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Dunia Baru Learning Centre Opens in Raja Ampat

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Dunia Baru is a Superyacht and her owner Mark Robba is somewhat different to others in his approach to ownership, crew welfare and philanthropy. He has just announced that the Dunia Baru Learning Centre that he had built and named after his yacht which charters in the waters of Raja Ampat in Indonesia is open!  […]

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Tourism Authority to Support Thailand Charter Week

Friday, October 25th, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is to become a Supporting Sponsor of the first Thailand Charter Week. The Thailand Charter Week is Asia’s first international charter show for industry professionals only, a ‘B2B’ event for charter brokers, central agents, luxury travel agents and tour operators to meet local agencies and discover leading charter yachts operating […]

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Top Five Yachting Destinations in Asia Pacific

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

With the European boat shows now behind us and the traditional season for yachting destinations in the Mediterranean drawing to a close, many of the bigger yachts are starting to make their way over to the warmer climes of the Caribbean. After a fabulous summer of glitz and glamour on the Côte d’Azur, the pace […]

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Rafael Nadal Buys Powerboat from Sunreef Yachts’

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Tennis star Rafael Nadal has joined the Sunreef Yachts‘ family of owners Rafael Nadal has recently commissioned an 80 Sunreef Power catamaran with Sunreef Yachts.  An avid multihull enthusiast, the international tennis superstar has selected the shipyard’s latest motor yacht model, having visited and chartered Sunreef Yachts’ catamarans in the past. “We are very excited to […]

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Membership of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Chairman of the Membership Committee at the Honourable Company of Master Mariners, Admiral Sir Nigel Essenhigh GCB has issued an invitation to superyacht Captains asking them to consider joining the company The Honourable Company of Master Mariners is one of several Livery Companies within the City of London. It was formed in 1926; it was […]

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Round the World “Superboat” is Finally Launched

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

A superboat aiming to break the around the world speed record has been launched after a lengthy time in build. We first reported on this project in 2011. Team Britannia’s 20-tonne vessel, called Excalibur, is made out of marine grade aluminium, to be both light and strong.  She was carefully lifted into the water, to coincide with […]

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Captains on Rotation Scoop Top Prize

Friday, September 27th, 2019

Sponsors had to dig deep this year and double up on the list of fantastic prizes when two captains sharing a rotational position won charter captain of the year award at the Monaco Yacht Show. Each year for the past 19 years Fraser Yachts have held an Awards Dinner at the Monaco Yacht Club. Each year […]

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Nick Dean Interview

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Nick Dean, Managing Partner at Ocean Independence, shares his predictions on trends shaping yacht construction and future insights on the industry as a whole.   What trends are you noticing in the size of new build commissions?  Nick Dean In recent years, tonnage has increased considerably, as yachts grow ever larger. In part, this is a […]

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GC32 Racing Tour

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Aiming for back to back victories to strengthen their position in the lead of the GC32 Racing Tour, Team Oman Air is heading to Italy and we are heading there too to cheer them om A winning performance at the last event, the Copa Del Rey MAPFRE regatta in the Majorcan capital Palma, saw Team […]

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is using it to highlight the loneliness and isolation young people experience during and after their treatment. Trust trips support young people in developing confidence through learning new skills, making friends, talking to others who have been through similar experiences, pushing physical boundaries, […]

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