Megayacht News Onboard: Sassy, by Hargrave

Sassy is the fourth Hargrave for the same owners. Even more significant, this Sassy is the first Hargrave 102 with a five-stateroom layout. Hargrave designed her as a “gathering place” for friends and family. Every social area accommodates at least 10. The yacht also has an elegant and, at times, informal finish. It blends high-gloss Continue reading


Megayacht News Leadership Series: Roberto Zambrini, Mondomarine

Roberto Zambrini is a 31-year veteran of Italy’s yachting sector. He spent nearly 20 years with marine import/export company SAIM, finishing his tenure there in 2004 as its executive vice president. Zambrini was then named managing director at Sanlorenzo. In 2008, he became managing director of Cantieri di Pisa, before moving to Fortitude Srl after Continue reading


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Megayacht News Leadership Series: Bill Tripp, Tripp Design

Bill Tripp’s career as a yacht designer started in the offices of his father, Bill Tripp, Sr., a respected American naval architect. “I was an office brat,” says Tripp. “But I never felt any pressure to become a designer, just example.” Tripp graduated with a degree in naval architecture from the University of Michigan in Continue reading