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Southern Spars delivers 93 metre masts to The Netherlands

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Southern Spars has delivered two 93 metre masts to the Tripp designed 85 metre yacht under construction at Vitters Shipyard and Oceanco. This powerful rig lead to the custom development of winches, up to 40 tons, furlers and ground-breaking masts and rigging. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - September/October 2014

Friday, 10 October 2014

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, Showboats International, The Superyacht Report and Superyacht World. Read More

Evander Broekman announces collection of luxury safes

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Evander Broekman has announced the launch of an exclusive collection of high security certified luxury safes. The handcrafted safes feature the highest security class, certified insurance cover and customised design. The collection are set to become a distinguished time piece in their own right, whilst providing the assurance that personal collectables are truly safeguarded with the highest grade insurance cover. Read More

Oculus Technologies launch Odyss

Monday, 22 September 2014

​Oculus Technologies has recently announced the the launch of their latest product, Odyss. This latest addition to their infotainment product range offers owners and guests a unique insight into the intelligence behind their onboard journey whilst simultaneously serving as an exclusive design feature. Read More

Roll damping system for superyachts launched

Monday, 22 September 2014

I recently attended the launch of a new roll damping system for superyachts from DMS Holland. Launched on 12th September, the event included a presentation on how the AntiRoll system works. The aim of the system is to achieve the highest level of comfort possible on board a superyacht, without a constant to and fro motion.​​ Read More

Product of the Week: Sea-Raft's custom built work rafts

Thursday, 18 September 2014

​Providing custom built work rafts, the Sea-Raft company is dedicated to delivering high quality rafts to superyachts and water sports clubs regardless of transport or storage constraints. Created for a variety of professional and leisure purposes, the Rafts can be used as a wash down/repair raft, as well as a jet ski/tender, sea kayak and windsurf station and a dive station. Read More

Oculus Technologies launch 2 new YachtEye interactive features

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Oculus Technologies have launched 2 new features to the interactive guest infotainment platform, YachtEyeTM. The expanded and improved Touchscreen system feature now includes increased functionality, design features and additional bespoke options, whilst the new Application Programming Interface (API) offers a more interactive user experience via third party control platforms.

Introducing Mr Smith Consultancy multimedia solutions

Friday, 29 August 2014

​Mr Smith Entertainment has announced they have renamed the company to Mr Smith Consultancy, and rebranded their products as LAVIE. Offering unprecedented systems for the superyacht industry, combining unrivalled quality and extremely low prices, the young, professional company offers total advanced multimedia solutions for at home or on boats. Read More

Quarterly newspaper The SuperYacht Times published

Thursday, 21 August 2014

SuperYacht ​ Company ​,​ the world’s largest provider of superyacht news, photos and information, are pleased to announce that the inaugural summer/autumn edition of The SuperYacht Times newspaper has been published. The newspaper presents the most interesting and relevant news and articles from the superyacht industry. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - July/August 2014

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, Showboats International, The Superyacht Report and Superyacht World. Read More

Sunreef creates foldable mast

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Sunreef Yachts has released this photo of a folding mast on one of its large 24 metre+ catamarans The mast was created specifically for one of Sunreef' s clients. The idea of a the folding mast came up in order to lower the airdraft from 38.5 metre to 24 metre. The carbon fiber mast folds forward in its middle section at a 90 degree angle. Read More

Oculus Technologies launches Engine Room App

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Oculus Technologies have taken their experience in the field of interactive onboard infotainment to a new and more in-depth “technical” level. Their latest software development offers a virtual and interactive experience of the heart of the yacht and the technical systems that keep her running. Read More

VBH adds Ming steward call system to product range

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

​Provider of luxury technology and IT systems for superyachts, VBH, have introduced the Ming steward call system alongside its own steward call technology to its superyacht clients. The system is exceptionally easy to use with a compact cylinder and a single, large button on the top. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - June/July 2014

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, Showboats International, The Superyacht Report and Superyacht Business. Read More

Third issue of tablet magazine SuperYacht Experience released

Thursday, 19 June 2014

SuperYacht Experience is a top quality, monthly tablet magazine published by SuperYacht Company and produced by PlusNewMedia. The magazine presents the very best news and articles from around the industry with breathtaking professional photography, and in depth interviews with industry leaders. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - May/June 2014

Friday, 23 May 2014

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, Showboats International, The Superyacht Report and Superyacht Business. Read More

Riva unveils new 88’ Miami Project

Monday, 5 May 2014

​The 88’ Miami features an exclusive Ferretti Group patent, the Convertible Top system. This system will be installed on this new project for the very first time. The standard version, 88’ Miami is fitted with two MTU 16V 2000 M93, 2435 mhp, which allow a maximum speed of 38.5 and a cruising speed of 34 knots... Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - April/May 2014

Friday, 25 April 2014

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, Showboats International, The Superyacht Report and Superyacht Business.

Videowork introduces MyCerberus service

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Videowork has introduced the MyCerberus service, which takes its name from the Greek myth of Cerberus to symbolize a guardian difficult to overcome. The exclusive service makes it possible to intervene immediately in case of a fault in the installed systems (home automation, audio / video, entertainment, security cameras, video conferencing systems,), even before the customer can notice or detect them. Read More

Alex Hull and Polina Parshina launch new design consultancy

Monday, 17 March 2014

Hull Studio is a multidisciplinary design studio with the ethos that lies in exploring the relationship between traditional craftsmanship, modern technology and organic design. The studio work includes commissions for yacht and residential projects, as well as art furniture, product design and installations. Read More

Hodgon Yachts announces one of the largest hull infusions ever in USA

Monday, 10 March 2014

Hodgdon Yachts today announced the successful infusion of a 100ft carbon fibre hull mould. The mould to be used for a pre-preg carbon hull is one of the largest single hull infusions ever done in the USA and one of a handful of this scale worldwide. "The amount of planning, organization and coordina- tion required to effect this successful work is formidable". Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - February/March 2014

Monday, 24 February 2014

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, Showboats International, The Superyacht Report and Superyacht Business.

User-friendliness key at Mr Smith Entertainment

Friday, 14 February 2014

​With Mr Smith Entertainment, flexibility is key. Reflecting the company's core philosophy of simplicity and user-friendliness, they have even shortened the address of their website, to simply MrSmith.nl. Mr Smith offers an integrated system for superyachts, that allows guests to play their favourite content whenever they please. Read More

Second issue of iPad magazine SuperYacht Experience released

Friday, 7 February 2014

We are proud to announce the release of the second edition of SuperYacht Experience, the bi-monthly iPad magazine published by SuperYacht Company and produced by Plus New Media. Interactive content, video's, interviews and full photo features are just part of what you can expect. In this issue, I travelled to the Cote d'Azur to step on board superyacht Galactica Star and Lady M. Read More

Heesen Yachts launches Galactica Star iPad App

Friday, 24 January 2014

Heesen Yachts has launched a new iPad App featuring the revolutionary 65m Fast Displacement yacht Galactica Star. Galactica Star, with a top speed of over 28 knots but using 20 per cent less fuel than conventional yachts represents a true revolution in the superyacht industry. Read More

Oculus Technologies expands infotainment product range

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Oculus Technologies has announced the addition of YachtEye XS to their product port- folio. This new solution provides complete plug ‘n play onboard infotainment via iPads which is big on features but compact in format and configuration. Suitable for yachts of all sizes, both new build and retrofit projects, XS is fit for purpose and easy to install. Read More

Original stern of Drettmann Explorer Yacht at Dusseldorf show

Thursday, 16 January 2014

In the summer of 2013, Drettmann laid the keel of a 24 metre explorer yacht at the Dutch Acico shipyard in Enkhuizen. The Explorer, designed by Drettmann Yachts and Focus Yacht Design, will feature a diesel-electric POD drive system. It has been designed for a top speed of 13 knots and a range of 5,000nm. Read More

Hacker Boat Company builds tender for mega yacht Odessa II

Friday, 10 January 2014

Silver Bay, N.Y., December 19, 2013 - The Hacker Boat Company, Inc. has built a 33’ tender for the 242’ mega yacht Odessa II. “This is a new design for us, one that speaks to the needs of the mega yacht industry,” said George Badcock, president and CEO of the company. “We are delighted to have had the opportunity to build the tender for a yacht." Read More

The Ethos 30, a hybrid, crossover and modular tender

Friday, 10 January 2014

Less than three months ago, Azure Embark, brought forward at the Cannes Boat Show, Ethos 30Ethos 30 is the a hybrid, crossover and modular boat, with the possibility to turn its open version into a cabin one. Because of its modularity, Ethos can be used as a chase tender, for fishing, water sports, diving, and long trips. Read More

Castoldi introduces a new model Jet Tender Rescue Boat

Friday, 10 January 2014

Castodi S.p.A. has introduced a new model in its tender range: the innovative Jet Tender 19 Rescue Boat with type approval certification in accordance with IMO SOLAS MSC 81(70) for yachts over 500 GT built under LY3 code. The Jet Tender 19 Rescue Boat look exactly like the standard Jet Tender 19 version. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - January/February 2014

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, The Superyacht Report, Superyacht Business and Superyacht World.

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - December 2013

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Yachts International, Boat International, The Superyacht Report, Superyacht Business and Superyacht World.

Gosling Marine's interior furniture for superyachts

Monday, 2 December 2013

Tim Gosling is world renowned for designing exquisite, bespoke furniture and his impressive portfolio includes the 5 Star Goring Hotel in London as well as numerous private clients and residences. Client commission’s range from ‘straw marquetry’ drinks cabinets, dining chairs, desks and tables to libraries and Venetian Palazzos. Read More

CMC launches new SE Integrated System at METS

Thursday, 14 November 2013

For the third year in a row CMC Marine will take part at the Mets exhibiting in the SuperYacht Pavillion, to reaffirm once more its strong presence and attention towards the market of megayacht. The Company will attend the Mets 2013 with a preview of its very last product dedicated to vessels over 20 meters long. Read More

Oculus Technologies launch Orbiix

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Monaco Yacht Show 2013 was host to the launch of Oculus Technologies’ brand new product ORBIIX. This interactive touch globe, which has been specifically developed for the superyacht and private jet markets, is the latest product to be added to their range which includes the well established infotainment solution YachtEye™. Read More

The export of processed teak

Monday, 21 October 2013

Some boating magazines have been reporting that there will be a total ban on the export of ALL Teak from Burma (Myanmar). Bob Steber, Managing Director of Ginnacle Import Export Pte. Ltd. recently returned from a few days in Burma where he discussed the impending Teak ban with the relevant authorities. Read More

Unique roll damping system for superyachts

Friday, 11 October 2013

DMS Holland will make their debut appearance at METS showcasing a unique roll damping system, AntiRoll, for the superyacht market sector. AntiRoll is a roll damping system specifically designed for superyachts. Thanks to its unique, dual-axis fin stabilizer, which rotates whilst sailing and flaps at anchor. Read More

Ming, the most sophisticated wireless steward call system available

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

In the superyacht industry, nothing is more important than satisfying the owner's needs. Elegance, sophistication, cutting-edge technology, stunning design and the finest of materials are all combined in order to establish a contentment that is outstanding in every respect. Read More

Latest Perini Navi superyacht receives 76 metre mast

Friday, 20 September 2013

Following almost 18 months in design, development and construction, Future Fibres this week shipped its latest carbon fibre mast to Perini Navi’s La Spezia yard in Italy. Destined for the 60 metre sloop C.2218, as she is currently known, the 75.8 metre mast was built and shipped in two sections and will be joined over the next six weeks. Read More

Streamlining business processes at Gulf Craft

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Gulf Craft Inc has announced that it has successfully deployed Focus i, Focus Softnet’s highly customizable ERP with business intelligence tools, to streamline its business processes, enhance operational efficiency, improve decision making capabilities and strategically plan its future growth and expansion. Read More

New YachtEye hardware to be showcased in Monaco

Friday, 13 September 2013

Oculus Technologies are pleased to announce the launch of the new and upgraded YachtEye hardware which will be showcased at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show later this month. The new hardware is the latest in a recent series of product developments, enhancements and additional features for the onboard infotainment solution YachtEye. Read More

First edition of iPad magazine SuperYacht Experience released

Friday, 30 August 2013

We are proud to announce the release of the very first edition of SuperYacht Experience, a brand new bi-monthly iPad magazine published by SuperYacht Company and produced by Plus New Media. With this new publication, our team is excitingly treading into slightly unknown territory. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - August & September 2013

Friday, 16 August 2013

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, The Superyacht Report, Superyacht Business and Superyacht World. Read More

Doyle Sails launches innovative new Stratis ICE sail fibre

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Doyle Sails has announced the official launch of Stratis ICE, available exclusively throughout the Doyle global network of lofts. Part of Doyle’s Stratis sail range, ICE is a game-changing product that offers weight savings, performance gains and high durability levels for both performance and cruising sails. Read More

Brand new machinery for sale following cancelled refit

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

On behalf of a client who has halted the refit on the yacht this machinery was intended for, we have been instructed to invite best offers for the following completely unused main engines/gearboxes: Main engines- 2x CATERPILLAR C32, 1,000 hp (746BKW) @ 1,800rpm, and Gearboxes- 2x REINTJES Waf-464, reducer 4.577:1. Read More

New generation superyacht entertainment system now available

Friday, 19 July 2013

There are so many ingredients that are simply indispensable to provide a successful and memorable experience within the superyacht industry. The ultimate goal, is to provide guests with a perfectly organised and custom tailored experience, making them feel like they are on cloud nine. Read More

FEEBE's wide range of top quality products

Thursday, 18 July 2013

State of the art technology is an integral part of superyachting, whether it be aimed at top performance, onboard luxury or guest comfort. Most vessels nowadays are equipped with a wide range of technological amenities that make nautical life easier, safer and more practical, not too mention simply more fun. Read More

Airship presents unlimited international roaming data SIM

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Superyacht communications expert Airship is delighted to present the Unlimited International Roaming Data SIM to the superyacht industry. The ideal solution for frequent travellers, the SIM offers complete coverage and unlimited downloads in over 70 countries, at an affordable fixed cost. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - July 2013

Friday, 28 June 2013

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, The Superyacht Report, Superyacht Business and Superyacht World. Read More

Innovative noise and weight reduction systems on prefab decking

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

After a superyacht has been successfully launched, it will often be perpetually exposed to some rather harsh elements, demanding considerable resilience and strength from the vessel's materials. Sunlight, rain and salt water are just some of the many trials a superyacht and her components will undoubtedly endure. Read More

Latest enhancement to the YachtEye product range

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Oculus Technologies announce the latest enhancement to their YachtEye product range with the release of their new v2.0 software. YachtEye v2.0 offers increased service, easier NMEA installation and daily system-monitoring reports. Oculus Technologies announce the latest enhancement to their YachtEye product range. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - April / May / June 2013

Thursday, 2 May 2013

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, The Superyacht Report, Superyacht Business and Superyacht World. Read More

Heinen & Hopman's ingenious replacement chiller system

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

All superyachts have air conditioning and refrigeration installations for provisions, making them subject to increasingly stringent regulations. Heinen & Hopman Engineering has developed an ingenious new system, the replacement chiller, which can replace the existing onboard facilities with a new state-of-the-art cooling system. Read More

Two groundbreaking roll damping systems for yachts

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Under the flag of DMS Holland, Arnold van Aken and Patrick Noor, both experts in the field of motion control on board yachts, introduce two groundbreaking roll damping systems to the market. The collaboration between these two gentlemen and the founding of DMS Holland follows successful and established careers in the maritime industry. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - Feb / March 2013

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, The Superyacht Report, en Superyacht World. Read More

