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March 01, 2012


New MD for Baglietto...

It’s Diego Michele Deprati. Read more, see more >

January 31, 2012


New CEO for Mondo Marine...

It’s Robert Zambrini. Read more, see more >

August 12, 2011


Riviera Marine CEO steps down...

John Anderson says he’s retiring early and returning to the USA for family reasons. Read more, see more >

July 07, 2011


New director for Feadship America...

It’s Tim Hamilton, previously sales director of the Rodriguez Group and market research manager at Edmiston & Co. Read more, see more >

May 06, 2011


OBITUARY: Alex Chueh...

The founder of Ocean Alexander has died after a long illness at the age of 77. Read more, see more >

April 04, 2011


Ferretti Group appoints new CEO...

Giancarlo Galeone resumes the role he held from 1995-2006. Read more, see more >

March 28, 2011


Ferretti Group CEO Salvatore Basile dies suddenly...

He was 58. Read more, see more >

March 04, 2011


Oyster Marine USA reorganisation...

Dan Wurzbacher has been appointed sales manager for the smaller new-builds in the Americas and Caribbean. Read more, see more >

February 21, 2011


Ron Holland Design’s new Canadian office is now officially open...

The Kiwi designer’s long-established Irish office in Kinsale remains active, but the man himself is now normally to be found in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Read more, see more >

February 21, 2011


Marine Concepts appointment...

Jeff Hudson joins as project manager.  Read more, see more >

February 16, 2011


Having sold his previous company, Stuart Robinson is back in business...

He has acquired Auckland, NZ-based Yacht Interiors and already renamed it Robinson Interiors. Read more, see more >

February 15, 2011


Wider appoints sales and marketing manager...

Wider appoints sales and marketing manager... It’s Stefano Roda. Read more, see more >

February 14, 2011


New appointment at Design Unlimited...

Colour and textile specialist Nicola Brook joins the team.  Read more, see more >

January 19, 2011


Redistribution of responsibilities at Azimut-Benetti...

Paolo Casani is the new CEO of the Azimut Yachts division. Read more, see more >

December 21, 2010


New design director for Design Unlimited...

Steve Rice promoted... Read more, see more >

October 21, 2010


New MD for Rondal...

Ex-HJB boss Paul Dielemans takes over the reins of Royal Huisman's yacht systems subsidiary. Read more, see more >

September 20, 2010


Luca Sburlati takes over as Atlantis CEO...

He was previously the human resources and IT director at Azimut Yachts. Read more, see more >

September 17, 2010


New UK dealer for Moody...

It’s Jeff Taylor and BSI (Boat Sales International). Read more, see more >

August 16, 2010


New MD for Green Marine...

Ex-Marten Spars operations director Marcel Müller has been appointed. Read more, see more >

August 13, 2010


New Garmin marine sales executive...

Nick Meadow has taken on the UK OEM technical sales executive role. Read more, see more >

July 18, 2010


Luciano Scaramuccia returns to Nautor’s Swan...

He’s the company’s new CEO. Read more, see more >

July 12, 2010


Jongert’s new MD...

It’s former Oceanco boss Eel Kant. Read more, see more >

June 30, 2010


Discovery Yachts expands sales team...

Carole Paulet joins the Southampton office. Read more, see more >

June 27, 2010


Alewijnse Marine Systems’ appointment...

Jacco van der Stelt takes over as commercial manager for its Lantic Entertainment Systems operation. Read more, see more >

June 24, 2010


Next De Vries generation at De Vries Aalsmeer helm...

Tom and Henk step back to focus on the De Vries Group and its Feadship responsibilities. Rob and Roderick step up.  Read more, see more >

June 04, 2010


Dirk de Jong back at Oceanco...

He’s the Dutch superyacht builder’s new design projects and R&D manager.  Read more, see more >

June 01, 2010


Gianni Zuccon honoured...

The famous Italian yacht designer received the ‘Boating Pioneer 2010’ award at the recent SATEC 2010 meeting in Genoa over May 28-29. Read more, see more >

April 23, 2010


New MD for Van Berge Henegouwen...

Its Imtech Marine Group parent has promoted Arjan Kleinveld from operations director to managing director. Read more, see more >

April 06, 2010


Bertram’s new president...

Ex-Hatteras boss Alton Herndon takes over at the Miami builder in time for the launch of the new brand flagship, the Bertram 800. Read more, see more >

March 29, 2010


New MD for SYS...

The Oyster Group has appointed Robert Kathro as MD at the Southampton new-build, refit, repair and maintenance yard with effect from April 6.  Read more, see more >

March 25, 2010


Francois van Well moves...

The president of Feadship America is stepping down as of April 1 to join Merle Wood & Associates in a senior position.  Read more, see more >

March 20, 2010


Jill Bobrow joins Yachts International...

The former editor of Showboats and Boat International USA takes up the role of editor-at-large. Read more, see more >

March 16, 2010


Azimut Yachts' new MD...

Azimut-Benetti chairman Paolo Vitelli has appointed/promoted Gianni Cucco to the position. Read more, see more >

February 22, 2010


Burgess opens Geneva office...

It’s run by Cécile Blin. Read more, see more >

February 17, 2010


New sales director for UK’s Large Yacht Solutions...

Alastair Hazell is working from the company’s Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey office. Read more, see more >

February 04, 2010


Yachtique's new marketing director...

The group that has encompassed all of Azimut-Benetti’s yachting services operations since its formation in '08 will now be brand managed and promoted by Patrick Coote (right). The appointment was made by Yachtique CEO Paolo Casani (left). Read more, see more >

October 29, 2009


High Modulus opens up in New England...

The company’s finite-element analysis expert James Anderson will manage this US sales office, which will be located in Massachusetts. Read more, see more >

September 28, 2009


New CEO for Multiplast...

Gilles Ollier, the guy that founded the Vannes, France-based yard back in ’81, has handed control of his business to aeronautical industry entrepreneur and keen amateur yachtsman Dominique Dubois.  Read more, see more >

July 30, 2009


Kjell Vesto to join Oyster Marine...

The highly experienced yachtbuilder will become on October 1 the export award winning UK company’s new operations director, which means he will take charge of design, engineering and project management functions. Formerly he spent 30-plus years in senior roles with Oyster competitor Nautor’s Swan in his native Finland building yachts from as small as 11m (36ft) up to 40m (131ft). Read more, see more >

May 25, 2009


Royale Oceanic opens Australian office...

Alex Robbins heads up the facility as general manager. The office is located at Sydney City Marine's ‘Longitude’ development at the Rozelle Bay Maritime Precinct, adjacent to the Sydney Superyacht Marina. An Australian-born naval architect, Robbins was previously with British operation Burness Corlett Three Quays. Read more, see more >

March 19, 2009


Bruce Livingston joins Vicem as production director...

Turkish builder Vicem has appointed ex-Little Harbor and Grand Banks executive Bruce Livingston as its production director.  Read more, see more >