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Hakvoort’s Scout Seen on Sea Trials

Global cruising is within reach for the owners of Scout. The new Hakvoort set off on her initial set of sea trials last week. We finally have a good look at the nearly completed megayacht. Scout, built for cruising to distant shores, emerged into the public eye a few weeks before the holidays last year. Continue reading


Moonen YN199 Starts Construction, Available for 2020 Delivery

Spec superyacht construction is on the rise, due to stronger international interest in yachts. If you’re among those who don’t want to wait too long to start cruising, Moonen recently laid the keel for a project set for springtime 2020 delivery. Moonen YN199 is a 119-footer (36.3-meter) employing a proven design and engineering package. In Continue reading


Scout Soon to See Distant Shores From Hakvoort

Springtime next year likely can’t come soon enough for the owners of Scout. Their long-awaited, super-size superyacht slipped out of Hakvoort’s build shed this weekend. At 209 feet (63.72 meters), Scout is the Dutch yard’s biggest build to date. Due to her height, Scout can’t be completed within that shed. Therefore, she moved to Amsterdam Continue reading