Welcome to Superyacht News from TheHoworths.com Frequently updated, we seek to bring to you the most informative, interesting and sometimes amusing stories from the superyacht and leisure marine sectors around the world. To share your news with our growing readership, send it to us by email and include low resolution imagery and and any quotations and we will then give it our consideration.

Water Quality is Important

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

The quality of drinking water on yachts and campervans alike needs to be both healthy and tasty.  Blue water yachts more often or not make water using reverse osmosis.  Campervans take on water from land-based outlets but, like inshore cruising yachts, they have store that water in tanks. There are times when that water from the vehicle’s […]

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We Are Not Alone

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

We are not alone it seems as we embark on a plan to launch a Land Yacht to our very own design. One of the UK’s largest caravan companies has reported a sharp increase in the sale of caravans and motorhomes during the Coronavirus crisis, and new research reveals a huge spike in people buying […]

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Land Yacht and Air Yachts

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

While we are busy designing and building our own land yacht in which we will cruise the highways of Europe, others have higher ambitions. Higher, in that folk are hailing the next quantum shift in superyacht design will take to the skies. According to an article in the Robb Report “A number of companies in the U.S. […]

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Hebridean Island Cruises Doubles Fleet Size

Monday, August 17th, 2020

Hebridean Island Cruises is to double the size of its small luxury passenger fleet with the acquisition of the 42 metre yacht like Lord of the Glens HP Shipping Ltd, the owner of Hebridean Island Cruises the operators of Hebridean Princess has announced the purchase of MV Lord of the Glens, from the Magna Carta Steamship […]

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For Captains, by Captains

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

The career pathway for Captains towards becoming the Master of a superyacht is well planned and easy to follow.  Find the right educational programme, get the correct grades and rely on crew recruitment agencies to get you yachts that obtain sea miles to get in that all important seatime. Being qualified a Captain and  actually becoming one […]

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Project Castor launches as Solemates

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Heesen the Dutch shipyard have launched the hull number YN 19055 at their facility in Oss on schedule. Known during her build as Project Castor she will sail as Solemates for an owner whose previous Solemates, the 60 metre Lurssen build dating from 2010 ,was sold in 2014.  Since that time the owner has been without a superyacht The yachts […]

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45 metre yacht with the soul of a much larger vessel

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Tankoa Yachts have unveiled their T450 which they describe as a 45-metre yacht with the soul of a much larger vessel Without sacrificing reputation for quality and comfort the Genoa based builders first yacht under 50 metres will extend its superyacht range into more compact vessels of just over 400gt.  Building on the success of the […]

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MarineMax Acquires Northrop & Johnson

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

They already own Fraser Yachts and now MarineMax has acquired Northrop & Johnson At a time when superyacht sales are slim brought about by the grip of the worldwide pandemic this industry consolidation will complement MarineMax’s 2019 acquisition of Fraser Yachts, one of the largest global superyacht brokerage and luxury yacht services company.  With this […]

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World’s Largest Sailing Ship

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

A brand new cruise company is about to market sailings on board the world’s largest sailing ship Beginning in the Spring of 2021, the newly created Tradewind Voyages will offer sailings aboard Golden Horizon, a 272 passenger five-masted barque. The vessel originally commissioned by Star Clipper Lines as Flying Clipper is to a design inspired by the France II, […]

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Informa Markets Cancels 2020 Edition of Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, June 26th, 2020

It will come as little surprise to most of the savvy ones within the superyacht industry that, Informa Markets, the company behind the Monaco Yacht Show have finally succumbed to industry pressure and cancelled this year’s edition of the Monaco Yacht Show. Informa Markets has put a more positive spin on the situation declaring that […]

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