Superyacht builder Curvelle teams up with Lift Emotion

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Superyacht builder Curvelle has teamed up with leading Dutch supplier Lift Emotion, to create an elevator solution for the yard’s superyacht power catamaran 'quaranta'. Curvelle is currently putting the final touches on this unique compact superyacht on a highly stable catamaran hull form, which is due to be delivered this spring. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - Jan / Feb 2013

Thursday, 3 January 2013

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, Dockwalk, Yachting and The Superyacht Report. Read More

The future of communications at sea

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Connectivity and content demands on cruise operators increase significantly as cruise passenger and crew communications requirements grow. To address these passenger and crew connectivity needs and to ensure that cruise operators stay ahead of connectivity demands, MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) announces the launch of MTN Nexus. Read More

Superyacht Spares appointed partner for Channel 28

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

UK based product and software development company Channel 28 Ltd. is delighted to announce the appointment of Superyacht Spares b.v. as a key partner for their digital UHF communication product, CComm. C-Comm is an onboard radio system which uses the global DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) standard. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - Nov / Dec 2012

Monday, 5 November 2012

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, Superyacht World, the German magazine Boote Exclusiv and The Superyacht Report. Read More

Unique marble table created by Lanka Marine

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Designed by Thierry Gaugain, who launched his own international studio in 2010, after being head of design for Philippe Starck for 20 years, and in close cooperation with Blacbody, the most advanced manufacturer of OLED technology, Lanka Marine have introduced a piece of craftsmanship that evaporates the boundaries between art and design. Read More

New innovative superyacht helmstand

Monday, 22 October 2012

Lübeck Yacht Trave Schiff GmbH has developed the innovative helmstand for super yachts. This helmstand with registered utility model protection completely conceals the controls of the navigation equipment. The control panel is mounted on an axis and can be rotated to the protected inner area. This principle combines form and function to perfect design. Read More

MTU unveils new automation system and restyled bridge components

Monday, 8 October 2012

Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH will be presenting its Blue Vision New Generation automation system at the Salone Nautico Internazionale yacht show in Genoa. It is an automation system for the monitoring and remote control of propulsion systems based on MTU Series 2000 or 4000 engines. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - Sep / Oct 2012

Friday, 28 September 2012

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, Superyachtworld, Boote Exclusiv and The Superyacht Report. Read More

Van Berge Henegouwen to launch LuxperienceLab at MYS

Friday, 14 September 2012

Van Berge Henegouwen has announced the launch of LuxperienceLab, their tailor-made technology & design label. Monaco Yacht Show will provide the platform for the launch of this innovation driven label combining state-of-the-art technology with experience driven interaction. LuxperienceLab encompasses imagination, experience and proven technology to create unique and customised entertainment based products which balance creativity with functionality. Read More

Oculus Technologies launches iPad app for YachtEye

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Oculus Technologies has announced the launch of the iPad App for YachtEye. This latest addition to the product options offering boat-wide infotainment will be on display at Monaco Yacht Show later this month. The YachtEye App follows a series of developments and changes to YachtEye over the last 12 months. Read More

Maretron introduces vessel data recorder for capturing NMEA 200 messages

Friday, 7 September 2012

Maretron has announced the release of what is believed to be the marine industry’s first vessel data recorder for capturing any and all NMEA 2000® messages. Each message is stored using solid-state memory technology with simple data retrieval via a removable USB Flash drive. Depending on the chosen USB Flash drive memory size.Read More

MTN Satellite Communications expands worldwide TV network into yacht markets

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications,connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, today announced that MTN Worldwide TV is now available to commercial shipping, ferry, oil & gas and yacht customers that want access to licensed content including news, entertainment.Read More

Next generation superyacht touchscreen monitors

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

The second quarter of 2012 sees two significant milestones for glass bridge monitor market specialists Aadaptiv; the anniversary of the first marine installation of a touch screen monitor with multi-touch gestures and the unveiling of a design breakthrough that is set to revolutionise the performance of LCD Marine Displays. Read More

Superyacht paintings by Anna Boulton

Monday, 20 August 2012

When Anna Boulton isn’t on the water trimming super yacht sails, she’s in her studio recreating the world’s most eye-catching boats doing battle on canvas. Born in Dubai, Boulton’s first foray into the world of sailing came when she was still wearing floaties. A passion for the ocean quickly blossomed alongside her artist’s flair for painting. Read More

Multipanel to supply 75 foot Majesty expedition yacht

Monday, 20 August 2012

MultiPanel has increased their global footprint with the approval of their product for use in Gulf Craft’s new 75 foot Majesty Yacht expedition craft. Gulf Craft is the Middle East's and Africa's largest and leading producer of fiberglass boats and yachts. Gulf Craft Chairman, Mohamed Bin Hussein Alshaali said that MultiPanel has initially been specified for use in flat wall and ceiling panels to help eliminate such a huge volume of weight. Read More

SELEX to showcase enhanced entertainment capabilities at MYS

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

The Yacht Technologies business of SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, will be showcasing its enhanced state-of-the-art entertainment capabilities at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. The news follows the recent announcement of Yacht Technologies’ unique association with Dawsons Marine. Read More

GO2 Global Yachting to exhibit at three major superyacht shows

Monday, 13 August 2012

GO2 (pronounced “Go Two”), Cerion Energy’s highly effective diesel fuel additive, was launched into the superyacht market at the Monaco Yacht Show just a year ago. Since then, GO2 has been honoured with a DAME Award at METS and has over 60 superyachts using the product around the World. Read More

New effective organisation system of deck equipment

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Established in Bristol, England, Yacht Organiser is today announcing its launch of the company and line of space saving products designed specifically for the super yachting industry. YO is the brainchild of two “yachties” Fraser Gow and Jarrad Willis, who have over eight years of combined experience within the super yachting industry. Read More

Increased comfort onboard 32 metre sportfisherman under construction

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Delivering its largest gyro to date, Seakeeper's M26000 will be installed on Jim Smith Boats' hull #29. This 32 metre custom, tournament sportfish yacht will debut in 2013. As a builder of high-performance yachts, many reaching speeds of 40 knots or more, directional stability was very important to Jim Smith Boats. Read More

New power management system for superyacht Berzinc

Friday, 3 August 2012

Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has recently adapted and fitted the main switchboard of the 42 metre superyacht Berzinc with a new power management system. The brief was to ‘keep it simple’. As the electric sternthruster had been removed from the yacht, it was possible to considerably simplify the switchboard. Read More

EYOS Tenders delivers Maori 52 Collider

Thursday, 2 August 2012

EYOS Tenders have just delivered their latest project managed boat to a delighted owner. The Maori 52 Collider is the first of a new line from Maori Future Concept, which has been styled by Ken Freivokh Design renowned for their innovative work. The 52ft futuristic design features an axe bow, striking lines and is powered by 2 x FTP 510hp engines. Read More

Two Trinity superyachts delivered with Servowatch systems

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Two recent yacht deliveries from the Trinity Yachts shipyard have been fitted with the Servowatch integrated alarm, monitoring and control systems. Superyacht’s Lady Linda and Areti continue the recent relationship between the two organizations which have led to seven vessels leaving the yard with Servowatch systems installed. Read More

e3 assisting in providing cutting-edge communications in Antigua

Thursday, 2 August 2012

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda and Digicel recently launched cutting-edge Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution technology to 85% of the population. The Government and Digicel are partners in a collaborative project which will provide yachts with faster broadband than in almost any cruising ground anywhere else in the world. Read More

Ocean Alexander switches to Alexseal paint

Monday, 30 July 2012

After careful examination of the market and the various products available, starting with 2013 model year, Alexander Marine, the manufacturer of Ocean Alexander yachts, has decided to paint all 2013 models exclusively with Alexseal products. Alexander Marine made investments to build dedicated paint booth facilities at their factories. Read More 

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - July / August 2012

Friday, 27 July 2012

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, Superyachtworld, Superyacht Business, Boote Exclusiv and The Superyacht Report, and at The Bucket Book, by Jill Bobrow, Dana Jinkins and Allesandro Vitelli. Read More

Trend Marine glass used on 62 metre superyacht refit at Compositeworks

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Compositeworks in La Ciotat, France informs us they are delighted by Trend Marine’s world class service supplying balustrade and swimming pool glass for the refit of 204-foot superyacht in a very short time frame. Deadlines were very tight, and the team at Compositeworks, led by Rob Papworth & Adrian Byrnes, required a fast, accurate and high quality supply of glass. Read More 

Future Fibres signs contract for two 60 metre Perini Navi yachts

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Future Fibres has announced the recent signing of two 60 metre superyacht contracts with prominent Italian superyacht builder Perini Navi. When Perini Navi, one of the most experienced superyacht builders in the world, chose to partner with Future Fibres, the message to the industry was clear: trust Perini Navi – trust Future Fibres. Read More

Vicem chooses Raymarine for superyacht flagship

Monday, 23 July 2012

Turkish builder Vicem have equipped the recently launched Vicem 107 superyacht Moni with a comprehensive suite of Raymarine electronics. “We chose Raymarine as our supplier for this yacht because we could get everything we required from one supplier,” commented Gary Smith, the US sales broker of Vicem. Read More

Rupert Marine delivers 50 foot superyacht tender

Monday, 23 July 2012

Rupert Marine has delivered a 50-foot RIB as a tender to the 100 ft Wally sailing yacht Indio. The 50-foot tender Indi Jones is based on the Rupert 50 Wheel House and customized to the buyer’s specifications. Indi Jones is built according to yacht standards and colour coded to match the mother ship. Read More

Wider 42 delivered by Antonov An 124 airplane

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Italian nautical company Wider, founded on a project designed by Tilli Antonellli, celebrates the launch of its 10th 42 footer. This important goal has been achieved just over a year after the company was founded. What makes Wider 42’ no. 10 particularly memorable is the unusual way in which she was delivered. Read More

J Craft partners with Carol Joy

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

J Craft Boats, the Swedish luxury powerboat manufacturer, is entering into a global partnership with Carol Joy, the premium beauty products brand. The partnership will see both companies work together on a worldwide events programme and joint marketing efforts as they enter the Eastern European and Asian markets. Read More

Kardinal Marine rewarded only authorized agent for refit projects for Esthec

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Kardinal Marine has recently been awarded as the only Authorized Agent for Refit projects in U.S.A. for Esthec. Esthec is a composite decking material that not only looks & feels like real teak, but is able to withstand the most severe weather conditions at sea. Read More

SELEX announces association with Dawsons Marine and B&O

Monday, 2 July 2012

The Yacht Technologies business of SELEX Elsag has enhanced its entertainment offering following a unique association with Dawsons Marine using Bang & Olufsen audio visual products. The union will enable Yacht Technologies to bring its state-of-the-art entertainment solutions to a new level. Read More

Incidences Sails buy Eurosails Manufacturing in Palma

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

As a major step forward in its strategy of international expansion and consistent with its obkective of integrating the Super Yachts market, the French sail maker Incidences Sails has just signed the acquisition of Eurosails Manufacturing, which will now becomes Incidences Sails Super Yachts Palma. Read More

Veritais fits yacht automation system on superyacht Kadimo's

Monday, 25 June 2012

Veritais Ltd has completed a major audio-visual / IT refit on Kadimo’s that included the supply and installation of what Veritais considers to be the leading Yacht Automation System for yachts. Based on the tried and tested Control4 platform, the version supplied by Veritais is specifically adapted and programmed for use on yachts. Read More

MarQuipt introduces Carbon Fiber Sea Stairs for side-to-boarding

Friday, 22 June 2012

Roman Pieterse of RPM, the exclusive European distributor of MarQuipt, inform us about MarQuipt's new Carbon Fiber Sea Stairs for Side-to-Boarding. High modulus carbon fiber and resin designed for use in the aerospace industry and an infusion process provide consistent, void-free parts for optimal visual quality and mechanical strength. Read More

Sealskin, a new hide from Marine Leather

Friday, 22 June 2012

In keeping with its attention to the needs of the shipowner and to the latest design trends, Marine Leather has just created Sealskin, an ultra-durable and environmentally friendly hide, designed for the external furniture of the most prestigious boats. Sealskin is smooth to the touch and is available in a wide range of nuances. Read More

Jotun launches Megamatt Agent

Monday, 4 June 2012

The successful launch of Jotun’s Megagloss HG topcoat, developed using the latest resin technology, is now exceeding its finish possibilities with the launching of the Megamatt Agent. This new ancillary provides a superior solution when a matt finish is needed. Apart from being an easy-to-mix product, its good application properties. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - May / June 2012

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

This month we take a look at the top stories in the latest magazines, books and other yacht publications. This month includes; Yachts International, Boat International, Superyachtworld, Superyacht Business, Boote Exclusiv and The Superyacht Report. Next month we plan to bring you an even larger selection of magazines. Read More

Amartech to continue activities under new structure

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Amartech, known for their custom propulsions and rudder solutions, has made a new start. Amartech recently filed for bankruptcy, but the company  will continue to operate under the same name, but within a new structure. Knowledge, experience and innovation, will continue to be key factors within the new company, which will be located in Urk, The Netherlands. Read More

Quid Pro Quo introduces Yacht Carbon Offset

Monday, 21 May 2012

Quid Pro Quo, the 30 metre Benetti Tradition motor yacht featured at the 2012 MYBA Charter Show in Genoa, has introduced a policy of carbon offsetting her fuel. With her first carbon offset already in place, the carbon footprint of the yacht’s engines will be balanced by equivalent emissions reductions from verified green energy projects. Read More

Oculus Technologies announces Seetrac integration with YachtEye

Friday, 18 May 2012

Oculus Technologies are pleased to announce plans for more in-depth integration between their YachtEye infotainment product and the onboard Seetrac Tender Tracking Systems. Plans for YachtEye to incorporate additional status feedback from the Seetrac Base Unit (SBU) enables Oculus to develop the informative side of YachtEye’s functionality. Read More

Hoek Design Naval Architects develop superyacht-standard daysailer

Friday, 18 May 2012

Fresh from joining the sea trials of the newly launched Essence 33, designer Andre Hoek is highly enthusiastic about this spectacular Dutch daysailer. “She is built to an incredibly high standard in every respect - few if any day sailors have ever been made to this quality level while also offering such an exceptional performance.” Read More

Superyacht Visione gets Rondal rollaway slab reefing boom

Friday, 18 May 2012

The 44.8m/147ft Reichel-Pugh sloop Visione is a committed and successful contender on the superyacht regatta circuit, so when the Owner decided to enhance performance with a complete new rig, his team knew that a key component in achieving his objectives would be an advanced new boom system. Read More

OYS secure 60m Perini thruster order

Friday, 11 May 2012

Ocean Yacht Systems (OYS) have announced that they are now contracted to supply the new Perini Navi 60m series with their latest RDE (Rim Driven Electric) thruster. With the first of the latest model scheduled for delivery in 2013, Hull c.2193 will be the initial Perini with the RDE thruster by OYS. Launched at the Monaco Yacht Show 2011. Read More

Cerion Energy’s GO2 to be in powerboat record attempt

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

World record adventurer Alan Priddy has chosen to use Cerion Energy’s DAME Award winning GO2 diesel fuel additive onboard Accomplish More for the Company85 Global Challenge round the World powerboat record attempt this year. The Challenge is a bid by British ocean adventurer Alan Priddy to design and build the fastest and most efficient wave-piercing powerboat to circumnavigate the globe. Read More

Tailored toys at Superyacht Tenders and Toys

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Superyacht Tenders and Toys has teamed up with luxury goods customisers, Venom Design, to create a set of ultra-modified jet-skis for a client with a large motor yacht. Three top-of-therange Seadoo RXT 260 jet-skis capable of 70 mph are being completely restyled to match the look of the 60 metre motor yacht. Read More

