December 12, 2014, in the beautiful Florida yacht charter location, saw the Derecktor Florida lift team handle their one hundredth vessel of the year with an impressive 900-ton Cimolai® mobile boat hoist, successfully hauling and blocking the 180′ Feadship motor yacht Calixe.
This milestone marks a significant increase in business over 2013 when the yard handled a total of 85 vessels. Final total for 2014 was 106, a 25% increase in the number of vessels handled successfully and without incident.
Derecktor Florida enjoyed another successful year, and continues to build their reputation for providing high quality repair and refit services to the world’s mega-yacht community. The company routinely collaborates with partner providers from their Fort Lauderdale vendor base to ensure each vessel receives the highest level of skill and service available, while ensuring overall project management is both efficient and cost-effective.
The average size of vessels visiting the Fort Lauderdale area continues to grow, as does pressure on wet and dry space in available facilities. Derecktor participates with their neighbors and local marine industry professionals to offer services allowing customer vessels to make their best use of time available, both in and out of the water.