Biggest Vitruvius to Be Built by Oceanco

Dutch superyacht builder Oceanco is known for building at the top end of the length-overall scope, and in linking up with designer Philippe Briand’s Vitruvius Yachts could become the yard to build the biggest Vitruvius thus far. Briand took to the floor at an early-morning press conference on the opening day of the Monaco Yacht Continue reading

Amels 188 and Damen SeaXplorer: 2 Models, 2 Styles

It seems that Amels likes to do things in twos. In the two days before the Monaco Yacht Show began, the Dutch builder sold two new additions to its already impressive lineup: the Amels 188, and the Damen SeaXplorer. The Amels 188 is an all new and somewhat innovative 188-footer (57.70-meter), part of the Limited Continue reading

Megayacht News Leadership Series: Philippe Briand

If the French people ever needed to replace the word le bateau (“boat”) in their language for another, chances are they would suggest “le Briand.” Philippe Briand is, to many of the people, the embodiment of the word. They know him as the designer of their beloved production sailing yachts sold by Jeanneau, Beneteau, and Continue reading