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Southern Wind signs two contracts for SW 102 DS superyacht

Friday, 16 December 2011

Southern Wind had announced that two contracts for the SW 102 DS were signed immediately after the official project presentation in July, both to European clients. These first two SW 102 DS will be delivered in the Spring and Winter of 2012. The project is once again a collaborative effort between Nauta Design and Farr Yacht Design. Read More

Perini Navi signs contract for 69 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

The Perini Navi Group has closed the year 2011 on a positive note with the signing of a sales contract on a new 69m sailing yacht. Two more contracts for 60m sailing yachts were signed last summer. The new 69m yacht, the second longest of the Perini Navi fleet after the clipper The Maltese Falcon, will be delivered in 2015. Read More

Benetti Sail Division signs contract for BSD147 Logica superyacht

Monday, 28 November 2011

Benetti Sail Division has announced the sale of the BSD147 Logica, which is conceived as an transoceanic Yacht and will be a genuine breakthrough in the SuperYachting world. The BSD Logica line, designed by Luca Brenta, is the answer to the market that sees owners yearning for outstandingly well designed products. Read More

Three superyacht orders at Jongert

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Dutch superyacht builders Jongert has signed three impressive new orders over recent weeks. At the Monaco Yacht Show the yard signed contracts for two motoryachts and then confirmed a third new order at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Add in a major new refit project and it is clear that Jongert is well on track. Read More

Horizon yacht sales at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Friday, 18 November 2011

Following the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), Horizon has delivered an E88 motoryacht to new owners in Florida as well as received an order for the newly-debuted PC58 power catamaran – both boats were on display at this year’s show and received much attention from visitors from around the world. Read More

Heesen and Nakhimov sell superyacht project Zentric

Friday, 18 November 2011

Heesen Yachts announced the sale of Project Zentric in collaboration with Nakhimov Yachts. YN 15944 is the eighth in the successful 44 metre all-aluminium class. YN 15944 is the third contract signed in 2011 and in such an economic climate this demonstrates that there will always be a market for superb quality and technical excellence. Read More

Overmarine sells hull 07 of Mangusta 165 superyacht

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Overmarine Group has announced the sale of Hull 07 in the Mangusta 165 superyacht series. Hull 07 will be realized in cooperation with Architect Stefano Righini, and is characterized by a beautiful interior designed by Overmarine Shipyard’s technical and décor departments. Power comes from 3 x 4609 HP MTU 16V4000 M93L engines. Read More

Alloy Yachts begin construction on 56.4 metre superyacht Mondango

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

After over 55,000 nautical miles of offshore sailing, the owners of the 52 metre Mondango have returned to Alloy Yachts to build again. This time, bigger at 56.4 metres and with refinements that only seasoned sailors would appreciate, the new ketch will have an aft deck spa pool and a swing lift centreboard. Read More 

Heesen Yachts signs contract for 50 metre fast displacement superyacht

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Heesen Yachts has announced the sale of another motor yacht whose naval architecture is based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) by Van Oossanen and Associates. YN 16750 is a 50 metre, below 500GT, all-aluminium explorer yacht. With her striking lines and vertical stem, she will be fully custom-built for delivery in 2015. Read More

Northern Marine signs contract to build new 85

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Northern Marine has announce that it signed a new contract to build an 85-foot expedition yacht, which is slated to launch in the summer of 2013. Designated hull #8501, and named Blood Baron, the design features a bright red hull with a contemporary stylized exterior, while maintaining the aggressive and masculine look. Read More

Two new build orders in 2011 with MCM

Friday, 21 October 2011

MCM announces two new build projects underway, each at a different yard, complementing others already in progress. MCM’s team, including founding partners, Nigel Ingram and Peter Wilson plus its Yacht Management Division, will be at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show following on from exhibiting at Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Construction underway on second F-class superyacht

Monday, 17 October 2011

A new order for the second F-class superyacht has been placed. Construction of the hull of this 115-foot Race Classic has started at the Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw yard in Makkum and the yacht will be finished by Claasen Shipyards. She will be an identical sister vessel to the prototype Firefly, which was launched in the spring of 2011. Read More

Jongert signs two new superyacht contracts

Friday, 7 October 2011

At the Monaco Yacht Show, Jongert Shipyard signed two orders for new superyachts: a 44-metre motoryacht and a 43-metre motoryacht. The 44-metre yacht has been designed by Dubois Naval Architecture, and is a project of broker Alex Krykanyuk. Information about the 43 metre yacht will not be released by the yard for now. Read More

