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Welcome to Superyacht News from TheHoworths.com Frequently updated, we seek to bring to you the most informative, interesting and sometimes amusing stories from the superyacht and leisure marine sectors around the world. To share your news with our growing readership, send it to us by email and include low resolution imagery and and any quotations and we will then give it our consideration.

Explorer Yacht from VSY

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

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An exciting opportunity for an owner looking to build one of the finest explorer yacht projects available has presented itself Developed by an all-Italian team she combines sober elegance with typical Italian taste and savoir-faire and offers a good combination of luxury detailing with sharp styling and functionality only found in a true explorer vessel. […]

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Foiler d  Again

Monday, June 18th, 2018

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Enata Marine, builders of world’s first production foiling yacht, caused quite a stir at the Dubai International Boat Show earlier this year with its world debut of their new Foiler yacht. Now the company is set to wow French Riviera having set up permanent berths at the Yacht Club de Monaco and in Saint Tropez […]

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Self Docking Yacht Technology Unveiled

Monday, June 18th, 2018

self docking

Very little tops the stress a superyacht Captain suffers when backing a 60 metre into a 45 metre slot in front of Café de Paris while everyone in the whole of St Tropez looks on, each willing the Captain to make a mistake Now, aiming to tackle one of yachting’s most stressful manoeuvres Volvo Penta […]

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Mind the Gap

Monday, June 18th, 2018

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For the last seven years Steve Monk the CEO of Da Gama Maritime has been lobbying the UK Hydrographic Office demanding that they improve chart coverage in one of the areas most frequented by superyachts cruising the Cot d Azure. Finally the penny has dropped and the gap in more usable scale of paper charts […]

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Superyachts Face Growing Security Threat Of Drones

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

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Commercial shipping is waking up to the growing threat that drones pose to the safety & security of vessels. Now Martek Marine are suggesting superyachts could be under threat in the very same fashion Terrorist use of drones deploying explosives is already well documented and the potential for a drone to deliver an explosive charge […]

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Ibiza Magna Highest Priced Marinas in Europe

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Ibiza Magna

How much does it cost to dock a 55 metre superyacht inside a marina for just 24 hours? That was the question posed of superyacht marinas throughout Europe by Hamburg based Engel & Völkers Yachting. The company, specialist in the brokerage of premium residential property, commercial real estate, yachts and aircrafts produces a marina costs […]

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Ken Munroe Suggests Hacking of ECDIS and AIS Risks Chaos for Superyachts

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

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Ken Munro of Pen Test Partners a company offering Cybernet Penetration Testing Services has suggested that the vulnerability of ECDIS could be exploited to block superyacht ports and wreak havoc throughout the superyacht community. His statement comes after his firm looked into shipping using the English Channel, which is the busiest shipping route in the […]

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Cannes Sees XP26 Make World Debut

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

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We are looking forward to visiting the Cannes Yachting Festival this year between September 11thand 16th. If only because Numarine, shipyard headquartered in Istanbul, will exhibit both their 26XP and 32XP explorer superyachts together for the very first time in a boat show. Cannes will mark the world premiere for the 26XP in its full […]

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Beastly Journeys: Unusual Tales of Travel with Animals

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Beastly Journeys

David Attenborough, Dion Leonard (Finding Gobi), Dervla Murphy and Brian Jackman are just four of the authors whose work features in a new anthology focusing on true stories about travelling with animals. I am hugely proud to report that as Frances & Michael Howorth we each also have a story published in the same book […]

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Meira Chartering Through Ocean Independence

Monday, June 11th, 2018

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Who is she? The 3 masted 55 metre motor sailing yacht Meira has been launch in Turkey by Neta Marine.  They describe her as having a neo-classic design in which to cruise the world with remarkable space and wide selection of amenities. Where is she chartering? East Mediterranean Greece, Turkey, Why is she special? Built […]

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