Aurora, a.k.a. Project Gatsby, at Lürssen

PHOTOS: Andreas Jens/ UPDATE, MARCH 17, 2017: Lürssen released a statement about the launch. While many of us in the media had believed the project name for Aurora was Project Thor, the shipyard says it was Project Gatsby. Our belief was based on the LOA and launch year announced in 2014 by the project-management team, as Continue reading

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Massive Megayacht Section Seen at Lürssen

“Section” is the key word in that headline. Earlier today, Lürssen floated out this rear portion of what will clearly be a super-size superyacht. Sources tell us that the bow section has been under construction in another one of Lürssen’s build sheds. The two are expected to be welded together soon. Unfortunately, because Lürssen is Continue reading

1st Amels 242, Project Freefall

Sneak-preview: AMELS 7401 (the first LE242 model) arriving at Flushing roads 03/10/2014. — maritimephoto (@maritimephoto) October 3, 2014 Here’s your first look at Project Freefall, the first Amels 242 from Amels. The full model name is Limited Editions Amels 242, since she is part of the Limited Editions semi-custom offerings. A Twitter user spotter Continue reading