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New director of marketing at Camper & Nicholsons International (December 15, 2014)

Kurt Fraser take son key post. Kurt Fraser has been named director of marketing for Camper & Nicholsons International. Fraser’s new role, which will begin in February 2015, follows a five year tenure as Sales and Marketing director with its more »

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Montenegro holds first nautical tourism conference (December 10, 2014)

The Montenegrin government has just held its first nautical tourism conference, reflecting the growing significance that this sector has within the country’s economy. The one-day event attracted in excess of 70 delegates and it reviewed future developments and strategy. The more »

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Two Mediterranean yards increase superyacht docking capacity (November 26, 2014)

Two leading Mediterranean superyacht refit and repair groups have expanded their docking facilities to enhance their capacity and range of services provided. The two new docks represent a multi-million euro investment by both companies – Amico & Co in Genoa more »

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Record attendance at METS (November 24, 2014)

Some 21,086 people visited this week’s show in Amsterdam The 2014 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam came to an end on Thursday with a record number of visitors. Some 21,086 people attended the three-day show – a 2.9% more »

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Fraser Yachts expands team (October 17, 2014)

Vassilis Fotilas named Commercial Director of Fraser Yachts Europe Fraser Yachts has announced that Vassilis Fotilas has been appointed as the Commercial Director of Fraser Yachts Europe. Fotilas will oversee all commercial activities related to sales, charter, yacht management and more »

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Major changes planned for Monaco Yacht Show (October 15, 2014)

Major changes are planned for the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) next year and beyond due to the construction of a new car parking area in the Darse Nord and Quai Jarlan areas of Port Hercules. The Monaco government has confirmed more »

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Fraser Yachts Remembers Roberto Migliaccio (October 7, 2014)

Fraser Yachts has announced this week that on Sunday the 21st September, the brokerage house lost a dear friend and colleague. A written report has come through which we share on behalf of the team at Fraser Yachts alongside our more »

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Croatia. Marina Trogir joins Camper & Nicholsons Marinas 1782 Club (October 7, 2014)

The Camper & Nicholsons Marinas 1782 Club continues to grow with the announcement that Marina and Yacht Service Centre Trogir, in Croatia, has joined as a member marina. Marina Trogir lies close to Split on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast and, having more »

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Mark Colls On Port Tarraco’s New Advancements (October 3, 2014)

Port Tarraco is leading the way for Spanish superyacht berths and high-end luxury facilities, with new investments furthering the technological advancements Mark Colls, General Manager of Port Tarraco, speaks to Superyachts.com about the movements underway in the region. Working with more »

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Pantaenius: Experts in Superyacht Insurance (September 29, 2014)

With billions of dollars worth of superyachts on the seas or at moorage at any one time, the importance of having rigorous insurance policies in place is abundantly clear. Step forward Pantaenius, who have been at the forefront of yacht more »

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Non-EU flagged yachts free to charter in the Balearics (September 24, 2014)

Until now, non-EU-flagged yachts were only permitted to sail around the Balearics but not to offer charter services. From September, this has changed, and there is a free market for all flags. 1989-established easyboats hopes this will generate extra nautical more »

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Monte Carlo Yachts signs first order for new 105 footer (September 16, 2014)

Franco-Italian shipyard Monte Carlo Yachts (MCY) has signed the first order for MCY 105, its new 105-footer model. The yacht is the largest vessel in the MCY range and she will make her debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2015. more »

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Optimism reigns at Cannes show (September 17, 2014)

There was a fresh breeze of optimism at the 37th Cannes Yachting Festival, which wrapped up on Sunday after its six-day run in France. “With 480 exhibitors and 550 boats, figures are similar to last year’s – but there were more »

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Good news from the Balearics (September 10, 2014)

The Balearic Government has announced that it will now allow non-EU flagged yachts over 14m to charter in the Balearic Islands. The same requirements as for EU-flagged yachts will apply and, additionally, evidence must be provided that no EU-flagged charter more »

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Fraser Yachts names executive chairman (September 5, 2014)

