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Superyacht Devotion at the Seattle Boat Show

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Northrop and Johnson will showcase the 143ft expedition styled superyacht Devotion at the Seattle Boat Show starting Friday, January 29. Devotion, centrally listed with Gregg Morton, is a Sterling Yachts hull originally created by Fexas and Bannenberg. Built by Nishii Shipyards in Japan and recently refitted in 2008 by Stabbert Maritime. Read More

Second Abu Dhabi Yacht Show moves to Yas Marina

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

The second edition of the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show (ADYS), the Middle East’s only annual exhibition devoted to the superyacht and megayacht sectors, is to be staged at the spectacular Yas Marina, which was the glittering backdrop to this year’s inaugural Formula 1™Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read More

21st Pinmar Yachtsman's Golf Tournament

Monday, 16 November 2009

The recent Pinmar Yachtsman's Golf Tournament at the Son Quint Golf Course in Mallorca, co-sponsored by Awlgrip, was once again organised by Pinmar Yacht Painting Systems in aid of raising vital funds for charity. The event continues to receive an overwhelming level of support from the superyacht industry and raised over 37,000 Euros. Read More 

Navetta 33 awarded in Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 16 November 2009

The Navetta 33, the flagship of Ferretti Custom Line semi-displacement line, won the Showboats International Award on the category “Best New Motor Yacht Series Under 40 Meters”.  The Navetta 33 is the result of the nautical experience of Chairman Norberto Ferretti who inspired and supervised the project from the very beginning. Read More

Superyacht Ellix Too at the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix

Friday, 23 October 2009

The 2nd Abu Dhabi Yacht Show (ADYS) today announced that it will have a major presence at the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix which takes place from October 30 ‐ November 1, showcasing superyacht Ellix Too, in association with yachting company Charterbay and luxury event organizers MonacoKool. Read More

Feadship’s Sweet Pea at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Thursday, 22 October 2009

From the Monaco office of YachtZoo Dan O’Neill is pleased to inform us that YachtZoo will have the 50.3 metre Feadship Sweet Pea on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Built by Royal Van Lent in 2000, Sweet Pea has undergone three extensive refits since purchased by her present owners in May 2006. Read More

New Trinity superyacht Blind Date heading to Fort Lauderdale

Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Peter Insull’s Yacht Marketing reports that the recently completed Trinity-built motor yacht Blind Date left the Gulfport yard in Mississippi today en route to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show via the Bahamas. This fine 160' all aluminium superyacht was built for an American family and sports a contemporary interior by Patrick Knowles Designs. Read More

World Yachts Trophies 2009 results

Friday, 16 October 2009

Last month, we were invited by Yachts magazine, to the World Yachts Trophies event and yachts parade. The event was held during the Cannes International Boat Show. During the event, Yachts Magazine celebrated innovation and great design. The jury voted for winners after a pre-selection of about 10 yachts in the various categories. Read More

Successful second Adriatic Boat Show

Monday, 12 October 2009

With a 12% increase in exhibitors and 180 yachts on display the 2009 edition of the Adriatic Boat Show drew to a successful close on 21st September. Organised by the Nautical Center Prgin, the show was held in the Mandalina Marina in Sibenik from 17th to 21st September. Boat show participants expressed sincere compliments for this year's event. Read More

Royal Huisman celebrates 125th anniversary in Monaco

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

The beautiful gardens of the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel, with the 51 metre schooner Meteor resting at anchor in the bay below, provided a magnificent setting for guests arriving at Royal Huisman’s 125th anniversary celebrations in Monaco on September 23rd. Alice Huisman took centre stage to greet guests. Read More

Superyacht auction at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Monday, 5 October 2009

The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals (TSGYP) have announced that plans are in progress for a unique event to take place on the closing day of the 2009 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. If the 121-foot (36.9m) custom Broward Motor Yacht Java has not been purchased prior to this date, she will be sold at auction at 3 pm on Monday, November 2nd. Read More

