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ISA to Display Sport 120 at FLIBS 2017

ISA 120 Sport (Photo: ISA)

ISA Yachts said it will display the ISA Sport 120’ at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the world’s largest international boat show.   The 37-meter M/Y ‘Clorinda’, whose construction began in October 2016, is the hull #11 of the ISA Sport 120 range, launched in Ancona in

Quad Marine Receives Patent for Its Electric Catamarn

Photo: Quad Marine

Quad Marine has been granted its first patent from the USPTO. The patent covers various elements of the company’s Quad 44 electric catamaran and confirms the innovative nature of the design and the utility of its features.   The issued patent also provides protection against the appropriation of Quad

AMELS Bags Order for 78-meter Full Custom Yacht

(Image: AMELS)

Dutch yacht builder AMELS announced a new order for a 78-meter AMELS Full Custom yacht (256 ft) by Espen Øino with the contract signed during the Monaco Yacht Show 2017. When the yacht is delivered in 2021, it will be the largest by gross tonnage built by AMELS to date.   “This is a particularly significant

Mustang Survival Debuts New Sailing Apparel

Mustang Survival debuts the spring 2018 collection of sailing and watersports outerwear and apparel at this week’s United States Sailboat Show.   Following the successful introduction of the award-winning EP 6.5 Ocean Racing Collection, Mustang Survival continues to apply their 50 years of experience

Damen Hires Trevisan as Sales Director, Cruise Newbuilds

Hadewych Reintsema, Design and Proposal Manager Cruise, Damen Shipyards Group; Andrea Trevisan, Sales Director Cruise New Building, Damen Shipyards Group; and Henk Grunstra, Product Director Cruise and Ferries, Damen Shipyards Group (Photo: Damen)

 Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Andrea Trevisan as its new Sales Director Cruise New Building, as the company plans to further expand its standing in the flourishung expedition and small size cruise vessels market.   Trevisan will oversee Damen’s global commercial and marketing activities with regard to new build cruise vessels.

Antigua Charter Yacht Meeting, Sea Mercy to Bring Caribbean Relief

Following the double blow dealt by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the International Yachting Community have shown their willingness to mobilize a massive relief effort to distribute essential services and goods to Barbuda and Dominica. The humanitarian organization Sea Mercy has teamed up with the Antigua

Brunswick, Mercury Marine to Aid Mercy Ships

Africa Mercy (Photo: Mercy Ships)

When the Africa Mercy, the world’s largest private hospital ship, provides its next field service in Cameroon, Africa, it will do so with a new dive boat and several new Mercury Marine outboard engines for the ship’s dive and rescue operations thanks to a recent donation from Brunswick Corporation and its engine subsidiary, Mercury Marine.

Rolls-Royce to Power Ice Class Super Yacht

King Shark (Photo courtesy of Rolls-Royce)

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to provide the propulsion and power electric systems for a new ice classified super yacht, the 70m King Shark, being built in Viareggio by Italian yacht company Rossinavi. The King Shark allows the owner the freedom to cruise the warm waters of the Caribbean and the freezing conditions of Antarctica in luxury.

Zero-emission Shipping Meets Volvo Ocean Race

Photo courtesy of MARIN

As part of the research on future zero-emission ships MARIN had the opportunity to perform calculations, model tests and measurements on the Volvo Ocean 65 (VO65) racing yacht of Simeon Tienpont, linking top sport to innovative, sustainable shipping. As part of this research, MARIN built a VO65 ship

New Build ISA 65 Meter Syperyacht Sold

Photo: ISA Yachts

ISA Yachts has announced the sale of a 65 meter (213 ft) custom new build motoryacht, with Simon Goldsworthy from the Edmiston office in London introducing the Buyer, an existing and very experienced large yacht owner from Europe.   The ISA 65 meter platform that the yacht will be built on is a re-styled