Welcome to Superyacht News from TheHoworths.com Frequently updated, we seek to bring to you the most informative, interesting and sometimes amusing stories from the superyacht and leisure marine sectors around the world. To share your news with our growing readership, send it to us by email and include low resolution imagery and and any quotations and we will then give it our consideration.

Tensions Hotting Up on GC32 Racing Tour

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Tensions are hotting up on the GC32 Racing Tour circuit as the Riva Cup looms on the horizon later this month. We are excited at the prospect of joining the teams and seeing that action; live in Riva del Garda Italy, when the teams compete for the Riva Cup in what will be the fourth […]

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Fiji’s Port Denarau Marina inducted in MIA Hall of Fame

Sunday, September 1st, 2019

Port Denarau, Fiji’s only superyacht marina has been recognised at an international stage for its efforts in promoting tourism and providing a world-class marina service to a range of customers. Dave Jamieson of Asia Pacific Superyachts Fiji reports, “Port Denarau Marina, which has been awarded twice as the ‘Best International Marina’ by Marina Industries Association […]

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Theresa May visits Buckler’s Hard on Board Sunseeker

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Former Prime Minister Theresa May made the most of her new-found leisure time with a sail along the Beaulieu River and a visit to Buckler’s Hard over the bank holiday weekend. Following her recent resignation, the Rt Hon Theresa May MP has more time to indulge in her own pastimes and arrived on a Sunseeker […]

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Doha Royal Family Loose Superyachts in Massive Blaze

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

News from Doha is scarce and confirmation difficult to attribute but it seems there has been a massive fire involving superyachts belonging to the royal family From information we have received, it seems likely that a shed used by Qatari royal family to moor boats under cover has been, all but, destroyed by fire. Nakilat Damen […]

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Meet the New Owners of Moonen Yachts

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

The troubled Dutch superyacht builder Moonen Yachts has two new owners.  The luxury yacht builder from the Netherlands, is known for building semi custom yachts ranging from 30 to 50 metres in length. Now, an Australian couple, Matthew and Louise Baxter have rescued the ailing shipyard in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, and as the new owners have exciting […]

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Marine Industry Salary Survey

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Marine Resources the recruitment consultancy, has partnered with British Marine and Maritime UK to launch the first ever national salary survey for the marine industry. The aim is to gain a comprehensive insight into the salaries currently commanded by professionals across the sector, as well as support businesses by highlighting common challenges and key trends. […]

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Greta Thunberg to sail Trans Atlantic on Zero-Carbon Yacht

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Greta Thunberg the 16 year old climate activist is set to sail from the Mayflower Marina in Plymouth, destined for the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.  She will be sailing on board Malizia II a high-tech IMOCA 60’ foiling monohull racing yacht. Billed as being a zero carbon voyage because the yacht uses […]

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Clipper Ventures calls for an Independent Inquiry into both MCA & MIAB

Friday, August 9th, 2019

A full on row is brewing now that Clipper Ventures has called for an independent inquiry into both the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Marine Accident Investigation Branch. (MAIB) This follows the investigations by the agencies into the tragic death of Simon Speirs. On the 18th November 2017, Simon Speirs, a 60 year […]

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What to do with the Wreck of the Montgomery?

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

The BBC has called it the “ticking time bomb of the Thames,” and The New Scientist has referred to it as “The Doomsday Wreck,” yet very few people seem to know about the danger that lurks beneath the waves in the Thames estuary. During a gale back in 1944 the cargo ship SS Richard Montgomery sank […]

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Cotton Crews Reveal Industry Stats

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Cotton Crews, the fast-growing South Florida yacht recruitment agency, is celebrating 5,000 downloads of its Cotton Crew Hire app the fast-growing South Florida yacht recruitment agency is releasing industry stats collected since its launch The app joined the Apple and Android platforms in September 2018 and has become the go-to recruitment platform for Captains and Owners who demand faster and better hiring, […]

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