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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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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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