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German Super Yacht Builder to be Sold

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Shipping Newspaper reports on possible sale of superyacht build yard Lloyd’s List the daily newspaper published in London and reports on all matters to do with shipping, has carried a story in which it suggests that super yacht builder Blohm + Voss shipyards is to be sold to investors by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. That company […]

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Super yacht marina in Mina Zayed

Friday, August 14th, 2009

New marina could house up to 500 superyachts like these moored at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre earlier this year. Photo: Stephen Lock / The National Writing in a local daily newspaper published in the Middle East, Bradley Hope reports that Mubadala Development, the strategic investment arm of the Abu Dhabi Government, has issued tenders […]

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Super Yacht Skipper Drowned

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Superyacht sailors body found off the coast of Nice Riviera Radio the English speaking radio station serving the South of France has today (14th August 2009) reported that the body of the skipper of a 27 metre yacht has been found drowned off the coast of Nice. The boat was first spotted yesterday morning, adrift […]

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Retro Design Super Yacht for Fractional Ownership Programme

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Trumpy superyacht will be available through timeshare Using a newly conceived retro design, two brand new Trumpy 125s have been commissioned for a fractional ownership scheme. Alex Suarez, the Managing Partner of Classic Yacht Partners was inspired by John Trumpy’s pre-war designs when he drew the lines of this new 38-metre superyacht and it is […]

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Super Yacht Show Guide

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Brokerage firm offers custom guide at Superyacht show In addition to displaying three yachts for sale at the up coming Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, US based yacht brokers The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals are offering a behind-the-scenes experience to interested clients through its “Tour the Show with a Pro” program which starts at their customary […]

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Another Super Yacht Hits the Rocks

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

31 metre superyacht intentionally beached after hitting rocks Unbelievably, yet another super yacht has hit rocks off the southern coast of France. This time it is the 31 metre Heesen Matanthar. The accident involving the yacht happened close by the port of Toulon where local sources state the yacht hit rocks rocks at the entrance […]

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Weak US Dollar Sells More Super Yachts

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Superyacht Sales are up because Dollar is Down Directors at Trinity Yachts have been talking to the press and discussing in the frankest of terms the recession. In a report carried by the Reuters News Agency they say the financial down turn has shaken nearly every corner of the U.S. economy but that they are […]

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Super Yacht Berths Selling Well

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Better than expected demand for Mediterranean berths Summer is usually the quietest time of the year when it comes to the buying and selling of for marina real estate The majority of berth sales occur in the off-season between late autumn and spring. Figures for July 2009 released by UK-based berth broker Genus Marine suggest […]

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Chatham Announce Two Year Guarantee

Friday, August 7th, 2009

New Enduro G2 Footwear Range Chatham established in 1989, and renowned for its, classic collections of linen and cotton clothing, with leather footwear is launching Enduro G2 a new range of sailing and casual shoes, which will be guaranteed for two years But what will they do about my battered pair of shoes that has […]

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Super Yachts They Are Not

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Native Sailing Craft Gets a Superyacht Makeover The Dhonis is a native craft of the Indian Ocean much favoured by fishermen who sail in the waters surrounding the Maldive Islands. They are not normally renowned for their luxury and certainly until now would never fall into the super yacht category but that may yet be […]

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