Hatteras Yachts unveils plans for new 90 Motor Yacht at 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

FORT LAUDERDALE – John W. S. Ward, president & CEO of Hatteras/CABO Yachts, LLC, announced a new model during a press conference held today at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: the Hatteras 90 Motor Yacht. The yacht is designed to be consistent with the other models in the builder’s Motor Yacht line, including the […]
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Princess Yachts adds West Coast dealer

Princess Yachts announced that Silver Seas Yachts will now be offering the line at its West Coast locations. Silver Seas Yachts has offices in several locations, including San Diego, Newport Beach, Sausalito, Seattle, and Phoenix. Notes Silver Seas Yachts cofounder and President Ross Tefft, “Silver Seas is excited to be joining the Princess Yachts America […]
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Palmer Johnson Yachts shutting down

Wisconsin-based luxury yacht builder Palmer Johnson Yachts plans to cease operations by the end of the year, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The company filed a plant closing notice Wednesday with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The closure of its two facilities will result in the loss of more than 100 jobs, the company […]
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Sunseeker celebrates delivery of 100 luxury performance yachts over 100 feet

DORSET, U.K. – Sunseeker International will hold an exclusive celebration at Cannes Yachting Festival to recognise a huge landmark for the business – the delivery of its 100th luxury performance yacht in the 100-foot or above “superyacht” category. Owners and special guests from across the globe will attend a VIP champagne breakfast event on September […]
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Florida Yachts Brokers Association aims to boost marine economy through legislative change

The Florida Yacht Brokers Association and attorneys and lobbyists with Becker & Poliakoff are engaging in an industry effort to amend current legislation hindering the sale of foreign-flagged yachts in the U.S. Under Title 19 CFR § 4.94, foreign-flagged boats can obtain a cruising license in the U.S., with the caveat that the vessel is […]
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S2 Yachts Partners with Atlass Insurance

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — S2 Yachts, builders of premium Pursuit Boats and Tiara Yachts announced today a partnership with the leading yacht insurance broker, Atlass Insurance based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The S2 Yachts specific program is designed to offer all present and future Tiara Yachts and Pursuit Boats owners an industry leading compliment of benefits […]
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S2 Yachts Partners with Atlass Insurance

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — S2 Yachts, builders of premium Pursuit Boats and Tiara Yachts announced today a partnership with the leading yacht insurance broker, Atlass Insurance based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The S2 Yachts specific program is designed to offer all present and future Tiara Yachts and Pursuit Boats owners an industry leading compliment of benefits […]
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Dominion Marine Media launches new .yachts domain

NORFOLK, Va. – A new .yachts domain was officially announced at the opening of this week’s Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. Dominion Marine Media (DMM), a division of Dominion Enterprises, is the driving force behind the new domain. Also announced were plans for a similar .boats domain to be activated in the coming months. […]
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Sea Ray announces plans to expand production to meet demand for L-Class yachts

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2015) — Due to the overwhelming market reception and solid retail demand for its new L-Class yachts, Sea Ray will increase production capacity by reactivating its Sykes Creek manufacturing facility in Merritt Island, Fla. The expanded production will commence in the summer of 2015. Hiring will begin immediately, and the company expects to […]
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Elco Motor Yachts launches new line of electric outboards

ATHENS, N.Y. – Elco Motor Yachts, a leader in electric and hybrid marine propulsion for more than 120 years, is applying its expertise to the electric outboard motor category. The company is launching a new line of 5- and 7-horsepower motors that provide all the signature benefits of Elco’s electric inboard motors. The new product […]
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