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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...

2010-04-29 08:04:00

ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanco, one of the world's most significant builders of luxury superyachts, has been acquired by Mohammed Al Barwani, a private investor, who is based in the Sultanate of Oman. Barwani has interests in oil, gas, manufacturing and minerals in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific through MB Holding Company LLC as well as investments in various other diversified assets. Barwani has a deep love of the sea and has owned a...

2010-04-20 07:45:00

AMSTERDAM, April 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Yacht Auction, the new auction platform for super yachts (> 24 metres), presents its third global auction. This latest auction is for "Aries", a 35 metre Classic Sailing Ketch (Camper & Nicholsons). This auction is the perfect opportunity for those looking for a truly beautiful yacht, a fine blend of classic lines and luxury. The owner hopes to conclude a quick sale. The auction, held at http://www.superyachtauction.com will be...

2010-02-18 10:01:00

-- HIGH-RESOLUTION PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST -- PALM BEACH, FL, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ - Tricon Marine's luxurious 92-foot (28-meter) Argos Gulfstream yacht ("Argos G92") is transporting one of the world's most exclusive tenders - a four-seat float plane - on its sprawling sun deck. Styled for fun and built to conquer, the Argos Gulfstream series boasts multipurpose split-level sun decks measuring over 800 square feet (75 square meters). These inviting social areas can be used for...

2010-02-09 08:00:00

-- HIGH-RESOLUTION PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST -- PALM BEACH, FL, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Tricon Marine's luxurious 92-foot (28-meter) Argos Gulfstream yacht ("Argos G92") will be on display at the upcoming Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show, which takes place February 11-15, 2010 in the heart of beautiful Miami Beach. You'll recognize the Argos G92 immediately by the yellow, black and white Glasair Sportsman float plane sitting on her spacious multipurpose deck. Offering more space and greater...

2010-02-05 08:00:00

- High-resolution photos available upon request - PALM BEACH, FL, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Twenty-six cheerleaders representing the AFC and the NFC in the Pro Bowl toured Miami's glamorous waterways aboard the luxurious 92-foot Argos Gulfstream yacht ("Argos G92") in the days before Sunday's big game. The cheerleaders and their friends soaked in views of the city and explored the floating mansion as more than 50 guests gathered under sunny skies, hosted by international yacht builder Tricon...

2010-01-28 07:09:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ART Marine, an Abraaj Capital portfolio company and the Middle East's largest importer and distributor of luxury motor yachts, has signed a long-term agreement with Abu Dhabi's Aldar Properties as the exclusive Yacht Charter Partner for Yas Island. The development is Aldar's major leisure and entertainment destination and venue for the Formula 1(TM) Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The first phase of this project, which included the Yas...

2010-01-27 02:00:00

AMSTERDAM, January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Yacht Auction, the new auction platform for super yachts (> 24 metres), presents its first global auction: a new Schooner of 100 ft (32,80 metres). The auction, held at http://www.superyachtauction.com will be open for bids until 1 March next, 14:00 h. (UTC+1). The owner of the ship has chosen Super Yacht Auction in order to conclude a fast sale. Background of this auction The construction of the Schooner started as a ten year...

2009-11-27 07:30:00

HONG KONG, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On Nov. 26th, the fourth Guangzhou International Luxury Products Expo solemnly opened at Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center. The 3-day exhibition is a luxury show with the theme of "Tasting, Driving, Enjoying and Collection". As the media partner of the expo, Fairtheworld restored the luxury expo grandeur in the Fair N Fair virtual expo world via 3D media (http://www.fairtheworld.com/FairTV/FairTVAlbnmVideo.aspx?AID=8 ), extending the influence of...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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