Savage Marine expands product portfolio

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Savage Marine Ltd, leading specialists in lighting solutions for the superyacht industry, are pleased to announce the addition of “Mood Magic” by Lumotics Marine to their LED and halogen lighting product portfolio. “Mood Magic”, an intelligent, multi channel driver and controller unit, is the latest product to be included in Savage Marineʼs product and lighting system solutions. Read More

OmniAccess launch first iPhone VSAT customer support portal

Thursday, 19 April 2012

OmniAccess has launched a new web based Customer Service Portal (CSP) and an iCSP, the world’s first iPhone App to allow its BroadBEAM customers to access useful information about their marine VSAT services at any time and location around the world via a mobile device. Read More

Cerion Energy and ECOsuperyacht partner to form GO2 Global Yachting

Friday, 13 April 2012

Cerion Energy, manufacturer of the DAME Award winning nanotechnology-based diesel fuel additive GO2 and ECOsuperyacht, the exclusive European distributor for GO2, announce that they are partnering to form a new global marketing & distribution business called GO2 Global Yachting. Read More

E Tech Group announces successful delivery of first two E Touch systems

Thursday, 5 April 2012

After discussions with yacht Engineering teams and after a year of development E Tech Group have announced the successful delivery of the first two E Touch systems. The E Touch system is a power management system built to classification society approval, using the latest touch screen technology. Read More

New power system concept for Royal Huisman Shipyard

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

WhisperPower BV, the Dutch designer and manufacturer of smart power solutions, is preparing the supply of a 100 kW power generation system, consisting of two Genverter 50 kW variable speed generators, which will be installed in a 40 metres plus sailing yacht. In addition, a 50 kW integrated flywheel generator, also known as a shaft generator, will be supplied as an additional power source. Read More

SeaKing secures two major deals in superyacht market

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Electrical engineering firm SeaKing Electrical is making waves in the superyacht market after landing two major contracts and scooping a major award. The firm, which has offices in Birkenhead and Aberdeen, has recently completed work on one of the world’s top 100 super yachts Kogo. This involved a four month dry dock project in La Ciotat, South France where SeaKing worked as a contractor to marine consultant Svitzer. Read More

e3 Systems partners with Aage Hempel International

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

e3 Systems are very pleased to announce that they have signed a Partner Agreement with Aage Hempel International AS. Aage Hempel provides marine electronic services and has offices in Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco, Portugal, Malta and Panama. Aage Hempel will represent e3’s award winning communication services. Read More

Fastmount wins international business award

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Innovative company Fastmount has won the top award for best business with revenue under $10m in the 2012 New Zealand International Business Awards, held in Auckland, New Zealand. The Awards celebrate business success in the world and recognises professional excellence and innovative practice with exceptional export success. Read More

Net-Logic release the only wireless BNWAS system

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

The count down begins for all existing vessels to have the BNWAS retrofitted onboard at the first survey after 1st July 2012. A BNWAS is essentially a ‘dead man’s alarm system’ intended to ensure the officer on watch is alert and competent to carry out his duties. It is, in effect, a timer, which counts down, triggering an alarm. Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas adopts new management system

Friday, 16 March 2012

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has chosen HavenStar, the leading marina management system, to support its international management services division as it embarks on a world-wide expansion programme. The agreement follows installation of HavenStar at Camper & Nicholsons’ Port Louis Marina in Grenada and Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi. Read More

Rhebergen Composites announce new shareholder

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Amsterdam based company Rhebergen Composites has announced a change in shareholders. Company founder Simon Rhebergen will step down after being involved in the company for more than 25 years, his shares will be taken over by Composite Entrepeneur Rolf Dothagen. Read More

First J-class yacht with WhisperPower hybrid propulsion system launched

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Holland Jachtbouw has launched the J-class yacht Rainbow at its yard in the Netherlands. Based upon the lines of the original America’s Cup winner in 1934, this spectacular 40-metre J features the unique WhisperPower hybrid propulsion and power system. Rainbow is currently being stepped and sea trials will commence this month. Read More

Trend Marine Products delivers watertight door to 141 metre superyacht

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Following the successful launch of their new watertight door system, Taylor Made Group’s UK subsidiary, Trend Marine Products Limited, has now delivered a full set of watertight doors with DNV type approval to Abu Dhabi Mar for the Swift 141 metre project Yas in Abu Dhabi. Read More

Two new superyacht tenders by Hodgdon

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Following on the heels of two custom tenders for the Oceanco Seven Seas, Hodgdon has signed a 10.5m custom limo tender and 10.5 m custom open tender for another Oceanco client. The new build design and construction specifications for these Michael Peters Yacht Designs, were developed by A.J. Anderson of Wright Maritime Group. Read More

Ferarri chairman comments on Seakeeper system

Thursday, 1 March 2012

If anyone can understand the importance of unhindered speed and beauty, it's the man behind luxury automaker Ferrari. Seakeeper gyros deliver superior roll reduction in many sea conditions, without drag-producing appendages. Their quiet operation and low power consumption make them the stabilization choice over fins. Read More

J Class Association announces official rib partner

Friday, 24 February 2012

The J Class Association has announced that Solent Rib Charter (SRC) has been chosen as the official Rib partner for this summer’s regattas. Having one official partner organisation will allow closer communication between the JCA and spectator Ribs, leading to safer on the water operations and better viewing for spectators. Read More

Oculus Technologies appoints new dealers

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Oculus Technologies are pleased to announce the appointment of four new dealers for their YachtEye superyacht infotainment product following a successful start to 2012 with the delivery of three new systems and the launch of their new website. YachtEye is available in three interactive variants. Read More

ECOsuperyacht partners with the Antibes Yacht Show

Thursday, 23 February 2012

ECOsuperyacht will again be partnering with the Antibes Yacht Show 2012 for the second year running, by offsetting all the carbon emissions arising from this year’s event. Last year’s highly successful show, which saw 13,000 visitors attend, was estimated to have generated 350 tonnes of carbon emissions. Read More

Manson Boss Anchor release onto the market

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Manson Anchors launched the Manson Boss Anchor at METS 2011. The Manson Boss anchor is the most technically advanced and safest anchor to hit the recreational boating market. It boasts even faster setting and even higher holding power. The Manson Boss was specifically designed to suit power boats in the 20'-100'ft range. Read More

Test machine puts superyacht rig products to the ultimate test

Monday, 20 February 2012

Superyacht rigging specialists Marine Results have invested in a horizontal tensile testing machine which will enable rigging, spar and lifting equipment to be ultimately and accurately tested to ensure that specifications of equipment manufactured and designed by the company are within safe working loads. Read More

Revolutionary job costing system for tracking new builds and refits

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Late delivery and grossly overrun budgets may soon be things of the past, thanks to a revolutionary cloud-based job costing system recently unveiled by StellarPM of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Developed specifically for the marine construction industry, the ProjectPerfect job costing and tracking system provides real-time construction data that will track any new build or refit project in minute detail. Read More

e3 Systems appointed MTN Platinum Provider

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Mallorca based marine electronics company e3 systems has been awarded Platinum Provider status by MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), VSAT satellite communications provider and top choice for more than 50% of the world’s top 100 largest yachts. Read More

Special Neiman Marcus Edition Hacker Craft on display in Miami

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Hacker-Craft is displaying the Neiman Marcus Edition at Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, which starts today, and runs to to 20th. The Neiman Marcus Edition Hacker-Craft will be at ramp 16, slip 313. The boat is powered by a Mercury Marine 8.2 High Output 425 horsepower engine (CE compliant). Read More 

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - February 2012

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Starting this month, we will take a monthly look at the top stories in the latest printed magazines, books and other yacht publications. Our review includes; Yachts International, Boat International, Superyacht International, Yacht Design, The Superyacht Report, and Boote Exclusiv. Next month we plan to bring you an even larger selection of magazines. Read More

Orion of the Seas gets the largest Varifold folding propellers to date

Monday, 13 February 2012

Bruntons Propellers has retro-fitted the 49.3 metre schooner Orion of the Seas with new Varifold folding propellers. With a diameter of 45in, they are the largest Varifolds produced to date, although the power they handle, at 210hp each, is small for a propeller already proven capable of handling power outputs of over 750hp. Read More

Livewire Connections deliver communications solution to 70m superyacht

Friday, 10 February 2012

Livewire Connections completed the supply and installation of a complete satellite communications and IT network on-board the new 70 metre M/Y Talisman C, which was successfully launched and delivered in autumn 2011 on time and within budget. Talisman C was built at Proteksan Turquoise Yachts in Turkey. Read More

Video of OceanLED's underwater lights on Feadship GO

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

OceanLED has send us a short clip, showing the use of their products. Filmed in December 2011 off the coast of Antigua, superyacht GO, built by Feadship in the Netherlands, shows the grace that underwater lights can bring to boating. Read More

CMC Marine gets patent for Stabilis Electra

Monday, 6 February 2012

The European Patent Office has officially and definitively accepted the CMC Marine European patent application request regarding electrical fin stabilization system, named Stabilis Electra. The patent has been issued for an "Automatic system for anti-roll stabilization of watercraft" and is valid for all the European countries. Read More

Opening of design showroom dedicated to Benetti clients

Monday, 30 January 2012

Last Thursday saw the official opening of a new design showroom in Viareggio. The two story emporium has been purpose-built to display all of the latest materials, fixtures and fittings to create the ultimate superyacht interior. The Styling Lounge has been fitted out with elegant storage cupboards, created by craftsmen from Benetti. Read More

First orders for innovative new Druma-Floor for 100 metre yacht

Monday, 30 January 2012

Drumarkon International, a supplier of superyacht interior materials, has received the first orders for its revolutionary new non-combustible floating floor. A leading Dutch yard is to fit the Druma-Floor NC/SR (Non Combustible and Sound Reduction) in a 100-metre motoryacht that is currently under construction. Read More

Lift Emotion's special dumbwaiter on superyacht Conrad 115

Monday, 23 January 2012

Lift Emotion BV tells us they are currently working on a special dumbwaiter for the Conrad 115 Family Sail Cruiser, which is under construction at the Conrad Shipyard in Poland. The 35.30 metre sailing yacht, designed by Frank Neubelt of Newcruise Yachts, and Dutch Studio Vripack, required a specialized dumbwaiter. Read More

New orders for Servowatch at Trinity Yachts

Thursday, 12 January 2012

The New Year brought with it the latest order from the world renowned shipyard Trinity Yachts for the supply and installation of the Servowatch integrated alarm, monitoring and control system for project T-059 making it ten yachts in little over three years. This recent award continues the on-going commitment between shipyard and supplier working in harmony to provide cost effective turnkey installations. Read More

Sunseeker sets new innovative standards with Esthec

Friday, 6 January 2012

The new Sunseeker 28 metre Yacht will make its debut at the London Boat Show 2012. It will also be Esthec’s first appearance in the new year. The Esthec deck and capping provide unity to the design of this new yacht. All the decks on this new Sunseeker 28, have been fitted with innovative Esthec composite decking. Read More

Events Clothing Company release new catalogue and website

Friday, 6 January 2012

Events Clothing Company, an Auckland, New Zealand based Uniforms Supplier to the Super Yacht Industry, is a company built on reputation for its ability to supply innovative, quality garments to both the marine and corporate sectors. End of 2011 has seen the company release a brand new 45 page catalogue and create a new look website. Read More

New showroom in Barcelona & Caribbean agent for Deckers Uniforms

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Following on from our news article yesterday of Dutch Agent representation, Deckers Uniforms appoint Nick & Sian Line as their Caribbean Agent Representative based in Antigua. Additionally, a new office and Showroom will open shortly in Barcelona. Read More

Deckers Uniforms appoint Superyacht Spares as representative

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Deckers Uniforms has announced the appointment of Superyacht Spares in the Netherlands as their most recent Agent Representative. Deckers Uniforms international presence now extends globally from its Headquarters in Palma, Mallorca through Holland, France, Malta, Thailand, Caribbean & the UK. Read More 

Rerun swedish superyacht tenders

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Rerun is a Swedish company designing and building user friendly tenders, and day cruisers, in wood with a classic design, specially for the superyacht market. The tenders are built with classic ash frames and a massive wood core, then two layers of 45 degrees veneer and for outer protection 295g E-glass reinforcement and epoxy. Read More

Superyacht Aurelia fitted with Seakeeper gyro stabilization

Monday, 2 January 2012

Until recently, Heesen Yachts had not considered gyro stabilization. But after a memorable sea trial in July 2011, the management team was so impressed they expect to be working with Seakeeper well into the future. In fact, the Heesen hull YN 16465, a 65 metre yacht due for completion late 2012, will also feature Seakeeper's stabilization system. Read More

C-Boat launches new range of chase-boat superyacht tender

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

C-Boat has announced the introduction of a range of the most technologically advanced chase boats ever produced, comprising of 7 metre, 9 metre, 12 metre and 15 metre models. Having been delivered a brief by a client to design such a boat, Jason Carrington and his colleague Angus Blair constructed the most rigorous R&D program. Read More

Allufer Tempesta launches new website

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Allufer Tempesta, Italian producers of superyacht portholes, doors, hatches, tanks, sterndoors and tender launching trolleys, have launched a brand new website this month. The new website contains new graphics, a new style and more content. Surf among sections, and read the latest news about new products and projects. Read More

Pinmar creates the p3 Surface Care System

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Pinmar has announced the creation of the p3 Surface Care System. Its nanotechnology makes it one of the most advanced restoration and coating systems in the world. Polymer chemists and photonic engineers working together under the direction of Pinmar have developed an innovative surface care system specifically for the demanding marine environment. Read More

Lift Emotion to build elevators for 66 metre superyacht Invader

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Lift Emotion BV has announced that they have been granted the contract to build the elevators for Delta’s 66 metre project Invader. Lift Emotion has worked with Delta on three other projects and the combination of good cooperation and a demand for the highest quality resulted into the next project. Read More

Strand Craft unveils new retro superyacht tender

Monday, 19 December 2011

Swedish boat builder Strand Craft has unveiled a new and stunning Strand Craft Tender. The new coupé concept features a glossy mahogany transom and a beautifully shaped coupé cockpit. Designed by Zolland, the tender will feature chromed hardware, custom made to match the tender’s retro style. Read More

New addition to Besenzoni’s pilot seat range

Thursday, 15 December 2011

The already vast range of accessories for the nautical world from the famous Bergamo based brand receives a new and innovative pilot seat: Infinity Lux, an innovation of the Infinity seat and of similar design, but with a sleeker line resulting in a reduced encumbrance at the steering position, without having to sacrifice the comfort. Read More

New innovative lighting solutions by Luxall

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Luxall is a new Italian company, based on the competence of the Reda Group in elastomers extrusion and the long and tried experience of its partners in developing innovative lighting solutions. With Luxall’s special manufacturing process, top quality LEDs are coupled with a high standing elastomer as silicone rubber. Read More

Complete energy systems from WhisperPower at Boot Düsseldorf

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

At Boot Düsseldorf (stand 10 F17) four new power systems will be introduced, varying from the Basic Comfort System, a small solution for yachts longer than eight metres to the sophisticated Royal System for yachts up to 25 metres with a wide range of power consumers onboard. The Basic Comfort system is the smallest system. Read More

Sea Independent and X-Craft join forces

Monday, 12 December 2011

Sea Independent and X-Craft have signed a mutual strategic alliance agreement in which Sea Independent will promote X-Craft products through an existing network of worldwide agents. X-Craft designs custom built Superyacht tenders and Performance RIBs, which are exclusively manufactured in the Netherlands. Read More

Three gyros steady superyacht Elsea

Thursday, 8 December 2011

An extremely sophisticated, high-performance yacht deserves the very best stabilization system. After its first successful Seakeeper installation, boatbuilder Rodriguez Group knew the gyros would be a must on future projects. Most recently, three M21000 gyros were installed on Elsea, a new Italyachts 43m. Read More

