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Fraser Yachts increases its presence in Asia

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The world’s leading full‐service yachting company, Fraser, is delighted to announce the opening of new offices in  Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. All the new offices will provide the full range of Fraser  services. Raphael Sauleau, CEO of Fraser, commented “Asia is an increasingly important and growing market for Fraser and  we are seeing the region become ever more popular as a yachting destination. As the infrastructure and regulations  improve we want to be in a key position to respond to the growing local demand.” The new offices will be managed by Eric Noyel, CEO of Asia Marine ‐ Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Vincent Tabuteau, CEO of Asia Marine ‐ Thailand. Both have extensive experience in the superyacht market and  manage expert teams of diverse nationalities who have built up a loyal clientele in the region. The five new offices join the already existing Sydney and Singapore Fraser offices in the Asia Pacific Region. Raphael  added, “Asia Marine’s well established and wide network of offices made them an obvious choice to help expand  our presence in the region. They are award‐winning companies with a good range of yachts available in the area  and we look forward to working closely with them to offer our services to new and existing clients.” Eric Noyel, CEO of Asia Marine commented “We are delighted to be joining forces with such a well‐known brand as  Fraser, our highly experienced sales, charter and management teams will be able to combine their local knowledge  with that of the experts at Fraser and offer the best service to all of our clients.” “Over the years we have seen an increasing number of superyachts visiting Phuket where many are now based  permanently” said Vincent Tabuteau, CEO of Asia Marine Thailand.  “We are enchanted and honoured to be  associated with Fraser for the future development of the superyacht market in Thailand and also the promotion of  Fraser’s yachts in other worldwide destinations.” Fraser already has a substantial number of clients in the region and a number of yachts regularly cruising the area.  These new offices, along with the existing bases in Singapore and Sydney will help support these yachts and  penetrate the market further.

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The A Group Unveils 85m/279ft Superyacht Project Affinity

Project Affinity Superyacht

Sleek and sophisticated with striking exterior styling and stunning interiors, Project Affinity is the latest 85m concept from The A Group, the Monaco-based team of naval architects and designers who were responsible for designing the exterior of custom motor yacht I Dynasty delivered in 2015. With over 35 years of experience, The A Group have made a name for themselves…

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Oceanco Launches 295-foot Superyacht Project Shark

Oceanco Project Shark

Oceanco’s new 90-meter superyacht Y717 (Project Shark) was successfully launched on 21 February. Y717 is another standout among today’s superyachts. Her exterior styling by Luiz DeBasto is sporty with organic shapes and harmonious flowing lines. She bears a unique profile but at the same time, her Oceanco DNA shines through via her architecture and elegant proportions. The yacht features a…

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Benetti Delivers Its First Delfino 95 Superyacht, Christella II

Benetti Delfino 95

Built for a Central European owner, “Christella II” is a displacement yacht with exteriors by Giorgio M. Cassetta and interiors designed by the shipyard’s style office. The main features of the yacht are its seamless lines, enhanced by large windows and an innovative layout. The Delfino 95’ is the first unit in the new Class displacement line created for owners…

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Ferretti Group Introduces 3 New Projects at Miami Yacht Show 2018

Custom Line 106

Ferretti Group presented three new projects at the Miami Yacht Show 2018 — the Riva 66’ Ribelle, Custom Line 106’ and Pershing 170. As well as providing the backdrop for the three exclusive America debuts of Riva 56’ Rivale, Ferretti Yachts 920 and Custom Line Navetta 33 (already a winner at the Boat International Design & Innovation Awards), the leading…

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Ferretti Group Set to Conquer the Miami Yacht Show, Feb 15 -19

Ferretti at Miami

With a prestigious and impressive fleet punctuated by three North American debuts, Ferretti Group will participate in the 30th annual Miami Yacht Show, February 15th thru the 19th. Miami Beach, a paradise of glamour and luxury, will also set the sparkling stage for U.S. celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Ferretti Yachts, in the wake of recent celebrations at BOOT…

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CRN Unveils New 164’/50m Superyacht Latona

CRN Latona Superyacht launch

With a private ceremony, CRN launched Latona 50 meters. Inspired by the historic Superconero of the Sixties, Latona 50 meters marks the success of a new collaboration between CRN’s Engineering and Interiors & Design departments with Zuccon International Project. The result is a displacement yacht in steel and aluminium with a classic style and refined details, each chosen individually by…

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The Rise of the Yacht Safari

Indo Yachts Safari Photo credit Mark Eveleigh

The word ‘safari’ typically conjures up visions of dusty Land Rovers, dirt roads, lions, elephants and herds of antelopes. But imagine the Land Rover was actually a luxury yacht, the dirt roads were turquoise seas, and the wildlife included Komodo dragons, birds-of-paradise, schools of manta rays and pods of dolphins. Welcome to one of Indo Yachts‘ yacht safaris. “A yacht…

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