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Precious cargo of superyachts returns to South Florida

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Every October at Port Everglades, one of the most active cargo ports in the United States, Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) reminds the world that its semi-submersible ships are among the most extraordinary in the world, and the cargo they carry is as precious as any delivered around the globe by the thousands of ships that pass through there. Read More

Superyacht Virtual Assistant service launched

Monday, 15 October 2012

At the recent Monaco Yacht Show, a new service was introduced and is generating considerable interest; Superyacht Virtual Assistant. A Virtual Assistant is a professional service provider who specializes in providing remote administrative, secretarial and clerical support as well as technical services for clients - with industry specific knowledge and experience. Read More

Two of the world’s tallest masts serviced by Marine Results

Friday, 5 October 2012

International rigging and structural inspection company Marine Results has just carried out service work on two of the world’s tallest masts. Marine Results inspected the rig of fast cruising sloop Salute which has the world’s tallest aluminium mast at a towering 75 metres. But even that measurement was dwarfed by the next project. Read More

SYBAss celebrates fifth birthday by welcoming three new members

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

The annual SYBAss General Assembly, held as usual on the morning prior to the Monaco Yacht Show at the Hôtel Hermitage, saw the Superyacht Builders Association welcome three new members to the fold. It also featured a range of presentations on the current and future state of the industry. Read More

Brazil Yacht Services opens its doors

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Brazil Yacht Services, formed by professionals with over 40 years in the SuperYacht Industry, have opened their doors in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil Yacht Services offers a full support service along the entire coast of Brazil. Brazil is seeing an increasing number of visiting SuperYachts beginning to cruise this pristine coastline. Read More

Revolutionary winch housing development

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Muir Windlasses Australia has used the Sydney International Boat Show to launch its latest composite fibre housing for its range of horizontal anchor winches. Managing Director Matthew Johnston said the new housing for motor and gearbox assemblies, shafts and other components for pleasure craft replaced a traditional aluminium housing. Read More

Dockwise Yacht Transport partners with New Zealand Millennium Cup

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) has announced its partnership with the New Zealand Millennium Cup to offer an attractive discount. The discounted DYT voyage for 2013 will sail from Palma de Mallorca, at the end of November and stop in Le Marin, Port Everglades and Golfito in December before arriving in Auckland. Read More

MedAire partner with J Class Association for UK regattas

Friday, 1 June 2012

The International SOS company MedAire has joined with the J Class Association to support this summer’s two major UK J Class events, providing a dedicated paramedic on the water for all race days. Although the J Class yachts are sailed by experienced crew, there is always the risk of a sail handling accident or equipment failure. Read More

Watkins Superyachts posts annual storm season forecast

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

In what has become a respected annual resource for the marine-insurance industry, Watkins Superyachts has produced their annual Atlantic basin/Gulf of Mexico/Caribbean storm season forecast and begun their daily monitoring bulletin to underwriters, insurance brokers, yacht Captains, fleet management and offshore energy interests. Read More

Complete Marine Freight extending its brand to New Zealand

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Complete Marine Freight (CMF) will be extending its brand and presence into one of the world’s most prominent sailing capitals, Auckland, New Zealand. By establishing a worldwide network of agents CMF is ensuring their customers get the same service they have become accustomed to in the rest of the world. Read More

Fleur de Lis Palma relaunches

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Fleur de Lis Palma is one of Mallorca’s finest Yacht Service and events agency, boasting some of the most famous yachts sailing our seas as clients and this year they are re-launching and re-jigging, representing the hottest companies from all over Europe making these products readily available in Mallorca. Read More

Kaleva Yachting Services joins AYSS

Monday, 26 March 2012

The Association of Yacht Support Services (AYSS) has announced the acceptance of Kaleva Yachting Services Ltd, Vanuatu as a Full Member. Kaleva Yachting Services Ltd in Vanuatu act as agents to superyachts and cruising yachts alike, bridging visitors by boat to the friendly, rich islands of Vanuatu. Read More

Sevenstar Yacht Transport UK expands

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Within months of the new Sevenstar office opening in England, Sevenstar UK have reported that the venture has been a great success. Whilst the core business of Sevenstar Yacht Transport is to utilise its own fleet where possible to ship yachts around the world, the Sevenstar UK office also successfully offers liner options to its clients. Read More

The stylish superyacht support vessel Phantom 24m

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Arista Marine, a New Zealand based company that has its operational base in Croatia, has unveiled plans for the Phantom support vessel. The Phantom has taken the role of the SSV or shadow vessel, and given it a contemporary twist. With its 210 m.sq of deck storage area the phantom has the carrying capacity of a much larger vessel. Read More

Lürssen introduces the Lürssen App

Monday, 6 February 2012

iPad and iPhone users can look forward to several Lürssen apps available for free download at the App Store. The first app which has just been launched is an extended version of the Lürssen website Gallery. This App gives the user an overview of the shipyard facilities as well as exclusive photographs of more than 30 recent built yachts. Read More

Sevenstar Yacht Transport load and discharge first yachts in Australia in 2012

Thursday, 2 February 2012

In 2011 Sevenstar Yacht Transport achieved 23 sailings for loading and discharge in Australia. Sevenstar is on its way exceeding this amount in 2012, already having two sailings bound for Australia into both Newcastle and Brisbane over the past week. Other ports to be called into this year are Fremantle, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Read More

Seakeeper gyros standard on the new Heesen 65 metre yacht

Thursday, 26 January 2012

When a yacht builder premieres an extraordinary engineering advance, other components must be equally revolutionary. Twenty years in development, Heesen Yachts' Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) debuts on its new 65 metre yacht, the first of which will launch in 2013. Heesen has chosen Seakeeper M21000 gyros as standard equipment. Read More

Dockwise Yacht Transport ship headed for South Pacific

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

The city of Brisbane, capital of Queensland and Australia’s third most populous city, will welcome Dockwise Yacht Transport’s Super Servant 4 with open arms this month when the 169.49 meter electric orange semi-submersible ship berths at Fisherman’s Island Terminal to unload a cargo of yachts totaling approximately US $35 million. Read More

Xelvin becomes partner of HISWA Holland Yachting Group

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Xelvin Yacht & Shipbuilding has become a partner of HISWA Holland Yachting Group. This will allow the company to enhance its expertise in the secondment of professionals within the yachting industry. Xelvin Yacht & Shipbuilding is a specialised department within Xelvin set up to provide professionals for construction, engineering and management in the yacht and shipbuilding industry. Read More

Precious cargo of superyachts arrives in Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 16 January 2012

Fort Lauderdale based Yacht Path Marine Group recently arrived into Port Everglades with a cargo of precious Superyachts. The heavy lift cargo vessel M/V HHL Tokyo initiated loading operations in Victoria, BC, and then proceeded to Mexico and Costa Rica loading over 13 yachts, of which 5 were over 100 ft in length. Read More

Superyacht Australia merges with AIMEX

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Superyacht Australia, the peak body for the Australian Superyacht sector, has merged with the Australian International Marine Export group, the peak body for the marine export sector. AIMEX will set up a Superyacht division and will appoint a committee of Superyacht industry representatives to drive the issues affecting this sector. Read More