Megayacht News Onboard: Maybe, by Metalships

Dedicated yacht yards aren’t the only ones launching pleasure craft these days. Nor are they the only ones seeking business from yacht owners. Metalships & Docks, known for building and repairing offshore support craft, is the yard behind Maybe. The 194-footer is the largest yacht designed and built in Spain. Especially noteworthy, Metalships didn’t start Continue reading


Nick Mezas Collaborating With Amels on Custom Project

Following Amels’ announcement nearly two years ago that it’s offering Full Custom megayachts with its Limited Editions projects, we’re getting a look at one such custom yacht. It’s from Nick Mezas of Nick Mezas Yacht Design. This is the first time he and the Dutch yard have partnered. The designer says the 243-footer draws inspiration Continue reading


Van der Valk Raised Pilothouse Set for Spring

In late spring 2017, an unusual 85-footer will start cruising with her owners and guests. She’s a semi-custom Van der Valk Raised Pilothouse. The owner seems to have really taken the “custom” part to heart, too. The yacht features styling and interior design by Guido de Groot Design. The studio is responsible for a number Continue reading