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White Fleet of Modern Times

Posted Nov. 23, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
White Fleet of Modern Times   Cruising on pleasure boats goes back a long way on the large lakes of Central Europe. There has been a so-called White Fleet in Switzerland for more than 175 years. But the Lake Lucerne Navigation Company (SGV) always moves with the times. The latest generation of passenger boats has the countenance of a superyacht and is designed by the Bremenhaven company, judel/vrolijk & co – design GmbH from the DEUTSCHE YACHTEN, Superyacht Germany working group. Following on from the trailblazer “MS Saphir”, the SGV now has its flagship under construction.   The 63.50-metre-long jewel ...
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THE NORTH EASTERN ADRIATIC Marinas, Shipyards & More

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
THE NORTH EASTERN ADRIATIC   Marinas, Shipyards & More   By Anne Spyropoulos   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   New destinations further afield and outside of traditional winter refit centers are seeing a revival of sorts as the number and size of yachts worldwide are growing causing shipyard space to be at a premium.  This climate is forcing yacht owners, captains and managers to re-evaluate previously undervalued locations for winter layup. With over 25 yachts (30m+) in the Trieste area and over 130 yachts in Croatia this past winter, never before has the area ...
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THE POWER OF YACHTING TO DO GOOD Let’s keep It Rolling

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
THE POWER OF YACHTING TO DO GOOD Let’s keep It Rolling By Norma Trease   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   Wealth, power, technology, creation, influence, communication, art, voyaging, construction, are only a few of the many words which describe the potential of the yachting community to impact the world. As seen in leading publications, novels, in film and on television, yachting is viewed as the ultimate refuge of the ultra-rich, with a reputation and image that is definitely negative, with whiffs of corruption, and abuse of power. For those of us who work in ...
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SHIP SHAPE AND FIT FOR PURPOSE The Superyacht Gym

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
SHIP SHAPE AND FIT FOR PURPOSE The Superyacht Gym By Edward Thomas   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   There has never been a time in the history of yacht building when onboard gyms and wellness facilities have proven to be so popular.   An increasing number of are dedicating more of their precious time to looking after themselves as they keep their businesses financially sound. In the past many would see exercise as a somewhat abstract investment of time for a long-term reward- quite incoherent with how they would run the rest of their ...
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SUPERFOODS for SUPERYACHTS The Food Of The Kings

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
SUPERFOODS for SUPERYACHTS   The Food Of The Kings   By AngelikA Furstler    (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   For thousands of years ancient civilisations have been using "the foods of the kings" and taking advantage of their outstanding effects on health and wellbeing. Pharaons in Egypt, Chinese Emporers, the Mayas, Aztecs, Incas and many more have harnessed the power of the most valuable foods on the planet - 'superfoods'. Superfoods were sought by kings of ancient civilizations with olive oil being used to anoint kings, chia seeds were used as an energy source ...
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The RORC Caribbean 600 Race - 2016

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
70 YACHTS - 11 ISLANDS & A SPECTACULAR MOON The RORC Caribbean 600 Race - 2016   By  John Burnie   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)     The RORC Caribbean 600 Race is held annually in February and the 2016 edition marked the 8th running of the event. Starting in Antigua, the race course follows a meandering route around 11 islands in the Leeward Island Chain - taking in St Bart’s and Tintamare to the North and Guadeloupe and Les Saintes to the South. Racing 600 miles in such proximity to so many islands ...
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LADY AT THE TOP PIPPA NICHOLAS Interview by Colin Squire

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:18 p.m.
LADY AT THE TOP   PIPPA NICHOLAS   Interview by Colin Squire   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   Pippa, I and Kim, Pips Life Partner, have met up in a beautiful boutique hotel lovingly crafted from an old manor house with a Tudor and Victorian history. Oaksmere, sits in 17 acres near to my office in Bungay and was renovated in the 1970's, by a Yacht Captain would you believe. A perfect place to meet up and discuss Pippas earlier life as Phil and her recent gender transformation.   Where were you born Pip? ...
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PETER (The Painter) ALLAN - 20th November 1943 - 3rd November 2015

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
PETER (The Painter) ALLAN -   20th November 1943 - 3rd November 2015   By Colin Squire   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)     Peter  was born a Cockney and grew up in the East End of London and left school on his 15th birthday. As anybody who knew Peter well would expect there had been a few problems at his school with sticking to the rules and as he mentioned to me when I was interviewing him back in 2004, 'I didn’t fit into school well' and so he felt it best that ...
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Lutz Pouplier, 1954-2015 By Tim Thomas

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:14 p.m.
Lutz Pouplier, 1954-2015   By Tim Thomas   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)     Lutz Pouplier may not be the most familiar name to those who did not know him, and as an engineer he wasn’t a great one for shouting about his achievements. Yet in a Superyacht career spanning more than 30 years, his brilliance was clearly recognised by the ones who counted – so much so that his last position was as Lead Technical Superintendent of the 180 metre Azzam, a role that he took up in 2013 shortly before the yacht’s ...
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The 2016 Monaco Yacht Show Connecting people.

Posted Nov. 12, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
The 2016 Monaco Yacht Show Connecting people.   (This complete editorial can be found at: www.yachtingmatters.com Edition 30)   With a record number of visitors and exhibitors at last year’s edition, this September’s 2016 Monaco Yacht Show, being our greatest offering yet, again promises to stand as the world’s No. 1 Superyacht hub.   The 34,500 high profile businessmen, potential clients or yacht owners that attended the 2015 edition will again be expected to walk the docks of Monaco’s port Hercules, of which the new reconfiguration on the southern side set last year will not change. The Quai Antoine 1er ...
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