PHOTO: Tom van Oossanen American owners have their long-awaited megayacht from Hakvoort in their hands. Scout, which is the largest-ever yacht from the Dutch builder, saw delivery this week. Her rugged exterior styling hints that this custom yacht is atypical. In fact, the overall aesthetic blends industrial maritime looks with imaginative design details. Scout, which
Construction is already underway on the newest Mangusta Oceano model. The Mangusta Oceano 50 provides customers with yet another option in the steel displacement series, plus beneath the 500-gross-ton threshold. In addition, the megayacht offers buyers some features not found on her smaller and larger sisters. The trideck, measuring about 164 feet (49.9 meters), has
PHOTO: Facebook/Hoek Design Claasen Shipyards in The Netherlands has staked a reputation as a sailing-yacht builder. So has its sister company, fellow Dutch builder Vitters Shipyard. This makes it all the more interesting that the two yards collaborated on the build of a motoryacht. Specifically, they collaborated on a sailing-superyacht tender, christened Stargazer. Stargazer, a
At 141 feet, the ISA Alloy 43 series is in the LOA range where most megayacht clients currently own and/or buy. With an abundance of yacht builders addressing it, competition is tough. But, ISA Yachts believes this new aluminum series will succeed in attracting customers wanting sporty looks and moderate cruising speeds. Hull number one,
This spring season is seeing several superyachts slip out of their build sheds for the first time. Masa is among them, having celebrated her launch on April 5 at Heesen Yachts. While it was a private event, the owner was on hand to officially christen this eighth member of the Heesen 5000 Aluminium Class series.
Three and a half days. This is how long it took Lady S to travel from the Royal Van Lent shipyard of Feadship down to Rotterdam and onward to her first sea trials on the North Sea. Along the way, she passed through more locks, drawbridges, and waterways than you can count on both hands.