“Create a beautiful environment! … an interior where beauty and glamour set the tone.” This is what the owners of Elements instructed interior designer Cristiano Gatto to do for their 262-foot (80-meter) SOLAS-compliant yacht. Gatto didn’t have to look too far to find influences. Yachtley, the shipyard behind Elements, sits in the Kocaeli Free Zone
Nearly 30 years ago, the Lazzara 76 established itself as a groundbreaking design, and established Lazzara Yachts as a groundbreaking shipyard. The family-run builder is aiming for the same with the Lazzara LSY 95, a semi-custom sport-yacht design that can see delivery in 2021. This 95-foot (29-meter) megayacht is an in-house design, too. Sleek in
If you are accustomed to seeing sailing superyacht hulls turned at Royal Huisman, you are in for a pleasant surprise. The project code-named Phi, a motoryacht whose lines are a closely guarded secret, completed her hull flip this week. Phi gets her name from the so-called Golden Ratio, a study in balance and harmony of design.
One hundred ninety-seven feet (60 meters) of steel and aluminum came together over the last weekend in September in The Netherlands. One year after her keel laying, Heesen’s Project Falcon saw the joining of her hull and superstructure. Also known as YN 19360, Heesen’s Project Falcon is projected to be the yard’s largest ever megayacht
The bigger the owners’ party, the bigger the yacht. So, too, the bigger the crew head count. The trouble is, the operational costs and the lack of intimacy are big issues for really big yachts. Therefore, Royal Huisman proposes Lotus. It’s is a two-yacht package, where the layout and function for each dovetail with the
The astronomer Ptolemy chronicled four dozen constellations, with Lyra being one. On a more exclusive basis, Turquoise Yachts developed Lyra for cruising customers craving something different. With a proven hull form, the megayacht takes a fresh approach in her layout, as well as volume. Measuring 210 feet (64 meters), Lyra employs a hull design from