Yachts and Marinas

Spending by rich Americans is underpinning orders for bigger custom yachts being built in European boatyards. But prices in the second-hand market remain depressed as owners choose to refurbish existing craft

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Yachtmakers and motor manufacturers are joining forces to delight rich clients

The influence of the postwar pioneer lives on in his successors