options this winter could include Phuket and the Andaman Islands, or even the remote cruising grounds of Myanmar and its Mergui Archipelago. The isolated Similan Islands with their unspoiled landscapes, fantastic diving, and peaceful anchorages are also a great choice for escaping from it all.