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International Trade Minister Visits Pendennis

22 August 2017

Two of Cornwall’s most reputable yacht builders welcomed International Trade Minister Mark Garnier on Thursday 27 July to continue the successful working relationship between the Government and the marine industry.

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Marlow Ropes celebrates 16 years of championing homegrown British success with RYA

10 August 2017

Marlow Ropes, market leading leisure marine rope-makers, will present the 88th recipient of the Marlow Award at this year’s Southampton Boat Show in September, celebrating 16 years of championing success with RYA’s British Sailing Team.

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Safeguard Helideck Certification obtain Aviation Inspection Body (AIB) status

29 June 2017

Safeguard Helideck Certification are delighted to announce that we have recently obtained Aviation Inspection Body (AIB) status, as authorised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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Superyacht UK Young Designer crafts exclusive yacht for smash hit Sky Atlantic drama Riviera

23 June 2017

Our Superyacht UK Young Designer 2016, Dastinas Steponenas, has designed a yacht exclusively for Sky Atlantic’s ‘Riviera’ after Sky Atlantic approached us last month with this opportunity to promote young talent.

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M.Y. Hasna launch - excellence in elegance

07 June 2017

Monday, 5th June 2017: RWD is thrilled to announce the launch of Hasna (Project #813), the latest in an enviable portfolio of unique and tailor made Superyachts. Hasna embodies 73 metres of RWD’s all-encompassing original approach to yacht design, both inside and out.

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Adec Marine - Things to consider when naming your boat

21 March 2017

You may be struggling to decide on, or considering various different names for your new vessel. That’s why we have come up with this handy little guide on what you should consider when choosing your boats name.

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Superyacht UK member wins National Apprenticeship Award

07 March 2017

A Cornish-based superyacht company and a regional college have triumphed at a national awards ceremony for their apprenticeship delivery. Beating off stiff competition from across the UK, Pendennis Shipyard and The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), landed the Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award at the TES FE Awards 2017.

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The next generation of yacht designers are once again affirmed by Superyacht UK

13 January 2017

Christopher Karam, a student from Staffordshire University, scooped the top prize yesterday (Thursday 12 January 2017) in the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2017, in partnership with Southampton Solent University.

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Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2017, in partnership with Southampton Solent University, kicks off tomorrow

10 January 2017

Tomorrow (Wednesday 11 January 2017) marks the start of the 2017 Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition, in partnership with Southampton Solent University, at the 63rd London Boat Show. Nine students from across the country will be competing in this prestigious competition, putting the invaluable design skill of hand-drawing under the spotlight.

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Winner of the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition on Placement at Pendennis Shipyard

23 June 2016

Following his win at the Superyacht UK (SYUK) Young Designer Competition in January at the London Boat Show 2016, Dastinas Steponenas has now joined the team at Pendennis Shipyard to undertake his four-week work placement prize at the Falmouth-based yard.

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IMO Report from MSC 96

31 May 2016

Report from ICOMIA following the 96th session of the Maritime Safety Committee held at IMO from the 11th to 20th May 2016.

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Superyacht UK Welcomes New Chairman

17 May 2016

Superyacht UK welcomes new Chairman at the AGM held on 12th May 2016 at Land Rover BAR.

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British quality highlighted during the Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence 2016

26 April 2016

Last week British Marine and group association, Superyacht UK (SYUK), gave 17 international delegates and journalists the opportunity to visit and network with a number of key British companies who provide superior quality products and services for the superyacht sector.

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Winners of the prestigious British Marine Awards announced

07 March 2016

Last week six outstanding British Marine members and two inspirational individuals were recognised for excellence within the industry, winning the categories they were finalists for at the prestigious British Marine Awards 2016.

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Lumishore Launches All New Series Of High Performance Underwater Lighting

04 February 2016

The New EOS Series, SUPRA Series and ORA Series Are Set To Light Up The Industry

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Dryad Maritime Release Mediterranean Special Advisory Report

28 January 2016

Dryad Maritime release their Mediterranean Special Advisory, an in depth report, looking at the complex threats currently facing commercial shipping in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Dryad Maritime Release Maritime Crime Figures 2015

28 January 2016

Dryad Maritime, the UK’s leading maritime intelligence and operations company has released its analysis of worldwide reported incidents of piracy and crime against mariners for 2015.

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Winner of the prestigious Superyacht UK Young Designer Award

15 January 2016

Dastinas Steponenas, a final year student from Coventry University, scooped the top prize yesterday in the Superyacht UK Young Designer competition at the 62nd London Boat Show.

