Notes From The Editor Archive (399)

  • 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...

  • Editor's Note: Setting the Bar High at the Top of 2018

    From The Netherlands to Turkey via the yards of Italy, this week has kept us on our toes in terms of partially completed new projects, and more prominently, impressive new launches.

  • Editor's Note: Discussing Classic Design & U.S. Demand

    From the distinctive lines of VanTom to the in-depth insights across our Architecture Series, we’ve merged a focus on design with launch announcements as the world descends on Miami and the subsequent...

  • Editor’s Note: A Future Built on Classics

    Timeless yachts are considered classics for a reason, but demands are changing and the global fleet is changing with it. Yachts are evolving, gradually, and to help us better understand the nascent...

  • Editor's Note: January's Close Sets the Bar for 2018

    After returning from the salt and sun of the Caribbean, the Superyachts.com team is looking to industry activity after proudly delivering an in-depth insight into the Antigua charter lifestyle. Now,...

  • Editor's Note: Global Territory and Expansion

    As January comes to a steady end the winter charter season is still in full swing. With this in mind, we take a destination focus as we explore enticing charter vessels, bespoke berthing, and interior...

  • Editor’s Note: The Ever-Changing Charter Market

    As we head well into 2018 and face the excitement of new launches into the Top 100 and the influx of sales in the inbox, it’s important to remember that in the islands of the Caribbean, charter-season...

  • Editor's Note: The Top 100 Forecast Returns

    When I first started writing these Editor’s comments, I remember the Top 100 including, what was then, new superyachts such as Eclipse, Radiant, and my personal all-time favourite, Luna. These were...

  • Editor’s Note: Setting the Scene for a Successful 2018

    Closing the year of 2017 and leaving the office for the holidays, I was enthusiastic about the reports of success that emerged from across the industry over the year. What I didn’t expect, was that...

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