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Oceanco’s Black Pearl Spotted on Sea Trials

Dutch citizens enjoying a nice summer day at the beach got an extra treat this week as Black Pearl conducted sea trials just offshore. Also known as Oceanco Y712, and as Project Solar, Black Pearl is the largest sailing superyacht in the world. LOA comes in at 348 feet (106 meters), with an equally impressive Continue reading

With Cosmos, Luiz de Basto Shatters Conservative Convention in Superyachts

“We live on this wonderful planet. Let’s enjoy it.” So says Luiz de Basto of Cosmos, a concept he’s created in conjunction with Oceanco. Fitted with a dramatic glass dome instead of typical superstructure decks, the 295-footer (90-meter) challenges conventional thinking in terms of how people can enjoy the indoor-outdoor experience afloat. And that’s the Continue reading

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Jubilee on Sea Trials, Ready for New Owners: VIDEO

The largest megayacht made in The Netherlands wrapped up several days of sea trials last week. All that’s left for Jubilee, coming in at 361 feet (110.1 meters) and 4,523 gross tons, is to sell. The current owner of Jubilee decided to list her last month, while still wrapping up work at Oceanco. Though her Continue reading