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Introduction The vast expanse of the world’s oceans presents a formidable challenge to those who brave its waters. In the harsh environment of rough waves and saltwater corrosion, the materials used to construct vessels and marine equipment are critical in ensuring a smooth and safe seafaring experience. High-quality alloys have emerged as a game-changer, offering
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The 60 Sunreef Power Eco premieres at Cannes Yachting Festival 2024 Sunreef plans to premiere its 60 Sunreef Power Eco at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival on France’s south coast from September 10-15. The Polish shipyard, which also has a growing production facility in the UAE, has long used Cannes and the Monaco Yacht Show
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Edward Tan has been with Hong Seh Motors since 1997. From 2000, he served as Executive Director of Hong Seh Group, his family’s business founded in Singapore in 1936. In 2008, Tan created Hong Seh Marine to diversify interests and build on a relationship with Riva since the late 1990s. The company’s new yachts portfolio now includes
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On a tour around Europe, Blue Jeans visited London There are few more exciting challenges for a shipyard than an owner telling you to impress them. This happened during the build of Blue Jeans, a sleek and very blue motor yacht built by Van der Valk in southern Netherlands and based in Hong Kong since early 2023. At
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Prestige X60 Hong Kong-headquartered Asia Yachting, a regional dealership of new yacht brands, a pre-owned brokerage and a yacht management services company – with operations in Thailand and the Philippines – is hosting its first boat show of the year from Friday. The Asia Yachting Brokerage Boat Show 2024 at Club Marina Cove in Sai Kung is
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“With the launch of the 50Steel, Sanlorenzo celebrates a fundamental milestone in its history, in the spirit of innovation and sustainability,” declared Massimo Perrotti, Chairman and CEO of the Sanlorenzo Group at last weekend’s launch of the striking 49.99m long, 9.4m at maximum beam Sanlorenzo 50Steel superyacht. Massimo Perrotti, Chairman and CEO of Sanlorenzo Group
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Elafonisos is about 100nm southwest of Athens and 120nm west of Santorini With over 6,000 islands to choose from, Greece has been called ‘the Caribbean of Europe’. And it’s currently one of the world’s hottest spots to charter, with about a quarter of global superyacht charters starting, ending or cruising in Greece, according to Camper
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All photos: Randstad Hong Kong/Clipper Stad Amsterdam. Steeped in history and brimming with timeless elegance, Clipper Stad Amsterdam boasts an expansive 23,680-square-foot deck and meticulously crafted interiors that feature modern amenities, and comforts (and air-conditioning). The interior’s long room would be formal enough for corporate events and a charismatic spot for intimate gatherings. The open-air bar with
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Image courtesy of Unsplash Known for its stunningly picturesque landscapes and a lifestyle that exudes sophistication, the island invites travelers to immerse themselves in a world of exquisite experiences. From wandering through the whitewashed streets of its vibrant towns to basking in the tranquility of its sun-kissed beaches, Mykonos is an enchanting mosaic of memorable
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Kismet; Photo: Steffen Mayer Lürssen has delivered Kismet, which left the shipyard on May 7 and embarked on her maiden voyage. The 122m superyacht is spending her first season in the Mediterranean and is available for charter through Cecil Wright. Kismet’s state-of-the-art technology includes a cutting-edge hybrid power train and a full-electric mode, making it among the
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Sanctuary Cove In Asia-Pacific waters, Sanctuary Cove also heads the North-South boat show network, as recent hub Singapore struggles post-COVID, and China and Japan suffer deflation and other issues. Boat buyers now commute regularly in the region, particularly to and from Southeast Asia, East Asia and Australasia, so Sanctuary Cove seems destined to become the
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Kerry Chung, Thien Kwee Eng and Arthur Tay Following the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference on April 23-24 and the YACHT STYLE Awards on Wednesday evening, the four-day Singapore Yachting Festival was inaugurated on Thursday lunchtime with a sun-drenched opening ceremony, with temperatures rising to 34 degrees Celsius in the afternoon. Thien Kwee Eng, CEO of Sentosa Development Corporation, was
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Sunseeker 88 Yacht Wanda Group, the majority owner of Sunseeker International since 2013, has agreed to sell the Poole-based yacht builder to Miami-based investment firm Lionheart Capital, according to Bloomberg. The news agency stated that “according to people with knowledge of the matter”, Wanda Group and Lionheart had signed a sale-and-purchase agreement. The transaction could close as early as
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Galileo Headlined by superyachts up to 56m, the line-up for the second Singapore Yachting Festival at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove will see exclusive additions including the first HH88 sailing catamaran, Perini Navi’s 183ft Galileo and Sanlorenzo SD118. Held from April 25-28, organisers have stated that all booths and berths are ‘fully subscribed’, with over 70 yachts expected along
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Azimut’s new Fly 72 features an Alberto Mancini exterior When Giovanna Vitelli picked up the phone to call architect and designer Fabio Fantolino, the Azimut-Benetti Group Chairwoman knew what she was looking for: another decisive step in the updating of Azimut’s offerings. An upgrade of the Azimut 72 designed by the late Stefano Righini with
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