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Gamefisherman builds a megayacht

By Alyssa Haak | Posted March 2012 | Add a Comment

A builder of custom sportfishermen tries its hand at a mothership. Gamefisherman designed its mothership around its vaunted custom sportfisherman. Mike Matlack made his mark in fishing boats....

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Heesen Quinta Essentia

By Alyssa Haak | Posted March 2012 | Add a Comment

Heesen launches a technological powerhouse in a pretty package and innovates on its first 55-meter semidisplacement megayacht.

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Azimut Grande 100

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2012 | Add a Comment

Just Launched The Azimut Grande 100's striking profile, which was conceived by Stefano Righini, is undeniably slick, with stiletto-sharp lines throughout.

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Amels 212 Imagine

By Alan Harper | Posted February 2012 | Add a Comment

Pure Imagination: Amels’ Limited Editions combine the delivery time of semicustom yachts with custom-yacht individuality. Built by Amels in Holland and recently arrived in the Med for the...

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462-foot Yas

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2012 | Add a Comment

After four years of construction, ADMShipyards in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has launched its first superyacht, Yas. She was built under the project name Swift141, which highlights her key...

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197-foot Yogi

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2012 | Add a Comment

Float Inn The French hospitality group LOV Hotel Collection recently acquired the 197-foot Yogi, making her the first megayacht to fly the French flag. She joins the collection’s other hotel...

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Danish Yachts Shooting Star

By Alan Harper | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

Danish Yachts builds to thrill. There are various types of efficiency that people talk about when considering fast motoryachts. There’s the efficiency of the hull form, which must be as...

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60-Meter Kaiser

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

Abeking & Rasmussen 60-Meter Kaiser Based on her German name, it’s hardly surprising that the 60-meter Kaiser was launched by a German shipyard—Abeking & Rasmussen. At the owner...

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VAVA II

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

A Big Splash As Cakewalk was to the U.S., Vava II is to the U.K. The 96-meter (314-foot) mega-yacht launched in September 2011  as the largest private motoryacht to be built in the country in...

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Riding the Tides

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

Photo by Jim RaycroftCapt. Barry BramhillRiding the TidesSometimes the customer isn’t always right—and shouldn’t be.Even the most carefully planned charters can encounter hiccups, but quick thinking...

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Ends of the Earth

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012 | Add a Comment

Explorer Yacht Checklist

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42-Meter E&E

By Alyssa Haak | Posted December 2011 | Add a Comment

Photo courtesy of Cizgi YachtsCizgi Yachts42-Meter E...

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Aurelia

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2011 | Add a Comment

Heesen AureliaQuick off the line is Heesen’s Aurelia, which you could probably guess is tenth in the builder’s line of 37-meter (121-foot) yachts, thanks to the big racing-inspired “10” painted on...

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