Royal rivalry as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge compete in the Cambridge v Heidelberg Boat Race, channel pilot boat SUVA gets a very bright makeover and the world's first offshore foiling oceanic trimaran is launched. See this week's best pictures
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge battle it out on the river in the Cambridge v Heidelberg Boat Race in Germany, Channel pilot boat SUVA is painted from blue to ‘Toplac Pink’ after her owner, pilot Neil Streeter sets his team a challenge to raise £30,000 for charity, and work on a new mega yacht harbour gets underway.
19/07/17: Motor yacht Andreika is launched
The 32-metre Andreika, which has a specially developed hull, has been launched at ICT Yachts in Istanbul. The motor yacht features naval architecture and structural design by Laurent Giles Naval Architects, with exterior and interior design by the London-based H2 Yacht Design
18/07/17: SUVA gets a Toplac Pink makeover
Suva, a Channel pilot boat owned by pilot Neil Streeter, has been painted ‘Lady Penelope from Thunderbirds’ pink after Streeter challenged his team to raise £30,000 for Cancer Research UK and Macmillan charities. The team of Suva, which escorts solo swimmers and relay teams across the Channel, set up a Virgin Money Giving Page and raised £13,000 so far, plus £1,000 from a private donation. Streeter decided to go ahead and paint the boat pink. Yacht paint brand, International rose to the challenged and painted the boat. The shade didn’t exist in their Topac range, so they decided to create one. Click on the next picture to see what Suva looked like before….
14/07/17: Cristiano Ronaldo holidays like a celebrity on his yacht
Real Madrid’s superstar footballer takes a break from his busy schedule for a family and friends holiday in Ibiza. The Portuguese sportsman was seeing lounging on his yacht with his son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez
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05/07/17: The Queen and Prince Philip unveil a plaque named after Elizabeth the II in Scotland
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh took a boat to visit The Kelpies sculpture near Falkirk and to unveil a plaque to name the Queen Elizabeth II Canal as part of the £43M Helix project
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03/07/17: Macif wins the Bridge 2017 Centennial Transat
Crossing the finish line under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York, François Gabart and his Macif crew claim victory in the Bridge 2017 Centennial Transat – the transatlantic ‘race’ between the Queen Mary 2 and four of the world’s greatest trimarans
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