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Oyster expands Southampton shipyard facilities
Oyster has expanded its shipyard facilities in Southampton after signing a contract for an additional 15,000 sq ft of shed space. 25 May 2017 - Boating Business
100th sale for Fairline Yachts
British yacht manufacturer Fairline Yachts has sold its 100th boat to its new dealer for the Great Lakes in the USA. 18 May 2017 - Boating Business
Ten years at Osprey Quay
Sunseeker is celebrating its tenth anniversary at its Osprey Quay, Portland, site, responsible for manufacturing the San Remo, as well as the hull and superstructure for the 116 yacht. Composite components are also manufactured at the site. 26 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Discovery Yachts appointments
Key appointments have been made at Discovery Yachts Group following a management buyout of the company. 26 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Sunseeker returns to profit
The company’s audited accounts for the year ending December 31 2016 show a £6m EBITDA, a £36m EBITDA profit improvement since 2014 with revenue up 25% from £202.6m in 2015 to £252.4m and a forward order book increase of 41% by volume year-on-year. 03 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Record apprentice intake
Sunseeker has hired a record intake of apprentices in 2017 with nine joining the boatbuilder’s Portland base and 31 joining the team in Poole. 24 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Fairline Yachts expands
Fairline Yachts is to expand its manufacturing capabilities with the addition of a new 17,000sqft production facility at Oundle Marina - the boatyard’s original location when the company was launched 50 years-ago. 20 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
SCIGRIP sees orders increase by a third
Adhesive supplier SCIGRIP has enjoyed a strong start to 2017 with a 30% rise in orders from sail and powerboat manufacturers following a number of successful trials in boat yards across Europe. 13 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
High volume adhesive sales
Adhesive solutions supplier SCIGRIP has secured a 'significant number' of high volume orders with leading sail, power and leisure boat manufacturers following successful trials in boatyards across Europe. 09 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
BlackCat expands its portfolio
BlackCat Superyachts has added a new 35m luxury catamaran built completely from carbon fibre to its portfolio. 09 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Van der Valk expands
Van der Valk Shipyard is celebrating 50 years of yacht building with a new construction hall. 08 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Semi-Convertible Fly-bridge
Gulf Craft has debuted it first semi-convertible fly-bridge superyacht at the Dubai International Boat Show. 02 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Apprenticeship award for Pendennis
Cornish-based superyacht company, Pendennis, has triumphed at a national awards ceremony for its apprenticeship delivery in conjunction with a local college. 28 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Damen’s latest yacht support vessel is launched
Dutch shipbuilder Damen has launched its latest 70m yacht support vessel, Game Changer 22 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Sales record for Bavaria
Bavaria Yachts has set a new sales record at the start of the new exhibition season with more than 160 yachts sold at boot Düsseldorf and two weeks’ after show business. 17 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Luxury yacht market thrives
The luxury yacht market is thriving after the Brexit vote says two of Britain’s largest boatbuilders. 02 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Italian designed custom superyacht
Italian yacht designer, Zuccon International Project, has designed an eye-catching new 74m superyacht exclusively for CRN Shipyard in Ancona. 01 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
First year celebrations for new Fairline Yachts team
Fairline Yachts is celebrating a year since its all-new management team took over. 01 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Phantom International partners with McConaghy
Phantom International has entered into a new boat building partnership with McConaghy. 26 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Lexus enters the maritime market
Marquis Yachts makers of Marquis and Carver Yachts has partnered with Toyota Motor Corporation's marine department to engineer and build a prototype, concept boat. 23 Jan 2017 - Boating Business