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World first hydrogen IMOCA yacht construction

Phil Sharp, one of Britain’s most competitive and successful ocean racers, has today announced the build of a new zero emission IMOCA ahead of the 2024 Vendee Globe.This new monohull designed by Manuard is currently under construction at Black Pepper Yatchs, a specialist in the construction of high-performance boats. The build is using existing moulds that have been recycled and reworked. Due to be launched in the summer, the yacht will compete in the IMOCA Globe Series starting with the Transat Jacques Vabre in autumn, followed by a return qualifying race for Vendee Glove 2024. Managed by OceansLab, a sustainable sports management company, this new IMOCA will see a unique and innovative ocean racing campaign with the clear aim of demonstrating scalable clean technologies within the maritime sector. Pioneering zero emissions energy system featuring hydrogen fuel cell technology 60-foot foiling IMOCA, a third evolution Manuard design, in construction with Black…

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Yacht Share Mariner Media Release 15 November

Your own boat, in your own time at your own pace The syndicated ownership and management of private yachts for pleasure.Following our recent webinar on this increasingly popular ownership option you may be interested in following the link to your own private showing! We’ve had a great response and I’m confident our new Bali 4.4 will have her eight owners before she arrives in Australia next July. She’ll be exhibited at the Sydney International Boat Show and then make her way up to Airlie Beach where she will operate from the Dream Yacht Charter base at the Coral Sea Marina. Details of our share offer are: A 1/8th share in the Bali 4.4, you will have 42 days access each year.Shareholders will enjoy the three-cabin owner configuration on a brand new yacht, the luxury of full air-conditioning and private ensuite facilities.Service is walk-on walk-off, so there’s no work for you…

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The first Bali 4.4 Catamaran coming to Australia soon

The first Bali 4.4 catamaran by Catana to arrive in Australia will be in time for the Sydney International Boat Show next July. From a distance it seems like a really smart boat and here are some of the unique design features. The foredeck is solid, thus creating an extra cockpit, which can be served though opening windows at the front of the galley. Further, there is a lockable door giving direct access to the galley, now in the centre of the boat, and the saloon. A double door, floor to ceiling fridge with an ice maker and chilled water fountain comes next to port with the saloon to starboard to seat eight people comfortably. The surprises don’t end here though; at the press of a button the whole aft bulkhead is lifted by a hydraulic ram and secured under the solid bimini to give easy access and direct airflow…

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Yacht Share Syndication comes to the Whitsundays

Yacht Share Syndication comes to the Whitsundays with Yacht Share Mariner and Dream Yacht Two major players in sailing have joined forces to offer shared ownership in luxury yachts for the first time out of Airlie Beach in Queensland’s Whitsunday Islands, including shares in the first Bali 4.4 in Australia. Yacht Share Mariner and Dream Yacht Charter will offer the yacht share service under the tagline: ‘Share the yacht, live the dream’. Yacht Share Mariner belongs to the Mariner Boating Holiday group which has been operating in the international sailing holiday space for more than 30 years. Dream Yacht is the world’s leading yacht charter company. In this joint venture, Yacht Share Mariner is offering shares in a fleet of luxury yachts which includes all servicing and maintenance at the Dream Yacht base at the Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach, in what they are calling a ‘walk-on,walk-off’ service. Yacht Share…

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Pre Boat Show at the Quays Marina, Bayview

The “Pre Boat Show – Boat Show” is on today at the Quays Marina, Bayview with a host of boating education, fine wines, beers and food to

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R Marine Flagship New Zealand lists Riviera 70 Enclosed Flybridge for sale

The team at R Marine Flagship New Zealand have just listed "Arbitrage" a 2009 Riviera 70 Enclosed Flybridge for sale. Refitted in 2014 at the Riviera factory, several key improvements to the boat were undertaken.