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,
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.
“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
Having just had her mast stepped, Ribelle is steadily approaching completion in the coming weeks. Vitters Shipyard placed the sailing superyacht aboard a transport ship yesterday, marking a busy month of activity for the project. Indeed, just three weeks ago, Ribelle peeked out from her shed at Vitters’ headquarters in Zwartsluis, The Netherlands. The builder
The team behind BlackCat Superyachts, established last year, knew it could fill a market void. Catamaran buyers had few choices in the megayacht market, after all. What the team didn’t expect, however, was just how many potential buyers would be interested. That drove the decision to create the BlackCat 35, a 115-foot (35-meter) multihull. Like
While most new-yacht discussions center around the build time, they often overlook the important design-development and engineering phases. These can take just as much time as the construction itself. Therefore, a new-build project can easily be a five-year (or longer) process. That’s why you need to determine whether a concept you’re considering is already tested