Sanctions Against Russia May Affect Superyacht Market, NYET!

Russian clients seeking new builds, previously owned yachts and charters, are a key part of the superyacht industry as wealthy Russians have a reputation for high spending on yachts and the breadth of services available to owners and guests, including helicopters, fine wine, entertainment and equipment. Although firm data on the number of Russians who…

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Lynx Yacht Launches Heliad II, a Superyacht With an Even Larger Feel

Super yacht Heliad II, the first launch by new Dutch shipyard Lynx Yachts, looks bigger than she actually is. Measuring only 33.4 meters, Heliad II feels like a 40-meter yacht thanks to some innovative design principles used by the shipyard. The traditional-looking exterior, created by Diana Yacht Design in Alkmaar, the Netherlands, utilizes a canoe…