July started off in a big way at Damen Yachting, with the imposing La Datcha, the first SeaXplorer 77, seeing daylight for the first time on Friday. She celebrated her official launch over the weekend, too. A true expedition yacht, La Datcha should be able to stay away from shore-side services for 40 days straight.
Alva Yachts is a new name in yachting. Its team intends to make the German builder a leader in electric-powered sailing yachts and catamarans. The first of its projects, the Ocean Eco 90, upholds the philosophy that greener and cleaner can still provide long range. Already in build, the Ocean Eco 90 comes from cooperation
One hundred and 80 feet (55 meters) of metal megayacht structures joined together in Turkey over the course of a day, at Alia Yachts. Three cranes ensured the hull and superstructure of Al Waab II settled together properly so that the project could continue onward toward delivery next summer. Alia Yachts, which has delivered custom
The late Jack Hargrave earned legendary status as a naval architect. In 1991, six years before he died, Amels delivered Katamarino, a 184-footer (56.2-meter). This 803-ton megayacht was the largest from his design studio. Twenty-eight years later, Hargrave Custom Yachts, which sprang from the studio, upped the ante with a repeat customer. Baba’s is 186
Several brands in the Ferretti Goup offer megayachts at or over the 100-foot mark. Ferretti Yachts is joining them. At just shy of 99 feet (30.13 meters), the Ferretti 1000 becomes its largest current model. Additionally, the flying-bridge yacht offers two interior design choices, still with plenty of chances for personalization. Besides being the biggest
At nearly 202 feet (61.5 meters), with a volume of 1,200 gross tons and standing five decks high, the Sanlorenzo 62 Steel launched this week. She represents an ongoing expansion of the shipyard’s services into metal-hulled yachts. Inside this first launch, Francesco Paszkowski Design and Margherita Casprini created a soothing, calming ambiance. The master suite—really,