Fire in the hold! Superyacht blazes, their causes and preventions

Fire in the hold! Superyacht blazes, their causes and preventions

[photo courtesy: Riviera24] Fires onboard superyachts account for about one fifth of the total paid out in yachting related claims by insurance firms each year, the most expensive claim type by some margin. Only last weekend in Portals Mallorca a

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Nobiskrug launches hybrid superyacht that can operate in total silence

Nobiskrug launches hybrid superyacht that can operate in total silence

German shipbuilder, Nobiskrug, last week launched a 262ft hybrid superyacht that it claims is capable of operating in total silence. The vessel is hailed by its designer, Gregory C. Marshall, as Nobiskrug’s coolest project to date: “We are super excited

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Superyacht Investor’s publisher presented with Queen’s Award for industry

Superyacht Investor’s publisher presented with Queen’s Award for industry

Specialist Insight is a “star turn”, Lord-Lieutenant Michael More-Molyneux (centre left) told the team. Superyacht Investor’s publisher, Specialist Insight, has received a commemorative bowl in recognition of its Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2019. Making the presentation at

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Heesen sells second hybrid yacht: Project Electra

Heesen sells second hybrid yacht: Project Electra

Heesen has sold its second hybrid yacht in the 5000 aluminium class – YN 19150 Project Electra – scheduled for delivery at the end of April following sea trials in the North Sea. The 50-metre superyacht, which weighs below 500

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Damen launches 55-metre yacht-support vessel Blue Ocean

Damen launches 55-metre yacht-support vessel Blue Ocean

Blue Ocean’s after deck is big enough to accommodate a float plane and several large tenders. Damen has launched its latest superyacht-support vessel – the 55-metre Blue Ocean – at its shipyard in Antalya, in Turkey’s southern Mediterranean region. A

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Pocket superyacht CROSSOVER 27 aims to solve ‘an industry wide problem’

Pocket superyacht CROSSOVER 27 aims to solve ‘an industry wide problem’

The newest project by Lynx Yachts, CROSSOVER 27, true to its name is a pocket-superyacht aiming to meet the requirements of active superyachting by merging the capabilities of a support vessel and explorer yacht. The yacht is due for delivery

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Dubai International Boat Show postponed due to coronavirus

Dubai International Boat Show postponed due to coronavirus

The Dubai International Boat Show has been postponed until late November, amid fears surrounding the outbreak of coronavirus. The show was set to take place from March 10th to 14th but it will now be held from November 24th to

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Tankoa and Camper & Nicholsons announce sale of third S501 hull

Tankoa and Camper & Nicholsons announce sale of third S501 hull

Tankoa Yachts has sold its S501 hull with the assistance of Fernando Nicholson of Camper & Nicholsons. Built on speculation, S501 is the third hull in the Genoan shipyard’s all-aluminium 50-metre series designed by Francesco Paszkowski and is due to

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OceanXplorer : A superyacht built to research

OceanXplorer : A superyacht built to research

The 87.1m superyacht-cum-research-vessel, OceanXplorer, has been relaunched from Damen’s shipyard based in Gorinchem, Netherlands following a two-year refit. She was built in 2010 at the Freire shipyard in Spain and spent her life until now as a deep-sea survey vessel

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Sunreef Yachts’ new partnership: Own a floating installation

Sunreef Yachts’ new partnership: Own a floating installation

Sunreef Yachts has announced a partnership with Miami-based artist, Alexander Mijares, whose first piece, adorning a 70 Sunreef Power catamaran, is currently up for sale. The yacht with a fully wrapped hull, entitled Pieces of Me, was displayed at last

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