Blohm+Voss Goes Semicustom

In a marked departure from its customary business operations, Blohm + Voss is beginning work on what it’s calling a series of “predesigned custom yachts,” a.k.a. semicustom yachts, in the upper stratosphere of superyacht construction. The illustration above is the first of this new line, a 110-meter (361-footer), being called the B+V 110 MY/fast. “Fast” Continue reading

Delta Delivers Katya

Here’s something that doesn’t occur often: a yacht delivered early. That’s what happened last month, when Delta Marine handed over Katya to her owners, who promptly enjoyed a cruise along the U.S. West Coast before heading to the Panama Canal. I got an early look at the 151-footer in May, and she was shaping up Continue reading