The Big Blue: A Superyacht View of New Zealand

Many a megayacht makes ambitious plans for cruising. Those looking to do so should borrow a page from The Big Blue. The expedition yacht is in the midst of a yearlong global cruise. In fact, the 137’8” (42-meter) The Big Blue has been taking her owners, the Mayer family—mom Delisa, dad Tony, and their three kids—on the … [Continue Reading]

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Shipyard Spotlight: Oceanco

Oceanco’s 27-year history makes it a virtual youngster among most megayacht builders. All the more interesting, then, that in 2008, Oceanco set its sights on the upper end of the megayacht market. Specifically, the Netherlands-based builder is squarely focused on megayachts of 262 feet (80 meters) and larger. It’s among the … [Continue Reading]

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Palmer Johnson 48M SuperSport Out From Shed

Here’s the first photo of the Palmer Johnson 48M SuperSport. Despite the name indicating a 48-meter LOA, she’s actually 49 meters, or 160'8". While the metallic paint job is akin to that of other recent deliveries, the Palmer Johnson 48M SuperSport marks several departures. She feature a wavepiercer hull, selected for … [Continue Reading]

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Nono, Admiral Impero 37, Debuts in Italy

The Italian Sea Group http://www.theitalianseagroup.com (formerly Admiral Tecnomar) marked its fourth megayacht launch of the year with Nono last week. The 121-footer is an Admiral Impero 37 model, with “37” signifying her LOA in meters. The all-aluminum Admiral Impero 37 series features styling by Luca Dini Design. The … [Continue Reading]

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Rossinavi Presents Poseidon Yacht Proposal

Why not name a go-anywhere yacht after the Greek god of the sea? That’s what Rossinavi has done with Poseidon, a 143’7” (43.85-meter) megayacht proposal that it’s promoting to potential buyers. Rossinavi partnered with Arrabito Naval Architects for the engineering of the ice-classed megayacht. She’ll meet Ice Class IB … [Continue Reading]

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