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Ferretti Group Open Days 2016 – Never Mind The Rain

Three days 10-12 June of less than sparkling weather failed to dampen enthusiasm for the 2nd edition of the Ferretti Group Open Days 2016, held at Ferretti Group Asia Pacific’s service facility in Aberdeen, Hong Kong. “Yes, we have had a lot of rain,” said Alessandro Tirelli, Sales Director, Ferretti Group Asia Pacific. “But the weather didn’t put off the […]

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Ferretti Group Open Days 2016: Three Unique Yachts

Following on from the first edition in March, Ferretti Group Asia Pacific is ready to welcome guests to another ‘Ferretti Group Open Days’ weekend at its Hong Kong Service Centre, in Aberdeen, Hong Kong. On display will be three amazing Ferretti Yachts maxi flybridge yachts, all in the ‘Tai He Ban’ special edition: the brand’s flagship Ferretti Yachts 960, the […]

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Ferretti Yachts 960 Tai He Ban
Ferretti Yachts 960 Tai He Ban

Superyacht Marina Developer, Mehmet Bayraktar, unveils The Deck at Island Gardens

By Codelia Mantsebo Island Gardens Deep Harbour, North America’s first superyacht marina on Miami’s Watson Island in the US, has announced the opening of The Deck, an outdoor lounge for superyacht owners. The Deck at Island Gardens is the latest addition to the still-developing superyacht marina, which intends to offer a solitary hotspot to complement yachting. Offering panoramic waterfront views […]

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UHNW Luxury Yachting Sector Trends Revealed by Camper & Nicholsons and Wealth X

By Codelia Mantsebo Wealth-X, the global authority on wealth intelligence, and Camper & Nicholsons, the global leader in luxury yachting activities, have released a first-of-its-kind report on the world’s ultra wealthy and the luxury yachting sector. “This report identifies the convergence of this segment’s desire for privacy as well as their seeking of new and unique experiences in their travel,” says […]

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Romora Bay: Bahamian Luxury in the Heart of Harbour Island

Situated among the pink sand beaches and lush landscaping The Bahamas have become so well known for, the luxurious Romora Bay Resort and Marina is in a class of its own. Blending Bahamian ambience with world class services, the island also offers a wealth of activities with something to suit everyone, from swimming to kite surfing, while the quiet beaches […]

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Princess Yachts’ 50th Anniversary Limited Edition SEABOB

To mark Princess Yachts’ 50th anniversary, the superyacht builder has teamed with Cayago AG to launch two Limited Edition Seabob designs. The stylish luxury sea toy is able to carry its user along the top of the water as well as allowing the user to dive below the water. The Seabob is described as “the world’s fastest water sled” by German manufacturers Cayago AG […]

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Princess X SEABOB Lady 65
Princess X SEABOB Lady 65

BBA Aviation completes $2.065 billion acquisition of Landmark Aviation

It has been announced that Signature Flight Support (Signature), a BBA Aviation plc UK company has completed its $2.065 acquisition of Landmark Aviation (Landmark) from affiliates of The Carlyle Group. “Today we celebrate the successful acquisition of Landmark Aviation. We are so pleased and proud to welcome Landmark’s 3,000 global employees to the BBA Aviation and Signature Flight Support teams. Our customers […]

CF8: The yacht with a transforming swimming pool

By Codelia Mantsebo Sea Level has unveiled their latest superyacht design: Future Concept CF8. The unique and breath-taking vessel features a swimming pool that can be converted into a dance floor, its own waterfall and eight en-suite VIP cabins with walk-in closets, a gym with a sauna and a private cinema. With a striking aerodynamic shape, the futuristic vessel is the […]

Image Credit: Sea Level
Image Credit: Sea Level
Image Credit: Sea Level

‘Flying’ Pyramid Yacht Becoming a Reality

By Codelia Mantsebo The Tetrahedron Super Yacht designed by Jonathan Schwinge could very soon become a reality. The Tetrahedron would have the appearance at high-speed of ‘levitating’ over the water, similar to a boat that can fly. The design of this flying pyramid is inspired by modifying the form, architecture and propulsion of the modern super yacht into a fundamentally simple enclosure […]

Image Credit: Schwinge
Image Credit: Schwinge
Image Credit: Schwinge

Inaugural Thailand Yacht Show

This week, Thailand hosts its first ever superyacht show at the Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket from 11-14 February. Headlined with a fleet by Burgess Yachts, 40 exhibitors are part of the Thailand Yacht Show. The recently relaxed superyacht chartering laws played an important part in creating the biggest yachting event to date in the country. Jean-Marc Poullet, chairman […]

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Thailand Yacht Show
Thailand Yacht Show