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Going Green to Save the Blue Makes a Difference

If you could save $9,000 on your yacht’s annual expenses, you’d do it, right? Banning plastic bottles aboard and instead relying on your yacht’s watermakers can make it happen. It did for one megayacht owner, in fact, who participates in the Going Green to Save the Blue campaign. It’s an initiative targeting charter-yacht owners, crews, Continue reading

Charter Megayachts Eligible for Eco-Oriented “Save the Blue” Awards

Calling all charter yacht owners and managers: The Charter Yacht Brokers Association (CYBA) is searching for the most eco-friendly power and sail yachts. By complying with a few simple recycling and otherwise environmentally oriented steps, you can receive CYBA’s “Save the Blue” award. CYBA initiated the “Save the Blue” program in 2011 to reduce plastic Continue reading

Megayacht Mary Jean Planning World Cruise

In a matter of days, the megayacht Mary Jean will embark upon an ambitious itinerary: a two-year world cruise, with charter opportunities along the way. Built in 1981 at Campanella and wrapping up a refit in Palma this month, Mary Jean measures 48.82 meters (160 feet). Upon departure, she’ll head to the Caribbean and remain Continue reading