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53m support yacht FIVE OCEANS launched by Damen Yachting

March 15, 2024

Written by Rachel Kelly

The latest Damen Yachting YS53 support yacht FIVE OCEANS has been launched at their build facility in Antalya. Her unique colour scheme was unveiled for the first time as she emerged from the shed – a sky blue hull with orange trim. On the dock to witness the launch was her delighted owner, Founder and... ... read full story

The International SeaKeepers Society, sailing yacht MAIDEN and Seabed 2030 collaborate during the 2023/24 Ocean Globe Race

January 22, 2024

Written by Rachel Kelly

The International SeaKeepers Society has a clear mission to advance ocean research and education, making an ideal partner for the MAIDEN team and the ongoing work of the Seabed 2030 Project. The Ocean Globe Race is a fully crewed yacht race commemorating the 50th anniversary of the inaugural 1973 Whitbread Round the World Race. The... ... read full story

Introducing the first Lürssen superyacht with ‘Project Pa-X-ell’ fuel cell technology

May 07, 2021

Written by Rachael Steele

Lürssen has announced that its first ever luxury yacht using 'Project Pa-X-ell' methanol fuel cell technology has been sold. ... read full story

Iddes Yachts unveils new 300m scientific exploration concept, Earth300

April 12, 2021

Written by Catherine Hearn

Ivan Salas Jefferson, founder of Iddes Yachts, has unveiled the newest concept from the Spanish-based shipyard – the incredible 300m scientific exploration vessel, Earth300. With a focus on scientific research and technology, the vessel is equipped with 22 state of the art laboratories, and is capable of hosting 160 scientists, as well as 20 resident... ... read full story

The International SeaKeepers Society honours 2020 DISCOVERY fleet and partners in tribute page

November 03, 2020

Written by Rachael Steele

The International SeaKeepers Society has created a Founders Tribute for 2020 instead of a live event. ... read full story

Yachts Fighting Plastic Pollution with SeaKeepers’ research initiative S.A.R.A.H.

September 30, 2020

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Do you own a yacht or do you work aboard a motor yacht or a sailing yacht? If so, then we are sure that you care about our oceans’ natural environment and despise seeing our waters being contaminated with plastic. The International SeaKeepers Society that supports scientific research and ocean conservation through its DISCOVERY Yacht... ... read full story

Mission OceanX: On the frontiers of ocean science with expedition yacht OceanXplorer

September 25, 2020

Written by Rachael Steele

Explorer yacht OCEANXPLORER (ex.ALUCIA 2, VOLSTAD SURVEYOR) is one of the most advanced scientific research vessels on the water and soon to star in her very own National Geographic Blue Planet TV series ‘Mission OceanX’ chronicling her adventures and expeditions to some of the remotest and inhospitable locations in the world. Now, guests can take... ... read full story

Sea trials commence for mega yacht REV Ocean

August 28, 2020

Written by Rachael Steele

Mega yacht REV OCEAN has commenced two days of sea trials before outfitting continues at the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Germany. ... read full story

87m Expedition yacht OceanXplorer launched at Damen Shipyard

February 28, 2020

Written by Maria Korotaeva

OCEANXPLORER has been relaunched after a two-year rebuid at Damen shipyard in the Netherlands. ... read full story

Extensive Study Shows Positive Recovery for Coral Reefs in French Polynesia

January 10, 2020

Written by Rachael Steele

French Polynesia diving

A survey of the coral reefs in French Polynesia has shown some of the healthiest sites in the South Pacific charter grounds. ... read full story

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