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Going Green to Save the Blue Makes a Difference

If you could save $9,000 on your yacht’s annual expenses, you’d do it, right? Banning plastic bottles aboard and instead relying on your yacht’s watermakers can make it happen. It did for one megayacht owner, in fact, who participates in the Going Green to Save the Blue campaign. It’s an initiative targeting charter-yacht owners, crews, Continue reading


PalmaFits, New Refit Management Service

For more than 15 years, Mallorca-based Palmawatch has provided haul-outs, maintenance, refits, and related services. Due to bigger project inquiries, the company now has a dedicated project-management division. Called PalmaFits, it further expands Palmawatch’s expertise into bigger boats. Pierre Oberon, head of Palmawatch, says that thus far, most of the team’s experience is with yachts Continue reading


Go-Getter Galego Marks 3rd Darwin Class 102

With an unusually high volume of 244 gross tons, Galego is not an ordinary cruiser. The third launch in Cantiere delle Marche’s Darwin Class 102 series, she’s further distinct for having more tailored touches than her predecessors. Styling-wise, Galego closely resembles Acala and Babbo, the two prior series deliveries. The series styling and naval architecture Continue reading