Yachts News


Hammond New International Sales Manager, Fairline Yachts

Aug 29, 2016

British luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Fairline Yachts, announces Robert Hammond as its new International Sales Manager. Robert will be responsible for Fairline's global sales operations and managing its worldwide dealer network. A former military pilot…

Heesen New Yachts for Sale, Delivering March 2017

Aug 15, 2016

Heesen Yachts from Dutch shipyard are for Sale. The two boats are currently in-built on spec and delivering in March 2017.  Undoubtedly these highest quality new construction vessels are available in the shortest time frame on the market today…

Seacurus: Yachting Sector Seafarers Need Attention

Aug 11, 2016

Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus has called for more flag states to establish a process of compulsory registration for all providers of Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Service (SPRS) in the yachting sector.  Thomas Brown…

Team Britannia, GAC Inks Partnership Deal

Jul 23, 2016

As Team Britannia prepares for its bid to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year, GAC has been named their official shipping and logistics partner.GAC will draw on the local contacts and expertise of its network of global…

Watson Joins Hatteras Yachts as COO

Jul 22, 2016

Hatteras/Cabo Yachts, LLC has welcomed Wade Watson to the company. He has joined the company as chief operating officer, reporting directly to Hatteras President and CEO, John Ward. Wade will oversee daily operations at Hatteras’ manufacturing plant in New Bern…

Boaterz 'N Bikerz Pacific Coast Rush

Jul 21, 2016

Boating industry bikers from across the country are throttling up this weekend for the official launch of 'Pacific Coast Rush,' a week-long escorted motorcycle tour from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA, including a two-day swing down to Big Sur and Monterey…

Blohm+Voss Strengthens Team

Jul 18, 2016

Blohm+Voss has appointed Jean-Gabriel Tridon as General Manager and Dieter Pladeck as Finance Director for its new maintenance and refit facility in La Ciotat in the south of France.  The company has filled the two management positions only…

Verkuyl New CEO at Feadship Royal Van Lent Yard

Jul 05, 2016

Jan-Bart Verkuyl has been appointed the new CEO of Feadship’s Royal Van Lent yard, where he will have overall responsibility for the day to day operations of the current operation in Kaag, its subsidiaries and the second new yard in Amsterdam when it opens in 2018…

Shetland Race Yachts Due at Lerwick

Jun 21, 2016

The annual Shetland Race from Bergen will be at Lerwick from Thursday 23 to Saturday 25 June.2016 marks the 30th annual race which started in 1987 – that first year with only one competitor actually making the trip but it still ranked as a qualifying race…

Team Oracle, Airbus Team up to Build Flying Yacht

Jun 12, 2016

European planemaker Airbus Group SE has forged a technology partnership with Oracle Team USA as this championship sailing squad prepares to defend its title in the 2017 competition for America’s Cup – which is the oldest international sporting trophy of the modern era (born in 1851)…

Newport Unveils Education Series for this year’s Boat Show

Jun 11, 2016

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the 2016 Education Series for this year’s Boat Show. Greatly expanding on past offerings, the Newport International Boat Show will host  on-water courses…

Nine Rescued from Yacht Fire near Shetland

Jun 03, 2016

A skipper and his crew have been rescued from a life raft after their yacht - The Miracle - caught fire off the coast of Shetland, Scotland.  According to a BBC report, nine people have been rescued after a yacht caught fire off Shetland…

Dubai Eyes 1 Million Cruise Tourists

Jun 01, 2016

Dubai plans to build a marina for luxury yachts in response to high demand as the emirate is targeting one million cruise passengers per year by 2020, said Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of DP World and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation…

Abandoned Yacht Found Off Port Stephens Beach

May 18, 2016

A yacht with no one on board has been discovered in the ocean in Port Stephens in the Hunter, prompting fears a person may have fallen overboard, as per a report in SMH. The eight-metre yacht was spotted on Tuesday night drifting off Samurai Beach in the Hunter region…

Scholten Joins ABYC as Technical Vice President

May 17, 2016

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) announced that Craig Scholten has joined the association as technical vice president. Brining 33 years of boating industry experience to the role, Scholten will oversee the ABYC technical department…

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