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Megayacht Design

Riva 122 Mythos

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2012 | Add a Comment

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Riva 122 Mythos. Prometheus may have been the fire bringer and Hercules may have slain the Nemean lion and turned it into a fancy hat, but here’s...

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Trinity 120

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2012 | Add a Comment

Power & Motoryacht's first impression of the Trinity 120. The 120 looks to be a fine vessel with all the characteristics of a top-notch launch. First and foremost, the 120 will have a...

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Ocean Alexander 112

By Kevin Koenig | Posted November 2012 | Add a Comment

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Ocean Alexander 112 trideck megayacht.

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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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CRN’s Dislopen Concept

By Alan Harper | Posted October 2011 | Add a Comment

Rendering courtesy of CRNCRN says it looked at everything from the big, fast Mangustas to the dreamy Wally Island concept and came up with something roughly in between. Its Dislopen design, launched...

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Design: 120-meter yacht by Nuvolari-Lenard for Oceanco

By Alyssa Haak | Posted July 2011 | Add a Comment

Rendering courtesy of NuvolariDesign of the FutureWhen talking megayacht design, sometimes the magnitude of the project is difficult to comprehend through just the LOA. The length doesn’t tell the...

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

By Alyssa Haak | Posted April 2011 | Add a Comment

Rendering courtesy of KingshipSome people have trouble thinking of a megayacht as an eco-friendly vessel, which is understandable. Fuel and freshwater capacities are measured in the thousands, if not...

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Megayacht Painting

By Alyssa HaakPhotos by Billy... | Posted February 2011 | Add a Comment

Reflections of PerfectionIt’s an incredible task to create a flawless yacht finish.First steps include making sure the surface of the boat is smooth, which is just as important as how the paint is...

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Design: Nordhavn 120

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted March 2010 | Add a Comment

The Greatest EscapeWith its biggest boat to date, Nordhavn stays true to its oceangoing heritage.A Ready to relax? Head for the alfresco Jacuzzi tub. B A foredeck davit lets you launch tenders to...

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A Different Kind of Cruising

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted November 2008 | Add a Comment

Basic black gets the souped-up superyacht treatment from renowned designer Martin Francis.At first glance, this column may seem like it’s in the wrong publication--better suited to Motor Trend,...

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Alloy 40m Allogante

By | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

Yacht design is an inherently iterative process: From the conceptual sketches to the final production drawings there are seemingly endless tweaks and refinements in a quest for the ideal final...

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Vikal Limo

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2007 | Add a Comment

It all started 15 years ago when Australian-born yacht-design wizard Jon Bannenberg challenged Gunnar Vikingur to build a special tender, a veritable waterborne limousine for Coral Island. Although...

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The Evolution of Style

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted April 2007 | Add a Comment

It’s one thing to read all about changes made to a yacht in the planning or even the construction stage. But how about seeing changes to the design before the first piece of fiberglass is laid or...

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