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.
Plenty of companies have taglines, but it’s unusual to learn of one that’s hidden from public view. That’s been the situation at the yacht-brokerage site YachtWorld for the past several years, as a way of inspiring staff. As Jessica Muffett (above, middle), publisher emeritus of YachtWorld.com, explains, the following became visible whenever an employee logged
Michael William Langan, better known in the yacht business as Bill Langan, the founder of Langan Design Associates, died on December 31, after a battle with leukemia. Langan grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, along the shores of Long Island Sound. That body of water inspired his lifelong passion for sailing. His sister, Margaret Langan Moore,
A naval architect who has collaborated with a handful of yacht builders over the past 30 years has set up his own shipyard, focusing on megayacht tenders. Philippe Cabon is the principal of France-based Tender Shipyard, specializing in the design and construction of tenders from 3.4 meters to 12.5 meters (11 to 41 feet) LOA.
Repeat clients of Burger Boat Company will soon be cruising aboard their new 140-footer (42.7-meter), which has been known since the contract signing simply as Hull 508. While the yard cannot release photos, as per the owners’ wishes, amateur shots reveal her nameboard reads Lady Gayle Marie. If you’re a yacht-watcher or a football fan
PHOTO: OLAF EGGERT/THEYACHTPHOTO.COM An intrepid photographer caught the first glimpses of Hermitage conducting sea trials at Lürssen. If the colors in the photo appear a bit strange, it’s because of the temperature difference between the air and water. Featuring styling by Espen Oeino and an interior by Andrew Winch Designs, Hermitage measures 68.15 meters (224