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Set to take place immediately prior to the 25th anniversary edition of Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS), the third annual Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference (ASMEX) will be held at the InterContinental Hotel Sanctuary Cove (previously Hyatt Regency). ASMEX 2012 conference It’s the third year Sanctuary Cove has played host to the two-day marine industry conference, which has emerged as the key annual meeting for the marine export and superyacht industry in Australia. Australian International Marine Export Group and Superyacht Australia operations manager Victoria Smith, who is coordinating the event, said this year’s meeting would be the biggest yet. “Previously the event has been held at The Village Theatre, but predicted growth and interest will see next year’s conference move to the onsite hotel,” she said. “It’s a…
The long serving shipwright as well as head of manufacturing at Riviera Yachts, Chris Gilfoyle, has passed the baton today on to his prodigy, Scott Cumming. Chris has been a role model and mentor to plenty of Riviera’s current leaders. Chris Gilfoyle (right) passes the Riviera Production Management Baton to Scott Cumming (left) today after a distinguished 18 year career After 47 years of boat building and 18 solid years with Riviera, Chris is easing his way into retirement, but his legacy will continue, as Riviera’s young leaders move forward and take up senior management roles. Born in New Zealand’s city of sails, Auckland, Chris left school at the age of 15 to pursue a boat building apprenticeship.  He also had a passion for racing offshore power boats. …
Fincantieri has successfully finished a drydock on the superyacht “Eclipse”. Following her sea trials, luxury yacht “Eclipse” has left the shipyard. Maintenance activities were performed at the Trieste San Marco shipyard and took around 4 weeks of work as well as the employment of some 70 persons. Megayacht ECLIPSE at Fincantieri Trieste Shipyard   With this prestigious intervention on the “Eclipse” superyacht, Fincantieri has confirmed its presence in the high value megayacht sector; this already boasts the delivery in 2011 of the 134m MY “Serene”, the largest most luxurious and technologically advanced craft ever built in Italy. The “Serene” is among the top ten private yachts in the world and in 2012, was the winner of the “World Superyacht Awards“. At the yard facilities in Muggiano, Fincantieri now continues…
Organizers of the 2013 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) have announced that tickets to the 25th anniversary edition of this popular event are set to go on sale next week. Presale tickets to SCIBS 2013 will go on sale online to subscribers on Monday November 26 at 9am, with the public release to go on sale 9am Friday, November 30.   SCIBS 2012 – Marina View     Running from May 23 to 26, next year’s event will showcase a raft of international boating brands, products and technologies on display alongside the superb backdrop of the award-winning Sanctuary Cove marina and The Marine Village. Mulpha Sanctuary Cove sales, sponsorship and events manager Johan Hasser said the SCIBS team were planning a bumper Boat Show for SCIBS’…
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 07:07

Palma International Boat Show 2013, May

Called off this year due to a lack of interest from exhibitors, as well as a similar lack of Government funding, the Palma International Boat Show is set to come back with a bang in 2013.   Palma Marina, Mallorca     Not only are public and private sectors joining forces to lay on a Boat Show (from 1 to 5 May) that promises to stimulate nautical tourism on an international scale, but running alongside from 1 to 3 May there will be the inaugural Palma International Yachting Forum. Described as a “must attend” event for all international yachting professionals, the Yachting Forum will interact like-minded colleagues on a wide range of issues set to face the yachting world in 2013 and beyond. The Forum is organised…
The third annual Dubai Pre-Owned Boat Show has demonstrated to be yet another huge success with 29 yachts sold at an accumulated value of more than AED 9.5 million. With an extraordinarily strong turnout of more than 7,200 people visiting the fabulous Dubai Creek Marina, the three-day show has indeed established itself as one of the best boating events in the region. Third annual Dubai Pre-Owned Boat Show with over 85 boats on display This year’s Dubai Pre-Owned Boat Show sponsored by MIDEX AIRLINES, ran from the 8-10th November 2012 at Dubai Creek Marina and showcased over 85 boats ranging in size from 17ft to 150ft with a total value of over AED 75 million. Thrilling Surg Ski Race at the Dubai Creek As a one-stop-boat-shop, the…
Based in Las Palmas since the beginning of November, the Oyster Support Team has been quite busy providing owners of a record 39 Oyster yachts crossing the Atlantic this year from Gran Canaria, with essential system checks as well as advice on last minute preparations ahead of the 2700 mile transatlantic event. Oyster yachts - Image credit: PPL Media The owners of 12 Oyster yachts participating in the Oyster World Rally have formed a ‘group’ which set out from Gran Canaria on the 12th November ahead of the popular annual ARC. The fleet is heading to Antigua for the start of the World Rally on the 6th January 2013, with some of the yachts making a planned stopover in the Cape Verde islands en-route to the Caribbeanand prior…
Today, Monday, November 19th, IPM Group has initiated the solidary Christmas campaign “Operacion Kilo” in three of its facilities: Marina Port de Mallorca, Marina Palma Cuarentena as well as STP Shipyard. The aim of this campaign is to collect the largest number of food items, clothing and toys for the people who most need it until next December 20th. Marina Port de Mallorca Such donations will be destined to the Zaqueo Association, the Association of Antiguos Alumnos de Montesión Solidarios and the Dexailles Foundation. Marina Palma Cuarentena The teams of Marina Port de Mallorca, Marina Palma Cuarentena and STP Shipyard have put at the disposal of anyone who wants to help, the necessary boxes for the deposit of donations. These boxes will be located in the receptions for…
Monday, 19 November 2012 10:08

New appointments at Northern Marine

  Northern Marine, a well known long-range expedition yacht and luxury yacht builder, is happy to announce the appointment of Jan Kallshian, Bryan Kay, Randy Stoneman and Mark Allred. The new team members will contribute with a wide range of expertise in business, finance, design and boatbuilding to the Anacortes, Washington-based company. Photo courtesy of Northern Marine New company CFO Jan Kallshian has been a self-employed business and financial consultant for 20 years.  Prior to this, he was controller for Northwest Marine Technology for 10 years and worked in public accounting for seven years.  Kallshian also serves as an active volunteer for Habitat For Humanity. In his position as Northern Marine’s controller, Bryan Kay manages the company’s accounting operations.  He has over 25 years experience…
The well known US luxury yacht builder, Hatteras Yachts, was delighted to once again exhibit its fleet of amazing motor yachts as well as sportfishing convertibles during this year’s Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. Although Hurricane Sandy made her presence felt during the first two days of the show, the weekend was lovely. Together with the sunshine, Saturday brought record crowds to the display, providing Hatteras with its biggest single day attendance in four years! Hatteras Yachts at the 2012 Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show The entire GT Series continued to receive lots of attention, with scores of anglers and sportfishing aficionados lining up to tour these 40+ knot performance convertibles. Also on display was the 68 Convertible yacht – her 21’6″ beam dominating the dock side, beckoning her…

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