Jill Bobrow, Editor-At-Large, Yachts International
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.
New Sustainability Hub at the 2022 Monaco Yacht Show
The Sustainability Hub is a new exhibition area at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show that will welcome companies that specialize in technology aimed at reducing superyachts’ environmental footprint.
The Yacht Design & Innovation Hub merges with the Designer Gallery at the 2022 Monaco Yacht Show
This September 2022, the show organizers will extend the area of the Yacht Design & Innovation Hub to integrate the long-standing exhibitors of the Designer Gallery under one single exhibition.
The New Grand Banks 85 set to make her European debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September
Grand Banks 85 Hull #1 will debut at The 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival.
OCEANR: The eco-friendly clothing company that removes 2.2 lbs /1kg of ocean waste with every purchase
Tucked away in Cork, Ireland, you will find the eco-friendly fashion company, OCEANR.
Millennials offer a fresh perspective on Yacht Sales and Charter Brokerage
Check out 6 rising stars from three well known Global Yacht Brokerage Companies
Royal Huisman’s 171ft/ 52m sportfish superyacht, set to be the largest in the world, is progressing along at pace
Royal Huisman has completed another major step in the build of Project 406 – a magnificent 171ft/ 52m six-deck, true sportfish superyacht, set to become the world’s largest – as the main superstructure was skillfully lowered onto the hull by overhead cranes.
Project Fox, a 114-foot/34.9-meter explorer yacht currently in build at Pendennis in the UK could be yours
Currently in build at the renowned Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth, UK, Project Fox is a 114ft/34.9m explorer yacht with an interior designed by Q London.
Want to see puffins in their natural habitat?Falcon Boats offers the ultimate wildlife boat experience off the coast of Wales
The Pembrokeshire islands off the coast of Wales have a rich history with some inhabited as far back as prehistory and many boasting Viking names, a legacy of the early Norse raiders of the 8th-10th centuries.
Viken Group acquires the Italian Yacht Design and Architecture firm HotLab
The acquisition is the latest in a series of strategic partnerships and acquisitions strengthening Viken Group’s global offering of comprehensive design, naval architecture and project management services to both the cruise line and yachting industries.
The Monaco Yacht Show uses power of “seduction” for its 2022 edition
Monaco Yacht Show ( Sept 28-Oct.1, 2022) is expanding on its “seducation” program, launched last year, designed to attract a new generation of yachting clients, thanks to two core concepts: “education” and “seduction” (aka “seducation”).
The first of the Amels 80's series is officially underway.
The all new 262-foot/80-meter Amels is a build milestone for this brand-new design.
CRN launches all-aluminum 171-foot/52-meter M/Y Ciao
The new CRN 142 was christened in a private ceremony at the Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard in Ancona
Check out the Infiniti 52— the first foil assisted performance/ racing sailboat developed for semi-production
Designed by Hugh Welbourn, the Infiniti 52 is the first foil assisted high performance/racing yacht developed for semi-custom production.
Breedendam Yachts unveils new Eightzero Sport concept
The Leeuwarden-based shipyard, Breedendam Yachts, revealed its latest superyacht concept: The 79-foot/24-meter convertible Eightzero sports yacht.
CRN’s new M/Y RIO will make its debut at the Monaco Yacht Show
M/Y RIO, the latest fully custom steel and aluminum CRN, was successfully delivered to her owner.
Brand new Admiral 266ft/75m Kenshō, scheduled to launch in summer 2022, will be available to charter during her very first season
Kenshō, built by Admiral with interior design from Jouin Manku, is scheduled to be delivered this summer and Y.CO has just broken the news that Kenshō, will be available to charter in the West Mediterranean during her first summer.
Spectacular new zero-emission trimaran—Domus— designed collaboratively between Van Geest and Rob Doyle Design
Van Geest Design collaborates with Rob Doyle Design on a revolutionary new trimaran called Domus.
Check out the new 81ft/ 24m Intermarine motoryacht designed by Luiz DeBasto
Brazil-based yacht builder, Intermarine, is debuting an all new 81-footer (24meter) motoryacht.
