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The latest addition to the charter fleet of Oceanstyle by Burgess is the 39 metre superyacht Indiana. She was built by the Turkish shipyard Bilgin Yachts in 2010 and this summer she will be available in the Adriatic and East Mediterranean. Motor yacht Indiana offers accommodation for 10 guests in 4 double and 1 twin cabin. The full-beam master suite on the main deck enjoys 180° panoramic views and has a large marble bathroom with tub. The superyacht’s sun deck is spacious with several seating areas, bar, BBQ and large jacuzzi with built-in sunpads. Indiana is based in Athens, Greece and available at € 91,000 per week in the low season and € 112,000 per week in the high season (July & August). Oceanstyle by Burgess +306…
Superyacht Spotter, an App designed to turn your iPhone (or iPad) into a superyacht resource with features to enhance the Superyacht spotting experience, has now been released by Carl Brandes. Superyacht Spotter enthusiasts from around the world can add photos and report geographical locations of the yachts. A nice feature of the App is “Yacht Cards”, a resource of Superyacht information for the community. The cards include the vessel specifications, photos and a history of her reported sightings. Superyacht Spotter http://superyachtspotter.com
The organisers of the 2013 Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference (ASMEX) have received nothing short of praise for their extensive programme which ticks all the boxes in regards to identifying opportunities and solutions within the Australian marine export and superyacht sectors. The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) and Superyacht Australia have attracted reputable international and national speakers to discuss highly topical issues including the global economy, doing business in Asia and the UAE, Tourism Australia and their strategy, working more closely with our neighbours, marketing and what really works and the European market and the opportunities there. A large focus for many participants is identifying opportunities to grow business and understand the opportunities in new and emerging markets and the status of established…
The German MedTech Group has acquired 80% of Finnish Super Yacht Builder Baltic Yachts. Baltic Yachts was founded in 1973 in Ostrobothnia on the West coast of Finland – the Yard focuses on tailor-made high performance and high quality yachts, combining safe and easy handling. Baltic employs 175 people. The 2012 turnover was around 30 Million Euro. Ottobock is a family owned global MedTech Company with more than 6000 employees in 49 countries and Headquarters in Duderstadt. The global market leader in technical orthopaedics has since many years Carbon Fibre mobility products in its expanding portfolio. Ottobock as a tech-oriented MedTech Company Group acquires with Baltic Yachts a cutting edge Carbon Fibre Superyacht Builder. The obviously different universes merge in technology and provide the chance…
Blueprint Marine is delighted to announce the opening of its new superyacht crew training facility in Barcelona, Spain in collaboration with Marina Barcelona 92 (MB’92). The newly recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Training Centre will provide RYA training in Powerboats and Personal Water Craft (PWC/Jetski) from beginner to instructor level and will also assist yachts with their training and recognition needs for becoming RYA recognised training centres (PWC) themselves. Blueprint Marine's exciting collaboration with MB’92 makes Barcelona the leading location for superyacht repair and refit, and now also crew training. Blueprint Marine is proud to have been instrumental in the development of marine training with numerous superyacht clients over the last 5 years, with RYA instructor and crew training and RYA centre development. The opening…
Dubai Maritime City (DMC), a hitech facility providing maritime services, has signed a yacht manufacturing workshop lease agreement with Vitmar Yachts. Vitmar plans to built superyachts from 35 to 72 meters in length. Vitmar Yachts is a new brand founded by Sheikh Tariq and Antonio Amatuzzo. The yard will use the help of several Italian designers and craftsman. "We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Vitmar as this would provide an impetus to our focus on catapulting the region on to the global yacht building map," said Drydocks World chairman Khamis Juma Buamim. Vitmar plans to deliver yachts as a cost effective alternative to European brands. Dubai Maritime City +971 4 3242424 www.dubaimaritimecity.com
All superyachts have air conditioning and refrigeration installations for provisions, making them subject to increasingly stringent regulations regarding the use of coolants. Heinen & Hopman Engineering has developed an ingenious new system, the replacement chiller, which can replace the existing onboard facilities with a new state-of-the-art cooling system without the need to make openings in the hull. Heinen & Hopman’s replacement chillers are designed and manufactured as a building package and suitable for transporting through the doors of a superyacht. As coolants such as chlorous CFKs and HCFKs deplete the ozone layer, agreements to gradually phase out these products were established in the Montreal protocol of 1989. Over time the European Union has further developed this convention with an accelerated prohibition date for ozone-depleting substances…
Friday, 08 March 2013 14:45

Porto Montenegro doubles marina berths

Porto Montenegro is the visionary marina and homeport that integrates full yacht and superyacht services with a vibrant waterfront village, in the heart of one of the Mediterranean’s most picturesque nautical regions. Porto Montenegro is undertaking an important expansion plan, doubling the marina’s available berths from 245 to 490. The expansion is planned to be completed by the spring-summer of 2014. Over the next two years Porto Montenegro will complete phase two of its development, with fifty percent of the new berths for yachts up to 20 meters long, and 145 berths will be for yachts over 25 metres in length. Upon completion, Porto Montenegro will not only be one of the largest yacht havens in the Mediterranean, but with more than 50 of the…
In April one of Asia’s leading superyacht shows, the Singapore Yacht Show (18-21 April 2013), will be held and we are proud to announce that we have signed an agreement with the organisers to cover the show and the Asia Pacific Superyacht Conference (16 & 17 April 2013), live on SuperYachtTimes.com. Held at the award-winning ONE°15 Marina Club, this exclusive event epitomises luxury lifestyle, bringing together world-class yachts, glamorous parties, high-end entertaining, and an enviable range of prestige products and brands – supercars, fine dining, beautiful timepieces, hand-crafted jewellery and some of the region’s most luxurious waterside properties, providing you with the ultimate luxury experience. The Asia Pacific Superyacht Conference is now in its fifth year and is becoming increasingly important as the superyacht industry…
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 13:36

Thrilling new superyacht toy on the market

Flying Fish Hovercraft has launched a new Superyacht Tender version of its leisure hovercraft. The stunning looking Platinum Black hovercraft was introduced during the recent Luxury Brands Show at the London Boat Show. The Platinum Black has an ultra lightweight construction using carbon fibre and kevlar in the build of the craft. A teak effect deck, with blue spot lighting and chrome deck fittings add to the aesthetics of the craft. But it’s the great performance that really makes the Platinum Black outstanding. A 50 bhp 4 stroke ‘Rampage’ engine powers the hovercraft up to an exhilarating 50mph, highly manoeuvrable and great fun to drive. The craft accommodates 2 people and is capable of easy lift off from a standing or floating start on water…
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