Heesen’s Project Alida Gains Owners, for Delivery in July

Another Fast Displacement motoryacht from Heesen now has a buyer. Project Alida will find herself in her experienced owners’ hands in time for the summer season. Similar to most Heesen builds, Project Alida began on spec. The 740-gross-ton megayacht employs Van Oossanen Naval Architects’ proven Fast Displacement Hull Form, which permits fuel-efficient cruising throughout the Continue reading


Feadship Lagoon Cruisers 4 and 5 Emerge

The last two launches in a series of “small” cruisers from Feadship are the yard’s first two launches of the year. They’re the fourth and fifth Lagoon Cruisers, as they’re nicknamed, measuring 109’9”. The first of the five launched nearly a year ago, in February, followed by the next two within a few short weeks. Continue reading


Project Balance: Benetti Balancing Spec & Custom

Can a builder deliver a 206-foot megayacht in less than two years? It can when the yacht, nicknamed Project Balance, is spec construction. And, you can therefore become the owner, while still tailoring her to your tastes, in November 2018. Project Balance, also known as Benetti FB276, started on spec some time ago. The photo Continue reading