1. Why Handmade Matters

    Why are handmade items more valuable? There are plenty of vessels on the water at any given time, but only a few are genuine floating pieces are art. Marine carpentry is one of the main ways you can turn your vessel into a living space crafted just for you. Your needs are important, and with a professional marine carpenter, you can have your vessel adapted to your specific needs. But why, is custo…Read More

  2. How Do You Become a Professional Carpenter?

    Requirements for Custom Carpentry Just as a surgeon has to go to medical school to be trusted in the operating room, a carpenter has to study and practice their trade to improve their skills. In many instances, no one will want to hire someone with little experience or knowledge of their main trade. Carpentry is an expensive venture for most customers, so they are unlikely to trust an inexperience…Read More

  3. How to Optimize Storage Space on a Yacht Part 2

    Optimizing Storage Space on Your Marine Vessel In our last blog, we were discussing how storage space in yachts needs to be utilized to the fullest. Even the largest yacht in the world can still struggle finding a safe place to store all important objects. If you have high-quality and expensive items, it only makes sense that you would want to care for them the best you can. Aside from just offeri…Read More

  4. How to Optimize Storage Space on a Yacht Part 1

    How to Optimize Storage Space on a Yacht Your yacht is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland and take a deep breath of salty sea air. On your floating oasis, you can relax and appreciate what really matters. But, if you have a yacht, you may have already realized that space can be limited and weight can be an issue. For instance, you don’t want to weigh your yacht …Read More

  5. The Benefits of Custom Carpentry

    Why Custom Products are Ideal Everyone wants to be unique — to be different from everyone else. It is true that no two people are similar, but that is not to say that there aren’t similar people in the world. Being original is something that seems to be a lost quality these days. More and more, products are becoming regurgitations of things that came before them, lacking in any originality or …Read More

  6. Materials Used in Marine Carpentry

    Materials Used in Custom Yacht Carpentry For those that don’t know much about carpentry, you would assume that custom carpenters only utilize a select group of materials to work with. For instance, wood is a very popular medium for carpenters to use in order to construct chairs, tables, cabinets, custom shelves, and so much more! But, the contrary is true; expert carpenters are actually masters …Read More

  7. When Should You Call a Custom Marine Carpenter?

    When to call a Custom Marine Carpenter? Custom marine carpentry is difficult to define, and it’s even more difficult to decipher when to call on their services. In our modern world, handmade things are becoming more scarce, as mechanical production is being favored. With machine manufacturing, money can be saved and more products can be produced. However, with this “saving” there are some as…Read More

  8. M/Y Achilles: Bespoke Cruising From Sanlorenzo

    “Achilles is the tenth new vessel commissioned by her owner and the uniqueness and knowledge applied to the design concept and transformed into reality by designer Francesco Paszkowski and Sanlorenzo,” explains Mark. “This is evident in every inch of her 150 proud feet of overall length. The owner attended the factory 35 times during the build and every bespoke design “piece” was hand pi…Read More

  9. Editors Comments: Week Ending 27/02/2015

    Albeit a statement which is vague in nature, the first report to typify such success stories was Worth Avenue Yachts’ triple bill sale of La Sirena, Domino and Alexandra V. This rapid sale succession came from one of the fast growing brokerage firms of recent years, while the next report to affirm the growth of the brokerage market in U.S. originated from Moran Yacht & Ship. The global broke…Read More

  10. New Legislation Gives Spanish Yacht Charter New Life

    This could be a new dawn for the Spanish superyacht market as Patricia Bullock, Director of Network Marine Consultants, comments; “2014 was a year to remember, giant steps were taken and the brakes came off Spain’s yachting sector. We are now open for fair and commercially-viable business and the industry has started to flourish. Right now at Network Marine Consultants we are busier than ever …Read More

  11. Moran Yacht & Ship Sell Superyacht Project Golden Age

    This is the 3rd sale for Moran Yacht & Ship this year and represents the largest yacht sale year-to-date,” explains today’s proud release from the global brokerage firm. Moran Yacht & Ship is a prolific contributor to market activity and has been for some time ; however, with project already underway, the expert new construction team is moving forward and looking to reach a successful …Read More

  12. Northrop & Johnson Sell Motor Yacht Aquila

    Aquila is a stunning example of Benetti’s Italian flair and elegance in design. She was built for long-range cruising and chartering in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and exotic cruising grounds around the world. Aquila provides every possible comfort and luxury needed. With interior design by Stefano Natucci, only exceptional materials were used in her styling.…Read More