The holiday season typically sees a plethora of pleasureboats head south for the warm weather and water. This year is no different, with lots at anchor and at the docks from Florida to the Caribbean. Here’s where nine of the world’s most well-known megayachts are for Christmas. All location information coming from public AIS data.
Come springtime, yachting enthusiasts will head to the typical Mediterranean destinations, but you can explore parts of the UK difficult to access any other way than by sea. EYOS Expeditions has an eight-day Wildlife, Whisky, and Adventure itinerary, including six nights aboard Hanse Explorer, which promises extraordinary experiences. The trip, set for May 19 to
In his book Blue Mind, Wallace J. Nicholls reveals remarkable details from psychologists and neuroscientists that being on or near the water is healing. In fact, it not only makes us happy and relaxed, but also helps manage things like anxiety, PTSD, and trauma. Monaco-based yacht-charter broker Maria Alekseenko has seen the positive results, too.
The United Nations is launching a 10-year campaign next year to raise awareness of threats to the ocean and to support conservation. Others aren’t waiting that long. Australia-based yacht agency Ocean Alliance has teamed with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef so that you can charter Beluga to contribute to vital research. Citizens of the
Editor’s note: David Gertiser is our new wine correspondent. He is also the founder and personal enologist at MyVintage.wine, where he makes custom wines for discerning clients. Here, he shares insight into the best Caribbean locales this winter for filling and refilling your superyacht wine cellar. The Caribbean often resonates synonymously with tranquility, relaxation, and
Halloween isn’t just for kids. Many of us grownups like the festivities and fun surrounding it, too. For those of you who further enjoy super-spooky stories, we have some suitably creepy cruising tales to share. These five haunted sites in popular cruising regions should be on your must-visit list. 1. Execution Rocks Lighthouse, New York.