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2009 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards

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..

Nautor Selects Teamcenter and NX

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 wins Excellence Award

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..

Longtime Brokers Join Denison Yacht Sales

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.

Welcome aboard!

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..

Telemar Yachting To Buy Its US Agent

Telemar Yachting has reached an agreement to but it’s us agent, Al T Marine Electronics LLC and the establishment of a permanent US operation in South Florida. The transaction is subject to due diligence by Telemar and is scheduled for..

Secure Waters At FLIBS Captains Briefing

Corey Ranslem, Chief Executive Officer of Secure Waters, has been invited to speak at the Ft Lauderdale Mariners Club Seminars next week and moderate this year’s Captains Briefing at the fiftieth annual Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show. Secure Waters advocates..

VIP Boat Show Experience

YachtsXL.com is a brand-new website and interactive video platform that translates the VIP boat show experience to the internet in a new and highly innovative way. Open for business round-the-clock, the Dutch based website also includes films of events, regattas,..


SAM Electronics, an L-3 Communications company, announces the release of its newest Vessel Control System, the NACOS (Navigation Automation Control System) Platinum Series, a complete series of next-generation navigation, automation and control systems. Jointly developed by SAM Electronics, Lyngsø Marine..

Racing Boom

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.

Lancia di Lancia

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.

Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association Needed

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..

J-Class Rainbow Update

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..

Fairline Launches New Targa 58 GT at London Boat Show

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…

New Global Headquarters Paradox Marine

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’s Rig Gets In The Spirit

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..

Second Emirates Boat Show International

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 Onboard Monaco Award Winner

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.

Vitruvius 73.3m Contract

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.

Colombo Electric Fast Boat

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 Light Marine Leadership Team

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..

Blind Date at 2009 Fort Lauderdale Show

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. ..

Feadship Inevitable Best Refit 2009

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

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..

Island of Man Yacht Forum

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..