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Nearly Sold Out METS

METS/ SYP 2010 is 90% sold out months ahead of final exhibitor deadlines. “Exhibitor response has been excellent – an encouraging sign that the industry is starting to see some positive economic recovery,” says METS Senior Product Manager, Irene Dros. “We are looking forward to another vibrant and successful show that will help set...

Alloy Motoryacht Underway

Soon after SY Kokomo was launched from Alloy Yachts‘ Bay 6, the space was back in use as the team started construction on a 47m flybridge motoryacht. AY43, is scheduled to be delivered in early 2012. The 47m yacht has four staterooms, an owners’ suite, spa pool and...

Carbon Composite Concept

Rupert Rainsford Mann Design launched a new spectacular concept, the RMD Aero 55 Luxury Superboat, in Monaco at the renowned supercar show, Top Marques. The concept was launched in association with Danish Yachts, who will be building the vessel from high tech carbon composite materials. The project can be adapted specifically to the Owner’s...

Asia Boating Awards

For the first time in the Asia Boating Awards‘ six-year history, the lavish ceremony was held in Hong Kong, at the Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club’s terrace on May 8. The event coincided with the Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show, and was one of the highlights of the three-day...

Rum Race 2012

Pendennis and Antigua Yacht Club partner to organise a Trans-Atlantic fun regatta to feed in to the 2012 Olympic superyacht programme in the UK. Following dockside chat during the St Barth’s Bucket, a number of yachts and crew have expressed interest in a race to the UK which follows a similar format to the...

Tender Nomination ShowBoats

The Brandaris Q52 by Brandaris Yachts has been nominated by The Show Boats Design Awards 2010 for the categories Tender Design Award Sports Tenders, and – Limousine Tenders. The awards honour the designers and craftsmen, specifically in the areas of interior design, styling, innovation and...

Full Dock in Palma

Confirmation of three more yachts in the last few days brings the total entries for The Superyacht Cup 2010 to 19; the maximum number that can be berthed at The Superyacht Cup Village. Additional yachts may take part in the event, but they will need to find a berth in the Port’s marinas or...

Luc Pettavino Steps Aside

Luc Pettavino announces another upcoming sold out Monaco Yacht Show. A perfect curtain call as he bids farewell to the show. After 18 years of loyal service to this event, het has come to the decision that it is now time to step aside. He is determined to dedicate more time to various non-profit initiatives....

Solent Refit

Solent Refit is a new superyacht facility located opposite Southampton, UK. The facility features a large capacity 1500 ton horizontal slipway capable of handling vessels up to 70 m. The site is managed by Yacht Project Associates who are on hand for comprehensive project...

Hempel Poland

International coatings producer Hempel opened a new manufacturing facility in Buk, Poland. The factory will provide at least 100 new jobs in the region and help the company meet increasing demand for coatings across Europe. “Buk has a good infrastructure and its location means we can deliver coatings quickly to customers throughout...

Oceanco Ownership

Dutch yacht builder Oceanco has been acquired by Mohammed Al Barwani, a private investor, who is based in the Sultanate of Oman. Mr Barwani has interests in oil, gas, manufacturing, and minerals in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific through MB Holding Company LLC as well as investments in various other diversified...

Stylish Aurelia Tender

This summer, Aurelia Yachting will be presenting their latest creation: the 780 Sport. This stylish and extremely sporty new model is perfectly suited for tender use. To develop this new model, Aurelia found fruitful collaboration with product designer Walter van Gilst. She is the result of over one year designing and...

Open Slots Yachting Life Rally

From 21 – 24 May 2010 an exclusive assembly of enthusiastic yacht owners and their crews will meet together to indulge in their favourite hobby. The annual rally of superyacht Owners at Dahm International‘s Club Yachting Life. The team at Dahm International is excited to invite owners of 24 metre-plus sailing yachts again to join together...

The Ultimate Sunreef

Sunreef Yachts will launch a new range of fast cruisers from 80 to 150 feet. The yacht builder has decided to explore into a new market niche and introduces a sophisticated design line of ultra-modern and performance sailing catamarans with green appliances, one of which is the Sunreef 80...

Lürssen Launches Second Phoenix

The 87m Phoenix II was launched by Lürssen Yachts 8 April. Her delivery is scheduled for the summer of 2010. The original 60m MY Phoenix was launched at Lürssen in 2004. Due to her success it led to her Owner developing a new project with the same team, which includes Andrew Winch Designs, Moran...

Dandy Six Launch

Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo launched the Sanlorenzo SL108. Named Dandy Six, this yacht has a 33m lenght over all, and 7,40m beam. The yacht is constructed at the Ameglia (La Spezia) boatyard. The interior of the Dandy Six is mainly in ash wood, with a particularly spacious salon. One of the main luxurious features, is a complete media...

New President SeaKeepers

The International SeaKeepers Society appointed Dean C. Klevan as its new President and CEO.  Dean joins SeaKeepers following a distinguished career in the financial services industry.  Most recently, he was the President of the Coral Gables Trust Company, an institution he helped to found.  Dean is an active advocate for ocean...

Market Research India

The Netherlands based International Research Project (IRP) yearly performs a market research in a foreign country. During the summer of 2010 marketing specialist students of renowned Dutch universities VU Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam offer businesses a complete market research in India, at cost...

Raymarine For Discovery Yachts

UK-based Discovery Yachts has chosen Raymarine to be fitted as standard on its Discovery 67 and Discovery 50 catamaran. Discovery Yachts Managing Director Nigel Stuart says the decision was based on the  reliability of the products and the advantages of a single, integrated system that can be adapted to meet individual ...

Crown On Four Nominated Yachts

As a provider of handracfted seating products such as helm chairs, stools, table pedestals and slide systems, Crown Ltd is featured regularly on super yachts by a great number of renowned clients including for instance Benetti and Burger. For the next World Superyacht Awards (May 2010), four of Crown’s latest projects have been...

Steyr Motors Inland

Steyr Motors aim to develop reliable engines with environment friendly configurations, which are featured on yachts all over the world, including a number of extraordinary super yachts. Now Dutch Linssen yachts will feature ecological diesel-engines by Steyr Motors. The yachts are to cruise inland waters including those of the Netherlands, Germany and...

Lady B Ready For Rigging

March 2010 Lady B left Vitters Shipyard‘s building shed. The 44.7m sloop is designed by Dubois Naval Architects who gave her a slim profile with a single level superstructure. Vitters Shipyard says it installed: “high quality technical equipment and a wide range of innovations without compromising on premium standards of on board...

Alloy Yachts Reveals AY41

In October 2008, Alloy Yachts  began building the largest sailing yacht in their yard to date, the 220′ Briand ketch simply known as AY41. The interior design of the yacht is by French designer, Christian Liaigre who’s brief from the client was for the yacht to feel “Urban at...

Exploring South America

Following the Jambo, the first power catamaran by Sunreef Yachts that was built for Laurent Bourgnon, the Ondin fulfills the dream of a Chilean family that sought after the right yacht for their cruises along the South American coast and deep exploration of Patagonia. This yacht provides a range of up to 7000 nm...

Nobiskrug Finished 74m Hull

Nobiskrug Shipyard launched its latest building project: hull number 782, Tuesday 30 March. This is one of five mega yachts currently under construction by Nobiskrug. The finished hull ran smoothly from the slipway into the Eider river within...