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Megayacht News Radio introduces luxury-yacht enthusiasts to leaders in the industry, from the top shipyards to the premier design studios and more. As the official podcast of MegayachtNews.com, it enhances the website's focus on real stories of real interest. MegayachtNews.com is the first, and only, independent website devoted to helping American yacht owners and their representatives make better-informed decisions when it comes to commissioning and using their yachts.

Megayacht News Radio introduces luxury-yacht enthusiasts to leaders in the industry, from the top shipyards to the premier design studios and more. As the official podcast of MegayachtNews.com, it enhances the website's focus on real stories of real interest. MegayachtNews.com is the first, and only, independent website devoted to helping American yacht owners and their representatives make better-informed decisions when it comes to commissioning and using their yachts.

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United States

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Megayacht News Radio introduces luxury-yacht enthusiasts to leaders in the industry, from the top shipyards to the premier design studios and more. As the official podcast of MegayachtNews.com, it enhances the website's focus on real stories of real interest. MegayachtNews.com is the first, and only, independent website devoted to helping American yacht owners and their representatives make better-informed decisions when it comes to commissioning and using their yachts.

Language:

English

Contact:

9738902320


Episodes

Megayacht News Radio: Bob Denison, Denison Yachting

4/28/2021
For nearly 20 years, Bob Denison has been at the helm of Denison Yacht Sales, a.k.a. Denison Yachting. Since then, he has distinguished the firm by embracing video and other web-related best practices in ways others have not. In some ways, yachting was his destiny, considering his grandparents established the well-known Broward Marine in the late 1940s in Florida. His parents established Denison Marine years later. Bob Denison himself even worked on the shipyard floor in his youth....

Duration:00:22:57

Megayacht News Radio: Howard T. Scott, Superyacht Owner and Rascal on the Run Author

3/19/2021
Howard T. Scott is a proud yacht owner and a newly published author. He treasures abundant time aboard an 80-foot Burger, named Capricho, which he bought seven years ago and essentially lives aboard. As an author, Howard just published his first novel, Rascal on the Run, a legal thriller set in Athens, Georgia. In this episode of Megayacht News Radio, Howard shares his longtime love of yachting and cruising with us, including what convinced him to buy this Burger and turn it into his...

Duration:00:25:21

Megayacht News Radio: Dudley Savage, AMIkids Yacht Donation Program

3/8/2021
For the past five decades, the non-profit AMIkids has empowered 135,000+ kids across the United States by helping steer them toward a positive future. Megayacht owners and yacht brokers regularly lend their support to the organization through the AMIkids Yacht Donation Program. While the donation provides you with an alternative to selling your yacht, the benefits go far deeper. In this episode of Megayacht News Radio, AMIkids' Dudley Savage discusses how these donated yachts help the kids...

Duration:00:20:10

Megayacht News Radio: Jenny Matthews, She of the Sea

10/30/2020
In our recent monthly newsletter, our editor Diane M. Byrne shared her early experiences of sexism in the yachting industry. Furthermore, she shared how MegayachtNews.com has become a Supporting Organization of She of the Sea, a two-year-old initiative to promote diversity and inclusion across yachting. Clearly, both struck nerves, as more than 2,000 people have read it as of this writing. Because She of the Sea has gained global support from both inside and outside of yachting, we’re...

Duration:00:31:40

MegayachtNews Radio: How Tier III Regulations Will Impact Your Yacht in 2021

10/21/2020
In yachting, regulations come from a variety of sources. One of them is the International Maritime Organization (also known as the IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. The IMO has a particular focus on improving the safety and security of international shipping and preventing pollution from vessels of all kinds. To that latter point, the IMO has a set of emissions standards, commonly referred to as the Tier III standards, which will begin applying to a significant number of...

Duration:00:28:17

Megayacht News Radio: Jaclyn Sienna India, Sienna Charles

10/13/2020
Jaclyn Sienna India believes that luxury is personal. That's why for nearly two decades, she herself has been vetting some of the most extraordinary travel experiences around the world. As the founder of Sienna Charles, she combines her passions for travel and luxury with understanding the wants and needs of discerning individuals. Whether it's luxury yacht charter, grand estates, off-the-beaten-path travel, wellness retreats, or other experiences, Sienna Charles combines this first-hand...

Duration:00:22:08

Megayacht News Radio: Andrea Frabetti, Sunseeker

10/1/2020
As the CEO of Sunseeker, Andrea Frabetti naturally is confident in his shipyard's abilities. Partnerships with two well-known superyacht shipyards, namely Pendennis and Icon Yachts, are resulting in new avenues of growth, too. In this episode of Megayacht News Radio, Frabetti updates us on the latest developments with projects like the 42M Ocean and 50M Ocean. Furthermore, he discusses how the pandemic led to the new Sunseeker on Show event at the UK shipyard's headquarters, and how a...

Duration:00:30:32

Megayacht News Radio: Sustainability Training for the Superyacht Industry

9/11/2020
Robert van Tol, the founder of Water Revolution Foundation, has had an ambitious--and attainable--goal in mind since establishing the non-profit: driving and accelerating sustainability in the superyacht industry. In fact, as you may remember from a podcast we did with Robert last year, Water Revolution Foundation is proving to shipyards, designers, suppliers, and more that they can pro-actively establish the industry's own sustainability agenda. Not only that, but also the agenda can and...

Duration:00:30:16

Megayacht News Radio: Kiran Jay Haslam, Princess Yachts

8/27/2020
Real yacht owners read stories to their grandchildren and love spending time with their multi-generational families onboard. This is why, according to Kiran Jay Haslam, you won't see mannequin-like models posing on sunpads or settees, ready for their closeup, in Princess Yachts' M Class video. In fact, the people you do see are actual customers.Similarly, the chief marketing officer of Princess Yachts believes real conversations are what customers want, versus PowerPoint presentations, when...

