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Banker Joins Board of Ocean Independence

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The banker Marco Kern, has joined the board of Ocean Independence.  The full-service superyacht brokerage company, specialising in yacht sales, charter, new build and management was founded in 2005. With 115 employees, speaking 24 different languages operating from 15 offices around the world, the brokerage house has become one of the fastest-growing companies in the […]

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Another Name Change for Port Vell

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Yet another name change has been announced by the superyacht marina in Barcelona. Ignacio Erroz the facility’s Director General has announced that it will drop the prefix One Ocean and revert to the name it used before 2015 when the prefix was first employed. From November 2019 the marina will be known simply as Marina […]

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Sam Sorgiovanni Opens Monaco Office

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Australian superyacht designer Sam Sorgiovanni has opened a representative office in Monaco Sorgiovanni first set up his own design studio in Fremantle, Western Australia twenty three years ago He has since then created many bespoke interior and exterior yacht designs like the two 88.5m Oceanco’s Nirvana and Barbara and the 82m Abeking & Rasmussen Secret.  […]

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Voluntourists Sought from Amongst Superyacht Crew Community

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Voluntourists are being sought from amongst the Superyacht crew community by the government of the Faroe Islands Following the unprecedented success of their initiative earlier this year, the Faroe Islands has announced that the nation is again going to close for maintenance – from 16th -17th April 2020 The government is calling for willing superyacht […]

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Project Nautilus — A new kind of Explorer Yacht

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Project Nautilus is a brand new explorer yacht concept from Turquoise Yachts in Turkey. The 62 metre craft developed in collaboration with DeBasto Design was unveiled during the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Project Nautilus is a new and a different kind of explorer yacht— well adapted to its intended life as a go-anywhere […]

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Bumper Yachting Season Looms for Marigot Bay Marina

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Long a haven for international superyachts, Marigot Bay Marina in St Lucia is looking forward to bumper yachting season The marina located on the scenic leeward side of the  Caribbean island is anticipating a busy 2019/2020 season with the number of visiting yachts expected to top those seen in previous seasons Marigot Bay Marina  The full-service […]

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Oman Air Head to Head with Alinghi

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

With local heroes Oman Air and Ernesto Bertarelli’s Swiss World Champions Alinghi heading into battle fervour is rising on the docks of Muscat’s Al Mouj marina ahead of the GC32 Finals. This is the fifth and final of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour and among the participants is strong potential for match racing one another. […]

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Navy Beach Expands from Hamptons to Caribbean

Monday, November 4th, 2019

One of the most buzzed about restaurants and bars, Navy Beach Montauk famed for offering a memorable dining experience for the whole family is to partner with Island Global Yachting Ltd. Together they plan to expand into IGY’s luxury Caribbean superyacht destinations at Yacht Haven Grande St. Thomas and Yacht Club at Isle de Sol […]

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Sunreef Yachts Tunes into Silence

Monday, October 28th, 2019

The owner of an all new electric powered catamaran from Sunreef Yachts talks with us about the endless possibilities of chartering to the sound of silence. Sunreef Yachts in Poland has launched its largest ever fully-electric Catamaran.  Named E, she is a state-of-the art luxury catamaran belonging to the shipyard’s Eco-Electric series, initiated with the launch of […]

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Phuket – Asia Superyacht Marina Hub

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Phuket Island in Thailand is developing into a major global marina hub. Superyacht visits have been increasing exponentially over the past 15 years and last year 1,500 yachts and cruisers visited the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. Marinas are playing an increasingly important role globally and marinas on the resort island of Phuket, Thailand can handle […]

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