Joe Artese of Joseph Artese Design makes a confession in today’s podcast: He prefers sailing yachts over motoryachts. A sailor at heart, he can’t help himself. That’s not to say that he hasn’t enjoyed working on various motoryacht projects over the years, including the refit of Suri, the refit of Alucia, and the design of
Whether a yacht charters or is strictly for private use, oftentimes the guests will want to experience something exceptional. It might be an after-hours tour of a museum or shopping experience, for example. Then there are seemingly mundane but crucial tasks like ensuring a spare part flown in from overseas can make it through customs.
Plenty of both private and charter yachts feature dive compressors and gear onboard. This, of course, requires that the crew be trained in proper operation and procedures. The good news is that several captains and crewmembers can lay claim to being PADI certified. But what about owners and charter guests who want to try their