Boats and Brokers

New Johnson 80 launched

Johnson Yachts has launched the latest hull in its Johnson 80 line, an “entry-level” superyacht with a four-stateroom layout, external lines by Bill Dixon at Dixon Yacht Design, and interior…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Golden Touch II now with Merle Wood

M/Y Golden Touch II, a 147-foot (45m) Sensation delivered in 2006, now available for spring and summer charter in the Bahamas through Merle Wood & Associates. M/Y Lady Jersey, a…

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News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

Yachts sold M/Y Carolina, a 158-foot (48m) Feadship launched in 1997, sold by IYC broker Mark Elliott, who represented the seller, and Northrop & Johnson broker Hank Halstead, who brought…

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Feadship rebuild of M/Y Istros underway

The 138-foot (42m) Istros was built by Amsterdam Shipyard G. de Vries Lentsch Jr. in 1954 as one of the largest motoryachts built in the Netherlands at that time. It…

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Oceanco’s Bravo Eugenia wins explorer award

Oceanco’s recently delivered M/Y Bravo Eugenia won the first ever La Belle Classe Explorer Award presented by the Yacht Club of Monaco on March 28. This award is based on…

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Galactica Star for sale in sealed bid

M/Y Galactica Star, a 213-foot (65m) Heesen launched in 2013, is for sale in a judicial 45-day sealed bid through Fraser that began April 4 and will close May 19.…

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Equanimity sold at ‘bargain basement’ price

M/Y Equanimity, a 300-foot (91.5m) Oceanco, has been sold by the Malaysian government to casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd for $126 million, according to news reports. The Cayman-flagged vessel reportedly…

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Benetti launches third ‘Giga Season’ yacht

Benetti has launched Project FB275, the third in a trio of megayachts the yard has launched in its self-proclaimed “Giga Season.” The 354-foot (108m) FB275 has a steel hull and…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Cynthia, vintage Feadship listed

Yacht sold A new Custom Line 120-foot in production in Italy and expected to be delivered later this year has been sold to an Asian client by Camper & Nicholsons…

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Heesen announces Project Aquamarine

YN 18950 Project Aquamarine, Heesen’s first yacht in the new 5000 Aluminum Class, is now under construction at the Heesen yard. According to a company press release, the fast-cruising aluminum…

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