Joy Owners Joyous About Their 1st Yacht

It takes strong conviction and vision to commission a 230-foot (70-meter) megayacht. Now imagine commissioning her as your first-ever yacht. And, commissioning her with abundant concave shapes that pose significant (and thankfully welcome) challenges for the yard. That’s what the owners of Joy have done with Feadship. Just launched this weekend, Joy bears styling by Continue reading

Hodgdon’s Happy Anniversary 10.5m Limo Tender: Gallery

Consider it an anniversary edition. The newest limo tender from the Hodgdon Custom Tenders division of Hodgdon Yachts is kicking off the builder’s 200th anniversary. That anniversary makes Hodgdon not just the oldest continuously operated U.S. shipyard, but also the world’s oldest. Hodgdon may have humble roots in building boats for the local fishing fleet Continue reading

Staluppis’ Spectre to Boast Speed at Extra Efficiency

About a year ago, Benetti divulged scant details about FB269 for John and Jeanette Staluppi. A hint of a profile, an LOA of 216 feet (66 meters), and a top speed upwards of 20 knots were it. Now, thanks to a conversation with Frank Mulder of Mulder Design, we know that Spectre will be both Continue reading