There are many reasons why people would buy a superyacht. To some it is a get away from it all retreat. Others seek a capital investment and one or two see it as a charter business venture. But what is it really like and why should you consider it as an option. We asked many of the superyacht industry’s top movers and shakers to tell us: How? When? Where? And what is it really like? If any one should have the inside information on why you would want to buy a superyacht then it is these folk who should have most definitive answer.
If I had access to a secret stash of iPhone knockoffs — a phone that worked identically to the real iPhone, but was a bootleg made of inauthentic parts — how much could I charge? Could I sell them for $10 less than the purchase price of a real iPhone? What about 25 percent off? How much is authenticity worth?