Editors Comments News Archive

  • Editor's Note: Launching into Love February 14 2019

    Editor's Note: Launching into Love

    Happy Valentines Day from the Superyachts.com team. This week the
    excitement of new launches, romantic charters and imposing cyber
    threats, blended a newsworthy week of destination escapes and a..

  • Editor's Note: Celebrating & Anticipating February 07 2019

    Editor's Note: Celebrating & Anticipating

    From celebrating inspiring women across the superyacht sector, to
    the stand out vessels at the Miami Boat Show, not to forget the
    weird and the wonderful in superyacht design, Superyachts.com..

  • Editor's Note: Updates from Across the Globe January 24 2019

    Editor's Note: Updates from Across the Globe

    Here in the Superyachts.com Editorial Office we can't believe
    it's been over a week since our fantastic Top 100 event. While
    we've been focused on the aftermath of hosting such an exciting..

  • Editor's Note: The Top 100 Edition January 17 2019

    Editor's Note: The Top 100 Edition

    The time is here again when Superyachts.com gather the superyacht
    industry for our Top 100 event; in celebration of the world's
    largest yachts. Inviting the wider press into the covert world of..

  • Editor’s Note: Happy New Year from Superyachts.com January 03 2019

    Editor’s Note: Happy New Year from Superyachts.com

    With 2018 almost a memory, we’re welcoming 2019 with open arms
    and wishing all of our readers the very best for the year to
    come. Having spent the past few weeks looking back at our..

  • Editor's Note: 2018's Most Read Stories December 27 2018

    Editor's Note: 2018's Most Read Stories

    The days between Christmas and New Year are best spent losing
    track of time and reminiscing on the year gone by. At
    Superyachts.com we’re doing the same by bringing you our final..

  • Editor's Note: A Year in Retrospect December 20 2018

    Editor's Note: A Year in Retrospect

    We begin to wrap up 2018 by looking back at what has been a
    triumphant year for the superyacht industry. From superyacht
    milestones, to 2018’s ‘biggest and best’, we uncover each and..

  • Editor’s Note: Europe Dominates December 06 2018

    Editor’s Note: Europe Dominates

    From new launches and brokerage booms to transformative
    redevelopments, Europe astounded this week as news flooded in
    from every corner. The shores of the Mediterranean provided lots..

  • Editor's Note: Milestone Moments November 29 2018

    Editor's Note: Milestone Moments

    From one of the largest superyacht brokerage deals of the year;
    110m Jubilee by Burgess, to marking decades of success and
    destination developments- a succession of stand-out announcements..

  • Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from Superyachts.com November 22 2018

    Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from Superyachts.com

    The past week in superyacht news has proved one of much activity.
    While the Festive period begins across the pond marked by today’s
    Thanksgiving celebrations, here in Europe, it’s business as..

  • Editor's Note: From the Netherlands and Beyond November 15 2018

    Editor's Note: From the Netherlands and Beyond

    With the noise of FLIBS becoming a memory, this time of year
    usually begins the quiet period for the industry. However, as the
    nights draw darker, there’s an unusual air of excitement among..

  • Editor's Note: The American Market Comes Alive November 08 2018

    Editor's Note: The American Market Comes Alive

    Following the success of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show this week,
    we are back in our London office wrapping up our exclusive
    interviews, privileged insights and American focus features for..

  • Editor's Note: A Show-Stopping Week November 01 2018

    Editor's Note: A Show-Stopping Week

    Kicking off the first week of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, we
    take a glimpse into the builds and designs dominating the
    American stage. Not only this, we roll out the red carpet for our..

  • Editor's Note: Exclusive Insights & First Glances October 25 2018

    Editor's Note: Exclusive Insights & First Glances

    From the buzz of Barcelona on the shores of OneOcean Port Vell,
    to one of the biggest, boldest, and blushing Top 100 launches by
    Feadship in 2018, this week the superyacht industry had lots to..

  • Editor's Note: The Show Goes On October 18 2018

    Editor's Note: The Show Goes On

    As Fort Lauderdale Boat Show steadily approaches, the eyes of the
    industry can't help but be fixed firmly on the newly released
    list of vessels announced for the Florida show. Fittingly with..

  • Editor’s Note: Changing Tides October 11 2018

    Editor’s Note: Changing Tides

    And just like that; the long, hot summer was over. With a new
    season ahead of us and another boat show on the way, there’s been
    a clear change in the water as we look to Fort Lauderdale Boat..

  • Editor’s Note: A Successful End to the Summer Season October 04 2018

    Editor’s Note: A Successful End to the Summer Season

    The end of the summer charter season is marked each year by the
    sound of 300+ yacht horns signalling the end of the Monaco Yacht
    Show. Resonating with the Superyachts.com team, this sound marks..

  • Editor's Note: Day Four at the MYS September 29 2018

    Editor's Note: Day Four at the MYS

    It is the forth and final day of Monaco Yacht Show 2018, and it
    has certainly been a ride. 62 interviewees have sat in the chair,
    and there have been some fantastic insights and revelations on..

  • Editor's Note: Day Three at the MYS September 28 2018

    Editor's Note: Day Three at the MYS

    It's hard to believe the sun has finally set on Day 3 of the MYS.
    Having welcomed over 50 people in total to our Breaking News
    Centre already, we've been bringing you everything you need to..

  • Editor's Note: Day Two at the MYS September 27 2018

    Editor's Note: Day Two at the MYS

    It's the second day of the MYS and we're back in the Breaking
    News Centre bringing you the latest news from on the docks.
    Following our first newsletter yesterday we're excited to bring..

  • Editor's Note: Day One at the MYS September 26 2018

    Editor's Note: Day One at the MYS

    Day has turned to dusk here as we sit and admire the buzz over
    Port Hercule. Having welcomed over 20 industry greats into our
    Breaking News Centre for the first time in 2018, the first day of..

  • Editor’s Note: Transforming the Bow September 06 2018

    Editor’s Note: Transforming the Bow

    Over the last few years, the market has been presented with a
    number of ideas that make use of the area immediately behind the
    bow. More than this, it is an area that makes crew operations..

  • Editor’s Note: Smaller and Smarter August 09 2018

    Editor’s Note: Smaller and Smarter

    “We at Vripack never forget that the biggest proportion of the
    market is below 500gt,” says Marnix Hoekstra at Vripack. It was
    one of many comments from the Dutchman, who together with Bart..

  • Editor’s Note: The Mirage Effect August 02 2018

    Editor’s Note: The Mirage Effect

    This week marked the return of our glorious summer sun, which
    seemed to take a few days of rest over the weekend in the UK.
    However, it looks to be back and this week will see temperatures..