“Should we be resigning from all Russian yachts?” This question was posed by an anonymous participant in an Instagram Q&A hosted in March by Nautilus International, a union for mariners, as the United Kingdom, European Union, and United States began sanctioning Russian oligarchs and setting out to freeze their
by Alex Finley So many yachts, so much drama. As we head into the fourth month of Russia’s war in Ukraine, we’ve seen escape plans thwarted, some allies becoming safe havens for the enemy, and several yachts still missing. Here’s a roundup of where things currently float.
by Alex Finley Welcome to Vladivostok! On March 31, Nord, the 142-meter megayacht reportedly owned by Alexei Mordashov, a Russian steel and mining magnate, became the first of a fleet of Russian oligarch megayachts to reach the port of Vladivostok since the imposition of sanctions due to Russia’s invasion