The investors behind 4SeasonsSpa have announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Stone Natural Class. Both companies will continue to operate independently as sister companies.Photo: David Churchill / David ChurchillThe combination will enable a turnkey solution for swimming pools, whirlpools and spa areas on yachts. These projects can now also be offered including the final finishes in marble, onyx and other stonework by Stone Natural Class. In addition Stone Natural Class will continue to demonstrate their craftsmanship in stonework for other luxury interior areas.Photo: Emilio Bianchi / Emilio BianchiThis new partnership will enable both 4SeasonsSpa and Stone Natural Class to better serve their customers through applied combined knowledge and expertise. Mr Hans Bullens, the general manager for Stone Natural Class, will remain in place following the acquisition. “We look forward to speaking with each of our individual clients about our future plans and how we think we can deliver a better value proposition for future projects,” said 4SeasonsSpa and Stone Natural Class in a joint statement. Photo: David Churchill / David ChurchillStone Natural Class, best known for its installation of luxury natural stones on yachts and high-end residential projects, will continue providing the same service. The company previously installed luxury stoneworks on superyachts such as the Heesen built Galactica Super Nova and Ann G, and more recently on Oceanco built DAR (ex Project Shark).Photo: Emilio Bianchi / Emilio Bianchi4SeasonsSpa specialises in the engineering, production and installation of swimming pool systems whirlpools, waterfall systems and spa areas including elements such as saunas, steam rooms and experience showers. 4SeasonsSpa works closely with Northern European superyacht yards such as Amels, Heesen, Feadship, Lürssen, and Oceanco. Some examples of their work can be found aboard the Feadship-built Venus, the Amels-built Here Comes the Sun, and the Oceanco-built Black Pearl.
The SuperYacht iQ 2018 Market Report
Did you know that in 2017....
- 180 new yachts over 30 metres were sold
- 149 new yachts over 30 metres were completed
- 443 yachts over 30 metres were under construction
- 30% of the yachts under construction were available for sale
- 20% of the yachts were owned by clients from the USA