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Megayacht Builder Directory 2007 Page 3

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

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

International Shipyard of Ancona (ISA)
Ancona, Italy
Contact: Marcello Maggi
(011) 39 071 502191
Construction: A, S, F
Having recently delivered the 120-foot Firouzeh (named for a precious gem), ISA is working on a few other 120s as well as the limited-edition ISA 480, a 159-footer. At presstime it announced the new 600 series, at 198 feet.

Jade Yachts
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Contact: (011) 886 7 571-9000
Construction: A, S
Established in 2004 as a subsidiary of a commercial yard, Jade Yachts recently delivered the 230-footAmadeus.

Kingship Marine
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Construction: A, S
The steel-hulled, 110-foot Princess K was delivered this spring, featuring naval architecture by Vripack International and an interior by Luiz De Basto Designs.

Lazzara Yachts
Tampa, FL
Contact: Dick Lazzara
(813) 835-5300
Construction: F
Two of the yard’s 110 models are underway, being built to comply with the MCA Code.

LeClercq Marine Construction
Seattle, WA
Contact: Sam LeClercq
(206) 283-8555
Construction: A, S, F
While it doesn’t have any new-construction contracts, the yard has “lots of repair and refit,” according to Sam LeClercq.

Lrssen Yachts
Bremen, Germany
Contact: Michael Breman
(011) 49 421 6604 166
Construction: A, S
Having recently deliveredKismetandSt. Nicholas, Lrssen is preparing Shark, approximately 230 feet LOA, and Bounty Hunter, approximately 195 feet LOA, for delivery next summer.

Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding
Thomaston, ME
Contact: JB Turner
(207) 354-6904
Construction: A, F
Electra, a 31-knot, 94-footer, the yard’s largest motoryacht to date, was handed over this summer.

Massarosa, Italy
Contact: Raffaella Benelli
(011) 39 0584 93353
Construction: F
U.S. office: Fort Lauderdale, FL
(954) 767-9217.
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime.

McQueen Yachts
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Contact: Doug McQueen or Tim Bell
(604) 325-4544
Construction: A, F
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime.

Savona, Italy
Contact: Diego Deprati
(011) 39 01982 8516,
Construction: A, S
An Italian owner just took delivery of the 164-foot Trib, which complies with RINA’s Green Star classification, meaning she was designed and constructed to exceed current legislative standards for prevention of pollution through the use of TBT-free paints, low-emission engines, and other methods. Look for unnamed 125-, 131-, and 135-footers next year.

Moonen Shipyards
‘s-Hertogenbosch, Holland
Contact: Gelein Melis,
(011) 31 73 6210094
Construction: A, S
Infinity, a 94-foot, all-aluminum yacht styled by Rene van der Velden, should be cruising with her owner around the time you’re reading this. Expect an 84-foot, steel-hulled displacement yacht named Blue Band to be delivered next spring.

New Zealand Yachts
Whangarei, New Zealand
Contact: Damon Jones
(011) 64 9 470 0550
Construction: A, S, F
The yard has no new projects to report.

Newcastle Marine
Palm Coast, FL
Contact: (386) 447-0999
Construction: A, S
Two yachts are underway for delivery to Americans next summer: the 114-foot Cortina, and the 164-foot code-named Project H.

Rendsberg, Germany
Contact: Christian Schaefer
(011) 49 4331 2070
Construction: A, S
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime, though it does have some confidential projects underway.

Nordlund Boat Company
Tacoma, WA
Contact: Gary or Paul Nordlund
(253) 627-0605,
Construction: F
Last May an American took delivery of Joey, an 86-footer with a fireplace in the saloon as well as sunroofs and drop-down windows in the pilothouse.

Northcoast Yachts
Tacoma, WA
Contact: Stephen Yadvish or Paul Fredrickson
(206) 953-9030
Construction: F
A 125-footer with an anticipated 24-knot top speed splashes next year.

Northern Marine
Anacortes, WA
Contact: David S. Mahalko
(360) 299-8400
Construction: F
The 151-foot After Eight, a trideck design with an elevator, was delivered this summer to a Canadian. The yard expects to launch two more 151-footers as well as an 80-footer by the end of next year.

