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Superyacht Investor London 2022: Sanctions lead to choppy waters

Superyacht Investor London 2022: Sanctions lead to choppy waters

There were no Russian yacht owners at Superyacht Investor London 2022 for obvious reasons. But the effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine dominated much of the conference. It started with an excellent session looking at the impact from the

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Oligarchs: UBO sightings on the rise, seizures follow

Oligarchs: UBO sightings on the rise, seizures follow

No not unidentified flying objects (UFO). It’s ultimate beneficial owners (UBO), namely oligarchs, who have been sought out in recent weeks. Whilst sanctions lists have grown in response to the intensifying conflict in Ukraine, governments have been arresting and seizing

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Marina Port Vell: Banking on the blue economy

Marina Port Vell: Banking on the blue economy

Marina Port Vell is in the midst of a major overhaul, which aims to turn Barcelona into the superyachting capital of the Mediterranean. The latest round of investment, totalling €20m ($22.8m), includes funding for 23 new berths for vessels up

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Wave riding superyacht-style

Wave riding superyacht-style

Surfing is about riding the wave. But any surfer will tell you that you never know when that wave will come and when it does, make the most of it. That said, the yachting industry is still riding high on the

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Spanish yacht groups urge European Commission to challenge ‘unfair’ tax

Spanish yacht groups urge European Commission to challenge ‘unfair’ tax

Spanish yachting groups are urging the European Commission to challenge the country’s matriculation tax. Pictured is OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona. The Spanish Superyachts Association (AEGY) and the Spanish Yachting Association (ANEN) are urging the European Commission to oblige Spain to

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