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New Super Yacht Concept Features a Gaping Hole

The Shape, a yacht featuring an impressive hole in the middle of the vessel, is the latest super yacht design from the Italian company Lazzarini. The striking shape of the aptly named 69-meter yacht features a large hole in the...

New $350 Million Yacht Saturnia Boasts Its Own Port

Saturnia, the latest super yacht design from Italian company Lazzarini, is unlike any vessel on the market, as it features its own port.

Greece Becomes Magnet for Mega-Yachts in Summer 2020

Greece has hosted a record number of mega-yachts, or yachts measuring over 40 meters (130 ft), along its shores in the summer of 2020, according to recently released data. Enticed by Greece's stunning beaches and low cases of Covid-19, owners...

Coronavirus: Greece Bans Yachts from Sailing, as Athens Tightens Lockdown

Greek Deputy Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Chardalias announced on Friday a series of new, even stricter measures which will come into force this weekend to limit the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. The sailing of private boats and yachts...

Bureaucracy Limiting Number of Luxury Yachts Visiting Greece, Experts Warn

Professionals from businesses in Greece which work with foreign yacht-leasing companies, as well as owners of ultraluxury yachts, claim that Greek bureaucratic madness is forcing them to avoid the Greek seas every year. According to a report in Greece's Kathimerini daily on...

Armada of Luxury Ships Descends Upon Greece's Nafplio (video)

It is not everyday you see an armada of luxury yachts from all over Europe descend upon one city, but Nafplio in the Peloponnese is hosting dozens of vessels for the rich and famous ahead of a maritime show...

Greece Facing Possible EU Yacht-Tax Probe

Greece has two months to respond to the European Commission after it claimed the country was breaking rules on value-added tax (VAT) in the private boat sector. Along with Malta and Cyprus, Greece needs to explain its tax regime on...