Barcelona and New York to set a sailing record between both cities

Thursday, 1 October 2009

The cities of Barcelona and New York, through the Fundació Navegació Oceànica Barcelona (FNOB) and the New York City Sports Commission, announced today a new transoceanic sailing event to take place in April 2010, the NY-BCN Transoceanic Sailing Record. Aimed at strengthening the sporting and cultural bonds between New York and Barcelona. Read More 

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2009; Day two

Thursday, 1 October 2009

Another gorgeous day for participants as racing continues for the 2009 edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. With 296 entries in this unique, annual rendez-vous of both classic and modern boats, today the waters off Saint-Tropez were filled with yachts of all shapes and sizes. Today's racing conditions for the Traditional classes saw 10-15 knots of wind. Read More

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2009; Day one

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Racing for the Traditional classes officially began today at the 2009 edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. The wind has been gentle thus far, but a thermal breeze picked up around noon allowing for a race start in the bay of Saint-Tropez. The Wally class had its start at 12.30, followed by the Modern boats with their start at 13.30. Read More

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2009

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

It may be the end of the summer season, but Saint-Tropez is bustling with life as the 11th edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez takes sail. With nearly 300 boats participating in this grand event that unites both modern and classic yachts, the 2009 edition promises spectacular racing on the water and one-of-a-kind ambiance on land in the race village. Read More

Vilanova Grand Marina - Barcelona sponsored Captains Dinner

Monday, 28 September 2009

Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona, the first marina in the Mediterranean specialising in superyachts, sponsored the ninth edition of the Captains Dinner and Awards, promoted by Fraser Yacht, celebrated last 24th September, at the Monaco Yacht Club. This event is an annual meeting for captains and crews of prestigious yachts. Read More

Lürssen superyacht calendar photo contest

Friday, 18 September 2009

In 2010, superyacht builder Lürssen will once again be releasing a superyacht calendar, featuring stunning photos of their fleet of superyachts. This year, the yard is asking the yachting community to send it their best shots of Lürssen yachts around the globe. Entries should be submitted no later than October 1st 2009. Read More

Successful show in Cannes for Tamsen Yachts

Thursday, 17 September 2009

TaTii, exudes a luxurious lifestyle feel. She really is a luxury yacht one could imagine cruising on effortlessly to destinations all around the world. It came as no surprise then, that this Turkish built yacht turned heads at this year's Cannes Yacht Show. TaTii had numerous viewings and a couple of sea trials with clients. Read More

Alastair Callender’s super-green superyacht Soliloquy at the Monaco Yacht Show

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Alastair Callender of Callender Designs is pleased to report to that his 1:48 scaled model of the super-green superyacht Soliloquy will be on display at the Lürssen Yachts stand during the Monaco Yacht Show. As we reported in May, Soliloquy is a radical 58m, rigid-wing superyacht concept. Read More

The 32nd Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show

Monday, 14 September 2009

The rich offering at the 32nd Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show, has once again won over visitors (57 000) and exhibitors alike through a sense of beauty and elegance that have made the “French touch” world famous. In a difficult economic context, the doors to the 2009 Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show are closing on a positive note. Read More

Hortense meets the 60’ Imoca Veolia Environnement

Thursday, 10 September 2009

This photo shows the meeting with the last boat delivered by JFA Shipyard, Hortense a 90’ Motor Sailer and the 60’ Imoca Veolia Environnement of Roland Jourdain just before his departure to Istanbul. Built to Lloyds class and MCA compliant, the aluminium hull and type of engines are usually only found on motor yachts, but Hortense is a true sailing yacht. Read More

Mondomarine’s Streamline at the Cannes Boat Show with Edmiston

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Cornelius Gerlin reports from the Monaco office of Edmiston that his central agency listing M/Y Streamline will be at the Cannes International Boat Show. Built by Mondomarine in 2007, Streamline’s impressive 130-foot hull is incredibly stable, while two powerful 2,255 hp engines enable her to attain a cruising speed of over 20 knots with ease. Read More

