Damen News Archive

  • Damen Yachting Launches 77m SeaXplorer La Datcha July 08 2020

    Damen Yachting Launches 77m SeaXplorer La Datcha

    77m luxury expedition yacht La Datcha has been launched by Damen
    Yachting. The latest jewel in the successful SeaXplorer crown
    emerged from her shed in the Netherlands this week ahead of her..

  • Damen Shipyards Launches Damen Yachting Division April 30 2020

    Damen Shipyards Launches Damen Yachting Division

    What do you get when you combine one of the world’s most prolific
    superyacht builders with an industry-renowned producer of
    explorer and support vessels? Add in a dash of Dutch shipbuilding..

  • Damen Launches 55m Yacht Support Blue Ocean March 06 2020

    Damen Launches 55m Yacht Support Blue Ocean

    In the latest of what has been an undeniably successful series of
    releases from the Damen Yacht Support range, the Dutch shipyard
    today announced the official launch of the 55-metre Blue Ocean..

  • Steve Gresham on the Innovation Behind OceanXPlorer March 05 2020

    Steve Gresham on the Innovation Behind OceanXPlorer

    Just three months into the year, 2020 has already seen the rise
    and re-definition of the explorer yacht. Last week we heard news
    of the launch of OceanXPlorer – the revolutionary project..

  • First AMELS Yacht of the Year Launched: 62.5m AMELS 206 February 19 2020

    First AMELS Yacht of the Year Launched: 62.5m AMELS 206

    Yesterday saw exciting movement on the waters around AMELS
    Vlissingen-based shipyard, as the first AMELS 206 from the
    Limited Editions range was launched. The yacht will be one of an..

  • 60-metre AMELS 200 Superyacht Sold November 05 2019

    60-metre AMELS 200 Superyacht Sold

    In the most recent flurry of exciting news from the seemingly
    unstoppable Dutch shipbuilding group, AMELS and DAMEN have
    announced the recent sale of a 60-metre AMELS 200 superyacht from..

  • DAMEN Launches First 62m SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht November 01 2019

    DAMEN Launches First 62m SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht

    After a long summer of absence, show season is now well and truly
    underway, and with it we begin to welcome news of the latest new
    launches from some of the world’s biggest yards. This week,..

  • Best of the Best: The Annual MYS Awards Gala 2019 September 17 2019

    Best of the Best: The Annual MYS Awards Gala 2019

    On the eve of the Monaco Yacht Show takes place the annual MYS
    Inaugural Gala, a glamorous affair of champagne, canapes and the
    creme de la creme of the yachting world. The jury have cast their..

  • Joy Rider Launched: Damen’s First 46M Yacht Support July 11 2019

    Joy Rider Launched: Damen’s First 46M Yacht Support

    Last week Damen’s Gorinchem shipyard in South Holland saw the
    launch of its first 46-metre YS 4508 yacht support vessel, named
    Joy Rider.

  • Editor's Note: Global Superyacht Fleet Grows July 10 2019

    Editor's Note: Global Superyacht Fleet Grows

    If further proof was needed that the superyacht industry is
    showing no signs of slowing evidence can certainly be found in
    this week’s newsletter. Kicking off a week of intense yachting..

  • Damen Launches 77m Explorer Giant La Datcha June 05 2019

    Damen Launches 77m Explorer Giant La Datcha

    This week brought some big news from Damen: the Dutch yacht
    builder have launched 77m La Datcha SeaXplorer at an event held
    in Galati.

  • Burgess Sells Damen 55.5m Yacht Support Vessel December 11 2018

    Burgess Sells Damen 55.5m Yacht Support Vessel

    Burgess has this week announced the recent sale of a new 55.5m
    support vessel, YS 5009, from Damen's range of Yacht Support
    vessels. The new vessel is currently under construction and due..

  • Montenegro Sign Contract for Redevelopment of Bijela Shipyard December 06 2018

    Montenegro Sign Contract for Redevelopment of Bijela..

    Damen, Adriatic Marinas and the Montenegrin Government have have
    signed a contract for the redevelopment of the Bijela Shipyard in
    Boka Bay, Montenegro. The consortium plan to redevelop the site..

  • Editor’s Note: Transforming the Bow September 06 2018

    Editor’s Note: Transforming the Bow

    Over the last few years, the market has been presented with a
    number of ideas that make use of the area immediately behind the
    bow. More than this, it is an area that makes crew operations..

  • Damen lays keel for 77-metre SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht August 02 2018

    Damen lays keel for 77-metre SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht

    Last week, Dutch yacht builders Damen marked a milestone in the
    construction of the SeaXplorer 77, an expedition superyacht, at a
    keel laying ceremony at its Galati shipyard facility. The Damen..

  • Damen Launch its First SeaXplorer July 10 2018

    Damen Launch its First SeaXplorer

    Damen has launched its 65-metre SeaXplorer, the first model in
    the SeaXplorer range, with models available from 55 metres up to
    100 metres.

  • Be Game Ready with DAMEN's Latest Support Vessel March 13 2018

    Be Game Ready with DAMEN's Latest Support Vessel

    When DAMEN’s Sea Axe range came to light back in 2015, the
    industry marvelled at a necessity they didn’t know they needed.
    As effective as its name suggests, the line was quite literally..

  • Miami Fleet in Focus: Keeping Up With Gene Machine February 08 2018

    Miami Fleet in Focus: Keeping Up With Gene Machine

    An aficionado of exploration, Gene Machine’s Captain, crew and
    owner have taken her 55-metres to places many of this size only
    dream to venture. Making an appearance this month at her first..

  • Discussing the Rise of the Support Yacht with Imperial February 01 2018

    Discussing the Rise of the Support Yacht with Imperial

    The world is getting smaller, and as the notion of experience
    becomes a focal pursuit of today’s superyacht owner, the
    solutions to cruising the world in new and interesting ways are..

  • DAMEN Superyacht Support Vessel Game Changer Sold January 11 2018

    DAMEN Superyacht Support Vessel Game Changer Sold

    DAMEN’s fourth Support Vessel sold in the 70-metre market, the
    signing of Game Changer proves the rule that demand for adventure
    yachting and exploration solutions is not only established, but..

  • Master of the Blue: Support Vessel New Frontiers Sold January 02 2018

    Master of the Blue: Support Vessel New Frontiers Sold

    Following on from the hive of activity that is the Fort
    Lauderdale Boat Show (Oct 2017), DAMEN recently announced the
    sale of the 55-metre Support Range, New Frontiers; proving an..

  • Support Vessel 6711 and the Age of Adventure October 23 2017

    Support Vessel 6711 and the Age of Adventure

    As the shift towards discovery becomes synonymous with the
    superyacht world, evidenced by the surge of Explorer Yachts
    taking precedence, Support Vessel companions couldn’t be more..

  • MYS: DAMEN & EYOS on Exploring New Territories September 27 2017

    MYS: DAMEN & EYOS on Exploring New Territories

    Marking an exciting new age for Explorer Yachts, Victor Caminada
    Marketing manager for Amels, Damen Shipyard Group and Rob
    McCallum a Founding Partner of EYOS Expeditions, share their..

  • AMELS & DAMEN: Four Global Debuts at the MYS 2017 September 04 2017

    AMELS & DAMEN: Four Global Debuts at the MYS 2017

    With an exciting order book of superyachts and explorers under
    construction, AMELS & DAMEN have offered up an insight into their
    four global debuts set to showcase at the Monaco Yacht Show this..