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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


Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Silver Cloud Owner, Being Feted

Every year the International SeaKeepers Society honors a person who has made significant contributions to ocean conservation. This fall the SeaKeeper Award is being given to Alexander W. Dreyfoos (below), a longtime yacht owner. While some may not recognize Dreyfoos’ name, surely they’ll recognize his current yacht. Silver Cloud (above) was built by Abeking & Continue reading


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Post-Tatoosh Incident, Paul Allen Planning Reef Remedy

UPDATE, APRIL 5, 2016: According to a statement released jointly by the Cayman Islands’ Department of Environment and Paul Allen’s company, nearly 1,600 hard and soft coral plus sponges have been restored along the reef. The work reportedly took place over 24 days in March. A coral-restoration specialist hired by the Department of Environment will monitor Continue reading