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50 meter superyacht Double Trouble in Monaco

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

​This photo of Double Trouble was taken in June while cruising in Monaco. Launched in 1994 by the Proteksan Turquoise shipyard (now Turquoise Yachts) in Turkey, Double Trouble was designed by Dubois Naval Architects and features interior and exterior designs by Donald Starkey Designs. Read More

Lürssen to present Ester III at Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

​Launched in May 2014 is the 66 meter Lürssen Ester III which will be presented at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. Designed by the acclaimed Espen Øino, Ester III features a masculine outline with prominent styling cues such as her near vertical bow, sharp angled surfaces and a two-tone paint job. Read More

First look onboard superyacht Kiss

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

​The 46.4 meter Dubois designed superyacht Kiss, which was launched by Feadship in February, sparked a great interest within the superyacht industry due to the innovative design which she shares with her close sistership Lady May (ex. Como). Read More

Yachting Developments signs 38.7m sportsfisher superyacht

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

​The New Zealand shipyard Yachting Developments has signed a new order for a 38.7 metre sportsfisher superyacht known as Hull 1015. She becomes the second superyacht project signed by the yard in 12 months, following the order of the 33.5 metre sloop, Hull 1012 in September 2014. Read More

Jongert shipyard closes its doors

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

​Well-known sail and motor yacht builder, Jongert, based in the Netherlands, are reported to have closed its doors, following failed attempts by the owning company, VEKA Group, to sell the shipyard. Read More

2015 Yachting Shanghai starts tomorrow

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

​The Shanghai Houtan Park and the 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum will play host to 2015 Yachting Shanghai, which kicks off tomorrow. The event, spread out over 150,00 sq. m, will be Shanghai’s first yachting lifestyle festival. Read More

Superyacht Eclipse in Norway

Monday, 6 July 2015

Built by German shipyard Blohm & Voss GmbH and launched in 2010, is the enormous 162.5 meter Eclipse. Seen here anchored in the alluring waters of Norway in June, Eclipse was once well known as the largest superyacht in the world. Read More

Superyacht Yersin’s interior revealed

Monday, 6 July 2015

​Inspired by the owner’s childhood desire of exploring the world’s oceans and fuelled by the adventures of iconic characters such as Tintin and the Commandant Custeau, Yersin has been designed to sail the world's oceans in absolute comfort. Read More

Charter review of superyacht Magix

Monday, 6 July 2015

With a culturally rich and geographical diverse environment, Greece is without a doubt one of the most appealing destinations for a luxury yachting cruise. Stunningly beautiful, unspoilt and tranquil, specifically compared to the more conventional Mediterranean yachting destinations, the country offers a virtually limitless amount of possibilities. Read More

Feadship superyacht Santa Maria re-launched

Monday, 6 July 2015

​Following an intense refit in the Netherlands, the 32.89 meter classic Feadship Santa Maria has emerged from the building shed last week to reveal a beautifully restored icon, ready for the summer cruising season in the western Mediterranean. Read More

Steeler Yachts designs Off Road 22 motor yacht

Monday, 6 July 2015

​Together with a German client, Steeler Yachts in collaboration with Vripack, are designing a 22 meter motor yacht with helicopter landing capabilities. The Off Road 22 is said to safely accommodate a helicopter landing in calm anchorages or in rough waters. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Sailing yacht Ganesha

Sunday, 5 July 2015

The stunning superyacht Ganesha was delivered by the acclaimed Dutch shipyard Vitters in the fourth quarter of 2013 to her experienced owners. With her sleek lines and slender silhouette she is a beautiful sloop that seamlessly combines elegant style with top performance and efficiency. Read More

Superyacht Aviva in Albany

Friday, 3 July 2015

The 68 meter Abeking & Rasmussen Aviva, pictured here in Albany in the Bahamas, was built in 2007 to a Reymond Langton Design. Her distinctive grey hull and sheer bow make her instantly recognisable even in the most crowded of anchorages. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - July 2015

Friday, 3 July 2015

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Boat International, Showboats International, Dockwalk, Superyacht Business and Superyacht World, the Superyacht Report and Boote Exclusiv. Read More

Closer look at new Reichel Pugh Nauta Baltic 130’

Friday, 3 July 2015

​The new Reichel Pugh Nauta Baltic 130’ is Nauta Design’s largest sailing yacht ever designed, and the studio’s fourth collaboration with Baltic Yachts. With a design brief for a fast racing yacht, this new 130-foot carbon racer also offeres a high degree of comfort onboard. Read More

In Pictures: Romea and Aquila in Douglas Bay, Isle of Man

Friday, 3 July 2015

Superyachts Romea and Aquila were spotted together last month in the UK, when both yachts made a stop at the Isle of Man. The yachts were seen together in Douglas Bay, where the brand new 82 metre Romea anchored out, and the 85.6 metre Aquila was in the port, following her Atlantic crossing. Read More

CRN to present three yachts at Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 3 July 2015

​Three of CRN’s latest superyachts will be on displayed at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. They include the new 55m Atlante, the 61 Saramour and Yalla, a 73m superyacht designed by Omega Architects. Read More

New designs released of Sunseeker 116 Yacht

Friday, 3 July 2015

Sunseeker has revealed new renderings of the new Sunseeker 116 Yacht, which is expected to launch in 2016. The yacht’s elegant lines and open plan layout are all design cues, which Sunseeker’s next generation 100+ft models will display. Read More

Video of superyacht Ann G returning from seatrials

Friday, 3 July 2015

​Superyacht Ann G, launched by Heesen Yachts a couple of weeks ago, is seen in this video returning from her seatrials. Ann G is a 50 metre custom superyacht, designed by Clifford Denn. The steel-hulled, full-displacement yacht features naval architecture in consultation with Van Oossanen and engineering by Heesen’s in-house team of experts. Read More

More information on newly launched superyacht Suerte

Friday, 3 July 2015

​Tankoa Yachts announced earlier this week that the 69 metre Suerte was successfully launched at their shipyard in Genoa. The yacht will be ready for delivery mid-August 2015 and officially introduced to the public and yachting industry during this year’s Monaco Yacht Show in September. Read More

Superyacht Sea Eagle’s mast fitted

Friday, 3 July 2015

​Superyacht Sea Eagle recently had her mast fitted by Royal Huisman, as seen in this photo taken by one of our readers. Following her delivery, Sea Eagle is expected to cruise extensively, participating in occasional regattas and various yachts show around the world. Read More

Costa Magna arriving in Monaco

Thursday, 2 July 2015

The 44.5 meter Costa Magna, seen here arriving in Monaco in May this year, was launched by Proteksan (now Turquoise Yachts) in 1983. Designed by Alberto Mercati Ruggiero, Costa Magna cruises at a comfortable 12 knots, and with special request, with up to 36 guests onboard. She comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: The Truly Classic Jazz Jr.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the Hoek designed modern classic, the Truly Classic 108 JAZZ Jr. Read More

Christensen Shipyards sold to previous part owner

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Vancouver based shipyard Christensen has been acquired by a Tennessee businessman, Henry Luke, according to local Vancouver news site columbian.com. Luke, who already owned 50 percent of the company’s shares, has been approved as the buyer of all of the company’s assests. Read More

Trinity Yachts bought by Harvey Gulf International Marine

Thursday, 2 July 2015

​Harvey Gulf International Marine, based in New Orleans, has reported that it has acquired the assets of Trinity Yachts including its affiliated commercial vessel companies. These companies include TY Offshore, which specializes in the design and building of vessels for the offshore energy sector and patrol craft. Read More

Maarten Janssen to leave SuperYacht Company for Feadship

Thursday, 2 July 2015

SuperYacht Company, publishers of SuperYachtTimes.com, has announced that after nearly ten years with the company as Content Director, co-founder Maarten Janssen has taken on a new challenge, and will leave the company in August. Maarten will join the Feadship yard on Kaag island, as their new sales manager. Read More

Tankoa launches superyacht Suerte

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Tankoa Yachts launches superyacht Suerte yesterday at their shipyard in Genoa. The 69.30 meter vessel, previously known as project S693, feautures exterior styling by Francesco Paszkowski. Read More

Yachtzoo reveals 135 metre project Atom

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Yachtzoo revealed the 135 metre project Atom which was developed in conjunction with The A Group and Fincantieri Yachts. Her four vast exterior decks accounts to a total of 2200m2 and she is capable of reaching a top speed of 18 knots through her two Azipods. Read More

Superyacht Zenobia in the port of Monaco

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Zenobia, seen here in May in Monaco, was built in Germany by Abeking & Rasmussen in 2003 to a design by Donald Starkey. The yacht's interior is designed by the late Alberto Pinto, whose contemporary style and pale Mediterranean colours create a light, open atmosphere. The yacht has a flexible 8 cabin arrangement. Read More

Video of superyachts Ester III and Symphony

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Superyachts Ester III and Symphony were recently filmed by a drone in the port of Stabia, Italy. Ester III has been designed by Espen Oeino, who has giving the yacht a masculine appearance as specified by the owner. Reymond Langton is responsible for her interiors. Read More

2015 Yachting Shanghai kicks off next week

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

​2015 Yachting Shanghai - the International Marine Festival, organised by Expo Shanghai Group and presented by Shanghai Yuanzhou Cultural Communication Co. Ltd. is a luxury yachting and lifestyle event in Shanghai Houtan Park and the 21st Minsheng Art Museum in China, which will be the first Asia's city park yachting lifestyle festival. Read More

Product of the week: Marine Leather SOLAS class leathers

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Marine Leather upholds a pristine reputation for producing the finest quality leather materials available. The company has been crafting products for the yachting industry and, in order to meet quality and safety regulations, has been making certified IMO A/653 hides for the past several years. Read More

Amels Limited Editions 180 superyacht sold by Y.CO

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Y.CO have announced the sale of a new Amels Limited Editions 180, which will be hull number 470. Gary Wright and Will Christie of Y.CO are representing the buyer. Will Christie comments that keeping to Amels standards, “…the interior of the vessel will be spectacular.” Read More

Southern Wind launches SW102 superyacht Seawave

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Cape Town based shipyard Southern W​ind has announced the recent launch of superyacht Seawave, hull number four in this successful performance cruising series. As with her sistership FarfallaSeawave features a Rasied Saloon configuration, the second of its type in this mini-series. Read More

Superyacht Yalla at anchor

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Yalla is CRN's most recent delivery. At 73 metres, this superyacht is CRN's first yacht to have been designed by Omega Architects, with Droulers Architecture responsible for her interiors. It is no surprise this owner asked Omega to design his new yacht, he previously owned another yacht designed by this Dutch design firm. Read More

Ocean King to deliver two superyachts in 2016

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Cantieri Navali Chioggia is working on two new superyacht projects, the Ocean King 100 and the Ocean King 130. The shipyard confirmed to SuperYachtTimes.com that both yachts have been sold to clients, and both are due for a 2016 delivery. The 130 is designed by Andrea Vallicelli. She will offer long range cruising capabilities. Read More

Superyacht 4You sold

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

​Edmiston has announced the sale of the 47 metre Heesen superyacht 4YOU. Fraser Yachts represented the new owners in this transaction. Launched in 2009, 4YOU accommodates 10 guests in 5 staterooms. In 2014, a full interior and exterior soft furnishings upgrade was completed and the A/V was upgraded. Read More

Esenyacht's Troy getting close to completion

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

​Esenyacht's largest project to date, the 47 metre superyacht Troy is on track for a launch later this year. The yard tells us the engine compartment, housing the single Caterpillar C32 1000hp engine, is very close to completion now. Project Manager Serkan Kologlu had a template made of the engine exhaust riser to ensure that it would fit with ample space for the yacht’s engineer to have access to all of the equipment. Read More

Sailing yacht Moonlight II of London sold

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

​Ocean Independence has announced the sale of the 29.7 metre sailing yacht Moonlight II of London. The yacht was listed for sale in a joint agreement with Dutch broker De Valk, who introduced the buyer. Moonlight II of London was built in 1992 by the French CIM shipyard to a design by Sparkman & Stephens. Read More

Adix relaunched following major refit

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

​Superyacht Adix was relaunched in May at Pendennis, following a comprehensive 8-month refit programme, which included engineering works, with new generators, main engine, bow thruster and rudder installed. The yacht's deck house was also redesigned, and has been moved further forward and combined with a seating area. Read More

Superyacht Victoria Del Mar sold

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Fraser Yachts have announced the inhouse sale of Victoria del Mar. Built by Moonen in 2001, the 36.50 metre luxury yacht was designed by Joachim Kinder Yacht Design with an interior by Claudette Bonville & Associates. Victoria Del Mar accommodates 10 guests in 5 staterooms and crew accommodation for up to 7. Read More

Rossi Navi delivers superyacht Taransay

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

​Rossi Navi has delivered superyacht Taransay, a reproduction of a classic boat from the 1930's. Taransay was formally delivered last week, and left Viareggio a few days ago. The 38.55 metre steel and aluminium vessel features naval architecture by the Rossi Navi team in collaboration with STB Italia. Read More

The Burger superyacht Tò-Kalòn in Monaco

Monday, 29 June 2015

​The contract for Tò-Kalòn, which can be seen here coming into Monaco last month, was signed at Burger in September 2006. She was delivered to her American owners in 2008. The aluminium yacht is designed by Dutch designer Cor D. Rover, with naval architecture by Donald L. Blount & Associates. Read More

Heesen's latest superyacht now named Ann G

Monday, 29 June 2015

​Heesen Yachts latest launch, project YN 17350, a 50 metre custom superyacht, designed by Clifford Denn, was seen over the weekend at the Dutch town of Hellevoetsluis, where Heesen always starts their seatrials from. The yacht's name has also been revealed, Ann G. The yacht features naval architecture in consultation with Van Oossanen. Read More

Mulder Shipyard unveils 2800 RPH-Full Beam

Monday, 29 June 2015

​Mulder Shipyard has unveiled more images of their latest concept design, the 28 metre 2800 RPH-Full beam. Designed to be easily operated, the yacht is conceived to be suitable for both families and chartering, possible to operate with a limited crew and low running costs. Depending on the use of the yacht, it can be operated by a crew of three to eight. Read More

Unveiling ceremony for 2015 Yachting Shanghai

Monday, 29 June 2015

2015 Yachting Shanghai - The International Marine Festival, the first Asia’s city park yachting lifestyle festival, will kick off on July 8th. The event is to bring together three concepts of maritime culture, urban marine lifestyle and ocean art. Shanghai has become the bridge where East-West cultural exchanges converge. Read More

Exclusive new images of first Dynamiq superyacht

Monday, 29 June 2015

​Last week, we published news about the new superyacht brand Dynamiq, developed by Sergey Dobroserdov. Today, we can show you these exclusive new images of Dynamiq's first yacht, which is well underway at the NCA shipyard in Carrara, Italy. The yacht will be launched in the summer of 2016. ​​​​Read More

Turkish shipyard Mengi-Yay starts new 45m superyacht

Monday, 29 June 2015

Turkish shipyard Mengi-Yay has started construction of a brand new 45 metre superyacht. The yacht is designed by Oğuzhan Güler with naval architecture by Ginton in The Netherlands. The 300 tons yacht is being constructed in wooden laminated epoxy, and she is going to be RINA classed. Read More

Hatteras launches third 100 Raised Pilothouse

Monday, 29 June 2015

Hatteras Yachts has launched the third hull in their 100 Raised Pilothouse superyacht series, following the delivery of the first unit, Mr. Loui, in 2013, and number two, Magalita V, late 2014. 
The yacht measures 31.09 metres. The shipyard, which is well known for their history in building sport fisherman yachts, offers clients several different layout options. Read More

Benetti launches Vivace 125'

Monday, 29 June 2015

​On June 15, Benetti launched the first Benetti Class Vivace 125’, a 38.10 metre GRP tri-deck superyacht. She is a smaller version of the 140 Veloce, and the yacht will make her debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2015. The yacht has a 4 cabin layout, for 8 guests with the full beam owner's suite forward on the main deck. Read More

Hunt launches the Hunt 80

Monday, 29 June 2015

The American brand Hunt Yachts has launched the Hunt 80 semi-custom. The Hunt 80 features a hull and superstructure designed by C. Raymond Hunt Associates. The yacht features the signature Hunt Deep-V hull and a moderate beam to enhance the vessel's speed and sea-kindliness in offshore conditions. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Baltic 116 Doryan

Sunday, 28 June 2015

​With the launch of Doryan, Baltic Yachts has delivered a truly impressive sailing yacht that perfectly combines timeless design with perfect living comfort and contemporary comfort, whether she is cruising with her guests or enjoying some down-time. Doryan is yet another example of successful cooperations. Read More 

Miss Bubbles, the second Mangusta 94, seen in Monaco

Friday, 26 June 2015

​Miss Bubbles, seen here coming into the port of Monaco, is the second hull in Overmarine's Mangusta 94 series. The interior design is modern and features highly sought-after materials: all areas are fitted out with wengé, oak decapé and white leather on the ceiling. Special attention was given to natural light on board. Read More

27.43 Metre project Ireland well underway at Jarrett Bay

Friday, 26 June 2015

​Jarrett Bay Boatworks has flipped the hull of their largest custom sportfish yacht to date. Hull 62, also known as project Ireland, measures 27.43 metres, and is expected to be ready for delivery in spring 2017. ​​​​The Jarrett Bay 90 features substantial use of titanium and carbon fibre composites. Read More

Dynamiq unveils new superyacht series

Friday, 26 June 2015

Yesterday, SuperYachtTimes.com visited the launch event, hosted at the Yacht Club de Monaco, of the new superyacht brand Dynamiq, developed by Sergey Dobroserdov. Dynamiq's first yacht is already well underway at the NCA shipyard in Carrara, Italy and will be launched in the summer of 2016. Read More

New Sunseeker 86 sold and delivered

Friday, 26 June 2015

​Sunseeker Poole Sales Manager Spencer Brown and Technical Manager Andy Jeans have sold, and delivered a brand new Sunseeker 86 Yacht. The new British based owners originally viewed the model at the London Boat Show, and for their yacht, they opted for an open plan saloon with patio doors leading to a balcony. Read More

Sanlorenzo to unveil SL86 in Cannes

Friday, 26 June 2015

Sanlorenzo will be showing the first SL86, a new 27 metre planing hull yacht at Cannes Yachting Festival, which runs from 8 to 13 September. In total Sanlorenzo will be exhibiting 9 yachts. The Sanlorenzo SL86 is designed by Officina Italian Design. The yacht will have several new features for Sanlorenzo. Read More

Refit of superyacht Mirage completed

Friday, 26 June 2015

​In 2012 STP Shipyard Palma started the first phase of the refit of superyacht Mirage. Each Winter marked the beginning of a new 7 month refit period of refit, and the yard just completed the third phase of the refit. Mirage has gone through a complete remodeling with a new interior, crew area, housing and a lot more. Read More

Superyacht Babylon cruising past Cap d'Ail

Thursday, 25 June 2015

​The 37.80 metre superyacht Babylon was built by Italy’s Rodriquez yard in 2005, to a design by Franceso Paszkowski. The yacht, seen here at the beginning of the month, features a chic, minimalist interior by Mauro Micheli. She accommodates 10 guests in five staterooms, and seven crew members in four cabins. Read More

Sanlorenzo 460EXP expected to debut in Monaco

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Sanlorenzo is planning to unveil their latest superyacht model at the Monaco Yacht Show this September, the 460Exp, the yard's first explorer model. The Sanlorenzo 460EXP is described by the Italian yard as "the flagship of Sanlorenzo's explorer range designed by Francesco Paszkowski". Read More

Product of the week: Marine Leather Collections

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Based on traditional technique, innovative technology and a solid aim for excellence, Marine Leather now upholds several collections of leather within a range of extraordinary products. In addition to the extensive collection of Nettuno leather tiles, an array of top quality designs that can be found on luxury yachts and high-end residencies. Read More

Superyacht CaryAli relaunched at Balk

Thursday, 25 June 2015

​Balk Shipyards in the Netherlands has relaunched superyacht CaryAli, following a 9 month refit period at the Dutch yard.​ CaryAli went to Balk for "​modifications and refit work​", but the yard has not yet specified what work was carried out in the refit. Built by Alloy Yachts in 2013, CaryAli is an elegant yet tough explorer vessel. Read More

Van der Valk Continental Yachts delivers Selena

Thursday, 25 June 2015

​Van der Valk Continental Yachts has recently delivered their 17th yacht in their Continental Two series, named Selena. The yacht measures 23 metres, and she will be spending her inaugural season in the Adriatic. The yacht's interior features Black Walnut (Juglans Nigra Pennsylvanian) joinery with a stainless steel detail. Read More

Charter Deal of the Week: Lady Nag Nag

Thursday, 25 June 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who forms the basis of the articles. This week we look at 52.3 metre superyacht Lady Nag Nag, which is available for charter in the Mediterranean this summer. Read More 

Program of Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup

Thursday, 25 June 2015

​For the second year running, the Yacht Club de Monaco is set to host this contest for competitive solar-powered boats. The Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup, which is being held in Monaco's Yacht Club, brings together experts and enthusiasts from the worlds of solar power, green technology and competitive sport. Read More

Aggressive new investment plan for Blohm+Voss

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Fred van Beers, the newly appointed CEO for Blohm+Voss in Hamburg addressed all 1,100 Blohm+Voss employees in June to announce details of an aggressive new investment plan that has been prepared over the past few months in conjunction with Star Capital and the Board of Directors. Read More

Superyacht Illusion in Marina Port Vell

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

​Seen here earlier this month at Marina Port Vell in Barcelona is the 55.75 metre superyacht Illusion, which was built by Feadship in 1983 as Le Pharaon. After taking delivery of this yacht, her original owner ordered a new and larger yacht, also called Le Pharaon, which was delivered to him in 1989. In 2010 Illusion was completely refitted. Read More

Xtenders and Vripack deliver tender to Global

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Xtenders and Vripack have announced the delivery of the world’s first autoclave pre-preg carbon built Limousine Tender. The carbon LimoTender 8.0 has been delivered to the 68 metre superyacht Global. Xtenders’ founder Herbert Dercksen, a former Olympic sailor, knows about the importance of keeping weight down. Read More

Westport superyacht Vango sold

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Northrop & Johnson have announced the sale of 49.7 metre Westport superyacht Vango. Built in 2006, Vango offers an array of impressive amenities, including an elevator, a Jacuzzi, a helicopter landing pad and an exceptionally spacious swim platform. Vango is designed to cruise at high speeds. Read More

The 2015 Dubois Cup video

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Dubois has released this stunning video of the fifth edition of the Dubois Cup which took place from 28th to 30th May. Eleven Dubois superyachts, ranging from 29 to 54 metre took part in the regatta, including the 46 metre Ganesha, the 50 metre Ohana and the 54 metre Nirvana. Read More

Video of superyacht She's a 10

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

This video shows that superyacht Mystique, a 50 metre Oceanfast designed by the late Jon Bannenberg, and delivered in 1989, has just been renamed. Her new name is She's a 10. The yacht used to be powered with a jet drive and had a cruising speed of 27 knots, with a top speed of 31 knots. Read More

The refit of the 28 metre Metejon

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

​Ken Freivokh Design has been working on a new interior for the wooden 28 metre classic yacht Metejon, built in Buenos Aires in 1940. The yacht used to be owned and used by the President and other dignitaries, and is a truly iconic yacht in Argentina. The yacht is now being restored to bring her back to full working order. Read More

Two job openings at Dahm International

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

​Dahm International is currently growing fast and therefore looking for highly motivated, qualified and experienced new team members to extend its charter and sales force at various locations, e.g. South of France, the Balearic Island and Italy. Read More

Lightning over superyacht Al Mirqab

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Whilst taking photos of superyacht Al Mirqab, young photographer Julien Hubert captured the exact moment that lightning struck above the hills above Cannes, last week. Al Mirqab is currently the world’s 14th largest superyacht, and was built by the German shipyard Peters Schiffbau in 2008, to a design by Tim Heywood. Read More

Rossinavi re-launches Pick Up after an extensive refit

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

​Superyacht Pick Up (ex M/Y Carol) has been launched at Rossinavi facilities, last saturday following an extensive refit. Amongst the work that was carried out is a completely rebuilt interior, a significant modification of the stern, a complete repaint and other substantial works on the yacht's main systems. Read More

Team Italia to equip 22 superyachts in 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

​Team Italia tells us that in 2015, 22 superyachts over 35 metres in length, are going to be integrated with their unique I-Bridge technology. TEAM Italia has several offices in Italy, located both on the Adriatic and Mediterranean coasts. Read More

First look inside Sunreef 70 Blue Belly

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Sunreef's latest 70 Sunreef Power, named Blue Belly, has a very different interior layout compared to her sisterships. The yacht features a fully open saloon on the main deck, where her owner opted to forgo the interior navigation station in the saloon, creating a much larger lounging and dining area. Read More

Endless Summer to be fitted with AntiRoll system

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

​Earlier this month, I visited Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts in The Netherlands, where I toured several of their projects. During my tour at the yard, I also met up with Arnold van Aken of Dynamic Marine Systems, who is supplying some of the new build projects with their innovative AntiRoll roll damping system. Read More

Yacht catches fire in Miami

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

​A Sunseeker Predator 82 named Anditi was badly damaged in a fire yesterday at Coconut Grove in Miami, as seen in these images from a local news station. The fire was confined to the stern of the yacht, and local fire fighters verified no one was on board during the fire. It is unclear if the yacht can be salvaged. Read More

Superyacht Hetairos relaunched following refit

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

​Superyacht Hetairos has been relaunched following refit at the Dutch Vitters yard. The 66 metre yacht was built at by Baltic Yachts in Pietarsaari, Finland. The exterior of Hetairos was designed by Reichel / Pugh Yacht Design and Dykstra & Partners, while the interior was designed by Rhoades Young. Read More

New photos of Oceanco project Y715

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Last month, Project Y715, the latest 88.5 metre superyacht to be under construction at Oceanco arrived at the shipyard’s facilities. We published the first photos, before the yacht went inside the shed, where she will remain out of sight until the end of 2016. Luckily, one of our readers managed to snap a couple of extra photos of her. Read More

The 104 metre Quantum Blue at anchor

Monday, 22 June 2015

The Tim Heywood designed and PYC certified Quantum Blue was delivered by Lürssen earlier this year. Her interiors have been designed by the Alberto Pinto Design office, who according to her builder has included a mix of rare and striking materials to create a luxurious and unique look. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Dominator 800 Dolly

Monday, 22 June 2015

Recently launched by Dominator International shipyard, the boldly named Dominator 800 comes from a slightly less explicit background, as the company's CEO Alex Langhein states. “We are one of the more discreet shipyards in the industry” he points out, giving us all the more reason to zoom in on the yard's most recent launch. Read More

Video of the relaunch of superyacht Podium

Monday, 22 June 2015

​On friday, Feadship relaunched superyacht Podium, following her refit. Although the Feadship yard in Makkum has undertaken several high profile refits in the past, this was the first time that they have undertaken a refit of a yacht that was not built by them. Podium was built at Lürssen in 2006 as Linda Lou. Read More

77 Metre explorer yacht Yersin christened in Monaco

Monday, 22 June 2015

​François Fiat's 77 metre explorer yacht Yersin was christened over the weekend in Monaco, in a ceremony attended by HSH Prince Albert II. The yacht was blessed by His Grace René Giuliano, Vicar General of Monaco. The ceremony was attended by key public figures from Monaco. Read More

Amels to bring Madame Kate to Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 22 June 2015

The 60-metre Amels superyacht Madame Kate will make her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. Built for an experienced owner, the Tim Heywood-designed yacht will certainly stand out, with her unique pearl effect paintwork, and her elaborate lighting above and below the waterline. Read More

Codecasa launches superyacht Gazzella

Monday, 22 June 2015

​On saturday, Codecasa launched the Codecasa 50, Gazzella. The 700 tons yacht is designed in-house by the Italian shipyard. ​During her construction, Gazzella was sold to a client of Ocean Independence. Gazzella features a large owner’s suite as well as VIP cabin on the main deck. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Positive Carry in Amsterdam

Monday, 22 June 2015

The 62 metre Positive Carry (ex: Rasselas) arrived in Amsterdam this morning, and docked at the capital's cruise terminal, where we took these photos of her. Built by Feadship in 2005, the yacht was designed inhouse by Feadship, and features a classic interior by Pannagan Design. Read More

Numarine delivers sixth 102 RPH superyacht

Monday, 22 June 2015

Numarine has delivered their sixth 102 RPH superyacht, which has been restyled. The yacht was ordered in June 2014, and features restyled windows in the hulls, a new crew accommodation configuration, and a new engineroom configuration. The yacht is designed by Design Studio Spadolini. Read More

Marie overall winner of the SYC 2015

Monday, 22 June 2015

​With a fleet that's teeming with regatta regulars, carbon flyers and yachts boasting the world's top sailors it comes as no surprise that the racing these past two days has been as tight as ever. For example on the 90ft Nautor Swan Odin almost half of their sail-savvy team consist of Olympic and America's Cup sailors. Read More

Heesen's Galatea underway

Friday, 19 June 2015

​Seen here in the South of France last summer is Heesen's 40 metre Galatea. Designed as part of the shipyard’s 4000 series Sportster, she boasts interior and exterior designs by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, whilst her naval architecture is by Heesen in co-operation with Van Oossanen Naval Architects. Read More

Wider on track for September delivery of Genesi

Friday, 19 June 2015

​Wider tells us the launch of the Wider 150, Genesi, is fast approaching – with a delivery in September. The completion of the Wider 150 marks an important milestone for Wider as it is the largest vessel to be completed by the shipyard to date. All of the windows and doors have now been installed. Read More

In Pictures: The transport of the 92m Feadship hull 695

Friday, 19 June 2015

Today is the final day of the transport of this 92 metre superyacht project, which is currently enroute to the Feadship yard in Aalsmeer to be completed. The yacht is seen in these photos passing through the tight waterways and bridges in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn. The yacht is designed by Sinot Yacht Design. Read More

Superyacht Podium relaunched at Feadship

Friday, 19 June 2015

The Feadship yard in Makkum relaunched superyacht Podium today, following her refit. It is the first time that the Feadship yard has undertaken a refit of a yacht that was not built by them. Podium was built at Lürssen in 2006 as Linda Lou. She is designed by Espen Oeino and features an interior by Zuretti. Read More

London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show to return in 2016

Friday, 19 June 2015

More than 7,000 visitors visited the first London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show last April. The show, which was held at Old Billingsgate, a prestigious Thames-side exhibition centre and at St. Katharine Docks, has now announced their new dates for 2016. In 2015, the show was held just after Easter, which meant that many London-based clients were away on vacation. Read More

Inouï, Marie and Clan VIII lead in The Superyacht Cup

Friday, 19 June 2015

​The past few weeks has seen the crews of all 21 competitors packing sails, protecting the interior, making the bottom of the boat squeaky clean and between each other buying enough Gatorade and Power bars to sink a superyacht. All necessary preparations have been made and the fleet were ready and raring to race the first, Pantaenius race. Read More

Jongert completes refit of Tamer II

Friday, 19 June 2015

​Jongert shipyard has completed the 18 month refit of the 1986 Jongert 32DS Tamer II. The yacht is now on her way back to the Mediterranean. The refit project started in December 2013 and was initially scheduled to take around 10 months to finish, but during the project the scope of work tripled. All of the yacht's technical spaces have been equipped with brand new installations. Read More

SuperYacht Night Amsterdam to return to Amsterdam

Friday, 19 June 2015

SuperYacht Night Amsterdam - the annual event hosted by SuperYacht Company, the publishers of SuperYacht Times - will once again be held in 2015, this time on the eve of the 18th of November. SuperYacht Night Amsterdam provides a night of drinks, conversation and fun for exhibitors as well as other industry professionals amidst the METS. Read More

Construction of Otam SD35 well underway

Friday, 19 June 2015

​In December 2014 we announced that OTAM Yachts had sold the first of its new, all-aluminum, semi-displacement product line, the OTAM SD 35. The yard has now released these exclusive images to SuperYachtTimes.com, showing the progress of the build. The semi-displacement hull of the 295 tons yacht is almost complete. Read More

Superyacht Cloud 9 sold

Friday, 19 June 2015

Burgess have sold superyacht Cloud 9 in an inhouse deal. With exterior and interior styling from Andrew Winch Designs, Cloud 9 is a well thought out and well executed example from the CMN shipyard. Cloud 9's distinctive naval livery of dark blue hull and gleaming white superstructure is complemented by an elegant and contemporary interior. Read More

Chopi Chopi, Dionea and Lady Petra at Beaulieu sur Mer

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Seen together in this photo taken in September 2014, are Chopi Chopi, Dionea and Lady Petra. The 80 metre superyacht Chopi Chopi was built by CRN in 2013 to a design of Zuccon International Project and with an interior by Laura Sessa. The yacht in the foreground is Dionea, a 51.50 metre vessel which was launched in 1962. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: Superyacht Northlander

Thursday, 18 June 2015

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 38.16 metre superyacht, Northlander. Read More

New photos of Feadship's 92m hull 695

Thursday, 18 June 2015

​A 92 metre superyacht passing through Hollands inland waterways does not go unnoticed, and we have received more photos from our readers of the hull of the Feadship that was launched yesterday at the Slob shipyard. Yesterday, the hull was moved to the south of Holland. Read More

The Superyacht Cup Palma kicks off

Thursday, 18 June 2015

​The Superyacht Cup Palma kicked off yesterday with a welcome Cocktail Party at the Regatta Bar. The fleet will sail three coastal courses over Thursday, Friday and Saturday and racing is scheduled to start at 13.00 today. Two of the 2014 class winners are back to defend their title. Last year's class one winner Ganesha has recently won the Dubois Cup. Read More

Yachts damaged in hurricane Carlos

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Interesting footage has emerged from Mexico, where a luxury motoryacht was almost blown on her side during hurricane Carlos at a port in Acapulco. The black yacht was seen dangerously pitching and rolling against the dock as the hurricane battered the southwestern Mexican coastline. Read More

15 Perini Navi yachts to take part in Perini Navi Cup

Thursday, 18 June 2015

​What started in 2004 as a family gathering for owners and friends, the Perini Navi Cup has become one of the highlights of the international regatta calendar. The next edition will take place September 2-5, 2015 in Porto Cervo, hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, and SYT will once again be attending the event. Read More

Long lease berths now offered at Marina di Stabia

Thursday, 18 June 2015

​MDL Italy, part of the MDL Marinas Group has launched the Long Lease Sale of the berths in Marina di Stabia, nestled in the Bay of Sorrento, across the bay of Naples. Marina di Stabia Resort is part of a wider waterfront scheme, which includes hotels, retail, auditorium and residential. The marina has 900 berths, 77 of which are superyacht berths up to 100 metres. Read More

The 66.40 metre superyacht Okto in Monaco

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

​The 66.40 metre Okto was the last yacht to be delivered by ISA Yachts. Okto, which is designed by Andrea Vallicelli, features interior design by the late Alberto Pinto. She can accommodate 12 guests in total and 17 crew. ​​ Shortly after the delivery of Okto, ISA Yachts filed for 'concordato preventivo'. Read More

Heesen Yachts starts construction of new 85m dry dock

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

​Heesen Yachts has announced that they have started construction works for their new 85 metre dry dock at the facility in Oss, which is scheduled to be completed by October 2016. The official inauguration will take place on November 11, 2016. The new shed, measuring 98m x 30m x 22m will replace sheds no. 2 and 3. Read More

Johnson Yachts preparing launch of 108' superyacht

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Jeffrey W. Stanley of Gilman Yachts in Fort Lauderdale has sent us this image of a brand new 108' Johnson project, which has now left the build hall and was moved into the test tank at Johnson yachts in Kaohsiung Taiwan. Jeffrey comments: "The client and I signed the contract with the yard in June of 2014." Read More

Superyacht Ocean Paradise sold

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Y.CO has sold the 55 metre Benetti motor yacht Ocean Paradise, with Camper & Nicholsons International representing the buyers. Ocean Paradise can accommodate up to 12 guests in six cabins, and her interior is designed by Benetti’s own Mauro Izzo, working closely with the yacht's original owner. The yacht boasts a contemporary cool interior.

