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Illegally Traded Teak Claims Under Investigation

A non-profit organization alleges that Princess Yachts and Sunseeker have what’s termed illegally traded teak aboard their yachts. This means wood possibly sourced from illicit logging. The organization claims the illegally traded teak comes from two subcontractors. Both builders say they have no knowledge of wrongdoing and are investigating the claims. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) Continue reading

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Superyacht Show Time: American Premieres at FLIBS

Over the past 58 years, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) has earned a reputation as being the world’s largest in-water boat show. It’s also become a significant superyacht show. While some people claim that megayachts are larger than superyachts, or that superyachts start at 130 feet, pay no attention. The words mean the Continue reading