Megayacht News Onboard: Namaste, by Overmarine Group

When Overmarine Group announced its first steel superyacht series, the Mangusta Oceano 42, yacht watchers and industry representatives were stunned. Mangustas were sleek, fast, fiberglass maxis. Why add a leisurely paced, long-range, metal trideck? It came down to customer requests, and market trends. Hull number one of the 138-foot (42-meter) series, Namaste, reveals that as Continue reading

Cowabunga! BigAir Yacht Blob Debuts at FLIBS

Unlike the title character in the 1970s horror film, here’s one blob that neither creeps nor leaps. You’ll certainly want to leap onto it, though. It’s the BigAir Yacht Blob, the latest inflatable watertoy from FunAir. Bouncy inflatables like this have been around for a while. FunAir adapted the design to make it more stable, Continue reading

The Refit Dance at Feadship Makkum: VIDEO

The Feadship facility located in Makkum, The Netherlands has earned a reputation for constructing some of the company’s biggest projects. But, it also has been handling refits right alongside them for a few years now. Even with a drydock for projects to 394 feet (120 meters), though, it’s still not easy moving the megayachts around Continue reading