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Superyacht Chef Tobias Emmert Trains with Michael Caines

By Elite Traveler

Superyacht head chef Tobias Emmert traded his life onboard the popular MY BASH for a spell in the beautiful Devon countryside with Michael Caines. Emmert spent one month as the apprentice of one of the UK’s most acclaimed and celebrated chefs at Lympstone Manor in Exeter. The experience allowed Emmert to take his skills and techniques to the next level, […]

Triton Reveals Next-Gen Submarine For Superyachts

Many more superyacht owners will soon be able to explore the waves below them after Triton Submarines revealed a new submersible compact enough to be carried on the majority of luxury vessels. The Triton 1000/2 MKII is a two-person vessel capable of reaching depths of 1,000ft. Weighing no more than 6,620lbs and standing just 5.6ft tall, it is aimed at […]

Oceanco Unveil Stunning Esquel Superyacht

By Alex Martin

The Dubai International Boat Show got off to a striking start on Tuesday as Oceanco unveiled their new project, the Esquel superyacht. The 345ft (105m) superyacht will be powered by a state-of-the-art compact diesel-electric system and be capable of traveling to the most remote places on the planet, including Antarctica, the North Pole and everywhere in between. With a cruising […]

Superyachts to Charter for Spring Break

By Alex Martin

Spring break is almost here and millions of Americans are expected to use their time off to go in search of warmer climes. As always, resorts and beaches will be overloaded with tourists. If crowds aren’t your thing, superyacht chartering will allow you to enjoy your vacation in peace as well as ultimate luxury. If that sounds like your idea […]

Best Yachts At The Dubai International Boat Show

The 27th Dubai International Boat Show is but days away with some of the world’s most staggering superyachts preparing to drop anchor in Dubai Canal. As a central hub for the super rich, there is set to be more prospective purchasers in Dubai than at any other maritime festival. As a result, the industry’s leading builders, including Oceanco, Heesen and […]

Princess Yachts Reveals Game-Changing X95 Luxury Yacht

By Lauren Hill

Princess Yachts has just released new images of the innovative X95 ‘superfly’, which is set to be unveiled late 2019. Re-imagining the traditional ‘flybridge’ design, the Princess X95 is an entirely new concept dubbed the luxury SUV of the seas. Promising to redefine yacht architecture, the X95 is distinguished by its extensive outdoor space and open-plan interior that’s likened to […]

Best Yachts to see at Miami Yacht Show 2019

By Alex Martin

The Miami Yacht Show gets underway this week in a brand new location on Biscayne Bay with some of the world’s premiere superyachts expected to drop anchor. Over 500 boats and yachts will be exhibited during the four-day festival with hundreds valued at over $1billion. This annual event runs alongside the Miami International Boat Show from February 14-18, but reserves […]

The World’s Most Glamorous Gateways to Cruising

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. We take a look at three outstanding marinas around the world where glamour comes with close proximity to the city. Island Gardens Deep Harbour, Miami, USA Conveniently located in the middle of Miami’s waterways, this marina is ideal for those wanting to berth amid the bustling city. You’re literally […]

Charter a Solar Yacht in Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago

By Lauren Hill

Myanmar-based charter specialist, Burma Boating, has unveiled the latest addition to its fleet. From January 2019, you can set out on expeditions around Myanmar’s remote Mergui Archipelago on what’s believed to be the first solar-powered boat in Asia, the S55. Built last year by Silent Yachts, the 55-ft catamaran accommodates up to six guests and three members of crew, with […]

The Benefits of Berth Ownership at Christophe Harbour

By Theodora Halstead

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. So, you’ve purchased the yacht of your dreams. You’ve been given the keys (not literally of course) and your eye is firmly fixed on the horizon, imagining adventures to be had and seas to sail. Though the experience of cruising the high seas is probably one of the reasons […]