Yas on Sea Trials: VIDEO

Three years after her launch at ADMShipyards in Abu Dhabi, Yas was spotted heading out on sea trials. This video, shot last month, gives yacht-watchers worldwide hope that Yas may finally be delivered after more than seven years in development. If you’re not familiar with the full back story, Yas is an intriguing project. In […]

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January 2015 Motoryacht Video: Tò-Kalòn, by Burger Boat Company


The sporty styling of Tò-Kalòn (pronounced “tow-kah-lon”) is matched by an equally sporty 23½-knot cruise. Considering the yacht, delivered by Burger Boat Company in 2008, measures 101 feet (31 meters), it’s all the more impressive. Tò-Kalòn was commissioned by an American couple who have taken the helm of a variety of yachts up to the […]

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Monaco Wolf, by Heesen Yachts: VIDEO

PHOTO: Dick Holthuis Photography

Monaco Wolf is the fourth delivery in the 50M Semi-Displacement family by Heesen Yachts. She also marks the third collaboration between Francesco Paszkowski Design and the shipyard. Sold just three months before completion to her owners, Monaco Wolf still has plentiful personalized touches throughout her decks. The all-aluminum megayacht, measuring 163’4” (49.8 meters), is meant […]

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January 2015 Sailing Video: Baltic Yachts’ Inukshuk


  An “inukshuk” (pronounced “in-ook-shook”) is symbol of the Inuit tribe’s way of life in the Canadian Arctic. Inukshuks are massive stone piles in the shape of people with outstretched arms. They were used as means of communicating. They symbolized good places to fish or hunt, navigation aids, and more, often the only sign that […]

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December 2014 Motoryacht Video: Silver Cloud in the Tuamotus


When Silver Cloud was delivered by Abeking & Rasmussen in 2008, traditional yacht watchers scratched their heads. Her SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) configuration baffled them. Once they learned the 134-footer (41-meter) was far more stable as a result, and equally (if not more important to her owners) kept seasickness at bay, they were […]

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