BBC tracks down Morpho at London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

Morpho founder Neil Richmond knew he was following an opera singer on to the stage when he made a speech at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show – what he didn’t realise is that he’d end up being broadcast worldwide by the BBC. Neil was speaking at an exclusive private event for family […]

The Global Capital of Yachting​

Every year, the Principality of Monaco plays host to around 33,000 people at the four-day Monaco Yacht Show. This year was no exception and thousands came to see a record 115 superyachts and 510 exhibiting companies. Monaco is, of course, home to the most exclusive yacht club in the world (founded by Prince Rainier III […]

Morpho takes off

Take a look at the picture. Notice anything? Well, the first – and probably the most important – thing is that the boat Silverline is not actually in the water at all, it’s above it. And, no, it’s not hovering – that’s just freeze frame photography – it’s bouncing, which is what powerboats driven by […]

Super rich and UHNWI boost London economy

Owners of London’s prime and super-prime properties contribute at least £2.3 billion to the city’s economy, according to the independent report ‘The Prime Residential Market in Westminster’ by the economic consultancy Ramidus Consulting Ltd. The research, commissioned by officers at Westminster City Council, revealed that owners of properties worth more than £15 million spend around […]

Morpho meets “the million dollar nose”

It’s a quarter of a century since international wine guru Robert Parker was in the UK and while news of his visit slipped by many in the national press, Britain’s wine buffs coughed up a small fortune to meet the great man. The venue was Hedonism Wines – London’s most upmarket wine store, more or […]

Charity dinner at Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle

What do we know of butlers and valets? There was Mr Hudson in the 1970s TV programme Upstairs, Downstairs; Jeeves in the tales of Jeeves and Wooster; and, of course, Mr Carson – so admirably played by Jim Carter in Julian Fellowes’ Downton Abbey. These are all fictional characters and we’re not likely to meet […]

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