PHOTO: courtesy International Superyacht Society

Jane Buffington, Yachting Industry Icon: 1926-2016

Jane Buffington (center, above), a pioneer in the yachting industry, particularly among women, died on November 29 from heart congestion complications. She was 90 years old. Born in Annapolis, Buffington enjoyed boating early on. Her family kept a 40-foot Elco at their home, along a creek in Annapolis. Her own first boating purchase years later Continue reading


DJ Dispensary Creates Music Maestros on Megayacht Charters

Two of the preferred pastimes aboard megayacht charters are pretty simple: relaxing, and partying. Fraser Yachts is upping the ante on that second pursuit. By teaming with a DJ tutoring specialist, namely the DJ Dispensary, it’s letting charter guests like you learn to impress your friends and family with music-spinning skills. The DJ Dispensary has Continue reading


Cutlass Delivery Coming Soon From Tansu Yachts

Turkey’s Tansu Yachts will be delivering the sharply styled Cutlass in several weeks. This unusual-looking megayacht recently found an unusual buyer, too: a woman. Plenty of women participate in the commissioning process with their significant others, of course. Even so, it remains rare for a woman to be identified as the primary owner. Interestingly, it’s Continue reading