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Rust Buckets to Super Yachts

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Malta unveils plans for new superyacht marina In an article published in the Times of Malta Cynthia Busuttil reports that Menqa at Marsa, an area associated with heavy industry and sunken ships, into a prime commercial and residential zone that will include a super yacht marina The Malta Maritime Authority, in Marsa, plan to hold […]

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Australian Super Yacht Maintenance Firm goes Under

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Australian superyacht maintenance and refit company Kraken Marine is the latest victim of the global financial crisis to sweep Australia. The Cairns Post is reporting that Kraken Marine is now in the hands of administrators who announced the wind-up of the business a creditors. Director Robert Van Der Moigg said a decline in the global […]

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Super Yachts Put to Test in Bodrum

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Numarine Duo put through their Paces At the Numarine sponsored open day in Bodrum Turkey last week some of the worlds top boating journalists were given the opportunity to try out the company’s newest boats among which were two 78 foot performance power yachts that while they share the same hull design are presented in […]

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Ice Class Super Yacht

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Palmer Johnson Superyacht will have Rolls Royce Propulsion Websites dedicated to the auto motive industry are awash with stories appertaining to the use of Rolls Royce engines that are to be fitted aboard the new 82 metre ice class yacht that will build in Norway. Few of the websites mention that the yacht is in […]

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SuperYacht Pari Plucked from Rocks

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Stranded superyacht towed safely around Cap Ferrat and into dry dock Pari the 39.8m Maltaese registered Alucraft motor yacht has been freed from the rocks on which she was aground having dragged ashore in the early hours of Saturday 30th May. Commander Michael Healy formally the owner of Rivera Charts in Antibes and now a […]

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Super Yacht Sale nets cool Profit

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Russian makes £47 Million selling Superyacht to Saudi Businessman Serial super yacht owner, Boris Berezovsky has sold his 110 metre super yacht Project Darius, built by Lurssen and launched by them in April, to a Saudi Arabian second hand car dealer. Built to rival and out-do Pelorus, owned by the tycoons arch enemy Roman Abramovich, […]

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Super Yacht Owner battles with Broker

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Russian owner to sue Edmiston over commission Writing in the Sunday Times, journalist David Leppard tells of Boris Berezovsky, the exiled Russian super yacht owner, who has fallen out with brokerage firm Edmiston after he sold one of his super yachts to Abdulla al-Futtaim, a billionaire car dealer from the United Arab Emirates for a […]

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Super Yacht Marina Opens Phase One

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Montenegro hopes new port will become like St Tropez Phase one of the new Porto Negro super yacht marina development has been opened and among the visiting superyachts moored there to take part in the ceremony was the 73 metre Queen K owned by the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Russian mega yacht owner is […]

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Super Yacht Designers Split

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Tim Saunders Leaves Firm and Rupert Mann Rebrands The dynamic duo that formed Rainsford Saunders Design have split apart with Tim Saunders leaving, and the company renamed. Announcing the split, Rupert Rainsford Mann said that the company will be making a significant transition over the next few weeks. He added, “After eight years of successful […]

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Lets Go Kill Pirates

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Luxury yachts offer pirate hunting cruises This is a headline under the quirky news section of the Ananova news site. It raises some serious questions not least who are the owners of the luxury yachts and what are they smoking? The article reads: Luxury ocean liners in Russia are offering pirate hunting cruises aboard armed […]

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