Gonzalez Amendment on Anchoring Voted Down in Florida

The Gonzales Amendment, a last-minute amendment that would have restricted anchoring throughout Broward and Miami-Dade Counties in Florida, was defeated this week. The Gonzales Amendment was made public just this past Monday. Florida Senator Gwen Margolis and Representative Eduardo “Eddy” Gonzales introduced it. It was attached to both a Florida House of Representatives bill and […]

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Motoryacht O, First Sanlorenzo SD112


If you hear someone exclaim “Oh!” upon seeing a Sanlorenzo, he or she might actually be referring to the motoryacht O. O is the first Sanlorenzo SD112 megayacht. The Sanlorenzo SD112 is among a few SD (semidisplacement) models, which include the smaller SD92 and larger SD122. Like them, the motoryacht O is all-fiberglass. Overall, 30 […]

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Monaco Wolf Makes Her Debut

PHOTO: Dick Holthuis Photography

You’ve heard of the Werewolves of London, even the Wolf of Wall Street. Now meet Monaco Wolf, the latest launch from Heesen Yachts. LOA for the all-aluminum megayacht is 163’4” (49.8 meters), with a beam of 29’5” (9 meters). Omega Architects, Heesen’s frequent design partner, styled the sinuous lines of Monaco Wolf. Those lines hint […]

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Graceful Departs Blohm+Voss


Almost two years after she arrived at Blohm+Voss, Graceful is headed for her first season of cruising. Her delivery journey started last week. The 269-footer (82-meter), with a 12’3” (3.75-meter) draft, was in Norway at press time. You may recall that Graceful was on sea trials in late March. Our research into her speeds then, as […]

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V80 Cockpit Motoryacht Joins Horizon V Series


Two new models are joining the Horizon Yachts V Series. They’re the V80 cockpit motoryacht (pictured) and a smaller sister, the V72 motoryacht. The Horizon V Series previously included the V68 and V74. Given the similarities in size to them, the V72 and V80 are replacing the models. Horizon says that while buyers liked the […]

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