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Dockwise record load bound for Freeport and St. Thomas

Thursday, 3 December 2009

When the Super Servant 4, one of Dockwise Yacht Transport’s fleet of four semi-submersible ships, left Newport, R.I., it was packed stem to stern with a record load of 50 yachts, worth upward of $41 million. The ship will head to Freeport, Bahamas, a newly added port of call for DYT, where it will unload eight of the vessels, then carry on to St. Thomas. Read More 

Royal Huisman anniversary book

Thursday, 26 November 2009

September 2009 saw the publication and launch of “Royal Huisman 125 Years – The Spirit of Individuality” to commemorate 125 years of the Royal Huisman Shipyard. With over 60,000 words of text and lavish photography, including archive material never before published, this book is as readable, entertaining and informative as it is visually compelling. Read More 

Halyard appointed as suppliers to RMK Marine 45m superyacht

Thursday, 26 November 2009

The project to build the Ron Holland designed 45m Motoryacht at RMK Marine is well underway with the main metal structures now complete the yacht has been moved into position in its fit-out workshop. The crew accommodation joinery work is almost complete on the mock-up and the spaces look wonderfully comfortable. Read More

Imtech signs order for ‘green’ technology on board Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior III

Thursday, 19 November 2009

Imtech Marine Group has been commissioned to supply the entire ‘green’ technical infrastructure on board Greenpeace’s new flagship Rainbow Warrior III. This is not an isolated project. Together with a large number of other initiatives, it serves as proof of the present development in ‘green’ ships. Read More

Lift Emotion BV unveils the lifebuoy shooting unit LSU01

Monday, 26 October 2009

Lift Emotion BV has made a special solution for stowing the lifebuoy and smoke pot on board ships and superyachts. Where the visual aspect of ships and superyachts are getting more and more important, it is sometimes difficult to hide a much needed safety item like a Lifebuoy and the attached smoke pot. Read More

Scubacraft introduces the world's most exciting superyacht toy

Monday, 19 October 2009

The boating industry is about to experience a revolution in the perception of just what a highperformance sports boat is capable of with the launch of Scubacraft, the world’s most advanced watercraft that features patented technology; allowing it to transform into a streamlined submersible. James Bond has yet to get his hands on Scubacraft. Read More

Rondal to supply spars and rigging for 55m sailing yacht

Monday, 19 October 2009

Rondal has signed the contract to design and construct the spars and rigging for the Spirit of Tradition Ketch, currently under construction at Royal Huisman. This 55 metre classically lined yacht is designed for high performance global cruising, while at the same time being capable of competing in the top regattas and sail races. Read More

JF Recruiting launches

Friday, 16 October 2009 is an innovative new salary website designed to offer you the clearest and most accurate representation possible of the pay structure in today's yachting industry. The launch of this free service means the days of struggling with limited information from a small range of salaries per yacht size are now gone. Read More

J Craft Boats launches the J Craft Torpedo at The Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Swedish boat design and manufacturing company J Craft Boats unveiled its new J Craft Torpedo luxury yacht tender at the 2009 Monaco Yacht Show. The launch of the Torpedo sees the dawning of a new era for J Craft, with the company boosting its production on the Swedish island of Gotland in order to meet the early demand. Read More

Carbon superyacht tender debuts at the Monaco Yacht Show 2009

Friday, 9 October 2009

Humphreys Yacht Design in conjunction with boat builder Jason Carrington has unveiled the first of a new concept of semi-custom sports boats built from carbon, titanium, teak and leather and driven by twin 230 Alamarin waterjets. The C-Boat was on public display as a support boat for Edmiston throughout the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Edmiston, Eurocopter and Andrew Winch Designs unveil stunning new design

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

A year after winning the competition to design the ultimate Super Yacht Range Rover, Andrew Winch Designs (AWD) - a specialist in yacht design - has now taken up yet another challenge to come up with a dream helicopter concept especially for yachts. The AWD Design, which is based on the Eurocopter EC155 B1 Dauphin. Read More

