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Shipyard Stories: How Wally Became one of the World’s Most Loved – and Hated – Shipyards

We speak to Wally's founder and chief designer Luca Bassani about how its distinctive, stand-out vessels continue to shape the industry to this very day.

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Shipyard Stories: How Giovanna Vitelli Rose to the Heart of Azimut Benetti

As executive vice president of the world’s biggest yacht builders, Giovanna Vitelli bears a great responsibility, not just in terms of her role but as a female figurehead in a male-dominated industry.

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Shipyard Stories: Why Pendennis Shipyard is the Best of British

As Pendennis approaches its 35th anniversary, we discover how the shipyard remains the beating heart of Falmouth, Cornwall.

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How Bannenberg & Rowell are Upholding the Legacy of ‘Godfather’ of Modern Yacht Design

Uncover the journey of Jon Bannenberg and discover how his son Dickie is driving the studio into a new era of yacht design.

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How BFG Provisions is Catering to the Greek Superyacht Market

Passion is pretty much a pre-requisite for working in the food industry, particularly as a producer, chef or provisioner, and that passion has been evident in Jean-Pierre Neale ever since he was a schoolboy.

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Shipyard Stories: Peter Lürssen on the Past, Present and Future of Lürssen

“Once in a while we should allow ourselves, against our better knowledge, to do something really crazy,” says Peter Lürssen, CEO of German boatbuilder Lürssen. “If you do something crazy, it actually may work, and if it doesn’t, it will inspire others to push the limits.”

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Shipyard Stories: Discovering Sunreef Yachts

Sunreef Yachts is a shipyard that has defied all the odds. Opening its doors in 2002 in the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, the first few years of business saw more than its fair share of skepticism thrown at the burgeoning builder of luxury catamarans.

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Three Coolest Tenders of the 2021 Monaco Yacht Show

Whether it’s flashy good looks, interesting styling or revolutionary features, these are the three superyacht tenders of 2021 that deserve your attention.

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Shipyard Stories: Inside the Renaissance of Ferretti Group

Alberto Galassi has a monumental mission on his hands. As CEO of Ferretti Group, the Italian bears the responsibility of not one, but seven, iconic boat brands: Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing, Itama, CRN and Custom Line and Wally.

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How Chateau d’Esclans Owner Sacha Lichine Created One of the Most Iconic Rosé Wines in the World

It is hard to picture Sacha Lichine, the portly and eloquent owner of the world renowned Château d’Esclans estate in Provence, shuffling from door to door trying to spread the “gospel of the grape” as he puts it.

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Shipyard Stories: Inside Dutch Powerhouse Heesen

When Frans Heesen acquired Striker Boats in 1978, he didn’t expect to become founder of one of Europe’s most innovative boatbuilders. As an entrepreneur, Heesen’s beginnings were in the plastics industry – rumours suggest he bought the Netherlands-based shipyard as a potential location for another business.

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Hatt et Söner: Europe’s Most Secretive Champagne House

One of the most secretive and exclusive Champagne houses in the world, Hatt et Söner is a name reserved for those in the know. Specialising in the creation of private vintages, its clients range from business leaders and superyacht owners looking to create their own unique fizz.

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Haute Interiors: Uncovering Quality Craftsmanship with Silverlining Furniture

Founded by Mark Boddington in 1985, discover how the boundary-pushing Silverlining Furniture has become the go-to furniture maker for the world’s elite.

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The Champagne of Teas: Behind the Finest Darjeeling Blends

Loved by royals and connoisseurs alike, the finest Darjeeling teas are plucked on full moon nights on the summer solstice – and attract a price tag to match. Geetanjali Krishna raises her cup to the ‘champagne of teas’.

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Charter Itinerary: The Story of Today’s Hottest New Yachting Software

Charter Itinerary is changing the world of yacht itinerary creation, with its revolutionary new yacht itinerary planning web platform. We spoke to its founders to learn how this exciting new platform was born, how it works, and how the yachting industry has embraced it.

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Art for Seas’ Sake: A Collaboration Between Rossinavi and Parley

An underwater art installation isn't the first thing that comes to mind when speaking to the boss of a shipyard in Viareggio. But considering Rossinavi's heritage and expertise with metal in water, no wonder Parley for the Oceans sought their advice on the rebuilding of a sculpture destined for the shores of St Barths.

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Spotlight on TJB Super Yachts

A military career and a decade working as a private jet sales broker were the perfect springboard for Tim Johnson to launch TJB Super Yachts. Eight years on and Tim has established the company as the go-to boutique brand for first-time charterers with a dynamic team of 18 staff based London.

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Art In...The Synergy of Art in Design

Art In... a London based agency representing an international portfolio of artists, has joined forces with interior designer Vanessa Brady OBE, CEO and Founder of the Society of British Interior Design, to create an art and interior design service for superyachts, hotels and private residences. 

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Superyacht Interior Design Trends: 2021 and Beyond

Design trends in the superyacht world are dictated less by the latest colours or gadgets and more by lifestyle choices, with interior designers constantly on the lookout for ways to take the user experience to the next level.

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Why Your Next Boat Should be a Catamaran

Catamaran hulls are quickly becoming the next big thing in boating. With more people spending time on the water than ever before, they’re demanding more space, features and comfort. And manufacturers around the world are listening.

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Shaping the Wave with Superyacht Nautique

Building on a simple mission to supply the very best tenders and toys to superyachts, SYTT's latest venture is a collaboration with Nautique, market leaders in the design and manufacture of wake boats - a smart move uniting two giant brands in the watersports community.

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The Story Behind Iguana Yachts’ Amphibious Craft

Iguana Yachts was born from one man's desire to make boating easy. Antoine Brugidou, a top-level engineer and boating enthusiast, created a solution to launch your boat anywhere without the need for assistance or infrastructure.

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From Wild Oats to Castlerock

Dan Oatley is no newcomer to the world of boats, large and small. He has worked on board the Queen Mary 2, captained several superyachts, crossed the Atlantic 14 times and cruised to the North Pole, but his real passion is speed.

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