Browsing: Yachting

A South East Asia yacht charter ticks all the boxes. Easy to reach, calm waters, delightful locals, and magnificent seas under tropical skies. It is a yacht charter paradise. A long-established favourite corner of the world for connoisseurs of this unique combination of luxury, relaxation, and privacy. Yacht Charters have…

Catamarans are a popular design for recreational and racing sailboats for many reasons. Foremost is their overall stability compared to a Monohull. Because of the Catamaran’s design, it does not heel underway and won’t roll while anchored, which adds to its comfort factor and all but eliminates sea-sickness. They are…

After well over two decades with Azimut Yachts, Marco Valle is settling into his new role as CEO of Azimut-Benetti Group, overseeing a huge collection of motor yachts ranging from 34ft to 354ft and managing a family-owned dynasty that shows no signs of slowing down.INTERVIEW JOHN HIGGINSON PHOTOS AZIMUT-BENETTI GROUP…

Yacht builder Oceanco has been in the news a lot lately, ever since the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, chose the company to build his mind-blowing 127 metere (417 feet) Superyacht. A yacht so big, it requires a second support yacht, with a helipad, also made by Oceanco. The estimated…

Mike Simpson has reawakened his love for sailing since buying a new Beneteau Oceanis 46.1, which he has named Freedom in tribute to a yachting lifestyle he has promoted since founding Simpson Marine in 1984. When Mike Simpson talks about freedom, he may not rival Mel Gibson’s rousing speech as…

Founded on British craftsmanship, Fairline encompasses power, performance and comfort. On 26 March at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, the Thailand team of Simpson Marine, Asia’s leading yacht Brokerage, hosted distinguished guests at an exclusive launch event for the F//Line 33. Guests were treated to an evening of British fine luxury…

Overcoming Covid-19’s impositions on the world, travel restrictions and cancellation of most global sport, the World’s oldest international sporting competition on schedule, in the waters off Auckland, New Zealand. This spectacular regatta will climax in March this year. That is when the famed ‘Auld Mug’ and very emblem of speed…

Simpson Marine, Asia’s leading yacht sales and services company, reported a very busy year in 2020 with sales of over 200 million USD and 112 new and pre-owned yachts sold in 2020. Founded in 1984 by Mike Simpson, over the years Simpson Marine has gone from strength to strength, cementing…

Michael & Heike Köhler are the Elon Musk’s of Yachting. They travelled the oceans for over 23 years on conventionally powered sailboats and motorboats. They both spent over 5000 days onboard their yachts and sailed over 75,000 NM around the world. Michael & Heike Köhler The experiences they gathered during…

Simpson Marine, Asia’s leading new yacht sales, brokerage, and service company, held their first Simpson Marine Pattaya Brokerage Boat Show from October 23rd to the 25th at Ocean Marina in Pattaya The weekend event had more than 12 of the very best pre-owned yachts on display. With immediate availability, Simpson’s wide selection…