Boats and Brokers

Oceanco’s new DreAMBoat ready for sea trials

Oceanco’s new 295-foot (90m) yacht Y716 DreAMBoat, launched on Feb. 13, is being commissioned for impending sea trials and on track for delivery before the summer season, the builder stated…

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Benetti launches second giga yacht

Benetti recently announced the launch of FB272, a steel yacht with aluminum superstructure built to comply with the Passenger Yacht Code. At 328 feet (100m), the FB272 has a displacement…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Spirit sells; Mizu listed

Yachts sold M/Y Spirit, a 124-foot (38m) Delta built in 2001, sold by Fraser broker Josh Gulbranson, who represented the seller, and Dension broker Don Strong, who brought the buyer.…

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Dee Kraley joins Hill Robinson as charter manager

Dee Kraley has joined the charter management team of Hill Robinson USA as a senior charter manager in the Fort Lauderdale office. She brings more than 20 years of experience…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Preference sells; Carolina, Skylight listed

Yachts sold M/Y Preference, a 119-foot (36.4m) Tansu built in 2011, sold by listing brokerage Thompson, Westwood and White. TWW broker Jason Duggan and Northrop & Johnson broker Jim Elliot…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Spirit joins CNI

M/Y Sarastar, a 197-foot (60.2m) Mondomarine built in 2017, available for summer charter in the west Med through Camper & Nicholsons. M/Y Rola, a 157-foot (48m) boat built by ISA…

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Reliant launches X40L Lander tender

Reliant Yachts of Newport, Rhode Island, has launched the third of its three new X series boats: the X40L Lander. It follows the previously released X40 Express and X40T Limousine…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Lohengrin, Bella Una sell

Yachts sold M/Y Lohengrin, a 161-foot (49m) Trinity launched in 2006, sold by listing agent Burgess Asia, and IYC Monaco brokers Scott Jones and Kevin Bonnie, who brought the buyer.…

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News in the brokerage fleet: Moka, Bunker sell; PJ World listed

Yachts sold M/Y Moka, a 138-foot (42.2m) Sanlorenzo explorer yacht launched in 2015, sold by Y.Co, who represented the seller, and Northrop & Johnson broker Derk Jan Rolff, who brought…

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IYBA honors Smith, Brody as brokers of the year

The International Yacht Brokers Association named Gary Smith as its Yacht Broker of the Year. Smith, (middle photo, below) president of SYS Yacht Sales, is a past president of the…

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