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Marina and Shipyard Porto Cervo Sardinia Joins IGY Global Portfolio

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

IGY Marinas

Marina di Porto Cervo in Northern Sardinia, Italy, and home to the Aga Khan’s fleet of superyachts is the 19th marina to join the world-wide marina portfolio of Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas) – The 700-slip facility, owned by Porto Cervo Marina S.R.L (PCM), provides luxury yachting accommodations for yachts up to 160 metres. Porto […]

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Oyster Yachts Liquidation

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

oyster yachts

In its 40 year history, Oyster sold over a thousand yachts. Their blue water cruising yachts were renowned for their exceptional levels of luxury, reliability, and build quality. Yet now, that reputation lies in tatters and the blame has fallen on what went on after the yacht Oyster 825 Polina Star III was lost on Friday […]

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Turkish Yacht Builder Sirena Hires Top Two Designers

Monday, February 19th, 2018

siena

When the Turkish yacht builder Sirena decided to build bigger yachts, they commissioned two of the best known designers on the international scene to conceive their all new Sirena 85 Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering have completed the naval architecture and exterior design, while Cor D Rover Design is responsible for the interiors. The lines […]

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Construction of Wider 165 Project Cecilia is on time

Monday, February 19th, 2018

wider 165

Built on spec by the Chinese owned Wider Yachts project Cecilia, is available for sale at 30 million Euros and is scheduled to be launched in the Spring of 2018 with final delivery in time for the summer. With the scheduled launch approaching fast, emphasis has been focused on the installation and testing of the […]

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Free Boat Basics Guide

Monday, February 19th, 2018

boat basics

Seafarers Afloat is the on line home of the Merchant Navy Association Boat Club. They operate the Seavue Scheme which formalises a method for members to use their eyes and ears when going afloat to “Spot, Plot, Report and Record” incidents and potential casualty situations to HM Coastguard or, for those who operate their boats […]

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Superyachts Specify Reid’s Blue Mountain Coffee

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

reid's coffee

Robert Reid the MD of Reid’s Speciality Trading Company tells me Chefs and Chief Stews aboard superyachts are catching on to a new trend in coffee drinking by buying Caribbean grown coffee and serving it on board during Caribbean charters. Reid’s Speciality Trading Company distributes two premium brands of 100% Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee beans […]

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Zero Emission Cruising Yacht

Friday, February 16th, 2018

zero emission yacht

Two of the more innovative of eco friendly yacht builders are to partner each other in a bid to build a zero-emission catamaran cruising yacht The Solar-electric yacht with innovative kite drive heralds a new generation of yachting and comes from Silent-Yachts, a manufacturer of solar-hybrid yachts, and SkySails Yacht specialists in the field of […]

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Glider Yachts Launches New Funding Round to Support Build Programme

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

gilder yachts

Glider Yachts is launching another new funding round to attract investors to support the next stage in their development programme. This time funding centres on the building of the SL24 Sports Limousine model, the designs of which were shown at Monaco and aroused interest from private island resort operators who could use the new model […]

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Montenegro to Get Superyacht Repair Facility

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Montenegro superyacht repair facility

The government of Montenegro has confirmed that the Bijela shipyard on the country’s Adriatic coast is to be developed into a superyacht repair facility Located in Boka Kotorska Bay, one of the safest natural harbours in the world the “Adriatic Shipyard Bijela” is the biggest ship repairing yard in the Southern Adriatic. It is, and […]

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BWA Yachting Expands with New Office

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

BWA

Marine services agency BWA Yachting has opened a new office located inside La Ciotat Shipyards, one of the world’s largest super-yacht refit shipyard with a unique range of services and worldwide connections. Situated between Toulon and Marseille in the heart of the Provence, La Ciotat revamped itself in the beginning of the 2000s as an […]

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