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Screen capture from the moment that Tamesis first crossed the equator on Dec 8 2018 (Photo: Marlink)

Linie Aquavit: Documenting a 4-Month Journey

Marlink’s Sealink VSAT recently proved integral to a unique ‘slow TV’ experiment spanning four months and two equatorial crossings.Arcus is the world’s largest producer of Linie Aquavit, a Norwegian beverage dating back to the early 19th century that derives its name from a tradition whereby oak barrels of Aquavit are transported on boats from Norway to Australia and back again, thereby crossing the equator (‘linje’ in Norwegian) twice before being bottled.Aquavit’s makers have always maintained that the incessant motion…

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NYC Ferries: Gladding-Hearn Building Three New Vessels

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has begun construction of the first of three new sightseeing vessels for Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, Inc., in New York City. A keel-laying ceremony at the Somerset-Mass., shipyard in January, was held in commemoration of the Circle Line’s 70th anniversary year. The new boat order follows the shipyard’s delivery of three sister- ships for the company in 2009. Delivery of the first new vessel is scheduled for 2016. According to Costas Markou…

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Cooper Yacht Debuts Cooper 800 Yacht Tender

Cooper Yacht proudly announces the debut of the Cooper 800 yacht tender. Founded in the Netherlands in 2009, the mission of the company is to offer ultimate style and comfort in a multi-functional vessel at a reasonable price to the consumer. With three models on the market in Europe, Asia and South Pacific, Cooper Yacht now enters the U.S. market with the Cooper 800 yacht tender. With an efficient hull shape, the Cooper 800 travels at a speed of 16 knots with a 54 HP inboard Yanmar Diesel engine consuming 1.1 Gallon/hour, which is standard on the vessel.

Royal Caribbean to Host World Cup Party at Sea

Royal Caribbean International announced a partnership with Coca-Cola to bring the most prestigious soccer competition in the world to its fleet with The Coca-Cola Party at Sea celebrating the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The cruise line will host the official Coca-Cola Party at Sea complete with broadcast of the games at the official watch party hosted by Coca-Cola and complete with samba dancers. This summer, there simply will be no better place, outside of Brazil, to watch, to cheer, to celebrate this sport spectacle. Soccer is a…

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Recent Florida Boat Show Logs Attendance Up 28%

Five days of ocean breezes and sunshine set a spirited tone over the recent 54th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® report the organizers, with gate attendance for the entire show  up 28 percent from the prior year and exhibit space the largest it has ever been, with returning exhibitors expanding their show presence over 2012. "The boat show is a barometer of the local and national economy, and this year we saw a strong increase in sales, an increase in attendees…

Yacht Charter Company Offers Best Price Guarantee

The new program offers an assurance to customers that should the cost of their Sail, Power or Crewed Yacht charter go down in price at any time up to 30 days before their departure date, they will be reimbursed with benefits equivalent in value. In addition to offering unprecedented value, The Moorings Price Promise guarantees an attractive price protection feature that allows for reimbursement through benefits that include yacht upgrades, food and beverage options, water toys and more. The Moorings will issue the price difference in the form of a credit for vacations reserved before November 30, 2012.