Seasoned cruisers from New Jersey may be spending the end-of-the-year holidays aboard their new Christensen. They’ve acquired hull 38, which should be ready in less than six months. Hull 38, a 164-footer (50-meter), is well into the completion stages because construction started under a prior owner. Henry Luken, chairman of the Washington State shipyard, initially
UPDATE, NOVEMBER 21, 2019: Brace yourself for the first sailing superyacht in Below Deck history. The producers filmed aboard one this past summer in Greece. Air dates are not yet available, but a few other details are. Read on for our original article. Love them or loathe them, Below Deck and Below Deck Mediterranean have
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,
While many a thought turns to chocolates, flowers, and jewelry today, we’re thinking about superyachts. Love-themed superyachts, to be more specific. After all, speak with any yacht owner even for a few minutes, and you’ll hear plenty of terms of endearment. They love their yachts, the water, the cruising lifestyle, and everything that comes with
While some buyers want bigger boats, not everyone is going in that direction. In fact, Jim Gilbert, president of Christensen Shipyards, says over the past year, clients have been asking for smaller designs. As a result, Christensen has two new proposals that are getting attention. They’re the Christensen 40M Raised Pilot House and 42M Tri-Deck.
The International Superyacht Society, established in 1989 as a global voice for the industry, has been handing out awards for superyacht design and leadership for 27 consecutive years. The celebration is the oldest awards ceremony in this segment of the yachting sector. Last evening, the following yachts received top honors: Best Power, 24-40M: Jetsetter, built by