MZ Electronic announced the acquisition of Progetto Elica
MZ Electronic has announced the acquisition of Progetto Elica, a historic Italian company born in 1963 from the experience of SBM. Progetto Elica is specialized in the calculation, design, and production of custom propellers, both fully submerged and surface piercing, shaft lines, and rudders for boats up to 150... Read more
Royal Huisman to restore classic motorsailer Atlantide
The team of Royal Huisman and Huisfit will carry out the restoration of the 1930’s yacht Atlantide. This 37m / 122ft classic motorsailer was shipped from Newport, USA, to the Netherlands, and arrived at Royal Huisman’s headquarters in Vollenhove in the first week of 2021. Following the successful 2020-refit... Read more
Volvo Penta Launches First Fully Integrated Assisted Docking System at CES
Volvo Penta announced the launch of the industry’s first fully integrated Assisted Docking system at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Assisted Docking system gives the captain better control when docking a boat by automating his or her intentions. The Assisted Docking system integrates a software layer developed in... Read more
European Boating Industry Announces New Initiatives Against Pollution
European Boating Industry (EBI), the organization representing the recreational boating sector in Europe, announces its partnership with the NGO The SeaCleaners, created by sailor and ecologist Yvan Bourgnon, with the aim of strengthening its actions to protect the marine environment and combat plastic pollution. As part of this collaboration,... Read more
Tankoa, the procedure for the acquisition of Cantieri di Pisa is underway
Cantieri di Pisa was founded seventy-six years ago, in 1945. They are famous for the series of planing motoryachts Akhir and Kitalpha designed by Pierluigi Spadolini. Now Tankoa has started the administrative procedures to acquire it. The acquisition of Cantieri di Pisa will allow both to grow the production... Read more
Gulf Craft Majesty 175, sea trial successfully completed
Gulf Craft celebrates the successful first sea trial of Majesty 175. Due for delivery later this year, it is the world’s largest composite production megayacht. The Majesty 175 undertook a series of inclination experiments for multiple factors at sea in which she reached a top speed of 17 knots.... Read more
WHY200: the full-wide-body by Wally
WHY200 has been developed by the Wally design team led by Luca Bassani together with Ferretti Group Engineering Department, Laurent Giles NA for naval architecture and Studio A. Vallicelli & C for interior design. The new Wally WHY200 combines space and speed thanks to the four Volvo Penta D13... Read more
Fraser founder David L Fraser passed away
Fraser has announced that David L Fraser has passed away on January 6, 2021, at the age of 99. A passionate sailor from an early age, he kept his brokerage license until only a few years ago. The first sailboat he ever crewed on, during high school, Anna R.... Read more
Humphree on board the MCY 76 Skylounge, and more…
There’s Humphree aboard the new MCY 76 Skylounge, the 23m from Monte Carlo Yachts, fresh from its debut at the 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  The second model in the Skylounge collection will feature a Humphree-branded stabilization package, as announced by the Swedish company. The MCY 76... Read more
Royal Huisman, here is the longest motoryacht in the world under 500GT
Yet another piece is added to the knowledge about the “mysterious” PHI motoryacht, by Royal Huisman. Until now, the length communicated by the shipyard was a vague “55m+”. With the launch scheduled for 2021, the actual overall length has been revealed: 58.5m. PHI is thus confirmed as the longest... Read more