High winds cancel final race day of Perini Navi Cup

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Saturday dawned with the strong breeze of the previous day blowing across the Costa Smeralda unabated. Upwards of 35 knots were recorded off Porto Cervo, causing the YCCS race committee to announce a postponement for the start of today's racing in the Perini Navi Cup. But after one hour, it was clear from the conditions. Read More

OceanStyle exhibits Splash and La Dolce Vita at the Cannes Boat Show

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

OceanStyle is once exhibiting at the Cannes International Boat Show and brings two luxury yachts to Port Canto. On show will be the Sunseeker Predator 72 Splash, the latest addition to OceanStyle’s sales fleet and La Dolce Vita, a Moonen 85. The Ferretti 94, 101, will also be at anchor in the bay and available for inspections for both sale and charter. Read More

Sunreef Yachts at the Monaco Yacht Show 2009

Monday, 7 September 2009

Sunreef Yachts has the pleasure to announce its presence at this year's edition of the Monaco Yacht Show 2009 for the 6th consecutive year. The company is looking forward to unveiling its new super catamaran project – the Sunreef 92 Double Deck. For the first time during this event, Sunreef will have a yacht on display. The 70 Sunreef Power Damrak. Read More

Perini Navi Cup 2009: Day 1

Saturday, 5 September 2009

What's better than champagne sailing? Well if you're one of the select few sailing in the Perini Navi Cup off the Costa Smeralda, it was certainly more like Bellini sailing - 30+ knots from the west which provided spectacular conditions for the 18-boat fleet. Racing started pursuit style with the smallest yacht in the fleet, Elettra starting first at 1205. Read More

Drettmann presents Premier 135 Bikini Queen 2 at the Cannes Show

Friday, 4 September 2009

The German based Drettmann Group has just announced that the brand new Premier 135 Bikini Queen 2 will be on display at the Cannes International Boat Show, which starts on Wednesday 9th September. The 41.15 metre superyacht was built at the Premier Shipyard of Horizon Yachts in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Read More

Alloy Yachts finalists in International Superyacht Society Design Awards

Friday, 4 September 2009

Alloy Yachts has announced that their entire team is elated at the announcement that Mondango and Allogante have been selected as finalists for the 2009 International Superyacht Society Design Awards. The seven ISS award categories honour the best designs of nominated yachts of 75 feet or greater in length. Read More

Perini Navi fleet fills the skyline in Porto Cervo

Thursday, 3 September 2009

Some of the world's largest sailing yachts - with rigs towering upwards of 180' off the water - have been streaming into the picturesque harbour of Porto Cervo, in advance of tomorrows start of the Perini Navi Cup. In fact the 2nd largest traditionally-rigged sailing yacht in the world, Felicita West is here, all 210' of gleaming teak decks. Read More

Dahm International at the 49th Genoa Boat Show

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Dahm International, will display an outstanding yacht at the upcoming 49th Salone Nautico Internazionale in Genoa: Passe Partout, the 42 metre Jongert Luxury Custom. Passe Partout who saw her second launch this summer after an extensive upgrade currently is the biggest Jongert sailing yacht on the brokerage market. Read More

Moonen Shipyards at the Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Moonen Shipyards will show the brand new Moonen 124 at the Monaco Yacht Show. On Saturday, 25 April 2009, the longest, highest displacement yacht Moonen Shipyards has built, the 38-metre Moonen 124, was brought out of her construction hall and launched into the Lek River. The Moonen 124 was shaped by René van der Velden Yacht Design. Read More

Tamsen Yachts presents taTii in Cannes and Monaco

Monday, 31 August 2009

Tamsen Yachts will be exhibiting their recent launch taTii at the upcoming Cannes and Monaco yacht shows in september. taTii was designed with an extra-wide beam to accommodate larger inside living areas. One of many highlights onboard taTii is the extra spacious master suite, a self-contained apartment. Read More