Hidden pool and Jacuzzi added to superyacht Arctic P

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

​MML have completed another refit on explorer superyacht Arctic P. Work included the addition of a hidden pool, jacuzzi and table which create a flush deck when not in use. Arctic P's most recent refit took seven months, and was carried out at the Navantia Shipyard in Cartagena, Spain. The work saw a complete refit of the bridge, engine control room, galley and more. Read More

36 Metre superyacht Harun launched in Turkey

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

​Turkish shipyard Huzur Yat has just launched a 36 metre raised pilot house superyacht, called Harun. The yacht was built under the Harun Luxury Yachting Brand, and this is the first yacht to be launched for the brand. The yacht's hull and superstructure is planked mahogany, with a laminated marine plywood superstructure with epoxy coated fiberglass. Read More

Astondoa 102 GLX Celtic Dawn sold

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

​Ocean Independence has sold the 31.45 metre superyacht Celtic Dawn. Camper & Nicholsons International represented the buyers. Built by Astondoa in 2003, Celtic Dawn offers four en-suite staterooms, while her triple 2,650hp MTU engines give her a comfortable cruising speed of 18 knots. She benefits from an extensive refit and interior upgrade in 2010. Read More

Delta Design Group unveils 67-metre superyacht

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

​The Delta Design Group has shared their latest ideas for a 67-metre superyacht for Delta Marine. Dominating the design is a large swimming pool located on her main aft deck. An underwater window in the pool provides natural light to the beach club cabana below. The main deck will feature the main salon with a traditional dining salon forward. Read More

J-Class superyacht Topaz launched

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

​Holland Jachtbouw has launched their latest J-Class superyacht, Topaz. This Hoek design, until today known as J8, has been built with a reduced wetted surface and higher keel aspect ratio to the longest waterline length yet to be seen in a J-Class yacht. Topaz will soon start commissioning sea trials. Read More

Exclusive: Hull of 92 metre Feadship on the move

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

One of our readers has sent us this photo of Feadship's hull 695, which is currently underway from the hull builder, Scheepswerf Slob, to the Feadship yard in Aalsmeer, where she will be completed. Not much is known yet about the yacht, but we do know that at 92 metres she will be the largest yacht to be completed at the yard in Aalsmeer. Read More

The 125 metre Maryah at anchor

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

​The 125 metre Maryah, seen here at anchor last month off Cap d'Antibes by Julien Hubert, was delivered this year by the Greek Elefsis Shipyard, following a total rebuild that took several years to complete. Both her interior and exterior design were completed by the British studio H2 Yacht Design. Read More

Feadship relaunches Go following refit

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

​Superyacht Go has been relaunched by Feadship in Aalsmeer, following her recent lengthening. Go was the third yacht built in the Feadship SL39 series, following the launches of Ocean Mercury in 2008 and Kathleen Anne in 2009. Go was bought by her current owners in 2013, who took her back to her builder to modify her to fit their own wishes. Read More

Hodgdon launches 12 metre limousine tender

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

​Hodgdon Custom Tenders has launched hull 418, a 12 metre limousine tender, that will be delivered to a Northern European shipyard later this summer. The tender features a generous climate controlled cabin with seating for ten and comfortable outside seating for six. The interior features all birds-eye maple cabinetry. Read More

Superyacht Calliope sold

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Fraser Yachts has sold superyacht Calliope, which was delivered in 2010 by the Dutch shipyard Holland Jachtbouw. Camper & Nicholsons International acted on behalf of the buyers. The exterior lines of Calliope were also designed by Langan Design Associates. Read More

Kevin Merrigan, from passion to lucrative career

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Northrop & Johnson’s CEO Kevin Merrigan has been in the superyacht industry for more than 30 years, but his introduction was relatively unconventional. It was not the result of a lifelong dream that was carefully tended to fruition, but rather a pick-me-up purchase that turned into a passion and, with that, a lucrative career. Read More

From owner to superyacht consultant

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

​BehneMar Yachting, part of the BehneMar Middle East group, is a yachting consultancy for distinguished clients in the GCC area. Their bespoke services include individual guidance on vessel designs, identification and evaluation of worldwide sale and purchase opportunities, handling of transaction proceedings and continued support for their clients. Read More

Two job openings at Mulder Design

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

​Established in 1979, Mulder Design has enjoyed a successful career spanning over three decades, and don’t show any signs of stopping any time soon. The past thirty-five years have seen over 500 of the company’s designs come to life including the now famous high-speed yachts Octopussy, Moonraker, and The World Is Not Enough. Read More

Cerri launches superyacht Sealook

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

​On May 28, Cerri celebrated the launch of superyacht Sealook, hull no. 5 of Cerri's 102 Flyingsport line. The launch was attended by the yacht's owner, her grand children and family and representatives from the shipyard, as well as local dignitaries. Read More

Nautor’s Swan preparing the launch of Swan 115 FD

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan is preparing the launch of the inaugural Swan 115 FD. Measuring 35.20 metres, the sailing yacht will have a beam of 8.12 metres. Thanks to a 5.75 metre sailing draft with the hydraulic keel raised, her draft is just 3.5 metres, allowing universal cruising capability. Read More

Benetti superyacht Zita sold

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

​Jan Jaap Minnema of Fraser Yachts tells us he has sold superyacht Zita, which was a joint sales listing between Fraser Yachts, and Y.CO. The yacht was bought by a client of Carlo Raineri, of Starship Yachts in Hong Kong. Zita was built by Benetti to a design by Stefano Righini in 2006, as the 6th Benetti Vision. Read More

Superyacht Kibo underway

Monday, 15 June 2015

​On Friday, we reported that superyacht Romea was delivered by Abeking & Rasmussen. She is a sistership to superyacht Kibo​, seen in this photo, taken in the South of France in the summer of 2014. The 81.8 metre Kibo is​ design​ed​ by Terence Disdale Design and at the moment ​is the third largest yacht that has been delivered by A&R. Read More

21 Yachts to compete in the Superyacht Cup Palma

Monday, 15 June 2015

​The Superyacht Cup ( SYC) 2015 Palma is about to kick off again, celebrating its nineteenth edition. A total of 21 yachts from 12 different shipyards will compete in the Majorcan waters on the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th of June. The yachts that will compete range from 24 to 60 metres, and will race in several different categories. Read More

Sunseeker sells four 131 superyachts

Monday, 15 June 2015

Sunseeker International has released new CGI images of the new 131 Yacht currently under production. The new yacht is based upon the highly successful 40 metre yacht, and she is set to launch in early 2016. Sunseeker also announced that the first four yachts in the new range have already been sold. Read More

Video of 125 metre superyacht Tatiana

Monday, 15 June 2015

Launched by the German shipyard Lürssen on the 20th March, the 125 metre project Tatiana is currently undergoing seatrials. Not much is known about Tatiana as yet, though we can confirm she is designed by Martin Francis, and that she has a gross tonnage of around 7,600. Read More

Superyacht Azamanta undergoing seatrials

Monday, 15 June 2015

​The 55 metre Heesen Yachts Azamanta was seen over the weekend in the Dutch town of Hellevoetsluis, the base from where Heesen Yachts conducts their seatrials. The yacht was launched on May 1st. These photos show her highly unusual hull colour. Azamanta is a fast displacement steel-hulled yacht. Read More

Sigmund Yacht Design unveils AU60 project

Monday, 15 June 2015

​Peter Symonds of Sigmund Yacht Design has sent us these renderings of their latest superyacht concept design, AU60. AU60 is based upon the design studio's Vestar project, changing and improving upon it in numerous but small ways. Read More

The Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary

Monday, 15 June 2015

​The Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta will take place from 25-31 July. One of the yachts taking part is Mike Slade’s 30 metre Leopard 3. “The Bicentenary gives us the challenge of top level racing in the Solent on our home patch,” comments Mike Slade. “We would love to be on the podium!”. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Fitzroy's 37.5 metre Escapade

Monday, 15 June 2015

​Recently launched by New Zealand-based shipyard Fitzroy Yachts, Escapade is a contemporary 37.5 metre sloop designed for fast cruising in great comfort and luxury. Built for first-time European owners, the aluminium design features sleek lines, a slender silhouette and an undeniably modern personality. Read More

Royal Huisman in the process of launching superyacht Sea Eagle

Friday, 12 June 2015

Royal Huisman is in the process of launching superyacht Sea Eagle, the 43 metre sloop with naval architecture by Germán Frers and interior design by Rhoades Young. Following the stepping of her mast and some weeks of sea trials in the North Sea, she will be delivered to her owner, Dr. Samuel Yin, an experienced offshore sailor from Taiwan. Read More

First Hatteras 70 well underway in the USA

Friday, 12 June 2015

​Construction of the first Hatteras 70 motor yacht is well underway at the US shipyard. The new model measures 22.71 metres in length, and she will be powered by twin CAT C32A 1,800 hp diesel engines, but also comes with the option of twin CAT C32A diesel 1,900 hp engines. Read More

Video of the seatrials of the Majesty 155

Friday, 12 June 2015

UAE shipyard Gulf Craft has released these videos of the seatrials of their newly launched Majesty 155, the largest superyacht ever to be constructed with the brand. Measuring 47 metres in length, she features elegant and stylish interiors. Read More

The world's tallest carbon composite free standing masts

Friday, 12 June 2015

Magma Structures have delivered the world's tallest carbon composite free standing masts. Manufactured at the company's waterside facility near Portsmouth, UK, the masts have taken over three years to engineer, develop, test and build using advanced composite manufacturing processes. Read More

81.8 metre superyacht Romea delivered

Friday, 12 June 2015

The 81.80 metre five deck superyacht project Dartwo, built by German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen and launched early February, has been renamed Romea, and she is currently cruising in Norway, which means she is most probably delivered to her owners. She left Germany yesterday. Read More

Superyacht Blind Date in Sardinia

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Superyacht Blind Date, seen here in August 2014 off the Sardinian coast, is designed by Omega Architects together with the in-house design team of Heesen Yachts, who built her in 2009. Blind Date’s ten guests are accommodated in four cabins on the lower deck and one full beam owner’s suite traditionally located forward on the main deck. Read More

Dreamline preparing launch of 34 metre superyacht

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Dreamline Yachts is getting ready to launch their latest superyacht, the 34 metre Dreamline. The yacht will be their largest yacht to date, following the 26 metre yacht they launched in 2014. The yacht features interior and exterior designed by renowned naval architect Enrico Gobbi at Team4Design. Read More

Cantiere Delle Marche's 8th Darwin Class 86’ emerges from yard

Thursday, 11 June 2015

​Cantiere Delle Marche is in the process of launching the 8th Explorer Yacht Darwin Class 86’, named Stella del Nord. The 86’ Explorer is designed and engineered by Hydro Tec/Sergio Cutolo. The Darwin 86 was first introduced in 2011, and has proven to be a highly popular model. Read More

Mediterranean Yacht Show to return to Nafplion in May

Thursday, 11 June 2015

After a successful second edition last year, the Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) will be back in Greece from the 7th to 10th of May, 2016. Organised by the Greek Yachting Association, the charter show will once again be held in the historic town of Nafplion. ​​Amongst the events to take place throughout the show is the second Chef Competition. Read More

Superyacht Liberdade sold

Thursday, 11 June 2015

​SuperYachtsMonaco and International Yacht Collection have sold the ISA 136 Liberdade. Liberdade features a light and contemporary interior designed by Cristiano Gatto. On the main deck the split level saloon/dining provide two separate and spacious relaxing areas. The luxury charter yacht offers accommodation for 11 guests. Read More

Gulf Craft's Erwin Bamps about new markets

Thursday, 11 June 2015

​Erwin Bamps is one of the industry’s youngest Chief Executive Officers. Holding the fort at Gulf Craft where he took the prestigious position of CEO a little under a year ago, his time with UAE based shipbuilders began in 2002 as an Executive Manager. He rose up the ranks to take the role of Chief Operating Officer in 2009 before progressing to his current position. Read More

Superyacht Billa in Greece

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Billa was launched in 2009 by the Italian Admiral yard as Blue Eyes. She is completely built out of light 5083 aluminium and thanks to twin 3,650hp MTU engines she can reach up to 30.5 knots. Her modern interior is designed by Luca Dini, and she accommodates up to 11 guests. Read More

Four of the worlds largest yachts on the move in the Middle East

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

​Four of the largest yachts in the world are all on the move in the Middle East. Yesterday, we spotted the 180 metre Azzam and the 155 metre Al Said cruising side by side through the Suez Canal. We have not yet seen photos of them cruising together, but it must have been an impressive sight. Read More

Burgess Marine working on 7 superyacht refits

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

​Burgess Marine tells us they have recently been working on 7 superyacht refit projects. They have completed works in the Mediterranean on board the 70 metre superyacht Talisman C, as well as the 41 metre Heesen Ladyship. The company has worked in Southampton on board the 75 metre Leander. Read More

Refitted superyacht Ilona to host open day in Nice

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

​Following Ilona's recent open day in the centre of London, Heesen is now organising a second open day, this time in Nice, on Thursday June 11th, from 12pm to 7pm. The open day will give brokers and clients an opportunity to see the changes that were made during her recent refit, which took place at the Heesen yard in Oss, Holland. Read More

34 Metre superyacht Oldesalt completed by Aegean Yacht

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Turkish shipyard Aegean Yacht has completed hull 44, Project Oldesalt. Oldesalt is a 34 metre classically styled superyacht. One of our readers has sent us this photo of the yacht, at anchor off the coast of Bodrum.

Superyacht Yersin makes grand entrance into Monaco

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

​The recently delivered superyacht Yersin which is both a private vessel and research laboratory, arrived in Monaco on Monday 8th June. She was escorted by the Maritime Affairs Department and Yacht Club de Monaco, and was greeted with a water salute from the fireboat and a chorus of horns. Read More

Two 26m Knud E. Hansen yachts under construction in Holland

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Designer Knud E. Hansen has released more information about their latest design, for two customized sisterships, which both have their own distinct look. The two 26 metre yachts are currently under construction at Holland Jachtbouw, as hull number 099 and 100. Read More

Heesen comments on sale of 51m Eidsgaard design

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

​Last week we already announced of the sale of the Heesen project YN 18151, a 51 metre semi-displacement full-custom superyacht below the 500GT threshold. The yard has now released at statement regarding the sale of the yacht, which will have unique exterior lines and interiors by Eidsgaard Design. Read More

Superyacht Hemilea in the Villefranche-sur-Mer drydock

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

​Earlier this month, the 41 metre Baglietto superyacht Hemilea was dry-docked in Villefranche-sur-Mer for routine paint & antifouling works with Performance Yacht Painting. The yacht is one of the biggest yachts ever to have been put in the Villefranche drydock. Read More

Guido de Groot unveils new 45 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Guido de Groot Design has unveiled his latest design commission for a new 45 metre tri-deck superyacht. The yacht is designed to offer spacious accommodation for up to 12 guests in 6 staterooms with a crew of up to 8. Read More

Superyacht project Matica well underway in Holland

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

​SYT visited to one of Moonen Shipyards' subcontractors last week, to see the first yacht in their Matica series under construction. The steel hull is progressing well. It is designed to allows for an impressive turn of speed, low fuel consumption and high comfort levels. Matica has been designed by Rene van der Velden. Read More

Feadship completes refit of superyacht Siran

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

​Superyacht Siran has completed a nine-month refit at the Feadship yard in Makkum. Siran have been in the same hands for 24 years, and it is the second time that the owners have brought her back to Feadship for a major refit. The owners first returned to Feadship in 2005 to embark on a significant rebuild that saw the yacht extended. Read More

Superyacht Mystere sold

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Ocean Independence has sold superyacht Mystere, a 43 metre sloop built by Vitters Shipyard and launched in 2006, in an inhouse deal. This luxury vessel's sophisticated exterior design and engineering are the work of Tripp Design Naval Architects. Her 190 ton displacement extends over the 39 metre waterline. Read More

Closer look at Hyundai Yachts 30 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

​Hyundai Yachts has recently launched this 30.76 metre superyacht. The yacht has a displacement of 129 tons, and is powered by MTU 16V2000M72 engines. The first photos show a modern and bright interior, with a large conference/dining room forward on the main deck. Read More

Perini Navi signs contract for 60 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

​Perini Navi has announced the sale of a 60 metre ketch. This aluminium sailing yacht will be the third in Perini's series of new generation superyachts, developed with the specific aim of creating a performance oriented line with uncompromised comfort, safety and accommodations enclosed within a gross tonnage of under 500 GT. Read More

Amels and Damen unveil largest Yacht Support vessel

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

​Damen, in cooperation with Dutch luxury yacht builder Amels, have unveiled their latest addition to the Sea Axe range of Yacht Support vessels, the Sea Axe 8517. At 3,500 gross tonnes, it’s three times larger than the next model in the range. With a massive 550 square metre deck, it can carry the whole spectrum of tenders and toys. Read More

The 69.24 metre Atlantic in San Francisco Bay

Monday, 8 June 2015

​The 69.24 metre Atlantic, the 7th largest sailing yacht in the world, was designed by William Gardner and built by Townsend & Downey, Shooter Island, New York, in 1903. The yacht we see on this photo, is in fact a replica of the original yacht, which was delivered in 2010. Read More

Gulf Craft unveils Majesty 155 at exclusive event

Monday, 8 June 2015

​On saturday Gulf Craft officially unveiled their latest, and largest superyacht, the Majesty 155, at an exclusive event at the shipyard in Umm Al Quwain. The event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'allah, member of the Supreme Council of the UAE and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain. Read More

Pershing launches third Pershing 108

Monday, 8 June 2015

​Pershing has launched the third yacht in their Pershing 108 series. The 32.9 metre yacht features a custom interior designed by her European owner together with Ferretti Group’s own designers. The yacht is powered by triple 2638 hp MTU 16V 2000 M 94 L diesel engines. Read More

Peter Sander to give keynote speech at METS 2015

Monday, 8 June 2015

​Amsterdam RAI has just announced that the keynote speaker at the METS 2015 Breakfast Briefing on 17 November will be Peter Sander, Manager Emerging Technologies & Concepts at AIRBUS Industries. Sander will speak on the subject of ‘On the way to Additive Layer Manufacturing: Chances & Challenges for future of design & industrial production’. Read More

Moonen sells two brokerage yachts

Monday, 8 June 2015

Moonen has announced the sale of two Moonen yachts; Etoile d’Azur, which is the seventh yacht built in the Moonen 84 series, and the Moonen 97 Sofia II. Etoile d’Azur was launched in 2007 and underwent a major refit at Moonen in 2012-2013. She was given a number of upgrades to the stabilization system. Read More

Sanlorenzo's first SY70 unveiled in Hong Kong

Monday, 8 June 2015

​Italian builder Sanlorenzo and the Chinese Sundiro Holding joined forces in 2013, when they signed an agreement that would allow production and sales of Sanlorenzo yachts to the Great China market, consisting of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The two companies created Sundiro Yacht early in 2014. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: Sailing yacht Atalante

Monday, 8 June 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the superyacht TC90 Atalante.

More details of AM37 released

Monday, 8 June 2015

​Following the official presentation of the renderings at the Aston Martin HQ in Gaydon in April, a number of revolutionary features of the new AM37 were showcased in the Armani Hotel in Dubai. The AM37 is the result of an in-depth cooperation between Aston Martin, Quintessence Yachts and Mulder Design. Read More

76.60 metre superyacht Yersin delivered

Monday, 8 June 2015

​Yersin, the 76.60 metre displacement superyacht that was launched by the French shipyard Piriou, has now been delivered to her owners. She was launched in January. The yacht accommodates up to 18 passengers on board and, built as part of the A.S.E. Project, is designed to focus on the primary reception of engineers, scientists and technician in overseas missions. Read More

New Westport 112 superyacht sold

Monday, 8 June 2015

​Josh Gulbranson of Fraser Yachts has sold a brand new Westport 112, which was being offered for sale by the shipyard. The yacht, which was a spec project, was completed earlier this year, and accommodates 8 guests in four cabins, including a full beam master suite, a VIP, double and a twin cabin. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Benetti's 50 metre Vica

Saturday, 6 June 2015

​In October 2014, Italian shipyard Benetti launched their brand new 50 metre superyacht Vica. As a unique project for the shipyard, she is the first Benetti project to join a fibreglass hull with an aluminium superstructure, resulting in maximum design flexibility for customising layouts and style. Read More

Turquoise in St. Barth

Friday, 5 June 2015

Built by the Turkish shipyard Turquoise Yachts in 2011, here is the 55.40 metre superyacht Turquoise in St. Barths a couple of weeks ago. On board she accommodates up to 12 guests in a sophisticated interior designed by British studio H2 Yacht Design. Read More

Appointments at Oceanco

Friday, 5 June 2015

​Oceanco has announced two new appointments inside the yard. Bas Swanink has been appointed as Sales Manager, and Paris Baloumis to the position of Group Marketing Manager. Bas Swanink, who will be working in tandem with Robert Tan, is no stranger to Oceanco; he has been with the company as a Project Manager for eight years. Read More

Zuccon unveils new 50m explorer for CRN

Friday, 5 June 2015

​Zuccon International Project has unveiled a new design for CRN, to be used on an existing platform for the yard's Explorer category. Project Teseo is a 50 metre semi-custom Expedition yacht available with several different layouts. The main deck will accommodate two tenders measuring 8 and 5 metres. Read More

Superyacht Zanziba launched

Friday, 5 June 2015

​We first reported on the 40 metre Zanziba project in 2011, and the yacht's designer, David Wright Design, has just confirmed the yacht has now been successfully launched. Originally ordered by a British businessman with many years’ yachting experience, the brief was for a yacht that would be able to defray a large part of its annual running costs. Read More

First 69 metre Yacht Support vessel sold

Friday, 5 June 2015

Damen, in cooperation with Dutch luxury yacht builder Amels, has sold a new 69-metre Yacht Support vessel, the Sea Axe 6911, scheduled for delivery in June 2016. The vessel is the first to feature a fully enclosed hangar beneath the LY3 / MCA fully certified helideck. Read More

Superyacht Seven Sins on seatrials following refit

Friday, 5 June 2015

Superyacht Seven Sins was spotted yesterday by SYT's Merijn de Waard, as she cruised behind Amsterdam's Central Station, on her way to the North Sea. The yacht was refitted at Balk Shipyard, where she received a bow lengthening. The extension added a total of 2.3 metres to Seven Sins. Read More

Santa Maria T on schedule for summer delivery

Friday, 5 June 2015

​SYT visited Dutch shipyard Wim van der Valk earlier this week, and stepped on board the 37 metre superyacht Santa Maria T. The yacht is in the final phase of outfitting, and will be delivered to her owners this summer. Inside she features a highly detailed interior by Guido de Groot, who has chosen a classic art nouveau theme throughout. Read More

Feadship projects currently underway

Friday, 5 June 2015

Earlier this week I visited the Feadship Royal Van Lent shipyard on Kaag Island, the Netherlands, as part of the Holland Yachting Group Press Tour 2015. ​Although ​some of Feadship's current projects are being kept under wraps​, we have been allowed to unveil more information on several of the projects currently underway. Read More

Superyacht Zulu lengthened at Compositeworks

Friday, 5 June 2015

​Compositeworks has recently completed the refit and lengthening of the transom and swim platform of superyacht Zulu, by 5 meters. In 2013 the interior of the vessel was already successfully refitted at the Compositeworks yard. The lengthening has creation a transom beach club and additional interior accomodation. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - June 2015

Friday, 5 June 2015

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Boat International, ShowBoats International, Dockwalk, The Superyacht Owner, Yachts International and SuperYacht Times. Read More

Superyacht Rising Sun at anchor off Antibes

Thursday, 4 June 2015

​Completed in 2004 by Lürssen Yachts, pictured here in Antibes is the 138 metre superyacht Rising Sun. She is currently the 11th largest yacht in the world, missing out on a spot in the top ten by just 1.33 metres, and was lengthened by a total of 18 metres during her construction.

Charter deal of the Week: Superyacht Meya Meya

Thursday, 4 June 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who forms the basis of the articles. This week we look at superyacht Meya Meya, which is available for charter in Turkey. Read More

Videoworks opens Amsterdam office

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Videoworks SpA has opened3 its first international Headquarter in Amsterdam, operating as Videoworks bv. The office is located on the trendy Eastern Docklands, and the move is a way to become closer to many of the companies (potential) clients. Marcel Van Haasteren will lead the Dutch office. Read More

Heesen launches 50 metre custom superyacht

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Yesterday, SuperYachtTimes.com toured Heesen Yacht's latest launch, YN 17350, a 50 metre custom superyacht, designed by Clifford Denn, which was launched at its facility in Oss. This yacht, which has not been named yet, was sold in collaboration with Arcon Yachts who are also project managing the build. Read More

Heesen sells 51m Eidsgaard designed superyacht

Thursday, 4 June 2015

​Mark Cavendish, Sales & Marketing Director, has announced the sale of a 51 metre aluminium superyacht yesterday at the Holland Yachting Group press tour. The superyacht, with hull number 18151, is designed by Eidsgaard design and the buyer was brought to the shipyard by the team of SuperYachtsMonaco. Read More

First look on board superyacht Vica

Thursday, 4 June 2015

​We can now show you this first look on board the recently delivered Benetti superyacht Vica. Superyacht Vica is built with a fibreglass hull and aluminium superstructure. She features generous exterior spaces, with large decks both to the bow and stern of the upper deck, as well as an impressive sun deck. Read More

Madame Gu in Monaco

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Currently enjoying the warm weather of Monaco this week before the summer season kicks in is the 99 metre Feadship superyacht Madame Gu. She was completed in 2013, and features naval architecture by De Voogt Naval Architects, with interior and exterior designs by Andrew Winch Designs. Read More

Industry comments on successful Palma Superyacht Show

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

​The Palma Superyacht Show, conducted in partnership with MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association, was held from the 30th of April to the 4th of May, and has proven to be the best to date with the numbers speaking for themselves. The show welcomed 62 participating yachts as well as a lot of exhibitors and visitors. Read More

Tankoa on track for July delivery of S693

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Tankoa has confirmed that the construction of the Tankoa S693 is going according to schedule, and that the yacht, contracted in March 2014 by a client of Yacht-Ology, is on schedule for delivery in late July 2015. Yacht-Ology's Michel Karsenti also says they are handling several serious enquiries. Read More

Solar power returns to the Principality

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

​For the second year running, the Yacht Club de Monaco is set to host this contest for competitive solar-powered boats. The Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup, which is being held in Monaco's Yacht Club, brings together experts and enthusiasts from the worlds of solar power, green technology and competitive sport and showcases 30 powerful, sun-driven vessels. Read More

Astondoa introduces new superyacht model 110 GLX Century

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

​Celebrating 3 generations in boatbuilding, the family-owned shipyard Astondoa will reach its Centennial Year in 2016. In honor of its 100-year history, Astilleros Astondoa will launch a new model, the Astondoa 110 GLX Century. Astondoa tells us they conceived the new line, using the shipyard's DNA. Read More

Tony Castro Design unveils new 62 metre sloop

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

​Tony Castro Yacht Design has shared details of their latest superyacht design project, an all new 62m Sloop. Tony Castro commented: "This 62m design was developed in order to reach the 500GRT limit with the largest possible sailing yacht. Above this limit the rules become more onerous and the Yacht is more expensive to build and operate." Read More

Azzam on her way to the Middle East

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

The largest yacht in the world, the 180 metre Azzam, seems to be on her way to the Middle East, for the first time since her delivery to her Middle Eastern owner. She was spotted earlier this week in Port Said, at the entrance of the Suez Canal. This could mean she is on her way to Abu Dhabi, or perhaps to The Maldives or Seychelles. Read More

Superyacht Scout in St. Barth

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Taken in April in St. Barth, pictured here is the 45 metre superyacht Scout (ex: Karia) built by the Turkish shipyard RMK Marine in 2012. Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, she has a Gross Tonnage of 490 and is Lloyd’s Registered. She accommodates up to 12 guests on board. Read More

The Transatlantic Race 2015 kicks off end of the month

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

No less than 41 registered entries in the Transatlantic Race 2015 will be undertaking the adventure of a lifetime as they sail a stretch of 2,800 nautical miles from Newport Rhode Island’s Castle Hill Light to The Lizard, the most southerly point on mainland Great Britain. Read More

63.3 Metre project Zeus well underway and offered for sale

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Today, SYT is visiting the Hakvoort yard in The Netherlands, where we learned that the 63.3 metre Zeus project, which is currently under construction at one of the yard's subcontractors, is currently for sale. The yacht will be the largest superyacht built to date by Hakvoort. Read More

Sunreef launches Blue Belly

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

​Sunreef has just launched the 70 Sunreef Power Blue Belly. After the sea trials and technical tests she will be delivered to her owners who are planning to sail the Med this summer. The yacht features a fully open saloon on the main deck, where her owner opted to forgo the interior navigation station in the saloon. Read More

Video of Benetti superyacht Chocolat

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

​This video shows superyacht Chocolat entering the port of Livorno. The 63.5 metre project FB264 has been designed as a home from home, with several small intimate living spaces in addition to the large saloon. Benetti states: "Throughout, only the finest materials have been used." Read More

61 Metre YN248 set for summer launch at Hakvoort

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

​During our visit of Hakvoort earlier today, SYT's Merijn de Waard stepped on board project 248, the 61 metre superyacht currently under construction, which was sold midway through construction earlier this year. The yacht is designed inside and out by Sinot Yacht Design. Read More

MarQuip receives prestigious IMO Tier III compliant engineering order

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

MarQuip has received an order for the comprehensive engineering of IMO Tier III compliant exhaust systems for one of its leading clients. It has also signed a new agreement with an agent for the Turkish market. Read More

A&R launches new website and expands facilities

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen have just relaunched their website, and they are currently undergoing an expansion of their facilities in Lemwerder. The new website shows an overview of the yard's activities, has videos of some of their latest launches, and photo galleries of their current fleet of superyachts. Read More

Vava II in Port Everglades Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 1 June 2015

Taken earlier this year in Port Everglades in Florida is the 96 metre Vava II. She was completed by the British shipyard Devonport in 2012 to SOLAS-36 passenger ship standards. She is powered by two MTU 16V 4000 M71 engines as well as two MTU 12V 4000 M70 engines. Read More

Royal Huisman appoints new Managing Director

Monday, 1 June 2015

Royal Huisman has just announced the appointment of Mr. Roemer Boogaard as Managing Director. Formerly Executive Director of KNRM (the Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution) Mr. Boogaard has served in various positions in the Dutch maritime sector throughout his career, including that of senior naval officer in the Royal Dutch Navy. Read More

Amsterdam to host ICOMIA World Marinas Conference

Monday, 1 June 2015

For the second time in a row, Amsterdam will host the biennial ICOMIA World Marinas Conference (WMC). Hosted by HISWA, the Holland Marine Industry Association, the conference will be held during METS 2016 from 17 to 19 November in Amsterdam RAI. Read More

Arcadia sells 4th Arcadia 115 superyacht

Monday, 1 June 2015

Arcadia Yachts has announced the sale of hull #4 of the Arcadia 115, to a client from the Middle East. "For our yard the sale of the fourth unit of Arcadia 115 represents an additional crucial business achievement that confirms our production and visionary strategies over this model." Read More

Princess preparing the launch of the first 35M superyacht

Monday, 1 June 2015

Princess is in the process of launching their first Princess 35M. The first steel grey hull left her build shed, at Princess' superyacht facility, to begin her final stage of fit out. According to the British yard, the interior of the 35M delivers exceptional volume, with a Gross Tonnage in the region of 245, which translates into a palatial four or five suite layout, with a full beam owner's stateroom on the main deck. Read More

Video: Dubois Cup 2015 - Breed Media Race Day

Monday, 1 June 2015

Breed Media has just released this stunning video of the Breed Media Race Day. In the end, with the second day's racing abandoned due to an absence of breeze, Ganesha, winner of race one, took the overall title. In second place was 54m Nirvana, followed by Alcanara in third. Read More

DYT Yacht Transport loads $350 million worth of yachts

Monday, 1 June 2015

In a rare occurrence last week, DYT Yacht Transport’s two semi-submersible ships pulled into Port Everglades simultaneously to load $350 million worth of yachts, ranging in size from 10 to 60 metres, bound for the Mediterranean. It is pretty unusual Super Servant 4 and Yacht Express to be seen in close proximity to each other. Read More

Classic yacht Stalca sold

Monday, 1 June 2015

​Camper & Nicholsons have announced the sale of the 24.6 metre classic yacht Stalca, which was originally built in 1971 in The Netherlands, by Visch Holland, for Prince Rainier of Monaco. Bluewater introduced the buyer. At the time of her sale, Stalca was listed at €900,000. Read More

Overall victory for Ganesha at Dubois Cup

Monday, 1 June 2015

​Another day of blue skies and sizzling temperatures in Porto Cervo unfortunately failed to bring a repeat of saturday’s picture perfect racing at the 2015 Dubois Cup. The light and shifty breeze blowing off Porto Cervo thwarted the Race Committee’s best efforts to send the competing superyachts racing through the La Maddalena archipelago. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 66 metre superyacht Ester III

Sunday, 31 May 2015

​Measuring 66 metres in length, Ester III was delivered by the world renowned German shipyard Lürssen in 2014, and combines a truly authentic classic interior designed by Reymond Langton Design and unusual deck layout with a unique, distinct and masculine external profile from Espen Øino International. Read More

Ganesha takes control at the Dubois Cup

Saturday, 30 May 2015

​Perfect breeze, blue skies and sunshine coupled with the stunning regatta course off Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda made for a perfect first race day in the 2015 Dubois Cup. The event, which hosts a fleet of 10 yachts designed by Dubois Naval Architects, is organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda from 28th to 30th May. Read More

Video: Dubois Cup 2015 - Pantaenius Race Day

Saturday, 30 May 2015

The team from SuperYachtTimes is present at the 2015 Dubois Cup, which is taking place from the 28th to 30th May 2015. The team will be reporting live on all the action over the course of the three days of the event. Read More

Superyacht Quattroelle in Dubai

Friday, 29 May 2015

​Measuring 86.11 metres in length, pictured here in Dubai is Quattroelle, built by the German shipyard Lürssen Yachts in 2013 with both interior and exterior design by Nuvolari & Lenard - the first superyacht the brand has designed for the shipyard. The name Quattroelle is Italian for "4 times the letter L". Read More

Superyacht Eight relaunched after refit at CRN

Friday, 29 May 2015

​Following a refit, CRN relaunched hull number 118, a 46-metre superyacht designed by CRN’s Engineering Department, in cooperation with the international design firm Nuvolari Lenard, that was originally delivered in 2005 as Saramour. Superyacht Eight is equipped with twin 3512 B KW Caterpillar engines that push her to a maximum speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots. Read More

IYC and Cape4 Yachting merge

Friday, 29 May 2015

International Yacht Collection (IYC) and Cape4 Yachting today announced a merger under a new holding that will see the two international companies combine. The merged brands will retain the IYC and Cape4 names for now, and will reveal a new identity in September. Read More

Holland Jachtbouw preparing launch of J8

Friday, 29 May 2015

​Holland Jachtbouw is preparing the launch of their latest J Class – J8. She will now bring this iconic fleet total to eight boats on the water around the world. This latest addition to the J-class revival is set to rewrite the books in terms of performance according to a special software program devised by Hoek Design that compared all the J designs from the 1930s. Read More

5th edition of the Dubois Cup kicked off

Friday, 29 May 2015

The fifth edition of the Dubois Cup kicked off last night in Porto Cervo at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, and will run to May 30th. Eleven Dubois superyachts, ranging from 29 to 54 metre are taking part in the regatta, including the 46 metre Ganesha, the 50 metre Ohana and the 54 metre Nirvana. Read More

Photo Gallery of the first day of the Dubois Cup

Friday, 29 May 2015

The team from SuperYachtTimes.com is present at the 2015 Dubois Cup, which is taking place from the 28th to 30th May 2015. The team will be reporting live on all the action over the course of the three days of the event. Here are the photos of today's race. Read More

Heesen sales team expands

Friday, 29 May 2015

​Heesen Yachts has announced that Johan Kaasjager has joined the sales team in the role of Sales Manager. Johan joins Heesen's sales team, headed by Mark Cavendish. “The development of our sales capabilities is instrumental in ensuring Heesen’s evolution in a very competitive market” comments Heesen Board of Directors. Read More

Exclusive: Balk Shipyard signs contract for 31 metre explorer

Friday, 29 May 2015

​Balk Shipyard has signed a new contract for a 31 metre explorer project. Although the yard cannot reveal too much information at the moment, they did share with us that the design is by Azure Naval Architects. Read More

Serene at anchor off Antibes

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Pictured here at anchor off Antibes, France, this week is the 133.90 metre superyacht Serene, which was built by the Italian shipyard Fincantieri Yachts in 2011 for the Russian vodka magnate Yuri Scheffler. She features naval architecture and exterior design by the renowned Espen Oeino. Read More

Y.CO statement following serious crew casualty on superyacht Kibo

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Following a serious incident on board superyacht Kibo, Y.CO has made the following official statement: Y.CO can confirm that an incident occurred onboard motor yacht Kibo (82m, Abeking & Rasmussen) in Palma, Mallorca, at approximately 1130 local time on Sunday 3 May, resulting in a serious crew casualty. Read More

HJB signs contract for an explorer yacht

Thursday, 28 May 2015

​Holland Jachtbouw has signed a new order for an Explorer superyacht intending to cruise extensively in the Baltic and polar regions. Project number 099 will be build for an experienced and highly involved owner. The yacht will be powered by a tailor made hybrid system with a cross shaft option to power the vessel. Read More

New photo of 72 metre superyacht O'Pari 3

Thursday, 28 May 2015

​Atalanta Golden Yachts has released this new photo on their Facebook page, of the 72 metre superyacht O’Pari 3, which was recently launched. Designed by Studio Vafiadis, she was built for an experienced owner who has built eight yachts since 1997. Read More

