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Yachting Life: Marina Palms introduces condo owners to yachting lifestyle

All Photos Courtesy: Marina Palms and Glenda Ramos.

An almost primitive connection draws humans to the water. Calming ripples lapping at the shore wash away concerns. The curiosity of what’s over the horizon, accessible only by boat, lures one to the land’s end. That indigenous appeal is the business model of The Reserve at Marina Palms, a luxury, high-rise condominium with the newest,

Seized Superyacht Linked to 1MDB Probe Arrives in Malaysia

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A $250 million superyacht, impounded as part of a hunt for assets linked to the multi-billion dollar investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd, arrived at a port in Malaysia on Tuesday about six months after it was seized.The Cayman Islands-flagged Equanimity was first seized in the Indonesian holiday

Elegance, Testosterone Dominate M/Y Ironman’s interior

Photo: Benetti

Specializing in one of a kind creations, architectural interior designer Alfred Karram Jr, has never replicated the same design in his 32 year career, although he retained the striking, cool color scheme for M/Y Ironman, his second superyacht for the same private owner.A semi-displacement tri-deck motoryacht

Interview: John Canada, President, Ocean5 Naval Architects

Image Courtesy Ocean 5 Naval Architects.

John Canada founded Ocean 5 Naval Architects in 2007, arguably the worst time in history to start a maritime company as the industry was just entering the worst downturn in a generation. But more than 10 years later, and with the industry still in recover mode, Canada and his company are still standing.

New 88 from Ocean King

Photo: Ocean King

Ocean King of Chioggia, Italy near Venice just announced a new 88 model in its Classic series of Ocean King Explorers."Creating superyacht impact from a small yacht that feels huge," is how the company describes the new Ocean King 88 Classic in its press release, a yacht to "inspire immediate confidence with its huge 7.

Timmerman Appointed as CEO at Royal Huisman

Jan Timmerman (Royal Huisman)

Royal Huisman appointed Jan Timmerman as CEO commencing August 1, 2018. Timmerman has a successful track record as Managing Director and President of international businesses in the fields of Premium Coated Aluminum and Lighting Solutions supplying both high-end architectural projects as well as Original Equipment Manufacturers.

Deltamarin: Deal to Design Polar Class 6 Mega Yacht

Deltamarin signed a contract with Norwegian Yacht Voyages AS for conceptual design and consultancy services for the M/Y Caroline expedition mega yacht project. Deltamarin will provide conceptual design together with selected architect partners, covering the development of the technical design and documentation.

Expedition Cruising: Full Speed Ahead in China

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Talk of trade wars and politics aside, attention should be paid to a growing relationship between U.S.-based SunStone Ships, Inc. and Chinese shipyard China Merchants Heavy Industries in Haimen, China, as the pair is quietly growing a cruise shipbuilding business in China. Sunstone announced that on June 12,

Superyacht Summer: Italian Yachts Lead

The summer season in most of Europe has been off to a sunny and warm start, which has many longingly wishing to spend time at sea. Those with access to the privileged world of Superyachts will be looking forward to getting underway and traveling the world. It’s a great time to be a yacht owner, but

Meet the Fathom 40 & 43

 This stern-quarter view shows the very utilitarian covered after deck with room for crab traps and other cargo. Photo: Haig-Brown/Cummins

Contemporary composite cruisers are designed so similarly that finding your boat in a crowded marina can be a challenge. Such will not be a problem for owners of the latest incarnation of the well-regarded Fathom 40 and 43. Long time builder Roy Parkinson of Park Isle Marine Ltd. in Sooke BC bought

UK Court Orders Russian Oligarch to Hand Over Superyacht in Divorce Fight

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A Russian billionaire has been ordered by a court in London to hand over a 350 million-pound ($500 million) superyacht to his wife as part of Britain’s biggest-ever divorce battle.Justice Haddon-Cave at the High Court ruled that Farkad Akhmedov, 62, had used evasive and underhand tactics to keep the

Fairline Yachts’ last Squadron 78 leaves factory

Fairline Yachts’ last ever Squadron 78 leaving the factory in Oundle, Northamptonshire. photo courtesy Fairline Yachts

British boat builder, Fairline Yachts, yesterday (28 March) saw the last of its range topping Squadron 78 luxury motor yachts leave the Oundle, Northamptonshire factory. The flybridge yacht has finished its series production run to make way for an even larger new flagship Fairline model, to be built

World's Largest DynaRig Sailing Yacht Delivered

(Photo: Oceanco)

Oceanco Yacht delivered 106.7M (350 ft) Black Pearl— the largest Dynarig sailing yacht in the world. This three-masted sailing yacht Black Pearl is unlike any yacht the world has ever seen. This unique and complex vessel is the realization of a discerning owner’s vision. She is the result of an elaborate

ABB’s Azipod for superyacht Tuhura

ABB’s Azipod propulsion chosen to propel visionary superyacht Tuhura Photo ABB

ABB’s Azipod propulsion will power Oceanco’s visionary superyacht inspired by Polynesian canoes and outfitted with the latest technology. Perfectly suited to the canoe form, ABB’s contra-rotating Azipod technology achieves a 10 percent propulsion efficiency improvement. The ABB technology has become

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