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Award-winning Australian shipyard Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM) has increased its superyacht lifting capacity to 300-tonne, and has recently set a new city record for largest vessel to be raised on the Gold Coast.
Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM) has been voted Australasia’s Best Superyacht Marina at the inaugural ACREW Business Awards. 2020 has been a year in which GCCM has celebrated its 20th anniversary, completed major superyacht refit projects on SuRi and Dragonfly, and taken a step closer to a major expansion of its facilities. The award from ACrew is fitting for a marina which prides itself on its high level of service and wealth of expertise.
Legendary 63.40m expedition yacht SuRi has completed an innovative in-water repaint as part of an ongoing project underway at Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM).
Gold Coast City Marina (GCCM) has been awarded a perfect 100% score by the Marina Industries Association in a recent Clean Marina audit, a testament to the marina’s longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability.
Gulf Craft has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Gold Coast City Marina and Shipyard (GCCM). The move will see GCCM become the Emirates-based superyacht builder’s “preferred service centre to support Australasian based clients with service, maintenance and refit.”
Last week, the Phuket Yacht Haven Marina provided the stage for the first ever Australia Thailand Superyacht Rendezvous. Amid festivities that blended the two unique cultures of Australia and Thailand, the rendezvous provided a crucial platform to discuss the blossoming opportunities available for superyachts heading Down Under.
During a weekend of Australia Day celebrations David Good, CEO of Superyacht Australia, met with Superyachts.com to discuss a watershed moment that carries the potential to double the size of the Australian superyacht industry. The passing of a new Special Recreational Vessels Bill has opened the country up to charter for foreign flagged vessels, marking the end of a long struggle to break free from shackles which had impeded the industry from reaching its full potential. The impact of this cannot be overstated, and a renewed air of optimism is sweeping across all corners of the industry here in Australia.