Deckers Uniforms appoints Global Services as UK representative

Monday, 28 November 2011

Deckers Uniforms has announced the appointment of Global Services as their UK Agent Representative. Nicholas Stael von Holstein, International & Newbuild Sales Manager of Deckers, states that, "Having worked on numerous large yacht projects together, we are delighted to continue working with and building our business relationship with Global Services, a leader in their field of purchasing and procurement products and services." Read More

Ribbon Yachts and Vripack unveil the Ribbon 45 SC

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The collaboration between Ribbon Yachts and Vripack has resulted into a new tender, the Ribbon 45 SC. What makes this spacious 45 footer so special are her characteristic lines and innovative design which give her a modern look. Twin Rolls-Royce water jets powered by Cummins engines are controlled by a vector stick control system. Read More

Hubbell Marine's UL-Listed 200 Amp Ship-To-Shore system

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

An increasing number of marinas around the world are providing dockside 200 amp service. Hubbell Marine is the only source for a UL-Listed 200 Amp Ship-To-Shore System. Designed specifically for superyachts, the CSA-certified device features a NEMA 4X-rated watertight black box, fittings and accessories. Read More

Interview with Beatrice Witzgall of I3D Lighting Design

Monday, 21 November 2011

We recently had a chance to sit down with Beatrice Witzgall of I3D Lighting Design to discuss her recent experience working on superyachts. She is probably best known within the yachting world for her work on Pacific or the recent launch of A&R #6492 Amaryllis, but she has also been involved with many confidential, undisclosed projects. Read More

CMC Marine category winner at the DAME Award 2011

Thursday, 17 November 2011

CMC Marine's Stabilis Electra, model 18BR-2X, has been awarded with the prestigious DAME 2011 Award. CMC Marine was the winner in the Machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings category. The DAME Jury inspected 133 entries from 21 countries and then nominated 43 products. Read More

Salperton IV makes use of recent expansion at Doyle Palma

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

At the beginning of this year Doyle Palma underwent a large expansion with a new custom designed 1555 m2 sail loft. The first superyacht to make use the Doyle's expanded facilities, is superyacht Salperton IV, which we published about on monday. “We redesigned the facility for projects just like this” states Loft Manager Fiona Bruce. Read More

Manson Anchors launch New Boss Anchor at METS 2011

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

At the opening of METS 2011 at the Amsterdam RAI today, Manson Anchors introduced the Boss Anchor – the New Zealand-based company’s most technically-advanced, safest anchor ever. The new Manson Boss boasts an average of 20-25% more holding power than the Manson Supreme in most seabeds. Read More

Veritais introduces the V-Box

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Veritais informs us about the Veritais V‐Box, a comprehensive, bespoke entertainment content service that updates automatically via VSAT. With V‐Box from Veritais, crew will no longer have to spend hours selecting and loading music tracks and movies on to the yacht’s central media server. Instead a V‐Box content package is selected . Read More

New Doyle sails for superyacht Salperton IV

Monday, 14 November 2011

Last week we published about superyacht Salperton IV's new mast, today we receive news from Doyle Sailmakers, who provided the new sails. Following the stepping of a new Southern Spar carbon rig, the 45 metre superyacht Salperton IV returned to Palma to have new Doyle Stratis high performance sails fitted. Read More

Esthec heading East

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Esthec, producers of a composite substitute for teak, with all the outward features of teak, the look of teak and even the feel of teak, has built up a solid reputation over the years. They now inform us the time had come for Esthec to move beyond its geographical limits. And they have done just that with the a co-operation with Alliance Marine Group. Read More

Heavy duty superyacht tender by Ivan Erdevicki

Thursday, 10 November 2011

The Erdevicki product line-up has been recently been extended to include a high class, heavy duty tender. The ER30- ST is a 30ft all aluminium boat designed and built to meet the most extreme weather conditions. Being a whole class above your regular RIB runabout, the boat meets the stringent Lloyd’s standards for special service craft. Read More

Castoldi presents new Jet Tender 19 model

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Castoldi S.p.A. has presented the new Jet Tender 19 model, which will be launched on the market in the first quarter of year 2012. Equipped with a totally new hull and superstructure design it will substitute the Jet Tender 19 S and T. The new Jet Tender 19 is powered by a 180 HP Yanmar 4BY-180 engine. Read More

Contechs Marine debuts at METS

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

UK based Contechs Marine is bringing its outfitting experience of the high-end automotive sector to offer a dedicated range of interior and exterior outfitting services to the yacht market. The company’s first year at the upcoming METS coincides with this expansion into the superyacht and refit sectors. Read More

Hunt Yachts' HBI 30 RIB at the America’s Cup in San Diego

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM) in San Diego will be utilizing HBI 30 RIBs as their VIP Guest Experience spectator boats when the AC 45 catamarans race there in November. The America’s Cup World Series San Diego, November 16-20, will be the first America’s Cup World Series event to be hosted in the United States. Read More

Superyacht Salpterton IV back in action with new mast

Monday, 7 November 2011

The 45 metre performance sloop Salperton IV is now sailing again with brand-new hybrid modulus carbon fibre mast and an EC6 continuous rigging package from Southern Spars. Built to a tight deadline by Southern Spars’ Custom Projects team in New Zealand, the replacement mast was fitted and dock-tuned by Southern Spars’ Rig Pro team. Read More

GO2 diesel fuel additive nominated for DAME Design Award 2011

Monday, 7 November 2011

ECOsuperyacht will be exhibiting Cerion Energy’s GO2 (pronounced “Go Two”) Diesel Fuel Additive in the Superyacht Pavilion at METS this year on stand 10.421. GO2 has already attracted the interest of the judging panel for this year’s prestigious DAME Design Award and has been nominated for an award from among a total of 133 entries from 21 countries. Read More

Aqua Star USA signs agreement with Guangzhou Minhua Yacht

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Aqua Star, manufacturer of high tech underwater adventure and marine leisure products announced today an agreement to secure the exclusive distribution and marketing services of Guangzhou Minhua Yacht Company. Under the agreement Guangzhou Minhua Yacht Co. will provide distribution, and business development. Read More

Complete Yacht Solutions at the boat shows

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Having recently celebrated the first anniversary of founding the business, David Gates, Managing Director of Complete Yacht Solutions Ltd (CYS), has announced that CYS will exhibit for the very first time at METS2011 from the 15th-17th November in Amsterdam. Read More

The art of true craftsmanship at Struik & Hamerslag

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

We often fall in love with yachts, and admire the designers and builders of these beautiful works of art. We visit the world’s most beautiful locations to catch a glimpse of the real stars of this industry, the superyachts. Over the years we’ve built up an eye for detail, being able to separate just another yacht from an authentic masterpiece. Read More

GMT Composites names Jonathan Craig Director of Sales and Marketing

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

GMT Composites Inc. has named Jonathan Craig as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. Jonathan, with over a decade of experience in composites with Fiberspar Inc, will look to grow GMT's existing marine business, increase brand awareness with new marketing initiatives, and expand GMT's success in industrial applications. Read More

Stainless DownUnder and Kiwi Closures at FLIBS and METS

Monday, 17 October 2011

Stainless DownUnder and Kiwi Closures will be exhibiting their line of polished stainless steel and painted aluminum sliding doors, hatches, hinged doors, hardware and security systems for the yacht building industry at both the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and the Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam this fall. Read More

Besenzoni introduces a new transomdoor in Genoa

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Besenzoni has introduced a new transom door at the Genoa Boat Show 2011. The new Besenzoni manual transom door is characterized by a clean design, made possible by the self-supporting, frameless windows. The panels are held by an upper strip in polished stainless AISI 316 steel, which is corrosion resistant. Read More

Imtech opens new offices in France, Morocco and Spain

Monday, 10 October 2011

Imtech N.V. is expanding its marine services network with a total of five new offices in France, Morocco and Spain. This concerns offices in Le Havre, Saint-Nazaire and Marseille in France and Tangier in Morocco following the acquisition of the French marine services provider ETNA, Etudes Techniques et Nouvelles Applications SA. Read More

e3 Launch new pre-activated DirecTV decoder service from Antigua

Friday, 7 October 2011

Due to the bottleneck in DirecTV decoder activations, caused by hundreds of yachts arriving in the Caribbean simultaneously, e3 Antigua has launched a new service to combat these delays and frustrations. New decoders are supplied and activated by e3 Antigua from their office in English Harbour, and can be delivered on board there, or sent to another island if required. Read More

Cheoy Lee to use Palladium Technologies’ SiMON2 system

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Palladium Technologies, Inc. has announced that it’s DAME award-winning SiMON2 system is part of the new advanced implementation on the CL 70 series yacht from Cheoy Lee Shipyards of China. This luxury motor yacht will debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Read More

Cougar Marine custom tenders for superyacht Palladium

Monday, 3 October 2011

Cougar Marine attended the 21st Monaco Yacht Show in September, in partnership with Michael Leach Design (MLD) and Blohm + Voss GmbH (B&V) on the 95 metre superyacht Palladium delivered last year. The luxury yacht has been short listed for a number of categories in the prestigious ShowBoats Design Awards. Read More

Lantic introduces the Wi-Fi Audio Centre

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Lantic Entertainment Systems has released an iPhone / iPod WI‐FI Audio Centre (WAC) app that allows those onboard any yacht equipped with a Lantic Entertainment System to select and control music and other audio content in audio‐only zones via the integral wireless network. Read More

Wally//One debuts in Monaco

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Wally has recently released the first official pictures of its new luxury day boat, Wally//One, which made her debut last week at the Monaco Yacht Show debut. Wally//One has been designed to deliver superior performance, technology, comfort and space and is the successor to the Wally//Tender. Wally//One is priced from 580,000 euros. Read More

Raytheon Anschütz to supply integrated navigation system to Amels

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Raytheon Anschütz was recently selected as the supplier of the integrated navigation system to new Limited Editions Amels 199. Amels has introduced the new yacht at the 2009 Monaco Yacht Show and is currently constructing the first yacht. Alewijnse Marine Systems B.V. is responsible for the complete electrical system. Read More 

Setting foot on U-Boat Worx’ C-Quester in Monaco

Monday, 26 September 2011

At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show we had a chance to witness U-Boat Worx’ C-Quester. Unfortunately, we were not allowed to actually take the C-Quester under water, but we did take her out for a little spin, allowing us to experience the feel of this fun toy. The electric C-Questers can dive down to a depth of 100 metres. Read More

OmniAccess expands coverage to Caribbean and Maldives/SE Asia

Monday, 26 September 2011

OmniAccess, IP based communication solution specialists for the marine industry, has launched the ultra-fast BroadBEAM ULTRA 20 Megabit VSAT service as a special seasonal package for the Caribbean and Maldives/SE Asia cruising areas this winter. Read More

Imtech becomes Royal Imtech

Friday, 23 September 2011

Imtech N.V. has announced that Her Royal Highness the Queen of the Netherlands has decided to grant Imtech N.V. the right to use the designation 'Royal'. This special Predicate is awarded today by Mr. Jan Franssen, Queen's Commissioner in the Provence of South Holland, in the presence of Mr. Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam. Royal Imtech is now a fact. Read More

Alewijnse focuses on energy efficiency in Monaco

Friday, 23 September 2011

Alewijnse Marine Systems is once again exhibiting at the Monaco Yacht Show (stand QD64). Alewijnse is known for designing and installing integrated electrical systems for superyachts. In an age where the need for different systems is paramount, Alewijnse supplies its knowledge and expertise to yards all over the world. Read More

Oceanair at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 19 September 2011

At Monaco Yacht Show 2011, Oceanair is premiering a unique ‘Motor Menu’ of powered window treatment options. Automated window treatments are an essential and fast-becoming standard requirement onboard a luxury vessel and with Oceanair’s range of onboard integrated control systems providing blind and curtain control. Read More

Lift-Emotion launches new website

Friday, 16 September 2011

Lift-Emotion, leaders in producing custom elevators in every shape and size for the superyacht industry, have launched their new website www.lift-emotion.eu. Lift-Emotion, known for designing every elevator desired by customer or architect, recently told us the company worked on some very large, yet highly confidential projects. Read More

Nooscorp will unveil Akumendo in Monaco

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Nooscorp, founded by Guy Butterati - iOS system architect and user experience designer - will host private meetings during Monaco Yacht Show about iOS smart and powerful integration in “information & entertainment” systems aboard superyachts. Nooscorp is an associates group based on “blur & connected” business paradigm. Read More

SELEX Elsag Yacht Technologies launches new website

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

The Yacht Technologies business of SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company and one of the world’s leading providers of navigation, communication, security and entertainment solutions for superyachts, has re-launched its website as it looks to showcase its unique and value added capabilities. The new website can be found at www.selexyacht.com. Read More

CSI Supplies carbon fiber rudders to worlds largest sailing catamaran

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Hemisphere will make her public debut at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show. Designed by naval architects Van Peteghem Lauriot Prevost, Hemisphere is the largest sailing catamaran in the world at 44m. Composite Solutions was selected to provide the custom Carbon Fiber rudder blades and special bearing housings for this project. Read More

Hi-Tech Marine presents the new Tender 38 Oronero

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Alex Pirard Yacht Design has send us the first images of Oronero, an exclusive limousine tender, built by hi-Tech Marine. The tender measures 12 meters in length, with a 3.80 metre beam. She has a maximum speed of 25 knots. The main feature of Oronero is the folding hard-top, the first completely automatized tender hard-top in the world. Read More

e3 Systems opens new base in Mallorca and launches new training facility

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

e3 have announced the opening of their new base in the recently refurbished RS Global Building inside STP shipyard Mallorca. e3 will retain its head office in Portals Nous but has moved its technical and stores facilities to the new building. e3 joins several other businesses inside STP to offer the super yacht sector a true centre of excellence for refit. Read More

U-Boat Worx to exhibit at 21st Monaco Yacht Show

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Dutch company U-Boat Worx, one of the global leaders in the design and construction of submersibles will be exhibiting at the 21st Monaco Yacht Show, the largest yacht show in the world that is to be held at Port Hercules from September 21st to September 24th. Read More

Neff Yacht Sales now offering Tender Shipyard SAS superyacht tenders

Friday, 26 August 2011

Neff Yacht Sales has recently partnered with the French based Tender Shipyard SAS, with the goal of bringing a new trend of yacht tenders to the world of yachting. Jared Neff, President of Neff Yacht Sales is excited to be representing this amazing brand of tenders. "People don't want to spend 50 million on a yacht and put a rubber or plastic tender on it." Read More

Seakeeper Gyros deliver multiple benefits to superyacht Banyan

Monday, 22 August 2011

Superyacht Banyan, a beautiful 31 metre Palmer Johnson, has undergone many changes since her 1980 commissioning. In 2009, she was extended 4.3 metre, repowered and completely refurbished, transforming her into a virtually new yacht. Recently she added twin M7000A Seakeeper gyros, greatly enhancing onboard comfort and stability. Read More

Oculus Technologies launches iPad enabled YachtEye Portable

Monday, 22 August 2011

Oculus Technologies, specialists in software and hardware solutions for the superyacht industry, are pleased to announce the launch of the latest variant to their “YachtEye” product portfolio: “YachtEye Portable”. Owners can now enjoy this onboard customised, infotainment solution on tablet devices such as the iPad ensuring the YachtEye data and experience can be enjoyed boat-wide. Read More

Hatteland Display appoints new sole agent in Korea

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Hatteland Display (HD), one of the leading technology providers of specialised display and computer products to the international maritime and industrial market, has appointed e-MLX Co., Ltd. (e-MLX) as its sole agent in Korea. The company will act as the support office for all customers in Korea. Read More

