Beneteau predicts a slowdown in the global yacht market

Group Beneteau presented its forecast for the 2018/19 financial year — the French are predicting a slowdown in the global yacht market. Exchange immediately reacted negatively to the pessimistic scenario. Beneteau notes that trade tariffs introduced in July 2018, European Union and Canada for motor boats, made in the USA, had a negative impact on international sales and has led to increased competition in the domestic market of States. Relative to our own perspectives, Beneteau also paints a not very Read more

CdM dared to enter the market of custom superyachts with a 42-metre Audace

The flagship of 42.8-meter yacht Audace from shipyard Cantiere delle Marche has touched water. The event took place in Ancona — a port city off the coast of the Adriatic sea (Italy). Paripalana Audace, which translates as “audacity”, completely created by the individual order. The owner wanted to get the boat on Board which will be able to spend all 365 days of the year. Audace, formerly known as Project K42, the first custom Explorer from CdM. “Audace is a Read more

The leaders of the superyacht market: before and after the crisis

Like many other industries, the construction of superyachts has flourished just before the global financial crisis of 2008. 10 years later, the overall market recovered from the shock, although from the point of view of volume of production is not even close back to the record pre-crisis indicators. Superyacht Times has compared the period 2007-2009 2015-2017 years — the last triennium, on which today there is comprehensive official data. These figures shows that the number of produced yachts longer than Read more

X-Mission: Heesen going to storm the market of Explorer

The Dutch shipyard “sparkle” in the Explorer segment with a 57-meter concept X-Venture. For the first time about the X-Venture began in the framework of the Monaco Yacht Show. And not just talk, and even showed renders. Of course, they do not clarify the picture properly, but something became known. First, build it in collaboration with the London Studio Winch Design. Second, it is designed for long distance travel. Thirdly, X-Venture will be able to carry multiple tenders and will Read more


Viareggio, may 29, 2018 Italian shipyard Overmarine continues to excite the American market. The position of the brand Overmarine Group enhanced: after the delivery of eight new Mangusta Maxi Open within five years, a list of sold yachts joined the Mangusta 94. “The popularity of our yachts in this market confirms how values Mangusta perfectly match the needs of American owners,” says Stefano Arlunno, Manager of the group Overmarine Group Americas – contribute to the exterior design,