Tankoa Yachts S501, by Francesco Paszkowski

The newest proposal from Tankoa Yachts, the S501 is reportedly attracting some strong interest. Designed by Francesco Paszkowski in full-displacement and semi-displacement versions, S501 has garnered the attention of four buyers. That, in turn, is raising the profile of Tankoa Yachts. It was founded in Genoa, Italy in … [Continue Reading]


Project Quantum Blue Launches at Lürssen

Look who’s finally come into view at Lürssen. She’s project Quantum Blue. Scant details are available about project Quantum Blue. Her design, build, and project-management teams have been quite good at keeping her confidential. (Much to yacht watchers’ and the media’s chagrin, but not unexpected these days, either.) We … [Continue Reading]

Lurssen Quantum Blue launch

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]