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  • TSS at Rybovich 2020 b

    LYBRA launches US version of The Superyacht Show


    LYBRA (the Large Yacht Brokers Association), which over the last two years has held a successful Superyacht Show in Barcelona, is expanding to the US with an event to be held in Palm Beach, Florida in late March 2020.

  • Massimo Perotti, Sanlorenzo CEO and chairman

    Sanlorenzo IPO to proceed at £16 per share

    2019-12-06T15:56:00Z By Arlene Sloan,

    Italian yachtbuilder Sanlorenzo confirms the success of its public offer for up to 35% of the company’s share capital

  • Massimo Perotti

    Sanlorenzo IPO update

    2019-12-05T17:05:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Italian yachtbuilder Sanlorenzo on track for public share listing on 10 December

  • MY Mischief cruising Sydney Harbour

    Green light for foreign SY charter in Australia


    New legislation was passed through the Australian Senate today that enables foreign superyachts to charter in Australian waters. The special recreational vessel legislation will allow superyachts use of a coastal trading temporary licence, allowing commercial charter activities.

  • ISRG

    Superyacht Refit Group grows business by 10% in 2018-19


    Total value of activity among ICOMIA superyacht refit members was nearly €400m from 1,136 projects, representing approximately 40% of global business in the sector.

  • Sanlorenzo-64Steel-Attila2

    Sanlorenzo braves the IPO market

    2019-11-29T17:02:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Although investors have been lukewarm to a range of IPO opportunities in recent months – including Ferretti’s withdrawn public floation last month seeking a valuation of up to €1.08bn – Sanlorenzo is plunging ahead with its own offer.  Industry awaits market response as an indicator of investor appetite.

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    Amico inaugurates 4,000-tonne capacity shiplift


    Genoa-based Amico Co officially inaugurated it new €27m, 4,000-tonne capacity shiplift on Thursday. The new facility is not only an important development for this global leader as a superyacht refitter, but also a major bonus for Genoa in its ongoing campaign to become a key superyacht hub.

  • AMELS-Shipyard

    Amels expands capacity amid growing yacht-building operations

    2019-11-28T14:10:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Dutch boatbuilder expands capacity, obtains order to build new superyacht

  • Superyacht Australia CEO David Good

    New Bill brings Australian foreign-flag charter licence a step closer


    Superyacht Australia will be hoping that it will be a case of third time lucky with regards to securing a licence deal that will enable foreign-flagged superyachts to perform charters while in Australia. Over recent years two previous attempts have not made it through the smallest of margins.

  • Feadship Henk de Vries 2

    Feadship aims to be emissions free by 2025


    In his keynote presentation and a subsequent Q A session at METSTRADE 2019, Feadship director Henk de Vries highlighted the Dutch yard’s plans to go green and possibly be emissions free by 2025.

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    Netherlands steps up Dutch flag marketing


    The Netherlands is stepping up marketing of its registry of sea-going vessels and superyachts to generate more work for the Dutch maritime sector. It has launched a website – – with details on vessel registration and certification, manning requirements and Dutch shipping and tax policies.

  • Coral Sea Marina Resort_WQ

    Over 100 superyachts expected to visit Australia in 2020


    Following the promotion of Australia and the South Pacific region at the Monaco and Ft Lauderdale shows, Superyacht Australia is anticipating that over 100 superyachts will visit the country next year. The America’s Cup races being held in Auckland, New Zealand in 2021 is a factor in this increase. 

  • International Superyacht Summit

    3rd International Superyacht Summit to be held in Dubai


    Under the patronage of Dubai Ports World subsidiary P O Marinas, the third edition of the International Superyacht Summit is to take place in Dubai next year from March 11-12.

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    Asia-Pacific yachting moves forward on various fronts


    The Asia-Pacific yachting market has been increasingly marketing itself in a bid to attract more and more superyachts in the region. With the Olympics in Japan next year and the America’s Cup being held in Auckland in May 2021, these promotional initiatives are showing results. Other events are also helping ...

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    SA’s first Superyacht Training Academy opens in Cape Town


    South Africa’s first-ever Superyacht Training Academy has officially opened in Cape Town.

  • Rose Damen

    Rose Damen | Damen & Amels

    2019-10-29T11:39:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    Exploiting the unmatched synergy between the Damen and Amels brands, Rose Damen markets crossovers that are rocking the global yachting sector

  • VABO Composite superyacht mast

    Big superyacht contract for VABO Composites


    VABO Composites of the Netherlands is building one of the largest composite arrangements ever in the superyacht industry: the superstructure and mast of a yacht of Feadship member Royal Van Lent.

  • Aquijo

    Cape Town welcomes famous superyacht for boat show weekend


    South African maritime stakeholders have welcomed one of the world’s premier superyachts just days before the start of the Cape Town International Boat Show this coming weekend.

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    First sale of direct drive diesel microturbine generator for superyacht


    The rebuild of the 42.06m (138ft) classic superyacht Istros by Feadship in Makkum will include the installation of the first-ever direct-drive DC C65 diesel microturbine generator for marine use. The sale was made by Capstone Turbine Corp of the US through Seven Turbine Power BV, Capstone’s exclusive distributor for ...

  • The Ferretti Group's 2018 fleet

    Ferretti extends its IPO offer period


    In view of the ongoing discussions with institutional investors, the Italian yachtbuilder Ferretti Group has extended the offer period for the pending listing of its shares on the Milan Stock Exchange