For the fifth consecutive year, yachts 233 feet (71 meters) and larger offered the most megayacht crew jobs. In addition, well more than half of all jobs were aboard private yachts, versus charter yachts. These are among the findings of the annual crew-recruitment report by YPI Crew. YPI Crew conducts the research year after year to help not just
She has grown from 121 feet to nearly 148 feet (37 meters to 45 meters) in seven months. The megayacht Number Nine is not yet done with her extensive refit, however. Several more weeks at Palumbo Superyachts Naples will make her much more modern, while preserving some of her original looks. A fellow Italian shipyard, Carp Navi, built the boat back
For the first time ever, the J Class is competing as a fleet at the upcoming Antigua Superyacht Challenge. Not only that, but the same four J Class racers will go on to compete on their own custom course at additional high-profile regattas straight through 2021. Next month at the Antigua Superyacht Challenge, the four J Class racers will be
Megayachts to 164 feet (50 meters) cruising in Australia have a new option for service and refit. Part of the Gold Coast Marine Precinct in Coomera, The Boat Works has opened phase one of its new refit yard, after nine months of construction. With an overall focus on maintenance and refit, the 55-acre property has been catering to smaller
What happens when a kite surfer, who also happens to be a world-record holder, decides he wants to go faster? He invents Fliteboard, an efoil, also known as an electric hydrofoiling surfboard. This super-cool (and super-quiet) watertoy has been catching waves (no pun intended) overseas for a while. Finally, it is available in the United States.
The first megayacht in the Bilgin 263 series, Tatiana, took to the water today. Not only is she the largest project to date from Bilgin Yachts, but also she marks the biggest build from any Turkish shipyard. Throughout construction, the shipyard has referred to the project as Bilgin 263-1. She commenced construction in 2015, with styling and naval