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London Boat Show has Finally Snuffed It

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

snuffed

Its taken an age to die but finally it looks as if the London Boat Show has finally snuffed it. The January based show began to die in the year after it moved from Earls Court. Back in those days it was a largely sexist affair with husbands and sons visiting the show in Earls […]

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Predicting Hurricanes for 2018

Monday, May 14th, 2018

hurricanes

Captain Adrian McCourt the Group Chief Engineer at the Munich Re Syndicate Limited has a sailor’s natural disdain for long-range forecasts but for the last none years he has provided superyacht Captains with a wealth of weather insight much of which has made for smoother and safer sailing. He does not always get things right! […]

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Lord Sugar Superyacht Visits London

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Lady A

Famous for his rudeness about the crew on an earlier superyacht he owned, Lord Sugar then Sir Alan Sugar vowed at the time he would never own a superyacht again. Time moves on and now it seems that the self-made millionaire has had a change of heart. He is now the owner of Lady A a […]

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Nobiskrug to Build 62 Metre Superyacht

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Nobiskrug

The German shipyard Nobiskrug based in Rendsburg is to build a new 62-metre superyacht project designed by Espen Øino. Her exterior design reveals a mixture of classic and contemporary elements, with a vertical bow and modern exterior lines, the superyacht has five decks and boasts generous open areas. The high volume of the yacht allows […]

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Ocean Independence Hits Hatrick

Friday, May 4th, 2018

hatrick

It is not often that a brokerage house can boat of completing 3 sales in 1 day, but Ocean Independence is rightfully crowing about their superyacht sales hatrick. Three brokers spread across three offices each successfully finalised their deals on Thursday 3rd May 2018. This rare feat in the luxury yachting industry continues a winning […]

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Yacht Owner Praises Cantiere delle Marche

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

In Italy Cantiere delle Marche has sold Project 125.23, the motoryacht Aurelia 29. Due for delivery to her owner in mid 2020, she is a one-off project commissioned by a repeating owner who has enjoyed very much both his Darwin Class 102 Galegoand the experience of building a yacht with the CdM’s team. In his words: […]

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Gocycle GS a Winner with Yacht Crew

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Gocycle

When Richard Thorpe left a jolly good job working for McLaren Cars to design and build electric bikes everything though he was nuts.  After years of perfecting his dream, he finally found vindication when his GoCycle G1 became the superyacht Captain’s bike of choice and began to appear in the garages of several large yachts. […]

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Luton Airport Wins Crew Approval

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

luton airport

Luton Airport has had to fight long and hard to shake off its down market public image attracted in the mid 1970s following the airing of a long running TV commercial for Campari. But their heavy investment in marketing is now paying off. Back in the early days of colour television, an actress named Lorraine Chase […]

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Art on Yachts

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

art on yachts

Getting art on board yachts is not as easy as you think. First the owner has to like it and then of course it has to fit, not only in size but into is immediate surroundings. Art on yachts needs to be suitable for the environment in which it finds itself.  Air conditioned one minute […]

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John Braithwaite to Retire From Sunseeker

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Briathwaite

There is an end of an era feel about it as John Braithwaite announces his retirement from Sunseeker International, the firm he started with his brother Robert. After 53 hugely successful years with the organisation, John’s retirement has been timed to coincide with his 70th birthday celebrations this May. His decision will mark the end […]

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