BOAT International's Editor-in-Chief presents the latest news from the world of superyachts with exclusive interviews, breaking stories and behind-the-scenes access.
BOAT Briefing: Can Beyonce get away with wearing high heels on teak (and other important topics)?
In this week’s episode of BOAT Briefing the team build up for the Monaco Yacht Show and delve into the best yachts that will be on display. They also discuss the latest news on private residential yacht projects Njord and Somnio, consider IJE’s place in the most expensive yachts on the market and debate Beyoncé’s on-board footwear etiquette. This week’s data story focuses on superyacht production in Italy, while the interview is with the captain of 60m Perini Navi Seahawk, that has been undertaking philanthropic endeavours in the Galapagos.
BOAT Briefing: With the owners of 39.6 metre charter sensation All Inn
In this week’s BOAT Briefing the team catch up after a busy week at the World Superyacht Awards and the Cannes Yachting Festival. They discuss the standout yachts in Cannes, including the divisive Wally Why200, and ponder what should be the greeting etiquette at yacht shows post COVID. In the headlines; Sanlorenzo partners with Siemens in green push, the devastating fire on board 35m Siempre and what attracted Formula One champion Fernando Alonso to commission an eco-friendly 60 Sunreef Power. In keeping with this week’s travels, the data story focuses on French superyacht production, while the interview is with dynamic design duo and owners of Westport All Inn, Ann and David Sutherland.
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BOAT Briefing: Exploring the world's most extreme waters with the owner-operator of superyacht Grey Wolf
Would you buy a functional powerboat? Owner Peter Watson shares tales of his adventures onboard Grey Wolf
On this week’s BOAT Briefing, the team discuss the new series of Netflix’s The Crown, complete with Royal Yacht Britannia, and share top tips on how to get your refit done faster and smoother. There’s news of Freire’s new 105m expedition yacht, designed inside and out by Bannenberg & Rowell; Heesen’s “muscular” new 55m Apollo; and the first 100 Sunreef Power Catamaran, which has just launched in Gdansk, Poland. In the data story, we’re looking at long-term deliveries of yachts over 24 metres, while the interview is with adventurous owner-operator Peter Watson, of the 26 metre functional powerboat Grey Wolf.
BOAT Briefing: What was it like restoring the classic 32m Sea Breeze III? Owners Simon Greenwood and Charlotte Devereux share their story.
What was it like restoring the classic 32m Sea Breeze III? Owners Simon Greenwood and Charlotte Devereux share their story.
It’s the 50th BOAT Briefing since the podcast launched, so in this week’s episode the team reflect on some of their favourite highlights so far. In the news, there’s details of Espen Øino’s new 79.5m Silver Edge; official details of the Nobiskrug shipyard takeover; and an exciting new 127m explorer concept from the Harrison Eidsgaard studio, complete with an indoor pool and a helicopter landing pad cum squash court. We also debate the merits of vinyl wrapping your boat instead of painting it, place our bets on this year’s World Superyacht Winners, and look at data on the impressive number of 50m+ yachts being delivered this year.
BOAT Briefing: What it's like to pilot a superyacht in the Antarctic
In this week’s BOAT Briefing the team discuss top yachting cities – from Hong Kong to Miami – and a sudden owner boom in Australia. They ponder which vessels might suit Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher, who also recently expressed an interest in hitting the water himself, with a fitting name: Mega Mega White Thing.
In the headlines, there’s news of a new 44.1m sailing catamaran by Wider and Pajot Custom Yachts; some big listings including the 72m Azteca and the 24m pocket explorer Livingstone; and the team discuss the new images that have been released of 115m Lurssen superyacht Enzo, formerly known as Project Testarossa.
The data story focuses on the world’s biggest boats, and analyses the current fleet of 100m+, while the interview is with expert ice pilot Ashley Perrin.
Episode 48 - BOAT Briefing with Jennifer Jencks and Steve Monk about crowdsourced bathymetry
In this week's BOAT Briefing, we discuss the sale of 126 metre explorer yacht Octopus, the grounding of the sailing yacht Malizia and the upcoming World Superyacht Awards in Monaco. We also learn about the dire state of depth information available to mariners around the globe - and why in some cases yachts are relying on data gathered by Captain Cook.
To know more, don't miss this week's fascinating interview.
World Superyacht Awards: https://www.boatinternational.com/luxury-yacht-events/world-superyacht-awards
Explorer Yachts Summit: https://www.boatinternational.com/luxury-yacht-events/explorer-yachts-summit
Malizia grounding: https://www.boatinternational.com/yachts/news/malizia-aground-stromboli
Octopus sold: https://www.boatinternational.com/yacht-market-intelligence/brokerage-sales-news/126m-lurssen-motor-yacht-octopus-sold--41483
BOAT Business: https://www.boatinternational.com/business
Here Comes the Sun: https://www.boatinternational.com/yachts/news/here-comes-the-sun-launched
Benetti Motopanfilo: https://www.boatinternational.com/yachts/news/benetti-motopanfilo-yacht-model-launches
IHO Crowdsourced Bathymetry: https://iho.int/en/crowdsourced-bathymetry
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Finally a podcast on Yachts!
Love that this exists, especially from such a well written magazine the likes of BOAT International. Keep up the hard work, love tuning into this once a week.