Last week, the Amels staff enjoyed their own private aurora borealis show. Unlike the famous atmospheric event, though, this light show took place in its own drydock. Aurora Borealis, the first Amels 220, showed off her lines under gleaming green lights the evening before she slipped out into daylight for the first time. Amels previously
As she sat inside her covered drydock at the Amels shipyard, Project Waka floated on her lines for the first time. The major milestone, which took place on March 16, represented a further milestone for the Dutch builder. Project Waka is the first megayacht in the Amels 220 series, part of its Limited Editions offerings.
Surf, sun, soak, repeat. Those are the activities you’ll surely be inspired to pursue after watching this video of the charter yacht Driftwood. As much as the scenery of Fiji is stunning, you may just find yourself exclaiming “I want to try that!” when you see her fleet of adrenaline-pumping watertoys. Part of the Amels
Bill Muncke, a longtime photographer in yachting, died suddenly on February 6. He was 79 years old. According to a family friend, Muncke was discovered unconscious in his Paris apartment the morning of February 5. He was then taken to the hospital. However, he died, unexpectedly, the following morning. Born in December 1939 in Chicago,
The annual Miami Yacht Show megayachts lineup attracts both brokerage and new-build buyers from around the world. As the industry, interest, and yachts have grown, though, the show’s longtime location couldn’t accommodate them. Now concentrated in downtown Miami, the event promises more yachts, and more ease in getting around. For its three-decade history, the Miami
Attention Amels customers: Do you have talented photographers among your crew? If so, the builder is holding a competition, with a purpose. In fact, the #loveouroceans photo contest aims to do more than showcase the enjoyment of the yachting lifestyle. The goal is to raise awareness of how those who pursue the lifestyle as well