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup gets underway in two weeks

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

When the 20th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup gets underway in two weeks, expect nothing less than a medieval scrap between various latter day warlords and their trusted retainers. The mightiest contest is expected in the Mini Maxi division where eight of the latest exponents of this growing class will be brushing up on Sun Tzu's Art of War. Read More

Moonen 99 Alu will be exhibited at the Cannes International Boat Show

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Moonen has announced the launch of the first “99 Alu,” Phoebe, a stretched version of the “94 Alu” in the shipyard’s Semi-Displacement Fast Yacht Series. Phoebe was hauled out of the construction hall in Moonen’s main facility on Saturday 6 June and lowered into the water by Travelift. Turnover to her owners, after sea trials, is set for July 2009.  Read More

Imtech Marine Group offers whole ship solutions at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Thursday, 20 August 2009

At the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show three companies of the Imtech Marine Group join forces in one combined booth at the Holland Yachting Group pavilion (HYG): Radio Holland Group, Imtech Marine & Offshore and Free Technics. The Imtech Marine Group booth is centrally positioned in the HYG pavilion, close to the HYG lounge area. Read More

Sanlorenzo and Bluegame official partners of the Yacht Club of Parma

Monday, 17 August 2009

Last month, Sanlorenzo and Bluegame were the official partners at the members’ annual dinner of the prestigious Yacht Club of Parma, that have inaugurated the beginning of the summer and the nautical season of the shipowners of Parma with an elegant dinner, In the exclusive setting of Villa Pallavicini, stunning villa of the eighteenth century. Read More 

The Sacks Group announces exciting lineup for 2009 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Friday, 14 August 2009

The Sacks Group Yachting Professionals have announced an all-star trio of luxury yachts will grace their docks at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 29 – November 2, 2009. The group also is offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience to interested clients through its “Tour the Show with a Pro” program. Read More 

Antibes Yacht Show announces the fourth edition

Monday, 10 August 2009

The Antibes Yacht Show is getting ready to hold the fourth edition of The only brokerage and charter spring show. It will take place in the Port Vauban of Antibes from April 8th through the 11th 2010. 2009 has been a very difficult year for businesses worldwide and the yachting industry was unfortunately no exception. However, this did not stop the AYS. Read More

CRN's presence at the upcoming season’s boat shows

Friday, 7 August 2009

CRN will have a strong presence at the upcoming season’s boat shows. The shipyard, specialised in the construction of mega-yachts in steel and aluminium, as well as composite materials, will be taking part in the two shows that open the season, held in Cannes, where they will show Rubeccan, and Monaco with Blue Eyes. Read More 

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda prepares for packed September schedule

Thursday, 6 August 2009

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s September sporting calendar consolidates the entire spectrum of modern-day yachting as sailing superyachts, competitive maxis and honed racing sport boats congregate in Porto Cervo for four events which attest the Club’s decision to concentrate on two distinct areas of development. Read More

Record gathering of Perini Navi superyachts to race in Porto Cervo

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Close to two dozen Perini Navi sailing yachts will grace the quays of Porto Cervo’s New Marina for the third edition of the Perini Navi Cup scheduled to take place from September 3-5, 2009. The event has seen highly successful editions in 2004 and 2006 and in 2009 will be organized for the first time by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. Read More

Perini Navi's P2 wins the Newport Bucket Regatta 2009

Friday, 24 July 2009

Following her positive debut at the St. Barths Bucket Regatta, P2 achieved 1st place among some of the most prestigious and hi-performing yachts in the world. Bringing together 19 boats over 70-feet, the Newport Bucket Regatta was held Saturday and Sunday, July 18th and 19th. After two days of racing, P2 finished first in Class and Overall in the Fleet. Read More

Ranger and Hanuman line up in Newport R.I.

