Jan Henry, a well-respected charter broker whose career dated back to the 1980s, died suddenly at her home in Fort Lauderdale on New Year’s Day. She was 70 years old. Henry was born on July 5, 1949 as Jan McAndrew in Frankfurt, Germany. Her family, in which she was the only girl among seven children,
A day aboard Octopus is not like any other day aboard a private yacht. Of course, she has beautiful relaxation areas. You’ll get to see some of those luxury areas in this video, too, including the large formal dining area (with two tables) and the even larger alfresco bar and pool area. In addition, you
Fifteen years after it acquired a stake in Fraser Yachts, the Azimut-Benetti Group has sold the company to MarineMax. The move is meant to bolster the presence of Benetti in the American market. Simultaneously, it allows MarineMax to expand further into megayacht territory. MarineMax has enjoyed strong ties with the Azimut-Benetti Group for some time.
Ask anyone who’s participated in sailing-superyacht racing, and they’ll tell you it’s a thrill. It’s so much fun, in fact, that a few charter yachts offer the opportunity to stay aboard during these races. Prana is one such yacht, participating in the upcoming St. Barths Bucket. Thanks to her owners and her agents at Fraser
In seafaring tradition, the ringing of eight bells pays respect to a deceased sailor. It signifies that his or her “watch” is over. Several watches in the yachting industry ended this year—far too soon, at that. Indeed, while many a person’s passing leaves colleagues and admirers at a loss for words, 2018 seemed to hit
Tom Allen, who joined Fraser Yachts nearly four decades ago, died of a stroke on June 17. His age is unknown. In his bio for Fraser, Allen credits being one of 11 children with spurring “an early desire to get out of the house and be adventurous.” Like many professionals in the yachting industry, he