A large yacht for a small painting

A large yacht for a small painting

One of the world’s largest and best-known yachts in place of a Leonardo? No, we’re not talking of a spanking new helicopter from the Leonardo aerospace group – rather a 500 years old piece of walnut covered with oil paint.

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Oceanco launches Project Shark

Oceanco launches Project Shark

Netherlands yacht builder Oceanco has launched a new 90 metre superyacht – Project Shark. Project Shark is designed by Miami-based design house Luiz DeBasto with interiors by Italian interior designer Nuvolari Lenard. It has a beam of 14.2 metres and

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Zurn designs new MJM 43Z

Zurn designs new MJM 43Z

MJM Yachts has launched the new 43Z. Designed and styled by Doug Zurn of Zurn Yacht Design. The 43Z sports triple Mercury 350hp Verado outboard motors, enabling the yacht to reach speeds of 50 mph. MJM recognizes the benefits of

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Orient Pearl on sale with Northrop & Johnson

Orient Pearl on sale with Northrop & Johnson

Orient Pearl is listed with Sales Broker Hugo van Schaik for $995,000. This custom-built schooner was launched in 1997; she boasts classic lines and a timeless look. In 2017, Orient Peal received an expansive refit that included a new rigging

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Northrop & Johnson sells 37 metre S/Y Galileo

Northrop & Johnson sells 37 metre S/Y Galileo

Sailing yacht Galileo was sold by Northrop and Johnson Sales Brokers Jochen Brill, who represented the buyer and Joost Goverts and Michael Nethersole, who represented the seller. Galileo is equipped and ready to circumnavigate the world. The custom sailing yacht

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Project Ayla launched

Project Ayla launched

Heesen has launched its new 50 metre flagship Project Ayla, now christened White by its owner. The yacht has set sail from the Heesen Shipyard in Oss. It is travelling to the North Sea to undergo testing before being delivered

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Bitcoin – backers and cynics

Bitcoin – backers and cynics

Photo credit: Creative Commons Zero – CC0. At the Superyacht Investor, Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor conferences in London at the end of January, there were two topics that kept coming back, China and Bitcoin. Everyone wants to know where

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Heesen sells 50-metre VanTom

Heesen sells 50-metre VanTom

After a two-year build and trialling process, Netherlands shipyard Heesen has delivered its sixth 50-metre, semi-displacement yacht M/Y VanTom to its owner. The yacht was sold in 2015 to its owner under the name Project Alba. VanTom was launched at

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Northrop & Johnson hires new charter broker

Northrop & Johnson hires new charter broker

Florida based brokerage Northrop & Johnson has hired Celine Pujol as a new charter broker for its Monaco office. Pujol has more than 10 years of industry experience, graduating university in 2007 and starting her career as a charter assistant

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First Numarine 26XP completes build and will debut at Boat Show Eurasia

First Numarine 26XP completes build and will debut at Boat Show Eurasia

Numarine has finished building its first 26XP yacht and will be debuting it at Boat Show Eurasia starting on Saturday. The yacht was sold to its owner – a returning Turkish customer – in May 2016. The Turkish shipyard has sold

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