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HTBI Interviews
Issue 4 of the How to Build It technical magazine has now been launched and is available for free download on SuperYacht Times! After two successful editions of the magazine in 2023, we are publishing three issues this year.This issue takes a look at some fantastic shipyards, with the in-build story of 65-metre Aquarius II, a modern classic cruising ketch built at Royal Huisman for repeat clients. An exemplar of the Dutch shipyard's work, she is also the beneficiary of more than 700 design tweaks collated by her captain and crew during five years of operating the owners’ previous Huisman.Talking of new-builds, for this issue we also travelled to Italy to catch up with 44-metre explorer Maverick during her fitting out at Cantiere delle Marche, one of the most consistent shipyards building over 40 metres, and to Turkey, now ranked second behind Italy in terms of numbers of units in-build, to take a peek
Latest Update: Thu, 07 Mar 2024 | 12:00
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Project Toro is the first in a series from Turquoise Yachts based on an in-house engineering platform that offers clients faster delivery times combined with ample opportunity for customisation. Now in the outfitting stage, we travelled to the shipyard in Istanbul to visit the project before her launch later this year. Project Toro began in classic fashion with a charter client looking for a pre-owned yacht to buy. His long-term broker, Simon Ting of SuperYachtsMonaco, marked a potential 60-metre candidate and designers Harrison Eidsgaard were brought in to assess the interior for refit.   After discussions with the client, however, it was felt the yacht wasn’t ticking the right boxes and the focus changed to a new build. Armed with a preliminary exterior and interior design by Harrison Eidsgaard, Ting began the search for a suitable shipyard. “We initially focused on northern Europe, but this was during Covid, slots were scarce and prices were going
Thu, 11 Apr 2024 | 14:15
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HTBI Interviews
When Rob Doyle Design in Kinsale, Ireland, received a call from the largest sloop in the world saying the yacht had lost the tip of its keel off the coast of Peru, the team had to set in motion a repair job from the other side of the world. Mark Small, Technical Director at Rob Doyle Design, recounts how it was done.On 12 May 2022, we received a call from the captain of 77.6-metre M5 saying they had collided with a submerged object while sailing off the coast of Peru. The yacht had slowed significantly, but the impact was nothing like hitting a container. The crew concluded it was probably a freak encounter with a whale.  They undertook a full internal inspection around the keel box, hydraulic locking rams and locking shims. There was no apparent damage to any part of the structure or fittings, so M5 continued sailing into Lima and arrived the
Tue, 02 Apr 2024 | 15:00

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