Onlyacht Restores 18th-Century Table for Megayacht Owner

The recent refit of an unnamed 138-foot (42-meter) motoryacht raised a dilemma. The owner wanted a prized 18th-century card table featured in one of the rooms. The interior-design firm did what a number of other professionals, and owners, are increasingly doing. It turned to Onlyacht. Founded by David Burton, who has experience in antique furniture […]

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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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