As of this writing, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg is three days into a journey across the Atlantic Ocean. She is en route from Plymouth, England to New York aboard the racing yacht Malizia II. Thunberg is the climate activist who has made global headlines. They started with her school strike outside Sweden’s parliament building last year.
Last year we asked more than 1,000 readers for their opinions of what makes for strong, authoritative editorial content. Because of that, we have not only increased our daily coverage, but also brought back popular features, such as the Megayacht News Radio podcast series. Naturally, we want to take our editorial coverage a step further,
While yacht agents sometimes deal with owners, more often they assist captains and crew. In brief, yacht agents provide the logistical assistance necessary to ensure a yacht visit, whether with the boss or charter guests onboard, goes smoothly. In the United States, American Yacht Agents provides this service regularly for foreign captains and crew. Capt.
In recent weeks, multiple media reports have chronicled distressing stories about marine life. For instance, whales have washed ashore with enough plastics in their digestive systems to fill a giant garbage dumpster. Still other TV, print, and online reports focus on toxic algae blooms. Thankfully, more people are cognizant of their environmental responsibility. Businesses are,
If you put together all of the megayachts with a WASSP multi-beam sonar system onboard, they would stretch more than 4,900 feet (1,500 meters), according to the company. While some of these yachts are among the world’s largest, others are as “small” as 95 feet (29 meters). With the release of WASSP W3, tenders can
In late 2018, a group of superyacht and scientific professionals got together to create the Water Revolution Foundation. In this episode of the Megayacht News Radio podcast series, you get to hear from one of them. Robert van Tol, the non-profit’s executive director, explains how sustainability is at the core of everything it is doing.