Luxury yacht http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26516/all en In the wake of the financial crisis, the Superyacht market continues to sink http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/superyacht-builders-wary-landlubbers-among-new-rich The glamour, champagne-soaked launches, astronomical price tags and celebrity clients belie a mounting unease in the world of superyacht building, according to industry insiders.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/superyacht-builders-wary-landlubbers-among-new-rich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Luxury yacht Motor yachts Yachts Americas Asia-Pacific Europe Global Economy Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:30:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735648 at http://www.globalpost.com Yacht makers hope disco decks will help them cast off at London Boat Show http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140107/yacht-makers-hope-disco-decks-will-help-them-cast-at-london-boa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Clare Hutchison</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Longer boats, decks for discos and underwater lighting are among the offerings yacht builders are hoping will help steer them out of a sales slump this week at the London Boat Show, the biggest British showcase for their wares.</p> <p>It's all about new markets and tastes in Asia and Latin America at the cavernous exhibition center in the east of the city.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140107/yacht-makers-hope-disco-decks-will-help-them-cast-at-london-boa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boating Business Luxury yacht Yachts Thomson Reuters Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:19:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6037086 at http://www.globalpost.com Some like it yacht: wind in the sails of Chinese market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140806/some-it-yacht-wind-the-sails-chinese-market <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With a fortune made in Chinese finance, Li Wang already has six cars including a Bentley and a Porsche, and his eye on his next multi-millionaires' toy: a boat.</p> <p>"I only know a little about yachts at the moment," acknowledged the chubby 27-year-old, strolling in golden sunglasses among the sailboats, catamarans and motor cruisers lining the jetties at a boat show in Dalian. </p> <p>"It's not a big deal. Buying a yacht is on my schedule."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140806/some-it-yacht-wind-the-sails-chinese-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Luxury yacht Social Issues Yachting Yachts AFP Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:41:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6224595 at http://www.globalpost.com