Practical Guide To Yacht Insurance

As yachts become exponentially more complex so does insuring them.
Lucid Yacht collaborated with a reputable Yacht Insurance house to bring you a Practical Guide To Yacht Insurance a quick read to cover the basics.

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Getting hurt by the fluke anchor is unacceptable
January 18, 2013 | One Comment

We really like the AnchorSuit® invention by a long time boating family. The perfect protection against common injuries caused by the fluke anchor typically found on tenders.

anchor suit

It is a neoprene wet suit cover, which softens all impact points of the anchor. Any boater knows the fluke anchor’s sharp & jagged edges are hazards, and could be a big nuisance. Read the full story »

Happy Holidays from Yacht Help Desk
December 24, 2012 | Share your thoughts
Happy Holidays from Yacht Help Desk

At the close of another year, we would like to wish you a Happy Holiday Season and a Peaceful Prosperous New Year. Here is a little poem we found, dedicated to all the boaters, day …

Yacht Thruster – bow and stern thruster for sailboats, wooden boats and motoryachts
December 23, 2012 | 22 Comments
Yacht Thruster – bow and stern thruster for sailboats, wooden boats and motoryachts

Yacht Thruster is an externally mounted bow and stern thruster solution for yachts and sail boats 20 feet to 65 feet. Ideal for sailboats, wooden boats and motoryachts up to 65 feet looking for more …

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Marina – 875 feet continuous floating dock
September 7, 2012 | Share your thoughts
Yacht Club Costa Smeralda Marina  – 875 feet continuous floating dock

Superyacht construction has been on the rise over the last decade. Owners looking to find a home for their large vessels has been difficult, especially in the British Virgin Islands where no facility currently exists.

Recreational Island an innovative yacht accessory
August 23, 2012 | Share your thoughts
Recreational Island an innovative yacht accessory

Here is a brilliant concept by Henry Ward of a collapsible floating platform that transforms into a free floating Recreational Island
It is easily stored in the yacht’s garage and quickly deployed using two standard overhead …

Yacht Project: MAGNITUDE by Opalinski designs
April 20, 2012 | Share your thoughts
Yacht Project: MAGNITUDE by Opalinski designs

Futuristic megayacht design by Lukasz Opalinski a passionate artist and designer who likes to question traditional yacht design
He will collaborate with Oceanco to introduce various elements set to raise the bar in boat building. A …

Cruising the Greek Islands on a 78 foot Ferretti
April 20, 2012 | Share your thoughts
Cruising the Greek Islands on a 78 foot Ferretti

Second only to the Caribbean the Greek islands are the most popular destinations for yacht owners. The warm safe waters, famous Greek hospitality and of course night life, have been attracting boaters to this region …

SuRi an incredible refit story in the USA
April 6, 2012 | Share your thoughts
SuRi an incredible refit story in the USA

The incredible story of SuRi a 173′ megayacht that got a mid-body extension of more than 30 feet. Why wait for a new build when you can extend your existing boat to 206′ long?! …

Porto Montenegro the crown jewel of the Adriatic
March 30, 2012 | Share your thoughts
Porto Montenegro the crown jewel of the Adriatic

Offering countless itineraries for boats of all sizes, Porto Montenegro is the ideal starting or end point to an Adriatic cruise.