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Speakers revealed for superyacht coatings conference

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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Amsterdam RAI has revealed the list of speakers for the 2014 International Superyacht Coatings Conference (ISCC) to be held in Amsterdam next month.
No fewer than 24 industry professionals have agreed to share their experiences and inspire delegates…

European Commission takes Ireland to court over “green” marine diesel

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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The European Commission is taking Ireland to court over an Irish law that allows yacht owners to use cheaper “green” diesel earmarked for commercial fishing vessels. The EU asked Ireland to change a law in April that allows private yacht owners to…

Sandbanks Boat Show cancelled

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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The organisers of the UK’s Sandbanks Boat Show, held each year at Salterns Marina in Poole Harbour, Dorset, have cancelled next year’s event following news that Poole Quay Boat Haven is to host its own event over the same weekend as the Sandbanks…

Y.CO launches partnership with Mustique

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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Superyacht brokerage and management firm Y.CO has announced the launch of a new partnership with the island of Mustique, opening up new charter opportunities in the Caribbean.
For clients booking charters in this area, Y.CO will co-ordinate bespoke…

Yachting Developments moves to larger site

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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New Zealand-based superyacht builder Yachting Developments is moving to a larger site next door to its current facility in Hobsonville, West Auckland.
The new yard will provide more space for Yachting Developments to work on its busy order book and is…

Australian SY associations merge

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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AIMEX, the Australian International Marine Export Group, today announced that Superyacht Queensland has merged with Superyacht Australia.
Superyacht Queensland now comes directly under the umbrella and management of Superyacht Australia, the peak body…

UK town of Poole to host first boat show

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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Poole Harbour Commissioners in the UK has launched a new boat show to be held next year at Poole Quay Boat Haven in Poole, Dorset.
The 1st Poole Harbour Boat Show will incorporate a variety of marine-related businesses, family focused entertainment and…

WhisperPower launches NZ company to develop sales in Pacific Rim

Posted Thursday, November 27th, 2014

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Dutch power and propulsion specialist WhisperPower has established a new company in New Zealand to develop the market in the Pacific Rim. WhisperPower Pacific Limited is the result of a joint venture with Auckland-based businessman John McGettigan, who…

First superyacht signed up for new Phuket brokerage show

Posted Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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With just 11 weeks to the first edition of the new Phuket Charter and Brokerage Show, due to be held February 13-16, 2015, news of the first yacht that will be there has been received. The superyacht in question is the 69m (227ft) Australian-built…

Chicago Yacht Club’s data breach impacts Windy City’s leading citizens

Posted Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Crain’s Chicago Business magazine has reported that a data breach into the computer system of the Chicago Yacht Club could have impacted many of the city’s high-profile members. Data breaches have become a common occurrence with US corporations and…

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