Superyacht Tank Test: Calling All Designers, Inventors

Are you a budding megayacht designer, or an inventor with an idea that will enhance the yachting experience? If so, the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) wants you. It’s hosting a design and invention competition called the Superyacht Tank Test. The winner in each category will get help in publicizing his or her work. The Superyacht Continue reading


Refit Excellence Awards Go to Enigma XK, Axia

The explorer yacht Enigma XK and the sailing superyacht Axia (above) each earned a Refit Excellence Award last week. The honors recognized not just their refit yards, but also their captains and owners. The Refit Excellence Awards were given at the first-annual Refit International Exhibition & Conference. The event, held in Fort Lauderdale, intends to Continue reading


PHOTO: Yanni Georgoulakis

SeaKeeper Award Granted to Fabien Cousteau

Jean-Michel Cousteau and Fabien Cousteau are, of course, famed members of the equally famed Cousteau family. But, first and foremost, they are father and son. And the father (background, at left in the photo) surprised his son (center) at the annual International SeaKeepers Society Bal de la Mer last week. Jean-Michel Cousteau presented him with Continue reading