Dominique Afacan

Dominique Afacan

She might have arrived relatively late to the yachting world, but Dominique Afacan, editor-in-chief of Superyacht Life, is making up for lost time. Over the last five years, she has raced at the St Barths Bucket, kissed the America’s Cup in Bermuda and even taken a polar plunge in Antarctica.

Heading north on Thandeka

By Dominique Afacan | 20 February 2020

Superyacht owner Jan Verkerk has a new yacht for a new adventure.

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Les Annan

By Dominique Afacan | 10 February 2020

The captain of Axis reflects on the job – and the boss – he holds dear.

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Building for a better future

By Dominique Afacan | 6 February 2020

Designer Philippe Briand on his latest yacht concept, the SY200, which brings sustainability into the spotlight.

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Spotlight on New Zealand

By Dominique Afacan | 27 January 2020

The arrival of the America’s Cup next year is bringing renewed attention to New Zealand as a far-flung and multi-dimensional yachting destination.

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Rose Damen

By Dominique Afacan | 22 January 2020

Rose Damen is managing director at Damen Yachting, a family-run Dutch superyacht builder.

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Six of the best... family-friendly yachting destinations

By Dominique Afacan | 7 January 2020

From kayaking in Norway to turtle tagging in The Bahamas, there’s a perfect superyacht destination for every family.

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Giving back to the Balearics

By Dominique Afacan | 21 December 2019

New charity Yachting Gives Back is helping food banks and homeless shelters in Mallorca

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Benoit Sandjian

By Dominique Afacan | 4 December 2019

The marine biologist and captain of eco-luxury electric charter yacht E talks corals, climate change and catamarans.

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Behind the scenes on a superyacht shoot

By Dominique Afacan | 28 November 2019

Who better to sum up the superyacht life than the people who make a living capturing it on camera?

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