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Ferretti Custom Line signs sales contract for CL112 Next in China

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Last month, The Ferretti Group achieved success in China. Through its brand, Ferretti Custom Line, the Group has signed an important sales contract with real estate company Xanadu South China Sea for Ferretti Custom Line 112’ Next. The 112’ Next is one of the largest yachts ever to be sold in the country. Read More

Two Limited Editions Amels 177 superyachts sold

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Dutch superyacht builder Amels has sold two yachts from the Limited Editions range, both of them orders for the Tim Heywood-designed Amels 177. These latest sales further cement Amels’ leadership in the premium semi-custom segment. The sales of the two superyachts came off the back of a very successful Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

ISA Yachts sells the third ISA 50 metre superyacht

Friday, 17 December 2010

Due for delivery in July 2012, the new custom-made ISA 500.03 joins now the two further projects of 50 metre under construction at ISA representing a further confirmation of the success of this new series proposed by the shipyard to the market. This luxurious displacement motor yacht sold last November 2010. Read More

Moonen Shipyards signs contract for Moonen 82 Alu superyacht

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has announced the order for a brand-new 25.15-metre high-speed aluminium motoryacht. The Moonen 82 Alu will be capable of reaching 25 knots and have an exceptional range for a fast yacht, being able to cruise much further than vessels of an equivalent size and speed. Read More

Balk Shipyard signs contract for 36m explorer superyacht

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Balk Shipyard has announced a contract for a 36.40 metre explorer superyacht due for delivery in 2012. The motor yacht will be designed by Felix Buytendijk Yacht Design. Designed to have a range of 3500 nautical miles, the vessel is ice-classed and has accommodation for eight guests and a crew of five. Read More

Proteksan-Turquoise Yacht signs contract for 50 metre superyacht

Friday, 26 November 2010

Good news from one of the leading shipyards in Turkey, Proteksan-Turquoise Yachts, as they have signed a contract for a new 49.90 metre motor yacht. Hull number NB 56 was signed on 10th August 2010; the project has been named Thunder by the shipyard. The superyacht has a volume of 604 gross tonnage. Read More

Ocean Independence sells new 46m Rossi Navi superyacht

Monday, 22 November 2010

Axel Douqué of Ocean Independence Zürich reports that he and Peter Hürzeler brokered the sale of a 46.50 metre new build superyacht from the Italian Rossi Navi Shipyard with delivery scheduled for 2012. The exterior lines of the luxury motor yacht are designed by Frank Mulder and Studio Spadolini is responsible for the interior design. Read More

Northrop & Johnson signs contract for a Benetti Vision superyacht

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Northrop & Johnson has announced that Jonathan S. Chapman, CYPB, closed negotiations on a deal with a North American client who signed a contract for a 145’ Benetti Vision new build. Scheduled delivery is January 2013. The yacht will feature a number of customizations which will significantly set her apart from her sister ships. Read More

Couach sells the second 5000 FLY superyacht

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Chantier Naval Couach confirms its position in the close-knit circle mega yacht builders by signing the sale of its 2nd Motor Yacht 5000 Fly, to a Russian industrial. The FLY 5000 is an exceptional yacht which brought together the historical mark Couach Yachts in the civil and military fields expertise. Read More

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority appoints Persico to build VOR yach

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) has appointed leading global manufacturing firm, Persico S.p.A., to build its state-of-the-art racing yacht for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing team to participate in the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race, widely considered the ‘Everest of Sailing’. Read More

Heesen Yachts sells first 65 metre superyacht and sixth new-build contract of 2010

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Heesen Yachts is proud to announce the signing of its sixth new-build contract in 2010. Following the sale of two 47-Metre full-displacement yachts, a 37-Metre semi-displacement yacht, and two all-aluminium fully customised builds – one of 50-metres and the other of 35-metres – the sale of this 65-Metre fast displacement yacht represents. Read More

Dream Ship Victory to build largest sailing yacht (141m) in the world

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

On September 23rd Dream Ship Victory signed a contract with Dykstra & Partners for the Naval Architecture and Ken Freivokh Design for the design and styling of Dream Symphony. With a length of 141 metres she will be the largest Sailing Yacht ever built. The Turkish shipyard will start construction in 2011. Read More

