You may not recognize the studio name Peter Bolke Design. But, surely you recognize some of the work by its owner. Peter Bolke was senior designer for Dubois Naval Architects. In fact, he worked for the company for more than two decades. Among his duties, Bolke collaborated on the superyacht sloop Ngoni, Dubois’ last project.
In a bygone era, wood was the material of choice for yacht construction. These days, of course, aluminum, steel, and composites are essentially all you see. There is, however, an exception to every rule. In this case, the exception is Mikhail S. Vorontsov. Completed just five years ago, this sailing superyacht is entirely made of
A number of details about a 148-foot (45.2-meter) megayacht under construction at Hakvoort Shipyard are still under wraps. However, Project Adur does promise to attract attention for her performance. In fact, she should be as impressive at her top speed as she should be in what she does—and doesn’t—burn in terms of fuel. The athletic,
INTERIOR PHOTOS: Kai ter Borg Canoe sterns are about as classic as can be when it comes to yacht design. The owners of Soprano celebrate that style from stem to stern aboard their 125’5” (38.25-meter) megayacht. It’s fitting, too, that she came from a builder, Hakvoort Shipyard, whose history in Monnickendam, The Netherlands, spans a
Back in the 1920s, elite executives traveled from their summer homes on New York’s Long Island to their offices in New York City via yacht. The yachts, adept at cruising quickly, came to be known as commuter yachts. Ocea Yachts is putting a contemporary twist on the concept, with the Ocea X47. The megayacht’s naval
With her canoe stern, Soprano exudes a charm from a bygone era. The 125-foot (38-meter) megayacht, built by Hakvoort Shipyard, is prepping for her first cruise in the Med. With a mix of charter and private usage on order, Soprano has intimate areas inside and out for rest and relaxation. Some spaces are akin to