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Phil Friedman Joins Seattle Northwest Yachts as Director of Manufacturing

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022

Long-time boat builder and marine industry consultant, Phil Friedman, has joined Seattle Northwest Yachts LLC and will assume additional duties as Director of Manufacturing for all Seattle Yachts boat building operations, both domestic and offshore. As president and CEO of Palmer Johnson Yachts, Phil Friedman was responsible for executive management of a group of companies […]

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Clean Marina Award Goes to Porto Montenegro

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022

Located on the UNESCO-protected Bay of Kotor, Porto Montenegro, the world’s first Platinum-rated superyacht marina, has been awarded the Clean Marina accreditation by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA). The accreditation is designed to deliver a clear and recognisable identity for marinas, yacht and boat clubs, slipways, boatyards, and associated industry operators worldwide and Porto Montenegro […]

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MarineMax Acquires More Superyacht Service Assets

Sunday, August 14th, 2022

They already own the superyacht brokerage houses; Fraser Yachts and Northrop and Johnson, and now MarineMax the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer is set to swallow up IGY Marinas Based in Clearwater Florida, the company has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (“IGY Marinas”), […]

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Fire Engulfs Superyacht on Maiden Voyage

Friday, August 12th, 2022

The September yacht shows in both Cannes and Monaco are going to be short of one exhibit after a yacht that was due to appear in both was engulfed in a fire. The 43.7-metre yacht Aria SF caught fire off the Spanish island of Formentera while on her maiden voyage Built by Italian builder ISA […]

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Finalists in Crew Awards Ceremony Announced

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

The finalists of the fifth edition of the ACREW ‘Crew Awards 2022 Ceremony’, are to be hosted in Porto Montenegro, the superyacht marina and luxury lifestyle destination on 14th – 16th October 2022. Superyacht captains, crew, the awards nominees, and finalists will be invited to attend a weekend full of activities in the Mediterranean’s luxury […]

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Awards Ceremony to be Hosted by Porto Montenegro

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

The nominations are in, the votes have been counted and the superyacht industry now is eagerly awaiting to see who the winners are at Crew Awards 2022 Ceremony in Porto Montenegro, the superyacht marina and luxury lifestyle destination on 14th – 16th October 2022. This year’s event will have a royal theme, ‘a Regal weekend […]

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Car Festival Entry for YPI

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

An employee of YPI the full-service yachting house is set to participate in annual Superyacht Charities Car Festival – July 17th Yachting Partner International’s insurance and risk manager, Tom Montgomery, will participate in the forthcoming Superyacht Charities Car Festival. The event is organised by the Superyacht Charities, which brings the yachting industry together to raise […]

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All-New Oyster 495 Scores Race Win

Monday, June 27th, 2022

Oyster Yachts scored a race win in their all new Oyster 495 winning the ISC4 class in the 91st edition of the Round the Island Race. She also came in second overall in ISC, a class comprising 478 entries. This was the first competitive foray for Oyster Yachts’ newest, and smallest yacht in its new […]

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Jimmy Blee of Asia Pacific Superyachts Arrested

Sunday, May 15th, 2022

Captain Jimmy Blee once the owner of Asia Pacific Superyachts in Indonesia has been arrested as he tried to leave Cairns in North Queensland Australia on a flight to Singapore  Blee was arrested as he tried to leave the country on a flight to Singapore following death of drug mule diver The diver died trying […]

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Under Water Entertainment Platform Submarine Revealed

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

An Under Water Entertainment Platform that can run solely on batteries and operate non-stop for 24 hours has been unveiled by U-Boat Worx the manned submersibles manufacturer. Designed to host the most prestigious and memorable events, the concept is the first in a completely new class of submarine The Under Water Entertainment Platform is a completely […]

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