Heesen YN 20067 Project Sparta: the construction begins
Heesen announced the start of the construction of YN 20067. The owner’s team chose a Greek coin with Poseidon and a galloping horse to celebrate the start of the construction of this new yacht. Glued to a steel plate, this ancient representation of the Greek god of the sea... Read more
Winch Design Sailing Yachts, here are the future projects
Winch Design has designed sailing yachts for 35 years, delivering its first project in 1986, a 36ft Swan. Since then, the Yachts studio has completed over 40 sailing yachts, ranging from fast racing sloops to family ocean cruisers. As the market goes towards a more environmentally conscious direction, there... Read more
Winch Design, an update from the English studio
Winch Design released a statement to update everyone about their projects, people and partners – and the way they are dealing with the ongoing global crisis.  After a month of smart working, the design studio has discovered a new way of creating things, having more time and space to... Read more
Nobiskrug’s 77 m Black Shark ready for the outfitting
Another step has been taken in the construction of Nobiskrug’s 77-metre Project Black Shark, with the arrival of the custom hull at the shipyard’s Rendsburg facility, marking a significant milestone in a new project. Imperial, who acted as Broker and is now acting as Owner’s Representative and Construction Supervisor,... Read more
Heesen and Winch Design premiered Xventure at FLIBS
Heesen teamed up with the British studio Winch Design to create an explorer yacht for adventurous owners that would also have every comfort onboard, with a high-efficiency profile made possible by the FDHF hull design. Xventure, which premiered at the last Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, was realized for extended... Read more
Winch Design, three new yachts at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show
Winch Design will be presenting three new yachts at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, in collaboration with three different yards. Additionally, we will be able to see Winch Design yachts from previous years at the show; Here Comes The Sun, delivered in 2017 in collaboration with Amels, and the... Read more
Amels and Damen, at the Monaco Yacht Show with their biggest line-up ever
From 25 to 28 September, Damen will display five superyachts ranging from 46 to 83 meters (151 to 272 ft), including three worldwide debuts. Amels & Damen will welcome their guests in Monaco at their stand on T-Central (JS6 / Appontement Jules Soccal), where they will give a daily... Read more
Lürssen: 111 m gigayacht Tis at the Monaco Yacht Show
Lürssen announced that due to a last-minute change Tis will now be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show. The 111m will be the largest yacht ever seen at a yacht show. Madsummer will have her world debut in Fort Lauderdale. Tis left the shipyard in June 2019 and... Read more
Winch Design and Heesen laid down the keel of new 80m M/Y Cosmos
The collaboration between Winch Design and Heesen is proceeding: the keel of the 80m M/Y Cosmos was successfully laid. Jim Dixon (Director, Yachts and Aviation) and James Russell (Associate, Yacht Exteriors) attended the traditional ceremony for the formal start of the yacht’s construction together with the Heesen team, the... Read more
Nobiskrug “Black Shark” swims into view
Following a successful keel laying ceremony on 20 February 2019 in Kiel, Nobiskrug announced that 77-metre M/Y Black Shark is taking shape and remains on track to meet its scheduled delivery in spring 2021. The ceremony took place at Nobiskrug’s keel laying premises in Kiel. Holger Kahl, Managing Director... Read more