Essentials features inside views on building and owning your own boat from the designers and crew who know how to make it happen.


Once a year, at the St Barths Bucket, sun-soaked superyachts become spray-soaked super-competitors in the swashbuckling regatta that anyone who’s anyone wants to experience…

F1 Technology

How technology developed in Formula 1 is impacting everything from sailing to health screenings

Art on a Boat – Five key things to consider…

Five key things to consider when selecting the best art for a superyacht…

The 5 best Art Fairs

Five of the most influential global art fairs worth visiting by superyacht

Dare to Dream

Every Superyacht is different because every owner is different but what they all have in common is that certain something...

The Interior Designer – Gary Chang

Superyachts are about leisure, but they also need to be scientific and logical. For an interior designer, it is about balancing the two. Yachts are also very personal and, although a lot of elements might look the same, every owner has different ideas...

The Exterior Designer – Tim Heywood

I like to create beautiful, unique, bespoke yachts, and I’m fortunate that a lot of people have given me the opportunity to do that.

The Interior Designer – Laura Sessa

My job is to turn the dreams of my client into reality. As an interior designer, it is important for me not to impose my taste, but to translate the tastes of the owner into something elegant that has harmony.

The Captain – Andrew Schofield

As the Captain, I’m the thin point of the hourglass between the requirements of the owners and their family, those of their guests and all of the crew and contractors that work to make the yacht run smoothly. It’s a multi-faceted job with very high-end, successful individuals at one end who expect nothing but the best...

The Chef – Anthony Bantoft

The role of the chef is fundamental to the experience of those onboard a superyacht – the quality of the food is important to everyone. My job, as chef, is to keep the owner and his family happy at all times, and to help impress the guests of the owner. It’s exhilarating, fun and challenging.