Super Yachts from New Zealand

Jul 17, 2009 2 Comments by

ROBINSON MARINE INTERIORS

Robinson Marine Interiors are marine interior specialists – the focus is singular. We are completely committed to producing the world’s best interiors for the world’s best superyachts.

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Southern Spars specialise in the design and construction of carbon fibre spars and components, rigging, and rig servicing.

As the industry pioneer, Southern Spars built its first carbon spar in 1990. Since then the company has pursued a passion for delivering world class cruising and racing spars, carbon rigging and service.

Its operation extends to four corners of the world with centres in the USA, and South Africa, and headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand. Southern Spars employs more than 250 staff worldwide.

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Building the market
By increasing laminate thickness and hoop strength America’s Cup battens became a viable, light-weight alternative for use on Superyachts. C-Tech was able to supply sail battens to at least 8 of the superyachts visiting for the 2003 Millenium Cup and the export market was born. Yachts over 30m (98ft) now make up over 50% of CT Sailbatten orders (excluding America’s Cup).

Fraser Brown, acting as European agent for CT Sailbattens, introduced the product to the ORMA 60 and Open 60 market. Light-weight and durable, CT Sailbattens quickly became the product of choice for offshore racers.

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The yard is recognized as one of the leading superyacht builders in the world. Over the last 22 years Alloy Yachts has won 19 International Awards and has placed as a finalist on 21 occasions.

The Company objective is to strive for continual improvement in both excellence and innovation with all projects. This approach is reflected in the yachts produced with exceptional quality of workmanship and serious attention to detail.

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Construction commenced in April 2008 on this Dubois designed 49.7m fast cruising sloop – project name X50. X50 is a world class fast cruising sloop, with an advanced Dubois design, to be built to the exacting standards of Fitzroy. X50 will be launched in 2010.

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