Echo Yachts, New Builder Down Under

Australia has a new megayacht builder, Echo Yachts, which plans to build the country’s largest-ever project. Located in Henderson in Western Australia, Echo Yachts was established by a Singaporean family. The family will own both a megayacht and a shadow boat, with the latter already under construction. Mark Stothard, Echo Yachts’ director, says the general […]

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Choosing a Shipyard to Build Your Yacht


Custom-megayacht orders are increasing, and new buyers are entering the market. All the more reason, then, to advise owners and their team how best to select a shipyard. That’s the idea behind “Choosing a Shipyard to Build Your Yacht.” It’s a downloadable guide created by Nick Boksa of Boksa Marine Design. It may sound silly, […]

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Kha Shing Shipyard Fire: Yacht Lost, No Injuries

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Kha Shing Shipyard, where Hargrave Custom Yachts and Monte Fino yachts are constructed, suffered a fire last Thursday. While no one was reportedly injured, the fire broke out aboard a megayacht under construction. Howard Gung, the president of Kha Shing, says that the fire started around 8 p.m. local time in Taiwan. It was during the second shift […]

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Rodriguez Group Liquidated, Camper & Nicholsons Sells

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UPDATE, AUGUST 19, 2014: Camper & Nicholsons released its first commentary on its acquisition yesterday. It confirmed that Colosseum Services is the new owner. The statement reads,“ The transaction was originated by Brook Hazelton, former CEO of Phillips, the international art auction house, and Eric de Saintdo, ex-CEO of Camper & Nicholsons International and of […]

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Cantiere delle Marche, Denison Super Yacht Division Team for USA


Following strong interest from its clients, Denison Super Yacht Division is now the stateside-based representative for Cantiere delle Marche. Denison Super Yacht Division, part of Denison Yacht Sales, will be both the sales and service agent for the United States and rest of North America. The company will promote the Darwin Class (above) and Nauta […]

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