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Fitzroy Yachts to build Hull 16, a 50 metre Flybridge Sloop

June 22, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Fitzroy Yachts start work this month on Hull 16, a 50-metre Flybridge Sloop that will be ready for delivery in 2012. Fitzroy Yachts expertise, reputation for excellence and ease of doing business has attracted a key European client and sealed a major new yacht build for the New Zealand-based yacht maker. ... 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

Superyacht Florida renamed Motor Yacht BATON ROUGE

June 22, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

ICON superyacht project Florida has been christened BATON ROUGE. The 62.50 metre (205.05 ft) displacement motor yacht BATON ROUGE, (ex motor yacht FLORIDA) is the second of three superyachts in the ICON 62m range launched by Icon Yachts. Built as Project Florida, motor yacht BATON ROUGE has a graceful steel hull with an 11.40 metre beam and a draft of 3.50 metres. She was launched on the 27th May 2010. ... read full story

Superyacht Silver Zwei Singapore to ONE°15 Marina Club in Record Time

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

During Silver Zwei’s delivery voyage from Perth to Dubai last October, the vessel set an impressive record for speed, fuel efficiency and comfort. The yacht transited from Australia to the Middle East in 12 days at an average speed of 19.6 knots consuming less than 400 litres / hour, a testament to the design investment made into the vessels sleek eco-friendly hull and engineering systems. Long range crossings are achieved swiftly with fast transit speeds of up to 27 knots, and an extended 5500 nautical mile range without the need for bunkering. ... read full story

Alewijnse Marine Systems signs contract with Oceanco for electrical outfit of 85.5m superyacht

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Alewijnse Marine Systems has a long-established relationship with Oceanco, having worked together on a number of globally recognised superyachts including Alfa Nero (82m), Vibrant Curiosity (85.5m) and MS Sunrays (85.5m). As a strategic partner Alewijnse provides Oceanco with a comprehensive systems integration service based on quality, reliability and flexibility from concept to launch and beyond. ... read full story

Palmer Johnson To Show PJ150 Superyacht VANTAGE at the Monaco Yacht Show 2010

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The masculine interior of motor yacht VANTAGE features interior bulkheads and soles of rustic bleached teak, calming and soft to bare feet with deep navy dyed high gloss Zebrano accents and passage door inserts of Wenge tiles, bulkhead accents of carved Pine and Metal Composite panels adding sophistication. ... read full story

Doyle Sails Expansion in Sydney Australia

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Doyle Sails Sydney is to undergo a significant transformation with the announcement of a strategic partnership with Doyle Sails New Zealand and the re-opening of its Rushcutters Bay loft. The partnership will see Doyle’s presence in Sydney grow considerably enabling the company to give better service to its customers and to give its local customers direct access to Doyle’s patented Stratis laminated sails, developed and custom built at Doyle’s Auckland plant exclusively for Doyle lofts worldwide. ... read full story

Three new Trinity Yachts: Big Zip, Imagine & Mi Sueno

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Big Zip (142 ft.), Imagine (164 ft.) and Mi Sueno (190 ft.) are the most recent launches from Trinity Yachts to be equipped with Flushing Points from TRAC Ecological Marine Products. ... read full story

Superyacht Auctions Partner with Sales Agents

June 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Superyacht Auctions gives brokers and other sellers in the superyacht industry new opportunities to generate no‐stress and especially fast sales. ... read full story

Sanlorenzo launches Yacht MENTXU

June 22, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The recently launched SL100 New Sanlorenzo yacht Mentxu - Photo Credit: Sanlorenzo

Sanlorenzo, the prestigious Italian Shipyard that for more than 50 years is focused on the production of motor yachts exclusively tailor-made to the style and requirements of each owner, has recently launched a new important boat of his fleet the SL100 New MENTXU yacht. ... read full story

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