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(May 2, 2005, AM) - International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine at the IYCM in Genoa, Italy. (May 2, 2005, AM) - Robyn Forma, Advertising Director of YV&C, David Legrand, Charter Marketing Manager of Fraser Yachts Worldwide, Captain Battaglia of M/Y Lady Lola, and Carmen Gonzalez, Senior VP of Sales & Marketing of YV&C during a YachtChartersMagazine.TV interview (in French) aboard M/Y Lady Lola. Watch the interview. (May 2, 2005, AM) - Kyri Kyriacou, Director, Anna- Maria Hernandez, Director, and Andreas Liveras, Chairman, of Liveras Yachts and p/v Annaliesse. Watch the YachtChartersMagazine.TV interview on board p/v Annaliesse. (May 2, 2005, AM) - David Legrand (l) of Fraser Yachts Worldwide with an aquaintance (we presume!). (May 2, 2005, AM) - Grisha Davida of the SuperYacht Conference and YV&C with Jay Rainey of The Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting (... (more)

SCYE 2004 - The Best Organized Charter Yacht Show Ever!

Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting Photo Album 2004 Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show Photo Album 2004 Newport, RI Charter Show Photo Album 2004 Genoa, Italy Charter Yacht Show Photo Album 2004 M/Y Anson Bell at Chelsea Piers Photo Album 2004 Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting Photo Album 2003 All photos copyright YV&C and published in date/time order (December 7, 2004, AM) - The entrance to the SCYE2004 Hospitality Pavilion and the main docks of the exhibition. The first annual St. Maarten Charter Yacht Exhibition - SCYE2004 - opened this morning with an impressive organization and beautiful presentation. Mostly superyachts lined the docks of several marinas accessible by water taxis. Brokers enjoyed viewing a variety of popular charter yachts, including some that are not often at shows. One of our favorites so far: LADY MADELYN, a 122ft classic Italian yacht with a fabulous crew. Wat... (more)

Newport, Rhode Island 2005 International Yacht Charter Meeting

The 23rd Annual Newport Spring Charter Yacht Show took place this week at the Newport Shipyard, Newport, Rhode Island. This year, more than 30 charter yachts and more than 100 charter brokers, press, and industry professionals participated at this annual event. On Wednesday, Newport Charter Yacht Seminar presented speakers such as Brian Piers of Homeland Security and Customs, Robert Peck of MARSH Insurance, Rupert Conner of Luxury Yacht Group, and Kurt Bosshardt on Contract topics. Tom B. Rowe, managing director and Patty Martin, charter fleet manager of NYM Worldwide greeted the crew, captains and attending delegates of this year event. Churchill Yachts, Cox Marine, Fraser Yachts, International Yacht Collection, Koch Newton & Partners, Luxury Yacht Group, Merle Wood & Associates, Newport Yacht Management, Nicholson Yacht Charters, The Sacks Group, and independent ... (more)

The Sacks Group Displays Popular Charter Yachts in Miami Beach

The Sacks Group charter yachts on display at the Miami Boat Show included MARTHA ANN, 140' Westship; MARYANN, 106' Westhip; COCTAILS, 100' Hargrave; and HOOTER PATROL IV, 97' Hargrave. The show remins open September 22, 2007, through the 26th. The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals specialize in worldwide luxury yacht vacations, charter marketing, yacht brokerage and new construction. The company's unique "Try Before You Buy"® Program is specifically targeted for the purchase and sale of yachts for the charter business. More information on these and other charter yachts available through the company can e obrained by contacting the "team" at The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals, (954) 764-7742 or e-mail [email protected] Linda O'Brian, Jordanna Joffe, and Gill Stokes of The Sacks Group at the 19th Annual Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach. Linda O'Brian, J... (more)

Two Exciting New Build Projects by Ocean Independence

From Ocean Independence Magazine Two new build projects with Zürich based Managing Partner Peter Hürzeler; the first from the award winning Rossi Navi shipyard that brought us South, is a 54m scheduled for delivery in 2011. She will be built in Viareggio featuring 6 guest cabins for 12 guests. The yacht features vast exterior deck spaces and a superb Med style transom. The second, also scheduled for delivery in 2011, is a 49m motor yacht from the legendary Jongert yard. This 4900 model is a substantial yet sleek new motor yacht by the Dutch master builders and sleeps 10 guests in 5 cabins. This modern superyacht is designed by Guido de Groot Designs.   Launch Your Own Magazine at Ulitzer.com Launching a magazine at Ulitzer.com, which is currently in pre-beta, is designed to be as easy as boiling an egg and doesn't take much longer. For details of how to become a Ul... (more)

