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Record-breaking transport

Late November saw one of the largest single transportation of yachts ever when the Sevenstar carrier Stadiongracht started its remarkable trip from Rhodes (Greece) to Tortola (British Virgin Islands) via La Spezia (Italy), Palma (Spain) IJmuiden (Holland), Southampton (UK), Newport Rhode Island and Ft Lauderdale. Carrying no less than 60 yachts, ranging in length up to 90 feet , the remarkable schedule combined different voyages in order to offer customers maximum flexibility. The carrier mv Stadiongracht measures some 168 metres in length and has a deadweight of 21,400 metric tons and an intake capacity of 17,500 tons.