If you have been following my blogs, or you have been around people who talk “boat speak” (dealers, brokers, boat show exhibitors), you may have heard the term “owner-operator”. What does that term mean, and what does being an owner-operator involve?
I love cruising in the Bahamas. The many shades of blue and turquoise are simply incomparable and always unbelievably gorgeous.
Did you hear that the winners of the World Superyacht Awards were announced last weekend?
What can we as individuals … boat & yacht owners, crew, and other yachting industry professionals … do?
Can the yachting industry reduce its carbon footprint and environmental impact?
Great experiences are better shared, especially when you can share them with those you love, including your pets. We usually cruise with our two rescue dogs, Cagney and Lacey, known as the Beagle sisters, as well as our two rabbits Biscotte and Oscar.
Stabilizers and sailing aren’t really used in the same sentence, so when do we see them being used?
Firstly, let’s start with a quick description of what stabilizers are, and how they might work.
Adastra, or “ad astra”, meaning “to the stars”, is a very appropriate name for this superyacht resembling a space ship design. Adastra is a 42.5-meter (140’) trimaran built by McConaghy Boats, and she looks like no other boat on the water!
Did you see any cool yacht design features at the Palm Beach International Boat Show?
I’ll take two of those and that yacht please!We can all agree that boating has been around for centuries. Trade routes formed, recreational sailing became a ‘thing’ that people can go out and enjoy, and of more recent times, yachting has emerged as the new winner in travelling in style.