Sorceress Spins a Spell at Southern Wind Shipyard

Fitting that a sailing superyacht with a spellbinding name slipped into the water on an equally mesmerizing morning. As the photos here show, mist greeted Sorceress as she launched at Southern Wind Shipyard’s Cape Town facility. Sorceress is the first SW96, with an LOA of 96’1” (29.3 meters). She’s based on a concept from Nauta Continue reading


PHOTO: Peter Schreiber

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


RP90, Southern Wind “Mini Series”

A racing and cruising enthusiast who enjoys Southern Wind Shipyard performers inspired a new series. His desire for a custom 90-footer (25.2-meter) led to her becoming hull number one of the RP90 series. Southern Wind Shipyard refers to the RP90 as a “mini series” based on her LOA in comparison to its other cruiser/racer sailing Continue reading