Novurania changes distribution in Mediterranean

Monday, 15 August 2011

Novurania, builder of luxury tenders for superyachts for the past 40 years, is changing their distribution in a key Mediterranean area by enhancing their OEM programs directly to shipyards and brokers and discontinuing their distribution relationship with E.A.M.S. After sales service  will be handled by Monaco Marine. Read More

Issham Al Baher's new Venetian limousine tender

Friday, 12 August 2011

Cantiere Nautico Tagliapietra is well established in the Venitian marine business. Known for their quality of the craftmanship and the beautiful designs, their boats are usually built for professional use or for those seeking professional grade boats. The yard has just delivered a beautiful classic custom built tender a 115 metre yacht. Read More

Savage Marine Ltd launches new interior LED lighting range

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Savage Marine Ltd, specialists in lighting solutions for the superyacht industry, have announced the launch of a new range of interior LED lighting. This launch follows their recent increase in all of their facilities and services enabling them to expand their product range, technology development and manufacturing capabilities. Read More

GO2 now available to purchase in Europe through ECOsuperyacht

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

The much talked about fuel additive GO2™ is now available to purchase through ECOsuperyacht, the sole distributer for the European yachting market. GO2 is a nano-particle based combustion catalyst that reduces fuel consumption by 8% to 13% while dramatically reducing harmful emissions and soot. Read More

SeaSatCom introduces new VSAT and TV solutions

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Thrane & Thrane is launching its revolutionary new in-house VSAT solution. Sailor 900 VSAT is an advanced maritime stabilized Ku-band antenna built with the same high quality and performance that has made Sailor a leading name in maritime communication. Read More

Thierry Mugler redesigns the Spire Boat

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

The Thierry Mugler Studio will redesign the latest version of the Spire Boat. After years of creating several competition boats, the Spire Boat’s designers wanted to work on an outboard pleasure boat combining competitiveness, safety, and aesthetics. They turned to the Mugler Studio to design a rare, fantasy version of their new speedboat. Read More

KH Charts Superyacht opens Antibes base to support growth

Monday, 8 August 2011

KH Charts Superyacht has launched a new office in Antibes, France, in partnership with Yacht Shopping. KH Charts Superyacht delivers ISM compliant navigational solutions and service packages to over 400 superyachts across the globe. Read More

Boost in sales for superyacht supplier thanks to Spark

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Exeter based superyacht supplier Global Services has seen productivity and sales increase thanks to a bespoke internal IT system designed by Bristol software firm Spark Data Systems. Global Services and Spark first worked together around five years ago, when Spark provided support for Global Services’ legacy application. Read More

Benetti and Altraluce present LED lights

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Developing a strong synergy between the shipyard and its technological partners is an absolute must nowadays. Such synergy should allow shipyards to come up with solutions capable of producing practical advantages in terms of technology and market presence. A nice example was given by Benetti, Altraluce, Yachtica and Nextworks. Read More

Deckers Uniforms continues expansion

Monday, 1 August 2011

Deckers Uniforms maintains its continued expansion and international presence by announcing the appointment of two new Agents in France and Malta. Yacht Shopping of Antibes, France and S&D Yachts of Malta are appointed as official representatives. Read More

Wally introduces the Wally//One tender

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Wally will introduce a new model to its range this summer. Wally//One will succeed the hugely successful Wally//Tender which enjoyed a decade long production run and became an icon. Speaking in Monaco, Wally’s founder and President, Luca Bassani Antivari said, “Wally//One is an exercise in giving our customers more for less" Read More

Alexseal adds Greek distributor to global network

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Founded in 1965, Technochrom quickly became established as a well-known specialist in the production and distribution of industrial and marine coatings. As their products and services evolved, so did the need for expert application to ensure the finest finished product - giving rise to their young and always cutting-edge team of highly trained technical experts recognized the world over for more than 40 years. Read More

OceanView Technologies introduces SteadyView video stabilization

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Night vision technology is designed to help boat owners and captains see and navigate better total darkness and in low-light conditions. But in rough conditions, a constantly moving image can be hard to watch and important details may be missed. Now, OceanView Technologies introduces SteadyView video stabilization as an option to its range of cameras. Read More

Kiwi Closures announces new contracts

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Kiwi Closures, the aluminum fabrication division of Stainless DownUnder have recently contracted doors, windows, hatches, locker doors and louvers for new build superyachts totaling over 775 meters in 8 countries. Kiwi Closures continue to develop new products for the superyacht industry. Read More

X-Craft launches new superyacht tender

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

X-Craft, the only builder of customized RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats) in the Netherlands, has launched a new model: the X8.5. The first craft of this type has been delivered to its American owner this summer. The X8.5 is a seaworthy RIB boasting unparalleled boating performance, comfortable luxury, and customized design. Read More

New Dariel Yachts Acronautic 13 metre tender

Thursday, 21 July 2011

The latest launch in the Dariel Yachts x Acronautic collaboration made its way into the water last week. This 13 metre Dariel Rigid Hull Inflatable focuses on providing a safe, practical boat day. Featuring a large comfortable U-shaped seating arrangement in the aft, passengers can relax whilst the overhead sports top provides protection. Read More

Amartech goes live with new website

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Amartech, the rudder and propulsion engineering specialist, launched its new website this week. The website is giving a bright overview of the Amartech product range and the installation/ maintenance service that could be offered. Highlights on the News page are the new Amartech Controllable Pitch Propeller systems. Read More

The challenge to build a 6.3m superyacht tender under 650kg

Friday, 15 July 2011

Xtenders, manufacturer of light high-end superyacht tenders, accepted the challenge to supply superyacht Nilaya with a 6.3 meter tender under 650kg, within the limits of the 112ft Baltic yacht's lifting equipment capacity. The challenge was agreed by a performance contract where Xtenders was to be penalized for every kg exceeding the 650kg. Read More

CMC Marine sells 20 Stabilis Electra systems in 12 months

Monday, 11 July 2011

The Stabilis Electra, the revolutionary system stabilizer fins with electrical actuator studied, developed and patented by CMC Marine, is becoming a familiar sight on superyachts. Since the first system installation, which took place one year ago on a San Lorenzo 82, 20 systems have been ordered by leading shipyards. Read More

Rondal ships giant A-frame masts for Rainbow Warrior III

Monday, 11 July 2011

Rondal, best known in the shipbuilding industry for the precision-engineered and exquisitely-finished masts, winches, hatches, doors and deck equipment, demonstrated the true breadth of its engineering talents as two massive, 50-metre A-frame aluminium masts were hoisted onto barges for transportation to the Fassmer Yard in Germany. Read More

Storing wine on superyachts with Vinotemp

Friday, 8 July 2011

After expanding their manufacturing headquarters in Los Angeles, California, and opening a new corporate headquarters in Irvine, California, Vinotemp International, has added custom Luxury Yacht Wine Cellars to its extensive line of wine cellar offerings. Storing wine on yachts, properly, is complicated. Read More

First Leopard 43 metre superyacht fitted with Seakeeper M21000 gyros

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Spending time with family, hosting dinners and achieving peaceful sleep onboard all require a high level of comfort and vessel stabilization. The owner of Makira, the first 43m Leopard yacht, wouldn't settle for anything less, which is why they installed two Seakeeper M21000 gyros. Claude Niek of CSO Yachts was integral in the gyro selection. Read More

Novurania launches new website

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Novurania, builder of luxury tenders for superyachts for the past 40 years, has completely redesigned their website www.novurania.com. The new website is designed to be visitor friendly with lots of images available of the latest Novurania products at a click of the mouse. This gives the visitor a quick view of the extensive range of luxury tenders. Read More

The new Solas standard Vripack and Boating Matters Res-Q-Tender

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Boating Matters has teamed with Vripack to create a new approved 3 model diesel rescue tender range starting at 4.2 metres for Yachts. The new boats, called Res-Q-Tenders will be built in Holland using Dutch ingenuity, craftsmanship and Vripack's excellent design and engineering capabilities. Read More

Heinen en Hopman opens servicepoint in France

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Since Heinen & Hopman Engineering B.V. has been getting many enquiries over the last few years for service and maintenance of the HVAC installations onboard of yachts at different locations on the Côte d'Azur, Heinen & Hopman have decided to set up a service point, called Heinen & Hopman France. Read More

Kuiper Dutch Marine Panels' new lightweight fireproofing

Monday, 4 July 2011

Kuiper Dutch Marine Panels has added a new lightweight fireproofing product to its range. At 450 kg/m³, the new Kuiper Marhino 400 panels are 200 kg/m³ lighter than the standard sort normally used. The new material is also 100% recyclable and environmentally friendly. Read More

Veritais signs agreement with e3 Systems

Monday, 4 July 2011

Veritais has reached agreement with top marine electronics company e3 Systems to act as a distribution partner for the Mallorca‐based company. This represents an extension of the Veritais business model that previously focused on specifying premium‐level, on board entertainment systems. Read More

The new superyacht toy for young and old

Monday, 4 July 2011

The final touches to a superyacht is an individual choice, however the humble sailing dinghy comes rather more cheaply than many toys! RS Sailing is soon to be launching the RS Venture sailing dinghy – the perfect choice for all the family. Manufactured in GRP and 16 foot in length, the RS Venture is light enough to be easily handled. Read More

The U119 by UFO Boats

Thursday, 30 June 2011

The U119 by UFO Boats is the culmination of many years of work and experience in cutting edge composites. We visited this 13 metre sportsboat is designed by X.Pillet and Gregory Pelard at this year's Antibes Yacht Show. Her underwater hull uses vertical steps to improve performance and a central tunnel for dynamic stability. Read More

Ocean Yacht System secure contract at Fitzroy Yachts

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Ocean Yacht Systems (OYS) based in Christchurch UK, have secured a second contract to supply the thrusters on the next Dubois 50 metre to be built at Fitzroy Yachts, New Zealand. OYS have previously supplied bow and stern thrusters to the award winning 50 metre Superyacht Zefira. The second Dubois 50 metre yacht was also awarded to OYS. Read More

Oculus Technologies announces new dealers

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Oculus Technologies are pleased to announce the appointment of two new dealers for their YachtEye product following the recent launch of the new upgraded version with additional features and technical advancements. UK based companies, Crest Systems Engineering Ltd and Sensory International will now be offering YachtEye. Read More 

Lamboo offering sustainable bamboo products for superyachts

Monday, 20 June 2011

Lamboo, Inc. has released a product line that is manufactured for premium applications within the interiors of superyachts, cruise ships, sail boats, and other nautical designs. This effort has been initiated by designers who are highly recognized for the work they have done. Read More

RS Sailing consolidates position as supplier to superyacht market

Friday, 17 June 2011

RS Sailing, the international small sailboat manufacturer, has further proved itself as a successful supplier to the luxury superyacht market. During the refit of motoryacht Sara Blue IV at Southampton Yacht Services in May, RS Sailing was asked to provide a small sailing dinghy to fit in the superyacht’s toy garage – and the RS Feva fitted the bill perfectly, chosen for its compactness and nippy performance. Read More

Esthec signs Teak Marine as distributor for Canada and West Coast

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Esthec has announced that Teak Marine is now the official installer of Esthec for Canada and the Western United States. Teak Marine, known for it's fine nautical decks and floors, works with builders, refit yards, captains and owners on many of the yachts in the area. Read More

GRP Laminates unveils sub-surface MSV explorer

Thursday, 9 June 2011

GRP Laminates have announced the launch of a unique new concept for the marine leisure and commercial market; the superb MSV Explorer sub-surface viewing craft and its versatile support catamaran, featuring a unique lifting mechanism. GRP Laminates is now licensed to build the revolutionary MSV Explorer. Read More

Imtech Marine awarded Gold Partner status by Inmarsat

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Radio Holland Connect, the connectivity competence center of Imtech Marine, was awarded the Gold accreditation in the Inmarsat Connect Accreditation program. Inmarsat introduced the Connect Partner Program to recognize and award high-achieving service providers. Read More

Savage Marine Ltd announces major expansion

Monday, 6 June 2011

Savage Marine Ltd, the superyacht lighting provider, has announced a major expansion to their services, facilities and team following the recent merger with Leicestershire based precision engineering and stainless steel specialists for Marine markets, Pro-Tech. Read More

Beekmans expands engineering capacity

Monday, 6 June 2011

Dutch stainless steel specialist Beekmans RVS has extended its global engineering department with three new expert members of staff. The move is in response to increasing engineering outsourcing orders from yards at the same time that Beekmans existing in-house work has remained at full capacity throughout the economic downturn. Read More

Aqua Star launches underwater dive scooter for two

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Building upon the success of the single seat AS1 model, Aqua Star envisioned a two person scooter, the AS2. After intense design and engineering, it is now a reality. Now couples can share the underwater experience together. The second person at the controls eliminates any fear for the timid. Read More

The versatile open day-cruiser Wider 42

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

After the great success obtained in April during the world preview held in Rapallo, Italy, Wider, a new yachting company established in 2010 by Tilli Antonelli, presented the Wider 42 at the 69th Grand Prix of Monaco, last weekend. The Wider 42’ is a versatile open day-cruiser able to change and adapt to satisfy a wide range of demands. Read More

New modular entertainment centre from Lantic

Monday, 30 May 2011

The new Modular Entertainment Centre (MEC) from Lantic Entertainment Systems, developer and manufacturer of integrated entertainment systems exclusively for luxury yachts, brings easier installation of multi‐zone entertainment systems to the superyacht yards, and a new level of stability, versatility and efficiency to yacht owners and operators. Read More

Jetboarder unveils world's first Kids JetBoarder

Monday, 23 May 2011

In another world first Australian Company JetBoarder pioneers the way in the new sport of JetBoarding. Their newest model to be previewed at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in Australia is a real world first. "We have today completed final testing of the worlds first Kids JetBoarder", advises Jet Captain Chris Kanyaro. Read More

The 1st Global Boat Rental iPhone Application – iRentaBoat

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

The first ever iPhone application that allows you search for rental boats and yacht charters from multiple owners, rental companies and brokers globally, all under one roof – iRentaBoat. Whether you are on holidays or just fancy a day on the water, this application gives you access to a variety of boats to rent and is free to download. Read More

Oculus Technologies launches new 3D customised superyacht product

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Oculus Technologies has announced the launch of the latest addition to its YachtEye product portfolio. Combining the latest technology with state of the art 3D graphics, YachtEye is a technically advanced informative product that provides an impressive personalised digital onboard experience. The new version provides an enhanced user experience. Read More

Pascoe International Ltd launches tender and announces expansion plans

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Hampshire based Pascoe International has announced the launch of the 50th Shuttle tender in their range of superyacht tenders for the recently launched 50m superyacht Satori. The Shuttle range has been extremely successful due to its versatility as a luxury guest launch, powerful watersports tender and all round crew work horse. Read More

Hodgdon Yachts introduces the custom Tenders Line

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Hodgdon Yachts has nearly two centuries of experience combining art and function. In collaboration with Michael Peters Yacht Design, Hodgdon Yachts is presenting a series of artful tenders designed to please not only the discriminating owner with good taste but the crew with high standards as well. These tender are beautifully designed, and expertly built. Read More

The new Perini Navi Cup book

Friday, 6 May 2011

A hundred and eighty three pages to tell the story, through breathtaking photographs, of one of the most exclusive and evocative events in sailing: the Perini Navi Cup. The book was born from the desire on the part of the Group to share the emotions and the highlights of the third edition of their regatta, a highly anticipated event. Read More

One of the worlds fastest superyacht first to sign for Lantic Entertainment Systems

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

This week saw the first order for the new Lantic software 2011 Suite, launched at the start of April. The client is the owner of one of the world’s fastest superyacht, The World Is Not Enough, a 42 metre Frank Mulder designed superyacht that has a top speed of 68 knots and which is about to start an intermediate refit in Italy. Read More

