“Backbone” Promises Heesen’s Project Cosmos Will Hit 30 Knots

A buyer’s representative called Mark Cavendish, Heesen Yachts’ sales director, with a special request. Actually, two special requests. The first: a 262-footer (80-meter). The second: “She had to be fast—preferably reaching the magic 30 knots,” Cavendish says. Project Cosmos, the largest-length and largest-volume megayacht in Heesen’s history, posed a challenge. How do you keep weight Continue reading

Lonian Leaves Feadship for Rotterdam: VIDEO

Dutch citizens of the towns between Aalsmeer and Rotterdam are accustomed to seeing superyachts slowly travel along the canals. However, crowds still gathered yesterday and Sunday as Feadship https://www.feadship.nl transported Lonian from its shipyard. This, in eventual preparation for delivery. Known as Project 700 during construction, Lonian is still relatively secretive. Launched in July, the Continue reading

Superyacht Illusion Plus on Maiden Voyage: Peek Inside

These images are just a glimpse at what awaits aboard the superyacht Illusion Plus, making her way to the Monaco Yacht Show. She just departed Pride Mega Yachts in China on her maiden voyage. She received quite the send-off, in fact, complete with a band and colorful Chinese dragons. Coming in at 290 feet (88.5 meters), the Continue reading