Iconic Yachts: The Oyster 56 | Skipper ONDECK

Few sailboats are as iconic as the Oyster 56 – the vessel that inspired countless amazing yacht designs. Here’s how this Oyster Yachts creation became an icon. Words by Colette Flowerdew-Kincaid Every yachting brand has that iconic model; the one that exemplifies everything they stand for, that is the benchmark that is always referred back to when building afresh, that …

(Refreshing) transparency | Seahorse Magazine

It’s easy to describe your latest design as a cruiser-racer but that often just means a boat that sits somewhere in between the two categories. Elan are taking a rather more scientific approach to their own product descriptions… The Elan E-Line There’s a gap right in the middle of the new boat market, which has been there for years. If …

Launch photos of Swan 115 Odin released | Boat International

Nautor’s Swan has released new images of the fourth hull in its 115 series which was launched and named Odin earlier this month. The 35.2 meter Swan 115 sailing superyacht is a flush deck model and was described by the yard as “the most technologically advanced boat ever built at Nautor”. “Her hull construction, sailing systems, mast and keel allow …

SY Seatius heads to Mediterranean | Yacht Charter & Superyacht News

Written by Maria Korotaeva Southern Wind has announced that sailing yacht SEATIUS, the second hull in the SW96 series, has headed off on her maiden voyage to the Mediterranean. Exterior Luxury yacht SEATIUS is a play on the Latin word CITIUS, which means ‘faster’; a name she lives up to with her performance-based design and long-distance cruising capacity using a …

Nordic Yard Next Generation 505 | Yachting News Update

This model is a significant makeover of a quality Swedish serious cruiser from Najad that was first launched 10 years ago. While the well-proven hull remains the same, the deck and interior layouts have both been updated. Nevertheless, it retains the traditional values for which the Najad brand has been famous for decades. As soon as you step on board …

Fountaine Pajot Saba 50 | Sail Magazine

With the new Saba 50, Fountaine Pajot has optimized livability and comfort both inside and out. Multiple groups of people can socialize in segregated outdoor spaces, while the interior accommodations would put some hotels to shame. Design & Construction Despite the boat’s size, designers Berret Racoupeau have worked hard to make it not only sail well, but remain easy to …

Southern Wind delivers 34m Satisfaction – Yacht Harbour

The 34.59-meter sailing yacht from the South African shipyard, Southern Wind, has now been delivered as the first hull of the SW105 series. She is now ready for her maiden voyage from Cape Town to the Mediterranean according to the shipyard. Naval architecture was done by Farr Yacht Design and met all the requirements of her performance-oriented owner. An unbroken …

Coming Soon: Grand Soleil 52 LC Yacht | Yachting World

Amazing new yacht ideal for cruising the Greek Islands. Technical: LOA: 17.05m (52′) HULL LENGTH: 16.10m WATERLINE LENGTH: 14.92m BEAM MAX: 4.90m DRAFT: 2.45m (2.10 optional) DISPLACEMENT: 16.900kg KEEL WEIGHT: 5.600kg BERTHS: 6/9 SAIL AREA: 149m2 FUEL TANK: 300lt (425 optional) WATER TANK: 900lt ENGINE: 75hp (110 optional) CE CATEGORY: A Source: (1) Grand Soleil 52 LC | First Look | …