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Approval for 2020 Fort Lauderdale show

The 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show received approval today from Broward County commissioners to stage its massive five-day exhibit under guidelines designed to shield the public from COVID-19. With fall shows in Newport (RI) and Annapolis (MD) cancelled due to the virus, the Fort Lauderdale show will be on October …

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Will Alex Thomson end French streak?

Starting the Vendée Globe for his fifth time, Britain’s Alex Thomson has built a global following through his stunts and failures, but now he wants victory too. He has been successively third and then second in the solo, non-stop round the world race, and has returned with a stunning new …

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America’s Cup: Kiwi conflict with AC75

While the 12 Meter Class revealed in the strong winds of the 1987 America’s Cup in Australia, the light winds in San Diego during the 1988 Deed of Gift match motivated a new direction for the event, prompting the development of the International America’s Cup Class (IACC) Rule. The intent of …

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The Year 2020

What happened in 1991? Terminator 2 was released making the phrase ‘Hasta la vista baby’ famous, Bryan Adam’s song ‘Everything I do’ was number one for 16 weeks, the cost of a Superbowl ad was only $800,000, the SNES was released & the mullet was considered sexy. But that’s not …

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Axopar – The Adventure Company

“Can you hear me clearly?” is the first question Jan-Erik Viitala, Founding Partner and Creative Innovations Director of Axopar Boats, asks me as we link in for a phone interview this week. “Ummm, it sounds like you’re on a plane….”, detective skills are clearly not my thing. No, in fact, …

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Eclipse Yacht Furnishings launches new website and #YACHTIEESSENTIAL 4Ocean promo

Joy Hutchinson, the design entrepreneur specialising in superyachts, continues to innovate with an all-new company rebrand. Yacht Furnishings by Eclipse is now Eclipse Yacht Furnishings. The newly launched website can be found at www.eclipseyachtfurnishings.com The rebrand represents the successful entrepreneur’s tenacity and optimism despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. Bolstered by …

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new engine upgrade for the Williams Minijet 280

60hp engine available for 2021 and upgrade kits for current owners  Williams Jet Tenders, the world’s leading jet tender specialist, has seen rapid success with its Minijet 280, offering owners of 45ft – 55ft yachts an incredible, exciting alternative to a conventional outboard tender. For 2021, the brand will be …

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Welcome to Life After Yachting

Life After Yachting is the first month-long virtual event to help superyacht crew around the world find success when they are ready to move from onboard to onshore. This unique 100% virtual experience combines a global online portal for crew to connect with land-based superyacht businesses and interested parties from other luxury industries. …

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