Europe

Armada Engineering opens at MB92

U.K.-based Armada Engineering has opened a workshop at MB92 Barcelona shipyard. Established in 1989, Armada offers service in hydraulic systems, including design, manufacture, installation, testing and maintenance. The company designs…

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Seven die of vaping-related illness

More than 20 countries have banned e-cigarettes and five more have put restrictions on their sale and use. Although they are still permitted in most of Europe and in the…

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Monaco19: Canaries promote yacht visits

Tourism officials and marina executives from the Canary Islands were at the Monaco Yacht Show this week to promote a new cruising destination for superyachts in Lanzarote, the northern and…

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Engineer’s Angle: Centrifuge fuel purifiers avert catastrophic engine damage

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson There are two main ways dirt gets inside an engine. Each is bad. One is through the air intakes, hence the big filters before the…

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First Australia Fiji Rendezvous draws 17 yachts

Captains and crew of 17 vessels attended the inaugural Australia Fiji Rendezvous at Port Denarau, Fiji, on Aug. 23. The event was modeled on the Australia Tahiti Rendezvous that Superyacht…

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ITS sells U.S. operations

By Lucy Chabot Reed After 34 years, Richard Perkins has sold the U.S. operations of his company, Interior Technology Services, which cleans interior fabrics on yachts. He has relocated full…

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Top Shelf: Anna Pavlova

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald I see many a superyacht chef on our many websites who are high-tailing it to Japan or Thailand to do the cooking courses. But…

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Fine Line to rep Loxone marine systems

Fort Lauderdale-based Fine Line Marine Electric is the exclusive marine agent for lighting, media and automation systems for Loxone Smart Home Automation.  Loxone, founded in 2009, is the largest lighting…

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EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

By Dorie Cox A European Union tariff has disrupted summer plans for a number of yachts that typically charter in the Mediterranean. These yachts have changed course to different destinations…

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EM now sole distributor of GF pipes

By Lucy Chabot Reed Fort Lauderdale-based Environmental Marine Services (EM) has become the sole U.S. distributor of Switzerland-based Georg Fischer pipes and fittings for the superyacht industry. “No one can…

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