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Palma prepares for 20th anniversary Superyacht Cup

June 16, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

Amidst the backdrop of some of the most stunning scenery the Western Mediterranean has to offer, motor yacht teams prepare to race in the longest running superyacht regatta in Europe commencing on the 22nd to the 25th of June. Situated in the sheltered Bay of Palma on Mallorca, the regatta provides four days of excitement in…

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Great Line Up of Private and Charter Superyachts at the Upcoming Palma Superyacht Show

April 07, 2016

Written by Eva Belanyiova

A fabulous line up of charter yachts and private superyachts is gearing up for the upcoming Palma Superyacht Show, which is due to commence at the end of April in the Mallorcan capital.

Aerial view of STP Shipyard Palma

Extraordinary season at STP Shipyard Palma

February 17, 2016

Written by zuzana

It will be another busy season for STP Shipyard Palma, considered the most important refit shipyard in Europe. There are currently over 35% of reservations made for upcoming season without being finished the actual one.

Video: STP Shipyard Palma from above

February 05, 2016

Written by zuzana

An aerial tour of the STP Shipyard Palma – one of the safest and most advanced refit shipyards in Europe, specializing in the repair and maintenance of luxury yachts measuring up to 120m in LOA.

Lifting of SY HETAIROS at STP Shipyard Palma

Video: Lifting of Graceful 67m Sailing Mega Yacht HETAIROS – The largest lift in Balearics performed by STP Shipyard Palma

January 15, 2016

Written by zuzana

A video showing all the details of the lifting and shoring maneuver of the 67m S/Y HETAIROS at STP Shipyard Palma. HETAIROS represents the largest vessel ever lifted in the Balearics.

The 26m K&M Yachtbuilders built SY Tulip during last years event. Image credit to clairematches.com

20th Anniversary Superyacht Cup Palma to host incredibly varied fleet

January 14, 2016

Written by zuzana

Although racing is still a six-month wait away, the organizers of this year’s 20th anniversary Superyacht Cup Palma already have a solid list of superyachts, keen to take part in this year’s on-the-water action.

Palma Superyacht Show - Image credit to Peter Franklin

Quaynote Palma Superyacht Conference 2016 Program

December 17, 2015

Written by zuzana

April 2016 will be again marked by the Quaynote Palma Superyacht Conference. This will feature a rich program specifically structured for the boating industry professionals staged in Palma de Mallorca.

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Palma Superyacht Show 2016 to showcase yachting excellence from April 28 to May 2

December 15, 2015

Written by zuzana

Palma de Mallorca will once again host the prestigious Palma Superyacht Show from April 28 to May 2, 2016. The event will be attended by the world’s finest yachts for sale and/or charter, measuring over 24m in LOA.

Vaton 100 sailing yacht BLUE DIAMOND

Three RSB Rigging Solutions teams un-step rigs on four super yachts in two destinations within just 36 hours

November 24, 2015

Written by zuzana

Earlier this month, RSB riggers performed three rig pulls on four super yachts, in two destinations, within just 36 hours. These included the Wally 80 S/Y Tilakkhana, the Wally 77 S/Y Lyra, the Vaton 100 super yacht Blue Diamond, as well as the Swan 112 Fruition II yacht.

Marina Port de Mallorca in the beautiful Palma yacht rental location

Marina Port de Mallorca – The best marina of Spain for Private and Charter Yachts for second year running

November 18, 2015

Written by zuzana

Nestled in the popular Spain yacht holiday location – Palma on the fabulous island of Mallorca, the top class Marina Port de Mallorca has proudly announced its nomination as best marina of Spain for private and charter yachts up to 50m in LOA for the second consecutive year.

The largest lifting to date in the Balearics performed by STP Shipyard Palma - the 66,7m mega yacht HETAIROS

Majestic 67m Mega Yacht HETAIROS – The Largest Sailing Yacht ever lifted by STP Shipyard Palma in the Balearics

October 29, 2015

Written by zuzana

STP Shipyard Palma performed the largest lifting to date in the Balearics last Thursday. The impressive 66,7m super yacht HETAIROS was lifted out of the water to undergo a hull revision and maintenance work.

