Numarine 78 Hardtop and Flybridge Getting Restyled

Turkey-based Numarine is freshening up the looks of its smallest megayacht models. Both the Numarine 78 Hardtop (above) and Numarine 78 Flybridge (below) will be available come early 2015 with the styling seen here. Interesting enough, the restyling resulted from initially wanting to replace the yachts. “Each and every … [Continue Reading]


M1 Yachts Presents M1 Tender

Brazil-based M1 Yachts is new to the megayacht market, aiming for success with the head-turning M1 tender. The M1 tender is intended to be a sleek complement to any primary yacht. Note the vertical bow and streamlined styling. It’s easy to imagine owners who prefer minimalist designs overall will be primarily interested … [Continue Reading]


ISA Yachts 40M Berlinetta, in New Series

ISA Yachts and Marco Casali Too Design have joined forces for a series of steel-hulled megayachts. Called the Berlinetta series, its first design is the 40M Berlinetta shown here. LOA is 131 feet (40 meters). The Berlineta series is aimed at buyers who want big volumes but not the maintenance or crew needs that big … [Continue Reading]


The Big Blue: A Superyacht View of New Zealand

Many a megayacht makes ambitious plans for cruising. Those looking to do so should borrow a page from The Big Blue. The expedition yacht is in the midst of a yearlong global cruise. In fact, the 137’8” (42-meter) The Big Blue has been taking her owners, the Mayer family—mom Delisa, dad Tony, and their three kids—on the … [Continue Reading]


Shipyard Spotlight: Oceanco

Oceanco’s 27-year history makes it a virtual youngster among most megayacht builders. All the more interesting, then, that in 2008, Oceanco set its sights on the upper end of the megayacht market. Specifically, the Netherlands-based builder is squarely focused on megayachts of 262 feet (80 meters) and larger. It’s among the … [Continue Reading]