Royal Huisman Project 404, Performance Cruising Sloop, Set for 2022

Measuring 195’9” (59.7 meters), Project 404 from Royal Huisman will be a substantial-size sailing yacht come delivery. What’s more, the shipyard promises “unprecedented performance” and a variety of technologies that are either new to market or still in development. The owner of this sloop wishes to cruise the world while simultaneously enjoying spirited sailing. Furthermore, Continue reading

“Mega Sloop” MM78, a Dramatically Different Design

At 256 feet (78 meters) LOA, this sailing superyacht has a lot of fine features. One thing she doesn’t have, though, may surprise you. The project MM78, from Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design, lacks a flying bridge. On purpose. The owner of this “mega sloop,” as McKeon calls her, wanted all-around views while in the cockpit. Continue reading

“Exciting” Baltic 112 Custom, A.K.A. MM341

“This is a really light construction for cruising and racing, which makes it an exciting project.” So says Tommy Johannson, Baltic Yachts’ project manager. He’s referring to the Baltic 112 Custom designed by Malcolm McKeon, who in turn refers to the sailing superyacht as the MM341. Both sets of numbers come from her LOA: 112 in Continue reading