Federico Martini and German Frers, an innovative project
Federico Martini of Sirnew  who is also board member at Sirena Marine, and German Frers, an established name in the yacht design world, and a long-standing partner of the yard, told us everything about the Sirena Marine sailing range di Luca Sordelli Since its creation in 2006, Sirena Marine has... Read more
Mercury Marine expands die-casting capabilities with an investment of $9 million
Mercury Marine has officially opened its 23,500 square foot expansion to its die-casting facility.  The $9M investment will allow the company to make complex blocks, driveshafts, and gearcases for Mercury’s outboards. The American company, based in Fond du Lac, has increased its die-casting capabilities by expanding its facilities and... Read more
Princess Yachts, a record year for the British shipyard
Princess Yachts Ltd has announced its financial results, as well as the figures regarding yacht sales and employment at its Plymouth headquarters. These results make 2018 the British manufacturer’s most successful year of its history. (in the opening photo, Antony Sheriff, Executive Chairman, Princess Yachts) The 12 months to... Read more
Besenzoni, professionalism brings success
A father, two sons, fifty-two years of history. A healthy family company which knows how to innovate, modernise itself, but without rushing to do so, and above all without betraying its clients. Giorgio Besenzoni opened the doors of his company to us to unveil the secret of its success di Francesco... Read more
Baltic Yachts has launched three new yachts in ten days
Baltic Yachts achieved the goal of launching three yachts in just ten days. This was possible thanks to an intense two and half year build schedule at their Jakobstad yard in Finland. Baltic Yachts’ owner Professor Hans Georg Näder attended a special celebratory event to mark the launchings, during... Read more
Oculus Technologies: Sylvia Lorente van Berge Henegouwen is the new CEO
Oculus Technologies B.V. has appointed Sylvia Lorente van Berge Henegouwen as its new CEO. The company, which specializes in technologies for 3D information visualization, will benefit from her expertise in the mobile sector, to consolidate and further develop their latest creation, the YachtEye. “We are pleased to welcome Sylvia... Read more
Phiequipe will attend the International Bodenseewoche
Phiequipe will be in Constance for the International Bodenseewoche, the German water sports fair, from 23rd to 26th May 2019. The Italian company will display its MB18 Tender Levriero, following the same concept introduced at the last Cannes Yachting Festival. It will be possible to attend some sea trials in cooperation with their... Read more
Paolo Viola and Andrea Silipo, the ideal harbour
 Marinas have always had it tough in Italy. Why? Whose fault is that? What is needed for the situation to change? We talked to Paolo Viola and Andrea Silipo, two of the most prominent experts  in the sector by Niccolò Volpati – photo by Andrea Muscatello It is always the... Read more
Inauguration of the new Feadship plant in Amsterdam in the presence of the Queen
Queen Máxima inaugurated the eco-friendly superyacht yard of Feadship in Amsterdam. Feadship officially opened its brand-new, purpose-built superyacht facility in the port of Amsterdam on 16 May in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Máxima and some 2500 members of the workforce. The spectacular ceremony saw the culmination of... Read more
KJK has completed the acquisition of the Elan Group
Elan Yachts announced that KJK Fund III, a 250 million euro private equity fund launched in 2018 has completed the purchase of 100% of the shares of the Elan Group. The companies within the KJK Group manage a number of funds focused on European border markets, with a team... Read more