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Year in review: 2018's biggest yachting news stories

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January

Salvage firm offers chance to rescue last Sensation yacht

The past 12 months have produced several notable yachting news stories from around the world, ranging from triumphant launches to tragic events. We round up the biggest news stories from 2018.

Boat International's biggest story in January was the news that a New Zealand salvage firm was offering the last 49.5 metre Sensation yacht for sale as it began to dismantle the shipyard. Construction on the yacht had begun nine years previously, but work had stalled due to the yard's financial difficulties.

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