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135-foot Superyacht Ocean Emerald

Camper & Nicholsons

This Rule-Breaking 135-Foot Superyacht Has Been Turning Heads for More Than a Decade Love it or loathe it, there are no half-measures when it comes to the polarizing, mind-bending lines of the 135-foot superyacht Ocean Emerald. That arching sweep of its steely-gray superstructure. The awkward, uncomfortable roofline as it swoops down to meet the pinched bow. Those harsh horizontal bars along the ...

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Sixth Sirena 88

Sirena 88 - photo © Jeff Brown

Sirena Yachts has sold its sixth Sirena 88 after the 26.81m/88ft model, the largest in the Sirena range, was first presented at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival. With naval architecture by German Frers and interior design by Cor D. Rover, it is the 3rd unit in the Turkish brand’s flagship line to be acquired by an American customer. The list ...

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Princess X95 ‘Superfly’

Princess X95 © GE Photo

Princess Yachts is once again boldly re-writing the rules of yacht design. The X95 elegantly fuses architectural innovation with all Princess Yachts’ familiar characteristics of quality in craftmanship and materials, interior design, and innovation in technology. X95 establishes a new ‘Superfly’ X Class, re-imagining the concept of a ‘flybridge’ withextensive outdoor space and innovative segmentation of interior rooms and decks ...

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Electric Cat – 80 Sunreef Power Eco

80 Sunreef Power Eco - photo © Sunreef Yachts

The 80 Sunreef Power Eco is the avant-garde of eco-responsible motoryachts. A fully-customizable luxury catamaran, this craft uses the latest innovations in the industry to achieve outstanding energy efficiency. Thanks to Sunreef Yachts’ light and ultramodern solar power system covering up to 200m”, the 80 Sunreef Power maximizes solar energy generation with 40kWp of capacity. 80 Sunreef Power Eco – photo © ...

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News from Alva Yachts

Alva Yachts Ocean Eco 90 - photo © Sand People

Heralding a new focus on the environment in the post-Covid world, a young German brand is launching an advanced range of sustainable catamarans, sailing yachts and luxury floating homes. Alva Yachts’ experienced founders believe the world has to decarbonise, and they are leading the way with innovative technology in the marine sector. Alva Yachts puts sustainability at the heart of ...

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Horizon Yachts Virtual Boat Show

Horizon Yachts Virtual Boat Show © Horizon Yachts

You’re serious about your next Horizon, and we’re all serious about social distancing. In this time of safe social interaction, in-person boat shows may be on hiatus but yachting dreams remain alive and well. We are pleased to now present the Horizon Yachts Virtual Boat Show, where you can peruse our extensive selection of yacht models to suit every yachting ...

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Piracy news

2020 Q1 IMB Piracy Report © ICC International Maritime Bureau

Piracy and armed robbery a threat to ships’ crews, warns IMB Seafarers face continuing threats from pirates and armed robbers on the world’s seas, says the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB), reporting 47 attacks in the first three months of 2020, up from 38 in the same period last year. Pirates boarded 37 ships in the first quarter of 2020. ...

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With the Horizon E73 across the Tasman Sea

Horizon E73

When the captain of a super maxi high speed ocean racing yacht delivered a Horizon E73 from Australia’s Gold Coast to Auckland, New Zealand, he was pleasantly surprised with the yacht’s performance. “I must say that on the Horizon E73 I was not at all concerned. it was feeling its way through the ocean like it was built to be ...

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Riviera 72 SMY

Riviera 72 SMY

The magic of owning a Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht could make anyone break out in song. However, Callum Rogers has taken it a step further to create a complete video package, including composing a soundtrack that captures the majesty of Riviera’s largest motor yacht. Callum’s family purchased their Riviera 72, Nirvana, from R Marine Sydney in 2019 and the ...

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Dynamiq GTT 160

Dynamiq GTT 160 - photo © Dynamiq

Dynamiq reinvents the 50-metre class with its new GTT 160 The Dynamiq range of configurable superyachts is set to grow after the yard revealed the first details of its forthcoming GTT 160 project. The avant-garde, full-aluminium 49.5-metre vessel represents what Dynamiq thinks is essential for modern superyachts – cool looking, efficient and focused on sport and well-being. The GTT 160 ...

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