Heesen launch YN 16947, Asya

Heesen launch YN 16947, Asya

Heesen Yachts has announced that project YN 16947, now christened Asya by her owners, has been launched at the shipyard in Oss. The exterior of the 47 metre displacement yacht has been designed by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, with interiors from

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Three superyachts. Three launches. One week.

Three superyachts. Three launches. One week.

In just one week, Gulf Craft has launched three of its Majesty superyachts, the latest addition to its luxury fly-bridge line. The UAE-based builder will officially present the superyachts at three major events – the Kuwait Yacht Show, which will be

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World’s first hybrid superyacht

World’s first hybrid superyacht

Feadship has launched the world’s first hybrid superyacht. 83.5 metre Savannah features an eco-friendly blend of single diesel engine, three gensets, batteries, propeller, azimuting thruster and a streamlined hull shape. Savannah was inspired by the 2010 Feadship Future Concept Breathe. It showcases a

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Azimut 50 Flybridge success at European Power Boat of the Year 2015

Azimut 50 Flybridge success at European Power Boat of the Year 2015

The Azimut 50 Flybridge was the overall winner of the European Power Boat of the Year 2015 award for ‘over 45 feet’. The ceremony was recently held at the International Boat Show in Düsseldorf and the judging panel included seven editors of European nautical magazines

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Burgess’s first sales of 2015

Burgess’s first sales of 2015

Burgess have announced the sale of Mim and Yanneke. 49 metre Mim was built by CMN Shipyard and was originally delivered in 2002. Her interior was designed by Andrew Winch and she can accomodate 12 guests. Burgess represented both the

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Fred van Beers appointed CEO at Blohm+Voss

Fred van Beers appointed CEO at Blohm+Voss

As of 1st March 2015, Fred van Beers will take over from Dr Herbert Aly as CEO of Blohm+Voss. His focus will be on developing their new superyacht division.  Van Beers was previously the Vice President Services Northern Europe at Wärtsilä,

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Lazzara Yachts under new ownership

Lazzara Yachts under new ownership

Lazzara Yachts has been purchased by the Avanti Ocean Group. Company president, Joe Lazzara has announced that the new company will do business as Lazzara Custom Yachts and Tampa Marine Services. “This was a decision that I thought was necessary going

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Benetti appoints Luigi Adamo General Manager of Asia

Benetti appoints Luigi Adamo General Manager of Asia

Benetti, part of the Azimut|Benetti Group, has appointed Luigi Adamo as General Manager of Benetti Asia. He will be responsible for managing and coordinating sales, marketing and customer satisfaction in the Asian market.Adamo has a degree in naval engineering. His

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Otam sells first SD35

Otam sells first SD35

OTAM has sold the first hull of its new all-aluminium semidisplacement yacht line. Hull number 1 of the SD35 line is scheduled for delivery to an Italian owner on 30th June 2016. Gianfranco Zanoni, CEO of OTAM, said: “We are

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