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Presidential Yacht Sequoia Turmoil Finally Ending?

Three years, thousands of pages of court filings, and high emotions on both sides. That’s what characterizes a stalemate over the fate of Sequoia, the famed Presidential yacht built in 1925. Despite a court awarding ownership to a lender two years ago, that lender has yet to take possession of Sequoia. It’s due to an Continue reading

Turquoise Yachts’ New Strategy

Since being acquired in December, Turquoise Yachts has been developing what its management team terms “a bold new strategy.” Part of this includes targeting new clientele and making buying and experiencing superyachts more accessible. To get details, we spoke with Mehmet Karabeyoglu (at left, with Mohammed al Barwani, owner of the shipyard), CEO of Turquoise Continue reading

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Ulysses, Explorer Yacht From Kleven: Slideshow

When word started spreading a few years ago that the commercial shipyard Kleven was building a megayacht, eyebrows raised. When the owners of the yacht were revealed to be Graeme and Robyn Hart, who have built expedition yachts christened Ulysses, people were intrigued. That intrigue has only grown in recent weeks, with the Harts’ new Continue reading