Shipyard Spotlight: Amels

With three new-builds and three refits delivered in the first half of this year and at least one of each of its Limited Editions yachts in various stages of construction, Amels has enjoyed quite the past 12 months. With some of these Limited Editions builds well into the 272-foot (83-meter) range, the Dutch yard’s mix […]

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Holland Jachtbouw Expansion and Construction Update

Holland Jachtbouw build number 095

While it’s one of the youngest megayacht yards in The Netherlands, Holland Jachtbouw stands shoulder to shoulder with other notable names from its home country. Established in the early 1990s to build traditional flat-bottom Dutch boats, Holland Jachtbouw has gone on to build prominent power and sailing pleasure yachts alike. About 125 people on average […]

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IMS 700 Shipyard Hauls 1st Megayacht


The formal opening of IMS Shipyard’s IMS 700 site isn’t until March, but the first test of its TraveLift went smoothly. The French repair yard hauled Sister Act, a 141’9” (43.25-meter) Heesen, this week. Located in St-Mandrier, across from the port of Toulon, IMS 700 is a former naval air base and the second of […]

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Numarine North America: New Service Division

Numarine 78 Flybridge Numarine North America

Turkey-based Numarine has set its sights on American, Caribbean, and Latin American yacht buyers. The recently established Numarine North America will handle service for these owners. Numarine offers performance-oriented yachts and megayachts to 130 feet. Most thus far are hardtop or flying-bridge models, though a new explorer design is being marketed for build. The yacht […]

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Cerri Taps International Yacht Collection as Americas Rep

Cerri 102 Flying Sport foredeck

The Italian yacht builder Cerri, which recently began making inroads into the American marketplace, has new representation stateside. It’s International Yacht Collection, which will showcase the newest Cerri 86 at the Fort Lauderdale show later this month. Cerri was established in 1997 by Carlo Cerri, a businessman with a passion for yachts. The first model […]

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