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Shipyard Spotlight: Oceanco

Oceanco’s 27-year history makes it a virtual youngster among most megayacht builders. All the more interesting, then, that in 2008, Oceanco set its sights on the upper end of the megayacht market. Specifically, the Netherlands-based builder is squarely focused on megayachts of 262 feet (80 meters) and larger. It’s among the few worldwide with that […]

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Delta Yacht 88 IPS Aimed at Americas

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Sweden-based Delta Powerboats has turned its attention to the Americas. It’s marketing some of its carbon fiber sport boats and motoryachts, including the Delta Yacht 88 IPS, to the marketplace. Delta Powerboats was founded in 2003 and has produced more than 400 projects thus far. The Delta Yacht 88 IPS, its largest model, debuted last […]

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Shipyard Spotlight: Nautor’s Swan

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Two years shy of its 50th anniversary, Nautor’s Swan has come a long way since its first yacht launched in Finland. That project, the Swan 36, was quickly acclaimed, going on to see 90 hulls produced. Today, the builder has models up into the megayacht category. These include the Swan 115, hull number one of […]

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RMK Marine, Merrill-Stevens Yachts Targeting U.S. Buyers

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RMK Marine has been promoted itself globally for the past several years. It has a renewed focus on U.S. shores, however. The Turkish builder is promoting eight designs that can have American specifications. The same projects will further include oversight from the RMK Merrill-Stevens shipyard in Miami, via Merrill-Stevens Yachts, the brokerage arm for RMK […]

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Pendennis Shipyard Expansion Update

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Seventeen months after work started, the extension of the Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth, England continues apace. A key phase wrapped up last month. The Pendennis shipyard staff expects everything to finish on schedule in 2015. The expansion involves both shoreside and in-water structures. It’s the direct result of two things. First, the size of superyachts […]

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