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Yacht Sales in Connecticut Gaining Momentum

September 17, 2011 3:08 am

Even as Connecticut enacts a tax on yacht purchases, sales of large boats picked up steam this summer according to a new report, with local yacht brokers saying the new tax could leave them stranded from the action. Connecticut wraps up the 2011 Summer boating season with the Norwalk Boat Show September 22-25, sponsored by the Long Island City, N.Y.-based National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). It is the last boat and yacht show of t…  

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Christensen Yachts Still Building Superyachts in Vancouver

September 17, 2011 2:01 am

Christensen Shipyard President, Joe Foggia, deals with some of the world’s demanding customers: pe...

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Industry Survey: New Zealand Yachting Industry on the Rebound

September 17, 2011 1:28 am

New Zealand yacht manufacturers are feeling optimistic despite the uncertain global economic conditi...

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2011 Monaco Yacht Show: Features Tecnomar 36m Superyacht

September 10, 2011 1:34 am

Tecnomar Yachts will be attending the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show from September 21st to 24th featuring t...

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Warren S87 For Sale – Bank Owned Yacht – Full Warranties

September 8, 2011 7:16 pm

Yacht broker David Johnson has announced the central listing of a bank-owned Warren S87 Superyacht i...

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San Lorenzo Yachts Launches SL94 Superyacht in Italy

September 8, 2011 2:33 am

San Lorenzo Yachts recently launched their latest SL94 Superyacht at their shipyard in Italy. Both t...

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Sunseeker Yachts To Debut 2012 Manhattan 53 At U.K. Boat Show

September 7, 2011 10:49 pm

Sunseeker Yachts has announced it is to launch the brand new Manhattan 53 at the upcoming 2011 PSP S...

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The Importance of Boat Shows Explained, From Malta to London

September 3, 2011 9:46 pm

Boat shows are the prime marketing platform for the yachting industry, where the display of the late...

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Megayacht Sales in Brazil Booming For Ferretti Yachts

August 29, 2011 3:07 pm

Ferretti Yachts‘ Marcio Christiansen reeled off tales of the growing ranks of rich Brazilians ...

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Riviera Yachts Exports On the Rise in U.S. & Central America

August 26, 2011 3:51 pm

Australian sportfish manufacturer Riviera Yachts recently announced strong yacht sales to overseas c...

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Summer 2011 Yacht Sales in New York on the Rise

August 23, 2011 1:51 pm

Despite the slow economic recovery, the floating assets of East End (New York) seem to be doing what...

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U.S. Coast Guard Updates Megayacht Requirements

August 22, 2011 6:07 pm

Megayacht crews can breathe a sigh of relief that changes that would affect them in the proposed 201...

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American Sportfishing Association Opposes New Catch Limits

August 22, 2011 4:57 pm

By approving regulations that limit or possibly close numerous marine fisheries to recreational fish...

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Florida Yacht-Builder Completes 180′ Trideck: Newcastle 5500

August 22, 2011 3:05 am

Newcastle Shipyards launched its largest build to date with M/Y Harbour Island. Hull No. 1 of the Ne...

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Yachting Industry In Turkey Becomes Global Megayacht Player

August 20, 2011 11:41 pm

Turkey ranks third in the world in megayacht making business after Holland and Italy, with a 9% mark...

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Jimmy Buffett’s “A Pirate Looks At 40” Voted To Boating Song

August 20, 2011 11:19 pm

Jimmy Buffett’s “A Pirate Looks at 40” was voted the top boating song by Discover ...

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Yacht & Boat Market Booming in Phuket, Thailand

August 19, 2011 11:49 pm

The seas surrounding Thailand make for some of the most beautiful and uncluttered cruising grounds f...

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Yacht Sales in United States Continue to Climb in 2011

August 19, 2011 10:34 pm

Yacht brokerage sales for 2011 may have peaked in June, when 3,446 boats were sold, but the market i...

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Heesen Yachts completes 55-meter megayacht, “Quinta Essentia”

August 13, 2011 12:43 pm

Netherlands-based luxury yacht builder Heesen Yachts has completed construction of the 55-meter mega...

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ISA Launches 50-Meter Superyacht: “Papi Du Papi” in Italy

August 11, 2011 1:52 pm

ISA, the Italian superyacht shipyard announed the launching of yet another yacht recently. ISA just ...

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Brunswick Plans New Yacht Building Plant in Brazil

August 11, 2011 4:06 am

Brunswick announced it will establish a manufacturing plant in Brazil to produce yachts for South A...

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Australian Superyachts Reports Successful Sydney Boat Show

August 8, 2011 1:18 pm

2011 Sydney Boat Show Report: Incredibly perfect weather combined with high quality displays attrac...

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Moonen Launches Fourth Moonen 97 Superyacht

August 3, 2011 3:21 am

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands recently launched their 4th yacht in its much admired range of M...

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