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Spanish yacht charter market generates €142m annually (October 22, 2015)

Nautal, a Barcelona-based yacht rental company, has released a market report that shows the charter sector in Spain generated turnover €142m in one year. The study is the first to focus on the charter sector in Spain. The report is more »

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Demand for super yachts up despite downturn (October 14, 2015)

Signs of a slowdown are a little less evident where upscale boats bob in the sun at the Sentosa Cove marina. Luxury yacht charters for corporate events and wedding banquets may have fallen 10 per cent over the last few more »

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Fully booked in the Balearics (October 13, 2015)

With the easing of the Balearics’ charter licence laws and reduced taxation in 2014, the summer of 2015 has been the first season in which the impact of these changes can be fully evaluated. As most of the yachts in more »

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The Port of Barcelona has approved the construction of a 4,000T shiplift (September 30, 2015)

Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92) has moved on to the second phase of its expansion plan with the construction of a new esplanade to accommodate a new shiplift to dock vessels of up to 4,000 displaced tonnes. The Administration Board of more »

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Fraser Yachts Discuss The Challenges Of The Present Market (September 28, 2015)

* Fraser Yachts are a well-established and highly respected name in the field of yachts sales, charters, and management, But like every other company in the yachting industry, they have felt the force of the economic turbulence of recent years more »

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Italian shipyards form new industry association (September 4, 2015)

A group of Italian shipyards has formed a new marine industry association to rival UCINA. Founded by leading Italian nautical manufacturers representing 25 brands, Nautica Italiana brings together top companies such as Ferretti, Azimut/Benetti, Perini and Baglietto to draw up more »

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Fraser Yachts Strengthens Brand Presence In Asia (August 30, 2015)

Fraser Yachts has renewed its partnership with Julian Chang in order to strengthen their position in Asia, this announcement came alongside the appointment of two new Fraser Yachts representatives in the region as part of its ongoing expansion plan. Following more »

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French government to oppose new mooring tax at National Assembly (June 11, 2015)

The French government has announced that it will not represent the proposed mooring tax in the National Assembly after the Bill was rejected by Senators. Marylise Lebranchu, the Minister in charge of the case, wrote to MPs in a letter more »

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Featured jobs of the day: e3 Systems (May 29, 2015)

Latest positions uploaded on IBI-Jobs.com Featured companies hiring today on IBI Jobs include: e3 Systems in Mallorca, Spain is looking for a Sales Representative to source leads, promote, sell and secure orders for e3’s communications services and associated hardware. For more »

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Two new marina projects for Balearics (May 13, 2015)

* Two new marina projects – one in build near Palma and another proposed for one of the smaler islands – will boost capacity in the Balearics. As to the proposed project, SB understands it will be a superyacht facility more »

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Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona and Ventura Yachts offer the first New Generation Ferretti Service Point in Spain (May 6, 2016)

The Superyacht Palma Show was the appointment to making know the agreement between Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona and Ventura Yachts, Ferretti importer for Spain. On and off line media journalists were cited in the chill out terrace show to more »

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President Bauzá inaugurates the XXXII International Boat Show Palma & Palma SuperYacht Show (May 1, 2015)

* The Delegate of the Spanish Government, Teresa Palmer, the president of the Balearic Parliament, Margalida Duran, the President of the Consell de Mallorca, Maria Salom, and the consellers of Economy and Competitiveness and Tourism and Sports, Joaquin Garcia and more »

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True cost of owning a super yacht (April 25, 2015)

Owning a super yacht means not only the initial capital outlay, but also costs associated with the running of it, often stretching into seven figures. On average, a super yacht owner spends $400,000 on fuel, $350,000 on docking, $24,000 on more »

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Fraser Yachts goes full-service (April 19, 2015)

Superyacht brokerage company Fraser Yachts has announced a partnership agreement with V.Delta, the engineering and project management division of V.Group. The new company, VF Yachts was initiated by Roberto Giorgi, executive chairman of Fraser Yachts and honorary chairman of V.Group, more »

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Lantimar Yachting to offer yachts full fiscal compliance (April 19, 2015)

The BC group and Sovren House Group of Companies have established a new full-service superyacht agency provision, under the banner Lantimar Yachting. This joint venture will provide fiscal and legislative compliance services to superyachts as they travel the world and more »

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How Much Does A Superyacht Really Cost? (April 9, 2015)

What do Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Steven Spielberg have in common? Besides being fabulously wealthy, they’re also on an elite list of the world’s few superyacht owners. It’s no secret that more »

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MYBA Charter Show innovates (April 8, 2015)

This year’s MYBA Charter Show, taking place from Monday 27th and Thursday 30th April in the Port of Genoa, has made several improvements in order to enhance visitor experience. New for this year will be the relocation of the visitor more »

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30th annual International Boat Show (March 27, 2015)

For Palm Beach County alone the 30th Annual International Boat Show means millions of dollars in economic impact. It’s brought in through hotels, restaurants and shopping combined. More than $1.2 billion worth of boats, yachts and accessories will be on more »

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Nautical Academy opens in Palma de Mallorca (March 23, 2015)

Nautical Academy (NA) has announced the opening of a new facility in Palma de Mallora and the launch of to new courses for superyacht crew. Established two years ago, NA is based at MB’92 shipyard in Barcelona. The academy claims more »

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Economic news bodes well for Europe’s boating industry (March 6, 2015)

New car sales in the EU were up 5.7% in 2014 for the first time in six years and the euro/dollar exchange rate is at an 11-year low The European Central Bank released bullish forecasts for the eurozone after announcing more »

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Marina Port Vell berths a record number of yachts in its history (February 9, 2015)

Marina Port Vell berthed a record 282 superyachts last year – the highest since its transformation began in 2010. The majority of these superyachts were berthed on the new quays built during 2013 and 2014 – an impressive 4,015 linear more »

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Cyprus to expand marina infrastructure (February 4, 2015)

A new €220m marina project in Ayia Napa, southwest Cyprus, continues the expansion of the country’s marina infrastructure. The new facility, which will be able to berth 600 yachts up to 60m (197ft), is being developed by Egypt’s Orascom Group more »

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Russian authorities to build three new marinas (February 4, 2015)

The Russian authorities are aiming to set up three new marinas on the Russia-controlled Black Sea, including the Crimean peninsula. Under the plan, the designed facilities will be constructed in Feodosia and Yalta in Crimea, and Gelendzhik. This will significantly more »

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Camper & Nicholsons hires new charter broker (January 16, 2015)

Marta Iglesias will be based at C&NI’s Palma office. Camper & Nicholsons International has added Marta Iglesias to its team of charter brokers. Spanish-born Iglesias, who started her career with Camper & Nicholsons in 1988, joins the company from Fraser more »

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Camper & Nicholsons recruits Marta Iglesias (January 14, 2015)

Camper & Nicholsons International has recruited Marta Iglesias to its team of charter brokers. With a career that began back in 1988 with Camper & Nicholsons, Spanish born Iglesias is one of the most experienced and respected charter brokers in more »

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Camper & Nicholsons International acquires Camper & Nicholsons Designs Ltd (Junuary 7, 2015)

Camper & Nicholsons International CEO Michael Payne and president of the board of directors Gualtiero Giori have announced the 100% acquisition of Camper & Nicholsons Designs Ltd. Camper & Nicholsons Designs Ltd. (C&ND) are the owners of all the registered more »

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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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