Category Archives: Oyster Yachts

Oyster completes first yacht under new ownership

By | July 12, 2018

Oyster Yachts, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of luxury blue water sailing yachts, proudly announces the first completion of a legacy Oyster 575 initially ordered under previous management, which had been left incomplete when the business fell into administration under previous ownership. Under its new leadership, Oyster has agreed contracts to complete almost all… Read More »

Oyster Yachts buoyed by landmark safety deal with Lloyd’s Register

By | June 21, 2018

Oyster Yachts is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with Lloyd’s Register EMEA (LR) securing a safety certification process which will be implemented on all newly built yachts. The renowned maritime safety classification society will now approve the design, materials and build quality of all hulls and decks on Oyster yachts. A Lloyd’s Register surveyor… Read More »

Ashley Highfield leaves Johnston Press to join Oyster Yachts

By | June 19, 2018

A former newspaper boss has joined the board of a Hampshire yacht firm recently rescued from administration. Ashley Highfield (above) officially resigned from his job with Johnston, publisher of the Portsmouth News, on Tuesday following the firm’s annual general meeting. Details of his appointment at Oyster were revealed after Johnston Press confirmed on Tuesday it was… Read More »

A statement from British Marine regarding Oyster Yachts Ltd

By | May 24, 2018

Recent reporting has raised a number of questions related to British Marine’s decision to approve Oyster Yachts Ltd’s new membership application, and more specifically, the outstanding debt owed to several members following the demise of Oyster Marine Ltd. In response, British Marine believes it is important to provide some additional clarity to ensure its members… Read More »

Oyster Yachts delighted to announce new ownership

By | April 10, 2018

British entrepreneur and founder of Evolution Gaming Group Richard Hadida becomes new owner and CEO of Oyster. The new team will prioritise rapidly re-building teams and operations, the completion of in-build projects on behalf of Oyster customers, before re-establishing Oyster as the pre-eminent name in luxury yacht building. Southampton, Tuesday 20th March 2018: Oyster Yachts,… Read More »

Former Dun Laoghaire Sailing School instructor leads new Oyster Yachts team

By | April 5, 2018

A former Dun Laoghaire Harbour based Sailing School instructor will lead a new Oyster Yachts management team following the purchase of the luxury boat builder after it went under in February, according to British media reports. YBW.com reports here, that Richard Hadida has purchased Oyster Yachts and all of its subsidiaries and has brought the… Read More »