Just J’s, by Hakvoort: Gallery

ALL PHOTOS: Dick Holthuis AND Kaj ter Borgh Just J’s marks a few milestones for Hakvoort. They go beyond the fact that the 200-footer (61-meter) is its biggest megayacht thus far. Just J’s signals the Dutch builder’s steps toward courting significant-size yacht buyers. She proves the yard made the right move in extending its facilities Continue reading


Astondoa Celebrates a Century in Business

In 1916, Jesús and José Astondoa Martínez began building wooden rowboats (below) for fishermen in Portugalete, Spain. One hundred years later, the third generation of their family runs Astondoa, in Santa Pola. Waiting in the wings is the fourth generation. The yard offers production boats and megayachts in fiberglass and metal. It’s one of the Continue reading


VBH LuxperienceLab Lights Your World, Literally

is Several companies design and install systems that superyacht owners, guests, and crew use every day. These range from security and communications to lighting, AV, and IT. Van Berge Henegouwen (VBH) is among the specialists. Increasingly, VBH finds that clients want more than just lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment control options on an iPad or Continue reading