Even if you don’t know his name, you are certainly more than familiar with his invention. Raymond Pearlson, a naval architect and marine engineer, invented the Syncrolift shiplift system in 1957. What’s more, this resulted because of a 300-ton lift and transfer system he created for the then-named Merrill-Stevens shipyard in Florida four years prior.
Giovanni Besenzoni, the Italian entrepreneur behind the eponymous brand of yacht and megayacht accessories, died on August 11. He was 77 years old. Born in northern Italy’s Sarnico, Giovanni Besenzoni worked in a small shipyard in the area starting at age 18. He rose through the ranks to become a foreman. When the shipyard went
An Allied Marine yacht broker has filed a lawsuit against a client and Baglietto. He claims the two circumvented verbal agreements under which he would receive a commission. The lawsuit follows a related filing by the client. The owner requests a declaratory judgment that the broker is not due any commission from the megayacht purchase.
PHOTOS: Thierry Amelier If you could charter anywhere in the world, where would you go? The Galapagos Islands? British Columbia’s rugged coastline? How about Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games? All of these are possible itineraries aboard Yersin, chartering for the first time. The 251-foot (76.6-meter) Yersin may look like a rugged conversion, but she’s
She’ll be ready for delivery in 2022, and can be in your hands, too. Meet the Amels 60, a 197-footer (60-meter) marking latest semi-custom offering in the shipyard’s Limited Editions series. What’s more, she features hybrid propulsion. For the past several days on social media, Amels has been teasing this new megayacht. While steel cutting
UPDATE, AUGUST 9, 2019: New photos of Lady D reveal significant external damage. Investigators continue to review the cause of the fire. Therefore, reports of a total loss are not necessarily true. Read on for our original article. A fire broke out aboard the megayacht Lady D in the early morning hours today in