By Alex Finley
All those reports about alleged slavery and deaths among men building stadiums to prepare for the Men’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar got you down? Angry and unnerved by Qatari officials moving against LGBTQ individuals just weeks before the launch of the tournament? Upset that the
“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
Looming over some of the great scandals of recent years is a man who loves big yachts.
Surprised? No, I didn't think so.
The man I'm referring to is Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan, a princeling once seen as on an upward trajectory as the
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