Northstar Yachts
Kalama, WA
Contact: Jerry Clark
(360) 673-1364
Construction: F
The yard does not have any projects under construction to report, though it is presently setting up additional operations in mainland China to take advantage of the favorable exchange rate and growing yacht-building industry there.

North West Bay Ships
Tasmania, Australia
Contact: Steve Quigley
(011) 61 3-626 7 0104
Construction: A, S
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime.

Notika Yachts
Antalya, Turkey
Contact: Egon Faiss
(011) 90 242 259 46 92,
Construction: F
A Turkish owner is awaiting delivery of his 110-foot Ashel next month. A German has commissioned three yachts named Centaurian, all measuring 130 feet and expected to be delivered between October this year and next November.

Ocean Alexander
Kaoshiung, Taiwan
Contact: (011) 886 7 831 4126
U.S. contact: (800) 815-4081 (multiple dealers)
Construction: F
In June an Australian took delivery of a 100-footer featuring five staterooms—and, more unusual, two different access areas. By the end of next year, Ocean Alexander will also deliver five cockpit yachts just shy of 81 feet each that are designed for sportfishing enthusiasts, highlighted by lower and upper helms and three staterooms.

Alblasserdam, Holland
Contact: Marcel Onkenhout
(011) 31 78 699 5399
Construction: S
Look for a 248-footer to splash next spring and a 280-footer, boasting large vertical windows in an atrium stretching from the main deck to the skylounge, to debut in late 2008.


Oceanco's Alpha Nero is quite impressive here on the ways.

Henderson, Western Australia, Australia
(011) 61 8 9494 9999
Construction: A, S
U.S. office: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Contact: Geoff Cribb
(954) 522-5353
The yard did not respond to our request for information by presstime.

Offshore Motor Yachts
Belleview Hill, NSW, Australia
Construction: F
U.S. offices: Shadow Marine, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Offshore West, Newport Beach, CA
Contact: Gary Slatkow at Shadow Marine (954) 779-7099, John Olson at Offshore West (949) 673-5401
A new 85-foot, three-stateroom yacht featuring a mahogany interior arrived stateside this summer and is available for sale through Shadow Marine. Offshore West just delivered a similar yacht, featuring a large California deck and covered walkaround decks.

Viareggio, Italy
Contact: Richard Dixon, Rodriguez Group
(011) 33 4 93 43 99 33
Construction: F
The yard behind the Mangusta line of open yachts should be finishing a 165 around the time you’re reading this. Next up are a few Mangusta 130s and another 165.

Palmer Johnson
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Contact: Mike Kelsey
(920) 746-6342
Construction: F, A
Look for the first model in the yard’s new 135 Sport Yacht series to debut at the Cannes boat show in September, boasting five staterooms as well as a foredeck Jacuzzi and sunning space.

Pendennis Shipyard
Cornwall, England
Contact: (011) 44 1326 211344
Construction: A, S, F
A 180-footer is under construction, being built to ice class. She’ll be delivered next spring.

Mondolfo, Italy.
Contact: Laura Vanessa Carboni
(011) 39 0721 956211
Construction: F
U.S. office: MarineMax dealerships nationwide
Contact: (888) 719-2248 for one nearest you
The first Pershing 80, featuring ASD propulsion, was handed over to her Spanish owner in April; a total of nine should be complete by the end of the year. Several Pershing 90s and a few 115s are anticipated to splash through December 2008.

Pisa, Italy
Contact: (011) 39 0187 59831
Construction: F
An 85-, a 105-, and three 125-footers are being delivered between now and next spring. Also look for a 138-footer next spring.

Proteksan Turquoise
Istanbul, Turkey
Contact: Mehmet Karabeyoglu
(011) 90 216 474 2590
Fitting for a Russian owner, Odessa, a 164-footer, will be delivered within the next few weeks. Next year two 174-footers, Vinydrea III and Leo Fun, should be handed over to Swiss and Italian owners, respectively.

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