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Amsterdam To Develop As Superyacht Location

The city has identified six locations for building, mooring, maintaining and refitting superyachts The city of Amsterdam intends to become a premier superyacht destination and has identified six locations for building, mooring, maintaining and refitting yachts of 30m and up near the canal-laced heart of the Dutch capital. Driving the …

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Clipper Cup: Northbound To New York

(June 3, 2018) – The eleven teams competing in The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race have embarked on their next adventure which sees them navigate the Caribbean on their way upwind to New York. Race 11, named the Nasdaq Race, is approximately 1,900 nautical miles and began today …

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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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