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Superyacht Builder, Christensen Shipyards, Has Recommenced Operations

The media blackout at Vancouver, WA-based Christensen Shipyard has ended with company president Joe Foggia indicating that the yard has commenced operations again and is in a state of receivership. As previously reported by 4Yacht, Miles Stover of Turnaround Inc. has been named as the receiver. With a primary goal of moving the shipyard forward,…

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Superyacht Deliveries Not Indicative of Current Market

At first glance, the statistic may seem alarming, but the reality of the situation says something different. Shipyards worldwide delivered 156 superyachts over 30 meters in 2014, a decrease of more than 12% over 2012 when 179 vessels were delivered and 2% over 2013, with 159 deliveries.  Theses statistics are deceiving, however, as virtually all…

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24 Meter Megayacht: Continental Trawler 2395 Construction Begins

Wim van der Valk has begun construction on Continental Trawler 2395, the first all-aluminum flybridge model in a series of semi-custom trawler style yachts. Guido de Groot has designed the yacht that the Dutch shipyard is building on spec. The new trawler style yacht will accommodate as many as eight guests over four cabins and…

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Megayacht Oyster 118′ Construction Begins

Megayacht Oyster 118′ Construction Begins. Construction of the Oyster 118, the largest yacht ever built under the Oyster brand, has begun, with tooling to begin in April. In partnership with Humphreys Yacht Design, the shipyard is constructing additional facilities to enable the build of the second Oyster 118 simultaneously with the first. The additional facility…

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Benetti Yachts Reveals Details of Three Yachts Under Construction

Benetti Shipyard has released details about three of their projects in the final stages of construction: the 50 meter Vica, the 63.5 meter Project FB264 and the 56 meter Surpina. Vica has a fiberglass hull and aluminum superstructure, the first Benetti yacht built with this hybrid technology.  Generous exterior space with large decks to the…

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Yacht Show In Antibes Replaced With Networking Event

Although the Antibes Yacht Show has been cancelled for 2015, a new event called “Antibes Celebrates Yachting–Antibes fête le yachting” will take its place at the end of April. The Association de Soutien à l’Aménagement et aux activités du Port d’Antibes (ASAP), a group that works on the improvement of Antibes Harbour learned from the…

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Superyacht Orders Rise by Almost 14% in 2014

During the calendar year 2014, shipyards worldwide received 181 new superyacht projects over 30 meters in length, a 13.8% increase over 2013 when 159 orders were placed.  Motor yachts comprised almost 91% of the orders at 164, while sailing yachts numbered 14. The average size per contract was 48 meters, an increase of almost 3…