Megayacht News Weekend Watch: WallyPower 118

Wally is renowned for its sailing yachts, but its venture into the power market can’t be overlooked, either. Radically different styling and carbon-fiber construction are among the reasons why its powerboats turn heads. Even though Wally only built one WallyPower 118, back in 2002, the superyacht remains memorable for good reasons, notably her vertical bow, Continue reading

Megyacht News Weekend Watch: Superyacht Crew in Training

If you ever wondered how yacht crew get trained, this interview, conducted by Yotcru, with a handful of hopeful candidates is eye-opening. They’re all recent graduates of the five-day STCW training course conducted by VT Flagship (then known as Flagship Superyacht Academy), and they reflect on the skills they gained in firefighting, sea survival, and Continue reading

Megayacht News Weekend Watch: Soliloquy, The Green Superyacht

Earlier this week I told you about Alastair Callender’s sensational eco-friendly superyacht, Soliloquy. Among other things, Soliloquy employs solarsails, a technology that has been used on ferries and other commercial applications. To get a better sense of just how the solarsails operate, watch this video he created.