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Competitions at Seatec 2011 Announced

June 29, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Seatec 2011, the ninth International Exhibition of technology, subcontracting and design for boats, mega yachts and ships, due to be held at CarraraFiere from 16 to 18 February 2011, has announced the following competitions: • MYDA - Millennium Yacht Design Award 8th year • TARGA BONETTO 17th year • ABITARE LA BARCA 5th year ... read full story

The Blue Force Luxury Charter Yacht Released by Italian Police

June 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The superyacht Blue Force which was infamously seized by Italian Police - claiming the yacht was not for charter - have now released her back to her owner. Superyacht owner Flavio Briatore - the former Renault boss – has the 60-metre luxury yacht 'Force Blue' was seized a month ago. The Italian police have now handed it back. ... read full story

New Diano Motor Yacht Crowbridge by Riva Trigoso Italy

June 18, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Diano Crowbridge, a 30 meter motor yacht, is the largest yacht ever to be launched by Riva Trigoso, Genoa builders, a company of Gruppo InRizzardi. Yacht Diano Crowbridge is custom built from hardwood on an individualized basis as is Diano’s tradition. ... read full story

Second Day: Giraglia Rolex Cup St.Tropez, France & San Remo, Italy

June 14, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The second day of inshore racing the Giraglia Rolex Cup dawned with more promise than the first.There is a varied international fleet gathering for the offshore element of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, the 241 nm race that this year heads to San Remo via La Giraglia, a rocky outcrop off the northern tip of Corsica. Yachts and crews have come from most corners of the world and each morning the race village resembles the United Nations with a cornucopia of languages on offer. ... read full story

Luxury Yacht Ownership & Chartering in Italy: The Italian Job – the Financial Police get tough on Yacht Owners

June 04, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Quentin Bargate, Senior Partner of the City law firm Bargate Murray and head of the Superyacht Group comments on the recent seizure of Flavio Briatore’s yacht “Force Blue”– and how yacht owners and managers can protect themselves. ... read full story

First Ferretti Custom Line 124’ Superyacht Launched in Ancona Italy

May 26, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Ferretti Custom Line 124’ motor yacht was designed by architect Gianni Zuccon from Studio Zuccon International Project, who dealt with both the internal and external layouts, working in association with the AYT, Advanced Yacht Technology, Ferretti Group’s naval research and design centre. The new launch features a deep blue hull with a white superstructure, with spacious areas inside and out, well-distributed between the main, lower, upper and sun decks of the yacht. ... read full story

ISA Yachts launch 60m Superyacht Mary-Jean II

May 21, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

This striking Aristo blue hulled displacement yacht is topped with an Oyster white superstructure. The luxury yacht utilises the latest technology, design and Italian craftsmanship, boasting elegant lines with an impressive stern. With a beam of 12 metres, M/Y Mary-Jean II offers generous interior volume and comfortable living spaces. ... read full story

Portofino Rolex Trophy Classic Yacht Regatta 14th-16th May 2010

May 12, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The second edition of Portofino Rolex Trophy, the regatta that is dedicated by Rolex and the Yacht Club Italiano to  classic yachts that form part of the rich history of sailing. The regatta is by invitation only, for wooden yachts in the J-, 12- and 8- metre classes. In addition to the yachts in the... ... read full story

Ingemar completes upgade of Yacht Club of Marina di Carrara in Italy

May 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The illustrious Yacht Club of Marina di Carrara, one of Italy’s most aristocratic Yacht Clubs and a breeding ground for young talent, has been completely renovated thanks to a total restructuring project developed by Ingemar. The project spans the study/design phase of the new landings, through demolition of the existing structures to the installation of... ... read full story

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