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Dickie Bannenberg on designing for Oman

Only 20 minutes from Muscat lies Barr Al Jissah, a secluded luxury development and marina. Applying their distinct superyacht style to the residential world for the first time, Bannenberg & Rowell will be designing a section of exclusive townhouses fo

Business 
25 Jan 2016

The ten(der) commandments

“Choosing a tender is a bit like choosing a wife,” a captain once told me. “It is difficult and expensive to change later if you don’t like it.” The Superyacht Owner’s Tenders and Toys Guide is here to help.

Fleet 
29 Sep 2015

MYS EXCLUSIVE: One Ocean open One Ocean Monaco

Following the announcement that Marina Port Vell would rebrand to One Ocean Port Vell in July, SuperyachtNews caught up with general manager Paul Cook to find how Salamanca Group’s superyacht brand is evolving to include a client advisory Monaco off

Business 
26 Sep 2015

MYS exclusive: in conversation with Marco Mazzu

Following the announcement of Fincanteri’s new 85m concept collaboration Ottantacinque with Pininfarina, TSO caught up with Marco Mazzù, head of origination strategies and market development, to see how the concept fits with the shipyard's

Owner 
26 Sep 2015

From One Ocean to another

Following the recent rebrand from Marina Port Vell to One Ocean Port Vell, the general manager of Barcelona's superyacht marina sits down with TSO to talk about evolution, regional growth and the future. 

Owner 
25 Sep 2015

My brand is bigger than your brand

As MYS week kicks off, Angela Audretsch asks if the big marketing budgets spent on being larger than life at the boat shows distracts from what companies should be there to do – i.e. serve the clients. Are owners and potential clients charmed by

Owner 
22 Sep 2015

TSO 18 out now

As The Superyacht Owner approaches its 5th Monaco Yacht Show, it presents Issue 18, another candid exploration of the world of superyacht ownership.

Owner 
08 Sep 2015

New brokerage offering from Bristow-Holmes

Harry Bristow-Holmes, formerly brokerage director at Sunseeker London, has announced the official launch of his own eponymous boutique firm. He talks exclusively to SuperyachtNews about stepping away from the larger brokerage model.

Business 
07 Sep 2015

Breaking the brokerage mould

There has been a recent shift towards more boutique brokerage firms that work with fewer clients, aiming to give a more bespoke service to owners. Harry Bristow-Holmes, former brokerage director at Sunseeker London is one such broker branching out.

Owner 
07 Sep 2015

The age of the independents

A survey from the Luxury Institute shows that when it comes to wealth management, wealthy Millennials put their trust in independent wealth managers and private advisors. Angela Audretsch wonders if this is equally true in the superyacht realm.

Business 
28 Aug 2015

Chimera

Inspired by the gentlemen’s racer of the 1920s and 1930s, the studio’s new tender concept, Chimera, is a 14.5m limousine tender that promises to combine classic good looks with a technologically advanced tender package.

Fleet 
26 Aug 2015

Chimera

SYD talks to Kit Carlier of New Zealand's eponymously named design studio about Chimera, a new 14.5m limousine tender concept that promises to combine classic 1920s good looks with a technologically advanced tender package.

Fleet 
26 Aug 2015

Crafting heirlooms

Based in Rockport, Maine, Artisan Boatworks is a six-acre yard that builds and restores small wooden boats that are more heirloom than tender. Angela Audretsch talks to founder Alec Brainerd, a true marine artisan, about the art behind his crafts.

Fleet 
19 Aug 2015

Octopus finally recovers historic Hood's bell

In time for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, US superyacht owner, philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen's second attempt to recovered the bell of the HMS Hood, a battlecruiser sunk in 1941, has been successful.

Owner 
11 Aug 2015

A picture of health

There has undeniably been a widespread move towards increased health awareness over the last few years. With fitness and wellness are at the fore of the public conscious, is the mainstreaming of wellbeing being translated to yachting?

Owner 
06 Aug 2015

ROVs: toy and tool

Considering their applications, both practical and as a toy, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are still relatively uncommon on board superyachts. What can these mini-subs do and should you add one to your superyacht toy box?

