Motor boat

Monaco Yacht Show sees record attendance

From 19 to 22 September, 33,000 luxury yachting companies, yacht owners, wealthy customers and representatives of future purchasers converged on Monaco to meet up at the yacht show’s 500 stands and aboard the hundred-odd superyachts on show. At last year’s show there were signs of an upswing in the market. According to the show’s organisers, […]

Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse, world’s largest motor yacht visits Fiskardo harbour

BUT TOWN PHOTOGRAPHER MISSES PHOTO OPP OF THE YEAR! Your Insignia Motor Yachting reporters noted a frisson of excitement in Fiskardo harbour on Wednesday evening. It seemed another big name celebrity was mooring up their yacht just outside the harbour – and this was just 2 days after Demi Moore and her entourage had been […]

Twitter power adds Vancouver motor boat charter connection

Here at Insignia we’re pretty active with our social media networks. We have a Facebook page – www.facebook.com/InsigniaMotorYachting and a Twitter account – @InsigniaMY. We’d love to connect with you at either, or ideally both! We were Tweeting yesterday and engaged with @Wesbadke, or Weston (Wes) Badke as he is known in the non-Twittersphere. Wes […]

Barbecue Dining Boat – a floating island for less cash!

We reported last week on the Eco Yacht Tours’ floating recreational island, which is intended to be stored in the (rather large) tender garage of a super-yacht, and launched when moored to create a new type of entertainment space. We’ve yet to see a price, but we’re not expecting it to be, well, inexpensive. But […]

Which is the best marina in the world?

Could it be Benalmadena? TripAdvisor seems to think so. We’ve been there, and we’re not so sure. What do you think? Without getting too political, can a Spanish marina lead the world today? Which marina gets your vote? Is it in Europe? The USA? Asia? Or maybe Australasia? Dubai Marina claims to be the largest […]

2011 Southampton Boat Show report: Steeler Yachts – E644,000 boat sold by social media!

Insignia’s cameras tour the Steeler NG50, which was conceived to be equally at home in coastal and offshore waters.


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