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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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Real Batboat is Here ~ video

Alpha Centauri recently launched it’s first prototype of this new model of yachts, that we can name the batboat! She is designed as a superyacht tender with the speed of a racing boat thanks to an hydroplaning hull and a catamaran design. Measuring 8.3 meter she will however only fit the largest superyacht. She can accomodate up to 4 guests ...

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All Glass Transom Beachclub 61′

Beachclub 61′ yacht built by Van der Valk

The Beachclub 61′ yacht built by Van der Valk, is one of the most unique designs we have seen in years. It really has a ton of space for a 61′ yacht. Most unique of all is the main salon being on the lower deck at water level. This allows you to easily access the transom and puts you closet to ...

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Windytv is now available in the App Store on iOS

Windy tv

Get Your Boards, Planes and Sails Ready! Prague, Czech Republic, November 1, 2016: The long anticipated release of the Windytv iOS app is finally here! Starting now, you can visit the App Store and download the free Windytv app directly to your iPhone. With breathtaking wind displays and striking weather pattern views, Windytv’s users will enjoy this app just as ...

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