Live Tweeting From FLIBS

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, a.k.a. FLIBS, opened yesterday. Running through Monday, the FLIBS is expected to attract about 100,000 visitors. At the show, we’re seeing a number of new megayachts, including the Benetti 140 Veloce, the Riva 122 Mythos, Sunrise Yachts’ Atomic, and the Ocean Alexander 100. … [Continue Reading]

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Bucket Regattas Now Owned by 4 Superyacht Shipyards

The long-running Bucket Regattas in St. Barths and Newport have always prioritized the enjoyment of the owners and frowned upon commercialism. That same spirit will continue under the guidance of new owners—four new owners, to be exact. They are Perini Navi, Royal Huisman, Vitters Shipyard, and Rybovich. The four … [Continue Reading]

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Superyacht Society Design Awards Winners

Since its founding in 1989, the International Superyacht Society has focused on furthering the large-yacht industry, particularly through communication, education, and supporting best business practices. Part of this includes celebrating what the International Superyacht Society considers the best of the best. Each year, … [Continue Reading]

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U-Boat Worx HP Sport Sub 2: New Model

The latest personal submarine to be targeted to the megayacht market is ready for production for its first buyers. It’s the U-Boat Worx HP Sport Sub 2, and it’s decidedly different in design. From the candy apple red paint to the overall styling, the HP Sport Sub 2 doesn’t resemble any of U-Boat Worx’s previous models. … [Continue Reading]

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The Big Blue: A Family’s Megayacht Adventures

ALL PHOTOS: COURTESY THE MAYER FAMILY The 138-foot (42-meter) expedition yacht The Big Blue has been taking her owners on the adventure of a lifetime for the past year. The Mayers—dad Tony, mom Delisa, and their three children—have been cruising all over the South Pacific. It’s the fulfillment of a long-time dream of … [Continue Reading]

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