All-Aluminum Project Boreas Attracts Ex-Sailor

Sailing-yacht enthusiasts stick to sailboats, while power enthusiasts stick to motoryachts. At least that’s the typical way things go. The buyer of Project Boreas, though, is anything but typical. He’s a seasoned sailor who’s become the newest Heesen customer. In fact, he’s anything but typical in yet another way. He personally approached the shipyard to Continue reading


Applauding Classic Ketch Aquarius at Royal Huisman

Royal Huisman started the month of November on a high note, with the launch of the classic ketch Aquarius. Previously also called RH399, her project number, Aquarius began construction in 2014. She has the time-honored physical characteristics that tend to turn heads. These include long overhangs, oval ports, a blue hull, and varnished topsides. In fact, Continue reading


Project 400, World’s Largest Aluminum Sailing Superyacht, Starts

We’ll have to wait a while to see this record-setting schooner under sail. But, she’ll actually set two records upon delivery. First, she’ll be the world’s largest all-aluminum sailing yacht. Second, she’ll be the largest sailing superyacht delivered by Royal Huisman. For now, she’s called Royal Huisman Project 400. Keel laying occurred in June on the 266-footer Continue reading