Roberto Giorgi has replaced Fabio Ermetto, who now serves as CCO at Benetti Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group has named Roberto Giorgi, honourary president of V Ships, as the new executive chairman of Fraser Yachts. The move follows Fabio Ermetto’s appointment as more »

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MYS 2014: a new direction and more space (September 1, 2014)

Next month, the Monaco Yacht Show will take pride of place on Monaco’s Port Hercule. But visitors will notice something a little different this year. The Riviera Times spoke to Gaelle Tallarida, general director of the Monaco Yacht Show, about more »

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‘Let’s start looking at the market for the long term’ comments Jan Jaap Minnema at Fraser Yachts (August 27, 2014)

After a somewhat lengthy sales process that saw Jan Jaap Minnema, broker at Fraser Yachts, come on board about five years ago, the 88m new build project, Illusion, out of Pride Yachts in China was sold earlier this month. Minnema more »

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Camper & Nicholsons confirms new ownership (August 26, 2014)

Following the winding up of Rodriguez in July, Camper & Nicholsons International has released a statement to say that the company is now under new ownership. As reported by SB earlier this month, the yacht brokerage has been sold to more »

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Monaco Yacht Show: The World’s Leading Superyacht Event (August 26, 2014)

This year the world’s No. 1 showcase for superyachts afloat will be the best ever, with 115 spectacular yachts and about 30 luxury tenders and an extended exhibition that will host the most renowned and finest suppliers of the industry. more »

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Monaco Yacht Show’s (August 25, 2014)

As Monaco gears up for the biggest ever edition of the world’s most revered yacht show, Superyachts.com speaks to Gaëlle Tallarida – Managing Director of the Monaco Yacht Show – to get an insight into the logistics, planning and economic more »

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Monaco: The True Home of the Superyacht Community (July 31, 2014)

With under two months until the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show, we delve into each and every initiative introduced across 24 years which were engineered to bring the biggest and best yachts in the world to Monaco and why the world more »

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Miami Is Finally Doing Something About Its Lack Of Mega-Yacht Parking Spots (July 30, 2014)

Miami has sun, sand, and sex, but it lacks one critical feature of the modern luxury economy: a place for ultra-wealthy seafarers to dock their shimmering mega-yachts. This is undoubtedly something that keeps the proud residents of South Florida awake more »

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Gulf Craft: Where the UAE’s superyachts are born (July 28, 2014)

The recently promoted chief executive of Gulf Craft, the only UAE-based yacht maker, has a knack of skirting round choppy waters. The Belgian Erwin Bamps, 45, formerly the company’s chief operating officer, has been with the yacht builder for 12 more »

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Pantaenius UK introduces superyacht team line-up (July 22, 2014)

Pantaenius UK has introduced its new superyacht team line up. Based in Plymouth, the team comprises a blend of insurance and sea-going experience, adding to the Pantaenius Group’s existing international superyacht departments. The sales and underwriting side is headed by more »

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Genoa to add superyacht section to this year’s show (July 22, 2014)

Super Made in Italy is one of the new changes to the show. Organisers of the Genoa International Boat Show said that the show would have a superyacht area. The show is scheduled to run from Oct 1-6, 2014. The more »

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Italy drops VAT at marina resorts (July 16, 2014)

Italy’s marine trade association UCINA has announced that marina resorts in the regions of Emilia Romagna and Liguria are reducing the relevant Value Added Tax from the standard 22% to 10%. The news follows on from Friuli Venezia Giulia, where more »

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Exclusive superyacht area at Genoa show (July 16, 2014)

The countdown has started, with just three months to go to the biggest nautical trade show in Italy, scheduled from 1st to 6th October 2014. “The Genoa Boat Show,” said the Boat Show Manager Alessandro Campagna, “is an important vehicle more »

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Fraser Yachts expands brokerage team (July 16, 2014)

The full-service yacht firm has hired two new sales brokers. Fraser Yachts, a full-service yachting company based in Italy, has added two new sales brokers to its team. Craig Erickson has joined the Ft Lauderdale office in the US, while more »

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METS 2014 nears sell-out (June 30, 2014)

