Presidential Yacht Sequoia Lawsuit Continues

One year after the acceptance of a default motion in the Sequoia lawsuit, the court case still remains active. In addition, the longest-serving Presidential yacht in American history has not exchanged hands. It’s the latest chapter in a nearly two-year, ugly battle over Sequoia, built in 1925 and cruised aboard by … [Continue Reading]

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Skat Being Refitted by Royal Huisman’s Huisfit and Strametco

The famed, militaristic-looking megayacht Skat is no stranger to Royal Huisman’s Huisfit service. So it only makes senses that Skat is a customer once again. Royal Huisman is collaborating with fellow Netherlands-based Strametco for the project. Founded in 2012, Strametco is located in Harlingen. It’s accessible via the … [Continue Reading]

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Montenegro’s Dukley Marina Joins 1782 Club

The 1782 Club of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has a new member. It’s Dukley Marina, in Budva, Montenegro. The 1782 Club was formed a few months ago. It groups together marinas primarily in the Mediterranean and Caribbean under a cross-promotional umbrella. (Additional marinas in emerging markets are in discussion.) … [Continue Reading]

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VIDEO: BV80, Semi-Custom Megayacht by Blohm+Voss

Blohm+Voss is stirring up interest in a new megayacht project, the BV80. The German builder is stirring interest in more than one way, too. It created a YouTube video to promote BV80—before a press release has been issued or notice has appeared on its own website. Engineering for the hull and superstructure has also already … [Continue Reading]

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Shipyard Spotlight: Royal Huisman

Family-run shipyards hold special appeal with some megayacht buyers. Royal Huisman’s admirers certainly respect how current operations are under the fourth generation of Huismans. Of course, there’s more to a yacht builder than family bonds. There’s reliability, and a desire to continuously achieve. Royal Huisman was … [Continue Reading]

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