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Megayacht Builder Directory 2006 Page 2

A-B | C-H | I-P | Q-W

Hull Material Abreviations: A = Aluminum, S = Steel, F = Fiberglass, W = Wood

Canados Group
Rome, Italy
Contact: Guilio Bertani
(011) 39 0656 339969
Construction: F

Cantieri Navali Lavagna
Lavagna, Italy
Contact: Maurizio Magri
(011) 39 0185 300341
Construction: A
This yard, which intends to market in the United States soon, launched a 115-footer for a European earlier this summer and will deliver another 115 next February. Other launches ranging from 82 to 128 feet are expected early next year as well.

CBI Navi
Viareggio, Italy
Contact: Michela Cerrai
(011) 39 0584 388192
Construction: S

Cheoy Lee Shipyards
Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Construction: A, S, F
U.S. office: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Bob Reneau
(954) 527-0999
The yard is collaborating on a 45-meter series (about 148 feet) with designer Ron Holland.

Christensen Shipyards
Vancouver, WA
Contact: Joe Foggia
(360) 695-3238
Construction: F
In June the 157-foot Barchetta was handed over. Next up is an unnamed 157-footer, which should be ready in September, to be followed by the 146-foot Party Girl in early 2007.

Codecasa
Viareggio, Italy
Contacts: Ennio Buonomo, Fulvia Codecasa and Elena Codecasa
(011) 39 584 383221
Construction: A, S
A 62-meter (203-footer) with seven guest suites is under construction.

Constructions Mechaniques de Normandie
Cherbourg, France
Contact: Theirry Regnault
(011) 33 2 33 88 30 02
Construction: A, S
Bermie III, a nearly 190-footer designed by Andrew Winch, is expected to be ready by December.

Guy Couach
Gujan-Mestras, France
Contact: Sophie Dupuy
(011) 33 556 22 35 50
Construction: F
The yard’s next launches debut in March and April: one in its 3000 Fly series (96 feet) and one in its 2800 Open series (94 feet), respectively.

CRN
Ancona, Italy
Contact: Rafaella Daino
(011) 39 071 501 1111
Construction: A, S, F
U.S. office: Ferretti Group USA. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Contact: Giovanni Vacchi
(954) 525-4550
GiVi, a 197-footer, was expected to be delivered around the time you’re reading this. Rasha, a 164-footer, will be delivered next year.

Custom Line
Forli, Italy
Contact: Corrado del Fanti
(011) 39 0543 474411
Construction: F
U.S. office: Ferretti Group USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Contact: Giovanni Vacchi
(954) 525-4550
A 97-foot series debuted this spring; the yard anticipates finishing two more in the series as well as three 112-footers and four of its Navetta series (101-footers) by the end of the year.

De Birs Yachts
Cairo, Egypt
Contact: (011) 20 2 336 8117
Construction: F
U.S. office: Alliance Marine, Pompano Beach, FL.
Contact: Robert Bell
(954) 941-5000
An American should soon be enjoying an 85-footer from this Egyptian yard, while another American should take delivery of a similar-size yacht in January.

Delta Marine Industries
Seattle, WA
Contact: Michelle Jones
(206) 763-2383
Construction: A, S, F
The yard handed over the 240-foot Laurel to an American couple a few months ago, one of the largest yachts ever built in the United States.

Derecktor Shipyards
Mamaroneck, NY
Contact: Ginger Best
(914) 698-5020
Construction: A, S, F

Devonport Yachts
Plymouth, England
Contact: Dean Smith
(011) 44 1752 323311
Construction: A, S
The much-anticipated Samar, measuring 252 feet, was delivered this summer, the largest yacht built on British soil in decades. Expect a 269-footer, referred to simply as Project 54, to splash the end of next year.

Falcon Yachts
Viareggio, Italy
Contact: Alessandra Biancardi
(011) 39 0584 388027
Construction: F
Yachts in Falcon’s 86-, 90-, 102-, and 115-foot series are hitting the water between now and next spring.

Feadship/De Vries Scheepsbouw
Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Contact: Hein Velema
(011) 31 23 524 7000
Construction: S
U.S. office: Feadship America. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Contact: Don Kenniston
(954) 761-1830
See Feadship/Royal Van Lent listing below for details.

Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard
La Kaag, The Netherlands
Contact: Hein Velema
(011) 31 23 524
Construction: S
U.S. office: Feadship America. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Contact: Don Kenniston
(954) 761-1830
There are 11 yachts under construction at the two Feadship facilities (De Vries Scheepsbouw and Royal Van Lent), with a combined LOA of 2,080 feet.

Ferretti Yachts
Forli, Italy
Contact: Corrado del Fanti
(011) 39 0543 474411
Construction: F
U.S. office: Ferretti Group USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Contact: Giovanni Vacchi
(954) 525-4550
A few of the yard’s 830 series and 881 series yachts splash this year.

Hakvoort Shipyard
Monnickendam, The Netherlands
Contact: Klaas Hakvoort
(011) 31 299-651403
Construction: A, S

Hargrave Custom Yachts
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Michael DiCondina
(954) 463-0555
Construction: F
Hargrave delivered the 108-foot Freedom and the 105-foot Dream to Americans earlier this year.

Hatteras Yachts
New Bern, NC
Contact: David Ritchie
(252) 634-4895
Construction: F

Heesen Yachts
Oss, The Netherlands
Contact: J. Gremmen or C. Kouwenhoven
(011) 31 4126 65544
Construction: A, S
U.S. office: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Thomas Conboy
(954) 522-2300
Heesen should have seven yachts delivered by the end of the year, with one of the most recent being a 154-foot semidisplacement vessel for a Russian owner.

Holland Jachtbouw
Zaandam, Holland
Contact: (011) 31 7561 49133

Horizon
Kaoshiung, Taiwan
U.S. offices: Emerald Pacific Yachts
(206) 587-0660 in the Pacific Northwest or Gilman Yachts (561) 626-5615 on the East Coast
Construction: F

This article originally appeared in the August 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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