All Boatbuilders articles – Page 6

  • Echo Yachts

    Echo Yachts wins order for 56m catamaran yacht support craft


    Western Australia-based Echo Yachts has won its first superyacht contract since delivery of two vessels for the same Singaporean owner, which included the 84m (276ft) trimaran White Rabbit .

  • Alumacraft Boats

    BRP closes Alumacraft Arkansas plant, consolidates in Minnesota

    2020-05-29T14:44:00Z By Tony Esposito,

    BRP will shutter its Alumacraft Boat operation in the state of Arkansas, eliminating 90 jobs and consolidating manufacturing at its existing facility in St Peter, Minnesota, according to a company news release and local reports. This on the heels of Wednesday’s announcement that the Canadian outdoor recreational products company is ...

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    Silent-Yachts reports four new sales during crisis peak


    Austria’s Silent-Yachts has reported four new sales in recent weeks. The company now has eight solar-electric catamarans under construction at its yard – one Silent 55, four Silent 60s and three Silent 80s, the 24m flagship model of the entire range.

  • Andrea Frabetti

    Sunseeker staff to return to work


    The UK’s Sunseeker International is implementing a phased return to work for all its employees starting as early as next week.

  • Fairline COO Peter McNulty

    Fairline warns of job losses


    Workers at Oundle, UK-based boat manufacturer Fairline Yachts are facing an uncertain future after the company warned of the need to axe jobs, reports The Peterborough Telegraph .

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    Sanlorenzo unveils new SX112 flagship


    Italian boatbuilder Sanlorenzo has expanded its SX line with a new 34m flagship, the SX112.

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    New brand of eco-yachts launches in Germany


    A new German company is to launch a range of electric solar catamarans, sailing yachts and luxury floating homes for the global market.

  • Lauderdale Marine Center

    Ferretti expands US footprint


    Italy’s Ferretti Group has announced a US$15m investment to purchase a service shipyard in Ft Lauderdale, Florida to increase the strategic presence of Ferretti Group America.

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    Dutch builder expands yard in response to “growing demand”


    Zeelander Yachts of the Netherlands is expanding its state-of-the-art shipyard in Groot-Ammers in response to what it describes as growing demand for its boats. This will also allow the company to prepare the ground for the development of new models.

  • Riva 88' Folgore

    Riva launches first new model of 2020


    Italy’s Ferretti Group launched the Riva 88’ Folgore at its shipyard in La Spezia on Monday, marking the company’s first model launch of 2020. The La Spezia facility is dedicated to the construction of Riva yachts from 76ft-110ft in length.

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    Invincible Boats lives up to its name

    2020-05-26T13:18:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    Despite losing about six weeks of production to the COVID-19 pandemic, Invincible Boats is on track to reach its calendar year 2020 production goals, though its fiscal fourth quarter – which ends in July – will likely offset gains made in the first half of the fiscal year. Exempt ...

  • R&C

    Robertson & Caine looks to make up lost production as SA economy reopens

    2020-05-26T10:16:00Z IBI , by Bobby Jordan

    South Africa’s biggest yard is to ramp up production under new health and safety regulations

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    Sanlorenzo returns to full production, launches first 44Alloy


    Italy’s Sanlorenzo has launched its first 44Alloy, an all-aluminium fast displacement superyacht that will make its official debut later this year.

  • 80 Sunreef Power

    Polish cat builder to double revenues in 2020

    2020-05-22T09:48:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Sunreef CEO and founder Francis Lapp As Polish boatbuilders continue their production activities despite the coronavirus lockdown, luxury catamaran builder Sunreef Yachts says it expects to double its revenues this year to around €130m (US$141m), and has a full book order until the end of 2021. ...

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    New Balance 442 voyaging catamaran ready for tooling


    Balance Catamarans has finalised the design of its latest model, the Balance 442, which is now ready for tooling, the company confirmed this week. The 442 is a scaled-down version of the Balance 482 and will be produced in Cape Town by veteran builder Mark Delaney, owner of Balance Catamarans ...

  • SeaVee Boats

    SeaVee Boats resumes full operations


    SeaVee Boats’ consolidation of three small manufacturing facilities into a 220,000sq ft production centre last December achieved the goals of improving manufacturing flow, but no one could suspect the new facility would help the Medley, Florida-based custom builder manoeuvre its way through a global pandemic.

  • Northwest Boats

    Renaissance Marine reopens amid changes


    Renaissance Marine, maker of Duckworth, Weldcraft and Northwest aluminium boats, reopened late last week ahead of Washington state’s Phase 2 reopening plans, but amid myriad changes that many manufacturers may be facing. The Clarkston, Washington-based builder resumed operations under a provision allowing non-essential businesses “to preserve the value of ...

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    Nerea Yacht announces sale of NY24 Dark Bronze Deluxe


    Nerea Yacht, the new Italian yacht brand that launched into the market last year, has announced the sale of its first NY24 Dark Bronze – a Deluxe version day cruiser that was exhibited at boot Düsseldorf in January.

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    Heysea Yachts launches 10th Asteria 108


    Heysea Yachts, China’s most active superyacht builder, has just launched the tenth model in its successful Asteria 108 series. The 33.1m (108ft) vessel is set to be delivered in mid-June, after which it is scheduled to spend six months in Hong Kong followed by a voyage to Melbourne, Australia.

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    Echo Yachts unveils Project Echo-HSV


    Australian superyacht new-build and refit specialist Echo Yachts has released details of its latest design – Project Echo-HSV, a Humanitarian Support Vessel that utilises the same platform and principal particulars as its earlier Project Echo-ASY Adventure Support Yacht catamaran motoryacht.