Video: Fairline Targa 48 sea trials

OK, so it’s not a hugely informative piece of video, but if you want to see what Fairline’s Targa 48 Open looks like out on the water, then this short video does that for you. The Targa 48 OPEN is the first IPS boat Fairline has developed for several years and has apparently been made […]

Life Ashore feature: Supercar or classic to accompany your superyacht?

Most owners of a luxury, high-glamour motor yacht will have an exotic car to go with it. After all, everyone needs classy transport to travel from the quayside to that Michelin starred restaurant. Many will choose a straight out of the showroom supercar. But, wait a minute….. Perhaps there is an even more glamorous, more […]

Vripack Liquid Silver, the research vessel re-invented

The Vripack Design Studio has been mulling over this boat – Liquid Silver – for several years. Previously known as Turmoil II, in the last year she has grown to be Vripack’s vision of the Research Vessel Yacht 2.0 (RVY) and gained that new name. Design wise Vripack didn’t go for a classic raised forecastle […]

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, […]

Fairline Targa 62GT video report

Insignia Motor Yachting met with Oliver Winbolt of Fairline on board the Targa 62GT, which was making its debut at the 2012 Southampton Boat Show. This sports cruiser is the largest Targa in Fairline’s range. The 62GT has a large, open cockpit with a barbecue, fully-equipped bar and large sunpad. Forward of the airy saloon […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gulf Craft Majesty 77 video feature

‘Ever heard of Gulf Craft? Well it is the Middle East’s and Africa’s largest producer of fiberglass boats and yachts, and apparently exports over 70% of its production to 40 countries through the Majesty Yachts, Oryx and Silvercraft brands. Founded in The United Arab Emirates in 1982, Gulf Craft today produces vessels ranging from 20 […]

Sunseeker International at the Hong Kong Boat Show

This Sunseeker video clip typifies the glamour aspect associated with this luxury motoryacht brand. Captured at the Hong Kong Boat Show, it’s apparent that Sunseeker recognises the importance of the Asian market.

Make way for the Riva 63 Virtus superspeedboat

We’re familiar with the term superyacht, which is generally applied to a big, floating something or other, which might have sails, or it might be an impressively-sized motor yacht. It’s normally the latter. Well, the Riva 63 Virtus seems to define a new category – that of the superspeedboat. Despite the fact that the Virtus […]

Fairline to showcase Targa 62 GT at Southampton Boat Show

Fairline’s Targa series has had a faithful following amongst that part of the motor yachting fraternity that favours sporty looks as well as very habitable and hospitable entertaining spaces. Targa GTs have a retractable hardtop, and the 62 is no exception. The 62 GT sits at the top of the Targa line-up, and Fairline is […]

Eco Yacht Toys Recreational Island – for the superyacht that has everything

Eco Yacht Toys claims to be the only business in the world positioned to present you with the single most exciting revelation since the luxury yacht itself…. a Recreational Island! Yes, really! The Recreational Island has been designed to optimise available space, whether it is opened out on the water, or tucked away in the […]

Insignia Motor Yachting sets course for the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show

There’s little doubt that between September 19 to 22, the 2012 MYS will be bringing together the captains of industry, the savvy owners and their representatives and the highest-net-worth clientele. All will assemble in Port Hercules to exhibit their most high gloss products and luxury services or their future superyacht projects. Organisers of the Monaco […]

Greece may be troubled, but superyacht charters flourish in Ionian Islands

Hopefully we all feel a little sorry for the Greeks at the moment. After all, many of us have enjoyed their marvellous hospitality, whether on the mainland or cruising the the isles. Some may be staying away, but the fearless Insignia team ventured to Cephalonia for meetings with some of the marine community there. We’re […]

Insignia video report: Sunseeker Predator 130

A speedboat superyacht? Watch the Insignia Motor Yachting video report, and take a look at the fastest way to transport your millions from Monaco to Portofino.

Video: Princess launches 98′ Motor Yacht, adds Fendi Casa design flair

One of its two World Premieres at the Southampton show, Princess displayed the new 98′ Motor Yacht, and marketing director Simon Clere was on hand to show Insignia Motor Yachting around. Amongst the ‘Big 4′ British boat builders (for our overseas readers, Princess competes with Sunseeker, Fairline and Sealine on the UK stage), Princess has […]

Video : 2011 Southampton Boat Show – Sunseeker launches Manhattan 53

With help from Britain’s Got Talent’s Ronan Parke, and “Mr Formula One” Eddie Jordan, Sunseeker launched the Manhattan 53 at this year’s Southampton Boat Show.

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