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"Aston Martin of the Seas": British Powerboat Manufacturer Invades the U.S.

Oct 17, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The British are coming...and many boat lovers in the U.S. cannot wait!

British-powerboat manufacturer Hunton, which is referred to as the “Aston Martin of the seas,” recently announced that it is going to begin selling its high-performance luxury powerboats and tenders in the USA. Connecticut-based company Total Marine will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of the Hunton line, with the XRS37 model being the very first distributed.

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Buy Your Next Yacht in Panama and Save Over 40 Percent

Oct 11, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you happen to be in the market for a new boat, good news: accordnig to International Living, Panama is the place to go for some incredible savings. Apparently, boaters and sailors can save more than 15 percent when purchasing a boat, and 40 percent on marina fees if you keep your new buy docked in the country — which means it will basically be your new favorite vacation destination.

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Boat Bureau Makes Chartering Your Next Yacht Easy

Oct 9, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Launched in 2011, Boat Bureau is still relatively new to the luxury charter scene, but that doesn't mean they have that much catching up to do. According to the company, all they want to do is help people fulfill their every sea-bound desire.... Read More

Sunreef Builds Buyer's Dream Yacht: The Trimaran 210

Sep 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  3 Comments

When someone goes to Sunreef Yachts with a vision for their dream boat, they are more than happy to help it come to life. The 210-foot concept Trimaran was created when a potential buyer looked to the custom builder for a sleek multihull vessel that would make a statement.... Read More

Plan a 2014 Adventure Cruise Through Snowy Greenland on Hurtigruten's MS Fram

Sep 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

I’ve always been intrigued by the thought that Iceland is green and Greenland is icy. If you’re anything like me, you may have the same curiosity guiding you to take a trip to either of the (confusing) countries to see this irony for yourselves. Now’s the time to start planning, as Hurtigruten cruises has recently announced a new, longer route in the north-west region of Greenland in the summer of 2014.... Read More

Yacht Brokerage Reworks Website to Target Superyachts

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage 26 North Yachts recently reworked their website to better focus on the broker’s expertise on 70- to 140-foot superyachts. Hoping to draw in a bigger luxury audience, the new site was designed to highlight the range of yachts the company is most familiar with.... Read More

Ultra Luxurious Seven-Night Peruvian Amazon River Cruise

Sep 9, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

When you think of a river cruise through the Amazon, most can picture a small flat-bottom boat with a colorful and hardworking chap pushing you along with a long stick. Well the team at Aqua Expeditions had another scene in mind...

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Treat Yourself With New Yachts at Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show

Aug 27, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The 48th annual Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show will feature hundreds of new boats and exhibitors, with various events and activities to enjoy right on the water. This year’s three-day show runs from September 6—8.... Read More

Dawsons AV Wins Best Marine Installation for Princess Yachts' Flagship 40M

Aug 26, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Formed back in 1927, Dawsons has proven itself as a leader in the audio-visual industry, having worked with major yacht builders to provide complete sound system installations. They've won for Best Marine Installation from CEDIA Awards numerous times and recently won again for their work on the 40-meter Imperial Princess from Princess Yachts.... Read More

Royal Yacht Squadron Votes to Accept Women Members

Aug 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Membership doesn't get much more prestigious for gentleman sailors than the Royal Yacht Squadron. Closely associated with the British royal navy and officially sanctioned by the crown, it has counted princes and admirals among its members over the years, but not a single woman. At least, not until now.... Read More

Sunreef Launches the First Carbon-Fiber Catamaran

Aug 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Carbon fiber was pioneered for use in Formula One racing cars, but has since found its way into all sorts of applications. Today you'll find it in automobiles, airplanes and all manner of consumer products. But it's just now beginning to... Read More

Travel + Leisure Awards Paul Gauguin Cruises with Top Small-Ship Cruise Line For Families

Aug 1, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Paul Gauguin Cruises recently received the “Top Small-Ship Cruise Line for Families” award as voted on by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine. The ceremony for the World's Best Awards was held on Thursday, July 18 in New York City.... Read More

Lürssen Launches the 279-foot Luxury Yacht Solandge

Jul 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

It's not every day that a new mega-yacht of over 200 feet long is launched, but that's just what occurred a few weeks ago at the Lürssen shipyard in Rendsburg, Norway. While under construction, the vessel in progress was known as Project Niki, but now complete, it's being christened Solandge.... Read More

Project Wingspan Brings Supercars On Board a Superyacht

Jul 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

While amphibious cars may never have really taken hold, there are plenty of examples of the automotive industry meeting its counterparts in the yacht-building field. Whether it's the nautical-themed teak decking on a Rolls-Royce or a speedboat styled by Porsche Design, it's a melding of worlds that we can get behind. And this superyacht design is one of the more enticing that we've seen.... Read More

Occidental Vacation Club Brings Luxury Yacht Cruising to Members

Jul 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Occidental Vacation Club first began back in 1982 and ever since they have been dedicated to their customers, striving to give them everything possible. While they've been an all-inclusive timeshare company all along, OVC is now offering an optional Yacht Club Membership as an addition to their First Club and Grand Level memberships. Once you jump on board (pun intended), you'll get a four to six hour cruise starting from Punta Cana, the Riviera Maya area or Aruba.... Read More

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