Lazzara Yachts Now Lazzara Custom Yachts, Under New Owners

The yacht molds and other assets of Florida-based Lazzara Yachts are in the hands of new owners. It’s the Avanti Ocean Group, which is owned in turn by a private investor and two members of the Lazzara family. The builder will now be known as Lazzara Custom Yachts. The family members involved are Joe Lazzara, Continue reading

Lazzara Yachts and The Crest Group Part Ways

An investment partnership begun in 2011 has come to an end. Lazzara Yachts’  investor, The Crest Group, issued a press release yesterday stating that the parting of ways occurred earlier this year. The Crest Group is a New York-based real estate development company. It focuses on both residential and commercial properties. It also invests in Continue reading

Megayachts Debuting at the Fort Lauderdale Show

With the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) opening later this week, megayacht builders and buyers are getting ready to descend on the Sunshine State. Second only to the Monaco Yacht Show in terms of the number of 80-foot-plus (24-meter-plus) yachts in the water, FLIBS is attended by most of the leading shipyards, designers, gear Continue reading