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Oyster Teams Up with Reichel/Pugh for 33m Project Alpha

December 22, 2017 · Posted by kate

Reichel/Pugh are proud to announce a collaboration with British yard, Oyster Yachts. The R/P studio is developing the naval architecture for the next generation of Superyacht design, the 33.53m Project Alpha will feature luxury accommodations for offshore cruising and superyacht regatta performance.

This carbon fiber sloop is being developed for a repeat client who prefers to fly to his yacht rather than cruise long distances. Summarizing the contrast between the 110’ Project Alpha and the yard’s in-build Oyster 118’ flagship, CEO David Tydeman said: “The choice is perhaps akin to a decision about whether to drive a Range Rover [the Oyster 118] or an Aston Martin [Project Alpha].”

Accommodation on board Project Alpha is for up to eight guests split across four en-suite staterooms, including a full-beam master suite in the bow. Meanwhile, the crew quarters allows for a staff of up to six people and a stern-loading garage provides tender storage.  Two coach-roof designs have been created, with a wedge deck (top image) and a more traditional Oyster-style deck. The design has already attracted significant interest and Oyster will be developing female molds.

In a similar weight-class, Reichel/Pugh’s two 100’ Wallycento’s, the Galateia and Magic Carpet³ not only showcase impeccable styling, but proved their performance capability by finishing the four-regatta 2017 Wally Season Championship in first and second place overall. The Wally Class Championship series concluded at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez with a 13-boat fleet and included Palmavela in Palma de Mallorca, the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta and Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup both in Porto Cervo.

For more information contact; Nicky Garrett  –

More about Project Alpha | Oyster 110 from Australian Ocean Magazine

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Reichel/Pugh Collaborates with Italian Builder Perini Navi for the 42m EVOLUTION Superyacht

December 20, 2017 · Posted by kate

The Perini Navi 42m Sloop introduces a number of innovative features to the market that will offer owners the perfect blend of sailing performance and offshore cruising capability amid spacious luxury.  This yacht represents the next evolution of Perini Navi styling, building on the heritage of the brand and with a renewed emphasis on sailing performance. The Reichel/Pugh hull and appendage shapes have been developed using their latest knowledge in performance superyacht design and state-of-the-art design tools, including an extensive CFD program.  This hull shape, combined with a finely tuned and well-proportioned sail-plan ensures the yacht will offer exceptional balance and seakeeping which Reichel/Pugh yachts are known for around the world.  It is exciting for our design team to be collaborating with Perini Navi, who has such a great history of delivering quality superyachts with an impeccable finish and trusted strength.

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130′ My Song Continues Winning Streak

November 4, 2017 · Posted by kate

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (November 1, 2017) – 130′ My Song has won the International Superyacht Society’s 2017 award for the Best Sailing Yacht between 24m and 40m.

The announcement was made at the ISS Awards for Design & Leadership Gala and follows wins in the World Superyacht Awards for Best Sailing Yacht between 30m and 39.9m and at the Showboats Design Awards in which she was voted Most Innovative Sailing Yacht and took the Best Exterior Design and Styling award.

130′ My Song
Naval Architecture and Engineering: Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design
Interior Design and Exterior Styling: Nauta Yachts, Milan
Builder: Baltic Yachts
Project Management: Nigel Ingram, MCM

photography Carlo Borlenghi and Baltic Yachts





GALATEIA and MAGIC CARPET³ 1st and 2nd for the 2017 Wally Season’s Championship

October 10, 2017 · Posted by kate

The Reichel/Pugh-designed 100’ Wallycento’s GALATEIA and MAGIC CARPET³ take 1st and 2nd place in the 2017 Wally Season’s Championship!

There was no better venue than Les Voiles de Saint Tropez, amongst the world’s most beautiful classic and modern yachts and 4,000 international sailors, for the Reichel/Pugh-designed WallyCento GALATEIA to conclude its racing season by winning the overall 2017 Wally Championship. In addition to Les Voiles, the complete season included Palmavela in Palma de Mallorca, and the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta (Galateia took 2nd in class / 10-boat fleet) and Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup (1st in class / 11-boat fleet), both in Porto Cervo. Read More …

36 Class Wins in 20 Years at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

September 13, 2017 · Posted by kate

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Porto Cervo, Italy (September 3-9, 2017) – The 2017 edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup marks 20 years of participation by Reichel/Pugh boats, and in that time our designs have amassed 36 Class wins. Competing divisions range from the Maxi 72 class, which competes for its World Championship during the event, to the Supermaxi division for yachts over 30.5 meters.

Reichel/Pugh-designed and Green Marine-built Galateia decisively earned a Maxi Yacht Rolex title in the 11-boat WallyCento Class. Read More …

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