Sailing Yacht A Arrested in Gibraltar

A dispute over payments for the construction of Sailing Yacht A has the megayacht under the control of admiralty marshals in Gibraltar. According to the Gibraltar Chronicle, which cites Gibraltar Supreme Court documents, Nobiskrug filed a claim for breach of contract on Wednesday. (The island’s Supreme Court handles admiralty cases.) That’s the same day that Continue reading


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Svea, Newest J Class Yacht, Sets Off on Sea Trials

Snowy landscapes don’t exactly make for a typical sea-trial background. Nonetheless, Svea set off under engine power yesterday for tests on the North Sea. The newest J Class sailing yacht splashed in late January at Vitters Shipyard. Not only is Svea the first J from Vitters, she has the longest hull of the fleet. Her Continue reading