When it comes to experiential and adventure yacht travel, Jimmy Carroll (pictured) and Geordie Mackay-Lewis, the founders of Pelorus, are a go-to source. They and their team arrange a wide variety of yacht expeditions to destinations as diverse as Papua New Guinea and the Arctic Circle. Named for the navigation tool resembling a compass, Pelorus
Todd Roberts, the president of Marine Group Boat Works, has seen the superyacht-service industry change dramatically over his nearly 20-year career with the California-based yard. It has particularly changed over the past decade, which is the time that has passed since he was one of our first guests on the Megayacht News Radio podcast. Among
If you’re going to hire an owner’s representative, you should look for someone who is well experienced. Someone, perhaps, like Nicola Nicolai, the founder of Nicola Nicolai Yacht Consulting & Project Management. To date, he has more than 120 megayachts under his belt, from shipyards around the world. He’s done so working directly for well-known
“We set out to create a great company; one that could have a profound impact on the lives of the owners of our vessels and that could actively contribute to a better understanding of the oceans.” It’s a pretty bold—and unusual—statement from the head of a new yacht-building brand. But, then again, Jasper Smith, the
In late 2018, a group of superyacht and scientific professionals got together to create the Water Revolution Foundation. In this episode of the Megayacht News Radio podcast series, you get to hear from one of them. Robert van Tol, the non-profit’s executive director, explains how sustainability is at the core of everything it is doing.
PHOTO: Jean Balzan from Pexels Our podcast series Megayacht News Radio originated over a decade ago, as the first-ever podcast series in the superyacht industry. Since returning on a bi-monthly basis this year, it has gained a new group of subscribers. They get to enjoy the latest interviews with leaders in the marketplace as well