Shu: 3 Fast Facts About the Newest Lürssen

For the last several months, a project known as Shu has kept yacht watchers’ attention. Built at Lürssen, she was pretty secretive. Now that sea trials are over, the shipyard is sharing some information. Here are five fast facts finally confirmed about the superyacht still called Shu. 1. She’s bigger than we thought. She’s not Continue reading

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Thunder Sets off for Sea Trials From Lürssen

The massive megayacht code-named Thunder may not make a thundering sound when she travels. But her 443-foot (135-meter) LOA makes her presence abundantly clear. And, she surely turned many a head while conducting sea trials this week. Set for delivery next year from Lürssen, the megayacht remains under a partial publicity embargo. Her owner permitted the Continue reading

VIDEOS: Irimari Launch & Christening at Sunrise Yachts

Irimari is the first of a new series from Turkey-based Sunrise Yachts. She slipped into the water for the first time in April. This week, Sunrise Yachts provided video footage of that launch ceremony.     Watch here as Irimari sees the traditional bottle of champagne break across her bow, after a touching speech given Continue reading