Splashing a week ahead of sea trials, Missy is the newest high-performance sailing superyacht from Vitters Shipyard. As much as many build and design teams make the most use of space for creature comforts, enhancing space was a significant directive for this sloop. The first hint is the primarily glass canopy. This element, from Malcolm
Mitch Booth isn’t just a proponent of catamarans. He’s an Olympics-winning sailor and multihull racer. He’s helmed America’s Cup craft. And he’s overseen the build of multihulls over the past 40 years on the water. Now, he’s a superyacht builder. Booth is the founder of BlackCat Superyachts, which plans to tap the growing awareness of
Eleven months from now, the first sailing superyacht from the combination of Vitters Shipyard and Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design should enjoying her maiden voyage. The carbon fiber composite hull for the 108-footer (33-meter) arrived from Green Marine, which Vitters owns, this week. You may remember that when the project was announced last year, she was
Come 2016, a 108-foot (33-meter) high-performance sailing yacht known for now as MM33, designed by Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design, is set to be delivered by Vitters Shipyard. The hull mold for MM33 is being assembled now, so construction on the yacht will follow in a few weeks. Like other recent Vitters builds, and high-performance sailing
You may not recognize Malcolm McKeon’s name, but you’ll surely recognize his designs. From the 163-foot (49.7-meter) Fitzroy-built Zefira to the 216-foot (66-meter) Vitters-built Aglaia, McKeon has had a hand in them, and more. A key designer at Dubois Naval Architects for many years, McKeon recently hung his own shingle, as Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design.