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Informa Markets Cancels 2020 Edition of Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, June 26th, 2020

It will come as little surprise to most of the savvy ones within the superyacht industry that, Informa Markets, the company behind the Monaco Yacht Show have finally succumbed to industry pressure and cancelled this year’s edition of the Monaco Yacht Show. Informa Markets has put a more positive spin on the situation declaring that […]

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European Companies Importing Illicit Wood for Superyachts

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

European companies have been exposed by an international environmental watchdog as having possibly imported illegal shipments of teak. Following a recent probe, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has at named at least six companies registered in the EU who have been exploiting a loophole in timber regulations importing much sought after water resistant teak for […]

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Bermuda’s Economy Could Rest with Superyachts

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Bermuda’s Economy could reap massive benefits from a new drive to attract superyacht business. Mark Soares, the owner of Bermuda Yacht Services, has received several calls from superyacht captains interested in voyages to Bermuda. Some were interested in Bermuda as a destination or as a stopover spot between the Caribbean and Europe and others had […]

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Superyacht Connectivity Survey Opens

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

An online Superyacht Connectivity Survey has been instigated by Inmarsat the global, mobile satellite communications company. The 2020 survey will be the third annual research programme the company has launched to provide industry professionals with salient insight into the use of on-board satellite communications The Inmarsat 2020 research programme will analyse data from Captains, senior […]

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The Principality of Monaco and Informa Announce Not-For-Profit Show

Monday, May 25th, 2020

The Principality of Monaco and Informa have announced that this years Monaco Yacht Show will be a Secure, not-for-profit event Despite the lack of support from exhibitors and visitors alike the Principality of Monaco and Informa has confirmed they are working together to deliver this years Monaco Yacht Show in September. The COVID-19 pandemic has […]

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Alva Yachts Launch an Ambitious New Eco Yachts Brand

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Alva Yachts is heralding in a new focus on the environment for the post-Covid world. A young German brand is launching an advanced range of sustainable catamarans, sailing yachts and luxury floating homes. Alva Yachts’ experienced founders believe the world has to decarbonise, and they are leading the way with innovative technology in the marine […]

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Hong Kong to Host its Own Yacht Show

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

The Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association and the organisers of Singapore and Thailand Yacht Shows (SYS and TYS), have confirmed the launch of a new jointly-organised Hong Kong Yacht Show. Providing that the new political clampdowns muted by China do not materialise the show will take place at Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter adjacent […]

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Bermuda’s Superyacht Tourism Economic Recovery Plan

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Bermuda’s Minister of Tourism and Transport, the Hon. Zane DeSilva JP, MP is implementing a “superyacht tourism economic recovery plan” to attract superyachts to Bermuda’s shores this summer. This plan introduces superyacht “Isolation Charters” and owner trips, with specific superyacht pandemic policy guidelines during Phases 2 and 3 of Government’s reopening strategy.  It also provides for […]

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Hill Robinson Expands Top Brass

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Nick Hill and Niall Robinson, started their eponymous yacht management company in 2001 with six yachts under management and a team of just four now they have offices around the world and are expanding their senior management team Nick Hill started his sailing career at Oyster Yachts in 1980 delivering his first yacht to the […]

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Lamberto Tacoli Seeks Legal Protection for Perini Navi

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Lamberto Tacoli, former CEO of Ferretti Group-owned CRN, assumed the responsibilities of CEO at Perini Navi in 2017 when the Italian / Turkish yacht builder was valued at €54 million. Today, Lamberto Tacoli leads his Board of Directors through a procedure aimed at restructuring the company’s financial indebtedness hopefully through a debt restructuring agreement in order […]

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