Ninety per cent of floor space is already booked for METS 2014 Amsterdam RAI, the organiser of METS trade show, has announced that over 90% of the exhibition floor for this year’s show is already booked, including larger Superyacht and more »

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ICOMIA launches new contract (June 22, 2014)

REFIT: The International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ (ICOMIA) Superyachts Refit Group has launched the latest version of its Standard Framework Contract. Developed by the Refit Group, which represents quality refit, repair and maintenance yards, in conjunction with international marine more »

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Young workers tell us what it’s really like working on super yachts overseas (27 May 2014)

CRUISING around the Mediterranean and Caribbean, earning thousands of tax-free dollars, partying with celebs and royalty. Forget working in an English pub, there’s a new scene young people are flocking to. Superyacht Crew Academy’s director Deborah Brown said there has more »

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MYBA Charter Show a success (24 May 2014)

Having attracted 54 of some of the world’s best superyachts available for luxury charter and 64 charter related exhibitors – this year’s MYBA Charter Show proved once again to be another busy and successful event. Held from 28th April to more »

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The ups, downs of life on a super yacht (12 May 2014)

WANT to see the world and get paid well for it? Consider the life of a stewardess aboard a super yacht. While you’d be a glorified housekeeper in a crisp white uniform, the perks are many. Education requirements vary, but more »

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More luxury yachts as Dutch shipbuilders turn over €6.4bn last year (12 May 2014)

The Dutch shipbuilding industry turned over €6.4bn last year, a rise of €300m on 2012 and the first increase in sales since 2008. The increase is due to a rise in the number of orders. In 2012, Dutch shipbuilders were more »

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Palma Boat and Superyacht Show – Review (9 May 2014)

Anyone visiting the Palma Boat Show and its newly established adjacent attraction, the Palma Superyacht Show, would find it hard to believe that the event was cancelled in 2012 due to a lack of confidence in the market Anyone visiting more »

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New Greek law revolutionises yacht operation (7 May 2014)

A new law passed last month stands to make yacht operation in Greece easier and it will represent a significant change to other EU jurisdictions. Under Law 4256/2014, the necessity to obtain a Greek charter licence to allow the embarking more »

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Palma Superyacht Show review (7 May 2014)

Running from 30th April to 4th May 2014, the Palma Superyacht Show made serious improvements for its second edition, achieving glowing reviews from virtually every exhibitor SB spoke to. Set against the backdrop of developments easing up the Spanish matriculation more »

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2014 World Superyacht Awards – winning superyachts announced (7 May 2014)

The ninth annual World Superyacht Awards took place 3 May, 2014, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, a city rich in maritime heritage. The World Superyacht Awards are the most coveted trophies in yachting – dubbed the ‘Oscars of the superyacht world more »

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Superyacht Australia committee to meet before ASMEX (7 May 2014)

THE Superyacht Australia Committee will get together for its annual mid-year meeting, Monday 19th May, prior to the Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference at the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove. With strong representation from key industry stakeholders in all facets of more »

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Italy; MY CRN Chopi Chopi 80 mt, wins at “The World” (7 May 2014)

A new recognition in Amsterdam for the flagship of the Ancona shipyard CRN, part of the Ferretti Group and specialising in the construction of fully-customized megayachts, made of steel and aluminium, from 40 to 90 metres, with its flagship, M/Y more »

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Superyachts Germany Working Group 50th meeting of DEUTSCHE YACHTEN (7 May 2014)

The Working Group DEUTSCHE YACHTEN – Superyachts Germany is a success story. Thirteen and a half years after its foundation in the autumn of 2000 the group now has 60 members which, together, successfully represent German yachtbuilding in the sector more »

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Why Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor is the latest superyacht parking lot (4 May 2014)

Marina developments are attracting foreign investment and the elite international yachting community. Legend has it that in 1624 the inhabitants of the Bay of Kotor slung an iron chain across its narrowest point, the strait of Verige, to defend against more »

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Live from Palma: Interview with Arne Ploch (2 May 2014)

