Avaletta Takes Superyacht-Specific Accounting Approach

Small-business owners and yacht captains can commiserate over one thing. Administrative paperwork, particularly bookkeeping, consumes a lot of time. An accounting firm specializing in the superyacht market, Avaletta, says it can save your captain and management team significant time. More significant, it guarantees you’ll save at least 20 percent annually. Avaletta employs an entirely online, Continue reading


Mahogany Poldo 23 Celebrates 100th Birthday of Colombo Founder

The late Leopoldo Colombo would no doubt be proud. His sons keep wooden boatbuilding alive and well at Colombo Leopoldo boatyard, which he established in 1943. Now, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth, they’re building the Poldo 23. The 24-footer (7.36-meter) is suited as a megayacht tender or day cruiser. Situated on the Continue reading


Ocean 1, Reimagining RIBs as Proper Yacht Tenders

Capt. Dean Maggio had a problem. Even with nearly three decades of running megayachts, he’d never found a RIB tender that ticked all the boxes. For him, “the ‘perfect’ tender should encompass speed, performance, stability, fuel efficiency, comfort, and seaworthiness,” he says. So, he created one. More to the point, he created Ocean 1, which Continue reading