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PYP sponsor IMS 700 inauguration

IMS Shipyard, one of the largest refit and repair yards on the Mediterranean, inaugurated its new IMS 700 site last month in the presence of over 600 guests and local dignitaries.

After nine months of hard work, the former naval air base in Saint Mandrier, France, has been completely transformed and, together with the IMS 300 site, the company can now simultaneously house up to 100 yachts from 20m-80m in length…

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Superyachts to the rescue

LA CIOTAT, France — After scuba divers checked the supporting mounts, a massive submerged boat elevator slowly raised the 661-ton, 51-meter-long yacht M/Y Sky clear of the Mediterranean, gradually revealing its black matte hull.

When the entire ship, replete with helicopter pad and five staterooms, reached the height of the quay, it rode a motorized dolly sideways onto a grid of metal rails. Then it rolled toward the giant work shed where until March it will be cleaned, repaired and painted in a makeover costing 2 million euros, or $2.3 million…

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PYP acquires Hydrasud activities in La Ciotat, France

La Ciotat, June 5, 2015 – Performance Yacht Painting (PYP), a leading company in the painting of superyachts and megayachts, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of the activities of the company Hydrasud.

Superyacht painting company established in the shipyards of La Ciotat for more than ten years, Hydrasud was one of the very first paint subcontractors to set up on the former site of the Normed shipyard.

The new site has two cabins in particular: a sandblasting booth and a painting booth in a controlled atmosphere with regulated temperature and humidity.

Cette acquisition vient compléter une activité déjà importante sur le site de la Ciotat où PYP a entrepris de nombreux projets de refit peinture sur des yachts de prestige tels MY Oxygène (42m), MY Raasta (47m), MY Rising Sun (138m), MY Sky (50m), Addiction (52m),
Mary Jean II (62m)….

For Gilles Delpy, Managing Director of PYP, “Our deployment on the first maintenance site in Europe is proof of the clear and determined ambition of our company to be present alongside its customers to fully assume its mission as an exceptional painter by providing the irreproachable quality which they have. need. “