SuperYacht Industry News
Azimut Benetti is the largest network producing mega yachts. As the business unit Azimut Yachts is engaged in serial production, the design of a new yacht always means a long-ranging determination of cost and cost structure. In order to predict..
Marlink, backed by Apax-partners has signed a definite agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Livewire Connections, a UK headquartered satellite communications service provider with focus on superyacht customers. The move follows the recent announcement that Marlink intends to..
GyroMarine designs and produces gyroscopic stabilisers made for the marine industry, specialising in the megayachting, military and offshore sectors with application to ships with length exceeding 50m. Headquartered in Tuscany, Rosignano (Livorno, Italy), the company is part of an industrial..
Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has signed the contact for a significant refit project which is due to start at the beginning of December. Originally launched in 2007, the 29m fast displacement superyacht Ciao (ex. Nilo) is back at Moonen’s..
Business is blossoming at Balk Shipyard. KK Superyachts decided to engage Balk for the refit of the 57m MY Dancing Hare (ex MY Lady Mona K, ex MY Lady Ghislaine) for an extensive work this winter. Dancing Hare is built..
At Metstrade, Steyr Motors celebrated the premiere of the SEC 4-cylinder; the world’s first monoblock common rail marine engine series. The new cylinder marks a seminal step in the Steyr Motors engine family. This is the first time that an..
At the Dame Design Award 2017 ceremony held at Metstrade in the RAI Amsterdam Exhibition Centre, the Besenzoni P400 Matrix helm seat won the marine industry’s most prestigious prize: the Dame Design Award 2017. The award was granted in the..
Harken has now produced a 27mm RIB seat rail system that has been tested to over 25kN, thus meeting HSC regulations. Scot Seat KPM Marine last year teamed up with Harken Industrial to provide their marine seats with a track..
Oceanvolt has just announced the Oceanvolt ServoProp at Metstrade. The patented Oceanvolt ServoProp Variable Pitch Saildrive combines a high efficiency saildrive with the most powerful hydro generator on the market. A unique feature of the ServoProp is the option of..
The shortlisted nominations for the third Boat Builder Awards for business achievement have been announced. With more than one hundred entries received, the 21 shortlisted companies named by the judges have already achieved some notable success at this stage, and..
TEAM Italia will again be exhibiting its new i-Bridge Air Wings at the forthcoming METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. I-Bridge Air wings is the new, integrated nav com solution that controls and manages all onboard systems via 3D technology, multi-touch controls..
La Ciotat Shipyards, run by the local public owned company SEMIDEP-Ciotat (La Ciotat Shipyards), is announcing an investment of approximately 100 million euros in upcoming years, in order to become the global point of reference for megayacht refits and maintenance…
Vesper Marine’s deckWatch smartwatch app has been nominated for the prestigious DAME Design Award in the Lifesaving and Safety Equipment category. The winners will be announced at the upcoming METSTRADE in Amsterdam. “We are very excited to have the opportunity..
The world’s most southern superyacht regatta has released its 2018 notice of race. The New Zealand Millennium Cup attracts yachts with a penchant for adventure, and was first held as an accompaniment to the 2000 America’s Cup in Auckland. 2018’s..