Watch design by Espen Oeino

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

During the Monaco Yacht Show, was invited to Espen Oeino's office, to witness the launching of an exciting collaboration of watchmaker Scalfaro and Espen Oeino, the “Scalfaro for Espen Oeino“ Edition - limited to 100 pieces - a rare and impressive design object which will delight watch collectors and maritime spirits alike. Read More

Harris, Grant Associates launch Latitude

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Harris, Grant Associates are pleased to announce the launch of their latest system development: “Latitude”. “Latitude” utilises the high speed VSat Internet connectivity onboard to deliver a high quality full screen video and audio stream from anywhere in the world, regardless of the yachtʼs location. Read More

Marine Results opens rigging base in South of France

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

International spar and rigging consultants Marine Results has opened a base at La Ciotat to meet the demand of superyachts and grand prix racing yachts for a full-service and specialist rigging service in the region. The location at La Ciotat boasts a comprehensive facility for superyachts, including a 2000 tonne Yacht Lift, a 300 tonne Travel Lift. Read More

CAD design and production for Round the World Trip

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Norco GRP took a brief from an owner recently to provide a bespoke console system for his 75’ cruising yacht to incorporate vital navigational and engineering systems’ displays for his upcoming round the world trip. The designs were partly for clarity and ease of operation, yet also had a more fundamental area in safety. Read More

Captain Mark Diekmann joins M/Y One More Toy

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

International Yacht Colleciton welcomes Captain Mark Diekmann aboard M/Y One More Toy, one of the megayachts in their charter fleet. Mark started his career in yachting at the age of 17. He has been a megayacht captain since he was 28. He holds a Master of Oceans Motor and Steam Ships of 3,000 gross tons along with many other endorsements that he has attained throughout the 20 years that he has been in the industry. His experience and personality guarantee that every voyage on board One More Toy will be a memorable one. Read More

Inflatable floating dock by Lancer Industries

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Lancer Industries has just released more details on their revolutionary inflatable floating dock, the AiroDock. Originally made to serve as a temporary jetty or wharf for holiday houses, it has now been adapted for use as a seaplane walkway, house boat gangway and also as a beach to be used in behind superyachts. Read More

Dockwise Yacht Transport’s largest vessel visits Northeast for first time

Monday, 27 July 2009

Dockwise Yacht Transport’s (DYT) Super Ship Yacht Express, will visit the Northeast for the first time ever when it stops in Newport, R.I., for two days next week. Not since the Queen Elizabeth 2 last came to Newport in September of 2008 has there been a ship of such magnificence to grace Narragansett Bay. Read More 

Busy times for Norco

Friday, 3 July 2009

Norco have had a very busy first half of 2009, producing moulds for new powerboats, as well as many specialist products for large yachts. In addition, they have been manufacturing human and equine spa baths, carbon rallye monocoque cars, modular buildings, hardtops and shutters, vending machines, and even epoxy vacuum infused chambers. Read More

Sail cleaning for superyachts, classics and Swans

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Based near Hamble on the South coast, NovoSail specialises in providing a modern and effective cleaning service for sails and covers for all types of sailing and motor yachts. The system is particularly effective for large superyacht sails or race sails which can be easily damaged by industrial washing machines or jet washers. Read More 

Innovation Vripack becomes reality

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

When a new yacht is to be designed and built, most eyes focus directly on the exterior design and less on the throbbing heart inside the yacht: the engine room, with its systems, machinery and piping. But by using a state of the art 3D environment, Vripack creates a much more realistic process and gives those involved a clear insight of the yacht’s pearl. Read More

Promising performance for HydroTec designed Aifos

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

The next Hydro Tec-designed yacht to be launched is Aifos, a 50-metre boat made entirely out of aluminium and currently under construction in the CBI Navi shipyard. It is expected to have an excellent performance even if it is not the most powerful of boats. Aifos is a semi-displacement, three-deck 49.78m yacht. Read More

Scorpion RIBs makes moves to secure long-term growth at home and abroad

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Scorpion RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats), based in Lymington, Hampshire, is a fine example of a British company producing a first class product using British design, British craftsmen and British manufacturing skills. The brand is already recognised for setting all the industry standards producing high-end, bespoke luxury cruising and performance RIBs. Read More 

