Press Release Archive - Design

Tue, 30 Nov 2021

Fastmount acquired by Nautical Holdings Group

Nautical Group Holdings Limited (NGH) of Auckland NZ, majority owned by Oriens Capital Fund 2, has acquired 100% of Fastmount Limited More

Fri, 04 Jun 2021

Fastmount takes aim at upholstery with new clip from Textile Range

New Zealand based manufacturer of hidden panel fasteners has created a new clip for upholstery fastening, the TC-SM6S. The TC-SM6S is a sew-on male clip designed to be used with the TC-F6H from the Textile Range as a fabric-to-fabric fastener for upholstery. Sewing on with two parallel stitches, the TC-SM6S mimics the installation process of the TC-F6H, allowing for a seamless installation process onto any type of fabric. Designed as an alternative to hook-and-loop tape or visible ... More

Tue, 09 Mar 2021

Fastmount introduces flexible panel installation for solid substrates

New Zealand based manufacturer of hidden panel fasteners, Fastmount, has added two new clips to its Stratlock® Range: the SL-FC and SL-M10. The SL-FC / SL-FC-FR has been designed for solid-style substrates such as sheet metal, fibreglass, MDF or plywood, for customers who don't use framework but want the benefits of flexible panel installation that the Stratlock Range provides. The SL-M10 combines the qualities of the SL-M18 (single or triple screw install, dual detent fixing) wit... More

Fri, 23 Oct 2020

NOBISKRUG Project 795 maintains the momentum

Rendsburg / Kiel - Germany, 23 October 2020. NOBISKRUG is delighted to reveal that the hull of its latest Winch designed Project 795 has yesterday made the milestone journey across to the outfitting dock. This follows a successful keel laying ceremony, which took place in 2019. Both the keel laying ceremony and the transfer of the hull are significant landmark occasions within a superyacht build and true representations of NOBISKRUG’s know-how and expertise. The celebrations were shared... More

Tue, 02 Jun 2020


NOBISKRUG CELEBRATES MILESTONE 115th ANNIVERSARY Rendsburg, Germany, June 2, 2020 – German shipyard NOBISKRUG celebrates a landmark 115 years since its 1905 inception. Recognised today as one of the world’s foremost builders of spectacular fully custom superyachts, the shipyard is built upon a solid foundation of German naval history. Responsible for some of the most challenging and visionary superyachts ever built, its brand pedigree dates back to the beginning of the Nobiskrug s... More

Mon, 01 Jun 2020

NOBISKRUG unveils a first-look of their latest 62-meter superyacht Project 794

Rendsburg, June 1, 2020. Nobiskrug latest 62-meter Project 794 comes into view, as the superyacht has been moved from Kiel shipyard into the superyacht hall of the Rendsburg facility on Saturday, May 30, 2020. The yacht’s journey between the two shipyards started from Kiel Fjord with a passage through the locks, into the Kiel Canal continuing to Rendsburg, reaching the shipyard in the early afternoon. Following the keel-laying in June last year, the construction of all sections up to as... More

Fri, 13 Dec 2019


Rendsburg, Germany – 13 December 2019. Progress on NOBISKRUG’s highly-anticipated 77-metre Project Black Shark has taken an exciting step, with the arrival of the custom new build’s hull at the shipyard’s Rendsburg facility. The towing of a hull from Kiel to Rendsburg always marks a significant milestone in a new build project, and for Black Shark, whose construction has been meticulously charted by a few key media, the landmark event did not disappoint. It took the po... More

Mon, 23 Sep 2019


Rendsburg / Germany, September 23, 2019 - German shipbuilder Nobiskrug is delighted to announce the order receipt for a 100m plus superyacht. Renowned for taking on innovative projects within the yachting industry, like “Sailing Yacht A” and M/Y ARTEFACT, Nobiskrug continues to push the boundaries of engineering and innovation with the newly signed 100m plus superyacht project. The announcement reinforces Nobiskrug’s position as the shipyard of choice for 22nd century builds... More

Wed, 07 Aug 2019

Cockwells to launch luxury Air-Sport 7.0 at MYS19

Cockwells Modern Classic Boatbuilding will, once again, showcase its flair for flexibility and innovation with the unveiling of Air-Sport 7.0 at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. As you would expect from the award-winning British boatbuilder, this design is like no other. Offering all the usual advantages of inflatable tubes to fender off against both mother ship and quayside, Air-Sport 7.0 combines the practical attributes of a RIB with all the style and luxury of an open limousine. ... More

Mon, 08 Jul 2019


ARTEFACT MOVES CLOSER TO DELIVERY July 8, 2019 – Rendsburg, Germany – With the completion of extensive outfitting works, NOBISKRUG’s high-tech and environmentally-conscious 80-metre superyacht ARTEFACT (Project 790) has left the superyacht hall and is now entering the final stage before her delivery this summer season. Following 18 months in NOBISKRUG’S climate-controlled superyacht hall in Rendsburg, the visually striking M/Y ARTEFACT will be publicly visible for the ... More

