Heesen have sold YN 19480 – Project Cosmos – an 80.07-metre all-aluminium FDHF motor yacht for delivery in April 2022.

This is the second contract sealed by the pioneering Dutch shipyard in 2018, reaffirming the positive trend that began last year with the sale of no less than six yachts. Project Cosmos is the largest yacht to date to be built by Heesen, and follows on from its existing major triumphs in the 60-metre plus market segment with the revolutionary 65-metre Galactica Star in 2013, the iconic 70-metre Galactica Super Nova in 2016, and its recent accomplishment, 60-metre Project Falcon. Continue reading


Delivering a smooth and exhilarating ride for passengers, the FOILER offers a comfortable, highperformance driving experience for whoever is at the helm. Its retractable carbon fiber retractable hydrofoils deliver strength, rigidity and lightness, allowing the yacht to fly 1.5 meters above the water for the most exciting yachting experience imaginable, even while delivering up to 20% increased fuel efficiency at top hydro-foiling speeds.
The FOILER delivers such a smooth and quiet passenger experience that the turbulence and slamming of a conventionally-designed yacht will feel outmoded in comparison. With a cuttingedge hull design and ground-breaking hydro-foiling technology, the FOILER has a smooth and progressive take-off and landing, for the ultimate comfort of those on board. Continue reading

Ferretti Group inaugurates the 2018 edition of “Convergence”,
the exclusive training event
reserved for Group’s yacht captains and chief engineers

Dubai, 1 March 2018 – From March 3rd – 6th, the beautiful Dubai will host “Convergence”, the traditional training and refresher event that Ferretti Group offers captains and chief engineers working on the yachts in its fleet.
The new edition includes an intense program of activities that will involve over 100 captains and chief engineers from all over the world.
The “Convergence” program, varied and dynamic, will be organized in sessions aimed to transfer know-how and a deeper knowledge on technical issues, through interactive debates around hot issues of the sector. Technical corners will be built and managed by participants, actively involved in sharing their ideas, experiences and suggestions. Continue reading

Regal Vice President of Product Development and Marketing Paul Kuck

February 28, 2018 , Orlando, Florida – Regal President and CEO
Duane Kuck recently announced the promotion of Paul Kuck to the new post of Vice President of Product Development & Marketing, with global responsibilities.
Kuck, the grandson and namesake of the company’s founder, Paul Kuck — and eldest son of Duane and Cindy Kuck — has worked
exclusively for Regal the past 10 years. Prior to this new appointment,
he was actively engaged in multiple company initiatives involving
information technology, marketing and engineering.
“Paul is very passionate about Regal and the boating business, and
has certainly paid his dues on the job,” said Kuck. “He has excelled in
his overall responsibilities and brings an exceptional level of
commitment to elevating the boating experience for our customers
through the design and development of world class products. His
tireless energy and focus on both product development and
marketing will ensure critical strategic continuity as we continue to
move forward and advance our long-term corporate mission.”

Gulf Craft’s three new masterpieces have a global premiere at
the Dubai International Boat Show 2018

All-new Majesty 140 superyacht was the show stopper along with an impressive showcase of 12 superyachts, yachts & boats

Dubai, February 27, 2018 – Gulf Craft, the UAE’s pioneering builder of luxury superyachts, fine yachts and leisure boats boasted an imposing presence with a global premiere of its new creations at the 26th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show. Continue reading