Superyacht Investor London 2019 – Live

Superyacht Investor London 2019 – Live

Welcome to the coverage of Superyacht Investor 2019 London conference, held at the Landmark Hotel on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st January. The conference kicked off last night at the Dealmakers Dinner and we start today’s conference with a talk

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OPINION: London Calling

OPINION: London Calling

Our team is flat out getting ready for our Superyacht Investor London Conference 2019 next week. So I am shirking work by sending this. It is always hard to pick out the best sessions, but I am particularly looking forward to the

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Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands publishes events that led to death on superyacht ‘Kibo’

Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands publishes events that led to death on superyacht ‘Kibo’

When marine accidents occur, the subsequent investigation is meticulous – it has to be if safety lessons are to be learned and accidents avoided in future. This is clear from the report released of the investigation into an accident aboard

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Sitpah Selvaratnam the principal lawyer in legal battle of superyacht ‘Equanimity’

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Sitpah Selvaratnam the principal lawyer in legal battle of superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Photo courtesy of The Straits Times At Superyacht Investor London 2019 we shall be welcoming leading Malaysian lawyer Sitpah Selvaratnam. Selvaratnam is the principal lawyer representing the Malaysian government in its legal battle over the ownership and sale of superyacht

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OPINION: The Secret Life of Superyacht Valuations

OPINION: The Secret Life of Superyacht Valuations

‘A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.’ That quip by Lord Darlington, a character in Oscar Wilde’s play Lady Windermere’s Fan is probably as true today as it was when the

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Police investigate ‘murder’ of British superyacht marina owner in St Lucia

Police investigate ‘murder’ of British superyacht marina owner in St Lucia

A British man who ran a marina for superyachts in St Lucia has been found dead at his home. Local news media have named him as Robert ‘Bob’ Hathaway, a well-known and reportedly a much-loved figure in the Caribbean superyacht

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The secret life of superyacht valuations

The secret life of superyacht valuations

Banks and financers are almost invariably needed to help the super-rich buy superyachts. No matter how deep your pockets are, you are unlikely to purchase a yacht without assistance. Being a billionaire does not necessarily equate to having, say, $30

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Malaysian government hits back at claims by former official over superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Malaysian government hits back at claims by former official over superyacht ‘Equanimity’

The Malaysian government has wasted little time in rebutting criticism to a statement released on an untraceable private blog by fugitive and former official Jho Low. In his New Year’s blog Low claimed that a US court had granted the

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Dutch ship yard Feadship launches noble ‘Najiba’

Dutch ship yard Feadship launches noble ‘Najiba’

Distinguished and elegant, with a unique beauty all of her own, the 58-metre Feadship Najiba certainly lives up to her name, meaning ‘noble’. Designed as a family superyacht for experienced owners, this latest scion of the Feadship fleet blends sleek

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Oceanco delivers project ‘Bravo’

Oceanco delivers project ‘Bravo’

Oceanco delivered the groundbreaking 109m/357ft yacht “Project Bravo” to her proud Owners on 20 December Bravo represents a new direction for Oceanco— the LIFE Design—which takes its acronym from the words “Lengthened, Innovative, Fuel efficient and Eco-friendly.” She has a

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