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Using Your VHF Radio The Right Way

Using Your VHF Radio The Right Way

In the December/January issue of BoatU.S. Magazine, Lenny Rudow shares advice on VHF radio protocol… Many boaters never take the time to learn how to properly use one of the most important pieces of safety gear on board your boat: the VHF radio. If you need to call for help, don’t you want that call to be heard as clearly ...

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Bugatti Building a $3.5 Million Sport Yacht

Bugatti and a Monaco Shipyard Are Building a $3.5 Million Sport Yacht

Déjà vu? History is about to repeat itself with the launch of the Bugatti Niniette sport yacht series. In the 1920s, Ettore Bugatti established one of the most famous marques in automotive history—creating legendary performance cars like the Type 35 Grand Prix, the Type 41 Royale, and the Type 57 Atalante—but his attention soon turned toward the sea. By the ...

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Evo 43

Italian shipbuilder Evo Yachts

This Shape-Shifting Italian Cruiser Expands to Become a Party Pad on the Water Italian shipbuilder Evo Yachts has added its own twist on the expanding cockpit with the new Evo 43, recently launched at the Cannes Yachting Festival and also seen at the Monaco Yacht Show. Wider Yachts first pioneered the concept of a tranformable hull in 2011 with a ...

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Custom Line 108

Custom Line Introduces a New Take on an Old Favorite

Tampering with success is risky business. While the goal of pushing the envelope is noble, it is also important to retain the DNA that made the original a winner in the first place. With the Custom Line 108 (which debuted last month at the Cannes Yachting Festival), Italian shipbuilder Custom Line proved it could walk that fine line with finesse. ...

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Riva 76 Perseo

Riva 76 Perseo Yacht Is the New Hero of the Sea

Perseus, as both the son of Zeus and the slayer of the serpent-haired monster Medusa, was considered Greek mythology’s first true hero and is the namesake of the new Riva 76 Perseo. And although the 76-foot yacht is not the first hero from the storied Italian brand, the intrepid ship sports a fresh new design conceived by Officina Italiana Design. ...

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Seakeeper expands its staff and support worldwide

Seakeeper expands its staff and support worldwide

Seakeeper, the world leader in marine stabilization, is expanding at an unprecedented rate. Fresh off the heels of releasing its state-of-the-art Seakeeper 3DC, the company announces an expanded sales and service staff, additional certified service and installation centers around the globe, and a new location for the company’s Florida office. To further enhance global sales support, additional representative positions were ...

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Heesen’s Project Nova-Hybrid Superyacht

Heesen’s Project Nova-Hybrid Superyacht Is a Fuel-Efficient Beach Villa at Sea

Built by the Netherlands-based Heesen Yachts, the 163-foot Project Nova-Hybrid yacht—a fast displacement, full-aluminium yacht with an environmentally friendly footprint—was revealed at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. The yacht emits an incredibly low noise level of about 46 decibels while cruising, providing a quieter environment for guests and a more desirable dining experience (as noise levels of 80 decibels ...

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MasterCraft Boats UK Reports Good Business at Monaco Yacht Show

MasterCraft Boats UK Reports

MasterCraft Boats UK introduced its luxury bespoke watersports tenders at Monaco Yacht Show in September. It was the first time the Company had exhibited at the show and it represented a significant commitment to the bespoke tenders market. ‘Being our first time at the show, we really didn’t know what to expect,’ said Michael Hardicker, MD of MasterCraft Boats. ‘We ...

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Annapolis Sailboat Show

Annapolis Sailboat Show 2015

The 46th annual United States Sailboat Show is on schedule for Thursday, October 8th opening. Hurricane Joaquin put quite a scare through the sailing industry intent on participating in the Annapolis Sailboat Show, October 8th -12th, but the hurricane has diverted its path and is expected to miss the east coast. Media reports had predicted the arrival of Joaquin at ...

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Review Monaco Yacht Show 2015

Monaco Yacht Show 2015 Review

The considerable dust – of the building works amid the Monaco Yacht Show – has settled, and despite the logistical problems created by said works, there appears to be an industry consensus that this was a positive year. There is a tendency for us all to attach as much importance to the atmosphere at a yacht show as we do ...

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