The start of the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is 21 days away. (If you’re really into countdowns, the show’s hompage has a digital clock ticking away the seconds, minutes, hours, etc.) Entering its 59th year, it’s long been the must-attend superyacht show stateside. Add in new VIP experiences, new international food vendors,
In just over two weeks, the Monaco Yacht Show will bring together nearly 600 exhibitors from around the world. They represent megayacht builders and designers, gear suppliers, marinas, and more. Of course, thousands of visitors attend, too. The event is superyacht-specific, with approximately 120 vessels in the water. One-third are making their global debuts, too.
With the sound of her horns, Elandess pointed her bow north on the Weser River in Germany, departing Abeking & Rasmussen on her delivery journey. It marked the end of what was approximately a three-year build project. The first glimpses of Elandess, measuring 244 feet (74.5 meters), occurred last summer. Though she was still bare metal,
UPDATE, MAY 23, 2018: Elandess is conducting her first set of sea trials. That bodes well for delivery to occur during the summer. Read on for our original article. Watch as all 244 feet (74.5 meters) of the secretive superyacht known as hull 6502 appears close to completion at Abeking & Rasmussen. She quietly
March 22 marks the start of the annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, steadily rising in profile among megayacht exhibitors and buyers. Superyacht shipyards like Amels, Heesen Yachts, Burger Boat Company, Mangusta, and Perini Navi (exhibiting for the first time, in fact) will have stands, too, some in the special Superyacht Villas area. In addition,
The end of the year is often a time of reflection. With six days ‘til the start of 2018, we decided to take a look back at the biggest megayacht deliveries of 2017. If you’re an avid yacht watcher, you’ll remember at least a few of these quite well. What you may be surprised by,