Port of Amsterdam Aiming to Be Superyacht Destination

More megayacht owners seeking cruising grounds outside of the Med mean more regions are eager to lure them. Add the port of Amsterdam to the list. In fact, the Dutch port already has three moorings available. It’s seeking to add more, too, with input from superyacht shipyards and suppliers in particular. The moorings are at Continue reading


Port State Control: Top 5 Reasons Your Yacht Will Get Detained

In 2017, port state control inspections rose in countries that abide by the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (a.k.a. Paris MoU). This includes 26 European countries and Canada. In fact, inspections in that area increased by 13 percent compared to 2016, affecting 275 yachts. Furthermore, inspectors detained 22 yachts, an increase of Continue reading


Introducing Westport Yacht Charters

Westport Shipyards is already well known for offering four semi-custom megayacht models. It also has a well-known brokerage division. Now add megayacht charters to its varied services. Westport Yacht Charters will let clients and captains offer their yachts in a variety of destinations worldwide. Similarly, it will introduce potential new buyers to the Washington State Continue reading