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Samurai, Sunday Superyacht Video

Super sleek, and super cool, Samurai is also a super story. An American who treasured offshore racing commissioned a fast schooner from the French shipyard CMN in the early 2000s. He took delivery of what would become the world-famous, world-record-breaker Mari Cha IV in 2003. As just one example, this 138-footer (42-meter) averaged 19.5 knots Continue reading


A Look at Aquarius, by Royal Huisman: Photo Gallery

PHOTOS: Carlo Baroncini “We set out to build an elegant, muscular sailboat, and the shipyard and the design team delivered a yacht that is both of those things and more.” That’s from the owners of Aquarius, a cruising ketch accommodating family voyages. Simultaneously, this 184-foot (56.18-meter) Royal Huisman sailing superyacht is pursuing occasional racing. While Continue reading


Huisfit Hopping With 7 Refits This Winter

Seven sailing yachts have made their way into Royal Huisman’s Huisfit team hands in The Netherlands. They’re all seeing a variety of systems overhauls, painting, and more—even one complete rebuild—via the shipyard’s dedicated refit and service division. Also noteworthy, among the seven projects, five are also Royal Huisman’s builds. The biggest, and arguably most famous, Continue reading