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The Biggest & Best Refits Announcements of 2019

When it comes to the 'on the edge of our seat' announcements across the superyacht industry, head turning refits remain some of the biggest news breakers to take the industry by storm, reinventing and redefining classic builds we have come to know and love into becoming unique vessels of there own. This year, we look at some of the biggest and best refit announcements across 2019...

The Biggest & Best Refits Announcements of 2019

Innovation in 90m+ at Amico & Co with ShipLift

Amico & Co's new ShipLift, an innovative system for hauling, launching and manoeuvring megayachts of up to 95m LOA is now operative, and there is plenty to be excited about.

Innovation in 90m+ at Amico & Co with ShipLift

Derecktor Fort Pierce Opening Announced at FLIBS

The sun has set on the final evening of FLIBS, but news from the biggest names in shipbuilding continues to pour in thick and fast. After a year and a half of anticipation, American refit yard Derecktor has announced the official opening of its new facilities in Fort Pierce, as of November 1.

Derecktor Fort Pierce Opening Announced at FLIBS

The Success Story of Sherakhan: From Navy to Now

How does a 1966 navy vessel become one of the most popular luxury charter superyachts of the 21st century? Visionary businessman and passionate sailor, Jan Verkerk, had the answer when he embarked on a journey to turn vintage Dutch maritime school vessel Prinses Margriet into the now beloved explorer yacht Sherakhan.

The Success Story of Sherakhan: From Navy to Now

MYS 19: From Refit to New Build with Balk Shipyard

Joined by Daan Balk and Melvin Van Campenhout from Balk Shipyard on the third day of the Monaco Yacht Show, we couldn’t wait to learn all about the yard’s new facilities. Welcomed to the Breaking News Centre, we sat down to talk about all the updates from the Netherlands-based company.

MYS 19: From Refit to New Build with Balk Shipyard

Pendennis Undertakes Major Refit of 59m Marala

Today we welcomed exciting news from the south of England, as Cornwall-based build and refit yard Pendennis announced its latest project: the major restoration of 59m Camper & Nicholsons’ build M/Y Marala.

Pendennis Undertakes Major Refit of 59m Marala