Organised by the Balearic Yacht Brokers Association (BYBA) and in partnership with MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association, The Palma Superyacht Show is currently in their 3rd successful year. The journey began with BYBA president and CNI broker, Arne Ploch, together more »

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New yachting hub at Marina di Loano (30 April 2014)

Marina di Loano has recently unveiled a new superyacht area built with cutting edge technology and dedicated to recreational vessels measuring from 55 to 77 metres (180-250ft). The inauguration ceremony was attended by over 100 guests including local authorities, superyacht more »

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Organisers of Palma Superyacht Show report ‘late surge of interest´ (24 April 2014)

Organised by the Balearic Yacht Brokers Association (BYBA), in partnership with MYBA, The Worldwide Yachting Association, the 2nd Palma Superyacht Show (PSS) will run from 30th April to 4th May. A ‘late surge of interest’ from high quality yachts wishing more »

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Airbus Defence + Space… To The Rescue With A Super Yacht (VSAT SatCom) (24 April 2014)

[SatNews] It’s that time of year again, the super yachts are shaking off the winter and sailing with the latest VSAT service… Airbus Defence and Space and service provider partner e3 Systems report that flexibility in bandwidth provision on the more »

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Secret life of a superyacht superhero: Serve and obey at all costs (22 April 2014)

There’s one word a billionaire’s servant should never say. “No.” “Banish it from your vocabulary,” wide-eyed recruits are told. Because when money is no object, neither is the extent staff are expected to go in satisfying their master’s most extravagant more »

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Carmarthenshire student lands dream apprenticeship on a luxury superyacht (21 April 2014)

Connor Jones is following in the footsteps of his elder brother Jordan, 21, who has worked extensively all over Europe. Connor Jones on a yacht in the Mediterranean as part of his superyacht training course Life is a breeze for more »

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Crews share ups, downs of life on a superyacht (13 April 2014)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Want to see the world and get paid well for it? Consider the life of a stewardess aboard a superyacht crew. While you’d be a glorified housekeeper in a crisp white uniform, the perks are more »

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Crew demand more educational events (9 April 2014)

Each year more events appear on the crew calendar, resulting in an overcrowded market and one that makes it hard to pinpoint exactly how these events are benefitting today’s crew. So, in a survey on TheCrewReport.com, we asked crew to more »

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Camper & Nicholsons hires new sales broker (7 April 2014)

Simon Turner co-founded Northrop & Johnson Asia and the Asia Pacific Superyacht Association Camper & Nicholsons International has announced the appointment of Simon Turner as its new sales broker at the London, UK office. A passionate sailor, Turner has extensive more »

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Palma Superyacht Show nears sell-out (2 April 2014)

Organisers of the Palma Superyacht Show (PSS) has announced that few spaces remain available. The second edition of the show will feature 49 superyachts on display ranging from 22m-47m (72ft-154ft) in a 50:50 sail to motor ratio. The largest yacht more »

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Feadship’s pioneering use of glass on board Como (31 March 2014)

The recent launch of the 46.22-metre Feadship Como again drew attention to Feadship’s pioneering use of glass. The client requested unprecedentedly large windows in the hull and a wealth of glass in her superstructure. Like every custom project at Feadship, more »

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Billionaire´s superyacht fills view (31 March 2014)

Napier woke to one of the world’s most spectacular superyachts yesterday morning. The $350 million ship weighed anchor outside Napier Port’s entrance, where it was due to dock for the day. It is owned by Russian chemical and fertiliser magnate more »

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Bigger, better Palma Boat Show returns in April (29 March 2014)

More on-land exhbition space and more boats on the water for the premier marine event in the Balearics. The Palma International Boat Show returns in April invigorated by an expanded on and off-water footprint and some great news on matriculation more »

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Palma International Boat Show expands (26 March 2014)

This year’s event features larger exhibition space both on land and in water. Organisers of the Palma International Boat Show have announced that this year’s show will feature an expanded exhibition space both on land and in water. Commenting on more »

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New marina announced for the Canaries (26 March 2014)

Lanzarote-based Calero Marina has been granted the construction and operation of Marina Jandia, a new facility to be built on the Morro Jable site in the south of the island of Fuerteventura. The 8.5 million euro project comprises work on more »

