Velsheda (center) won the day

Velsheda Wins at Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary Race

ALL PHOTOS: Paul Wyeth Three J-Class sailing superyachts set their sights on the Solent this week. As part of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the UK’s Royal Yacht Squadron, Lionheart, Ranger, and Velsheda raced around the Isle of Wight. While Velsheda emerged victorious, spectators on land and on private boats were treated to quite Continue reading


Megayacht Lineup for Cannes Yachting Festival

While there are several luxury-yacht shows worldwide, the Cannes Yachting Festival has long differentiated itself by letting yacht shoppers take sea trials with exhibitors. Some of the megayachts listed below will be participating in these on-the-water test rides. Even if a builder plans sea trials only after the event, the Cannes Yachting Festival is certainly Continue reading


Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger at NYC Salute to the Coast Guard

Annually, the Coast Guard Foundation hosts tributes around the country to recognize the efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard. One of the foundation’s oldest and most prominent tributes, the Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard in New York City, is celebrating its 35th anniversary on October 8. With big milestones come a big speaker: Capt. Continue reading