July started off in a big way at Damen Yachting, with the imposing La Datcha, the first SeaXplorer 77, seeing daylight for the first time on Friday. She celebrated her official launch over the weekend, too. A true expedition yacht, La Datcha should be able to stay away from shore-side services for 40 days straight.
A year after buying Fraser Yachts, expanding further into megayachts, MarineMax has added yet another superyacht specialist to its fold. This time, it’s the brokerage, charter, and yacht-services company Northrop & Johnson. This gives MarineMax a much larger ability to grow its customers up into bigger boats. Furthermore, it can keep them longer into their
The late Jack Hargrave earned legendary status as a naval architect. In 1991, six years before he died, Amels delivered Katamarino, a 184-footer (56.2-meter). This 803-ton megayacht was the largest from his design studio. Twenty-eight years later, Hargrave Custom Yachts, which sprang from the studio, upped the ante with a repeat customer. Baba’s is 186
Marc Pajot is no stranger to sailing. The Olympic medalist has participated in high-profile events, including the America’s Cup. Pajot is also no stranger to racing multihulls. He believes so strongly in the advantages of multihulls that he put together a team to create the Catamaran 110. Several shipyards are still in discussion to build
She has grown a bit since her initial announcement in 2018. But, she remains on pace for delivery in 2021. This is an inside look at a seemingly small superyacht, code named Project Moon Sand, in build at Lürssen. Project Moon Sand seems small because her LOA is 182 feet (55.5 meters). When the shipyard
Several brands in the Ferretti Goup offer megayachts at or over the 100-foot mark. Ferretti Yachts is joining them. At just shy of 99 feet (30.13 meters), the Ferretti 1000 becomes its largest current model. Additionally, the flying-bridge yacht offers two interior design choices, still with plenty of chances for personalization. Besides being the biggest