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Appointment at Marina Port Vell (25 March 2014)

Nigel Upton joins MPV as senior sales manager. Barcelona-based Marina Port Vell has appointed Nigel Upton as its senior sales manager. He joins MPV having a diversified superyacht background with direct experience in sales, management, customer service and time at more »

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UK training academy launches Superyacht Refit Diploma (26 February 2014)

The UK’s Maritime Training Academy (MTA) has announced the launch of a new Superyacht Refit Diploma. The 10-module course begins on April 1, 2014, and covers topics such as project management, accountancy and payments, the refit process and refitting the more »

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Monaco Yacht Show to expand exhibition space for 2014 (24 February 2014)

The MYS floating area has been extended to the port entrance. This year’s Monaco Yacht Show will be the biggest ever with an expanded exhibition area and berthing for 118 superyachts. “The demand for space at MYS has always been more »

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Dubai boat show targets superyacht market (18 February 2014)

Event runs from 4-8 March 2014. The organiser of the Dubai International Boat Show has announced that the event is gearing up to capitalise on the Middle East’s position as one of the world’s leading superyacht destinations with superyacht ownership more »

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Palumbo buys French superyacht yard (8 Febraury 2014)

Italy’s Palumbo Group has won the tender to buy International Technic Marine (ITM) Italy’s Palumbo Group has won the tender for the acquisition of International Technic Marine (ITM) in Marseille, France. Located in the Port of Marseille, ITM is said more »

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Fraser Yachts opens Sydney office (5 February 2014)

Fraser Yachts has opened a new office in Sydney, Australia. “Australia is an important and growing market for Fraser Yachts and an emerging destination for superyacht sales and charter,” says Fabio Ermetto, Fraser chairman. “Fraser Yachts wants to play a more »

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New 60m+ moorings in Ibiza (5 February 2014)

PortIbizaTown is a new marina situated at the very foot of the old town of Ibiza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The marina can now accomodate yachts of over 60m up to 140m in length. Until recently yachts of this more »

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Russia to overhaul yacht registration procedures (27 January 2014)

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping to accelerate, simplify procedures. The Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has announced plans to implement a new system of classifying yachts with the aim of accelerating craft registration procedures. The system will allow the more »

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Camper & Nicholsons launches ‘The 1782 Club’ (22 January 2014)

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas is set to extend its existing network of luxury marinas with the creation of ‘The 1782 Club’. Launching in February 2014, this new initiative will see an exclusive group of independently owned and operated marinas partner more »

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Pinmar Golf raises €80k for charity (9 January 2014)

The 25th annual Pinmar golf event held at Son Gual, Mallorca, last October, raised more than €80,000 for charity. Among the charities to benefit are OK Prosthetics, Yacht Aid Global, WaterAid, Serve On, Cancer Care Mallorca, Tyume Valley Schools and more »

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Captain Anders Pehrson appointed Marina Port Vell dockmaster (9 January 2014)

Marina Port Vell, which is gearing up for phased marina completions throughout 2014, has announced that captain Anders Pehrson will join MPV as dockmaster effective 7 January 2014. A vastly qualified captain with a superb reputation and professional experience that more »

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NMMA cancels Miami superyacht event (7 January 2014)

Superyacht Lifestyle Miami, now scheduled for February 2015, will give the association a year to “fulfill the needs” of the superyacht sector. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) said it has canceled the Superyacht Lifestyle Miami (SLM) for this year. more »

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Pantaenius expands Motor Boat Awards sponsorship (7 January 2014)

Marine insurance provider to sponsor the event for further three years Marine insurance provider Pantaenius has agreed to continue the Motor Boat Awards sponsorship for another three-year. The UK marine company made the announcement at the MBA ceremony last night more »

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Motor Boat Awards 2014 winners revealed (7 January 2014)

A total of 55 boats were selected as finalists for the 2014 awards and the winners came from Austria, England, Italy and the US The winners of the 2014 Motor Boat Awards were announced last night at a Gala Dinner more »

