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Additional Routes for Transporting Yachts

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Latest new route from North America to the Eastern Mediterranean With the increasing number of yacht exports from the U.S. to other regions across the globe, Yacht Path Marine Group have added additional routes to satisfy the need for transporting yachts to the cruising destinations. The latest is a new route from North America to […]

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Yacht Crew Hours of Work Clampdown

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

MCA to get Tough on Hours of Work Regulations As part of their work towards tackling seafarer fatigue MCA surveyors will be taking a critical look at the hours-of-work/rest records during surveys and inspections to ensure legislation is being adhered to. Anyone found failing to meet safety standards can expect the Agency to take prompt […]

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Fort Lauderdale brokers sell Super Yacht Aghassi

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Christensen Super Yacht Sold Proving again that the super yacht sales market remains buoyant comes news that brokers Gregg Morton and Steve Doyle at Northrop and Johnson have sold Aghassi a tri-deck motor yacht with notable cruising abilities. A tribute to the Christensen legacy, her 5 staterooms accommodate 10 guests and crew. She is fully […]

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Vitruvius 50m super yacht

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

First Views of Picchiotti-Vitruvius 50m super yacht The hull of the new Picchiotti-Vitruvius 50m super yacht was spotted as it was moved from the main square of Cantieri Navali Beconcini to one of the three fitting out sheds situated in front of the Gulf of La Spezia The transfer was made by the yards new 820 […]

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Italian Super Yacht Launched in Viareggio

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Italian super yacht builder Perini Navi has launched the 56m aluminium ketch Riela their 46th unit to be launched. Designed by in-house naval architects together with Ron Holland, Riela, boasts an ultra-light aluminium hull with maximum displacement optimized at 545 tons. Both masts, the 58.8m main mast and the 48.26m mizzen, are also in aluminium, […]

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Super Yacht Passes Through City at Night

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Proof if you needed it that super yacht builder Sanlorenzo never stops work not even the night! Here one of two hulls is brought through the town of Viareggio as it makes its way from the company’s build facility to the fitting out basin in the port. Passing just inches away from the balconies of […]

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More Pictures of San Lorenzo Night Move

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

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Vibrant Curiosity Delivered

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Vibrant Curiosity the yacht that was project  Y704 at Oceanco has been delivered On schedule, the fourth in the series of Y700-coded super yachts has been delivered to her new German owners.  The 85.47m yacht Continues the sequence of deliveries that has seen the 80m Amevi and the 82m Alfa Nero, delivered in 2007, with […]

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Design Firm Creates New Identity

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Super Yacht Designers Bannenberg Evolve The superyacht design firm started by the late John Bannenberg in the 1960s is to undergo a name change to reflect the way it is evolving within the superyachts industry. Now headed by Dickie, son of the legendry designer, the firm has recently found new form with designs for the […]

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Fixings Firm Fastmount Goes from Strength to Strength

Friday, May 15th, 2009

In New Zealand company director Gregg Kelly with the fixings manufacturer Fastmount says there’s still plenty to be positive about in the current economic climate. “In these challenging economic times, we have had our best year to date, with turnover up markedly on the prior year,” he said adding “We’ve achieved this by developing new […]

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