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Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017

Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017

The global site for cruising sailors Piracy & Security Incident Reports 2017  Puerto Rico, Spanish Virgin Islands, Vieques: Dinghy & Outboard Thefts – 2017 SVG, Canouan, Charlestown Bay (Tamarind Hotel): Security Incidents Rio Dulce, Guatemala to Utila, Honduras: Yacht boarded by armed pirates and ransacked – April 2017 Guatemala, Bahia de Graciosa: Attempted Theft & Assault – April 2017 Thailand, Phuket: ...

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Debuts New Superyacht Azimut

Azimut Grande 35 Metri

The Azimut Grande 35 Metri made its debut last week at the Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous in Italy. Beyond being Azimut’s new flagship, the 115-foot raised pilothouse incorporates pioneering designs that include two beach clubs, a largest-in-class balcony, and the option of adding a level that serves as a second sundeck. Stefano Righini, the designer who has defined Azimut’s distinctive profiles ...

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Lexus Sport Yacht

Marquis-Carver Yacht Group produced the prototype of the Lexus Sport Yacht.

Lexus is stepping into the yacht-design world with its 42-foot Lexus Sport Yacht concept. A sleek, speedy, carbon-fiber vessel, this design takes Lexus luxury into a whole new realm. It all started when Aiko Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Corporation, climbed aboard Toyota Marine Department’s Ponam range of premium yachts. The experience inspired Toyoda, who is also the Chief Branding ...

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Race for Water

Race for Water to stay in Madeira for three days © Race for Water Foundation

After beginning its five-year Odyssey on April 9, the vessel, Race for Water, arrived in Madeira on Thursday, April 20 for a short three-day stopover before heading to Bermuda. This first stopover will allow the crew to make a preliminary assessment of the energy mix and review the first tests with the kite on this ambassador vessel of the Race ...

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Legendary Carlo Riva Dies at 95

Carlo Riva opened the Riva shipyard in 1954.

The legendary yacht builder created some of the most famous boat models in nautical history. We are saddened to report that yachting legend Carlo Riva passed away today, April 10, 2017, in his hometown of Sarnico, Italy. Ferretti’s CEO Alberto Galassi said of Riva, “The world has lost a brilliant creator of boats, a master of style, a giant in ...

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Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge

Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge

Principality of Monaco turns spotlight on future energy sources Monaco, Thursday 30th March 2017 – It was at the first Monaco Ocean Week, organised 30th March to 4th April 2017 by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation in partnership with Rolex, that Bernard d’Alessandri, General Secretary of the Yacht Club de Monaco and Marco Casiraghi, the man behind the ...

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VQ54 VANQUISH YACHTS

Vanquish Yachts

Two hulls of the VQ54 are now under construction at Vanquish Yachts. Vanquish Yachts in the Netherlands has started construction on two hulls of its VQ54. The model is an evolution of the VQ48 and is intended to be a personal yacht as well as an oversized tender for a superyacht. One of the first owners plans to use the ...

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Low Register Yacht or Vessel Dutch Flag

Register your vessel under the Dutch flag

Register your vessel under the Dutch flag Holland (The Netherlands) is one of the most widely chosen jurisdictions for ship registration. There are a few important reasons to register your sail or motor boat in the Netherlands; rules and regulations are less strict then other EU countries and the costs are much lower. Several European countries have very strict provisions ...

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RINA Academy

RINA ACADEMY

RINA Academy Custom Courses for Fraser Yachts January 27th, 2017 – When it comes to expertise in luxury yachts, Fraser Yachts is a world leader. It offers a full range of services covering purchasing, chartering, building or selling a yacht as well as complete yacht management and crew services. Employing over 150 yacht experts, its global operation offers a unique ...

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Sea kidnappings rise in 2016 despite plummeting global piracy

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More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report revealed today. In its 2016 report, IMB recorded 191 incidents of piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas. “The continued fall in piracy is good ...

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