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NJ teams with Aston Martin

Northrop & Johnson and British automotive company Aston Martin have begun a multi-year agreement to pair the luxury automobile with yachting. The two companies showed together at the Monaco Yacht…

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Horizon building new model: FD85

Horizon Yachts has introduced a new model: the Horizon FD85 fast displacement motoryacht. Developed by yacht designer Cor D. Rover and Horizon’s in-house naval architecture team, the Horizon FD85 features…

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Westport launches new 40m

U.S. builder Westport Shipyard has launched Hull No. 12 of its 40m series, making it the 40th 130-foot tri-deck yacht delivered by the company. She is ABS classified and MCA…

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Journalist dies at Cannes

A Serbian journalist died during a sea trial on Sept. 12, according to news reports. The woman, who was 30, appears to have jumped out of the 33-foot (10m) rigid…

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Lesson Learned: Seaman’s Book a must-have

Lesson Learned: By Capt. Laura Tritch As captain of a 141-foot (44m) yacht, mine is one of seven different passports onboard. With my U.S. passport, it is easy to travel…

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