Dynamiq GTT 135 Daring to Be Different, With Hull Vane

The desire to cruise farther while burning less fuel continues. An experienced European yacht owner will do just that in two years’ time aboard the first Dynamiq GTT 135. What’s more, he’ll be among the first yachting customers whose yachts feature the fuel-saving Hull Vane. If you’re not familiar with the Hull Vane, it’s a Continue reading

“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

Project Adur, Speedy & Fuel-Savvy, in Build at Havkoort

A number of details about a 148-foot (45.2-meter) megayacht under construction at Hakvoort Shipyard are still under wraps. However, Project Adur does promise to attract attention for her performance. In fact, she should be as impressive at her top speed as she should be in what she does—and doesn’t—burn in terms of fuel. The athletic, Continue reading