The last year of the decade has dawned. That calls for reflection on what’s to come. For us, it especially means taking a look at highly awaited launches and deliveries. Every year, of course, holds the promise of fascinating projects. But, with bigger boats than ever in build, and technology blazing new paths, the 12
PHOTO: Carl Groll/TheYachtPhoto.com Tis the season for sea trials—specifically, for Tis, one of the latest Lürssen launches. Tis has been going through her paces for the past day or so. Judging from publicly available data, she’s hit some impressive speeds, nearing a 19-knot top end several times. Unlike most of the German builder’s projects, Tis
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
There’s nothing quite like kicking off the week strongly. The Lürssen team may especially agree today, considering it floated the megayacht Tis out of her build shed this morning. And yes, Tis is indeed her name, shining from her nameboards. Standing six decks high, accentuated by a blue hull and, unexpectedly, blue detailing on her aft upper
New parents often put their new baby at the center of their world. So, perhaps the owner of the fittingly named Universe is doing the same. She’s the latest delivery from Amels from its Amels 242 range. Measuring 242’9” (74 meters), with an equally commodious beam of 40 feet (12.45 meters), the 242 debuted in 2016
What does a mathematical series have to do with megayacht interior design? Suffice it to say that the Fibonacci sequence plays a role in how Project Cosmos will look come delivery in 2022. Set to be the world’s largest all-aluminum yacht with conventional power, this Heesen will feature interior design by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design.