CL Yachts, Cheoy Lee’s Reimagination of Luxury Performance

“We realized that if we truly wanted to push innovation, to create entirely new yachting designs and experiences, then it also made sense to start with a clean slate in terms of the name.” So says Jozeph Forakis of Jozeph Forakis Design, of how collaborating with Cheoy Lee Shipyards resulted in CL Yachts. CL Yachts Continue reading


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Orams to Create Refit Site in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter

If all goes according to plan, Orams Marine Services will be running a new superyacht service facility in Auckland by the America’s Cup races there in 2021. It just signed a development agreement for a site in the city’s Wynyard Quarter, next to its existing operations. What’s more, it has a 125-year lease on the grounds. Continue reading


Cantieri di Pisa Returns to Operations

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 6 marked the official return to business for Cantieri di Pisa’s long-shuttered facility. While yacht construction may not be in full gear until 2021, the new owners are completing three partially finished megayachts. Furthermore, they’re renovating the build sheds and investing in new designs. Established in 1945, Cantieri di Pisa shut Continue reading