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  • 12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Lugano,...

    Beautiful Lake Lugano is Ticino's star attraction, and tourists can enjoy it in a number of ways: tour on one of the white steamers, rent a boat to sail on your own, or choose any of the dozens of mountain or shore viewpoints and gaze at it. Lugano is the largest and most important town in Ticino; its beauty and gorgeous setting make it one of Switzerland's most popular holiday resorts. The architecture, flora, and way of life reflect the region's Italian heritage and climate. Lugano is not the region's only lake. The northern end of Lake Maggiore extends from Italy into the Swiss Ticino, and at its top lies Locarno, its villas and gardens rising above the lake. Locarno and nearby Ascona are connected to Italian lake towns by regular boat services and by a shore-hugging road.

  • Azimut injects carbon fiber lightness into new 21...

    Carbon fiber has long been a beloved wonder material offering myriad benefits in segments like aerospace, motorsport and sports cars. It's now gaining more ground in other segments, including yachting. Italy's Azimut Yachts becomes the latest well-established shipyard to put its weight behind carbon fiber construction. Its upcoming S7 uses carbon fiber to keep weight down while offering all kinds of space for passengers to relax and play.

  • Wally is working on a new 93 foot luxury sailing...

    The Wally ‘93’ superyacht is a majestic visionary concept by monaco-based shipyard wally yachts, producer’s of the ‘angel’s share‘. this teak-finished 93 foot long sailboat is currently under construction and illustrates the synergy between naval designers and architects when the budget is of no concern.

  • "Pink Gin VI" Rolled Out

    The latest yacht to bear the name Pink Gin has emerged at the Baltic Yachts facilities in Finland. "Pink Gin VI" was rolled out of the yard's inland facilities in Bosund and was trucked to their waterfront property in Jakobstad where she will be prepared for actual launch next month. Actually, her launch into the water is planned for May 12th.

  • Top Superyachts to Charter at The Cannes Film...

    Between 17 to 28 May in the heart of Cannes, the Old Port will play host to those visiting the 70th Annual Film Festival as one of the most enviable events on the French Riviera. With an atmosphere that welcomes attendees with excitement and elegance, we take a look at the top superyachts still available for charter in this cultural hot-spot.

  • Heesen Launches Project Nova as Superyacht '...

    The latest superyacht to emerge from the Heesen Yachts shipyard in Oss is Project Nova (YN 17850); the world’s first Fast Displacement yacht with hybrid propulsion.

    Christened ‘Home’ by her owner on Friday 14th, this 50-metre cutting-edge milestone represents yet another step forward for the innovative shipyard and a major new addition to the global fleet.

  • Maldives – The tropical paradise for luxury...

    The Maldives exudes a distinct charm that allures luxury seeker. An archipelago of 1,192 coral islands, it appears to travelers as a fairytale story where all the wishes come true and leads to a happy ending. No wonder, it continues to be the favourite spot for lovers, families and newly wedded couples.

  • Your lifetime vacation can be in Taiwan!

    Food, culture, fantastic nightlife, an affordable rate of exchange and friendly people, Taiwan is a small island that packs a big punch!

    Taiwan is a breathtaking island which is a host to a variety of terrain such as green mountains with rich flora and fauna, sea, natural hot springs and a lake surrounded by forests. A nature lover or a shopaholic, a foodie or an adventure seeker, Taiwan is perfect for all…

  • AZIMUT YACHTS WINS AT THE ASIA BOATING AWARDS...

    The Italian shipyard wins the “Best Brand Presence in Asia” award for its ongoing commitment to promote the brand in the region. 

    The 13th edition of the Asia Boating Awards, organised by the influential Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines, rewarded all the work put in by Azimut Yachts in recent years to consolidate the brand’s leadership position on Asian markets.

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Classics and Catamarans at New York Yacht Club Race Week

Sailing in light and shifty conditions often requires courage, just not usually of the physical variety. When the windspeed is in the single digits, there’s little fear of personal injury or of falling overboard. But tactical mistakes are amplified and excess maneuvers, especially on heavy boats, can be very costly.

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Crystal opts not to deploy river yachts in France

Crystal River Cruises will redesign two new yachts that were initially intended to sail on France’s inland waterways. Instead, Crystal will deploy the Debussy and the Ravel on the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers in 2018.

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Wajer Supersizes Its Popular Yachts for Monaco

Overhead shots of the new Wajer 55 convey the boat’s simple beauty, taking in its long composite foredeck, sweeping one-piece windshield, and downturn of the tumblehome at the stern. Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design, creator of superyachts like Heesen’s Nova and Feadship’s Fountainhead, took pains to give the ship an unassuming profile. Except for the small stainless intake grilles toward the stern, there are no indentations along the sides of the boat.
 

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Monte Carlo Yachts’ rise onto the global superyacht stage

As the new kid in the production motor yacht arena, Monte Carlo Yachts are finding themselves a part of a highly competitive playing field filled with a world class selection of established brands and companies. It would take no small amount of courage, wisdom and funding to kick-start such a venture, and at the start of the global financial meltdown at that.

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