Fire-ravaged super-yacht builder faces uncertain future

A fire which severely damaged a soon-to-be-launched $60 million super yacht could have a serious effect on the company which built it.

Starfish was the latest project of Auckland luxury yacht builder McMullen & Wing but a fire early on Sunday caused extensive damage.

It is a major blow for a company which is at the forefront of New Zealand's marine manufacturing and refitting industry, which collectively exports about $700 million worth of products a year.

 

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