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Heesen Yachts transfers ownership to Dutch Foundation

Heesen Yachts has announced that the ownership of the company has been transferrred and is again in Dutch hands. All the company shares have been transferred from the group’s top Dutch holding company to an independent Dutch Foundation. The board of the new owner consists of Arthur Brouwer and Anjo Joldersma, respectively the CEO...

CRN delivers superyacht Rio

16 May 2022 – The M/Y Rio superyacht, the latest fully custom steel and aluminium work of art by CRN, has been successfully delivered to her owner. The new 62m masterpiece has now left the Ancona Superyacht Yard, as she prepares to show off her sleek profile on her debut Mediterranean cruise. The taut,...

Fender Innovations to take over Polymarine Service

Fender Innovations of Wieringerwerf, manufacturers of lightweight fender systems for fast-sailing vessels, has completed a commercially important acquisition. The new partner is PolyMarine Service based in Vlaardingen, manufacturers of cast fender systems for slightly heavier workboats. Both companies will form part of the Fender Innovations Group. For Fender Innovations, this is the first acquisition...

Project Amarcord on the drawing board

ISA Yachts, a brand of Palumbo Superyachts, announces that the design of a new 80m yacht, project Amarcord, is on the Nuvolari Lenard drawing board. The ISA Yachts shipyard has confirmed the beginning of a new 80m speculative construction to guarantee delivery in 2025 to her prospective owner. The 80m project Amarcord is the...

Pendennis announces arrival of 58m MY Seawolf for extensive rebuild project

This week, Pendennis confirmed the safe arrival of the 58m expedition yacht Seawolf to its UK headquarters in Falmouth, Cornwall for an extensive rebuild project. The 1956 classic motor yacht was towed from Holland and brought into the Pendennis non-tidal wet basin prior to her haul out later this month. Pendennis confirmed that her...

Stylish superyacht ‘Black Shark’ to be built at Nobiskrug shipyard

Her striking design makes Black Shark one of the most interesting superyacht projects at present. Nobiskrug and the Owner have now signed the contract for the continued construction of the vessel (new build project 793). With the third order since the economic restart the Rendsburg shipyard stays on its successful course since the takeover...

The power in silence

Istanbul-based Bilgin Yachts crowned the success of 263 series with the sale of the third unit in collaboration with Bluewater Yachting. The 80m Project Silence will offer 20% larger volume as well as various technical improvements, additional features for greater comfort and autonomy at sea. Built at Bilgin Yachts’ main facilities in Istanbul, the...

Tankoa announces sale of first T55 Sportiva

Genoa-based boutique shipyard Tankoa is proud to announce the signing of a contract for the first all-aluminium 55m unit in the new series designed by Luca Dini. The sale comes just six months after the Linea Sportiva was officially presented during a live Zoom event and represents a promising start to 2022 for the...

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...