“Gentleman’s yacht” is an apt description for project Marlin, proposed by Royal Huisman. LOA: 161’6” (49.25 meters). Don’t be surprised a shipyard better known for its sailing yachts is behind this. So, too, is the naval architect. The basic value of the cruising lifestyle, sails or not, is the same. Project Marlin envelops guests in
ALL PHOTOS: Stuart Pearce Experienced yacht owners often bring abundant ideas to the table. When those customers have owned three previous fully custom yachts, though, they bring more than ideas. The owners of Unfurled conceived her as the culmination of a lifetime of racing and global cruising. They also commissioned the sailing superyacht as proof
ALL PHOTOS: Carlo Baronicini Sea Eagle is the second of a limited-edition series of three sailing superyachts from Royal Huisman. But, she represents more than that. The 141-foot (43-meter) sloop was delivered to a Taiwan-based lover of the sea and racing. Her owner, Samuel Yin, plans a world cruise and occasional participation in superyacht regattas.
Yachting Developments’ Hull 1012 has a name, and has had her first taste of salt water. She’s Cygnus Montanus, and she was feted at her launch over the weekend. The 110’10” (33.83-meter) Cygnus Montanus was commissioned by experienced sailors. Their inspiration: to cruise the world, including off-the-beaten-path locales, and to do so with a small