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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

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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

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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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Robbie Doyle, Doyle Sailmakers: Megayacht News Leadership Series

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After earning his Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in applied physics, with a focus on fluid flow, Robbie Doyle joined Ted Hood’s renowned sail-making operation. Doyle, who had been making sails since he was 15, thrived under the master sail-maker for a decade. When Hood sold the company in 1982, Doyle started Doyle Sailmakers in […]

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YachtAid Global Providing Hurricane Odile Assistance

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What Hurricane Odile destroyed in Mexico, YachtAid Global’ s striving to help replace. The non-profit aid organization already has one megayacht en route to the region to produce potable water. YachtAid Global is seeking more yachts, plus donations of much-needed supplies. Hurricane Odile made a direct hit on Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on September 14. […]

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