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Expanding Yacht Management Beyond Financial Services

Monday, September 21st, 2020

When it comes to owning a superyacht, one major expense is the fee charged by yacht management ashore. Essentially an unnecessary step between owner and Captain the prime intent of the yacht manager is to maintain controlling contact with yacht owners between those times when he buys and then sells the yacht.  Those two occasions offer broker […]

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Project Signature a New 120 Metre Superyacht

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Dutch based Damen Yachting has signed a contract to build Project Signature, a 120-metre superyacht designed by Espen Øino. Imperial, the Russian owned yacht brokerage firm based in Monaco represented the Owner and will supervise construction throughout the build. When delivered in 2025, the 120 metre vessel will be the largest superyacht built to date […]

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Quakers or not? Swan Design Disrupts

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Is this idea quakers?  An Italian yacht designer has come up with a swan like watercraft design concept that could ruffle a few feathers. Known as Avanguardia (Vanguard in English) this concept yacht from the drawing board of Pierpaolo Lazzarini at Pierpaolo Lazzarini Designs takes its name from the positioning of the navigation bridge, which also […]

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Lock Stock and Barrel

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

It seems that everyone who was working at Perini Navi USA has up sticks and walked, lock stock and barrel into a new position with Edmiston Bruce Brakenhoff, Jr, has been appointed Director of the newest Edmiston office in Newport, Rhode Island. Bruce, and will be joined by Dirk Johnson, Rana Johnson and Linda Janney […]

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Water Quality is Important

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

The quality of drinking water on yachts and campervans alike needs to be both healthy and tasty.  Blue water yachts more often or not make water using reverse osmosis.  Campervans take on water from land-based outlets but, like inshore cruising yachts, they have store that water in tanks. There are times when that water from the vehicle’s […]

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We Are Not Alone

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

We are not alone it seems as we embark on a plan to launch a Land Yacht to our very own design. One of the UK’s largest caravan companies has reported a sharp increase in the sale of caravans and motorhomes during the Coronavirus crisis, and new research reveals a huge spike in people buying […]

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Land Yacht and Air Yachts

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

While we are busy designing and building our own land yacht in which we will cruise the highways of Europe, others have higher ambitions. Higher, in that folk are hailing the next quantum shift in superyacht design will take to the skies. According to an article in the Robb Report “A number of companies in the U.S. […]

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Hebridean Island Cruises Doubles Fleet Size

Monday, August 17th, 2020

Hebridean Island Cruises is to double the size of its small luxury passenger fleet with the acquisition of the 42 metre yacht like Lord of the Glens HP Shipping Ltd, the owner of Hebridean Island Cruises the operators of Hebridean Princess has announced the purchase of MV Lord of the Glens, from the Magna Carta Steamship […]

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For Captains, by Captains

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

The career pathway for Captains towards becoming the Master of a superyacht is well planned and easy to follow.  Find the right educational programme, get the correct grades and rely on crew recruitment agencies to get you yachts that obtain sea miles to get in that all important seatime. Being qualified a Captain and  actually becoming one […]

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Project Castor launches as Solemates

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Heesen the Dutch shipyard have launched the hull number YN 19055 at their facility in Oss on schedule. Known during her build as Project Castor she will sail as Solemates for an owner whose previous Solemates, the 60 metre Lurssen build dating from 2010 ,was sold in 2014.  Since that time the owner has been without a superyacht The yachts […]

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