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Balk Shipyard Launches Megayacht Sandalphon

Balk Shipyard Launches Megayacht Sandalphon: Formerly known as Project Gisele, the 31m explorer megayacht Sandalphon has been launched by Balk Shipyard in the Netherlands. The build posed some challenges for Balk as the yacht originally began life at a shipyard in Brazil before her owner had her shipped in 2015 to Balk’s Urk facility. The…

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Heesen Launches Megayacht Home

Heesen Launches Megayacht Home: Dutch manufacturer Heesen has launches the all-aluminum fast displacement megayacht formerly known as Project Nova. Now called M/Y Home, the 50m megayacht has exterior styling by Omega Architects and naval architecture by van Oossanen and draw on hybrid propulsion for fuel efficiency and quieter cruising. M/Y Home is fitted with twin…

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Newport Megayacht Shipyard Announces Expansion

Newport Megayacht Shipyard Announces Expansion: Newport megayacht shipyard has received approval from the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council to expand its dock space by 560 feet. Currently, Newport Shipyard has 2,833 linear feet of dock space. The addition will allow handling of more superyachts and generate an additional $500,000 in annual revenue. Although the…

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Lürssen Delivers Megayacht Project Mistral

Lürssen Delivers Megayacht Project Mistral: Launched almost a year ago, Lürssen’s Megayacht Project Mistral has been delivered to her owner and named Amadea. The German shipyard has not released any official information on the 104-meter superyacht, but the vessel was seen leaving the German shipyard in late March. This rugged Espen Oeino designed superyacht reportedly…

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Lürssen Launches 74m Aurora Megayacht

Lürssen Launches 74m Aurora Megayacht: The latest megayacht to emerge from the Lürssen shipyard is the 74m Aurora. London-based Winch Design is responsible for both her exterior and interior. Taking design cues from classic yachts and modern-day superyachts. Aurora has an Art Deco nameplate that is framed by class ship-style windows, echoing back to the…

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Tansu Yachts to Build 34.6m Mission Class Megayacht

Tansu Yachts to Build 34.6m Mission Class Megayacht: Tansu Yachts has signed a new build contract involving a new 34.6-meter Tansu Mission class megayacht to be built under the project name CV114 at its shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey announced the signing of a new-build contract to take place at their shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey. The…

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Megayacht Builder Sunseeker Yachts Once Again Turning a Profit

Megayacht Builder Sunseeker Yachts Once Again Turning a Profit: Megayacht Builder Sunseeker International Holdings Ltd. Has announced that the company has transitioned back into profit after operating for a number of years at a loss. With a £6 EBITDA (earnings before tax or underlying profit) margin, 2016 may possibly be seen as a redefining year…

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Lürssen Launches Project 120m Megayacht Project Thunder

Lürssen Launches Project 120m Megayacht Project Thunder: Following 24 months of construction, Lürssen has launched the 120m Megayacht Project Thunder from its Aumund shipyard in Germany, which specializes in construction of the company’s largest yachts. Designed by Espen Øino, the newly launched superyacht has several interesting design elements, including a vast central window that stretches…

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Oceanco Reveals New 120m Resort Superyacht Concept Amara

Oceanco Reveals New 120m Resort Superyacht Concept Amara: Oceanco recently revealed its new 120m superyacht resort concept Amara at the Dubai  International Boat Show. Designed by Sam Sorgiovanni Designs, the 120m concept shows the shipyard’s new “lifestyle philosophy” that incorporates a family-oriented style of living by providing enough space for 20 guests. As a shipyard,…

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Palmer Johnson Unveils Bugatti Megayacht Concept

Palmer Johnson Unveils Bugatti Megayacht Concept: Palmer Johnson has joined forces with supercar manufacturer Bugatti to create a megayacht inspired by the Chiron, the success of the Bugatti Veyron, originally unveiled t the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Named the Bugatti Niniette, the yacht is the first of a new series ranging from 15 meters to…