[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sunseeker Boss Stewart McIntyre Abruptly Leaves Luxury Yacht Builder

Source -  www.theguardian.com
Sunseeker yachts on display in London. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images
The boss of luxury yacht builder Sunseeker has abruptly left the company.
Stewart McIntyre, the managing director, will leave the Dorset-based company owned by China‘s richest man, Wang Jianlin, at the end of the month. The company said McIntyre, a Scot who commutes from Edinburgh to Sunseeker’s headquarters in Poole, was leaving to “pursue other interests”.
Wang’s Wanda Group, which bought 91.8% of Sunseeker for £300m in 2013, said founder Robert Braithwaite would take over running the company as “acting president”.
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[23 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sunseeker Boss Stewart McIntyre Abruptly Leaves Luxury Yacht Builder

Source -  www.theguardian.com
Sunseeker yachts on display in London. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images
The boss of luxury yacht builder Sunseeker has abruptly left the company.
Stewart McIntyre, the managing director, will leave the Dorset-based company owned by China‘s richest man, Wang Jianlin, at the end of the month. The company said McIntyre, a Scot who commutes from Edinburgh to Sunseeker’s headquarters in Poole, was leaving to “pursue other interests”.
Wang’s Wanda Group, which bought 91.8% of Sunseeker for £300m in 2013, said founder Robert Braithwaite would take over running the company as “acting president”.
Wanda …

[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Clipper Round The World Yachts Arrive In Style

Source – www.portsmouth.co.uk
Crowds cheered today as the Clipper Round the World yachts arrived in London at the end of their epic race.
The top three yachts sailed under Tower Bridge in a spectacular climax to the contest.
The race was founded by legendary sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, from Gosport, who was the first man to sail solo, non-stop around the world.
It is the world’s longest ocean race and has covered 40,000 miles over 11 months.
The 12 yacht crews are made up of novice sailors, skippered by an experienced sailor and 670 …

[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Want To Work On A $320-Million SuperYacht? Here’s How You Can

Source – news.nationalpost.com
It is a job like no other. To fit the bill, you must be able to navigate the oceans using the latest nautical equipment, fend off pirate attacks, appreciate fine wine, provide silver service, cope in extremely cramped conditions, arrange flowers, serve cigars, plan events and clean rooms to the highest standards. Fluency in a couple of foreign languages would be a bonus, too.
If this sounds demanding, it is because your employers are used to getting the very best. They own not just yachts, but uber-luxurious superyachts, worth …

[14 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
China Can Be World’s Biggest Yacht Market: Benetti Boss

Source – www.wantchinatimes.com
The superyacht Lohengrin, built by Trinity Yachts, docked in Sanya, Hainan province in March.
China is the market with the highest potential for the yacht industry, Vincenzo Poerio, CEO of Benetti, one of the oldest builders of luxury motor yachts in the world and part of Italy’s Azimut Benetti Group, told Xinhua in a recent interview.
The yacht market in mainland China is small at present but Poerio, who is responsible for the group’s mega yachts, is convinced that “China is potentially the biggest market in the world and will …