Plenty of owners step up to bigger boats. Not so many, though, plan to do so while sharing the wheel with their crew. There was never any other thought for the owners of Cygnus Montanus, who, with their family members, are seasoned bluewater cruisers. Their recent delivery from Yachting Developments is made for easy, shared
Yachting Developments’ Hull 1012 has a name, and has had her first taste of salt water. She’s Cygnus Montanus, and she was feted at her launch over the weekend. The 110’10” (33.83-meter) Cygnus Montanus was commissioned by experienced sailors. Their inspiration: to cruise the world, including off-the-beaten-path locales, and to do so with a small
You’re looking at the huge hull molds for Hull 1015, a super-size sportfisherman being built at Yachting Developments. We first told you about Hull 1015 last year, shortly after the contract was signed. While it is unusual for a sportfisherman to be this large—126’10”, or 38.7 meters—what’s really unusual about her is her construction material.
The owners of Hull 1012, a sloop set for delivery next year from New Zealand’s Yachting Developments, are giving us the first impressions of what the interior of their sailing superyacht will look like. While they’re still keeping the yacht’s name confidential, the owners are keen to travel the world aboard. In fact, they commissioned
Known only as Hull 1015 for now, this lean, mean, fishing machine is being built by Yachting Developments for a customer who clearly loves sportfishing as much as creature comforts. Measuring 126’10”, Hull 1015 is significant for more than just her LOA: She’s being constructed entirely of carbon fiber composite. As such, she’ll be the
Performance sailing yachts may seem like they’re just now becoming popular. However, they’ve been an attraction for many a megayacht owner for quite some time. Silvertip, built by Yachting Developments, is a good example. This 111-footer (33.8-meter) performance sloop launched in June 2001. Silvertip bears design work by Dubois Naval Architects and was quickly