Yachting in Cuba Holds Bright Future

At the recent Superyacht Summit in South Florida, panelists in a session entitled “Cuba: The Last Frontier,” suggested the number of yachts visit Cuba will begin to rise, aiding not only the local economy, but the yachting industry as a whole. The charter industry appears to have the most to gain in Cuba as charters…


Yacht Sales In Southeast Lead The Way in 2014

The Southeastern United States had the strongest brokerage sales for 2014 with nearly 9,000 boats worth an aggregate $1.8 billion sold in Florida and neighboring states. That figure represented 26% of all boats sold and 48% of the total price paid for boats in the United States and Canada. On average, boats stayed on the…


Megayacht Concept Introduced By Mulder Shipyard

Mulder Shipyard of the Netherlands has introduced a new superyacht full beam concept that features a raised pilot house. The all-aluminum Mulder 2800 RPH measures 28 meters in length and features naval architecture by Van oossanen Naval Architects. Frank Laupman of Omega Architects crafted the interior and exterior. Low running costs, ease of operation and…


Megayacht Long-Term Berthing Possibility at Marina Bay In Gibralter

Long-term berthing is on its way to becoming reality in Gibraltar’s Marina Bay at Ocean Village as developers await Gibraltar’s Development and Planning Commissions decision on the proposal. If approved, long-term berthing will become reality in the proposed marina.With Gibraltar having a zero VAT, no duty and duty-free fuel, savings when compare3d with neighboring European…


Superyacht lineup by Cerri Reveals New Range

Cantiere Navale Cerri has revealed its new range of superyachts, including the restyled 102’ Flyingsport line, a new series of steel and aluminium Expedition boats called Phileas, and a new line of Navetta yachts designed by Studio Spadolini. Key features of Cerri’s new production strategy are flexibility and great functionality. Navetta yachts will come in…


Megayacht Madame Kate Gets Special Pearl Paint On Exterior

The Dutch shipyard Amels recently launched the 60m Madame Kate, its first superyacht completely finished with a stunning pearl effect paint. Every line and contour on this Amels 199 yacht is brilliantly illuminated thanks to the paint that also shows off the Tim Heywood exterior design. The idea for unusual paint came from the owner…