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Benetti Mega Yacht Veloce 140′ confirmed for FLIBS

One of the first high-profile super yachts confirmed for the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) beginning later this month is the 140-foot Veloce, built by Benetti. The Veloce, part of Benetti’s Fast Displacement range, will make her world debut at America’s premier yacht show, Oct. 30-Nov. 3. Chracterised by her D2P hull, Veloce…

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Privilege Yard , 127 Meter Yacht Builder, Resolves Financial Difficulties

Earlier in 2014 it appeared that Privilege Yachts, the superyacht shipyard based in Civitavecchia, Italy, was undergoing massive financial difficulties, due to media reports about protests by employees alleging unpaid wages. The reports also left in question the future of the shipyard’s in-build 127m motoryacht. Benjamin Meggs, joining the shipyard in June, has worked since…

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2014 Mega Yacht Sales Reach 300 Unit Level

2014 Mega Yacht Sales Reach 300 Unit Level: Yacht sales have reached a significant milestone in 2014 with the recent sale of Sunseeker’s  26.84m Gatsby, the 300th yacht to be sold this year. Sales in 2013 didn’t reach that level until December. Even so, 355 total sales occurred in 2013, making it a record year…

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161′ Trinity Mega Yacht Destination Fox Harb’r Too For Sale

If you’re in the market for a quintessential tri-deck motor yacht, Destination Fox Harb’r Too could be the boat of your dreams. This 161-foot yacht, built by Trinity in 2008 with 28-foot beam features zero-speed stabilizers for a smooth ride and a bright, contemporary paint scheme that makes this yacht ideal for private or charter…

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Future of Genoa Boat Show Uncertain

Organizers of the Genoa Boat Show, held Oct. 1-6, reported that over 100,000 visitors came to the show, but even with those figures, the show’s future is uncertain. Angelo Alfano, Italian Minister of the Interior, who attended the show, noted that the show exhibits Italy’s pride in its private maritime section, showing growth , progress…