T-Clewrings, a fast way to protect superyacht masts

Friday, 12 June 2009

In the highly competitive world of J-Class racing, owners are seeking America’s Cup style crew manoeuvres, including late spinnaker drops, slick headsail changes and intense tacking duels. Velsheda has turned to T- Clewrings, an innovative system for attaching sheets to headsails and spinnakers, to speed these moves. Read More

First Nordhavn yacht achieves commercial certification

Thursday, 11 June 2009

International Yacht Bureau (IYB) recently finalized the commercial certification of the Marshall Islands‐flagged motor yacht Caryali, an 86’ Nordhavn yacht. This internationally recognized approval for safety and pollution prevention allows the yacht to operate as a commercially‐registered yacht. She is the first Nordhavn Yacht to achieve this status worldwide. Read More

Lift Emotion BV secures order for Palmer Johnson’s 82m World superyacht

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Lift Emotion BV has secured the order for the delivery of one elevator and two goods lifts for the 82m ice class PJ World superyacht currently under construction in Norway. The passenger lift will be part of the central staircase of the yacht reaching 4 decks. The elevator will be built adhering to the latest regulations. Read More

Make it 3D launches new service for superyacht industry

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Make It 3D has just launched Yacht Renderings, which specializes in providing photorealistic 3D solutions for superyacht designers and shipyards. Yacht Rendersings uses the latest technologies and can create 3D yacht renderings for either a new design or a refit of an existing superyacht. Read More

Icon Yachts’ Quality Control System awarded with ISO 9001:2008 Certificate.

Thursday, 30 April 2009

Paul Manting, Sales & Marketing Director, reports that this month Icon Yachts was inspected by an Auditor from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance who spent a complete day touring the yard and was extremely impressed with what he saw (“as all of our guests have been!”) and the levels of organization, summed up in his conclusion. Read More

Rondal unveils new fully-milled Inspection Hatch

Monday, 27 April 2009

Rondal has launched a new sleek and compact aluminium fully CNCmilled hatch . Only 39mm high, lightweight and with a flat surface, the Inspection Hatch is suitable for a wide range of applications. It also offers exceptional off-theshelf value for areas of a yacht where the look and quality of a Rondal hatch is desired without requiring an actual custom build. Read More

Viareggio SuperYachts Carbon Offsets the sea trials of Candyscape II

Monday, 27 April 2009

Sea trials are about to begin for Candyscape II, the brand new 62m vessel from Italian yard Viareggio SuperYachts (VSY). The superyacht has been designed to have the highest standards of environmental performance and energy efficiency, and to meet the exacting standards of the RINA Green Star class notation. Read More

The superyacht retrofit “Big Box” from Norco

Thursday, 16 April 2009

The Motoryacht Golden Shadow required a fully enclosed upper deck storage container to house watersports equipment. Norco was commissioned to design and produce a rust-free secure storage unit with easy access. For ease of transport, the ‘Box’ was moulded and manufactured in 3 sections, with the lid in 2 pieces. Read More

Carbon Fibre loungers for superyachts by Glyn Peter Machin

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Glyn Peter Machin is excited to announce the availability of its new carbon fibre loungers for exterior and interior use. The patent protected loungers and matching low table are 100% handmade from high tech carbon fibre and are presented in a high gloss white lacquer finish suitable for full exterior use (any colour possilbe). Read More

Rondal fits composite spars to Super-J Hanuman

Tuesday, 14 April 2009

Rondal has fitted the 52m mast and 19.5m Park Avenue boom to the new J-Class Hanuman. The mast and boom are made from High Modulus carbon fibre. The strong mast is the largest single composite structure ever produced by Rondal and the result of close consultations with a range of experts in order to maximise the yacht’s debut performances. Read More

World’s first stainless steel bulwark capping

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

This superb and stylish new stainless steel handrail section from Timeless Ltd has been developed with both the marine industry and the ecology in mind. This may sound to some like a contradiction in itself, but not for innovator, Malcolm Cole, who has spent the last 2 years working on perfecting this design. Read More

