Superyacht Business

  • Icon Yachts ready to build ‘Gotham’

    Icon Yachts ready to build ‘Gotham’

    The 46m motoryacht was designed in partnership with Ivan Erdevicki and naval architects Van Oossanen along with a great amount of input and detail from the owner and his broker.Keel laying of new...

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  • Turquoise 77m yacht leaves the shed

    Turquoise 77m yacht leaves the shed

    This vessel will be the largest yacht designed and built by Turquoise Yachts to date.Turkish yard moves its largest project to date to its facility in Istanbul for final outfitting The post...

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  • “The Beast” is on the move

    “The Beast” is on the move

    Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman has moved 'Ngoni', the 58m sailing yacht aka The Beast, outside the shed in preparation for her launch and sea trials.The 58m sailing yacht built by Royal Huisman...

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  • UK builder signs order for 34m yacht

    UK builder signs order for 34m yacht

    Planned to launch in summer 2019, sailing yacht Spirit 111 will begin construction this April at Spirit Yachts’ waterside headquarters in Suffolk.Profile and deck design of new Spirit 111 The...

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  • Kongsberg launches Kognifai

    Kongsberg launches Kognifai

    Kongsberg, the Norwegian electronics manufacturer, says is new digital tool provides a number of benefit to superyacht owners, including conditioning monitoring and remote support.Digital tool...

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  • Sanlorenzo launches two yachts simultaneously

    Sanlorenzo launches two yachts simultaneously

    Italian shipyard says production continues with four explorer yachts (460Exp), the 11th unit of its 40m planning yacht (40Alloy), two further steel hulled superyachts (52Steel) and a...

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  • Feadship launches ‘Letani’

    Feadship launches ‘Letani’

    Dutch shipyard completes the project in just a couple of days over two years. The vessel touched the water at Feadship’s Aalsmeer yard.New 35m yacht is for a client in the Far East The post...

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  • Dutch firms join forces

    Dutch firms join forces

    Balk Shipyard teams up with motion control specialist DMS Holland to operate its first AntiRoll installation facility in Northern Europe.Patrick Noor, director of DMS Holland and Balk Shipyard CEO...

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  • Nobiskrug lays keel for new 80m yacht

    Nobiskrug lays keel for new 80m yacht

    Construction of all sections up to assembly of the complete hull will take place in the sheds of the German yard under controlled climate conditions. The new build is scheduled for delivery in...

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  • Heesen signs order for 55m yacht ‘Alida’

    Heesen signs order for 55m yacht ‘Alida’

    Dutch shipyard to build project 'Alida', a 55m motoryacht scheduled for launch this summer. Fort Lauderdale-based firm The New Yachts Company introduced and represented the buyer. The sale was...

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  • First Vanqraft 16 completes test drive

    First Vanqraft 16 completes test drive

    Newest model by the Dutch boatbuilder Vanquish Yachts is a crossover between a water scooter and a superyacht tender Newest model by Vanquish Yachts is a crossover between a water scooter and a...

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  • Compositeworks turns digital

    Compositeworks turns digital

    French refit yard to use 3D and virtual reality software to showcase refit projects to clients.Compositeworks Oculus Rift 3D Virtual reality goggleRefit yard implements 3D and virtual reality...

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  • MSY shipyard upgrades facility

    MSY shipyard upgrades facility

    Michael Schmidt Yachtbau claims that its new tempering oven/paint hall, measuring 31m by 12.5m, is the largest of its kind in northern Germany.Michael Schmidt Yachtbau completes new tempering oven...

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  • Denmark sanctions entire Burmese teak industry

    Denmark sanctions entire Burmese teak industry

    The decision follows EIA’s submission of evidence that Danish timber company Keflico violated the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) and sets a precedent for other EUTR Competent...

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  • Lynx Yachts acquires shipyard

    Lynx Yachts acquires shipyard

    Officially opened on 23 February, the state-of-the-art Nijkerk shipyard boasts a 70m long quay and room for the construction of up to three yachts simultaneously.Facility in Nijkerk near Amsterdam...

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  • Horizon signs order for new 35m yacht

    Horizon signs order for new 35m yacht

    Owners will take delivery of their Horizon CC115 superyacht in 2018.Project CC115 is due for completion and delivery in 2018 The post Horizon signs order for new 35m yacht appeared first on...

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  • ‘Aurora’ hits the water

    ‘Aurora’ hits the water

    German superyacht builder launched the 74m motoryacht on March 11. She is the third of four projects due to be delivered this year.Photo credit KlausJordanLürssen to deliver the 74m motoryacht...

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  • Pantaenius takes the stage at ASMEX 2017

    Pantaenius takes the stage at ASMEX 2017

    Hamburg-based yacht insurer Pantaenius has been a major sponsor of the ASMEX conference since 2013. The event has grown to become the leading marine industry conference in Australia and attracts...

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  • Heesen launches Project Maia

    Heesen launches Project Maia

    The 50m motoryacht has just entered the outfitting period at Heesen shipyard in Oss, and will be available for delivery in 2018 after intensive sea trials in the North Sea.New 50m steel-hulled and...

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  • Project update: ‘Spectre’

    Project update: ‘Spectre’

    The launch and delivery of the Benetti FB269, a 69m motoryacht, are planned for early summer 2018.Benetti moves the 69m yacht to Livorno for outfitting The post Project update: ‘Spectre’ appeared...

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