1. William Kallop’s 66m yacht seized by Goldman Sachs
Natita, the 66-meter yacht purchased by American oil mogul, William Kallop in 2010 has now been seized by American bank, Goldman Sachs following the owner’s inability to service the loan against the yacht according to the Wall Street Journal.
2. Gulf Craft sells passenger vessel to a buyer in Tonga
Gulf Craft has just announced the sale of a passenger vessel, a Touring 36, to a buyer in the remote Polynesian country of Tonga, a speck in the southern Pacific Ocean, more than 8,000 nautical miles from Gulf Craft’s Arabian Peninsula premises.
3. Mulder delivers ThirtySix yacht Delta One
The recently launched Mulder Shipyard ThirtySix, M/Y Delta One, has successfully completed her sea trials off the coast of the Netherlands and has been recently delivered to her owner.
Due to the great synergy between her owners, IYR as owner’s representatives, the crew, Mulder Shipyard, Van Oossanen and Claydon Reeves + Vickers Studio, the Gross Tonnage of 298 has been meticulously optimized at all areas on board. Studious engineering, combined with striving to achieve the highest quality by all parties involved, the 36.00 metre yacht offers generous space to ten guests in five luxurious designed staterooms. The efficiently created tenderbay area features a Williams 625 Dieseljet, two Yamaha GP1800 jetski’s, Seabobs and extensive windsurf-gear.
4. Simpson Marine announces 2 Sanlorenzo superyacht sales
Simpson Marine, Asia’s yacht sales, brokerage, charter and services company, has announced two Sanlorenzo superyacht sales within last month, both destined for Asian region.
Achilles F, a pre-owned Sanlorenzo 46Steel, is an example of the very successful Paszkowski designed yacht with a distinctive golden hull. Achilles F will arrive to Hong Kong next month where she will be renamed to Apries W.
5. Nautor’s Swan ClubSwan 125 under construction
Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan has announced the start of the construction of the 125 foot sailing yacht in its newly formed ClubSwan division. Designed by Juan Kouyoumidjian, the ClubSwan 125 is a project being realized for a knowledgeable and skilled racing owner, who relishes the high-performance ideals and fresh-thinking behind the concept.