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SW-RP90 on Ambitious Maiden Voyage

While people in North America and Europe were shivering on February 17, it was a warm summer day in Cape Town. That’s the day the SW-RP90 owner took delivery from Southern Wind Shipyard, embarking on an incredible 7,000-nautical-mile maiden voyage. Having passed Gibraltar this week, the owner commissioned the SW-RP90, a custom 90-footer (27.5-meter), for Continue reading

Reichel/Pugh Proposes 200’ Classic & 55M Modern

In recognition that different owners have different tastes, the Reichel/Pugh studio has two different new design proposals. The 200’ Classic should tug at the heartstrings of traditionalists, while the 55M Modern should thrill competitive racers who still seek luxury. Reichel/Pugh based the 200’ Classic on the famed Hetairos, delivered in 2011 by Baltic Yachts. With Continue reading

My Goodness: My Song to See 30 Knots When Racing

Speed is everything in racing. With sailing superyachts, it’s not just the boat’s speed. It’s how quickly her crew can get her in that mode. My Song, enjoying her first season on the water, should turn heads on both accounts. She’s expected to be one of the fastest all-carbon-fiber performance yachts, promising nearly 30-knot speeds Continue reading