Yachts News


America's Cup World Series Begins in San Francisco

Oct 03, 2012

The America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco, is part of what is being billed as the busiest week of events in the city’s history.“We have a challenging program this week,” said regatta director Iain Murray. “We’re working with Fleet Week…

Plantation Boat Mart Acquires Hydra-Sports Boat Co.

Sep 27, 2012

Florida boat dealers Plantation Boat Mart & Marina acquire Hydra-Sports Boat Company from M C B C Hydra Sports LLC (Master Craft Boat Company).The new company is know as Hydra-Sports Custom Boats, LLC.Poised to represent an entirely new concept within the boating industry…

Yachting Industry Future Debated at Monaco Yacht Show

Sep 24, 2012

Marine Industries Association of South Florida hosts Monaco discussions with international grouping on the future of the yachting industry.The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) recently played host to twenty-six industry…

New Heesen Superyachts Presented at Monaco Boat Show 2012

Sep 20, 2012

Dutch superyacht builders Heesen unveil their new range at the Yacht Club de Monaco. Presently, at the Monaco Yacht Show , Heesen directors Fabio Ermetto and Hans Boerakker, together with Piet and Perry van Oossanen from Van Oossanen Naval…

LIfeboat Prepares to Retrace Shackleton's Antarctic Voyage

Sep 19, 2012

A crew of six British and Australian adventurers will re-enact Sir Ernest Shackleton's epic Antarctic small boat voyage.With only four months to go before the 'Shackleton Epic' adventure gets underway, a significant milestone has been reached…

Sailboat Water Turbine Doubles Energy Production

Sep 19, 2012

Watt&Sea Hydrogenerators produce power with a water turbine housed in a computer-optimized hydrodynamic design.Once a sailboat has left the docks, is totally isolated from utility (grid) power. The production of energy on any boat is crucial to powering communications…

Yacht Crew Agency Launched by NGY

Sep 17, 2012

Neptune Group Yachting (NGY), a luxury yacht charter agency, launches Neptune Crew Placement Division.Julia Haines-LaPenta has been named Director of Crew Placement for Neptune Crew.The agency is accepting applications from all professional yacht crew…

Towering Mast Fitted to Sailing Superyacht

Sep 14, 2012

Wally-built yacht 'Better Place' sails the Mediterranean with a Hall Spars 67.5 m (221.4 ft) high modulus carbon mast.Wally, a leading builder of innovative state-of-the-art sail and power yachts, has successfully launched the stunning Bugatti blue colored 50-meter sailing yacht Better Place…

Hall Spars Rig Winning Yachts in Maxi Rolex Cup

Sep 12, 2012

Hall Spars & Rigging equipped yachts claim victory in three of the five divisions of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2012 at Porto Cervo, Sardina.The 2012 edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup that took place in Porto Cervo, Sardina, could be described as one of the top events in the yachting world…

Fold-up Sailing & Surfboat Wins Design Prize

Sep 09, 2012

A' Award & Competitions awards Surfsail42 by Hakan Gürsu its Bronze A' Design Award at Yacht & Marine Vessels Design Competition.Hakan Gürsu, the lead designer of the awarded design Surfsail42 explains “SurfSail42 is the first foldable…

Octogenarian Yachtsman on Ocean Passage Rescued

Sep 06, 2012

The 83-year-old British man was homeward bound from the Azores Islands when his yacht became disabled through storm damage.The crew of the Russian warship Vice-Admiral Kulakov responded to the lone yachtsman's MAYDAY call from his yacht Elixir in the North Sea…

Yacht Design Wins Silver A' Award's Prize

Sep 06, 2012

A' Award & Competitions announce Portofino Fly 35 by Jean Gilbert Dupont winner of its award in the Yacht and Marine Vessels Design category.Portofino Fly 35 was realized by Portofino Yacht Design Team: Gilberto P. Dupont, Jean Dupont, Felipe Dupont…

Boat Storage Tips in New Video

Sep 05, 2012

The video advises on forthcoming Fall/Winter boat storage, with Gold Eagle Co. engine expert sharing seasonal engine preparation tips.With summer coming to an end, most Americans will soon bid farewell to their boats, convertibles and warm…

John Dane III Leaves His Mark

Aug 30, 2012

“The 2008 financial crash slowed  the luxury business, and the new class warfare coming out of Washington has made owning a large yacht out of favor. Hopefully, this class warfare will change this November and maybe put hundreds of laidoff workers back to work…

Green Product Award for Propane Gas Outboard Manufacturer

Aug 29, 2012

LEHR, Inc., win the 'Green Product of the Year' award from West Marine for the world's first OEM propane powered boat motors.Lehr is the first vendor to win both West Marine's Green Product Contest, awarded at the Miami Boat Show, and…

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Houthis Claim Attack on Four Ships at Israel's Haifa Port

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Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

Houston Container Volumes Up 21% in May

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

EU Sanctions Target Russian Gas for the First Time

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