weta banner 2 9

karver ad 1 14

seascape banner

rapido banner 2 red

west system fp banner ad 1 15


vela banner 2 15

velocitek banner 12 16

fish fp 6 15

hh banner green

farr 280 banner 9 4

lemon and line


c tech 9 22


pyi banner ad


brooklin boatyard

schwab tower ad 1 15

ner banner 3 24

c & c 30 banner ad 3 8

southern banner 2 15

mauri 3 1 SA-Top-Rotate

Gunboat 5501 in Newport, RI.


oceanvolt  3 9 banner ad

tan 66 banner 4 4

fish top 6 9

b g 4 8 15

mc 38 31 banner

nke 5 6

salona top banner

Posts Tagged ‘Lurssen’

Article Separator

The battle for ‘Yachtsman With Smallest Dick’ continues to rage, and this year, Saudi Arabia’s Al-Waleed bin Talal finally gets to beat up on poor Roman Abramovich with the launch of Azzam.  Obviously this ain’t the same Azzam that Ian Walker nursed around the world in the last Volvo – nope, at 590 feet,  this one is bigger than 100 Volvo boats, and takes over the title once held by Larry Ellison’s Rising Sun as ‘bigggest private yacht in the world’. Umm…wow?

What is impressive – or impressively obscene, anyway – is the price; over $600 million, the speed; over 31 knots, the draft – just 14 feet, and a Lurssen build that took just 3 years – a record for a boat of this size.

And how incredibly unimpressive it is to spend so much money on so much opulence entirely because you must have the biggest boat.  Allow us to suggest something that might help our Saudi friend get some perspective.

July 24th, 2013 by admin

front street ad 4 4

laser rc ad

brock ad

whitecap fp ad

hh banner purple

fish 3rd ad 6 9

nacra ad


fish side 6 17

uk banner ad 3 15

salona side banner

adrena 6 20 ad

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

swing keel ad.jpg_sml

ullman banner 41 15


rbs banner ad




race the cape banner ad

ewol banner ad

predict 5 15