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Heesen Yachts signs two newbuild superyacht contracts

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The 47m superyacht, Yard Number 15147, belongs to the Heesen’s 47-metre long range displacement vessel family, which now has seven sister-ships. Two of these have been recognised at successive World Superyacht Awards in 2009 and 2010 as the Best Displacement Motor Yachts below 500GT. The level of customization possible on this series (including structural changes to the superstructure) allows owners to create their own unique yacht based on a proven hull design. The new yacht will be built to Lloyds class and be MCA compliant. ... 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

Supermaxi ESIMIT EUROPA 2 Takes Line Honours in 2010 Giraglia Rolex Cup Yacht Race from St. Tropez to San Remo

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

At 11h05m09s CEST Igor Simcic’s Maxi Esimit Europa 2 sailing yacht crossed the finish line of the 2010 Giraglia Rolex Cup race, to take line honours in the 58th edition of the 241 nautical-mile race from St. Tropez to San Remo. Supermaxi Esimit Europa 2 completed the course in just 23 hours 09 seconds, 5 hours 6 seconds outside the course record. ... read full story

Pendennis Yachts UK Hosts Yacht Designer Ron Holland Presentation

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Ron Holland’s career began after he designed the ¼ tonner Eygthene, which won its first race the 1973 ¼ ton Cup. This success led to a commission to design a One-ton class yacht for Irish businessman Hugh Coveney, enabling Ron set up as an independent designer in Kinsale, Co. Cork, where he has been based ever since. ... read full story

New Generation 138′ Vripack Explorer Yacht

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Vripack luxury expedition yacht has a full beam Master cabin, with man height panoramic windows, and bathroom are located on the main deck, whilst 8 guests are accommodated in four cabins on the upper deck. As the Owner, Vripack and the builder, Cizgi Shipyard, are not are not shy to push boundaries, this explorer yacht’s construction combines three different materials, being a steel hull, an aluminium superstructure and a composite wheelhouse and navigation mast. ... read full story

CUERVO Y SOBRINOS CONFIRM PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP OF THE SUPERYACHT CUP

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

With only one week to go until the Palma regatta, yachts are arriving and making preparations for owners and guests. The entry list currently stands at 24 yachts and includes some of the most spectacular superyachts in the world. The Superyacht Cup dock on Muelle Viejo will be full, accommodating 18 of the yachts with six others moored in adjacent marinas close to the action in the race village. ... read full story

Super Sailing Yacht IMAGINE II Launched by Alloy Yachts New Zealand

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

With superyacht Imagine II there has been a desire to recapture the essence of the original Imagine with low, sleek lines and a large cockpit was kept but enhanced by all the advancements in the technologies Alloy has made since the first Imagine was launched. This new luxury yacht Imagine will be outperforming her peers on the water whilst giving her owner new levels of comfort and entertainment when living onboard. ... read full story

Ruea Yachts 60m Motor Yacht BY BMT Nigel Gee & Design Unlimited At Monaco Yacht Show 2010

June 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Plans for the first yacht to be developed and built by Ruea Yachts, the new Thailand-based superyacht venture, will be on display at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. With naval architecture by BMT Nigel Gee and exterior styling plus interior design by Design Unlimited, full details of the luxury 60m motoryacht will be on show at the Design Unlimited stand on ‘Designers’ Row’. ... read full story

Vripack Introduces the unique 138’ New Generation Vripack Explorer Yacht to be launched Summer 2011

June 17, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Vripackt 138' Expedition Vessel - Image courtesy of Vripack

The sky being the limit encouraged Vripack to design a unique 138’ New Generation Explorer Yacht for a repeat client which will be launched Summer 2011. Interesting to know is that this sturdy and trendy displacement yacht is kept below 500GRT even though she has an impressive five decks. The full beam Master cabin, with... ... read full story

Codecasa launches the 65 metre displacement Yacht LADY LAU

June 17, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Codecasa Motor Yacht LADY LAU at her launch. Photo courtesy of Codecasa

On Monday June 14th, 2010 Codecasa Shipyards launched the newest 65 metres displacement yacht Lady Lau. The Hull C 118, motor yacht LADY LAU is scheduled to be delivered to her Owner for the end of next July. The motor yacht Lady Lau is characterized by classic and traditional lines and has been realized following... ... read full story

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