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Hill Robinson Expand by Opening an Office in Palma

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Hill Robinson the yacht management company began serving the yachting community in 2001.   Declaring that they would never compete in the yachts sales brokerage arena, they set themselves apart from other managers. Now, they have announced the latest addition to their growing network of strategically located offices around the globe.  Their latest, situated in Palma de […]

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Blow it up and sail away

Monday, April 8th, 2019

When her father refused to lend her his sailboat, a First 30, Marion Excoffon an industrial designer, decided to design and build her own! Her sheer determination and strong desire to make the pleasure of sailing yachts accessible to everyone has given birth to a range of new generation inflatable sailing dinghies that can be […]

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Monaco Sets the Clocks Back

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

The Monaco Yacht Show is to modify its opening times.  This coming September the show will be open to visitors from 11.00 am to 7.30 pm. It will now open to visitors later in the morning and will extending opening times into the early evening. Doing so the show organisers hope to offer schedules that correspond better […]

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Pinched Picasso Painting Pops Up

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Do you remember when, in 1999 a Picasso painting was stolen from a secured cabin on board a yacht called Coral Island? Well now some twenty years after the event it has been found. At the time of the theft the crew of the yacht were firmly in the frame as suspected suspects but were […]

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Wello Harnesses Ocean Wave Power

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Wello Oy, a Finnish technology company specialist in ocean-wave energy conversion, is set to harness the power of the oceans. With over 75% of the planet’s surface covered by water, wave energy holds huge promise. Today, the technology to harvest wave energy is ready for deployment. With scale, the cost of producing it will soon […]

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Inmarsat dual antenna Fitted on S/Y Ganesha

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

The 46m performance superyacht Ganesha, built by Vitters Shipyards, has advanced her global connectivity solution. She has switched to Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Ka-band VSAT service. She has done so using two Cobham SAILOR 60 GX antennas. The unobtrusive antennas, measuring a mere 60cm, represent the lightest and most compact means on the market. They access the […]

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Moorings Celebrates 50th

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Established in 1969 Moorings, the yacht charter company, began renting out just six yachts. Now in the year of its 50thbirthday, it has now expanded its offering.  It offers the choice of over 400 sail, power or crewed yachts as part of its charter fleet. Five decades have now passed since the company was established by […]

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SeaDream Yacht Club to Build New Ship

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

For over fifteen years, the SeaDream Yacht Club have been operating two yacht-like ships, on 7 to 15-day voyages. SeaDream I and SeaDream II each of 108 metres were built in 1984. They were formerly named Sea Goddess I & II, and later Seabourn Goddess I & II. With their shallow draught they visit small harbours and ports in the Mediterranean […]

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French Polynesia and Monaco form Luxury Yachting Alliance

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

French Polynesia is keen to maximise on the high economic potential afforded to the islands by visiting superyachts. To this end Tahiti Tourisme’s Superyacht Cluster and Cluster Yachting Monaco have signed a partnership alliance. Each year, about 50 to 60 superyachts cruise the Polynesian waters. Although this niche market only represents 300 to 400 visitors […]

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Five Largest Yachts at Palm Beach International Boat Show

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Here is our rundown on the five largest yachts at this years Palm Beach International Boat Show More than US $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories are on display at 34th annual eve The show runs from March 28-31 along Flagler Drive in Downtown West Palm Beach. Here are the five largest yachts set to […]

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