Read all the latest news and views about yachts and the yachting industry in our third Yacht Focus supplement – a Lloyd’s Register special for the Monaco Yacht Show.
Find out why yachts are just like their owners, what links China, golfing and yachts, why fishing is a source of inspiration for designer extraordinaire Terence Disdale and take a quick peek into a fuel-celled future.
Marine magazine about yachting industry. Read about the lifecycle of a superyacht in Lloyd’s Register’s September Yacht Focus magazine which we have specially produced for the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show.
In this lavishly illustrated issue, you can find out about the images and ideas that influence the design of a superyacht, how all the parts are manufactured – from masts to exterior doors – and our inside tips on where to find the best berths and marinas.
We also feature two Yacht Focus specials. An owner representative from Australia speaks to us about the many roles he has to play, while a Vancouver based super yacht designer reveals how and where he gets his inspiration.
Why hybrids and alternative fuels are changing the shape of yacht design, how Spanish flair is forging new opportunities for the Med and its fleet of superyachts and LR’s role as the leading class society for the larger yacht. These are just a few of the themes of the September Yacht Focus, which has been specially produced for the Monaco Yacht Show.
Read the views of Richard Schiferli, Secretary General of the Paris MoU, on the yacht industry and port state control and what yachtowners and operators can do to prepare their vessels for regular inspections.
The magazine also traces the many hi-tech changes that have occurred recently in this fast-moving sector – from hybrid propulsion to yachts that can be operated entirely on Hy-Store Li-ion batteries – and the growing number of owners seeking to reduce their carbon footprint.