Contract signed for 39.5-metre J-Class Yankee

Monday, 4 October 2010

Holland Jachtbouw has announced the order for the construction of a replica of one of the most sensational J-Class yachts ever built. The contract for the 39.5-metre Yankee was officially signed by Simon Dierdorp, the leader of the syndicate, at the Monaco show and the race is now on to have the yacht ready in time for the J-Class regatta events in England in summer 2012. Read More

Gulf Craft announces sale of Majesty 135 superyacht

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Gulf Craft and Majesty Yachts continue their success during the boat show season with the sale of the Majesty 135 - the largest yacht built by Gulf Craft to date – into the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council). Currently being built in the UAE, the Majesty 135 is a three closed deck with fly-bridge yacht, and is fully MCA compliant. Read More

Perini Navi signs contract for 45 metre hull C.2114

Monday, 9 August 2010

The Perini Navi Group has announced the completion of the sale of C. 2114, the 4th boat to be commissioned in the 45 metre series of the Perini Navi fleet. Delivery is scheduled for late summer 2011. This yacht is a collaboration between Perini Navi’s naval architects and Ron Holland who has optimized hull lines and the sail plan. Read More

Fitzroy Yachts signs contract for 50 metre sloop

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Fitzroy Yachts reputation for excellence and ease of doing business has attracted a key European client and sealed a major new superyacht build for the New Zealand-based yacht maker. Fitzroy Yachts start work this month on Hull 16, a 50-metre Flybridge Sloop that will be ready for delivery in 2012. The European owner approached Fitzroy directly to build his latest sailing yacht. Read More

Amels sells first 67m Sea Axe Fast Yacht Support Vessel

Monday, 19 July 2010

Amels has sold the first Sea Axe 6711, a 67-metre Fast Yacht Support vessel. The vessel will be built by Damen Shipyards and is the largest vessel in the Sea Axe range, the Sea Axe 6711 boasts 360 square metres of exterior deck space and 140 square metres of interior deck space, and will comfortably accommodate up to 21 crew and staff. Read More

Shama Yachts announces order for 35.5 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Shama Yachts – who are based in Egypt, have announced the first order for its new 115ft (35.5m) Raised Pilot House scheduled for delivery March 2011. The 115 RPH is a stylish modern yacht, both the interior and exterior designed by the Shama in-house design team. The lower deck accommodates four en-suite guest cabins. Read More

MCM signs contract with Alloy Yachts for 39m motor yacht

Monday, 5 July 2010

MCM is pleased to announce a new 39-metre expedition style motor yacht designed by René Van der Velden, which is immediately starting construction in New Zealand with MCM acting as the owner’s construction manager. She will have a comfortable and contemporary Redman Whiteley Dixon designed interior. Read More

YCO announces new build project at Feadship Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Following on from last week’s announcement regarding the signing of a 50m new build project; YCO has now announced that they have also represented the Buyer in the commissioning of a 58 metre new build project at Feadship’s Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw shipyard. Read More

YCO signs unique new build project

Monday, 21 June 2010

Following last weeks news announcement about the new contract at long-established pedigree yacht constructor Heesen Yachts in Holland, YCO can now reveal more about the project. YCO have represented the Buyer in the commissioning of the one-off 50m new build project. The yacht will undergo construction at Heesen’s new facilities. Read More

Moonen signs contract for largest superyacht to date

Monday, 21 June 2010

Moonen Shipyards in The Netherlands has signed the contract for its largest superyacht to date, the Moonen 133. Engineering has already started on this impressive order by a repeat client who has already owned a Moonen 84 and a Moonen 97. When launched in 2012 this will be the smallest luxury motoryacht ever to carry a submarine. Read More 

Heesen Yachts sells a 47 metre and 50 metre superyacht

Friday, 18 June 2010

Heesen Yachts proudly announce the sale of two contracts: a 50-metre fully custom semi-displacement motor yacht and a 47-metre full displacement motor yacht. These are the third and the fourth contracts to be signed at Heesen since the beginning of 2010. Heesen’s order book now consists of fourteen yachts currently in construction. Read More

Christensen Shipyard signs twin 50 metre contracts

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Christensen Shipyard is pleased to announce the signing of 2 contracts for Custom 50m Series projects. Code-named: project “Perfect Pursuit” and project “Deputy Dog,” both yachts will feature an all composite, vacuum infused hull and superstructure. As the anonymous owners are American, the yachts will be flagged in the USA. Read More 

MCP Yachts sign contract for 42.5 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

