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Palm Beach International Boat Show

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Staged by Informa Exhibitions, the 34th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show runs from March 28-31 It will feature more than US$1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories, including hundreds of boats. They range from 3 metre inflatables to superyachts nearly 100 metres in length. In addition to the large selection of boats and exhibits, […]

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BWA Opens Gibraltar Office

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

BWA Yachting a worldwide yachting services provider has widened its Mediterranean presence with the launch of an office in Gibraltar. The gateway to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar is uniquely placed when it comes to yachting traffic. The opening a new office there follows 10 years of the company operating locally on The Rock through sub-agents. Joining […]

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Yachting Gives Back Launches Easter Campaign

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Think of the Balearic Islands and chances are you think; sun sea and sangria.  Mention the word luxury and superyachts, luxury villas and performance cars come to mind. Not many connect the holiday destination with the altogether less becoming image of island poverty. Yet according to the Balearic branch of the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN), […]

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Sale of a Legend

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The 74 metre expedition superyacht Legend has been sold by Y.Co She was built in 1974 as an ice breaking tug for use with the Soviet Navy.  They used her to clear passages for nuclear submarines making passage into and out of Russia’s ports. That is the story at least! We were part of her crew during […]

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North Cyprus Marina to Open Hotel

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

A superyacht marina in North Cyprus has unveiled plans for new sea-front accommodation overlooking the berths. A luxury boutique hotel and spa will open at the award-winning Karpaz Gate Marina in 2020. Offering high-end facilities overlooking the marina, the new hotel will further elevate the Karpaz peninsula. Turning the development into an outstanding destination for […]

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Caribbean Red Tape

Sunday, March 10th, 2019

It seems that for some yachts, sailing from island to island in the Caribbean red tape is becoming overly complicated by an organisation seemingly intent on providing jobs for the boys and endeavouring to justify their own existence. The Joint Regional Communication Centre is a Sub Agency of The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Implementation Agency for […]

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Crew Award Nominations Are Open

Friday, March 8th, 2019

The Crew Award, organised by ACREW, aims to give exceptional crew members the recognition and reward they deserve.  Starting on 4th March and ending on 17th May nominations are now open. Vote now online with your nominations from crew and professionals within the superyacht industry for 20 Award categories. Award categories are each judged by […]

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Sleep Tight Sleep Well

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Is sleep important to you? Studies show that people do not pay as much attention to sleep comfort on yachts as they do in land-based accommodation. This applies to superyacht owners, their guests and their crew. On some superyachts, crew mattresses are even selected based solely on price.  Generally not a good idea if one wishes […]

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Sunseeker’s Dream-Maker Slips the Anchor

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Robert Braithwaite the dream making inspiration behind Sunseeker has died. Recognised as a boating pioneer, he was a true visionary. Not only that he was someone who changed the face of popular boating forever.  Robert was not only the company’s founder but the father of the ‘Sunseeker family’.  Back in 1969, Robert Braithwaite began dreaming […]

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Helipad App for Superyachts from Airbus

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Building a superyacht and want to include a helipad? Do you want to avoid headaches associated with adding one later in the design process? Well then there is now an app to help you do that. Now an augmented reality tool from Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes or Google […]

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