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Megayachts

Megayacht Painting

By Alyssa Haak | 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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Benetti Sail Division

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2011 | Add a Comment

Changing TackA Benetti Sail Division primerThe Benetti Sail Divsion 160 Logica is the longest design in the company’s new line of yachts.Just as you should never judge a book by its cover, you...

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Chartering Sherakhan

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2011 | Add a Comment

And Now for Something Completely DifferentDuring a traditional megayacht charter, guests plan a weeklong itinerary with their favorite stops, meals, and activities (for a six-figure fee plus expenses...

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Amels 212

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2011 | Add a Comment

The famed Dutch ship builder Amels is putting the finishing touches on the Limited Editions Amels 212, the largest build yet to come from its semicustom line of megayachts. The Limited Editions line...

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Moonen 97

By Alan Harper | Posted February 2011 | Add a Comment

Small WonderMoonen’s 97 was made to cross the same oceans as expedition yachts.Moonen 97, LiviaMoonen is a shipyard that seems to be going places. With a recently arrived new owner, some new...

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The Cost of American Megayacht Ownership

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2011 | Add a Comment

Freedom Ain’t FreeWhy so few American megayachts fly the American flag.Back in January, we printed a letter in Mail from reader Bob Stromberg entitled “Why Are They Flag-less?” which asked quite...

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Superyachts Brazil

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2011 | Add a Comment

Brazilian Blow OutAs we settle in for a long winter’s nap in the northern hemisphere, summer is heating up for the megayacht industry in the southern one. Throughout Europe and the United States,...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2010

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2010 | Add a Comment

The exciting part of following the megayacht world is taking hints and facts and assembling them to identify the owner or at least make a reasonably educated guess. Many owners go to extraordinary...

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Megayacht Calixe

By Tim Donnelly | Posted November 2010 | Add a Comment

The 193-foot Calixe is impressive enough as one of the largest yachts in America. But the folks in Toronto were even more awed by her when she rolled into the marina at John Quay late in the summer...

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Megayacht Musashi

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2010 | Add a Comment

In the yacht-spotting world, the most exciting news is often unconfirmed and based on rumor. The bold-named clients often demand the most secrecy, which makes getting straight answers difficult. All...

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Trinity 190, Mi Sueo

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2010 | Add a Comment

What Dreams May ComeTrinity’s latest launch has an elegant interior and new hull form.Mi Sueo was on her way to Boston from Fort Lauderdale when she stopped at Casey’s Marina in Newport, Rhode Island...

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August 2010 Megayachts Column

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2010 | Add a Comment

Changing of the GuardsTwo well-known mega-yards embark on new futures.In the first half of 2010, ownership changes were underway at two of the largest mega-yacht shipbuilders in Northern Europe:...

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