Laurent Giles celebrate 90 years of yacht design

Laurent Giles celebrate 90 years of yacht design

Laurent Giles, recognised for being the most independent yacht designers and naval architects in the world, is celebrating its 90th anniversary and 1400th yacht project in 2017. Founded by Jack Laurent Giles in 1972, he established himself as a pioneer

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John Cichanowicz joins Northrop & Johnson

John Cichanowicz joins Northrop & Johnson

John Philip Cichanowicz will join Northrop & Johnson as charter retail director for North America. Cichanowicz will be based in the Fort Lauderdale office in Florida and has close to 30 years experience of the yachting industry. He become a charter captain during

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Northop & Johnson name James Munn as new sales broker

Northop & Johnson name James Munn as new sales broker

James Munn joins Northrop & Johnson as their new sales broker in Antibes, France. Munn has 30 years’ experience in the yachting industry ranging from crew member, captain, charter and yacht manager and sales broker.

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston sails the Soneva in Aqua

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston sails the Soneva in Aqua

Sir Robin-Knox Johnston, the first man to sail single-handed on a non-stop circumnavigation of the globe, has sailed upon luxury yacht Soneva In Aqua. Designed by the captain, Johnston was invited to experience a bespoke itinerary which included exploring the

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Cristiano Gatto appointed as interior stylist for Project Nova

Cristiano Gatto appointed as interior stylist for Project Nova

The owner of Hessen Yachts’ Project Nova (YN 17850) has appointed Italian interior stylist Cristiano Gatto. Project Nova was sold in June 2016 and is the world’s first fast displacement with hybrid propulsion. “The owner asked us to modify colour

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Cecile Blin joins Northrop & Johnson

Cecile Blin joins Northrop & Johnson

Yacht charter broker Cecile Blin has joined Northrop & Johnson. She will be based in the west coast of the United States working across Northrop & Johnsons offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach and San Diego. The West Coast office

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Winch Design appoints new CEO

Winch Design appoints new CEO

Aino-Leena Grapin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Winch Design. Andrew Winch, her predecessor is stepping down after 30 years but will remain at the company as Creative Director and Founder, working closely with Grapin and

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Joanne Fenech joins Quinton Board of Directors

Joanne Fenech joins Quinton Board of Directors

Quinton Trust (Malta) Limited have announced the appointment of Joanne Fenech to its Board of Directors. Fenech joins as client services director and will contribute to strengthening the Malta head office. She is responsible for leading and developing client relationships

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Superyacht Investor Q+A: Alison Vassallo, partner, Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Superyacht Investor Q+A: Alison Vassallo, partner, Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In the first of our series on some of the movers and shakers in the superyacht investment industry, Superyacht Investor talks to Alison Vassallo, partner at law firm Fenech & Fenech Advocates. She tells us about why the Maltese flag

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Northrop & Johnson takes best Asia charter gong at Asia Boating Awards

Northrop & Johnson takes best Asia charter gong at Asia Boating Awards

For the second year in a row Northrop & Johnson has been named best Asia-based charter company at the 2016 Asia Boating Awards at the Singapore Yacht Show. The award ceremony is now in its 12th year. Lies Sol, charter

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