Heesen Excess

Far be it from me to pipe up against yachting excess, but this in-build 262’ Heesen is pushing even my limits. The owner wants a hot-rod megayacht, capable of 30 knots. To propel this massive yacht at those speeds, it will be fitted with FOUR huge MTU diesels totaling 19,000 hp. I can’t wrap my head around the fuel usage for this massive yacht at 30 knots – the...

Royal Behemoth

A true behemoth yacht just delivered – 266’ Sea Eagle. Not bad looking, but the flat sheer line makes it a little dull to...

Interiors Revealed

Perhaps from many years working in a design-oriented business, I enjoy looking at interesting design features. Some of the most creative design details are...

Florida Cruising

Ready to head back to RI on Sunday, but finished the Florida season with...

CRN’s 74m Odyssey II sold and renamed yacht Lady Jorgia

Nice payday for Stuart Larsen, long-time, big-time yacht broker. He represented the seller AND...

Boats Boats Boats

Been a while since I’ve penned a Boats to Note email, but that’s not...

Sanlorenzo looks to buy Perini Navi

Here is an example of how to a make a small fortune in the...

Florida Bust Out

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For at least the past two to three weeks, the waterways off our place in Stuart have been unusually empty. Martin County closed most boat ramps except for commercial...

Bonkers

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I’m all for modern, cutting edge, creative, but c’mon now. This looks like a Timothy Leary disciple took a yacht model and went bonkers with a set of tin...

The Dreamboat

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The next time you pick up a lightbulb or tool at Home Depot, you are helping pay for 1/10 of a second of running expenses for DreAMBoat, the new...

USA, USA, USA

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It will be really interesting to see if the new Christensen facility in Tennessee can revive large yacht construction in the USA. Initial drawings show a huge facility which...

Megayacht Absurdity

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Jeez, This is taking the megayacht experience to an almost absurd level. Some guy (or lady) built a 200 foot support yacht to trail behind a 280 foot mothership. The support...
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