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It’s a well known fact that the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, in terms of sheer volume, is the largest yacht show on the planet. Opening for the 56th time, this show acted as the perfect platform to not only showcase some of the world’s finest yachts, but for exhibitors to debut new projects and ideas to a legion of qualified buyers in a market offering nothing but exciting activity.
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that the American market has arrived at an exciting phase of recovery. To get an idea of exactly how the influx of demand for new-build is taking shape, we spoke to a brand whose renewed strength is following the upward trend of growth in the United States.
During the 2015 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, Heesen Yachts launched a new project aimed specifically at the American market dubbed Project Nina. The inception of this project, combined with a new Fort Lauderdale office, perfectly surmised the growing focus on the U.S. market. We sat down with Mark Cavendish and Thom Conboy to discuss these new projects, as well as the attraction of a European brand to American owners.
After showcasing a number of new projects across numerous shipyards at the Monaco Yacht Show, we take a look back at our interview with Philippe Briand at the Monaco Yacht Show to illustrate some of the new Vitruvius Yachts projects on display at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale Boat Show.
Turquoise Yachts are presenting a new approach and a new era for the Turkish shipyard at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show after a successful showcase at the Monaco Yacht Show. Along with a renewed approach, Turquoise Yachts will also be presenting new models to an exciting and active market.
During discussions with various clients, the A Group - naval architects behind the 101m superyacht I Dynasty - have taken the client consensus that superyacht layouts can be complex, with numerous repeated spaces which are rarely used. The A470 is a new concept by The A Group which bucks the trend in terms of interior arrangement.