Novurania introduces new multipurpose superyacht tender

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Novurania, the maker of luxury tenders for superyachts for the past 40 years, has completely redesigned their 6m and 7m launch models to be fully multi functional. The addition of a fully opening bow ramp to a high sided proven GRP hull offers owners a seaworthy, dry riding tender that can carry passengers to thier favourite beaches. Read More

Woest craft from DeVosdeVries Design

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Woest, an 8.8 metre aluminium craft is styled with a classic design influence yet has the underwater hull of a fast boat. This versatile delight can be perfect for cruising canals, for water skiing, or even for “flying” over the water as she can reach a top speed of 30 knots. This speed is thanks to being equipped with a 265 hp 6-cylinder engine. Read More

 

Monaco Marine opens E-Boutique

Friday, 15 April 2011

Monaco Marine, the specialist in yacht repair and refit in the Med, already has in its different shipyards shipchandlers offering over 10 000 different items. In order to give an easy access to the key-products available in its shipchandlers, Monaco Marine has selected for its e-boutique 500 bestsellers among the following categories: Mercury engines, engine spare parts and technical products for boats. Read More

Telemar Completes Americanisation of superyacht Primadonna

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Telemar Yachting, the Integrated Marine Electronics Specialists providing Navigation, Communication, Audio/Video Entertainment systems, Computer Integration, Security Systems and Airtime to the world’s superyacht industry and a division of CG Telemar SPA announces completion of the “Americanisation” Primadonna. Read More

GAC offers fuelling service to superyachts directly

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

GAC has announced that it is entering the superyacht fuelling business in a more active manner. Having arranged fuel supplies to many of the largest superyachts around the world for many years via the more established names in the market, GAC Bunker Fuels has decided to promote its services more directly to the industry. Read More

New user interface for Lantic

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Lantic Entertainment Systems, developer and manufacturer of integrated entertainment systems for superyachts, has announced the launch of new software incorporating an exciting new graphical user interface. Lantic now offers full control via the iPad, iPhone and iPod, as well as any other device capable of accessing a web browser. Read More

DuraShield Superyacht Glass now type approved to ABS

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

DuraShield Superyacht Glass has been type approved to ABS. This opens up benefits to the U.S. superyacht industry as yards building to ABS Class will not have to test glass windows per ship-set approval. DuraShield Marine is a high-performance, thoroughly tested superyacht and marine glass. Read More

Ocean Safety launches New Kru Lifejacket website with new ISO Range

Friday, 1 April 2011

Ocean Safety has recently launched a new Kru Lifejacket website which features the latest ISO regulated lifejackets. The website also offers a detail overview description of the entire range split into adult, child and accessory ranges. For each individual lifejacket there are easy reference chart that highlights different approvals. Read More

Metrica Interior opens showroom and work space

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Metrica Interior has officially opened its new showroom and events space in the presence of its employees. This traditional company from the Münsterland region has successfully injected an air of luxury into the interior design of this 500m² space. A wide range of mock-ups in different designs document the approach of the interior design. Read More

Dometic Marine strengthens Asia Pacific sales team by appointmenting Dennis Chiang

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Dometic Marine, supplier of marine air conditioning and sanitation systems, has recently appointed Dennis Chiang as OEM and aftermarket sales manager for the Asia Pacific. Chiang will be responsible for developing new business and maintaining product sales within the region. He has a strong background in the marine industry. Read More

e3 Systems signs 100th VSAT contract

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

e3 Systems announced today that that they have recently signed their 100th VSAT contract. The company have been pioneers of VSAT satellite services on superyachts. In addition to installing the first ever VSAT antenna on a superyacht in 2003, they have provided VSAT services on the world’s largest yacht, M/Y Eclipse. Read More

Future Fibres creates Future Fibres Italy

Friday, 25 March 2011

Future Fibres´ has announced the creation of Future Fibres Italy, a dedicated sales and support office to cater for one of the largest yachting markets in Europe. While Future Fibres already has a strong presence in Italy with long term customers such as Wally Yachts, Future Fibres Italy will focus on bringing the same level of support. Read More

JLT Yacht Agency and Everything Marine Yacht Suppy open showroom in Ancona

Friday, 25 March 2011

JLT Yacht Agency and Everything Marine Yacht Supply have announced the official opening of their showroom situated just outside the local yards that build mega yachts from 30-80 m.The showroom offers full support to owners, captains and crew with special assistance in finding products and select materials during the construction period. The showroom highlights the most important brands. Read More

Tender Shipyard SAS launches tender for superyacht Berkut

Friday, 25 March 2011

Tender Shipyard SAS, specialised in the construction of superyacht tenders, have launched the new tender for the 53 metre Baglietto Berkut. The 7.2 metre tender is completely built in carbon fibre and is equipped with a removable hydraulic hard top. Standard items include GPS, VHF, radio, swimming ladder and removable cushion. Read More

New executive VP for Van der Velden Marine Systems

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Paul van Maanen (48) has joined Van der Velden® Marine Systems as Executive Vice President. He brings with him years of experience as a Managing Director in the shipbuilding and aircraft industries. Van Maanen will join the Corporate Executive Board and be co-responsible for the overall operation and management of the entire Van der Velden group of companies. Read More

Hatteland Display announces extension of agreement with Furuno Norge AS

Monday, 14 March 2011

Hatteland Display has announced that it has signed a three-year extension of its cooperation agreement with Furuno Norge AS. Under the agreement, Hatteland Display will continue to supply its high-resolution color displays for Furuno Norge's navigation, fish finding and communication systems. Read More

Hatteland Display reaches agreement with Transas Marine Internatio​nal AB

Friday, 4 March 2011

Transas Marine has selected Hatteland Display AS as a supplier of the dedicated hardware for the new generation of the Transas ECDIS system. Hatteland Display will present a product concept based on the state-of-the-art technology and design. "We have been working with Hatteland Display for many years" says Anders Rydlinger. Read More

Gulf Craft and Marvair celebrate successful working relationsh​ip

Friday, 4 March 2011

Luxury motor yacht builder Gulf Craft is celebrating its successful working partnership with international air conditioning supplier Marvair, whose Managing Director, Trevor Goldsmith, has been working together with Gulf Craft for the past 20 years. The collaboration between these two companies has seen some revolutionary developments. Read More

Beschier Kik joins WhisperPower board

Monday, 28 February 2011

Beschier Kik recently joined the board of WhisperPower BV. In his role as Commercial Director, Kik will help the company develop into a global player in the field of power and propulsion systems in close cooperation with general director/owner Roel ter Heide. Roel ter Heide is the founder and former director/owner of Mastervolt. Read More

Aussie company JetBoarder taking JetBoarding around the world

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Following on from a successful launch at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show earlier this year, Aussie based company, JetBoarder is now taking JetBoarding to the World. Team Jetboarder has had successful launches at the Cannes Boat Show, Monaco Super Yacht Show, & Genova International Boat Show. The JetBoarder demo team performed on water demonstrations. Read More

J Craft’s US debut at the Miami Yacht and brokerage show

Thursday, 17 February 2011

J Craft, the Swedish luxury powerboat manufacturer will make their US debut when they display their luxurious 40ft motor cruiser, the Torpdeo at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage show between the 17th and the 21st February, 2011. The J Craft Torpedo has proved popular with consumers in the European market over. Read More

Esthec enters 2011 with a year contract with C.Boat

Monday, 14 February 2011

Esthec has found a loyal purchaser in Italian company C.Boat. By concluding a contract, the two confirmed that the future models of C.Boat will be equipped with Esthec- composite decking. This agreement is based on Esthec’s ecologically sound, environmental-friendly nature. More people want to change construction for ecological options. Read More

Yachtstyle Executive Helm Chair by Jonathan Quinn Barnett Ltd

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Jonathan Quinn Barnett Ltd has shared their latest custom helm chair design, the Yachtstyle Executive Helm, developed for discerning clients in search of something uniquely stylish and comfortable for their helm chair configuration. A standard helm chair frame provided by STIDD Systems was used for the installation seen here. Read More

Robinson Interiors Ltd acquires Yacht Interiors Ltd

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Stuart Robinson, Managing Director of Robinson Interiors Limited is pleased to announce that he has aquired Yacht Interiors Limited and the company will officially become part of Robinson Interiors Limited. Stuart Robinson, founder of Robinson Marine Interiors, has bought a stake in a fledgling New Zealand Superyacht interior company, Yacht Interiors Limited. Read More

Dual Antenna Switch, developed by Acutec Systems, Australia.

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

VSAT antenna requires an uninterrupted 'view' of the satellite, known as line-of-sight. If any piece of superstructure, rigging or another antenna enters the line-of-sight as the ship turns, communications can be impaired or interrupted.The Acutec Dual Antenna Switch (DAS) allows a second antennato be installed.Read More

Superyacht Leuqar fitted with three Seakeeper Gyros systems

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Gerardo Díaz loves spending time with his family on his 30m Ferretti, MY Leuqar. Based in Spain's Balearic Island of Mallorca, they travel all over the Mediterranean Sea. But one of their favorite pastimes onboard, eating lunch while moored offshore, couldn't be fully enjoyed until they found a dependable means of at-anchor stabilization. Read More

OceanView Technologies introduces a new three-year warranty

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

As a significant added-value to its full line of Night-Vision Cameras, OceanView Technologies introduces a new three-year warranty. The coverage underscores OceanView's confidence in its products' reliability and the company's dedication to providing top level service. Read More

New bridge control monitors for superyachts from Aadaptiv

Monday, 31 January 2011

Aadaptiv has incorporated a number of key unique features into their range of bridge monitors which are ideally suited to operations in the superyacht world. Touch sensitive controls and optically bonded LCD Panels to minimise reflection and maximise clarity, the monitors are an ideal option either for new build or for refit upgrades. Read More

Ivan Erdevicki's latest work boat as the ultimate superyacht tender

Monday, 24 January 2011

Ivan Erdevicki's latest work boat design was launched at Titan Boats in Sidney, BC, Canada. The boat was custom designed for Canadian Coat Guard Auxiliary and bears the name: Type II Falkins Class Vessel. The boat will become a standard model throughout CCGA Units in Canada. Read More

SeaSatCom announces 2 superyachts have joined fleet of customers

Friday, 21 January 2011

SeaSatCom has added two renowned superyachts to their list of clients. On board Lady Christine and Phocea SeaSatCom now supplies a variety of communication solutions including 3G+/GSM voice and internet, Fleet Broadband Inmarsat, VSAT in the Mediterranean and Caribbean with Voice over IP telephony, Mini-C GMDSS and TV subscriptions. Read More

Pinmar announce the Pinmar Paint Standard

Friday, 14 January 2011

Pimar has announced a new and unique quality standard. Accoriding to Pinmar, This paint standard is the most comprehensive and exacting in the industry and is the first time a painting company has taken this important step to define in a measurable way the high standard achievable on its applications and in a way which can be universally understood and used. Read More

X-Craft presents the X8.0 in Dusseldorf

Friday, 7 January 2011

X-Craft will present its latest X8.0 “Speed Lounge” RIB with a level of furnishing that may be termed, without any hesitation, highly exclusive. X-Craft can also claim a world's first with the launch of the X-Craft Full Carbon suspension seats at BOOT 2011 in Düsseldorf. The X8.0 is propelled by a 300hp-strong outboard engine. Read More

John Dodelande introduces Ral Sky Blu

Friday, 7 January 2011

A true creator of concepts, with a real passion for contemporary art, John Dodelande has introduced Ral Sky Blu, the second boat in the limited editon line of yachts called RAL. Together with artist Xavier Veilhan, and in association with austrian boatbuilder Frauscher, Dodelande created a product of the highest quality. Read More

The new Palmer Johnson 170 features Sea-Fire systems

Monday, 3 January 2011

One of the largest sport yachts ever built, the new PJ 170 from Palmer Johnson Yachts measures 52.2m in length. Combining strong lines with sleek sophistication, the PJ 170 offers state-of-the-art fire suppression systems from Sea-Fire Marine. A Sea-Fire H Series engineered marine fire suppression system covers the engine room. Read More

Year-end sales success for J-Craft

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

J Craft has enjoyed strong sales throughout 2010 despite the tough economic climate. The last quarter has proved to be particularly successful, with multiple sales of its Torpedo models on the run up to the festive break. The Monaco Yacht Show marked the end of a successful summer season for J Craft. Read More

Wajer & Wajer present the new Wajer Osprey 34

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Wajer & Wajer has started construction on the brand-new design for the Osprey 34. While a family connection with the award winning Wajer Osprey 37 is easily recognisable in its design, the 34 comes in a nimbler format, with lots of improvements in terms of manoeuvrability, ease of operation, lower cost of ownership and comfort. Read More

Dometic Marine confirmed as approved supplier to Sunseeker International

Monday, 13 December 2010

Sunseeker International has recently awarded Dometic Marine 'Approved Supplier' status in recognition of many years of providing exceptional support and service to its customers. Dometic supplies a comprehensive range of products from prestige brands to Sunseeker's motorboats and yachts, including HVAC (heating ventilation and air conditioning), sanitation and galley equipment. Read More

Sarment appoints director to spearhead its yacht service

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Sarment has appointed Clément Pelletier as Director of Sarment Yachts, the company’s specialised wine management service tailored to the requirements and challenges of large yacht ownership. Sarment Yachts provides yacht owners with unparalleled fine wine expertise. Read More

GOST goes Down Under with launch of GOST Australia

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST - formerly Paradox Marine) has launched GOST Australia to distribute its marine security and vessel tracking systems in Australia. GOST Australia will be headed by Blake Cooper, Managing Director of Queensland-based Atlantis Security. Read More

Semi-automatic superlight pantograph door by Opacmare

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Innovation and research are at the base of this new product presented by Opacmare for the 2010-2011 season: a semi-automatic superlight pantograph door, both innovative in use and concept of materials – a vacuum composite – as well as for the simplicity in its mechanisms, developed for a well-known boatyard that wasted no time in understanding its potential. Read More

The ultimate superyacht toy, the SmartSub four.2

Monday, 29 November 2010

The SmartSub four.2 is an innovative development: A two persons submersible which complies to all rules and guidelines in accordance to Class Societies.The craft designed and produced by DMS-unit is used by professional bodies and is now also available as a superyacht toy on board superyachts or on their support vessels. Read More

e3 Systems signs partnership agreement with Modern Security solutions

Friday, 26 November 2010

Last week at the METS, e3 Systems announced the signing of a new partnership with Modern Security Solutions Ltd. Modern Security Solutions specialises in remote monitoring and control systems operating via satellite, cellular or wireless networks. Read More

Esthec changes decks from ordinary to extraordinary

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

During the Design Symposium on Monday October 26, numerous yacht owners, designers and representatives of leading shipyards have witnessed the exclusive freedom in design and colour that Esthec offers. Using the exact same type of yacht, designer and architect Christina Norris Yachts showed 3 personalized Esthec designs. Read More

Turnstyle Designs launched new website

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Turnstyle Designs launched a dedicated website to service the marine industry and in particular the Super Yacht sector. TurnstyleMarine.com also has a list of the many prestigious projects that the company has supplied parts for, support for crew with fitting instructions and product care. Read More

Commercialised Military Radar for superyachts by Alphatron and Terma

Monday, 22 November 2010

Last week at the METS exhibition Alphatron Marine announced their cooperation with Terma of Lystrup in Denmark, specialists in advanced radar systems for coastal surveillance, naval surveillance, vessel traffic surveillance, perimeter surveillance, and surface movement surveillance at airports. Read More

Lantic Entertainment Systems appoints distributors in France and Turkey

Friday, 19 November 2010

Lantic Entertainment Systems has appointed MAP Marine as its sales and service partner in France. Based in Marseille, MAP Marine is an experienced supplier and installer of electronics of all kinds and represents a large number of leading brands in the navigation, communications, systems monitoring and entertainment sectors. Read More

