Virtual Reality Revolutionizing Yacht Buying at YPI

Virtual reality is still thought of in some circles as a gaming technology. But it’s transforming the way plenty of practical things get done. Including yacht buying. Yachting Partners International (YPI) is the first yachting company to partner with a virtual-reality specialist to sell a specific superyacht. That yacht is the 394-foot (120-meter) Raptor project Continue reading


Cyclos III Sailing Yacht to Be Auctioned in May

Cyclos III, a one-owner sailing superyacht delivered in 1990 by Royal Huisman, is being auctioned on May 8. It’s a blind-bid auction organized by Yachting Partners International. The 139-foot (42.36-meter) Cyclos III has been listed for sale previously, through traditional brokerage channels. Her owner is reportedly retiring from yachting. If you know the “Cyclos” name, Continue reading


Bilgin Yachts Completes Megayacht M

Bilgin Yachts is like a handful of other megayacht yards worldwide, in that it’s a family-run operation. In fact, the yard, based in Istanbul, is overseen by the fifth generation of Bilgin family members. Unlike some other megayacht yards, though, Bilgin Yachts offers metal, composite, and cold-molded construction. It has delivered more than 50 yachts Continue reading