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Luna Divorce Seizure Continues, Nautilus Secures Crew Freedom

For nearly 10 months, the superyacht Luna has been in headlines, and not for good reasons. The 377-footer (115-meter) is under arrest in Dubai. She’s an asset in a bitter divorce court fight. The crew involuntarily got caught up in the Luna divorce seizure, having their passports confiscated. However, the crew union Nautilus International helped convince Continue reading


Play Ball! 5 Sports Team Owners Who Own Superyachts

Every year at this time, Major League Baseball holds the All-Star Game. Also called the Midsummer Classic, it sees some of the best players from the National and American Leagues go up against one another. In honor of tonight’s 89th All-Star Game, we’re celebrating five sports team owners who own superyachts. There’s even one particular Continue reading


Southern Wind Shipyard Plots Its Future Course

A combination of longtime shipyard executives as well as customers now runs Southern Wind Shipyard. This follows the sudden death of the shipyard’s founder just last month. Willy Persico, who established the shipyard in South Africa in 1991, died on May 12. According to a statement from Southern Wind today, Persico had already mapped out Continue reading