With stricter regulations governing emissions, and increasing consumer interest in eliminating them along with noise, it’s no wonder more owners and crews are seeking propulsion alternatives. So far, though, all the talk has been about the motherships. Hodgdon Yachts’ Hodgdon Tenders division is stepping up with all-electric versions of some of its most in-demand boats.
With sporty styling by Marco Casali – Too Design, the code-named megayacht project Lady is the latest contract from Columbus Yachts. Just a hint of the look is available so far, along with other hints about what lies ahead. For instance, the shipyard promises that Lady will incorporate several eco-friendly solutions. In fact, it pledges
Does five launches in four years sound like a successful series to you? It does to Mangusta. October 30 saw the fifth Mangusta Oceano 43 slip into the water at the shipyard. In this video, you will see not only traditional launch footage, but also unusual bird’s-eye view experiences from right on deck. The series
One hundred feet (30.5 meters) of leisure space traveling at 27 to 28 knots sounds like fun. Enough customers of Fipa Group, the parent company for Maiora, felt this way that it created the Maiora 30 Convertible for that purpose. Hull number one, Gulu II, launched last week, suited as much for private enjoyment as
A private yacht is, of course, completely under the control of her owners. For cruisers with heightened security concerns, though, this may not be enough. T. Fotiadis Design proposes a solution with Ultra2, a 312-footer (95-meter) containing a safe room and additional physical, cyber, and human security oversight by a global specialist. Ultra2 further incorporates
Federal, state, and local officials joined Derecktor staff on November 13 for the Derecktor Ft. Pierce groundbreaking. The long-awaited ceremony comes shortly after receiving permits to transform the former commercial Port of Fort Pierce in Florida into a refit and service yard. The yard will handle some of the world’s largest sailing and power yachts.