Heesen Home wins Baccarat SuperYachtWorld Award |  | news

Heesen Home wins Baccarat SuperYachtWorld Award

Baccarat SuperYacht World prize goes to Heesen’s 50-metre The 2017 Baccarat SuperYacht World Trophy was presented this evening to the captain on behalf of the owner of the new 50-metre Heesen Home at the Monaco Yacht Show yesterday evening. The award celebrates not only an incredible yacht packed with ground-breaking technology, but also the work…

95-metre Lürssen Kismet arrives in London |  | news

95-metre Lürssen Kismet arrives in London

The superyacht is docked in Canary Wharf. Amid the towering skyscrapers of London’s Canary Wharf this week is the 95-metre Lürssen Kismet. Moored in West India Dock, the superyacht passed the O2 Arena before having to navigate the narrow entrance and lock before tying up in the heart of London’s financial district. On Sunday the…

Six must-see yachts at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017 |  | news

Six must-see yachts at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017

The Cannes show is the traditional start of the boat show season. Now in its 40th year, we take a look at 5 yachts to not miss in the Vieux Port. Willow, Benetti This 42-metre Benetti was launched this year, and is part of the Italian yard’s successful 140′ Veloce series. With a modern interior…

Heesen delivers 55-metre Laurentia |  | news

Heesen delivers 55-metre Laurentia

Heesen’s steel-and-aluminium fast-displacement 55-metre has been christened by her owners and delivered Heesen has delivered the 55-metre Laurentia, YN 17755, formerly known as Project Alida. During sea trials in the North Sea, held at the beginning of August in moderate sea conditions, Laurentia exceeded her contractual speed in reaching 16.6 knots. “The vessel proved to…

Feadship Venus comes home |  | news

Feadship Venus comes home

Iconic 78-metre joins other Feadships at birthplace for autumn refit The iconic 78-metre Feadship Venus – commissioned by the late Steve Jobs, designed by Philippe Starck and launched in 2012 – has returned home to Feadship’s Makkum yard for her five-year Lloyd’s certification and various upgrades. This heralds the start of a hectic spell for…