BOAT International's podcast, BOAT Briefing, takes you behind the scenes of the world of superyachts, with news, comment, analysis and access to some of the characters that make this industry so special. Find links to listen to BOAT Briefing below.

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Episode 7 - BOAT Briefing with sensory expert Professor Barry Smith

In this week's podcast, we discuss how superyacht behaviour is changing, the latest launches, and why Forrest Gump is now associated with a superyacht project. We also meet sensory expert Professor Barry Smith, who talks about how our faculties work and interact with each other, and how owners can exploit this information to transform their yacht into a sensory paradise.

Episode 6 – BOAT Briefing with Arksen chairman, Jasper Smith

This week we delve into the exciting COVID-proof cancellation deals charter brokers are offering; learn about the superyacht owner trying to bring an easy home-test kit to market; plus Stewart goes on a rant about cringe-worthy superyacht TV programmes. We also sit down with Jasper Smith about his eco-focussed explorer yacht brand Arksen.

Episode 5 – BOAT Briefing with My Song owner Pier Luigi Loro Piana

In this week's podcast, we discuss why the Feadship Lady May is making headline news, the cancellation of the Cannes Yachting Festival at the 11th hour and some positive data coming out of the superyacht industry. We also sit down with Pier Luigi Loro Piana to talk about the loss of his superyacht My Song in May last year.

Episode 4 – BOAT Briefing with treasure hunter Jimmy Gadomski

This week features director Charlotte Hogarth-Jones and deputy editor Caroline White discuss the latest headlines – from superyachts on fire, to speedy new launches being kept tightly under wraps, and executive editor Cecile Gauert speaks to Jimmy Gadomski, a technical diver and captain about the secretive world of treasure hunting...

Episode 3 - BOAT Briefing with Nina Jensen, CEO of Rev Ocean

On this week’s podcast the team share their yachting highlights from the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival, discuss new threats facing the Galapagos islands, talk crew salaries with information gleaned from the annual Dockwalk Salary Survey, and sit down with Nina Jensen, CEO of ground-breaking superyacht REV Ocean.

Episode 2 - BOAT Briefing with chairman of the World Superyacht Awards

Join editor-in-chief Stewart Campbell and the team for our latest podcast as they discuss why Hollywood loves to blow up superyachts, latest news, what to expect at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, and hear our exclusive interview with Richard Raper, chairman of the World Superyacht Awards, as nominations for the 2021 awards open.

Episode 1 - BOAT Briefing with tennis superstar Rafael Nadal

Join the BOAT International team in our new BOAT Briefing podcast, as they talk superyacht events, what territories are opening and closing to yachts, the latest spying scandal to rock the America's Cup and some of the impressive new launches hitting the water. We also have an exclusive interview with tennis superstar Rafael Nadal about his brand new boat.

BOAT Briefing: Monaco adventures, Project Thunderball, and the Superyacht Design Festival returns to Kitzbühel

In this week’s BOAT Briefing, Sophia is joined by Online Yachts Editor Katia Damborsky to discuss recent trips to Monaco. Sophia was in the Principality to host a roundtable event, in partnership with Cookson Adventures, while Katia was reporting on the engineering prowess of students at the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge. In the news is an exclusive scoop by Katia on a new-build CRN 70-metre called Project Thunderball, as well as Gunboat’s red-hulled maxi-cat, Baltic’s futuristic foil-assisted Raven, and 111.8-metre Renaissance on sea trials. The data this week looks at June’s brokerage figures, which saw the market normalise after a record-breaking May.

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