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A Classic Reborn

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

The refit of a classic Feadship Caravelle motoryacht, dating back to the 1960’s, has blended vintage charm with modern superyacht comforts. The Dutch yacht building consortium Feadship has successfully completed the refit of the 24-metre motoryacht Caravelle. The series is named after the line of classic beauties built by Feadship in the Sixties. That was during a […]

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Dreamboat Flaunts Sailors Superstitions

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Sailors superstitions did not stop Dutch superyacht builder Oceanco from launching their latest creation on the 13thof February.  Fortunately, it was not a Friday! The new 90-metre superyacht DreAMBoat was successfully launched at the builders facility at Alblasserdam to become the builder’s 33rd launching in its 33 years of existence. Built as Project Y716 the yacht is […]

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Superyacht Running Costs

Monday, February 4th, 2019

When it comes to enquiring about the running costs involved in keeping and maintaining a superyacht there are two standard answers.  The first is: “If you have to ask, then you cannot afford it.”  The second answer often delivered with an air of social one-upmanship is that: “It costs 10% the cost of the yachts original selling […]

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The Rubbish Some Newspapers Print

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

A 36 year old would be yacht designer Chulhun Park, spent just eight months working with Palmer Johnson as part of his university course. Now he has told a tabloid newspaper that he has designed the world’s longest and at a build price of £600 million pounds, the most expensive superyacht  He told the Sun […]

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Drone Defence and MarineGuard Join in Fight Against Drone Invasions

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Drone countermeasure solution providers, Drone Defence Services and MarineGuard are to team up to address the growing issue of drones invading privacy and compromising security in the superyacht industry Based in Worksop, Drone Defence Services will work together with Southampton based  MarineGuard as they expand security offerings and reinforce their position in the superyacht security […]

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Michael Koppstein Brand Ambassador for Lürssen has Died

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Lürssen Yachts have announced that Michael Koppstein the company brand ambassador in the USA suffered cardiac arrest and subsequently died while on a hunting trip with friends in Romania  Michael joined Lürssen in 2017 to strengthen sales efforts in the American market, a task he executed with vigour and enthusiasm.  He shall be sorely missed […]

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Arksen Brings New Wave of Innovation to Marine Industry

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Driving a new wave of innovation within the industry Arksen is a technology and innovation company set on building, capable and efficient explorer.  The company is the brainchild of tech entrepreneur and investor Jasper Smith, who brings knowledge from a career spanning 30 years in the games and tech industry, including companies such as PlayJam, […]

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Christofle Yacht Style Awards 2019

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Christofle Yacht Style Awards 2019 in Thailand held at Café Del Mar Phuket were a momentous occasion for yachting brands in the region. Café Del Mar Phuket hosted leading luxury yacht brands from around the world for the innovative Christofle Yacht Style Awards 2019 underlining Phuket’s role as a hub of the Asian yachting scene. […]

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Crew Man Serving on board Superyacht Found Dead

Friday, January 18th, 2019

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Yet another member of crew serving on board a superyacht has been found dead and yet again the verdict seems to be suicide. The 62 metre superyacht Sea Owl arrived in St Georges, the capital city of Grenada and the islands principle port, on 10thDecember.  She docked at Port Louis Marina Crew have told local […]

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Ferretti Finally Snaps up Wally

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Ferretti Group can now boast the widest range of brands in the entire Italian nautical industry.  It’s been in the pipeline for a long time now but finally, Ferretti can add the Wally brand to the long list that they also own including Riva, Pershing, Itama, Mochi Craft, CRN and Custom Line Led by Chairman […]

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