Astondoa 100 Century Set for Cannes Premiere

A big yacht boasting big speeds, the second model in the Astondoa Century series is approaching launch. She’s the 100 Century. The Spanish shipyard plans an equally big global debut at September’s Cannes Yachting Festival. Considering she has an LOA of 100 feet (30.45 meters), the name of the 100 Century leaves no confusion as Continue reading


Soprano, Classic Canoe-Stern Superyacht, Set for 1st Summer

With her canoe stern, Soprano exudes a charm from a bygone era. The 125-foot (38-meter) megayacht, built by Hakvoort Shipyard, is prepping for her first cruise in the Med. With a mix of charter and private usage on order, Soprano has intimate areas inside and out for rest and relaxation. Some spaces are akin to Continue reading


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Bahia Mar Now 2nd Yacht-Specific Foreign-Trade Zone in USA

Add another famous Fort Lauderdale locale to the newly created foreign-trade zone (FTZ). It’s Bahia Mar, the marina many know as the primarily location for the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. You may remember that earlier this month, Lauderdale Marine Center became America’s first duty-free yachting area. It was the first business to formally Continue reading