Blohm+Voss BV80 teaser

VIDEO: BV80, Semi-Custom Megayacht by Blohm+Voss

Blohm+Voss is stirring up interest in a new megayacht project, the BV80. The German builder is stirring interest in more than one way, too. It created a YouTube video to promote BV80—before a press release has been issued or notice has appeared on its own website. Engineering for the hull and superstructure has also already […]

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Comanche, Jim Clark’s Blazing-Fast Racer


  When word broke earlier this year of Hodgdon Yachts building a 100 Super Maxi for Jim Clark, yachting and racing fans alike went nuts. This 100-foot (30.5-meter) pre-preg yacht, to be called Comanche, is now a few weeks from launch at Hodgdon Yachts. The Maine-based builder is widely known for its expertise in cold-molded […]

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Polaris, by Rossinavi: VIDEO

Rossinavi Polaris launch 3

  Delivered this past spring, Polaris may bear the same styling as previous Rossinavi projects, but she does have a personality all her own. The 158’4” (48.29-meter) megayacht will showcase that personality at next month’s Monaco Yacht Show. However, you can get a sense of her style in this video. Polaris is a sistership of […]

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August 2014 Motoryacht Video: AB 116


  To say that the AB 116 from AB Yachts, part of the Fipa Group, will put the wind in your hair is an understatement. The AB 116 is engineered for a blistering top speed, reportedly just shy of 53 knots. It’s in her genes: The AB 116 is part of a seven-model lineup of […]

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August 2014 Sailing Video: Perini Navi’s Maltese Falcon

PHOTO: Carlo Borlenghi

At 289 feet (88 meters), Maltese Falcon has a commanding presence. She’s even more commanding when out on the race circuit, practically a rocket ship on the water. She’s capable of 18 knots. Her performance prowess makes for impressive cruising, too. Maltese Falcon can cross the Atlantic Ocean in 10 days and comfortably cruise at […]

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