If ever there were a satisfied customer, the owner of RJ, hull number one in the A105 series, would be it. He’s now a three-time Arcadia Yachts client, over the past seven years. Obviously, he’s a believer in the lower carbon footprint promised by the hull design and usage of solar panels. The latter is
When a shipyard offers a series, sometimes buyers believe there’s little variation from boat to boat. Not true. A case in point is the Swan 115 series from Nautor’s Swan. The owner of Odin asked for far different things compared to the first three clients attracted to the series. Nautor’s Swan considers Odin the most
Don’t be fooled by her pretty blue paint job. Power Play is all business when it comes to her owners’ adventurous side. The sixth delivery in the Damen Yacht Support range, she’s 182 feet (55.5 meters) of serious pursuits—pursuits of fun, that is. The clients so far who’ve commissioned Yacht Support projects are diverse. Some,
PHOTOS: B. Galeron and B. Stichelbaut “Long” in “Long Island 85” isn’t just a word in a model name. It’s the ideal description for the type of cruising the owners of NDS Evolution plan to do. Long-distance voyages, comprised of long periods onboard, are what they envisioned in commissioning the mega catamaran from JFA Yachts.
No need to wait until the Cannes Yachting Festival to check out the Sunreef 80. Sunreef Yachts captured its new sailing mega catamaran on sea trials on the Baltic Sea. While Sunreef did have an 80 several years ago, it decided to create a new line, including smaller models. (For example, a 60 premieres at the
ALL PHOTOS: Quin Bisset How much different can a semi-custom yacht get? A common misconception holds that semi-custom means you’re limited to picking woods and fabrics. Benetti is among the builders letting you rearrange non-structural bulkheads. The owner of Mr. Loui, the second Benetti Mediterraneo 116, took advantage. In the process, he proves two megayachts