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Sharing is sparing (on costs)

Sharing is sparing (on costs)

There are lots of industry sceptics when it comes to yacht co-ownership. But brokerage, management and co-ownership specialists, Floating Life and SeaNet do not care. They are too busy dealing with prospective customers. “Not only have we seen more enquiries

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Smoke on the water

Smoke on the water

In 1971, one of rock’s greatest ever guitar riffs was conceived after a fire incinerated a venue on the Lake Geneva shoreline. Today, however, smoke on the water is less Deep Purple and more different shades of blue, as reports

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Crews-in into 2022

Crews-in into 2022

When one door closes, another door opens. International sanctions caused many in the industry to fear for the livelihoods of crew on Russian vessels. However, the highly qualified and experienced crew from these yachts are now available for employment throughout

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Seized yachts: What we know so far

Seized yachts: What we know so far

More than 50 yachts, valued in billions of dollars, have been detained worldwide in connection with sanctions imposed after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to a Superyacht Investor investigation. Governments have formally and publicly seized 15 superyachts, with a

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As sanctions bite, what happens to Russian-owned superyachts?

As sanctions bite, what happens to Russian-owned superyachts?

In the past eight weeks at least 25 Russian superyachts have been seized, arrested or detained by governments, banks and law enforcement agencies. This includes 12 under construction in the Netherlands. It also includes Dilbar (pictured above) (linked to sanctioned Russian

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Flagship: Silent-Yachts to boost global production with restructure and partnership

Flagship: Silent-Yachts to boost global production with restructure and partnership

The electric catamaran builder Silent-Yachts has rebranded as Silent-Group and is boosting global production capacity to meet soaring demand, after forging a new partnership with VisionF Yachts. Last year the company sold a record 21 yachts, with 17 more in

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Flagship: Diversity, how far have we come?

Flagship: Diversity, how far have we come?

Superyachting has, by its own admission, been slow to diversify its workforce. A typical yacht still features a predominantly Caucasian crew, with women working inside and men out on deck. However, over the past 10 years ripples of change have

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Flagship: New Superyacht Eco Association Index set to make its mark

Flagship: New Superyacht Eco Association Index set to make its mark

The imminent global threat of climate change brings a rising tide of natural disasters, dwindling resources and disappearing species that requires action from all industries to curb. Superyachting is no different. Marine traffic is responsible for 18% of global emissions

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