MCP Yachts have announced the signing of a new contract for a 42.5 metre semi displacement aluminium superyacht, the Hemispere 140. The yacht, designed by MCP and Vripack, will have transatlantic capabilities, and will accommodate 10 guests. The master stateroom is located on the main deck, and features a study, large bathroom and a walk in wardrobe. Read More

K&M Yachtbuilders to build 26m Frers sailing yacht

Thursday, 3 June 2010

K&M Yachtbuilders has announced a new contract for the construction of an 88 ft classic sloop, designed by German Frers Jr. The name – Tulip – is fitting for a yacht with a Dutch owner. Together with German Frers the owner has designed a yacht with a classic hull form above the waterline, but with modern features under the waterline. Read More

CNI signs contract for a 61m Sunrise superyacht

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Exciting news from Camper & Nicholsons as we hear that Simon Goldsworthy has signed a 61 metre new build motor yacht with Sunrise Yachts in Turkey. To be built to a new Espen Oeino design, the new Sunrise superyacht will be launched at the end of 2013 and will be built at Sunrise's new state of the art facility in the Antalya Free Zone. Read More

Sapphire Seas LLC sells new 54m Benetti superyacht

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Sapphire Seas LLC recently announced that Steven Elario has just signed a 54 metre new build motor yacht at the Benetti shipyard for one of his longtime clients. The superyacht with hull number FB 258 is scheduled for delivery in 2012. Sapphire Seas LLC engages in Large Yacht Sales and Charters worldwide. Read More

Peri Yachts sign contract for a Peri 37 superyacht

Friday, 26 March 2010

Peri Yachts have signed a contract for a Peri 37 to be delivered in June 2011. The Peri 37 epitomises power and style and makes navigating at sea an unforgettable experience. Its avant-garde materials and design have enabled dramatic gains in speed. Not only that, but the boat has greater inherent stability and is easy to handle. Read More

Couach sells the first 5000 FLY superyacht

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Following the recent announcement of the sale of 15 patrol boats to the Indian Navy, Chantier Naval Couach has now continued to build on their rapid development within the luxury yacht market by finalising the sale of their first 50 metre superyacht to a Ukrainian magnate. The Couach 5000 Fly is under construction and is progressing very well. Read More

ISA Yachts sells second 50m superyacht

Thursday, 18 March 2010

ISA Yachts has just announced the sale of a new 50 metre displacement motor yacht. Developed on the 50 metre platform, the new ISA superyacht is a totally new custom project. Her modern lines have been designed according to the client’s style, with input from her designer Andrea Vallicelli. Read More

Fraser Yachts sells 72m new-build Proteksan-Turquoise superyacht

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Stuart Larsen in Fraser Yachts Fort Lauderdale office advises that a contract for the construction of a new Proteksan-Turquoise 72.6m (238’) motor yacht was signed at the beginning of February. Nabil El Jammal in London and Stuart Larsen worked in close partnership to bring this exciting sale to a successful conclusion. Read More

Heesen Yachts signs order for 47m superyacht

Monday, 1 February 2010

Heesen Yachts is proud to announce the signing of a new contract for a 47-metre displacement motor-yacht, Hull Number 15747, for delivery in 2012. This new building contract is even more special for the Company since the client is Frans Heesen. The sale of this new vessel means that four new contracts were signed in the last 12 months. Read More

Monte Fino Europe sells 30.5m at London International Boat Show

Friday, 29 January 2010

Monte Fino Europe has announced that it sold a custom 30.5m semi‐displacement luxury superyacht at the 2010 London International Boat Show and in addition received a number of good quality enquiries during the course of the ten day event. A number of the larger new‐style Monte Finos in the 96 to 100ft range have now been sold. Read More

Perini Navi Group announces a new contract for a 40 metre cutter

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

The Perini Navi Group has just informed that at the end of 2009 the company closed the sale of a 40 metre fast cruising cutter. Project C. 2180 will be delivered in 2012 and was the third contract signed by Perini Navi in 2009. The superyacht is designed by the in-house design team of Perini Navi in co-operation with Ron Holland. Read More

Ocea signed a build contract for first Ocea Classic 72

Friday, 15 January 2010

Ocea Shipyard, located in Les Sables d’Olonne on the French Atlantic Coast and builder of the Ocea Commuter and Ocea Classic Yacht Series, has signed a build contract for the first Ocea Classic 72 to be delivered for the summer 2011. The Ocea Classic 72 is designed by the naval architect office Joubert-Nivelt. Read More