Megayacht News Leadership Series: Antonio Romano, Hot Lab

Formed in 2004 in Milan, Italy, Hot Lab Studio utilizes the collective imagination, talent, and creative spirit of three designers. Michele Dragoni, Enrico Lumini, and Antonio Romano have created interior and exterior looks for megayachts both large and small. As part of the Megayacht News Leadership Series, Antonio Romano describes Hot Lab’s ideal client, plus Continue reading


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Tom Perkins, Renowned Megayacht Owner, Dies

Tom Perkins became a household name for his contributions to the creation of Silicon Valley. But the American businessman, who died on June 7 at the age of 84, became a household name in yachting, too. Over about 25 years, Perkins owned five megayachts, four of them being sailing yachts. Arguably the most famous: Maltese Continue reading


Megayacht News Leadership Series: Tilli Antonelli, Wider Yachts

America’s Cup skipper-turned-entrepreneur Attilio “Tilli” Antonelli created the Pershing brand of yachts in 1985, now part of the Ferretti Group. Six years ago he created Wider Yachts. With it, he is well on the way to creating an equally famous and valuable brand. It’s known for expanding (literally) usable space aboard yachts and megayachts, plus Continue reading