Baltic 130 Custom to Start at Baltic Yachts

The Baltic 130 Custom is the latest high-performance sailing superyacht for Baltic Yachts. This 129’9” (39.6-meter) yacht starts construction next month, for delivery in 2016. At that point, the Baltic 130 Custom will be one of about a dozen fully custom projects exceeding 100 feet LOA from the yard. Like previous builds, the Baltic 130 […]

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Holland Jachtbouw Building Schooner Rainbow Replica


In 1897, a schooner christened Rainbow was launched, to a design by G.L. Watson. G.L. Watson considered her one of the greatest cruising-racing yachts ever built. Fast forward to today, and Holland Jachtbouw is bringing a replica of Rainbow to life. Rainbow, later known as Hamburg, measured 197’10” (60.35 meters), including her bowsprit. She was […]

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Royal Huisman, Dubois Tease High-Performance 58m Sloop


This whisper of a rendering is all that Royal Huisman will reveal for now of a superyacht sloop whose keel will be laid in January. The high-performance 58-meter (190-footer) is set for delivery in 2017. Royal Huisman and Dubois Naval Architects do state, however, that the sailing yacht will pose a welcome challenge. Ed Dubois […]

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Project Solar Hull Arrives at Oceanco: VIDEO


Here’s a peek at the largest sailing superyacht in build in The Netherlands. Well, part of the largest sailing superyacht. It’s the hull of project Solar, developed by Oceanco with Dykstra Naval Architects and Nuvolari-Lenard. The 348-foot (106-meter) project Solar was announced in 2012. Only a handful of details have been revealed. Much of the […]

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Perseus³ Mast Stepping, in Pictures

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UPDATE, AUGUST 13, 2014: Perini Navi has produced a terrific video of the mast-stepping process: Read on for the original article and photos. &bnsp; The 56th hull in Perini Navi’s sailing-superyacht fleet is looking more and more like the sloop she’ll be upon delivery. The 192’3” (58.6-meter) Perseus³ now has her mast in place, one […]

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