Damen Yachting signs new 72m hybrid explorer yacht

Damen Yachting signs new 72m hybrid explorer yacht

Damen Yachting has been commissioned by an experienced owner to build a new custom 72-metre hybrid explorer yacht. Designed by Michael Leach and with an interior by the owner’s team, the construction of the yacht will be overseen by Burgess’ New Construction Team until she is delivered in 2024 in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. Designed for global cruising, the custom

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Inside the 87m Lürssen superyacht Ace

Inside the 87m Lürssen superyacht Ace

The 87-metre superyacht Ace was built back in 2012 by the German shipyard Lürssen and refitted in 2018. Here, thanks to a recent photoshoot in Barcelona, we get an insight of what the vast and voluminous 2,732 GT yacht looks like inside. Built for an experienced owner, the superyacht is now for sale. She has only ever had one owner

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Global Marine Trends 2030

Global Marine Trends 2030

We thought the world would not change much between the last decade of the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first. As events unfolded in the financial world, the Middle East and emerging countries, we were shocked by what happened. It has had dramatic impact on geopolitics, international security, world trade and business.

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Refit before and after: 54m Amels yacht Spirit

Refit before and after: 54m Amels yacht Spirit

Having bought the yacht a year ago, the owner’s of the 54.3-metre Spirit wanted a fresh interior set-up onboard their new luxury yacht. As a result, Spirit received a full revamp of her interior design at Monaco Marine La Ciotat earlier this year. Having been originally launched in 2011 by Dutch builder Amels, Spirit’s exterior lines were penned by Tim Heywood as part of the

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Construction begins on custom 62m Benetti FB283 yacht

Construction begins on custom 62m Benetti FB283 yacht

Benetti celebrated the keel laying of its latest custom 62-metre Benetti FB283 yacht last week, indicating that construction on the new vessel is well underway. The project team consists of Nicola Nicolai Yacht Consulting & Project Management as owner’s rep, naval architects Van Oossanen and designer Giorgio Cassetta. Together the team fulfilled the owner’s brief for a custom yacht with...

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has significant impacts on the shipping industry and on seafarers themselves, and IMO is working tirelessly at all levels to find solutions. Travel restrictions imposed by governments around the world have created significant hurdles to crew changes and repatriation of seafarers, which has led to a growing humanitarian crisis

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Don’t Make Your Boat Look Like a Christmas Tree

Don’t Make Your Boat Look Like a Christmas Tree

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Nov. 18, 2020 – Boaters looking to buy themselves a Christmas gift may be thinking about adding some “bling” to the boat – multicolored decorative LED deck and space lighting. Just don’t light your boat up like a Christmas tree, says the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water. Extra lights installed in

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Sunseeker to Launch Five Brand New Models in January 2021

Sunseeker to Launch Five Brand New Models in January 2021

Sunseeker International has announced it will be launching an incredible five brand new models in January 2021 – a feat never before seen in the company’s history. Sunseeker’s ‘famous five’ global premieres are the Predator 55 EVO™, Manhattan 55, 65 Sport Yacht, 88 Yacht and 90 Ocean. Andrea Frabetti, CEO at Sunseeker International, commented: “This is

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