Cielito, a 43’ trunk cabin motoryacht designed in 1930 by the Stephen Brothers, won the 2018 Vintage Weekend award for Best Restoration, which was completed by Florida’s original shipyard, RMK Merrill-Stevens.
RMK Merrill-Stevens (RMK MS), a full-service shipyard dedicated to the refit and repair of the world’s finest yachts and vessels, has announced the opening of ten new positions at the historic shipyard. Dating back to 1885, RMK MS is Florida’s most storied shipyard, being the first shipyard in the state. The company recently unveiled plans to update both the North and South Shipyards with new amenities, capabilities, and opportunities, including the addition of new team members. The updates include a 2,700-ton shiplift and a 100-ton travel lift.
RMK MS is the world’s leading superyacht refit, repair and maintenance facility and the first shipyard in Florida, dating back to the 19 century. FLIBS attendees will have the opportunity to meet the expert and friendly team of professionals, tradesmen and craftsmen at the exhibit booth for a visual tour of the equipment upgrades, enhanced shipyard capabilities and modern features and amenities.
The 360 building is located in Yacht Haven Grande Marina and is one of the region's most unique over-water structures granting incredible 360-degree views of Charlotte Amalie Harbor. Centrally located in one of the world's most prestigious super yacht marinas, the 360 building is also within waking distance from the region's busiest cruise ship terminals and the island's historic attractions.
This year, the 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), held October 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center, will not only offer an elevated educational program and a wide variety of exhibitions from around the world, but will also give visitors the chance to participate in a number of social and entertainment special events throughout the week.