Neighbouring French Riviera shipyards compete for surging refit market

Neighbouring French Riviera shipyards compete for surging refit market

A storm has been brewing on the French Riviera since superyacht refit giant, Monaco Marine was selected by Marseille-Fos Port to develop a new shipyard at the Mirabeau harbour. The proposal for a maintenance and renovation centre dedicated to 90-

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Introducing the Johnson 115: a new superyacht flagship

Introducing the Johnson 115: a new superyacht flagship

Johnson Yachts proudly unveiled the design of the Johnson 115, the builder’s new superyacht flagship. The Johnson 115 will be a completely new hull carrying the luxury appointments of a world-class yacht. Johnson Yachts has been on the leading edge of

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OPINION: Superyacht owners: Changing the narrative

OPINION: Superyacht owners: Changing the narrative

The press love a juicy story about a superyacht. Perhaps it is curiosity for a world that for many is unattainable that makes yachts’ allure so insatiable. Or maybe it’s just good old-fashioned nosiness. Whatever the reasons may be, the

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Berlusconi family superyacht ‘Suegno’ sunk by Italian storm in Rapallo

Berlusconi family superyacht ‘Suegno’ sunk by Italian storm in Rapallo

Severe storms in Italy have devastated many areas with officials putting the death toll at nine and damage costs into the millions. The port of Rapallo which is popular with superyacht owners has witnessed the destruction of many boats including

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UPDATE: San Clemente man named as victim of superyacht ‘Atessa IV’ collision

UPDATE: San Clemente man named as victim of superyacht ‘Atessa IV’ collision

The Department of Medical Examiner in San Diego County have named the victim of a collision between a fishing vessel and superyacht Attessa IV. Richard Neff, 66, of San Clemente, US, was travelling with a group of seventeen people for

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Summer charter 2018: Season in review

Summer charter 2018: Season in review

Summer charter 2018: An “outstanding,” “but exhausting year” The 2018 summer superyacht chartering season has drawn to a close with focus now swiftly moving to the Caribbean. The overall impression of the 2018 season is resoundingly positive. Despite strong early

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Malaysian Admiralty Court requires $1 Million deposit to bid for superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Malaysian Admiralty Court requires $1 Million deposit to bid for superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Photo Courtesy of Burgess Yachts The bidding process for the impounded yacht Equanimity will begin on Monday 29th October in Malaysia and require a deposit of 1 million-dollars. Lawyers representing the government fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) met with Judicial

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Top 5 biggest superyachts at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Top 5 biggest superyachts at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2018 in Florida, USA gets under way on 31st October and runs for 5 days showcasing an array of yachts and boats from across the globe. Held in the self-proclaimed “Yachting Capital of the World” the

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With heavy hearts we remember Dave Christensen

With heavy hearts we remember Dave Christensen

Dave Christensen, founder and former owner of Christensen Shipyards, died Monday evening at an assisted living facility in Vancouver, WA after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 87. A successful home builder and real estate developer in the

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Largest marine facility in southern hemisphere to double in size

Largest marine facility in southern hemisphere to double in size

Australia’s Gold Coast Marina and Shipyard (GCCM) has announced that it will double in size with the development of an adjacent 20-hectare site. The Asia-Pacific marine sector is experiencing huge growth and the marina is responding to the region’s growing

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