Megayachts

Lürssen Splashes Solemates
An experienced yacht owner will soon enjoy the maiden voyage of Solemates, a 60-meter (197-foot) Lürssen. Delivery is set for the end of July, after which the yacht will cruise the Med. The photo here was taken during sea trials ...
Trinity Yachts Aiding BP Spill Cleanup
Due to the increasing need to protect its coastline from the BP oil spill, the state of Mississippi has ordered more than 20 new belt skimmer boats, some of which are being built by Trinity Yachts. Specifically, Trinity Yachts’ Gulfport facility ...
Mi Sueño and Her Superb Spaces
How’s this for an alfresco seating area? This is the aft deck aboard the 190-foot (58-meter) superyacht Mi Sueño, which I toured during a recent open house hosted by Trinity Yachts and International Yacht Collection. Note how large it is ...
JFK’s Former Yacht Honey Fitz Undergoes Refit, Part I
There’s a labor-intensive — and labor of love — project going on in South Florida right now. It’s the restoration of Honey Fitz, one of the most famous yachts to grace American waters. Built by DeFoe Boat ...
Rybovich Modifies Offer for Riviera Beach Megayacht Yard
Rybovich’s ongoing quest to lease land from the city of Riviera Beach, up the coast from its existing facility in Florida, has taken an interesting turn. The plan, for Rybovich to establish another megayacht-refit yard, has been undergoing review fo...
Superyacht Auctions Expands Business
A few months after Superyacht Auctions was founded and held its first offerings, the company, previously referring to itself as Super Yacht Auctions, is kicking off two new programs that should raise interest. First, Superyacht Auctions is creating ...
Delta Marine Finishing Project Monarch
In a sign of the times, a megayacht begun at one yard is now being finished by another. Delta Marine will be completing the code-named Project Monarch, originally contracted by Northern Marine. Financing for the 150’8” (46.2-meter) megayacht is ...
Fivea Delivered by Perini Navi
If you’ll be in the Med this week, keep an eye out for this new super-size sloop. Fivea was just handed over to her owners from Perini Navi. Measuring 45 meters (about 148 feet) LOA and designed by Ron Holland and ...
Heesen Inks 2 More Superyacht Contracts
Economic recovery seems to be well underway at Heesen Yachts, given that the Dutch builder recently signed its third and fourth new-build contracts of the year: one for a 50-meter (164-footer), and one for a 47-meter (154-footer). The smaller of the...
Imagine II Christened at Alloy Yachts
A repeat client broke the traditional bubbly across the bow of this sailing yacht at Alloy Yachts earlier this week. Christened Imagine II, she comes seven years after her owners took delivery of their first Imagine from Alloy. That one measured ...

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