Megayacht News Leadership Series: Philippe Briand

If the French people ever needed to replace the word le bateau (“boat”) in their language for another, chances are they would suggest “le Briand.” Philippe Briand is, to many of the people, the embodiment of the word. They know him as the designer of their beloved production sailing yachts sold by Jeanneau, Beneteau, and Continue reading

Onlyacht Restores 18th-Century Table for Megayacht Owner

The recent refit of an unnamed 138-foot (42-meter) motoryacht raised a dilemma. The owner wanted a prized 18th-century card table featured in one of the rooms. The interior-design firm did what a number of other professionals, and owners, are increasingly doing. It turned to Onlyacht. Founded by David Burton, who has experience in antique furniture Continue reading

Ivan Erdevicki Restyles 125 Explorer

Hard-charging yachts need not look so tough and inflexible. That’s why Erdevicki Superyacht Design was approached to restyle a 125-foot (38.1-meter) explorer yacht for a builder. He even gave her a more yacht-y paint job as an option. Ivan Erdevicki, principal of Erdevicki Superyacht Design, says the builder does not want to be identified. Regardless, Continue reading