November 2014 Sailing Yacht Video: Yachting Developments’ Silvertip

  Performance sailing yachts may seem like they’re just now becoming popular. However, they’ve been an attraction for many a megayacht owner for quite some time. Silvertip, built by Yachting Developments, is a good example. This 111-footer (33.8-meter) performance sloop launched in June 2001. Silvertip bears … [Continue Reading]

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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]

PHOTO: Forest Johnson

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]

PHOTO: Onne van der Wall

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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