The charter market is about to welcome S/Y 'Lamima', a
traditional two-masted phinisi, to its fleet. TSO hears more of her inspiring story and
remarkable build in the traditional boat-building community of
“Having chartered yachts previously, my wife and I knew what we wanted from the word go,” explains the new owner of 55.4m Turquoise, which underwent a refit earlier this year. We speak to the owner and designer about the project.
One more look at Operation Cruise
Owner of One More Toy, Gary Markel, introduces TSO to Jeff Hudson, the new executive director of his charitable initiative Operation Cruise. As an ex-member of the US Special Operations Forces, Hudson, along with his wife, took part in the third Operation Cruise excursion and understands first hand what a difference it can make to people's lives.
Ian McGlinn's semi-custom strategy
Launched 17 years ago, the 50m Tigre D’Or was something of a game changer. Arguably one of the first owners to explore the semi-custom idea, Ian McGlinn built six yachts on the same basic hull platform. Terence Disdale and Burgess' Jonathan Beckett share his strategy and how this he transformed the way we build and market superyachts today.
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