U Boat Worx HP Sport Sub 2

U-Boat Worx HP Sport Sub 2: New Model

The latest personal submarine to be targeted to the megayacht market is ready for production for its first buyers. It’s the U-Boat Worx HP Sport Sub 2, and it’s decidedly different in design. From the candy apple red paint to the overall styling, the HP Sport Sub 2 doesn’t resemble any of U-Boat Worx’s previous […]

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Columbus Liberty 32m in Build


A fourth megayacht has begun construction at Italy-based Columbus Yachts. She’s the Columbus Liberty 32m, a 105-footer. While Columbus Yachts considers her a fast trawler, and the first of a new range of such, the Columbus Liberty 32m doesn’t bear any resemblance to what that characterization calls to mind. Rather, her look, from Marco Casali […]

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Megayacht News Onboard: Feadship’s Como


What happens when someone experienced in yacht racing, construction, and ownership commissions a custom yacht? In the case of Como, you get an incredibly detailed, and inventive, project. Her owner, Neville Crichton, a New Zealand native, had a clear vision that pushed the teams at Dubois Naval Architects and Feadship to challenges neither had tackled […]

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Tsa Tsa, 1st Oceanic 90 STS


Sea trials for the expedition-style Oceanic 90 STS, from Oceanic Yachts, show she’s pretty close to the performance parameters the series was designed to achieve. Tsa Tsa (initially known as Dolce Vita) hit a reported 22-knot cruise and 26.8-knot max speed under two-thirds load. The figures were recorded at the Cannes Yachting Festival last month. […]

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FYBA: “Let Foreign-Flagged Yachts Sell to U.S. Residents in U.S. Waters”


EDITOR’S NOTE: The Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) is one of the world’s largest organizations representing those helping yacht owners buy and sell their boats. Among other things, FYBA lobbies on behalf of the yachting industry on hot-button issues. One of the latest is the longstanding U.S. law that, in essence, prevents foreign-flagged yachts to […]

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