#ThrowbackThursday: Eos, by Lürssen

For all of the mega-size power megayachts that Lürssen builds, the yard deserves attention for one particular sailing yacht. She’s the schooner Eos, delivered in 2006. Several things about Eos make her stand apart. First, of course, is her sheer size, which is open to debate in some circles. Those who count bowsprits into LOAs—which Continue reading


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#ThrowbackThursday: Royal Huisman’s Athena

Repeat customers are nothing new for a number of shipyards, including Royal Huisman. So few people blinked when Jim Clark, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur, commissioned a new sailing superyacht from the Dutch builder after having taken delivery of Hyperion from the company in 1998. However, when Athena launched in 2004, plenty of people did indeed Continue reading


Mengi Yay Yachts Adds 2 Projects From Barracuda Yacht Design

The name Mengi Yay Yachts may not be familiar, but the Turkish yard traces its roots to 1964. It has built traditional Turkish gulets, plus sailing yachts, trawlers, and power megayachts to 134 feet (41 meters), several in collaboration with Ginton Naval Architects. To attract more global attention, Mengi Yay Yachts commissioned Barracuda Yacht Design Continue reading