Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, which specialises in commercial shipbuilding, has announced a dedicated superyacht division following the delivery of their second hull M/Y Katina, which debuted at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show.

Since 1922, Brodosplit have been building naval, commercial and cruise ships in addition to a variety of shore equipment.

unique appearance derives from a number of factors, including an owner-imposed build time of just 12 months. The decision was made to transform an existing commercial hull into the superyacht we see today. The work included a total redesign of the exterior lines and interior layout, leaving only the original hull and machinery of the commercial vessel.

M/Y Katina

Katina's Croatian owner intends to charter the yacht before placing her onto the brokerage market. Her maiden voyage after the Monaco Yacht Show will be for a charter to Montenegro.

Brodosplit now has plans to separate its facility into two dedicated areas, one for commercial and the other for superyachts, with the latter becoming the greater focus for the business.

LOA: 60m
Beam: 10m
Draught: 3m
Gross tonnage: 1,200gt
Guests: 12

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