Baglietto’s new 138ft/ 42m planing yacht —Rush—designed by Francesco Paszkowski—hits the water
Baglietto relaunches its iconic planing line with the 138ft/42m aluminum yacht RUSH
Deep diving submersible Aurelia, built for Rev Ocean exploration, prepares for its first missions
The ‘first-of-its-class” world’s deepest diving three-person acrylic submersible was built by Triton Submarines LLC for REV Ocean.
Luxury Projects Architecture and Design Studio showcases M/Y Alfa—a stunning 230-foot/70 meter yacht built by Benetti
MY Alfa, a 230ft/ 70m yacht with all the features of an 262ft+/80m+ yacht is classically elegant with some strong masculine exterior lines and features.
Damen sells first 175ft/ 53m vessel in YS53 series — part of a legendary sportfisherman Anthony Hsieh’s Bad company Fleet
Damen Yachting has sold the first vessel from the all-new YS 53 series.
Bering Yachts launches new 145ft/44.2m explorer yacht in Antalya Turkey
Bering Yachts launched its B145 yacht, M/Y HEEUS. Hitting the water on Thursday 28th of April at the Bering shipyard in Antalya, the 145ft/44.2 meter explorer yacht is the first hull in the B145 range of expedition vessels.
Floating Life celebrates its 20 yearswithin the yachting management sector
Floating Life, a boutique-company founded in 2002 by Andrea Pezzini and Barbara Tambani, is celebrating 20 years of activity in the world of yacht management.
M/Y Renewal 3 is first Custom Line Navetta 33 launched in 2022 and the fifth Custom Line superyacht launched since the start of the year
The Navetta 33 M/Y Renewal 3, a yacht in the Custom Line Navetta displacement line was launched last week at the Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard in Ancona.
The Perini Navi relaunch is under way and three sailing yachts will be delivered by 2024
The Italian Sea Group announced the re-start of operations in Perini Navi’s Viareggio and La Spezia production facilities as well as the new company production plan.
New wild motorsailer concept from Steve Kozloff Designs
Glory, the latest concept creation from Steve Kozloff Designs is a 558-foot 170 meter, five deck, ice class, triple masted motorsailer
The famous sailing yacht Maiden that competed in the Whitbread Round the World race in 1989/90 with an all -female racing crew, will be making a fundraising stopover in Miami on May 2nd as part of its ongoing Maiden Factor Foundation campaign
The yacht Maiden and her crew is sailing to 40 destinations in 20 countries around the world The Seakeeper’s Women for Ocean Advocacy are hosting The Maiden Factor Foundation Event on Monday, May 2, 2022, at Yacht Haven Grande Miami at Island Gardens to honor Tracy Edwards MBE and to benefit The Maiden Factor Foundation.
Lighting Design with an eco-consciousness—a 38-foot cascading chandelier aboard the 280-foot M/Y Aquila is rebuilt in the most sustainable way
What happens when you have a yacht owner unhappy with how a very complicated and expensive cascading chandelier aboard his yacht works?
Check out the technical launch of the first hull of the Bilgin 163
The very first unit of the new 50-meter Bilgin 163 received a technical launch at Bilgin Yachts’ facilities in Istanbul in March 2022.
Custom Line launches the Navetta 30—its fourth yacht launch since the start of the year.
The new Custom Line unit is the seventh in the Navetta 30 displacement line. With a length of 93 feet (28.43 meters) and a beam of 24 feet (7.3 meters) she has a modern elegance and contemporary style.
Triton Submarines is teaming up with SHADOWCAT for a new support yacht concept, named SHADOWLARK
Triton is teaming up with SHADOWCAT for a new support yacht concept, named SHADOWLARK, designed exclusively for launch and recovery of their submarines.
Vanquish’s VQ115: World’s fastest aluminum superyacht?
Ordered by and developed in tandem with a repeat client, the first VQ115 Veloce will roar along at a blistering 50+ knots and break records in the process.
ISA Yachts is starting construction on project Amarcord, a 262ft/80m spec yacht designed by Nuvolari Lenard
ISA Yachts, a brand of Palumbo Superyachts, announces that Nuvolari Lenard is designing the new 262-foot/80-meter yacht, project Amarcord.
Gulf Craft kicks off 40th anniversary celebrations at Dubai International Boat Show with world debuts and first details of a new superyacht
Gulf Craft is celebrating its 40-year voyage from the UAEs pioneering boat builder to a leading global brand.