Italy's Amalfi Coast: This Summer's Charter Hot Spot
Attracting the high society for decades, the Amalfi Coast is glamorous, fun, beautiful...and perfect for yachting.
Penny Mae in Croatia: A Taste of the Old Wine and the Sea
A charter vacation aboard Penny Mae in Croatia will teach you a little something about the country’s history and its terroir.
Porto Montenegro – Six Years of Growth
We’ve had our eye on the development of Porto Montenegro—a Gulf of Kotor port city of one of Europe’s smallest, youngest nations—for quite some time. The idea of a Monaco-like marina and destination in the location was promising and now—six years after clean-up, restoration and development began in earnest—this area is thriving.
VAT or no VAT, That is the Question
For the rare uninitiated, VAT is Value Added Tax. For the past few years, more and more countries facing a shortage of revenue have put charter yachts under a microscope as potential sources of additional funds and began collecting VAT on charter fees.
Classic Cars and Cross Continent Rallies
It was the classic boats, including the restored presidential yacht Honey Fitz that attracted us to the 2012 Ocean Reef Club Vintage Weekend. But Classic Weekend is also about planes and cars and they contribute their fair share to this exciting event, which takes visitors back in time.
Making Waves: Marina Port Vell’s Next Phase
After building a buzz for a couple of years now, Marina Port Vell’s developer Salamanca Group is embarking on the marina’s second development phase. Ultimately, Port Vell will have berths ranging from 33 feet (10 meters) to 591 feet (180 meters) with a majority in the 60- to 90-meter range.
Checking In From Monaco
The Monaco Yacht Show is in full swing, and while the present is very much here and vibrant with an array of new yachts on display, many ponder what the future may look like. The dip in new yacht orders of the past few years has stimulated the fertile imagination of creators and designers, and it is more than fun to explore the possibilities.