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Prestige cars displayed on the Car Deck at the Monaco Yacht Show

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The Monaco Yacht Show’s new prestige car exhibition zone, announced at the beginning of June by the show organisers, reveals its premier automobile brands: Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce in association with the broker Burgess, Tesla or the group Centigon, specialist in armouring luxury cars. About ten models will be displayed at the ... Read More »

Pacific Cup: Halfway to Hawaii

The biennial Pacific Cup attracted 64 entrants for the 2070 nm course from San Francisco to Hawaii, with the fleet divided among four staggered starts on July 11, 12, 14, and 15. With 59 of the 64 teams underway, here is a report from the race office on July 17. ... Read More »


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Press Release July 12th, 2016 The next edition of the MYBA Pop-up Superyacht Show is less than two months away and the list of registered participants already includes industry heavyweights such as Fraser, Burgess, Ocean Independence, Northrop & Johnson, CharterWorld, Camper & Nicholson, YCO, IYC, and Bluewater. Porto Montenegro is ... Read More »

America’s Cup Hydrofoils 101

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The hightech catamarans that are competing nowadays in the America’s Cup don’t have anything in common with ordinary boats. The so-called “hydrofoils” allow them to fly. Oracle Team USA, the title defenders of the America’s Cup, describe the process of “foiling” and name the advantages of it during a race. ... Read More »

Fall Classic on San Francisco Bay

Rolex Big Boat Series, the west coast’s premier regatta on San Francisco Bay, will hold its 52nd edition on September 15-18. Registration is open to a number of one-design fleets—Farr 40s, Express 37s, C&C30s, J/70s, J/105s, J/120s and J/111s—as well as boats with ORR ratings, PHRF sportboats and BAMA-rated multihulls. ... Read More »

Oceanco Moonstone

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Dutch shipyard Oceanco says the 90m project is ready for construction. This motoryacht results from the collaboration with Dutch studio Van Geest Design and UK lighting specialist Temeloy. Dutch superyacht builder Oceanco has revealed more details of project Moonstone, the 90m motoryacht developed in collaboration with Dutch studio Van Geest ... Read More »

America’s Cup: Testing, Testing, Testing

All six America’s Cup teams have now launched test boats in preparation for the 35th America’s Cup. As the rules do not permit the teams to launch their official 15-meter America’s Cup Class yacht more than 150 days prior to the competition, the test boats fit within a loophole in ... Read More »

Successful B+V bid raises eyebrows in La Ciotat

A 200mx60m dry dock had been in operation as a public tool within La Ciotat shipyard, but will now be used exclusively by Blohm+Voss with operation scheduled to start in November this year. TAGS:Superyacht refit Key players operating within La Ciotat Semidep shipyard in southern France have expressed their concerns ... Read More »

Cor D. Rover unveils details of first FD85

The fast displacement motoryacht built by Horizon Yachts offers 25% more hull volume than other vessels in the 24m rule, the Dutch yacht design studio explains. Cor D. Rover, the Dutch yacht design studio that pencilled the FD85 — fast displacement motoryacht built by Horizon Yachts — has revealed that ... Read More »