Superyacht 101 Series: Hiring a Maritime Lawyer

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a new series on MegayachtNews.com (see “Introducing the Superyacht 101 Series.” ) For this article, we spoke with John Leonida (below), a partner at the law firm Clyde & Co. Leonida and his fellow counsel are well-versed in the buying and selling of yachts, financing, yacht registration, tax Continue reading


Superyacht 101 Series: Selecting a Shipyard

Editor’s note: This is the second in a new series on MegayachtNews.com we’re calling the Superyacht 101 Series. For an explanation as to why we launched it, see “Introducing the Superyacht 101 Series.”  For this article, we spoke with Burger Boat Company. Jim Ruffolo, president of Burger, and Ron Cleveringa, vice president of sales and Continue reading


Introducing the Superyacht 101 Series

Anything with “101” in its title conveys that it’s a primer. And that’s exactly the goal of a new series we’re debuting today on MegayachtNews.com. The Superyacht 101 Series takes you through the basic first steps of the ownership experience. The Superyacht 101 Series may seem strange for a website that from day one has Continue reading