Megayacht News App Updates for January

Since its release in 2013, the Megayacht News app has been updated each month to include new features. Here’s a look at what’s just been added: Royal Huisman’s Wisp (pictured). The Gallery tab is the most popular feature of the Megayacht News app, and for good reason. With about a dozen photo galleries, each containing Continue reading


Färben Foils and Films Offered by Wild Group International

The mannequin pictured may appear to be made of wood, but it’s actually wrapped in a lamination foil that mimics the material. Now picture your yacht’s surfaces wrapped similarly. It’s possible thanks to Wild Group International, which recently added the Färben brand of vinyl foils and films to its alternatives to yacht paint. Wild Group Continue reading


Strand Craft Wet Rod Enters Production

The highly publicized Strand Craft Wet Rod PWC is finally being built—and might just star in some Hollywood movies. We initially wrote about the Wet Rod last July. Back then, Kurt Strand, owner of Strand Craft, told us that production would soon begin, for a late 2014 launch date. Today, he revealed that Dutch Shipyard Continue reading


Wajer Americas Opens, Osprey 38 to Debut in USA

Next month, Wajer & Wajer Yachts will take its flagship Osprey 38 sportboat, a popular tender option, to U.S. shores for the first time. It’s in conjunction with the opening of Wajer Americas, the Dutch builder’s first stateside sales office. The family-owned and -operated Wajer & Wajer Yachts was established in The Netherlands nearly 23 Continue reading


Younique Yachts Supplying Custom Tenders

More companies are entering the custom-tender business. Witness Younique Yachts, a Dutch company collaborating with fellow Dutch marine-industry firms. Younique Yachts’ first delivery is pictured here, a limousine tender for the CRN-built Yalla. LOA for the all-aluminum boat is 31 feet (9.5 meters). She reportedly hit 40 knots on sea trials. The tender features an Continue reading