Our Sightlines columnist Michael Peters sure was ready to take down Philippe Starck's designs. Then he saw something in them. See what happened next here.
Our first look at the Horizon RP120. Smart and stylish, the fine points on the Horizon RP120 go right down into the bilge.
When Ocean Alexander tasked designer Evan K. Marshall to develop new products within the builder’s already successful line, Marshall was up for the challenge...
Heesen Yachts uses one of a kind under-water “wing” to provide unparalleled efficiency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Power & Motoryacht's first look at the Ocean Alexander 112 trideck 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 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 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
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