Second superyacht order for Horizon Yachts from China

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Horizon has announced a new superyacht contract for a Horizon RP120 destined for the Chinese market – this is the second superyacht order above 100 feet for China. The first, a 110ft Raised Pilothouse motoryacht, completed her sea trails in August. The Horizon RP120 will be the first yacht for its owner. Read More

RMD designed 90m superyacht Illusion commences construction at Raffles Shipyard

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Rainsford Mann Design (RMD) has announced that their 90 metre motor yacht project Illusion has begun construction at Raffles Shipyard in China. The superyacht was designed taking inspiration from the Rolls Royce motorcar as the main styling influence, which can be seen particularly in the stem bow and flowing sheer line. Read More

Marc Lombard and JFA Yachts unveil the Long Island 85

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Designer Marc Lombard and JFA Yachts have developed a new concept for long range semi custom catamarans. The first order was recently signed. Marc Lombard’s design team put all of their 25 years of experience with cruising and racing catamarans into this new 85’. The firm is also responsible for the interior design. Read More

126 Metre superyacht under construction at Privilege Yard

Monday, 26 September 2011

Building superyachts often is about pushing boundaries and aiming beyond the horizon. Leave it to the Italians to realize such ambitious plans in an elegant way. At the brand new Privilege Yard in Civitavecchia, just northwest of Rome, some exciting new big projects are taking place. Read More

Royal Huisman signs two new superyacht contracts

Monday, 19 September 2011

Royal Huisman has announced not one, but two important new projects in collaboration with the renowned Dutch naval architect Andre Hoek. Hoek and his design team are responsible for the exterior styling as well as the naval architecture and, together with the yard, the structural design of these projects. Read More

Vitters signs contract for a 33.40 metre sailing yacht

Friday, 16 September 2011

Vitters Shipyard has announced the new build of a spectacular performance sloop designed by Philippe Briand. Inoui, a 33.4 metre (110 ft) composite sloop, will be the fourth carbon super yacht built by this Dutch yard. The hull is currently being constructed at Green Marine in Hythe, and will arrive at Vitters Shipyard in May 2012. Read More

Benetti signs contract for 50 metre superyacht FB801

Monday, 12 September 2011

The Benetti Livorno yard has unveiled a new custom 50 metre series, the FB 800 series. The first superyacht, FB801, features a fibreglass hull and an aluminium superstructure. Just a few weeks after introducting the new series to their clients, the first in the series was sold to an existing Benetti client. Read More

Three superyacht contracts signed at Tecnomar

Monday, 12 September 2011

Today, Tecnomar announced that after intensive negotiations that lasted over two months, they have finalized three superyacht sales. They are contracts for a new build Impero 45-metre in steel & aluminum with delivery scheduled in 2013, a new build Impero 40-metre in aluminum and a new build Regale 33-metre in aluminum. Read More

Palumbo signs contract for Columbus 125’ Hybrid with Russian owner

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

The Palumbo Shipyard has announced a new contract for a Columbus 125’ Hybrid superyacht for delivery in August 2013. The Russian owner, represented by Jimmy Broddesson of Bluewater Yachting, has also secured the option to buy the second yacht in the series. The superyacht is designed by Sergio Cutolo of Hydro Tec Naval Architecture. Read More

Perini Navi signs contracts for two 60m sailing superyachts

Monday, 18 July 2011

The Perini Navi Group has launched a new series of 60 metre sailing yachts and has already signed two sales contracts for a total value of more than € 70 million. The two superyachts, a ketch – C.2193 – and a sloop - C.2218 – will be delivered in 2013 and 2014 respectively . The new line of 60 metre sailing yachts is created and designed by Perini Navi. Read More

Contract signed for new 32 metre Baltic

Friday, 15 July 2011

Georges Bourgoignie at GCB Marine has sold a contract for a new-build Baltic 32 metre sloop last month. The client is an experienced owner from North America. The yacht will be built at the Baltic yard in Finland, and features naval architecture by German Frers, and exterior and interior styling by Adam Lay. Read More

CRN signs contract for 73 metre superyacht

Friday, 8 July 2011

Yesterday CRN presented their new line of superyachts “DO”, which stands for DislOpen (Displacement / Open) and during the press conference in London, CRN Chairman and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of the Ferretti Group Lamberto Tacoli, also announced that the company had signed a contract for a new 73 metre motor yacht a few weeks ago. Read More

