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Mochi Craft Long Range 23 Motor yacht Winner of the UIM Environmental Award.

February 03, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Mochi Craft Long Range 23 motor yacht, the most innovative large pleasure boat with hybrid propulsion, is the winner of the second edition of the UIM Environmental Award 2011, awarded by the Union Internationale Motonautique, world governing body for all powerboating activities, based in the Principality of Monaco. ... read full story

Environmental Foundation to rebuild Reefs in Phuket, Thailand.

February 03, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Groundbreaking corporate social responsibility group, the Pure Blue Foundation, has successfully generated THB400,000 (USD13,000) during its inaugural gala fundraising auction “Coral Couture”, in aid of rebuilding damaged reef ecosystems in Phuket’s Phang Nga area. ... read full story

MS TÛRANOR PLANETSOLAR arrives in the Galapagos Islands

January 25, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

During its circumnavigation of the world entirely without fossil fuels, using only the power of the sun, MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is currently visiting the Galápagos Islands. The world’s largest solar boat anchored in the harbour of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristóbal, today, Tuesday, 25 January 2011, around 9.00 hrs a.m. local time (15.00 hrs UTC). ... read full story

Superyacht Brisbane Flood Update

January 22, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

A week on from the floods that decimated parts of Brisbane, “The River City, and its residents are courageously emerging from the disaster. Though vast parts of the northern and western areas of Brisbane were inundated by flood waters, the river broke its banks and flowed with debris, including vessels still atop pontoons swept away from the riverside homes. However the larger vessel and marine infrastructure and businesses situated on the eastern reaches of the river towards Moreton Bay sustained relatively little or no damage. ... read full story

TÛRANOR PLANETSOLAR IS THE FIRST SOLAR BOAT TO PASS THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL

January 15, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

To the Pacific with the power of the sun – MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar first solar boat to pass through the Panama Canal – Onward journey to the Galapagos Islands planned MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is the first solar boat to have passed through the Panama Canal on its circumnavigation of the world. The solar catamaran docked... ... read full story

The 75 Sunreef Power Sport Fish Catamaran by Sunreef Yachts

December 23, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Available in Expedition and Exclusive versions, now the Sunreef Power can also be converted into the Sport Fish version designed for deep sea fishing enthusiasts in mind that appreciate such catamaran assets as stability, low draft, long range coupled with low fuel consumption and extended storage. ... read full story

Michael T. Moore Re-elected as Chairman of the Board of The International Seakeepers Society

November 28, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Miami attorney Michael T. Moore, the founder of Miami-based law firm, Moore & Company, P.A., has been re-elected to serve a second term as Chairman of the Board of The International SeaKeepers Society. ... read full story

Project 116, a 38 metre AeroCruiser by Danish Yachts fitted with exhaust system by MarQuip

November 18, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 38 metre AeroCruiser, Project 116, is an Espen Øino 50 knot jet-driven superyacht that will launch for its initial sea trials in Denmark soon. MarQuip, specialists in exhaust systems have worked closely with the technicians at Danish Yachts to ensure optimum performance in this 38m superyacht. ... read full story

Ghost G180 Hybrid Superyacht by Ghost Yachts

November 15, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Ghost Yachts and the Italian design studio Gloss Design have joined forces with Imtech Marine & Offshore on the development of the superyacht Ghost G180H, the first full hybrid superyacht. The G180H is the company’s next step towards more sustainable, innovative and efficient super yachts. ... read full story

The world’s first Carbon Neutral speed boat – the Guardian S Class by Sauter Carbon Offset Design

October 18, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The world’s first Carbon Neutral speed boat , the Carbon Fibre Guardian S Class is a is 45 knot Solar Hybrid Vessel powered by an EPA car regulated Mercedes Benz Bluetec engine coupled to a Carbon-Grossbauteile electric motor. Her Fuel Consumption and GHG Emissions are 50 to 100% lower than any speed boat ever built. ... read full story

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