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Listen now: BOAT Briefing with adventurer Mike Horn

11 January 2021

In the first BOAT Briefing of 2021, the team sit down with global adventurer Mike Horn to discuss everything from surviving capsizing icebergs to circling the globe by foot and sail aboard his explorer ketch Pangaea.

Credit: Dimitry Sharomov

Talking of explorers, we also discuss Feadship's in-build superyacht Shinkai which will become one of the most capable vessels afloat when she's delivered later this year, and reveal that the conversations between owner and designer started with the concept of a "submarine yacht".

The growing popularity of support vessels is examined by Charlotte in a new feature, and we also look back to discover the biggest news story of 2020 on boatinternational.com.

Caroline brings you all the biggest stories from the start of the year, including the news that Safe Harbor Marinas has acquired the famous Rybovich Superyacht Marina.

On the data front, we reveal the full-year brokerage figures for 2020. Despite it being such a challenging year, the brokerage market held up quite well, with 376 superyachts changing hands compared to 406 in 2019.

Find out which parts of the market performed best by listening to BOAT Briefing on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.