Johnnie Taylor – What about My Love (1981)

4th of May 2016

Soul with a capital S, unbelievable quality from this multi talented singer. Johnnie Taylor passed away sixteen years ago.

Intro of this exceptional track was sampled by The Shapeshifters in 2004 (Lola’s Theme).

Feadship XL De Vries Makkum 96.5m Motoryacht Project Vertigo

4th of May 2016

Vertigo Feadship 1006 BW

Build number 1006. Hull arrived in Makkum August 2015. Owner’s representative is Peter Insull. Unusual to release photos

of the yacht’s construction at this stage. Perhaps the yacht is for sale or available for charter?

Length:  96.5m or 316 ft

Beam:  14.5m or 47.7 ft

Draft:  3.7m or 12.2 ft

Gross Tonnage:  2,999 GT

Cruise / max speed:  15 / 17 kn, 5,000 nm range at 12 kn

Crew / guests:  34 / 18

Exterior by Redman Whiteley Dixon, interior by Chahan (Who also did the refitted 62.3m Feadship Faith)

Delivery: spring 2017

Price / cost:  150 million Euros  (Estimate)


John Legend Live – Each Day Gets Better (2006)

3rd of May 2016

John Legend

AMELS 55m Gene Machine Crossing The Atlantic

3rd of May 2016

Launched as Engelberg in 2013. Video of her underway to the Med

Other news:

Holland JachtBouw’s early 2016 launched 46m sailing yacht Skade has been delivered

Storm Yachts‘ X-65 motoryacht video

Bloomberg News: chartering instead of buying

Two Russian / Ukrainian 38m orders for Wim Van der Valk Yachts worth in total 30 million Euros

cancelled because of the economic crisis


Incredible villages around the world: BusinessInsider

Why Millionaires are leaving the EU for sunnier climates news on

Nineteen popular European beach holiday destinations

Rumer – Am I forgiven (2011)

2nd of May 2016

Am I Forgiven

Hull Casco of AMELS 55m Build Number 471 In Vlissingen

2nd of May 2016

Hull 471 arrived today from Gdynia. Launch: June of 2017. Second photo showing PLVS ULTRA and nb469 ELIXIR

AMELS Holland

Other news:

AIS signal from Heesen’s motoryacht Loyalty in Oss

Tom Browne – Funkin’ For Jamaica (1980)

30th of April 2016

Funkin’ for Jamaica

Two New Mulder Shipyard Favorite 1500 Motoryachts Delivered

30th of April 2016

mulder yachts mulder 1500 2 BWMulder 1500 classic look Mulder 1500 silver

Two new CE-A certificated aluminium yachts, IMAGO and SUMMER. One with a classic look, the other modern in

silver metallic. Price / cost: 1 million Euros

Mulder Shipyard

Other news:

Feadship De Vries Aalsmeer 69.5m (228 ft) motoryacht under construction sold by Lee Marine. Exterior by De Voogt,

interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Boat probably still at Slob hull builders.

Contract signed at the end of 2014. Three year delivery schedule

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