At Home With BOAT: Watch The Interviews

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Jonathan Beckett

Burgess CEO

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, BOAT International has launched the new video series At Home With BOAT, featuring interviews with superyacht owners and yachting industry leaders. Watch them all here.

Episode One: Jonathan Beckett, CEO Burgess

For the first episode of the new series, BOAT International editor Stewart Campbell interviews Burgess CEO Jonathan Beckett, discussing how the pandemic is affecting the current brokerage market. Beckett predicted that some of the industry's top superyachts could be listed for sale as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Anil Thadani

Superyacht Owner

In episode two, superyacht owner Anil Thadani talks about cruising the artic on board his 45 metre Timmerman yacht Latitude. Thadani reminisced about his journeys to the Svalbard archipelago, crossings of the Northwest Passage and encounters with polar bears.

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Eddie Jordan

Superyacht owner

BOAT editor Stewart Campbell talks to former F1 boss Eddie Jordan in the third episode of At Home with BOAT. Jordan, who owns 45 metre Perini Navi sailing yacht Blush, talked about how long stretches spent sailing around the world helped him prepare for life in self-isolation.

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Andrew Winch

Superyacht designer

For the fourth episode, BOAT editor Stewart Campbell interviewed Winch Design founder Andew Winch. The designer, who has worked on yachts including Tis and Here Comes The Sun, reflected back on the studio’s first motor yacht project and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the current industry.

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Mike Fisher

Superyacht designer and owner

In episode five, the founder of Studio Indigo, Mike Fisher, talked about design projects still currently underway at the firm despite the coronavirus lockdown. Studio Indigo has worked on yachts including Joy and Project Witchcraft, as well as Fisher's own yacht Brigadoon.

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Raphael Sauleau

Fraser CEO

In the sixth episode of At Home with BOAT, Fraser CEO Raphael Sauleau talks to BOAT editor Stewart Campbell about how the charter industry is responding to the pandemic. Sauleau suggested that, after COVID-19 travel bans are lifted, we could see a strong Caribbean charter season for winter 2020.

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Rob McCallum

EYOS Expeditions founding partner

For episode seven, BOAT editor Stewart Campbell interviewed EYOS Expeditions founding partner Rob McCallum. Alongside discussing plans to lead an expedition to the deepest point in the Pacific Ocean, McCallum also talked about the new Damen SeaXplorers, as well as the increasing appeal of remote destinations among the superyacht crowd.

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Bruce Grossman

Superyacht owner

In the eighth episode of the series, BOAT International editor Stewart Campbell spoke with Bruce Grossman, owner of 55-metre ISA superyacht Forever One. Grossman talked about how his crew were dealing with life in lockdown while isolating in Athens, as well as giving a detailed account behind the design, construction and naming history of Forever One.

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Carl Allen

Superyacht owner

For episode nine, serial superyacht owner Carl Allen talks about his superyacht fleet, including his 50 metre Westport Gigi and 55 metre Damen support vessel Axis. As a keen big-game fisherman, diver, and explorer, his yachts carry an impressive arsenal of toys on board, from a Triton submarine to an amphibious plane, both of which help Allen in his search for sunken ships and treasure lost at sea.

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Rob Moran

Moran Yacht & Ship president

In the 10th episode of At Home with BOAT, Moran Yacht & Ship president Rob Moran talked about how coronavirus was affecting the current brokerage and charter markets, as well as current trends shaping today's yachts. In particular, Moran discussed how modern superyacht owners are pushing for their yachts to be as "environmentally perfect" as possible, meaning that recent innovations in yacht design are often geared towards emissions and the environment.

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