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Postcard from Bermuda

As the island gears up to host the 35th America’s Cup, The Superyacht Owner catches up with William Hanbury, CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority to find out more.

Owner 
14 Sep 2016

The Perfect Host

Jason Pilalas opens up his beloved M/Y Rena as a support vessel every year at the St Barths Bucket. He tells The Superyacht Owner about the perks of the gig.

Owner 
12 Sep 2016

Does practise make perfect when selecting a superyacht captain?

Laurence Lewis of YPI Crew on the nuances behind the selection process for captains.

Operations 
01 Sep 2016

When hotels buy superyachts

Could superyachts be good business for luxury hotels? Recent acquisitions by some of the world’s leading resorts would suggest so. 

Business 
23 Aug 2016

All you can fly – Surfair launches in Europe

Could Surfair's disruptive business model be replicated in the superyacht industry? The Superyacht Owner speaks to CEO Simon Talling-Smith to find out more.

Business 
18 Aug 2016

Moving to Porto Montenegro

As Khalid Bin Sultan’s Golden Fleet moves its home port from Nice to Porto Montenegro, The Superyacht Owner catches up with Captain Mike Hitch to find out more.

Owner 
16 Aug 2016

First Time Lucky?

Dominique Afacan recalls her day on board Alexa of London with owner Mark Denning, as he sailed in his first ever St Barths Bucket.

Owner 
08 Aug 2016

My Myanmar: aboard S/Y Dunia Baru

Owner Mark Robba speaks to The Superyacht Owner about the joys of sailing in Myanmar aboard his 51m Phinisi yacht.   

Owner 
01 Aug 2016

Ten Minutes with Wolfgang Pernsteiner

Dominator’s new yacht, Illumen 28, is scheduled to launch later this year. We caught up with company owner Wolfgang Pernsteiner to find out more.

Owner 
26 Jul 2016

Top of The World

Guillaume Rolland, head of Christian Liaigre's yacht design division on designing for floating homes.

Fleet 
25 Jul 2016

Postcard from Hong Kong

Bill Green, technical projects director at Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, reports on the superyachting industry from Hong Kong and beyond.

Owner 
25 Jul 2016

Marinas on a Mission

Island Global Yachting's ‘Inspire Giving Through You’ initiative aims to support the charities and communities surrounding the marinas they operate.

Owner 
21 Jul 2016

Issue 23 out now

The latest issue of The Superyacht Owner is packed with insight, intelligence and inspiration for owners.

Owner 
18 Jul 2016

Montenegro back in the Spotlight

Last night's launch of Portonovi Montenegro introduced an exciting offering for superyacht owners looking for a change from the western Mediterranean

Owner 
14 Jul 2016

The Italian Job

An owner and a captain recall their recent travels to the Amalfi coast – and explain why they can't wait to return

Owner 
13 Jul 2016

Want to Make Waves?

Winch Design's London to Monaco cycle ride aims to make a difference to the world’s oceans.

Owner 
11 Jul 2016

America’s Cup Fever in Bermuda

Dominique Afacan heads to the newly renovated Hamilton Princess and marina, official hotel for the America’s Cup

Owner 
05 Jul 2016

All the World’s a Stage

The Superyacht Owner speaks to Niel Fox, founder of travel company Based on a True Story

Owner 
22 Jun 2016

ISS GMT launches new air charter division

Growing demand from owners leads to the launch of a new division at ISS GMT

Owner 
20 Jun 2016

The Whole Package

Dominique Afacan visits Barcelona to find out why superyacht owners and captains are singing the praises of OneOcean Port Vell.

Owner 
10 Jun 2016

Benetti & I

Benetti CEO Vincenzo Poerio on his rise to the top of the Italian shipbuilding industry.

Owner 
08 Jun 2016

A boat made for two

Speaking to owner and designer Veronika Blomgren ahead of SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2016

Owner 
06 Jun 2016

Cannes Collection Sets Sail

Eric de Saintdo takes time out to speak to The Superyacht Owner on the first day of the Cannes Collection.

Owner 
02 Jun 2016

Fjord Focus

Two superyacht owners explain why Norway is one of their top superyachting destinations

Owner 
01 Jun 2016

Naples – a city misunderstood?

Naples might have a reputation for being a little rough around the edges but there’s another side to this energetic city that owners must not overlook.

