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Pinmar names new manager in France

Palma-based Pinmar, a yacht refinishing company, recently appointed Mar Pallàs as general manager of the company’s operations in France. This is a new role based on Pinmar’s growing business in…

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New marina opens in the Maldives

A new marina has opened as part of Crossroads, a multi-island entertainment development and leisure destination in The Maldives Riviera. The Yacht Marina at Crossroads is set in the Emboodhoo…

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Feadship launches 99.95m Moonrise

Feadship recently announced the Feb. 7 launch of M/Y Moonrise, the largest superyacht by waterline length built in the Netherlands to date.  The yacht’s extended autonomy, a long cruising range,…

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BWA opens new office in Istanbul

BWA Yachting, a global yacht agency and yachting services provider, has opened a new office at West Istanbul Marina in Istanbul, Turkey.  The marina, which is a port of entry,…

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Medieval sites, modern marinas lure yachts to Split

Story and photos by Alison Gardner After four visits to the Croatian Adriatic coast in 10 years, I am convinced that it is a yachting paradise – and the city…

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Secure at Sea: AIS fraught with vulnerabilities

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem AIS, or automatic identification system, has been around for about 20 years. The International Maritime Organization required the first AIS systems back in 2002 on…

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IYC’s Grzeszczak to head sales for Admiral Yachts

Frank Grzeszczak Sr. of IYC has been appointed head of sales for Admiral Yachts in the Americas. Admiral, the flagship brand of the Italian Sea Group, was founded in 1962.…

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Derecktor Ft. Pierce orders 1,500-ton mobile boat hoist

Derecktor Ft. Pierce reports that it has ordered the world’s largest mobile boat hoist from Cimolai Technology.  The 1,500-ton mobile boat hoist is expected to arrive from Italy by fall…

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Port Louis Marina berthing expansion completed

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has announced that the berthing expansion project at Port Louis Marina in Grenada is now complete.  The Grenada Tourism Authority recently met with the Port Louis…

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Pinmar USA expands team

Pinmar has strengthened its U.S. team to support rapid growth due to its new facilities at Savannah (Georgia) Yacht Center coming fully online, according to a company press release. Jeff…

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