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“Significant improvement” in UK leisure marine industry (7 January 2014)

New figures from the British Marine Federation point to a thriving export market and a surge in domestic business As the 2014 London Boat Show enters its third day, the British Marine Federation (BMF) today released new figures that show more »

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US boating industry continues rebound (2 January 2014)

Figures from the NMMA show an estimated five per cent sales increase in 2013 The US recreational boating industry is expected to continue its post-recession climb with an estimated five per cent increase in new powerboat retail sales in 2013, more »

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Marina Port Vell completes reception platform (19 December 2013)

Marina Port Vell (MPV) is set to add to Barcelona’s maritime allure as it completes building phases throughout 2014. It aims to become one of the world’s most elite superyacht destinations and the pre-eminent home port in the Mediterranean. It more »

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2014 Palma Superyacht Show expands (16 December 2013)

The Balearic Yacht Brokers Association is planning to increase the number of berths available to 65 The Balearic Yacht Brokers Association (BYBA), organiser of the Palma Superyacht Brokerage & Charter Show in Mallorca, Spain, has announced that it is expanding more »

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European Boating Industry & MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association in partnership (29 November 2013)

Organisations look to raise awareness of superyacht industry in Europe. MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association and the European Boating Industry association, have announced a partnership to raise the profile of the superyacht industry in Europe. The European Boating Industry will more »

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Russia considers visa-free yacht visits (29 November 2013)

The Transport Ministry wants to increase the number of “yacht tourists” visiting. According to local news services, Russia may pass a law that allows foreign yachts to visit the country without a visa for up to three days. The bill more »

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Marina key feature of new Montenegro resort (27 November 2013)

A 250-berth marina will be a key feature of a new One&Only Resort located at Kumbor on the northern shore of the Bay of Boka Kotorska in Montenegro. The luxury resort, known as Portonovi, is set to be opened in more »

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US Superyacht Association names new board of directors (27 November 2013)

The US Superyacht Association (USSA) has announced a new board of directors for 2013/14. John Mann from Bluewater Books and Charts will continue in his role as chairman. He is joined on the executive committee by vice chairman Kristina Hebert more »

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METS 2013: The verdict (26 November 2013)

Visitor numbers were up at METS 2013, but how does it compare to 2012? This year’s Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam saw record attendance of 20,500 people during its three-day run, an encouraging figure compared to the 19,617 more »

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SYRREN : Les professionnels du yachting se retrouvent à Marseille (26 November 2013)

C’est jeudi 28 novembre que se déroule la troisième édition du salon SYRREN. Cette convention d’affaires, unique en son genre, réunit à Marseille, au Fort Ganteaume, les professionnels de la maintenance, de la réparation et de la refonte de navires more »

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Developer gets go-ahead for megayacht marina project in Bahamas (15 November 2013)

February Point on Grand Exuma slated to become superyacht destination. A US-based developer has received government approval to build a luxury development in the Bahamas that includes a megayacht marina. The Tribune Business report said that US investory John McGarvey more »

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Amels vend un yacht de 74 mètres (14 November 2013)

Le constructeur néerlandais, filiale du groupe Damen, a annoncé la vente de son premier yacht du type AMELS 242. Livrable en 2016, ce navire de 74 mètres de long pour 12.25 mètres de large pourra atteindre la vitesse de 16.5 more »

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The Perini Navi Group delivers 60m Seahawk (13 November 2013)

The Perini Navi Group has delivered Seahawk, the first yacht in its new generation of 60m (197ft) sailing yachts. The 60m series follows a natural progression from the successful 56m series and two more 60m projects (C.2218 and C.2232) are more »

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What do the changes to the Spanish Matriculation Tax really mean? (4 October 2013)

As the Tax Bill amending the Matriculation Tax on charter yachts has now been passed by Congress and Senate and all levels of Spanish Government, it formally becomes law as of today. SuperyachtNews.com spoke with two Spanish experts helping to more »

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New regulation for yacht owners in Turkey (28 October 2013)

Blue Card scheme rolled out to all Turkish waters The Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation has announced that its ‘Blue Card Scheme’ – an environmental program to protect the sea against pollution which was piloted along the coast of more »

