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Super Yacht Marina Expert Moves

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Jeff Houlgrave joins Marina Projects Marina Projects Ltd, the UK based marina and waterfront development consultants, is the benefactor of Jeff Houlgrave’s decision to join the Company. He does so to work on a range of projects including business development with a particular focus on the superyacht sector. Jeff was previously with Jupiter Adria Ltd […]

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Super yacht launched in Falmouth

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Aluminum superyacht launched into fitting out basin Nostromo the all new 30m aluminium sloop from Dubois Yacht Designs has been taken from the construction hall at the Falmouth based Pendennis shipyard and launched into the fitting out basin. Built in 18 months, the yachts deck layout, superstructure and hull lines are designed to maximize on […]

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Future of Super Yacht Marinas and Refit Centres

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Conference on Super yacht Marinas and Refit facilities to take place in Malta A conference that looks at the future of Super yacht Marinas and Refit facilities around the world is to take taking place in Malta on October 20th and 21st 2009 The choice of Malta is not altogether strange given that the creation […]

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Plug & Play Super Yacht Servicing

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Ferretti launch Fair, a computerised testing device A new, computerised analysis programme has been introduced by the Ferretti Group to immediately and clearly determine whether a yacht in service still complies with strict tolerance parameters set by them during the build. Referred to as FAIR (Ferretti Analysis Integral Recorder), it is the very first integrated […]

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Demasted Superyacht Gets Towed to Safety

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Sailing Super Yacht Losses Masts The Polish sail training ship Pogoria has been dismasted off the coast of Finland whilst racing to St Petersburg in Russia. 37 members of her crew of 50 were winched to safety by helicopters of the Finnish Coastguard helicopters leaving a skeleton crew of 13 to stay on board while […]

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Profiteering from Piracy at Sea

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Governments in areas bordering the area where pirates operate have been quick to latch onto the fast buck syndrome Yet another money making scheme has been announced by a government keen to exploit the distress already caused by Pirates who prey on ships and yachts who are going about their lawful business in the waters […]

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Pocket sized Super yacht launched

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Dutch builder Moonen has launched the first of their 99 Alu, a stretched version of their 94 Alu Semi-Displacement Fast Yacht Series. Christened Phoebe she was hauled out of the construction hall in and lowered into the water by Travelift and will be handed over to her owners, after sea trials late this month (July […]

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Great Super Yacht Conversion Potential

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Pilot Boat Could become Very Pretty Superyacht Vripak the Dutch naval architecture and design group have released renderings of how a former North Sea Pilot vessel could look after she converts to a superyacht. The 55 metre vessel is equipped with diesel electric motors and was originally built in 1961 by the German shipyard of […]

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Wally Super Yacht Launched

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Wally Launches a Second 100 foot Superyacht The new 30 metre sloop Y3K from Wally has been craned into the water at Ancona. A development of the current Y3K she has been built for an owner who is a truly passionate sailor and enjoys cruising with his family. He will use this boat to race […]

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Super Yacht Cakewalk V will cost $82 million to Build

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Largest yacht to be built in the USA in 75 years Paul Derecktor, president, of the Bridport yacht building yard, Derector Shipyards has said that the building of Cakewalk V, the largest yacht to be built in the USA in 75 years, was the most important job in the company’s 60-year history. Now, through court […]

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