Classic Superyacht Alicia Wraps 3-Year Refit to Original Design

In 1930, the Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Michigan launched one of just eight yachts it ever built. The 142-foot (43.28-meter) megayacht Janidore was massive for her time. Even larger today, at 163’6” (49.86 meters), she’s still cruising, as the classic superyacht Alicia, thanks to a massive restoration at UK-based SMS. What’s more, the yacht more accurately Continue reading


Introducing Shipyard Supply Co, for Superyacht Toy Hardware

With all the cool new watertoys coming aboard yachts, you’d think owners and guests would be having a blast. They are, with these new toys come new complications: How do you keep them secure? In other words, how do you find the right hardware to keep the toys tethered? Shipyard Supply Co aims to solve Continue reading


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Laurentia, by Heesen Yachts: Sunday Superyacht Video

If you like symmetrical numbers, you’re in for a treat with Laurentia. Coincidentally, this 55-meter megayacht has a 55-square-meter beach club. (Fifty-five meters in length equates 180 feet. Fifty-five square meters, meanwhile, is 592 square feet.) There’s more to Laurentia than just her beach club, of course. You get a armchair tour of a few Continue reading