Julia Zaltzman

The Real Benefits of Hybrid Yachts Go Way Beyond Saving the Earth

Electric propulsion has been sparking interest in the marine industry for a decade now, but it’s only in the past year or so that it has truly begun to resonate. When Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts launched Home in 2017, it became the world’s first fast-​displacement-hull-form motor yacht with hybrid propulsion. The term “hybrid” signifies a drivetrain […]

Lürssen Drills Down on Size

For German shipyard Lürrsen, size matters. Boasting a fairly healthy order book for 2018/2019, one of the yachts currently under construction is Project TIS, a quintessential 110-metre yacht with a 16-metre beam scheduled for delivery in winter 2018. With exterior and interior design by Winch Design, and with a long and well-balanced sheerline, TIS boasts extraordinary volume […]