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Reichel/Pugh SW90 superyacht on course for delivery to owner

April 07, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

28m/190ft sailing yacht RP-SW90 is currently sailing from the Southern Wind shipyard in Cape Town, South Africa, and will be delivered to her owner shortly. The Reichel/Pugh sailing yacht was designed as a new generation project, and industry experts ploughed thousands of hours to ensure that RP-SW90 met the owner's brief of a fast yacht equally capable of winning regattas as sailing long distance on family vacations. During her sea trials, RP-SW90 was recorded reaching speeds in excess of 18 knots. ... read full story

Luxury expedition catamaran Open Ocean launched

July 27, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The largest ever power catamaran ever launched in South Africa, 25m/82ft OPEN OCEAN is stocked full of features both in terms of entertainment and design. Built for transatlantic journeys, OPEN OCEAN brings together exceptional beauty and engineering. The following is a press release from Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing and Du Toit Yacht Design. Press Release Two... ... read full story

Launch of Second Open Ocean 750 Expedition Catamaran ADVENTUM

November 10, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The second Open Ocean 750 Expedition Catamaran ADVENTUM has been successfully launched. Built by Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing and designed by Du Toit Yacht Design in Cape Town, South Africa, this beautiful vessel is perfect for such popular yacht charter destinations as Mozambique and the Seychelles. ... read full story

South African Superyacht Builder Southern Wind unveils a very interesting order book for 2016

October 19, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

South Africa-based shipyard, Southern Wind, has currently three interesting projects in progress: the third SW82 sailing yacht AMMONITE, the SW102 superyacht Hull #05, as well as the Reichel/Pugh 90’ Racer/Cruiser RP90 yacht. All of these vessels are due for delivery in 2016. ... read full story

Fourth SW102 Sailing Yacht SEAWAVE splashes at Southern Wind Shipyard

July 01, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The fourth SW102 super yacht SEAWAVE has successfully splashed at the Southern Wind Shipyard in Cape Town, South Africa. Magnificently penned by Nauta Design, this beautiful high performance vessel will make its world premiere at the upcoming Autumn Boat Shows in Cannes and Monaco. ... read full story

Worldwide Yacht Charter by Month

February 27, 2015

Written by Eva Belanyiova

10 fabulous destinations for an unforgettable worldwide luxury yacht charter vacation in 2015; from the chic Mediterranean right through to the vibrant life of Rio de Janeiro. ... read full story

Launch of third Southern Wind 94 sailing yacht LADY G

February 20, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

February 18, 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa, saw Southern Wind launch the third SW94 super yacht LADY G, superbly penned by Reichel Pugh and Nauta Design. She will make her world premiere at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show in September. ... read full story

Southern Wind 94 sailing yacht LADY G (hull # 3) launched

February 18, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The brand new Southern Wind 94 sailing yacht LADY G (hull # 3) was launched by Southern Wind in Cape Town earlier this week. This lovely racer cruiser boasts naval architecture by Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design. ... read full story

Fresnel Hydrofoil Trimaran – A futuristic solar-powered yacht designed by architect Margot Krasojevic

January 09, 2015

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Architect Margot Krasojevic has unveiled the Fresnel Hydrofoil Trimaran. This is a ground-breaking solar-powered yacht that can convert from a racing trimaran to a single-hulled cruising boat. ... read full story

Re-launch of 67m motor yacht DANAH EXPLORER by YachtProjects International

November 19, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

YachtProjects International has recently re-launched the 67m superyacht Danah Explorer, following her extensive refit. This was carried out by by Southern African Shipyards and lasted four months. ... read full story

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