AVYachts: Fractional Ownership With Fringe Benefits

The rise of the sharing economy convinced experienced yachting-industry executives to form a related company. AVYachts lets you acquire a one-fifth share of a superyacht, plus benefit from concierge-arranged private-jet transport and other services. AVYachts (pronounced “Ave Yachts”) caters to individuals who want to indulge in the ownership experience without the full financial commitment. AVYachts’ Continue reading


Benetti Now Fast: Custom Superyachts With 30% More Speed

Not all cruising customers are alike. While everyone can agree on space and comfort being paramount, some want a bit of speed, too. Benetti and a trio of design partners came up with a solution: Benetti Now Fast. They’re models boasting the volumes and seakeeping customary of full-displacement yachts, with speeds exceeding 20 knots. Three Continue reading


Sailing Yacht A Arrested in Gibraltar

UPDATE, FEBRUARY 21, 2017: Sailing Yacht A is no longer under admiralty arrest. A spokesperson for the owner tells us, “This unfortunate incident concerning Sailing Yacht A is now resolved. The yacht will now be handed over to the owner’s project team and will leave Gibraltar shortly.” Furthermore, the Gibraltar Chronicle quotes Nobiskrug’s lawyer as Continue reading