Nerissa: Not Your Grandfather’s Megayacht

Superyacht owners sometimes request their design teams come up with features rarely seen aboard yachts. That type of creative challenge often results in interiors that range from whimsical to far-out. No matter what the look, it’s highly personal, and personalized. It stands to reason, then, that shipyards constructing superyachts on spec want more mainstream, broadly Continue reading

Pollux, Mega Project Proposed by Amels & H2 Yacht Design

When a scale model is nearly 6’6” (2 meters), you know the finished megayacht will be significant, too. That model, of the concept Pollux, will be at Amels’ stand at the Monaco Yacht Show next week, to entice customers to commission her as their own. On contract, the 366’5” (111.7-meter) Pollux will be an Amels Continue reading

Al Lusail Bids Goodbye to Lürssen

About 10 months after she launched, Al Lusail departed Lürssen for her maiden voyage. When she came into view last October, still known as Project Jupiter, she sent yacht-watchers into orbit. Her length, just over 403 feet (123 meters), was certainly one reason. So, too, her styling commanded attention. Lürssen terms it “sporty and aggressive.” Continue reading