Beyond fabrication – HOW CJR SUPPORTS ITS CUSTOMERS FROM CONCEPT TO PRODUCTION

For both bespoke and new production vessels, engineering complexities are around every corner. Boat designers and builders must find reliable partners to help overcome specific challenges with unique solutions. Here, Mark Patterson, lead design engineer for CJR Fabrication, discusses how he helps support leading brands to go from design concept…

A Future Classic

When the recently-founded HSY Yachts was commissioned to build a new 56m superyacht, it turned to CJR Propulsion to design and manufacture a bespoke, fully optimised propulsion and sterngear package. Due for launch in summer 2019, the 184-foot displacement yacht is destined for a high-profile American client, who was so impressed…

GULF CRAFT – Pushing the boundaries

Gulf Craft, the Middle East’s most prestigious superyacht yard, is pushing the limits again – building its first commercial yacht over 500GT constructed from GRP and compliant to LY3 code. Gulf Craft’s latest project, which is currently titled the Majesty 175, follows the CJR-equipped Majesty 155, which was completed in…

CJR Propulsion announces £4million investment in new manufacturing equipment and infrastructure

Southampton-based propulsion specialist, CJR Propulsion, today announced the installation of £4million of new manufacturing equipment at its South Coast facility. Representing one of the marine industry’s largest single investments of 2018, the newly appointed apparatus, and related software, will integrate seamlessly with CJR’s existing CFD (computational fluid dynamics) department and…

France’s Marine Transmissions joins the CJR family

CJR has announced a long-term partnership with France’s Marine Transmissions, which will become the exclusive distributor and maintenance provider for CJR products and services in the South of France and Corsica. The new agreement further expands CJR’s global reach and offers CJR customers even more options for local support in…

Are you asking the right questions?

The propulsion and sterngear package is a major part of every vessel and can significantly impact performance, fuel efficiency, noise and vibration levels, as well as maintenance and replacement schedules. Over the lifetime of a work boat, for example, these factors can collectively make a seven-figure difference to the total…

Baltic Workboats

GETTING THE JOB DONE, WHATEVER THE WEATHER For pilot boats or patrol vessels used by police and border guards, bad weather and high seas are no excuse for not getting the job done. In response, Baltic Workboats launched a new hull concept that combined wave-piercing capabilities with a traditional high-speed…

Can new propellers really reduce fuel costs by 10%?

As the price of fuel continues to increase, combined with new carbon emissions reduction targets set by the IMO, fuel efficiency and the resultant cost-savings remain key deliverables in the industry. With this in mind, analysis of all aspects of a boat build must be considered, including assessing the potentially…

More than manufacture

CJR’s in-house capabilities today extend beyond the design and manufacture of precision propulsion systems. Its knowledge and experience in assisting customers through the classification process adds yet another dimension to its offering. This assertion is supported by CJR’s approval and extensive experience working with all six of the marine industry’s…

Powering a Porsche

Taking the spirit of highperformance sports car styling to the high sea. Dynamiq has recently launched its latest project, the Studio F.A. Porsche-designed Dynamiq GTT 115. The luxury, 35-metre superyacht features a hybrid power plant, REINTJES’ FORTJES 5000 pod system, and a complete set of CFD-optimised, CNC-machined CJR propellers for…