SuperYacht Industry News
Based on the product success and racing experience of the Performance Box Boom launched earlier this year and aimed at boat sizes 37-50 feet, Nordic Mast A/S have released another Performance Box Boom aimed at boat sizes 50-65 feet.
Together, the Sacs shipyard, Fiat Powertrain Technologies, Martini and Lancia have come up with what they call the first genuine Gran Turismo of the seas: Lancia di Lancia.
The first Asia Superyacht Conference – held in Singapore last week on October 13-15 – identified a number of critical needs for the industry in the Asia-Pacific region. At the top of this list was the need for an Asia-Pacific..
The J-Class Rainbow, designed by Dykstra & Partners for a repeat client, has started building at Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw. When the hull will be ready, Rainbow will be transported to be finished at Holland Jachtbouw (HJB). The re-build of this originally..
Luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Fairline Boats is adding an exciting new model to its Targa express cruiser range with the Targa 58 Gran Turismo, which will be making her world launch at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show 2010…
Steady growth in US and international markets has prompted Paradox Marine to purchase a larger facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new location for the boat security systems supplier serves as its new Global Headquarters and houses its corporate administrative,..
Rondal has signed the contract to design and construct the spars and rigging for the Spirit of Tradition Ketch (BN 388), currently under construction at Royal Huisman. This 55m (l.o.a. incl. bowsprit) classically lined yacht is designed for high performance..
A new venue and a new date has been announced for the second Emirates Boat Show International (EBSI). This year the EBSI will now be from 8 to 12 December at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) under the patronage..
Crown Ltd Mariner helm chairs and telescoping table pedestals adorn the Andrew Winch designed M/Y Slipstream which has been presented the award for Best Interior Design by Prince Albert II of Monaco at the 2009 Monaco Yacht Show.
Perini Navi has signed a major contract for the sale of a 73.3m motor yacht, a further endorsement of the remarkable reception awarded to the launch of the new Vitruvius line of motor yachts designed by Philippe Briand.
Giacomo Colombo S.p.A., in collaboration with the Austrian dealer Ortner Boote, has built a special electric version of the 24 Super Indios in the new white version with teak wood finishing. The electric version has a specially modified hull, while..
Jeppesen Marine has announced organization changes and a key new hire for its Jeppesen Light Marine Leadership Team. According to Light Marine Division Director James Detar, these moves are designed to make the company more effective and efficient in today’s..
The unveiling of the interior of the 161-foot Trinity motoryacht Blind Date at the 2009 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (29 October – 2 November 2), will stand as a testament to advancements in 3D virtual technology in yacht design. ..
Inevitable, a 163′ Feadship motoryacht rebuilt last year at the Feadship yard in Makkum, the Netherlands, earned exclusive industry recognition in winning the 2009 ShowBoats International Award for Best Refit. The yacht features a timeless, elegant interior by Patrick Knowles..
Green Voyager is a unique 45m motor yacht of which the building process started in late 2009. It was designed for the owner who seeks a low impact motor yacht to cruise the globe responsibly, but who doesn’t want to..
The Isle of Man Yacht Forum, in association with the Isle of Man Ship and Aircraft Registers, held its first international conference in London on 2 September. The objective of the conference was to present the many benefits of Isle..
Lift Emotion BV has made a special solution for stowing the lifebuoy and smoke pot on board ships and yachts. Where the visual aspect is getting more and more important, it is sometimes difficult to hide a much needed safety..
Following the recent success of the motoryacht Va Bene refit at the Pendennis shipyard, a finalist at the 2009 Super Yacht Awards, H2 Yacht Design has taken the opportunity to launch a new division called H2 Refit. The division specializes..
NCP Group, organizer of the Adriatic Boat Show, entered the final phase of preparations for the second edition of this nautical show of new and used vessels. The show takes places from 17 to 21 September in Mandalina Marina, Croatia’s..
Vicem Yachts, the Turkish builder of classic style motor yachts, sport fishers, cruisers and megayachts, has announced Alberto Perrone Da Zara as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Perrone Da Zara, who comes to Vicem from Ferretti Group USA/Allied Marine,..
International Paint’s revolutionary, fluoropolymer foul release coating, Intersleek 900, has won a prestigious Lloyd’s List Global Award in the Clean Seas Category 2009. Held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 8 September 2009, the Clean Seas Award, sponsored..
Motor yacht My Petra of Heesen Yachts has been successfully delivered to her owners in Malta, following a christening that took place at the shipyard in Oss Harbour, the Netherlands, on Sunday 14 June. She will be on display at..
The Dutch organization Miles4Justice will sail a yacht in honor of Human Rights Watch into New York Bay on 8 September 2009, concluding a 1,000-mile journey as part of the NY400 – Holland on the Hudson celebration. The voyage down..
Tò-Kalòn, a 31m enclosed bridge motor yacht and Ingot, a 47m tri-deck motor yacht have been selected by the International Superyacht Society membership as finalists for the 2009 International Superyacht Society Design Awards in their respective categories. Both yachts were built..
Ancòra is the latest jewel manufactured by Baglietto in La Spezia, Italy. Ancòra, fully built in steel and aluminium, has a length of 42,75 m and a width of approx. 9 m. The external lines are slender, as set by..