Yachts News


New W-class Yacht Designs

Nov 05, 2012

W-Class Yacht Company is expanding its family of yachts to include 100’, 123’ and 135’ models.The first of the new designs, the W.123', was developed by Bruce Johnson (formerly of Sparkman & Stephens) in collaboration with Rockport Marine Yacht Design…

New Limousine Hybrid Yacht Tender by Green Yachts

Oct 29, 2012

Green Yachts located in Genova, Italy, spotlights its new luxury yacht tender with an eco-friendly hybrid propulsion system.The new Limousine Hybrid yacht tender concept is equipped as a standard with 2 inboard 125 HP engines, coupled with…

Unwelcome US Marina Visitor

Oct 28, 2012

The Resort at Port Ludlow: efforts are still underway to expedite the departure of 118 ft delinquent vessel 'New Star'.Port Ludlow Marina (Ludlow, WA) staff, along with the ship's current owner Geroge Marincin, have put a 24-hour vessel watch in place with the assistance of Rodger Slate…

New Zero-emission Yacht Tender From Italy's Green Yachts

Oct 26, 2012

The new zero-emission tender is constructed in composite materials with wood structures & is powered by an electric outboard.The special propulsion system allows the tender to be easily stored in garages or on the swimming platforms of yachts…

Volvo Penta Unveil New V8 Engine

Oct 25, 2012

Volvo Penta's poweful new V8-380 marine diesel engine debuts at Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show.“This new-generation, high-performance engine has raised the bar for marine engines and follows a long history of innovation for Volvo Penta…

Delta 80 IPS Powerboat's Fort Lauderdale Show Debut

Oct 24, 2012

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 25-29, 2012, sees the debut of Swedish-built powerboat Delta 80 IPS. Since its inception, Delta Powerboats has continuously developed new models and now they offer a current model portfolio of six boat models from 26 feet to 54 feet…

Iconic Schooner Fitted With Pollution-free Bearings

Oct 23, 2012

Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, 'Bluenose II', fitted with Thordon Bearings' water-lubricated stern tube & rudder bearings.Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador, the Bluenose II, relaunched September 29, 2012 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia fitted…

New Deep Impact Boats for Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show

Oct 18, 2012

US-based Deep Impact Boats will exhibit over 6 new, custom built boats, at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show.Deep Impact will have a total of 7 boats inside the convention center including:  399 Deep Blue with powerful quad engines and an oversized t-top…

Megayacht Electro-magnetic Propulsion System a World First

Oct 15, 2012

The  45m megayacht project involves KaiserWerft, Franck Muller Yacht Design & Engineering and Voith.The semi displacement 45 m yacht will be fully built in Kevlar and Carbon and the (electromagnetic) propulsion is to be powered by a Diesel…

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Entries Surge

Oct 15, 2012

This year's fleet for the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race in December reaches 60 already. 'Wild Oats Xl' the boat to beat.The boat to beat for line honours this year will be Bob Oatley‘s super maxi Wild Oats XI, skippered by Mark Richards…

Lewmar Sponsors Hamble Winter Series Yacht Race

Oct 12, 2012

UK yacht equipment specialist Lewmar to sponsor the 2012 Lewmar Hamble One Design Championships, the UK's premier winter sailing event.This sponsorship represents a furthering of Lewmar's commitment to UK competitive sailing, having been…

Superyacht MTU Automation System Unvelled

Oct 08, 2012

'Blue Vision New Generation' automation system presented for MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines, with new bridge components designed by Pininfarina.Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH presents its Blue Vision New Generation automation…

Boatbuilding Trade School Presents at US Boat Shows

Oct 04, 2012

IYRS, a trade school based in Rhode Island, showcases its educational programs at the largest in-water boat shows in America.The school trains students in highly technical and craft-oriented wood and composites construction, as well as in…

GAC Yacht Team Wins in France, Now Faces Bermuda Challenge

Oct 04, 2012

GAC Pindar skipper Ian Williams & team arrive for the Argo Group Gold Cup after winning in Match Race France.After a spectacular conclusion to the Match Race France last weekend, which saw the GAC Pindar skipper battle the elements against young Kiwi William Tiller (Full Metal Jacket Racing)…

Yachting Community Loses Icon

Oct 03, 2012

John Joseph Ciullo passes away at 54. Mr. John Joseph Ciullo, age 54 years of Fort Lauderdale, FL, entered into Eternal Life on September 29, 2012. John was predeceased by his mother Shirley Flowers Thompson. He is survived by his beloved Elena Shalaeva…

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