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2012-01-17 13:00:00

PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're in the market for a classic Ferrari or luxury yacht - or just showing off the one(s) you already own - Platinum Luxury Auctions LLC would also like you to consider its collection of ultra-luxury waterfront real estate available for auction. On Friday, January 20th, 2012, Platinum will be co-sponsoring the evening Yacht Hop, presented by ShowBoats International Media as part of the 21st Edition of the annual Palm Beach Cavallino...

2012-01-10 03:57:00

JINAN, China, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shandong Heavy Industry Group-Weichai Group ("SHIG-Weichai Group" or "the Group") announced that it has reached agreements with the major creditors of the world's largest luxury yacht maker, the Italian company Ferretti Group ("Ferretti"), to acquire a controlling interest in Ferretti by participating in Ferretti's debt restructuring. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/HK33143 ) Through a total investment of 374 million...

2011-11-30 23:20:00

In the news release, 26 North Yachts Publishes Worldwide Exclusive Podcast Interview with Horizon Yachts, issued 30-Nov-2011 by 26 North Yachts over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the third paragraph, second sentence, should read "Over the next 12 months it predicts at least another 2 sales into the rising Asian superpower" rather than "Over the next 12 years it predicts at least another 4 sales" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: 26...

2011-11-30 11:58:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 26 North Yachts has announced a worldwide exclusive podcast interview with Horizon Yachts, covering recent sales into China and the development of the Horizon 110 which looks set to challenge the popular Westport 112 and Hargrave 110 in the United States. The audio podcast features an exclusive interview with Roger Sowerbutts, a product evangelist. He is based on the East Coast, U.S. for Horizon Yachts. Horizon recently sold a...

2011-11-09 06:44:00

FT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perla Group International Inc. (PERL:PK), a leader in the international military, police and security solutions sectors, today announced it has signed a contract for the sale of 9 (nine) AK1-3 helicopters to Florida based company, Yacht Chandlers. The helicopters are to be delivered over the next 3 years, and sold exclusively to the luxury yacht industry. Perla Group International President and CEO, Charles D'Alberto said the contract...

2011-10-31 08:00:00

NISI awarded "Best Power 24 to 40 meters" FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - NISI 2400 was named best power yacht in the 24 to 40-meter category at the 2011 International Superyacht Society (ISS) Design Awards gala, held on October 27(th) at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.  The winning yachts represent the world's finest naval architecture, design, interiors, engineering and builds within the superyacht industry. Finalists included Diverse Projects' Black Pearl,...

2011-10-28 08:19:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bang & Olufsen, the global provider of exclusive, high quality audio and video products, has recently formed a collaboration with Danish Yachts from Skagen in Denmark. Under the partnership, Bang & Olufsen has outfitted the new AeroCruiser 38 II, known as 'Shooting Star', with its custom-made audio and video products. 'Shooting Star' is now making its US debut at the 2011 Fort Lauderdale...

2011-09-27 08:00:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, and Miami, FL, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - NISI Yachts is pleased to announce that its NISI 2400 has been chosen as a finalist for 'Best Power (24 to 40 meters)' in the 2011 International Superyacht Society (ISS) Design Awards.  Each year, the prestigious ISS Awards celebrate the world's best in naval architecture, design, interiors, engineering and builds.  Finalists are selected based on peer review. Other finalists for 'Best Power (24 to 40...

2011-09-19 17:37:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a fleet of three luxury sailing yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, is launching a multi-million dollar fleet refurbishment plan to be completed in multiple phases beginning this fall. Total investment for the refurbishment is $18 million and it is one of several major projects within Windstar's "Full Sail Ahead" strategic initiative encompassing...

2011-06-14 08:00:00

Robb Report's 23rd annual "Best of the Best" signature issue represents the culmination of an entire year's search for the luxury world's most exceptional new products and services. NISI 2400, the most coveted new yacht of the year, is celebrated in Robb Report's annual "wings and water" category alongside the most sought after business and personal aircraft, Gulfstream, Bombardier and Piaggio. Published for the world's wealthiest and most successful individuals, the connoisseur's guide...