Archive for February, 2011

Oyster 46 – the newest generation of sailing

Oyster 46 – the newest generation of sailing

| February 27, 2011

The Oyster 46 is the newest generation of sailing yachts in its size category. Thanks to the experience gained from building 150 of its predecessors – the Dolman & Pye Oyster 46, 435 and 45, a new improved version of the Oyster 46 has been created. By introducing several enhancements to the design and advanced […]

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Paolo Casani is the new CEO of Azimut Yachts division

Paolo Casani is the new CEO of Azimut Yachts division

| February 26, 2011

Casani began his career with the company in 2008 after twenty-five years of experience in the fashion system and luxury goods sector (Armani, Valentino, Calvin Klein and Ferragamo), and has successfully directed the Yachtique Division dedicated to strategic services, a position he will maintain ad interim while taking on his new role. Paolo Casani will […]

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Jeanneau launches the 360° Docking

Jeanneau launches the 360° Docking

| February 25, 2011

The revolution has begun! Jeanneau has launched the first production-built boat equipped with the new 360 Docking manoeuvring system. It marks the beginning of a new era in manoeuvring sailboats at close quarters. The system integrates a pivoting sail drive and the bow thruster with a joystick control. The joystick makes complicated and stressful docking […]

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Voice and data connectivity for the Volvo Ocean Race

Voice and data connectivity for the Volvo Ocean Race

| February 25, 2011

For the third time in succession, Inmarsat has been selected to provide essential voice and data connectivity for the Volvo Ocean Race. Inmarsat FleetBroadband will be used to deliver broadcast quality high-definition television (HDTV) and rich multimedia content from the competing boats to the world’s media. Inmarsat has increased its involvement in the next edition […]

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Porto Montenegro – new Adriatic Pearl

Porto Montenegro – new Adriatic Pearl

| February 24, 2011

Project overview The number of large yachts under construction has more than tripled over the past ten years. Few marinas in the world can accommodate superyachts (vessels over 24 metres in length) let alone offer onshore provisions and crew services to complement the standards of the facilities found onboard. Porto Montenegro will aim to redress […]

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