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YN 16250, a 50m all-aluminium, semi-displacement motor yacht was recently launched at the Heesen facility in Oss. She was christened Crazy Me during a private ceremony followed by a party thrown by the Owners to celebrate the fine craftsmanship and hard work of the team of Heesen staff and subcontractors who created this unique vessel. Crazy Me is a very special yacht; the credit for her conception must first go to her visionary Owner, who pushed the boundaries of creativity and design. The Owner appointed Gary Grant to design the radical exterior lines of his new superyacht: His eye for Read More...
Posted on May 31, 2013 by Sara Gioanola
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Trinity Yachts, LLC and TY Offshore, LLC announce the formation of the Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc. concurrent with a new investment partner 28 May 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana & Gulfport, Mississippi: Trinity Yachts and TY Offshore are pleased to announce the formation of the Gulf Coast Shipyard Group along with its new investment partner, Littlejohn & Co., a multi-billion dollar private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT. Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will own and operate two major Gulf Coast based shipyards engaged in the new construction of commercial, military and luxury yachts. The Company will also operate International Yacht

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Posted on May 28, 2013 by Amy Halsted
Exciting New Amenities Now Open at Old Port Cove Marina Coupled with celebrating its 40th anniversary Old Port Cove Marina recently announced the addition of numerous amenities which further elevates the marinas five-star reputation and unsurpassed desirability as a favorite Palm Beach destination. Adding to its already full complement of amenities, boaters will enjoy dining in the all new clubhouse known as Sandpiper’s Cove Restaurant & Bar. The full service restaurant and bar will offer lunch and dinner in a casual setting featuring stunning marina views. An “Express” area will feature gourmet food and supplies on the go such as Read More...
Posted on February 12, 2013 by Press Release
    In response to the  ever-increasing demand for more flexible dockage programs from its customers, IGY Marinas announces a new 365-day berthing plan for yachts over 80 feet: The Anchor Pass. The Anchor Pass includes 8 IGY destinations, significant dockage discounts and a new refund program on unused dockage. Captains and owners of yachts over 80 feet now have the opportunity to roam the IGY network of outstanding marinas for 12 months with minimal risk of overspending, as Anchor Pass holders can now get money back on unused dockage when their contract expires. The program offers one full year Read More...
Posted on December 11, 2012 by Sarah Bensimon
IGY Marinas has announced that the official dates for the Captains Briefing at The Yacht Club at Isle de Sol by the US Superyacht Association are January 16th and 17th 2013. The two-day extended seminar will be held along with The Maritime Security Council as well as several other sponsors who are helping the event take shape. Program highlights for the Captains’ Briefing include Security Presentations & Exercises and US Entry and Flag State Audits, all of which accompany a Certificate of Completion. Nightly cocktail parties are planned as well. The two-day event schedule is as follows: Wednesday, January 16th: 2:00pm: Welcome Read More...
Posted on November 29, 2012 by Sarah Bensimon
    Three-seater submarine one of many highlights on 42m Sofia  Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has launched the 42-metre custom motoryacht Sofia for a repeat client. As well as being the largest superyacht launched to date by the Moonen yard, Sofia will also make waves with her unique three-seater submarine. After sea trials and final delivery in November, the displacement yacht will head across the Atlantic for an extended cruise in the Caribbean. The owner of this brand-new Moonen travelled to the yard in person for the launch and expressed his delight at how the specific requirements for this Read More...
Posted on September 28, 2012 by Chris Kennan
  The famous Scottish designer and builder would have liked the second day of the Régates Royales-Trophée Panerai 2012. William Fife has signed no less than twelve yachts that got a win in their respective class. Gusts and light air, sun and rain, it was all there. Nan of Fife (1896), Pen Duick (1898), Iona (1899), Moonbeam of Fife 3 (1903), Mariska(1908), Mariquita (1911), Moonbeam 4 (1914), Hallowe’en (1926), Cambria (1928),Eilean (1936), Vanity V (1936) and the replica Sunshine (2003) are all boats signed by William Fife and successfully racing in Cannes. The weather conditions were all but stable today, strong gusts alternating to light airs, transforming the Bay of La Napoule almost in a mountain lake. Finally the five classes Read More...
Posted on September 27, 2012 by Press Release
Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona improves its facilities and opens several yachting businesses within its premises The superyacht marina has also carried out works in its technical area Barcelona, 26th September 2012.- Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona faces its fourth winter season offering a wider range of services and facilities to attend to the needs of superyachts and megayachts. Customers of this specialised marina will now find several newly opened yachting businesses within its premises, including a yacht chandlery, a scaffolding specialist company and a technical engineer office, as well as a large chill out terrace to enjoy the warm Read More...
Posted on September 26, 2012 by Press Release
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Unless as an invited guest, there are few chances for a keen eye to cast a discerning look around a Royal Huisman built yacht. With owner’s privacy a given, open house viewings of Huisman creations are indeed as rare as hens’ teeth – especially eight years and the equivalent of three circumnavigations after a 2004 launch. The 2012 Monaco Yacht Show provided such a rare opportunity via the attendance of the 90m/295ft, three-masted schooner Athena where visitors were invited to appreciate at close quarters the impact of her graceful lines, Panamax masts, immaculate build and superb presentation – a stunning Read More...
Posted on September 26, 2012 by Jurjen van 't Verlaat
Opening day opens… late. The forty-four Dragons were expected to officially open the 34th edition of the Regates Royales-Trophee Panerai in a light south-westerly after a massive rainstorm hit Cannes in the morning. Unfortunately, the breeze played hide-and-seek well into the afternoon and the fresh south-westerly was late in setting in, later increasing and gusting 25 knots, allowing the one-design fleet to finish only one race on the opening day. There were some high-tension moments today at noon at the Vieux Port in Cannes as a huge, massive black cloud hovered over the pontoons and the race village, to release Read More...
Posted on September 24, 2012 by Press Release







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