Monaco Yacht Show Blog Launched on Ulitzer

Monaco Yacht Show Blog launched today on Ulitzer by International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine. The Monaco Yacht Show brings together professionals from the international luxury yachting sector; ship-builders and designers, equipment suppliers, brokers and service providers. The MYS is renowned throughout the sector for being the show that must not be missed in the luxury yachting sector because it is the only yacht show exclusively devoted to Superyachts of at least 25 meters in length. Ulizer already offers several popular yachting bogs such as: Yacht Charter Blog Yacht Charter Croatia Greek Isles Turkish Riviera Sacks Yachts OCEAN Independence Yacht Charter companies participated during this year's Monaco Yacht Show include: Allied Yacht Charter, http://www.alliedmarine.com Angela Carney Yacht Charters, www.acyachtcharter.com Camper Nicholsons, http://ww... (more)

Rolex: Melrose Diamonds Announces the Top 5 Ladies Rolex Watch Models Demanded in 2009

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 06/05/09 -- Melrose Diamonds, USA's #1 Pre-Owned Online Rolex Watch Retailer, today announced the top 5 Ladies Rolex Watch Models demanded in the USA on its website, MelroseDiamonds.com, so far this year. Ranking from 1 to 5 in popularity of the Rolex watch models Women in the USA wanted are: 1. Lady Rolex 18K Gold & Diamond Rolex Super President w/ Champagne Diamond Dial & Bezel (404) 2. Lady Two Tone 18K/SS Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust w/ Silver Diamond Dial & Diamond Bezel (504) 3. Lady Pave Diamond Dial Rolex Super President w/ 385 Round Cut Diamonds (631) 4. Lady Stainless Steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust w/ Channel Set Diamond Bezel (610) 5. Lady Ruby & Diamond Channelset Bezel 18K Rolex President w/ Gold Diamond Dial (422) About Melrose Diamonds Melrose Diamonds is the nation's leading online retailer of Rolex wrist ... (more)

IBM Helps MarineMax Drive Smarter Retail Operations

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 2010 NRF CONFERENCE -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that MarineMax, (NYSE: HZO), the largest recreational boat retailer in the United States, is using IBM business analytics to streamline operational planning, improve decision-making, and enforce more consistent, collaborative information access across the company. Since implementing the solutions, the retailer has been able to cut inventory costs, improve return on marketing spending, and reduce overall planning cycles from months to just a few weeks, among other benefits. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) Over the past decade, MarineMax has experienced tremendous growth. Today, the company can be found in 55 locations across the United States, with a multi-channel retail model that includes showrooms, catalogs, a call center and a full-... (more)

Dockwise Ltd: Aasta Hansteen Spar Buoy Third Contract for Dockwise Vanguard

BREDA, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 03/20/12 -- Backlog Update: USD 57 Million in Awards Dockwise Ltd. today announces six new awards totaling USD 57 million, for execution in H1 2012 and 2015. The wins include a reservation contract, securing the transportation of a spar buoy for the Statoil operated Aasta Hansteen offshore production field, formerly known as the Luva field. The spar buoy, with an approximate length of 200 meters, a diameter of 50 meter and weight of 45,000 tonnes, will be transported on the new build super vessel Dockwise Vanguard from either Korea or Finland, subject to yard choice, to Norway in 2015. Final contract award from Statoil is dependent on formal project sanction for the Aasta Hansteen development. Further wins for other clients comprise the transport of four drilling rigs to Rotterdam, Saudi Arabia and Singapore (all for H1 2012... (more)

Companies Pursue Cross Sector Growth as Digital Technologies Dissolve Traditional Industry Boundaries, Accenture Research Finds

As the global economy continues to recover, a majority of companies intend to pursue growth opportunities outside their own industry sectors as digital technologies help create new higher growth markets, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The research also shows that most top executives believe the ability of new digital technologies to dissolve industry boundaries is the most important structural shift businesses will face over the next five years. The report, “Remaking Customer Markets: Unlocking Growth with Digital,” includes a survey of 500 C- level executives in 10 countries, which reveals that while 64 percent say their companies will continue to focus on growth within their current industry, 60 percent plan to pursue growth in, or in collaboration with, other industries in the next five years. The report examines six ‘digitally contestable ma... (more)

The French Will Never Forget Commemorated the 70th Anniversary of D-Day With an Emotional Tribute in New York City

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/06/14 -- To commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and as an homage to the U.S. soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for the liberation of France, the not-for-profit association The French Will Never Forget (TFWNF), with help from both the French and U.S. governments, produced a grand and moving tribute earlier today at Liberty Island. A series of events demonstrated the support and gratitude the French people feel for their longtime American allies. The French navy frigate Lafayette called on the Port of New York; a flotilla of sailboats from the Manhattan Yacht Club surrounded Liberty Island; and a New York Firefighter boat sprayed streams of red, white and blue water into the air as a salute. Two helicopters flew over the Statue of Liberty, a gift from France to the United States in 1886, where they released 1 million ... (more)