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
Good times with good friends call for good music. The trouble is, not all stereo systems are equal. It’s especially true for outdoor applications. Sound reacts differently when there aren’t four walls, a ceiling, and a floor from which to reflect off. There’s also a dramatic difference when you consider the outside environment aboard a
To say that Capt. Paul McWilliams (above left) of Latiko is a fun-loving character is an understatement. (If his outfit doesn’t hint at his vibrant personality, we don’t know what will.) Of course, he’s a polished professional, too, who has further worked for the same owner for more than a decade. These are among the
Previously the majority shareholder of Fraser Yachts, the Azimut Benetti Group now has 100 percent ownership. “This recent acquisition is part of the strategic plan of our Group,” explains Paolo Vitelli, president of Azimut Benetti Group. “We are the only player in the yachting industry that takes care of the owner along the entire process,
With a name like Antarctica, this yacht makes it clear she’s not for occasional cruises in the usual places. Originally known as Admiral Project 575, she’s in build at The Italian Sea Group. Furthermore, she can be yours next year. In fact, she’s set for launch next February. Antarctica has a steel hull complying with
PHOTOS: courtesy Fraser Yachts Over the past decade, Croatia has established itself as one of the premier yachting destinations in the Mediterranean. Part of this is due to improvements in the country’s yachting infrastructure. An increasing number of luxury vessels are heading to Croatia’s islands, transporting seafarers intent on exploring the hidden and varied coastlines.