Video of the launch of 63 metre superyacht Irimari

Thursday, 28 May 2015

​Turkish shipyard Sunrise Yachts has released this video of the launch the first of the Sunrise 63 series, Irimari. The yacht, which will be presented to the public at the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show, was designed by the renowned Espen Oeino, with interior by Focus Yacht Design and naval architecture by Unique Yacht Design. Read More

Feadship's Moon Sand undergoing seatrials

Thursday, 28 May 2015

​Feadship's 44.20 metre hull #690 Moon Sand is currently undergoing seatrials, and the Dutch yard has released several photos of her trials, including this one. The custom Feadship’s owner’s liased with De Voogt Design extremely closely throughout the design and construction of the new vessel, collaborating with Bannenberg & Rowell for her interior design. Read More

Superyacht Aurora sold

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Northrop & Johnson have announced the sale of the Lürssen motor yacht Aurora by broker Sean Doyle, acting on behalf of the buyer. The yacht was for sale with Moran Yacht & Ship. The 60.97 metre yacht was built by the Lürssen shipyard in 2004, and she accommodates 12 guests, in 1 master, 1 VIP, 3 doubles and 1 twin cabin, and 16 crew members. Read More

Force Blue, Global, Kolaha and Galactica Star at Monaco Formula 1

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

​Taken at the end of May during the Formula 1 races held in Monaco, here are four impressive superyachts lined up next to one another; Force Blue (ex; Big Roi), Global (ex; Kismet), Kolaha and Galactica Star. The 63.22 metre Force Blue was built by the Danish Royal Denship member Assens Shipyard. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht La Familia in Genova Marina Aeroporto

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

​Pictured here in Genova Marina Aeroporto earlier this month is the brand new 55 metre superyacht La Familia, which was launched from Amel’s facilities in Vlissingen, the Netherlands in February this year. This Amels Limited Editions 180 series features exterior design by Tim Heywood Design. Read More

DND Yacht Design reveal new 40m superyacht concept

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

DND Yacht Design has recently revealed their latest 39.95 metre all aluminium superyacht concept. The semi-displacement yacht made her debut at the China International Boat Show 2015 which was held from the 9th to the 12th April, and is aimed at a predominantly Asian, though mainly Chinese, market. Read More

Dominator Yachts launches 2nd hull of 24.5m Dominator 800

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Austrian shipyard Dominator Yachts has recently launched the second hull in the Dominator 800 range. Measuring 24.5 metres in total, she is an evolution of the D780, and differs from the inaugural vessel in several ways due to high levels of customisation from the standard offering. Read More

The 54.86 metre superyacht Engelberg sold

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Moran Yacht & Ship announced yesterday that the 54.86 metre superyacht Engelberg has been sold. Built by the Dutch shipyard Amels in 2013, she marks the second 55 metre Amels sold by the company this month. Engelberg is part of the Amels Limited Editions 180 range. Read More

Advanced A80 sailing yacht launched in Pesaro

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

​Italian company Advanced Yachts has announced the launch of the 24 metre Advanced A80 superyacht in Pesaro on the 16th May. Designed by Reichel-Pugh Yacht Design and Nauta Yachts, one of her most attractive features is the large volumes found on board as well as an oversized aft deck. Read More

73 Metre superyacht Grace E arrives in NYC

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

​The 73 metre superyacht Grace E has recently arrived in New York City. In the following pictures you can see her passing by the Statue of the Liberty and heading to Manhattan, where she will start her summer program that includes the North-Eastern coast of the U.S. Read More

The 30.98m superyacht RG 512 sold

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Camper & Nicholsons has announced that the 30.98 metre superyacht RG 512 has been sold. Built by the Italian shipyard Leopard Yachts in 2006, she is part of the Leopard 31m series and features naval architecture and exterior design by Andrea Bacigalupo. Read More

First Mangusta 132 superyacht launched

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

​The Overmarine Group has announced that the inaugural unit of the new Mangusta 132 superyacht has been launched in Viareggio, Italy, and is the second Mangusta yacht delivered to the owner. She marks the fourth Mangusta Maxi Open model to be introduced to the industry over the past two years. Read More

Horizon Yachts prepares delivery of E88 skylounge motoryacht

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

​Horizon Yachts has launched a brand-new E88 skylounge motoryacht, that has been customised to suit her U.S. owners. The yacht has already successfully completed her sea trails in Taiwan and is currently en-route to the U.S., where she is expected to be delivered in June. Read More

The 37 metre superyacht Let it Be in Poros

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Spotted last week cruising off the Greek island of Poros is the 37 metre superyacht Let it Be, built by the Italian shipyard Tecnomarine in 1998. She features exterior design by Design Studio Spadolini whilst the team at Tecnomarine undertook her naval architecture. She accommodates up to 10 guests on board. Read More

Fincantieri invests in Camper & Nicholsons International

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

​Italian brand Fincantieri has recently signed an agreement of a minority stake via capital injection in Camper & Nicholsons International, in which also incorporates the possibility for Fincantieri to increase its share in the future. The two brands already established an excellent working relationship a few years ago. Read More

Video of the offloading incident of superyacht Low Profile

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

A video has surfaced of the offloading of superyacht Low Profile, a procedure that went horribly wrong. The yacht can be seen slipping from its ropes as it is being offloaded in Colon, Panama. It appears that this is a very recent video, the yacht was still at the shipyard in Italy a couple of weeks ago. It is still unknown if anyone was hurt in the event. Read More

Five new superyachts to be completed by Hydro Tec in 2015

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Following the launch of two new superyachts at Columbus Yachts on 16th May of which the hydrodynamics, engineering and exterior design were completed by Hydro Tec, the Italian brand has announced that 2015 will see three more Hydro Tec superyacht launches this year. Read More

The 30.95m superyacht Maluhea sold

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Built by the Italian shipyard Custom Line in 2003, Ocean Independence has announced the recent sale of the 30.95 metre superyacht Maluhea. Part of the Custom Line Navetta 30 range, she accommodates up to 10 guests on board over four guest cabins located on the lower deck, including two twin cabins with Pullman berths. Read More

Federico Fiorentino unveils superyacht concept Queequeg

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Following the publication of the 50 metre aluminium concept The Belafonte published in November last year, Italian designer Federico Fiorentino has revealed his latest superyacht design. Named Queequeg and measuring 56 metres in total, the military inspired expedition yacht is characterised by sharp lines. Read More

Superyacht Truly Classic 127 Atalante launched

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Claasen Shipyards has launched the Truly Classic 127 Atalante, and the mast and rigging process is now getting underway. The yacht is designed by Hoek Naval Architects, and her owners are represented by Nigel Ingram from MCM. The yacht is the largest in the Truly Classic range to date and has been built in accordance with MCA LY2 regulations. Read More

Turning the hull of superyacht 1012 at Yachting Developments

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Yachting Developments has just releaed this video, of the turning of the hull of the 33.5 metre project 1012. The yacht is designed by Frers Naval Architecture. In build for experienced owners and their family, the yacht will feature a Adam Lay interior. A lifting keel ensures that her owners will be able to cruise in shallow waters. Read More

Sanlorenzo launches 46 metre superyacht Scorpion

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

​Sanlorenzo have announced the launch of the eighth vessel in the 46Steel line. Measuring 46 metres in length and named Scorpion, the five deck displacement superyacht has been built for a Russian owner. Inside she boasts art deco style interiors, with several bespoke pieces of furniture by Architema and Fendi. Read More

The 38.40m superyacht American Pride sold

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

​Merle Wood & Associates has announced that the 38.40 metre superyacht American Pride (ex: Lady Florence; Savoy) has been sold. Built by the U.S. shipyard Trident in 1999, she accommodates up to eight guests on board over one master suite, two double cabins and one twin cabin. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 28.6 metre refitted Elvis

Monday, 25 May 2015

Constructed by the Italian shipyard CRN, the 28.6 metre superyacht Elvis has been used extensively as a charter yacht over the years. Built in 1976, she has recently completed a complete refit just ahead of her 30th birthday, which has dramatically transformed her into one of the most popular charter yachts. Read More

La Familia in Puerto Banús

Friday, 22 May 2015

​Pictured here in Puerto Banús, Spain, is the brand new Amels Limited Editions superyacht La Familia, knows as Project 467 until she was officially named recently. Constructed with an aluminium superstructure and steel hull which has been painted dark blue, she was launched from the Amels shipyard in Vlissingen in February. Read More

Balk relaunching superyacht Seven Sins this weekend

Friday, 22 May 2015

Balk Shipyard is relaunching superyacht Seven Sins this weekend, following an interesting refit, in which her bow was lengthened. Extensions to yachts are most often completed through a stern or amidship extension, making this refit completely unique. The extension will add a total of 2.3 metres to Seven Sins. Read More

Superyacht Griffin sold

Friday, 22 May 2015

Y.CO has announced the sale of the 41.10 metre all aluminium superyacht Griffin, built by the U.S. shipyard Palmer Johnson in 2012. Since her delivery three years ago she has been used extensively as a charter yacht. She was listed for sale by Y.CO., with Peter Bennett at Bluewater Yachting introducing the buyer. Read More

Y.CO reveal price of 88.8 metre superyacht project Intensity

Friday, 22 May 2015

​The result of a collaboration with Y.CO, German shipyard Abeking and Rasmussen, and British studio Andrew Winch Designs, the superyacht project Intensity is currently for sale. After introducing the project to the industry earlier this month, Y.CO. has released her asking price, starting at a cool €126,000,000. Read More

Truly Classic 78 Drumfire sold

Friday, 22 May 2015

​Hoek Brokerage and Central Agent Fraser Yachts have announced the sale of the Truly Classic 78 superyacht Drumfire. The yacht was sold for a second time by Pieter van der Weide of Hoek Brokerage who represented the buyer and Thorsten Giesbert of Fraser Yachts, was representing the seller. Read More

Wider 150’ superyacht Genesi on track for September delivery

Friday, 22 May 2015

Wider Yachts has announced that the new Wider 150 superyacht currently under construction at their facilities in Ancona, Italy, has been named Genesi, and is on track for a late September delivery. The completion of the Wider 150 marks an important milestone for Wider as it is the largest vessel to be completed by the shipyard to date. She is currently available for sale. Read More

Heesen superyacht Ilona spotted in London

Friday, 22 May 2015

The 37 metre all aluminium superyacht Ilona was spotted in London this week, where she hosted a brokers open day on the 19th of May. ​​ Launched in 2007, Heesen undertook all aspects of her design, collaborating with Omega Architects to complete both her interior and exterior design. Read More

Bilgin launches second Classic 160 superyacht

Friday, 22 May 2015

Bilgin Yachts has recently launched the second Classic 160 superyacht. The yet unnamed yacht was launched on May 4th, and is a sistership to M&M, which was delivered by the Turkish shipyard in 2012. The 160 has been built to RINA and commercial standards, accommodating up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. Read More

Mengi Yay and Barracuda develop two new sailing yachts

Friday, 22 May 2015

Turkish shipyard Mengi Yay has developed two new sailing yacht concepts with Barracuda Yacht Design. Measuring 31 metres and 40 metres, both the designs share certain attributes with each other, especially in regards to performance. This includes maximum waterline length hull forms, balanced rudders and deep bulb keels, as well as variable draft centreboards.Read More

The 13 metre Luca Dini designed Baby

Friday, 22 May 2015

Designed by Luca Dini, Italian shipyard Cantiere Navale Italia has announced that the inaugural 13 metre all aluminium Baby is now completely assembled, with painting and fitting out underway. Two of the yachts have been sold already, with a third contracting. She will accommodate up to 12 guests on board. Read More

Interviewing Xenia Tsipidou of Yachtlove

Friday, 22 May 2015

​One of the many Greek yachting brands that were present at this year’s Mediterranean Yacht Show was the Athens based Yachtlove, a relatively new company providing luxury yacht charter and charter management in the East Med. SuperYacht Times’ Maarten Janssen spoke to Director and Owner of the company, Xenia Tsipidou whilst at the show. Read More

Superyachts at Bahia Mar Marina

Thursday, 21 May 2015

​The Bahia Mar Marina in Fort Lauderdale is currently experiencing one of the busiest periods of the year so far. Pictured here are the yachts Matchpoint, Bella Vita, Carpe Diem II and Amarula Sun, all seen in the Florida marina just under two weeks ago. 

Wim van der Valk's Trawler 2395's hull and superstructure joined

Thursday, 21 May 2015

​Wim van der Valk announced on their Facebook page that the hull and superstructure on the Trawler 2395 were successfully joined on 13th May. The all aluminium vessel is the first of a new series for the Dutch yard of semi-custom trawler-style yachts designed by the renowned Guido de Groot, and is being built on spec. Read More

Superyacht Friday sold

Thursday, 21 May 2015

​Camper & Nicholsons has announced that the 30.98 metre superyacht Friday has been sold. Part of the Leopard 31 series, she was built by the Italian shipyard Leopard Yachts in 2007. On board she accommodates up to eight guests as well as a crew of five in modern and bright cabins designed by Jan Des Bouvrie. Read More

Closer look at the new Hatteras 70

Thursday, 21 May 2015

​Measuring 22.71 metres in length, the new Hatteras 70 motor yacht incorporates a number of stand out features designed to increase the yachting experience on board for her guests. Among them is her wide, walk around side decks which lead to the bow lounge - an ideal area to relax. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: the 54.64m superyacht Marie

Thursday, 21 May 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 54.64m superyacht Marie. Read More

Exclusive: Benetti rolls out 63 metre project FB265

Thursday, 21 May 2015

​Pictured here is the latest photograph of the 63 metre superyacht project from the Italian shipyard Benetti. Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, she has a Gross Tonnage of 1,150 and is Lloyd’s Registered. Confirmed details surrounding the new vessel are scarce. Read More

Second edition of Superyacht Festival a success

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Held on Friday the 8th May ahead of the 10th edition of the World Superyacht Awards in Amsterdam, SuperYacht Company are pleased to announce that the second Superyacht Festival was another great success. Around 250 guests attended the event that lead well into the night. Read More

Drone video of re-launching of 46 metre superyacht Vantage

Thursday, 21 May 2015

​Published on May 20th by New Zealand shipyard Oceania Marine, the following video shot on a drone shows the re-launch of the 45.7 metre superyacht Vantage recently. Built by the U.S. shipyard Palmer Johnson Yachts in 2010, she is constructed with aluminium and GRP and is Lloyd’s Registered. Read More

Al Mirqab and Al Salamah in Greece

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Pictured here last week in Greece are two of the largest superyachts in the world, the 133 metre Al Mirqab, and the 139.30 metre Al Salamah. Al Mirqab is currently the world’s 15th largest superyacht, and was built by the German shipyard Peters Schiffbau in 2008. Read More

The 55m superyacht Obsession sold

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Merle Wood & Associates has announced that the 55 metre superyacht Obsession (ex: Oceana C; Bolkiah I; Maalana; Oceana; True Blue) has been sold. Obsession was built in 1991 by the Australian shipyard Oceanfast with an aluminium hull and aluminium/GRP superstructure. She accommodates up to 10 guests on board over five cabins. Read More

Superyacht Crowned Eagle sold

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

​Camper & Nicholsons International has announced the sale of the 43.28 metre superyacht Crowned Eagle (ex: Status Quo; Princess Sarah). Built by the Canadian shipyard Richmond Yachts in 2007, she accommodated up to 12 guests on board over a six stateroom layout. A crew of eight are also accommodated for on board. Read More

Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts launches Jangada

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Yesterday, Wim van der Valk Continental Yachts launched a 37 metre superyacht, a launch which was attended by SYT's Eddie Kloosterman. It was the second launch at the Dutch yard this month, as they also launched the Continental III 25.00 Raised Pilothouse, Jangada. Read More

26 Metre Champagne O’Clock Sold

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

​Ocean Independence has today announced the sale of the 26.21 metre yacht Champagne O’Clock. Built by the Italian shipyard Falcon Yachts in 2001, she features an exterior design by Stefano Righini Design and was last refitted in 2008. On board she accommodates up to eight guests. Read More

New Azimut 83 nears completion in Brazil

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

​Azimut Brazil has recently released the following picture on their Facebook page of the first Azimut 83, which is being built specifically for the Brazilian market. Measuring 25.2 metres in length, she accommodates guests over four luxurious cabins, including a large master suite which features a whirlpool bath and plenty of space. Read More

The Top 100 largest superyachts in the world

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

We take another look at the 100 largest superyachts in the world, as there have been some changes in the list since the last time. We have included all delivered yachts that are still in service as a yacht today, as well as projects which are close to their final delivery date. The list will be updated whenever there are changes. Read More

Video of the launch of the two superyachts at Columbus Yachts

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Columbus Yachts - part of the Palumbo Group - has released this video of the launch of their two latest superyachts, the Classic 57m, which until this week was kept a well guarded secret, and hull number two of the Sport Hybrid 40m. The Classic 57m is a fully custom superyacht constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, and the Sport Hybrid 40m, named Divine. Read More

Maryah and Lady Moura in Antibes

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

​Seen yesterday in Antibes, France, are the two superyachts Maryah and Lady Moura. The 125 metre Maryah (ex: (ex: Dalmorgeologiya; Fortune; Czar) was built in 2014 by the Greek Elefsis Shipyard, and features naval architecture by Naos. Read More

Riva reveal 88’ Domino Super and the 88’ Florida in Monte Carlo

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

​Italian brand Riva revealed two new boats yesterday in Monte Carlo; the 88’ Domino Super and the 88’ Florida. The 88’ Domino Super measures 26.70 metres in length, with a beam of 6.30 metres. She features a streamlined profile with a dark grey hull as well as large continuous hull glazing. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Maryah in Antibes

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Since leaving the Elefsis Shipyard facilities in March, the 125 metre superyacht Maryah has been spotted several times throughout the Mediterranean, including in Montenegro just two days after her departure from Greece, as well as in Genoa. She is currently located in Antibes, France. Read More

Moonen 100 Explorer sold

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

​OCEAN Independence has announced the in-house sale of the Moonen 100 Explorer. Measuring 30.75 metres with a beam of 7.50 metres and a draft of 2.22 metres, she was built by the Dutch shipyard Moonen in 2013. On board she accommodates up to seven guests over a three cabin layout. Read More

Nautor's Swan ready to install flush deck on 115

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan released the following pictures on their Facebook page yesterday, showing the flush deck of the inaugural Swan 115 FD being moved closer to the yacht in order to prepare final details before the deck will be installed. Measuring 35.20 metres, she will have a beam of 8.12 metres. Read More

The 53m superyacht Blue Scorpion sold

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Burgess has announced that the 52.45 metre superyacht Blue Scorpion has been sold. Built by the Italian shipyard Baglietto in 2006 to a design by Francesco Paszkowski, the steel and aluminium yacht accommodates up to 10 guests over five luxurious cabins. Burgess both brought the buyer and represented the seller in the sale. Read More

Wim van der Valk launches superyacht Santa Maria T

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Dutch shipyard Wim van der Valk have launched the 37 metre superyacht Santa Maria T this morning. SuperYacht Times’ Eddie Kloosterman was at the shipyard’s facilities in Waalwijk earlier, where he took the following photographs. Inside she features an interior by Guido de Groot. Read More

Oceanco superyachts Equanimity & Infinity in Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 18 May 2015

​Pictured here for the first time side by side as the sun sets over Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, are the two vast Oceanco superyachts Equanimity and Infinity. Measuring 88.50 metres in length, Infinity was delivered to her owners earlier this year after being launched in July 2014. Read More

Oceanco project Y715 arrives at the yard

Monday, 18 May 2015

Pictured here arriving at the Oceanco yard in the Netherlands is Project Y715, the latest 88.5 metre superyacht to be under construction at the Dutch shipyard’s facilities. Scheduled for a late 2016 launch date, she features exterior design by Sam Sorgiovanni. Read More

Charter deal of the week: The 27m sailing yacht Vintage

Monday, 18 May 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 27m superyacht Vintage. Read More

Largest Gulf Craft superyacht to date launched

Monday, 18 May 2015

UAE shipyard Gulf Craft has announced the launch of the Majesty 155, the largest superyacht ever to be constructed with the brand. Measuring 47 metres in length, she features elegant and stylish interiors. "Today, customers are looking for a greater capacity to entertain." Read More

ATM 24M Trawler to be delivered this year

Monday, 18 May 2015

​Featuring designs by Hot Lab, the 23.9 metre steel and aluminium ATM 24M Trawler is currently under construction at Turkish shipyard ATM Yachts and is scheduled for delivery this summer. As seen in her renderings, she will have a sophisticated but modern interior. Read More

In Pictures: Columbus Yachts launches two superyachts

Monday, 18 May 2015

​Columbus Yachts - part of the Palumbo Group - has launched two new superyachts this past weekend, the Classic 57m and hull number two of the Sport Hybrid 40m. SuperYacht Times Merijn de Waard was at the launch on Saturday the 16th, which took place on one of the Palumbo Group’s floating docks in the Port of Naples, Italy. Read More

Interviewing Spiros Galanakis of Athens Yachts

Monday, 18 May 2015

​Held from the 2nd to 6th May on the island of Nafplio, Greece, the second edition of the Mediterranean Yacht Show was an unprecedented success. A total of 67 crewed yachts were present at the event, as well as 242 yacht brokers from all over the world, and 17 stands featuring yachting services and supplies. Read More

Video of newly delivered superyacht Madame Kate

Monday, 18 May 2015

​Seen here arriving in Puerto Banus in Spain is the newly delivered 60 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Madame Kate. Built by the Dutch shipyard Amels and launched in February of this year, she features naval architecture by the Amels team, as well as exterior design by Tim Heywood Design. Read More

Amels completes 30th precision RoFlo operation

Monday, 18 May 2015

Dutch shipyard Amels has announced that they have recently completed their 30th RoFlo operation. Production Manager at Amels, Bert Beckers, explains the RoFlo method in more detail stating, "The Roll-on / Float-off or ‘RoFlo’ method is a launching operation we’ve perfected at Amels." Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Cocoa Bean in Antibes

Monday, 18 May 2015

​Pictured here enjoying the warm climes of Antibes, France is the 73.98 metres metre superyacht Cocoa Bean. Built by the U.S. shipyard Trinity Yachts in 2013, she features interior design by Evan K. Marshall, whilst the team at the shipyard undertook both her exterior design and naval architecture. Read More

Superyacht of the week: the 31.78m Farfalla

Sunday, 17 May 2015

​Built by the South African shipyard Southern Wind and launched in May 2014, the 31.78 metre superyacht Farfalla was recently awarded one of the highest awards in the industry, the prestigious Quality & Value Award at the 2015 edition of the World Superyacht Awards. She features naval architecture by Farr Yacht Design. Read More

Superyacht Bliss in Vulcano

Friday, 15 May 2015

​Built by the U.S. shipyard Palmer & Johnson in 2014, the 52.20 metre superyacht Bliss is pictured here moored at Marina Baia di Levante on the island of Vulcano around 25 km north of Sicily, Italy. Constructed entirely of aluminium, she features exterior and interior design by Nuvolari & Lenard. Read More

Search for owner to restore 1964 Feadship superyacht City

Friday, 15 May 2015

​Denison Yacht Sales is on the search for a buyer of the 26.21 metre superyacht City. Built in 1964 by the renowned Feadship shipyard in the Netherlands, she has enjoyed several names over the past 60 years, including Anoatok; Intent; Katuna; Joanna; Tyki; Dale R and Seawings, and was originally launched as Exact. Read More

Odenwald finalize long-term consultancy for German supplier

Friday, 15 May 2015

Odenwald has announced the successful finalization of a long-term consulting activity with a leading German supplier. The German superyacht surveyors started with the supplier in 2012 with a 40 metre new build project . "Being involved as consultants right from the initial step, it makes us happy and proud." Read More

Spirit partners with Rhoades Young on new 34m superyacht

Friday, 15 May 2015

​Spirit Yachts and Rhoades Young have recently revealed the designs for a new 34.25 metre superyacht in an exclusive collaboration. Named Spirit Royale, the General Arrangement plan of wooden built vessel is presented here in watercolour designs.

The 58 metre superyacht Unbridled runs aground in Miami

Friday, 15 May 2015

Built by the U.S. shipyard Trinity Yachts in 2009, the 58.22 metre superyacht Unbridled has run aground in the Malloy Channel near Miami Beach, Florida. Reported by the U.S. Coast Guard, the incident happened yesterday at around 11 am with 14 people on board. Read More

Corgo Yacht Design 26.45m superyacht S-900 in production

Friday, 15 May 2015

​Argentinian design studio Corgo Yacht Design has announced that their latest 26.45 metre yacht design is in production at the Astilleros Segue shipyard in Argentina. The concept begun it’s journey in 2013, and has been designed with the Brazilian market in mind. Read More

GA & Partners presents the 60 metre sea coupé

Friday, 15 May 2015

​The Italian studio GA & Partners has revealed a new 60 metre superyacht design inspired by the style of the iconic 1930s Bugatti. She has been designed by architect and CEO of the company Massimo Marzorati. Read More

The 45m superyacht My Trust Fund sold

Friday, 15 May 2015

Fraser Yachts has today announced that the 45 metre superyacht My Trust Fund has been sold. Built by the Dutch shipyard Hakvoort in 2008, she features naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design, with Cor D. Rover Design responsible for her exterior design and Felix Buytendijk Yacht Design. Read More

The P100 Spirit Powerboat

Friday, 15 May 2015

Introduced by Spirit Yachts, the latest 31 metre P100 Spirit Powerboat reportedly generated considerable interest at the latest Singapore Yacht Show, which took place from the 23rd to 26th April. Her exterior is finished in deep lacquered mahogany from stern to stern. Read More

Superyacht Taransay on seatrials

Friday, 15 May 2015

The Italian shipyard Rossi Navi has released the following photographs of the recently launched superyacht Taransay completing her successful seatrials on the 13th May. She is a reproduction of a British model from the early 20th century, with differences including a modernised layout. Read More

Mulder 94 Voyager superyacht launched

Friday, 15 May 2015

​Mulder has announced that the 28.65 metres Mulder 94 Voyager has been successfully launched from the Zoeterwoude facility of Mulder Shipyard in the Netherlands on the 12th April. The Voyager is a full custom built yacht with an aluminium hull and superstructure built according to RINA classification. Read More

The 30m superyacht Aegean Schatz in Poros

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

​Built by the Turkish shipyard Yener Yat in 2006, the 30 metre sailing yacht Aegean Schatz is pictured here cruising off the island of Poros, Greece last week. Her naval architecture and exterior design was all undertaken in-house by the team at Yener Yat, and she is constructed out of epoxy and wood. Read More

Three CMB superyachts under construction

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

​Turkish shipyard CMB Yachts have revealed their three latest superyachts currently under construction; the CMB 104, Miracle, 105, Magic, and 106, Mina. All three yachts will be available for sale in the coming summer months. Read More

Charter superyacht Ouranos in Greece this summer

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

​The second Mediterranean Yacht Show, was held from the 2nd to 6th May in Nafplio, Greece. SYT's Maarten Janssen attended the show, and visited over 25 superyachts in the course of 4 days. One of the stars of the show, was the 45 metre superyacht Ouranos, completed by the Italian shipyard Tecnomar. Read More

Yachting Shanghai International Marine Expo approaching fast

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Organised by the EXPO Shanghai Group, the very first edition of the Yachting Shanghai International Marine Expo is scheduled to take place from the 8th to the 12th July. Organisers of the inaugural show have chosen to opt for a slightly different angle than other boat shows. Read More 

Two new superyachts under construction at Black Sea Yachts

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

​Black Sea Yachts currently have two superyacht projects under construction at their facilities in Ukraine; the 27.6 metre BSY 90, and the 29.2 metre BSY 98. Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, BSY 90 is designed by the in-house team at the shipyard, with a unique interior as per the owner’s wishes. Read More

On board charter superyacht Suncoco

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Built in 1992 by the Dutch shipyard Lowland Yachts, the 31.52 metre superyacht Suncoco is a charter yacht based in the Eastern Mediterranean. SuperYacht Times’ Maarten Janssen enjoyed a delicious lunch on Suncoco last week whilst in Greece, and was highly impressed. Read More

Segue 26M motoryacht to be delivered soon

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

​Built by the Argentinian shipyard Segue and launched in November of this year, the 26.20 metre Segue 26M features designs by the fellow Argentinian design studio Corgo Yacht Design. She is powered by twin MAN engines of 1,800 hp each, providing her with a top speed of 34 knots and a cruising speed of 28 knots. Read More

New look for iconic Heesen superyacht Octopussy

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Named after the James Bond movie, the 43.58 metre all aluminium iconic superyacht Octopussy (ex: Octopussy 007) was built by the Dutch shipyard Heesen in 1988. When she was first launched, she broke the records in regards to speed, with a top speed of 53.17 knots. Read More

Africa and Lady Dee in Poros on Sunday

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Pictured here in Poros, Greece last Sunday are two 47 metre superyachts; Africa (ex: Imagination) built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 2010, and Lady Dee, built by the Dutch Acico Yachts in 2012. Both yachts are constructed entirely with aluminium. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - May 2015

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Boat International, ShowBoats International, SuperYacht World, Superyacht Business, Dockwalk & The Superyacht Report. Read More

Super Yachts London Joint CA for 49m Nassima

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

​​Super Yachts London has announced that they are now Joint Central Agent for the Acico 160 model, superyacht Nassima. Measuring 49 metres in length, she is constructed entirely out of aluminium and was completed by the up and coming Dutch shipyard Acico in 2012. Read More

Success at the 2nd Mediterranean Yacht Show

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Held from the 2nd to 6th May in Nafplio, Greece, organisers have reported that the second edition of the Mediterranean Yacht Show has been an unprecedented success. A total of 67 crewed yachts were present at the event, as well as 242 yacht brokers from all over the world. Read More

Mulder sells Mulder 73 Wheelhouse Float

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

​Mulder Shipyard has announced that the 22.5 metre yacht Float has been sold. Float is a Mulder 73 Wheelhouse built in 2007, and was sold to an Irish client. She accommodates guests over four cabins, and her interior is finished in white-wash teak combined with wengé details. Nick Mulder at Mulder Shipyard acted on behalf of the seller. Read More

Malcolm Wood joins SuperYacht Company as consultant

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

SuperYacht Company is pleased to announce that we have appointed Malcolm Wood as superyacht consultant. Wood will assist SuperYacht Company with analysing the historic fleet and will prove to be a valuable asset to the company’s trademark philosophy. Read More

Newly refitted superyacht Ilona to host open day in London

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

​Following the completion of her most recent extensive refit at the Heesen facilities in Oss, the Netherlands, the Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts is set to reveal the 37 metre all aluminium superyacht Ilona in London next week. Launched in 2007, Heesen undertook all aspects of her design, collaborating with Omega Architects. Read More

Catamaran motoryacht Bradley sold

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

​Edmiston has recently announced the sale of the 25.81 metre catamaran Bradley, which was built by the French shipyard H2X Yachts & Ships in 2007. She features naval architecture and exterior design by Vaton Design. Read More

The recently delivered 39.9 metre Roxstar

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Superyacht Rox Star was built in 2014 by the Turkish shipyard Oğuz Marin is a 39.90 metre luxury ketch, featuring naval architecture and exterior design from the Bodrum based shipyard. Her opulent interiors were undertaken by Atelier K Architectes. Read More

MetalShips set to complete 59 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

The Spanish shipyard MetalShips will complete the construction of the 59 metre steel and aluminium superyacht project referred to as the Marin 5900, project Y102. The project was commissioned in 2008, and after a series of delays the original client cancelled the contract in 2011. Read More

New superyacht legislation in Thailand

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Following a meeting between the Thai government and Phuket industry stakeholders held recently, new plans have been announced in regards to legislation for superyacht charters and foreign flagged yachts in the region. Three integral areas of improvement have been highlighted to reach this Superyacht Hub goal.

Columbus Yachts prepares to launch two new superyachts

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Italian shipyard Columbus Yachts - part of the Palumbo Group - are busy preparing for the launch of two new superyachts this coming weekend. On the 16th May, the Classic 57m as well as hull number two of the Sport Hybrid 40m will be launched on one of the Palumbo Group’s floating docks in the Port of Naples. Read More

The 109 metre Sculli superyacht concept Esprit Large

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

​Following the partial publication of the 109 metre superyacht design from the Italian designers Studio Sculli, here are the latest renderings of Esprit Large. The displacement yacht boasts a beam of 18.4 metres, and will accommodate up to 16 guests in total luxury on board, as well as a dedicated crew of 36. Read More

Winners of the World Superyacht Awards

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

The 2015 edition of the prestigious World Superyacht Awards returned to Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 9th May for a glamorous evening spent rewarding the best superyachts of the past year in a total of 18 categories. Judged by a panel predominantly consisting of owners, here is the complete list of winners. Read More

The Lago 92 Ciliam in Singapore

Monday, 11 May 2015

​Built by Salthouse Boatbuilders Shipyard in New Zealand in 1999 and designed by VPLP Design, the 29 metre catamaran Ciliam is pictured here in Singapore last week. She is characteristically fast due to her weight being kept strictly under control during her construction, as well as her 35 metre carbon fibre mast. Read More

Miami International Boat Show unveils new transportation plan for Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin

Monday, 11 May 2015

As the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) prepares for the 2016 edition of the Miami International Boat Show and its move to Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, organisers report that planning for transportation, parking and traffic are top priorities. Read More

The 55m Amels superyacht Step One sold

Monday, 11 May 2015

Y.CO has announced that the 55 metre Amels built superyacht Step One has been sold. Part of the Dutch shipyard’s Limited Edition Range, she was launched from Vlissingen in 2012 and features exterior design by Tim Heywood Design. Laura Sessa was responsible for her interiors. Read More

CRN launches the 55m superyacht Atlante

Monday, 11 May 2015

​The Italian shipyard CRN has announced the launch of their latest superyacht, the 55 metre Atlante. Officially launched from the yard’s facilities in Ancona on the 9th May, Atlante marks the 134th hull in the brand’s history. Nuvolari & Lenard was responsible for her exterior design whilst CRN’s Engineering Department was in charge of naval architecture. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Majesty 122

Sunday, 10 May 2015

​Built by the UAE based shipbuilders Gulf Craft, the Majesty 122 is one of six Majesty superyachts that have thus far been launched by the brand. She features naval architecture completed in-house by the team at Gulf Craft, as well as both interior and exterior design. Read More

Exclusive: The 147m sailing superyacht White Pearl hits the water

Sunday, 10 May 2015

​The highly anticipated sailing yacht White Pearl has been launched from the German shipyard Nobiskrug’s facilities in Kiel on Friday. Measuring a staggering 147 metres, the vessel is currently the largest sailing yacht in the world, and the 10th largest superyacht in the world. Read More

Actaea Yacht Beach Club concept

Friday, 8 May 2015

​The latest yacht concept from designer Jacopo Leoni is the 30.50 metre Actaea, Yacht Beach Club. Built entirely out of fibreglass, the catamaran sailboat comes with the possibility of customising the superstructure of the vessel either to a Thai or Arabian version instead of the standard version. Read More

The Sunseeker Stargazer in Genoa

Friday, 8 May 2015

​Measuring 38.40 metres in length, the superyacht Stargazer was seen here in Genoa, Italy last month. She was completed by the British shipyard Sunseeker in 2012, and features both naval architecture and exterior design by the brand. Read More

Antibes Celebrates Yachting a success

Friday, 8 May 2015

Held from the 24th to 25th April, the inaugural Antibes Celebrates Yachting (ACY) event in Port Vauban in Antibes was reportedly a great success, with almost 1,500 visitors participating from all over the world as well as a total of 54 companies. Read More

Zuccon International Project present 50m superyacht Teseo

Friday, 8 May 2015

​Zuccon International Project has revealed their latest 50 metre superyacht design. Named Teseo, the brand were appointed by the Italian CRN shipyard to design a new yacht on an existing platform for the Explorer category. The result is a semi-custom Expedition yacht available with three different layouts. Read More

Benetti launches new yacht operation programme, Dedicato

Friday, 8 May 2015

​The Italian brand Benetti has announced a new 5 year yacht full care programme. Named Dedicato, the programme offers Benetti owners technical assistance, maintenance, administration and crewing services at a fixed yearly rate. Read More

Cristiano Gatto interiors on board the 50m Akoya

Friday, 8 May 2015

​Following the news we published yesterday regarding the sale of the 50 metre Heesen built superyacht Akoya, Cristiano Gatto has revealed more information about the interiors on board the vessel. This is the third project the Italian designer has developed with the Dutch shipyard. Read More

Columbus Yachts new Oceanic Coupé line

Friday, 8 May 2015

​Columbus Yachts has announced its latest motor yachts semi-custom line: the new Oceanic Coupé line, designed in a tight collaboration with Giorgio Vafiadis & Associates, based on a concept created by Stefano Inglese Vafiadis. The line is aimed at both the Asian and U.S. market and is characterized by large living spaces on board. Read More

CRN presents new 50m superyacht design projects

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Italian shipyard CRN has revealed three new superyacht projects, all measuring 50 metres in length; Teseo, SuperConero and Dislopen Special Edition. All of the projects have been developed in cooperation with Zuccon International Project. Read More

Heesen superyacht Daloli in Spetses

Thursday, 7 May 2015

SYT’s Maarten Janssen is currently in Greece and has just sent this photo of superyacht Daloli docking in the Island of Spetses yesterday. The 36.75 metre superyacht Daloli was built by Heesen Yachts in 1995 as Teeth for the Sultan of Brunei. Read More

Sunrise Yachts launch first of 63m series, superyacht Irimari

Thursday, 7 May 2015

​Turkish shipyard Sunrise Yachts has launched the first of the Sunrise 63 series. After a total construction time of 30 months, Irimari was launched on the 30th April from the shipyard’s facilities in Antalya by two 700 cranes from the ship HHL Valparaiso. Read More

Second Mangusta 110 superyacht launched

Thursday, 7 May 2015

​The Overmarine Group has announced the launch of the second superyacht in the new Mangusta 110 series. The 110 is one of the new Maxi Open Mangusta models that have been launched over the past two years. Amongst her notable characteristics are her sporty external lines. Read More

Vilanova Grand Marina and Ventura Yachts to establish Ferretti service point in marina

Thursday, 7 May 2015

A recent partnership between the Vilanova Grand Marina in Barcelona and Ventura Yachts - the Spanish importer for Ferretti - means that a new generation Ferretti service point will be established in the marina. The move will work to strengthen the technical assistance and shipyard after-sales service. Read More

Superyacht Project Akoya sold

Thursday, 7 May 2015

​Dutch shipyard Heesen has announced the sale of the 50 metre semi-displacement superyacht Akoya, a sistership to Satori and Monaco Wolf. She features exterior design by Omega Architects, who have implemented a distinctive streamlined superstructure as well as the iconic reverse sheer pelican beak bow. Read More

Superyacht Buzz sold

Thursday, 7 May 2015

​Super Yachts London has announced that the Sunseeker 90 yacht Buzz has been sold. Built by the British shipyard in 2008, she features naval architecture by Don Shead. On board she accommodates up to eight guests over a master state room, a VIP cabin and two twin cabins. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: the 35.61m superyacht Tiziana

Thursday, 7 May 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 35.61m superyacht Tiziana.

