Gulf Craft explores different yacht ownership options

Gulf Craft explores different yacht ownership options

When Erwin Bamps joined Gulf Craft as CEO in 2002, his main task was to scale up the business. At the time, the company was building smaller vessels, but its intention was clear. It first wanted to build yachts, then

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St Kitts and Nevis yacht traffic grows for fifth year running

St Kitts and Nevis yacht traffic grows for fifth year running

The dual-island nation of St Kitts and Nevis is growing as a yachting hotspot in the Caribbean. Its Christophe Harbour has seen its fifth consecutive year of growth in yacht operations and is still expanding. The harbour completed its second

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DAMEN sells its second SeaXplorer yacht

DAMEN sells its second SeaXplorer yacht

DAMEN and its luxury yacht builder AMELS have completed the sale of a second SeaXplorer, a 75-metre luxury yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving, and other tropical and polar adventures. Facilities on the SeaXplorer 75 include a dive centre,

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Numarine sells second 32XP

Numarine sells second 32XP

Numarine’s U.S dealer Numarine USA has sold the second Explorer 32XP series motor yacht to an experienced American customer. The motor yacht is currently being built following the sale agreement. It is expected to be delivered to its customer next

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WIDER announces first yacht project since acquisition

WIDER announces first yacht project since acquisition

WIDER has unveiled a new entry-level vessel, the 130’ motoryacht. This the first yacht project announced since the shipyard’s acquisition by cruise and resort holding group Genting Hong Kong in April. The new 130′ yacht is the sister project to

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Bilgin sells 160 Classic “Timeless”

Bilgin sells 160 Classic “Timeless”

Istanbul shipyard Bilgin has sold its 160 Classic model “Timeless” to an unknown customer. The 49 metre yacht was sold by the Island Yacht Club. Sales consultant Leo Jordil assisted the transaction. Bilgin’s sales manager Yildirim Bilgen said: “Timeless always

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Benetti sells fourth Mediterraneo 116′

Benetti sells fourth Mediterraneo 116′

Benetti has sold BM004, the fourth production model of the Mediterraneo 116′. The sale was arranged by Benetti Asia, with the support of a local broker. The vessel was sold to an Asian businessman enthusiast. The deal was signed mid

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Porto Montenegro becomes the first ‘Platinum marina’

Porto Montenegro becomes the first ‘Platinum marina’

Yacht homeport and marina village Porto Montenegro has become the first to be awarded the TYHA Platinum Marina award. The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Platinum Marina award was established last year to accredit the worlds best superyacht marinas. Porto Montenegro achieved

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Briand and Jeanneau reveal new collaborative model

Briand and Jeanneau reveal new collaborative model

London-based yacht designer Philippe Briand has collaborated with boatyard Jeanneau to design the 13.4 metre Sun Odyssey 440. The sailing yacht distinguishes itself with a unique form, lack of barrier between cockpit and deck and a “transformer” cockpit backrest. The

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Third Bering 65 ‘Golden Mile’ launched

Third Bering 65 ‘Golden Mile’ launched

Turkish shipyard Bering has launched the third production hull of its 65 motoryacht ‘Golden Mile’. The vessel has been tailored to fit the needs of an “experienced ocean-crossing voyager”, Bering said. The client is a Korean yachtsman and fisherman looking

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