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The first flybridge yacht ever built by Royal Huisman, Twizzle is also the Dutch yard’s most recent delivery. At 57.5 meters (189 feet), she’s striving to be “green,” as her owner is offsetting her future carbon emissions ton for ton with investments in eco-friendly energy projects.
For many years, yacht owners were led to believe that the only way to commission a super-size superyacht was to sign a contract with a European yard. Nothing of that magnitude or complexity could be built stateside, they were told. How wrong those words were. Among these six yachts, four were delivered within the past
Just when some voters in Riviera Beach, Florida thought the proposed megayacht marina in their city was killed at the polls, they’re being asked to vote on the idea once again. Last week, the city council approved two questions about the marina to be placed on ballots for the March 8 city election. The first
People are fascinated with lists. Whether it’s a tabulation of the richest, the biggest, the fastest, or even the cheapest, we’re bound to be interested. When it comes to the megayacht market in particular, there’s plenty to grab our attention. Look no further than the proliferation of annual Top 100 lists of the largest yachts—yet
Plenty of notable names hit the water last year, but not all of them were delivered. (Witness Musashi, Larry Ellison’s latest, still receiving finishing touches in northern Holland.) These, however, are happily in their owners’ hands, with some owners perhaps being far happier than others; read on to learn who. 1. Eclipse. At 163 meters