Superyacht Fleet Overview and Launches: August 2013

Ahead of the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show, August has been a quiet month for launches: 46m sailing yacht Ganesha, launched by Vitters was the biggest launch of the month.

New Launches

44m BvB - At the end of August Bloemsma van Breemen launched a 44m motoryacht, built for Dutch owners. Read more here.

Columbus 40M Sport Hybrid
- The Columbus Sport Hybrid 40M superyacht has been launched at the Palumbo Shipyard in Naples and is on her way to the Monaco Yacht Show where she will make her debut. Read more here.

Ganesha - Vitters launched 46m S/Y Ganesha (Hull 3067), built for an experienced owner. Read more here.

Fleet News

Progress Reports

Alfulk - Bilgin Yachts launched the hull of the Bilgin 164, Alfulk, the yard’s first steel and aluminium construction. Read more here.

FB261 – The near-complete 56m FB261 was severely damaged by a fire at Benetti's Livorno facility on 20 August. Read more here. 


Andrea VI - Horizon Yachts has reported successful sea trials of Andrea VI, hull one of the Taiwanese yard's RP110 raised pilothouse superyacht range. Andrea VI will now be shipped for delivery to her owner in the USA. Read more here.

Lady Genyr
- Following her April launch, 42.6m Lady Genyr was delivered to her new owner by builder CRN (Ferretti Group). Read more here.

– 85.1m Solandge successfully completed sea trials ahead of her Autumn delivery. Read more here.


Ronin – 58.5m Ronin completed an 11-month refit at her home yard Luerssen. Read more here.

Saluzi – Horizon Yachts completed their largest ever refit, on 69.1m Saluzi. Read more here.

Yard News

Sunseeker acquisition completed - Chinese conglomerate, Dalian Wanda Group has announced completion of the £320 million acquisition of British Sunseeker. Read more here.

Brokerage Round Up

30 July – 5 August - One sale completed, eight new central agencies announced, and six price reductions made. Read more here.

6 - 12 August - Three sales completed, 14 new central agencies announced, and four price reductions made. Read more here.

13 - 19 August - Five sales completed, nine new central agencies announced, seven price reductions made, two price increases and one yacht removed from market. Read more here.

20 - 27 August - Four sales completed, nine new central agencies announced, and eight price reductions made. Read more here.

28 August - 3 September – Six sales completed, eight new central agencies announced, and five price reductions made. Read more here.

For fleet news, check in daily to The above news pieces are just a selection of the fleet activity this month, with full reports of the launches this year appearing on We cover fleet activity in more detail within the Superyacht Intelligence Fleet Update section of The Superyacht Report, which covers delivered yachts and yachts under build at all stages of their progress.

Full specifications of all yachts covered can also be found in our online records at, which are fed daily by our dedicated in house research team.

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