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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.

Fraser Yachts Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Originally founded in 1947 by David Fraser in Newport Beach California, Fraser Yachts is about to turn 70 From humble beginnings the firm now part of the Azimut – Benetti Group has grown to become a major superyacht services company, offering brokerage, charter, management, new construction and crew services to clients around the world. Founded […]

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Royal Huisman Expands Shipyard Facilities

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Dutch superyacht builders Royal Huisman are to take over the facilities of Holland Jachtbouw (HJB) in Amsterdam following the anticipated termination of business by HJB after the passing away of founder Chris Gongriep. Together with their home base in Vollenhove covering an area of over 30,000 m2 with of 5 main shipbuilding halls and the […]

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Numarine 32XP Spotted in Istanbul

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The very first 32XP explorer yacht from Turkish yacht builder Numarine has been spotted while under tow to her internal fitting out berth The all new three deck 32.5 metre long, 8 metre beam yacht, was seen in Istanbul on route to the shipyard when this image was taken. This superyacht was ordered by an […]

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Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Running alongside the London Boat Show is the 2017 Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition, in partnership with Southampton Solent University. Nine students from across the country competed in a competition that puts the invaluable design skill of hand-drawing under the spotlight. They each had to create their competing designs from scratch live at the show, […]

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Royal Visit to London Boat Show

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Clearly unaffected by the rail strikes that have blighted attendance figures at the London Boat Show, HRH Princess Royal and husband Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence visited the show today and heard how the British Marine Industry is faring.  As President of the RYA, she also presented the RYA Yachtmaster of the Year award Sir Tim and Princess […]

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Bond Beauty For Sale

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Very few movie going, yacht lovers will need to be reminded of the scene in the 007 film Skyfall when the fated heroine Severine looks seductively at Bond in a Macau casino, saying “When I leave they’re going to kill you.  If you survive, I’m on the Chimera, North harbour, berth seven.” Bond stops long […]

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Hebridean Island Cruises is Independently Owned Once More

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Hebridean Island Cruises Limited, having just completed a successful management buyout, is once again an independently owned British cruise company. The company is looking forward to a successful season ahead with the company’s flagship vessel, Hebridean Princess, returning to service in March after her annual refit. Having completed her dry dock during December, Hebridean Princess is […]

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Fairline launches new brand film in honour of its 50th anniversary

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

For any 50 year old brand the temptation is to boast a little. So we can forgive British luxury boat manufacturer, Fairline Yachts, for releasing a self congratuationary film in honour of the company’s 50th anniversary this year. The film showcases builder’s passion for perfection, beauty and performance. It brings to life Fairline’s rich history of building […]

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Dame Ellen MacArthur Round Britain Challenge

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Round the World sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur announced at the London Boat Show, a very special project that will see 100 young people in recovery from cancer taking part in an extraordinary challenge – sailing around Britain in a national relay, celebrating achievement and realising potential. Round Britain 2017 is being run by the Ellen […]

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Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2017

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Running alongside the London Boat Show is the 2017 Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition, in partnership with Southampton Solent University. Nine students from across the country will be competing in this prestigious competition, putting the invaluable design skill of hand-drawing under the spotlight. They will each be creating their competing designs from scratch live at […]

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