Antarctica, Explorer for Your Adventures in Ice

With a name like Antarctica, this yacht makes it clear she’s not for occasional cruises in the usual places. Originally known as Admiral Project 575, she’s in build at The Italian Sea Group. Furthermore, she can be yours next year. In fact, she’s set for launch next February. Antarctica has a steel hull complying with Continue reading


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A Day at Amels

Editor’s note: MegayachtNews.com editor Diane M. Byrne is visiting several Dutch superyacht builders this week. It’s at the invitation of the Holland Yachting Group, a trade organization. Several yards have confidential projects, which precludes reporting on current activity. Others, however, can publicize some of their activity. What follows is the first such report, on Amels. Continue reading


Lili, Latest Amels Limited Editions

Launched 11 months after her owner acquired her, Lili is the latest Amels Limited Editions to hit the water. Specifically, the 707-gross-ton megayacht is an Amels 180. As such, Lili features exterior styling by Tim Heywood Design. Three tones show off those lines: white, tan, and black. (Suitably descriptive, two of the paint names are Continue reading