Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for Composite

Sailing yacht Antares III

Feature Superyacht: 30m Sailing yacht Antares III by Yachting Developments

August 15, 2011

Sailing Yacht Antares III is a 30m (98ft) custom built composite performance cruising sloop from the design board of Dixon Yacht Design. Built by Yachting Developments to meet and exceed strict Germanischer Lloyd and MCA classification survey requirements, the vessel is incredibly strong yet 25-30% lighter than similar vessels built in Aluminium. The composite structure…

Amber Composites to build New Manufacturing Plant

Amber Composites to build New Manufacturing Plant

June 21, 2011

Purpose-Built Facility to Improve Capacity and Capabilities Amber Composites has announced that the company has broken ground on a new building at their production facility in Langley Mill, Derbyshire. The building will be dedicated to the production of composite materials including Amber’s prepreg, surface film, adhesive film and syntactic core and will more than double…

30m Sailing Yacht Antares III by Yachting Developments Sets Sail

30m Sailing Yacht Antares III by Yachting Developments Sets Sail

June 16, 2011

International award winning Auckland based Superyacht builder Yachting Developments is proud to launch another custom built 30m composite performance cruising sloop, sailing yacht Antares III. From the design board of naval architects Dixon Yacht Design the vessel is referred to as build number YD69, or by its project name “Meteor 100” but is now proudly named ‘Antares III’….

The Antares III yacht as built by Yachting Developments New Zealand and designed by Dixon Yacht Design

The 30 metre Superyacht Antares III yacht launched by Yachting Developments in New Zealand

May 12, 2011

Yachting Developments New Zealand have now launched their sailing yacht Antares III superyacht in Auckland. The 100 foot / 30 m sloop superyacht Antares III – formerly known as project Meteor and Hull YD 69 – was designed by Bill Dixon, of Dixon Yacht Design, and her interior was created by Rhoades Young. The S/Y…

The first ACMA Green Composites Workshop

April 11, 2011

Companies in the steel and concrete industries have already developed life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle inventory (LCI) data collections to respond to the growing demand in all market sectors to produce proof that their companies are “green.” Where does this leave the composites industry? The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) – the leader in green composites issues – will address critical issues like this at the first Green Composites Workshop, June 21-22, 2011, in Rosemont, Ill.

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