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SPOTLIGHTS

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AZIMUT GRANDE 32

In the wake of the Grande 35 Metri, Azimut’s Grande 32 version is a 105-footer that exudes quality and charisma.

By Maria Roberta Morso

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MARITIMO M51

Classic flybridge cruisers like the well-credentialled Maritimo M51 combine luxury with performance, a combination that has proven popular with bluewater sailors and sports fishers alike.

By Kevin Green

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ABSOLUTE 62 FLY

Luxurious and comfortable in both her exterior and interior areas, the recent Absolute 62 Fly boasts attractive lines and excellent manoeuvrability.

By Maria Roberta Morso

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RIVIERA 4800 SPORT YACHT SERIES II PLATINUM EDITION

Adding a meaningful new layer of refinement to already slick performers is quite an achievement for Australia’s premium marque, Riviera.

By Kevin Green

FEATURES

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INTERVIEW: PETER MAHONY

Peter Mahony, Hong Kong-based General Manager of Benetti Yachts Asia, takes stock of the latest developments in the world of the high-end brand he represents and the regional response.

By Andrew Dembina

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CRÈME DE LA CRÈME

There’s no better time or place for yacht makers to unveil their latest creations than at the world’s most prestigious events on water at the Côte d’Azur this autumn. Here, we preview just a few of the head-turners at Cannes Yachting Festival (Sept 10-15) and Monaco Yacht Show (Sept 25-28).

By Glen Watson

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CENTRAL EUROPE’S CONTENDER

Poland, known to be the shipyard to some of the world’s top yacht brands and commercial vessel builders, is strengthening global confidence in its domestic brands and expertise.

By Andrew Dembina

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DESTINATION: THE ANDAMANS

Nearer to southern Thailand than India, the Andaman and neighbouring Nicobar Islands are Superyacht Cruising Gold.

By Linda Cartlidge