Some traditions never change, despite time marching on. Such is the case with the Monaco Yacht Club. For years now, when a special floating visitor arrives, she receives a fire brigade salute. The rugged Ragnar became the latest to experience the watery welcome this weekend. Furthermore, she kicked off a weeklong focus on sustainability in
PHOTOS: Guy Fleury Photography and Tom van Oossanen Some of the most remote places on earth are closer than ever to being reached by the owner of Project Ragnar. The 2,450-gross-ton converted vessel just started sea trials yesterday. Since Icon Yachts was pleased by her performance, she should see delivery in the next several weeks.
Earlier this month, we gave you an inside look at Project Ragnar, an extensive refit that has been at Icon Yachts for some time. Yesterday, the adventure yacht celebrated her official launch, in her official new role. Suiting her purpose as a tough adventurer, Project Ragnar gets her name from a Viking king and warrior.
PHOTOS: Facebook/Icon Yachts Many megayacht owners enjoy a glass or two of wine, and of course serving special vintages to their guests. Judging from photos so far of Project Ragnar, the owner is more than just a casual consumer. Check out the dedicated wine-stowage area (really, more like a room) aboard the megayacht in the
After about two years, a former icebreaking commercial vessel is rapidly approaching launch as a luxury adventure cruiser. Project Ragnar, the robust-looking conversion, is in the proverbial home stretch at Icon Yachts. To call Project Ragnar a refit is an understatement. She is really more of an extreme makeover, given her previous life. Constructed as
Take a close look at the large crane to port on the aft deck of Project Ragnar. It’s a harbinger of the toys to come as their stowage area continues outfitting at Icon Yachts. Among those toys: a Ripsaw EV (Extreme Vehicle), a high-performance, go-fast, luxury super tank. It’s also a harbinger of the adventures