Kokomo Yacht's rig pull

KOKOMO Yacht’s Rig un-stepped by Marine Results as the tallest rig ever removed from a yacht in Mallorca

October 21, 2015

Written by zuzana

Last week saw the 58,4m superyacht KOKOMO’s rig break Mallorca records as the tallest rig ever removed from a yacht on the island. The work was carried out by the rigging and NDT (non-destructive testing) specialists Marine Results.

Dismasting for 82m mast of Sailing Superyacht KOKOMO at STP Shipyard Palma

Dismasting for 82m mast of Sailing Superyacht KOKOMO at STP Shipyard Palma

October 15, 2015

Written by zuzana

A great dismasting of the impressive 82m mast of the 58m superyacht KOKOMO took place last week in STP Shipyard Palma. This exceptional vessel was built by Alloy Yachts to a design by Dubois in 2010.

Oyster 82 superyacht STARRY NIGHT OF THE CARIBBEAN Winner in Class 1 - Photo by Martinez Studio

Oyster Regatta Palma 2015 comes to an end

October 05, 2015

Written by zuzana

After a week of exciting racing, the Oyster Regatta Palma 2015 came to a close, with Oyster 82 super yacht STARRY NIGHT OF THE CARIBBEAN winning in Class 1, followed by Oyster 885 charter yacht LUSH.

Luxury sailing yachts by Oyster ready to start Oyster Palma Regatta 2015 - Image credit to Oyster Yachts

Luxury sailing yachts by Oyster ready to start Oyster Palma Regatta 2015

September 30, 2015

Written by zuzana

This year’s Oyster Palma Regatta is ready to kick off. The 2015 event will host a record fleet of 30 Oyster-built yachts, including the Oyster 885 charter yacht LUSH.

Sailing yacht Koo

Audio Visual Upgrade by Veritais for Luxury Sailing Yacht KOO

September 09, 2015

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Veritais is pleased to announce that it has recently installed an upgraded and advanced audio-visual system on board the luxurious 43 metre sailing superyacht KOO, designed by Dubois and constructed by Vitters Shipyard.

Royal Huisman super yacht ELFJE in STP Shipyard in Palma

Varnish work aboard Royal Huisman Sailing Yacht ELFJE by Absolute Boat Care

August 04, 2015

Written by zuzana

The 2014-launched Royal Huisman superyacht ELFJE is currently going through varnish work, being performed by Absolute Boat Care in STP Shipyard in Palma.

Works aboard the 55m Vitters superyacht MARIE

Full Varnish Project Aboard 55m Vitters Super Yacht MARIE by Absolute Boat Care

August 04, 2015

Written by zuzana

The Absolute Boat Care International Varnish Team have recently completed stage one of a full varnish project aboard the 55-metre Vitters sailing superyacht Marie – the 2015 Superyacht Cup Palma winner.

Rig Un-step of Vitters Sailing Superyacht MARIE by RSB Rigging Solutions

July 27, 2015

Written by zuzana

A fantastic footage of the rig un-step of the 55m Vitters sailing yacht MARIE, performed by RSB Rigging Solutions. This beautiful vessel is currently going through a summer refit in the STP shipyard in Palma, due to be completed in September 2015.

45m Vitters Sailing Yacht LADY B completes full rigging program with RSB Rigging Solutions - Image credit to RSB Rigging Solutions

Majestic 45m Vitters Sailing Yacht LADY B completes full rigging program with RSB Rigging Solutions

July 22, 2015

Written by zuzana

The outstanding 44,7m sailing superyacht LADY B has recently completed her full rigging program with RSB Rigging Solutions at STP Shipyard in Palma. This impressive sloop was built by Vitters to a design by Dubois in 2010.

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