Steve Gresham of Gresham Yacht Design had abundant experience in designing superyachts before starting his own business in 2011. In fact, he’s worked with some of the biggest names in the design and shipyard worlds. Those companies and their principals had a profound influence on him, as you might expect. So, too, do his clients.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, because it bears repeating. Crew makes or breaks the megayacht ownership experience. A good crew makes everything onboard flow seemingly effortlessly. Similarly, the yacht stays in Bristol condition. If the capable hands aboard your yacht are tops in your mind, they’re eligible for the annual ACREW
Robert Braithwaite, who left school in England at the age of 15 and went on to establish a British boatbuilder that became the world-renowned Sunseeker, has died. While he successfully battled cancer in recent years, he succumbed to Alzheimer’s. He was 75 years old. Braithwaite got his start in the boating industry in the early
Julie P. Nicholson, who co-founded Nicholson Yacht Charters, the oldest established yacht-charter firm, died on February 27 in Maine. She was 90 years old. To say that she was decades ahead of her time is an understatement. Born Julie Pyle in 1928, she grew up in Connecticut. She attended and graduated from Smith College in
In a world dominated by computer-aided design, you might believe the old-fashioned art of freehand drawing is long dead. Not true. Steve Gresham of Gresham Yacht Design is among the dozens of superyacht designers who still start with a plain sheet of paper and pencil. Watch as Gresham hand sketches a superyacht, specifically a motoryacht,
Each year, the recruitment specialist YPI Crew analyzes trends in crew hiring, among other issues related to the hands on deck. In its latest survey, it finds encouraging insight into megayacht crew jobs. Not only are position requests rising, but also they’re rising especially aboard mega-size megayachts. YPI Crew has been analyzing hiring trends since its