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Island Homes for Super Yacht Owners

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Owners of superyachts seek out homes in Staniel Cay On the quiet island of Staniel Cay in the Exumas, a small team of construction workers is nearing completion of the roof on a charming dock-front cottage. On the neighboring lot, land is being cleared while plans are developed for yet another Caribbean estate hideaway which […]

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Super Yacht Designer Creates Wristwatch

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Limited Edition Time Piece from top Superyacht Designer Super Yacht designer Espen Oeino has turned his hand to designing smaller items and has teamed up with the family-owned luxury brand Scalfaro to produce a most handsome wristwatch. The result of this cooperation is an Espen Oeino designed edition of timepieces to be known as the”Scalfaro […]

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Super Yacht Index Published

Friday, August 7th, 2009

The little handbook of superyachting 2nd edition is now available Reliable and accurate information concerning the superyacht industry has been for many years and still is to a certain extent been scarce. Everyone it seems has an axe to grind or a self-promoting interest to portray. Camper & Nicholson’s International effectively swept away that concept […]

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Espen Øino to Design Sunrise Super Yachts

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Turkish superyacht builder signs top designer The paint is not even dry on Africa the builders first yacht and already Sunrise Yachts has announced plans for a new design this time from the desk of Espen Øino. Founded by German entrepreneur Herbert P. Baum and French-British yacht-builder Guillaume Roché the Turkish yacht builder whose facilities […]

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Super Yacht Africa Leave Paint Shed

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

New 45 metre superyacht was painted in high tech facility Jean-Claude CARME the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Sunrise Yachts tells me that Africa the company’s very first yacht has left the purpose built paint shed and will shortly undertake sea trials before heading for her world debut at the Monaco Yacht show. […]

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Super Yacht Helicopter in Crash

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Photo Frances Howorth Helicopter belonging to superyacht Lady Christine crashes into sea The US Coast Guard is reporting an incident in which the helicopter belonging to the superyacht Lady Christine has been involved in an incident which saw the craft plunge into the waters off Maine. The report states that the accident happened near Little […]

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Iconic Super Yacht

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Dutch Superyacht from Icon undertakes Sea Trials Photo Dick Mansande Three years after the creation of ICON Yachts in Holland, the yards first 62 metre yacht has begun sea trials that will lead to her public debut, at this years Monaco Yacht Show in September. The fist of the yachts, seen here, is designed by […]

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Super Yacht Show Returns

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Abu Dhabi will host a superyacht show in 2010 It has been confirmed that the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show (ADYS) will be run next year with organisers making significant changes to the format. Set to run for two days from 25th February, the show will again be held at the Abu […]

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Yacht Broker Missing

Friday, July 24th, 2009

And so is $200,000 from the company accounts! In Dana Point, California local newspaper The Dana Point Times is reporting that Ed Fitzgerald a local yacht broker and owner of Dana Island Yachts is wanted for questioning after reports that more than US$200,000 in yacht brokerage accounts is missing and that Fitzgerald has not been […]

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Blair Plays with Super Yachts

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Photo: Frances Howorth Former UK Premier joins superyacht Rising Sun Tony Blair former prime minister of the UK is in Sardinia and was seen joining the superyacht Rising Sun in company with Larry Ellison her owner. Named after the symbol on the Japanese flag, Rising Sun is one of several superyachts that have a name […]

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