Editors Comments News Archive

  • Editor's Note: Market Growth & Global Premiers November 09 2017

    Editor's Note: Market Growth & Global Premiers

    From the balmy weather of Miami to the cold of the UK, our team
    has been busy this week working on insights into America like
    never before; however, while we prepare our usual post-production..

  • Editor's Note: The Pillar of American Yachting Activity November 02 2017

    Editor's Note: The Pillar of American Yachting Activity

    The team is back at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show this week and
    reports of the 1,500 strong fleet experiencing an influx of
    visitors, industry and owners is already clear to see. Activity..

  • Editor's Note: Insights into the New Frontier October 26 2017

    Editor's Note: Insights into the New Frontier

    The focus of superyacht lifestyle has always surrounded
    'experience', but what that experience entails may very well be
    changing. Gradually, owners and aspiring yachtsmen are turning..

  • Editor's Note: In the Wake of the Monaco Yacht Show October 19 2017

    Editor's Note: In the Wake of the Monaco Yacht Show

    Following on from the influx of interviews filmed across the most
    manic four-day stretch in the superyacht calendar, to the huge
    announcements that naturally follow the MYS; we're back with eyes..

  • Editor's Note: An Insight into Centuries of Experience October 04 2017

    Editor's Note: An Insight into Centuries of Experience

    Experience is not an easy thing to come by in concentrate, it
    takes years of first-hand pitfalls and education through example;
    however, I’ve been lucky enough to gather hundreds of years of..

  • Editor's Note: A Record Breaking News Centre September 30 2017

    Editor's Note: A Record Breaking News Centre

    Since my first ever Monaco Yacht Show experience in 2010, I’ve
    watched an industry change and grow; not to mention picking up a
    few survival tips along the way. But, with the final horns..

  • Editor's Note: A Take on Sustainability & Superyachts September 29 2017

    Editor's Note: A Take on Sustainability & Superyachts

    Day Three at the Monaco Yacht Show has put the week in
    perspective. For Superyachts.com the beating heart of our show
    lies in our Breaking News Centre, where over the past few days,..

  • Editor's Note: The View from a Changing Landscape September 28 2017

    Editor's Note: The View from a Changing Landscape

    To say the industry is changing is an ambiguous statement, but
    something backed up in its entirety by the conversations underway
    during day two of the Monaco Yacht Show, and another amazing day..

  • Editor's Note: The Countdown to Monaco Begins September 20 2017

    Editor's Note: The Countdown to Monaco Begins

    It’s a Monaco special this week as we gear up for the 27th
    edition of the world’s finest superyacht showcase; looking at the
    largest, the latest and the must-see arrivals riddling the..

  • Editor's Note: Crossing the Adriatic September 06 2017

    Editor's Note: Crossing the Adriatic

    Filming across the superyacht hotspots, industrial hearts and
    creative capitals of Italy was an insight I am honoured to have
    experienced. With weeks of discussions, catch ups and tours of..

  • Editor's Note: A Perspective on Monaco, via Italy August 30 2017

    Editor's Note: A Perspective on Monaco, via Italy

    Stood in the middle of the Mediterranean’s largest superyacht
    shed, my first day back in Italy consisted of new project
    insights, in-depth discussions and a serious sense of..

  • Editor's Note: Design Language August 16 2017

    Editor's Note: Design Language

    The distant rocks of the Isle of Wight are the perfect writing
    companion after a busy week working with the design icons of
    Lymington, just one of the few superyacht design quarters of the..

  • Editor's Note: Curating Italian Innovations & Insights August 10 2017

    Editor's Note: Curating Italian Innovations & Insights

    Even with the industry’s focus squared firmly on the showcases of
    September, it’s done nothing to hinder the activity emerging from
    across the world this month. And as I piece together our..

  • Editors Note: Privileged Insights & Unique Perspectives August 03 2017

    Editors Note: Privileged Insights & Unique Perspectives

    As we venture into August territory, brokerage thrives, MYS
    updates roll in, and the world of design gets stronger and more
    innovative than ever. This week is no exception, as we uncover..

  • Editor's Note: The Dawn of Superyacht Culture July 27 2017

    Editor's Note: The Dawn of Superyacht Culture

    Taking a look into the evolution of MYS and its hand in creating
    the ‘Superyacht Movement’ has been engaging to say the least.
    While the birth of the superyacht community and the luxury..

  • Editor's Note: Coffee, Catch-ups & Ice Breakers July 20 2017

    Editor's Note: Coffee, Catch-ups & Ice Breakers

    As the peak of July closes in, we traded the piercing heat of
    Italy’s busy yacht-building meccas for the soft summer sunlight
    of the Freisland, speaking with exploration legends ICON Yachts..

  • Editor's Note: The Art of Innovation July 12 2017

    Editor's Note: The Art of Innovation

    'Innovation' is an interesting concept. A term used widely to
    describe new breakthroughs across the world, yet merely serves to
    illustrate the daily routine when put in context of the yachting..

  • Editor's Note: Back to the Drawing Board July 06 2017

    Editor's Note: Back to the Drawing Board

    Sat amongst the perfect chaos of a design space in Venice, I
    gained a unique perspective of the superyacht design community.
    This is, after all, a world where 'professional dreamers'..

  • Editor's Note: Snippets of Secrecy and Success June 29 2017

    Editor's Note: Snippets of Secrecy and Success

    This week, the team headed back to Italy once again this week to
    see how the culture of style and detail is bringing some of the
    most incredible yacht projects to the water. Just this morning,..

  • Editor's Note: From Sketches to Sea Trials June 22 2017

    Editor's Note: From Sketches to Sea Trials

    This week, the Med came to London in the form of a week-long heat
    wave. While some enjoyed a little British Summer, the film team
    and I took to the place where the sun's glistening rays are most..

  • Editor's Note: Custom, Quality & Creativity June 08 2017

    Editor's Note: Custom, Quality & Creativity

    The superyacht community is forever working on something bigger,
    something better and something that will raise the bar according
    to the growing demands of owners. This notion of true custom..

  • Editor's Note: Insights into Exploration June 01 2017

    Editor's Note: Insights into Exploration

    Exploration is an ongoing conversation in the Superyachts.com
    office; fuelled by new expedition projects and a shifting
    spotlight on understated destinations. Adventure, in fact, has..

  • Editor's Notes: Global Game Changers May 18 2017

    Editor's Notes: Global Game Changers

    One of the best things about heading back to the UK post yacht
    show is reminiscing on the exciting events and delving deeper
    into the discoveries made over the hectic days past. The..

  • Editor's Note: Project Insights and Italian Revelry May 11 2017

    Editor's Note: Project Insights and Italian Revelry

    Last week we watched in awe as M/Y and S/Y 'A' became acquainted
    off the coast of Monaco... This week the news took an unexpected
    turn to the Mediterranean coastline of Italy where a delivery in..

  • Editor's Note: Game Changing Showcases February 23 2017

    Editor's Note: Game Changing Showcases

    The Dubai Boat Show is looming, and with the brand-new edition of
    Yachts Miami Beach now behind us it’s time for the industry to
    shift focus and head to a region which is fast becoming an..