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NZ Marine Cup

March 09, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sailing yacht Drumbeat

On the 4th of March 2010 the first NZ Marine Cup was held. The race began at New Zealand’s Auckland Harbour, with scenic Kawau Island as their destination which lies in the Hauraki Gulf, (40 km  north of Auckland), and 1.4km off the North Auckland shore. The race included a small fleet of superyachts that... ... read full story

63rd Cannes Film Festival 12-23 May 2010.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 63rd Cannes Film Festival will take place in Cannes, France from 12-23 May 2010. This yearly event in Cannes demands the attention of the Entertainment World, as the movie industry congregates on the French Riviera to watch films, secure deals, socialize and award the best films and achievements of the past year. The formal... ... read full story

Luxury Motor yacht OCEAN PEARL unveiled.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

YachtPlus have unveiled their new 41m (134ft) Lord Foster + Partners designed super yacht called OCEAN PEARL in Carrara, Italy.  The Foster design was teamed with the technological skill of Rodriquez Cantieri Navali and will undergo official sea trials prior to its official launch in April.  Motor yacht OCEAN PEARL is the 2nd yacht to... ... read full story

Planetsolar – the World’s Largest Solar Powered Yacht will circumnavigate the globe in 2011.

March 03, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

   A selection of international scientists, engineers and boat builders from Germany and Switzerland have developed the world’s largest solar powered yacht designed to circumnavigate the world. The PlanetSolar catamaran, conceptualised by Swiss designer Raphael Domjan and built by Knierim Yacht Club in Kiel in northern Germany, was unveiled on February 25, 2010 at the... ... read full story

Sanlorenzo launches 44m Steel Super Yacht

February 26, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Sanlorenzo  shipyard of Italy has recently launched a brand new 44m steel super yacht. The vessel is the new flagship of San Lorenzo’s fleet. The yacht is comprised of 3 decks, has a full displacement steel hull and an aluminium superstructure. The yachts exterior lines are well balanced – designed to give maximum light to... ... read full story

The 15th Annual Superyacht Cup Palma 2010

February 24, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

  The 15th Annual Superyacht Cup Palma 2010 will run from June 23 to 26 and will be held in the centre of Palma at Muelle Viejo. The 2009 event was a tremendous success which saw eighteen superyachts taking part in the regatta, over 500 participants sailing over the three days and over 1,000 industry... ... read full story

J Class Association Announces UK Classic Sailing Regattas for 2012

February 20, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The j-class yacht ranger

The J Class Association is planning a series of spectacular J Class sailing regattas to be held in England over 2012 which is the year of the London Olympics.  The three sailing events are sure to create a magnificent sailing spectacle and are to include races at the ‘Falmouth’, ‘The Solent’, and ‘Round The Island’.... ... read full story

Motor Yacht CANDYSCAPE II by Viareggio Superyachts

January 05, 2009

Written by Mike Smith

Yacht CANDYSCAPE II was built and launched by Viareggio Superyachts in Italy in 2009, and was designed by Espen Oeino with Naval Architecture by Studio Arnaboldi. Superyacht Candyscape II boasts a magnificent interior which was designed by the London based Candy & Candy design.  CANDYSCAPE II is 61.8 metres in length overall with a beam... ... read full story

Motor Yacht Freule by Jongert

August 11, 2008

Written by Mike Smith

Motor Yacht Freule is a 41 metre superyacht which currently being built by Jongert Yachts of Holland and is sceduled to be launhed in 2011. M/Y Freule was designed by Cor D. Rover along with Azure Naval Architects. Jongert has signed a new contract with a Dutch client to build a 41-metre semi-displacement motor yacht... ... read full story

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