Jan Kulczyk, Owner of Phoenix 2, Dies Unexpectedly

Widely cited as Poland’s richest man, Jan Kulczyk (below), also the owner of high-profile megayachts, died on July 28, following heart-surgery complications. The 65-year-old Kulczyk was the owner of Phoenix 2, delivered by Lürssen in 2010, and Phoenix (now known as Aurora), delivered by the same yard in 2004. With an estimated worth of $4 Continue reading


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 Continue reading