Global cruising is within reach for the owners of Scout. The new Hakvoort set off on her initial set of sea trials last week. We finally have a good look at the nearly completed megayacht. Scout, built for cruising to distant shores, emerged into the public eye a few weeks before the holidays last year.
Springtime next year likely can’t come soon enough for the owners of Scout. Their long-awaited, super-size superyacht slipped out of Hakvoort’s build shed this weekend. At 209 feet (63.72 meters), Scout is the Dutch yard’s biggest build to date. Due to her height, Scout can’t be completed within that shed. Therefore, she moved to Amsterdam
There’s an old saying that it ain’t over ‘til the fat lady sings. Well, the soprano of that saying is only just beginning to sing. At least in the case of Soprano, just launched late last week at Hakvoort. Measuring 125’5” (38.25 meters), Soprano is much smaller than other recent launches at the Dutch yard.
ALL PHOTOS: Dick Holthuis AND Kaj ter Borgh Just J’s marks a few milestones for Hakvoort. They go beyond the fact that the 200-footer (61-meter) is its biggest megayacht thus far. Just J’s signals the Dutch builder’s steps toward courting significant-size yacht buyers. She proves the yard made the right move in extending its facilities
The largest Hakvoort to date, Just J’s, has been handed over. The 200-foot (61-meter) megayacht isn’t just the biggest boat the Dutch builder ever created. Just J’s is so big that she barely fit inside the main construction shed. This same shed was extended four years ago to 213 feet (65 meters). The top deck
A canoe-stern motoryacht known only by her hull number is the newest contract for Hakvoort. LOA for the steel and aluminum Hakvoort YN250: 125’5” (38.25 meters). The Dutch shipyard is collaborating with Diana Yacht Design and Felix Buytendijk Yacht Design on the project. The three firms have worked with one another on a number of