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.
Launched in April 2019, Bilgin Yachts’ Lilium is the second motoryacht of their 156-foot (47.5 meter) series. The first in the series was Starburst-III (ex-Nerissa), launched in 2017.
UK superyacht specialist Pendennis released details on their investment into the 48- berth marina and associated land in Vilanova I la Geltrú, Barcelona. Pendennis has been working alongside the team at Vilanova Grand Marina to develop a shared vision for a technical based marina with a supporting service center in the Mediterranean.
The Monegasque group Nautical Hybrid Tech— headed by Marcello Maggi —Zepter Group and Hopafi Holding Srl have acquired the entire ownership of WIDER.
Puerta Cortés, Mexico, a resort destination, located near La Paz and positioned as a gateway to the Sea of Cortez, features a boutique collection of oceanfront and hillside residences, a golf course, and a world-class marina.
At a gala launch ceremony in La Spezia on July 6th, Baglietto, revealed its new 180-foot (55-meter) motoryacht, Severin°s.
Feadship’s 253-foot (77.25-meter) Project 818 has emerged from one of their construction halls at their yard on Kaag for further outfitting, placement of the mast and testing of the propulsion system.
As part of its 50 anniversary celebration, the Azimut Benetti Group positioned a 60-foot (18-meter) boat in the middle of one of New York City’s busiest intersections—Times Square.
The 90-foot Riva Argo flybridge made its world debut in Miami on March 9. With a length of 93ft. 6in. (28.49m) and a beam of 21ft. 4in. (6.50m) the Riva 90ft. Argo combines and builds on the strengths of its two Riva predecessors, the 100ft. Corsaro and 110ft. Dolcevita.