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Huisfit Refit Projects Ramp Up at Royal Huisman

Four years after its inception at Royal Huisman, the Huisfit division seems busier than ever. It’s wrapping up three refits and fielding inquiries for a dozen more for next winter. Currently at the yard are Hyperion and Antares, sailing superyachts built by Royal Huisman, and Skat, the warship-like motoryacht from Lürssen. The Huisfit team has Continue reading

Sanlorenzo Taps Chris Bangle, ex-BMW Designer, for New Yachts

Sanlorenzo is going to change the looks of its superyachts. It’s thanks to a partnership with Chris Bangle of Chris Bangle Associates, who has extensive experience in the automotive sector. He’s pictured at right in the photo, with Massimo Perotti, the owner of Sanlorenzo. Bangle will restyle the exteriors of Sanlorenzo yachts over the next Continue reading

Heesen’s Project Nova Named by Facebook Fans

If you harbor any doubts as to the power of social media, you’ll want to sit down for this one. More than 1,000 Facebook followers of Heesen Yachts voted for hull 17850 to now bear the name Project Nova through construction. Project Nova is the newest all-aluminum megayacht in Heesen’s 50m Fast Displacement series. Construction Continue reading