“Hainan is determined to grow its marine and yachting industries as a key component of a wider tourism strategy”, says Mr Luo Baoming, governor of Hainan Province, ahead of the first Hainan Rendez-Vous set to take place from 2 to..
The J Class Association is pleased to announce outline plans for a series of spectacular regattas in England during 2012 – the Olympic Year. This will be the first time in history that more than four of these imposing yachts..
Sanlorenzo recently launched its first steel hull megayacht – with an aluminium superstructure -the Sanlorenzo 44 Steel. The tri-deck megayacht, with its 44 m in length, is the new flagship of the Sanlorenzo fleet. The well-balanced exterior lines have been..
Diverse Projects‘ Build Project 08 was recently transported overland from its construction facility at Profab Engineering in Palmerston North, to Napier. It was one of New Zealand’s largest ever over land yacht movements.
The Perini Navi Group has announced its participation in the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show that will start in two day (25 – 30 February 2010). It is the first time that the Perini Navi Group will attend the Abu Dhabi..
Pendennis has started the new decade on a high note with the acquisition of Devonport Yachts Ltd (owner of the Devonport superyacht brand), which will now be established as a partner company to Pendennis with its head office in Falmouth.
Heesen Yachts is proud to announce the signing of a new contract for a 47m motor yacht, Hull Number 15747, for delivery in 2012. This new building contract is even more special for the Company since the client is Frans..
Heesen Yachts has announced the joining of the superstructure to the hull of construction number 15850, the second yacht in the new 5000 class. This 50m semi-displacement motor yacht is one of the few vessels of this length available with..
A newly expanded R&D Centre in Barcelona will enable Hempel to develop and customise products faster, respond to customer needs more efficiently and help customers conform to rapidly changing environmental legislation. Hempel officially opened the new R&D Centre at a..
Lantic Entertainment Systems, leader in bespoke multi‐zone entertainment systems for yachts from 60ft up to the largest megayachts, has announced that 2009 has ended with sales expanding and the rate of enquiry significantly up.
The 58.4m Kokomo was launched at the end of MCM’s 21st year in business. Designed by Dubois Naval Architects with interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon, she is set to be delivered by Alloy Yachts in late February 2010 – in..
As part of its ongoing Signature of Excellence enhancements, Holland America Line will install five Microsoft Surface units in Mix, its newest lounge venue with three specialty bars – Martinis, Champagne, and Spirits & Ales. Already in full operation on ms..
Curvelle takes energy efficiency seriously. Luxury Yacht Builder Curvelle, will exhibit at the Abu Dhabi World Energy Summit in January 2010 with its designs for a new part solar, part diesel powered Superyacht.
Vripack is pleased to announce the presentation of the 19th Annual ShowBoats International Award for ‘Best Motor Yacht Under 50m’ to INGOT, a 47m Tri Deck Motor Yacht. This award recognizes a motor yacht that accomplishes the goals of her..
Saturday 21 November saw the load-in of yet another superyacht at the Oceanco shipyard in Alblasserdam, the Netherlands. The Y707 is one of four 85+m yachts that are currently under construction by Oceanco.
Marlink, the world’s largest maritime satellite communications provider, has recently signed a new five year agreement with French-flag cruise line, Companie du Ponant. As part of the new contract, Marlink will deliver and install its Sealink Ku-band and C-band services..
Diana Yacht design is preseting its newest yacht. Called Project 415 is a yacht that offers everything. A super yacht with steel hull and aluminum superstructure. 160 feet of pure inspiration.Technologically advanced, stunningly elegant, a masterpiece of form and function.
The combined forces of Vulkan Couplings and Vulkan DMR have ensured that sailing on the mega-yacht ‘Silver Cloud’ from Abeking & Rasmussen is an almost noise free and vibration free experience.
Two of international sailing’s leading institutions, the Real Club Náutico Barcelona (Barcelona’s royal yacht club) and the New York Yacht Club, will work together on the NY-BCN Transoceanic Sailing Record, a recently announced international sailing race aimed at setting a..
The moving parts (particularly the heavy chains) of conventional mooring systems can damage or destroy seabeds which serve as vital marine habitats. With no moving parts to come in contact with the seabed floor, the EzyRider Mooring System from Global..
Torben Grael and Anna Tunnicliffe joined the sailing world’s most prestigious list of winners last night, 10 November, as they were named winners of the 2009 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards at a spectacular ceremony held in..
Siemens PLM Software, recently announced that Oy Nautor AB, builder of the world-famous Swan sailing yachts, selected Teamcenter software as its corporate-wide PLM solution and will deploy 60 seats when fully implemented. In addition Nautor has selected Siemens PLM Software’s..
Frans Heesen, founder and director of Dutch boatbuilder Heesen Yachts, was awarded the HISWA Excellence Award 2009 for innovative and pioneering work in the watersports industry at the Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam. Heesen was commended for the respect he..
Denison Yacht Sales, a full-service yacht brokerage and charter firm with locations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Marina del Rey, California, recently welcomed Bob Offer and Mike Kiely to the Fort Lauderdale office as brokers.
Yellow & Finch Publishers have appointed William van Amstel as Senior Editor. William van Amstel previously held a position with the Royal Netherlands Navy where he served as Chief Petty Officer. Welcoming his appointment, publisher and chief executive editor Dennis..