Aegean Yacht building two 28 metre superyachts

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Aegan Yacht has announced the construction of two 28 metre motor yachts for delivery at the end of 2011. The first hull has been ordered by a repeat client and the second hull is built on speculation and available for sale. The superyachts have steel hulls and superstructures with teak laid decks. Read More

Trinity Yachts signs contract for 36m superyacht

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Trinity Yachts, LLC has announced a new construction contract for a high speed, 36.60 metre raised pilothouse motoryacht for an experienced American yachtsman. The owner, a patriot at heart, is hopeful that the design and performance of this superyacht will inspire other American yachtsmen to step forward and place orders now. Read More

Benetti superyacht project FB260 Lady Candy unveiled

Friday, 20 May 2011

Captain Paul Brackley of Central Yacht informs us about a new order at the Benetti yard, project FB260, Lady Candy. Lady Candy was conceived as a true superlative charter yacht, making her the perfect home away from home. Both her master cabin and her VIP cabin are situated on the upper deck, along with the central saloon and study. Read More

Sunreef signs order for new superyacht, the sunreef 82 double deck

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Following the successful launch of two mega catamarans over 100 feet each in 2010, the Sunreef shipyard has been designated as a builder of a 24.9 metre double decker sailing catamaran with the latest design, featuring sleek hulls and a streamlined deckhouse topped with a giant 35m2 flybridge inspired by large superyachts. Read More

Update on Amels Limited Edition 180 superyacht

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Ocean Independence and Dutch superyacht builder Amels have announced the sale by broker Jeroen Minnema of the first Amels Limited Edition 180, designed by Tim Heywood. Due for delivery in May 2013, the latest in the Amels premium semi-custom range will measure 55 metres long, with a beam of 9.4 metres and a Gross Tonnage of 650 tonnes. Read More

Carpe Diem, the 58.23m Trinity superyacht delivered and underway

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Trinity’s newest superyacht, the 58.23m tri-deck Carpe Diem, has been delivered to her owner, a repeat Trinity client. Featuring a 10 metre beam Carpe Diem’s striking exterior styling represents a new design for the acclaimed builder, one which keeps the promise Trinity delivers to all clients: to build a yacht as specified by her owner. Read More

Gulf Craft sells superyacht Majesty 88 at Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Gulf Craft, has announced the first sale of a Majesty 88 as a result of its major presence at the Singapore Yacht Show. As part of a targeted marketing initiative, Gulf Craft is currently engaged in a 6-week ‘road tour’ of the region, showcasing two  models – the Majesty 88 and the Majesty 56 which are great examples of Gulf Craft’s superyacht range. Read More

Delta Marine announces 66 metre superyacht contract

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Delta has announced the construction of a 66-meter motor yacht, with an ice strengthened steel hull and composite superstructure. With remarkable beam and tonnage, the yacht will have expansive interior volume and offer more headroom, greater fuel capacity, and enhanced ability to accommodate extended worldwide cruising. Read More

Azimut Yachts sells superyacht at the Chinese Hainan Rendez-vous show

Friday, 8 April 2011

In confirmation of its leadership in Asia and, specifically, on the Chinese market, Azimut Yachts, represented by its five official dealers, celebrated the sale of its fifth boat during the Boat Show – actually, the eighth boat, if one considers the three boats sold in the run-up to the Boat Show. Read More

Sunreef Yachts to build mega catamaran Aeroyacht 110

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Polish Shipyard Sunreef Yachts has announced a new, exciting project in its portfolio – the Aeroyacht 110, a high-performance, exclusive super catamaran. The yacht is designed by Gregor Tarjan founder of the international renown multihull brokerage company Aeroyacht Ltd in conjunction with Morrelli & Melvin. Read More 

Tecnomar signs contract for 30m superyacht

Monday, 4 April 2011

Good news from Tecnomar as they have just announced the sale of a new Tecnomar Nadara 30 metre yacht to a European client. The Nadara 30 has a beam of 7.20 metres, which makes her one of the widest 30m superyachts available in the world. Both the interior and exterior styling of the yacht are by the Tecnomar Style & Interior Department. Read More

New superyacht order from Russia for Mulder

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Mulder Shipyard has received a new order to build a Mulder 98 Flybridge for a client from Russia. The all-new, all-aluminium yacht has been developed by the Mulder Shipyard design team and will be delivered in the second quarter of 2013. The Flybridge yachts of Mulder Shipyard have been a major international success. Read More

