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Motoryacht Como Splashes at Feadship for Neville Crichton

Neville Crichton is well-known in superyacht circles. And now he’s joined the Feadship circle of superyacht owners. The 151’6” (46.22-meter) Como launched this week for the New Zealand native. “Having built many yachts in New Zealand, my choice of Feadship came after a careful and extensive examination of its expertise and facilities,” Crichton says. “Once […]

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Interview With Owner of Benetti’s Ocean Paradise

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Many megayacht owners prefer to stay out of the spotlight, particularly the media spotlight. Not so for Adrian Lee, who owns the new Benetti Ocean Paradise along with his brother. The two Singapore-based men, who oversee a diverse portfolio of residences, restaurants, hotels, and more, spent the past three years bringing their vision of Ocean […]

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Lawsuit Over Sequoia Dismissed, Former Presidential Yacht to Be Sold

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The owner of Sequoia, the former Presidential yacht, has agreed to default judgment and attorneys’ fees for the company that loaned him money a year ago. Yesterday, a Delaware Chancery Court judge signed the formal dismissal of the case, meaning Sequoia can be purchased by the loaning company for a previously agreed-upon $7.8 million, minus […]

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Safe Harbor Maritime Academy Using Megayacht to Help Troubled Teens

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Most kids complain about summer school—but the 12 young men who’ll be enrolled in Summer Yacht School, sure won’t, as they’ll be living and working aboard the megayacht Amazing Grace. Summer Yacht School is being offered by Safe Harbor Maritime Academy, a Christian residential education program established in 1984 in Jacksonville, Florida for teenage boys […]

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Court Dismisses Lawsuit Over Presidential Yacht Sequoia

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The lawsuit filed this month by the owner of Sequoia, the famed classic yacht that served a dozen American Presidents, against a company that loaned him money has been dismissed by a judge. A judge with the Supreme Court of the State of New York issued the ruling in favor of the defendant, FE Partners, […]

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