Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Blog

Video Shows Drawbridge Close On Mega Yacht

Ouch. This incident happened Tuesday evening on Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway in North Miami. The 161-foot Rockstar was damaged but none of the 15 people onboard were injured. Some drinks however were probably...

December 3, 2014
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Maritime News

William Starling Burgess’ Columbia Sets Sail from Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG), located in Panama City, Florida is known for churning out a steady stream of workboats for the offshore oil and gas industry, but their shipbuilding skills...

September 24, 2014
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Blog

Time-Lapse: Salvors Raise $10M Yacht That Sank at Launch

Here's a time-lapse video showing salvors raising of a brand new, $10 million yacht that sank during its launch this past Sunday at a shipyard in Anacortes, Washington.

May 21, 2014
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Incidents

Shipyard Personnel Freed with Fire Axe as $10M Motor Yacht Capsizes at Launch [IMAGES]

Update 2: Video Surfaces of Yacht Launch Fail Update: Time-lapse Shows Anacortes Yacht Salvage The 85-foot expedition style motor yacht Bäden took two and a half years to build in...

May 20, 2014
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Kaufman-family
Interesting

Storm Over Parenting – Do Infants Belong At Sea?

By Jennifer Medina, New York Times — As her family began what was supposed to be a monthslong journey in a 36-foot sailboat from Mexico to New Zealand, Charlotte Kaufman...

April 8, 2014
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Blog

An Inside Look at JFK’s Presidential Yacht, “Honey Fitz” [PHOTOS]

With the 50 year anniversary of John F. Kennedy's death upon us, it's only appropriate that we honor his legacy here on gCaptain by featuring a photo tour of the presidential yacht, "Honey Fitz".

November 21, 2013
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Monday, September 24, 2012
Blog

VIDEO: How NOT to Put a Yacht in the Water

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dt9yd-xqnI How NOT to put a yacht in water. Bet he wishes it was a submarine right about now!

September 24, 2012
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Thursday, November 3, 2011
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Multimedia

Perini Navi’s Picchiotti Exuma, Handcrafted of Pure Awesomeness

The Picchiotti Exuma, the 3rd yacht of Perini’s Vitrivius-series is the temperate-climate version of her 55-meter ice-class sibling and was widely praised this year at the 2011 Showboats Design Awards   Exuma, the...

November 3, 2011
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Friday, August 5, 2011
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Blog

Dear Santa: I would like a Perini Navi so I can go explore the arctic… please.

The naval architects at Perini Navi have done a spectacular job with this new 55 meter Picchiotti Ice-Class Motor Yacht.  The raised forward bulwarks mean this yacht was meant for...

August 5, 2011
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Monday, July 25, 2011
Maritime News

Perini Navi receives 70 million Euro contract for two 60 meter sailing yachts

The Perini Navi Group has launched a new series of 60 mt sailing yachts and has already signed two sales contracts for a total value of more than 70 million...

July 25, 2011
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Sunday, June 12, 2011
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Blog

At the Newport Shipyard…

We were docked next to this rather conspicuous beast while racing in the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta this past weekend. Let’s see how quick you all can tell...

June 12, 2011
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Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Ship Design

The Eastport 32 – a powerboat for sailors

I just returned from a few weeks in Annapolis, Maryland where I had the opportunity to catch up with my friend Tom Weaver, a career yachtsman with more enviable sea...

November 2, 2010
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