Fleet 
15 Jul 2015

Christophe in bloom

Over the last few years St Kitts has been undergoing an evolution of identity. The Superyacht Owner visits Christophe Harbour, which has been slowly blossoming over the past eight years into the established beginnings of a dynamic community on St Kitts

Owner 
07 Jul 2015

Talking with Gerald Ronson

A key figure in designer Jon Bannenberg's early years was businessman Gerald Ronson CBE. As part of a new book that chronicles Jon's career, Ronson talks to Jon's son Dickie about his relationship with Jon, charting the progress of their long association.

Owner 
01 Jul 2015

The possibilities of risk

Editor Angela Audretsch explains why after three days at SuperyachtDESIGN Week, she feels more strongly than ever that the possibilities that lie behind the uncertainty and investment of innovation should be inspiring owners to build incredible yachts.

Owner 
26 Jun 2015

Passion versus economics

Capping off a day of inspiring speakers, heated debates and enlightening discussions, the closing keynote for day one of SuperyachtDESIGN Week, saw owner Bill Duker, and Peter Hawrylewicz and Ken Lieber of PHDesign discuss their unique relationship

Fleet 
24 Jun 2015

Footsteps to the future

Laurence Kemball-Cook, CEO and founder of Pavegen Systems, leads delegates through the possibilities of Pavegen green technology for the superyacht industry and beyond.

Technology 
24 Jun 2015

David Nelson distracts delegates

David Nelson, co-head of Foster + Partners, kick starts SuperyachtDESIGN Week with a keynote speech on distractions and their merits.

Fleet 
23 Jun 2015

The marina of Treasure Island

Tucked away on St Lucia’s west coast is Marigot Bay, a natural harbour protected by steep forested hills that rise out of turquoise Caribbean waters. In the last few years the bay has become a sheltered community for yachties thanks to Capella Mar

Owner 
18 Jun 2015

In conversation with Fincantieri

Italian shipyard Fincantieri has a strong heritage in shipbuilding and has delivered two of the world’s largest motoryachts in the past four years. TSO talks to CEO Giuseppe Bono and senior executive vice president of Fincantieri’s megayacht

Owner 
15 Jun 2015

The perfect ten(der)

We want feedback from those in the decision-making process about what needs to be considered when it comes to buying a tender. Here, we put questions to you, and hope to gain a better understanding of what the industry needs to know about tenders.

Fleet 
10 Jun 2015

The perfect ten(der)

All-too-often left to the tail end of the build and purchase process, choosing the right tender can mean the difference between form and functionality, and poor performance and high maintenance costs. Do you have practical advice for owners on tender

Fleet 
10 Jun 2015

Rebranding Turquoise

Following Dr Mohammed Al Barwani acquiring a majority stake at the end of 2014, Turquoise Yachts (formerly Proteksan Turquoise) has begun an evolution of identity. SuperyachtNews talks exclusively with CEO Mehmet Karabeyoğlu on board 55m M/Y Tu

Business 
03 Jun 2015

Renault's designs for life

For the first time this year, the major sponsor of Clerkenwell Design Week was Renault. Alongside models of their latest cars, the French automotive manufacturer is presenting a series of concept cars that explore the idea of designs for life.

Fleet 
29 May 2015

Regattas the Dubois way

The 5th edition of the biannual Dubois Cup begins tomorrow in Porto Cervo. It is an event that offers Dubois owners the chance to meet and race each other in one of the most relaxed regattas around. Angela Audretsch sat down with Ed Dubois at the Ya

Owner 
28 May 2015

Promoting well-being

Following a panel discussion on day one of London's Clerkenwell Design Week that explored the idea of how design can affect well-being, SuperyachtDesign asks whether there is a need to design for well-being in the realm of superyachts.

Fleet 
22 May 2015

Editor's Letter: Patronising the potential

After an owner asks why the phrase “this industry is where some of the world’s most intelligent people come to make the silliest decisions" is so common, editor Angela Audretsch wonders why we continue to patronise and bubble wrap owners and c

Owner 
21 May 2015

Knowledge shared is knowledge gained

Editor Angela Audretsch ponders the potential power of inter-owner communication and asks whether we will ever see a TripAdvisor for superyacht owners.

