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BMW ORACLE Racing wraps victory tour.

July 05, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The BMW ORACLE Racing Team, winner of the 33rd America’s Cup last February, officially wrapped up its America’s Cup Victory Tour this week with a swing along the East Coast. On Tuesday, June 29th, the team visited with President Barack Obama in the White House. The visit to the White House was just the second for the America’s Cup trophy that dates back to 1851. ... read full story

Superyacht Columbus 199 by Palumbo

July 05, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Motor yacht Columbus 199 is a 60 meter (197 feet), steel-hulled superyacht, currently being built by Cantieri Navale Palumbo slated for launch in 2012. ... read full story

Sanlorenzo superyacht Lammouche at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show

July 05, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sanlorenzo have announced their flagship, superyacht Lammouche will be at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. (September 22nd-25th 2010) The 44 metre Sanlorenzo motor yacht Lammouche was launched in early 2010 by the shipyard in Italy. The 44m Steel vessel has a three-deck displacement hull, with aluminium superstructure. ... read full story

New High-Performance Yachts for 34th America’s Cup

July 05, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Rating rule authorities in America and Britain have been commissioned to draft the rules for the next generation of America’s Cup yacht. In asking US SAILING and the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Seahorse Rating affiliate to write the rules, BMW ORACLE Racing and Golden Gate Yacht Club, winner of the 33rd America’s Cup last February, has ensured the process is neutral and independent. ... read full story

Motor Yacht Calliope is the new name for the Holland Jachtbouw 42m superyacht

July 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The owners of M/Y Calliope first was built the 32m Cassiopeia yacht which was launched back in 2004. Both of the owner's yachts have been named after goddesses; M/Y Calliope being the muse of music and poetry. ... read full story

Superyacht Exuma launched by Perini Navi a Picchiotti motor yacht from Vitruvius

July 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Exuma, the Picchiotti 50 metre motor yacht – the first of three such units sold as of today by the Perini Navi Group under the Picchiotti brand – will be launched tomorrow in La Spezia. The launch of motor yacht Exuma sanctions the Group’s entrance in the field of motor yachts and the new reorganisation of the Italian shipyards with the change in the company name of the Cantieri Navali Beconcini shipyard of La Spezia to Picchiotti. ... read full story

Oceanco at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show

July 02, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Oceanco Yacht ES117 Scale Model - Image credit to Oceanco

Oceanco is pleased to announce its continued presence at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show from September 22-25 at Port Hercules in the Principality of Monaco. ... read full story

What does George Clooney, the Burj Khalifa, the Mona Lisa and Orcas have to do with Oceanco Superyachts?

July 02, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The top responses from the 22 journalists canvassed included were “Orcas, Burj Khalifa, George Clooney, and the Mona Lisa.” Shall we conclude that Oceanco has a killer instinct, reaches to build the biggest in the world, has the sexiest yachts, and is at the same time enigmatic? ... read full story

Exclusive relationship between Princess Yachts International and Viking Sport Cruisers

July 02, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

 Princess Yachts 32M Yacht Rendering

Since 1995, when an exclusive relationship was formed between Princess Yachts International and Viking Sport Cruisers of New Jersey in the US, the two companies have successfully created a new class of luxury performance motor yacht for the American market. Designed and crafted in the UK by Princess and marketed under the Viking brand in the States, these powerful cruising yachts have remained at the very forefront of the market, leading the way in quality of build, seakeeping and, through the solid foundations of Viking Sport Cruisers, class leading customer service. ... read full story

Dates announced for the 2011 Antibes Yacht Show

July 02, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Antibes Yacht Show Port - Photo Credit Vertige Photo

The 2011 edition will take place from April 7th to April 10th at the Port Vauban in Antibes. Antibes Yacht Show is the only Yacht Show in the Mediterranean area for BROKERAGE and CHARTER. It’s the best time to come and chose a yacht, just before the start of the season. ... read full story

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