Good news from Dockwise Yacht Transport

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Even with news of tough economic times still lingering, or perhaps in spite of it, some yacht owners are planning quality cruising time aboard their prized possessions. In late February, Dockwise Yacht Transport’s 456-foot Super Servant 3 left Port Everglades for Toulon, unloading 18 yachts and loading 1 in St. Thomas. Read More

Crewmann – The new yacht crew management service in Jersey

Friday, 20 March 2009

Equiom is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Jersey from where they will be operating their new crew management and payroll services. Many factors can dictate whether crew are subject to National Insurance contributions (NI), such as the flag state of the yacht, domicile of the crew members and jurisdiction of employment. This may result in the owning company being subject to Secondary Class 1 NI contributions. Read More

Amels and Imtech celebrate partnership

Monday, 16 March 2009

Recently a special event took place at the Amels shipyard in Vlissingen. The first cables were pulled on board of an Amels new building yacht, construction no. 6501. This vessel is one of the new Limited Editions Amels 212 series: a yacht measuring more than 65 meters, with seven state-rooms, five decks, and innumerable rooms. Read More

VT Flagship announces Client Representative Masterclass

Thursday, 12 March 2009

The Flagship Superyacht Academy, which is now known as VT Flagship, has today announced the latest addition to its range of superyacht-specific training programmes. The new eight-day Client Representative Masterclass is designed to equip attendees with the necessary skills to effectively manage a new-build project in a large yacht environment. Read More

Yacht Auditing International now operating worldwide

Monday, 23 February 2009

This month Yacht Auditing USA partnered with Scott Bartle forming Yacht Auditing International. Scott will be running our UK base, covering Europe, Asia and the Australia’s. He brings with him a high level of expertise in project management and yacht captaincy. Scott will also be heading up our shipyard based program as well as the “Yacht Turn Around” system where we first aim to repair before replacing onboard operations. Read More

Northern Lights introduces newest propulsion engine

Monday, 16 February 2009

Northern Lights, a globally recognized manufacturer of marine diesel generator sets and Lugger diesel engines, is pleased to introduce their newest propulsion solution – the L6125H diesel engine, featuring an electronically-controlled high-pressure common-rail (HPCR) fuel system. The L6125H will be available for orders in spring 2009. Read More

Kothea release new fabric for (superyacht) interiors

Friday, 13 February 2009

Kothea introduces Kochencat, a versatile and extravagant fabric delivering understated excellence for designers in the superyacht, spa and boutique hotel markets. An extensive colour palette covering 27 colours gives colour options for every interior. Gold, lime, charcoal, taupe and ivory complement all discerning schemes and the luxurious feel of a fabric mixed with chenille and cotton delights all the senses. Read More

New Seatrack version 9 launched ahead of London Boat Show

Thursday, 8 January 2009

Version 9 of the Seatrack race tactical and navigational software includes some exceptional unique user function upgrades, and is due to launch just ahead of the London ExCel Boat Show in January 2009. Once again pioneering new roads in marine navigation, the system now incorporates updates to the grib reader to display rainfall. Read More

Monday, 14 December 2009

Muir Engineering to supply RMK Marine

Thursday, 10 December 2009

New RIB Ladder by Armstrong

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

The 2010 J-Class Calendar

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Shutter design service for superyachts

Thursday, 29 October 2009

Marine seating goes green

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Alewijnse launches new website

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Bob Saxon launches new website

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Stidd seats at helm of Sycara IV

Friday, 18 September 2009

Palladium’s iSiMON adds control features

Friday, 11 September 2009

Oyster Appoints Asia Representitive

Friday, 28 August 2009

Stidd seats at helm of Odessa

Thursday, 27 August 2009

New Telemedicine device

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

HF Interior launches new website

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

CRN launch CRN Conciergerie Monaco

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Monaco Equipage turns fifteen

Thursday, 30 April 2009

Bring your own boat with Dockwise

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Awlgrip Europe strengthens sales team

Thursday, 12 February 2009

Telemar Yachting moves into China

Tuesday, 6 January 2009

New website for Beekmans RVS