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Super Yacht Destination

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Hilton Opens Iru Fushi Resort & Spa in the Maldives Complementing the award-winning Conrad Maldives Rangali Island and forming part of Hilton’s strategy to become the number one hotel group in the Maldives the Iru Fushi resort is just waiting to hear its first splash from the anchor of a super yacht Located in the […]

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65 Metre Super Yacht Launched by Feadship

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Traditional Feadship Motor Yacht Launched in Holland Trident a traditional looking three decked 65 metre twin screw super yacht, steel hull and aluminium superstructure has been launched at the Van Lent Yard in Kaarg With an interior and exterior styled by Donald Starkey and naval architecture by De Voogt, she retains all the essential design […]

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Potential Super Yacht Business Generated by Turkish yards

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Outward Trade Mission to Turkey deemed successful Sixteen British companies were last week lead on a guided tour of six Turkish superyacht yards in the Tuzla region by Superyacht UK (SYUK), one of the BMF’s flagship associations and supported by UK Trade & Investment (UKT&I), Organised following discussions at the 2009 Meet the Buyer event […]

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Caribbean Sailing Regattas

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Rolex Names the Dates for Caribbean Regattas 2010 will mark the 37th running of the St. Thomas Yacht Club’s International Rolex Regatta. The regatta is the oldest uninterrupted sporting event in Rolex’s global portfolio and is scheduled for three days, beginning Friday March 26, and ending Sunday, March 28th The Regatta will again offer a […]

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Super Yachts and Ports of Registration

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

What’s in a Name? Having posted news about the super yacht C2 reminds me that the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry has a while ago announced two new ports of registry; Bloody Bay and The Creek, as alternatives to George Town. Both ports are located on the smaller sister islands of Little Cayman and Cayman Brac, […]

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Mystery Super Yacht

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

First Shots of Super Yacht C2 Spotted for the first time is the 78 metre motor yacht whose stern is adorned with the name C2.  She was photographed off the island of Ile St Honorat the smaller of the two Iles de Lerins that lie off the coast of Cannes.  Her Captain acknowledged a radio […]

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Sparkman & Stephens Super Yacht for Sale

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Top Ocean Racer For Sale Tempest the historically special ocean racing super yacht designed by Sparkman & Stephens has been placed on the market and is for sale. One of the largest and fastest sailing yachts of her time, Tempest was built in 1974 by Palmer Johnson and became a legendary ocean racer. After an […]

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Super Yachts Visiting Montserrat

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

62 % Increase in number of visiting yachts Following a specifically targeted marketing campaign, the Montserrat Tourist Board has released figures indicating that the yachting sector has seen a 62 percent increase in yacht arrivals since 2005. In real terms this means that calls by yachts are up from 219 yacht arrivals in 2005, where […]

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Super Yacht Builder delivers Special Operations Craft

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Builder Launches New 25 Metre Special Operations Craft The first of two MKV Special Operations Craft has been launched for United States Marine, Inc. (USMI) of Gulfport, Mississippi, USA for Naval Sea Systems Command, (NAVSEA). The first craft will undergo dock and sea trials leading to a July delivery. The second is to be launched […]

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Could this be the ultimate Super Yacht

Monday, May 25th, 2009

What maybe one of the worlds most unusual passenger carrying craft is about to be sold.  Described as being in mint condition the 4 year old catamaran hulled vessel is powered by twin 125 hp Cummings diesels and her vendors plan to show her to would be buyers at an open day on 30th May […]

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