Megayacht News Leadership Series: Capt. Ian Bone

Time spent as a professional in higher education may not seem to have any bearing on yachting. However, Capt. Ian Bone, who held such a job in his native Australia before entering the marine industry, says otherwise. Bone realized a key part of his job as a sailing instructor and then a captain was inspiring […]

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Megayacht News Leadership Series: Mykolas Rambus


When companies marketing to ultra-high-net-worth individuals want facts, they turn to reliable research sources. Wealth-X, which says it has the world’s largest culled database on these consumers (with net assets of $30 million or more), is among them. In analyzing the spending habits of more than 100,000 ultra-wealthy individuals globally, Wealth-X has uncovered information vital […]

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The Big Blue: A Family’s Megayacht Adventures


ALL PHOTOS: COURTESY THE MAYER FAMILY The 138-foot (42-meter) expedition yacht The Big Blue has been taking her owners on the adventure of a lifetime for the past year. The Mayers—dad Tony, mom Delisa, and their three children—have been cruising all over the South Pacific. It’s the fulfillment of a long-time dream of theirs, and […]

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Nordhavn 76 Owner Taking Aid to Cabo San Lucas

Nordhavn 76 Tortuga

Though it has faded from the headlines, the destructive impact of Hurricane Odile on Cabo San Lucas remains. Electricity is restored in some areas, but not all. And, many people will be homeless for some time. Doug Jackson, the owner of the Nordhavn 76 christened Tortuga (above), knows the area well, berthing his yacht eight […]

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OneOcean Ventures: Rybovich, Marina Port Vell, and MB92 Partnership


Collaboration is a big buzzword in today’s economy. Three megayacht-industry companies are embracing the idea in the form of OneOcean Ventures. The goal is to provide yacht owners and non-owners alike with facilities and services that high-end clientele expect. It’s further focused on attracting more of the people who can afford the megayacht lifestyle yet […]

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