Summer Yacht Newsletter
July 2020
This Massive New 357-Foot Hybrid Gigayacht Uses 30% Less Fuel Than Her Competitors
Oceanco  is known for delivering jaw-dropping gigayachts, but the most impressive thing about this 357-footer isn’t its epic size. Bravo Eugenia features a radical new hybrid propulsion system that purportedly uses 30 percent less fuel than her competitors.

The Dutch yacht builder partnered with renowned naval architects  La te ral  to bring the new superyacht to fruition. The pair previously penned the pioneering  Black Pearl —she can cross entire oceans without burning a skerrick of fossil fuel—and applied the very same methodology of LIFE (Lengthened, Innovative layout, Fuel efficient and Eco-conscious) when designing this vessel.
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Monaco Yacht Show 2020 Has Been Canceled
There is some sad news to announce:  Monaco Yacht Show 2020  has been canceled due to COVID-19. It was scheduled to run on September 23-26, 2020. It was really intriguing for everyone in the industry, to see how the situation with one of the main superyacht events, if not the main, will go develop in the current situation.

During recent weeks, the show organizer Informa Markets have been in constant discussions with stakeholders and partners within the international Super Yacht Industry to better understand the challenges facing yacht owners, shipyards in the face of the disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic. One of the options was to have a “low-density” format for the show. But from a health and safety perspective, unfortunately, it had been decided that the risks are too high.
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Everything You Need to Know About Chartering a Yacht Post COVID-19
With flights cancelled and travel bans implemented across the world, the COVID-19 crisis has thrown the entire travel industry disarray – but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. As countries begin to recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, small pockets are slowly starting to open their doors to travellers, starting with a lifting of restrictions on airports and – more importantly – marinas and waterways. But what does this mean for your summer charter vacation? Find out when you can charter, where you can charter, and how charter yachts are managing the Coronavirus crisis.
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Montenegro Removes Quarantine Requirement For Arriving Yachts
Porto Montenegro has confirmed that, with Montenegro currently having no cases of COVID-19 and no new cases having been reported in the last 28 days, the government of Montenegro has reduced further relaxation measures for maritime traffic, particularly where is relates to international arrivals.

Montenegro has opened it borders for all countries with less than 25 people infected per 100,000 inhabitants. This will allow all superyachts arriving from said countries to operate without the need for a quarantine period. In addition to the measures related to maritime, all businesses and services are now open and fully functioning, including those within Porto Montenegro.
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Europe's Yacht Industry in Turmoil
The Coronavirus pandemic has spurred the world’s wealthiest into putting their contingency plans into action. Silicon Valley’s tech gurus have decamped to doomsday bunkers in New Zealand, while in Europe, controversy has sprung up over a private virus testing site in a billionaires’ compound on the Riviera.

While most French hospitals struggled to handle the influx of COVID-19 patients, the mega-rich living in palatial villas at Les Parcs de Saint-Tropez didn’t have that problem. The denizens of the ultra-luxury community—a group which includes steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal and Francis Holder, the founder of the Paul bakery chain—have access to a special medical unit well-equipped to test them and their friends for antibodies against the Coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Which Superyacht Events Are Affected?
The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has forced the cancellation or postponement of a raft of superyachting events. For all the latest developments, please check below…

  1. Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Swan Cup
  2. Monaco Yacht Show
  3. Perini Navi Cup
  4. Swan European Regatta
  5. Palm Beach International Boat Show
  6. Venice Boat Show
  7. Superyacht Cup Palma
  8. America's Cup World Series - Portsmouth
  9. America's Cup World Series - Sardinia
  10. Singapore Yacht Show
  11. Monaco Grand Prix
  12. Superyacht Show Palm Beach
  13. World Superyacht Awards
  14. St Barths Bucket
  15. The Superyacht Show
  16. The Superyacht Experience
  17. The Superyacht Gathering
  18. Palma Superyacht Show
  19. MYBA Charter Show
  20. Dubai Boat Show

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