Europe

Crew Compass: Cruising brings joy in places we had not expected

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Being offered a new job is always an exciting time and, as I’ve mentioned previously, there are different factors to consider that make a specific…

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CPB pre-clearance hours extended in Ireland

U.S. customs pre-clearance at Shannon Airport in Ireland will now be possible from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. local time as of June 1, after the director of the U.S.…

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An unexpected visitor to a yard not yet opened

By Tom Serio The ink had barely dried on Derecktor Shipyards’ agreement to develop industrial waterfront in Ft. Pierce into a megayacht refit shipyard when it had its first visitor.…

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Fotilas wins brokers award at Superyacht Show

The 2019 Richard Earp Memorial Brokers Award was presented to Vassilis Fotilas on May 8 at the Superyacht Show in Barcelona. Fotilas has been a broker with Fraser Yachts Monaco…

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Volvo Penta appoints CEO of Humphree

Volvo Penta, which in 2016 became majority shareholder of Humphree, has appointed Hannes Norrgren as CEO of the Swedish marine technology provider. Norrgren is vice president of industrial sales and…

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MYBA19: Ramble On Rose, Aziza, Quasar win MYBA chefs’ competition

The summer cruising season has kicked-off with yacht shows in Europe, including the 31st MYBA Charter Show, which ran April 30-May 3 in Barcelona. Captains and crew were primarily busy…

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Hill Robinson opens Queensland office

Yacht management company Hill Robinson has opened its first office in the southern hemisphere on Australia’s Gold Coast. The new office is located in southeast Queensland at the Gold Coast…

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All Systems Go: Things to consider in AV/IT refits

All Systems Go: by Jason Robertson Yacht guests are often thrilled to find they can summon a massive 100-inch TV from a recess in the wall with the touch of…

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Millions in tariffs steer U.S.-built yachts out of Med charter season

By Dorie Cox M/Y Laurel has had to cancel its summer charter season this year. Faced with a tax bill of at least $12 million to enter the 240-foot U.S.-built…

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Culinary Waves: Baking underway can be tricky

Valentine’s Day is here! So whip out those flours, muffin tins and cake pans – but wait, the yacht is leaving and now the weather has turned not so nice.…

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