New construction news
01 December 2018
Dutch shipbuilder Hakvoort Shipyard has successfully launched the yard’s largest project to date: the 63.72-metre explorer yacht SCOUT designed by renowned British design studio, H2 Yacht Design.
26 October 2018
Fraser is delighted to announce that the 80m superyacht M/Y ARTEFACT, currently in build with Nobiskrug (Hull no. 790), has joined its Yacht Management fleet. Fraser will be providing full management services.
28 February 2017
On 25 February a new 74-metre AMELS 242 (242 ft) emerged from the Dutch luxury yacht builder’s yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. Construction is progressing perfectly to schedule for delivery before the summer season.
17 August 2016
Each shipyard brings a defining set of qualities to the yachting industry. For Feadship, these qualities include premium craftsmanship and a proclivity to exceed clients’ expectations. Having built a strong reputation for itself in the yacht building industry, the Dutch shipyard offers world-class luxury, employing the most talented yacht builders to deliver bespoke projects for a discerning clientele. Combining high performance with a relentless quest for perfection, every Feadship yacht for sale is the best the company has ever produced. Its continuous evolution of design, engineering and construction has made it one of the market leaders in custom superyacht construction.
06 July 2016
In Tuscany, things are built to last: from the Renaissance art that still hangs in many of Florence’s art galleries and museums to the fine wine made from the region’s vineyards, which can keep for longer than most other wines combined. Is it any surprise, then, that some of the world’s leading shipyards emerge in this corner of Italy, which is so steeped in tradition? Combining their countrymen’s natural flair for style with a passion for creating world-class yachts of the highest quality, Benetti is Tuscany’s preeminent yacht builder and the Fraser Yachts featured shipyard of the month.
18 January 2016
Fraser Yachts is delighted to announce the sale of the 50m new construction project, Benetti Breeze FB802, marking a strong start to 2016 for the leading yacht brokerage company. FB802 is the second hull in the FB800 series from the renowned Italian yacht builder, with a scheduled delivery date of June 2016. The 50m tri-deck motor yacht will feature a streamlined and sleek exterior design with some standout design features, such as a private Owner’s balcony and a fantastic pool and entertaining area on the bridge deck forward.
26 November 2015
Knowing that you would like to build a yacht is one thing, but finding out who will build it to your specifications, on time, on budget, and offer the right advice without any nasty surprises cropping up halfway through can be time consuming, hard to achieve, and for a first time builder, near impossible. Unless, that is, you employ the dream team.
21 September 2015
Fraser Yachts is delighted to announce the sale of a new construction 74m AMELS. The yacht is the second hull of the AMELS 242 Limited Edition range and is scheduled for delivery in spring 2017.
29 January 2015
The Bosarge family are passionate sailors whose knowledge and love of sailing has translated to all of their yachts, including the most recent, 54.86-metre S/Y MARIE, which launched from Vitters in 2010. With S/Y MARIE for sale with Fraser Yachts, the family are now turning their attentions to another new build, a longer lifting keel yacht by the same build and design team.
19 December 2014
Harry Vafias is one of the most successful shipping entrepreneurs in the world, as well as a lifelong lover of boats and the sea. Don Hoyt Gorman speaks with a man who balances shrewd business acumen with a passion for yachts and the life it brings.
15 September 2014
Riza Tansu has been designing and building yachts for almost 20 years. A belief in pure, open and spacious designs translates to all his yachts, including the award-winning 36.4m M/Y NOMADE and 33.9m M/Y ONLY NOW. With three projects in build at the Tansu Yachts yard, future plans include designing and building a yacht of his very own.
09 July 2014
When Italian yacht builder Benetti asked the international design world to develop new concepts for its custom yachts ranging from 50m to 90m plus, based on existing Benetti platforms, the outcome was a ‘coup de theatre’ – something never seen before. And it seems this creative initiative – which saw 16 designers give new life to a fascinating journey of style, ideas and direction in yacht design – has been met with enthusiasm, with negotiations igniting on some of the designs.