Boats and Brokers

Azimut-Benetti receives five awards at Cannes

The Azimut-Benetti Group was named “Shipyard of the Year” at the Cannes Yachting Festival, which took place Sept 11-16. The group also earned four other awards during World Yacht Trophies…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Ontario sells; Days, Okto listed

Yachts sold M/Y Ontario, a 152-foot (46m) Lürssen launched in 1992, sold in an in-house deal by Yacht & Villa broker Mark Seaton. Asking price was €7.95 million. M/Y Wanted,…

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Brig USA named No. 2 distributor worldwide

Brig USA has signed 15 dealers in the past 11 months, making it the No. 2 distributor worldwide for the Kharkov, Ukraine-based boatbuilder of rigid-hull inflatables. Brig USA started in…

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Turkish yard plans mini-series based on new build

Turkish shipyard Alia Yachts has delivered the custom-built, 102-foot (31m) Virgen del Mar VI to its owner. The full-displacement yacht is 235 gross tons with a steel hull and aluminum…

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Yacht fire at Lurssen yard

A large yacht under construction caught fire in Lürssen’s production shed at the Bremen-Aumund shipyard in Germany on Friday. The company issued this statement: “In the early morning at approximately…

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Latest in the charter fleet: Christina O, Force Blue

News in the charter fleet M/Y Christina O, a 325-foot (99m) passenger vessel originally launched in 1943 by Canadian Vickers Limited as a frigate in the Royal Canadian Navy and…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Azimut, Viking sell; Moon Sand listed

Yachts sold M/Y Persistence, an 85-foot (26m) Azimut delivered in 2009, sold by listing agents Peter Quintal and Juno Prudhomm of Denison, and Allied Marine broker Ariel Taubas, who brought…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Luchya sells; Areti, Herculina listed

Yachts sold S/Y Luchya, an 89-foot (27m) sloop built by Dubbel and Jesse in 1993, sold by Northrop & Johnson broker Joost Goverts. Asking price was €800,000. New in the…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Azzam, Excellence listed

New in the sales fleet M/Y Adamas II (originally Azzam), a 200-foot (61m) boat built by Dauphin Yachts in 1987, listed with Camper & Nicholsons for €14 million. M/Y Maybe,…

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New Johnson 93 yacht for sale

Taiwanese yacht builder Johnson Yachts recently presented its latest version of the Johnson 93, a wide-beam, 93-foot (28.36m), four-stateroom yacht featuring dual-level vertical windows. The lower bank of nine curved…

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