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X70 Features An Extra-Wide Saloon, Extra-Long Cockpit And Fun-Filled Swim Platform

Who needs side decks? The widebody X70 is a pioneering design from Prestige with a major focus on outdoor living. Yacht Style puts it to the test.

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Rolls-Royce Has Unveiled The New Ghost And Even Roomier Host Extended

Oxford philosopher Gilbert Ryle critiqued Descartes’ notion that the mind is distinct from the body. The new Rolls-Royce Ghost and Ghost Extended are proof that in enlightened automotive manufacturing, the body and soul of the machine is sublimely intertwined.

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Lester Lam Explains The Importance Of “A Strategy For A Digital World”

Chairman of Camper & Nicholsons Asia and sitting on C&N International’s Board of Directors, Lester Lam explains how the ‘original yachting company’ pre-empted the challenges and restrictions of Covid by investing extensively in “a strategy for a digital world”.

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Prince Of Premieres

Representing Princess in Southeast Asia since 1994, Boat Lagoon Yachting is also a distributor of Jeanneau and Sacs, and a Burgess representative. Vrit Yongsakul, Group Managing Director, explains why the dealership invests so much in bringing new models to Asia and how it’s able to offer clients a 360-degree service.

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New Level Of Luxury

Asia’s first MCY 70 Skylounge has turned heads since its arrival in Hong Kong, where the model customised for the region shows why an enclosed flybridge provides year-round appeal.

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High Stakes For America's Cup Win

More America’s Cup intrigues and skulduggery are likely as January-February’s Prada Cup for challengers looms in Auckland, New Zealand, followed by an early March contest for the auld mug itself.

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VALLE RISES TO THE TOP

After well over two decades with Azimut Yachts, Marco Valle is settling into his new role as CEO of Azimut-Benetti Group, overseeing a huge collection of motor yachts ranging from 34ft to 354ft and managing a family-owned dynasty that shows no signs of slowing down.

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OASIS AT SEA

An open invitation to enjoy life on the water, the popular Oasis 40M is the first model in Benetti’s new range focused on outdoor living and interiors that maintain connections with the sea.

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NAUTICAL STYLE

Recently sold to Hong Kong and scheduled to arrive in spring, the first Custom Line Navetta 30 shows that there are beautiful ways to update nautical tradition without turning your back on it.

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DYNAMIC DUO

Sports car lover Stephen Chun and his wife Sharly are hands-on owners of an Absolute 58 Fly, which they keep between Aberdeen and Sai Kung, and take out up to four times a week.

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Skylounge Range Expands

The new MCY 76 Skylounge has an enclosed flybridge containing the sole helm station, with the main and upper decks available in a variety of layouts.

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Galeon's Mini Transformer

Making its Asia debut in Hong Kong in November, the new Galeon 400 Fly is the yard’s smallest model offering its iconic folding balconies, opening a new chapter for outdoor living on a 41-footer.

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Buying Into Paradise

The Moorings and Sunsail offer the opportunity to own a boat based in one of the charter companies’ exotic locations around the globe and use yachts at any of them for up to 12 weeks a year, either for fixed income or a reduced purchase price.

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Market Boost For Luxury

A new corporate structure provides big opportunities for the luxury industry in Singapore and the region.

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Asia's Brave New World

This year’s Asia Boating Dialogue created a new online platform for communication and cooperation between boating associations and other national and regional representatives, with concerns ranging from the classification of yachts to the cruising connections between countries.

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Beneteau's Speeding Beauty

Designed by Lorenzo Argento and Roberto Biscontini, the Italians behind Beneteau’s First Yacht 53, the new Oceanis Yacht 54 combines racing yacht pedigree with exceptional comfort on deck and down below.

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Marrying Rational And Romantic

Scheduled to debut in Asia in 2021, Absolute’s new Navetta 64 has the simple, vertical exterior lines that characterise this shipyard’s yachts. However, on a design where logic and intelligence rule, a poetic touch shows that even the most rational of us appreciate the romance of life at sea.

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Beneteau's Flagship Motorboat

The iconic French brand is developing the Grand Trawler 62, which will have a range of 900nm and launch a new line that expands upon the Swift Trawler collection.

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MASTERS AT WORK

Now based in the UAE, the 106m Amadea is a masterpiece by designers Espen Øino and Francois Zuretti, builder Lürssen and owner’s representative Imperial, which describes her as “the most detailed superyacht ever built”.

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ALPHA + POWERS THROUGH

Shawn Kang’s Alpha+ clinched a gripping IRC 0 battle in RHKYC’s China Coast Regatta, which featured the best of Hong Kong’s sailing conditions.

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Absolute's Asia Appeal

Hong Kong-based distributor for Absolute Yachts, Thomas Woo took a leap of faith seven years ago after his first encounter with the brand’s Fly series.

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CL Yachts Launches Lucky 88

For a refreshing change, an Asian premiere was held before a world premiere as CL Yachts unveiled its flagship CLB88 in Hong Kong in August before hull one headed to the US for its public debut.

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Catalano Shipping Expands To NZ

Looking ahead to the 36th America’s Cup, Catalano Shipping Services has acquired Superyacht Support NZ to create the company’s new Pacific base in the Auckland Viaduct.

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Swan Launches New Maxi Era

Following delivery of the first Swan 98, Be Cool, Nautor’s Swan will soon launch a second hull followed by a third next year, while also completing the Swan 120 and ClubSwan 125.

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Offshore Classics Line UP

Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is busy preparing for the China Coast Race Week and Hong Kong to Hainan Race, plus next year’s Rolex China Sea Race and Hong Kong to Vietnam Race.

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The Showing Must Go On

Leading shipyards launched new models over the summer in anticipation of autumn premieres. Following major changes to the boat show calendar, shipyards are displaying new models across surviving shows but also private events at shipyards, marinas, showcases and even on Facebook Live.

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Benetti Delivers Diamond 145

Benetti has handed over its first Diamond 145, the Italian builder’s largest Class model, which complements the Delfino 95, Mediterraneo 116 and Fast 125 series.

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Revisiting The Andaman Sea

Looking ahead to the traditional peak charter season in the Andaman Sea, Yacht Style revisits popular cruising options from Langkawi in northern Malaysia up through Thailand’s iconic hot spots and onto Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago, for those keen to cruise in true isolation.

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Princess Flies Into Space Age

Darth Vader’s battleship? Stealth Bomber of the seas? The dark, ‘midnight blue’ colour of the first Princess X95 and the model’s aggressive profile have already polarised opinions. However, this semi-custom ‘nautical SUV’ is not about shock tactics but of enormous living spaces, flexible layouts and personal visions, all starting with one man’s light bulb moment while visiting Asia.

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Lagoon Rounds Out ‘Big Four'

Joining the large Seventy 7 sail cat and Seventy 8 and Sixty 7 powercats, the new Lagoon Sixty 5 offers comfort, easy handling, remarkable space and a wide range of layout options for all three decks.

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