Amels announces contract for first Amels 199

Friday, 18 March 2011

Amels has sold the first Limited Editions Amels 199, a distinctive and beautiful design by Tim Heywood. With construction of the hull already well underway, the Amels 199 is being customised for a repeat Limited Editions client and will be delivered for spring 2013. The owner has commissioned Laura Sessa to style the interior. Read More

New Sunseeker 40 Metre superyacht sold at Dubai Boat Show

Monday, 7 March 2011

Having just returned from the Dubai International Boat Show, I am pleased to report that Sunseeker has enjoyed a very successful show as the company sold a new 40 metre superyacht to a buyer from the Middle East. The new 40 Metre Yacht incorporates all the best elements of the 37 Metre Yacht but also enjoys other exciting new elements. Read More

First Amels Limited Editions 180 sold by Ocean Independence

Friday, 25 February 2011

Jeroen Minnema of Ocean Independence has announced the sale of the first Amels Limited Editions 180, a larger version of the Tim Heywood-designed Amels 177 and the Amels 171, introduced in 2005. Ocean Management, part of the Ocean Independence group, have been appointed to manage the build project. Read More

Sanlorenzo sells four yachts at the first two 2011 Boat Shows

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Sanlorenzo attended the Düsseldorf Boot 2011 and, confirming the better economic situation of Germany, sold two yachts, an SL62 and an SL82, fiberglass planning motor yachts produced in the Ameglia Division. On the other side of the Altlantic during the first United States Boat Show that took place this February in Miami. Read More

Lazzara sells third LSX92 superyacht on last day of Miami Yacht Show

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Lazzara Yacht Corporation announced it has signed another LSX92 on the last day of the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show. Dick Lazzara, President of Lazzara Yachts, said "Honestly Im left a little speechless right now. Selling two LSX92's in two days at the boat show, I'm ecstatic! " This particular LSX92 will reside in Canada. Read More

Lazzara sells second LSX92 superyacht in two weeks

Monday, 21 February 2011

Lazzara Yacht Corporation announced it has sold an LSX92 at the 2011 Miami Yacht and Brokerage Boat Show. Rich Lazzara, VP of Sales, said "Overall the boat show has been really good. Selling two LSX92's in the last two weeks just confirms that we are seeing a turn in the market".This particular LSX92 is destined to be moored near Tampa. Read More

Alloy signs contract for 43 metre sailing yacht

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

With Vertigo soon to leave the shed and AY43 and AY44 well underway, Alloy Yachts began to cut the plate for the next yacht, a 43.9m sloop scheduled to launch in late 2012. The contract for this new superyacht was signed at the end of 2010. Repeat customers, the owners have spent the last 14 years cruising the world aboard Eclipse. Read More

Lazzara Yachts sells new LSX92 superyacht prior to Miami Boat Show

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Lazzara Yacht Corporation announced it has sold an LSX92 prior to the 2011 Miami Yacht and Brokerage Boat Show. Rich Lazzara, VP of Sales, said "We couldn't be happier to have sold this yacht when we did. The timing of the deal really sets the stage for what we believe is going to be a great boat show coming up this week." Read More

Benetti Sail Division signs contract for BSD 98 Logica superyacht

Friday, 4 February 2011

Benetti Sail Division has signed a contract for the construction of a new BSD98 Logica, the first superyacht of the new Logica range, for an Italian owner. Most of the engineering has been completed and the shipyard will commence the construction soon. The luxury motor yacht is due for delivery in time for the 2012 Summer season. Read More

Heesen Yachts signs contracts for 51 and 50 metre superyachts

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

The sale of the first of these, YN 16551, a 51-metre, full-displacement vessel was completed in December 2010 to create an enviable total of 7 vessels sold during that year. The first sale of 2011 – YN 15850, a 50-metre, all-aluminium vessel – was completed in January 2011. The contract has been signed thanks to a fruitful collaboration with Burgess. Read More

Shama Yachts announces order for new 41m superyacht the 135 RPH

Friday, 14 January 2011

Shama Yachts – who are based in Egypt, have announced the commencement of the building of a new 41 metre Raised Pilot House scheduled for launching in 2012, with the first hull now under construction. The 135 RPH is an ultra stylish modern yacht, both the interior and exterior designed by the Shama in-house design team. Read More

New order for Mulder Shipyard from Australia

Thursday, 6 January 2011

Mulder Shipyard has received a new order to build a Mulder 73 Flybridge for a client from Australia, having previously delivered a yacht to a client in New Zealand two years ago. The all-aluminium yacht is an entirely new design by Guido de Groot and Ginton Naval Architects, and will be delivered in the second quarter of 2012. Read More