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.

Apartments for those Seeking Superyacht Ownership

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

There was a time when the word superyacht was used to describe an expensive motor yacht some 50 metres long, capable of carrying just 12 guests in absolute luxury.  Now, with the erosion of regulation and flag states eager to bend old or create new regulations, that concept is sinking faster than Titanic. The latest to claim […]

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Looking For A New Career? How To Get Into Yacht Sales

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

Looking For A New Career? How To Get Into Yacht Sales If you’re looking to enter the job market, or are looking for a change of career, why not consider becoming a yacht broker at a luxury yacht brokerage? As you may imagine, this job entails travelling the world, attending international boat shows and yacht […]

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Heritage Steam Tug’s Return To The River

Wednesday, July 7th, 2021

The UK is home to several heritage ships both static and in service.  Some the likes of Cutty Sark, HMS Victory and the paddle steamer Waverly are well known as tourist attractions, while others are not. Into the latter category we should perhaps highlight Daniel Adamson a twin screw, coal-fired steam tug built by the Tranmere Bay Development Company in 1903.  Today she is […]

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Lamborghini Launches a High Speed Yacht

Sunday, July 4th, 2021

With the enormous wheels on Jeremy Clarkson’s Lamborghini tractor getting all the attention in the media recently you may have missed the wheel less Lamborghini that has just been launched. The ‘fighting bull’ branded boat has been launched by Tecnomar and is a collaboration between the The Italian Sea Group and supercar builder Lamborghini. The […]

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The Waiting is Over for Superyacht Cup Palma

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

At long last the waiting is almost over as the final countdown begins to the landmark celebration of Europe’s longest running superyacht regatta and now Superyacht Cup Palma is go! The 25th anniversary gathering has successfully adapted itself to the local pandemic requirements, with permitted shoreside activities now centred around the iconic Real Club Náutico […]

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UK Holidays and When to Take Them

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

We are planning UK holidays this year. We are! Setting off in Voyager our own land yacht, we are heading for the Hebridean Islands. So it was interesting to note our choice seems to coincide with research undertaken by Uswitch. Using Airbnb’s 2021 trending staycations, they have revealed the best time to book your trip. […]

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Jeff Bezos Commissions his own Superyacht.

Sunday, May 9th, 2021

Amazon supremo Jeff Bezos has commissioned his own Super Sailing Yacht that will be built at Oceanco He has, in the past, chartered the superyachts Rising Sun owned by entertainment mogul David Geffen and Eos the three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner and one of the largest private sailing yachts in the world.  Eos is owned by movie and media billionaire Barry Diller, […]

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Will the Cannes Yachting Festival Go Ahead?

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Will the battle between the Fédération des Industries Nautiques (FIN) and Reed Expositions France (REF) over who owns the right to host the Cannes Yachting Festival be drawn out further?. The Paris Court of Appeal announced on 15 April that it was now postponing its decision until 27 May 2021. Reed continue their preparations for […]

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Suez Canal Facts

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

The large containership Ever Given no longer blocks the Suez Canal, after her grounding on Tuesday 23rd of March. But she did leave a backlog of ships, including dozens of container ships and bulk carriers, waiting to use the key trading route. Commenting the accident, Don Cockrill, Maritime Pilotage Consultant, highlights that ”speculation as to […]

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Costa Rica Opens to International Superyacht Operations

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

With coastlines on both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Costa Rica is becoming a a much more superyacht friendly nation.  Much of that comes about because Fraser Yachts has been lobbying the country’s government alongside the Costa Rica Marina Association  Landmark ruling comes following the recent sitting of the Costa Rica Legislative Assembly (Congress), Fraser working […]

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