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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

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Meet Kismet, ex-Global, From Lürssen

At 312’3” (95.2 meters), Kismet is quite a step up from her owner’s previous megayacht. The new Kismet, the successor to a same-named 223-footer (68-meter), is now outside of her build shed at Lürssen. During construction, the yacht was referred to as project Global. Kismet brought together the same build and design team as her Continue reading