Want to sail like a secret agent? Check out these Bond-esque yachts!


  Who hasn’t fantasized at some point about living like James Bond? The MI6 agent has it all; fast cars, beautiful women, a range of mind-boggling gadgets, and the seeming ability to dodge bullets and save the world, while dealing out razor sharp quips with one eyebrow raised. It seems as though the world’s leading superyacht designers have been taking note of Mr. Bond’s endless appeal to the world’s rich and beautiful. The superyacht industry is full of shipbuilders constantly racing to outdo each other when it comes to that ‘wow’ factor, and it seems that this season has been Read the full article...

Launching a Legend: Black Pearl


Image: yachtharbour In recent years, we’ve seen some pretty outlandish superyacht designs. It seems every yacht maker in the land is seeing how many extra lavish details they can add to their increasingly massive crafts, from helipads and revolving swimming pools, to glowing saunas and floating staircases. However, few have been daring enough to truly think outside the box when it comes to the vessel itself, and re-imagine what a superyacht might actually be. This all began to change with the launch of Maltese Falcon, which introduced the wider world to the concept of a DynaRig – a new type Read the full article...

Explorers: The Latest Trend in Superyachting


Image: Sanlorenzo 460EXP via Arcon Yachts The world of luxury yachting is one which is constantly evolving, always changing with the ebb and flow of fashion, and forever dictated by the whims of the global elite, for whom money is little object. Not so long ago, the main trend in superyachting seemed to have relatively little – if anything at all – to do with actual sailing; it was all about pulling up in some trendy hotspot, and using your yacht as a portable luxury home in which to party and live the high life. However, times are changing, and Read the full article...