PHOTOS: courtesy Cocktails yacht crew Editor’s note: For our new series, Must-Visit Megayacht Destinations, we’re going straight to local residents, captains, and others with first-hand familiarity with the locations. For “3 Superb Southeast Alaska Yacht Charter Stops,” Carrie Freeman, a former crewmember and currently a charter broker with IYC, shares her insight. The best time
Editor’s note: Due to reader requests, we’re increasing our cruising coverage, with a series titled 3 Days Cruising. In each feature, we’ll whet your appetite for different regions, further giving you insider information. In this first installment, we focus on Italy’s Amalfi Coast, through the eyes of the staff at Marina d’Arechi in Salerno. If
Editor’s note: With The Superyacht Show set for Barcelona this week, and a major trade-only charter show just concluding there, the city is enjoying a rising profile in yachting. Here’s a first-hand look at why, and what you can enjoy as a visitor. Barcelona is a city of contrasts. Classical architecture juts up against
PHOTOS: courtesy Kokomo Island Fiji To say Lang Walker enjoys the waterborne lifestyle is an understatement. For several decades, he’s developed waterside properties for business and enjoyed on-water activities for pleasure. In fact, he’s immensely enjoyed cruising aboard a few sailboats and sailing superyachts christened Kokomo. What better name, then, for a superyacht-friendly private island
Yacht owners and guests increasingly seek destinations outside of the typical ports. Norway is among the countries benefiting. In fact, according to Superyacht Norway, which promotes the southwestern fjords and assists yachts on various fronts, visits rose 40 percent this past summer. As a guest of the organization in August, I received a first-hand education
PHOTOS: courtesy Fraser Yachts Over the past decade, Croatia has established itself as one of the premier yachting destinations in the Mediterranean. Part of this is due to improvements in the country’s yachting infrastructure. An increasing number of luxury vessels are heading to Croatia’s islands, transporting seafarers intent on exploring the hidden and varied coastlines.