The heat of late July had settled into every crevice and shadow in the urban canyons of Manhattan. Just when I thought it was too late to escape, the invitation came through the mail slot on a salt-tinged zephyr: “Join us on Nantucket.” I had been saved by the kind folks at Hinckley, who hosted a rendezvous for their owners at Nantucket Boat Basin.
...Or just a summer internship. Either way, I feel as if I've been at PMY longer than 2 months, and I've learned a great deal in my time here.
The Good Captain
I love Australia’s Sanctuary Cove Boat Show. It’s small and, for a boat show, intimate, but it has its drawbacks—namely jet lag.
Though the 34th annual America's Cup may still be two years away, planning has already begun. A partnership with charter agency Fraser Yachts will change the face of the race.
Marathon. A megayacht. Maybe you could sit here to watch the America's Cup. (C) Marc Paris
Over the course of the last year, I have met and spoken with a number of crew members and captains. After years in the industry, these crewmembers have amassed quite a few interesting stories about owners, guests, and each other.
But key to them keeping their jobs is that they have to keep their mouth shut.
As my time as the PMY editorial intern dwindles, I continue to reflect on the things I’ve learned.
In January, the FCC granted a conditional waiver to a broadband wireless communications provider called LightSquared to permit expansion of the land-based use of the mobile satellite spectrum. In plain English, this private company’s cellular system may interfere with the weak GPS signal our electronics use for positioning. The public comment period ends on Saturday. Fill in the form completely—it needs your address to locate your Congressional representatives. Click here to speak up now.
According to news reports a $4.5 billion, 30-meter yacht has been built in Malaysia. Billion with a B. That's ten times more expensive than Roman Abramovich's Eclipse but who's counting?
When I arrived at the PMY office in midtown Manhattan last Thursday, I assumed it would be like every other day in the office. A little writing, some research, some editing…all various tasks expected of an editorial intern, and all things I enjoy doing.