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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 )...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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