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Presidential Yacht Sequoia Lawsuit Continues

One year after the acceptance of a default motion in the Sequoia lawsuit, the court case still remains active. In addition, the longest-serving Presidential yacht in American history has not exchanged hands. It’s the latest chapter in a nearly two-year, ugly battle over Sequoia, built in 1925 and cruised aboard by Presidents Herbert Hoover, Franklin […]

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2nd Sunrise 45M Launched by Sunrise Yachts


This megayacht marks not just the second Sunrise 45m in the water, but the first Sunrise Yachts project being delivered to a North American owner. LOA is, as the name states, 45 meters, or 147 feet. The second Sunrise 45m comes five years after Africa, her sistership, was delivered. Africa is the project that made […]

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Illusion I, From Benetti


Benetti fans, mark your calendar for the Monaco Yacht Show. That’s where its latest megayacht, the 190’3” (58-meter) Illusion I, will make her yacht-show debut. Illusion I was commissioned for both private use by her Europe-based owner as well as charter. That’s why the guest accommodations are flexible. One of the three twin staterooms has […]

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Sunseeker 86 Yacht Set for Southampton


The newest model in the Sunseeker Yacht series, the Sunseeker 86 Yacht, is nearly ready for her closeup. Her formal reveal is set for next month’s Southampton Boat Show in the UK. Befitting the rest of the builder’s lineup, the Sunseeker 86 Yacht cuts a stylish profile. Likewise, she promises swift speeds. Sunseeker says she […]

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Williamsburg, Former Presidential Yacht: New Refit Hopes?


Williamsburg, the only former U.S. Presidential yacht that has yet to be restored, may attract renewed interest. It’s thanks to being newly listed by Camper & Nicholsons for refit. It’s also due to a collaboration with a design studio that has produced period-specific restoration drawings. David Seal is the listing broker with Camper & Nicholsons. […]

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