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Superstructure of Oceanco Y716 Ships in: VIDEO

The 295-footer (90-meter) is some time away from completion. But, Oceanco Y716—well, part of her—came into view this week. Dutch Yachting, a social media outlet focused on yachts from The Netherlands, captured Y716’s aluminum superstructure arriving in the country last weekend. Construction took place at a subcontractor that Oceanco uses in Poland. Just yesterday, Dutch Continue reading

Superyacht Project Thunder Sees Daylight at Lürssen

UPDATE, JUNE 18, 2017: According to publicly available AIS data, Thunder  measures 446’2″ (136 meters). APRIL 3, 2017: Lürssen has confirmed Thunder as the code name, following the official launch earlier today. The shipyard further confirms Espen Øino as the stylist. A few more facts from the shipyard: launch took place two years after her Continue reading

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Amadea, ex-Project Mistral, Handed Over by Lürssen

Striking a pretty profile along Germany’s Kiel Canal, Amadea set off for the first time in her owner’s hands this week. The Lürssen build has been the subject of intense interest since her project name, Mistral, came to light during construction. Part of that interest stems from her sheer size. While Lürssen hasn’t been permitted Continue reading