Monaco Marine unveils plans for new 130m facility

 August 15, 2018

Monaco Marine to invest $50million in refit facility dedicated to 80-130m superyachts… French refit yard Monaco Marine has announced that it will build a new maintenance and refit facility for 80-130m superyachts following a $50million investment. According to the refit facility, the proposal was validated by the supervisory board of the port of Marseille after […]

House of Faberge: The story behind the world’s most luxurious eggs

 August 15, 2018

For over a century, the name Faberge has evoked wealth, opulence and the world’s most extravagant Easter eggs. The small, intricately decorated objets d’art — which Russia’s royal House of Romanov commissioned from the jeweler and goldsmith Peter Carl Faberge — are, still today, some of the most exquisite decorative works ever created. The Imperial […]

Waste clearance tycoon sues Monaco Yacht Show

 August 13, 2018

Waste clearance tycoon Ian Malouf is suing the organisers of the Monaco Yacht Show for allegedly barring him from the industry’s biggest networking event. Yacht broker Malouf – who made his fortune through his industrial waste firm Dial A Dump – paid around £45,000 for a berth for his £22million super-yacht Mischief at the 2018 […]

Lloyd’s superyacht insurance shakeup underway

 August 12, 2018

Reports suggest between five and seven Lloyd’s syndicates have already dropped out of the yacht insurance market. Further consolidation expected… Earlier this year, Lloyd’s of London, the specialist insurance market, issued a warning to a number of its marine syndicates, including those that underwrite superyacht businesses. The warning gave loss-making marine syndicates three months to […]

The Superyacht Tenders Report

 August 01, 2018

The elusive ‘next-generation’ of clients are looking for an adrenaline rush, argues Martin Redmayne in his welcome letter in The Superyacht Tenders Report, published today. “They want to be able to taste the salt in the air, and be as close to the sea as possible. So it’s obvious that the most fun to be […]

Le Rhöne, official watchmaker of AS Monaco

 July 30, 2018

AS Monaco is pleased to announce a partnership with Le Rhöne, which will become the club’s official watchmaker for the next two seasons. “We are very pleased to enter into this partnership with an ambitious young brand with recognized know-how, with whom we share the same values.” – Juli Ferre, Commercial & Marketing Director of AS […]

Rolex believed to have belonged to Steve McQueen up for auction

 July 28, 2018

Astainless steel Rolex Submariner said to have been owned and worn by actor Steve McQueen might set records when it comes up for auction this fall, despite the fact that the timepiece’s history is somewhat murky — although that hasn’t deterred deep-pocketed collectors from paying eye-popping prices in the past. The Submariner, a 5513 model […]

Insight into the 2018 charter market

 July 28, 2018

Brokers offer their opinions on the summer 2018 charter season… As the Mediterranean charter season is in full swing, there have been murmurings amongst industry stakeholders that the charter market has been slightly depressed this year. This anecdotal evidence is supported by the increasing number of marketing emails and notifications advertising last-minute or discounted charters, […]

A travelling pop-up casino at the Blue Gin: a first in Europe

 July 27, 2018

Every year, the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort offers a summer programme rich in events to satisfy all types of interests and preferences… This summer, fun, celebration and cheer are on everyone’s mind and we have many new surprises lined up to prove it! There’s no time to be bored this summer at the Monte-Carlo […]

Five reasons to live in Monaco

 July 23, 2018

“Sun, glamour and low taxes continue to draw a truly international community.” – says Kate Youde at Financial Times At just two square kilometres, the principality of Monaco is the world’s second-smallest country, after the Vatican City. But what it lacks in size, it makes up for in luxury. Prime position With an estimated 2,724 hours of […]

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