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Hull turning of the first Picchiotti-Vitruvius superyacht

Tuesday, 9 December 2008

The 50m aluminium hull for the first motor yacht in the Vitruvius series – code name C.2134 – was turned upright at the Cantieri Navali Beconcini premises, the Perini Navi Group facility in La Spezia. The difficult operation was successfully completed in front of the shipyard workers and the Group management. Read More

Montigne - another stunning super schooner from Aegean Yacht

Monday, 8 December 2008

Aegean Yacht is working on a new 57m schooner set for delivery in May 2009. The buyer, an experienced superyacht owner, is naming the yacht Montigne and planning to use her both for private and charter use. Built to the MCA’s highest standards for safety, Montigne will become one of the world's largest sailing yachts available for charter. Read More

Twizzle shows her lines at Royal Huisman

Friday, 5 December 2008

Under a rich blue sky on a November Saturday morning the massive Alustar aluminum hull of Twizzle was rolled out of her construction hall for routine turning. Four cranes performed the seamless manoeuvre with the look and speed of synchronised swimmers, placing the upright hull on a build cradle that will be her home until completion in the Spring of 2010. Read More

Ocean Victory nears completion

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

This morning the 75.75m Ocean Victory left Harlingen to complete her last sea trials prior to delivery. Ocean Victory, the first full custom Feadship superyacht built at the Makkum facility of Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw, left the shipyard last week and conducted her first sea trials off Rotterdam, before docking in Harlingen. Read More

Moonen's Phoebe is on schedule for launch in summer 2009

Friday, 21 November 2008

Moonen Shipyards, a leading builder of "pocket-size superyachts", has reached a significant phase in construction of the first yacht in its new 99 Alu semi-displacement series. At the beginning of October the superstructure was placed atop the hull of the new yacht, ready for welders to begin joining the parts. Read More

Hull largest J-Class yacht ever built transported to Zaandam

Thursday, 23 October 2008

Claasen Jachtbouw ordered the hull of the largest J-Class yacht ever to be built by Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw. The impressive ship Lionheart, that is being finished by Claasen Jachtbouw, was transported last week on a pontoon from Makkum to Zaandam. Lionheart is being built after an original design of Ranger. Read More

Birth of the first Couach megayacht

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Couach celebrated a great success on July 15th, with the completion of the first 50-meter hull. The French brand now takes its first steps in the Mega-Yachting market. The next stage is the installation of all technical equipment before the hull and deck assembly scheduled in October. Another major step in the construction. Read More 

Aifos - a new Studio Vafiadis masterpiece

Thursday, 7 August 2008

Scheduled for delivery on early summer 2009, Aifos by CBI NAVI, built entirely in aluminium, DNV classified and MCA compliant vessel, powered by the new twin MTU 4000 16V M93 with an expected speed of 24 knots, AIFOS is a family concept triple deck yacht. Aifos may accommodate up to twelve guests in six cabins. Read More

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Ethereal at Icon Yachts

Monday, 21 July 2008

The heat is on for Monty North

Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Vitters starts work on Lady B

Friday, 30 May 2008

Stepping of the Wally 148 Saudade

Thursday, 15 May 2008

First Cyrus 34 to launch in June

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Nazenin V has deckhouse fitted

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

First Icon hulls arrive at the shipyard

Monday, 25 February 2008

Endeavour II update

Thursday, 7 February 2008

Construction of the Wally 50m on schedule

Wednesday, 6 February 2008

Hull of Admiral 44 WJ completed

Monday, 28 January 2008

Lionheart leads the J-Class revival

Wednesday, 16 January 2008

MouldCAM delivers moulds for the Nahema 120

Friday, 11 January 2008

New CRN megayachts under construction