Mondomarine takes over Cantieri di Pisa

Thursday, 7 May 2015

​Mondomarine spa has announced the acquisition of Cantieri di Pisa. The history of Cantieri di Pisa begun in 1945 in Limite sull’Arno and in 1956 the company moved to Darsena Pisana with a view to built larger boats. Mondomarine, which produces superyachts over 40 metres, has won the call for bids established by the Court of La Spezia. Read More

Um Hurair at Jebel Ali Golf Resort Marina

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

​Pictured here at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort Marina in Dubai earlier this year in March is the 47.78 metres superyacht Um Hurair (ex. Ilham II; Gulnev). Built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 1970, she is built with a steep hull and aluminium superstructure, with a Gross Tonnage of just 393. Read More

Hull completed of 98.5m Abeking & Rasmussen superyacht project

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

​On Thursday 30th April 2015 the FSG Shipyard in Flensburg, Germany launched the hull of the latest 98.50 metre superyacht which will be built by Abeking & Rasmussen. Only known by her hull number 6501, she will be the largest Abeking & Rasmussen superyacht ever built. Read More

Official launch announcement of Aquijo by Oceanco & Vitters

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

​Following exclusive photographs published by SuperYacht Times last week, Dutch shipyards Oceanco and Vitters have officially announced the launch of the aluminium ketch Aquijo. The 85 metre sailing yacht features designs by Tripp Design Naval Architects, and is the outcome of a successful cooperation. Read More

Monte Carlo Yachts sells two superyachts to Hong Kong clients

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Asia Yachting has announced the sale of two 32 metre MCY105 superyachts. Built by the Italian shipyard Monte Carlo Yachts, the vessels feature exterior design by Nuvolari & Lenard, whilst naval architecture has been completed by the in-house team at Monte Carlo Yachts. Read More

Mediterranean Yacht Show photo gallery

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

​After a successful first edition last year, the Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) was back in Greece from the 2nd to 6th of May this year. Organised by the Greek Yachting Association, the charter show was once again held in the historic town of Nafplion. Read More

Bond TM updated IT and AV training courses

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Bond TM has reviewed its IT and AV training course syllabuses, and are offering three new courses for professional yacht crew next month. The courses will be held in Amsterdam, and include the latest updates for crew looking to improve their skillset and ability to handle IT and AV challenges under pressure on board. Read More

More details on Lürssen's new 91m superyacht Orchid

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

​German shipyard Lürssen has launched their latest superyacht project. Named Orchid, she was launched from the floating dock 29 months after her keel was laid in 2012, and 19 months after her technical launch in 2013. Project coordination has been undertaken by Y.CO since her inception. Read More

Logica introduces 37m superyacht concept

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

​Logica Yachts has introduced their latest steel and aluminium superyacht project, the 37 metre Logica 120. She features exterior design by Brenta Design, whilst P.L.A.N.A. undertook her naval architecture. On board she accommodates up to ten guests in total. Read More

The Admiral superyacht Alhena in Porto Ercole

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

​Pictured here last month enjoying some of the first few weeks of the Italian spring/summer season is the 34.57 metre Alhena. Built by the Italian shipyard Admiral in 2004, she features naval architecture by Andrea Bacigalupo in collaboration with Admiral. Read More

Palma Superyacht Show attracts global buyers

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

As the International Boat Show Palma draws to a close today, SuperYacht Times’ Merijn de Waard interviews Arne Ploch of Camper & Nicholsons International and one of the organisers of the Palma Superyacht Show. Arne talks about the how the show has changed in recent years. Read More

KK Superyachts sells 27m superyacht Touchstone

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

​KK Superyachts has announced that the 27 metre superyacht Touchstone (ex. Walindi) has been sold, with central agent Vesa Kaukonen at KK Superyachts representing the seller and Kevin Bonnie at IYC introducing the buyer. Read More

Feadship superyacht Falcon Lair undergoing major refit

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

​After being sold in 2014 by Craig Cadwalader of Ardell Yacht & Ship Brokers - California & Florida, the 67.3 metre superyacht Falcon Lair (ex: New Horizon L; White Cloud) is currently undergoing a major refit at Compositeworks Shipyard in La Ciotat, France. She was built by the Dutch shipyard Feadship in 1983. Read More

Horizon Yachts launch new E78 superyacht

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

​Taiwanese shipyard Horizon Yachts has announced the launch of a new E78 open bridge motoryacht that has been designed specifically for the U.S. market. She features a three stateroom layout and an innovative exterior design element: a hydraulic flybridge hardtop that lowers the overall height of the boat by a 8 feet. Read More

Y.CO introduce the 88.8m superyacht project Intensity

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

​Y.CO has recently introduced their latest superyacht project in collaboration with Abeking & Rasmussen and Andrew Winch Designs. Named Intensity, the 88.8 metre vessel has been developed on the same hull and engineering platform as the recent 82 metre Kibo and is ready for purchase for a new owner. Read More

Superyacht Titan in Singapore

Monday, 4 May 2015

​Spotted in Singapore last week, here is the 80 metre sharp grey hulled superyacht Titan, built by the German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen in 2010. She is the sistership to both Eminence and C2 and features both interior and exterior design by Reymond Langton Design, and features several bespoke furniture pieces. Read More

Front Street Shipyard launch 27.4m Asha after extensive refit

Monday, 4 May 2015

​The U.S. based Front Street Shipyard has announced that the 27.4 metre yacht Asha has been launched after spending the entire winter and spring at their facilities in Maine. Her extensive refit included exterior paint touch up’s, an update of her interior and modernised galley. Read More

The 42m historical superyacht Cangarda ready for refit

Monday, 4 May 2015

​The 42 metre steel and wooden superyacht Cangarda (ex. Magedoma) has arrived at Front Street Shipyard in Maine, U.S. for her latest set of work. Built by Pusey & Jones in 1901, this classic yacht has a colourful history. Like many yachts built prior to WWII, she played her part in the warfare of the 1940s. Read More

Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary regatta

Monday, 4 May 2015

Entries for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Solent summer celebration of 200 years, the RYS International Bicentenary Regatta, have reached sixty, organisers report, with numbers rising every day. Four J-Class yachts will be participating, including the latest confirmed entry Rainbow. Read More

More exhibitors than ever at the International Boat Show Palma

Monday, 4 May 2015

​As the 32nd edition of the International Boat Show Palma draws to a close today, organisers have reported that there has been more exhibitors present at the 2015 event than ever before. This year’s numbers totalled 207 exhibitors, 75% of which are repeat clients from previous years. Read More

Photo gallery of the MYBA Yacht Charter Show in Genoa

Monday, 4 May 2015

​Held from the 27th to 30th April in Genoa, Italy, the trade only MYBA Yacht Charter Show came to an end a few days ago. The 27th edition of the event hosted a wide range of vessels, with the smallest yacht in attendance being the 23.99 metre sailing yacht Si Vis Pacem, and the largest yacht on show the 72 metre Axioma. Read More

Talking sailing yachts in Palma with CNI broker Simon Goldsworthy

Monday, 4 May 2015

SuperYacht Times Merijn de Waard is currently in Palma de Mallorca for the 32nd edition of the International Boat Show Palma, and the third edition of the Palma Superyacht Show. Here, Merijn speaks to Simon Goldsworthy about the benefits of the Palma Show. Read More

New photos of Oceanco Y711 / Vitters 3069 project

Monday, 4 May 2015

Following our exclusive coverage of the Oceanco Y711 / Vitters 3069 project getting ready to be launched last week, here are the latest photos of the 86 metre sailing vessel. She features naval architecture and exterior design by Tripp Design Naval Architects. Read More

Heesen Yachts launches 55m Azamanta

Monday, 4 May 2015

​Heesen Yachts has announced the launch of the 55 metre project 17255 on 1st May from their facilities in Oss, the Netherlands. The fast displacement steel-hulled yacht - developed by Van Oossanen Naval Architects in collaboration with Heesen - has been christened Azamanta. Read More

Angara in Palma after winter yard period

Monday, 4 May 2015

​Built in 2011 by Taiwanese shipyard Horizon Yachts, the 41.15 metre Angara was seen in Palma following a period in the yard over winter. Absolute Boat Care were contracted to complete finishing services on board ranging from Antifoul to full exterior polish using GTechniq and Permanon products. Read More

First Superyacht Interior Conference to be held in Hamburg

Monday, 4 May 2015

SuperYacht Times are pleased to announce that we will be acting as media sponsors for the upcoming Superyacht Interior conference. Focusing on bringing together the superyacht and private jet industry, the Superyacht Interior conference will be held from the 29th to 30th June in Hamburg, Germany. Read More

Photo gallery of the Palma Superyacht Show

Monday, 4 May 2015

SuperYacht Times Merijn de Waard was in Palma de Mallorca last weekend for the 32nd edition of the International Boat Show Palma, and the third edition of the Palma Superyacht Show. The following photo gallery shows some of the yachts and exhibitors present at this years event. Read More

Superyacht of the week: the Sanlorenzo SD126 To-Tok

Sunday, 3 May 2015

​With one hull already launched, the Sanlorenzo SD126 is the new flagship of the Italian shipyard’s SD line of luxury superyachts. She measure 37.95 metres in length, with a beam of 8 metres and a draft of 2.33 metres. Like every Sanlorenzo vessel, she is made to measure according to the preferences of her owners. Read More

Superyacht Lady Haya in Genoa

Friday, 1 May 2015

Built in 1981 by the Japanese shipyard Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the 64.60 metre superyacht Lady Haya (ex. Pegasus IV; Shahnaz) is pictured here in Genoa last month. She features both exterior and interior design by Terence Disdale Design. Read More

Comanche breaks record at Les Voiles de Saint Barth 2015

Friday, 1 May 2015

​Following the close of Les Voiles de St. Barth regatta recently, it has been announced that the superyacht Comanche has broken a new record whilst competing. A regular participant in regattas all over the world, Jim Clark commissioned Comanche to be built at Hodgdon Yachts, with the sole purpose of building a sailing vessel capable of breaking records. Read More

Refit begins on superyacht Constance

Friday, 1 May 2015

Pendennis shipyard has announced that the 46 metre Constance (ex. Jana) has arrived at their facilities in Falmouth, U.K. for refit works. Her main works will include full exterior paint work, new teak on all decks, the replacement of deck cranes and tenders, a remodelled engine room. Read More

President Bauzá inaugurates International Boat Show Palma

Friday, 1 May 2015

​The President of the Balearic Government, Jose Ramón Bauzá, inaugurated the 32nd edition of the International Boat Show Palma yesterday, as well as the 3rd edition of the Palma SuperYacht Show. During his speech, president Bauzá has described the International BoatShow Palma as “a nautical reference worldwide after years of hard work.Read More

Superyacht Capri in Genoa

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Built by Lürssen Yachts in 2003, here is the 58.55 metres superyacht Capri in Genoa. She features naval architecture by Lürssen whilst Glade Johnson Design undertook both her interior and exterior design. Constructed out of steel and aluminium and she has a Gross Tonnage of 1,226. Read More

Quintessence Yachts and Aston Martin unveil the AM37

Thursday, 30 April 2015

​During an exclusive pre-launch event held at the Aston Martin headquarters in the UK, Quintessence Yachts has released details of the first designs now under construction as part of a unique partnership with the famous car brand. Read More

Yachting Shanghai International Marine Expo to take place in July

Thursday, 30 April 2015

The inaugural Yachting Shanghai International Marine Expo is scheduled to take place in July, organised by the EXPO Shanghai Group. The Show will be presented as a ‘park-type yacht festival’, with exhibitions being divided into Urban Marine Lifestyle, Quality Life, and Ocean Culture & Art. Read More

Rivergate Marina to complete third annual survey of 47m superyacht

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Rivergate Marina located in Queensland, Australia, has announced that they are currently in the process of planning the third annual survey for a 47 metre ISA built motor yacht. Travelling from South East Asia to Australia, the vessel is due to arrive at the marina in September. Read More

The new Riva 76’ coupé under construction

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Italian shipyard Riva has announced that the new Riva 76’ coupé is currently under construction at the Ferretti Group Plant in La Spezia. Measuring 22.98 metres in length, the first hull will be painted in a metal silver colour. One of her most interesting features is the use of 40 square metres of glazed surfaces. Read More

New Nautor’s Swan 115 on the move in Finland

Thursday, 30 April 2015

​Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan recently released the following photographs on their Facebook page, showing the transport of a 32.5 metres Swan 115 from the yard’s lamination facilities in Kållby to the BTC assembly by the water in Pietarsaari. Read More

YachtAid Global campaign for disaster relief efforts in Vanuatu

Thursday, 30 April 2015

YachtAid Global (YAG) has called on the yachting industry to support its ongoing fundraising efforts for aid in the island nation of Vanuatu in the wake of the destruction of Cyclone Pam, which devastated the area in early March this year. Read More

The Overmarine Group at the Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 30 April 2015

​The Overmarine Group attended the Singapore Yacht Show for the very first time last week from the 23rd to 26th April together with Henry Goulding, the Group’s new exclusive partner for promoting Mangusta and Mangusta Oceano brands in Singapore. “We strongly believe in this area,” stated Francesco Frediani. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: the 41.5m superyacht Tania T

Thursday, 30 April 2015

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at superyacht Tania T. What is on offer? Read More

Exclusive: Oceanco Y711 / Vitters 3069 project ready to launch

Thursday, 30 April 2015

The latest 86 metre performance sailing yacht project from the Dutch shipyards Oceanco and Vitters is ready to launch. The all aluminium ketch is being constructed at Oceanco’s facilities in Alblasserdam in the Netherlands. Read More

The 32nd International Boat Show Palma begins today

Thursday, 30 April 2015

​Starting today and lasting five days, the 32nd International Boat Show Palma has kicked off. A total of 117 boats up to 30 metres will be hosted at the Moll Vell of Palma, as well as 63 yachts including the 52 metre Mondango. Read More

Exclusive: Lürssen launches 91 metre project Orchid

Thursday, 30 April 2015

​Today, Lürssen launched project Orchid. The 91 metre yacht is designed by Reymond Langton Design, who has given Orchid very harmonious proportions and with a length of 91 metres and a beam of 14.45 metres she boasts extraordinary volumes, accommodating all of the owner’s requirements whilst still maintaining sleek and very elegant lines. The interior is believed to be contemporary modern. Read More

Superyachts in West Palm Beach

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Docked side by side in West Palm Beach, from left to right are superyachts Naia, Grace E, Esense, Better Place and Tango. Naia, the second largest in this row, is a 73.6 metre built in 2011 by Freire Shipyard, to a combined design by H2 and Moore Yacht Design. Read More

The refit of superyacht AlumerciA

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Built by Heesen Yachts in 2001, the 37.70 metre aluminium superyacht AlumerciA undertook an extensive refit last year, including a complete transformation of the interior design, as well as many significant changes to her exterior. Read More

Camper and Nicholsons appoint new charter manager

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Camper and Nicholsons has announced they have appointed Gayle Patterson to their charter marketing division. Gayle will be based in Camper & Nicholsons' Monaco office. Read More

Adam Voorhees unveils 100 metre superyacht concept

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Adam Voorhees has revealed his latest superyacht concept, a 100 metre vessel inspired by Californian casual luxury and Hollywood glamour. On board she accommodates her guests over five spacious rooms, including three guest cabins, one VIP suite and an owner’s suite. Read More

Arcadia Yachts unveils full details of A100

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

With hull number one already under construction at the Italian shipyard Arcadia Yachts, the brand has revealed full details of the Arcadia 100’. Measuring 31.06 metres, she features a new concept flying-bridge, convertible into a sheltered third-deck, completely closed and protected by the side window. Read More

Superyacht Odessa sold

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Built by Christensen in 2009, the 48.77 metre Odessa has just been sold by Burgess and Merle & Wood Associates, in an inhouse Burgess deal. She boasts interior designs by Cristina Bernardeau, who has created a mix of warm, vertical grain walnut joinery, wide-plank walnut hardwood floors, and neutral marbles, with textiles and furnishings by Armani Casa. Read More

Superyacht Lady May in Palm Beach

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Built in 2014 and originally named Como, here is the 46.22 metre aluminium Feadship superyacht in Palm Beach, which has now been renamed Lady May after being sold in March this year. She features naval architecture and exterior design by Dubois Naval Architects. Read More

New photos of large new Lürssen superyacht

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Here are the some more photos of the new Lürssen superyacht pictured at their facilities in Germany. The project is being kept tightly under wraps for the time being, and though the SuperYacht Times enquired with the brand whilst at the Singapore Yacht Show today, they remained tight lipped. Read More

Benetti superyacht Pokrov sold

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

​Ocean Independence has announced that the 30.48 metre superyacht Pokrov has been sold. Built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 1974, the semi-displacement steel and aluminium vessel features naval architecture and exterior design by the Benetti team, and was extensively refitted from 2007 to 2008. Read More

Projects underway at Royal Huisman’s refit division, Huisfit

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Huisfit, Royal Huisman’s refit, repair and maintenance division has announced that three of their current projects are approaching completion for delivery this spring, with other yachts in the pipeline for next winter season. Hyperion, the 47 metre Royal Huisman sloop returned to Vollenhove. Read More

Superyacht Perfect Lady sold

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

​Merle Wood & Associates has announced that the 25.6 metre superyacht Perfect Lady has been sold by John Jacobi. Built by the U.S. shipyard Hatteras in 1997, she accommodates up to six guests on board over a master suite, a double stateroom and a twin cabin all with en suite facilities. Read More

Refit of 40 metre superyacht Ellen complete

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

​The Perini Navi ketch Ellen has recently completed her service and refit at the Perini Navi facility in Viareggio, the Perini Navi team report. Built and designed in her entirety by Perini Navi, she accommodates up to nine guests on board as well as a crew of six. Read More

The 23.95 metre Pelicano Sold

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

​Bernard Gallay Yacht Brokerage has announced that the 23.95 metre catamaran Pelicano has been sold. Built by Tropic Composites in 2005 and a sistership to Song Saigon, she features naval architecture by Joubert Nivelt. On board she accommodates guests over three double cabins. Read More

Preparations underway for Boat Show Palma & Palma Superyacht Show

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Organisers of the upcoming Boat Show Palma and the Palma Superyacht Show have announced that more than 200 operators are currently working on the assembly of the event which will be coming to Palma in two days time. A host of workers are in the process of finishing the infrastructure. Read More

Sunrise preparing the launch of 63 metre Irimari

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

​Antalya based Sunrise Yachts posted this picture recently showing the 63 metre superyacht Irimari being prepared for her launch. Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, Irimari features naval architecture and exterior design by Espen Oeino International, with Sunrise Yachts collaborating on her naval architecture. 

Superyacht of the week: the 69 metre Saluzi

Monday, 27 April 2015

Built by the Australian shipyard Austal in 2003, the 69 metre motor yacht Saluzi has seen somewhat of a transformation since her original build, with an extensive refit completed in 2013 by Horizon Yachts. She features naval architecture and exterior design by the in-house team at the shipyard. Read More

Interviewing Robert Tan of Oceanco at the Singapore Yacht Show

Monday, 27 April 2015

Held in Sentosa Cove, the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show came to a successful end yesterday. Many of the world's top brands were represented at the show, including Oceanco, who brought Anastasia, the largest yacht at the show. We sat down with Robert Tan. Read More

Interviewing Managing Director Asia and Senior Broker Richard Lambert of Burgess

Monday, 27 April 2015

Burgess recently appointed Richard Lambert as Managing Director Asia and Senior Broker, a position which is combined with his other role as Global Head of the Semi-Custom Division. Richard is responsible for leading the overall development of Burgess in Asia and will personally support and advise Asia-based clients. Read More

Interviewing Bart Kimman of N&J at the SYS

Monday, 27 April 2015

At the Singapore Yacht Show, SuperYachtTimes.com and SuperyachtNews.com jointly ran the Singapore Yacht Show News Centre, providing the latest insights into what’s happening at the event, as well as opinions and analysis from the industry’s most recognised personalities. In this video SYT's Maarten speaks to Bart Kimman of Northrop & Johnson. Read More

Interviewing Scott Walker of Asia Pacific Superyachts at the SYS

Monday, 27 April 2015

On the last day of the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, we interviewed Scott Walker of Asia Pacific Superyachts. Read More

Erwin Bamps at the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times team spoke to CEO of UAE based shipyard Gulf Craft, Erwin Bamps. Speaking of the brand’s expansion into Southeast Asia, Bamps told us what challenges the Asian superyacht markets face. Read More

Arthur Tay, Chairman of One 15 Marina Club at the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times team is currently in Singapore for the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, being hosted at the One 15 Marina Club located at Sentosa Cove, Singapore. We spoke to Arthur Tay this morning, the Chairman of the Marina, who spoke candidly about the success of the Show and the state of the Asian superyacht industry. Read More

Wider presenting the Express Cruising Division at the SYS

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Wider in collaboration with Boat Lagoon Yachting will present the Express Cruising Division at the Singapore Yacht Show, which begun today. Part of the Division is the Wider 32’ and Wider 42’. Fulvio De Simoni conceived the Wider 32’ as the ideal tender to the new Wider 150’ superyacht. Read More

Video of day two of the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

The fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show opened its doors to the industry and public this week in Sentosa Cove. Read More

Interviewing John Leonida of Clyde & Co at the SYS

Sunday, 26 April 2015

On the second day of the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, we interview John Leonida of Clyde & Co.

Interviewing Benetti's Luigi Adamo at the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Benetti has revealed their Asia strategies at the Singapore Yacht Show 2015, stating that they have increased their presence in the area with two offices in Hong Kong. In addition, the brand have confirmed their sales successes over the past five years. We spoke with Luigi Adamo of Benetti Asia. Read More

Interviewing Bas Nederpelt of Feadship at the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

On the third day of the Singapore Yacht Show, Merijn de Waard sat down with Feadship's Sales Director Bas Nederpelt, to discuss the Asian market for the Dutch Shipyard. Read More

Interviewing Overmarine at the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Italian shipyard Overmarine recently opened an office in Asia. SYT's Merijn de Waard sat down with Henry Goulding, who runs the office of Overmarine here in Asia, and asked him about the type of yachts that suit the local market. Read More

Interviewing Marine Projects at the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

During the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, which opened its doors to the industry and public this week in Sentosa Cove, our friends at Superyachtnews.com interviewed Jeff Houlgrave of Marine Projects. Read More

Interviewing Yachtzoo's Darrell Hall at the Singapore Yacht Show

Sunday, 26 April 2015

We sat down with Darrell Hall of Yachtzoo, to talk about the two very different yachts that the company has on display here at the 2015 Singapore Yacht Show. Read More

Fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show opens

Saturday, 25 April 2015

​The fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show opened its doors to the industry and public yesterday in Sentosa Cove. Managing Director of the Show, Andy Treadwell, reports that he is extremely happy with how far the Show has come in a relatively short period of time. Read More

Interviewing Roberto Zambrini at the Singapore Yacht Show

Saturday, 25 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times interviewed the new CEO of Mondomarine, Roberto Zambrini, at the Singapore Yacht Show this morning. In the following video, you can see Zambrini talk about the latest sale of a 40 metre explorer yacht to an Italian owner, as well as shed a little light on a new exciting development. Read More

Photo Gallery of the first day of the Singapore Yacht Show

Saturday, 25 April 2015

​The following photo gallery depicts just some of the yachts, exhibitors and events that took place on the opening day of the Singapore Yacht Show yesterday. The top three largest yachts pictured are the 75.50 metre Oceanco built Anastasia which is officially the biggest yacht at the Show this year. Read More

Interviewing Mary Anne Edwards of Superyacht Australia at the Singapore Yacht Show

Saturday, 25 April 2015

​The SuperYacht Times team in collaboration with Superyachtnews.com interviewed one of the Australian superyacht industry’s most influential members this morning, Mary Anne Edwards, CEO of Superyacht Australia. Read More

Interviewing Cameron Bray of Bray Management at the Singapore Yacht Show

Saturday, 25 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times team in collaboration with Superyachtnews.com interviewed Cameron Bray of Bray Management today at the Singapore Yacht Show. Bray has worked extensively in regards to easing access to superyachts in Australian waters. Read More

Interviewing Fraser Yachts at the Singapore Yacht Show

Saturday, 25 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times team in collaboration with Superyachtnews.com interviewed Executive Chairman, Robert Giorgio, and experienced Broker, Jan Jap Minnema, of Fraser Yachts today at the Singapore Yacht Show. Read More

Interviewing Horacio Bozzo at the Singapore Yacht Show

Saturday, 25 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times team in collaboration with Superyachtnews.com interviewed the Argentinian yacht architect and designer, Horacio Bozzo of Horacio Bozzo Design, today at the Singapore Yacht Show. Read More

Anastasia at the 2015 Singapore Yacht Show

Friday, 24 April 2015

​Pictured here in Singapore as part of the Singapore Yacht Show is the 75.5 metre superyacht Anastasia, which is the largest yacht not only to be displayed at this years edition of the Show, but in the Show’s five edition history. Read More

Benetti reveals Asia strategies at Singapore Yacht Show 2015

Friday, 24 April 2015

​Benetti has revealed their Asia strategies at the Singapore Yacht Show 2015, stating that they have increased their presence in the area with two offices in Hong Kong. In addition, the brand have confirmed their sales successes over the past five years. Read More

Hunton reveal latest luxury powerboat, the Hunton XRS43

Friday, 24 April 2015

The latest vessel to be introduced to the industry from British based company Hunton is the Hunton XRS43. Inside, the power boat is as luxurious as you would expect, with a spacious salon, well-appointed galley and bespoke design interiors. Read More

Dahm International to display four yachts at Palma Superyacht Show

Friday, 24 April 2015

Dahm International has announced that they will display four yachts at the upcoming Palma Superyacht Show located in Palma Mallorca, including Mastiff, Tamara Rd, El Baile and Fantasea Blue. The 28.70 metre Mastiff was built in 1967 by Appledore Shipbuilders, and underwent an extensive refit in 2010. Read More

Fire damages superyacht Star

Friday, 24 April 2015

​As reported by CBS Miami, the superyacht Star has been badly damaged by a fire whilst moored at Fort Lauderdale’s Bahia Mar Marina in Florida. Flames reportedly were as high as 60 feet in the air when the yacht caught fire around 10pm. Read More

Four Swan 115’s in build at Nautor’s Swan

Friday, 24 April 2015

​Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan has announced that they currently have four Swan 115 yachts in build at their facilities in Pietarsaari, with the first scheduled to be launched in July of this year. The 115 model features hull lines by German Frers, with a long waterline and generous beam that result in a high internal volume. Read More

Superyacht Sea Loafers III sold

Friday, 24 April 2015

Ocean Independence has announced that the 34.28 metre superyacht Sea Loafers III (ex: Westport; Shipshaw; Tsalta; Lady Alise; Andiamo) has been sold. Built by Westport Yachts in 2000, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Jack Sarin Naval Architects. Read More

Dubois prepare for upcoming Dubois Cup

Friday, 24 April 2015

​Dubois has announced they are busy organising the final details of the fifth edition of the Dubois Cup, which will be held in just five weeks in Porto Cervo at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda from May 28th to May 30th. So far the brand confirm that eleven Dubois superyachts have confirmed their presence. Read More

Superyacht Mykonos in Singapore

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Pictured here in Singapore ahead of the Singapore Yacht Show is the 32.68 metre superyacht Mykonos, built by the UAE based shipyard Gulf Craft this year. She is the 8th Majesty 105 to be delivered and has been designed in her entirety by the Gulf Craft in house team. Read More

Superyacht Anastasia arrives at the Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Pictured here arriving in Singapore is the 75.50 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Anastasia, which was built by the Dutch shipyard Oceanco in 2008. She is in Asia ahead of the Singapore Yacht Show, which will officially kick off tomorrow. Read More

New photo of recently launched Taransay

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​The 38.55 metre Taransay was launched last week. Built by the Italian shipyard Rossi Navi, the brand has recently published the following latest picture of the vessel and her first docking. She features naval architecture and exterior design by the in-house team at Rossi Navi. Read More

First look on board the Jade 959

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​Taiwanese shipyard Jade Yachts has released the following pictures on board the Jade 959, which was built in 2014 and launched from their facilities in Kaohsiung. Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, she has a Gross Tonnage of 783. Read More

Northrop & Johnson appoint new senior charter manager

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Northrop & Johnson has announced they have appointed Carine Zanotti as senior charter manager based in their Antibes office. The company report that before joining the yachting industry several years ago, Carine worked in film and television production. Read More

Damen Sea Axe support vessel sold

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Ocean Independence has announced that a 52 metre Sea Axe support vessel has been sold. Built by the Dutch shipyard Damen in 2012, she is one of the yard’s Sea Axe series of vessels which were designed and built to cater to an apparent increase in owner’s desiring a well-equipped support vessel. Read More

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta comes to an end

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta came to a close yesterday, with Whitehawk taking home the Panerai Trophy. The event was wrapped up by the Regatta’s Chairman, Julian Gildersleeve, who introduced His Excellency Dr Sir Rodney Williams, Governor-General of Antigua & Barbuda and the Minister of Tourism Asot Michael. Read More

Asia Pacific Yachting Conference: Day Two

Thursday, 23 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times team are currently in Singapore for the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show. Yesterday we attended the second of two days of presentations and meetings as part of the Asia Pacific Yachting Conference (APYC). Read More

Marco Casali Ribot 85 concept at Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​Italian designer Marco Casali of Marco Casali Too Design has revealed his latest superyacht concept. The 84.75 metre vessel will be presented at the Singapore Yacht Show. In addition to power and grace, the second focus of the Ribot 65 was privacy for the owner and his guests. Read More

Fine Arts & Exquisite Luxuria Auction at the Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​Organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show has announced that in addition to their usual programme, this year they will also be hosting a live auction of collectibles, modern and contemporary art, jewellery, investment-grade gemstones and watches with Lucanna - Singapore’s local boutique auction house. Read More

The 34.50 metre superyacht Mimu sold

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​The 34.50 metre superyacht Mimu has been sold by Thom Conboy and Chris Collins of Ocean Independence. Built by the Codecasa shipyard in 2000, she features naval architecture and exterior design by the in-house team at the Italian shipyard, whilst Franco & Anna Della Role. Read More

Exclusive aerial pictures of superyacht White Pearl

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​Here are the latest exclusive photographs of the highly anticipated sailing yacht project White Pearl currently in the final stages of construction at the Nobiskrug shipyard in Kiel, Germany. The project has been shrouded in extreme secrecy since her inception. Read More

New 100m+ Lürssen superyacht emerges from yard

Thursday, 23 April 2015

​Pictured here is the newest 100+ metre Lürssen superyacht being moved from one shed to another, where she will be completed. She is still wrapped up as yet, but her lines are already showing. More information will be published online as soon as it becomes available. Read More

Superyacht Free Spirit in Nassau, Bahamas

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Pictured here enjoying the blue waters of Nassau in the Bahamas is the 32 metre GRP superyacht Free Spirit (ex: North Star Lady I; Princess Sarah II; Sarah). Built by the U.S. shipyard NorthStar Yachts in 2004, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Jack Sarin Naval Architects. Read More

Toys and tenders at the Singapore Yacht Show

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

​Organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show (SYS) have announced the list of toys and tenders that will be on display at the fifth edition of the show in addition to the wealth of superyachts that will be present. Read More

Sanlorenzo celebrate 10 years

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Founded in 1958 in Viareggio, Italy, by Giovanni Jannetti, the Sanlorenzo shipyard was acquired in 2005 by Massimo Perotti. Since then, he opened a new production site as well as a new division for the production of superyachts in metal. In the past ten years, the yard has experienced unparalleled growth worldwide. Read More

Third edition of the SuperYacht Times newspaper published

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The team at SuperYacht Times are pleased to announce that the third quarterly edition of the SuperYacht Times Newspaper has been published and is available to purchase online. The Spring/Summer issue of the newspaper comes in time for the summer superyacht season. Read More

Russian billionaire beaches 30 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

​The 30 metre superyacht of the famed Russian billionaire Sergey Polonsky has been beached on the island of Koh Tang in Cambodia for more than a week. Reportedly built by the Italian shipyard Azimut, it is not clear how exactly the yacht became beached and it could be quite some time before she is afloat once more. Read More

Horizon Launches New V80 yacht

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

​Horizon Yachts has announced the launch of a new Horizon V80 yacht. She accommodates guests over a spacious four stateroom layout, consisting of a king stateroom, a Queen VIP stateroom in the bow, and two twin cabins below deck. Read More

Rossi Navi launches superyacht Taransay

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

​The Italian shipyard Rossi Navi has launched the 38.55 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Taransay in Viareggio. Featuring naval architecture by the Rossi Navi team in collaboration with STB Italia, Studio Tassin undertook both her interior and exterior design. Read More

Glider Yachts secures funding to commence build

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The newly established British company Glider Yachts has announced that they have secured major funding in order to commence the build of the first of its fleet. A consortium of private investors and the Glider Yachts team and Advisory Board are behind the funding. Read More

Superyacht Maestro of Gibraltar sold

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The 39.94 metre superyacht Maestro of Gibraltar has been sold by Peter Hürzeler and Jeremy Bottau of Ocean Independence. Previously named Villa Reis, the semi-displacement motor yacht was built by the Italian shipyard Mondo Marine, who also undertook her naval architecture and exterior design. Read More

62 metre superyacht concept by Cristiano Mariani Architect

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

​The Italian design studio Cristiano Mariani Architect has released further details concerning his latest project in collaboration with AM17 Architects. Measuring 62 metres in length, the steel and aluminium four deck superyacht boasts large spaces both inside and out. Read More

Afternoon sessions of day 1 at the Asia Pacific Yachting Conference

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The afternoon sessions of the first day of the Asia Pacific Yachting Conference (APYC) started with a panel from SuperYacht Times’ Merijn de Waard as well as Jan Jaap Minnema from Fraser Yachts, who lead a panel discussion on perceptions, realities and challenges for Asia manufacturers. Read More

Jongert sailing yacht Alme Sol in Porto Ercole

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Built by the Dutch shipyard Jongert Yachts in 2005, the 31 metre superyacht Alme Sol was recently spotted in Porto Ercole in Tuscany, Italy. She accommodates up to eight guests on board over four cabins, consisting of three doubles and one twin. A crew of four are also accommodated. Read More

Mondomarine unveils new identity

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

​The Italian shipyard Mondomarine has revealed a new logo and website as part of their aim to construct a new identity for the brand. In addition, the company has also launched a new advertising campaign, with their new philosophy demonstrated in the tagline, ‘the next sea level’. Read More

The 2015 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

​The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta held from the 15th to 21st April will come to a close today. Yesterday saw participating vessels taking part in the Kenny Coombs Memorial Cannon Course. After three days of racing, five yachts still remain unbeaten. Read More

