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Yacht Sales In United Kingdom Continues to Lead Europe

In breaking down sales by country in Europe during 2014, 50% of reported transaction occurred in the United Kingdom with 3,755 boats sold. That number is 400 units higher than the number sold in 2013. Aggregate value of boats sold increased by €26 million to a total of  €234 million. Spain was the second country…

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New 60M Superyacht Born: Perini Navi Delivers Perseus3

Perini Navi Group has successfully delivered the 60m sloop Perseus^3, designed in collaboration with Ron Holland. Perseus3 is the second hull in Perini Navi’s 60m series of yachts. The sloop’s interiors were crafted by Perini’s interior design team to accommodate 12 guests over five cabins and including a full-beam owner’s suite with removal wall that…

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First Swan Megayacht: 115 S Yacht Set for July Launch

Finnish shipyard Natuor’s Swan is in the the midst of four builds of its Swan 115 yachts that boast modern hull lines by german Frers. The first of these vessels is set for delivery in July 2015. The Swan 115 S combines iconic style, quality and performance. Its hull and deck are infused with carbon…

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New Megayacht: Feadship Launches 44m Motor Yacht Moon Sand

Mixing practicality with perfection the brand new 44.2m motor yacht Moon Sand, recently launches at the De Vries Scheepsbouw in Makkum, Netherlands.  Feadship De Voogt Design crafted the exterior with interior design by Bannenberg & Rowell. Moon Sand features a relatively modern exterior profile with classic touches that fulfill the wishes of her experienced owners.…

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Italian Superyacht Seek to Establish New Trade Organization

The state of Italy’s yachting industry, along with the future of the marine trade group UCINA, remains in flux. Three of the 10 yacht manufacturers who have renounced membership in the organization recently met in Rome to discuss establishing a new association that better suits their interest. Paolo Vitelli of Azimut-Benetti, Ferretti Group CEO Alberto…

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Yacht Sales In Europe End 2014 On A High Note

Sales volume in Europe in 2014 ended on a strong note as yacht brokers capped a solid fourth quarter. Aggregate sales improved 21 percent during the quarter and 10 percent for all of 2014 with 7,446 boats sold. Total price paid also increased at €1.6 billion, an 18 percent increase over 2013. Most size segments…

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Superyacht Concept 55M Design Revealed by Pastrovich Studio

With a working named X-Easy, one would expect that the new 55m superyacht design from Monaco-based Pastrovich Design would be ease of use, along with ultimate comfort and privacy. Yet, this superyacht is also a dedicated small exploration vessel that will guarantee users a top maritime experience. To that end, the X-Easy is adaptable to…

Yachting in Cuba Holds Bright Future

At the recent Superyacht Summit in South Florida, panelists in a session entitled “Cuba: The Last Frontier,” suggested the number of yachts visit Cuba will begin to rise, aiding not only the local economy, but the yachting industry as a whole. The charter industry appears to have the most to gain in Cuba as charters…

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Yacht Sales In Southeast Lead The Way in 2014

The Southeastern United States had the strongest brokerage sales for 2014 with nearly 9,000 boats worth an aggregate $1.8 billion sold in Florida and neighboring states. That figure represented 26% of all boats sold and 48% of the total price paid for boats in the United States and Canada. On average, boats stayed on the…