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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


BlackCat 35 Meets Market Demand for More Multihulls

The team behind BlackCat Superyachts, established last year, knew it could fill a market void. Catamaran buyers had few choices in the megayacht market, after all. What the team didn’t expect, however, was just how many potential buyers would be interested. That drove the decision to create the BlackCat 35, a 115-foot (35-meter) multihull. Like Continue reading


MM51 Sailing Superyacht Ready for 2-Year Build

While most new-yacht discussions center around the build time, they often overlook the important design-development and engineering phases. These can take just as much time as the construction itself. Therefore, a new-build project can easily be a five-year (or longer) process. That’s why you need to determine whether a concept you’re considering is already tested Continue reading