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Superyacht Silver Zwei Singapore to ONE°15 Marina Club in Record Time

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

During Silver Zwei’s delivery voyage from Perth to Dubai last October, the vessel set an impressive record for speed, fuel efficiency and comfort. The yacht transited from Australia to the Middle East in 12 days at an average speed of 19.6 knots consuming less than 400 litres / hour, a testament to the design investment made into the vessels sleek eco-friendly hull and engineering systems. Long range crossings are achieved swiftly with fast transit speeds of up to 27 knots, and an extended 5500 nautical mile range without the need for bunkering. ... read full story

Alewijnse Marine Systems signs contract with Oceanco for electrical outfit of 85.5m superyacht

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Alewijnse Marine Systems has a long-established relationship with Oceanco, having worked together on a number of globally recognised superyachts including Alfa Nero (82m), Vibrant Curiosity (85.5m) and MS Sunrays (85.5m). As a strategic partner Alewijnse provides Oceanco with a comprehensive systems integration service based on quality, reliability and flexibility from concept to launch and beyond. ... read full story

Superyacht Auctions Partner with Sales Agents

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Auctions gives brokers and other sellers in the superyacht industry new opportunities to generate no‐stress and especially fast sales. ... read full story

Neil Wilson appointed at Fifth Avenue Landing and Marine Group Boat Works

June 21, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Neil Wilson was recently hired for the dual role of marina manager for Fifth Avenue Landing, LLC, a boutique megayacht marina located in downtown San Diego, and director of business development for Marine Group Boat Works, LLC, a superyacht repair facility located in Chula Vista, Calif. with a new location in Los Cabos.    ... ... read full story

MTN & Partners provide VSAT services to superyacht Eclipse

June 21, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) announced today after successful sea trials of yacht ECLIPSE that it is the chosen VSAT services provider for the 557-foot superyacht Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht. The global service company provides communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world, with its partners Jetstream and e3 Systems to superyachts. ... read full story

CUERVO Y SOBRINOS CONFIRM PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP OF THE SUPERYACHT CUP

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

With only one week to go until the Palma regatta, yachts are arriving and making preparations for owners and guests. The entry list currently stands at 24 yachts and includes some of the most spectacular superyachts in the world. The Superyacht Cup dock on Muelle Viejo will be full, accommodating 18 of the yachts with six others moored in adjacent marinas close to the action in the race village. ... read full story

Rodriguez Group France Superyacht Builder Appoints New Chairman – Alexandre Rodriguez Resigns

June 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Mr. Alexandre RODRIGUEZ handed-in his resignation to the members of the Supervisory Board of the company considering that “given the current circumstances, the protection of the Group’s interests and of its shareholders must remain an absolute priority”. RODRIGUEZ GROUP confirms that the ongoing judicial procedure is directed towards Mr. Alexandre RODRIGUEZ personally only and does not concern RODRIGUEZ GROUP’s activities. RODRIGUEZ GROUP is regularly subject to legal audits and controlled by relevant authorities. ... read full story

Ruea Yachts – A New Luxury Superyacht Venture in Thailand, Asia

June 15, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

THAILAND – Asia’s leading luxury yacht company, Yacht Solutions, has unveiled a high-end superyacht division - Ruea Yachts - which will design and construct exclusive vessels to satisfy escalating demand among affluent individuals in Asia and across the world. ... read full story

Expansion for Feadship Yacht Shipyard Holland

June 15, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Royal Van Lent will also see widening the locks in the nearby city of Gouda from 12 to 14 meters. The bridges in the towns of Oude and Nieuwe Wetering will also be extended to the same width, with an expected completion date of 2012. ... read full story

Florida Panhandle Yachting Business Impacted by Gulf Oil Spill

June 14, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Emerald Coast Yachts, a charter operation and sailing school based in Gulf Breeze, Florida, noticed a drop-off in business right after the oil spill. "We were booked through the end of June and having the best year we've had," said Peggy Van Sleen. "But then the oil spill came and the phones stopped ringing. We've received no new business since then." ... read full story

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