Burgess expands into Asia Pacific region

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Burgess has announced that they will formally launch their expansion into the Asia Pacific Region during the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show, which will kick off on the 23rd April. Burgess has supported both the Singapore Yacht Show and the Hainan Rendez-Vous since their inceptions. Read More

Codecasa 50, Gazzella, nears completion

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

​Following the success of the first two units built from Codecasa’s Vintage Series, the shipyard has announced they are getting ready to deliver the Codecasa 50, due to be delivered next July. She will feature a while hull and superstructure, with traditional exterior lines combined with luxurious interiors. Read More

The Oyster BVI Regatta round up

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

​The second race day of the Oyster BVI Regatta ended at the Bitter End Yacht Club, with an anticipated four hours’ sail north-eastward on the far end of Virgin Gorda. The fleet set off with two-minute-staggered individual boat starts, the sequence following the reciprocal of Race One finish results. Last in on corrected was first out. Read More

Sunseeker Monaco sells 23 metre Isabel

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

​Matthew Stanton of Sunseeker Monaco has announced the sale of the 23 metre superyacht Isabel, built by Princess and launched in 2007. The sale was made together with Pacific Motor Yachts, who represented the buyer. Read More

Sanlorenzo and Chris Bangle Associates design collaboration

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

The Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo has announced a collaboration with the American design studio, Chris Bangle Associates (CBA). Bangle himself is well known in the circles of car design, and previously worked as Group Design Director of BMW. The collaboration will see Bangle work together with the Sanlorenzo team. Read More

Superyacht Festival Beers & Buns to take place May 8

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

The companies behind the SuperYacht Clubhouse - SuperYacht Company, Oculus Technologies, YachtEye and Fair Promotion - will host another Superyacht Festival in a couple of weeks time ahead of the World Superyacht Awards which are being held in the centre of Amsterdam. Read More

The 2015 Mediterranean Yacht Show

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

​After a successful first edition last year, the Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) will be back in Greece from the 2nd to 6th of May. Organised by the Greek Yachting Association, the charter show will once again be held in the historic town of Nafplion. Read More

More information about the new superyacht O’Pari 3

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Golden Yachts have announced that the 72 metre superyacht O’Pari 3 was launched last month on the 20th March. Designed by Giorgio Vafiadis Studio, she was built for an experienced owner who has built eight yachts since 1997. She accommodates up to 19 guests over nine cabins. Read More

Morning sessions of the Asia Pacific Yachting Conference

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

The SuperYacht Times team are currently in Singapore ahead of the opening of the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show. Over the next two days, we’ll be attending the Asia Pacific Yachting Conference (APYC). Established in 2009, this year’s APYC is themed “Towards World Class” and will be co-chaired by Martin Redmayne and Tim Coventry. Read More

The Feadship Megan in Porto Ercole

Monday, 20 April 2015

​Pictured here in Porto Ercole in Italy is the 44.65 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Megan (ex. Helix). Built by the Dutch shipyard Feadship in 2011, she features naval architecture and exterior design by De Voogt Naval Architects, with Sinot Yacht Design collaborating on her exteriors. Read More

Cantiere delle Marche working on 6 new yachts

Monday, 20 April 2015

Italian shipyard Cantiere delle Marche has confirmed that they have received orders for six new yachts. Three of the six orders are Darwin Class Yachts - a Darwin 86’, a Darwin 102’ and the brand’s flagship Darwin 107’ - and will be launched this summer. Read More

Snowbird renamed Revelry and available for charter

Monday, 20 April 2015

Following the sale of the 39 metre Snowbird earlier this month, her new owners have renamed her Revelry. Built by the Dutch shipyard Hakvoort in 2010, she will be available for charter throughout the Mediterranean this summer and the Caribbean in the winter season. Read More

New photos of 150 metre superyacht under construction in Italy

Monday, 20 April 2015

Here are the latest photos of the 150 metre superyacht currently under construction at the Mariotti shipyard based in Genoa, Italy. She is due for completion in 2016, with her hull and superstructure finished already. Read More

The MYBA Charter Show 2015

Monday, 20 April 2015

The 27th edition of the MYBA Charter Show will begin in just a few days time. Hosted in Genoa, the Show focuses on charter professionals and superyachts, as well as featuring a lively social programme with an emphasis on networking opportunities. Read More

Vibrant Curiosity returns to Oceanco

Monday, 20 April 2015

The 85.47 metre superyacht Vibrant Curiosity has arrived at the Dutch shipyard Oceanco for her annual pre-season preparation and maintenance works prior to her summer travels. Completed by Oceanco in 2009, she features naval architecture by Azure Naval Architects. Read More

HYS Yachts announce new Explorer project

Monday, 20 April 2015

​The Philippines based shipyard HYS Yachts has recently revealed four new Explorer superyacht designs. Measuring 43 metres in length, the owner has the opportunity to choose one of the designs to be built upon a Japanese government ice strengthened hull. Read More

Les Voiles de St. Barth comes to a close

Monday, 20 April 2015

​Yesterday marked the concluding day of the Les Voiles St. Barth regatta. Now in it’s sixth edition, the regatta was established in 2010, and hosted 70 boats in 2015. “It was a very interesting race course,” said Lupa of London's winning skipper Jeremy Pilkington (UK) about his Maxi 2 class's 28 nautical mile course. Read More

ICON Yachts sells 80m+ superyacht

Monday, 20 April 2015

ICON Yachts have announced the order by an experienced yacht owner for the biggest new construction project for the shipyard so far. This new project will have a length in excess of 80 metres, and will be designed by Tim Heywood. She is due for delivery in the summer of 2017. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Princess 40M X5

Sunday, 19 April 2015

​The latest 40M superyacht to leave the facilities of the British shipyard Princess Yachts was delivered to her owners last month. Named X5, she is the fourth vessel to be completed in the series, and has a beam of 8.02 metres and a draft of 2.29 metres. Constructed out of GRP, she has a gross tonnage of 395 tons. Read More

The Perini Navi Perseus 3 in Malta

Friday, 17 April 2015

Built by the Italian shipyard Perini Navi in 2014, pictured here is the 60 metre sloop Perseus 3 in Malta. Perini Navi worked with Ron Holland Design on the yacht's overall design concept. Built entirely out of aluminium, she has a Gross Tonnage of 498. Read More

Video of superyacht Masteka 2 in Australia

Friday, 17 April 2015

​Ocean Alliance has released the following video showing the industry a taste of chartering a superyacht in Australia. In the video, the charter, management and brokerage company use the 37.19 metre Kha Shing Enterprises Co. built Masteka 2, which accommodates up to 12 guests on board. Read More

The 34.95m Benetti superyacht Domani sold

Friday, 17 April 2015

​Merle Wood & Associates has announced that the 34.95 metre Benetti superyacht Domani has been sold. Built by the Italian shipyard in 2005, she features exterior design by Stefano Righini Design, whilst Zuretti Interior Design undertook her interiors. Constructed in GRP, she has a Gross Tonnage of 256. Read More

The Oyster BVI Regatta 2015

Friday, 17 April 2015

​Day one of racing at the Oyster BVI Regatta started at the Nanny Cay Marina, with a challenging course circling the Peter, Cooper and Ginger islands away across Drake Channel, finishing just off the privately owned Norman Island. In Class 2 Ken and Diana Randall’s Infiniti of Cowes started last but came in 3rd on the water and 1st corrected. Read More

Luxaviation to offer special rates to Singapore Yacht Show

Friday, 17 April 2015

​Luxembourg based private airline Luxaviation has returned as the headline sponsor for the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show. As part of their sponsorship, the luxury brand will be offering special rates of up to 50% off market price for travel to and from Singapore. The company boast a fleet of over 100 aircraft. Read More

Young designer unveils Max Panama superyacht concept

Friday, 17 April 2015

​Lürssen have today presented a brand new superyacht concept named Max Panama. Designed by Ben Hills, the project was a finalist in this year’s Young Designer of the Year Awards. The single-deck saloon sailing yacht accommodates her guests in luxurious cabins, with the owner’s suite being particularly notable. Read More

Video of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

Friday, 17 April 2015

​The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta sponsored by Panerai kicked off last night with the event’s welcome party at the Antigua Yacht Club. The following video released by the event organisers shows what spectators can expect from the race as seen last year. Read More

Fifth Princess 40M superyacht launched

Friday, 17 April 2015

​Following the departure of the Princess 40M named X5 which was delivered to her owners in March, the British shipyard Princess has released the following pictures of the latest Princess 40M as she enters her final stage of fit out. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - April 2015

Friday, 17 April 2015

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Boat International, Yachts International, Showboats International, Superyacht World and Superyacht Business. Read More

 

First photo of 55m custom CRN superyacht

Friday, 17 April 2015

Italian shipyard CRN has released the following photograph of their latest 55 metre superyacht project, the CRN 134. With just under a month to go until the launch of the vessel, CRN 134 was positioned on the slipway yesterday using engine-powered hydraulic lift trucks. Read More

Sailing yacht Comanche in St. Barth

Thursday, 16 April 2015

​Pictured here sailing in St. Barth is the 30.48 sloop Comanche. Built by the U.S. shipyard Hodgdon Yachts in 2014, she features naval architecture by Van Peteghem Lauriot Provost (VPLP). VPLP also undertook her interior design in collaboration with Guillaume Verdier Architecture Navale. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: the 54.64m superyacht Marie

Thursday, 16 April 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 54.64m superyacht Marie. Read More

Azzam's gross tonnage revealed

Thursday, 16 April 2015

For a while now, superyacht Azzam, the world's largest superyacht in terms of length, was also considered to be the largest yacht in terms of volume. With the publication of her actual Gross Tonnage, we can now reveal that she is in fact not the largest superyacht in the world. Read More

G.L. Watson & Co. look to restore superyacht Caritas

Thursday, 16 April 2015

G.L Watson & Co. has announced an opportunity to restore a significant, high pedigree yacht to her former glory. The 48 metre Caritas was built in 1925 by the Krupp shipyard to a Cox & Stevens design for J.P. Bartram, a New York sugar magnate. Read More

Two launches coming up at Columbus Yachts

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Part of the Palumbo Group, Columbus Yachts has announced that they will be launching two new superyachts very soon. The first is a Classic 57 metre vessel which since its inception has been shrouded in secrecy, as well as hull no.2 of the 40 metre Sport Hybrid. The 57 metre is a full displacement steel and aluminium yacht. Read More

Video of day one of the St Voiles de St Barth

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Commencing on the 12th April, the following video shows the battle between the two yachts Comanche and Rambler 88 on the very first day of sailing at the St Voiles de St Barth. Rambler 88 was built at New England Boatworks in Rhode Island. Read More

Day 2 at Les Voiles de St. Barth

Thursday, 16 April 2015

​Conditions in St. Barth on the second day of racing yesterday were excellent, and the Maxi 1, Maxi 2 and Multihull classes were sent on a 42 nm course that started off Gustavia and looped around St. Barth before continuing across the Canal de Saint Barthelemy to round the island of Tintamarre. Read More

Rossi Navi preparing the launch of superyacht Taransay

Thursday, 16 April 2015

​The steel and aluminium superyacht Taransay is in the process of being launched in Viareggio by the Italian shipyard Rossi Navi, as seen on this picture featured on the shipyard’s Facebook page. Measuring 38.55 metres in length, she features naval architecture by the Rossi Navi team in collaboration with STB Italia. Read More

Superyacht St. David in Malta two days ago

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 2008, the 60 metre St. David was recently seen in Malta, as pictured below. Built in steel and aluminium, she features both exterior and interior design by Andrew Winch Designs. On board she accommodates up to 12 guests as well as a crew of up to 15. Read More

Sanlorenzo launches SD112 Piacere and a SL118

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Photographed in Italy last week by SYT's Merijn de Waard, is this brand new Sanlorenzo SD112, named Piacere. Although not yet confirmed by the yards, we believe she is the fourth SD112 to be launched, following superyacht O, Aventus, and Bonita II. Read More

Yachts line up for 2015 Superyacht Rendezvous in Porto Montenegro

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Organisers of the Superyacht Rendezvous Montenegro have announced that 9 superyachts have already registered for the event, which will take place from the 2nd to 5th July at Porto Montenegro. Both sailing and motor yachts will enjoy a three day social programme in and around the UNESCO Bay of Kotor. Read More

The 27 metre sailing yacht Tiketitoo sold

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Y.CO has announced that the 27 metre sloop built by the Italian shipyard Wally in 2001 has been sold. Built entirely in GRP, she feature naval architecture and exterior design by German Frers, whilst Serena Anibaldi undertook her interior design. Read More

Dubois announces management division

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Dubois has recently announced they will now offer a full management service in partnership with 8 Yachts. Guy Waddilove and Jim Passmore of 8 Yachts will operate the new division. “Guy and Jim combine 40 years expertise and industry experience." Read More

Vripack reveal new superyacht project Flow

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Vripack has revealed details concerning their latest 51 metre superyacht project. Named Flow for the time being, she is a steel and aluminium Expedition motor yacht, and accommodates up to 10 guests as well as 10 crew in total. Inside she will boast handcrafted interior features and a wealth of rich materials. Read More

Oyster BVI Regatta 2015 kicks off

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Oyster’s 35th own class regatta kicked off yesterday in Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The fleet this year consists of 15 yachts, which are divided into two classes over the four days of racing. The bulk of the fleet comprises of regular participants, whilst four first timers have also made an appearance. Read More

New Horizon V80 to debut at Newport Beach Boat Show

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Horizon Yachts has announced that the new Horizon V80 cockpit skylounge superyacht will make her debut at the upcoming Newport Beach Boat Show, which will be hosted in California from the 14th to 17th May. The vessel features a four stateroom layout below deck. Read More

Opening day of the Les Voiles de St. Barths regatta

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Following the opening party held on the 13th April, participants of the Les Voiles de St. Barths regatta had their first day of racing yesterday. 10 classes begun in 15-20 knots winds. Spinnaker 1,2,3 and 4 plus Non Spinnaker and the Melges 24 classes embarked on a 23 mile course. Read More

The Smart Watch by Videoworks

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Videoworks were present at the inaugural edition of The London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show last week where they introduced their Samsung gear smart watch, which is integrated with Videoworks software. The project was realised for the Italian FM - Architettura d’Interni. Read More

Gulf Craft at the Singapore Yacht Show

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

UAE based shipyard Gulf Craft has announced that they will be showcasing the Nomad 65 at the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show. Erwin Bamps, comments, “By blending yachting with luxury lifestyle, the Singapore Yacht Shows gives us the perfect platform to connect with ultra-high net worth individuals." Read More

Ocean Independence announce Favorita sold

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

​Ocean Independence has announced that the 29.8 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Favorita has been sold. Built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 1975, she features naval architecture and exterior design by the in-house team at the yard. Read More

Superyacht Leander G in St Barths

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Seen here in St Barths recently is the 75 metre Leander G. Built by the German shipyard Peene-Werft in 1992, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Kusch Yachts. Her interior was undertaken in a joint venture by Pauline Nunns Associates, Katalin Landon and Heinz Vollers. Read More

Studio Sculli's latest 65 metre superyacht concept

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

​Designed in collaboration with Alessandro Cusumano, the MSS Expedition65 is the latest 65 metre steel and aluminium superyacht concept from Studio Sculli. On board she will accommodate up to 12 guests in total over six spacious cabins. Read More

New close up footage of 150m+ Lürssen project

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

​Following the exclusive photos published on the SuperYacht Times last Friday, a new video showing close up footage of the latest 150+ metres superyacht project from the German shipyard Lürssen has been published. Read More

PMSY new accommodation building open

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

​Palumbo Malta Superyachts (PMSY) has announced that their new accommodation building built for crew during long refit staying periods is now fully functional, and was opened on Wednesday 8th April. The building comes after a series of large investments from PMSY, including the construction of a Yacht Club and a fully equipped gym. Read More

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2015

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

​The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will kick off on the 15th April. Antigua is currently welcoming yachts and sailors all over the world to their Caribbean waters, including newcomer to the regatta, Leo Goolden, who will be racing his 24’ Folkboat Lorema. Read More

Superyachts go to MIPTV

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

A new TV show, 'A Look at Luxury' is going to MIPTV and MIPDOC in Cannes, and features international TV presenter Anolan Dragistch who is presently in China working for E! Entertainment. The three episodes are being distributed through Canamedia and Espresso TV at MIPTV and MIPDOC. Read More

The Supermarine 36 Thunderbolt

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

​The latest superyacht design from British based studio Andrew Trujillo Design is the Supermarine 36 Thunderbolt, a project that came to being following a conversation between Andrew Trujillo and the director of Ross-Smith Marine, Rod Ross-Smith. Inside, her v births can swiftly be converted into a luxurious double bed, and she accommodates up to two in total. Read More

The Captain's Lounge at the Singapore Yacht Show

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Organisers of The Singapore Yacht Show have announced that at this years show will feature a dedicated space for senior crew and industry professionals. The Captain's Lounge is powered by MTU, and will also include a programme of presentations as well as social evening gatherings in a relaxed but professional environment. Read More

Fraser Yachts and V.Delta form VF Yachts

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

​Fraser Yachts and V.Delta, part of V.Group, have entered into a collaboration agreement providing Project Management Services to the superyacht industry to be called VF Yachts. Fraser Yachts is a full-service superyacht brokerage company with 14 offices and 140 employees. Read More

ISA Yachts reveal the Yara 48 concept

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

ISA Yachts has released their latest concept design in collaboration with Omega Architects and Van Oossanen Naval Architects. The 48 metre vessel is named Yara, and amongst her main features is a large open main deck, creating up to 50% more usable space. Read More

Superyacht Deniki in St Barths

Monday, 13 April 2015

Built by the Dutch shipyard Amels in 2007, the 52.30 metre superyacht Deniki is pictured here cruising in St Barths. The Amels team are responsible for her naval architecture, whilst Tim Heywood Design undertook her exterior design, and Peter Heuvelmans Architectuur undertook her interiors. Read More

Michelin-Star restaurant in the Palma International Boat Show

Monday, 13 April 2015

Organisers of the next Palma International Boat Show have announced that this year, the Michelin-Star chef Marc Fosh and his catering team will run the restaurant and cafe Blue Cafe throughout the duration of the show. Fosh was the very first British chef to be awarded a Michelin-Star in Spain for his restaurant. Read More

New renderings of the Majesty 155 superyacht

Monday, 13 April 2015

​With the launch of the very first Majesty 155 superyacht scheduled at the end of this month, here are the latest exclusive pictures of the 46.97 superyacht. Built by the UAE based shipyard Gulf Craft, the vessel marks the largest construction ever to be made by the yard. Read More

Singapore Yacht Show announce superyacht lineup

Monday, 13 April 2015

​Organisers of the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show have announced the lineup of superyachts scheduled to attend the event, stating that this year they will welcome the largest vessel ever to attend, the 75.5 metre Oceanco built Anastasia. Read More

Video of the Atlantic crossing of superyacht Axioma

Monday, 13 April 2015

Crossing the Atlantic after a successful winter season in the Caribbean is the 72.50 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Axioma, as seen in the following video. Built by Turkish shipyard Dunya Yachts in 2013, she features exterior design by Sterling / Scott. Read More

Talking audio-visual systems with Yacht Intelligence

Monday, 13 April 2015

​The way audio-visual systems are integrated into yachts has changed significantly. It used to be all about who had the biggest plasma screen, but today the yacht AV market - and particularly on board cinema - is flooded with new technologies which promise to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Read More

The Singapore Yacht Show to host two conferences

Monday, 13 April 2015

This years addition of the Singapore Yacht Show will play host to two significant conferences; the 7th Asia Pacific Yachting Conference (APYC) and the inaugural Asia Boating Forum (ABF). The APYC will feature senior officials from the governments of Thailand and Indonesia as keynote speakers. Read More

Time lapse video of the launch of 125m project Tatiana

Monday, 13 April 2015

​Launched by the German shipyard Lürssen on the 20th March, the following video shows a time lapse account of the launch of the 125 metre project Tatiana. Not much is known about Tatiana as yet, though we can confirm she has a gross tonnage of around 7,600 and is reported to have a diesel-electric propulsion system. Read More

Feadship comments on launch of superyacht Moon Sand

Monday, 13 April 2015

Following our exclusive coverage of the launch of the Feadship superyacht Moon Sand on the 7th April from De Vries Scheepsbouw in Makkum, the Dutch shipyard has released further information about the 44.20 metre hull #690. The custom Feadship’s owner’s liased with De Voogt Design extremely closely throughout the design and construction of the new vessel. Read More

Petrus II in Sint Maarten

Friday, 10 April 2015

Pictured here illuminating the waters of Sint Maarten is the 40.20 metre superyacht Petrus II, built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 2012. She features naval architecture by the Benetti team, whilst Stefano Righini Design undertook her exteriors. Zuretti Interior Design were responsible for her luxurious interiors.

Video of Dragonfly’s Vanuatu disaster relief effort

Friday, 10 April 2015

​The Captain on board the 71 metre superyacht Dragonfly has released this video documenting the disaster relief effort in Vanuatu following the devastating aftermath of Cyclone Pam, which hit the islands of the Pacific Ocean last month. Read More

New photos of 125 metre superyacht Maryah in Genoa

Friday, 10 April 2015

​After arriving in Porto Montenegro following her launch from the Greek shipyard Elefsis, the 125 metre superyacht Maryah has arrived in Genoa as seen in the following pictures. Featuring naval architecture by Naos S.r.l., both her interior and exterior design were undertaken by the British design studio H2 Yacht Design. Read More

First photos of new 150m+ Lürssen project

Friday, 10 April 2015

​Early this morning at Lürssen, a new very large yacht could be seen as it was being moved from one of Lürssen's construction halls into another one, where the high volume yacht will be completed. No information has been ever released about this project, but guessing by her photos, we estimate she is over 150 metres long. Read More

Video of Benetti superyacht Surpina on sea trials

Friday, 10 April 2015

​The new superyacht Surpina has recently undertaken seatrials along the Tuscan coast of Italy, as seen in the following video. Built by Benetti, she measures 56 metres in length and accommodates her guests over eight luxurious cabins, including a large owner’s suite. Read More

Tony Castro Superyacht Design at the LYJAPCS

Friday, 10 April 2015

​Currently exhibiting at the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show (LYJAPCS), British company Tony Castro Superyacht Design has recently released two new superyacht concepts; a 62 metre sailing yacht designed in collaboration with the Turkish shipyard Sunrise Yachts, as well as a 72 metre power superyacht. Read More

Photo gallery of the last day of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Friday, 10 April 2015

The very first edition of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show is coming to an end here in the Old Billingsgate venue in the centre of London. Pictured here are just some of the exhibitors with their stands, winding down as the Show draws to a close. For a full gallery, go to the SuperYacht Times Facebook page. Read More

Le Grand Bleu in St Barths

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​Enjoying the Caribbean waters of St. Barths is the 112.80 metre expedition yacht Le Grand Bleu. Built by the German shipyard Bremer Vulkan in 2000, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Kusch Yachts, whilst Bannenberg & Rowell Design were responsible for her interiors. Read More

Asia premiere of the Princess S72 at Singapore Yacht Show

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​British shipyard Princess Yachts has announced that the Princess S72 will make her Asia premiere at the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show which will be held from the 23rd to 26th of April. The S Class models feature sleek and aggressive lines as seen on the brands’ Sports Yachts, as well as a concealed flybridge. Read More

The 63rd edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​Rolex’s European yachting season commences in mid-June with the 63rd edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, which includes the Mediterranean’s oldest offshore race. Following a first leg from Sanremo commencing on 12th June, the fleet will gather in the harbour of Saint-Tropez for three days of inshore competition from the 14th to 16th June. Read More

Entries officially open for the 2016 NZ Millennium Cup

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​Organisers of the New Zealand Millenium Cup have announced that entries are now officially open for the 2016 event, as well as introducing an updated racing format. Held from the 27th to 29th January in the Bay of Islands, the regatta will now encompass four races instead of its previous three. Read More

Baglietto launches new 46m displacement motor yacht

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​The Italian shipyard Baglietto has announced that their latest 46 metre steel and aluminium displacement superyacht was launched two days ago from the yard’s facilities in La Spezia. Hull #10217- which is a sistership of the Baglietto 46 which was presented at last year’s boat shows. Read More

Charter deal of the week: The 49 metre Nassima

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who forms the basis of the articles. This week we look at superyacht Nassima, which is available for charter in the Mediterranean. Read More

The 34 metre superyacht Symphony II sold

Thursday, 9 April 2015

The 34.04 metre superyacht Symphony II has been sold by Ron Morgenstein at International Yacht Collection. Built by the U.S. shipyard Westport Yachts in 2000, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Jack Sarin Naval Architects, whilst Pacific Custom Interior were responsible for her interior design. Read More

SuperYacht Company at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​The highly anticipated inaugural edition of the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show opened its doors yesterday in the heart of the UK’s capital city. The team at SuperYacht Company are currently present at the show with a dedicated stand. Read More

On board the Princess 98 at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

Thursday, 9 April 2015

As part of the celebration of their 50th anniversary this year, British shipyard Princess are currently displaying their flagship Princess 98, 88 and V72 yachts at the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show. Located in the historic St. Katherine’s Dock, SuperYacht Times were invited onboard yesterday. Read More

Photo gallery of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​As the second day of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show comes to an end, we’ve photographed visitors and exhibitors enjoying the event in this photo gallery. Hosted in two fantastic locations in the heart of London in - the historic Thames side exhibition venue, Old Billingsgate as well as St. Katharine Docks - the inaugural show will conclude tomorrow evening. Read More

Westport Yachts at London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​As the second day of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show draws to a close, we spoke to President of U.S. shipyard Westport Yachts, Daryl Wakefield. Though perhaps off to a slow start on the very first day yesterday, the show has seen a rise in visitors today, something in which Wakefield is very positive about. Read More

Photo gallery of superyacht models at the LYJAPCS

Thursday, 9 April 2015

​The SuperYacht Times team are currently at the inaugural edition of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show, which began yesterday. Pictured here are five of the models that are currently on display at a host of different shipyards brands. For the remaining 41 models on display, head over to the SuperYacht Times Facebook page. Read More

Superyacht M4 at sunset

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Pictured here enjoying a magnificent sunset in the Caribbean waters of St. Maarten is the 40.23 metre superyacht M4 (ex: Katharine; Sandra Lynn; Crili), which was built by the Florida based shipyard Trident in 1999. She has been used as a charter yacht by her owner, with her last extensive refit taking place in 2013. Read More

Feadship Jana renamed Constance and undergoing refit

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

It appears that the 46 metre Feadship Jana has been renamed Constance. Sold in October 2014 by Edmiston and Burgess. She was spotted in December at the Pendennis yard in the UK, so we assume her new owner is having a refit carried out at this UK shipyard, although this is also unconfirmed. Read More

Mulder introduces the Mulder 2800 RPH concept

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Mulder Shipyard has recently introduced a new superyacht concept to the industry in the form of the Mulder 2800 Raised Pilot House - Full Beam. Measuring 28 metres in length, the vessel features naval architecture by Van Oossanen Naval Architects, whilst Omega Architects designed the interior and exterior. Read More

In Pictures: Princess M40 X5 on her maiden voyage

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

​In the following pictures is the latest 40 metre superyacht from the British shipyard Princess Yachts, the Princess M40 X5, embarking upon her maiden voyage in Gibraltar. She is the largest production yacht ever launched in Britain, as well as featuring one of the largest resin-infused hull ever moulded. Read More

Singapore Yacht Show black tie gala dinner

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Part of the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show (SYS) at the end of the month, organisers state that the SYS Black Tie Gala Dinner, taking place on Friday 24 April at the W Singapore - Sentosa Cove, will be the social pinnacle of the Show. The three Michelin star chef Bruno Ménard will be an integral part of the Gala Dinner. Read More

Superyacht deliveries in 2014 down by 2% compared to 2013

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Following yesterday's publication of the most definitive statistics on the 2014 superyacht new-construction market, we can today bring you an overview of the deliveries of 2014. In 2014 shipyards worldwide delivered 156 superyachts over 30 metres, with a length totalling 6,769 metres. Read More

Exclusive new photo of 140m+ superyacht White Pearl

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

​Sent to SuperYacht Times from one of our readers, here is the latest exclusive photograph of the highly anticipated and extremely secretive project White Pearl currently in the final stages of construction at the Nobiskrug shipyard in Kiel, Germany. Read More

The 44.65 metre Feadship Gladiator in Sint Maarten

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

​The 44.65 metre Feadship superyacht Gladiator was spotted recently cruising in Sint Maarten. Built by the prestigious Dutch shipyard in 2010, she is part of the Feadship F45 Vantage series, featuring naval architecture by De Voogt Naval Architects. Her exterior design was undertaken by De Voogt Naval Architects in cooperation with Sinot Yacht Design.

Palma Superyacht Show sold out

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

​Organisers of the Palma Superyacht Show have announced that the next edition of the event has already surpassed expectations in terms of participation. As a result, the contracting process has now been closed, and there is an outstanding waiting list for participation. The number of boats to be present at the show has also increased. Read More

The 55m superyacht concept Wings of Light

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

​Wings of Light, the 55 metre sailing yacht concept, was one of the finalists in this years Young Designer of the Year Awards, held annually. She is designed by recent Turkish naval architecture graduates, Harun Kemali and architect Işık Gören, who comment further on the project here. Read More

EXMAR Yachting, a very personal approach

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

​Earlier this month, SuperYacht Times met up with Belgian company EXMAR Yachting at the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS). EXMAR is a large Belgian corporation, and one of the biggest companies in terms of gas shipping and marine infrastructure. The Group itself is comprised of several different divisions such as LNG, LPG, and Offshore and Services. Read More

Potential long-term berthing in Gibraltar

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

​Marina Bay at Ocean Village has a month-long wait while Gibraltar’s Development & Planning Commission makes a decision on its proposed superyacht berths and short-stay and rental apartments.  The proposal comes following recent estimates that suggest the current worldwide superyacht fleet is set to grow by 60% over 20 years. Read More

Gulf Craft at the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

United Arab Emirates based shipyard Gulf Craft are the latest brand to announce that they will be present at the inaugural London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show which commences tomorrow. Visitors to the show can expect to be informed upon the shipyards’ Majesty Yachts line of fly-bridge motor yachts, including the Majesty 122. Read More

New superyacht projects rise by 13.8% in 2014 to 181 new projects

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

SuperYacht Company has released the most definitive statistics on the 2014 superyacht new-construction market. ​The amount of new projects per year, which includes new orders placed by clients and yachts of which the construction has started on speculation, is one of the most significant numbers in the superyacht industry. Read More

Exclusive: Feadship Moon Sand emerges from the yard

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

​The latest launch from the Dutch shipyard Feadship was made this afternoon in the Netherlands. Named Moon Sand, hull number 690 is a 44.20 metre twin screw motor yacht with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. The following pictures were taken by SuperYacht Times as she made her first appearance on the water. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Custom Line’s Navetta 28

Monday, 6 April 2015

The Navetta 28 is from the Ferretti Group’s Custom Line’s semi-displacement series, and is the outcome of the cooperation between the Group’s Research and Development AYT&D department and the in-house Centro Stile team, together with Studio Zuccon International Project. She takes several innovative solutions from her ‘sister’, the line’s flagship Navetta 33 Crescendo. Read More

The 73 metre Yalla off the Caribbean island of Anguilla

Friday, 3 April 2015

​Pictured anchored off the Caribbean island of Anguilla recently is the 73 metre superyacht Yalla. Built by the Italian shipyard CRN Spa in 2014, the sleek and sporty steel and aluminium vessel is designed by Omega Architects, with Droulers Architecture responsible for her interiors. She accommodates up to 12 guests over six cabins, as well as a 22 crew members. Read More

METS invites charities to apply for DAME 2015 funding

Friday, 3 April 2015

​METS organiser Amsterdam RAI is inviting certified marine-related public charities to apply for the registration proceeds from the Design Award METS (DAME) competition. The METS Exhibition Committee will select a charity from among the entries for this 25th anniversary edition of the DAME. The donation will be announced on 17 November. Read More

Proteksan-Turquoise Yachts rebrands as Turquoise Yachts

Friday, 3 April 2015

Following the purchase of the shipyard by Mohammed Al Barwani in recent months, the name of the Turkish shipyard Proteksan-Turquoise has been changed to Turquoise Yachts. Dr. Al Barwani is also owner of the Dutch yard Oceanco after investing in the company back in 2010, though insists the two yards’ operations will remain completely separate. Read More

Kevin Glancy and Jonathan Fawcett at London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Friday, 3 April 2015

Luxury outfitters to superyachts, homes and private aircraft Kevin Glancy and Jonathan Fawcett have announced that they will be exhibiting at the inaugural London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show from the 8th to 10th April. Teams from both brands will be exhibiting a selection of luxury pieces. Jason Hales, Sales Director, comments further. Read More

Pastrovich reveal new 55 metre concept design

Friday, 3 April 2015

The Monaco based studio Pastrovich has revealed their latest 55 metre superyacht concept. Named X-Easy, the studio states that the yachts key characteristics will be her ease of use, with strong usability, ultimate comfort and privacy all ensuring peace of mind for an owner looking for a small exploration vessel. Read More

New serial hybrid system on DU Voyager 50

Friday, 3 April 2015

​Camper & Nicholsons has announced a major new development for its central agency listing DU Voyager 50 superyacht, bringing initial construction cost savings and efficiencies in the operation of the yacht.The DU Voyager 50, to be constructed by Ruea Yachts, has been created by Design Unlimited to offer a highly stylised yacht with extensive deck living space. Read More

Benetti superyacht St. David sold

Friday, 3 April 2015

​West Nautical has announced the sale of the 60 metre superyacht St David (ex. Xanadu; St Ekaterina). Built in 2008 by the renowned Italian shipyard Benetti, she features both exterior and interior design by the British studio Andrew Winch Designs. On board she accommodates up to 12 guests in total over six luxurious staterooms. Read More

Gavio Group acquisition of the Bertram brand

Friday, 3 April 2015

The contract for the acquisition by Gavio Group of the brand Bertram, the historical United States based yachting brand, was finalised on the 31st March, representatives say. The closing of the deal, realised through the subsidiary Bertam LCC, follows the agreement signed on February 5th 2015 with Ferretti Group. Read More

Superyacht Festival returns to Amsterdam

Friday, 3 April 2015

Following the huge success of the very first Superyacht Festival hosted by the companies behind the Superyacht Clubhouse in May last year, SuperYacht Times are excited to announce that the Festival will return for a bigger, better second edition this year. The event is held on the eve of the prestigious World Superyacht Awards held at the Westergasfabriek. Read More

Sailing yacht Chronos in Antibes

Thursday, 2 April 2015

​Pictured here enjoying the warm weather of Antibes is the 54 metre schooner Chronos, built by the Bodrum based Turkish shipyard Ark Yat in 2013. Constructed with a steel hull and superstructure, she has a Gross Tonnage of 344 and was designed in her entirety by the in-house team at the yard. On board she accommodates up to 35 guests in total. Read More

Palma Superyacht Show prepares for 2015 edition

Thursday, 2 April 2015

With the 2015 edition of the Palma Superyacht Show (PSS) fast approaching, organisers have announced an impressive list of participating yachts and exhibitors, with the number of berths and stands available seeing a substantial increase since the inaugural event in 2013. The Show is conducted in partnership with MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association. Read More

Sunrise Yachts to exhibit at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Turkish shipbuilders Sunrise Yachts are the latest brand to confirm their presence at the upcoming London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show which will begin next week. Sunrise Yachts most recent event participation was at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, where their latest launch, the 45 metre Atomic, was presented to the industry. Read More

Mondo Marine M40 Explorer project sold

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Italian shipyard Mondo Marine has announced the sale of the M40 Explorer yacht project. Designed by Sergio Cutolo of Hydro Tec, Umberto Fossati of Fossati Design Bureau is responsible for her interiors. Measuring 40 metres in length with a beam of almost 9 metres, she has a Gross Tonnage of 430. The latest M40 Explorer project is scheduled for delivery in 2017. Read More

Cerri launches new line of superyachts

Thursday, 2 April 2015

​​Cerri Cantieri Navali has recently presented its new range of products to the industry, including the restyling of the 102’ Flyingsport line, a new series of steel and aluminium Expedition boats called Phileas, and a new line of Navetta yachts designed by Studio Spadolini. Flexibility and great functionality are the key features of Cerri’s new production strategy. Read More

39 Metre superyacht Snowbird sold

Thursday, 2 April 2015

​Northrop & Johnson has announced the sale of the 39 metre superyacht Snowbird (ex. Pretty Woman). Built by the Dutch shipyard Hakvoort in 2010, she boasts large interior volumes and ample deck space for guests to fully enjoy. She features naval architecture by Azure Naval Architects, whilst Cor D. Rover Design were responsible for her exteriors. Read More

Perini Navi Group delivers superyacht Perseus^3

Thursday, 2 April 2015

​The Perini Navi Group has announced the successful delivery of the 60 metre sloop Perseus^3. Designed by Perini Navi naval architects in collaboration with Ron Holland, she is the second hull in the Group’s 60 metre series of yachts.The interiors were designed in house by Perini interior design team and can accommodate twelve guests over five cabins. Read More

Baglietto readies to launch 46.3m superyacht

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Yesterday SuperYacht Times visited the Baglietto shipyard in La Spezia, where the renowned shipyard is preparing to launch their latest superyacht project, hull 10217. Baglietto announced the sale in March last year. Measuring 46.3 metres, she has a high tensile steel hull and aluminium superstructure and boasts exteriors by Francesco Paszkowski. Read More

First look on board Sanlorenzo's first SD 126

Thursday, 2 April 2015

​The inaugural SD 126 superyacht from the Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo has been successfully launched and delivered. The yard announced the sale of the first vessel from their latest range at the 2014 edition of the Miami International Boat Show. Read More

Brokerage deal of the Week: The 25.6m sailing yacht Ecolution

Thursday, 2 April 2015

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 25.6m sailing yacht Ecolution. Read More

Custom Line launches second Navetta 28

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Built at the Ferretti Group’s shipyard in Mondolfo, Italy, the second Navetta 28 has been launched. The maxi yacht is the second in Custom Line’s semi-displacement series, making her debut at the last Cannes, Monaco and Genoa boat shows. Measuring 28.31 metres in length, the latest Navetta 28 has a warm metal grey coloured hull. Read More

Superyacht Ionian Princess in Methana, Greece

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Spotted here last summer in the beautiful waters of Methana, Greece, is the 45.73 metre superyacht Ionian Princess. Built in 2005 by the Vancouver based shipyard Palmer Johnson, the project was initially started at the Christensen yard, before she was transported to the Palmer Johnson Savannah facilities. Read More

Seatrial photos of 83.25 metre superyacht Savannah

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

The Dutch shipyard Feadship has released pictures of the 83.50 metre superyacht Savannah whilst undertaking her seatrials recently. Launched from Aalsmeer in the Netherlands earlier this year, she features naval architecture from De Voogt Naval Architects. Read More

Exclusive: 50 Metre superyacht Beatrix launched

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

The latest 50 metre project from the Italian shipyard Cantieri Navali di Termoli has been officially launched from the yards facilities in Termoli. She features naval architecture and exterior design by Design Studio Spadolini, whilst her luxurious interiors are the work of Salvagni Architetti. Read More

More photos of 125 metre superyacht Maryah

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Yesterday we announced that the immense 125 metre six deck superyacht Maryah had arrived in Porto Montenegro following her departure from Greece three days ago. Here we have more exclusive photographs of the new vessel as she made her way through the grey and overcast weather in Greece. Read More

Burgess Marine Partners with IMS 300 & 700

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

​Burgess Marine has announced their partnership with IMS Shipyard 300 & 700. Conveniently located close to Marseille, the IMS facilities are situated in Toulon, France. The IMS 700 Shipyard boasts a 670 tonne travel-lift, and four fully refurbished aircraft hangers capable of taking four 60+ metre superyachts each. Read More

Innovations at the 2015 MYBA Charter Show

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

​Organisers of the upcoming MYBA Charter Show have announced that this year’s edition is set to be one of the most innovative yet. Furthermore, the show will also once again boast an impressive assembled fleet, comprising of an impressive line-up some of the world’s best superyachts. Read More

The first Martinique takes shape at Moonen

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

​Moonen Shipyards has announced that the first semi-custom 36 metre Martinique project is making excellent progress, and is scheduled for delivery in the summer of 2016. While the initial stages of the revolutionary high-tensile steel hull are completed, the designers and engineers continue to make smart adaptations. Read More

Superyacht Te Manu in Sint Maarten

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Seen here in the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten is the 49.35 steel and aluminium metre motor yacht Te Manu (ex. Andale). Built by the Italian shipyard Codecasa in 1998, she accommodates up to 12 guests and a crew of 10. Read More

More superyacht aid news from Vanuatu

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

​In the wake of the destruction across the islands of Vanuatu after category five Tropical Cyclone Pam made landfall two weeks ago, owners of the Queensland, Australia Rivergate Marina have extensively travelled the area to support the relief effort. Read More

The new Swan 80RS introduced

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Part of Nautor’s Performance Cruising Range, the latest project to be introduced by the Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan is the new 25 metre Swan 80RS. Designed for long-distance cruising, amongst her notable features is a protected cockpit, increased tank capacity, a full beam engine room and extensive storage areas. Read More

More details about warship recovery by superyacht Octopus

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Supported by Asia Pacific Superyachts Philippines, the 120 metre vessel Octopus has made one of the most significant WW2 discoveries in recent history. With APS Philippines providing logistical and shore support for the mission, Octopus found the wreck of Japan's biggest warship Musashi. Read More

Overmarine sells two Mangusta's to US clients

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Following last week's news about the sale of the 10th Mangusta 165 by Moran Yacht & Ship, the Overmarine Group now announces the sale of another Mangusta yacht, a Mangusta 94, the fourth in that series. Both yachts were sold to US clients. Read More

Proven success for Hull Vane application on superyacht Alive

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

​Created by the Dutch company Van Oossanen Naval Architects, the third full-scale application of the fuel saving device Hull Vane has been successfully completed. The 42 metre Heesen built superyacht Alive is the very first luxury yacht equipped with a Hull Vane. 

