NauticNews
  • Dehler purchases the Belgian yacht builder ETAP Yachting

    04/2008 – The Sauerland-based yacht builder Dehler is purchasing the Belgian company ETAP Yachting. The yachts of traditional Belgian shipyard ETAP Yachting are considered unsinkable and are specially designed for the needs of families. The ETAP Yachting production facilities in the Belgian town of Malle and its established brands will be fully maintained and further […]

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  • Azimut gets higher

    An Azimut yacht on the mountains of Courchevel 1850: the luxury of yachting at 2,000 m Azimut Yachts, together with Philippe Blattes Yachting and Ultramarine, Azimut Yachts Dealers for France and Russia, respectively, exhibited from 23 December to 7 January a magnificent yacht, the Azimut 43S, in the arrival area of France’s acclaimed Courchevel 1850 […]

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  • Babcock International Group complete the purchase of DML

      08/2007 – On 28 June 2007, Babcock International Group PLC completed the purchase of DML (Devonport Management Limited), the parent company of Devonport, the specialist superyacht builder (between 70 and 120 metres). A new division, Babcock Marine, is being created which will cover DML Group activities, including Devonport. In the immediate future this development […]

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  • Poncin Group

    04/2007 – Poncin, yachting inspiration. Poncin Yachts builds and markets three different but complementary ranges of sailing yachts: the Catana catamaran range and the Diva and Harmony single hull ranges. The latter have been so successful that the shipyard, based in La Rochelle, is investing in new and innovative production techniques. Founded in 2001, Poncin […]

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  • The Rizzardi Group changes skin

    03/2006 – The Rizzardi Group changes logo and becomes: INRIZZARDI. More modern, distinctive and dynamic, it conveys and represents the involvement of sea experience. INRIZZARDI primarily symbolizes ‘togetherness' as of a ‘family'. The colors were chosen to represent passionate yacht builders (Red), and the expanse of the sea (Blue). The prefix IN is for sharing-in […]

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  • Drettmann opens base in the South of France

    03/2008 – By opening of a sales base on the Côte d’Azur, the Drettmann Group continues to expand its sales network. With a total of 14 bases around the world, customer proximity and exclusive service are key components of the German yacht manufacturer’s market strategy. The new location in the marina of Port Camille Rayon […]

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  • Cantieri di Sarnico acquires Giacomo Colombo

    06/2007 – Cantieri di Sarnico just reached an agreement for the buyout of the Shipyard Giacomo Colombo. The renowned shipyard of the Como lake, founded by Giacomo Colombo himself in 1956, has marked the Italian nautical pleasure boat history, first with the hand-crafted production of wooden motorboats and then with the semi-industrial expansion with the […]

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