Megayacht Design

Design

Mangusta 110

Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Mangusta 110. 

Mangusta’s new 110 is a burly beast of a boat that can top out at 33 knots despite her 111-foot LOA. That speed is thanks mostly to her powerful twin 2,600-horsepower MTUs matched to KaMeWa waterjets.

Ocean Alexander 120

Take two boatbuilders serving different markets and let them each play to their strengths in a single project. Chris Caswell takes a look at what you get with the new Ocean Alexander 120.

Riva 122 Mythos

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 something those mythic heroes never did: Build a 122-foot planing megayacht out of aluminum. That’s exactly the formidable task the mortals at Riva are now undertaking, with their upcoming launch, Mythos. The yacht will be the new flagship of this iconic Ferretti brand, and should well live up to her ambitious name.

Trinity 120

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 striking and contemporary look to her, thanks to the lines provided by exterior designer Geoff van Aller.

Gamefisherman builds a megayacht

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. Now he’s trying to in megayachts. mothership.

CRN’s Dislopen Concept

CRN 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 in July in London, looks like the improbable outcome of a marriage between a lightweight, aluminum express cruiser and a heavy steel

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

Design of the Future

When talking megayacht design, sometimes the magnitude of the project is difficult to comprehend through just the LOA. The length doesn’t tell the whole story; it doesn’t give any concept of volume or number of crew required for maintenance. Such is the case with

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Some 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 tens of thousands, of gallons. Some yachts devote entire refrigerators to keeping fresh flowers, and most maintain enough food

Megayacht Painting

Reflections of Perfection

It’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 applied.

When a megayacht pulls into a marina, all eyes turn to her. Often her lines will spark comments

Design: Nordhavn 120

The Greatest Escape

With 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 either side.
C For European boarding, use the passerelle, which is hidden under the

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