How Much Would a 50m Luxury Yacht Cost to Build?

How Much Would a 50m Luxury Yacht Cost to Build?

Owning a luxury yacht is a dream for most, and I’m sure many haven’t even bothered looking at prices as it just seems so far out of reach – a very loose guideline would be between $US 5 million to approximately $US 25 million for seriously top range superyacht – but how much would a […]

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Latest Launched Knysna 500SE, SV-StandFast, Custom Interior

Latest Launched Knysna 500SE, SV-StandFast, Custom Interior

We recently launched another custom built 50-foot sailing catamaran, a Knysna 500SE – SV-Stand Fast. Each and every yacht that leaves our boatyard is uniquely customised based on the new owners’ preferences. This particular Knysna 500SE, SV-Stand Fast has a sophisticated, modern and sleek interior design finishing. The owner selected a contemporary look and feel, which […]

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Launch of SV-Bahati (Knysna 500SE)

Launch of SV-Bahati (Knysna 500SE)

We successfully launched yet another custom-built yacht, a Knysna 500SE – SV-Bahati. The Knysna 500SE is a 50ft sailing catamaran which can be customised to each owners preference, choosing a 3-cabin or 4-cabin layout, additional technical features and selecting the final finishing interior materials. The owner of SV-Bahati appointed a local project manager to oversee the […]

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Knysna Yacht Company Launch 47th Catamaran

Knysna Yacht Company Launch 47th Catamaran

The Knysna Yacht Company launched successfully their 47th custom-built 50-foot sailing catamaran, a Knysna 500SE (Special Edition) – SV-Catching Up. The Knysna 500SE is a sleek sailing catamaran yacht, expertly designed by world-renowned naval architect Angelo Lavranos, who has been designing yachts for over 40 years. It is designed in a perfect balance between luxury, […]

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Opening Of The Sailing Season 2018 – Knysna

Opening Of The Sailing Season 2018 – Knysna

We were proud to be leading the opening of the Sailing Season in Knysna this year. This annual event is hosted by the Knysna Yacht Club and we were invited to lead with our Knysna 500SE sailing catamaran as the dignitary boat. Watch the video: 

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How Different is Monohull Sailing from Catamaran Sailing?

How Different is Monohull Sailing from Catamaran Sailing?

When choosing between purchasing a monohull or sailing catamaran, there is no denying that catamarans have several essential characteristics that monohulls do not. Below are 4 differences between the two that make a huge difference when out on the water. 1. Comfort Catamarans are far more stable than monohull yachts, which makes it easier to […]

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Is it Better to Buy a New or Used Sail Catamaran

Is it Better to Buy a New or Used Sail Catamaran

Buying New VS Used Catamaran Yachts There is always a debate on whether to buy a new or used catamaran yacht and what the best option is at the end of the day. When buying a catamaran, there are many aspects you have to take into account since it is such an important and valuable […]

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Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 3)

Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 3)

Part 3: Three Men in a Boat Our foraging in Tulear is an education, especially for Lance who is less familiar with African towns, and finds it fascinating. Tulear is a bustling, busy town. Like many similar places in Africa, the infrastructure is run down and dilapidated, pavements and roads are cracked and potholed, and […]

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Buying a Yacht For Retirement

Buying a Yacht For Retirement

Knowing what to do when you retire is possibly the hardest but probably the most rewarding decision you’re likely to make in your lifetime. We’re here to help you decide why buying a yacht for your retirement is about the best idea there is. Retirement is not only about money, it’s about real life and […]

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Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 2)

Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 2)

Another day… another bay. A story about 3 guys sailing from Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE. Part 2 – The Crossing to Madagascar Wednesday 11th March -­‐ Richards Bay Richards Bay is a nice little place with a completely different feel to Durban. We are very comfortable at Zululand Yacht Club, which has […]

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