Derecktor News Archive

  • Derecktor

    Robert E. Derecktor, Inc. was established in 1947 for
    the construction and repair of custom yachts. Its
    Corporate Headquarters are located 25 miles north of..

  • Part 1: The Ones to Watch at Palm Beach Boat Show March 14 2019

    Part 1: The Ones to Watch at Palm Beach Boat Show

    One of the most eagerly anticipated shows of the year, Palm Beach
    International Boat Show merges stylish vessels and stand-out
    events. Superyachts.com have created a comprehensive guide of..

  • Chartering America's Largest Yacht Aquila November 08 2018

    Chartering America's Largest Yacht Aquila

    Currently available for charter with Burgess, 85.6m Aquila is the
    largest boat to take to American waters since the 1930s. As if
    this legacy wasn’t intriguing enough, she also happens to be one..

  • Charter Yacht Focus: The Revival of Aquila December 07 2017

    Charter Yacht Focus: The Revival of Aquila

    Cakewalk is world renowned as the largest American-made
    superyacht since the 1930s; however, after her sale and
    subsequent refit, Cakewalk entered a new era as Aquila. Quickly..

  • Superyacht Cakewalk Relaunches as Aquila After Refit August 10 2016

    Superyacht Cakewalk Relaunches as Aquila After Refit

    The Pendennis Shipyard in Cornwall has announced the rebirth of
    the 85.6 metre superyacht Cakewalk after an extensive one-year
    refit programme. Now renamed Aquila, the exciting new project has..

  • Superyacht Cakewalk Now Available for Sale May 25 2011

    Superyacht Cakewalk Now Available for Sale

    The world renowned superyacht Cakewalk is now available for sale
    between the power house joint central-agents Merle Wood &
    Associates and Burgess.

  • Superyacht Cakewalk Launched by Derecktor August 10 2010

    Superyacht Cakewalk Launched by Derecktor

    Superyacht Cakewalk, the largest yacht to be built in the US
    since the 1930’s, has finally been launched in
    Derecktor’s shipyard in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

  • Mari-Cha III completes refit at Derecktor May 10 2010

    Mari-Cha III completes refit at Derecktor

    Sailing yacht Mari-Cha III, the record-breaking super maxi
    sailing yacht, has left the Derecktor Conneticut facility after
    an extensive five-month refit. Launched in 1997 by Sensation..

  • Derecktor 'Gigayacht' Dry Dock Ready for 2010 January 21 2010

    Derecktor 'Gigayacht' Dry Dock Ready for 2010

    Derecktor Shipyards has announced that their newly expanded dock
    will be put to work this spring. The dock is designed to allow
    the yard to fully service yachts up to 4,000 long tons, 122m in..

  • World's Largest Superyachts 2010 Preview January 10 2010

    World's Largest Superyachts 2010 Preview

    Despite the turbulent economic climate, we stand to witness a
    historic year for the league table of the World’s Largest
    Yachts in 2010, with 17 new yachts expected to launch themselves..

  • Mari-Cha III chooses Derecktor for major refit December 23 2009

    Mari-Cha III chooses Derecktor for major refit

    Mari-Cha III is undergoing a five month refit at Derecktor
    shipyard's Connecticut facility.

  • Derecktor's 85 metre Cakewalk yacht: a modern twist on classic design December 21 2009

    Derecktor's 85 metre Cakewalk yacht: a modern twist on..

    With exterior styling by Tim Heywood and interior design by Liz
    Dalton of Dalton Designs, Cakewalk is a true work of art.

  • Vripack 60M Expedition Motor Yacht presented by Derecktor October 24 2009

    Vripack 60M Expedition Motor Yacht presented by Derecktor

    US-based shipyard Derecktor has teamed-up with the design talents
    of Vripack to create a “ground-breaking” 61 metre
    yacht project with extreme seaworthiness and an excellent range.

  • Derecktor 86m motor yacht concept will top Cakewalk October 09 2009

    Derecktor 86m motor yacht concept will top Cakewalk

    Inspired by the innovative 85.6m motor yacht Cakewalk currently
    under construction at Derecktor, the American shipyard has
    designed a brand new 86m concept of similar massive scope.

  • Derecktor Presents 52m Eco-Friendly Yacht Concept October 08 2009

    Derecktor Presents 52m Eco-Friendly Yacht Concept

    Dercktor Shipyard and Azure Naval Architects have set a new
    benchmark for environment awareness in the yachting industry,
    with the revolutionary 52 metre yacht concept, Awareness.