Megayacht News Leadership Series: Alexander Dreyfoos, Silver Cloud Owner

Alexander Dreyfoos is a longtime, passionate yacht owner. He’s also a passionate conservationist, cognizant that protecting the ocean allows him and his family to pursue their favorite pastime. Next month, Dreyfoos will receive the International SeaKeepers Society’s Seakeepers Award for his contributions—which include important, otherwise-unobtainable data—to ocean research. In this Leadership Series, he relates his 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

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