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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


Choosing a Superyacht Management Company

Editor’s note: Due to reader requests, and a special effort to educate newcomers to yachting, MegayachtNews.com publishes “superyacht 101” stories from time to time. This latest article explains what a superyacht management company does, and why you should have one. The advice comes from the team at SuperYachtsMonaco.  Choosing a superyacht management company can be Continue reading