Ivan Erdevicki Restyles 125 Explorer

Hard-charging yachts need not look so tough and inflexible. That’s why Erdevicki Superyacht Design was approached to restyle a 125-foot (38.1-meter) explorer yacht for a builder. He even gave her a more yacht-y paint job as an option. Ivan Erdevicki, principal of Erdevicki Superyacht Design, says the builder does not want to be identified. Regardless, […]

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Megayacht News Leadership Series: Ed Dubois, Dubois Naval Architects


Ed Dubois had an early and innate love of the sea, sailing, and yacht design. This, despite growing up in a landlocked part of England. His choice of career was set from his early teens. Dubois designed, built, and raced his own first yacht, Borsalino Trois, in the late 1970’s. He went on to design […]

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Onlyacht: Sourcing Antiques for Superyachts


When’s the last time you saw antiques—real antiques—aboard a megayacht? If Onlyacht has anything to say about it, you’ll see them more frequently. A new company backed by extensive experience, Onlyacht specializes in sourcing antiques for superyachts. More important, Onlyacht also preserves the objects for the marine environment. Onlyacht is the brainchild of David Burton, […]

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Liebowitz & Pritchard’s Ocean Atrium Megayacht Design


Plenty of yacht design proposals these days claim to be different, but few truly are. Even fewer have engineering already calculated into the creation. Neither problem is the case with Ocean Atrium, a 163’7” (49.9-meter) megayacht from UK-based Liebowitz & Pritchard. The firm’s partners, Richard Liebowitz and Erica Pritchard, each have strong experience in interior […]

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Megayacht News Leadership Series: Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost, VPLP

PHOTO: Yvan Zedda

Pleasureboat owners are more than familiar with Marc Van Peteghem (right) and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost (left), the founders of the renowned multi-hull design studio VPLP. VPLP was responsible for the first Lagoon catamaran built by Beneteau back in the early 1980s, and megayachts like Douce France, a 138-foot charter cat launched in 1998 that was the […]

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