Please select your home edition
Edition
Musto AUS 2017 728x90 1

Oyster expands its Southampton Shipyard

by Oyster Yachts on 16 May
Oyster expands its Southampton Shipyard Oyster Yachts
In January this year, David Tydeman, Oyster CEO, announced that the Company had signed the contract to build the second Oyster 118 and associated with this, would be looking to expand its shipyard facilities in Southampton to be able to offer an earlier delivery date for 118-03 and 118-04.

Contracts have now been signed for an additional 15,000 sq ft of shed space, just a few hundred metres away from the Saxon Wharf facility and the mould tooling for the Oyster 118 was successfully installed in this new facility during April '17. Moulding of the hull and deck for Oyster 118-02 will start next week in this new facility and fit-out can now start as soon as moulding is complete without having to wait for Oyster 118-01 to clear the Saxon Wharf build shed where the build is progressing well and on schedule.

Moulding for 118-03 and 04 can now be brought forward such that a delivery for 118-03 can be autumn 2020 – a year earlier than previously possible.



This exciting investment in Superyacht production comes at a time when the company is also investing in the smaller end of its market with the recent announcement of the new Oyster 565 and 595, close on the heels of the new Oyster 675. Sharing a similar, yet smaller 'G6' hull form with the Oyster 118, Oyster is delighted to announce that the first two of all three of these smaller yachts are sold, with hull number 3 of each of these models in closing stages for contracts.

Jeanneau Sunfast 660x82Collinson and CoSydney Harbour Boat Storage 660x82

Related Articles

Nominations open for Maritime Medal
Kevin Anderson has welcomed the opening of nominations for the biennial Maritime Medal Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads, Maritime and Transport Kevin Anderson has welcomed the opening of nominations for the biennial Maritime Medal, recognising the outstanding and sustained contributions of individuals and organisations to the boating and maritime community of New South Wales.
Posted today at 5:53 am
2017 Australian Marine Industry Award winners announced
Australian Marine Industry last night awarded business excellence in industry at annual Awards Gala Presentation Dinner After a successful first day at the ASMEX 2017 conference, the Australian Marine Industry last night awarded business excellence in the industry at the annual Awards Gala Presentation Dinner held in Sanctuary Cove. Over 260 guests gathered to acknowledge and support the outstanding achievements of businesses in the Australian Marine Export, Superyacht and Commercial Marine Industries.
Posted today at 4:21 am
Come visit us at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show 2017
Come visit us @ The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - 25 - 28 May 2017. Come visit us @ The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - 25 - 28 May 2017.
Posted on 23 May
Old4New Van notches up 100,000km and 20,000 lifejackets
Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today announced the Old4New life jacket programme Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today announced the Old4New life jacket programme had exchanged more than 20,000 old lifejackets for new ones, spreading the ‘wear a lifejacket’ message.
Posted on 23 May
Collinson FX Market Commentary - May 20-21 - All currencies rise
AUD hitting 0.7450, while the NZD traded above 0.6900 again. The EUR pushed through 1.1200, while the GBP broke above 1.3000, despite weak economic confidence in the Eurozone. The weak reserve enabled commodity currencies, with the AUD hitting 0.7450, while the NZD traded above 0.6900 again. Trumps tour will provide Geo-Political points of issue but may calm the domestic politic.
Posted on 22 May
Marina Awards finalists announced
Finalists for the Marina Industries Association (MIA) Club Marine Marina Awards have been announced. Finalists for the Marina Industries Association (MIA) Club Marine Marina Awards have been announced. The Awards are for the 2017/18 period and are based upon performance over the previous financial year period. MIA President, Andrew Chapman CMM, said the Awards have been very well supported by industry both in Australia and internationally.
Posted on 22 May
AIMEX will host Competitive Tendering & Capability Statement Seminars
AIMEX, will be hosting a series of highly informative/practical Competitive Tendering and Capability Statement Seminars AIMEX, Superyacht Australia and the Australian Commercial Marine Group are excited to announce they will be hosting a series of highly informative and practical Competitive Tendering and Capability Statement Seminars throughout June 2017.
Posted on 20 May
38 South Boat Sales – New Glastron dealers
We are pleased to announce that 38 South Boat Sales are the new dealers for Glastron in Victoria and South Australia Glastron is part of the RecGroup that was acquired by the Jeanneau group nearly three years ago to capitalise on the extensive dealer network of both groups.
Posted on 19 May
ASMEX is officially sold out!
AIMEX are excited to announce that on the week leading up to the ASMEX Conference, we are officially sold out!!! AIMEX are excited to announce that on the week leading up to the Australian Superyacht, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry (ASMEX) Conference, we are officially sold out!!!
Posted on 19 May
Yacht Racing Forum announces partnership with Spinlock
Yacht Racing Forum announces partnership with renowned expert in ropeholding and technical safety equipment Spinlock. The Yacht Racing Forum is pleased to announce a two years partnership with world renowned expert in ropeholding and technical safety equipment Spinlock.
Posted on 18 May