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SW-RP90 on Ambitious Maiden Voyage

While people in North America and Europe were shivering on February 17, it was a warm summer day in Cape Town. That’s the day the SW-RP90 owner took delivery from Southern Wind Shipyard, embarking on an incredible 7,000-nautical-mile maiden voyage. Having passed Gibraltar this week, the owner commissioned the SW-RP90, a custom 90-footer (27.5-meter), for Continue reading

Spirit 111 Set to Be British Builder’s Biggest Yet

Wooden construction may seem a thing of the past. But, the practice is alive and well at Spirit Yachts. In fact, the UK builder is about to start work on one of the largest, single-masted wooden yachts created in the country. She’s the sloop-rigged Spirit 111, further becoming Spirit Yachts’ biggest project. Spirit Yachts has Continue reading

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Ribelle Nearing Delivery From Vitters

Having just had her mast stepped, Ribelle is steadily approaching completion in the coming weeks. Vitters Shipyard placed the sailing superyacht aboard a transport ship yesterday, marking a busy month of activity for the project. Indeed, just three weeks ago, Ribelle peeked out from her shed at Vitters’ headquarters in Zwartsluis, The Netherlands. The builder Continue reading