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Daphne D'Offay

Meet the Team: Daphne d’Offay

In this Meet the Team feature, we speak to Ocean Independence Senior Charter Manager Daphne d'Offay.
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We examine the top five reasons a yacht charter is the ultimate safe and secluded luxury escape.

Safety, Privacy and Seclusion: Why a Yacht Charter is the Ultimate Luxury Holiday

We examine the top five reasons a yacht charter is the ultimate safe and secluded luxury escape.
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Lukas Stratmann yacht broker

Meet the Team: Lukas Stratmann

In the first instalment of our Meet the Team series, Ocean Independence speak to Yacht Broker Lukas Stratmann.
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Heesen yacht Lady Petra

Heesen Yachts: Dutch Sales Success for Ocean Independence

Ocean Independence look back on a successful relationship with the renowned Dutch shipyard.
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Sailing yacht SILVERTIP

Eyes on the Prize: An Interview with the Captain of 34m SILVERTIP

We talked to Captain Tom Kinver ahead of the Millennium Cup about what makes sailing yacht SILVERTIP so special.
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New Build Yachts Amels Ocean Independence

Ocean Independence and Amels: Celebrating a History of Quality and Innovation in New Build Yachts

We look back at the long as successful yacht building relationship between Ocean Independence and the Amels shipyard with some top yacht construction highlights.
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Yacht sold by Ocean Independence

A Look Back: Ocean Independence’s Most Memorable Yachts Sold

The team at Ocean Independence have taken a moment to reflect on some of our most memorable yacht sales over the past 15 years.
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Ocean Independence at the Monaco Yacht Show

Challenges, Successes and the Future of Yachting: An Interview with Ocean Independence Sales Director Toby Maclaurin

On the week when we would have been at the 2020 Monaco Yacht Show, Toby Maclaurin takes the opportunity to reflect on an unusual year in yacht sales and look to the future.
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Secluded yacht available for charter

Sun, Sea and Seclusion: Yachting Away From the Crowds

This year, trade crowded streets for nature trails and busy restaurants for private beach barbeques – a yachting holiday is the perfect way to experience an outstanding escape away from the crowds.
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Wine on a Yacht

Superyacht Sipping: The Top 5 Wines to Drink On Board

The only thing better than a good glass of wine, is a good glass of wine on board a luxury yacht. Take a look at our top five wines to drink on board.
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Aerial view of yacht cruising

Yacht Sales and Purchase – Why Use a Yacht Broker?

A good broker remains and integral part of the yacht buying and selling process.
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Private Jet for Yacht Charters

Travel With Confidence: End to End Private Travel

A yacht charter is undeniably one of the safest ways to holiday, and end-to-end private travel takes safety one step further. 
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Tropical beach winter yachting destination

Dreaming of a Yacht Charter this Winter?

For those who dream of leaving dreary winters behind, we have selected our top winter yacht charter destinations and the perfect yachts from which to explore them. 
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Charter yachts cruising

Planning the Perfect Yacht Charter – Why Use a Charter Broker?

Whether you are a seasoned charterer or booking your first yachting holiday, an experienced charter broker ensures that all your needs are met to the highest standard.
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Watertoys image of yacht from above

Fun On the Water: The Top 5 Superyacht Toys

Whether enjoying a luxury yacht charter or spending time on your own private superyacht, a great range of watersports equipment is sure to add some excitement to your time on board.
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superyacht transom

Beyond charter – why buy a yacht

Chartering a yacht is amazing, so why bother buying one of your own? We look into the process that delivers the ultimate freedom tailored to your wants and needs.
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Top West Med charter spots

The Top 5 West Mediterranean Yacht Charter Destinations

Discover our hand-picked recommendations for the best yacht charter destinations in the West Mediterranean.
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Tim Quinlan Image

Spotlight On: Tim Quinlan

With years of experience in the industry, Ocean Independence Senior Yacht Sales and Purchase Consultant, Tim Quinlan is something of an expert when it comes to luxury yachting.
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Ocean Independence broker Jelena Vezia

Inspirational Women in Yachting: Jelena Vezia

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, Ocean Independence are speaking to one of our own inspirational women in yachting.
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Top Spots For New Year’s Eve

There is no better way to ring in the New Year than from a superyacht. Discover Ocean Independence's Top Spots for New Year's Eve.
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Yacht flag in wind

NEW REG YACHT CODE

As of January 01, 2019, a new yacht code from the Red Ensign Group (REG) will be in effect. Read more about how this change relates to your yacht.
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Crane on deck

Yachts Engaged in Trade Scheme

The Yacht Engaged in Trade (YET) scheme has been adopted by the Marshall and Cayman islands to ensure that all yachts in their waters comply with the guidelines.
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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Atlas

Celebrating the new golden age of exploration in yachting and luxury lifestyle, ULTIMATE ATLAS explores new frontiers and unchartered territories. Someone who is synonymous with pushing boundaries and achieving the seemingly impossible is Sir Richard Branson – who we are delighted to feature as this edition’s front cover personality. Sir Richard speaks to Ocean Independence about a project very close to his heart – Virgin Galactic – and bringing commercial space travel to the public.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Custom Life

CUSTOM LIFE looks at the past, present and future of customisation and features an exclusive interview with the legendary Giorgio Armani, exploring how his eponymous label has evolved from fashion house to lifestyle brand.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Technology

Welcome to Ultimate Technology, the fourth edition of PURSUIT. Our featured partnership with Tesla was borne from a client event we hosted at the iconic Tesla Zurich showroom. With Tesla being synonymous with sustainable technology and the yachting industry making revolutionary advancements in this area, Elon Musk, Tesla’s founder and the world’s most electrifying and famous eco-entrepreneur, is the perfect choice for the front cover feature.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Craft

This eighth edition of PURSUIT explores the ultimate in human creativity, passion, innovation and master craftsmanship, being led by new levels of personalisation in yacht commissions.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Style

This fifth edition of PURSUIT celebrates what can be considered the very epitome of yachting – style. From the intricate design of a yacht, to the choice of interior designer, through to the commissioning of crew uniforms – style is the essential ingredient.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Bold Innovation

Accepting the status quo is the easy option; making a meaningful change requires bold innovation. This edition of PURSUIT explores and celebrates the exciting advances being made across yachting.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Leading Legacy

The 11th edition in the series, LEADING LEGACY, celebrates storied brands and pioneering individuals whose innovations will leave the greatest inheritance, featuring an exclusive interview with Laird Hamilton – regarded as ‘the greatest waterman of all time’.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Future Optimists

The ninth edition in the series, FUTURE OPTIMISTS explores the themes underpinning the future of our industry and features an exclusive interview with Rolls-Royce, unveiling their new Coachbuild commission Boat Tail.

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Need help or advice?

The yachting journey can be complex with many decisions to be made. Get in touch with Ocean Independence, and one of our specialist consultants will help you make the right choices.

As a truly global company with 14 offices worldwide, we’re available 24/7 to help with any enquiries.

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