Jill has enjoyed an extensive career in yachting journalism and in the marine industry. She was previously the Founding Editor of Boat International USA and Editor-in-Chief of ShowBoats International. She is a partner in and Editorial Director of Concepts Publishing Inc. and has co-authored more than 20 coffee table books; including Turquoise Reflections (Turquoise Yachts); Built by Oceanco; S/Y Marie; The Bucket Book, 25 Years of Megayacht Racing; Classic Sailing Yachts, and Outrageous Yachts. She has been on the Board of the International Superyacht Society since 2011 and has served on the Honorary Board of the Award Committee for International Seakeepers Society. Jill lives in land locked Vermont, but does manage to get to the water often.
Wolfgang Ludes, principal of the studio, says the design concept was inspired by the classic ocean liners of the 1920’s.
Gulf Craft’s flagship Majesty175, successfully completed her maiden sea trial. The yacht, which is due for delivery later this year, was sold to a prominent UAE businessman.
Starting in February, 2021, on the Chinese New Year, it will be the Year of the Ox, an animal which has a special resonance both for Heesen Yachts and for its home town of Oss, which is Dutch for ‘ox.’
The team at Amels and Damen Yachting has marked the start of 2021 with the delivery of the Amels 242 Synthesis. The 242-foot (74-meter) Amels Limited Editions design departed the Damen Yachting Vlissingen City shipyard in the Netherlands on January 4th.
Launched in October, the Custom Line Navetta 30 marks a new chapter in the brand’s evolution. At 93-feet (28.43m) in length and with a beam of 24-feet (7.3 m) Navetta 30 reflects a collaboration between the Product Strategy Department led by Piero Ferrari and the Ferretti Group Engineering Department.
The majority stakeholder of Baglietto—the Gavio family—has announced its strategy for relaunching historic yacht brand.
Burger Boat Company has released its newest yacht concept, the Burger 120 Raised Pilothouse Motor Yacht.
Germany-based superyacht builder, Lürssen, among many companies in the yachting industry, is undertaking joint activities with environmental organizations to reduce environmental pollution.
The Hood 57, Classic Express yacht, built by Lyman-Morse was launched in October 2020. Chris Hood developed the yacht’s original design and concept and brought in Stephens Waring Yacht Design and then brought the project to Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Company in Maine.
Triton achieved a new milestone with the delivery of the first ever 6-person acrylic-hulled submersible certified to 3,281ft/ 1,000m, featuring the world’s largest transparent, spherical passenger compartment, providing a 360⁰ window to the ocean outside.
Italy -based Falcon Yachts contracted the Italian Design Firm Quartostile to pen the the exterior and interior lines of their 131-foot (40 meter) model as part of their Legacy Line – and now the design firm is developing Falcon’s new 148-foot (45 meter) vessel.
Florida -based designer, Lukasz Opalinski, who hails originally from Poland, has created a new 393ft (120m) superyacht concept that he is calling Indah— meaning ‘beautiful one,’ a word that has origins in Indonesia.
With a nod to the 1960s, the Motopanfilo 37M evokes a timeless style with exterior design by Francesco Struglia, and a contemporary interior by Claudio Lazzarini and Carl Pickering from Lazzarini Pickering Architetti.
Benetti has a new yacht project —the FB284, a 220ft (67m) six-deck megayacht. Giorgio M. Cassetta designed the exterior and the layout and the interior is by Benetti’s in-house designers. FB284 has 7 cabins for guests and 11 cabins for a crew of up to 19.
Dutch Heesen Yachts is building the one of the world’s largest and fastest full-aluminum motoryachts – the 262-foot (80-meter) Project Cosmos.
The stunning 168-foot (51 meter) sloop, Rainbow II, pays homage to the era of the big classic yachts of the early 1900s, offering a back-to-the-roots classical sailing experience packed with contemporary comfort features.
Porto Mirabello is a new upscale state-of-the-art marina development in the Gulf of La Spezia.
Travel consultant, Carissa Gulyas reviews Covid rules and regulations— country by country— for Yachts International.
The 131ft/40m schooner Vagrant was originally designed and built by Herreshoff in 1913.
The brand new, tri-deck Horizon FD92 arrived in the U.S. and was delivered to her owners during an intimate christening ceremony at the Horizon Yacht USA office at the Hall of Fame Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Cantieri Navali Codecasa is embarking on a 50’s style 79ft (24m) ‘gentleman’s yacht’ designed by Luca Dini Design and Architecture that mixes elegance with technologically advanced solutions.
Carlo Nuvolari, cofounding partner and chief naval engineer at the Venice-based Nuvolari Lenard design studio, shares his thoughts on why considering a deeper, more holistic approach to wellness offers a better, more contemporary solution for our living spaces, whether in superyachts or luxury land-based homes.
The 361-foot (110-meter) Kaos left the Lürssen Blohm+Voss facilities in Hamburg and has been redelivered to her delighted owners. Kaos was built at Oceanco in the Netherlands and launched 2017 with the name Jubilee.
Bravo Yacht Design (BYD), a naval architecture and engineering studio (BYD), based in Barcelona and Mallorca, shared first images and sketches of their latest superyacht design concept: Bravo 75. Inspired by sailing yachts, the 246ft (75m) concept is very different from other similar projects in this range.
M/Y Broadwater, built originally as Rasselas by Feadship, left the facilities of Royal Huisman Amsterdam for her Atlantic crossing after an extensive conversion of her interior and exterior.
The Feadship yard in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands commenced the outfitting of the 180-foot (55-meter) Project 708 after its delivery from the Feadship hull-building facility in Papendrecht.
Tecnomar, the flagship brand of The Italian Sea Group, presents its latest concept: Domus, a 118-foot (36-meter) megayacht which is configured to be a true ‘villa by the sea’.
The Vittoria Shipyard has launched Vittoria Yachts, a new division of the long-standing company that has a hundred years of experience in military, paramilitary and civil shipbuilding.
The new Castagnola Heritage 9.9—designed by Nauta Design and developed by Francesco Rogantin's Studio Names for Naval Architecture and Engineering—was built by Castagnola with a new (patented) construction technology
The new Benetti-built superyacht Lana (/ 351ft 5in/ 107m) is one of the most luxurious superyachts in the world and a new exciting addition to the 100m+ range of yachts available for charter worldwide.
“Riva in the Movie” is a new short film that celebrates the role the iconic boat brand has played in film over the years
Oceanco is making a commitment to the future through a pioneering collaborative initiative
Who says that sea and sky only meet at the horizon?
Loaded with multiple cargoes for multiple clients from ports in Spain, Italy and Greece, Jumbo Vision recently arrived in the USA with loads bound for Florida, Louisiana and Texas included a large shipment of delicate cargo: yachts.
Admiral just launched the 157-foot 48-meter motoryacht Crocus.
A result of intense research, collaboration and engineering, YachtCloud has introduced YIS (Yacht Information System), a 21st Century digital platform exclusively designed for superyacht guests and owners
Featuring a towering an astonishing 351ft ( 107m) air-draft rig, Apex 850, the 279-foot single-masted sailing yacht is a new collaboration between Royal Huisman and Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design.