Beekmans introduces LED lighting in windshields

Friday, 19 November 2010

Dutch stainless steel specialist Beekmans RVS has long been renowned for creating superior quality windshields for superyachts. Now the company has added another possible dimension to the premium stainless structure and curved glass: The installation of LED lighting in the windshield stanchions. Read More

METS 2010: Unique carbon and wood mast from Formula Marine

Thursday, 18 November 2010

Dutch mast builder, Formula Marine, a specialist in the design and engineering of masts in advanced carbon as well as building more traditional spars for yachts up to 80 metres, showed an exceptional development of its carbon technology and wood lamination at METS 2010. Read More

METS 2010: Lumotics Marine set to revolutionise superyacht lighting

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

UK based lighting control specialist, Lumotics Marine, has developed 'Mood Magic', the world's first integrated lighting controller for superyachts. Making its world launch at METS 2010, this unique lighting control unit has been specifically designed to manage a mixed system of Halogen and the latest colour-changing LED lighting. Read More

METS 2010: Dometic Marine expands safe range to include luxury safes

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Dometic Marine extends its popular proSafe range at this year's METS with the launch of the proSafe MD361 P. Specifically designed to complement the luxury interior of 30 metre+ yachts, the proSafe MD361 P provides a stylish and practical solution for yacht owners, clients and guests to secure high value personal items. Read More

METS 2010: Formula Marine announces first Chinese contract

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Working with its first Chinese contract for a 52m yacht, Formula Marine has announced that it will supply a full sailing systems control package of rig and deck gear including winches, tracks, standing and running rigging together with the systems power pack. Read More

METS 2010: Awlgrip Introduces Controlled Fusion to Europe

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Awlgrip has announced its latest technical breakthrough, Controlled Fusion (CF). CF technology is a unique chemical system that allows extended re-coat times, removes the need for sanding prior to applying the next coat and also gives excellent substrate adhesion. Read More

Bespoke exhaust system by MarQuip on Danish Yachts' Project 116

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Soon to launch in Denmark for initial sea trials is Project 116, the Espen Oeino 50 knot jet-driven superyacht. MarQuip has a team of design and engineering specialists in exhaust systems and their in- house design engineers have worked closely with the technicians at Danish Yachts to ensure compatibility and optimum performance. Read More

New Fastmount products at the METS

Friday, 12 November 2010

Fastmount™, designer and manufacturer of award-winning panel mounting systems, known for innovative thinking with practical solutions launches the new Autofit female Clip (PC-AF1) – METS Show, booth 02.226. Initial feedback has been so positive; the product release has been brought forward to showcase at METS. Read More

Nauticomp display selected by Westport Yachts

Thursday, 11 November 2010

C A Clase, European distributor for the Nauticomp range of navigation and information displays, has announced that Westport Yachts has listed Nauticomp as a standard fit for its future range of pilot house and tri deck superyachts. Nauticomp's Glass Bridge Display offers the industry's largest display in the smallest chassis. Read More

Glasshape reports DuraShield Marine sales increase of 42% to date

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Glasshape Limited, manufacturer of DuraShield Superyacht and Marine Glass, reported that 2010 sales to date are up 42 percent compared to last year – 35 percent higher than the initial forecast which was set 40 percent above 2009 sales. DuraShield Marine is a high-performance, thoroughly tested superyacht and marine glass. Read More

Wesmar Europe's presensce at METS 2010

Monday, 8 November 2010

The company Wesmar Europe will be present at METS Marine Equipment Trade Show, held from November 16 to 18th in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This is an opportunity to discover the full range of products that Wesmar has to offer, including the brand new system for stabilizing your vessel active as well as at anchor, DSP4800, and the full range of bow and stern thrusters. Read More

SP-High Modulus to exhibit latest product portfolio and engineering capability at METS

Monday, 8 November 2010

SP-High Modulus, the marine business of Gurit, will be exhibiting at the forthcoming marine trade exhibition METS, on stand 11.439. The event, the world’s biggest marine equipment show, will take place at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition Centre from Tuesday 16th to Thursday 18th November 2010. Read More

Beekmans RVS introduces new retractable awning

Friday, 5 November 2010

Beekmans RVS B.V. will introduce its new designed retractable awning at the METS Trade Show in Amsterdam. Since several years, Beekmans is renowned for its state of the art retractable awnings for yachts over 50 metres. Now the company has introduced a system which can be installed into smaller vessels as well. Read More

New maritime distribution partner for WhisperPower in Italy

Thursday, 4 November 2010

WhisperPower has appointed Uflex as their distribution partner for Italy. Uflex is a distributor for a wide range of marine equipment like Mermaid air conditioners, Insta Trim trim traps, Marinco shore power products, BEP circuit breaker panels, Victron battery chargers and inverters, converters and a lot more. Read More

Weight savings in Ocean Safety's Performance Range

Monday, 1 November 2010

The latest addition to the performance Ocean UltraLite range of ISO 9650 liferafts is the even lighter valise version. The capacity of the raft ranges from 6 to 12 persons, allowing one liferaft for a complete crew, or alternatively two smaller valise packed rafts stowed either side. Read More

Alewijnse launches major initiative

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Electrical system integrator Alewijnse is launching a major initiative that will see it working with superyacht yards around the world to lower their production costs without any loss of build quality. The initiative will be headed by Kees van Doorn in his new role of Business Development Manager Yachts. Read More

Palladium supplies monitoring, control and alarm systems for Big Zip and Mi Sueno

Friday, 22 October 2010

Palladium Technologies has supplied its SiMON integrated monitoring, control and alarm solutions for two of Trinity’s latest megayachts, M/Y Mi Sueno (hull number 45) and M/Y Big Zip (hull number 48). M/Y Mi Sueno is a 190-foot (57.9-meter) tri-deck motoryacht with interior design by Patrick Knowles. Read More

Stidd Seats at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Along the in-water docks at the 2010 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (Bahia Mar, October 28-November 1), STIDD seats can be seen installed aboard new yachts by leading builders Citadel, Northcoast, Christensen, Rayburn, Burger and Trinity - and many more. Read More

Launch of the SportRunner 25 by Kazulin Boats

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Canadian boat design and manufacturing company Kazulin Boats has officially launched their new line, the SportRunner 25. This all fiberglass runabout, which is offered at various design levels, is an evolution of their acclaimed mahogany deck Adriatic. Tony Kazulin, president and head designer, is excited about launching the new line. Read More

WhisperPower to supply green systems for J-Class yachts

Friday, 15 October 2010

Dutch power systems specialist WhisperPower has obtained two orders for the supply of the entire hybrid power and propulsion systems for two J-class yachts which are currently under construction in the Netherlands. The systems will be delivered mid 2011 to the 39.5 meter long SY ‘Rainbow’ and the recently ordered SY ‘Yankee’. Read More

Bremont presents Marine Clock

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Inspired by John Harrison's original Ships Chronometer Bremont is building a marine clock as a tribute to this great man. The clock will be made in England and has been designed in house with some unique features not normally found in clocks which include; three time zones, 30 day power reserve, date, 90 day chronograph. Read More

Dutch-built personal submarines to retail in Florida

Monday, 11 October 2010

Brownies Yacht Diver (FL, USA) and U-Boat Worx are teaming up to bring private subs to the United States. Private ownership of submersibles has increased considerably over the last few years and is particularly popular in the United States. Both companies hope to establish a full-service submersible sales and support center. Read More

Alewijnse Marine Systems introduces telecommunications package for superyachts

Friday, 8 October 2010

The AirTime Contract Service from Alewijnse introduces a comprehensive Pay TV, Internet and telephony services package for superyachts that is sourced from a single supplier and requires just a single monthly payment. The service reduces administration and gives a single point of contact for enquiries and service. Read More

Trend Marine Glazing expands into superyacht, supersize glazing solutions

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

As yachts get bigger and yacht designers and their clients demand more flexibility in the exterior design and styling resulting in larger windows, windscreens, doors and port lights, Trend glazing solutions has ensured they are ahead of the curve, adding to the extensive range of marine glazing products and precision manufacturing expertise. Read More

Lantic Premium system on board superyacht Bel Abri

Friday, 1 October 2010

The latest Limited Editions Amels 171, Bel Abri has been launched with a Lantic Premium system on board. The Lantic Premium system is for the largest luxury yachts; those with more than seven individual zones. Lantic has a long‐standing relationship with Amels and its systems can be found on a number of it's yachts. Read More

J Craft Boats sells boat at the first day of the Monaco Yacht Show

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

J Craft had sold its first boat at the 2010 Monaco yacht show within 24 hours of the event opening. The brand new, fully specified Torpedo is destined for the USA. Production will begin shortly at the Swedish firms manufacturing facility on the island of Gotland. The boat will be delivered to its new owner early in 2011. Read More

The glass elevator for Dunya’s Red Square by Lift Emotion

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

At the beginning of 2010 Lift Emotion received a request to deliver a glass elevator for Dunya’s 72 metre superyacht Red Square. In January 2010 the team of Lift Emotion met with the project manager of Dunya Yachts to discuss the technical specifications and limitations of the special square glass elevator. Read More

Penguin Refrigeration launches new custom refrigeration website

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Penguin Refrigeration, suppliers of marine refrigeration, has just launched a new updated website to better represent and support the custom refrigeration products the company now offers for superyachts globally. Over the past three years Penguin has transformed its custom refrigeration business. Read More

e3 to launch “eCell@Sea powered by MCP” at the Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 13 September 2010

e3 Systems (e3s) and Maritime Communications Partners AS (MCP) are delighted to announce the launch of their new system called “eCell@Sea powered by MCP” that allows anyone on board a yacht to make and receive calls using their own cell phones, send and receive text messages and use GPRS data when over the horizon. Read More

YCO launches iPad app

Friday, 10 September 2010

YCO today announces the launch of beta testing for its revolutionary new superyacht brokerage application specifically designed for use on the iPad and iPhone. YCO, which also recently introduced YCO LIVE and YCO VISA to its management and charter programs, continues to strive to improve efficiency at all levels of superyacht management and brokerage. Read More

Kos Picture Source announces the publication of Blue Bird - Seven Decades at Sea

Monday, 6 September 2010

In 1938, Sir Malcolm Campbell, the greatest speed ace of the 1930s and one of the outstanding characters of the period, commissioned the 100-ft ocean-going motor yacht Blue Bird to go digging for buried treasure in the Pacific. The history of the yacht is now documented in a lovely new book;  Blue Bird - Seven Decades at Sea. Read More

CMC Marine presents new electric fin stabilizer

Thursday, 2 September 2010

CMC Marine will, in addition to presenting the complete range of their products, also exhibit the Stabilis Electra 16BR, the new model of electric actuator fin stabilizer. The 16BR will be presented at the Genoa Boat Show, and joins the 18BR model, presented last year and already installed on several vessels built by leading Italian yards. Read More

Smuggler Tenders making global waves

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

A New Zealand boat builder is making waves on the global super yacht tender market with their range of RIBs, fast gaining an international reputation as being the tender to have amongst super yacht owners. Based in Auckland, Smuggler Marine manufactures an extensive range of their Strata tender RIB’s from 4.3m to 11m in length. Read More

SP-High Modulus at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

SP-High Modulus, the marine business of Gurit, will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show in the Darse Sud Tent, stand QS70, from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th September 2010, at Port Hercules, Monaco. Read More

Hatteland Display reaches agreement with Emerson Process Management

Friday, 13 August 2010

Emerson Process Management has chosen Hatteland Display to provide type-approved computers and displays for their DeltaV digital automation system. Emerson maintains a list of approved products for Delta V installations through their Alliance Program, which is managed in Austin Texas. Read More

3D yacht visualizations by PlusAnimations

Friday, 13 August 2010

For PlusAnimations this year is about creating awareness in the yachting industry for the value of 3D visualizations. Presenting a new design should be spectacular, convincing and realistic. For the yard and the architect this is a great marketing tool. The use of renderings is quite common, though there are vast differences in quality. Read More

New antenna technology for superyachts

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

The Yacht Technologies division of SELEX Communications, a Finmeccanica company, announces a new groundbreaking technology for the superyacht market – Integrated Antenna Solutions. This is a process that seamlessly integrates antennas into the physical fabric of the vessel, partially or completely removed from sight. Read More

Harris, Grant Associates launch iPad based MiDox

Monday, 2 August 2010

Harris, Grant Associates have announced the launch of their latest iPad development: MiDox. MiDox provides engineering crew with an interactive, detailed and pictorial library of the boat wide system documentation including as built drawings, engineering manuals and photographs of equipment locations. Read More

Van Berge Henegouwen installs first iPad on superyacht

Friday, 30 July 2010

Recently, Van Berge Henegouwen Installaties has successfully equipped 12 areas with iPads on an 85m superyacht. This confirms Van Berge Henegouwen’s mission to add comfort and luxury to the yachting experience, by giving superyacht owners control of their onboard high-tech systems through the integration of the iPad. Read More

Alewijnse Marine Systems appoints commercial manager for Lantic

Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Alewijnse Marine Systems, has announced the appointment of Jacco van der Stelt as its new commercial manager for Lantic Entertainment Systems. Based at the company’s premises in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, Van der Stelt will be responsible for representing the Lantic brand to Alewijnse customers in the luxury yachting sector. Read More

Limo Tender for Heesen 5500 designed by Vripack

Monday, 26 July 2010

The inspiration for the design of this Limo Tender 25’ is completely based on the mother ship the Heesen’s 5500 Semi Displacement designed by Frank Laupman. For the Design of the Limo Tender Vripack used many essential features so she is identical in a lot of ways but only one-ninth the size of her accomplice. Read More

First global handheld satellite phone from Inmarsat

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Global Telesat Communications has announced that the first global handheld satellite phone from Inmarsat is now available. The IsatPhone Pro will perform anywhere in the world, with the exception of the Poles, supported by Inmarsat’s global network coverage. Read More

Awlgrip opens dedicated new facility in Newcastle

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Awlgrip has recently opened it's newest Awlmix colour matching and production facility, relocating from its former offices in Felling, Newcastle, UK to new premises within the Felling site. As with all Awlmix facilities, the new UK division provides custom colours for Awlgrip and Awlcraft 2000 product ranges. Read More

Luxurious design and craftsmanship from Glyn Peter Machin

Monday, 19 July 2010

Glyn Peter Machin (the renowned high end designers and makers of luxurious exterior and interior) products for superyachts are now offering a series on special finishes for on their furniture designs. Among the finishes is a specially developed exterior black or dark brown stain which beautifully enhances the grain details of each piece. Read More

SuperYacht GLOBAL iPhone App for captains, senior crew and management

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Superyacht GLOBAL is an affiliation between selected companies creating a network of professional and reliable service providers to offer vessels shore side support in key locations throughout Europe and Asia. SYG has currently 22 members in Europe and Asia and is growing continuously with plans to expand to the Americas and the Pacific. Read More

OceanView now lighting up New Zealand waters

Tuesday, 13 July 2010

VEI Marine Display Systems and OceanView Night-Vision cameras are now available in New Zealand through marine electronics distributor Electronic Navigation Limited (ENL). American marine electronics company VEI, produce a wide range of marine display screens, marine computers and night-vision/thermal camera systems – OceanView. Read More

Awlgrip announces topcoat revision

Monday, 12 July 2010

Awlgrip has today announced a revision to its renowned Awlgrip topcoat. This latest revision yet again achieves the continual goal of Awlgrip to always provide customers with the best whilst accommodating regulatory requirements without compromising results. Read More

A & E Yacht Services introduces IMR 1.0 paint system

Monday, 5 July 2010

A & E Yacht Services has presented to SuperYachtTimes.com its robotic system IMR 1.0 (patented) that has a significantly shorter, reproducible and safer production cycle on the filler modelling and sanding. What is unique to the robot is the ability to be used in almost any shipyard due to its mobility. Read More

