Howard T. Scott is one of the more unusual (in a good way) superyacht owners you may ever meet. Not only did he acquire an 80-foot (24-meter) Burger megayacht, which he’s christened Capricho, but he also decided to leave life on land. In fact, he spends nearly all of his time living aboard her. Furthermore,
Joseph Vittoria, renowned in yachting for owning a series of sailing superyachts he christened Mirabella, died on January 18 at his home in Connecticut after a battle with leukemia. He was 85 years old. A second-generation American of Italian ancestry, Vittoria grew up in Sea Cliff, New York. He developed a love of sailing during
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By the end of March next year, former NBA player Tony Parker should have his first megayacht in his hands. He’s christening her Infinity Nine. Parker, who also owns the French basketball team ASVEL Basket, has visited Turkey-based AvA Yachts during the yacht’s construction several times. He’s pictured below during one recent visit, in fact.
You can really feel his energy when you talk to Tim Ciasulli. The founder of Planet Honda holds four offshore-powerboat-racing world speed records, one time hitting upwards of 180 mph. Ciasulli is as passionate about Italy and of course yachts as he is speed. In fact, he took delivery of his new dream, Rebeca, in
The highest court in Dubai has ruled against the owner of Luna in a claim he filed against his ex-wife. It’s part of a years-long, ongoing battle over ownership of the megayacht. This latest Luna lawsuit alleged nine-figure damages, which the court declared “groundless.” Farkhad Akhmedov and Straight Establishment, an Akhmedov family trust and the