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Drettmann GmbH yacht builder and dealer files for bankruptcy

May 27, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

As of the 25th of May 2010, management of Drettmann GmbH has filed for bankruptcy. The luxury yacht builder and dealer, based at Bremen-Hemelingen, situated directly on the Weser River, Drettmann employs around 100 people. ... read full story

Delta Yachts Launch Superyacht SILVER SHALIS 2010

May 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Delta Marine have launched their yacht Silver Shalis in 2010 to much secrecy. The Delta Design Group takes a fresh sheet approach with Project 156039 – though to be yacht Silver Shalis. This chic, Asian-inspired interior will be as beautiful as it is distinctive. Based on a semi-displacement hull design, this all-composite 156-foot super yacht... ... read full story

Superyacht Riela is a Winner at The World Superyacht Awards 2010

May 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Sailing yacht Riela, designed by Perini Navi’s in-house naval architects together with New Zealander Ron Holland, is the 46th unit in the Perini Navi fleet and the 7th in the 56 metre series. She boasts an ultra-light streamlined aluminium hull with maximum displacement optimized at 545 tons in order to guarantee both excellent sailing performances and extreme comfort. Both main and mizzen masts are also in aluminium, while the furling boom is in carbon fibre. Total sail area is expected to reach 1,500 m². ... read full story

34 m Superyacht Nilaya launched by Baltic Yachts

May 27, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Nauta Yacht Design was responsible for the general arrangement a and yacht design lines of luxury yacht Nilaya whilst her naval architecture is the work of Reichel Pugh Yacht Design - the two design houses already have a strong collaboration, having worked together historically on the design of high performance cruiser racers. Yacht Nilaya was the inaugural collaboration between Baltic Yachts and Nauta Yacht Design. ... read full story

Yacht Help Group opens new provisioning department in Antibes

May 26, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Following Yacht Helps Group’s first successful season based in Antibes providing a host of services to superyachts including sourcing spare parts, berth bookings and a concierge service for both guests and crew, YHG Antibes has now expanded to provide a specialist Provisions and Wine/Drinks department. Determined to offer exceptional quality at the best prices YHG... ... read full story

Smaller boat sales lead boating industry recovery in US

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

As Memorial Day approaches – one of the most popular boating weekends of the year – the recreational boating industry trade group, National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and the industry’s national consumer awareness program, Discover Boating, report an improving trend in small aluminum boat sales; boats typically purchased by first-time boaters for fishing and navigating... ... read full story

Austal establishes global Yacht & Ship Refit service offering

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Austal has established itself as a major provider of worldwide vessel maintenance and management, securing more than 1000 service-related jobs in 16 different countries over the past year. Many of these contracts involve non-Austal vessels and range from refitting steel offshore support vessels to planned vessel maintenance of high speed aluminium patrol boats. Earlier this... ... read full story

e3 Systems Spain launch new website

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

After months of preparation and in-depth client consultation e3 Systems have just launched their new website -e3s.com.  e3 Systems’ aim is for the site to become the industry reference point for all advanced marine electronics and services information.  It covers the full range of e3’s recommended technology, services, support and training plus a host of... ... read full story

Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show 2010

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

This years Cannes International Boat & Yacht Show is the 33rd and it is to be held on the Wednesday 8-13th of September 2010 at Vieux Port & Port Pierre Canto, cannes, France. Opening hours are from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm everyday of the Show and on Monday 13th September, the final day, the show closes at 6 pm. Please see the official Cannes Boat Show website for further information and updates: - salonautiquecannes.com ... read full story

Azzura Marine receives recognition for Richard Branson’s superyacht Necker Belle catamaran refit

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Necker Belle underwent a refit by the Azzura Shipyard in Australia, which transformed her from the mundane into a special luxury catamaran. ... read full story

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