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Samurai, Sunday Superyacht Video

Super sleek, and super cool, Samurai is also a super story. An American who treasured offshore racing commissioned a fast schooner from the French shipyard CMN in the early 2000s. He took delivery of what would become the world-famous, world-record-breaker Mari Cha IV in 2003. As just one example, this 138-footer (42-meter) averaged 19.5 knots Continue reading


Yacht Paramour Wraps Up Refit at Pure Superyacht Refit

Bars, BBQ, and unabashed fun. Those were among the priorities of the six-month refit of the megayacht Paramour at Pure Superyacht Refit, completed last month. Paramour, a 139’8” (42.6-meter) megayacht originally launched as Heloval by CMN in 2002, has been chartering for a while, but the owner decided a few changes were in order to Continue reading