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SPOTLIGHTS

In This Issue 397

 

PRINCESS S60

New for 2017, the Princess S60 shone at the Singapore Yacht Show and has been roaring around the lion city ever since.

By Robert Stedman

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SUNREEF 62 ANETTE 2

Polish builder Sunreef Yachts has another happy owner in Anthony Lim, the Changi Sailing Club Commodore who has exciting plans for his custom 62ft sailing cat Annette 2.

By John Higginson

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LAGOON SEVENTY 7

With its Seventy 7, Lagoon has created both a flagship for faraway places and a luxurious party boat – and order books are already full until 2021.

By Kevin Green

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CODECASA 43M VINTAGE F76

Named Gio Chi The by her new owner, the first Codecasa 43 in the Vintage Series builds superbly on her 42m predecessors with a Portuguese bridge, sun-deck Jacuzzi and Tommaso Spadolini interior – and recognition at this year’s World Superyacht Awards.

By Angelo Colombo

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AMELS 272

The two owners of the 65m Imagine brought back the hit combinations of Amels, Tim Heywood and Andrew Winch to create the 83m Here Comes The Sun – the Dutch yard’s biggest build yet.

By John Higginson

   

 

SPECIAL FEATURES

   
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RACING IN ASIA

With Asia’s 2017-28 sailing season setting off in Phuket in July, we highlight some of the best regattas and races in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia. Thailand and Indonesia to mark in your diaries…

By Guy Nowell

 

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STEERING SCALLYWAG

Legendary Australian sailor David Witt will skipper Hong Kong’s first entry in the 2017-28 Volvo Ocean Race while also aiming to the lead the 100ft Scallywag to victory in te 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in December.

By John Higginson

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MARINE CONSERVATION PART 1

Seven tenths of our planet is covered by water that sustains both us and marine life, yet seas are drowning under a tsunami of pollution that the recreational boating industry contributes to.

By Kevin Green

FEATURES

   
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BRAND STORY: ASIA YACHTING

Celebrating 10 years in the yachting business, Asia Yachting is distinguishing itself as an event specialist, following its continental premiere of the MCY 80 by staging a pioneering brokerage show – in the middle of a bay

By Chermaine Lee

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INSIDE THE INDUSTRY: MIKE SIMPSON

Founder and MD of Asia’s largest yacht dealership, Mike Simpson remains as motivated as ever after 33 years leading Simpson Marine – so when will he slow down and enjoy the lifestyle he has been promoting for so long?

By John Higginson

   
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DESTINATION: BERMUDA

The America’s Cup placed Bermuda under the spotlight and it looks set to stay there as this tiny British territory off the USA’s East Coast has plenty more up its sleeve

By Dominique Afacan