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62m Cap d’Ail under construction at Lürssen

The 62m yacht under the project name Cap d’Ail (formerly known as Project 794) arrived at the Lürssen site in Bremen last weekend where her construction will continue. The hull was originally laid in June 2019. The exterior design was created by Espen Øino. Imperial Yachts, as the owner’s representatives, will oversee the final...

Amsterdam juiced up by new 71m Feadship

This weekend saw the undocking of the 71m Juice from the giant Feadship construction hall in the Dutch capital. Observers were mesmerised by the beauty of this timeless Feadship: a blend of polished stainless steel, glass and teak offer a classic feel while the exterior lines showcase a sleek and captivatingly contemporary elegance. The...

Porto Montenegro reaches new stage in shipyard development with Drydocks World Dubai

Adriatic 42 is the new name of the former Bijela Shipyard in Montenegro offering a range of services to the world’s largest yachts. The superyacht industry annual Crew Awards and Porto Montenegro Superyacht Winter Games are part of a roster of scheduled superyacht events coming to Port Montenegro, in a busy 2022 summer season....

Amsterdam juiced up by new 71m Feadship

This weekend saw the undocking of the 71m Juice from the giant Feadship construction hall in the Dutch capital. Observers were mesmerised by the beauty of this timeless Feadship: a blend of polished stainless steel, glass and teak offer a classic feel while the exterior lines showcase a sleek and captivatingly contemporary elegance. The...
Bilgin

Bilgin celebrates year with a launch

Following the appealing debut of the 80m Tatiana, Istanbul-based Bilgin Yachts did the technical launch of their brand-new superyacht Bilgin 243 on 8 January.  The 74m superyacht will be in the main quarters of the shipyard for the finishing touches. Built on-spec in Yalova, where Bilgin has its steel and aluminium construction facility, the...
Lili

Lili- new CA for sale

Imperial is delighted to announce its appointment as Central Agent for the sale of Lili (Amels, 55m). The superyacht is available at an asking price of EUR 43,300,000 ex. VAT. With an exterior designed by Tim Heywood, Lili boasts large volumes from her swim platform to the main deck aft large, ideal to enjoy...
electric limousine tender

First electric limousine tender under construction

Pascoe International can confirm that the first fully electric superyacht limousine tender is now under construction and will be delivered in 2023 to a large new build mothership from a major Northern European shipyard. Following a six-year research and development period, Pascoe International is now offering full electric propulsion for their limousines and open...

Project Aura hits the water

Heesen is delighted to announce that YN 19650 Project Aura was launched at the Oss facility on 17 December. In spite of the challenges imposed by the pandemic, Heesen remained on schedule with the yacht’s build thanks to the resilience of a dedicated workforce, the reliability of the supply chain, and top-notch Dutch organisation....

Azimut yachts opens new embassy in Sweden

Azimut Yachts is proud to announce the brand’s collaboration with Marinmäklarna as its new dealer for Sweden. The company led by Niclas Sjögren, a point of reference for the most demanding Swedish owners who will be able to choose the construction excellence of Azimut Yachts, has over 30 years’ experience in the yacht business...

Project Apollo sold

Heesen is delighted to announce the sale of the 55m Project Apollo. With a world-beating, fuel-efficient Fast Displacement Hull design, ocean-crossing range, huge interior volumes and a timeless profile, she was available on a shortened delivery schedule thanks to Heesen’s on-spec build programme. Marc Borderon of Peter Insull introduced the experienced client who appreciated...

Build commences on YN 20350, Project Jade

Heesen is delighted to announce that the third yacht in its new 50m semi-displacement class is now under construction at the shipyard in Oss, with the first welds to the keel of YN 20350, code-named Jade, carried out in the presence of the American Bureau of Shipping surveyor. “This is another milestone in the...

First hull of Tankoa T450 designed by Giorgio M. Cassetta sold

Tankoa Yachts is proud to announce that the first hull of its all new 45m superyacht, the T450, has been sold to a North American client. Built in steel and aluminium, the exterior design of the T450 by Giorgio M. Cassetta is in line with the brand’s timeless styling, but adds a bold vertical...

Laser light display to celebrate Phi’s delivery

A great start to the festive season: the team of Royal Huisman is pleased to announce the official delivery of Phi. Her innovative exterior lighting, powered by lasers, marks the stunning features of what is the world’s longest motoryacht – by far – in the sub-500 GT category. There is no doubt that Phi...

