Adam Voorhees Redesigning Sapphire Knight

A Rolex Cup racer is becoming a fast pleasure yacht, thanks to Adam Voorhees and the Italy-based Seaway yard. She’s Sapphire Knight, a 73-footer undergoing a lengthening, among other things, that will be completed late this year. Voorhees is already familiar with both sailing yachts and fast cruisers, having collaborated on the refit of Sleighride Continue reading

Super-Fast Sleighride Being Refitted at Westerley Marine

When Sleighride launched in 1996, she was one of the fastest, most extreme sailing yachts of the decade. She’s about to undergo a refit that will see her gain five feet and a new look from Adam Voorhees, marking the first build project from the young, award-winning designer. Voorhees, a California-based designer whose concept project Continue reading

Adam Voorhees, World Superyacht Award Winner

If you don’t succeed the first time, persevere. That’s the lesson we all can learn from Adam Voorhees, a California-based post-graduate who just won the Young Designer of the Year Award at the World Superyacht Awards. (That’s him pictured second from left.) Voorhees had entered last year’s competition and was among the five finalists, but Continue reading