Duration:00:29:31

Megayacht News Radio: Andrew Grant Super, Berkeley Rand

7/10/2020
Usually, when megayacht owners or charter guests want to visit somewhere remote, their yacht agents reach out to expedition guides. BWA Yachting created its own company, Berkeley Rand, to handle the tasks, with a twist. Berkeley Rand employs artificial intelligence and other technology in combination with real-life knowledge, making far-off voyages far more special.In fact, Andrew Grant Super, Berkeley Rand’s managing director, says the technology has previously only been used in the...

Duration:00:25:10

Megayacht News Radio: Patrick Coote, Northrop & Johnson

6/22/2020
Northrop & Johnson specializes in a variety of services, including yacht charter. As part of its senior team, Patrick Coote is helping to define the company’s global marketing strategy so that it can continue to grow. Like many business over the past few months, Northrop & Johnson saw an impact on charter bookings due to COVID-19. However, with restrictions lifting, and people eager to get out and about again—especially out on the water—Patrick and the team have been letting them know what’s...

Duration:00:17:57

Megayacht News Radio: Bobby Christoph, Bridgeport Harbor Marina

5/27/2020
Many megayacht owners and guests consider Newport, Rhode Island the ideal summer season base. Others, meanwhile, prefer taking slips in New York City, and head out east along Long Island’s Gold Coast. Few, however, consider Connecticut an option. Bobby Christoph is out to change that: He's the developer behind the newly opened Bridgeport Harbor Marina.Catering to megayachts to 250 feet (76 meters), Bridgeport Harbor Marina can further accommodate deep-draft yachts. Having its own helipad...

Duration:00:18:16

Megayacht News Radio: Stefano De Vivo of CRN

5/21/2020
As the Chief Commercial Officer for the Ferretti Group and CRN Executive Board Member, Stefano De Vivo oversees a lot of activity at the dedicated Superyacht Yard in Ancona, Italy. Specifically where CRN is concerned, and the four custom yachts it has under construction currently, this translates to hundreds, if not thousands, of employees and subcontractors flowing in and out of the gates over the course of the construction cycles. It's a challenge to keep all of these craftspeople stay on...

Duration:00:24:33

Megayacht News Radio teaser

5/13/2020
Megayacht News Radio, the podcast series of MegayachtNews.com, features engaging conversations with leaders in the large-yacht industry. As the first superyacht-specific podcast in the world, we have more than 10 years of interviews with the top designers, yacht builders, project managers, and more. Our goal is to educate you and to enhance your customer experience.

Duration:00:01:02

Megayacht News Radio: Peter Hürzeler of Ocean Independence

5/13/2020
In partnership with Nicholas Dean, Peter Hürzeler runs Ocean Independence, one of the world's leading companies focusing on yacht brokerage, charter, management, and new construction. With more than 30 years of experience in yachting, Peter has seen a lot of highs as well as lows in the industry. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact especially on superyacht charter and traditional boat shows, leading to a lot of uncertainty among business professionals and customers alike. Even...

Duration:00:20:14

Megayacht News Radio: Sean Meagher, Captain & Professional Speaker

4/22/2020
Born and raised in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Sean Meagher has captained vessels ranging from search and rescue craft to powered megayachts and sailing superyachts. He's perhaps best known for taking the helm of the famous motoryacht Latitude, upon which he led journeys through the Northwest Passage--twice--and a circumnavigation of Svalbard, coming within 400 miles of the North Pole. Due to his experience as an explorer and expedition leader, Sean is invited to speak around the world to...

Duration:00:30:03

Megayacht News Radio: Mark Cavendish and Thom Conboy, Heesen Yachts

4/16/2020
Heesen Yachts has its roots in lightweight, swift yachts, dating back to 1978. While series builds have played a large part in its growth, the Netherlands-based builder is increasingly taking on custom projects. And not custom for custom's sake, either. From a superyacht fitted with a patent-pending structural support called the "Backbone" to one with a fishing cockpit and an astoundingly powerful 22,000-hp engine package, Heesen is challenging traditional ideas of what large luxury yachts...

Duration:00:24:12

Megayacht News Radio: David Knowles, Artelier

4/9/2020
David Knowles and the Artelier staff provide art-consultancy services for owners of fine homes, yachts, and private jets. These services include curating special collections and finding and selecting the right artist to create something truly unique—and not just a sculpture in a foyer or a painting on a wall. In fact, Artelier is assisting owners and designers who are truly pushing the boundaries of art onboard. Simultaneously, David and his team know are mindful of the challenges that a...

Duration:00:26:39

Megayacht News Radio: Joost Mertens, Vripack

4/8/2020
The thought of a design studio having a fleet manager might strike you as being a bit odd, since you may typically hear of someone having this role at a retail charter company, or a yacht management company. But, it’s not only quite normal for Vripack, it’s vital. As the fleet manager, Joost is in constant contact with not just captains, but also owners of yachts bearing the studio’s naval architecture and engineering expertise. This way, not only does he get first-hand feedback from them on...

Duration:00:29:19

Megayacht News Radio: Ian Martin, Adirondack Guideboats

4/1/2020
Dating back to the mid-1800s, the original Adirondack guideboats were just what they sound like: rowboats that helped people in the waters of upstate New York hunt, fish, and explore. Entirely hand-crafted of wood, they were sturdy enough to row for days on end, yet light enough for even one person to carry for lengthy journeys. For decades, these boats dotted the waters of the Adirondack Mountains, fulfilling the need for transportation throughout the region. Once the automobile was...

Duration:00:21:37