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
An atypical yacht owner plans to crisscross the oceans of the world. An atypical owner, therefore, might also favor the stability and efficiency of three hulls, versus one. Enter Nigel Irens Design and CMN. They’ve teamed up for not one, but two all-aluminum trimaran concepts: the Origin 575 and Xplore 70. The two companies are
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
Few yacht yards these days are foregoing the opportunity to tout concept designs, especially ones with novel arrangements or new technology. CMN is embracing both philosophies, presenting this 214-foot (65.2-meter) megayacht, called Project One. CMN’s Project One, designed entirely in-house, devotes more interior space to the owner and guests than comparably sized yachts. A major
The 197-foot (60-meter) Cloud 9, launched by CMN in 2009, is among the outstanding charter yachts available today. From the soothing, light tones of her interior to her sundeck pool, she indulges the senses. Decks are arranged to emphasize both her volume and the views of her surroundings. The following video gives you a good
While they say that the third time’s the charm, two well-respected names in the superyacht business are banking on the second time bringing success. Bannenberg & Rowell and CMN have teamed up for this 44-meter (144-foot) project, named Scorpio. She’s only a bit larger than their first collaboration, Acajou, which measures 43.3 meters (142 feet).