Kiboko Tres Departs Southern Wind for Home

The “tres” time is the charm for the owner of Kiboko Tres. This SW105 is his third delivery from Southern Wind Shipyard. En route to her home port of Palma de Mallorca, Spain, she will serve as a family cruiser and competitive racer. At nearly 106 feet (32.27 meters), Kiboko Tres is the owner’s largest Continue reading

SWS Custom 100 Coming From Southern Wind Shipyard

The long curve in the photo above is the high-performance hull of a new custom project in build at Southern Wind Shipyard. This SWS custom 100 (approximately 30-meter), with a confidential name for now, is the culmination of a conversation the client started a year ago. In fact, the owner, an experience sailor seeking a high-performance Continue reading

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