Phoenix Hydraulics Blog

  1. Aquila: Pendennis Shipyard

    In June 2016, Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth was given the ambitious task of completely refitting the Aquila superyacht. With the aid of more than 1,000 dedicated workers, the project took 12 months to complete.

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  2. The Oldest Yachts in the World

    In 2014, a vessel known as 'Peggy' was excavated from a cellar in Castletown on the Isle of Man. Built between 1789 and 1793, she's an armed clinker-built schooner rigged vessel that was originally built for politician, merchant and banker, Geo

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  3. Most Popular Superyacht Names

    Every superyacht needs a name...but how do you go about choosing? While some opt for the humorous, the original or just plain weird (some of the best yacht names we've seen include Tax Seavasion, Nauti Buoy and Privacy - which is pretty unlikely, especially when owne

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  4. Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia

    The Royal Yacht Britannia sailed more than one million miles, on voyages all over the world, during the four decades it was a second home to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family. The mighty vessel, also known as Her Majesty's Yac

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  5. Marina Ibiza

    Phoenix Hydraulic Services is one of the largest independent hydraulics companies in the UK - supplying top yacht-builders with custom hydraulic solutions.

    Arguably the best marina in the Mediterranean, Marina Ibiza mooring provides acce

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  6. Howards' Way

    Howards' Way - dubbed "Dallas on Sea" thanks to its glamorous characters, their lives, loves and traumas - was the BBC's answer to the American super-soaps of the 1980s. The drama series revolved around a wealthy sailing community on the south coast of England, featu

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  7. Southampton Boat Show

    The prestigious Southampton Boat Show returns for its 49th annual outing from 15th to 24th September - and it's set to be the biggest and best ever, with even more family-friendly attractions during the ten-day extravaganza. Since its launch, it has become Europe's b

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  8. Oyster 118 set for December Launch

    In development since Spring 2015, the British-built and designed Oyster 118 Yacht is poised for an early 2018 delivery, following sea trials on the Solent.

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    The project is an

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  9. Mirabella V

    Launched back in November 2003, sloop-rigged superyacht Mirabella V, designed by Ireland based Ron Holland is the biggest single-masted yacht in the world.

    The Hamble-based company, High Modulus Ltd, was behind the

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  10. Oyster Yachts

    Oyster Yachts is the Southampton-based global market leader for cruising yachts. Known for its boats’ unrivalled performance, quality and comfort, the yachts are stylish and reliable, with each model built to order.

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