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Lürssen delivers 74-metre yacht Aurora

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Her interior is based on the early 1900s Art Deco era, taking inspiration from influential artists and designers from the time period. The interior is unique and particular, following the specific vision of the owner, who was heavily involved in the design process. The master suite is based on antique ... Read More »

Quantum Sails Takeover

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Quantum Sails has announced that it has completed an agreement with Hood Sailmakers in Newport, RI to acquire the company’s sailmaking rights and manufacturing assets. The acquisition, which includes occupancy of Hood’s world headquarters in RI, will increase Quantum’s global sailmaking capacity and provide a new home base for Quantum’s ... Read More »

Doyle Sails changes ownership

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  Doyle International has been sold to its New Zealand affiliate. Terms were not disclosed but the deal will be effective from July 1st. Doyle Sails New Zealand has announced its ownership of Doyle International. The leadership team, headed by Mike Sanderson, David Duff and Richard Bouzaid, will also have ... Read More »

World’s first action camera for divers

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Paralenz – Built for a purpose!   The world’s first action camera for scuba divers is here. Danish start-up Paralenz has produced a game changer for the underwater action camera market. Designed by divers, developed by divers, built by divers: introducing the new Paralenz Dive Camera – for divers.   ... Read More »

De Keizer growth feeds demand for qualified staff

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De Keizer Marine Engineering, the Dutch installer of custom electrotechnical systems in Superyachts since 1965, says its rapid expansion in Europe and the US in recent years means it needs to significantly raise its staff of qualified technicians. “We now employ about 250 people,” De Keizer marketing and communications chief ... Read More »

Greece looks to grow marine tourism

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Following the recent formation of an integrated national strategy for the development of the cruise and yachting sectors, Greece is today well-positioned to further build on its continuously increasing number of international tourists who currently stand at 28 million annually, according to Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism, speaking at the 4th ... Read More »

Tangier develops huge marina

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By the end of this year, a major project to develop Morocco’s largest urban marina in Tangier is due to be completed. Called Tanja Marina Bay International, this facility will have in excess of 1,400 berths for yachts between 7m-90m (23ft-296ft). Tanja Marina has been developed in a two-phase operation ... Read More »

Ecoworks Marine Lead in Sustainable Cleaning

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Today many yacht owners, management and crews are seeking to reduce the pollutant effect of their vessels in order to help preserve the environment in which they operate. They know, unless that environment is protected their industry would become commercially unviable. There are many marine cleaning brands on the market ... Read More »

AMELS launches 55 meter LILI (180ft)

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AMELS has launched the brand new AMELS 180 named LILI. The Limited Editions yacht is nearing her on-time and on-budget delivery at the Dutch luxury yacht builder’s yard in the Netherlands. IMPERIAL acted as broker for the sale, Owner’s Representative and Construction Supervisor. Despite the fast delivery just over 12 ... Read More »

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