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Van Conversions Drive Sales Up

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Van sales are on the increase and van conversions are one of the contributing factors Part of the increase in sales of vans up to 3.5 tonnes has been accredited to more buyers seeking vehicles to convert into campervans says a report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).  The other factor behind the […]

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Here Comes the Sun Visits London

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

I always feel sorry for the Captain of a yacht that has a ridiculous name.  I know from my own past experiences as the Master of a superyacht how difficult it is to say the name three times when using the VHF radio.  So my heart goes out to the Captain of Here Comes the Sun as she approached […]

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Cryptocurrency Catching on in Superyacht World

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

The use of cryptocurrency within superyacht transactions is becoming increasingly popular, but it is still relatively unchartered territory for the industry.  But it seems that Cryptocurrency is finally catching on and becoming more and more accepted in the Superyacht world  In 2014, the need to pay for luxury goods using various cryptocurrencies spurred companies such […]

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Humphreys Design 50 metre Custom Explorer Yacht

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Humphreys Yacht Design (HYD) based in Lymington have designed a 50 metre Custom Explorer Yacht to be built by JFA Yachts, France. The brief was to design an explorer yacht for family use and global cruising, featuring exceptional efficiency, comfort and safety levels. The design of the yacht has been developed by HYD over the […]

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Conrad Empson the Baby Faced Bosun Conceives Crewpass

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Conrad Empson, the baby faced Bosun from the Below Decks Mediterranean TV series has come up with yet another business idea. He has conceived and brought to market, a novel new way for superyacht Captains to check crew references and carry out background checks on potential hiring’s.    It was after serving as the Bosun and […]

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Sales of Superyachts What is Driving the Boom?

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

No one really knows why, or can point to a definite reason for the cause, but the effect is clear to see; the sales of superyachts are booming Many believe that sales of superyachts are flourishing as billionaires, splurge millions on luxury vessels in an attempt to outwit the pandemic.  Others believe it is just a […]

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Top Five II the Superyacht Born from a Cloudburst

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

It was during a cloudburst when 70 of his guests all tried to crowd into the sun lounge for cover on board Top Five, his 47 metre yacht that the size issue surfaced and Terry Pegular realised he needed a larger yacht. The first Top Five, a 47 metre Christensen built in 2005, has now been replaced […]

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Seasickness Cure on Horizon for Superyacht Guests

Monday, November 29th, 2021

Until now the only way sailors believe you could guarantee to stop seasickness was to sit under a tree but nowrevolutionary technology could provides seasickness relief for passengers at sea After eight years of solid research California based Servo Yachts LLC have announced the introduction of the Martini 7.0, a 50 metre catamaran that claims […]

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Marala Sees Light of Day as Renovation Progresses

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

The 59m classic motor yacht Marala, has been successfully re-floated in the 75m dry dock that has been her home for the past two years.  Her flood up concludes the successful completion of the yacht’s exterior structural and paint work programmes carried out at the Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth. Designed and built by Camper & Nicholsons in […]

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Websites and Digital Media for the Superyacht Industry

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

Good websites and digital media are essential in the superyacht industry and global yacht brokerages, shipyards, yacht crew recruitment agencies, yacht insurance businesses, and providers of specialist yacht technology have all found the need to employ specialists to look after such matters Many superyacht companies have employed Relevance Yacht, a specialist yacht digital marketing and […]

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