A highly anticipated motoryacht project from Royal Huisman hit the water a few days ago. With Phi finally outside of her build shed, yacht watchers have their first full looks at her long, lean lines. At 192 feet (58.5 meters) LOA yet below the 500-gross-ton mark, Phi breaks with convention. In fact, she’s the longest
From her 258-square-foot (24-square-meter) flying bridge to her long, open aft deck, as well as her Audi-inspired Daytona Gray paint scheme, Haze stands out from other small megayachts. When she launched in August, the owner’s representative said, “We are confident the yacht will provide some fantastic experiences.” Those experiences primarily center around the aft deck.
“We are delighted with Haze, she looks fantastic.” Jordi Wilkes, the owner’s representative, shared this enthusiastic assessment yesterday during the launch ceremony. “The chosen exterior paint color and finish just enhances the wow factor.” The wow factor for this Extra 86 includes an elongated, wide-open aft deck, plus sporty styling. They were exactly what the
If you are accustomed to seeing sailing superyacht hulls turned at Royal Huisman, you are in for a pleasant surprise. The project code-named Phi, a motoryacht whose lines are a closely guarded secret, completed her hull flip this week. Phi gets her name from the so-called Golden Ratio, a study in balance and harmony of design.
Though her styling remains a closely guarded secret, Project Phi is beginning to show off some of her structure at Royal Huisman. The hull of this aluminum motoryacht, photographed recently at the shipyard, is steadily approaching its turning, too. It’s all in preparation for the megayacht to start cruising in 2021. Announced last May, Project
Megayachts never materialize overnight. Project Phi, for example, has been in the works for some time. Specifically, her owner and Cor D. Rover Design have had numerous conversations over several years. She’s coming to reality thanks to bringing in Van Oossanen Naval Architects, well versed in balancing low-volume restrictions with high performance. Furthermore, in Royal