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

History was made on Friday, 17th July, when the replicas of both Ranger and the Royal Huisman Endeavour II (Hanuman) lined up together, 72 years after these designs first raced each other in the America’s Cup, Newport, R.I. in 1937. In that event, the British challenger Endeavour II lost to the US Cup defender, Ranger. Read More

Second Abu Dhabi Yacht Show confirmed for February 2010

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

The Abu Dhabi Yacht Show will return from the 25th to 27th February 2010 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and Marina. There will be considerably more exhibition space and several changes in format for the second edition, enabling the organisers to showcase many more world-famous brands of superyachts. Read More

Dahm International renews the Club Yachting Life

Friday, 17 July 2009

By creating their own sailing regatta under the flag of the “Club Yachting Life” (CYLI) Dahm International spontaneously took over the Jongert Regatta. Up to 11 Jongert yachts with their crews and guests met for a relaxed cruising trip from Palma de Mallorca to the island of Cabrera, and then via Porto Colom back to Palma. Read More

Superyacht event news from Camper & Nicholsons International

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

The 19th Monaco Yacht Show will be hosted between the 23 – 26 September. To date CNI has confirmed it will have eight yachts on display, including the newly launched 64.5m (211’7) Silver Angel from Benetti (Quai des Etats-Unis), the 62m (203’4) RoMa from VSY (Quai des Etats-Unis), and the 45m (148’) Africa from Sunrise Yachts (Central T Jetty). Read More

YPI confirms Mary Jean for the Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Yachting Partners International are pleased to confirm the ‘for-sale’ showing of 49-metre Campanella, M.Y. Mary-Jean, at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show 2009. Built in 1981, Mary-Jean underwent a multi-million dollar refit in the Spring of 2005 which included a 4-metre hull extension, the addition of a Jacuzzi structure on the front of the sun deck. Read More

Sunreef Yachts at the Monaco Yacht Show 09

Friday, 3 July 2009

Sunreef Yachts has announced the opening of a new section in the shipyard enabling the construction of external custom projects of large yachts, both sail and power. “This new in-house service has been tailored in response to frequent enquiries from design studios as well as individual clients seeking a professional and experienced shipyard." Read More

Lürssen presents Arkley at the Monaco Yacht Show 2009

Friday, 19 June 2009

Following her launch at the end of May, The Lürssen Arkley, has now started her seatrials. Arkely is a sistership to Linda Lou (launched 2006) and both superyachts have been designed by Espen Oeino. Arkley features an interior by Mark Berryman. Lürssen will present Arkley at this years Monaco Yacht Show.  Read More 

Ganesha Wins The Dubois Cup 2009

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

A showcase of the refined elegance which distinguishes Dubois-designed yachts was on display at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) from June 6-8 during the Dubois Cup 2009. The sheer dimensions of the yachts drew crowds of onlookers to the Porto Cervo Marina where they were treated to six examples ranging from 36-52 metres long. Read More

Canados at the Split Boatshow

Thursday, 30 April 2009

It has been a fantastic debut for Canados International at the Croatia Boat Show in Split. The Canados Open 90 won an award at the show, and the Rome based yard announced the agreement with Best Boats Yachting as its new sole agent for Croatia and Slovenia markets. The 2009 boat show season got off to an excellent start for Canados International. Read More

Moonen 97 Darsea nominated for an award

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Moonen has announced that its 30.00-metre Moonen 97 Darsea, has been chosen by a select group of superyacht-owning judges as a World Superyacht Award 2009 finalist. Darsea was apparently chosen because she is a prime example of how Moonen teams up with a new client to produce a unique model that also attracts many others. Read More

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda presents 2009 Regatta Calendar

Thursday, 9 April 2009

The calendar reflects the Club’s development in two related yet distinct areas: organization of first-class sporting events for established and emerging competitive sailboat classes and development and promotion of superyacht events designed to bring owners, shipyards, and the entire nautical spectrum together at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. Read More

