Applauding Classic Ketch Aquarius at Royal Huisman

Royal Huisman started the month of November on a high note, with the launch of the classic ketch Aquarius. Previously also called RH399, her project number, Aquarius began construction in 2014. She has the time-honored physical characteristics that tend to turn heads. These include long overhangs, oval ports, a blue hull, and varnished topsides. In fact, Continue reading


Throwback Marlin Very Much a Modern Megayacht

“Gentleman’s yacht” is an apt description for project Marlin, proposed by Royal Huisman. LOA: 161’6” (49.25 meters). Don’t be surprised a shipyard better known for its sailing yachts is behind this. So, too, is the naval architect. The basic value of the cruising lifestyle, sails or not, is the same. Project Marlin envelops guests in Continue reading


The Third Time’s the Charm for Skat: VIDEO

If good things come in pairs, great things must come in threes. At least that seems the case for Skat. The famous militaristic-looking megayacht is having her third refit with Royal Huisman’s Huisfit division. Skat, measuring 231’10” (70.7 meters), cruised into Amsterdam earlier this week, as you’ll see in the video below. It’s because Huisfit offers Continue reading