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Superyacht Refits Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Super Yacht ATTESSA IV to be unveiled in October

July 16, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

October 2010 will see the newly refurbished superyacht ATTESSA IV unveiled to public. The now 110.6 metre luxury motor yacht is promising to be one of the most impressive and important refit works ever. ... read full story

New superyacht dry dock delivered to Knight & Carver

July 13, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

On the 30th of June 2010, the Knight & Carver Yacht Center in San Diego, California took delivery a superyacht dry dock called ‘Diligence’ for its refit and repair operations. ... read full story

Miami’s 5th St. Marina add berths for Superyachts.

June 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 5th St. Marina in Miami, USA has expanded by renovating an adjacent shipping yard and now includes 6 deepwater berths for Mega-Yachts, superyachts or Commercial vessels of 100ft+. At the new facility, Captains can choose to obtain shipside services themselves or procure services from contractors already operating at the Marina. ... read full story

Ex presidential yacht Honey Fitz undergoing refit

June 22, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Ex presidential yacht Honey Fitz undergoing refit Built in 1931 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Bay City, Michigan, motor yacht Honey Fitz is now undergoing a refit at Moores Marine in Florida as craftsmen return it to its former glory. John F. Kennedy named the Presidential yacht as “Honey Fitz Yacht”, after being elected as President of the United States of America in honour of his grandfather. ... read full story

Marine Group Boat Works de Los Cabos Yacht Repair & Drystack in Baja California

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Marine Group Boat Works de Los Cabos Now Open For Boat Repair, Drystack Storage Haul-Outs Up to 125 feet, Storage for Boats Up to 33 feet, Onsite Workshops, Retail Store (San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, March 25, 2010): Marine Group Boat Works de Los Cabos, a boat repair and drystack storage facility, is pleased to unveil its newly constructed multi-million dollar facility and announce that it is open for business. Located at The Marina at Puerto Los Cabos in San Jose del Cabo, the boatyard spans across 200,000 square feet of land and water and is home to Baja California’s only drystack storage and a 150-ton Travelift capable of hauling boats up to 125 feet. ... read full story

60 metre Superyacht Ruea Yachts Thailand

June 16, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The first design to be released by Ruea is the Ruea 60-metre, featuring naval architecture by BMT Nigel Gee, which has worked on such projects as A and Dubai. Meanwhile, the design is the work of UK firm Design Unlimited. The twin screw diesel yacht will have 1,240 gross tonnage, and a beam of 10.5 metres. Her steel hull and alumimum superstructure will be Lloyd’s certified and the yacht will be built to MCA Large Yacht 2 code. ... read full story

HMS Belfast to be Restored to her Former Glory

June 14, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The veteran World War Two cruiser, HMS Belfast, is to have her rusting masts replaced courtesy of a former ally she fought to support – Russia. And Lloyd's Register, one of the UK’s – and the world’s – leading marine institutions, has been asked to help out on the project by its Russian sponsors. ... read full story

Colonna Yachts expand with new West Yard Marine Travelift Facility

June 13, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Colonna Yachts, a division of long standing Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc. of Norfolk, Virginia is pleased to announce a major expansion with the opening of the new West Yard Marine Travelift Facility. Situated on approximately ten acres, this new facility will accommodate the simultaneous repair of up to 15 megayachts and deep draft sailing yachts. ... read full story

70m research vessel Golden Lion Yacht completes refit at the Balk Shipyard.

June 10, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The 70m research vessel Golden Lion has just received a complete refit at the Balk Shipyard in the Netherlands. Golden Lion a three-masted topsail schooner has the work carried out to EU Directive 98/18 on safety rules and standards for passenger ships. ... read full story

Superyacht Senses completes refit

June 09, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Testbank, a Southampton ship repairer has completed a 1 million GBP refit of megayacht SENSES. The 59,20m (194' 2") motor yacht SENSES spent 3 months at the Testbank Ship yard. ... read full story

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