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Monthly Archives: July 2012

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Postcard from… Zadar, Croatia

Over the summer season, travel journalist Tristan Rutherford sends Y.CO a postcard each weekend as he travels around Europe’s top superyacht destinations. Zadar, Croatia, 28 July 2012 Late July is not considered a prime investment period. But for the Venetian … Read More

Y.CO were proud sponsors of the 2012 Superyacht Cup in Cowes

Cowes Superyacht Cup 2012

The 2012 Cowes Superyacht Cup, which finished yesterday, was a huge success.  The English summer pulled through at the last minute, with the sun shining for Her Majesty the Queen’s attendance on the final day of racing.  Y.CO sales broker … Read More

Pelorus at 115m was one of the biggest sales. Although she had no official asking price, the rumoured figure was $300,000,000.

Market Update – Week 30

A SEA OF OPPORTUNITY As the summer continues with owners enjoying their yachts, Y.CO takes a look at the last few years – a turbulent period for yachting – and the opportunities the current market presents to serious buyers. When … Read More

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Food Glorious Food – Superyacht Cheeky Tiger

This month we hear from Adam Bennett, the chef on board luxury motor yacht Cheeky Tiger.  Cheeky Tiger is available to charter in the Mediterranean for 8-10 guests, from €60,000 per week.  I began working in a French restaurant washing up … Read More

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Postcard from… Gassin, near St Tropez

Over the summer season, travel journalist Tristan Rutherford sends Y.CO a postcard each weekend as he travels around Europe’s top superyacht destinations. Gassin, near St Tropez, 21 July 2012 This week Mick Jagger celebrates his 69th birthday. Happy Birthday, hellraiser! … Read More

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Market Update – Week 29

New to the market this week is the beautiful, technologically advanced J-Class sailing yacht Rainbow H2. Standing at an impressive 39.95m she is the modern replica of the original J-Class that won the America’s Cup in 1934. The original Rainbow … Read More

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What do Usain Bolt, Sir Ranulph Fiennes and superyachting have in common?

In the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games, sporting heroes are in the spotlight.  But over the 26 disciplines for which athletes will compete for the coveted gold medals, it’s clear that there is no one Olympian ideal.  … Read More

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Postcard from… Ajaccio, Corsica

Over the summer season, travel journalist Tristan Rutherford sends Y.CO a postcard each weekend as he travels around Europe’s top superyacht destinations. Ajaccio, Corsica, 14 July 2012 On 14th July France remembers the Storming of the Bastille. The French public … Read More