Southern Wind Shipyard Plots Its Future Course

A combination of longtime shipyard executives as well as customers now runs Southern Wind Shipyard. This follows the sudden death of the shipyard’s founder just last month. Willy Persico, who established the shipyard in South Africa in 1991, died on May 12. According to a statement from Southern Wind today, Persico had already mapped out Continue reading


Oyster Yachts Adds Eddie Jordan, Rob Humphreys to Board

PHOTOS: Mike Jones Several weeks after new ownership took over, Oyster Yachts has added Eddie Jordan, a high-profile auto-racing and yacht-owning figure, to its board. Furthermore, it’s added Rob Humphreys, a well-known yacht designer. Oyster Yachts re-emerged with entrepreneur Richard Hadida at the helm in March. This followed the company suddenly going into administration the Continue reading


Jan Timmerman Now Managing Director at Royal Huisman

With broad international experience, Jan Timmerman is taking the helm at Royal Huisman, effective on August 1. Timmerman recently served as managing director and president of a company in the aluminum business. He also held similar roles at a lighting-solutions supplier to both luxury architectural projects as well as original equipment manufacturers. In addition, Timmerman has Continue reading