International Superyacht Society Design Awards Handed Out

The 26th-annual International Superyacht Society Awards for Design and Leadership, the oldest awards presented in the megayacht realm, saw strong competition in a few categories. Handed out last evening, they also saw the first-ever award presented to a yacht complying with the Passenger Yacht Code. The winners are: Best Power, 24-40M: Iron Man, by Benetti Continue reading

Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Silver Cloud Owner, Being Feted

Every year the International SeaKeepers Society honors a person who has made significant contributions to ocean conservation. This fall the SeaKeeper Award is being given to Alexander W. Dreyfoos (below), a longtime yacht owner. While some may not recognize Dreyfoos’ name, surely they’ll recognize his current yacht. Silver Cloud (above) was built by Abeking & Continue reading

Superyacht Tank Test: Calling All Designers, Inventors

Are you a budding megayacht designer, or an inventor with an idea that will enhance the yachting experience? If so, the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) wants you. It’s hosting a design and invention competition called the Superyacht Tank Test. The winner in each category will get help in publicizing his or her work. The Superyacht Continue reading