Launching the largest boat you’ve ever built during a global pandemic is a bold move but it’s one that’s set to pay off for Heesen Yachts. This week, the Dutch shipyard joined the hull and the superstructure of the 80m Cosmos – a superyacht that’s not just iconic in size but colossal in power.
Dreaming of escaping somewhere tropical? We hear you. But with many land borders around the world closed, Italian yacht builder Ferretti Group is offering the next best thing – portable private islands. CEO Alberto Galassi speaks exclusively to Forbes about the quest for privacy after the pandemic.
On the East End of Long Island, Paul Dixon is the renowned, go-to guide with an unfailing sense for finding fish. Here's a portrait of a very athletically demanding lockdown-proof sport as practiced in the Hamptons -- inshore fly-fishing for prize sea bass.
The company's claim that its active winglets can reduce fuel consumption by 33% has been met with amazement and not a little skepticism. After convincing regulators its safe for Citation jets, the company is aiming for bigger markets.
Amid an unprecedented Covid-19 outbreak in the state of Victoria, Australia has taken the dramatic decision to cull already tightly controlled arrivals in the country by half from Monday. Flights and available seats will be slashed, while travelers will now have to foot the quarantine hotel bill.
Since I’ve been closely been following the progress of Damen Yachting’s innovative 252-foot-long SeaXplorer expedition yacht since I saw a scale model of the design at the 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, I feel like it’s been around for years.