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Miss Iloilo sold

30 May 2023 | Yachts Sold
Ocean Independence is pleased to announce the successful sale of 42m Feadship MISS ILOILO, with Ocean Independence Sales & Purchase Consultant, Miles Clark and the Hong Kong Team representing the Seller.
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Bahamas Government Finalises VAT Applied to Yacht Charter

11 Jan 2023 | Industry News
Discover the real cost of chartering in The Bahamas, including recently increased Value-Added Tax rates and how some of our fleet are offering reduced rates to ease the burden.
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Ocean Independence Celebrates the Opening of Hamburg Office

14 Nov 2022 | Company News
Last week, Ocean Independence celebrated the opening of our Hamburg office at the city's spectacular International Maritime Museum.
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Ocean Independence And Excelerate Marine Forge Strategic Partnership

7 Sep 2022 | Partnerships
Ocean Independence and Excelerate Marine, part of the Excelerate Technology Group, have formed a strategic, collaborative partnership to deliver products and services to Ocean Independence’s clients, captains, and crew at exclusive partnership pricing.
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37m Benetti motor yacht launched

Award-winning charter yacht: Benetti Motopanfilo 37m

1 Jul 2022 | Industry News
At the BOAT International Design & Innovation Awards last month, the Motopanfilo 37m by Benetti was awarded as the Best New Series model.
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Global Vision, Local Insight: A Company Update

29 Jun 2022 | Company News
Our clients mean the world to us, and with 15 offices across the globe, we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver unbeatable services anywhere, at any time.
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37m Benetti motor yacht launched

Benetti Launch Motopanfilo 37m (Hull no.02) Named EH²

4 Apr 2022 | Company News
The much-anticipated launch of EH² took place last week and will soon be available for summer charters with Ocean Independence in the Mediterranean.
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Captain Mark Delstanche Completes North Atlantic Solo Row

1 Oct 2021 | Industry News
In June 2021, superyacht Captain Mark Delstanche embarked on the challenge of rowing from New York to London solo. Three months later, he arrived at Tower Bridge.
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tropic airways Sea plane with a superyacht in the Bahamas

Ocean Independence Partners With Tropic Ocean Airways

30 Jul 2021 | Partnerships
Ocean Independence partners with luxury seaplane provider Tropic Ocean Airways to offer transfers to yacht charters in the USA, Caribbean and Bahamas.
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Superyacht anchored in St Jean Cap Ferrat

New french Anchoring Regulations: Posidonia Seagrass

15 Jun 2021 | Industry News
Ocean Independence explore new French regulations that govern where yachts and superyachts are permitted to anchor to protect Posidonia seagrass meadows.
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SWATH yacht Nurja

Yacht Management: NURJA – Designed for all Weather

15 Mar 2021 | Yacht Management
SWATH superyacht NURJA has joined the Ocean Independence yacht management fleet, with unique design allowing for comfort in all cruising conditions.
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Marco Kern

Marco Kern Joins Ocean Independence

18 Nov 2019 | Company News
Ocean Independence is pleased to welcome Marco Kern, who has recently joined the company as a board member after several years at Credit Suisse.
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Jeremy Comport

Jeremy Comport Joins Ocean Independence

7 Sep 2017 | Company News
After almost 20 years with Camper and Nicholsons International as one of their leading Sales Brokers, Jeremy Comport has joined Ocean Independence.
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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Atlas

Celebrating the new golden age of exploration in yachting and luxury lifestyle, ULTIMATE ATLAS explores new frontiers and unchartered territories. Someone who is synonymous with pushing boundaries and achieving the seemingly impossible is Sir Richard Branson – who we are delighted to feature as this edition’s front cover personality. Sir Richard speaks to Ocean Independence about a project very close to his heart – Virgin Galactic – and bringing commercial space travel to the public.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Custom Life

CUSTOM LIFE looks at the past, present and future of customisation and features an exclusive interview with the legendary Giorgio Armani, exploring how his eponymous label has evolved from fashion house to lifestyle brand.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Technology

Welcome to Ultimate Technology, the fourth edition of PURSUIT. Our featured partnership with Tesla was borne from a client event we hosted at the iconic Tesla Zurich showroom. With Tesla being synonymous with sustainable technology and the yachting industry making revolutionary advancements in this area, Elon Musk, Tesla’s founder and the world’s most electrifying and famous eco-entrepreneur, is the perfect choice for the front cover feature.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Craft

This eighth edition of PURSUIT explores the ultimate in human creativity, passion, innovation and master craftsmanship, being led by new levels of personalisation in yacht commissions.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Ultimate Style

This fifth edition of PURSUIT celebrates what can be considered the very epitome of yachting – style. From the intricate design of a yacht, to the choice of interior designer, through to the commissioning of crew uniforms – style is the essential ingredient.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Bold Innovation

Accepting the status quo is the easy option; making a meaningful change requires bold innovation. This edition of PURSUIT explores and celebrates the exciting advances being made across yachting.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Leading Legacy

The 11th edition in the series, LEADING LEGACY, celebrates storied brands and pioneering individuals whose innovations will leave the greatest inheritance, featuring an exclusive interview with Laird Hamilton – regarded as ‘the greatest waterman of all time’.

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Pursuit - An Online Journal

Future Optimists

The ninth edition in the series, FUTURE OPTIMISTS explores the themes underpinning the future of our industry and features an exclusive interview with Rolls-Royce, unveiling their new Coachbuild commission Boat Tail.

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As a truly global company with 14 offices worldwide, we’re available 24/7 to help with any enquiries.

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