• The Kimberley region of Western Australia

    Western Australia and Northern Territories vie for superyacht work


    The success of superyachts cruising to the Kimberley area of northwest Australia is seeing an inter-state challenge develop between Western Australia (WA) and the Northern Territories (NT) to win the support and related opportunities of these visiting yachts.

  • Gold Coast City Marina, home of the Australian Superyacht Rendezvous

    Australia's largest-ever display of superyachts lined up for third Rendezvous


    The 3rd Australian Superyacht Rendezvous (ASR), held from May 17-18 at Gold Coast City Marina Shipyard (GCCM), will this year include the largest display of superyachts ever seen in the country.

  • News

    Romanian yard secures 155m superyacht contract


    Damen Mangalia, a joint venture between Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group and the Romanian state, has secured a deal to build a 155m (580ft) superyacht for Norway’s SeaDream Yacht Club.

  • The 43.3m all-aluminium Sea Eagle is currently moored at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront

    Superyacht milestone for Cape Town


    For the first time ever, Cape Town’s historic Robinson dry dock has simultaneously hosted two superyachts, fuelling hope that the city’s port could one day accommodate a major superyacht maintenance and repair hub.

  • Equanimity

    Malaysia to sell 1MDB-linked superyacht Equanimity


    Malaysia has agreed to sell a superyacht linked to a multibillion-dollar financial scandal to casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad for US$126m, the country’s Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said today.

  • News

    New superyacht event launches today


    The three-day Superyacht Gathering opened today in Auckland, New Zealand. Organised by industry professionals Linda Berry and Elle Brade, the event is an evolution of the previous, successful Yacht Vision conference along with smatterings of the long-gone NZ Days in Palma de Mallorca.

  • News

    Port of Fort Pierce yard deal delayed


    St Lucie County, Florida selected Derecktor to lease and operate a megayacht repair centre at the Port of Fort Pierce in November of last year, with negotiations to take no more than three months and a contract signed by 5 March 2019 – a timeline obviously past.

  • The Superyacht Captains' Forum attracted over 350 guests

    Superyacht Captains’ Forum attracts strong crowd


    Over 350 guests attended the Superyacht Captains’ Forum in Viareggio, Italy last week as part of the 9th edition of YARE (March 20-23), the international aftersales and refit event dedicated to the superyacht sector.

  • Kara Yeung, HKCYIA executive director

    Hong Kong to open first Superyacht Management Services Centre


    In a move which indicates China’s growing support for the leisure marine industry in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Cruise Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) has reached a partnership agreement with China Merchants Industry Holdings Co Ltd for the establishment of Hong Kong’s first Superyacht Management Services Centre in ...

  • The UK's Appledore Shipyard in Plymouth is an historic site of significant importance to the wider region

    UK shipyard up for sale


    Following the announcement last November that Babcock, operator of the UK’s Devonport naval dockyard in Plymouth, was going to close its Appledore Shipyard in North Devon, the facility has now been put on the market.