Denison Yachting explains how to charter a yacht with cryptocurrency

Denison was the first yacht brokerage firm to accept bitcoin as a form of payment and the first company with the ability to accept cryptocurrency payments without a limit. Back in 2014, there became a need to pay for luxury goods using various cryptocurrencies. Fintech companies such as BitPay and Coinbase offered an easy...

Amels refit Here comes the sun sets sail

Following an extensive Amels refit, Here comes the sun has departed the Damen Yachting Vlissingen City shipyard in the Netherlands ready to take on a global itinerary. Before heading to waters further afield, the now 89m Amels – the largest delivered to date – made a port of call in London marking her first...

Shinkai sailing through sea trials

Shinkai, the 55m Vitruvius Yachts designed explorer, is nearing her delivery date at Feadship’s Aalsmeer shipyard, having just completed sea trials in the North Sea’s waters off The Netherlands. As the creative force behind Shinkai’s powerful yet elegant design, Vitruvius Yachts’ Philippe Briand was onboard to experience her performance. Here, the designer and naval...
Project Cosmos

Project Cosmos hits the water!

Project Cosmos was launched at the Heesen shipyard in Oss on 19 november. At 80m, with a gross tonnage of 1,700GT and a top speed of almost 30 knots, she is the biggest and fastest all-aluminium yacht ever built. The challenges involved in creating such a large and complex yacht are extreme, but made...
FarSounder

New partnership FarSounder and Navtor

FarSounder and Navtor are proud to announce a new partnership. FarSounder now includes support for Navtor official ENC chart data in their base software package to its customers. Navtor prides itself on creating e-Navigation tools that are safe, simple, and more efficient. Similarly, FarSounder’s Argos 3D Forward Looking Sonar provides safe navigation by detecting...

Videoworks unveils new MY ID system at Metstrade 2021

In absolute première at Metstrade in Amsterdam, Videoworks unveils the innovative MY ID system, which provides constant, safe and targeted access to all on-board systems. On display at the stand there are also the new “pop-up speaker” audio system (with an exclusive design) and the “MyInfo 3.0” App, which, with the smart TV and...

Motor Yacht 77m hybrid trimaran – Bond Girl

Team of designers, Hannah Hombergen (interior design) and George Lucian (exterior design) are presenting their latest yacht concept MY B0nd Girl, a striking 70m trimaran with extremely powerful design lines and stealth appearance. The two side floats of the yacht ensure a high degree of stability and create an artificial safe harbor, where a...

AkzoNobel’s hull management system sets new standards

Ship owners can now make unrivalled fuel and emission savings after AkzoNobel’s International brand launched the marine industry’s most environmentally sustainable hull management package. Intertrac HullCare offers operators unprecedented control by combining remote inspection, advanced cleaning technologies and big data monitoring into a system which sets new standards for operational efficiencies. By ensuring that...
Liftal

LIFTAL takes over Damen Hoisting

Liftal Hijstechniek will take over Damen Hoisting as of 1 October. For Liftal, this acquisition represents a strategic expansion towards the Rotterdam region, and for Damen a choice to keep focusing on its core business. Liftal Hijstechniek, which has been established in Vlissingen in 1998, is an expert in the field of testing and...

Rolls-Royce and Sanlorenzo add new dimension to partnership

Rolls-Royce and Sanlorenzo have agreed to deepen their successful cooperation and to give their partnership a new dimension with future technologies in the coming years. Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems will be one of the leading suppliers for Sanlorenzo within the next three years as main propulsion provider for certain yachts of the SL...

Let’s meet again from 16 – 18 November 2021!

The Metstrade Show is the world’s largest trade exhibition of marine equipment, materials and systems. This is the only truly international B2B exhibition for the marine leisure industry and has served as a platform for innovation, market developments and networking since their launch in 1988. In addition to the overall leisure marine industry, Metstrade...

Cantiere Delle Marche thrives in the explorer vessels market at the Cannes Yachting Festival

Throughout the years, CdM asserted itself for the quality of its explorer yachts that has no equal in the yachting industry and the two yachts on display at the Cannes Yachting Festival were an undisputed testament to this. CdM attended the Show with two brand new explorer yachts: the first yacht in the Flexplorer...