Contest 84C, Dutch Yard’s 1st Sailing Superyacht

For upwards of 50 years, the Dutch builder Contest Yachts has been constructing coastal and bluewater cruising sailing yachts. The family-run yard is entering the sailing-superyacht market with the Contest 84CS. With hull number one set for a 2018 debut, the Contest 84CS is based on that of the Contest 67CS. This means she has Continue reading


Megayacht News Onboard: Sea Eagle, by Royal Huisman

ALL PHOTOS: Carlo Baronicini Sea Eagle is the second of a limited-edition series of three sailing superyachts from Royal Huisman. But, she represents more than that. The 141-foot (43-meter) sloop was delivered to a Taiwan-based lover of the sea and racing. Her owner, Samuel Yin, plans a world cruise and occasional participation in superyacht regattas. Continue reading


Cygnus Montanus Makes Her Move

Yachting Developments’ Hull 1012 has a name, and has had her first taste of salt water. She’s Cygnus Montanus, and she was feted at her launch over the weekend. The 110’10” (33.83-meter) Cygnus Montanus was commissioned by experienced sailors. Their inspiration: to cruise the world, including off-the-beaten-path locales, and to do so with a small Continue reading