Benetti closed out the month of November with a launch. The 206’7” (63-meter) megayacht Metis slipped into the waters outside of its Livorno, Italy shipyard for the first time. Fully custom, Metis is for a client from Germany. In fact, the owner, present for the launch, expressed his joy over the milestone. “I am particularly
Feadship made some history for itself in the wee hours of August 14. This 167-footer (51-meter) came out into the light in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands, marking the first ice-classed Feadship. The shipyard is not divulging the name of the project, which is hull 701. Neither is it revealing a number of facts, pledging to disclose
Imagine being one of 300 people to see an unusual launch. If you saw Blake slip into the water on May 26 at Benetti, you definitely saw something uncommon. Actually, you saw two uncommon things. First, the 163-foot (49.8-meter) Blake has a fiberglass hull and aluminum superstructure. Related to this, the two components are the
Unusual interior layouts are just some of the things awaiting a buyer from German aboard his custom 207-footer (63-meter) from Benetti. Since Benetti is not revealing the megayacht’s name, at least at this point, it refers to her by her hull number, FB276. As is the case with all of the custom megayachts from the
PHOTOS: Dick Holthuis UPDATE, JUNE 16, 2017: Book Ends is now en route to Gibraltar to welcome her owners for their first cruise. Read on for our original article. Started as Project Ruya, Heesen hull number 17947 now carries the name Book Ends. Heesen revealed the news, with the images here, via Facebook. Pictured
In just shy of a month’s time, an American takes delivery of the code-named Project Ruya. He recently bought the motoryacht, which is the latest build in the Heesen 47M series. As per Heesen tradition, construction started on Project Ruya on spec in 2015. The Dutch builder has met with strong success with this practice.