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Superyacht UK and the London Boat Show shine the light on the next generation of design talent

23 December 2015

Superyacht UK is putting the invaluable design skill of hand-drawing under the spotlight once again at the 2016 London Boat Show. Taking place on the Show floor this year from Wednesday 14 to Thursday 15 January, the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition is an opportunity for students to showcase their design ideas to industry representatives.

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British creativity thrives at the 2015 ISS Design Awards

05 November 2015

British design dominated the recent 2015 ISS Design Awards, held on 4 November during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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British excellence shines at Monaco Yacht Show 2015

01 October 2015

New industry statistics released today by industry trade body Superyacht UK, show that the British superyacht industry is riding the wave of economic recovery.

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Owen Clarke Design announce new design for 20m sailboat

29 September 2015

Superyacht UK member Owen Clarke Design were pleased to announce at the Monaco Yacht Show the signing of a new design, a 20m blue water sailboat for high latitude expedition cruising

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New research shows rising revenues and jobs growth with British superyacht success

23 September 2015

New industry statistics released today by industry trade body Superyacht UK, show that the British superyacht industry is riding the wave of economic recovery.

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BMT Nigel Gee Reaches 1000th Project Milestone

13 August 2015

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, and a leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering design consultancy, is celebrating its latest achievement in securing its 1000th project which will involve the delivery of detailed production engineering for a ferry machinery conversion.

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Vitruvius Yachts announces 80m project

30 July 2015

Vitruvius Yachts, the Motor Yacht company of Superyacht UK member Philippe Briand, has announced an 80m project to be built by Turkish builder Turquoise Yachts

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Viking Maritime Skills Academy

17 July 2015

Work has started on the new Viking Maritime Skills Academy

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Pendennis Expands Facilities & Workforce

03 July 2015

Following the extensive facilities expansion at Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth the yard has christened its 7,564m² non-tidal wet basin, welcoming 6 yachts into the new basin since May. Alongside the increase in capacity, the yard is on a recruitment drive, looking for 12 new apprentices and hosting an open evening for all trades on the 9th July at Pendennis.

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Conidia news - Keep your vessel moving

06 June 2015

Gone are the days when fuel systems took care of themselves.



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£3 Million St. Helier Harbour Project Now Completed

02 June 2015

Marina Projects Limited, the UK based marina consultancy business, has been leading the development of a project that has delivered much needed improvement to visitors’ berths and holding pontoons in the busy St. Helier Harbour, Jersey.




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British companies behind Yachts of the Year

14 May 2015

At this year’s World Superyacht Awards (9 May 2015) UK-based businesses celebrated as their innovations contributed to six yachts picking up eight coveted Neptune trophies.

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Globally-renowned designer joins Superyacht UK

14 May 2015

One of the world’s most sought after superyacht designers, Philippe Briand has become a member of Superyacht UK (SYUK) to capitalise on the innovation found in Britain.

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BMT Nigel Gee to Support Ben Ainslie Racing’s America’s Cup Challenge

14 May 2015


BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, and a leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering design consultancy, has been announced as a supporting technical partner to Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) and the founder member of the Ben Ainslie Racing Technical Innovation Group (TIG).

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Superyacht UK Networking at SMMI

11 May 2015

Superyacht UK held their 2015 AGM and networking event at the new Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute (SMMI) Research and Innovation Services

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British quality highlighted during the Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence 2015

24 April 2015

The tour, organised by the BMF, gave nearly 20 international delegates the opportunity to visit and network with a number of key British companies who provide superior quality products and services for the Superyacht industry.

Below is a snapshot of what the delegates and businesses involved thought of the event:

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Lumishore wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Excellence for second year running

23 April 2015

Lumishore wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Excellence for second year running

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Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence underway

16 April 2015

The British Marine Federation (BMF) and group association Superyacht UK (SYUK) has been promoting British Excellence to a global audience on the Tour of Excellence this week

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Pendennis expands facilities & workforce

10 April 2015

Following the extensive facilities expansion at Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth the yard has christened its 7,564m² non-tidal wet basin, welcoming 6 yachts into the new basin since May. Alongside the increase in capacity, the yard is on a recruitment drive, looking for 12 new apprentices and hosting an open evening for all trades on the 9th July at Pendennis.

