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The Best Superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show

By Alex Martin

Just as the Monaco Grand Prix is considered the jewel in Formula One’s crown, the Monaco Yacht Show is the place every shipyard wants to be seen at. Each year, the yachting industry’s leading figures sail to the principality to show off their latest builds and upcoming projects. From September 25-28, over 125 vessels will be displayed in the emblematic […]

Food and Wine Around The World

By Theodora Halstead

Following her dry dock period earlier this year, The World, the largest privately-owned residential yacht in (you guessed it) the world, is back on the water and heading on a culinary-focused itinerary. Throughout 2019 she will play host to a series of food and wine extravaganzas, as expert chefs and sommeliers from all corners of the globe are flown in […]

Wally: Iconic Yachts From the Ultimate Innovators

By Theodora Halstead

Following Ferretti Group’s investment into yacht designer and builder Wally earlier this year, Elite Traveler looks at three yachts that have made this brand such an innovative and dynamic force in the superyacht world. Wallyace These days you’d be hard-pressed to find a yacht without a beach club that enables you to easily access the water. However, this wasn’t always […]

AvYachts CEO Talks Unique Yacht Sharing Program

By Emma Reynolds

Similar to how you’d purchase fractional ownership shares for a jet, AvYachts yacht sharing program is one of the only yacht companies who has introduced the concept of fractional yacht ownership to the public in a seamless manner. Fractional ownership is beneficial because you only pay for the weeks that you use it (compared to traditional ownership where the boat is […]

Superyacht Chef Tobias Emmert Trains with Michael Caines

By Elite Traveler

Superyacht head chef Tobias Emmert traded his life onboard the popular MY BASH for a spell in the beautiful Devon countryside with Michael Caines. Emmert spent one month as the apprentice of one of the UK’s most acclaimed and celebrated chefs at Lympstone Manor in Exeter. The experience allowed Emmert to take his skills and techniques to the next level, […]

Triton Reveals Next-Gen Submarine For Superyachts

Many more superyacht owners will soon be able to explore the waves below them after Triton Submarines revealed a new submersible compact enough to be carried on the majority of luxury vessels. The Triton 1000/2 MKII is a two-person vessel capable of reaching depths of 1,000ft. Weighing no more than 6,620lbs and standing just 5.6ft tall, it is aimed at […]

Oceanco Unveil Stunning Esquel Superyacht

By Alex Martin

The Dubai International Boat Show got off to a striking start on Tuesday as Oceanco unveiled their new project, the Esquel superyacht. The 345ft (105m) superyacht will be powered by a state-of-the-art compact diesel-electric system and be capable of traveling to the most remote places on the planet, including Antarctica, the North Pole and everywhere in between. With a cruising […]

Superyachts to Charter for Spring Break

By Alex Martin

Spring break is almost here and millions of Americans are expected to use their time off to go in search of warmer climes. As always, resorts and beaches will be overloaded with tourists. If crowds aren’t your thing, superyacht chartering will allow you to enjoy your vacation in peace as well as ultimate luxury. If that sounds like your idea […]

Best Yachts At The Dubai International Boat Show

The 27th Dubai International Boat Show is but days away with some of the world’s most staggering superyachts preparing to drop anchor in Dubai Canal. As a central hub for the super rich, there is set to be more prospective purchasers in Dubai than at any other maritime festival. As a result, the industry’s leading builders, including Oceanco, Heesen and […]

Princess Yachts Reveals Game-Changing X95 Luxury Yacht

By Lauren Hill

Princess Yachts has just released new images of the innovative X95 ‘superfly’, which is set to be unveiled late 2019. Re-imagining the traditional ‘flybridge’ design, the Princess X95 is an entirely new concept dubbed the luxury SUV of the seas. Promising to redefine yacht architecture, the X95 is distinguished by its extensive outdoor space and open-plan interior that’s likened to […]