The Beast Nearing Delivery in New Zealand

Traffic literally stopped in New Zealand in January, when The Beast made her way from her build shed to a nearby launch area. Though not yet conducting sea trials, the brawny, aptly named catamaran is nearly complete. She should begin entertaining her owners and charter guests in June. The Beast began construction a few years Continue reading


Echo Yachts, New Builder Down Under

Australia has a new megayacht builder, Echo Yachts, which plans to build the country’s largest-ever project. Located in Henderson in Western Australia, Echo Yachts was established by a Singaporean family. The family will own both a megayacht and a shadow boat, with the latter already under construction. Mark Stothard, Echo Yachts’ director, says the general Continue reading