K-Series’ K47 Taxila Springs From Fresh, Young Designers

A trio of Italian twentysomethings studying for their master’s degree in boat design has done more than complete their thesis. They’ve inspired Floating Life to offer a new megayacht, the K47 Taxila. Although based on an existing semi-custom series, the yacht offers alternate thinking in terms of layout and operations. The K47 Taxila, measuring 154 Continue reading


Kismet Kills It in Miami: VIDEO

Art Basel Miami attracts big-name luxury brands annually, each looking to reach new consumers. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts popped in to the art show earlier this month. It did so with its signature play on a pop-up hotel/resort experience, aboard the 312-foot (92-meter) Kismet. Kismet, delivered four years ago by Lürssen, hosted the invitation-only Continue reading


Colorful Amels 180 Coming Next Summer

The Amels Limited Editions megayachts keep coming. An Amels 180, the “smallest” in the six-series range, will see hand over next summer. The reason the owner commissioned the megayacht is pretty straightforward. “The owner was looking for proven oceangoing performance so he and his family can enjoy destinations around the world,” says Rutger Dolk, a Continue reading