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Funchal The Trans-Atlantic Pit Stop

Sunday, November 20th, 2022

As yachts prepare to make the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, they would do well to consider a pitstop at Funchal on the island of Madeira. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean between the Caribbean and the Mediterranean and visa versa is a rite of passage for many superyacht. Often called the Milk Run by yachts that […]

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DAME Design Award 2022 winner showcases best design

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Jury Chair Andre Hoek presented the DAME Design Award 2022 to Ocean Signal for their RescueME PLB3 AIS Personal Locator Beacon. Six products took Category wins, 13 more received Special Mentions and the Jury named its first Environmental Design Award. The compact PLB3 is a combination of an AIS man overboard device and GPS with […]

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A Night to Remember at Porto Montenegro

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Billed as a Knight to Remember, the gala award evening celebrating the Super Yacht Crew awards was indeed a splendid night to remember. Staged within the Adriatic superyacht village of Porto Montenegro, the Acrew superyacht crew awards were both stunning and all embracing.  Yacht crews dressed to impress wearing outfits that befitted Kings and Queens. […]

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MB92 Signals Middle East Expansion

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

MB92 La Ciotat, the French superyacht refit shipyard, has successfully used its new 4,300-tonne shiplift and at the same time announced its expansion into the Middle East The 60-metre superyacht ‘Bella Vita‘, built by Lürssen in 2010 was the first yacht to be lifted by the new lift. She will be joined by a number […]

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Four Seasons Yacht the Latest Hotel Superyacht

Thursday, September 29th, 2022

The latest in the long line of hotel chains seeking to capitalise on the success of the superyacht industry is the Four Seasons Yacht.  It follows the example of Ritz Carlton whose own fleet of ships are entering service. Despite the fact that both Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton call their vessels yachts they are in […]

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Historic Drought Conditions Disrupts River Cruising

Friday, September 9th, 2022

While historic droughts have impacted European rivers, conditions have been more favourable for Europe’s intricate network of canals, where water levels can be better controlled. Among the beneficiaries, hotel barge cruising specialist European Waterways notes that manmade canals can be less impacted. There is no natural flow of water subject to nature and large reservoirs […]

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They’re off! The Golden Globe Race 2022 Has Started

Monday, September 5th, 2022

And they’re off! A loud blast from the horn of a French naval vessel marked the start of the 3rd Golden Globe Race. The round-the-world race got underway with no incidents or collisions, in clear skies and close-hauled in a 10 knot wind. Sixteen solo sailors, with an average age of 52½ – are now […]

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Golden Globe Race Preview

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022

There’s a sense of controlled urgency on the pontoon at Les Sables d’Olonne as 16 competitors make last minute preparations before the Golden Globe Race 2022 starts. When the horn is sounded at 4.00pm local time on Sunday September 4th, 15 men and one woman will head out into the Bay of Biscay to begin a 30,000 […]

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Jeff Bezos Set to Scrap Ship

Thursday, August 18th, 2022

As Jeff Bezos prepares to take delivery of one of the largest sailing superyachts ever built he is in the process of scrapping another vessel Named Jacklynafter his mother, the vessel is a former roll-on, roll-off cargo ship that had been undergoing conversion in Florida into a landing platform for the company’s New Glenn rocket boosters the first […]

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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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