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Royal Huisman Appoints New CEO

Jan Timmerman to join Dutch superyacht yard in August Royal Huisman has announced that Jan Timmerman is to take over as CEO of the Dutch yard, effective August 1, 2018. Timmerman has a long and successful track record as managing director and president of international businesses in the fields of …

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New Ownership For Volvo Ocean Race

As the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 builds towards an exciting finish in June in The Hague, organisers can confirm the next edition of the race will start in 2021, under new ownership. Atlant Ocean Racing Spain, led by Richard Brisius, Johan Salén, and Jan Litborn, will take over the Volvo …

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Feadship Orders Show Demand For Larger Yachts

Dutch yard has 18 custom yachts under construction, 10 of which are over 80m in length Feadship, the premier Dutch superyacht builder, has 18 custom yachts under construction that show how the yard is meeting demand for ever larger yachts. Of the 18 Feadships it is currently building at three …

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Volvo Ocean Race: Nothing In It

(May 28, 2018; Day 9) – Less than a mile separated Volvo Ocean Race Leg 9 frontrunners Team Brunel and team Akzonobel today as the teams have under 40 miles to the finish. After almost eight days of intense racing across the Atlantic from Newport, USA, to Cardiff, Wales, the …

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YachtAid Global Continues Relief Work

Superyachts carrying soulr food carts to coastal communities in need A millennial’s solution for disaster-struck communities provides immediate relief, and an ongoing solution to build climate-resilient societies.    A collaboration between the non-profit yacht industry humanitarian organization YachtAid Global and solar power guru Tyler Norris is helping communities recover quickly …

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French Yards To Merge?

Fountaine-Pajot set to take majority stake in Dufour Yachts A merger between the Fountaine-Pajot shipyard, one of the world’s leading catamaran manufacturers, and Dufour Yachts, a specialist in monohull sailboats, could complete in the coming weeks. The alliance would result in Fountaine-Pajot taking a majority stake in Dufour, thanks to …

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Weighty Matters 2

The RSB Rigging heavy lifting team of Ben, Chris and Bernat completed the lifting and repositioning of the 8m x 4m stern door onboard the 78m power boat Eminence. The door weighing in at just under 5 Tons was lifted out of the tented painting area and transported horizontally on …

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