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Sales of Super Yachts Stay Bouyant

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Plenty to be Positive About The present economic conditions maybe casting shadows over the fortunes of some in the superyacht world but many in the superyacht business fraternity are brushing aside thoughts of doom and gloom along with their economy-induced woes, and are point blank refusing to let the economy slow them down. In recent […]

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Huisman Yard Confirms Order Book Loss

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Dutch Yard Confirms Loss of Two Projects Commenting on rumours that abound, Alice Huisman, managing director of the Royal Huisman yard has given Super Yacht News a personal update on recent developments within the yards order book saying, “Like other International companies, we have also felt the effects of the current recession by way of the […]

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Super Yacht Journalists Use Twitter

Friday, May 15th, 2009

We use Twitter to stay in touch and issue updates using the names SaltySeaDog and Yachtphoto. To see what are we doing now please catch our blog at: Super Yacht Blogger and for the Super Yacht news items that we write see: Super Yacht News and Superyacht World or International Boat Industry News We would love you to follow or subscribe to all […]

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East Coast Broker opens West Coat Office

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Denison Yacht Sales Expands to California USA based Denison Yacht Sales, a yacht brokerage and charter firm based on the east coast in Florida have expanded to the west coast. Originally only in Fort Lauderdale, Florida the firm has added a waterfront office in California.  It is in the scenic Fisherman’s Village section of Marina […]

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Yacht Owners fined for importing contraband worth $100,000

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Big Game Interior Decorations Cost Yacht Massive Fine The owners of the 46 metre superyacht Mystere C I, have been fined after pleading guilty to illegally importing into the USA wildlife parts worth $100,000 that were used to decorate the yachts lavish interior In December 2007 US inspectors boarded the yacht when she arrived at […]

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Latest launch in South Africa

Monday, May 11th, 2009

I-Sea, is the name given to the newly launched 30 metre high performance cruising yacht launched by Southern Wind whose build facilities are near Cape Town in South Africa. Mike Rich a broker with YPI who handled the sale said “Her Owner is an exceptionally experienced yachtsman, so she really will be enjoyed by someone […]

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Australian boat builder calls in Receiver

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Receivers have been appointed by luxury boat builder Riviera Directors of the Australian boat building company Riviera have called in receivers in the hope that the company can continue trading and to restructure in order to survive the current economic climate. Riviera is Australia’s largest production boat builder and operates a facility in Coomera in […]

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Italian Initiative

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

During a seminar organised by the yacht division of Federagenti (the Italian National Association of Ship’s Agents, Air Transport Agents and Marine Brokers) held during the MYBA charter show in Genova to discuss about the agents role, rights and duties, two new innovations were introduced to the audience of Captains and Brokers. The first was […]

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Saturday, May 9th, 2009

No resolution to Caribbean charter yacht show issue Charter brokers from around the world gathered in Genoa joined a forum hosted by the Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association (MYBA) to discuss the future of the Caribbean charter show conundrum.  Opening the event, newly elected chairman Neil Cheston asked delegates not to go over the past by […]

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Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Hill Dickinson agrees strategic merger The yacht specialist law firm, Hill Dickinson, has announced a merger with the London-based law firm Middleton Potts, in a move that each hope will boost their presence in the commodities sector adding further weight to its reputation for shipping and yachting work. The two firms will come together as […]

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