Satisfaction Splashes in South Africa as 1st SW105

She’s about two months from delivery, and living up to her name. Satisfaction slipped into the water at Southern Wind Shipyard as the builder’s first SW105. The SW105 is what Southern Wind terms a “mini series,” focused on high-performance cruising. The series name stems from the LOA. It’s 105’9” (32.27 meters.) (In case you’re wondering, Continue reading


Sorceress Spins a Spell at Southern Wind Shipyard

Fitting that a sailing superyacht with a spellbinding name slipped into the water on an equally mesmerizing morning. As the photos here show, mist greeted Sorceress as she launched at Southern Wind Shipyard’s Cape Town facility. Sorceress is the first SW96, with an LOA of 96’1” (29.3 meters). She’s based on a concept from Nauta Continue reading


Baltic 142 Custom Among 3 Big New Builds

Don’t tell the Baltic Yachts team that sailing-yacht sales lag behind motoryacht sales. This year, it’s starting work on three new megayacht models. The biggest among them is a Baltic 142 Custom. As you might expect, the yacht is for a repeat customer. Unfortunately, Baltic Yachts cannot release renderings at this time. For perspective, though, Continue reading