Subs a specialty

Rivergate Marina & Shipyard in Brisbane on Australia’s east coast has been commissioned to install new Triton submersibles on board a significant expedition superyacht, planning a global itinerary with owners who are keen divers, intent on exploring deeper than humanly possible with scuba alone.

Heritage awards

The Australian National Maritime Museum, on behalf of the Australian Government, is pleased to announce that it has awarded over $125,000 to support projects to promote Australia’s maritime heritage.

Adventure time

Dutch shipbuilder Damen, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder Amels, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer, a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures.

C&N appoints

As another major step forward in the restructuring of Camper & Nicholsons International and implementation of the company’s strategic growth plans, it is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Fabio Ermetto to the position of Chief Commercial Officer, starting 1 September 2017.

Supermaxi relies on Rivergate

Comanche, the sleek high-tech 100-foot super maxi owned by Netscape founder, Jim Clark and his Australian wife Kristy Hinze Clark, is once again in Australia, undertaking maintenance at Rivergate Marina & Shipyard ahead of taking part in the 73rd Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, which starts Boxing Day, 26 December.

Cups up close

Visitors to this year’s Auckland On Water Boat Show will have the chance to see the America’s Cup and Louis Vuitton Cup close up, as they go on display during the four-day show at the end of September.

Fast sale

Van der Valk in the Netherlands has launched the 27-metre Anemeli, a stunning fast displacement motor yacht which reflects the clear vision of an owner with over 30 years of boating experience.

Très Dynamiq

In the past year, there has been a flurry of automotive brands entering the marinescape – some concepts, some into production. The next big thing to anticipate, slated for launch at the Monaco Yacht Show in September is the collaboration between Studio F.A. Porsche and Dynamiq.

Haute automotive

At this year’s gathering of the most magnificent classic cars at Pebble Beach in California, MercedesAt this year’s gathering of the most magnificent classic cars at Pebble Beach in California, Mercedes-Benz presented a highlight: the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is a car which, with its sensual, emotionally appealing design and innovative technical concept solutions, defines the ultimate in luxury of the future.