PHOTO: Tom van Oossanen American owners have their long-awaited megayacht from Hakvoort in their hands. Scout, which is the largest-ever yacht from the Dutch builder, saw delivery this week. Her rugged exterior styling hints that this custom yacht is atypical. In fact, the overall aesthetic blends industrial maritime looks with imaginative design details. Scout, which
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.
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
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
An American yachtsman will soon pursue plenty of adventures with a sporty shadow superyacht in tow. Lynx Yachts launched a YXT 24 Evolution late last week for that very role. Lynx Yachts created the series to hold all sorts of watertoys, as well as extra staterooms and crew cabins. It’s semi-custom, so buyers can tailor the
When’s the last time you saw an observatory—as in, a place with a celestial telescope and opening roof—aboard a megayacht? Never, right? Just because it hasn’t been done doesn’t mean it’s impossible, though. Diana Yacht Design proves the engineering is indeed possible, with the Beyond yacht concept. The naval-architecture studio proposes her as a 197-footer (60-meter)