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Oportunidad para armonizar las leyes (28 octubre 2013)

El proyecto de ley de presupuestos generales del Estado para el año 2014 prevé establecer bonificaciones aplicables en los puertos de interés general a las tasas de ocupación del buque, del pasaje y de la mercancía, así como los coeficientes more »

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Spain amends tax for charter boats (20 October 2013)

Yacht charter market in Spain is now open to anyone to operate avoiding the payment of matriculation tax. The Spanish Congress of Deputies has approved a bill that modifies of the current exemption foreseen for vessels really and exclusively dedicated more »

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Genoa ends on positive note (8 October 2013)

The revamped show attracted around 115,000 visitors. The revamped Genoa International Boat Show, held from October 2-6 at the Genoa Fair and Exhibition Center, attracted 115,000 visitors this year – a 35 per cent drop over last year’s figures. The more »

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Marseille plans to be key superyacht centre (7 October 2013)

The Grand Port Maritime de Marseille hopes to be in a position to choose the preferred bidders for two areas of the port set aside for superyacht activities by the end of October By the end of October, the Grand more »

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Mixed reaction to new Istanbul show dates (30 September 2013)

While some exhibitors were unhappy that this year’s show clashed with Monaco, others felt that it had no impact on visitors The 32nd Istanbul Boat Show, organised by NTSR, closed on Sunday in Pendik City Port Marina following its nine-day more »

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Fraser Yachts undergoes small restructure (26 September)

The superyacht services provider also plans to expand its yacht management activities Leading superyacht services provider Fraser Yachts has undergone a small restructuring to take account of key people leaving. The company is also developing new locations in Malta and more »

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The Nautical Academy teams up with MB’ 92 (26 September 2013)

The Nautical Academy has announced the opening of its new superyacht crew training facility in Barcelona, Spain, in collaboration with Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92). The Academy will be a full training facility, providing all the tools to increase the level more »

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British superyacht industry reports £460m in revenue (26 September 2013)

The UK superyacht industry is in bullish mood going into the Monaco Yacht Show, displaying encouraging signs of renewed activity following a period of negative growth in 2011/12. According to Superyacht UK’s 7th annual member survey, the value of the more »

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Royal Huisman unveils DART 80 motoryacht (25 September 2013)

Royal Huisman and Andre Winch Designs unveiled a new 80m (262ft) motoryacht at the Monaco Yacht Show this morning. Featuring advanced energy-efficient technologies and optimised performance, DART has been designed to connect with its ocean environment. It is available in more »

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Cannes boat show ends on upbeat note (24 September 2013)

Satisfaction stems from the increasingly international nature of the show The 36th Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes, held from September 10-15 in bright and sunny weather conditions, ended on an optimistic note. “We are definitely upbeat,” said Jean-François Fountaine, more »

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Marseille : Le port cherche des candidats pour le J1 et l’accueil des grands yachts (12 September 2013)

Le grand port maritime de Marseille (GPMM) a annoncé avoir lancé en août deux appels à concurrence destinés à désigner les futurs occupants du hangar J1, ainsi que l’exploitant d’une base d’accueil pour la très grande plaisance. Alors que les more »

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First Qatar International Boat Show dates announced (11 September 2013)

Organisers hoping show will put Qatar on the boating map The first edition of the Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) 2013 will take place from the 12-16 November at the Lusail Marina located within Lusail City. The marina is operated more »

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PRYDE Yachts may develop new superyacht newbuild yard (8 August 2013)

With the expanding offshore energy industy putting pressure on space at the large Yantai-Raffles shipyard in northern China, the CIMC Raffles Yachts Ltd divison may relocate to a new site close to Yantai. As revealed by IBI yesterday, CIMC Raffles more »

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Fraser to have presence in Singapore (2 August 2013)

The superyacht brokerage and services group is working with Julian Chang, former MD of Raffles Yachts Leading superyacht brokerage and services group Fraser Worldwide is expanding its presence in Asia with representation in Singapore. Fraser is working with Julian Chang, more »

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