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The Australian Marine Industry Awards 2024: Celebrating Marine Excellence

On the 22nd of May 2024, the Australian Marine Industry Awards Gala Dinner took place: an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of the Australian Marine Industry. Eleven winners were heralded for their exceptional contribution to the business, alongside one high-commendation, showcasing the groundbreaking nature of the industry in Australia: from leading designs and innovations to remarkable strategies and operations.

The Australian Marine Industry Awards 2024: Celebrating Marine Excellence
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Industry News

Echo Yachts Set to Construct World’s Largest Sailing Catamaran Superyacht

A contract has been signed for Australian yard Echo Yachts to build a full-custom, twin masted catamaran sailing superyacht. Geared up to be the largest sail powered catamaran in the world, this project solidifies Echo Yachts’ place as an experienced builder in both the motor and sailing markets.

Echo Yachts Set to Construct World’s Largest Sailing Catamaran Superyacht

Echo Yachts’ Show-Stopping VR Display at DIBS 2024

Attending the Dubai International Boat Show 2024 (DIBS) with a highly exciting and innovative element to its stand, Australian shipyard Echo Yachts spoke to Superyachts.com about its unique VR setup that captivated the attention of DIBS attendees.

Echo Yachts’ Show-Stopping VR Display at DIBS 2024

Superyacht Australia Hosts Australia Thailand Rendezvous 2024

On the 9th of February, Superyacht Australia hosted this year’s edition of the Australia Thailand Rendezvous at Phuket Yacht Haven Marina. The event saw great success, acting as a spectacular networking opportunity for people across the industry, with a range of exciting activities on offer to attendees.

Superyacht Australia Hosts Australia Thailand Rendezvous 2024
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Latest Designs

The Most Eye-Catching New Exteriors of 2023

2023 has seen a barrage of superyacht launches. From small to large, motor yacht to catamaran, Italian built to Dutch built, each vessel has struck a chord with the industry in terms of eye-catching, innovative or sleek and stylish design and there is no surprise why. Here, we take a look at a summary of 2023’s most iconic superyacht exterior designs.

The Most Eye-Catching New Exteriors of 2023

MYS 2023: Echo Yachts Prosper from Refits and New Launches

During the Monaco Yacht Show this year, the interview studio welcomed Chris Blackwell, Sales and Marketing Manager of Echo Yachts. Echo yachts have been busy recently, having launched a new motor yacht and undertaken a new refit project the custom superyacht builder is making waves in the industry.

MYS 2023: Echo Yachts Prosper from Refits and New Launches
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New Launches

Echo Yachts Launches 56m Catamaran M/Y Charley 2

Echo Yachts has announced the launch of its latest newbuild superyacht, 56m aluminium catamaran M/Y Charley 2. Now the largest catamaran superyacht built in Australia, Charley 2 has upgraded the platform of her 2017-built predecessor to offer more efficiency, space, and functionality.

Echo Yachts Launches 56m Catamaran M/Y Charley 2

Captains Laud Echo Yachts' Refit Capabilities

Selecting a shipyard for refit and maintenance periods can often be a difficult decision for superyacht Owners and Captains. As renowned Australian custom superyacht builder, Echo Yachts, expands their presence in the refit & maintenance sphere, we spoke to Captains with recent experience of this shipyard to understand more about why superyachts are choosing Echo Yachts.

Captains Laud Echo Yachts' Refit Capabilities
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Interviews

MYS 2022: Echo Yachts on Building with a Difference

Chris Blackwell of Echo Yachts was a highly anticipated visitor to the Superyachts.com Interview Studio at the Monaco Yacht Show 2022. Though only a short period after his last discussion with Shari Liu at the Top100 London Premiere in July, much has changed for Chris with some exciting announcements…

MYS 2022: Echo Yachts on Building with a Difference
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Industry News

Immediate Newbuild and Refit Opportunities with Full-Custom Specialist

As the 2022 Monaco Yacht Show approaches, there will no doubt be many owners considering their next newbuild superyacht. Finding the perfect build team to entrust with a project is always a meticulous process. However, a unique opportunity with Australia’s full-custom superyacht specialists will entice those who place a high value on quality, efficiency, and lead time.

Immediate Newbuild and Refit Opportunities with Full-Custom Specialist
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Industry News

The Enduring Value of Personal Connections in a Digitised World

Whether Zoom, Teams, Webex, or even trusty old Skype, video conferencing has never been more important to the way in which businesses engage with clients. However, in an industry that is driven to create the bespoke and personal, how far should this evolution stretch? For superyacht designer Sam Sorgiovanni, there is no substitute for a good, old-fashioned face-to-face meeting with a client.

The Enduring Value of Personal Connections in a Digitised World
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SY Exclusives

Australia InDepth Series 2 Episode 2: Custom Creations

Step behind the scenes with award-winning superyacht builders and designers as we delve into Australia’s reputation as a nation of innovators. ‘Custom Creations’, the second episode of Australia InDepth Series 2, has launched on Superyachts.com.

Australia InDepth Series 2 Episode 2: Custom Creations
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Interviews

Top 100: Echo Yachts on Laying the Foundations for Efficiency

Chris Blackwell of Echo Yachts joined Shari Liu for a sit-down chat about the Australian shipyard’s remarkable achievements in delivering superyachts with a more efficient platform.

Top 100: Echo Yachts on Laying the Foundations for Efficiency
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SY Exclusives

Australia InDepth Series 2 Launches

The first episode of the Australia InDepth Series, ‘A Superyacht Hub’, has launched on Superyachts.com. The second of two concurrently released series, ‘A Superyacht Hub’ shines a light on the advanced marine infrastructure in Australia, able to cater to the demands of large visiting vessels.

Australia InDepth Series 2 Launches
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Charter News

Coming Soon: Australia InDepth Trailer Launched at MYS’21

The first official trailer for the SY Original Australia InDepth series has launched, giving a glimpse into Australia’s holistic offering as a superyacht destination.

Coming Soon: Australia InDepth Trailer Launched at MYS’21