The first flybridge yacht ever built by Royal Huisman, Twizzle is also the Dutch yard’s most recent delivery. At 57.5 meters (189 feet), she’s striving to be “green,” as her owner is offsetting her future carbon emissions ton for ton with investments in eco-friendly energy projects.
For many years, yacht owners were led to believe that the only way to commission a super-size superyacht was to sign a contract with a European yard. Nothing of that magnitude or complexity could be built stateside, they were told. How wrong those words were. Among these six yachts, four were delivered within the past
The site of the 1937 America’s Cup race will once again see some of the most famous J-Class yachts—this time private superyachts, both restored originals and replicas—race against each other. From June 15 to 19 in Newport, Rhode Island, Ranger (pictured), Velsheda, and Shamrock V will race against one another in a five-match series. The
PHOTO: FACEBOOK From late December through early January, you were hard-pressed to turn on the news and not see footage of the floods that devastated the state of Queensland in Australia. The flooding was so significant, three-quarters of the state has been declared a disaster area. This is also the worst natural disaster in more
When Amels gathered some of the world’s leading yachting journalists in summer 2009 and unveiled its plans to build Sea Axe Fast Yacht Support vessels, there was a distinct buzz in the room. (This demonstration of a conventional bow versus a Sea Axe is also enlightening.) Certainly, one or two other shipyards had converted commercial
“Be militant! Be an organization that is going to do things! If you can find older men who will give you countenance and acceptable leadership, follow them; but if you cannot, organize separately and dispense with them. There are only two sorts of men to be associated with when something is to be done: Those