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Blaze Destroys Super Yachts

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Picture Rob Fowler Superyachts Destroyed by fire in Sydney marina New Zealand TV News has transmitted pictures of a huge blaze that has destroyed six superyachts at a marina in Sydney Australia Reports suggest that two people, including a police officer, are suffering from smoke inhalation. Two of the burning craft were dragged clear of […]

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Super yacht Regatta for Perini Navi

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Mix Puerto Cervo with Perini to Produce Exciting Race Twentytwo Perini Navi sailing yachts will gather in Porto Cervo’s new marina for the third edition of the Perini Navi Cup scheduled to take place from in September. Running from the 3rd to the 5th, the event combines a rendezvous for owners with big boat racing. […]

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Super Yacht Bargain Fresh from Refit

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

40-metre Displacement Yacht Leonora from Lürssen for Sale Fresh from a period of refit the 40-metre displacement yacht Leonora built in 1991 by Lürssen is once again on the market In excess of £3 million has been spent on capital refit items since her current owners purchased this yacht. Her broker at YPI tells us, […]

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Solo Transatlantic Attempt by Quadriplegic Yachtsman

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Quadriplegic Yachtsman Seeks Help Sailing Atlantic In 2007, quadriplegic yachtsman Geoff Holt, paralysed from the chest down, became the first disabled sailor to sail single-handed around Great Britain. It was an epic journey that took him and his seven man crew a total of 109 days to complete. He had sailed 1,445 miles and visited […]

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Super yacht builders seek help from press

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Single Sales Team for yacht new builds, refits and conversions Normally when the press want information from Blohm & Voss the answer is always the same: No Comment, but with orders drying up and their sudden desire to seek work, they have announced a new, single sales team to handle all yacht inquiries on refits, […]

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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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