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Vripack transforms Care Centre for elderly

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Besides the regular Company festivities, Vripack also organizes an annual Charity day. During this activity, the whole Vripack team rolls up its sleeves on behalf of a specific charity event. To find a suitable location for this years event, Vripack contacted the Present foundation. This foundation mediates between volunteers who want to lend a helping hand and those in need of some help. ... read full story

Alloy Yachts launch Sailing yacht Imagine II

June 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

On Tuesday the 15th of June, Alloy Yachts christened the 44.2m sailing yacht Imagine. This is the second Dubois designed Imagine Alloy Yachts has created, having built the first Imagine back in 1993. The team of Dubois Naval Architects and Alloy Yachts, working with the owner has created a high performance, superyacht with the technical sailing attributes of a much smaller racing machine. ... read full story

Motor yacht Bayou with Amphicar spotted at Dennis Conner’s North Cove.

June 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Motor yacht BAYOU has pulled into Denis Conner’s North cove port in New York City . She has a distinctive blue hull, and carries an Amphicar. Built in 1964, this Amphicar has won several car shows. She is part car and part boat. You can literally drive down the ramp, turn the propellers on and motor away! ... read full story

92-metre superyacht concept Sahodara by Jorge Jabor Pinheiro

June 16, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Jorge Jabor Pinheiro has designed a 92m superyacht concept called Sahodara with a rotating owner’s deck. The concept incorporates the existing design format seen in land architecture such as a rotating restaurant like the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington, built for the 1962 World's Fair. ... read full story

Audi MedCup Day 1: Quantum Racing wins first TP52 race.

June 16, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

It was a day of sharply contrasting fortunes for past and present Audi MedCup Champions on the Rade Sud today as the Marseille Trophy opened with three races which proved a very different test to last month’s breezy curtain raiser in Cascais, Portugal. Iberdrola won the GP42 Series Practice Race. ... read full story

The U-010 Underwater Luxury Yacht Design Concept.

June 16, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The luxurious U-010 Underwater Yacht concept is an extraordinary vessel able to operate like a Superyacht and a submarine to explore the width and the depths of the ocean in style. With an overall length of 220 feet (67 meters), the U-010 vessel was designed for deep sea exploration combined with comfort and luxury. The yacht can travel on the surface as well as underwater by cleverly passing from diesel to electric propulsion. ... read full story

New UAE Superyacht Registration Code

June 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Due in the UAE on July 1 the new superyacht registration code will apply only to privately owned yachts — not superyachts active in the charter market - and is expected to be the most specific code as yet for superyachts which so far have not had enjoyed their own independent classification. In contrast under the new UAE yacht code superyacht will have their own specific category. ... read full story

Arcadia Yachts – an update on the yachting company

June 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

With the semi planning hull and a careful sound insulation system, Arcadia Yachts can sail also at night with maximum comfort and safety, allowing the owner and his guests to enjoy the whole day bathing peacefully anchored in their favourite harbours. ... read full story

New STIDD Low-Profile Box Mount Seat Features Fore/Aft Adjustment

June 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The new STIDD FA series with a fixed, seven-inch seat height incorporates a new fore/aft mechanism with eight inches of travel that is adjusted by releasing an easy-to-reach paddle at the front of the seat. The front edge of the pedestal is squared-off to allow seat positioning close to the edge of the box or cabinet. Available for STIDD 500N (Slimline) and 500 (Full-Size) seat models. Powder coat finish only. STIDD Admiral Low Back Luxury Slimline seating from leading ergonomic marine seating manufacturer STIDD Systems graces the helm of SYCARA IV, a 151-foot (46 meter) 2010 Burger fantail motor yacht, winner of the Judges Special Award at the 2010 World Superyachts Awards gala in London last month. ... 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

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