New Sunrise 68 metre superyacht project for sale

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

​The Turkish shipyard Sunrise Yachts has announced that their latest 68 metre superyacht project is for sale. She is based on a fast-displacement hull concept by Mulder Design and Ozgun Yacht Design, and incorporates innovative technologies such as the MME micro-turbines. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Sibelle

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

​Pictured here is the brand new Heesen fully custom superyacht Sibelle, making her maiden voyage in Gibraltar. Delivered earlier this month after her contract being signed back in 2011, the 49.90 metre all-aluminium vessel is designed by Omega Architects. Read More

Exclusive: 125 metre Maryah arrives in Montenegro

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The recently completed 125 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Maryah (ex: Dalmorgeologiya; Fortune; Czar) has arrived in Porto Montenegro within the last few minutes after leaving Greece two days ago. We believe she has entered international water and is ready to be handed over to her owners soon.

The Italian Sea Group launches Franck Muller Yachts

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

​The Italian Sea Group has launched a new brand of yachts with the renowned watchmaker, Franck Muller. The new range is entitled Franck Muller Yachts, with the partnership blending the high-end luxury yacht and yachting worlds. Read More

Tankoa S693 to be launched in June

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

​Tankoa Yachts and Yacht-ology have announced that their latest 69.30 metre vessel, project S693, will be launched in June. Signed in March 2014 to a loyal client of Yacht-ology’s founder, Michel Karsenti, the shipyard reports that the project has been carried out on schedule despite ‘numerous upgrades decided by the client in conjunction with the shipyard’. Read More

Superyacht Vicky at anchor in Villefranche

Monday, 30 March 2015

​The 72.6 metre superyacht Vicky, delivered in 2012 by Proteksan-Turquoise, is designed by H2 Yacht Design. The yacht, not to be confused with another large large named Vicky, a 59.4 metre Baglietto, accommodates up to 12 guests. Read More

Superyacht Crystal completes refit at Solent Refit

Monday, 30 March 2015

​Solent Refit has completed an interior and engineering refit on superyacht Crystal, which was first was launched in 2011 by Dutch shipyard Moonen, after an 16-month project to finish the Bill Dixon designed superyacht, a project that was started by Royal Denship before it went bankrupt in 2009. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Tansu Yachts Alyssa

Monday, 30 March 2015

​Built by the Istanbul based Shipyard Tansu Yachts, the all wooden 38.75 metre motor yacht Alyssa was launched in 2014, the second yacht Tansu launched in the year following the completion of the 37.60 metre So’ Mar. Originally named Thunderbolt, she features naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design. Read More

71.85 Metre superyacht O'Pari 3 launched

Monday, 30 March 2015

​Greek shipyard Golden Yachts has launched the 71.85 metre superyacht O’Pari 3. Golden Yachts have been established for over a decade, and O’Pari 3 is the largest yacht the shipyard have built to date. Read More

Superyacht SilverFast launched

Monday, 30 March 2015

​SilverYachts has now launched the 77 metre SilverFast. With three successful superyachts delivered since 2007, the inaugural 73.5 metre Rabdan , the 73.5 metre Dragonfly in 2009, and the 77 metre Smeralda in 2012, SilverFast is set to become the fourth and most advanced eco fuel-efficient vessel in the Silver series. Read More

Introducing communication technology company ONE

Monday, 30 March 2015

ONE is a new company, that specializes in Audio, Video, Information and Communication Technology. In this field of expertise, the company offers a substantial range of advisory services, project realization, support and product development, all overseen by industry experts with years of experience in their respective fields. Read More

Jon Bannenberg: A Life of Design released

Monday, 30 March 2015

​In 1965, Jon Bannenberg designed several rooms, as well as the pool, on board QE2. It marked Jon's first, but typically confident, steps along a design journey that lasted over forty years, during which he designed many of the most admired and famous superyachts. Read More

140m+ Metre Project White Pearl emerges

Monday, 30 March 2015

​Few yachts are shrouded in so much secrecy as project White Pearl, the 140m+ sailing superyacht, under construction at Nobiskrug in Kiel. The yard has started to slowly dismantle the shed in which she is being built, giving us the first glimpse of this radical new yacht. Read More

New photos of the launch of SilverFast

Sunday, 29 March 2015

SilverYachts has sent us SuperYachtTimes.com more exclusive photos of the launch of the 77 metre superyacht SilverFast. SilverFast follows in the footsteps of Rabdan (ex: Silver), Dragonfly (ex: Silver Zwei), and Smeralda. Read More

Exclusive preview: SilverYachts preparing launch of 77m SilverFast

Saturday, 28 March 2015

SilverYachts has given SuperYachtTimes.com an exclusive sneak preview of the highly anticipated 77 metre SilverFast , which is due to be launched any day now. SilverFast , designed by Espen Oeino, blends style, speed and performance, impressive long range cruising capabilities and a top speed anticipated at close to 30 knots. Read More

Hunt 80 in final assembly stages

Friday, 27 March 2015

​The American shipyard Hunt Yachts has released an update in regards to their latest superyacht project, the Hunt 80 semi-custom. Now nearing completion, she is in her final assembly stages. In the following pictures from the shipyard, you can now see that the flybridge and custom sundeck is in place. Read More

Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza 2015

Friday, 27 March 2015

​The 2015 edition of the Riviera Yacht Support (RYS) annual Snow Bonanza came to a close recently, with the company stating the event as one of the best they have experienced to date. The festivities started with aperitif and continued with a three course meal and much merriment! Read More

Official opening of OCEA new facilities in Les Sables d'Olonne

Friday, 27 March 2015

The new facilities of the French shipyard OCEA have officially been opened in Les Sables d’Olonne in western France. The new production site is now fully operational, and accommodates new constructions of up to 85 metres in length. Read More

Superyacht Aldabra joins Singapore lineup

Friday, 27 March 2015

​The latest superyacht to confirm their attendance at the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show is the 51 metre Aldabra. Built by the Codecasa shipyard in Italy in 2011, she features interior design by Della Role Design. Read More

The 49.80m superyacht Anedigmi sold

Friday, 27 March 2015

The 49.80 metre superyacht Anedigmi has been sold in an in-house deal at the Florida based Worth Avenue Yachts. Built in 1993 by the Dutch shipyard Oceanco, she has enjoyed several names over the past twenty years. Read More

The 60 metre superyacht Katina launched today

Friday, 27 March 2015

​The 60 metre superyacht Katina has been launched today. Built by the Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, she accommodates up to 12 guests in total over a luxurious master suite, three double cabins and two twin cabins, all of which come with en suite facilities. A crew of eight are also accommodated for on board. Read More

Itasca anchored off Palm Island

Thursday, 26 March 2015

​Spotted recently anchored off one of the Palm Islands on the coast of Dubai is the 53.55 metre displacement motor yacht Itasca (ex. Thames III; Smit Thames; Caribische Zee). Built by the Dutch shipyard J. & K. Smits Scheepswerven in 1961, her naval architecture and exterior design were completed in-house. Read More

Video of the seatrials of superyacht Savannah

Thursday, 26 March 2015

The Feadship steel and alu​minium superyacht Savannah recently underwent seatrials in the North Sea on the 18th March. In the following video from Kees Torn, she can be seen making her way through the fog in the Hook of Holland. Read More

Bering yachts sign contract for two Bering 77 yachts

Thursday, 26 March 2015

​Bering Yachts has recently announced their latest superyacht design, the Bering 77. The company report that two hulls have already been ordered, both by previous Bering owners. Her accommodation is left to the choice of her owners, with a wide variety of number of cabins and layouts available. Read More

Construction of Wider 150’ making progress

Thursday, 26 March 2015

​The latest progress report from the Wider facility in Ancona, Italy regarding the latest Wider 150’ superyacht has been released. The shipyard has revealed that the Lithium Polymer batteries that make up the heart of the diesel electric system have arrived. Read More

Video of Oceanco's new 110m Y714

Thursday, 26 March 2015

The following video shows the latest 110 metre project from the Dutch shipyard Oceanco in the water of the IJssel River in the Netherlands for the very first time. Named Jubilee, she features naval architecture by Oceanco, exterior design by Lobanov Ltd., and interior design by Sam Sorgiovanni Designs. Read More

Sunseeker London to exhibit at the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Thursday, 26 March 2015

The latest brands to announce their presence at the upcoming inaugural London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show is Sunseeker London, who will be exhibiting with Sunseeker Charters. Sunseeker London will be offering the latest information on the current Sunseeker model range. Read More

Zuccon comments on design of Navetta 37

Thursday, 26 March 2015

​The new flagship for the Ferretti Group’s semi-displacement Custom Line series is the Navetta 37, featuring exterior and interior design by Zuccon International Project in collaboration with the Group’s R&D department. The first model made its premiere at the latest Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show. Read More

The latest Princess M40 X5 delivered

Thursday, 26 March 2015

​Our friends at Oceanskies have shared this photo with us, of the latest Princess M40 superyacht, which seems to have just been delivered to her owners. Named X5, she is the fourth yacht in the series, and was photographed arriving in St Peter Port in Guernsey. Read More

The classic Feadship Dhafir in Dubai Creek Marina

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

​Pictured here in the Dubai Creek Marina is the 40.50 metre superyacht Dhafir. This classic Feadship was built at the Dutch company’s Royal Van Lent facilities in 1980, and was commissioned along with the 51.25 metre Abu Al Abyadh by a client in Abu Dhabi. Read More

Superyacht Signe Sold

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Northrop & Johnson has announced that the 35.05 metre sailing yacht Signe has been sold. Built by the US shipyard Renaissance Yachts in 1989, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Bruce King Yacht Design, whilst Joseph Artese Design were responsible for her sophisticated interiors. Read More

Front Street Shipyard reveal new line of sailing yachts

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

​The US builders Front Street Shipyard has revealed a new line of sailing yacht available for construction. Designed in-house in collaboration with Bill Tripp of Tripp Design Naval Architecture, the modern sloops include 84’, 102’ and 112’ versions with a range of interior options. Read More

New Mangusta 165E sold to US owner

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Moran Yacht & Ship has announced the sale of the 165’ Mangusta Project Starburst. She will be the first Mangusta 165 E equipped with a new power package which provides performance and comfort with higher fuel efficiency and stabilisation while at anchor and underway. Read More

The SuperYacht Times newspaper making waves around the world

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

​The second edition of the SuperYacht Times newspaper is making waves around the globe, being read by industry professionals, owners and superyacht enthusiasts worldwide. Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, SuperYacht Times has been well received all across Europe as well as many prestigious superyachting destinations. Read More

Christensen Yachts loses control of assets

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Following a lawsuit filed recently by Christensen Financing and 50% owner of the Vancouver based shipyard, Henry Luken, a Clark County Superior Court judge has appointed a receiver to take over the Christensen Yachts’ operations and assets. The receiver has been named as Miles Stover. Read More

President Yachts signs contract to build 34m superyacht

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

​The Taiwanese shipyard President Yachts has recently signed a contract for a 34.14 metre superyacht. Signed in March of last year, the yacht is currently under construction, and the yard has already completed the hull, as shown in this photo taken at the shipyard facilities in Jiangjun Boat Harbor in Tainan City. Read More

Superyacht Ontario at anchor

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​Pictured here at anchor in the south of France last summer is the 46.30 metre steel and aluminium superyacht Ontario (ex. Falco; Maalana). Built by the prestigious Lürssen shipyard in 1992, she features exterior design by Gerhard Gilgenast whilst her luxurious interiors were undertaken by Silvestrin Design. Read More

Introducing Antibes Celebrates Yachting

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​A new event in Antibes was introduced to the industry last week; Antibes Celebrates Yachting. Created at the request of the town and Port of Antibes, on March 17th Patrick Gilliot, President of the Association in Support of the Development and Activities of the Port of Antibes (ASAP) introduced the new event. Read More

JFA Yachts at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

The French shipyard JFA Yachts has announced that they will be present at the upcoming London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show (LYJAPCS) held in London from 8th to 10th April. The London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show will be hosted at the 'Old Billingsgate' & St. Katharine Docks, London. Read More

75 Metre Anastasia joins Singapore Yacht Show line-up

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​Organisers of The Singapore Yacht Show have announced that the 75.5 metre superyacht Anastasia will be on display at the upcoming event, marking the largest yacht ever to be displayed at the Show. Built by Oceanco in 2008, she features naval architecture by Azure Naval Architects. Read More

Thom Conboy joins Heesen Yachts sales team

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​Heesen Yachts has announced the appointment of Thom Conboy as Director of Sales in North America, Mexico, Bahamas and the Caribbean. In his new role, Conboy will represent Heesen Yachts at the regions boat shows and develop a joint marketing campaign for the American market with the team in the Netherlands. Read More

Burgess celebrate 40 years in business

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

This month will see Burgess celebrate their 40th anniversary - a milestone that couldn’t have come at a better time, with the company’s 2014 sales results the best they have experienced to date. Selling 42 vessels - seven of which were new construction projects - the total value exceeded €1,2 billion. Read More

New 74 metre superyacht concept V+A unveiled

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​The latest project to be revealed from designer Alvaro Aparicio is the 74 metre full displacement vessel V+A. Aparicio was a finalist of ShowBoats’ Young Designer of the Year 2012, where he presented an 85.47 metre superyacht concept. Read More

Wrapping superyacht Ark Angel

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​The Philippines based HYS Yachts are breaking new ground in the Asian region by being the first to foil wrap the full exterior of the 54.96 metre superyacht Ark Angel (ex Taishu Maru; Tiara II; Galapagos). She is the largest vessel to be wrapped in Asia. Read More

Looking back at the 2015 St Barths Bucket Regatta

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​Held from the 19th to 22nd March, the 2015 edition of the St Barths Bucket Regatta came to a close two days ago. The four classes of yachts competing in the race were Gazelles, Elegantes, Mademoiselles and Grande Dames, of which the Gazelles and Elegantes took the long course of 25.2 nautical miles. Read More

Superyacht Skyfall II sold

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

SuperYachtsMonaco has announced that the 45.72 metre superyacht Skyfall II (ex. O’Khalila) has been sold. Built by US shipyard Palmer Johnson in 2007, she is the first superyacht in the Palmer Johnson Supersport 150 series. The all-aluminium vessel features naval architecture by Donald L. Blount & Associates. Read More

The wavepiercing trimaran superyacht Khalilah

Monday, 23 March 2015

Delivered by Palmer Johnson late last year, Khalilah has a wavepiercing displacement trimaran hull, which is designed to reach 32 knots, using MTU 2000 series engines, burning 50% less fuel. She is constructed out of carbon fiber, and her hull and superstructure were built by Brødrene Aa in Norway. Read More

Superyacht Como sold and renamed Lady May

Monday, 23 March 2015

The 46.22 metre aluminium superyacht superyacht Como has been recently sold and renamed to Lady May. Launched by the Dutch shipyard Feadship in 2014, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Dubois Naval Architects, whilst her interiors were undertaken by British design studio, Redman Whiteley Dixon. Read More.

The 69.1m superyacht Saluzi confirms Singapore Yacht Show presence

Monday, 23 March 2015

Organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show have confirmed that the 69.10 metre aluminium superyacht Saluzi will be on display at the event. Built by the Australian shipyard Austal in 2003, she is the largest permanently based yacht available for charter in Asia. She will be represented at the show by Yachtzoo, and tours of the yacht during the show can be arranged. Read More

Rossi Navi signs contract for Longitude 47 project

Monday, 23 March 2015

​Rossi Navi has announced that their latest custom motor yacht project, the Longitude 47, has been sold. The 46.80 metre aluminium vessel has a beam of 8.90 metres and a draft of 1.85 metres.On board she accommodates up to 12 guests over six cabins, including a panoramic owner’s cabin as well as two VIP cabins located on the main deck. Read More

Superyacht Dragonfly arrives in Vanuatu

Monday, 23 March 2015

The 73.3 metre superyacht Dragonfly has arrived in Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean following calls for aid for vessels in the area regarding the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam over the past few days. Dragonfly made the journey to Vanuatu in just over three and a half days, travelling a distance of 1,600 nm. Read More

Oceanis Yachts global delivery service and skippered yacht charter operation

Monday, 23 March 2015

Established in 1997, Oceanis Yachts are a British owned company based in Slovenia who are dedicated to providing a global yacht delivery service and ‘skippered’ Yacht Charter operation. Boasting superyachts ranging from 12 to 60+ metres in length, all of the company’s professional captains and crews are fully qualified. Read More

Heesen unveils new superyacht project 17850

Monday, 23 March 2015

​Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts has recently unveiled a new all-aluminium 50 metre superyacht project. Named Project 17850 for now, her design appears to be based upon the design of the 49.90 metre superyacht Sibelle, which was delivered to her owner earlier this month. She distils superlative fuel efficiency and remarkable performance. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Royal Huisman's Wisp

Sunday, 22 March 2015

​Built in 2014 by the Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman, the 47.65 metre classic sloop Wisp made her maiden voyage to the spectacular fjords of Norway shortly after her delivery last year before carrying on to the Western Mediterranean, where she remained for most of the last summer season. Read More

Superyacht Dubai docked at Logos Island, Dubai

Friday, 20 March 2015

Pictured here is the immense superyacht Dubai docked at Logos Island in the UAE. Though her hull was initially completed by the German shipyard Blohm + Voss, she was transported to the Platinum Yachts FZCO facilities located in Jebel Ali for completion in 2006, in the home country of her distinguished owner. Read More

Hull of 110 metre Oceanco Y714 launched

Friday, 20 March 2015

​Yesterday saw the Dutch shipyard Oceanco launch the 110 metre superyacht project Y714 in the Netherlands. The following video shows the launch of the immense vessel, and she is now on her way to the Oceanco shipyard in Alblasserdam for completion. Read More

The 25.6 metre Burger Jubilee sold

Friday, 20 March 2015

​OCEAN Independence has announced that the 25.6 metre aluminium vessel Jubilee has been successfully sold. Built by the US shipyard Burger in 2000 with an interior designed by her original owner, she accommodates up to eight guests over four luxurious cabins, including a full beam owner’s suite located amidships. Read More

New 40m superyacht design from Van Geest Design

Friday, 20 March 2015

​The Dutch design studio Van Geest Design has released their latest design for a 40 metre superyacht. Named Ocean Nomad, the vessel has been developed for an experienced yachtsman who gave a brief for a multi purpose yacht able to navigate all oceans. She will accommodate guests over a five cabin layout. Read More

The SuperYacht Times Newspaper now on order

Friday, 20 March 2015

Now in it’s second successful edition, SuperYacht Company are proud to announce that the SuperYacht Times quarterly newspaper has experienced great success since it’s publication towards the end of 2014. The latest issue was released in January this year, and is a clear continuation of the quality of work. Read More

The Ferretti Group unveil the new Navetta 37

Friday, 20 March 2015

The Ferretti Group has unveiled the shipyards new flagship in their semi-displacement line, the Navetta 37. The 37.04 metre vessel is the largest Navetta ever to be built in the Custom Line, and was presented at the latest Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach. She is set to make her debut in summer 2016. Read More

Mengi Yay getting ready to deliver superyacht project NB89

Friday, 20 March 2015

Currently being built by the Turkish shipyard Mengi Yay in Istanbul is the superyacht project NB89. Measuring 36.5 metres in length, construction is well underway and will be completed later this year. She features naval architecture and exterior design by the Dutch company Ginton Naval Architects. Read More

Heesen Yachts appoint new Director Operations

Friday, 20 March 2015

​Heesen Yachts has announced that Mr. Rick van de Wetering has been appointed the company’s new Director Operations, replacing Hans Boerakker. Van de Wetering’s career in the industry spans over 25 years, and actually began at the Heesen Shipyard where he had the chance to operate in numerous managerial roles. Read More

Hatteras 80 for sale with Yacht Masters

Friday, 20 March 2015

​A 24.38 metre Hatteras 80 motor yacht has been listed for sale by Yacht Masters. Built in 2008 by the US shipyard Hatteras Yachts, she accommodates up to 11 guests on board over 4 luxurious cabins, as well as a crew of 4. Read More

Rondal wins mast project for world’s largest carbon sloop

Friday, 20 March 2015

The Dutch company Rondal has recently announced they have just received a prestigious rigging order for the supply of a complete rig package for the world’s largest carbon sloop currently under construction at the Baltic Yachts shipyard in Finland. Read More

Exclusive: Lürssen launches 125 metre superyacht Tatiana

Friday, 20 March 2015

German shipyard Lürssen has launched the 125 metre Tatiana project, from their shipyard in Lemwerder, Germany. These photos were taken seconds ago, and are brought to you live from the launch location. Tatiana is the yacht's project name, and her true name will remain under wraps. Read More

Moon Maiden II re-launched during the solar eclipse

Friday, 20 March 2015

​The classic 38 metre superyacht Moon Maiden II has been re-launched at Solent Refit. The launch took place during the near total solar eclipse, the first since 1999. An overcast sky prevented those present at the launch to fully enjoy the eclipse, but the launch was an impressive sight nevertheless. Read More

Superyacht Sibelle delivered by Heesen

Friday, 20 March 2015

​Heesen Yachts has announced that on March 20th, 2015 Sibelle was delivered to her Owner. Sibelle is a 50-metre fully custom motor yacht, below 500GT with an aluminum hull and superstructure. During sea trials, the yacht exceeded the contractual speed and proved to be extremely maneuverable and very quiet. Read More

New photos of the launch of the 125 metre Tatiana

Friday, 20 March 2015

​Regular contributor to our site, Martin Fischbacher has just sent us these new photos of the 125 metre Tatiana project, launched by Lürssen just before 3pm today. Tatiana measures 125 metres in length, has a gross tonnage of around 7,600. Read More

The 58.83 metre superyacht Seawolf in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, 19 March 2015

​Built by the now defunct Dutch shipyard J & K Smits in 1957, pictured here is the 58.85 metre steel expedition yacht Seawolf, seen recently in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She features naval architecture and exterior design by DBR Huisman. She underwent an extensive four year long refit from 1998 to 2002. Read More

Oyster to show new 825 at first London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Oyster Yachts has announced that they will be attending the upcoming London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show, in which they will display the Oyster 825. Measuring 25.15 metres, she is expected to be the largest sailing yacht in the line-up of boats. Read More

Oyster starts construction of first Oyster 118

Thursday, 19 March 2015

​Oyster Yachts has announced that the build of the the Oyster 118 has commenced. Drawn in partnership with Humphreys Yacht Design, the shipyard are building additional construction facilities to enable them to build the second Oyster 118 whilst the first is in build Read More

Third 45m project under construction at Sunrise Yachts

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Turkish shipyard Sunrise Yachts has announced that another 45 metre superyacht project is currently under construction at their facilities in Antalya. The announcement follows in the wake of the two previously delivered 45 metre yachts; Africa which was built in 2009, and Atomic, which was built in 2014. Read More

Charter deal of the week: the 32.8m superyacht Jazz Jr

Thursday, 19 March 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best charter deals currently on offer, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who forms the basis of the articles. This week we look at 32.8 metre superyacht Jazz Jr, which is available for charter in the Mediterranean. Read More

The 73m Dragonfly deployed to Vanuatu

Thursday, 19 March 2015

​Under the owners instructions, the 73 metre superyacht Dragonfly has been deployed to the island nation of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean to assist with major disaster relief work in the area following the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam over the past week. Read More

The 34m superyacht Sentimental Journey sold

Thursday, 19 March 2015

The 34.1 metre superyacht Sentimental Journey (ex. Empress II; Empress II A; Safari) has been sold in an in-house deal at Camper & Nicholsons. Built by Australian shipyard Lloyds Ships in 1983 and constructed in aluminium, she features naval architecture by Lloyds Ships. Read More

Work begins on Continental Trawler 2395

Thursday, 19 March 2015

​Dutch shipyard Wim van der Valk has announced that construction has begun on the first all-aluminium semi-custom Continental Trawler 2395. The Flybridge model is the first of a new series of semi-custom trawler-style yachts designed for the yard by Guido de Groot and is being built on spec. Read More

The Oceanfast superyacht Ocean Seven in Dubai

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

​Pictured here is the 53.50 metre aluminium superyacht Ocean Seven, built by Australian shipyard Oceanfast in 1993. Over the past two decades she has been known as several different names. Her naval architecture is by Phil Curran Design, whilst Bannenberg & Rowell undertook her interior and exterior design. Read More

New photos of 125 metre superyacht Tatiana at Lürssen

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

​Martin Fischbacher recently took these following pictures showing the stern of the latest aluminium and steel superyacht project from the Lürssen shipyard in Lemwerder, Germany, where she was seen getting ready to launch over the past couple of days. She measures 125 metres in length and has a gross tonnage of around 7,600. Read More

Royal Romance on her way to seatrials

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

​Launched in October last year, the highly anticipated 92.50 metre superyacht from Feadship is pictured here on her way to seatrials. Now named Royal Romance, SuperYacht Times took these pictures as she made her way through the locks of Amsterdam. Read More

Avalon successfully term chartered with Northrop & Johnson

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

​Northrop & Johnson has announced that the 32.9 metre aluminium ketch Avalon has successfully been term chartered with the option to purchase. Built in 1987 by the Southern Pacific shipyard, she boasts an impressive race history at both the Newport and St. Barth’s Buckets. Read More

The 38 metre superyacht No Comment sold

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Merle & Wood Associates has announced that the 38.1 metre aluminium superyacht No Comment has been sold. She was jointly listed for sale with Merle Wood & Associates and Luxury Yacht Group. Built by Heesen Yachts, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Mulder Design. Read More

Job opening at SuperYachtTimes.com

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

SuperYachtTimes is looking for a junior superyacht database and photo manager to join the team in Amsterdam. This is an ideal position for someone who is currently working on a superyacht, but prefers a land based position, or someone with a passion for superyachts who wants to turn their hobby into a career. Read More

More information released about Benetti's latest superyachts

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

The Benetti shipyard has released information about three of their projects currently in the final stages of completion, including the 50 metre Vica which is ready to weight anchor in Livorno, the 63.5 metre project FB264 and the 56 metre Surpina, which is due for delivery in a couple of weeks. Read More

Future of Christensen Shipyards unclear

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Following reports that the Christensen Shipyard was working on a multipart ownership deal last December and proceeded by the news that the yard had closed its gates in February last month, the latest damaging news reports circulating the Vancouver based shipyard states that they are now facing a total of five lawsuits. Read More

Superyacht Falcon in Dubai

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

​Pictured here in Dubai recently is the 43.89 metre tri-deck superyacht Falcon, built by the US shipyard Trinity Yachts in 2011. Constructed out of aluminium, she features naval architecture and exterior design by Trinity Yachts, whilst Karen Lynn Interiors were responsible for her interior design. Read More

Elfje video preview and Bucket debut

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

​Launched from the Royal Huisman Shipyard in the Netherlands last year, the 51.80 metre aluminium ketch Elfje is set to make her regatta debut at the upcoming St. Barth’s Bucket Regatta which will be held from 19th to 22nd March. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: 27.71m superyacht Nefertiti

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 27.71m superyacht Nefertiti. Read More

As the 45m Cklass readies for delivery, owner orders an 80m replacement

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

​The Philippines based shipyard HYS Yachts has announced that the 45 metre explorer superyacht Cklass will attend seatrials in just a few weeks time. Amongst the many features on board is a Jacuzzi, a helideck, a tender deck and a four-deck guest elevator. Read More

Deck installed on the first Swan 115 S

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

​The Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan has announced that the deck has been successfully installed on the first Swan 115 S. The 35.20 metre sailing yacht is the new flagship Swan, with the design being launched at the beginning of 2014. She features an innovative hull design and naval architecture by German Frers. Read More

Marina Port Vell sees accelerating berth sales

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

​Marina Port Vell (MPV) located in Barcelona, Spain, has announced the sale of four berths recently, ranging from 25 to 70 metres in length. The sales quickly followed the formal opening of the new marina at the end of last year. Read More

OCEA signs new superyacht order

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

The French shipyard OCEA has confirmed rumours circulating in the media that they have received an order for a new yacht. Speaking to SuperYacht Times, OCEA stated that the yacht in question is a OCEA Commuter yacht of 30 meters long. The project is being kept under wraps for now. Read More

Cramm Yachting Systems approved for ISO 9001:2008

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

​Dutch manufacturer Cramm Yachting Systems has recently announced that their quality management ​system has been approved by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance for ISO 9001:2008. In 2014 the company started the procedure to obtain Lloyds’s approval, with the certification coming through in January 2015. Read More

The 38 metre superyacht Butterfly in Mexico

Monday, 16 March 2015

​Spotted here in Cancun, Mexico, is the 38 metre superyacht Butterfly (ex. Shooting Star), built by Danish Yachts in 2011. She features naval architecture and exterior design by the world renowned design studio Espen Oeino International, whilst her interior design is by Art Line. She is built with a carbon fibre hull and superstructure. Read More

Spirit Yachts to showcase 110’ designs at London Event

Monday, 16 March 2015

​The British shipyard Spirit Yachts has announced their participation in the upcoming London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show (LYJAPCS), where they will be displaying the new Spirit 110’ superyacht, as well as drawings for the new Spirit 40’ power boat. Read More

52 metre Jade Yachts to attend Singapore Yacht Show

Monday, 16 March 2015

Jade Yachts has announced that the 52 metre superyacht Jade 959 will be on display at the upcoming Singapore Yacht Show next month. Launched by the Taiwanese shipyard in 2014, she features exterior design by Espinosa Yacht Design, whilst her interiors are by Central Yacht. Read More

Vripack unveils 85 metre explorer concept

Monday, 16 March 2015

​Dutch design studio Vripack has today revealed their latest superyacht concept, an 85 metre explorer vessel designed for an experienced yachtsman. She will accommodate up to 14 guests as board, as well as a crew of up to 26. Read More

The largest yachts at the upcoming Palm Beach show

Monday, 16 March 2015

This year will see the Palm Beach International Boat Show in Florida celebrate their 30th edition. The annual event is one of the top five boat shows throughout the United States, and this year is set to feature a wide range of vessels accessories from some of the world’s leading marine manufacturers. Read More

Classic 50m superyacht Malahne launches after 30 month restoration

Monday, 16 March 2015

​The 50 metre classic motor yacht Malahne was launched recently after an extensive 30 month refit at the Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth, UK. Originally launched in 1937, the almost 80 year old vessel was designed by Charles E. Nicholson and built by Camper & Nicholsons. Read More

Symphony making her way through the Dutch waterways

Monday, 16 March 2015

As seen in the following videos published by Studio Alphen, Feadship Project 808 - now named Symphony - was recently transported through narrow bridges in Alphen aan den Rijn. Her transportation is reportedly ahead of schedule, and one of the tugs delegated with her recent transportation was fitted with a bow thruster especially for the task. Read More

New photos of superyacht Dartwo

Monday, 16 March 2015

​Pictured here are two new photographs of the 81.80 metre five deck superyacht Dartwo. Built by German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen and launched early February, she features both exterior and interior design by the world renowned studio Terence Disdale Design Ltd. Read More

In Pictures: Heesen's Asya in Gibraltar

Monday, 16 March 2015

Pictured here is the 47 metre superyacht Asya, making her maiden voyage in Gibraltar. Completed earlier this year at the Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts and launched from Oss, the Netherlands, she features naval architecture by Heesen themselves, as well as exterior design by Omega Architects. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Next Episode

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Launched by the Dutch shipyard Wim Van der Valk in 2014, the 26 metre superyacht The Next Episode made her debut at the last Cannes Yachting Festival. Part of the shipyards Continental III series, she features naval architecture done in house, whilst the renowned Guide de Groot Design is responsible for her exterior design. Read More

Exclusive: Superyacht Tatiana ready to launch at Lürssen

Sunday, 15 March 2015

​The Lürssen shipyard in Aumund, Germany is getting ready to launch their latest superyacht, which we believe is the 125 metre Tatiana project. Project Tatiana has a steel hull, a gross tonnage of around 7,600 and she is believed to have a diesel-electric propulsion system. Read More

