New Otam 85 to make its debut at Cannes 2019
Otam, the Genoa-based shipyard, has announced the launch, ahead of schedule, of its new Otam 85 GTS full custom version. The yacht, which has achieved greater speeds than the ones established in the contract, will make its official debut at the upcoming Cannes Yachting Festival (10-15 September 2019). “The 85... Read more
Solar & Energy Boat Challenge: innovation and sustainability in Monaco
The sixth Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge will see the participation of 22 universities, gathered to imagine and build the future of yachting. The Yacht Club de Monaco will offer conferences, Tech Talks, and a village in the middle of the boat paddocks, which will be open to... Read more
World Oceans Day: discovering the treasures of Tahiti
On Saturday 8 June 2019, the World Oceans Day will take place, an international initiative aimed at celebrating and recognizing the fundamental role that the oceans play on our planet, encouraging their care and protection by all. (opening photo © Mark Fitz) Oceans are one of the most important... 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
Dynamiq unveils Global 330, its first explorer yacht
Dynamiq, the Monaco-based superyacht builder, revealed the 33m Global 330. It is the first model of the new explorer yachts series. This range was designed with long-range travel in mind, and it will be available in three versions of 30m, 33m, and 40m. Dynamiq’s G330 is a full-aluminum vessel with a beam of 8.5m... Read more
Cantieri Codecasa launched the superyacht Construction-F74
Cantieri Navali Codecasa has launched, in its headquarters in Viareggio, the new Codecasa 65 – Construction F74. Designed for maximum environmental sustainability, it is built on 5 decks, with two owner’s suites and four guest cabins. The new Codecasa 65 – Construction F74 is a steel and aluminum motor... Read more
Van der Valk launched its custom superyacht Jangada 2
Van der Valk’s fleet has a new member, the 32-meter Jangada 2. It is the fifth and largest to date of the Raised Pilothouse custom-series line. Jangada 2 is the result of a close partnership between the owners and designers Nick Top and Guido de Groot, as well as... 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
Arcadia Yachts, two new launches for an increasingly “green” market
Arcadia Yachts announced the launch of two hulls in May: the sixteenth A85 and the third A105. Two more models are already being assembled. At the Italian shipyard, there is always a hull and a deck on spec, ready for the fitting out of each model, as well as... 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