Superyacht Fleet Overview and Launches in June 2014As we reach the mid point of the year, there is still a steady flow of launches and deliveries taking place as peak launch season continues. CRN's 73m Yalla was the biggest launch in June, and good news came as a new order for Moonen marked their return to the order book.
Aventus - Sanlorenzo launched the 33.65m Aventus, the second unit in its SD 112 line. The launch was one of four Sanlorenzos to hit the water in just two weeks. Read more here.
Elada - On 7 June Bilgin Yachts launched the 45m Bilgin 147 Elada. The semi-displacement motoryacht features interior design by H2 Yacht Design. Read more here.
Ester III (Project Green) – On 27 May Lürssen launched Project Green, a 66m Espen Oeino-designed motoryacht, due for delivery in Autumn 2014. Read more here.
Flying Dragon - Admiral Tecnomar launched 44.8m Flying Dragon, an Admiral Regale 45 model. The yacht is the yard’s third yacht launch in 2014. Read more here.
Forever One - On 28 June ISA Yachts launched their fourth yacht of the year, 54m Forever One. With a distinctive red and white job, she was designed by Horacio Bozzo Design, with an interior by Alessandro Massari/Studio
Massari. Read more here.
Low Profile - On 6 June Admiral Tecnomar launched its second superyacht of 2014, the 39.6m Nadara 40 Low Profile. Read more here.
My Paradis - Benetti has launched its first Tradition Supreme, the new model in the shipyard’s Class Range Displacement line. The 33m motoryacht, christened My Paradis, was launched at a ceremony with the owner in attendance. Read more here.
Silver Wind - ISA Yachts third launch in 2014 was the first ISA 140, 43.63m Silver Wind. The yacht was designed by Andrea Vallicelli and has an interior by Nuvolari Lenard. Read more here.
Yalla - CRN in Ancona, Italy, launched a 73m CRN 132 motoryacht that has been named Yalla. Designed by Omega Architects in collaboration with the CRN Engineering Department, the yacht’s interior is by Droulers Architects together with the CRN team. Read more here.
36.58m Martinique – Moonen has sold the first unit of its new Caribbean cruising series, 36.58m Martinique due to deliver in 2016. Read more here.
Monaco Wolf - Heesen has confirmed the delivery of 50m Monaco Wolf - YN 16650 – to her owners following sea trials in the North Sea. According to the yard the vessel exceed her contractual speed by 0.4 knots ‘with very low levels of noise and vibration’. Read more here.
Saramour - CRN has confirmed delivery of its 61.3m CRN 133, now known to be christened Saramour, to her owner in time for the Mediterranean cruising season. Saramour’s delivery preceded the launch of 73m Yalla by just days. Read more here.
Gaia - One of Branagh Marine Composites major 2014 winter projects was to retrofit the keel on the Spirit 100 S/Y Gaia. The aim was to vastly improve the hydrodynamics and overall performance of the yacht. Read more here.
Melita Marine – a 73m motoryacht has made use of the yard’s newly arrived 5000 tonne, 100m floating dry dock. Read more here.
Yard NewsAmico & Co – Amico & Co has begun work on a new sheltered graving dock equipped with heating, ventilation and emission treatment systems for painting works. The developments, set to be completed in September 2014, will see the shipyard with a new graving dock with a LOA of 101m, beam of 21m, airdraft of 31m and draught of 7.4m. It will be located alongside the Amico & Co facilities and workshops. Read more here.
Ancona Report – Our European Editor Justin Ratcliffe recently spent two days in Ancona, visiting Wider, ISA Yachts and Cantiere Delle Marche, where he bore witness to a regional hub enjoying a resurgence. Read more here.
Hodgon service division - Hodgdon has launched a new Yacht Services division. The official announcement marks a significant expansion into the yacht and pleasure boat service and refit sectors for the US-based yard, making Hodgdon one of New England's largest full-service marine companies. Read more here.
Westport sold - Westport Shipyard Inc has been sold to a Louisiana-based investor, and renamed Westport LLC. A statement from the company indicates that it is business as usual and the yard will continue to build yachts in Port Angeles, Westport and Hoquiam. Read more here.
Brokerage Round Up
3 – 9 June 2014 - six sales completed, 10 new central agencies announced, eight price reductions made and one yacht withdrawn from the market. Read more here.
10 - 16 June 2014 - five sales completed, six new central agencies announced, and four price reductions made. Featuring an interview with Simon Goldsworthy of Camper & Nicholsons International. Read more here.
17 - 23 June 2014 – three sales completed, five new central agencies announced, and six price reductions made. Featuring an interview with Harry Bristow-Holmes of Sunseeker Brokerage. Read more here.
24 – 30 June 2014 - three sales completed, three new central agencies announced, and three price reductions made. Read more here.
For fleet news, check in daily to SuperyachtNews.com. The above news pieces are just a selection of the fleet activity this month, with full reports of the launches this year appearing on SuperyachtNews.com. 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.
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