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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.

Drones Are They Friend or Foe

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

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With one breath the superyacht industry is condemning the use of drones as a security risk with threats to blow the things out of the sky and with the other breath they are hailing them as the latest tool in a navigational arsenal Delivering a marine electronics industry first, Raymarine has updated its Axiom navigation […]

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Oyster Yachts Explains What Makes the Best Bluewater Cruisers

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

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  Bluewater cruising means taking your yacht anywhere and everywhere in the world, with no restrictions on where you can go or how long for. It is by far the most exciting and freeing method of sailing. But in order to cruise safely, a suitably impressive boat is required. Bluewater sailing yachts need to survive […]

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WallyKokoNut: The ultimate summertime yacht?

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

The ultimate summer yacht WallyKokoNut is for sale with Y.CO. Her exquisite design sets her apart from other boats. WallyKokoNut was completed by world leader in yachting innovation Wally Yachts in 2014, as part of the company’s revered WallyAce series. She offers that perfect blend of practical engineering and incredible design, providing a higher level […]

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Beware – Pirates Visiting UK Next Year!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

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Pirates are coming to the UK A new musical spectacular based on Gilbert and Sullivan’s hugely popular and universally renowned hit, The Pirates of Penzance. 140 years after was first performed, the most famous comic opera ever written in English returns in a bold re-invention of this widely celebrated show, loved by audiences the world […]

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Icon Builds 84 Metre Superyacht on Spec

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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Icon Yachts has the ICON 280 an 84-metre superyacht under construction in the Netherlands. The secretive project designed by world-renowned designer Tim Heywood is now listed on the market, presenting a unique opportunity for potential owners to obtain a yacht of this size and pedigree. With progress well underway at builder’s facilities in Harlingen, the […]

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Berthon Appointed as Pearl Yachts Dealers for UK and France

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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Pearl Yachts have joined forces with Berthon, appointing them as its dealer for the UK and France. The collaboration demonstrates the builders commitment to its growing dealer network in line with a strengthening foothold in the 60 to 100 foot flybridge sector. Pearl Yachts is a British brand selling motor yachts designed and styled in […]

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Johnson Yachts 93 a Show Stealer

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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Johnson Yachts have been building boats between 21 and 38 metres in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan for the last 30 years but their latest large yacht built for the US market looks like being a show stealer Designed by by Bill Dixon of Dixon Yacht Design, the Johnson 93 has a LOA of 28.36 metres and […]

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Redefining Heliskiing Boundaries

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

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Ever since the first helicopter-assisted ski trip in 1963, heliskiing has delivered an addictive blend of adventure, camaraderie and pristine landscapes. While conventional lodge-based heliskiing operations offer access to sizeable tenures, they will never compete with the unlimited choice of destination and terrain opened up by a private expedition yacht with autonomous helicopter operations. One […]

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Indonesia is Slowly Removing Bureaucratic Red Tape

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

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Last week we reported that Indonesia is slowly removing the bureaucratic red tape in bid to attract visiting superyachts and other vessels. Now we have received a press release from Indonesia Investments reporting the good news that Indonesia is studying to scrap luxury goods tax on foreign cruise ships and yachts. Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri […]

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Ocean Going Penthouse Residence Listed For Sale

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

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The World, the largest privately-owned residential vessel on earth has announced that the exquisite Ocean Penthouse residence has been listed for sale. Launched in 2002, The World is the largest privately owned, residential yacht on earth with 165 luxury Residences. A diverse group of Residents from 20 countries own the homes on board and share interests in […]

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