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J Class by Franco Pace

J Class Franco Pace

A J-Class yacht is a single-masted racing sailboat, built to the specifications of Nathanael Hereshoff’s Universal Rule, the class is considered the peak racers of the era when the Universal Rule determined eligibility in the America’s Cup. Nostalgia, fascination and a passion for sailing; the yachts featured in this book were built in the 1930s and have not lost their…

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Boat International Announces Winners of the World Superyacht Awards 2017

Dilbar superyacht

The World Superyacht Awards 2017 took place on Saturday May 13 and were held at the Palazzo Vecchio in the beautiful city of Florence. These awards recognize the remarkable ingenuity and innovation demanded by the design, engineering and construction of the world’s finest luxury yachts. Attended by the elite of the superyacht world, owners and industry leaders came together to…

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Drone Video: David Geffen’s Superyacht Rising Sun in Portofino

RISING SUN superyacht Santa Margherita Ligure aerial

The superyacht RISING SUN, owned by billionaire David Geffen, was filmed by a FLY VIEW drone in the harbor of Santa Margherita Ligure – Portofino, Italy. The 453′ yacht is the 10th largest in the world and is of course equipped with every comfort.  Designed by Jon Bannenberg, and built in 2004 by Germany’s Lürssen for Larry Ellison, CEO of…

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Camper & Nicholsons Announces Strategic Partnership with Air Partner

Air Partner

Clients of Air Partner will have access to all of Camper & Nicholsons’ services and vice versa, combining their luxury air and sea travel requirements in one simple process. Both companies are renowned for their luxury travel expertise and unparalleled levels of service, providing their clients with the assurance that their experiences will be dealt with the uppermost priority and…

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Superyacht Storytellers Launches as Publisher of Custom Coffee Table Books

Superyacht Storytellers

“Every one of us has a story to tell. We each likely have dozens, if not hundreds, of photos of our adventures sitting on a computer hard drive or, worse, on our camera’s memory card,” says Diane M. Byrne, founder—and veteran luxury media entrepreneur—of Superyacht Storytellers. “These are the inspirations behind Superyacht Storytellers, a new publisher of custom-designed coffee table…

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Floafers, the Perfect Cruising Shoe for Water, Deck & Dinner

Floafers

Floafers, versatile shoes that combine the style of driving loafers with the utility of slip-resistant water shoes, have found a large following on Kickstarter – with over 1,000 backers raising more than $73,000 (and counting). The innovative Kickstarter project started with a goal of $30,000 and is quickly closing in on the 250 percent funding mark as the crowdfunding campaign…

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75th Monaco Grand Prix – Celebrate Behind The Wheel

Hotel Metropole Get Dizzy with Speed

As Monaco gears up for the 75th anniversary of The Grand Prix, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, located directly above the slowest and most dangerous turn on the track, provides guests with the best views of the race from the Dom Pérignon Lounge, guest room balconies and outdoor terrace of the Michelin-starred Restaurant Joël Robuchon. The hotel’s most spectacular view comes from…

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