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Yacht Madiblue on Fire in Greece

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Unfortunate news has come to hand that the superyacht Madiblue has fire onboard in the Greece marina called Vouliagmeni. Further details about the Madi Blue motor yacht fire are as yet unknown. Yacht Madiblue is 46.7 metres in length and was built by the Australian company Oceanfast in 1986. ... read full story

The Soraya 46 Superyacht

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Soraya 46 motor yacht is being built by Gentech Yachts Ltd., a subsidiary of Gentech Ltd., a highly successful international corporation with businesses in a number of fields, including business aviation, real estate development, engineering and fashion retail. With expertise in cutting-edge innovation and technology and with more than 15 years of personal experience in yachting, Gentech is dedicated to setting new standards for this range of 21st century mega yachts. ... read full story

The Moonen 133 superyacht

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Moonen 133 superyacht can be described as 'a cross-over of a cross-over', blending rugged adventurous looks with modern superyacht stylishness and classic elements. This exceptionally elegant explorer has a low profile, excellent sea handling performance and a very long range. The Moonen design team was responsible for the overall design concept, with René van der Velden adding his delicate touch to the styling. ... read full story

The Soraya 70 Superyacht

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Soraya 70 yacht is another collaboration between Soraya Yachts and the Uniellé design studio. This team also worked together successfully on Soraya 46 yacht, which is now under construction. In fact Jure Bukavec, founder of Uniellé Yacht Design, designed Soraya 46 to be the ultimate showcase for the innovative use of new yacht building technologies and the Gentech shipyard has the honour of realising the design and technology from the plans into a physical reality. Soraya Yachts are undertaking to creating a graceful and stylish motor yacht which is to offer her yacht owner an ideal combination of state-of-the-art design, construction and elegance. The Soraya 70 superyacht has every reason to attain the same high standards or better. ... read full story

Christensen Yachts begins the Ocean Alexander yachts and is to build two 50m custom series superyachts “Deputy Dog” and “Perfect Pursuit”

July 05, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The yachts are code named superyachts "Deputy Dog" and "Perfect Pursuit". Also, last week Christensen Shipyards took delivery of a 46m (150ft) superyacht Ocean Alexander mould at the Washington shipyard. ... read full story

Global Telesat Communications appoints The Mansell Agency

July 05, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Global Telesat Communications Ltd, satellite communications experts and resellers, is pleased to announce that they have appointed The Mansell Agency to handle all public relations, advertising, media and marketing activity within the marine sector. Global Telesat Communications provides customers all over the world with satellite equipment, providing voice and data solutions, including handheld phones, fixed and portable terminals, airtime contracts and also bespoke projects, such as satellite tracking devices. All the leading systems are available, such as Inmarsat, Iridium, Thuraya and Globalstar, each offering different coverage areas around the world and responding to particular individual requirements. ... read full story

Alloy Yachts starts the construction of the new 39 metre Expedition Motor Yacht

July 05, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The New 39m Expedition Motor Yacht in construction at Alloy Yachts

MCM is pleased to announce a new 39-metre expedition style motor yacht MCM 155 designed by René Van der Velden, which is immediately starting construction in New Zealand with MCM acting as the owner’s construction manager. ... read full story

Sanlorenzo Yacht Mentxu and Yacht Lammouche at the International Boat Shows

July 05, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Sanlorenzo Yacht Lammouche - Image courtesy of Sanlorenzo

Sanlorenzo Yachts are glad to announce that they will exhibit two of their very important tailor-made yachts - the Motor Yacht Mentxu and the Motor Yacht Lammouche - at the upcoming International Boat Shows: ... read full story

AIMEX and SYBA sign an agreement

July 05, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Two key marine industry organizations have signalled a positive move forward for the Australian marine industry by signing a landmark agreement to work closer together. Under the new agreement, the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX), the peak body for Australian marine exporters, will manage the day to day operations of Super Yacht Base Australia (SYBA) the peak body for the Australian superyacht sector. ... read full story

Motor Yacht Aicon 82 Open debuts on the Italian market

July 05, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Motor Yacht Aicon 82 Open

The motor yacht Aicon 82 Open debuts on the Italian market. The 82’ Aicon Yacht combines in a megayacht, the same decisive and flowing concepts which characterize the yacht Aicon 62 and the yacht Aicon 72 of the same line. A fusion of style and rigor, a refuge for those who are continually in search of excellence, the Aicon 82 Open Motoryacht is a unique combination of class, attention to detail, comfort, technology and innovative design. Its line infringes on the conformity of space recreating environments which are ideally open and functional and allow sailing while totally immersed in contemporary comfort and relax. ... read full story

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