Interviews Archive (753)

  • Derecktor Shipyard on Catering for Bigger Builds

    This week we heard exciting news from across the pond as Derecktor Shipyard announced it will be upgrading hoisting facilities to lift larger and longer superyachts in its Dania Beach yard on...

  • Espen Øino on Designing the World’s Largest Yacht

    This week we had the pleasure of speaking with Espen Øino, the undisputed champion of yacht design who has put his hands to such iconic projects as Dilbar, Flying Fox and Octopus. His upcoming project...

  • Marcello Maggi on Wider Yachts' Acquisition

    In the latest wave of significant business moves in the yachting industry, last week we heard the announcement of Italian shipbuilder Wider’s acquisition by Monegasque group Nautical Hybrid Tech,...

  • Espen Øino on Design Standing the Test of Time

    In a recent and exclusive interview with IYC, designer and naval architect Espen Øino revealed a number of design secrets relating to the build of 85m Lurssen superyacht, Valerie. Speaking for the...

  • Catching Up With Lili: 55m Amels Charter Giant

    A few months ago we spoke with Imperial Yachts to learn a little more about Lili, the gorgeous Amels 180 who features striking exterior design by the esteemed Tim Heywood, on her exploration adventure...

  • Fraser Yachts Returns to US to Conquer Bigger Market

    In the latest industry news, renowned brokerage and global giant Fraser Yachts has recently been sold by Azimut-Benetti Group to MarineMax after 15 years under the former’s patronage. We spoke with...

  • Part 2: The Evolution of Shipbuilding with Balk...

    In an appointment that has the industry buzzing with speculation about the direction of the company’s future endeavours, Balk Shipyard has recently welcomed a new chief operations manager. We at...

  • Part 1: The Evolution of Shipbuilding with Balk...

    In an appointment that has the industry buzzing with speculation about the direction of the company’s future endeavours, Balk Shipyard has recently welcomed a new Chief Operations Manager. We at...

  • Word from the Captain: Cloudbreak Exploring the Med

    With two years as Captain of one of Abeking & Rasmussen most iconic superyachts, Jim Aladin has travelled the globe, leading some of the world’s most far-flung charters. With 75m Cloudbreak heading to...

  • Part 2: Simpson Marine on Leading Asia’s Market

    Having already heard how Simpson Marine use partnerships and events to hold their position as Asia’s market leaders, in the second part of our conversation with the brokerage’s Sanlorenzo Asia Sales...

  • Part 1: Simpson Marine on Leading Asia’s Market

    Industry-renowned as Asia’s leading yacht brokers, Simpson Marine has built up a strong reputation since it was founded in 1984. Watching the superyacht scene in the region change across the last 35+...

  • Brokerage Update: Bernard Gallay on Increasing CAs

    In operation since 1994, Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokerage has been at the heart of an ever-changing industry for a number of years. Today, as a MYBA registered and well-established firm, the brokerage...

  • DIBS '19: Burgess on Setting Sale in the UAE

    As former Managing Director of Burgess Asia and current Head of Sales globally, Richard Lambert has watched the UAE’s market grow and flourish. Catching up on all things Burgess, we sat down with...

  • Dubai International Boat Show Round Up 2019

    This year, the Dubai International Boat Show opened once more across the striking skyline of Dubai. Shining the spotlight on the UAE as a respected producer and an emerging demographic, we speak to...

  • DIBS '19: Waving the Flag for the Region with Gulf...

    Joined by the Chairman of Gulf Craft, Mohammed Al Shaali, we discuss the biggest name in Middle Eastern shipbuilding; a company who have gone from strength to strength in quality, innovation and...

  • DIBS '19: Behind the Scenes of the Show

    During the festivities of DIBS, we grabbed a moment with the show’s organiser, Riju George, to talk about the evolution of a show that has been promoting the UAE region for 27 years.

  • DIBS '19: Dominating the UAE with Dominator Yachts

    With the spotlight well and truly on the UAE, it seems European shipyard Dominator have firmed their place as one of the leading superyacht builders for the region. Joined by Angela Pernsteiner,...

  • DIBS '19: Sunreef Yachts on the In-House Experience

    During last week’s spectacular DIBS, we sat down for a chat with Karolina Paszkiewicz, PR and Marketing Director at Sunreef Yachts, to talk about how the company are storming their niche of the market...

  • DIBS '19: The Glamour Homeport of Yas Marina

    Last week saw the Dubai Canal Jumeirah transform into a hub of activity, flooded with representatives of the best names in the business and their spectacular fleets for the Dubai International Boat...

  • Chulhun Park on Designing the World’s Largest Valkyrie

    As former Senior Exterior Designer at Palmer Johnson Yachts, Chulhun Park has plenty of experience creating a striking silhouette. Now Chief Designer at Latitude Yachts, his futuristic thinking hasn’t...

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