Businesses of all kinds want to keep customers in the family longer. Yacht builders are particularly seeking ways to do so. Sanlorenzo is the latest to add several new services to make clients feel more at ease. The Sanlorenzo High-End Services division will provide personalized financing and leasing solutions, crew training, charter management, and even
As 2019 drew to a close, we decided to take a look back at the megayachts and megayacht-related newsmakers that made headlines over the past year. More so, though, we decided to research what captivated the attention of readers like you. It will probably come as no surprise that significant-size new launches were the subjects
In yachting, people often talk about the world’s largest yachts. But the world’s largest boat lift? While it may seem strange, it holds a lot of significance. The largest-capacity mobile boat hoist is coming to the Derecktor Ft. Pierce refit yard. It will enable the new service center to haul yachts as large as 250
Due to its experience with a recently delivered diesel-electric multi-hull megayacht, an Australian shipyard is changing tactics. While it still offers fully custom construction, Echo Yachts is becoming an eco-only superyacht builder. This means every new yacht will prioritize environmental sensitivity in systems and engineering. Mark Stothard, the yard owner and CEO, says incorporating sustainable
It already had the ability to welcome megayachts up to 361 feet (110 meters) to its docks. It also can do works in a sheltered graving dock for projects to 335 feet (102 meters). Now, a newly christened shiplift at Amico & Co. in Genoa, Italy, will let it haul out even more megayachts, specifically
UPDATE, NOVEMBER 18, 2019: Fire officials were still at Universal Marine Center on Sunday. They were trying to extinguish hot spots while a crane removed scaffolding from around the yachts. Investigation into the cause, and salvage, will begin once the scaffolding is gone and crews can access the yachts. Read on for our original story.