Kicking off the launches tally for 2014 was Feadship's 46m M/Y Como. Several orders were announced in January including 43.5m Sea Eagle for Royal Huisman and a letter of intent for a 68m CRN.
Como - Feadship launched 46.22m M/Y Como, one of the first new superyacht launches of 2014. Built for experienced owner Neville Crichton, Como is designed by Dubois Naval Architects with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Read more here.
Other launches in January included 55m Hull 465 from Amels and 40m Galatea from Heesen Yachts.
CRN 68m - CRN, the Ferretti Group's custom division, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with a Chinese client for a 68m superyacht, the biggest vessel ever sold by CRN and Ferretti Group in China. Read more here.
Sea Eagle - Royal Huisman closed 2013 on a high, signing an order for a 43.5m Frers-designed sloop to be built for a Taiwanese owner. The yacht, which will be named Sea Eagle, will feature an interior by Rhoades Young. Read more here.
Swan 115 - Finnish superyacht builder Nautor's Swan has begun 2014 strongly with the sale of a second Swan 115. Two Swan 115s are now in build at Oy Nautor AB, with a Swan 105 also undergoing finishing work. Read more here.
WallyCento - Wally announced the signing of the order for a third WallyCento, to be built for an American owner. Work on the new superyacht has already begun at British yard Green Marine, with delivery scheduled for June 2015. Read more here.
Blush | Sunseeker 155 - Sunseeker unveiled its new flagship tri-deck 155 Yacht ahead of her launch and sea trials in February with delivery set for Spring. Read more here.
Jongert 3200P - Jongert reports that the first superyacht in its new Performance Line, the 3200P, is progressing well and will be ready in 2015. Read more here.
Mondo Marine M54 - Mondo Marine has unveiled the completed hull and superstructure of its current project, the 54m M54, as her central agent looks for a buyer. Read more here.
SL104-594 - The latest hull in Sanlorenzo's SL 104 range of 31.7m superyachts is close to completion and will launch imminently. Read more here.
Wider 150 - The construction of the first unit of Wider 150’ commenced in August last year in the new shipyard in Ancona and the latest images of the construction progress have been released. SuperyachtNews.com speaks to Wider Yachts to get an in-build update. Read more here.
6711 Sea Axe - Damen 67m Sea Axe Hull 6711 has completed her sea trials ahead of her January 2014 delivery, reaching speeds over 22 knots on trials. Read more here.
Brokerage Round Up
17 December 2013 – 6 January 2014 – 16 sales completed, four new central agencies announced, four price reductions made and one price increase. Read more here.
14 – 20 January 2014 – two sales completed, eight new central agencies announced, and 15 price reductions made. Featuring an interview with Michael Rafferty, broker for Camper & Nicholsons. Read more here.
21 – 27 January 2014 – three sales completed, eight new central agencies announced, four price reductions made and one yacht withdrawn from market. Featuring an interview with Kevin Merrigan, president at Northrop & Johnson. Read more here.
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