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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

UHNW Luxury Yachting Sector Trends Revealed by Camper & Nicholsons and Wealth X

By Codelia Mantsebo Wealth-X, the global authority on wealth intelligence, and Camper & Nicholsons, the global leader in luxury yachting activities, have released a first-of-its-kind report on the world’s ultra wealthy and the luxury yachting sector. “This report identifies the convergence of this segment’s desire for privacy as well as their seeking of new and unique experiences in their travel,” says […]

BBA Aviation completes $2.065 billion acquisition of Landmark Aviation

It has been announced that Signature Flight Support (Signature), a BBA Aviation plc UK company has completed its $2.065 acquisition of Landmark Aviation (Landmark) from affiliates of The Carlyle Group. “Today we celebrate the successful acquisition of Landmark Aviation. We are so pleased and proud to welcome Landmark’s 3,000 global employees to the BBA Aviation and Signature Flight Support teams. Our customers […]

Inaugural Thailand Yacht Show

This week, Thailand hosts its first ever superyacht show at the Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket from 11-14 February. Headlined with a fleet by Burgess Yachts, 40 exhibitors are part of the Thailand Yacht Show. The recently relaxed superyacht chartering laws played an important part in creating the biggest yachting event to date in the country. Jean-Marc Poullet, chairman […]

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2014

Fort Lauderdale has wrapped up another successful boat show and this year’s event, with its fantastic weather, hordes of clients and impressive line-up of yachts on display, will certainly be one to remember. One of the most talked about events of the show was the Bubble Lounge event aboard Gravitas, sponsored by Elite Traveler Magazine. More than 140 people climbed on […]

Indonesia Yacht Show 2014 Announces Display of 108 Ft Duchessa II

Organisers of the Indonesia Yacht Show (IYS) 2014 have announced that reputable yacht builder, Johnson Yachts, will be displaying the 108 Ft Duchessa II at the show’s outdoor water display area. Johnson was represented last year with an indoor booth, but like many previous indoor yacht exhibitors, due to impressive results from the first IYS, they have decided to bring […]

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, The Bubbles Club – Cocktail Party

The 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was held last week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the ‘Yachting Capital of the World’. The show, which took place on October 31 – November 4, featured a selection of the most stunning yachts from around the globe with an impressive line-up from the Camper & Nicholsons International sales and charter fleet on display. On […]

Full Speed Ahead with D-Marin Marinas: New World Program Announced

D-Marin Marinas Group goes full speed ahead with its programs, privileges and network which make the Dogus Group company a regional powerhouse in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Adriatic Sea. With a network of ten marinas located across three Mediterranean countries that are well known for the beauty of their coastlines – Turkey, Greece and Croatia – D-Marin’s overall capacity […]