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Kometa, by Heesen Yachts: October 2014 Motoryacht Video

In build at Heesen Yachts, Kometa is the largest yacht signed to date by the Dutch builder. LOA is nearly 230 feet (70 meters), but she’s more than just a mega-size megayacht. What makes Kometa impressive is her anticipated top speed of 30 knots. Furthermore, Kometa also promises 20 percent better fuel efficiency than yachts of […]

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

Blohm+Voss BV80 teaser

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

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  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

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  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

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  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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