Yachting is more than a vacation. When you step onboard, it becomes a lifestyle.

Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Focus On… Pastrovich Studio

Stefano Pastrovich is one of Italy’s leading yacht architects.  We asked him to talk about his ‘DNA Design’ – the yacht or concept that best represents him as a designer – his skills, his value and his personality. my DNA Air … Read More

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Market Update – Week 17

New to the market this week is Y.CO’s own exclusive central agency, the 78m long-range luxury expedition yacht, Lone Ranger. Launched in the early 1970’s by Schichau GmbH in Bremerhaven as Simson, Lone Ranger was built to fulfil two very … Read More

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Experience an astrological wonder

LAST CHANCE IN OUR LIFETIME On 6 June 2012,  appearing as a small black disc, the planet Venus will pass across the sun.  The ‘transit of Venus’, as it is known, last occured in 2004 but after this year will not visible from Earth again … Read More

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Focus On… Charter Spa Services

PUTTING THE TREAT INTO SPA TREATMENTS Charter Spa Services are the yachting industry’s foremost providers of onboard spa treatments and have transformed more than 80 of the world’s most prestigious yachts into luxury health retreats. Director and therapist Heather Hawthorne … Read More

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Top Yachts For… Kids

We are often asked if a luxury yacht holiday is suitable for families with young children.  At Y.CO, many of us first went sailing before we could walk, so we know from experience that yachting can be a fun, safe … Read More

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Market Update – Week 16

The newest superyacht to enter the sales market is the 45m, “sleek and sporty” Tatiana.  Launched in 2011 from Turkey’s Bilgin shipyard with a top speed of 22 knots, she is a 2012 “World Superyacht Award Finalist” and enters the … Read More

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The Marine Industry Cares

CHARITY SPIN-A-THON IN FORT LAUDERDALE Best of luck to the Y.CO Fort Lauderdale team tomorrow as they participate in a gruelling 6 hour charity Spin-A-Thon organised by the Marine Industry Cares Foundation.  Between them, Y.CO superyacht brokers Bruce Schattenburg and … Read More

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The Y.CO Guide to… Superyacht Hull Design

We are often asked about the difference between one yacht and another. Each hull design has its advantages and advocates. Here, Y.CO sales broker Jonathan Zwaans explains a little of the mystery behind each… THE MOTOR YACHT Traditionally, there have … Read More