Owner 
13 May 2016

More than just a pretty space

Experts at The Superyacht Owner’s Summit say the time has come for marinas to be seen as more than mere parking lots

Owner 
05 May 2016

Plane Sailing

The first day of The Superyacht Owner’s Summit offered up valuable insights from the aviation industry

Owner 
04 May 2016

Britannia rules the waves

Dominique Afacan is feeling patriotic after last week’s Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence

Business 
27 Apr 2016

Issue 22 - out now

Filled with owner insight, inspiration, interviews and opinion – the latest issue of The Superyacht Owner packs a punch

Owner 
19 Apr 2016

BWA Yachting to deliver the 35th America’s Cup Superyacht Programme

Marine agency services company BWA Yachting honours the historical ties between the America's Cup and luxury yachting.

Owner 
07 Apr 2016

The Bucket Blog - Part Four

Editor Dominique Afacan spends the final day of the Bucket on board S/Y Alexa of London

Owner 
22 Mar 2016

The Bucket Blog - Part Three

Dominique Afacan reports back from an exhilarating race day on board S/Y Rebecca

Owner 
19 Mar 2016

The Bucket Blog - Part Two

S/Y Clan VIII hosts Dominique Afacan for a practice sail ahead of race day.

Owner 
18 Mar 2016

The Bucket Blog - Part One

Dominique Afacan sums up her first day at the St Barths Bucket.

Owner 
16 Mar 2016

Henk de Vries - How I Did It

Feadship’s outspoken and charismatic CEO Henk de Vries chats to The Superyacht Owner about his rise to the top.

Owner 
08 Mar 2016

Friends of Fiji

In the wake of the worst cyclone ever recorded in the South Pacific which hit Fiji last week, YachtAid Global (YAG) is seeking assistance from yacht owners in the region.

Owner 
26 Feb 2016

Y.CO launches Pure – The Superyacht Retreat

Gym memberships and detox diets might have petered out for most in January, but for charter guests who want to continue on their wellness journey – Y.CO’s launch of Pure – The Superyacht Retreat might well be the answer.

Owner 
15 Feb 2016

Feeling the Burn

In the light of a spate of recent yacht fires, Pantaenius Yacht Insurance clear up some of the complications surrounding the issue.

Owner 
09 Feb 2016

Issue 21 out now

Our latest issue is packed with news, opinion, insight and inspiration. Get the latest from The Hemsleys, Henk de Vries, Sergei Dobroserdov and many more owners and industry experts

Owner 
08 Feb 2016

Postcard from Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island’s CEO Glenn Bourke sends a quick note from Down Under.

Owner 
04 Feb 2016

Gulu Lalvani on Thailand's blossoming yachting scene

Superyacht owner Gulu Lalvani who founded the Royal Phuket Marina and has been a catalyst in Thai tax reform, comments on the country’s yachting scene

Owner 
03 Feb 2016

One week to go to inaugural Thailand Yacht Show

"Bring your yacht here and get your charter reputation going before other owners discover the land of smiles!"

Owner 
01 Feb 2016

Counting down to the launch of S/Y Sybaris

Bill Duker chats to The Superyacht Owner about his long-awaited 70m Perini Navi build.

Owner 
29 Jan 2016

An adrenaline-fuelled second day of racing at the NZ Millennium Cup

First time regatta competitor Tawera takes convincing victory on day two of the NZ Millennium Cup

Owner 
28 Jan 2016

Chartering the Maltese Falcon

Mr. Li Jian, CEO of Seven Star Bay marina in Shenzhen China has been racing in South-East Asia for the last 17 years. He joined the Perini Navi Cup for the first time in 2013, as a guest on board of M/Y Helios, and enjoyed it so much that he chartered the

Owner 
28 Jan 2016

Port Andratx expansions gathers pace

Dominique Afacan, editor of The Superyacht Owner, is keeping a close eye on developments at one of her favourite travel destinations

Business 
29 Dec 2015

Ten Questions

Mark Goddard Watts’ journey from hardware mogul to sailboat owner to industry investor.

Owner 
17 Dec 2015

Cyprus boosts its credentials with Limassol Marina

Situated at the crossroads of three continents, Cyprus is ideally located as the starting point for yachting trips to the traditional cruising destinations of the Mediterranean and the perfect stopover on the way to the Middle East or SE Asia.

Business 
12 Dec 2015

The Superyacht Owner out now

The latest issue of The Superyacht Owner has landed, packed with insight, candid opinion and inspiration.

Owner 
11 Dec 2015

Ground Control

We catch up with Catherine Vergez, MD of Tai Ping Carpets at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s recent Twinkle of Christmas party.

Business 
08 Dec 2015

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