New Zealand Millennium Cup 2015 Wants Competitors

Trophy case looking a little sparse? Feel like racing in some of the most renowned waters on earth, then remaining for the season? Point your bow south for the New Zealand Millennium Cup, being held January 21 to 23. The New Zealand Millennium Cup, initiated in 2000, takes place on the Bay of Islands, a first. The Bay of … [Continue Reading]


V80 Cockpit Motoryacht Joins Horizon V Series

Two new models are joining the Horizon Yachts V Series. They’re the V80 cockpit motoryacht (pictured) and a smaller sister, the V72 motoryacht. The Horizon V Series previously included the V68 and V74. Given the similarities in size to them, the V72 and V80 are replacing the models. Horizon says that while buyers liked … [Continue Reading]


Feadship Como: Sleek Styling, Super Glass Superstructure

The Feadship Como was seen in Gibraltar a few days ago. While her metallic paint and highly stylized lines get your attention, it’s her use of glass that deserves equal attention. Como launched from Feadship’s Aalsmeer facility in January. She’s the pride of Neville Crichton, a founder of Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, an … [Continue Reading]

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Azimut Grande 95RPH Launched

April 15 may have been the dreaded Tax Day in the USA, but it was Launch Day in Italy, for the Azimut Grande 95RPH. The Azimut Grande 95RPH measures 93’9” (28.62 meters) and has a beam of 23’2” (7.07 meters). She’s the smallest in the Grande Collection, which includes five models up to the 120SL. The shipyard designates … [Continue Reading]


Mari Cha IV Becoming Samurai at Royal Huisman

If you don’t recognize Samurai shown here, you probably do know what sailing yacht she used to be. Offshore racing aficionados no doubt do: She was Mari Cha IV, famed for a number of amazing accomplishments. She was designed to be the world’s fastest offshore racing monohull. In 2003, she blew away the competition, and the … [Continue Reading]

PHOTO:  Hans Westerin