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Icon 250, In Build for 2017 Delivery

The yacht known for now as Icon 250 is officially underway at Icon Yachts. The hull arrived this week from Icon Yachts’ subcontractor. The Icon 250 is styled by Tim Heywood and measures just shy of 250 feet, hence the name. LOA is 248’7”, or 75.8 meters. She’ll be quite voluminous, with a gross tonnage […]

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Yara 44, ISA Yachts’ 1st Fast Displacement Project

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ISA Yachts has earned a reputation for building stylish, swift yachts, but it’s also expanded into displacement yachts. Thanks to the Fast Displacement Hull Form by Van Oossanen Naval Architects, its clients no longer have to choose efficiency over speed, or vice versa. ISA Yachts is offering a new design, the Yara 44, with the […]

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Hakvoort YN250, Set for Launch in 2017

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A canoe-stern motoryacht known only by her hull number is the newest contract for Hakvoort. LOA for the steel and aluminum Hakvoort YN250: 125’5” (38.25 meters). The Dutch shipyard is collaborating with Diana Yacht Design and Felix Buytendijk Yacht Design on the project. The three firms have worked with one another on a number of […]

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1st Amels 242, Project Freefall

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Sneak-preview: AMELS 7401 (the first LE242 model) arriving at Flushing roads 03/10/2014. pic.twitter.com/cRvlh7ox81 — maritimephoto (@maritimephoto) October 3, 2014 Here’s your first look at Project Freefall, the first Amels 242 from Amels. The full model name is Limited Editions Amels 242, since she is part of the Limited Editions semi-custom offerings. A Twitter user spotter […]

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Blohm+Voss BV80: Design Details in Depth

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When the Blohm+Voss BV80 was initially teased last month, the semi-custom megayacht got people’s attention. Now that full details are available, the 262-foot (80-meter) yacht should attract plenty more interest. The Blohm+Voss BV80 is notable for being the first semi-custom megayacht among all the yachts the German yard has built since 1900. (The company actually […]

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