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Tankoa Yachts to acquire new shipyard

Tankoa Yachts to acquire new shipyard

Tankoa Yachts will have a new home at Cantieri di Pisa shipyard on the banks of the river Arno, near Pisa in northern Italy. The company has begun the administrative process of acquiring the 76-year-old shipyard. Founded on the river

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Flagship: Is Russian yachting on the rise?

Flagship: Is Russian yachting on the rise?

Three oceans, 11 time zones, 147m inhabitants. Russia is the largest country in the world. As well as the oceans it has 11 seas and over 100,000km of inland waterways, yet it occupies just 2% of the marine shipbuilding market.

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Pagarus the amphibious catamaran concept

Pagarus the amphibious catamaran concept

Pagarus is the 25m, solar-powered, amphibious catamaran concept launched by Lazzarini Design Studio. The idea began life as a military vehicle, the name Pagarus originates from the Latin word for crab hence its shape.  To reinforce the main body and stiffen the ride, a bridge steel

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A first look at Molniya’s ‘Lightning Foil’

A first look at Molniya’s ‘Lightning Foil’

A fast, all-electric, silent sports yacht is being built in Russia. The Molniya Lighting Foil, marketed as a world first by its creators, looks to combine sustainable engineering with speed and provides a new, environmentally friendly option as a superyacht

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GYG sign refit contract for 100m plus superyacht

GYG sign refit contract for 100m plus superyacht

GYG (Global Yachting Group) has firmed up its order book with the signing of a refit contract for a 100m plus superyacht. The France-based refit company announced the work is due to start in 2022 “further improving the forward visibility

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Flagship: Rock down to Electric Avenue

Flagship: Rock down to Electric Avenue

Eddy Grant named his famous song Electric Avenue after the first market street to be lit completely by electricity in the south London district of Brixton. Now, nearly 40 years on from the hit song’s 1983 release, superyachting is beginning

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Yacht show cancellations continue into 2021

Yacht show cancellations continue into 2021

The cancellation and postponement of yacht shows, which has become a common theme of this year in response to the global pandemic, is set to continue into 2021. Boot Dusseldorf, one of the last shows to run before the onset

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Cybersecurity: ‘A problem of naivety’

Cybersecurity: ‘A problem of naivety’

You wouldn’t leave your house open to burglars, then why leave your yacht open to hackers? We are well used to locking doors and shutting windows in our homes, however we are not so used to locking and shutting virtual

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MarineMax to delve deeper into superyacht market

MarineMax to delve deeper into superyacht market

MarineMax plans to broaden its business strategy, including through recent acquisitions of Fraser Yachts Group, Northrop & Johnson and Skipperbud’s, to increase its superyacht brokerage and luxury yacht services and marina and storage services. The US-based maritime giant is hoping

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The secret to successfully launching a new build yacht

The secret to successfully launching a new build yacht

Superyachts are a business and staff are the most important cog in the wheel, according to Tim Clarke, managing director, Quay Crew. He explains how they can play a key role in new builds. Creating a new build yacht is

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