Future Fibres and Persico announce new high-tech carbon mast venture

Friday, 2 July 2010

Composite rigging specialist Future Fibres has teamed up with mould specialist Persico Spa to design and build carbon masts for high-end customers in the grand prix race and superyacht markets. The new venture, Future Spars, opens its doors for business this July in a new factory next door to Future Fibres’ rigging facility in Valencia. Read More

Global Satellite USA moves into new office

Thursday, 1 July 2010

Global Satellite USA, Fort Lauderdale's satellite solutions provider, has purchased a new office, stretching over 5,000 square feet, located at 1901 South Andrews Avenue, right next to the Maritime Professional Training office. Global Satellite renovated the offices and is now proud to have the largest showroom for satellite communications in South Florida. Read More

Electronic Navigation Limited sign global partnership agreement with e3 Systems

Friday, 25 June 2010

Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL), has signed a partnership agreement with e3 Systems based in Spain. The partnership agreement signed between Roger Horner, the Group Managing Director of E3 Systems and Gareth Hodson, Director of ENL, means that ENL will specify, install, commission, support and supply the market leading, specialist electronic products and services from e3 here in New Zealand. Read More

New Trinity yachts feature TRAC flushing points

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Big Zip, Imagine and Mi Sueno are the most recent launches from Trinity Yachts to be equipped with Flushing Points from Trac Ecological Marine Products. Flushing Points are isolating valves that allow the quick and easy internal cleaning of sea water-cooled systems and piping at a fraction of the cost of mechanical cleaning methods. Read More

Alewijnse Marine Systems signs new contract for 85.5 metre Oceanco

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Alewijnse Marine Systems has been awarded the contract for the supply and installation of the complete electrical outfitting on board a stunning and innovative new 85.5m (280ft) motoryacht. The vessel has been styled by Igor Lobanov and is currently in build at Oceanco’s facility at Alblasserdam, the Netherlands. Read More

MTN and partners provide global vsat to superyacht Eclipse

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), global service provider of communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world, with its partners Jetstream and e3 Systems, announced today after successful sea trials that it is the chosen VSAT services provider for Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht. Read More

Auction of the RAL 5015

Friday, 18 June 2010

The RAL 5015 can best be described as a monochrome nautical sculpture. Designed by artist Xavier Veilhan, completed this year in collaboration with the prestigious Frauscher shipyard – it combines art and technical prowess in an amazing boat that was unveiled for the first time at the Hôtel Marcel-Dassault in Paris the 27th of May 2010. Read More

Stidd seat at helm of superyacht award winner

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Stidd Admiral Low Back Luxury Slimline seating from leading ergonomic marine seating manufacturer Stidd Systems graces the helm of Sycara IV, a 151-foot (46 meter) 2010 Burger fantail motor yacht, winner of the Judges Special Award at the 2010 World Superyachts Awards gala in London last month. Read More 

X-Craft presents the 8.0 & 9.0 superyacht tenders

Friday, 11 June 2010

X-Craft is a company that symbolizes passion for boatbuilding and excellence. With this passion, comes a commitment to deliver the best in luxury and performance RIB’s. X-Craft believes that a RIB should always be able to withstand the roughest of conditions in comfort, without making any concessions to its performance capabilities. Read More

Lantic Entertainment appoints distributors in Mallorca and the UAE

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Lantic Entertainment Systems has appointed distributors in Mallorca and the UAE.  Based in Palma de Mallorca, Maritime Network Systems SL will supply and service yards and yachts with Lantic systems in the western Med. Lambdamarine Ltd in Sharjah will supply the same level of service to builders and operators in the Persian Gulf and surrounding area. Read More

3DYachts launches new website to showcase 3d work

Monday, 7 June 2010

You walk through the immaculately appointed cabins and saloons of a new super yacht. Stepping out on to the upper deck and into the early morning sun you watch as the glimmering white hull slices through an azure sea. But you are not there, and neither is the yacht – it exists only in the virtual world created by 3Dyachts. Read More

Livewire Connections Limited unveils its summer offerings

Monday, 7 June 2010

Livewire Connections Limited has unveiled its summer offerings. Summer is just around the corner, yachts are preparing for the season ahead, and attention now turns to budgets and how to get the most from them. Livewire Connections supports customers in the management of their budgets by helping them reduce their costs through visibility and control with their summer offerings 2010. Read More

e3 announces partnership with Da Gama Ltd

Monday, 7 June 2010

Da Gama Limited and e3 Systems continue their individual expansions within the yachting and commercial marine sectors, with the announcement of an exciting new partnership to bring a fresh approach to the provision of navigation services and management. Read More

Awlgrip reveals new special effect topcoat, Awlcraft SE

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Following the recent completion of an exciting product development programme, Awlgrip has introduced a range of special effect finishes to the yacht market with the revolutionary Awlcraft SE – encompassing fast-drying metallics, pearls and effect coatings with excellent opacity. The latest addition to the world renowned Awlgrip topcoat range, Awlcraft SE was recently launched in Europe and will be introduced to the global market shortly. Read More

Palladium Technologies awarded contracts for 42m trimaran superyacht Adastra

Friday, 28 May 2010

Palladium Technologies, Inc. has been awarded contracts for the new 42 metre Trimaran M/Y Adastra. This unique project was designed by John Shuttleworth Yacht Design, Ltd. and is being built by McConaghy Boats in Zhu Hai, China. Plans are to launch M/Y Adastra. in early 2011 with her cruising grounds expected to be in the beautiful waters of Indonesia. Read More

Radar arch by GMT Composites for superyacht Cassiopeia

Monday, 24 May 2010

GMT Composites recently shipped a twelve-legged carbon fiber antenna and instrument arch to Holland Jachtbouw. This has just been installed on an in-build 140-foot aluminum superyacht, due for launching later this year. Langan Design Associates turned to GMT for building this stylish structure in carbon composite. Read More 

Marlink opens communications in Australian waters

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Marlink has announced an extension to its VSAT Ku-band service which will now cover sea routes around Australia for the first time. Working with Australian Satellite Communications Pty Ltd, the expanded service will also benefit vessels in the South West and South East Pacific travelling to and from Australia. Read More 

Lloyds Approval for Onyx Marine Automation Systems

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Onyx Marine Automation, the Italian based designer and manufacturer of Automation Systems for the premium yacht market, has been awarded Lloyds Type Approval for both their Wheelhouse Automation System – part of the Team Italia I-Bridge - and their Fire and Watertight Door Monitoring System. Read More

New Viking 70 features micron antifouling

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

The running surface of each new Viking 70 Convertible (hull #1 is due this summer) will leave the Viking Yachts factory with the premium Interlux® Micron® Technology antifouling system. Hull #1 of the new Viking Yachts 70 Convertible is painted with the Interlux Micron Technology antifouling system at the Viking factory. Read More

Westport 130 features Nauticomp displays

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Nauticomp Centric GB (Glass Bridge) 26” widescreen, thin edge displays are now installed as standard equipment to provide a clean, modern look to the pilothouses of all Westport 130 (40m) yachts. Read More

Marine software systems for mariners by mariners

Monday, 3 May 2010

IntelliMare, a newly formed venture in Malta, dealing with innovative and intelligent marine systems strives to innovate and sculpt the future of the marine industry through intensive applied R&D, which will lead to novel products in the near future. Read More

Hempel opens new factory in Poland

Friday, 30 April 2010

International coatings producer Hempel opened a new manufacturing facility today in Buk, Poland. The factory will provide at least 100 new jobs in the region – and help Hempel meet increasing demand for coatings across Europe. Read More 

WhisperPower to enter marine market directly

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

The renowned Whisper range of marine generator systems and accessories, previously manufactured by WhisperPower for Mastervolt, will be sold directly by WhisperPower through its own network of dealers, distributors and agents from July 2010. Read More

Atlas Davits launch new twin carbon raked davits

Monday, 26 April 2010

Atlas Davits have launched their new Twin Carbon Raked Davits, a development of their Carbon Davit, specifically designed to lift and hold heavy tenders in the falls of the davits whilst remaining elegantly styled to blend in with the natural line of the yachts. Read More

Giant schooner Athos rigged by SmartRigging

Friday, 23 April 2010

On Wednesday April 21st 2010, the two carbon fibre masts of giant schooner Athos were stepped and supplied with SmartRigging PBO. The event took place at Holland Jachtbouw in Zaandam. By the end of the afternoon, the 203ft privately owned cruising yacht, designed by Andre Hoek, was ready for the first trimming session. Read More

Business Computing Monaco launches EVE Wi-fi for superyachts

Monday, 19 April 2010

EVE is an innovative wireless connection manager specifically made for superyachts. The Eve solution allows managing multiple Internet connections onboard, both on the port and out at sea. With it's streamlined interface accessible with any device equipped with Wi-Fi such as an iPhone, a Pocket PC or a laptop. Read More

Livewire Connections Ltd moves into larger premises

Monday, 12 April 2010

Livewire Connections Ltd satellite service provider and systems integrator tackles recession with continued growth and expansion by taking on larger premises and new employees. “The new premises in Chessington, Surrey, UK provide the additional space we need to continue our planned expansion” says David Walker. Read More

Marlink extends WaveCall service

Monday, 29 March 2010

Marlink, the global provider of satellite communications to the maritime industry has announced an extension to its WaveCall(TM) VSAT service which will now cover West Africa and the South West and South East Pacific. WaveCall(TM) is Marlink's own, always-on VSAT system, based on shared Ku-band. Read More 

Major software upgrade for Lantic systems

Thursday, 25 March 2010

The results of an 18‐month project by the software engineers at Lantic Entertainment Systems have finally been released, revealing dramatic improvements in the quality of entertainment that can now be enjoyed as well as in the overall architecture of these sophisticated multi‐zone systems. Read More

Lift Emotion deliver elevators on board superyacht Bacarella

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Lift Emotion Bv successful delivered and commissioned the elevators on board of the latest delivery of Trinity Yachts the T040 (Bacarella). Bacarella's interior is designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Design and outfitted by Metrica. The design requested that the cabin and doors would be incorporated into the whole interior of the yacht. Read More 

Unique floorsystem from Yachtsupport BV

Monday, 22 March 2010

Yachtsupport BV, an innovative company that specialises in the construction and outfitting of large yachts, has developed a patented floor system for engine and equipment rooms in superyachts. The floor system consists of a stainless steel (316) or aluminium frame fastened together by a system of hooks. Read More

The ultimate luxury of pampering spa services on board superyachts

Monday, 15 March 2010

Charter Spa Services provides guests and owners with the ultimate luxury of pampering spa services whilst on board. With over 13 years of licensed massage and skin care experience and 11 years within the yachting community, Heather Hawthorne, prides herself on earning an industry-wide reputation. Read More 

The breathtakingly beautiful speedboat Alpha-Z

Friday, 12 February 2010

As the light began to fade, the fuel pump whirring but still nothing in the line, the starter motor was half heartedly churning and the 9 litre V8 was unsurprisingly refusing to fire up. The sun was beginning to set; I had been in the Chantier, Cap d'Ail since 0800hrs trying to get this thing running. introducing the breathtakingly beautiful Alpha Z. Read More

VEI Technologies to introduce new LED Series Marine Display System in Miami

Thursday, 4 February 2010

Eurotask Ltd., is pleased to announce that VEI Technologies, a manufacturer of marine electronics, will unveil its groundbreaking new LED Series Marine Display System at the Miami International Boat Show, February 11-15, 2010. VEI is shaking up the world of marine display design with this new advanced system. Read More

Checkmate launched for the yacht industry

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

WhiteBox Enterprise has announced that their revolutionary data collection and reporting solution, Checkmate is available to the yacht industry. Having worked with captains, owners and management companies Whitebox is now able to deliver the ultimate solution to checklist capture and International Safety Management. Read More

Stidd seats at helm of superyacht Alucia

Thursday, 28 January 2010

A pair of Series 500 Admiral helm seats from leading ergonomic marine seating manufacturer Stidd Systems add practical comfort and style to the helm of Alucia, a 183’ former research vessel that has been rebuilt as a world-class exploration yacht. Alucia, originally launched in 1974 as RV Nadir as a platform for marine science and research. Read More

New 11m tenders by Barcelona Yacht Design Group

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Barcelona Yacht Design has released more information on their new 11m tenders, that were manufactured in Dubai, where the first two units have been supplied to the superyacht Dubawi. The high performance tenders reach speeds above 40 knots, yet offer complete comfort. Maneuverability and elegance were some of the key requirements. Read More

M. P. Levene launches new website

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

M. P. Levene, the London-based silverware specialists founded in 1889, have just relaunched their website, with a special dedicated page for owners and decorators of superyachts. The new site provides information and links to pages featuring the company's main products for the superyacht industry. 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 

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

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, SuperYachtTimes.com 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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

Handcrafted superyacht interiors and products from Maine

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Windham Millwork, Inc, a manufacturing company from Windham, Maine, combines its company’s 51 years of experience in the architectural woodworking business and its craftsmen of boat builders to introduce Maine Mystique. Maine Mystique is the marine product division of Windham Millwork, Inc. Read More

Morris Yachts introduces the M29

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

Cuyler Morris, President of Morris Yachts announced the latest addition to their M-Series line today. Morris Yachts’ M29, designed by Sparkman & Stephens, is intended for short or single-handed sailing. Hull 1 will be launched in February. The M29 delivers performance sailing that is fun and comfortable. Read More

Safety equipment by Ocean Safety

Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Ocean Safety’s involvement in the leisure marine market has grown enormously in recent years, ranging from ribs through to Round the World ocean racing and cruising yachts and powerboats. The company offers service for marine retail outlets, production boatbuilders and refit yards, sailing schools and charter companies. Read More

Seabob, the world's fastest water and diving scooter

Monday, 20 October 2008

Whether you want to speed through the water, glide gently over the surface, dive down to a depth of 40 meters - all is possible with the Seabob. Seabob, the world's fastest water and diving scooter, has established itself as an ultra modern, and very exciting watersports item. A perfect high thrill toy, to be carried on board a superyacht. Read More

New superyacht hover tender

Monday, 18 August 2008

Hov Pod announces a new model to their range of personal leisure hovercraft, the Hov Pod SPX 120 Turbo, which utilises a 120 HP 4 stroke Weber engine. Hov Pods allow access to beach or SuperYacht 24/7 – they traverse above small rocks and submerged coral and other obstacles in their path. Read More

The new “ticino” from v-type

Friday, 15 August 2008

The new “ticino” has been designed specifically to accommodate the needs of the super yacht tender garage, measuring six meters overall the low profile design of this tender at 1200mm is perfect for the garage requirement. Unlike others a different approach has been adopted, a full deck moulding has been implanted on to a deep V hull. Read More

Hand-forged silver flatware by M.P. Levene

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

M.P. Levene Ltd is a small family firm of silversmiths, based in central London. They make the world's finest new flatware -- in sterling silver -- for superyachts and private homes. They have just delivered a huge service of Silver-Gilt (Gold-Washed) flatware in Chased and Pierced Vine pattern to a superyacht on its launch. Read More

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Mismo yacht uniforms carving out a niche

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Awlgrip Launches the Paint System Selector

Friday, 19 February 2010

Imtech celebrates 150th anniversary

Monday, 8 February 2010

HD thermal imaging system by OceanView

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Van der Velden present at SEATEC

Monday, 11 January 2010

Veritais launches new website

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

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Stidd seats at helm of Sycara IV

Friday, 18 September 2009

Palladium’s iSiMON adds control features

Friday, 28 August 2009

Stidd seats at helm of Odessa

Thursday, 27 August 2009

New Telemedicine device

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