The best business is repeat business, and the charter yacht Axioma certainly benefits from it. In fact, some of the families who repeatedly vacation aboard have so much fun that they’re keen to invite along their grandkids, friends, or others. But, the megayacht doesn’t have extra staterooms to accommodate them all. Therefore, the owners have
Covid restrictions have dramatically reduced the number of megayachts permitted to enter New Zealand. Pre-pandemic, local marine-industry trade representatives anticipated more than 150 would come. Even with less than two dozen receiving clearance, the superyachts at the 36th America’s Cup comprise a pretty impressive fleet. Here are some of them. Hampshire. A 217-footer (66-meter) from
A weeks-long effort in which dive boats, research vessels, ferries, and even private yachts surveyed the Great Barrier Reef in Australia just wrapped up. Now, the task begins to go through the approximately 13,000 images that the boats submitted. Here’s where you come in. Citizen scientists are needed for the Great Reef Census, to help
The ongoing pandemic has seen numerous border closures worldwide, along with reopenings followed by shutdowns once again. As of February 9, there’’ good news from the Asia Pacific region. Indonesia’s government is permitting exceptions for some international travelers, including superyacht visitors, to re-enter the country. Initially, Indonesia shut down its borders in March 2020, additionally
Divers and non-divers alike can explore the wonders of the undersea world, as deep as 3,000 feet (1,000 meters), through an unusual charter program. The purpose-built exploration and dive vessel U Boat Navigator has day-, week-, and even month-long charters via Fraser Yachts for the fittingly nicknamed Deep Blue Experience. The 79-footer (24-meter) saw launch in
How would you like to cruise Australia, New Zealand (above), or Tahiti? What about countries like Japan, or seeing the sophistication of Hong Kong? A series of three webinars over the next three weeks is your ticket to adventure. Mark your calendar for the APSA Grand Tour 2021, from the Asia Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA).