Alewijnse delivers complete portfolio on Amels 60
Amels has contracted Alewijnse Marine to perform the complete electrical systems installation on the first two vessels of its new range of Limited Editions superyacht, the Amels 60. The twin contracts mark a significant milestone in the long-standing working relationship between Amels and Alewijnse. The Amels 60 is the... Read more
Princess Yachts, X95 preview and five show debuts for the next Boot Düsseldorf
Princess Yachts will take part in the next Boot Dusseldorf (18th to 26th January 2020) with ten yachts and a unique preview of the X95 Superfly. UK’s manufacturer Princess Yachts has confirmed that five new yachts will make their show debuts at boot Düsseldorf, beginning 18th January 2020. The new... Read more
Sunseeker’s 161 Yacht, a new dimension
Space, elegance, and flexibility: these are the themes followed by Sunseeker International with their 161 Yacht, the new flagship of the Superyacht Division. ICON Yachts will build the tri-deck yacht in Holland, with a design carried out in collaboration with Design Unlimited. Sunseeker 161 Yacht promise to offer exceptional... Read more
Volvo Penta, customers lead the development of new electric driver interface
Volvo Penta is developing an electric driver interface within its Glass Cockpit System to aid the shift into electric boating. The aim is to make the electric boating experience as easy as possible. A prototype of a new electric driver interface has been developed by Volvo Penta with new... Read more
Marco Kern joins the board of Ocean Indipendence
 After 14 years with Credit Suisse, leading their Yacht and Aviation Finance team, Marco Kern has recently joined the board of Ocean Independence. Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Marco Kern started his career as an engineer and sales manager, subsequently advancing within the business environment of Credit Suisse.... Read more
Yacht Monaco Club launches new project with Navimeteo
Monaco Weather Lab is a training program dedicated to marine meteorology, climate and safety at sea. Aimed at sea professionals and enthusiasts, it is coordinated by “La Belle Classe Academy”, the training center of the Monaco Yacht Club, in collaboration with Navimeteo, provider of meteorological and marine information services.... Read more
A look at industry trends with Francis Lapp
With over 20 years of activity in the yachting industry, Francis Lapp have witnessed the rise and fall of many trends. Sunreef Yachts’ CEO told us that the market demand is increasingly shifting to voluminous catamarans, explaining how his company is leading the way. Francis Lapp, Sunreef CEO, has... Read more
Sorgiovanni teams up with Michele Flandin to open a new office in Monaco
The renowned yacht designer Sam Sorgiovanni decided to entrust Michele Flandin with the direction of the new company’s office in the heart of the luxury yachting capital, Monaco (in the picture, Michele Flandin and Sam Sorgiovanni). It has been twenty-three years since Sam Sorgiovanni opened his design studio in... Read more
Furuno presented new INS Voyager Bridge
Furuno Italia presented the new generation of INS Voyager Bridge, an integrated dashboard for mega yachts developed with the German company Böning. In the opening picture, Massimo Bugli, Furuno’s General Manager.   The longstanding partnership between Furuno and Böning has enabled the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art integrated system that... Read more
Heesen and Winch Design premiered Xventure at FLIBS
Heesen teamed up with the British studio Winch Design to create an explorer yacht for adventurous owners that would also have every comfort onboard, with a high-efficiency profile made possible by the FDHF hull design. Xventure, which premiered at the last Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, was realized for extended... Read more