Category Archives: gemini


It took me quite a while to figure out how to display the list on the blogger platform but here it is. You will find (I guess) most of all the mega catamarans being built right now, already built and … Continue reading

Posted in Blubay, derektor, gemini, gilles ollier, Gino Morelli, Greg Young, Matrix, NAHEMA 120, Sunreef, vplp, Warwick Yacht Design, Yachting Development, YAPLUKA, young 90 | Leave a comment


Again a boat building project with lawsuits…. DERECKTOR shipyards has filled for bankruptcy over the HEMISPHERE PROJECT (ex-GEMINI) HEMISPHERE the largest cruising catamaran in the world 145′ and 75 % complete would be at the center of a lawsuit between … Continue reading

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Thanks to Tom Ashwell from Synergy Yachting for this “avant premiere”. HEMISPHERE (formerly Project GEMINI), designed by naval architects Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) and built by Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Connecticut is on course to be delivered towards the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Luxury Catamaran I just realized your luxury catamaran blog is one year old. Champagne.. I started posting on this blog on March 27 th 2007. At the beginning I started to experience with blogs for fun and because … Continue reading

Posted in Catana, gemini, happy birthday, Matrix, Nahema Project, Sunreef, Yacht Industries | 1 Comment

GEMINI available for Charter

A quick post for those who are interested, GEMINI the world largest luxury mega catamaran, a 145 footer, is available for charter through BURGESS the large yacht specialist. The charter price :High season / low season rateUS$170,000 / US$150,000 Length … Continue reading

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Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot-Prévost, 25 years of successfull cooperation. (from Nautic News) VPLP is the most famous multihull design office in the World. With 25 employees, in two different offices, one in Vannes in charge of racing yachts … Continue reading

Posted in alumarine, banque populaire, CHE, Ciliam, coriolan, douce france, gemini, geronimo, groupama, hydroptere, Lagoon 57, Le Breton Yacht, Lone Star, Salthouse Boatbuilders, SIG 45, Sunreef, vplp | Leave a comment

IDEC – Francis Joyon – The Absolute Adventure

I don’t usually write about racing but Francis Joyon is my favorite skipper and he left 4 days / 4 hours ago from Brest (France) for a single handed round the world tour aboard IDEC. Ellen MacArthur still holds the … Continue reading

Posted in Benoit Cabaret, BQ, Castoraman, Ellen MacArthur, Francis Joyon, gemini, IDEC, Lorima, Marsaudon Composite, Nigel Irens, Sodebo, Thomas Coville | 2 Comments