Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Good News for Yachting in the EU…

European Boating Industry & MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association conclude a partnership for EU representation On 19 November 2013, Toby Maclaurin, President of MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association and Robert Marx, President of European Boating Industry, announced the conclusion of a partnership between their respective associations. Toby Maclaurin, President of MYBA, said “This partnership will …

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METS… and more show positive signs!

This week’s announcement from Boat International that 273 superyachts have been sold in 2013 celebrates the burgeoning global superyacht brokerage market we have seen this year. Breaking the marker of 272 sales set in 2012, this is a significant milestone for the industry as it continues to show resilience against other market trends. At the same time the METS (Marine …

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A View on European Luxury Yachting for Asia’s Prestige Magazine…

I have just been commissioned to write about six forthcoming boat shows and the general ‘state of play’ for yachting in Europe… for Prestige magazine’s YACHT supplement. Starting with METS in Amsterdam, then London, Dusseldorf, HISWA Amsterdam, Antibes and Palma de Mallorca. Prestige is Asia’s premier luxury lifestyle magazine, and considers yachting to be essential …

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YachtMedia Pic of the Week…(Nov 11th 2013)

The magnificent 59.6 metre Royal Huisman built SY Meteor, reaching downwind at the 2009 Palma Superyacht Cup. Photo taken by Colin Squire (www.yachtingmatters.com) photo boat driven by yours truly…a whole lot of exhilarating unforgettable fun in the Bay of Palma.  Happy memories and treasured images!

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My Barcelona Boat Show Review in IBI News November issue…

CLICK HERE…..>   http://goo.gl/CeMoJt

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YachtMedia Pic of the Week…

Sorry, I’ve been traveling for 12 days, so I missed last weeks pic…but there are plenty more to come. I’ve always liked this one, taken at the 2008 Palma Superyacht Cup by Benjamin Maltby. The sailing yacht is the iconic  J.Class Ranger tying up alongside the equally iconic MY Christina O. Benjamin is not only …

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