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Pendennis to open Mediterranean Superyacht Refit Base in Palma

June 29, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Pendennis has announced the opening of a new technical refit office and workshop in the busy Mediterranean port of Palma, Spain. Opening this Summer the new Pendennis facility will be based in STP in central Palma and will provide an extension to the UK based company’s facilities and services. Targeting the ports large superyacht community, Pendennis will... ... read full story

100m motor yacht Duel design by Alex McDiarmid

June 27, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

British Designer Alex McDiarmid, based in the South of France, is pleased to share his latest superyacht design, the 100m motor yacht concept “Duel”. Following the international media coverage generated by 46m motor yacht Dramatic and the 85m superyacht Iwana, these new designs again push some of the boundaries in Superyacht styling. The project sees... ... read full story

Giraglia Rolex Cup 2011: Sailing yacht Foxy Lady Wins

June 27, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The surprise overall winner of the 59th Giraglia Rolex Cup is the 37ft-sailing yacht Foxy Lady (FRA), co-skippered by brothers Dominique and Michel Heyraud. Foxy Lady finished the race in a time of 48 hours and four minutes, at 12:08 CEST today, and went on to win on corrected time by 11 minutes, 30 seconds... ... read full story

Impressive Lineup at the Giraglia Rolex Cup 2011

June 20, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 2011 edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup: 194 entrants for the offshore race; 20 countries and territories in attendance; around 2,200 competitors; numerous, challenging hours at sea; 18 hours 3 minutes 15 seconds the line honours record to beat; Esimit Europa 2 (SLO), the largest yacht on the roster at 30.5-metres/100-feet and the Vismara... ... read full story

2011 Audi MedCup Circuit – Marseille Trophy regatta to start next week

June 10, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

After a windy opening to the season of five regattas in Portugal, France, Spain and Italy, Marseille’s famous Rade Sud and Nord race courses in June are widely expected to offer a greater range of wind conditions than the blustery Portuguese season opener. ... read full story

40,000 on the waiting list for a French Marina Berth

May 26, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

The French Marina Association (the FFPP), which has completed an in-depth study into marina services in France, has revealed the results that there are currently around 41 775 applications for places in marinas on the waiting list. The study would appear to conclude once again that yachting infrastructure such as refit maintenance yards , marinas... ... read full story

Sailing Yacht Groupama 4 launched – The first Volvo 70 built in France

May 16, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

On Saturday 14 May, sailing yacht Groupama 4, the first Volvo 70 built in France, was launched at 1400 GMT, opposite Groupama Sailing Team’s base in Lorient. Groupama’s representatives, the sailors, the members of the shore team and an enthusiastic crowd attended this important stage of the project led by skipper Franck Cammas. ... read full story

The most popular and expensive luxury superyacht marina berths

May 05, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

The most expensive and popular superyacht marinas in the world are located in the Mediterranean and the top three most exclusive and expensive private luxury yacht marinas or harbours in the world are all located in Italy. Another interesting point is that Monaco is not as expensive, as one would assume to moor your superyacht... ... read full story

59th Giraglia Rolex Cup

April 28, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Giraglia Rolex Cup. Renowned. Respected. Prestigious. Historic. The ‘Fastnet of the Mediterranean’ is back for a 59th year as Corinthian sailing talent from around the world compete for one of the most illustrious and sought-after prizes in the sport. Given the prospective talent on show and enthralling encounters experienced in recent years, the 2011 edition promises to be another rich fixture in the sailing calendar. ... read full story

Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes: Multihull yachts in the heart of the Vieux Port

April 28, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

With an in-water exhibition space that grows bigger from year to year, the Multihull Section of the 2011 Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes is a must-be-there event for all those who love cruising multihulls, both sail and motor. The largest shipyards in Europe and countries around the world are among the first to renew their participation and honour the event each year with a world preview of their new models. ... read full story

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