YACHTING DECARBONIZATION

The decarbonization of yachting is an essential step in aligning the luxury maritime sector with global climate change efforts, blending environmental responsibility with innovation. Historically, yachting, synonymous with luxury and recreation, evolved with minimal concern for its environmental impact. As awareness of climate change increased, the industry faced growing scrutiny over the significant carbon emissions […]

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The Power Catamaran Innovators:

THIS IS IT by The Italian Sea Group and the BGM 75 by Bluegame In the realm of luxury yachting, power catamarans are setting new benchmarks for elegance, space, and efficiency. At the forefront of this evolution are two exemplary models: “THIS IS IT” by The Italian Sea Group, representing the pinnacle of superyacht power […]

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Mark of Safety: The Essential Role of the Plimsoll Line and Load Lines in Yacht Safety

The Plimsoll mark, also known as the International Load Line or simply the load line, is a crucial symbol in the maritime industry, representing the safety guidelines for the permissible loading capacity of ships, including yachts. This mark is named after Samuel Plimsoll, a British politician who was instrumental in getting this safety regulation passed […]

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I’m thrilled to announce my new collaboration with ITS FONDAZIONE G. CABOTO ACADEMY for educating the future Captains and Chief Stewards

I am honored to teach in the courses dedicated to training future Yacht Masters and Chief Stewards. This prestigious institution boasts an incredible employment success rate, with 99% of graduates finding employment immediately after graduation. The courses are open to all young Europeans with a high school diploma, offering a unique opportunity for professional growth. […]

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Understanding Yacht Stabilization Systems

A smooth voyage aboard a luxurious yacht is a dream for many. However, the natural rocking and rolling of the sea can turn this dream into an unsettling experience. Yacht stabilization systems are thus indispensable in ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable journey across the waters. Introduction to Yacht Stabilization: Yacht stabilization refers to the technology […]

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Piracy and Paparazzi, the unwanted attention in the yachting World.

The allure of the open sea has long drawn the affluent and adventurous alike. However, the yachting community, synonymous with opulence and serenity, now finds itself navigating through the turbulent waters of not just piracy, but also unwanted attention from paparazzi. The stakes are high, with personal safety, privacy, and multi-million dollar assets on the […]

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Charting Safe Waters: Maritime Industry Addresses Lithium-Ion Battery Hazards

The maritime industry, particularly the luxury yacht sector, has been grappling with the challenges posed by lithium-ion batteries. The increased adoption of these batteries, due to their high energy density, longer lifespan, the quest for eco-friendliness has also escalated the risks of onboard fires. This batteries are especially used for powering small electric crafts on […]

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Tour of Benetti 121′ Superyacht with #THELUXURYYACHTLADY

During the Cannes Yachting Festival I had the pleasure to visit together with David Seal of Northrop & Johnson SAFAD a Benetti 121 built in 2015. The yacht was designed by Stefano Righini with interiors penned by ZURETTI Design. The spaces on board this 37m are incredible. Moreover the front looking windows and the opening […]

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CARINTHIA VII

This morning I was invited on board the 97m 2002 built Luerssen. Originally she was designed by Tim Heywood. She jest underwent a major refit of 300 days after changing ownership last year just ahead of the Monaco Yacht Show. Carinthia VII means a lot to me she is by far my favorite Luerssen ever […]

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FERRETTI GROUP PRESS CONFERENCE at the MYS

🍀SUP-Y: Sustainable Powered Yacht is the name behind the strategy of the Ferretti Group to make its yacht greener. Fuel cell will store energy from hydrogen created trough a reformer using green methanol. RINA has already granted approval in principle certificate. This certificates proofs not only the concept but also the application of the highest […]

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