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2011-02-25 07:03:00

ALBLASSERDAM, Netherlands, February 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three months after the successful delivery of the 86 meter Seven Seas, Oceanco loaded its latest custom superyacht, the 85.6 meter Y708, into its shed for the finishing phases. Oceanco collaborated with its exclusive Dutch hull-builder Zwijnenburg as well as Aluship Technology to build the steel hull and aluminum superstructure respectively. Y708's sleek silhouette, possessing the smooth exterior lines by Igor Lobanov,...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands, January 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SEVEN SEAS was successfully delivered one month ahead of schedule, to its owner on 22 November 2010. The 86m yacht built under the project name Y706 follows in the legacy of Oceanco's thriving Y700 generation that includes award winning yachts such as Amevi, Alfa Nero, Anastasia, Vibrant Curiosity, and Sunrays. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110112/429838 ) Oceanco in combination with the designers...

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2011-01-07 10:20:00

Custom-made software from German luxury yacht company Lurssen gives passengers control of everything but the steering wheel just from the touch of their iPad. Sean "P. Diddy" Combs is the first sail on this pleasure yacht, named Solemates, equipped with the technology. The rap star and his family will have control of all the shipboard entertainment and climate systems, the blinds and lights in their cabins, and could even have their Pina Coladas topped-off at the tap of a button. "You...

2010-11-06 05:18:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- John Rosatti recently featured his new 162 Mega Yacht "Remember When," built by Christensen Yachts, at this year's 2010 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The 51st Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was held October 28-November 1, 2010 with hundreds of thousands of boating enthusiasts and marine industry professionals in attendance. John Rosatti launched his newest Mega Yacht earlier this year from the Christensen boat yard located...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

Luxury yacht series set for expansion PALM BEACH, FL, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Tricon Marine has signed a contract to build a new custom Argos Gulfstream 70 (G70) for a private European buyer. The G70 is the latest addition to Tricon's innovative, limited-edition Argos series. At a length of 70 feet (21.3 meters), the ruggedly stylish pilothouse yacht will be built at Tricon's state-of-the-art shipyard, with launch scheduled for late 2011. The new sale heralds the expansion of Tricon's Argos...

2010-09-28 05:11:00

BODRUM, Turkey, September 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Aganlar Boatyard http://www.facebook.com/AganlarBoatyard is close to completing a major extension of their well-established boat building and re-fit yard in Bodrum and is working with Marine Trade Centre to implement an integrated PR and marketing campaign. The purpose of the campaign will be to highlight the unique new facilities and skills which Aganlar is bringing to the superyacht refit market in the Eastern Mediterranean....

2010-09-08 08:00:00

Argos G92 is first China-built yacht to be named as finalist in prestigious Cannes competition PALM BEACH, FL, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ - Tricon Marine is pleased to announce that its Argos Gulfstream 92 (G92) has been chosen alongside the Ferretti Custom Line 124 and Sunseeker 130 Predator as a finalist in the "Flybridge over 24 meters - Innovation" category for the "World YACHTS Trophies". Tricon's Argos G92 has the distinction of being the first China-built yacht to reach the "World YACHTS...

2010-09-01 07:27:00

ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanco splashed its latest yacht-hull number Y706-on 27 August 2010. This marks another milestone for Oceanco as the yard once again distinguishes itself as being at the forefront of the international superyacht sector. With this spectacular new launch Oceanco continues to prove its capability of achieving the highest engineering and production standards in terms of performance, styling and quality. At 86m, Y706 boasts...

2010-08-04 02:03:00

BERLICUM, The Netherlands, August 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After the official launch of its website in June 2010, YachtsXL.com is pleased to announce a new tool to serve the visitors at the upcoming yacht shows. It is called the YXL Yacht show layer. It will be your guide at the yacht shows by showing you what is around by displaying real time digital information on top of the real world, as seen through the camera of your mobile phone. This technology is called 'Augmented Reality'....

2010-05-14 03:05:00

ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanco's Vibrant Curiosity, the 85.47m Nuvolari-Lenard designed superyacht, was awarded Best Custom-Built Yacht (150ft and up) by Asia Boating Awards during a ceremonial gala at the Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club in Hong Kong on May 8, 2010. Vibrant Curiosity has definitely struck a resounding cord in the superyacht industry with her innovative design. A most distinguishing exterior feature is the triple vertical glass...


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