Sirena Yachts set to debut in the superyacht sector

Sirena Yachts set to debut in the superyacht sector
Sirena Yachts set to debut in the superyacht sector

Sirena Yachts chose the 2018 Miami Yacht Show to unveil further details of its 26-metre (85.3-foot) flagship Sirena 85, which marks its entrance into the superyacht sector. The Sierna 85 is Sirena Yachts’ flagship, marking its entrance to the superyacht market.

With construction already underway at the Turkish shipyard, she features exterior design by Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering, and interiors by Cor D Rover.

According to the yard, her lines are the evolution of the sleek styling that it has come to be known for, with a glass-fibre hull and carbon-fibre superstructure guaranteeing lightweight durability.

German Frers, naval architect and head of exterior design and engineering, said, Continue reading “Sirena Yachts set to debut in the superyacht sector”

The largest ever China (Shanghai) International Boat Show gets ready

The largest ever China (Shanghai) International Boat Show gets ready
The largest ever China (Shanghai) International Boat Show gets ready

Preparations for the 23rd China (Shanghai) International Boat Show 2018 are well underway for April 2018, with organisers announcing more exhibitors, conferences and initiatives than ever before.

As Asia’s biggest boat show, organisers are expecting over 40,000 visitors to explore all aspects of the boating industry, from yachting culture and maritime lifestyles to water sports, water tourism, accessories, equipment and entertainment.

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New sustainable Marina High Tech show announced for South of France

New sustainable Marina High Tech show announced for South of France
New sustainable Marina High Tech show announced for South of France

A new international trade show, the Marina High Tech show, has been announced for 2018, dedicated to new technology in yachting.

Marina High Tech is “a high-calibre showcase of nautical and sustainable innovation across the marine industry”, according to the organisers.

The first edition is set to take place at Marina Baie des Anges in Villeneuve-Loubet from 24 to 25 May 2018 with the support of Villeneuve-Loubet Council, CCI Riviera Ports, Nice Côte d’Azur council, the Regional Tourism Board and local stakeholders in the PACA region.

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LYBRA announces THE SUPERYACHT SHOW in Barcelona

The Superyacht Show in Barcelona
The Superyacht Show in Barcelona

The Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) has revealed plans for a new superyacht show with a “fresh, unique and appealing format”.

THE SUPERYACHT SHOW will take place from 2nd to 5th May 2018 at OneOcean Port Vell in Barcelona. According to organisers, it will offer buyers, charterers, brokers and representatives the opportunity to step aboard some of the finest superyachts in the world in an “exclusive and private setting”.

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New conference and industry sector awards as Seawork International 2018 comes of age

Seawork International will celebrate its 21st edition in 2018 as the ‘go to’ meeting place for the European commercial marine sector.

Seawork 2018 sees an increased focus on vessel construction and maintenance, new award categories for the European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs) and a new Vessel Operations Conference; embracing the new MCA Codes of Practice, Cost Saving through Operational Efficiencies and Techniques, and the Future of Hybrid Drives.

Best Project of the Year is a new ECMA award category for challenges in marine civils or vessel operations. Judged by a panel of industry experts, the ECMAs recognise excellence and achievement across the commercial marine sector.

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