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Sturge the Superyacht Insurance Specialist Sells Out

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

In 1972 Nicholas Sturge, then an underwriter at Lloyd’s of London, identified a niche market developing in the world of luxury superyachting. Leaving London for the South of France he set off to explore and exploit possible insurance opportunities that only superyachts present. Soon after that, Sturge International were offering Insurance services from an offices […]

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Spice Island Will Welcome ARC+ Rally 2021 Arrivals

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Port Louis Marina on the spice island of Grenada will be the new Caribbean destination for the 9th annual ARC+ in 2021. Since its launch in 2013 the annual transatlantic route sailing from Gran Canaria with a stopover at Mindelo Marina in Cape Verde en route, has proved popular with cruisers sailing under the ARC […]

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Who Owns That Superyacht?

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Perhaps the most frequently asked question of me is “Who Owns That Superyacht?” Generally speaking I know the answer but often given the way the industry works it is best to answer’ “I don’t know!” But for those who really persist, I am glad I can point them in the direction of a source that […]

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The Lowest Possible Environmental Footprint

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

When it comes to eco friendly superyachts the search for the lowest possible environmental footprint has been likened to the holy grail. The latest contender for the crown is the wind-powered trimaran Aegir 2.0 designed by Tillberg Design of Sweden (TDoS)  The concept yacht is an upgraded version of the Aegir, which was launched in […]

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Project Opus Delivered by Lürssen

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Lürssen the yacht’s builders called her Project Opus but her designers think she is something else. “She is a warship wearing a tuxedo!” That is the description her designer has bestowed upon Nord, a new rather large superyacht that has just been launched. At 142 metres overall, she certainly has the dimensions of a warship.  The British Royal […]

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Roll Up Roll Up A Voyage of a Lifetime Beckons

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Oyster Yachts shouts out Roll up Roll up as it announces dates for World Rally in 2024-25 The British boatbuilder Oyster Yachts, has announced the dates of its fourth World Rally, allowing a limited number of lucky sailors to reserve their places for the voyage of a lifetime.  The forthcoming Oyster World Rally 2022-23 is […]

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Fourth Generation GoCycle E-Bike Launches Soon

Friday, February 26th, 2021

With GoCycle ready to launch its all new fourth generation ebike this coming spring it makes sense for superyacht Captains to put a hold on their plans to buy new or upgrade their fleet until the new model becomes available The innovative electric bike brand has teased a glimpse of its new fast-folding generation four […]

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Headline Making Superyacht Sinks off Malaysia

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

The 75 metre, headline making superyacht Enigma (ex Phocea) has sunk off the coast of the Malaysian holiday island of Langkawi. The four masted, schooner rigged four masted sailing yacht had famously been at anchor less than one nautical mile northeast of Pulau Singa Kecil (Lion Island) itself ten miles away from Langkawi Island As she sank beneath the waves, […]

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Déjà vu as Antigua Sailing Week 2021 is Cancelled

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

For Antigua Sailing Week it is a case of Déjà vu following the announcement that for the second year running Covid -19 has killed off the event. Event organisers have joined the local government and the international community in working to limit and eradicate the COVID-19 spread by cancelling the 2021 edition of Antigua Sailing […]

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Nautical History For Sale

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Here is a chance to buy a slice of nautical history at a fraction of what it cost to rebuild. The motor yacht Linmar is a prime example of living nautical history that earns her keep while chartering on the North west Pacific coast. Based in Seattle the yacht has been lovingly rebuilt, restored and […]

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