Superyacht Lumiere in Cancun

Friday, 13 March 2015

​Pictured here is the 49.95 metre superyacht Lumiere (ex. Lionheart; Cuor di Leone), launched by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 1999. She features both exterior and interior design by Stefano Natucci. Up to 12 guests are accommodated on board over five luxurious cabins. Read More 

Video of superyacht So’ Mar

Friday, 13 March 2015

​Showcased in this beautiful video from our friends at Breed Media is the 37.60 metre superyacht So’ Mar, launched by the Turkish shipyard Tansu Yachts in 2014. Constructed with a wooden hull and superstructure, she features naval architecture by the renowned studio Diana Yacht Design. Read More

Superyacht Akoya moved at Heesen Yachts

Friday, 13 March 2015

​Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts has recently released this video showing the first time the 50 metre superyacht Akoya has seen blue skies as the Heesen team move the vessel to its shed in their facilities in Oss, the Netherlands. Built with an aluminium hull and superstructure, her naval architecture has been completed by Heesen. Read More

Superyacht Lady Linda sold

Friday, 13 March 2015

​The 56.69 metre superyacht Lady Linda has been sold in an in-house deal at International Yacht Collection. Built by the US shipyard Trinity Yachts in 2012, she has an aluminium hull and superstructure. Designed by the Trinity Yachts team, she features interior design by Evan K Marshall. Read More

FM Architettura to exhibit in London

Friday, 13 March 2015

The latest brand to announce their presence at the upcoming London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show is FM Architettura d'Interni, an interior design studio with an emphasis on Italian style. Based in Camerano, Italy, the studio focuses on superyachts, luxury residences, residential complex and prestigious cruise vessels. Read More

Superyacht Herculina in the South of France

Thursday, 12 March 2015

​Pictured in the South of France as summer came to an end last September is the 49.99 metre superyacht Herculina (ex. Iroquois). She was built by the Feadship Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw and launched in 1998. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Vava II

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Launched in 2012 in Plymouth, England, the impressive six deck superyacht Vava II is the very last vessel to be produced by the shipyard Devonport. She features naval architecture by Devonport, exterior design by Redman Whiteley Dixon, and interiors from the designer Rémi Tessier. Read More

Rossi Navi signs 50 metre superyacht contract

Thursday, 12 March 2015

​Rossi Navi has announced the sale of project Endurance 50, a full custom 50 metre explorer superyacht. The yacht, also known as project FR032, features a aluminium hull, and aluminium superstructure. The yacht is designed for long range cruising, and will be powered by twin diesel electric engines. Read More

47 metre superyacht Bebe launched

Thursday, 12 March 2015

​Turkish shipyard Vos Marine, located in Antalya's Free zone, has just launched their 47 metre superyacht project Bebe. Vos Marine tells us the yacht will be delivered to her owners later this month. Read More

Dutch superyacht industry exhibiting at TEFAF

Thursday, 12 March 2015

​TEFAF Maastricht, the world's most prestigious art and antiques fair, opens its doors this week, and for the second time, the HISWA Holland Yachting Group is also exhibiting at the art fair. The Netherlands has an outstanding reputation for a long history of building yachts. Read More

Classic yacht La Bimba sold

Thursday, 12 March 2015

​Edmiston has sold the classic yacht La Bimba in an inhouse deal. La Bimba, designed by the famous Scottish naval architects of GL Watson & Company along traditional lines, was built as Themara by Ailsa Shipbuilding in 1962. Read More

Brokerage deal of the Week: The 49 metre Nassima

Thursday, 12 March 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 49.18m superyacht Nassima. Read More

Six Perini's to participate in St Barths Bucket Regatta 2015

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Perini Navi tells us that six of their superyachts are participating in the St Barths Bucket Regatta 2015, which kicks off in a few days in the pristine waters of St. Barthélemy. What started as a weekend party in Nantucket 25 years ago, has grown into the most prestigious Corinthian spirited superyacht regatta in the world. Read More

Superyacht Soy Amor at nighttime

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

​Superyacht Soy Amor is Benetti's 3rd Crystal 140’ superyacht. She was launched in 2013. The exterior concept and design are by Stefano Righini, while the contemporary-styled interiors are designed inhouse. Soy Amor offers a lot of key features. Read More

Superyacht RS Eden under refit at Solent Refit

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

​The 51 metre classic styled clipper bow yacht RS Eden arrived at the Solent Refit yard in Southampton, England on 9th March for slipping and assessment before she undertakes her latest refit. She was built in 1930 by Defoe Shipbuilding Co. with a steel hull and superstructure. Read More

Hacker Craft's two new models at Palm Beach

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

The American shipyard Hacker Craft will be present at the upcoming Palm Beach International Boat Show this year, displaying two new models. The first ever Hacker Craft constructed with a fibreglass hull, as well as a 30’ sports model. Read More

Simon Ting Joins SuperYachtsMonaco

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

SuperYachtsMonaco has announced an addition to their team today, Simon Ting. Focused on the sale, charter and purchase of yachts of all sizes, the company has their headquarters in Monaco. Read More

Rhoades Young Design unveils 49 metre Classic Explorer

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

​Rhoades Young Design has revealed their latest superyacht concept recently with a 49 metre Classic Explorer yacht. The design has been inspired by the heritage and legacy of classic workboats, and as with the studio’s previously designed superyacht Bystander launched in 2006. Read More

Princess Yachts at the Dubai International Boat Show

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

​Chris Gates, Managing Director of Princess Yachts, attended the latest edition of the Dubai International Boat Show, where the British yard were displaying a number of models at the show. 2015 Will see the shipyard launch several other vessels as part of a developmental program, including two new M Class superyachts. Read More

Superyacht +Lejos in the Miami Beach Marina

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

The 36.60 metre superyacht +Lejos was built by Benetti in 2010 as Ocean Dream. Like her sisterships from the Benetti Classic range, +Lejos is designed by Stefano Righini. Here she is pictured at the Miami Beach Marina in February 2015. Read More

Superyacht Al Fahedi moored along the Creek in Dubai

Monday, 9 March 2015

Pictured here recently moored along the Creek in Dubai ahead of the Dubai International Boat Show 2015 is the 46 metre superyacht Al Fahedi, built by the Italian shipyard Baglietto in 1986. Constructed with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, she features naval architecture by Baglietto. Read More

MarQuip working on 100m+ projects

Monday, 9 March 2015

MarQuip is currently working on placing their exhaust system technology on two 100m+ projects, which are currently under construction. MarQuip developed custom exhaust systems for both of their projects, because several considerations have to be thought of to make sure the right system has been used. Read More

Al Shaali Marine AS100 makes its debut at DIBS

Monday, 9 March 2015

The UAE shipyard Al Shaali Marine debuted the AS100 superyacht this week in Dubai. Arriving at the Dubai International Boat Show on the second day of the event, however, the quality of the vessel has come under some criticism from the industry. Read More

MCP Yachts building the second 106 LE superyacht

Monday, 9 March 2015

​The construction of the second 106 Limited Edition superyacht is well underway at the Brazilian shipyard MCP Yachts, with delivery due later this year. Last year saw the Brazilian shipyard MCP Yachts launch their very first 106 Limited Edition superyacht from the series, named Mars. Read More

Northrop & Johnson sell 25.6m Coy Koi

Monday, 9 March 2015

​Northrop & Johnson has recently announced the sale of the 25.6 metre explorer yacht Coy Koi. Launched by the Dutch shipyard Kuipers Woudsend in 2000 as part of their long range explorer series, Doggersbank, she is completely designed by the renowned company Vripack. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Solandge in Gibraltar

Monday, 9 March 2015

​Pictured here is the 85.10 metre superyacht Solandge arriving in Gibraltar following her recent transatlantic crossing. Built by Lürssen Yachts in 2013, she features exterior design by Espen Oeino International, whilst Rodriguez Interiors were responsible for her sophisticated interiors. Read More

Benetti sells the 7th Classic Supreme superyacht 132

Monday, 9 March 2015

​Benetti has announced the sale of the 7th hull of the Classic Supreme 132 superyacht series in collaboration with OCEAN Independence. The 40 metre yacht boasts designs by Stefano Righini, whilst Alessandro Pulina of​ Pulina DNA and the yard's design office were responsible for the interiors. Read More

The 45m Benetti superyacht Told U So sold

Monday, 9 March 2015

​Built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 2011, the 45 metre superyacht Told U So has recently been sold in an in-house deal at Camper & Nicholsons with Richard Higgins acting for the seller. She features exterior design by Stefano Righini Design, whilst her interiors are by Molori Design. Read More

Interiors on board the 141m superyacht Yas complete

Monday, 9 March 2015

Greenline Yacht Interiors has announced that the interiors on board the 141 metre superyacht Yas have been completed after the company took over the scope of work previously commenced by other subcontractors in 2013. Built by the Abu Dhabi Mar Shipyard, Yas is one of the top ten largest yachts in the world. Read More

The refit of the 32m superyacht Corona at KRM Yacht

Monday, 9 March 2015

Built by the Bilgin Shipyard in 2008, the 32 metre wooden motor yacht Corona (ex. Jetaime Too) is currently undergoing an extensive refit at the KRM Yacht facilities in Istanbul, Turkey. Following her sale in October, her new owner wished to personalise and update the yacht. Read More

Superyacht Bluewater Cat in Nassau

Friday, 6 March 2015

Seen recently in the bustling waters of Nassau in the Bahamas is the 31.40 metre superyacht Bluewater Cat. Built by the Chinese shipyard Cheoy Lee, she was launched from the port of Doumen in 2011 and features naval architecture and exterior design by M.G. Burvenich Designs. Read More

Stepping on board the 27.5 metre Nasima in Dubai

Friday, 6 March 2015

SuperYacht Times recently visited the 27.5 metre superyacht Nasima whilst in Dubai for the 2015 edition of the Dubai International Boat Show. Built by the Italian shipyard Cantieri di Pisa and launched in 2012, Nasima features both interior and exterior design by Carlo Galeazzi, and is part of the shipyards Akhir 90 range of semi-custom superyachts. Read More

Videos of the 2015 Dubai International Boat Show

Friday, 6 March 2015

The 2015 edition of the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) welcomed His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai to the event yesterday. Now in it’s 23rd year, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, also accompanied His Highness Sheikh Mohammed on the tour. Read More

Superyachts under construction at Moonen

Friday, 6 March 2015

​Moonen Shipyards has announced that two new superyachts are currently under construction at their facilities in the Netherlands from their Caribbean series, a 37 metre GT Martinique and a 30 metre Matica. Read More

Three new superyacht concepts for McMullen & Wing

Friday, 6 March 2015

The New Zealand shipyard McMullen & Wing has revealed a design partnership with three yacht design studios; H2 Yacht Design, Vripack Naval Architecture, and Greg Marshall. The heads of the three studios recently joined McMullen & Wing’s CEO on a global tour of some of the world’s top brokerage centres. Read More

Closer look at J Class Yankee

Friday, 6 March 2015

​Dykstra Naval Architects and Holland Jachtbouw have released a rendering and further information regarding the construction of the highly anticipated replica of Yankee, the J Class Yacht that defended the America’s Cup in 1930. Read More

Numarine unveils 40XP concept

Friday, 6 March 2015

​Turkish shipyard Numarine has revealed their latest superyacht concept, the 40XP Series. First in a line of Explorer series models, the vessel is designed by Can Yalman. The 40XP features a steel hull with a light composite superstructure. Guests will be accommodated over five luxurious cabins. Read More

Bella Vita in Dania Cut

Thursday, 5 March 2015

​Pictured here is the 44.65 metre superyacht Bella Vita (ex. TV; Madsummer) in Dania Cut in Florida. Built by the Feadship Royal van Lent & Zonen shipyard in De Kaag, the Netherlands, she is the third vessel from the F45 Vantage series, and features naval architecture by De Voogt Naval Architects. Read More

Arcadia Yachts announce new models and four new yachts under construction

Thursday, 5 March 2015

​Arcadia Yachts has released details regarding yachts under construction at the shipyard over the course of 2015, including the Arcadia 85 and the brand new Arcadia 100, in addition to the four Arcadia 115 superyachts that have already been produced and sold. Two new models will also be introduced to the industry. Read More

The 57m superyacht Twizzle undergoes extensive refit

Thursday, 5 March 2015

The 57.49 metre superyacht Twizzle built by Royal Huisman in 2010 has recently undergone an extensive refit, including a full repaint of the hull and spars. During this process the rigs and EC6 standing rigging have also been fully serviced by RSB Rigging Solutions, just in time for a busy summer season. Read More

Oceania Marine developments

Thursday, 5 March 2015

​Oceania Marine in New Zealand has announced that an order has been made for the first of two travelift machines as part of its development plan. Work has commenced on the new Port Whangarei Marine Centre (PWMC) at South Shipyard, Port Whangarei, New Zealand, which will incorporate the new travelift haulout service.

JQB Design latest 53m superyacht design

Thursday, 5 March 2015

​American design studio JQB Design has recently announced their latest design commision for a new 53 metre tri-deck motor yacht. The 53 metre vessel will be built in the United States, with JQB Design being responsible for both the interior and exterior designs. Read More

Design project GoWide unveiled

Thursday, 5 March 2015

​Finalist of the prestigious Young Designer of the Year Award is Lorenzo Berselli, with his 55 metre sailing yacht concept, Project GoWide. She accommodates her guests over five luxurious rooms all located on the lower deck, including the large owner’s suite with private access to the beach area.

Heesen delivers the 47m superyacht Asya

Thursday, 5 March 2015

​The team at Heesen has announced the delivery of the 47 metres full displacement superyacht Asya to her owners on March 3rd. Launched in December of last year, Asya is the second in the restyle 47 metre class, featuring exterior designs by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. Read More

Nina Lu docked in front of a private house

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

​Pictured here is the 34.11 metre superyacht Nina Lu, docked in front of a private house. Built by the US shipyard Westport Yachts and launched in 2007, she features naval architecture by Jack Sarin, whilst her naval architecture and exterior design were completed by the shipyard. Read More

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - March 2015

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Boat International, Boote Exclusiv, Yachts International, Showboats International, Dockwalk and Yacht Première. Read More 

The Overmarine Group appoint new sales partner

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

The Overmarine Group has announced the appointment of a new sales partner. In a bid to develop Mangusta as a truly international brand, Henry Goulding will promote the Mangusta and Mangusta Oceano brands in Singapore. Goulding is a Commercially Endorsed Ocean Master, having built up considerable experience sailing in Europe, the USA and Asia. Read More

Holland Jachtbouw made partner to the J Class Association

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

​The J Class Association has announced that Holland Jachtbouw has become a partner to the J Class Association (JCA). The partnership comes as the latest J Class yacht, the J8, is due to launch this coming Spring, joining the 46 metre schooner Rainbow which was launched from the Holland Jachtbouw facilities in the Netherlands in 2012. Read More

Extensive refit of 51m superyacht Umbra complete

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

​Auckland’s Diverse Projects team in New Zealand has announced the completion of the refit of the 51.3 metre superyacht Umbra. Launched by the Dutch shipyard Damen in 2010, the extensive refit included several structural changes as well as an exterior repaint and full survey. Read More

Sanlorenzo's 52 Steel seen for the first time

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

​At the 2015 Dubai International Boat Show, Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo, is displaying a model of the 52 Steel, the first of which is due for a 2016 launch. It is the first time we had a glimpse of the new model. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: Superyacht Victoria

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 43.44 metre superyacht, Victoria. Read More

Dubai International Boat Show opens

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

​Yesterday saw the opening day of the 23rd Dubai International Boat Show, hosted at the Dubai International Marine Club Mina Seyahi. Amongst the 430 yachts on show as well as the presence of many of the industry’s most important brands, organisers of the event have created an itinerary of exciting array of events, competitions and marine talks. Read More

Superyacht Paramour sold

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Edmiston has recently announced the successful sale of superyacht Paramour. Built in 2002 by the French shipyard CMN Yacht Division, she features exterior and interior design by Stirling Design International. Undertaking a refit in 2012, she accommodates up to 10 guests in total.​

Oceanco reveals 107m superyacht concept, Stiletto at DIBS

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

​Oceanco has revealed their latest 107 metre superyacht concept design during the current Dubai International Boat Show. Her naval architecture done in house in collaboration with BMT, whilst Ken Freivokh is responsible for both her interior and exterior design. Read More

Feadship Katrion sold

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Arie de Boom Marine has sold the 38.55 metre superyacht Katrion, which was on the market with Y.CO. Built with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, she was launched by the Dutch shipyard Feadship in 2003. The yacht was for sale, asking € 9.950.000. Read More

Superyacht Just J's in Miami

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

​Previously named Monarch, the 45.90 metre superyacht Just J’s is pictured here in Miami. Launched in 2011, her hull was built by Northern Marine in Anacortes, Washington before being transported to the Seattle based shipyard Delta Marine for completion. Her naval architecture is the work of Roddan Engineering. Read More

Sunseeker London Group announces acquisition of Sunseeker Spain

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

The Sunseeker London Group has recently announced plans to take ownership of Sunseeker Yachts Spain. They are currently in the process of purchasing the remaining 50% of the Spanish dealership with headquarters in Empuriabrava, making them the sole shareholder. Read More

Nauta Design 165m superyacht concept

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Nauta Design has recently released this video depicting their vast 165 metre superyacht concept. Named Gleam, the design was first introduced to the industry in Autumn 2014, and boasts seven large, luxurious decks for its future potential owner and his guests to fully enjoy life at sea to the fullest. Read More

Construction update on the Wider 150

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

​Wider Yachts has announced the most recent construction update of the Wider 150 project currently underway at the shipyard’s facilities with the arrival of the Veth electric pods. The pods will deliver 100% thrust with 360º maneuverability, also resulting in a remarkably shallow draft of less than two metres. Read More

New management at Oyster Yachts

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Following the shipyard’s recent relocation, the restructuring of the business and the expansion of their production facilities, British shipyard Oyster Yachts has announced the appointment of Jane Wilkinson as new Head of Marketing and Simon Haynes as the Finance Director. Read More

Superyacht Taransay nears completion at Rossi Navi

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

The steel and aluminium 38.55 metre superyacht Taransay is nearing completion at the Rossinavi shipyard in Italy. The yacht is a reproduction of a British model from the beginning of the 20th century. Read More

Mondomarine unveils the SF60 superyacht

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

​The Italian shipyard Mondomarine has announced they are set to reveal the SF60 superyacht at the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS), which will commence tomorrow and conclude on 7th March. The 60 metre yacht has been developed in collaboration with Luca Vallebona and SF Yachts. Read More

The 75.75 metre Feadship Ebony Shine

Monday, 2 March 2015

Built at Feadship, and delivered in October 2008, Ebony Shine is a 75.75 metre De Voogt design, with an interior by Alberto Pinto and Laura Sessa. The yacht was sold a couple of months ago. The yachts former owner, has just taken delivery of a much larger yacht, the 140 metre Fincantieri also named Ocean Victory. Read More

Breed Media confirm sponsorship of the Dubois Cup

Monday, 2 March 2015

The latest brand to confirm their sponsorship of the 2015 edition of the Dubois Cup is Breed Media. Established in 2007, Breed Media will be the official contracted photographers and video team for the event. Held from the 28th to the 30th May, the event will be held in conjunction with Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Sardinia. Read More

Dubai International Boat Show 2015

Monday, 2 March 2015

The Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) returns from the 3rd to the 7th March, this year celebrating the 23rd edition of the event. With over 800 companies and brands from 54 countries exhibiting, an unprecedented number of visitors are expected to attend from more than 120 countries. Read More

Superyacht Adela wins Antigua Superyacht Challenge

Monday, 2 March 2015

Held from the 29th January to the 1st February, this years annual Antigua Superyacht Challenge was hosted by Admiral’s Inn and Antigua Rigging in association with National Parks Antigua. Celebrating its fifth edition this year, a total of 11 yachts competed in total, with the superyacht Adela proving victorious. Read More

Royal Huisman and Pendennis join ICOMIA Refit Group

Monday, 2 March 2015

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) Superyacht Refit Group has announced the introduction of two new members; the British shipyard Pendennis, as well as the Dutch shipbuilders Royal Huisman. Read More

Princess Yachts in-water display at the London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show

Monday, 2 March 2015

​Organisers of the London, Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show have announced that Princess Yachts will display several yachts at the St. Katharine Docks In-Water Show, including the Princess 98 and Princess S72. The Princess 98 is one of the most luxurious yachts Princess Yachts have ever launched. Read More

PB Behage Yacht Designer reveal new 70.7m superyacht concept

Monday, 2 March 2015

​Dutch design company P.B. Behage have revealed their latest superyacht concept. Named Retro, the 70.70 metre motor yacht. Accommodating up to ten guests on board, she is highly customisable, and also includes the option of an additional two cabins for children or the owners private staff. Read More 

Superyacht of the week: The Sunrise Yachts Atomic

Sunday, 1 March 2015

The 45 metre superyacht Atomic is the latest vessel to be launched from the Turkish shipyard Sunrise Yachts, and is the second yacht to be completed from their 45 metre series. The inaugural superyacht from the series, Africa, was launched six years ago in 2009. Read More

Superyacht Fountainhead in downtown Miami

Friday, 27 February 2015

​Seen recently in downtown Miami is the Feadship motor yacht Fountainhead. Measuring 87.78 metres in length, she was completed in 2011 and features naval architecture and exterior design by De Voogt Naval Architects, whilst her interior is the work of Sinot Yacht Design in collaboration with Axel Vervoordt. Read More

SuperYacht Times to attend the Dubois Cup

Friday, 27 February 2015

The editorial team from the SuperYacht Times can confirm their presence at the upcoming Dubois Cup, which will be held from the 28th to 30th May 2015. The team will be reporting live on all the action over the course of the three days of the event. Read More

SuperYacht Times at the Dubai International Boat Show

Friday, 27 February 2015

The Dubai International Boat Show returns in 2015 from the 3rd to 7th of March, hosted at the Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi. This years event will be held alongside the Dive Middle East Exhibition (DMEX) as well as the Supercar Promenade. Read More

Record attendance for Azimut-Benetti Yachtmaster 2015

Friday, 27 February 2015

Organisers of the 15th Azimut-Benetti Yachtmaster have announced record attendance numbers. Over 180 participated, including captains, surveyors, owner’s delegates, sponsors and the international press. Hosted in Tuscany, participants were involved in workshops and meetings dealing with the numerous challenges that the management of a superyacht requires. Read More

The Perini Navi Enterprise in Viareggio

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Built by the Italian shipyard Perini Navi, the 50 metre ketch Enterprise is pictured here in Viareggio. Enterprise was the second vessel in the shipyard’s 50 metre aluminium series, and features naval architecture by Ron Holland Design, whilst her exterior and interior design was undertaken in house. Read More

Gulf Craft to reveal new line of yachts at Dubai International Boat Show

Thursday, 26 February 2015

The United Arab Emirates based shipyard Gulf Craft has today announced they are set to reveal a brand new collection of yachts at the Dubai International Boat Show which begins next week. The shipyard state that the new line of yachts is designed for yachting enthusiasts with a passion for worldwide exploration. Read More

The 2015 Dubois Cup to take place in May

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Organised in conjunction with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), the Dubois Cup returns for its fifth edition from the 28th to 30th May 2015. The inaugural event took place in 2007 in Palma, Mallorca and consistently offers owners an opportunity to put their yachts through their paces, as well as to meet other Dubois owners. Read More

 

The refit of superyacht Seven Sins

Thursday, 26 February 2015

​​Built by Heesen Yachts and launched in 2005, the 41.30 metre superyacht Seven Sins is currently undergoing a refit at the Balk Shipyard facilities in Urk, the Netherlands. SuperYacht Times spoke to the captain of Seven Sins, Emmanuel Nugues, who informed us that the work to be completed includes a 10 year survey and completely new crew accommodation. Read More

Video of Lürssen's 66 metre Ester III

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Lürssen has just released this video of  superyacht Ester III, one of three yachts delivered by Lürssen at the end of 2014. She has been designed by Espen Oeino, giving the yacht a masculine appearance as specified by the owner. Reymond Langton is responsible for her interiors, with joinery work and loose pieces of furniture made by Silver Lining. Read More

Superyacht Como in Saint Tropez

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

​The 46.22 metre Feadship Como is the first Feadship to be designed by Dubois Naval Architecture. A sistership of Como, named Kiss, was launched earlier this month. Both Como and Kiss are notable for the pioneering use of glass. Read More

Benetti launches superyacht Incontatto

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Benetti has launched superyacht Incontatto, a Benetti Tradition Supreme. Not much is known yet about the yacht, which we expect is hull BK003 or BK004. She was launched at Benetti's Viareggio location. The Benetti Tradition Supreme is designed by Stefano Righini. Read More

Outer Reef Yachts 86’ Deluxbridge under construction

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

​Outer Reef Yachts has announced that a new full beam 86’ Deluxbridge superyacht is currently under construction, and is scheduled to be completed and ready for delivery by September 2015. The yacht is part of the Outer Reef Yachts 86’ Classic Series, which has celebrated much success since its introduction.

Superyachts allowed to cruise New Zealand’s Fiordland pilot-free

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

For the first time in history, it is now possible to undertake a training course to gain a Pilot Exemption Certificate when cruising in New Zealand’s Fiordland. Developed in association with Southland’s Regional Maritime division, this exemption to pilotage laws is set to boost superyacht cruising in the country. Read More

The London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show tickets now on sale

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

​Tickets for The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show are now on sale. The event will be hosted over three days at the Old Billingsgate and St Katharine Docks, both Thames side venues in the heart of the city. Organisers of the show have reported that over 100 exhibitors have now confirmed their presence. Read More

The Bannenberg designed superyacht Never Say Never

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

​Never Say Never, seen here at this month's Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show 2015, is an iconic Jon Bannenberg designed superyacht, that was built at Australia's Oceanfast shipyard in 1985. She is one of two sisterships that were launched, the second being Antipodean. Read More

Special offer to exhibitors at the METS

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

​The Marine Equipement Trade Show, better known as the METS, tells us their early bird discount on bookings ends on March 1. METS 2015 will be open for business from 17 to 19 November in Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre. Read More

Drone video of Venus going through the Simpson Bay bridge

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

The 78.20 metre superyacht Venus drew quite a crowd when she went through the Simpson Bay Bridge in Sint Maarten. A superyacht passing through the narrow bridge is always a spectacular sight. aunched in 2012 by Feadship, Venus is designed by the renowned Philippe Starck. Read More

Majesty 122 to be displayed in Dubai

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

​UAE-based yacht and boat builder, Gulf Craft will globally launch its latest superyacht, the Majesty 122, at the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS), which runs from 3-7 March 2015. “The Majesty 122 is an example of how the needs and requirements of our customers are our priority when designing the yachts and boats.” Read More

Interview with Sytse de Vlas, Acico Yachts

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

SuperYacht Times recently spoke to Acico Yachts Sales and PR Manager, Sytse de Vlas, who explained more about the history of the Dutch shipbuilder, their current and past projects, and the companies presence at this years boat shows all over the world. Acico Yachts was founded in 2010, and came after a takeover of Dutch Yacht Builders. Read More

Income Tax on Non EU owned charter yachts in Spain

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

​The amendment of matriculation tax law in 2013 signaled a relevant change for charter operations in Spain: the possibility for non EU flagged vessels to be licensed in the Balearics, this change will allow not only EU but Non EU flagged vessels to operate from the Balearic Islands. Read More

Interviewing Burgess CEO Jonathan Beckett

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Founded in 1975 in London, today Burgess is a well-respected household name within the yachting industry - but what else could be expected from one of the world’s top superyacht brokerage houses? Almost four decades have passed since the company was initially launched by the renowned sailor Nigel Burgess. Read More

Superyacht Blade in Saint Tropez

Monday, 23 February 2015

​Seen here leaving the port of Saint Tropez in the summer of 2014, is the 44 metre superyacht Blade (ex H2ome). The yacht built by the MMGI shipyard in 2010 and after she was sold to her current owner in November 2010, she underwent an 8-month refit by Monaco Marine. Read More

Golden Odyssey to be replaced by new yacht?

Monday, 23 February 2015

​The 80 metre superyacht Golden Odyssey, has just been officially renamed Golden Odyssey II. Although we cannot get confirmation, this could indicate that a replacement of the yacht is on its way, which could become the new Golden Odyssey. The current Golden Odyssey II was delivered in 1990 by Blohm & Voss, and has travelled the globe. Read More

Echo Yachts release design of 84m Trimaran and 46m support yacht

Monday, 23 February 2015

Australian superyacht builder Echo Yachts has released the first official renderings of both projects that are under construction at their Henderson facility. The yard is building an 84 metre Trimaran superyacht, due in 2017, and a 46m catamaran support vessel, due in the first quarter of 2016. Both projects are under construction for the same owner. Read More

Tony Castro yachts unveils 68 metre concept

Monday, 23 February 2015

Tony Castro has unveiled this 68 metre concept design for a new Explorer Superyacht, based on an established platform at Sunrise Yachts, Turkey. Measuring 68 metres with a beam of 13 metres, she accommodates 12 guests and 15 crew. Read More

Princess 95 Alexandra V sold

Monday, 23 February 2015

Dennis Frederiksen of Fraser Yachts and Nicolas Valin of Neo Yachting have sold the Princess 95 Alexandra V, with Chris June of Worth Avenue Yachts representing the new owner.Alexandra V was launched in 2009, and was sold in 2013 to her recent owners, who refitted her in 2014. Read More

On board superyacht Moon Goddess in Miami

Monday, 23 February 2015

​Currently listed for sale with Burgess Yachts, SuperYacht Times’ Merijn de Waard recently visited the 35 metre superyacht Moon Goddess which was on display at the Miami Boat Show. Custom built by Danish Yachts in 2006 and her last refit completed in 2011, she is built in carbon fibre/kevlar epoxy, making her extremely strong. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Admiral Sail Gigreca

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Launched in 2014, the 24 metre superyacht Gigreca is the very first vessel to be launched from the Italian Sea Group’s new sailing yacht division, Admiral Sail, marking the beginning of a new semi-custom sailing range. Showcased at the latest Monaco Yacht Show, she has been constructed in fibreglass and features naval architecture from Jacques Faroux. Read More

Superyacht Khalilah in Miami

Friday, 20 February 2015

Although she took no part in the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show 2015, superyacht Khalilah stole the show nevertheless. She was docked within viewing range of the show, and created quite a stir. Delivered by Palmer Johnson a few weeks ago, Khalilah has a wavepiercing displacement trimaran hull. Read More

Moran Yacht & Ship sell 61m Golden Age project at Hakvoort

Friday, 20 February 2015

​Moran Yachts has announced the sale of the 61 metre superyacht project Golden Age, which is currently being built by Dutch shipyard Hakvoort. The yacht was not publicly listed for sale. Both her exterior and interior design is by Sinot Yacht Design, whilst naval architecture, construction and engineering will be undertaken by Diana Yacht Design. Read More

Marina at Christophe Harbour officially opens

Friday, 20 February 2015

The highly anticipated superyacht marina in St. Kitts was officially opened on the 14th February. Located in Christophe Harbour in the eastern Caribbean, the new marina is the result of a $100 million infrastructure investment and years of planning by an experienced superyacht owner, Buddy Darby, and his team in collaboration with the local government. Read More

Westport Yachts joins London Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show lineup

Friday, 20 February 2015

​The London Yacht Jet and Prestige Car Show has announced the latest brand to confirm their presence at the event in April, Westport Yachts. Westport Yachts are one of north America’s top superyacht builders. The shipyard’s flagship is the 164 tri-deck. Read More

Heinen & Hopman celebrate 50 years in business

Friday, 20 February 2015

​Dutch Marine HVAC systems market leader, Heinen & Hopman, celebrate 50 years in business in 2015. Founded in 1965 by Melis Heinen and Cees Hopman, for its first eight years the company specialised in the design, engineering and installation of air conditioning, cooling, ventilation and central heating systems in buildings. Read More

London Hilton Park Lane to partner with the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Friday, 20 February 2015

Organisers of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show have announced that theLondon Hilton Hotel on Park Lane is the latest hotel to partner with the event. As part of this cooperation, guests to the hotel will be offered Special Guest Invitations to the event, with a selection of suites being eligible for complimentary VIP tickets. Read More

Lamberto Tacoli headed for the leadership of UCINA

Friday, 20 February 2015

It has been rumoured that Azimut/Benetti, Ferretti and Baglietto are pushing for UCINA’s interim president in the upcoming elections following the organisation facing several difficult issues for some time. UCINA is the Italian superyacht industry’s Confindustria association which represents the companies in the sector. Read More 

Southern Wind launches sailing yacht Lady G

Friday, 20 February 2015

​Southern Wind has announced the launch of the third yacht in it’s 94’ mini-series in Cape Town’s commercial harbour. Designed by Reichel Pugh in conjunction with Nauta Design, the new vessel has been named Lady G, and follows after the launches of sisterships Windfall and Kinoko II. Read More

Amels launches superyacht project 467

Friday, 20 February 2015

​The Dutch shipbuilders Amels has revealed images of the latest project to be completed at their facilities in Vlissingen. The 55 metre Amels 180 features designs by Tim Heywood, and dark blue paintwork. She was launched last week, where the 570 tonne vessel was moved from one of the Amels fully climate-controlled halls. Read More

The 60 metre superyacht Swan in the Bahamas

Thursday, 19 February 2015

​Pictured here is the 60 metre superyacht Swan (ex. Lyana) enjoying the winter sun in Nassau in the Bahamas last week. Launched by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 2011, she features exterior design by Stefano Natucci whilst Zuretti Interior Design undertook her interiors. Read More

Perini Navi appoints new Chairman of the Board

Thursday, 19 February 2015

The Shareholders of Perini Navi have appointed Fabio Boschi as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Fabio Perini Honorary Chairman.43 Year old Fabio Boschi has been CEO of Perini Navi’s holding company Faper Group since 2009. Faper controls a group of companies that operate in paper machinery, real estate, and various other industries. Read More

Second quarterly edition of SuperYacht Times newspaper

Thursday, 19 February 2015

SuperYacht Times, the world’s largest provider of superyacht news, photos and information, has recently published the second quarterly edition of the SuperYacht Times newspaper. Continuing on from the success of the inaugural issue published in summer/autumn, the latest publication begins with a look at new builds throughout 2014 with all the latest, up to date figures from the past year. Read More

Oceanco to unveil new 107 metre yacht in Dubai

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Dutch superyacht builder Oceanco tells SuperYachtTimes.com, that they are once again exhibiting at the 2015 Dubai Boat Show taking place from March 3‐7 at the Mina Seyahi Marina. Oceanco will bring several of their large scale models to the show. Read More

Superyacht Seagull of Cayman donated to ISS

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Bruce Leffers of Northrop & Johnson has announced that the 40 metre superyacht Seagull of Cayman, built by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries in 1980 to a design of De Voogt Naval Architects, has now been donated to the International Seakeepers Society. She will be available for charter, with purchase to own options. Read More

The 53 metre Silver Shalis in Nassau

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

​The 53 metre Silver Shalis, seen here in Nassau, was built in 2010 by Delta Marine to a design by Langan Design Associates in collaboration with Jonathan Quinn Barnett (JQB), who is also responsible for her interior. The yacht is kept mostly private by her owners, who before building this yacht, owned a 1987 high speed Abeking & Rasmussen. Read More

The refit of superyacht Asolare

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

​Completed in 2004 by the US shipyard Hodgdon Yachts, the 47.15 metre ketch Asolare was originally built under the name Scheherezade and, at the time, was the largest cold-molded yacht ever built. A decade after her launch she was due for a minor refit, and in Autumn of last year, she arrived at the Front Street Shipyard in Maine. Read More

Ease of superyacht visits to Indonesia to improve

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

​Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) has recently reported several considerable changes to policy for visiting yachts to Indonesia which, the company state, is set to dramatically improve the ease of cruising in the region. Read More

55 Metre concept design by young Italian designers

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

​Two Italian entrants for prestigious Young Designer of the Year contest have revealed their 55 metre concept design. Marco Ferrari and Alberto Franchi are both students at the Politecnico di Milano studying Yacht and Cruise Vessel Design. Read More

Quadrofoil realises production plans

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

​Quadrofoil has announced they will produce their innovative, ecological personal watercrafts in cooperation with the Austrian company Alumero Group. The vessels will be produced on Alumero’s premises in Slovenia, with the company also becoming a strategic partner for production. Read More

Palma Superyacht Show 2015

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

​The Palma Superyacht Show conducted in partnership with MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association is busy preparing for the third annual edition of the show, with organisers reporting that they are expecting a significant increase on last year’s attendance numbers of 36,000 visitors in total. Read More

Sunreef Yachts reveal new superyacht concept

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

​Sunreef Yachts has revealed a new 46 metre superyacht concept following the success of the 210 Sunreef Power Trimaran which was introduced to the industry in 2013. The new project is named the 150 Sunreef Power Trimaran and boasts impressively spacious interiors of 370 sqm over two decks. Read More

