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Hakvoort’s Scout Seen on Sea Trials

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. Continue reading

Scout Soon to See Distant Shores From Hakvoort

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 Continue reading

Soprano Splashes at Hakvoort

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. Continue reading