Owner 
14 May 2015

Preview of Focus/15

Every year in May journalists are offered a sneak preview of the autumn/winter collections and pieces that will be debuting at Focus at DCCH, offering a chance to look into the design crystal ball and catch a glimpse of the trends that will be leading nex

Fleet 
13 May 2015

Issue 17 out this week

Issue 17 of The Superyacht Owner talks to owners and experts about how, whether it is attention to detail during the build or refit, taking the time to use your yacht to race or explore, or investing in crew training, you will be rewarded by intel

Owner 
12 May 2015

Talking of wine

“Wine is one of the most civilised things in the world,” said Ernest Hemingway, and what could be more civilsed than sipping wine on a superyacht? It’s only natural for owners to expect to enjoy wine in the same way that they would at a

Owner 
08 May 2015

Adding value

Many yachts have a dive instructor on board to enable guests to explore some of the matchless dive sites they come across on a trip, but for owners and guests looking to take their diving experience to the next level, hiring an outside expert is the

Owner 
20 Apr 2015

Rubelli Casa launched

Historic Venetian fabric house Rubelli has used Milan Design Week 2015 to launch its first furniture collection, Rubelli Casa, designed by Milanese architect Luca Scacchetti.

Fleet 
20 Apr 2015

Gallery of St Barths Bucket 2015

Not much beats the energy and excitement of a superyacht regatta and the St Barths Bucket is one of the best. With tans already fading from the 2015 edition, TSO partner Pantaenius has shared some of their photos from the event to keep the memories alive.

Owner 
17 Apr 2015

Pearls of wisdom

For the last three years Nobiskrug has been keeping a low profile, working hard on the extremely confidential project White Pearl. TSO sits down with managing director Susanne Wiegand at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show ahead of the project bei

Owner 
10 Apr 2015

Nobiskrug prepares to reveal a pearl

SuperyachtNews.com sat down with Nobiskrug's managing director Susanne Wiegand at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show ahead of the launch of 'White Pearl', one of the yachting world's most anticipated and confidential projects.

Business 
10 Apr 2015

Adding the extras or including it all?

The total cost of chartering a yacht is not always immediately obvious. What should clients understand before choosing a yacht? Would 'all-inclusive' charters be a good idea? Angela Audretsch asks some experts.

Owner 
09 Apr 2015

Partners in design

Just over a decade ago, Debra Reuben, an experienced owner, chose Katharine Raczek, a new design graduate at Hamburg’s yacht design studio Newcruise, to lead the interior design on her 66.7m project, M/Y Triple Seven. She adn Raczek talk to Ange

Fleet 
07 Apr 2015

Challenging charters

For anyone looking for something really different, a charter or trip that pushes boundaries, Henry Cookson is the man to call. His company plans otherworldly experiences that skip typical destinations in favour of the challenging beauty that can be found

Owner 
06 Apr 2015

LYJPC Show to bring industry to London's elite

A new event is coming to London next month. The first London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show will be taking place from 8 to 10 April at St Katharine's Dock and Old Billingsgate, playing host to a wide array of the world's most recognisable yacht, j

Owner 
27 Mar 2015

First LYJPC Show to showcase superyacht industry in London

UK, London. The inaugeral London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show will be taking place from 8 to 10 April, playing host to a wide array of the world's top yacht, jet and automotive names.

Fleet 
27 Mar 2015

Racing Zenji

A St Barths regular, S/Y Zenji has been moving her way up the ladder, improving every year. Fresh out of a 10 month refit and claiming third in her class at this year's St Barths Bucket, Angela Audretsch chats to Mike Toppa, tactician on board, about raci

Owner 
24 Mar 2015

Racing Meteor

A regatta regular and sailor's favourite, Meteor and her owner are well-known on the racing circuit. Editor Angela Audretsch joined the owner of Meteor onboard for the first day of racing at the St Barths Bucket 2015.

Owner 
22 Mar 2015

ORCsy in place for opening day at St Barths Bucket

The 2015 St Barths Bucket kicks off today and will see the new handicapping rule put into practice here for the very first time.

Owner 
20 Mar 2015

Ready for the Bucket

Next week one of the superyacht sailing world's favourite events kicks off. As a long-time supporter of the St Barths Bucket and one of the sponsors, TSO could not be more excited. The editor looks at some of the changes that are being put into play this

Owner 
13 Mar 2015

Studioart's spring and summer offering

With LDW well underway at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, Italian leather company Studioart has launched its 2015 Leather Collection, presenting a fresh take on its leather wall tiles and upholstery leather.

Fleet 
11 Mar 2015

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