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Top100 Builder Nobiskrug is celebrating a landmark 115 years in operation since its inception in 1905. A strong history in the German naval sphere provided the foundations for Nobiskrug to become one of the most innovative superyacht builders in the world, and a true creator of dreams. To mark the occasion, we look back at five of our favourite Nobiskrug superyachts which have set the benchmark for vision and creativity in Superyacht design.
62-metre Nobiskrug superyacht Project 794 has been revealed to the world for the first time. The latest project from the German pioneers of superyacht build has been spotted leaving the Kiel shipyard, where it headed to the Rendsburg to enter the final stages of her build.
As the long month of January is coming to an end, with it marking the completion of the first month of 2020, we at Superyachts.com are due a catch-up on the latest at renowned British design studio Winch – now celebrating their 35th year of craftsmanship.
When in-construction projects shrouded in secrecy are announced, the industry awaits some of the most exciting, eagerly anticipated vessels to be launched. Superyachts.com list some of the most exciting new-build contracts announced this 2019, as we await the masterpiece vessels in the making...
Nobiskrug’s 77 metre Project Black Shark has arrived in at the shipyard’s Rendsburg facility, where she will begin her outfitting and take her exciting final form, resembling the deadly fish.
In September Superyachts.com reprised its role at the Breaking News Centre studio at the Monaco Yacht Show, welcoming the biggest names in the industry to share their insights on a whirlwind year. Always a great opportunity to gauge performance and highlight developing trends, we look back on the main event from this year’s superyacht calendar.
Dutch yacht design studio Vripack has built its first ever LeVen model, currently on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. With a shallow draft of just 1.3 metres, Vripack describes the model as a “Bahamas-ready yacht”, and she is certainly a typically adventurous Vripack creation.
It is the end of an era at the top of Nobiskrug’s management structure. The German shipyard has announced that longstanding Managing Director Holger Kahl is to step down from his position, but will continue in an advisory capacity within Nobiskrug’s Holding Company, Privinvest Group.
In the past few weeks, Superyachts.com has been speaking to industry leaders on the topical matter of ‘green yachting’. Between the materials used and fuels burned, yachting is not known for its eco-friendliness. However, having spoken to Oceanco, Lurssen and Heesen on the subject, it is evident that minimising their impact on the world’s oceans is a priority for the shipyards of 2019. This week, we speak to Holger Kahl, Managing Director at Nobiskrug, who makes it clear that the German giant are determined to make their mark on the future of green yachting.
It was only the start of this week that we at Superyachts.com had the pleasure of reporting on the launch of Nobiskrug’s 80m Artefact, a game changer for responsible yachting. The German Shipyard, with efficiency at the heart of their philosophy, have now teamed up with Dutch studio Vripack to unveil an unconventional and striking 56 metre hybrid design.
The bar has been set for environmentally-conscious yachting, and set high. The launch of Nobiskrug’s 80 metre motor yacht artefact in Rendsburg encapsulates the German builder’s forward-thinking approach to green yachting. This innovative and efficient yacht is the product of over two years of shrewd research and development, followed by three years of construction. Artefact, as Captain Aaron T. Clark puts it, is a “game changer” for the industry.
Every September, the crème de la crème of the world superyacht fleet have only one destination in mind: the Monaco Yacht Show. For four action-packed days, one of the world’s tiniest countries hosts the largest global gathering of superyachts.