Author: Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor

About Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor has over 15 years of experience in the luxury superyacht and travel sphere, writing for upscale publications, copy editing, blog creation, content writing, and journalistic interviews with a special focus on the brokerage and yacht charter market. Rebecca is currently the Content Editor at YATCO.

Powerboat Buying Guide 2023

Powerboats are vessels propelled by an engine, and unlike a sailboat, their only means of propulsion is through their engine. While most are usually used for speed and performance, some are also used for leisurely overnight stays and day trips. Featured Image Credit: EGO 2006 68′ 4″ RIVA High Performance Sport Yacht Powerboat, Speedboat and […]

Ocea Yachts Launches ARAOK II

French shipyard, Ocea Yachts has announced the successful launch of the Ocea Commuter 108, now named ARAOK II. The 108ft (32.7m) yacht was completed at their Les Sables-d’Olonne yard following the hull’s completion at their aluminum workshop in Fontenay-le-Comte with naval architecture by Pierre Frutschi. Featured Image Credit: Ocea Yachts Fourth in the Series  ARAOK […]

Derecktor Completes Refit of ZEXPLORER

Built by Newcastle Marine in 2013, 129.1ft (39.35m) ZEXPLORER (formerly SAFIRA) has completed her 20-month long refit at the Derecktor’s Dania shipyard in Florida. The complete list of works included, “significant modifications to enhance the vessel’s length, propulsion system, interior layout, and overall functionality.” Featured Image Credit: Derecktor Shipyard Increased Length and Functionality   The yard […]

Personal Submarine Buying Guide 2023

A personal submarine is a submersible that is used for personal and recreational purposes. They have become incredibly popular in recent years as more people look to push the boundaries of what is possible with underwater exploration. What is a personal submarine?  A personal submarine is a submersible that people use for recreational purposes. From […]

Oceanco Delivers M/Y SEVEN SEAS

Oceanco has proudly announced the safe delivery of 357ft (109m) SEVEN SEAS to her new yacht owner. Previously known as Project Y720, SEVEN SEAS features the classic exterior yacht stylings of Sinot Yacht Architecture & Design, with yacht interiors by Molly Isaksen in partnership with the Sinot team. Featured Image Credit: Oceanco While the interiors […]

Yacht Tender & Toys Guide 2023

Along with the yacht rental, the private crew, your gourmet chef, and the ability to personalize the itinerary however you like, the other thing people look forward to the most on their yacht charter is – the toys. Your yacht charter will come with a large number of yacht toys and a luxury yacht tender […]

Catamaran Buying Guide 2023

A catamaran is a dual-hulled vessel that offers owners the best of both worlds. If you can’t decide between a sailing yacht or motor yacht, a catamaran could be the perfect balance of unfurling the sails when you want, while also supplementing with stronger engine power when needed. Featured Image: Serenity 72 Power Catamaran 2023 […]

Schooner Buying Guide 2023

There are a number of different sailing yachts and vessels on the water today. In this article, we will be exploring the qualities of a schooner. A schooner for sale is a boat with two or more masts, with the after masts being taller than the foremast. Image Credit: COLUMBIA 2014 141′ 2″ EASTERN SHIPBUILDING […]

ArrowCat Boat Buying Guide 2023

An ArrowCat Boat is power catamaran that operate as multi-functional boats designed to support any boating lifestyle. With fully covered interiors, the ArrowCat boats are designed to be enjoyed regardless of the weather conditions and are very popular among the sport boating community and families alike. Image Source: ArrowCat 320 Who owns ArrowCat Boats? ArrowCat […]

YATCO Broker of the Month: Dimitris Kyriazakos, EKKA YACHTS

YATCO’s broker of the month series examines the unique life experiences that brought these brokers into the world of yachting, who influenced them, and what they seek to change in the industry.  Dimitris Kyriazakos is Managing Director at EKKA YACHTS. Featuring Dimitris Kyriazakos, Managing Director of EKKA Yachts How did you get your start in […]

Cherubini Yacht Buying Guide 2023

Cherubini Yachts was founded in the 1920s along the Delaware River in New Jersey by brothers, Jon and Frit Cherubini focusing on semi-custom sailboats and runabouts. They are most well known for their Cherubini 44 and 48 ketch and schooner. For more information on these classic, American made boats, read on. Featured Image: NARWHAL 1986 […]

Houseboat Buying Guide 2023

A houseboat is a boat that is primarily used for people to live onboard full-time. Usually, houseboats will be tied up on a river or canal, or in shallow anchorages on a lake, offering direct access to the water and beautiful views. However, they are not usually powerful enough for ocean crossings, so if this […]

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