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Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Podcasting could become one of the few benefits of the virus inspired crisis currently gripping world attention. With the demise of the usual social yacht show calendar, Superyacht Radio are receiving an increasing number of inquiries from companies figuring new ways to get the word out and hold on to their market. Turns out that […]

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Riva Ariston the Self Isolation Getaway

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Looking for the perfect self isolation get away?  Well perhaps this beautifully restored Riva Ariston dating from 1965 could provide the answer. Refitted to an incredible standard this stunning example of Ariston truly is a work of art. She is being offered for sale by Superyacht Tenders and Toys who know a bit or two about […]

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New VAT Rules Impact Superyacht Charter Industry

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Radical VAT Rules changes are set to upset this year’s charter season in Mediterranean  The changes are the result of the European Commission’s action against the simplified VAT rules structures on short-term yacht charter adopted by countries such as Italy, France, Malta and Cyprus. Yacht industry expert Carlo Benveduti, the CFO of the online yacht […]

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MYBA Statement Concerning Barcelona Charter Yacht Show

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

As the situation concerning the corona virus COVID-19 evolves, we would like to inform you that MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association is monitoring developments very closely and continuously assessing the situation in order to be able to provide informed and responsible guidance on matters that rest within its scope of activities. In the interests of […]

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SPH Magazines appoints Two2 Co Ltd to Relaunch Asia-Pacific Boating

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

When SPH Magazines announced the closure of the magazine Asia-Pacific Boating there were some long faces in the industry. Not least here at the Howorths because for many years niw we have been their European correspondents reviewing yachts and superyachts for their bi monthly magazines. For more than 40 years, Asia-Pacific Boating has been the […]

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Britain’s Olympic sailors seek pedal power

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Britain’s Olympic sailors will be pedal-powered in Japan thanks to a new partnership with the British e-bike company Gocycle. The Britain’s Olympic sailors team have joined forces with Gocycle to provide a fleet of the latest folding e-bikes to help athletes and support staff get to and from their team base in Hayama to the […]

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Wave marine environmental filters prevent pollution

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Wave marine environmental filters are on course to stop the yacht Freedom from polluting the seas When 23-year old Helena Schneider relocates from Southampton University to continue her studies at the Landing School of Boat Building and Design in Arundel, North America, she will be taking her home with her. Home for Helena is her […]

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AEGY Economic Impact Report

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

AEGY has published its Economic Impact of Large Yacht Charter in the Balearics report for 2019. AEGY, the Asociación Española de Grandes Yates, was established in 2013 to represent the needs of companies in the superyacht sector in Spain. It has successfully lobbied to promote the sector by educating and informing politicians, government ministers and […]

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Porto Montenegro unveils yachting calendar

Monday, January 20th, 2020

Designed to cater to the needs of yachts, owners, guests and crew with specific infrastructure for the largest yachts afloat, Porto Montenegro marina has 450 berths for yachts from 12 to 250 metres in length  The 2020 season promises to be one of the most dynamic ever that Porto Montenegro has ever hosted and is […]

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Could LastSwab Save Our Oceans ?

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Could LastSwab save our oceans ? Every year, trillions of single-use plastic products are consumed and thrown away – often ending up on the beaches and in the oceans harming marine life. LastSwab is a reusable, sustainable and sanitary alternative to cotton swabs, buds and Q-tips. I cannot be alone in feeling bad when I […]

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