Makefast Ltd creates new Superyacht division and launches new products.

Post by: TheYachtMarket News
27 June 2018

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Makefast Ltd creates new Superyacht division

Makefast have created the new division – Custom Marine Developments (CMD) to deal with an increased presence in the Superyacht market.

The new division will be headed up by long serving Makefast Employees Jack Miller (Sales and Commercial) and Stuart Bowen (Design and Technical). CMD will operate from a newly acquired 700 M² facility in Mid-Wales near to Makefast’s headquarters. The new site will exclusively design and manufacture products for luxury Superyacht tender builders, Superyacht projects and other custom developments.

The site will also house a newly acquired precision engineering company – namely Precision Engineer. The acquisition means CMD can quickly produce and develop high quality engineered solutions.

CMD’s new facility will enable Makefast to cement its place as the premier supplier to Superyacht tender builders, and in addition develop its Superyacht business. CMD works closely with many leading superyacht design houses, superyacht management services, as well as boatyards to provide innovative engineered solutions to realise any client's imagination. Each solution is designed, engineered, manufactured and serviced to the highest levels.

CMD have a busy 12 months ahead, supplying products to 2018/19’s most talked about and prestigious Superyacht projects.

CMD will be exhibiting at Monaco Yacht show as well as in the Superyacht Pavilion at METS in November. Go to CMD.Makefast.com for more information

Growth of Makefast

Makefast is expanding rapidly, the company now employs over 110 people across three units adding both personnel and new production equipment to increase capacity across the Makefast range of products.

The company has also again achieved double digit growth over the last year and forecasts continued expansion.

Makefast continues to innovate and introduce new products to the market. Notable examples include its new lifting windscreen system, this innovative system allows owners and guests to directly access the foredeck from the cabin at the touch of a button (currently installed on the new Galleon 640 Fly in photo)

A new demountable carbon fibre deck pole system is now available in 50mm and 75mm sizes, the low profile stainless steel deck mounts allow easy access and a secure location for the carbon fibre awning poles.