29 November 2015

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New Zealand clarifies tax residency status

New Zealand’s Inland Revenue has published the final version of its interpretation statement on tax residence (IS 14/01). Here, Marine Accounts’ Patrick Maflin dissects the various residency rules in order to determine an individual’s tax status.

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The Great Superyacht Adventure

A new type of owner, seeking a new kind of on-water experience, is fueling design concepts and creating much industry excitement. At least, that's the rumour.

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The PYC undergoes its five-year survey

Five years after it was introduced, the Passenger Yacht Code was under review at the Global Superyacht Forum. But as editor, Will Mathieson reports, although it may still have creases that need to be ironed out, the need for superyacht-specific regulation is increasingly apparent.

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The secret of Feadship's success

With 1,265 metres of yachts on its order books, Feadship's enduring success is remarkable. The Superyacht News team set out to learn more on an exclusive yard tour

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MYBA calls for industry input on crew qualifications

MYBA is working with the UK Maritime Skills Alliance to look at new qualifications for crew. MYBA has created a survey and is asking members from every sector of the superyacht industry for their input in what exactly crew should be trained.

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Heesen Project Ruya enters outfitting stage More

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Fuel economy should not be the sole reason to invest in hybrid or diesel-electric propulsion systems, since the main benefits are to be sought in additional comfort
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Begum Yachting lists 40.1m M/S Don Chris for saleBegum Yachting lists 40.1m M/S Don Chris for sale

Turkey-based Begum Yachting has listed the 40.1m motor sailing yacht Don Chris for sale with an asking price of €6.8 million (VAT paid for Europe). More

Bilgin Yachts completes technical launch of 48m superyachtBilgin Yachts completes technical launch of 48m superyacht

Bilgin Yachts has announced that the Bilgin 156 completed her technical launch on 18 November and has arrived at the Bilgin facility in Istanbul More

Oceania Marine and Diverse Projects complete the extensive refit of 54m AdvantageOceania Marine and Diverse Projects complete the extensive refit of 54m Advantage

Within the short period of four months, Oceania Marine, the New Zealand-based shipyard, and the Diverse Projects project management team, have almost completed the comprehensive refit of 'Advantage', the 54m Damen support vessel. More

Construction begins on Golfito Marina Village and ResortConstruction begins on Golfito Marina Village and Resort

The highly impressive Golfito resort and marina in Costa Rica is now in the construction phase, More

Are United States crew at higher risk of insurance faux-pas?Are United States crew at higher risk of insurance faux-pas?

Does a financially motivated healthcare system leave United States crew at higher risk of insurance woes? SuperyachtNews.com speaks to Mark Bononi of MHG Insurance Brokers. More

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A fledgling Devon firm has won an international award after successfully exporting its unique multi-functional floating platforms to Southern Europe. Dartington based NautiBuoy Marine won the Deck Hardware category of DAME – the leading design comp More


Asia Pacific Superyachts Langkawi moving office & teams up with expanded & newly renovated Royal Langkawi Yacht Club & Marina Asia Pacific Superyachts is now acting as the agent for yachts over 30 meters for the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLY More


A fledgling Devon firm has won an international award after successfully exporting its unique multi-functional floating platforms to Southern Europe. Dartington based NautiBuoy Marine won the Deck Hardware category of DAME – the leading design comp More

Mastercraft Boats UK scoops multiple awards at 2015 dealer conference

MasterCraft Boats UK has returned from the MasterCraft 2015 Dealer Conference in the US having received a number of awards including Top International Dealer, Top International Marketing Dealer and a place amongst MasterCraft’s top twenty dealers wo More

Pendennis completes wet basin

It's been over two years since Pendennis Shipyard began the major development of its Falmouth-based yard. During this time Pendennis has seen the previous shore side facility almost completely rebuilt, replaced by larger modernised construction halls, wor More

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