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Explorer Yacht U116 Out From Under Wraps: VIDEO

Whether you call her Kleven 370 or U116, her two code names, this massive megayacht is making progress toward delivery. The coverings keeping much of her features hidden nearly all of last year are now fully off. Called U116 for her LOA in meters, or 381 feet, the megayacht is the second such project for Continue reading

Much-Anticipated Megayachts for 2018

A new year means a fresh start in meeting goals. A goal for a number of owners is to take the keys, so to speak, of their new yachts. Finally, after three, four, or more years of planning, engineering, design, and construction, their much-anticipated megayachts are ready to head for the horizon. Many of us Continue reading

Kleven Cooperating With Lürssen on Explorer Yacht

A 328-footer will be the first mega-size megayacht stemming from an unusual collaboration. Kleven, the commercial shipbuilder based in Norway, struck a deal with Lürssen for an explorer yacht of this size. Unfortunately, facts are scarce at this point, other than the LOA. Neither Kleven nor Lürssen has commented on the naval architect, stylist, or Continue reading