DeepFlight Dragon: Self-Piloting Personal Sub

A number of personal submarine manufacturers target the megayacht market. One, DeepFlight, whose roots are in the commercial and scientific fields, has a new sub compact and lightweight enough that it can slip in and out of your tender garage as is. It’s the DeepFlight Dragon, which is further meant to let you take the … [Continue Reading]


RINA Environmental Footprint, Fire Survivability: New Class Notations

The classification society RINA has helped spotlight the importance of environmental sensitivity with its voluntary Green Plus status. It’s now expanding its sustainability focus with two additional class notations. Specifically, they are Environmental Footprint and Fire Survivability. RINA Environmental Footprint … [Continue Reading]


Riva 50-Meter, 1st of New Custom Megayacht Range

The 122 Mythos won’t remain the biggest Riva for long. Today, the Italian builder announced a limited-edition, fully custom range. The range starts with the Riva 50-meter (164-footer), already in build for a client. Aimed at Riva owners and enthusiasts, the Riva custom range will feature steel hulls and aluminum … [Continue Reading]

Riva 50 meter render 1

Golfito Marina Village & Resort to Open in 2015

Come next year, owners of megayachts to 350 feet (107 meters) will have a new place to dock. Golfito Marina Village & Resort in Costa Rica, which has been planned for some time, has started construction. Golfito Marina Village & Resort is in the city of Golfito. It lies on the southern Pacific coast of Costa … [Continue Reading]

Golfito Marina Resort & Village rendering

Royal Huisman 58m Dubois Sloop Revealed: VIDEO

Yesterday at the Monaco Yacht Show, Royal Huisman unveiled the 58m Dubois sloop. With great fanfare, Alice Huisman of the shipyard and Ed Dubois of Dubois Naval Architects revealed a scale model of the 190-foot (58-meter) high-performance sloop. She's the project that the shipyard had teased a few weeks ago, revealing that … [Continue Reading]