Boats and Brokers

News in the brokerage fleet: Matrix Rose, Gladiator sell; Podium listed

Yachts sold M/Y Matrix Rose, a 147-foot (45m) Sterling launched in 1986, sold by Merle Wood & Associates in an in-house deal. Asking price was $6.95 million. M/Y Gladiator, a…

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N&J has new broker in Monaco

Northrop & Johnson has hired Sébastien Clavé as a broker with its Monaco team. Born and raised in Normandy, France, Clavé brings more than 10 years experience as a yacht…

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Van der Valk delivers Nicostasia

Dutch shipyard Van der Valk recently delivered the fourth yacht in its raised pilothouse semi-custom range, the 85-foot (26m) Nicostasia. Built for a repeat client, the interior and exterior were…

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Benetti launches third of ‘007’ trio

Benetti recently launched its FB269 project, christened M/Y Spectre by owner John Staluppi, a New York businessman who has a penchant for James Bond movies. Spectre, a 226-foot (69m) custom…

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Tankoa launches Solo project

Tankoa Yachts’ S701 Solo was launched this month in Genoa, Italy. The 236-foot (72m) project, sold in September 2016 to an experienced European client, is expected to be delivered in…

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Damen lays keel on largest SeaXplorer

Work on Damen’s SeaXplorer 77 expedition yacht progresses, after a keel laying ceremony this summer at Damen Shipyards Galati on the banks of the Danube, where the owner welded the…

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Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

M/Y Lady Sara, a 187-foot Trinity Motor Yacht, will be auctioned for sale by the U.S. Marshal on Sept. 6 in Fort Lauderdale at 12:00 p.m. Jason Dunbar, vice president…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: New Christensen sells; PJ Vantage listed

Yachts sold Hull No. 38, a 164-foot (50m) Christensen under construction and due to launch this year, with Merle Wood of Merle Wood & Associates introducing the buyer. Asking price…

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Fraser hires new broker in Seattle

Chris Feffer has joined Fraser’s Seattle office as a sales broker. Feffer grew up boating in New England and started his yachting career as a deckhand on the 40m S/Y…

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CNI appoints US director

Camper & Nicholsons International has named Fabrizio Scerch as managing director for the international yacht brokerage’s U.S. operations. Scerch has a degree in mechanical engineering and began his career in…

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