Project Phi, a Study in Balance From Royal Huisman

Megayachts never materialize overnight. Project Phi, for example, has been in the works for some time. Specifically, her owner and Cor D. Rover Design have had numerous conversations over several years. She’s coming to reality thanks to bringing in Van Oossanen Naval Architects, well versed in balancing low-volume restrictions with high performance. Furthermore, in Royal Continue reading


Megayacht News Onboard: Skyline, by Horizon Yachts

“I will really miss these guys,” says Travis Fox, looking over at John Lu, head of Horizon Yachts, and a few of the engineering and sales staffers. We’re sitting in the saloon of Skyline, the first FD87 in Horizon’s Fast Displacement series. Travis and his wife Tina commissioned Skyline as a family yacht, an experience Continue reading


Sirena 85: Turkish Yard’s First Superyacht

With two motoryacht models so far, each only about a year old, Turkey’s Sirena Yachts is not sitting still. It’s currently constructing its first-ever superyacht, the Sirena 85. The shipyard is intent on attracting American buyers as much as other international customers. In fact, it announced full details about the project at the Miami Yacht Continue reading