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From Airbnb to Poshmark and even Uber and Lyft, the sharing economy is a big part of today’s world. Not surprisingly, luxury companies are carving out corners for themselves in this market, too. LUXNow is one such company. Originally focusing on exotic and fine cars, LUXNow has since expanded to include fine homes and of course
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
You can ride a wave of fun (pun intended) with the wide assortment of watertoys on the market these days. Electric ones have particularly caught on. The Swedish sporting-goods company Radinn, which says its name is short for “Radical Innovation,” is among the manufacturers making a name in the megayacht market. Radinn Freeride e-boards (electric
John and Michael Kelly are more than father and son. The two have always wanted to work together. Even more than this, though, they wanted a family business related to boating. Three generations of their family started boating together in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the family continued to do so years later in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
It’s a Christmas tradition here at MegayachtNews.com to bring you “The Night Before Christmas, Superyacht Style.” It’s our take on “A Visit From St. Nicholas,” the classic poem from Clement Clark Moore, written in 1823. Our poem was so popular when we first posted it several years ago that we share it with you each