Project Solar Hull Arrives at Oceanco: VIDEO

Here’s a peek at the largest sailing superyacht in build in The Netherlands. Well, part of the largest sailing superyacht. It’s the hull of project Solar, developed by Oceanco with Dykstra Naval Architects and Nuvolari-Lenard. The 348-foot (106-meter) project Solar was announced in 2012. Only a handful of details have … [Continue Reading]

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Perseus³ Mast Stepping, in Pictures

The 56th hull in Perini Navi’s sailing-superyacht fleet is looking more and more like the sloop she’ll be upon delivery. The 192’3” (58.6-meter) Perseus³ now has her mast in place, one of the tallest in the world. It rises 248’7” (75.8 meters) high. The mast was manufactured of carbon fiber by Future Fibres. The same … [Continue Reading]

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Queen Grace Returns Home for Refit

A two-month stay at Horizon, where she was built, refreshed the overall look of the nearly six-year-old Queen Grace. The 105-footer (32-meter) was already due for a haul-out and maintenance works. The owner of Queen Grace, a restaurateur, is passionate about his yacht and his leisure time. He therefore decided the yacht, … [Continue Reading]

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Update on Peters & May USA-Australia Route

Following the initial announcement in June, the new route to Australia for Peters & May’s yacht-transport operations will depart the United States in October. The sailing will be to the east coast of Australia, resulting from a marked increase in inquiries over the past year. Departure points are Newport, Rhode … [Continue Reading]

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Benetti Veloce 140 Debuting at FLIBS

Cheers 46, pictured here, is the first Benetti Veloce 140, which is also the first of the Benetti Fast Displacement series. LOA: 137’8” (42 meters). You may recall that the Benetti Fast Displacement series was announced last fall. The Azimut Benetti Group Research and Development division worked with Stefano Righini for … [Continue Reading]

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