The Oceanco Natita in the Bahamas

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Natita, seen here in Nassau in The Bahamas, was built by Oceanco in 2005, as superyacht Dilbar. Her original owner sold her when he took delivery the much larger 110 metre Lürssen Dilbar. For a while, she cruised under the name Ona, before being sold again in 2010, to her current owner. Read More

First photos of 62m superyacht FR031 under construction

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Rossi Navi announced in November 2014 that they had signed a new contract, for the construction of a 62 metre superyacht, project FR031. Even though the yard has not released any detailed renderings of the project yet, they did release the first photos of the yacht under construction on their Facebook page. Read More

Cantiere Navale Italia start work on 13 metre chase boat

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

​Cantiere Navale Italia, a new Italian yacht builder, has just unveiled their new 13 metre aluminum tender, designed by Luca Dini, who has used the vessel's hull shape as an active part of the boat's styling. The vessel features a planing V shaped hull, with a variable geometry 16.8° dead-rise at the stern. Cantiere Navale Italia has paid extra attention to hull entry shape and chine proportions and positioning. Read More

Superyacht Aquila sold

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

​Northrop & Johnson and Edmiston have announced the sale of the Benetti superyacht Aquila, which was built as part of Benetti's Golden Bay series. Aquila was delivered in 2000, and both the interior and exterior of Aquila are designed by Stefano Natucci. The yacht offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in five staterooms, including a full beam master stateroom on the main deck. Read More

Superyacht Mirabella I sold

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Northrop & Johnson has announced another sale this week, the 40-meter Concorde Yachts Mirabella I, the first of a series of superyachts from the same yard. The yacht offers four staterooms that almost all similar in size (two guest cabins with twin beds and two upper-lower cabins), as well as two VIP cabins with centerline beds, sleeping a total of 11 guests. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: The 25.7 metre Velacarina

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at superyacht Velacarina. Read More

Superyacht Checkmate in Nassau

Monday, 16 February 2015

Superyacht Checkmate was launched in 2012, and delivered to her US owner a couple of months later. She is the 15th yacht built in Benetti's Vision line. Checkmate has a warm and inviting interior, with a calm and classic design based on a colour palette of chocolate brown, cream, golden honey and off-white. She was seen last week in The Bahamas. Read More

Cape Scott Yachts unveils new 42m flagship superyacht

Monday, 16 February 2015

​Cape Scott Yachts has released images of their latest superyacht project, a 42 metre explorer yacht named CS317. Set to be the company’s new flagship, she could be built on a semi-custom basis. Designed to go anywhere in the world, she can be built in steel and feature a Lloyds Ice Class 1C hull. Read More

Major Italian shipyards return to UCINA

Monday, 16 February 2015

Three major Italian shipyards have returned to UCINA, the Italian superyacht industry’s Confindustria association which represents the companies in the sector. The involvement of major brands Azimut/Benetti, Ferretti and Baglietto comes after UCINA has been facing critical issues over the past several months, culminating in the departure of the Sanlorenzo shipyard from the group. Read More

Hacker-Craft's new limousine tender

Monday, 16 February 2015

US based company Hacker-Craft are set to introduce their first ever vessel with a fibreglass hull at the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach which begun yesterday. As well as introducing their inaugural fibreglass vessel, Hacker-Craft will also be displaying a 32’ Sport Twin XL vessel at the show in Miami. Read More

Videoworks complete technological laboratory

Monday, 16 February 2015

​Italian company Videoworks has announced the establishment of their first technological laboratory of Research and Development, named Officina. The company are specialists in the design, realisation and installation of innovative audio/video, communication, entertainment & home automation systems to exclusive clients. Read More

Feadship comments on launch superyacht Kiss

Monday, 16 February 2015

​On saturday, Feadship's newly launched 46.40-metre superyacht Kiss was christenend, in a ceremony that made the most of the Valentine’s Day spirit. The story behind Kiss, which is the first Feadship to be metallically painted, is linked in a number of ways to the 46.22-metre Feadship Como, which was launched in 2014. Read More

Superyacht Whisper IV sold

Monday, 16 February 2015

​Carl Whitewood has announced that he has sold the 26.54m (87’) Whisper IV. Built by Johnson Yachts in 2005, she boasts modern exterior design by Bill Dixon. She comfortably accommodates up to nine guests in four well-appointed staterooms and features spacious interior and exterior living areas. Read More

Amels joins hull and superstructure of 83m yacht

Monday, 16 February 2015

Last week, Amels successfully completed the heaviest crane lift ever at its yard in Vlissingen, when they joined the hull and superstructure of their 83 metre project. The Dutch yard published a series of impressive photos on their Facebook page of this event. Read More

Positive results for the Italian YARE event

Monday, 16 February 2015

​The 2015 Yare (Yachting Aftersales and Refit Experience) ended after a week full of various meetings, including promoting, networking and business meetings with positive results and high quality participants. Two days were allocated to B2C business meetings within the Seatec in Marina di Carrara. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Arcadia 85 US Edition

Sunday, 15 February 2015

The eighth hull in the Arcadia Yachts 85 range has recently made its debut in the US in it’s US specific edition. The 26 metre semi planing superyacht boasts excellent utilisation of every single available internal and external space on board. As a result, the living capacity is wider than many yachts of the same size. Read More

Superyachts Martha Ann, Cocoa Bean and Meteor in West Palm Beach

Friday, 13 February 2015

Pictured here in West Palm Beach, Florida, are three impressive superyachts; the 72 metre Martha Ann, the 73.98 metre Cocoa Bean and the 51.59 metre Meteor. Built by Lürssen Yachts in 2008, Martha Ann boasts exterior design by Espen Oeino International and naval architecture by Lürssen Yachts. Read More

Wider Yachts unveil Wider 125 superyacht in Miami

Friday, 13 February 2015

Italian shipyard Wider Yachts unveiled their latest superyacht project ahead of the 2015 Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami this week, the Wider 125. Built in aluminium, the 38 metre superyacht is designed by Fulvio de Simoni, who was also responsible for the design of several other Wider vessels. Read More

Owner superyacht Marie going larger

Friday, 13 February 2015

 According to an article recently published in the The Fraser Magazine, superyacht owners the Bosarge family have listed the 54.86 metre sailing yacht Marie up for sale with the brokerage company. Once sold, the keen sailing family aim to build another, larger sailing yacht from scratch, utilising the knowledge and experience gained from the build of Marie. Read More

AB Yachts confirm AB116 and AB140 superyacht projects

Friday, 13 February 2015

​SuperYacht Times recently enquired at the Italian shipyard AB Yachts as to the current status of several of their upcoming superyacht projects, including the AB116, AB140, AB100 and AB145. Although both the 100 and 145 are yet to be confirmed, they affirmed that the construction of both the 116 and 140 superyachts has commenced. Read More

Hydromar Marine Equipment announce new orders in January

Friday, 13 February 2015

Hydromar Marine Equipment has announced they have received several new orders since the beginning of the year, including two new projects with Heesen. The company are already the shipyard’s major hydraulic supplier, and will be supplying Heesen’s new 50 metre and 55 metre superyacht projects with the hydraulic equipment on board. Read More

The revival of Buehler Turbocraft

Friday, 13 February 2015

​Buehler Turbocraft has recently announced the official revival of the company with the unveiling of a brand new design for an 11.58 metre day boat, the Thunderclap 38. The hull has been made of cold-molded wood, whilst the seating areas are of fine leathers, and the deck of teak and copper. Read More

Exclusive: Feadship launch 46 metre superyacht

Friday, 13 February 2015

For the third time in a row this month, we can bring you the exclusive news that Feadship has launched yet another yacht, this time the 46.4 metre Dubois designed project 689. The yacht is the second Feadship vessel to be designed by the British naval architect Ed Dubois and his team. Read More

J Class to be part of the 2017 America's Cup in Bermuda

Friday, 13 February 2015

​The organisers of the 2017 America’s Cup being held in Bermuda have invited the J Class Association to participate in a J Class Regatta. Announcing they have accepted the invitation, the event will involve all eight J Class yachts, with a minimum of six anticipated to compete in the regatta. This will mark the first time in history that more than five J Class yachts have ever raced against each other. Read More

The 72 metre superyacht Azteca in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, 12 February 2015

​Pictured here as the sun sets in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is the 72 metre superyacht Azteca, launched by the Italian shipyard CRN in 2009. Built with an aluminium superstructure and steel hull, she features exterior and interior design by Nuvolari & Lenard. Read More

Horizon Yachts to debut V80 superyacht in US

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Taiwanese shipyard Horizon Yachts has today announced that the brand new V80 motoryacht will make it’s debut in California, and will arrive on the west coast of the US in spring time. The 24.90 metre model was first introduced in 2014. Read More

Benetti sells 9 superyachts since September

Thursday, 12 February 2015

​The renowned Italian superyacht builder Benetti has recently revealed their latest commercial successes, including a total of 9 yachts measuring up to 65 metres sold since September 2014. Read More

Video of the launch of superyacht Missing Link

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Christensen Shipyards launched their first Custom 43M Series project, superyacht Missing Link this week. This project was sold to American buyers in 2012. The shipyard has released the following video detailing the momentous launch for the company. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Infinity in Gibraltar

Thursday, 12 February 2015

​Infinity was delivered last week by Dutch shipyard Oceanco, and boasts exterior design by Espen Øino and an interior design by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design and David Kleinberg Design Associates. This 89 metre superyacht accommodates her owners in a large master suite including a private exterior deck and jacuzzi. Read More

Superyachts in Miami

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Superyacht Mylin IV, seen here in the foreground, is an 61 metre Feadship, built in 1992 in Holland. The yacht was designed inhouse by Feadship, and she is styled by Donald Starkey. Read More

Wahoo launches remodelled LX600

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

British shipyard Wahoo has announced the successful completion of sea trials for their latest superyacht tender, the remodelled LX600. The boat is the first remodelled version of the original design. The tender has been sold and shipped to an owner based in Thailand. Read More

Tankoa sells 50m superyacht S501

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The first Tankoa S501 superyacht from the Italian shipyard Tankoa has been sold to a French owner this month. Construction of the 50 metres superyacht is set to begin in April, and is scheduled to be delivered in April 2017. Read More

Shuttleworth Design 32m and 70m superyacht concepts

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

​British design studio Shuttleworth Design’s current projects include two new trimaran superyacht concept designs in 32 metres and 70 metres versions. Read More

Arcadia Yachts sells new Arcadia 85

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Arcadia Yachts has recently announced the sale of a new Arcadia 85 superyacht. In addition, the shipyard will also be presenting the Arcadia 85 at the 2015 Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show. Read More 

Iguana Yachts to present the Iguana 29 Exclusive in Dubai

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

With 2015 marking the fourth consecutive year at the Dubai International Boat Show, Iguana Yachts has announced that this year they will present the Iguana 29 Exclusive for it’s world premiere. Read More 

A closer look at superyacht Yersin

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Yersin is the latest 76.60 metre displacement superyacht to be launched by the French shipyard Piriou. She features exterior design by Pierre Jacques Kubis Naval Design. Read More

De Blanco Design releases renderings new 46m sloop concept

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Spanish design company De Blanco Naval Architecture and Yacht Design has released renderings of their latest superyacht concept. The new 46.64 metre sloop’s design features classic hull lines and a powerful rig and sail. Inspiration was taken from the J Class yachts of the Americas Cup. Read More

Megisti Blue Yacht Charter merges with Cape4 Charter

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The charter department of Megisti Blue Yachting has announced the company have entered into a merger agreement with Cape4 Charter. Both companies are primarily based in Athens with offices all over the world. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Benetti Veloce 140’

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The first yacht from Bennetti’s fast displacement series is the Veloce 140’, displaying a distinctive design and several technological innovations in regards to both the hull and propulsion systems. Read More

Superyacht Seven Seas in Fort Lauderdale

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

​The 86.01 metre superyacht Seven Seas was delivered by the Dutch Oceanco shipyard in November 2010 and was designed by Nuvolari & Lenard with naval architecture by Azure Naval Architects. Read More

US builder closed for the time being

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

The Columbian newspaper has reported that workers at Christensen Shipyards arrived at a locked gate, when they came to work on monday morning. It appears that the yard allowed employees gather their tools, before sending them home again. Read More

Superyacht Waterford to be lengthened

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Launched by Hatteras in 2001, superyacht Waterford, a custom raised pilothouse model, is still owned by her original owner after 14 years. The refit includes the reconfiguration of aft engineroom, lazzarette, and captain's cabin spaces, as well as a transom and flybridge extension to increase overall length by approximately 7 feet. Read More

Azimut 95 Raasta II sold

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Bluewater has announced the sale of Raasta II, which was sold together with Memper Yacht, who introduced the buyers. Built in 2008 by the Azimut Shipyard, Raasta II boasts all aspects of a fine sport cruiser. She can comfortably reach speeds of up to 26 knots, powered by twin CAT C-32s. Read More

Superyacht Excellence V in Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 9 February 2015

Built by German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen in 2012, Excellence V is the second yacht by Abeking & Rasmussen for this owner. One of the owner's special requirements was, that she had to fit into the marina of Gustavia, one of the owner's favourite ports. Read More 

What's inside this month's superyacht publications - February 2015

Monday, 9 February 2015

This month we looked at the top stories in the latest magazines: Boat International, Showboats International, Superyacht World, Superyacht Business and SuperYacht Times. Read More

Heesen launches superyacht Sibelle

Monday, 9 February 2015

Heesen Yachts has launched Y/N 16750 christened M/Y Sibelle at their facility in Oss, on Friday December 19, 2014. M/Y Sibelle is a 50 metre fully custom motor yacht, that has been kept below 500 Gross Tonnage. Read More 

Hargrave Custom Yachts signs 40 metre contract

Monday, 9 February 2015

Hargrave Custom Yachts have announced the signing of a contract for a new 40 metre Hargrave Tri-Deck. A special luncheon for the signing was held at the Jonathan's Landing Club.  Read More

Video of superyacht Kismet's 3D printed jaguar

Monday, 9 February 2015

The 95 metre superyacht Kismet, delivered a couple of weeks ago by Lürssen, features a giant jaguar on her bow. This video shows how the sculpture was created, and installed on het bow of the Espen Oeino designed yacht. Read More

Changes underway for the 2015 Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 9 February 2015

​​The 2015 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show will have a new look, feature extra berths, and will also see a major reorganisation of its exhibition area. Renewal works of Port Hercules for the construction of new underground car parks and the repositioning of the Museum of the private collection of antique cars of HSH Prince Rainier III, means that the show will have a new layout in 2015. Read More

Christensen launches 43 metre superyacht Missing Link

Monday, 9 February 2015

​Christensen Shipyards has launched their first Custom 43M Series project, superyacht Missing Link. This project was sold to American buyers in 2012. Read More

Gavio Group buys Bertram Yachts

Monday, 9 February 2015

​Argo Finanziaria, part of the Gavio Group, has signed a Letter of Intent with Ferretti SpA regarding the takeover of Bertram Yachts. Argo Finanziaria, part of the Gavio Group, has signed a Letter of Intent with Ferretti SpA regarding the takeover of Bertram Yachts. Read More

 

Superyacht Valkyrie In Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, 5 February 2015

​The 36.57 metre superyacht Valkyrie was built by Crescent Custom Yachts in 2001 to a design of Jack Sarin. The superyacht is powered by twin 1800hp MTU engines, which give her a top speed of 22 knots and cruising speed of 18 knots. Read More

Thom Conboy and team join Ocean Independence

Thursday, 5 February 2015

OCEAN Independence LLC (OCEAN) has announced the appointment of Thom Conboy as its President of the Americas. Conboy and his team, consisting of Michael Bach, Chris Collins, Julien Elfenbein, Teddy Garsva, and Cheryl Toney, joined OCEAN as of 1st February 2015. 

Second quarterly edition of The SuperYacht Times newspaper published

Thursday, 5 February 2015

SuperYacht Company is proud to announce that the second quarterly edition of the SuperYacht Times newspaper has today been published. In addition to bringing readers up to date and beautifully presented news and information, SuperYacht Times has also put together a range of exclusive features. Read More

Superyacht Zulu leaving Monaco

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

​The 30.48 metre superyacht Zulu was built by the Brazilian shipyard Inace in 2009 as Beyond. Both her exterior and interior lines were designed by Michael Kirchstein and in 2013 Pastrovich designed a new interior for the vessel. Here superyacht Zulu is pictured leaving Port Hercule of Monaco in the Summer of 2014. Read More

Oyster brokerage sells Oyster 82 Bare Necessities

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

The very first Oyster 82 to be built by the luxury British yacht builder in 2004 has been sold by Oyster Brokerage. Bare Necessities represents a very advanced Oyster, the majority of her electronic equipment being typical of much larger vessels. Read More

Superyacht Hasabi II at Marina Zea, Piraeus

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Hasabi II, seen here in Marina Zea last summer,was originally build by Welding Shipyards in 1950 as Danginn to a design of John H Wells. After that she cruised under the name Argo, and following her sale to a new well known Greek family, she became known as Henriette. Around 2006, the 58.34 metre superyacht was completely refitted and was relaunched as Chrysalis. Read More

Abeking & Rasmussen launch 81.8 metre Dartwo

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Abeking & Rasmussen have launched hull number 6498, a sistership of hull 6497, the 81.8 metre superyacht Kibo. The new yacht, named Dartwo, is also designed by multi-award winning Terence Disdale Design, and was successfully launched earlier this week. Read More

Karl Hartmann joins board of directors at Hill Robinson

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Hill Robinson Yacht Management has announced that after a career of 8 years within the company, Karl Hartmann has joined their board of Directors. Karl started his yachting career at Koersvelt Yacht Projects B.V. and joined Hill Robinson in 2007 to further develop his career as a Senior Project Manager/Owner’s Representative leading various teams of highly qualified Project Managers and Engineers. Read More

Majesty 122 superyacht debut in Kuwait

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

​Gulf Craft will debut its newest superyacht model, at the Kuwait Yacht Show, which kicked off today and runs until 7 February. The Majesty 122 is a the brand new addition to Gulf Craft’s Majesty Yachts line of luxury fly-bridge motor yachts. Read More

Oceanco delivers superyacht Infinity

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

​Oceanco has announced the delivery of their new 89 metre project Y710, now named Infinity. Infinity will be delivered and depart the shipyard today, following Oceanco’s traditional good luck bite of a Dutch herring. Read More

Two refit contracts signed at T.Mariotti Shipyard

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

The Italian T.Mariotti Shipyard has been active in the new construction, and refit business since the foundation of the yard 1928. The yard has announced that they have been awarded two orders for the refit and maintenance of two superyachts. The first contract is for a refit of the 60 metre superyacht Andreas L. Read More

New investors at Burgess Marine

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

​The UK private equity investor RJD Partners, has invested in the MBO of family-owned Burgess Marine Limited. RJD has committed up to £11m to fund the MBO and provide funds for future national growth. Read More

70 Metre Bannenberg and Rowell project arrives at Feadship

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Following the launch of the 101.5 metre hull 808 at Feadship over the weekend, her spot inside the yard has already been taken up by the next superyacht project, which was photographed by Tugspotter.com on her way to the yard where she will be completed. Read More

Superyacht Beluga sold

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

​Moran Yacht & Ship have announced the sale of the 34.70 metre Moonen superyacht, Beluga. Yachtzoo represented the buyers in this transaction. Launched in 2006 by the Dutch shipyard Moonen, the 34.70 metre yacht was the largest displacement yacht the shipyard had built at the time. Rene van der Velden undertook both her exterior and interior design. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: The TC90 Atalante

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the superyacht TC90 Atalante. Read More

The 96 metre superyacht Vava II in Vlissingen at the Amels yard

Monday, 2 February 2015

​The 96 metre superyacht Vava II was seen over the weekend at the Amels shipyard in Vlissingen, in the South of Holland, where she has just completed a refit. Superyacht Vava II, designed by Redman Whitely Dixon with an interior by Remi Tessier, was delivered in 2011, and is built to SOLAS-36 passenger ship standards. Vava II arrived at the Amels yard in September 2014. Read More

Top deck of 101.5 metre Feadship hull 808 added

Monday, 2 February 2015

On Friday, we already showed you the first photos of the newly launched 101.5 metre superyacht that was built at Feadship's yard in Kaag. Over the weekend, Feadship installed her top deck (which could not be added inside the shipyard, due to height restrictions). Read More

Amels launches superyacht Madame Kate

Monday, 2 February 2015

Last week, Amels launched the second Amels Limited Editions 199, named Madame Kate. The yacht's hull and superstructure are painted in a special 'pearl effect' paint, never before seen on an Amels yacht. Madame Kate follows in the footsteps of Event, the first Amels Limited Editions 199. There are however more differences between the two yachts, than the colour alone. Read More

Video of the Mangusta 165E Moonraker

Monday, 2 February 2015

Built in 2014 by Italian shipyard Overmarine for an experienced yacht owner, the 49.9 metre Mangusta 165E open superyacht Moonraker boasts exterior designs by Stefano Righini, with the shipyard undertaking the naval architecture and interior designs in house. Moonraker will be displayed at the upcoming Miami yacht show. Read More

Luxaviation and MTU confirm SYS sponsorship

Monday, 2 February 2015

Luxaviation and MTU have both confirmed their sponsorship for the 2015 Singapore Yacht Show. As leaders in their respective sectors, each company represents the excellence that the show continually strive to present to its visitors at the Show. Read More

Codecasa sells 42.5 metre hull F75

Monday, 2 February 2015

​Codecasa Shipyards has announced the sale of Hull F75, which was completed in July 2013. Torrance Yachts represented the buyer of the yacht, which will now be renamed Libra. She is powered by the twin 1650 Hp each CAT engines and boasts a top speed of 16.5 knots, with a range of 4.000 nautical miles at 11 knots. Read More

Leopard 34 Touchstone sold

Monday, 2 February 2015

Vesa Kaukonen at KK Superyachts has sold Leopard’s 34 metre superyacht Touchstone, representing both the buyer and the seller. Touchstone was built by the Italian yard Arno Leopard and delivered in 2006. She was refitted in 2013/2014, where she received a complete new paint job. She accommodates 10 guests in a master suite, a VIP stateroom, one double cabin along with one twin cabin. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The refit of My Seanna

Sunday, 1 February 2015

How does one go about creating the perfect charter yacht? Commission a new-build at a world leading shipyard? Further develop an already successful charter yacht perhaps? The solution to this request by the owner of the ex 48m Newvida came in the form of a 7.6 meter extension and a series of well executed enhancements to his yacht. Read More

Superyacht Chopi Chopi anchored off Positano

Friday, 30 January 2015

​The 80 metre superyacht Chopi Chopi was built by CRN in 2013 to a design of Zuccon International Project and with an interior by Laura Sessa. Chopi Chopi was one of the largest yachts exhibited at the Monaco Yacht Show of 2013 and she has featured in a commercial of the car manufacturer Fiat. Read More

Princess Yachts celebrate 50th anniversary with two 2015 launches

Friday, 30 January 2015

​This year Princess Yachts will celebrate their 50th anniversary. Founded in 1965 as Marine Projects (Plymouth), David King and two friends started the business with a Senior 31 hull and deck moulding to fit out in their rented shed based in Plymouth, England. Project 31 sold for £3,400 and marked the beginning of a successful shipyard. Read More

The 134 metre superyacht Serene in Auckland

Friday, 30 January 2015

The 134 metre superyacht Serene was recently spotted in Auckland, New Zealand. Her arrival in Princess Wharf last week was looked on at by groups of spectators, and she is believed to be the largest boat ever to visit the country. The vessel is owned by a Russian vodka magnate, who is cruising in the area over the next several weeks. Read More

Exclusive! Feadship launches 101.50 metre project 808

Friday, 30 January 2015

On sunday, SYT were the first to publish the photos of the brand new 83.5 metre Feadship Savannah, live from her launch, and today we are the first to show you the launch of Feadship project 808, the largest Feadship vessel to be built to date, taking the title from the 99 metre Feadship superyacht Madame Gu which was delivered in 2013. Read More

METS appoints new Sales and Account Manager

Friday, 30 January 2015

The Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) has appointed Roel Schoenmaker as its new Sales and Account Manager. His predecessor Rens-Jan van Vliet has taken on a new function within the Traffic domain at Amsterdam RAI, organisers of METS. Irene Dros, Maritime Domain Manager at Amsterdam RAI, comments. Read More

Refit works commence on Lazy Z

Friday, 30 January 2015

Derecktor Shipyard has announced that work has begun on the refit and re-powering of the 168' charter superyacht Lazy Z from Oceanco. Built in 1997, the vessel is set to undergo a significant cosmetic and mechanical refit in addition to the replacement of the existing engines with MTU 16V2000's. Completion is due in May 2015. Read More

Superyacht Yersin launched

Friday, 30 January 2015

Conceived as a tool for achieving the A.S.E project, denoting Adventure - Science - Education, the 76.60 metre displacement expedition yacht Yersin has been launched from the Piriou shipyard in France. With naval architecture done in house by Piriou, her exterior design is the work of Pierre Jacques Kubis Naval Design. Read More

Exclusive look at Feadship Project 808 launched today

Friday, 30 January 2015

​These pictures taken earlier today exclusively by SuperYacht Times show the Feadship 808 superyacht leaving the construction hall of the Feadship Royal van Lent shipyard in Kaag, the Netherlands. This move outside will allow the completion of the commissioning of the engine room systems and radio equipment, as well as final works on the upper deck and mast. Read More

Superyacht Illusion cruising off Monaco

Thursday, 29 January 2015

The 55.75 metre superyacht Illusion was built by Feadship Royal Van Lent in 1983 as Le Pharaon and later renamed Pilar. In 2010 the superyacht was completed refitted and lengthened by Pendennis. The British design studio Bannenberg & Rowell Design created a completely new interior. Read More

Sea trial video of superyacht YAS off the coast of Abu Dhabi

Thursday, 29 January 2015

​On 9 December 2014 we reported that the 141 metre superyacht YAS was under going sea trials off the coast of Abu Dhabi and a video of these sea trials has now appeared on the internet. The 6-minute video shows the exterior of the superyacht in great details, as well as parts of the bridge. Read More

The 38.55m superyacht Katrion in South of France

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Spotted here in is the 38.55 metre superyacht Katrion cruising in the South of France. Built with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, she was launched by the Dutch shipyard Feadship in 2003 for a second time Feadship owner, and boasts naval architecture and exterior design by De Voogt Naval Architects. She accommodates eight guests. Read More

Gulf Craft launches three Majesty superyachts in one week

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

​The UAE-based shipyard Gulf Craft has launched three of its Majesty superyachts in a single week. The three yachts will be displayed at three upcoming events; The Kuwait Yacht Show from the 3rd to 7th February, the Dubai International Boat Show on from the 3rd to 7th March and the Singapore Yacht Show held from 23rd to 26th April. Read More

Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw and Jachtwerf Bloemsma Makkum merge

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw has recently acquired Jachtwerf Bloemsma Makkum, part of Bloemsma Van Breemen Shipyard. The merger comes after the shipyard’s expanding operations and an increased demand for larger constructions. The production halls of Jachtwerf Bloemsma Makkum are conveniently located close to Bloemsma Aluminiumbouw. Read More

Silencio wins NZ Millennium Cup 2015

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

​The New Zealand Millennium Cup came to an end on January 23rd after three days of racing, with the 34.2 metre Sassafras taking line honours despite the 50 metre Silencio celebrating victories on both previous days. With Silencio in first, competition was strong on the concluding day of the Cup. Read More

Adam Voorhees Studio announces new refit contract

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

​Design Studio Adam Voorhees has recently announced the contract and refit design for project Sapphire Knight, a 26 metre fast sailing yacht. Built largely in Kevlar and carbon, construction is now underway at the Seaway yard in Monfalcone, Italy and will include a new deck and house, transom extension, complete interior, as well as mast, boom and keel modifications. Read More

Interior of Sunreef WildBerry unveiled

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

​Launched in December 2014 from the Sunreef shipyard, the interiors of the first unit of their newest sailing catamaran line, the Sunreef 74, have recently been unveiled. Named WildBerry by her owners, her launch came just seven months after the date in which the contract was signed. One of her characteristic features is impressive living spaces throughout. Read More

Bluewater appoint new COO

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Bluewater has recently appointed a new Chief Operations Officer (COO). Sarah Corn joined the company in 2004 and has played a fundamental role in the development of Bluewater crew and training. Starting as a training coordinator, Sarah was rapidly promoted to Training Department & Office Manager in the Antibes head office. Read More

Sanlorenzo sells 8 in new model series

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Held from the 17th to the 25th January, the international boat show Boot Düsseldorf recently saw Sanlorenzo unveil their latest two models; the SL76 and the SL86, both designed by Officina Italiana Design. The SL86 measures 26.45 metres in total, whilst the SL76 measures 23.10 metres in total. Eight orders have reportedly been received already. Read More

Superyacht Seafire in Port Adriano

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

​In June 2013 the Italian shipyard AB Yachts launched the AB140 superyacht Seafire. The 42 metre motor yacht is powered by triple 2600hp MTU engines each coupled to a waterjet and she can achieve a top speed of 46 knots. Superyacht Seafire is pictured her in Port Adriano on 17 October 2014. Read More

Two new superyacht refit projects for Moonen

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

​Moonen Shipyards has announced two new refit projects. The first refit project has been commissioned by an owner who is very aware of Moonen’s quality of construction and engineering, having had not one but two new Moonens delivered in 2003. He purchased the Moonen 84 Phoenix, now renamed Impetuous, in 2014. Read More

The 48 metre superyacht Rahil at anchor

Monday, 26 January 2015

Superyacht Rahil was delivered in 2005 as Flying Eagle, by Dutch yard Bloemsma & Van Breemen. She is designed by the London based Reymond Langton Design. Inside, the yacht features stylish art deco mahogany wood and leather detailing. She accommodates up to 12 guests, in a large main deck master stateroom, and 4 guests cabins on the lower deck. Read More

New 83.5 metre Feadship christened Savannah

Monday, 26 January 2015

Feadship has released more information about the 83.50-metre Sea Foam metallic green superyacht that was launched on Sunday. The yacht, Savannah, is the first eco-friendly blend of single diesel engine, three gensets, batteries, propeller, and azimuting pioneering electro-mechanical propulsion platform. This combination offers fuel savings of thirty per cent. Read More

Heesen launches superyacht Asya

Monday, 26 January 2015

On December 12th Heesen Yachts launched project YN 16947, a 47 metre displacement yacht. During a private ceremony, her owners christened her Asya. Asya’s exterior design is by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, and ombines beautiful traditional lines with a contemporary flair emphasised by the continuous glued glass windows and matching black paintwork. Read More

Overmarine to exhibit superyacht Moonraker in Miami

Monday, 26 January 2015

Italian shipyard Overmarine will be exhibiting the 49.9 metre Mangusta 165E open superyacht Moonraker at the Miami Boat Show, which is taking place from 12-16 February. Moonraker is the 8th Mangusta 165, but she is the first in the yard's new E series, which stands for Evolution. Read More

Vripack's Brazilian house on the water

Monday, 26 January 2015

The Dutch designers at Vripack were recently asked by a client, to "design a yacht with all the features of our traditional Brazilian house?”  Their reply was; "yes of course, why not"? The designers came up with a yacht that is quintessential Brazilian, and caters to both privacy and openness

Exclusive! Feadship launches 83.50 metre project 686

Sunday, 25 January 2015

​This Morning, Feadship launched project 686, a twin screw motor yacht with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. She measures an impressive 83.50 metres, with a 12.50 metre beam and 3.95 metre draught. Her interior design is by Cristina Benardeau. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Superyacht Logica 147

Saturday, 24 January 2015

​The 44.8 metre superyacht Logica 147-01 is the second delivery of the Logica Yachts line up. Though the contract for the yacht was initially signed with Benetti Sail Division in 2011, the project was passed to Logica Yachts and launched from the Italian shipyard’s Viareggio facility in May 2014. Displaying a dark navy hull, she features naval architecture by P.L.A.N.A. Design and exterior designs by Luca Brenta & Co. Read More

The 1983 superyacht Freemont in Viareggio

Thursday, 22 January 2015

The 35 metre classic superyacht Freemont was seen here in Viareggio in the spring of 2014. The yacht was built by Benetti in Viareggio 22 years ago. The steel hulled yacht was the 16th largest yacht delivered in that year. If she had been delivered in 2014, she would have been the 99th largest yacht of the year, which goes to show how much the average yacht has grown in size. Read More

The 45m sailing yacht Helios completes refit

Thursday, 22 January 2015

The 45 metre sloop Helios built by Perini Navi in 2007 has recently completed an extensive refit at the Perini Navi Service & Refit facility in Viareggio. The project was initially set to spend winter in the yard, but after a change of plans, it became necessary for the completion date to be moved forward by several months. Captain Raymond Wroe-Street comments. Read More.

Fire destroys 42.6 metre superyacht Lubenico

Thursday, 22 January 2015

A fire has destroyed the 42.60 metre superyacht Lubenico, some 4-5 km from Culaba, Biliran, at sea between Samar and Culaba in The Philippines. Local reports state that there were 9 crew members on board the vessel at the time of the incident, who have all made it off the vessel safely. Read More

Silencio wins day one of the New Zealand Millennium Cup

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Officially beginning on the 20th January with a skipper’s briefing, the New Zealand Millennium Cup was held in a brand new location this year, the Bay of Islands. Held in conjunction with the Bay of Islands Sailing Week, the seven participants of the Millennium Cup are Janice of Wyoming, Silvertip, Bliss, Sassafras, Silencio, Antaeus and Steinlager 2. Read More

Dubai International Boat Show strengthens international footprint

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Following a rise in consumption of luxury goods in the Middle East by 11% in 2014, 150 new exhibitors are anticipated to attend the 2015 edition of the Dubai International Boat Show from countries all over the world, including Australia, China, Germany, Italy, U.S, U.K, France and Turkey. The 23rd edition of the show is scheduled to be held from 3rd - 7th March. Read More

Videoworks on board ISA 140’ Silver Wind

Thursday, 22 January 2015

​Launched last year by ISA, the 43.64 metres superyacht Silver Wind features exterior design by Andrea Vallicelli and interior design by Nuvolari & Lenard. Inkeeping with her italian construction, her audio/video, domotic and entertainment integration from Videoworks, who have installed state-of-the-art technology throughout the vessel. Read More

Several yacht brands confirm presence at SO! DALIAN 2015

Thursday, 22 January 2015

​China Rendez-Vous has announced that 70% of space of the 2nd edition of SO! DALIAN has already been booked, with several new yacht, real-estate and lifestyle brands intending to be present. Returning companies to the show include Azimut, Sanlorenzo, Beneteau Group, Ferretti Group, Blue Whale, Sea Stella, Jeanneau, Prestige, Dufour and Arcadia. Read More

The 32 metre classic superyacht Camara C

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

​The 32 metre classic superyacht Camara C was built by Yarrow & Co in 1961 to a design by GL Watson. Over the years, she has been refitted several times, with her last refit in 2009. The yacht offers accommdation to 12 guests, and a crew of 6. Powered by twin Gardner diesels, she cruises at a leisurely 10 knots. She was seen here during the 2014 Voiles de Saint Tropez. Read More

New photos of the 77 metre Yersin

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

On monday we already published a video of the 77 metre Yersin being moved outside at the Piriou Shipyard in France in preparation of her launch. We can now show you some better photos of the yacht, which has been designed to navigate in any conditions, including ice exploration.

Superyachts Quantum Blue and Pelorus side by side

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

German shipyard Lürssen has released this photo of two of their Tim Heywood designed superyachts, Quantum Blue, and Pelorus. Pelorus has just completed a refit and Quantum Blue, recently delivered, is preparing herself for her maiden cruise in the spring. Read More

Wim van der Valk starts construction of 24 metre yacht

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

​Wim van der Valk Continental yachts has started construction of their aluminium 23.95 metre Continental Trawler. The yacht features a classical and timeless design. The original round-bilged design ensuring excellent sailing capabilities. Read More

Luxury charters with SuperSailYachts

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

​SuperSailYachts are a great team of yachting enthusiasts ready to support, advise and assist yacht charter clients in every aspect of luxury crewed and super yacht charter. Whatever your luxury crewed yacht charter plans may be, their highly innovative and flexible team will manage all your requirements with the utmost care, professionalism and where necessary a full discretion. Read More

Two superyacht berths in France and Italy for sale

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

BerthforYacht.com has recently listed two superyacht berths for sale in Italy and the south of France; Porto Mirabello and Port La Napoule. Read More

The 80 metre Amevi in Port Adriano

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

The 80 metre Amevi was built by Oceanco in 2007 to a design by Nuvolari & Lenard. She was the first of several yachts designed by the Italian design duo for Oceanco. Amevi's interior is designed by the late Alberto Pinto. Amevi is still owned by her original owners, who previously owned a 50 metre Amels, now named Deja Too. Read More

Porto Montenegro to host Kormaran in 2016

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Porto Montenegro has recently announced they will be hosting the highly anticipated Kormoran prototype in their marina throughout summer 2016. The project has been in development by the Salzburg based company since 2007. