To say the owner of The Legion is enthusiastic about building and owning yachts tailored to his tastes is an understatement. This repeat Horizon customer traveled from his home in Australia to the shipyard in Taiwan nearly two dozen times during her two-year build. Why? Simple: “I didn’t want the same as everybody else.” To
Four years after BlackCat Superyachts emerged to tap into the growing interest in large catamarans, the company has its first project set for construction. Simultaneously, the team is announcing its build partner. The BlackCat 30, with carbon fiber and composite construction, will take shape at McConaghy Boats in Australia. BlackCat Superyachts started in 2016 as
Vincenzo Poerio, well-experienced in the superyacht sector, is now part of the management team at Tankoa Yachts. He is taking on the role as joint Chief Executive Officer, alongside Euro Contenti, who is also CEO. Global yachting customers, particularly Americans, who comprise the largest percentage of yacht owners and buyers worldwide, surely recognize Poerio’s name.
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
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,
All 239 feet (72.85 meters) of Feadship Project 705 are now out in the open at the shipyard. She floated out of her build shed this week, in preparation for the traditional christening formalities in a few weeks’ time. When we last saw Feadship Project 705, she was on the move to the Royal De