Sharp-Looking Samurai Slips Into Water

She’s christened Samurai, and she’s a 197-footer (60-meter) bearing the fast-displacement hull form that proves fuel efficiency can be achieved even at higher speeds. She’s the first such megayacht from Alia Yachts. The yard, in Antalya, Turkey, builds all-custom craft in the 98- to 197-foot (30- to 60-meter) market, both power and sail. (On a Continue reading


Megayacht News Leadership Series: Perry van Oossanen, Van Oossanen Naval Architects

Peter (Piet in Dutch) van Oossanen founded Van Oossanen & Associates in 1992. In 2011 the company was renamed Van Oossanen Naval Architects, and in January 2012 his son Perry van Oossanen, together with Niels Moerke, were appointed directors in charge of the daily running of the company. Perry is responsible for the naval architecture Continue reading


Moving Up in Megayachts: Mulder 36-Meter Motoryacht in Build

Mulder Shipyard is steadily proving that its expansion a few years ago was worth the effort. It’s begun building a 118-footer (36-meter) that will surpass the recently delivered Solis as its largest yacht. For now, the project is just called the Mulder 36-meter motoryacht. The LOA isn’t the most important aspect. She’s further incorporating the Continue reading