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Welcome to Superyacht News from TheHoworths.com Frequently updated, we seek to bring to you the most informative, interesting and sometimes amusing stories from the superyacht and leisure marine sectors around the world. To share your news with our growing readership, send it to us by email and include low resolution imagery and and any quotations and we will then give it our consideration.

Converted Training Ship Now for Sale as Superyacht

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Sherakhan Built in 1965 as a Dutch merchant navy training ship for the Willem Barentsz Maritime Institute by Vuyk & Zonen, Prinses Margriet was converted to a luxury yacht in 2005. She became Sherakhan and her distinct and authentic lines have ever since ensured she turns heads wherever she goes. She underwent a major refit […]

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Dutch Yacht Builder to Digitally Transform its Operations

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The Dutch shipbuilder Damen who build Amels Superyachts and Sea Axe Support Shadow yachts for the superyacht sector have choosen a specialist 3DExperience platform to digitally transform its operations Dassault Systèmes, will use its experiences to improve collaboration, optimise existing products, processes and services, and accelerate the delivery of innovative and configurable yachts, ships and […]

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Port Vauban Under New Management

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Antibe’s Port Vauban the largest yacht harbour in Europe and a significant player in superyacht berthing operations is under to undergo radical reform now that new management is in place. During 2016 the Cote d’Azure city of Antibes launched a DSP (public delegation contract) to find a trustee for the management of both Port Vauban […]

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St Katherine Dock Under New Management

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Once a busy dock when London was a port of international shipping importance, St Katherine Dock has been a marina for many years. Named after a 12th century hospital on whose site it was built, the docks began commercial operations in October 1828. The Thomas Telford-designed dock was once one of the busiest docks in […]

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Superyacht Mothership Concept Spawns Modular Daughter Apartments

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Designer Stefano Pastrovich, the head of Monaco-based Pastrovich Studios, has been telling Haute Living magazine of his conceptual superyacht whose modular design means a superyacht is not limited to one large vessel. In what he calls his X R-Evolution project the Superyacht is in fact a mothership that spawns off modular daughter apartments. “Imagine,” he […]

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Tragic incident on board S/Y Germania Nova

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Yesterday Niall Robinson one of the founding partners in Yacht Management company Hill Robinson issued a statement to the press which read We are desperately sad to confirm that a tragic accident has occurred on Germania Nova leading to the fatality of a crewmember. The crewmember’s next of kin have been informed and our thoughts […]

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Free Training Courses for Yacht Crew

Monday, March 13th, 2017

On Saturday 8th April 2017 at the Salle du 8 mai, Square du 8 Mai 1945 in Antibes, the PYA is hosting a day of workshops for crew to develop new skills and knowledge All sessions are free for crew to attend The PYA will be on hand throughout the day to help with sea […]

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Onlyyacht Opens in Fort Lauderdale

Monday, March 6th, 2017

The foundations of The Pastor Group and their involvement in superyachts can be traced back to when the Pastor family arrived in the Monegasque Principality in 1880 from Italy. Jean-Victor and Patrice Pastor, the sons of Victor J.B. Pastor, today continue the family tradition, both in Monaco and abroad. The group spans construction, real estate, […]

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Tall Ships Sail Trainees Swap Schoolbooks to Sail Away

Monday, March 6th, 2017

A London teenager is set to swap her schoolbooks for the rigours of the open sea, when she joins a crew for leg one of a transatlantic journey that begins on the Thames at Greenwich. Sixth form student Drusilla Barnes, 16, from Erith in Kent, won the chance to take part in Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall […]

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Superyacht Fleet Gathers for Americas Cup

Monday, March 6th, 2017

  Some of the world’s finest superyachts will gather in Bermuda this year to offer guests for both private charters and corporate hospitality an unforgettable experience on the side-lines of the 35th America’s Cup. Presented by Louis Vuitton, the 35th America’s Cup will be staged in Bermuda for a month long celebration of exhilarating race […]

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