Al Lusail Bids Goodbye to Lürssen

About 10 months after she launched, Al Lusail departed Lürssen for her maiden voyage. When she came into view last October, still known as Project Jupiter, she sent yacht-watchers into orbit. Her length, just over 403 feet (123 meters), was certainly one reason. So, too, her styling commanded attention. Lürssen terms it “sporty and aggressive.” Continue reading


MC155 Trimaran Costs to Rival Monohulls Half Her Size

Multi-hull yachts have a well-earned reputation for stability and hydrodynamic efficiency. Two years of research and design work went in to creating the MC155 trimaran megayacht, measuring 153’4” (46.8 meters). Ready for contract, she offers these advantages, plus much more. In fact, her build and design teams assert construction and operational costs will equal those Continue reading


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Feadship 696 Slips Into the Water

Sunny skies greeted hull 696 today outside of Feadship’s facility in Aalsmeer. Although this is not her official launch, it is the first the public is seeing of the nearly complete project. However, it will be a bit longer before the public will learn the name of this mostly confidential megayacht. The build and design Continue reading