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Megayacht Builder Directory 2007 Page 2

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

Canados Group
Rome, Italy
Contact: (011) 39 0656 339732
Construction: F
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime.

CBI Navi
Viareggio, Italy
Contact: (011) 39 0584 388192
Construction: S
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime.

Cheoy Lee Shipyards
Doumen, Zhuhai, China
Construction: S, F
U.S. office: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Cheoy Lee Shipyards North America
(954) 527-0999.
The 148-footMarco Polo, a green-hulled expedition yacht with a fiberglass superstructure and steel hull, was delivered to a Swiss owner this spring. And a few American clients are awaiting the delivery of all-fiberglass 95- and 103-foot Sport Motor Yachts as well as a 90-foot Sport Fisherman.

Christensen Shipyards
Vancouver, WA
Contact: Joe Foggia
(360) 695-3238
Construction: F
Party Girl, a custom 146-footer, is probably being handed over to her American owners as you read this. Within the next few weeks the 157-foot Lady Joy will be delivered (to American gossip- and scandal-sheet favorite Denise Rich).

Viareggio, Italy
Contact: Ennio Buonomo
(011) 39 0584 383221
Construction: S
If you're a Grand Prix racing fan, then you might envy the owner of Ferdy, a 141-footer that pulled into Monaco to watch the cars in May. Expect Codecasa’s first 65-meter (213-foot), traditional displacement yacht to launch next summer.

Constructions Mechaniques de Normandie
Cherbourg, France
Contact: Theirry Regnault
(011) 33 2 33 88 30 20
Construction: A, S
Earlier this year an American who's owned several megayachts took delivery of the 190-foot Netanya 8. Next summer an Australian will be cruising aboard the nearly 190-foot Slipstream, boasting a 5,000-nautical-mile range at 12 knots.

Couach Yachts
Gujan-Mestras, France
Contact: Sophie Dupuy
(011) 33 556 22 35 55
Construction: F
This summer the yard delivers a 3300 Fly, which is a flying-bridge 108-footer, and a 3600 Fly, measuring 118 feet.

Ancona, Italy
Contact: Rafaella Daino
(011) 39 071 501 1111
Construction: A, S, F
The first yacht in the CRN 43 composite line, christened Emerald Star, was delivered this spring; she features a balcony off the owner's suite. Another owner's balcony is among the features of Rasha, a steel-hulled 178-footer being handed over to a Middle Eastern owner this fall.

Custom Line
Forli, Italy
Contact: Consuelo Bentivogli
(011) 39 0543 474 411
Construction: F
Several Custom Line 97s, 112s, and Navetta 33s (107 feet LOA) are underway for delivery between this summer and next July.

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
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime.

Delta Marine Industries
Seattle, WA
Contact: Michelle Jones
(206) 763-2383
Construction: A, S, F
Expect Marama, a 123-foot expedition yacht being delivered this summer, to spend much of her time in the South Pacific. She boasts a 23,600-gallon fuel capacity. The 156-foot Slojo splashes next year.

Derecktor Shipyards
Bridgeport, CT
Contact: Suzanne Alent
(203) 336-0108, x. 112
Construction: A, S, F
The yard doesn’t have any motoryacht projects launching soon, though it plans to deliver the code-named Project Gemini next spring, which at 145 feet LOA will be the largest sailing catamaran in the world.

Devonport Yachts
Plymouth, England
Contact: Dean Smith
(011) 44 1752 323311
Construction: S
The code-named Project 54, a 269-footer, debuts next spring.

Falcon Yachts
Viareggio, Italy
Contact: sales department
(011) 39 0584 388027
Construction: F
Three Falcon 102s will be delivered by next summer, as will two 115s

Feadship/Royal De Vries Scheepsbouw
Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Contact: (011) 31 23 524 7000
Construction: S
U.S. office: Feadship America. Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Franois van Well
(954) 761-1830
In March the yard delivered the 168-foot Gallant Lady. An unnamed 128-footer is among the projects under construction.

Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard
La Kaag, The Netherlands
Contact: (011) 31 23 524 7000
Construction: S
U.S. office: Feadship America, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Franois van Well
(954) 761-1830
Space, the first in Feadship’s 146-foot, semicustom F45 Vantage series, launched in the spring. Another F45 should be delivered this year.

Ferretti Yachts
Forli, Italy
Contact: Consuelo Bentivogli
(011) 39 0543 474 411
Construction: F
U.S. office: MarineMax dealerships nationwide
Contact: (888) 719-2248 for one nearest you
A handful of Ferretti 830s and 881s are in various stages of construction, for delivery through next August.

Fincantieri Yachts
Muggiano, Italy
Contact: Andrea Piantini
(011) 39 0187 5431,
Construction: A, S
Relatively new to the yacht world (its background is commercial construction), Fincantieri won’t deliver a project until 2010—but what a project it will be. She'll exceed 130 meters—426 feet—featuring an indoor seawater pool and stowage for a sub.

Hakvoort Shipyard
Monnickendam, Holland
Contact: Klaas Hakvoort
(011) 31 299-651403
Construction: A, S
An American is awaiting delivery of Perle Blue, a 125-footer. A 137-footer is also under construction.

Hargrave Custom Yachts
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Michael DiCondina or Peter Colagiovanni
(800) 551-9590 or (954) 463-0555
Construction: F
A repeat owner should be cruising aboard his 100-footer around the time you're reading this. Next up at the yard is a 115-footer (launching next month) and a 101-footer that will splash by year's end.

Hatteras Yachts
New Bern, NC
Contact: David Ritchie
(252) 634-4895
Construction: F
While known primarily for its sportfishermen, Hatteras continues to offer a motoryacht line including 80-, 92-, and 100-footers.

Heesen Yachts
Oss, The Netherlands
Construction: A, S
U.S. office: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Thomas Conboy; (954) 522-2300,
A 121-footer with a reported top speed of 32 knots was delivered in April. Two 144-footers designed in conjunction with Omega Architects were also handed over this summer. A few yachts ranging from 144 to 164 feet LOA will debut next year.

Holland Jachtbouw
Zaandam, Holland
Contact: Paul Dielemans
(011) 31 75 614 91 33
Construction: A, S
Known mostly for its sailing yachts, this Dutch yard also builds motoryachts and refits all types of craft. It recently completed installing new engines and integrating a Jacuzzi tub into the bridge deck of the 138-foot Life Saga. Holland Jachtbouw also recently signed a contract for a 138-foot motoryacht styled by Langan Design, to debut in 2009.

Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Contact: Keith Chen
(011) 886 7 802 1050
Construction: F
An Egyptian owner recently took delivery of a 118-footer designed in conjunction with J.C. Espinosa. The designer is collaborating with the yard on a few projects, in fact, including an unnamed 130-footer set to splash next April. Meanwhile, Horizon will deliver Miss Rose, a 132-footer, in November to an American.

This article originally appeared in the August 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.