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#superyachtvisit – Return visitor to Ireland, the 81-metre long super motor yacht 'AIR' cut a dramatic pose as an early season caller to Cork Harbour yesterday. As Afloat reported previously, this black hulled Dutch-built Feadship was launched in March in 2011…
$1 Billion For Biggest Ever Superyacht
#Superyacht - Move over, Blush – there's a new contender for the superyacht crown that makes Eddie Jordan's giant look like a tugboat. Scuttlebutt Sailing News reports on the Triple Deuce, set to be the world's biggest ever superyacht at…
Eddie Jordan's Superyacht Available To Charter
#Superyacht - Irish F1 supremo Eddie Jordan certainly pulled out all the stops when he caught the yachting bug, commissioning the largest recreational vessel ever built by luxury specialists Sunseeker. And now his €40-million, 155-foot superyacht Blush, which was launched…
Another Superyacht Visits Dublin as 'Arcadia' Berths at Dun Laoghaire Marina
#arcadia – Dun Laoghaire Marina welcomed another superyacht visitor this week when the 35.80m Arcadia berthed at the 800–berth south Dublin Bay facility. Not only does the impressive 'Arcadia' have gorgeous lines but as the 159th vessel to transit the…
Former Ocean-Going Tug Pulls into Cork City as Luxury Adventure SuperYacht
#LuxuryExpeditionYacht – Seawolf, a 58m five-star luxury adventure expedition superyacht, once known as the hardest working ocean-going tug in the world called to Cork City quays this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 850 tonnes luxury vessel converted from the tug…
Superyacht Names, Marine Crying & Fog at Sea is Frightening
#islandnation – We were beating on port tack up past Cobh. It was a pleasant night's sailing in Thursday night's cruiser league race out of Monkstown Bay Sailing Club. Then the VHF came alive with the first radio call I have…
Cruising Cayman Islands Superyacht and Motoryacht Come and Go
#Superboats – Having spent a week visiting Dun Laoghaire Harbour, the 46m superyacht Christopher that dwarfed the local 500 plus craft and several larger craft currently taking part in the Round Ireland race departed today and follows the anchorage of…
Say Hello to 46m Superyacht 'Christopher', Dun Laoghaire Marina Welcomes Biggest Ever Visitor
#superyacht – Even seasoned observers are gobsmacked at the sheer size of the 46–metre (150–foot) Superyacht Christopher berthed at Ireland's biggest marina in Dun Laoghaire harbour marina this morning. Dwarfing the 500–local craft moored around it, and at twice the…
Brand New 'Superyacht' Transits Irish Sea Bound for Gibraltar and Med-Charter Cruising
#SuperYachtIrishSea-Brand new superyacht, Astra, a 55m (180ft) newbuild from Dutch shipyard Amels, made a mid-way passage through the Irish Sea last week and which saw the 672 tons luxury vessel head for Gibraltar, writes Jehan Ashmore. The ultra-sleek lines of…
Superyacht Makes A 'Majestic' Entrance
#SUPERYACHT – The elegant streamlined luxury 60m/200ft motoryacht M.Y. Majestic is to dock in Dublin’s Port this evening, having departed Norway via Scottish waters, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Caymen Islands registered 12-guest charter-yacht (view gallery) which has a crew of…
Superyachts, Cruise-ships, Round Ireland, Dramatic Rescues and Youth Worlds Team
Tweet, tweet! In case you missed them, here's a recap of the weekend's Irish sailing and boating top stories; An Irish superyacht steals the Show in France, Privateer does the same in Kinsale and there's a blustery start in Howth,…
Superyacht Fleet Expected to Visit London Olympics then Ireland
London is expected to provide a great SuperYacht venue for the Olympics and the hope is that some of the massive visitors may in turn continue cruising in Ireland according to who are providing services to help yachts arrange…

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