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Trinity House Yachting Cadetship – designed for anyone with a passion for working on board superyachts

June 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

UKSA, is offering four young people the chance of a lifetime to gain a place on the Trinity House Yachting Cadetship. Starting this autumn, successful applicants will not only have their full course fees paid, but will also receive a maintenance grant to help fund them through their studies over the three years of the... ... read full story

Feadship Super Yacht LADY CHRISTINE launched at the Royal Van Lent Shipyard

June 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

On the main deck of the Feadship Motoryacht Lady Christine one can find the formal lounge, the bar and the dining room seating twelve guest in total, and last but not least an impressive cinema. ... read full story

Advanced Composites Group Ltd. achieves recertification of its VTM®260 Series prepregs from Lloyd’s Resister of Shipping

June 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Advanced Composites Group Ltd. (ACG), part of Umeco Composites Structural Materials (UCSM), a Division of Umeco plc, recently achieved recertification of its VTM®260 Series prepregs from Lloyd’s Resister of Shipping. ACG’s VTM260 Series, the first and only prepreg system to have received Lloyd’s Resister approval, has been widely accepted in the marine industry and is... ... read full story

Business as usual at Drettmann’s despite the insolvency

June 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Drettmann International

Drettmann GmbH opened Insolvency proceedings on the 25th of May 2010. According to the company’s management this step was necessary, because restructuring talks with house banks couldn’t be bought to a positive conclusion in the time frame required . Despite insolvency proceedings the business is going on in full. For decades Drettmann GmbH has been... ... read full story

Princess Yachts report increased turnover and strong profits

June 02, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Princess Yachts have announced very positive results for the year ended 31 December 2009, despite continued uncertainty in global economic conditions. Princess yachts have reported an increased turnover of £213.8 million, up 3% from the previous year, driven by the continued investment in new product development and the establishment of new markets. ... read full story

Louis Vuitton Trophy: Day 12 – 4 boats separated by 1 point.

June 02, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The French/German team All4One moved up to second equal place at the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Maddalena today and will race Sweden's top-placed Artemis tomorrow to decide the winner of the round robin. The other match between Emirates Team New Zealand and Italy’s Mascalzone Latino, both currently second equal, will be key to resolving the other top places. Tonight, all four boats are at the top of the points table with only one point separating them. ... read full story

Yacht Big Fish Lights Up Auckland With Official Launch Celebrations

June 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Big Fish is scheduled to depart Auckland after final finishing in mid-June to begin her maiden voyage - the first-ever Polar Circumnavigation - which will begin in Tahiti and continue to the Antarctic, then to the Amazon, then to the Caribbean, Northern Europe, and conclude with the first luxury yacht transit of the fabled Northeast Passage over the top of Russia. The yacht, which will be available for charter throughout its route over the top and bottom of the world, has already booked several charters in Tahiti. ... read full story

Superyacht OPari is back and offering a charter special

June 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

At 42 meters, built by Intermarine, Italy in 1997 superyacht O’Pari has been fully refurbished in 2006 and then again recently in 2010. The luxury yacht accommodates 12 guests in six spacious cabins including a master suite, a VIP suite, two double staterooms and two twin staterooms all with ensuite facilities. ... read full story

Construction Begins on Porto Arsenal a New Superyacht Marina in Northern Sardinia

June 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The new Sardinia marina is to have dedicated superyacht moorings and berth and there will be residential, retail and commercial facilities. Marina on Porto Arsena also provides for maxi sailing yachts and racing yachts, a design hotel of 120 rooms and suites, a medical spa of 3,500 square meters, a shopping gallery of 8,000 square meters, an area of 105 residential apartments and a conference center of 1,700 square meters. ... read full story

Super Yacht KATIE SUE II launched by Lurssen

June 02, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Katie Sue II by Lurssen at her launch 2010

The 31st of May 2010 saw the launch of the 60 metre Lurssen super yacht KATIE SUE II. Motor Yacht Katie Sue II  is a very voluminous yacht and her exterior design is dominated by sleek, curved features, which have been extended throughout the whole yacht. Glade Johnson, who is responsible for the interior design,... ... read full story

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