Monaco Yacht Show Preview: J-Class Rainbow

Tomorrow marks the start of the annual Monaco Yacht Show. While approximately 40 percent of the more than 100 megayachts on display are global premieres, several notable brokerage builds are in the water, too. Arguably one of the most famous, and sure to attract strong attention, is the J-Class Rainbow. She’s the only J-Class sailing Continue reading

YPI Changing Business Focus to Emphasize Charter

Long focused on sales, charter, and management of megayachts, along with crew, Yachting Partners International (YPI) is now turning its attention primarily to charter. Established in 1972, YPI is among the oldest brokerage firms in the world. Founders Alex Braden and Mike Everton-Jones started the company in England. Within four decades, it grew beyond that Continue reading

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YPI Photo of the Year Contest for Superyacht Shutterbugs

If you or your crew have an eye for details, YPI wants to know. Actually, it wants to see those details. The brokerage and charter company has kicked off its first-ever YPI Photo of the Year competition. Why? Megayacht owners, guests, crew, and industry representatives often say life at sea is exceptional. Certainly, resorts are Continue reading