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CJR Propulsion announces partenership with Southampton University’s Fluid Structure Interactions Research Group (FSIRG)

July 07, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

World leading propeller and sterngear system manufacturer, CJR Propulsion, has announced the start of a long-term partnership with Southampton University's Fluid Structure Interactions Research Group (FSIRG) – working together to develop accurate design tools to optimise propeller and sterngear technology for improved performance, fuel efficiency, longevity and reduced vibration. ... read full story

Superyacht MYSTIC’s interior by Schnaase Interior Design

July 07, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Schnaase Interior Design has unveiled images of their new interior for the superyacht Mystic, a 46 metre superyacht which was designed by Diana Yacht Design and has now been built and launched by CMB Yachts. ... read full story

Monaco Yacht Show 2010 – Ulysse Nardin an official sponsor.

July 07, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Ulysse Nardin is the Official Sponsor of the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show, the World’s Luxury Yacht Showplace held from Sept. 22-25 at Port Hercules, Monaco. ... read full story

Alu Marine introduces the new Catamaran Noah 76

July 06, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Alu Marine Noah 76 Catamaran

A class of her own, the Noah 76 Yacht is a catamaran with character: seaworthy, powerful, comfortable and safe. Built in aluminum by Alu Marine, she is very safe and with her long range, is perfect for distant cruising. The Noah 76 was designed by VPLP naval architects (Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost), world leader in the racing and cruising multihull sector, with an interior design from Anne-Monique Bonadei. ... read full story

1962 Feadship Yacht Sirene under refit at Van Dam Nordia

July 06, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

1962 Feadship Yacht Sirene during her refit at Van Dam Nordia

The Van Dam Nordia shipyard is one of the world’s oldest yacht-builders. Since shipbuilding is a trade that often goes from one generation to the next, the Van Dam yard has also been passed on through the family ranks. Until this day the yard is owned by the Van Dam family and run by Robert van Dam’s son in law Jacco Jongkind, Managing Director of the yard. The design department is lead by Robin ten Hoope, who has been co-responsible for the latest generation of Nordia yachts for the past 10 years. This month Van Dam Nordia welcomed the Yacht Sirene to our yard, a motoryacht built by Feadship in 1962. This lovely yacht has already had many modifications over the decades, and the current owner is aiming to bring her back to original state. Yachts Sirene is due to be ready in about three months time. ... read full story

Yacht Madiblue on Fire in Greece

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Unfortunate news has come to hand that the superyacht Madiblue has fire onboard in the Greece marina called Vouliagmeni. Further details about the Madi Blue motor yacht fire are as yet unknown. Yacht Madiblue is 46.7 metres in length and was built by the Australian company Oceanfast in 1986. ... read full story

The Soraya 46 Superyacht

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Soraya 46 motor yacht is being built by Gentech Yachts Ltd., a subsidiary of Gentech Ltd., a highly successful international corporation with businesses in a number of fields, including business aviation, real estate development, engineering and fashion retail. With expertise in cutting-edge innovation and technology and with more than 15 years of personal experience in yachting, Gentech is dedicated to setting new standards for this range of 21st century mega yachts. ... read full story

The Moonen 133 superyacht

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Moonen 133 superyacht can be described as 'a cross-over of a cross-over', blending rugged adventurous looks with modern superyacht stylishness and classic elements. This exceptionally elegant explorer has a low profile, excellent sea handling performance and a very long range. The Moonen design team was responsible for the overall design concept, with René van der Velden adding his delicate touch to the styling. ... read full story

The Soraya 70 Superyacht

July 06, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Soraya 70 yacht is another collaboration between Soraya Yachts and the Uniellé design studio. This team also worked together successfully on Soraya 46 yacht, which is now under construction. In fact Jure Bukavec, founder of Uniellé Yacht Design, designed Soraya 46 to be the ultimate showcase for the innovative use of new yacht building technologies and the Gentech shipyard has the honour of realising the design and technology from the plans into a physical reality. Soraya Yachts are undertaking to creating a graceful and stylish motor yacht which is to offer her yacht owner an ideal combination of state-of-the-art design, construction and elegance. The Soraya 70 superyacht has every reason to attain the same high standards or better. ... read full story

Christensen Yachts begins the Ocean Alexander yachts and is to build two 50m custom series superyachts “Deputy Dog” and “Perfect Pursuit”

July 05, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The yachts are code named superyachts "Deputy Dog" and "Perfect Pursuit". Also, last week Christensen Shipyards took delivery of a 46m (150ft) superyacht Ocean Alexander mould at the Washington shipyard. ... read full story

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