Welcome to Superyacht News from TheHoworths.com Frequently updated, we seek to bring to you the most informative, interesting and sometimes amusing stories from the superyacht and leisure marine sectors around the world. To share your news with our growing readership, send it to us by email and include low resolution imagery and and any quotations and we will then give it our consideration.

Dealing with Piracy the Russian View

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Maritime News Clippings e-zine reports that:- Russia to hand over captured pirates to 3rd party Pirates seized by the Russian Navy will be transferred to a third party, the first deputy defense minister said according to RIA Novosti. “In accordance with existing law, pirates seized by Russian naval forces during patrols will be transferred to […]

Read more

Storms Delay Australia Super Yachts Show Opening

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Delayed Boat Show Declared Successful The 21st Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show has closed after a successful weekend in Australia on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The Show attracted 406 exhibitors with at least 105 world and Australian marine product releases. The Show opening was postponed from Thursday when unexpected strong winds and heavy rains developed on Wednesday […]

Read more

Cruise Ship Becomes Private Yacht

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Yacht Broker Sells Cruise Ship The Super Yacht world is becoming used to crossover encounters with the commercial world of shipping with many merchant navy crews taking up appointments as Captains and Engineers serving aboard superyachts but perhaps the commercial world is not yet ready to learn that a yacht broker has sold a cruise […]

Read more

Super Yacht Industry Supplier provides Positive Spin

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Plenty to be Positive about says Fastmount fixings boss In New Zealand company director Gregg Kelly with the fixings manufacturer Fastmount says there’s still plenty to be positive about in the current economic climate. “In these challenging economic times, we have had our best year to date, with turnover up markedly on the prior year,” he […]

Read more

Additional Routes for Transporting Yachts

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Latest new route from North America to the Eastern Mediterranean With the increasing number of yacht exports from the U.S. to other regions across the globe, Yacht Path Marine Group have added additional routes to satisfy the need for transporting yachts to the cruising destinations. The latest is a new route from North America to […]

Read more

Yacht Crew Hours of Work Clampdown

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

MCA to get Tough on Hours of Work Regulations As part of their work towards tackling seafarer fatigue MCA surveyors will be taking a critical look at the hours-of-work/rest records during surveys and inspections to ensure legislation is being adhered to. Anyone found failing to meet safety standards can expect the Agency to take prompt […]

Read more

Fort Lauderdale brokers sell Super Yacht Aghassi

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Christensen Super Yacht Sold Proving again that the super yacht sales market remains buoyant comes news that brokers Gregg Morton and Steve Doyle at Northrop and Johnson have sold Aghassi a tri-deck motor yacht with notable cruising abilities. A tribute to the Christensen legacy, her 5 staterooms accommodate 10 guests and crew. She is fully […]

Read more

Vitruvius 50m super yacht

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

First Views of Picchiotti-Vitruvius 50m super yacht The hull of the new Picchiotti-Vitruvius 50m super yacht was spotted as it was moved from the main square of Cantieri Navali Beconcini to one of the three fitting out sheds situated in front of the Gulf of La Spezia The transfer was made by the yards new 820 […]

Read more

Italian Super Yacht Launched in Viareggio

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Italian super yacht builder Perini Navi has launched the 56m aluminium ketch Riela their 46th unit to be launched. Designed by in-house naval architects together with Ron Holland, Riela, boasts an ultra-light aluminium hull with maximum displacement optimized at 545 tons. Both masts, the 58.8m main mast and the 48.26m mizzen, are also in aluminium, […]

Read more

Super Yacht Passes Through City at Night

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Proof if you needed it that super yacht builder Sanlorenzo never stops work not even the night! Here one of two hulls is brought through the town of Viareggio as it makes its way from the company’s build facility to the fitting out basin in the port. Passing just inches away from the balconies of […]

Read more

SUBMIT STORY

NEWS ARCHIVE

Search

All Posts