The last quarter of 2011 was a busy time for Mississippi-based builder Trinity Yachts. In October, Trinity Offshore signed a contract with Harvey Gulf International Marine to build two 302-feet (92-meter) offshore supply vessels that will achieve the American Bureau of Shipping’s ENVIRO+ Green Passport certification. The vessels will be the first in the United States to be powered with liquid natural gas. This could translate to ecological advances in the company’s superyacht division, which made an especially big splash in November when Trinity launched the 187-foot (57-meter) trideck Lady Linda. The yacht features interiors by Evan Marshall of London and comes equipped with a full-beam master suite including a separate study, as well as a touch-and-go helipad, a half-beam gym that can become an extra guest cabin, and an interior filled with granite, marble and vibrant colors. Evan Marshall, again, was enlisted for the interior design of Trinity’s largest yacht to date, the 242-foot (73.8-meter) New Horizon, which also splashed in late November. The maximum beam on this impressive steel-hulled yacht is 40 feet-9 inches (12.4 meters), ensuring that each of the six decks and seven staterooms feel light and airy. Robert Cury, owner of RJC Yachts, also had reason to celebrate the launch of New Horizon. He sold the full-displacement yacht, with an impressive 6,000-nautical-mile range to a close client who wanted to build American. This collaborative effort between owner, yard and designer caps off a year that also saw the launch of the 198-foot (60.4-meter) Areti and the delivery of other remarkable yachts, such as the 191-foot (58-meter) Carpe Diem and the 164-foot (50-meter) Falcon with interiors by Fort Lauderdale-based designer Karen Lynn.
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