Megayacht News Leadership Series: JB Turner, Front Street Shipyard

As the president and general manager of Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, Maine, which opened in 2011, JB Turner has put the region on the megayacht map. His extensive yacht-building knowledge and his personal rapport with owners and yacht crew alike have earned him an enviable reputation. That, along with the business savvy he and Continue reading


Internet at Sea: Connectivity Issues for Crewmembers

Our addiction to our mobile devices means we text, Tweet, and talk all day long. When it comes to Internet usage aboard megayachts, there’s widespread—and incorrect—assumption that our connection will be fast and consistent everywhere, every time. NSSLGlobal, which provides more than 150 megayachts worldwide with satellite communications services, recently found that nearly 50 percent Continue reading


Fabien Cousteau to be Honored by International SeaKeepers Society

Each year the International SeaKeepers Society presents an ocean advocate with its SeaKeeper Award. The non-profit organization has selected Fabien Cousteau as this year’s recipient. Fabien Cousteau is perhaps most known for being part of the famed Cousteau family. He’s the eldest grandson of the late Jacques Cousteau and son of Jean Michel Cousteau III. Continue reading