Curvelle at the Antibes Yacht Show 2009

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

While the new Curvelle 33 metre catamaran motoryacht can be purchased outright for a remarkably competitive €8m. There are an increasing number of buyers keen to take advantage of Curvelle’s Fractional Ownership system which allows the owners a much greater level of flexibility and freedom of choice. Read More

Gulf Craft honours ‘Anchor’ of Messe Dusseldorf Boat Show

Monday, 30 March 2009

Gulf Craft, in association with the Arab Marine Industries Association (AMIA), recently honored Mr. Abdul-Rahman Adib, Project Director of the Messe Dusseldorf Boat Show who has recently retired after 40 years of relentless service. Mr. Adib has been instrumental in steering the development of the Arab marine industries.  Read More

Preview: Antibes Yacht Show 2009

Thursday, 26 March 2009

For the third consecutive year, the Antibes Yacht Show (2nd to 5th April) heralds the opening of the Mediterranean yachting season. Having already doubled its capacity last year, the 2009 event innovates again with new facilities and services, and additional show space with more in-water spots and exhibition stands. Read More

Silvertip wins the 2009 Millennium Cup Pacific Series

Friday, 13 February 2009

The New Zealand-built sailing yacht Silvertip has won the Millennium Cup Pacific Series superyacht regatta. A small, but spirited fleet sailed four races in three days on three very different courses in Auckland Harbour. The final two races were sailed around a 12-nautical mile triangular course off Auckland's East Coast Bays. Read More

Millennium Cup entrants now include S/Y Zenji

Wednesday, 4 February 2009

The 56m superyacht Zenji is now a confirmed entrant in the 2009 Millennium Cup Pacific Series superyacht regatta, bringing the total number of division one entrants to five. "S/Y Zenji is in Auckland with her high profile owner," says Mark Wightman, chairman of the Millennium Cup Pacific Series organising committee. Read More

Vicem Yachts’ new 92 and 72 to make US debut at the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Vicem Yachts, the noted Turkish builder of fine handcrafted, classic style yachts, has announced that the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show will mark the U.S. debut of two new models. Vicem will be unveiling the 92 Cruiser, which is the first hull in Vicem’s Cruiser series, and the 72 Classic Flybridge, representing the latest model in the noted Classic Series. Read More

Destination Fox Harb'r Too nominated for award

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Northrop and Johnson Charter Collection has announced that Destination Fox Harb'r Too, a 161’ Trinity 2008, has been nominated for an award at the World Superyacht Awards. Destination Fox Harb'r Too is a nominee for “Best Semi-displacement or Planing Motor Yacht in the 40m+ size range” Award. Read More

Fraser Yachts celebrate the Art of Bespoke Design

Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Fraser Yachts celebrated the Art of Bespoke Design in style last month in conjunction with Garrard, the oldest jeweller in the world at their flagship store in Mayfair, London. Both brands are proud of a heritage that dates back many years. Fraser Yachts and Garrard base their brands on tradition and innovation, and both are worldwide. Read More

Thursday, 24 December 2009

The 48th annual Antigua Charter Show

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Yachting Financial Solutions keeping busy

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Les Voiles de Saint Barth

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Imtech Marine Group at Europort Maritime

Monday, 20 April 2009

Resume of the 3rd Antibes Yacht Show

Sunday, 5 April 2009

Antibes Yacht Show 2009 - Day 3

Friday, 3 April 2009

Antibes Yacht Show 2009 - Day 2

Thursday, 2 April 2009

Antibes Yacht Show 2009 - Day 1

Friday, 13 March 2009

Abu Dhabi Yacht Show - Day 1

Thursday, 26 February 2009

New superyacht seminar in Malta

Monday, 23 February 2009

Mumbai Boat Show closes on a high

Tuesday, 3 February 2009

S/Y Naos confirmed for Millennium Cup