Boats and Brokers

Azimut Yachts partners with Samaco Marine

Azimut Yachts has recently partnered in Saudi Arabia with Samaco Marine, part of the AlNahla Group. Run by the Sharbatly Family, the group partners with several luxury brands, including Ferrari…

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Erdmann joins Ferretti Group/Allied Marine

Broker Jeff Erdmann has joined Allied Marine as a sales executive. Erdmann was president of Bollman Yachts in Ft. Lauderdale for the past 13 years and has been on the…

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Heesen Yachts sells Project Margarita

Heesen Yachts has sold the 154-foot YN 16847, Project Margarita, the first of its newly styled vessels in the award-winning 47m class. The builder also recently delivered the 163-foot (50m)…

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Camper & Nicholsons sells 184ft Parsifal IV

Camper & Nicholsons brokers have recently sold the 184-foot (56m) Perini Navi S/Y Parsifal IV, the 150-foot (45.7m) Feadship M/Y Hilarium II, the 134-foot (40.7m) Royal Huisman ketch S/Y William…

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Edmiston opens new office

Edmiston has opened an office in the new expansion at Porto Montenegro where several of its charter yachts will be based, including M/Y Mariu and S/Y Whirlwind. “We have seen…

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Westport sold

Washington-based builder Westport Shipyard has been acquired by the Louisiana-based Chouest family. Terms of the sale were not released. Westport’s management team, including President Daryl Wakefield and General Manager Dave…

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One hull offers many boats

California-based Hydracraft has launched a patented vessel featuring a variable hull that allows the customer to change the hull from a deep-vee to a modified vee to a flat bottom…

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2014 World Superyacht Awards

Feadship’s 326-foot (99m) M/Y Madame Gu won Motor Yacht of the Year in May at the 9th annual World Superyacht Awards in Amsterdam. With both exterior and interior design from…

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New yacht sinks on launch

An 85-foot yacht sank upon launch on May 18 in Anacortes, Wash., according to news reports. It was unclear what caused the accident.   The yacht, built by Northern Marine,…

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Northern Marine comments on launch capsize

Northern Marine, builders of the 90-foot yacht that sank upon its launch two weeks ago, said in a statement that a dolly helping launch the vessel may have dropped off…

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