Béatrice de Géa For the New York Times/courtesy Vulcan Inc.

Paul Allen: 1953-2018

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft and an avid megayacht owner, died October 15 in Seattle. The cause: complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 65. Allen owned numerous yachts and other vessels throughout the years. He built or refitted them to specifications that advanced technology within the marine industry on multiple levels. He also used Continue reading


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Superyacht Luna Belongs to Ex-Wife, Dubai Shariah Court Decides

Despite widespread assumptions to the contrary, a Shariah court in Dubai has ruled against the owner of one of the largest yachts in the world. The court states that the superyacht Luna belongs to his ex-wife. Over the weekend, the Dubai Courts, which uses Islamic law (known as Shariah), denied an appeal by the ex-husband. He Continue reading