Wed, 26 Jun 2019

Project 794 is cruising to the finish line

Project 794 is cruising to the finish line Rendsburg/Kiel, Germany – 26 June 2019. Following a successful keel laying ceremony on 26 June 2019, NOBISKRUG is pleased to announce that five-decked 62-metre Project 794 is on course to meet its much-anticipated completion date in spring 2021. The ceremony, which took place in Nobiskrug’s renowned keel-laying premises in Kiel, marked a milestone stage within the build. Attended by a raft of well-wishers who enjoyed a wave of maritime tr... More

Wed, 08 May 2019

Cockwells' Titian Tender Highly Commended at 2019 Motor Boat of the Year Awards

Mylor-based Cockwells Modern Classic Boatbuilding has achieved yet another coveted industry award – this time, for the ultra-luxurious Titian Tender that the company launched to critical acclaim at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September. Choosing a new boat from the hundreds of craft on the market can be a bewildering process so every year, Motor Boat Yachting magazine endeavours to make that task easier by refining the market into nine categories and picking one winner in each fro... More

Wed, 24 Apr 2019

Cockwells Launch 8m Convertible Limousine for International Market

Sunshine yellow and pewter grey. SMARTGLASS® control and joystick manoeuvring. The warmth of teak combined with cool grey caulking. This latest creation from Cockwells Modern Classic Boatbuilding transports superyacht tender design to another level. T/T Scout is like no other. She doesn’t just reflect the bold stature of her mothership – the 63m motor yacht that was custom built in 2018 by Hakvoort Shipyard in the Netherlands – her vibrant hull and ingenious technology imbue her with a p... More

Wed, 20 Feb 2019


Rendsburg/Kiel, Germany – 20 February 2019. Following a successful keel laying ceremony on 20 February 2019, NOBISKRUG is pleased to announce that 77-metre M/Y Black Shark is taking shape and remains on track to meet its scheduled delivery in spring 2021. Taking place at NOBISKRUG’s keel laying premises in Kiel, the ceremony also served as the yard’s first event of the year. Holger Kahl, Managing Director of NOBISKRUG, delivered a warm welcome speech to the guests, followed ... More

Wed, 14 Nov 2018

An Adventurous Charter on an Unusual Superyacht | Lauren L in Patagonia

Located at the southern end of South America, sharing borders with Argentina and Chile, Patagonia is known for stunning views of the Andes Mountains as well as a landscape that includes deserts, volcanoes, glaciers and grasslands. Patagonia has two coasts: western facing the Pacific Ocean and eastern facing the Atlantic Ocean and this region guarantees an unforgettable charter experience for those who wish to visit an area of outstanding natural beauty and adventure into the unknown. 90m Laur... More

Mon, 22 Oct 2018

International Boat Show Success for Cockwells

Spanish and Italian sailors are set to experience the quality of Cockwells Modern Classic Boatbuilding’s beautiful bespoke boats having placed a raft of orders for Duchy Motor Launches at this year’s Southampton Boat Show. Built in low maintenance composites, Duchy Motor Launches are defined by the seemingly infinite number of optional extras that can be incorporated – from teak decks and leather seating to custom glassware in tailor-made stowage. This year, Cockwells presented an eve... More

Mon, 10 Sep 2018

The next NOBISKRUG advances state of the art with new technology features

Rendsburg, Germany (September 10, 2018) – Less than a year away from completion, Nobiskrug’s Project 790 will be one of the first yachts built under the new IMO Tier III low emissions regulations with an array of first-of-their-kind technology features and engineering advances that reflect the Owner’s desire to create an experience as breath-taking as the seas it explores. “From the beginning of the project, a primary focus of the owner was to minimize the environmenta... More

Tue, 21 Aug 2018

Schiller Water Bike Races at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff

Following on from the epic Riviera Water Bike Challenge in June which saw 44 pro-athletes racing Schiller Water Bikes in Monaco, the San Fransisco based company has joined forces with the Extreme Sailing Series to host two days of water bikes races alongside the pro sailing championship. At the end of August the Extreme Sailing Series™, now in its 12th year, arrives in Cardiff Bay, UK and from 24th – 27th August an array of Olympians, world champions and America’s Cup superstars racing on ... More

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Fastmount’s latest release, going from strength to strength

As the leader in panel mounting systems, Fastmount® has found that bigger may not always be better, but stronger certainly is with the release of the new TC-F6H for upholstery. Having released the Textile Range two years ago to the marine market, Fastmount has responded to customer feedback, by designing and manufacturing their strongest upholstery fixing available. Building on the Textile Range’s goal to create a secure fastening of cushions combined with rapid remov... More

Wed, 09 May 2018

NOBISKRUG signs a 62-meter superyacht project

Rendsburg - Germany, May 9th, 2018. NOBISKRUG is delighted to announce the signing of the new 62-meter superyacht project. For the second time in a row, Imperial acted as Broker for the sale and will continue as Owner’s Representative and Construction Supervisor throughout the build. With a vertical bow and modern exterior lines, the superyacht has five decks and boasts generous open areas, which are meticulously planned. Her exterior design reveals a mixture of classic and contemporary... More

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