G2 joins YPI charter fleet

G2 joins YPI charter fleet

YPI has relaunched sailing yacht G2 as part of its charter fleet. Joining the charter market after an all-encompassing rebuild at Pendennis. Combining unrivalled sailing performance with exceptional guest comfort, G2 (ex. CINDERELLA IV) features a brand new luxury interior

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Kurt Fraser joins West Nautical as Commercial Director

Kurt Fraser joins West Nautical as Commercial Director

West Nautical prepares to introduce a fresh new approach to professional services for the superyacht sector, beginning with the appointment of Kurt Fraser as commercial director. Fraser departs Camper & Nicholsons International after more than three years as the group’s

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Heesen christens Project Maria

Heesen christens Project Maria

YN 18350 ‘Project Maia’ underwent a technical launch and was christened Omaha on 20 April 2018 at the shipyard in Oss. The project was sold in December 2017 by Chris Collins of Ocean Independence, in close collaboration with Thom Conboy from

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M/Y Equanimity to be returned to owner

M/Y Equanimity to be returned to owner

Malaysian financier Jho Low’s 92-meter superyacht will be returned to its owner after an Indonesian court ruled that the U.S Department of Justice’s seizure in February was deemed illegal. Indonesia’s South Jakarta State Court claimed that the yacht was not

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GYG – Revenue increased, short-term debt racks up

GYG – Revenue increased, short-term debt racks up

Superyacht painting and maintenance firm GYG increased its annual revenue and cut non-current debt in 2017. But this latter figure overlooks the fact that short-term debt, particularly trade creditors, increased sharply. The company listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM)

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A Regal Recovery – Princess Yachts

A Regal Recovery – Princess Yachts

Princess Yachts is back in the black, with a record-breaking £770 million ($1 billion) orderbook – the highest in the company’s history. Even with an orderbook up 20% from 2016, Princess is not resting on its laurels. Princess also hinted

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Privilege Shipyard up for auction

Privilege Shipyard up for auction

Italian boatmaker Privilege Shipyard has been put up for auction almost three years after the yard’s CEO and one board member were placed under house arrest on fraud charges in 2015. The 12ha shipyard in Civitavecchiais is now listed on

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Tankoa sells S502 Elettra

Tankoa sells S502 Elettra

Designed by Florence based Francesco Paszkowski, the second fifty meter Tankoa under construction model S502 Elettra is in terms of style a sister-ship to the first 50 meter “Vertige” delivered last summer. As onboard “Vertige”, she reveals a balanced and

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Imperial and Nobiskrug partner to build custom 77 metre

Imperial and Nobiskrug partner to build custom 77 metre

Imperial is proud to announce the signing of a new 77-metre length superyacht in collaboration with the reputed German shipyard Nobiskrug. Our company will act as owner’s representative and build supervisor of this vessel scheduled for delivery on Spring 2021.

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Croatia ports profiting, but for how long?

Croatia ports profiting, but for how long?

Croatian ports saw profits rise 11.2% last year, reaching 855 million Kuna ($141.3 million), but seems set to fall. The total income from Croatian ports was 855 million Kuna in 2017, with 70% (598 million Kuna) of the total being

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