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  • M/Y Miss Moneypenny Sold by HMY October 08 2018

    M/Y Miss Moneypenny Sold by HMY

    The 36.58m motoryacht Miss Moneypenny, built by Ocean Alexender
    has been sold by HMY Yacht's Jack Robertson and Westport's Andy
    Miles. With exterior and interior design by Evan Marshall, Miss..

  • Staying Ahead of the Charter Stakes on Trending January 16 2018

    Staying Ahead of the Charter Stakes on Trending

    Last month at the Antigua Charter Show we had the pleasure of
    sitting down with the Captain and crew on board quintessential
    50-metre Westport superyacht, Trending. Recently undergoing a $4..

  • Denison Yacht Sales Bring New Owner to M/Y Seafarer December 13 2017

    Denison Yacht Sales Bring New Owner to M/Y Seafarer

    The second Westport to leave the market this week following the
    sale of Wabi Sabi, Denison Yacht Sales broker Kit Denison has
    introduced a new owner to the Westport 112 superyacht Seafarer.

  • Westport Charter Icon Wabi Sabi Finds New Owner December 11 2017

    Westport Charter Icon Wabi Sabi Finds New Owner

    One of the finest Westport yachts on the water, the 50-metre Wabi
    Sabi has been announced as sold by Burgess & Moran Yacht & Ship.
    Now sailing under the name ‘Hospitality’, this global voyager is..

  • The Demands of the American Client with Westport November 23 2017

    The Demands of the American Client with Westport

    When it comes to American heritage nothing pays homage to
    tradition more than a Westport, distinguished in style, quality
    and turn-key simplicity to almost any other builder in its field.

  • On the Market: The Best of American Build November 23 2017

    On the Market: The Best of American Build

    As our focus shifts to the growth and activity of the modern
    American market, we take a look at the best of U.S. build
    available for both sale and charter this Thanksgiving.

  • FLIBS Fleet: Exploring the World on Wabi Sabi November 02 2017

    FLIBS Fleet: Exploring the World on Wabi Sabi

    As the Westport shipyard considers new solutions for clients
    looking to go bigger, we take a look at the largest in the
    American builder’s range - the 164’ - and the finest example on..

  • FLIBS Fleet: All American Yachting on Galati's Boxer November 01 2017

    FLIBS Fleet: All American Yachting on Galati's Boxer

    Having just emerged from a comprehensive refit, the
    Westport-built superyacht Boxer is one of the understated
    must-sees at the show thanks to her American construction,..

  • MYS: Stateside Trends with Westport September 28 2017

    MYS: Stateside Trends with Westport

    Daryl Wakefield of Westport joins us at the Breaking News Centre
    to reflect and discuss how things are changing in the landscape
    of Westport. As new owners begin to come into the fold and the..

  • Palm Beach 2017: The Biggest Edition to Date Now Open March 23 2017

    Palm Beach 2017: The Biggest Edition to Date Now Open

    Following the acquisition of mainline American showcases by
    Informa, all eyes fall to the 32nd Palm Beach Boat Show this week
    where more than $1.2 billion worth of boats, yachts and marine..

  • The Cultural Impact of Yachting in the UAE: Part Two February 09 2017

    The Cultural Impact of Yachting in the UAE: Part Two

    With an ever-expanding yacht market and the Dubai Boat Show just
    around the cover, we are joined by Westport, Oceanco and Heesen
    for an added insight into the ever evolving landscape on yachting..

  • Westport Discuss Growing Alongside American Demand November 10 2016

    Westport Discuss Growing Alongside American Demand

    Sat on board the brand-new Westport 125, Daryl Wakefield is as
    relaxed as ever thanks to a new debut, increased activity and the
    upcoming, and eventful, close of an incredibly successful 2016..

  • The 57th Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up November 08 2016

    The 57th Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Round Up

    With 1,000 exhibitors from 30 countries spread over 3 million
    square feet, centred around a display of 1,500 yachts, the 57th
    Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show welcomed 100,000 visitors..

  • FLIBS Showcase: A Closer Look at the Westport 130 November 02 2016

    FLIBS Showcase: A Closer Look at the Westport 130

    Westport Yachts is heading to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show with
    a number of exciting superyachts; however, with a range of models
    on display, we pinpoint our focus on the production builder’s..

  • MYS16: Westport Discuss A History of Quality September 29 2016

    MYS16: Westport Discuss A History of Quality

    Westport have a rich history of high quality yacht building that
    is widely recognised across the industry.

  • Westport Launches First 125 Superyacht Black Gold August 11 2016

    Westport Launches First 125 Superyacht Black Gold

    The first ever 38 metre Westport 125 - named ‘Black
    Gold’ - has been launched into the waters of the U.S.,
    marking an evolution in the shipyard’s offshore superyacht..

  • Moran Yacht & Ship Sells Westport Yacht Black Gold June 15 2016

    Moran Yacht & Ship Sells Westport Yacht Black Gold

    The latest sales report from Moran Yacht & Ship takes the
    form of Black Gold, a 34 metre yacht which is part of
    Westport’s most popular model ranges.

  • Charter Life On Board Superyacht Trending with IYC June 01 2016

    Charter Life On Board Superyacht Trending with IYC

    From the Italian Riviera to the Balearic Islands, the West
    Mediterranean is a portion of the world welcoming superyachts
    from all edges of the ocean. We take a look at the yachts..

  • Westport On The Shifting Landscape Of U.S. New-Build November 12 2015

    Westport On The Shifting Landscape Of U.S. New-Build

    An American yard with both heritage and a promising future,
    Westport has been a solid player in the yacht building market
    since their inception in 1964. We sat down with President of..

  • Westport To Display The 112, 130 & 164 At FLIBS October 28 2015

    Westport To Display The 112, 130 & 164 At FLIBS

    The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is on the horizon,
    and Westport Yachts are preparing to showcase a series of
    impressive yachts which are sure to provoke a reaction from the..

  • Westport Launches Hull 55 Of 112 Superyacht Series October 20 2015

    Westport Launches Hull 55 Of 112 Superyacht Series

    Westport has officially announced the launch of Hull #55 of the
    112 foot series at its Westport shipyard, to yet another repeat
    112 client.

  • Westport Yachts On An Upward Trajectory October 01 2015

    Westport Yachts On An Upward Trajectory

    Westport is an all-American yacht builder facing an influx of
    interest thanks to the burgeoning US market. President Daryl
    Wakefield joined us in the Breaking News Centre to discuss the..

  • Westport Launches 12th Superyacht In 40m Series August 19 2015

    Westport Launches 12th Superyacht In 40m Series

    Westport Shipyard has recently launched the 12th Hull of its 40
    metre series, making this the 40th 130’ delivered by
    Westport.

  • Westport Launches Third Yacht Of 2015 August 10 2015

    Westport Launches Third Yacht Of 2015

    Westport Shipyard has now launched Hull #54 of the 112’
    series to a repeat client, making this the 3rd launch for 2015.

  • Northrop & Johnson Sell Superyacht Vango June 24 2015

    Northrop & Johnson Sell Superyacht Vango

    Northrop & Johnson has announced the sale of the 49.9m
    (164’) Westport motor yacht Vango by brokers Kevin Merrigan
    and Wes Sanford, acting on behalf of the seller.