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Thailand Yacht Show Postponed

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Thailand like much of the world is in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic. The government there has announced restrictions on inter-provincial travel.  As of yesterday, 12th February, visitors to Phuket from Bangkok and other key regions now have to go into 14 days of quarantine on arrival. It is the introduction of these restrictions that has […]

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Space The Final Frontier

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

It was Gene Roddenberry who popularised the phrase Space the final frontier with his Star Trek series creation that brought Captain James Tiberius Kirk to the attention of the world. Kirk is not yet born (that will happen in 2228) but even he would be able to appreciate why Wally’s futuristic-looking 27-metre WHY200 is a cool new “space” ship […]

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Florida Boat Shows to Go Ahead Amid Covid Crisis

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Despite the ongoing pandemic sweeping across the state of Florida in North America two boat shows are set to take place in the next few days.  Named locally as one of the top 20 events in the area the Annually held Stuart Boat Show is the largest boat show on Florida’s Treasure Coast.  Running from January […]

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Rally Round for a Once-In-A-Lifetime World Yacht Event

Thursday, January 7th, 2021

The next Oyster World Rally will begin on 9 January 2022 setting off from Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua.  It will offer 30 Oyster owners the opportunity to fulfil their dreams and sail around the world in company. But before you rush out and buy your very own Oyster, be warned the Rally is already oversubscribed with a […]

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Synthesis marks start of 2021 for Damen Yachting

Thursday, January 7th, 2021

The year 2021 got off to a good start for the superyacht industry when Amels and Damen Yachting waved a fond farewell to their 74 metre new build: Synthesis as she left their Vlissingen City shipyard. The Dutch shipyard group first introduced its Limited Editions range of semi-custom yachts in 2005.  In the 15 years that followed, a […]

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RORC Transatlantic Race 2021, Starts 9 January

Monday, January 4th, 2021

The seventh edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Transatlantic Race will start from Calero Marinas Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, in the Canary Islands on Saturday 9th January 2021. Traditionally held in November, this year’s race was postponed until January 2021 and was the most significant of a number of subtle changes the RORC is […]

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St. Barts Prepares for the New Year

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Untouched by the anxieties of a world besieged by a pandemic, the Caribbean island of St. Barts is again busy preparing to party in the New Year’s Eve In almost every capital city around the world heralding in the new year is going to be somewhat muted. But not in St Barts.  Superyachts are dropping anchor […]

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Eyesea – Mapping Maritime Pollution

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Eyesea maritime pollution mapping initiative  has gained the support of Fraser who have become the first yachting company to do so. This new initiative encourages superyachts to map marine pollution using the combination of the unique technology available on board and the significant reach offered by the maritime sector. Non-profit organisation Eyesea has developed a reporting […]

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Have a Hankering for a Hinckley?

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Have you ever had a hankering for a Hinckley, the quintessential American cruising yacht?  If not a Hinckley, then maybe an Island Packet, Catalina or a Tarten each of them well respected as American cruising yachts.  Chances are like me you have been put off by the high prices when compared to say one of the French […]

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Yacht Crew Help – the lifeline for crew

Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Yacht Crew Help is a new lifeline for those who crew Superyachts Despite the many benefits of working on board a superyacht, the challenges of working away from home for long periods and living in close quarters with colleagues can become overwhelming.  In a 2018 survey of superyacht crew, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance […]

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