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Feadship Breaks Ground on New Superyacht Facility

Feadship Breaks Ground on New Superyacht Facility: Feadship has revealed details of construction on its new Amsterdam superyacht facility that’s due for completion in 2018. Located in the heart of Amsterdam, this waterside facility had its first concrete poured in mid- December. Project Manager Peter van Mil, noted that building the new yard is even…

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Miami Yacht Show to Raise VIP Experience in 2018

Miami Yacht Show to Raise VIP Experience in 2018: Get ready for a more private and personalized experience at next month’s Miami Yacht Show. The Miami Yacht Show VIP Experience includes several new features, including new showcases of fine jewelry and watches and access to an event nearby where some of these luxuries will appear…

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Challenger 55 Mega Yacht Concept Laurent Giles

Challenger 55 Mega Yacht Concept Laurent Giles:  British naval architecture studio Laurent Gils has released initial details of its latest concept, the 51.4-meter expedition yacht Challenger 55, developed in collaboration with Dr. Ian Hudson and Captain Craig Murray. The Challenger 55 is the first in a new series of expedition mega yachts ranging up to…

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Princess Yachts Launches Yacht Sharing Program

Princess Yachts Launches Yacht Sharing Program: A fractional-ownership initiative called YachtQuarters, announced by Princess Yachts, will give owners access to eight weeks on board a vessel in what is viewed as a new yacht sharing program. Unveiled at the recent London Boat Show, YachtQuarters will give owners access to a selected yacht during two weeks…

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Heesen Sells Superyacht Project Maia

Heesen Sells Superyacht Project Maia: Dutch shipyard Heesen has sold its sixth superyacht of 2017 as Project Maia has reportedly been bought by an American buyer. Heesen characterizes the purchaser as a serial owner who took about a year performing research and has previously owned several superyachts. The yacht is approximately six months away from…

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Ferretti Group Launches First Custom Line 120 Superyacht

Ferretti Group Launches First Custom Line 120 Superyacht: Ferretti Group has launched its latest superyacht, the Custom Line 120, built at the Italian’ yard’s La Spezia facility. The 38.36-meter yacht, built for an American owner, features a semi-displacement GRP hull, with Francesco Paszkowski is responsible for interior and exterior styling. The yard has indicated that…

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Rocket Foiling Yacht Concept Capable of Reaching 60 Knots

Rocket Foiling Yacht Concept Capable of Reaching 60 Knots: Foiling technology incorporated into a designed called Rocket may allow this motoryacht developed by Moscow-based Skripnik Design to reach a tops speed of 50 to 60 knows while maintain guest comfort. While foiling technology has long been used by ferry vessels and commuter boats, it has…

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Mega Yacht Builder Mondomarine, Palumbo Group Has Control

Mega Yacht Builder Mondomarine, Palumbo Group Has Control: Due to a recent agreement in Italian bankruptcy court, Palumbo Group is now in charge of operations at fellow Italian shipyard Mondomarine. The agreement allowed nine Mondomarine employees to return to work earlier this month while Palumbo Group pursues a longer-term deal. The shipyard where Mondomarine was…

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Gulf Craft Delivers Mega Yacht Lulwa

Gulf Craft Delivers Mega Yacht Lulwa: Gulf Craft has delivered the latest hull in its Majesty 135 mega yacht series, the 41.05-meter Lulwa. Making per public debut at the 2017 Dubai International Boat Show, this 350GT, all-GRP mega yacht is the seventh hull in the series by the Emirati yard. Her owner is a repeat…

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