Notes From The Editor Archive (407)

  • Editor’s Note: Passion For Progress

    Earlier this week I spoke with Derek Munro, owner’s rep of sailing yacht Black Pearl and founder of the newly established yacht management company Divergent Yachting.

  • Editor’s Note: A Break from the Norm

    Last week we saw the delivery of Oceanco’s 90m Project Shark. The striking exterior line detailing by Luiz DeBasto and his team is emphasised by the dark grey hull, white superstructure framing and...

  • Editor’s Note: Learning from the Master

    Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking to some of the Class of 1988 from Coventry University as part of our new feature series Three Decades of Design.

  • Editor’s Note: Just 8,000km Apart

    Last week we provided a sneak preview of our trip to Antigua and Barbuda. Some 8,000km away we had a second team investigating the beautiful and popular shores of superyacht hotspot Montenegro.

  • Editor’s Note: Calm Waters

    The last few months have seen a number of exciting announcements, the most significant of which was the completion of Lürssen’s 136m Project SHU and Feadship’s largest build to date, the 110m Project...

  • Editor's Note: A New Chapter

    Superyachts, we love everything about them, from their conception through to delivery and charter. It is why I am excited to be working with the team at Superyachts.com following the departure of...

  • Editor's Note: A Fond Farewell

    I leave the superyacht industry this week with a great wealth of memories, experiences and a new challenge ahead. My time spent travelling the world under the Superyachts.com brand has been an...

  • Editor's Note: From Project Teasers to Charter Season

    A torrent of turbocharged engines are set to shake the windows of Monaco this week as the return of the iconic Grand Prix brings thousands of visitors, and a marina full of superyachts. Not an event...

  • Editor's Note: Italy Surges Forward

    After spending the latter stages of last year moving back and forth between London and Italy, I have something of a fondness for the marine hubs of Versilia, La Spezia and Ancona. This week, thanks to...

  • Editor's Note: Signed, Launched & Delivered

    The headline deliveries and launches of 2018 so-far have culminated this week with new announcements emerging from across the world. From Heesen’s ongoing launch roster to the signing of yet another...

  • Editor’s Note: An Eye on Spain, Design & New Launches

    After living a stone’s throw from the looming mass of Gibraltar’s iconic rock something of an age ago, I got to know its neighbouring country pretty well; giving me, what I thought was, a firm grip on...

  • Editor’s Note: Launch Teasers Increase the Pace for...

    With Palma heating up following the close of the successful MYBA Show in Barcelona, the industry is travelling to showcases across the world once again; joining the global charter fleet and circles of...

  • Editor's Note: Golden Age Launch Joins New Contracts

    Exploration is no longer just a trend, with new expedition vessels regularly emerging to satisfy growing market demands for experience; however, the classic style of the elegant white hull is going...

  • Editor's Note: A Spotlight on Global Contenders

    This week has given us a chance to focus on alternative build communities across the world thanks to new construction updates, brand-new launches and an upcoming visit to one of the most exciting...

  • Editor’s Note: Exploring New Lines & Nascent Escapes

    As the winter season ebbs away and the Mediterranean welcomes back a fleet of superyachts looking to get a head start on summer, a renewed sense of excitement (along with better weather) means 2018 is...

  • Editor's Note: The Superyachts Seeing in Spring

    The breakthrough launches of the week have put a sense of perspective in place for the start of Spring, the primary example of which being Turquoise’s latest addition to the global fleet ‘GO’. This...

  • Editor’s Note: A Global Exploration of Life on Board

    As the first signs of spring begin to show across London and the rest of the Med, we look forward to what hopes to be a promising season for the region. With positive news from all angles - including...

  • Editor’s Note: New Profiles, Headliners & Build Updates

    Momentum is picking up across the industry as the world’s designers, builders and brokers are beginning to reveal their hand for 2018. Of course, playing cards close to the chest is how the industry...

  • Editor’s Note: Contracts, Collaborations & Construction

    With Palm Beach now weeks away, the world is looking to the edges of America with ongoing excitement, all while the exploration market continues to thrive and new-build contracts emerge unfettered....

  • Editor's Note: Design Insights & Dubai Breakthroughs

    As London pushes on through snowstorms with a stiff upper lip, the heat of Dubai has revealed some interesting new projects and design proposals from the global superyacht community; with Oceanco’s...

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