Bug Sweeping—Not the Insect Kind—Growing for C3IA Solutions

Thankfully, megayacht owners are getting smarter about cybersecurity. Unfortunately, there’s another potential threat to keep in mind: listening devices, a.k.a. bugs. This is according to Matt Horan (below), security director of C3IA Solutions. Horan, whose company works with the UK military, corporations, and private individuals, says his bug sweepers have begun checking megayachts in recent Continue reading

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Water Revolution Foundation Aims to Change Yachting’s Image

For decades, yachting businesses and owners have fielded criticisms. Some center on conspicuous consumption that irreparably impacts the environment. A popular—unfortunately so—term motoryacht builders and owners likely know, for example, is “stinkpot.” Several industry representatives believe it’s time the industry took matters into its own hands. They’ve launched Water Revolution Foundation. While it’s an initiative Continue reading

Derek Munro & Divergent Yachting: Daring to Be Different

Divergent Yachting is a new yacht-management company, with a twist. Sure, it can handle the same needs as other yacht managers, from owner representation to safety and security compliance and to financial services. Derek Munro (above), the founder and director, was the owner’s rep for Black Pearl (below), the 350-foot (106.7-meter) sailing superyacht. He has Continue reading