Boston Whaler wins the Brunswick Safety  Award
Boston Whaler’s Edgewater facility was awarded by parent company Brunswick Corporation the Brunswick Safety Leadership Award. Brunswick CEO Dave Foulkes presented Whaler’s safety committee with the award during a ceremony held on July 31. Boston Whaler then announced that it would donate the $10,000 prize received in conjunction with... Read more
Luca Dini Design & Architecture, two worlds come together
LUCA DINI Design & Architecture is born, a studio that brings together the two souls of Luca Dini Design, an internationally renowned firm for the design of Superyachts, and the architecture studio LDA Luca Dini Associati. A choice of rebranding that wants to communicate, right from the name, a... Read more
Hot Lab, 15 years of activity celebrated with six launches
The Milanese design studio Hot Lab is celebrating 15 years of intense activity. The firm, continuing its growth path, has already participated in the design of four yachts in 2019, while two have been confirmed for 2020.  Hot Lab’s 15th anniversary: the Italian design studio is now an “Ltd.”,... Read more
Lagoon, Deep-Sea cruising
Whether powered by sail or motor, catamaransoffer undisputed advantages in their size, comfort, range and customisation, the Lagoon shipyard in Bordeaux produces a range of megayachts that includes two motor models and an impressive twelve sailing boats by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Nicolas Claris LAUNCHING A BOAT IS... Read more
BehneMar appointed Mr. Tim Trenker Chief Executive Officer
BehneMar, the luxury yacht consultant, is celebrating this year its 15th anniversary with the appointment of a new CEO, Mr. Tim Trenker. BehneMar developed a reputation as the go-to superyacht consultancy firm for brokerage, charter and yacht management for those who prioritize their privacy. BehneMar’s shareholders have announced the... Read more
Italian Vessels, the Captain’s  ship
We went to Termoli to visit the Italian Vessels yard and witness how they work steel. We were eager to find out more about the future plans of Captain Mario Parigi and his sons Marco and Eugenio. The first boat under construction is a 93.9-footer designed by Tommaso Spadolini... Read more
Women and sailing, a perfect combination
More and more women are at the helm of sailing boats according to Sailsquare’s data: 52% in 2018 and 53.7% for the summer of 2019 – data from July – while there is a continuous growth (54%) in women traveling alone. The number of women who choose to take... Read more
Wider, three groups led by Marcello Maggi have acquired the Italian shipyard
Wider, a pioneer in hybrid propulsion for luxury yachts, has been acquired by Nautical Hybrid Tech, the Monegasque group of Marcello Maggi (in the opening picture), the Zepter Group and Hopafi Holding Srl. The three companies acquired the Wider Yachts shipyard, which marked the nautical sector with the avant-garde... Read more
Genova for Yachting, Giovanni Costaguta is the new president
The Shareholders’ Meeting of Genova for Yachting, the group that gathers 33 companies of the Genoese professional boating industry, has elected Giovanni Costaguta as its new president. The figures are growing, with significant increases in turnover and in the number of employees. The Shareholders’ Meeting of Genoa for Yachting,... Read more
Megayacht holidays, here are the trends of summer 2019 according to Floating Life
From the onboard cook to the yoga instructor, to the personalized area for dogs and cats. These are the major trends that come from the world of megayacht charter according to Floating Life International, a service company in the nautical sector.  Among the most popular destinations for megayacht charters... Read more