Luxury Transport

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Ocean Independence launches First-Time Guide to Superyacht Charter

The international yacht charter network Ocean Independence has announced the launch of an innovative new online platform and first-time guide to chartering superyachts, drawing on the team’s marine expertise. Taking the name My First Superyacht, this guide promises to inform as well as inspire HNW individuals who are looking into chartering a superyacht for the very first time. The new […]

Gastronomy on the High Sea

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Hot on the heels of winning the Culinary Contest at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show and following a $4m refit last year, the 164ft Westport built M/Y Trending is the ideal yacht for the more gourmand focused charterer. Chef Charlie Blacker believes that “eating is […]

TAKE THREE/// Luxury Limousine Tenders

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Hodgdon Yachts This 34.4ft limousine tender is an elegant example of Hodgdon’s Venetian series custom tenders, which enable guests to travel to shore in safety and style. This tender has a chic exterior paint scheme with a stylish leather and wood veneer interior but you […]

TAKE THREE/// Water Toys

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Make your own adventure with a well-stocked garage full of toys and the open ocean as your oyster. The Wakejet This custom-built toy, the world’s first electronic wakeboard, enables users to enjoy the exhilarating speed of wakeboarding with the added freedom and personal control of […]

Natural World Safaris Launch Navigator Expedition Yacht Charter

By Lauren Jade Hill Luxury travel outfitter Natural World Safaris takes pride in tailoring truly extraordinary journeys to some of the natural world’s most wild locations. And now the travel specialist has announced the launch of Navigator, a part of the bespoke NWS Select service which places the focus on niche expeditions such as photographic safaris; Navigator focuses specifically on chartering expedition […]

Interview: Holly Bottau of Y.CO Yacht Company

By Lauren Jade Hill Founded by Gary Wright and Charlie Birkett in 2004, Y.CO yacht management company was set up to fulfill the needs of yacht owners while making a positive difference to yacht ownership. The yacht company has since grown from being a small start-up to an industry-leading company with a team of over 100, and gone on to offer […]

Next Level Luxury at the Miami International Boat Show 2017

By Lauren Jade Hill Recognized as one of the largest yachting exhibitions in the world, the Miami International Boat Show is a firm favorite of the yachting world event calendar. And now promising more luxury yachts and VIP experiences than ever before, the 2017 edition is set to be even better. Taking place from February 16 to 20 at Miami […]

Miami International Boat Show

Asia Yachting Brings World’s First and Only Monte Carlo Yachts 80 to Hong Kong and Asia

On January 13th 2017, leading luxury yacht dealer Asia Yachting, along with prestigious Italian luxury yacht brand Monte Carlo Yachts (MCY) will introduce the MCY 80 to Hong Kong and Asia through an evening of cocktails and canapes at the Aberdeen Marina Club. The MCY 80 is the 6th and newest model in the MCY collection. The yacht was revealed […]

World’s 7 Most Luxurious Yachts

By Codelia Mantsebo The yachting life has rapidly evolved into unrivaled extravagance redefining the concept of luxury traveling. Flowing waterfalls, mini submarines and a 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium are just some of the features aboard some of the world’s most luxurious yachts. These floating mansions are filled with ultra modern amenities, top-of-the-range technology gadgets and interior designs that […]

7 of the World’s Most Luxurious Cars

By Vivian Kelly If you’re looking to invest in a luxury car we want to make sure you get everything and more. Our findings of these vehicles’ hand crafted luxury materials and first rate motor abilities caught our eye. Created with only the finest ingredients, these luxury cars, from sporty Porsches to classic Bentleys, are sure to tick all the […]