2 Refits Underway at Moonen Shipyards

Wintertime still means yachting time in The Netherlands, where Moonen Shipyards has two refits complementing two new-builds. One of the refits is a Heesen yacht delivered in 2001. Amigo measures 98 feet (30 meters) and is actually a repeat visitor. The owner has taken Amigo to Moonen’s facility in ’s-Hertogenbosch … [Continue Reading]


Yas on Sea Trials: VIDEO

Three years after her launch at ADMShipyards in Abu Dhabi, Yas was spotted heading out on sea trials. This video, shot last month, gives yacht-watchers worldwide hope that Yas may finally be delivered after more than seven years in development. If you’re not familiar with the full back story, Yas is an intriguing … [Continue Reading]


Queen South Offering Spain Charters for 30+ Guests

Most charter megayachts are limited to carrying 12 passengers, regardless of LOA, due to regulations. That may lead you to believe you have to compromise if you want to throw a big party: stay at the dock, book multiple boats, or pare down the guest list. Well, you’re not out of luck, at least in Spain. Queen South, a … [Continue Reading]


Savannah, by Feadship: Yard’s 1st Hybrid Yacht

The metallic green paint job of Savannah, launched by Feadship over the weekend, isn’t the only thing different about her. The 274’9” (83.5-meter) megayacht has a hybrid propulsion system marking some notable firsts, an underwater lounge, and other fascinating features. Built by the Royal de Vries shipyard of Feadship, … [Continue Reading]


Sanlorenzo SL86: New 2015 Model

In a move meant to attract more international clientele, Sanlorenzo has added the SL86 to its all-fiberglass SL series. She replaces the SL82, which has been around for a number of years. The Sanlorenzo SL86 is already in build, with five contracts signed so far. LOA: 86’8” (26.45 meters). Beam: 20’8” (6.35 meters). The … [Continue Reading]