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The successful Americas Cup AC36 was held in New Zealand during the global pandemic, and New Zealand can safely say all Superyachts and the Owners that ventured to these shores thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The future planning for the AC37 is merely weeks away before we know where in the world, if not Auckland, where it will be held.

The exquisite cruising grounds of the Maldives have been welcoming a steady flow of superyachts since lifting COVID-19 restrictions, attracting a number of foreign-flagged superyachts enticed by the prospect of once again enjoying this fantastic yachting destination.

In its most general form, a family office is a wealth manager created to support the family in the day- to-day administration and management of their affairs and long-term strategy. It is often considered as a privately held company that handles investment management and wealth management solutions for a wealthy family, with the goal being to effectively grow and transfer wealth across generations.

Given all the ways that COVID-19 has changed and is still changing the world, it is entirely possible that the pandemic is a tipping point for enacting flexible or entirely at-home work schedules. Many companies that have already implemented these flexible working policies such as Global Marine Travel (GMT), have observed worker productivity soar.

Lantau Yacht Club (“LYC / Club”) is pleased to roll out the first yachtcation package for yachting aficionados this summer. In the most popular yachting season of the year, yachting lovers are now offered a rare opportunity to try out the new state-of-the-art LYC marina and our premium service at our exclusive Club.

From experience Godfrey Zwygart, a marine consultant from Marevisio knows that being a crew or captain on a super yacht is a challenging job. It requires a lot of technical knowledge as well as a very high EQ to handle human relationships.

Asia Yacht Press (AYP) has done it again! After a long period of Covid-delayed gestation, AYP are delighted to announce the arrival of a second edition of ‘Cruising Hong Kong’. “We sold out of the first edition, and were still getting enquiries” said Guy Nowell, “so we did it all over again!”

Dr Marcelo Rodrigues is a consultant scientist, he joined Brookes Bell in 2018.  He grew up in Brazil, studied there and completed his PhD in Spain. A career in academia followed with posts in Innsbruck, Austria and Newcastle, UK.  Here he tells us a bit more about his work and why it fascinates him.

The Azimut|Benetti Group, which has a strong presence in the Asia region, reports that the Benetti OASIS DECK™ has contributed to the extraordinary success of the Oasis 40M, which boasts sales of six units in the APAC region.

Colin: In 2009 YP Loke, Gareth Twist and I came together to create the Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA). Soon after we enlisted Simon Turner and Jean Jacques Levigne onto the working group forming the association.

OASIS DECKTM is the name of a new solution offered by Benetti which, based on the extraordinary success of the Oasis 40M boasting sales of six units in APAC region and 15 units globally.

The Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM) have announced an exciting new advancement at the award-winning Australian refit and repair facility, increasing their superyacht lifting capacity to 300-tonne and setting a new city record for the largest vessel ever to be raised on the Gold Coast.

Due for delivery in June 2023, the new 56.70 metre Sanlorenzo 57Steel with 5 decks and a tonnage of 1050 GT, will bear the signature of Studio Zuccon International Project, for the exteriors, and Piero Lissoni for the interiors of this second unit.

Mectra Synergy (M) Sdn Bhd is proud to announce our appointment as the authorized dealer for Yanmar High Speed Marine Engine, covering sail boats and pleasure markets.

Fraser is pleased to announce the sale of 40M/131' SILENTWORLD, one of the largest yachts for sale in the Pacific region. Sold by Fraser Australia brokers Peter Redford and Eugenio Cannarsa, who were representing the Seller, with Adam Blackmore from Fraser Hong Kong representing the Buyer. 

Global Marine Travel (GMT) heads into its third year in a row on the Travel Weekly Power List as a specialist Travel Management Company within the Maritime Industry, gaining a new spot at #42 for 2021.

The Administration has developed a new database system (Upvise) that has been customised to meet all our vessel registration and crew certification requirements for the Cook Islands Ships registry.

Burgess is delighted to announce that the 33.9m (111.2ft) Feadship MOON SAND TOO is available for sale. The first of Feadship's Lagoon Cruiser Series, the yacht features an exceptional use of glass, transforming both her appearance and the guest experience inside.

There are many considerations that need to be taken into account when purchasing and operating a business aircraft. Many owners and operators are concerned primarily with regulatory compliance, direct and in-direct tax implications, registration and in some cases, ways to offset costs.

Welcome to Yacht Style Issue 60, which features the magazine’s annual Charter in Asia feature as well as a strong sailing theme reflected in a huge Racing section and Reviews of three sailing brand-new sailing models.