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Superyacht UK reaches some of Europe's most affluent investors

10 April 2015

Howard Pridding, Chief Executive of the British Marine Federation (BMF), has today spoken to Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” Reaching a business focussed audience of some of Europe’s most affluent investors; the interview highlighted the work that the BMF are doing to promote Superyacht UK’s work in Britain, the industry as a whole and the Superyacht UK Tour of Excellence which takes place next week (13-17 April 2015).

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SYUK at the London Yacht Jet Car Show

23 March 2015

Superyacht UK at the London Yacht Jet Car Show

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Classic Motor Yacht Malahne re-launches

15 March 2015

The 165ft / 50m classic motor yacht Malahne was re-launched on March 14th at Pendennis Shipyard, Falmouth, after a meticulous 30 month restoration, during which the project’s details have been shrouded in secrecy.

Pendennis News

05 March 2015

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BMT Nigel Gee Expands Further to Meet Increased Workload

05 March 2015

BMT Nigel Gee Expands Further to Meet Increased Workload

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Superyacht UK Networking and AGM - May 7th 2015

05 March 2015

Superyacht UK Networking and AGM - May 7th 2015

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Ince and Co invite you to their Spring Seminar

18 February 2015

An evening of interesting speakers, supper and one of the best views in London!

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British companies steal success at ShowBoats Design Awards

18 February 2015


On Monday (23 February 2015) Britain stole the show at the prestigious Superyacht Design Symposim in Kitzbuhel, Austria.

David Rowles, a third year student from Coventry University, scooped the top prize in the inaugural Superyacht UK Design competition at the CWM FX London Boat Show

Hand-drawing skill in the superyacht spotlight

17 January 2015

David Rowles, a third year student from Coventry University, scooped the top prize in the inaugural Superyacht UK Design competition at the CWM FX London Boat Show

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Lifetime achievement honour for Piers Wilson in UK superyacht sector

17 January 2015

Piers Wilson is the deserving recipient of the inaugural Superyacht UK Lifetime Achievement, presented at the CWM FX London Boat Show.

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Pendennis Celebrates Apprentice Achievements

17 January 2015

The Apprenticeship scheme at Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth is renowned as one of the best of its kind, having received multiple awards from within the shipbuilding industry and recognition from national business awards.

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BMT Sponsor Shipwrights

01 January 2015

A University professor, composites yacht builder, inspirational single-handed deaf yachtsman, joiner shipwright and panel of experts chaired by an experienced journalist are among the eclectic line-up of personalities who were presenting at the 2014 Shipwrights Lecture

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Superyacht Heureka delivered

01 August 2014

The 45 metre yacht designed by Superyacht UK members Dixon Yacht Design and built at Holland Jachtbouw's has arrived in the Mediterranean, indicating she is now delivered to her owners.

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Superyacht UK 2013 Industry Survey

01 August 2014

Find out all you need to know about what careers are available, what training and certification you will need and what options you have to progress your career.

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Superyacht UK secretary’s Pendennis Cup report

06 June 2014

Once the racing was over, the yachts joined the many others, of all shapes and sizes that were gathering at Gyllyngvase Beach. The cliff walks and beach were crammed with people all waiting for the first sight of the Red Arrows. The Pendennis Team had arranged for Red 10’s commentary to be relayed to the yachts, we were soon enjoying the sight & sound of nine Hawk T1A's putting on a fabulous display

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LUMISHORE wins UK’s prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

29 May 2014

Superyacht UK member Lumishore, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance Underwater LED Lighting Systems, is the proud recipient of UK’s highest accolade for business success.

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Superyacht UK AGM and Networking event in Falmouth

13 May 2014

On Thursday May 8th Superyacht UK and over 80 of its members enjoyed Cornish hospitality at the Pendennis Shipyard and the Falmouth area.

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Captain John Percival

13 March 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Captain John Percival on Sunday 9th March 2014. John was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008, which had been under control until recent months, and he passed away peacefully in the early hours of Sunday morning with his family at his bedside.

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Cathelco news

05 November 2013

Seafresh Ocean Whisper - the quiet revolution in energy recovery watermakers. Many owners of sailing yachts would like to install a watermaker, but have been put off in the past by concerns over power and space requirements.Now Seafresh Desalinators are launching a DC powered energy recovery desalinator which measures just 70(l) x 35(w) x 25cm(h), weighs only 20kg and is so quiet that it is barely discernible over the sound of lapping water. Even better, it can be run from the yacht’s battery supply.

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Superyacht UK celebrate

01 November 2013

SYUK celebrated its 10th anniversary at the recent Monaco Yacht Show, with an aerial display from the Red Arrows, positive annual statistics and reported increased confidence in the sector following a successful show.