The steel-hulled Sinbad, which started life half a century ago, is embarking on a major refit. It’s one that Front Street Shipyard says poses a challenge for its entire shipyard crew. Sinbad has an interesting history. Completed in 1962 in Norway, she was the 16th launch following World War II for her builder, A. Eidsvik.
Tradition never goes out of style. Classic-looking yacht enthusiasts will appreciate this 82 Flush Deck Motoryacht. She’s yours for the commissioning at Front Street Shipyard. To capture the classic ethos, plus the concepts of self-sufficiency and stability, Front Street Shipyard is collaborating with C. Raymond Hunt Associates. The noted studio has a long history of
Some refits are really more accurately called rebuilds. In the case of the 38-year-old motoryacht Berilda, she’s called something else. Due to her extensive checklist and her name, her owners have coined the phrase “the rebuild-a of Berilda.” Having been at Front Street Shipyard since last fall, and departing this summer, Berilda is undergoing an
The explorer yacht Enigma XK and the sailing superyacht Axia (above) each earned a Refit Excellence Award last week. The honors recognized not just their refit yards, but also their captains and owners. The Refit Excellence Awards were given at the first-annual Refit International Exhibition & Conference. The event, held in Fort Lauderdale, intends to
A nearly 40-year-old megayacht is being transformed in Maine this winter. She’s Berilda, a megayacht with quite a history. She’ll blend classic and contemporary elements when relaunched next year at Front Street Shipyard. Berilda has gone through a number of name changes—and configuration changes—since delivery in 1978. She was initially christened Claybeth and used as
In 1901, an American lumber mogul by the name of Charles Canfield took delivery of a 126-foot (38.4-meter) luxury steam yacht. She was impressive for her time, even more impressive if you consider her bowsprit made her 138 feet long. Cangarda was christened in honor of Canfield and his wife, Belle Gardner. Several changes of