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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.

Porto Montenegro Hosts Sixth Superwine Festival

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Superwine

The 2018 Superwine festival has been staged around the Porto Montenegro Yacht Club Pool, an exclusive 64-metre infinity pool and lounge bar situated right in the heart of the luxury superyacht marina village, right by the Adriatic sea. This sixth year’s line up was as good as ever. Once again, SuperWine attracted the most respected […]

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Check Local Laws Before Vaping Ashore

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Vaping

Superyacht crew are being warned to check vaping laws before they arrive in some foreign ports, with five new destinations joining the banned list says the retailer E-Cigarette Direct. In the past four years there has been a 48% rise in vaping in the UK with 2.8 million Brits now regularly using e-cigarettes. This means […]

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Three Legged Man Extinguishes Marina Fire

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

three legged

Last week Marina Ibiza carried out a simulation of fire in its facilities making sure that all staff are ready for any type of emergency. They sent out a press release with a photograph and it was the photo that really caught my eye and prompted me to share the story with you! The photograph […]

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Crew Member Dies on Board La Polonia

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

La Polonia

The Chief Stewardess serving on board the superyacht La Polonia has fallen to her death. In what appears to have been a tragic accident Rebecca Boyle had returned to her yacht berthed in Imperia following a evening ashore where she and fellow crew were celebrating the English football teams win over Columbia Ms Boyle, 32 […]

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RM Bids: World’s First Website for Marine Equipment Auctions

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

RM Bids

RM Bids, the world’s first online platform for marine equipment auctions, did not play a part in the recent auction of Indian Empress but in years to come could indeed become a vehicle on which to sell a superyacht The company has just launched a new and improved website, expanding its services and hailing a […]

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Union welcomes sale of impounded superyacht Indian Empress

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

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Nautilus International the union that protects crew working on superyachts has welcomed the court-ordered sale of the superyacht Indian Empress, which has been abandoned by its multi-millionaire owner since September last year. Now the Union is seeking to ensure that the auction proceeds are promptly used to pay almost €250,000 in wages owed to the […]

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Hulhumalé: Maldives Ultra-Ambitious Yacht Marina

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Developments of the new Hulhumalé Yacht Marina in the Maldives continues, and with the opening of the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge expected later this year there seems no stopping this once idyllic island nation as it races towards conformity The APS Maldives yacht services agency works closely with arriving superyachts and is closely monitoring progress of […]

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Anguilla Secures Superyacht Marina

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

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The tiny island of Anguilla in the Caribbean could soon have its own superyacht marina The Anguillian public have turned out to a town hall meeting to hear the final draft results of the feasibility study for the building of a super yacht marina in Anguilla. The British Overseas Territory of Anguilla comprises a small […]

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Second Edition, The Law of Yachts and Yachting

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Second edition

  Now it its second edition, The Law of Yachts and Yachting is a comprehensive treatise on the law relating to yachts and provides its readers with a thorough analysis of maritime law as relevant to the superyacht sector. It was first published in 2012 but every legal textbook starts to become out of date […]

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Ahoy to Simpler and More Cost Effective Yacht Charters

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

ahoy

Seeking to make superyacht charters more cost effective and simple to book, an Australian superyacht owner has created a new club. The Ahoy Club is a revolutionary concept created for the benefit of yacht owners and charterers alike. The new platform seeks to enhance the booking process saving time, effort and money. In the open […]

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