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VIDEO: Super-Fast Superyacht Painting, Thunderbolt Marine Style

The old adage about watching paint dry refers to something incredibly boring. Well, thanks to time-lapse video, watching a superyacht paint job dry can actually be fun. The video here was shot at Thunderbolt Marine by the captain of the 102-foot (31.1-meter) expedition yacht Beothuk. He condensed the four-month-long task into just 55 seconds. Although Continue reading

Moonen Restarts Caribbean Series Construction

While it’s still restructuring, Moonen Shipyards has begun work again on one of the two megayachts whose builds were suspended this summer. Last weekend, a 98-foot (30-meter) Matica model, set for a 2016 delivery, saw her hull and superstructure joined together (below). She’s the first of the Moonen Caribbean series superyachts to be signed by Continue reading

IMM Managing Megayacht Refits in Martinique

A 591-foot (180-meter) drydock in Martinique can now be dedicated to megayacht refit and repair. It’s thanks to an agreement that International Marine Management (IMM) recently signed. IMM brings together project managers to oversee refit projects of megayachts measuring 262 feet (80 meters) and larger globally. It does so by selecting a site solely devoted Continue reading