Monthly Archives: October, 2013

No Mat Tax for >15 metre charter yachts in Spain next summer!

The above title contains words that I still can’t believe its possible to write! But please note; This won’t be a ‘Free for All’…’Come to a Spanish port, and start chartering’ kind of deal!  Commercial yacht owners, managers  and captains will need to talk to a professional consultant that really knows the Spanish charter market …

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YachtMedia… Pic of the Week!

Another one from our photo file archive…taken at the Portals Nautical Weekend in Mallorca in May 2012. A Pershing 54 in the floodlit boat parade with some…er, nice extras onboard!. Image by Peter Franklin.

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YachtMedia Pic of the week!

Another one from our photo file archive…taken at the Portals Nautical Weekend in Mallorca in May 2012. A Pershing 54 in the floodlit boat parade with some…er, nice extras onboard!. Image by Peter Franklin.

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SY. MALTESE FALCON… STILL AN ICONIC MEGAYACHT

Picture of the week….Not a recent one, but I have kept it in my archives since the Palma Superyacht Cup of 2010. Taken by my friend Colin Squire publisher of Yachting Matters, and a brilliant yachting photographer, but he probably won’t admit it!  I will take a small credit as I was driving the RIB …

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New app… from Amsterdam

Its a pleasantly warm albeit slightly cloudy day in Amsterdam. I have been to visit Merijn de Waard and Maarten Janssen  at The Superyacht Company’s nice new head office on the Westerdok overlooking the canals.  They have recently added an excellent iPad magazine called Superyacht Experience to their already successful and widely read online publication, …

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Barcelona Boat Show shines out in sunny September.

Please click below for a brief online report from me…more to follow in November’s edition of  IBI News! http://goo.gl/g5TvG5  

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