Trash chic

Claire Rendall and Van de Sant have collaborated to create a new range of eco-friendly yacht and garden furniture from salvaged ocean plastic.

Life begins at 50!

The Sydney Show is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. In 2017, the 50th Sydney International Boat Show will return fully to its traditional home of Darling Harbour, making great use of the freshly minted International Convention Centre – Sydney facility to expand its offering.

Award success

Australia’s The Multihull Group were recognised for their achievements at the annual Lagoon Awards in France.

Il Maestro

Master chef Alessandro Pavoni has travelled the world cooking modern Italian delicacies for adoring patrons. Ocean joined him aboard Gulf Craft’s elegant Ghost II to sample the acclaimed chef’s menu.

Tropical diving

Earlier this month David Jamieson of Superyacht Private Expeditions Fiji (SPE Fiji) and Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS), and Rodolphe Holler of Superyacht Private Expeditions (SPE) met to discuss dive standards for their common yachting clients in Tahiti and Fiji.

Covetable crossover

Positioned as “a fresh look at water scooters and a new take on tenders”, the Vanqraft VQ16 was conceived as the ultimate fun machine, set to revolutionise the water toy and tender market.

Big boats make a beeline

For boat owners heading north for the season, The Boat Works at Coomera on Queensland’s Gold Coast is pulling out all the stops to accommodate vessels of every size for repairs, maintenance and major refits either on the way up to the Whitsundays, or the return trip south.