Y.CO sells Mon Plaisir

Y.CO sells Mon Plaisir

UK brokerage company Y.CO has sold Heesen’s Mon Plaisir. Jonathan Zwaans represented the buyer in the transaction. Heesen launched the 46.7 metre motoryacht in 2008. Netherlands-based Omega architects designed its exterior and the interior was designed in-house at Heesen. The

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Azimut Yachts to display 18 models at Fort Lauderdale 2017

Azimut Yachts to display 18 models at Fort Lauderdale 2017

Azimut Yachts will showcase 18 models at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2017 from 1-5 November. The company is to display the Azimut S7, which will be making its first appearance on the US market. Eighteen yachts will be

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Benetti reveals Se77antasette

Benetti reveals Se77antasette

Benetti yachts showcased its new 77-metre collaborative project, the Se77antasette, at the Monaco Yacht Show 2017. The yacht concept was designed in collaboration with Mexican civil architect Fernando Romero. Se77antasette includes a glass observatory on the upper deck and a

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Sirena yachts expands US presence

Sirena yachts expands US presence

Sirena Yachts has opened new headquarter offices in Fort Lauderdale. The headquarters will utilise a team of pre-appointed on-site professionals. The team is already operational. The Turkish shipyard has identified the US as a target market for its new Sirena

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Nobiskrug reveals Project 790

Nobiskrug reveals Project 790

German shipyard Nobiskrug has revealed its latest 80-metre superyacht, Project 790. Project 790 was constructed at Nobiskrug’s Kiel Shipyard. It will be outfitted in the yard’s climate-controlled superyacht hall in Rendesburg – ready for delivery in 2019. The yacht took

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Bitcoin and superyacht brokers: An emerging affinity?

Bitcoin and superyacht brokers: An emerging affinity?

Cryptocurrency is never far from the headlines. In this article written specially for Superyacht Investor, Zahra Pettican and Matthew Scott of digital marketing agency Relevance discuss how it is affecting the superyacht industry. Growing in popularity each year, cryptocurrency is a

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Monaco Marine opening two new shipyards in 2018

Monaco Marine opening two new shipyards in 2018

Monaco Marine will open two new shipyards in the French Riviera in 2018. The yacht services firm will open one new shipyard in La Seyne-Toulon for superyacht refit and one in Marseille to provide refit and maintenance operations for mega

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Green Marine enters liquidation

Green Marine enters liquidation

Hampshire-based shipyard Green Marine has ceased trading, resulting in the loss of 46 jobs. The shipyard has blamed its liquidation on slowing orders and “uncertainty of future business” over the last 12 months. It was expecting an order to build

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AMELS signs order for 78-metre custom yacht

AMELS signs order for 78-metre custom yacht

AMELS has signed an order for a new 78-metre full custom yacht at the Monaco Yacht Show 2017. The custom build will be designed by Monaco architect Espen Øino and thebuyer has chosen Zuretti Interior Designers to create the yacht’s interior. This

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Benetti appoints new head of sales

Benetti appoints new head of sales

Italian shipyard Benetti has appointed Roberto Corno as its new worldwide sales director. Corno was the sales area manager for South-East Europe before this appointment. He joined Benetti in early 2005 as project manager and has since held different roles

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