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2014-04-09 12:21:33

At Least Seven SuperYachts and a Variety of Other Yachts Will be offered for Sale at the Miami Beach Marina WALWORTH, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mecum Auctions is always pushing the envelope in the auction world and the company is doing it again this May 2-3 with the world's first SuperYacht auction to be held in South Beach, Fla. By bringing an entirely new business model to the yachting industry, Mecum's Yacht Auctions will allow brokers the opportunity to utilize the...

2014-01-06 04:20:04

SHANGHAI, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new statistics, the total value of import/export trade across China's borders in the yacht and leisure boat market grew by 25.7 per cent over the last year to US$476m. Exports accounted for US$258m - an increase of 24.1 per cent - while imports grew by 24.1 per cent to US$218m. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/12/20/20131220162048376750.html )(Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/12/20/20131220162120921141.html )...

2013-07-04 08:20:05

PEGASO is the 'ultimate game changer': she has a cruising range of 8,500 nautical miles, almost 900m2 of luxurious accommodation over four decks and a heli-pad - now this 73.6m yacht is for charter exclusively with YPI Charter MONTE CARLO, Monaco, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Originally designed to meet the requirements of an accomplished diver owner, the 73.6m luxury yacht PEGASO was built by Spanish yard, Freire, to an H2/Andy Moore design with Mark Berryman interiors for the...

2013-03-26 08:21:51

HONG KONG, SAR, and MIAMI, FL, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - NISI Yachts has been chosen as a finalist for "Best Builder" and the company's 2400GT model as "Best Yacht of the Year" for the prestigious BMW Asia Boating Awards 2013. The ninth annual awards show will be hosted by Asia-Pacific Boating / China Boating and official title sponsor BMW. The gala evening will celebrate the accomplishments of individuals, clubs and companies. NISI infuses casual opulence, cutting-edge styling...

2013-01-28 20:20:22

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Supreme Court of the State of New York has dismissed a frivolous legal complaint against FE Partners, LLC, that alleged it tried to improperly wrest control of the former Presidential Yacht, the U.S.S. Sequoia. The Hon. Charles E. Ramos ruled that a complaint filed by the owner of the U.S.S. Sequoia "is dismissed in its entirety." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/CL49859 ) The judge's order came the day after FE Partners filed...

2012-10-29 03:20:04

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a remarkable turn of events, arguably one of the strangest in the history of car care, a product designed to protect and add a deep, glass-like shine to multi-million-dollar mega-yachts is now being called the best automotive polish on the market. "Think about it," says Francisco Linares, SEA-SHIELD® creator. "Boats and yachts face the absolute harshest environment to an external finish: constant wind, sun, and salt. Automobiles...

2012-10-26 07:21:08

Prominent Northeast American commissions new NISI 1700 XPRESSO FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - NISI Yachts has been awarded a contract for a NISI 1700 model, from the company's new XPRESSO Class, by a successful Northeast American entrepreneur, politician and philanthropist. NISI 1700 XPRESSO was introduced as the fourth NISI model in the company's line up at the prestigious opening day of last month's international yachting exhibition, Festival de la Plaisance...

2012-09-19 06:23:34

LEESBURG, Va., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If your bucket list wish is to feel like you are the leader of the free world, Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, VA, has created the ultimate regal experience just in time for election season. The AAA Four-Diamond resort announced today the creation of its "Presidential Treatment" Package, and it can be all yours for $17,000 for a long list of experiences including a three-hour excursion aboard the Presidential Yacht, the U.S.S....

2012-08-13 02:20:31

ALBLASSERDAM, The Netherlands, August 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivered in April 2012, NIRVANA is spending her first summer season in the Med and will debut at this year's Monaco Yacht Show. At 88.50m (290.35ft), she is the seventh of the new generation Oceanco yachts to be launched after SUNRAYS and SEVEN SEAS. Modern lines and a contemporary style are the features of this elegant and exclusive mega yacht. Designed by Sam Sorgiovanni with a beam of 14.20m (46.59ft), she...

2012-07-08 02:20:04

SPLIT, Croatia, July 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navis Yacht Charter has been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001 certification, certifying the company's excellence of the shipyard management systems. The designation makes Navis the only yacht charter in Croatia to hold the SGS ISO Certificate. Companies must have high standards in the following eight quality management principles in order to be awarded the ISO Certification 9000: Customer focus Leadership Involvement of people Process...