#ThrowbackThursday: Meteor, by Royal Huisman

The year was 2007. The very first iPhone premiered. The seventh, and final, Harry Potter book came out. And at Royal Huisman, the 169’3” (51.59-meter) Meteor debuted. The owners of Meteor had long admired classic Gloucester schooners, renowned as much for their styling as for their seaworthiness. Simultaneously, the owners relished competing in regattas. Therefore, Continue reading


Sailing Yacht A Heads for the Horizon

Today marks arguably the most anticipated megayacht delivery of the year. Sailing Yacht A is in her owner’s hands. Since word started spreading widely in 2014, the mammoth megayacht has attracted significant interest. (It’s worth noting that construction started under Nobiskrug’s guidance two years prior.) It’s primarily due to her length. Initial reports had her Continue reading


Royal Huisman Project 400, a Super Schooner

The scantest of details are available, but they are pretty significant nonetheless. Royal Huisman has a super-size schooner under contract. She’s 266 feet (81 meters) in length and, at least for now, is referred to simply as Royal Huisman Project 400. Regardless of what her name actually will be, two things are clear. Upon launch, Continue reading