28 July 2014
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The Superyacht Owner's VIP Lounge returns

The Superyacht Owner magazine is pleased to announce that, for the third year, it will host its exclusive refuge for VIP guests, The Superyacht Owner's VIP Lounge, at Monaco Yacht Show 2014.

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A GSF programme worthy of 20 years

With the 20th anniversary edition of the Global Superyacht Forum set to take place from 17-19 November in Amsterdam, the preliminary programme has now been released and is not one to be missed.

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Superyacht Intelligence mid-year order book review (January-June 2014)

With 2014 over half way through, it is an opportune time to take a brief look back on order book activity and fleet movement between January and June.

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GE & Lloyd’s Register join forces on gas turbine tech

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register have signed a memorandum of understanding to identify potential gas turbine-powered projects

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Initiative to cut yacht engineers’ sea time requirements

After years of lobbying from various groups, the Maritime and Coastgaurd Agency (MCA) is taking steps to amend sea time requirements for engineers on smaller vessels than those in the merchant world, including superyachts.

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'Bliss' delivered to owner More

  • Launch Date
    May 2014
  • Location
    Sturgeon Bay, USA
  • LOA
  • Gross Tonnage
  • Shipyard
    Palmer Johnson

When the owner is the contractor, in the case of accidents, the risks involved are extremely high and offer precious little legal protection or assurance.
Diego Colon

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Latest News

Far from a faux pasFar from a faux pas

Faux flower company, Floriture has entered the superyacht market with the outfitting of 85m 'Ace'. More

Sunseeker goes up in size againSunseeker goes up in size again

Just months after launching its largest ever yacht, Sunseeker has announced plans to build a 51.2m 168 Sport Yacht.    More

mBEAT battles for hearts and mindsmBEAT battles for hearts and minds

Imaxdi Real Innovation has introduced the mBEAT mobile electrocardiogram device to the superyacht market. More

More mixed messages from ItalyMore mixed messages from Italy

Nautical industry body, UCINA has announced that, in light of a sustained lobbying process, three Italian regions are set to reduce the VAT rate charged on marina activity. Although, according to one fiscal expert, how this will play out in practice is still not entirely clear. More

IMS 700 on track for incredible turnaround timeIMS 700 on track for incredible turnaround time

SuperyachtNews.com has visited Toulon for an insight into the progress of the IMS 700 development. Once complete, in a project that will only have taken 12 months, the new site will comprise a large portion of the largest refit facility in the Med. More

Palmer Johnson launches first in 48m SuperSport seriesPalmer Johnson launches first in 48m SuperSport series

United States' shipyard Palmer Johnson Yachts has launched the first superyacht in its 48m SuperSport series. More

'Buyers expectations softening' says Christian Bakewell of Merle Wood'Buyers expectations softening' says Christian Bakewell of Merle Wood

Following the recent sale of M/Y 'D'Natalin' and recent delivery of 'D'Natalin IV' Christian Bakewell of Merle Wood & Associates spoke to SuperyachtNews.com on how the modern buyers expectations at finding a steal are finding a new balance compared to two years ago. More

Press Releases

New Sanlorenzo models to debut in Cannes and Genoa

Sanlorenzo will exhibit two 2014 launches at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival (September 9-14) and the 54th Genoa International Boat Show (October 1-6). More

Guido de Groot Design Studio launches new website

Our design studio has recently launched an exciting new corporate website where visitors can find a wealth of information about our activities and projects. More

Elsewhere in our portfolio

The Superyacht Owner

20th GSF programme to go above and beyond

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The Crew Report

More focus on hospitality training, says NA

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Superyacht Films

The Big Blue in New Zealand

The Big Blue in New Zealand

A video interview with the Mayer family, owners of M/Y The Big Blue and cover stars of Issue 13 of The Superyacht Owner, on why they recommend New Zealand as a cruising destination for superyachts. More

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