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.

The yachting adventures of Anto Marden

By Dominique Afacan | 19 August 2019

The Hong Kong-based superyacht owner on his lifelong love affair with sailing.


Yacht shows for beginners

By Dominique Afacan | 5 August 2019

Those wanting an insight into the world of superyachts can learn a lot by swinging by one of the industry’s many boat shows – and the Monaco Yacht Show is one of the biggest.


How Antarctica is keeping its cool

By Dominique Afacan | 30 July 2019

More and more superyachts are heading towards the South Pole – but who is keeping tabs on its growing appeal?


Sara-Jane Skinner

By Dominique Afacan | 25 July 2019

Sara-Jane is head of partnerships at Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), a charity which aims to place at least 10% of the world’s oceans under protection by 2020, and 30% by 2030.


Alice Widdows

By Dominique Afacan | 1 July 2019

Alice Widdows is the industry’s go-to guru when it comes to superyacht regattas.


Inside the world of the superyacht regatta

By Dominique Afacan | 27 June 2019

Camaraderie, competition and adrenalin-fuelled celebrations as the world’s superyachts go head to head.


The new trend for imperfect perfection

By Dominique Afacan | 11 June 2019

From rustic, reclaimed woods to on-board gardens and beach house-style interiors, a growing number of today’s superyacht owners prize a more rustic finish, often inspired by nature.


Burger van der Walt

By Dominique Afacan | 3 June 2019

The captain of Perseus3 on sailing yachts, surfing and sunscreen.


Adriana Monk

By Dominique Afacan | 1 June 2019

Adriana spent years as a lead designer in the luxury car industry, before following her passion for yacht interiors. She set up Monk Design in 2008.

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