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Heesen Delivers 55 Meter Superyacht Azamanta

Heesen Yachts has announced delivery of their latest vessel, the 55m fast displacement superyacht Azamanta. Van Oossanen Naval Architects in partnership with Heesen’s in-house engineering team developed Azamanta to safely cruise in high latitudes with an ice-reinforced steel hull. Omega Architects developed her straight, cutting exterior lines that signature features such as distinctive carved lines…

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Superyacht Kiss 46.4 Meters Delivered By Feadship

Feadship has delivered its second superyacht designed by the award-winning Dubois Yachts. Currently available for sale, the 46.4m tri-deck KISS boasts a powerful exterior profile. The upper deck is devoted entirely to the owner and consists of a private apartment, complete with a six-seat dining table on the aft deck and a gorgeous saloon. Guest…

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Yacht Sales Volume Increases Significantly In June

June 2015 experienced the best overall sales volume for boats sold by brokers in eight years. During the month, 3,649 boats were sold, representing a 3 percent rise in sales, the best figure since June 2007. The only month that experienced better overall sales was May 2014 with 3,661 boats exchanging hands. An area experiencing…

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Superyacht Marina Facilities In Australia Expanding

Two of Australia’s most high profile marina have begun to upgrade their berthing facilities to better accommodate superyachts. A multimillion-dollar investment is in its initial stages at The Spit in Sydney’s Middle Harbor whereby the marina will receive refurbishing along with an expansion of 32 berths measuring 25.8m (85 ft.) and two births of 30.5m…

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Benetti’s Megayacht Vivace 125 to Debut at Cannes Yachting Festival

The second model of Benetti’s fast displacement series, the Vivace 125, will make her debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September. Launched in June, the 38.1m superyacht is construction from composite and carbon and has a D20 displacement planning hull equipped with wave piercer. This configuration enables her to reach higher speeds minus engineering…

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Trinity Megayachts SOLD! Harvey Gulf International Marine Acquires Trinity Yachts

Transportation company Harvey Gulf International Marine has acquired superyacht builder Trinity Yachts and all of its affiliated commercial vessel companies, including Gulf Coast Shipyard in Gulfport, MS. Gulf Coast Shipyard Group also includes facilities in New Orleans. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Harvey Gulf describes itself as a marine transportation company specializing…

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Superyacht Launch; Sunrise Launches Irimari

Following a construction time of 30 months, Irimari, the first yacht in Sunrise Yacht’s Sunrise 63 series has been launched from the Turkish shipyard’s facilities in Antalya. Espen Oeino designed Irmari, with Focus Yacht Design providing the interior and Unique Yacht Design on naval architecture.  The superyacht features a high tensile steel hull and aluminum…

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Luxury Yacht Sales: 3029 Yachts Sold!

American brokerages reported that the number of powerboats were virtually the same as the same month a year ago at 3029 units, while sailboat sales decreased by 62 units 60 557.. Weaker sales in larger segments were responsible for much of the decline in market value. For superyachts 80 feet and up, sales decreased from…