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Financing your yacht in 2015

Financing your yacht in 2015

Leon Batchelor, managing director, Arc & Co Marine & Aviation, reviews the state of the superyacht finance market. Superyacht Investor: Why would a buyer choose to finance their superyacht? Today’s superyacht finance leverage is at an average of 50%. As

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Building a yacht in Germany: Which law should you choose?

Building a yacht in Germany: Which law should you choose?

Tim Schommer, Ince & Co, explains a buyer’s freedom to choose English or German law when building a yacht in Germany.  Photo: Abeking & Rasmussen, Germany  Newbuild contracts for yachts are often subject to English law, which is commonly chosen

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A guide to buying a superyacht

A guide to buying a superyacht

Daniel Crockford, Keystone Law, guides you through everything to consider both before and during a yacht transaction.  Buying a yacht can be equally exciting and daunting. But, as with all property transactions, knowledge really is power. Advisers “A lawyer may be seen

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Free advice from leading superyacht lawyers

Free advice from leading superyacht lawyers

Some free advice is not worth what you paid for it. But this is not always true. Specialist superyacht lawyers get to see more transactions from different yards, brokers or buyers than any other group involved in deals. We asked

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What “as is where is” really means in yacht sale contracts

What “as is where is” really means in yacht sale contracts

Jamilia Khan, Ince & Co, analyses terms of yacht sale contracts. The commercial understanding of the phrases “as is” or “as is where is” has always been that a buyer must take a yacht in the condition in which she is

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Brokers beware: Protect your commission

Brokers beware: Protect your commission

Patrick Ryan from Ince & Co discusses the issue of brokers’ commission Yacht brokers who invest time and money working towards a potential yacht sale expect to be rewarded for their efforts by receiving a commission when the deal completes.

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Superyacht finance for beginners

Superyacht finance for beginners

Why would I finance a yacht? Pretty much anyone buying a yacht can afford to buy one outright. But it does not always make sense to liquidate investments or sell other assets. Finance also gives you flexibility. “The best time

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