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Yes, we Cannes

Yes, we Cannes

There is nothing quite like the French Riviera at this time of year. In Cannes, Vieux Port (pictured) and Port Canto this week welcomed more than 600 exhibitors, 650 boats and 54,000 visitors to the Cannes Yachting Festival 2022. The

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Borrow a Boat continues global expansion into France

Borrow a Boat continues global expansion into France

Borrow a Boat is expanding its digital charter marketplace to the French market ahead of the Cannes Yachting Festival next month. This comes after the company reported its ”busiest season ever” of more than  4,500 clients renting vessels over the

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MarineMax buys IGY Marinas for up to $580m

MarineMax buys IGY Marinas for up to $580m

MarineMax has bought Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas), which owns 23 marinas worldwide, for $480m. Tom Mukamal, the CEO and IGY Marina’s senior management team will stay and have agreed to a two year earnout which could add $100m to

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Invictus to debut two models at Cannes

Invictus to debut two models at Cannes

Cannes Yachting Festival 2021 will see the debut of two new Invictus Yacht models, the SX200 and TT460. The Italian yard is planning to exhibit seven hulls at the show planned for September 7th-12th in Cannes, southern France. The new

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Silent 60 to debut at Cannes

Silent 60 to debut at Cannes

Silent Yachts’ new SILENT 60 solar electric catamaran is due to debut its first public appearance at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival 2021. The yard is planning to organise sea trials during the show as well if they’re permitted. The

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OPINION: Yachting takes centre stage thanks to three glitzy shows and Greta

OPINION: Yachting takes centre stage thanks to three glitzy shows and Greta

Glitzy yacht shows – featuring vessels such as the 80-metre Excellence – and climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg are helping to raise the profile of yachting. The global yachting industry is about to enjoy a moment in the sun, courtesy

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OPINION: Green to become the preferred colour of superyacht designs

OPINION: Green to become the preferred colour of superyacht designs

Superyacht Wider 165 has been fitted with an electric propulsion system; part of the trend towards greener fuels. What’s the colour of your favourite superyacht? Perhaps the classic white of the 70-metre Nourah of Riyad or, at the other end

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Sirena 88 flagship superyacht launched by Turkish Sirena Yachts

Sirena 88 flagship superyacht launched by Turkish Sirena Yachts

The 27m Sirena 88, launched this week, is Sirena Yachts’s biggest project so far. Turkish shipbuilder Sirena Yachts launched its biggest ever vessel, the 27m flagship superyacht Sirena 88, this week (Tuesday July 23th) in Turkey. Powered by two 1,550hp

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New solar yacht Silent 55 is to debut at Cannes Yachting Festival

New solar yacht Silent 55 is to debut at Cannes Yachting Festival

It’s electric: the new S2 Silent 55 solar yacht from Silent Yachts will feature at the Cannes Yachting Festival. The new model of the Silent 55 solar-powered yacht, the S2, from Silent Yachts is to make its debut at the

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Azimut Yachts celebrates wins at Cannes

Azimut Yachts celebrates wins at Cannes

Azimut Yachts has won four World Yacht Trophies at the Cannes Yachting Festival. The Azimut 60 was awarded the Best Layout trophy in the 50’ to 80’ category, with Stefano Righini’s interior featuring cutaway gunwales as well as floor-to-ceiling windows.

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