Philippe Briand is a self-described sailing purist. He enjoys designing and engineering sailing yachts for those who share the feeling. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that this is the guiding principle behind his new concept design, the SY300. “I picture it being ideal for a passionate sailor who wants to stay in touch with
The craftspeople at Perini Navi’s Viareggio, Italy facility welcomed a new project recently. Well, not entirely new, since the sailing superyacht is already partially constructed, thanks to their colleagues at the shipyard’s Turkish facility. Nevertheless, the hull of the 42m E-volution is now on the premises, and will remain there until completion in summertime 2020.
Just as megayachts undergo refits and refreshes to spruce up their looks and perform better, so, too, do websites. We at MegayachtNews.com are pleased to present our new look, with a twofold purpose. First, the redesign lends a clean, contemporary, and more information-oriented appearance. Second, and of great importance in our smartphone-oriented world, it improves
Performance sailing superyachts attract owners who thrill to racing, while still indulging in luxury. Nautor’s Swan is building its first ClubSwan 125 for just this type of person. While the shipyard unveiled plans for the project nearly two years ago, it kept most details close to the vest. Recently, however, it released more, particularly in
Your first clues that Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design wants MM725 to bring something different to the superyacht sailing market are the fold-down balconies off the cockpit. The more you look at the concept design, the more you see the UK-based studio brings creative change. Backed by proven engineering, the MM725 should attract owners wanting more from
Southern Wind Shipyard celebrated its first christening of the year. Power of 2, the third hull in the SW105 series, is now in the water. Like many yacht owners, the owner of Power of 2 wanted something bigger than his previous yacht. An avid sailor, he specifically wanted to enjoy swifter sailing and to visit