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88ft Frers Sailing Yacht TULIP to be built by K&M Yachtbuilders

June 04, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

K&M Yachtbuilders are proud to announce that they are the chosen yacht builder for an 88 ft (26m) classic sloop TULIP. The Sailing Yacht is designed by the Argentinean Naval Architect German Frers Jr. Sailing Yacht Tulip will offer accommodation for six guests and two crew members. Her lifting keel provides for a large sailing area and more options for navigating in smaller harbours. ... read full story

Envirude Engines in Italy throught their own dealer network

June 04, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Effective October 1, 2010, BRP will distribute its Evinrude outboard engines to the Italian market through its own dealer network. The decision to commence direct commercial operations in Italy reflects BRP’s belief in the future growth potential of its Evinrude business in the Italian market — the largest in Europe— and its desire to provide... ... read full story

Sailing yacht ICAP Leopard reports a great nights sail during her Transatlantic Record Attempt

June 04, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing yacht ICAP Leopard 3's Captain Chris Sherlock reports on a great nights sail during her Transatlantic record attempt. ... read full story

Louis Vuitton Trophy: Semi finalists decided

June 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Five races confirmed four powerful semi-finalists today for the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena. They are the French/German boat All4One, Sweden"s Artemis, Emirates Team New Zealand and SYNERGY Russian Sailing Team. ... read full story

Benetti Vision Yacht Vica is Launched

June 03, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

One of Benetti's shipyards is in Viareggio where the vision series yachts are made such as Vica. Here there are offices and construction sheds for Azimut as well as two 65m building sheds for steel and aluminium megayachts and one 50m shed for Benetti Vision yacht construction. ... read full story

Yacht Divisions announced for the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2010

June 03, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The overall winning yacht of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2010 will be named on the perpetual Silver Cup which is displayed in the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. The owner of the vessel will be presented with a unique hand blown glass sculpture by Chihuly (pictured left) made especially for the event reflecting the colours of the Sardinian waters. ... read full story

Derecktor’s Capabilities demonstrated during the American Superyacht Forum

June 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Tour of the Derecktor Shipyard

During the American Superyacht Forum held this  year 23rd – 26th of May in Newport, Rhode Island, a roadtrip was organised to visit the Bridgeport based Derecktor Shipyard. Just before the excursion to Derecktor’s, about 250 key industry leaders met for three days to discuss and debate a different range of topics facing the superyacht... ... read full story

2010 ROLEX MIDDLE SEA RACE IS TAKING SHAPE

June 03, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Rolex Middle Sea Race takes place in the heart of the Mediterranean and covers one of the most beautiful courses in the world. Unique for a race of this length in that it starts and finishes in the same place, the 607-mile route includes the deep azure waters of Sicily and the Straits of Messina, along with the islands of Pantelleria and Lampedusa. ... read full story

Stagecoach Founder Brian Souter Invests £9.5m into Sunseeker

June 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Stagecoach founder Brian Souter invests £9.5m into Sunseeker,  a significant minority stake in the luxury motor yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International. A spokesman for Souter yesterday highlighted the Scottish entrepreneur’s appetite for investment in manufacturing businesses. The spokesman also pointed out Souter’s desire for the UK to become a great manufacturing nation again. When asked about... ... read full story

New procedure about the Harbour- Master formalities regarding arrival and departure from the Italian ports

June 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

As a result of the intensive collaboration activity with Federagenti (The Association of  Italian Shipping Agents  ) on the 18th May 2010, the General Management for Sea Freight Transport of the Ministry of Transport has informed the Italian Harbour Master’s  Office in Rome of the new procedure about the Harbour- Master formalities regarding arrival and departure... ... read full story

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