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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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Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Equity in Dutch Yacht Builder Sold Scottish Equity in Dutch Yacht Builder Sold to Turkish  The equity behind the Moonen Yachts Holding BV has since 1981 been controlled by the Snowie family from Scotland.  Now their 80% shareholding has been sold to Merit AS, a company in Turkey founded in 1989, which specialises in transportation […]

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Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Sardinia Luxury Tax Repealed There was much reason to party at the MYBA Charter Yacht Show in Genoa yesterday (7th May) when it was announced that the much anticipated axing of the Sardinia luxury tax had been confirmed. Ships agents Luise and Sardinia Yacht Services threw an impromptu party on the dockside to celebrate, inviting […]

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Superyachts will be Attacked by Pirates

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Superyachts will almost certainly become attacked by pirates and it is only a matter of time before a superyacht sailing in the Indian Ocean becomes a high-profile target of Somali pirates, according to Paul Kerr managing director of Proform Marine. Luxury yachts, owned by some of the world’s wealthiest people, are moving towards the Mediterranean […]

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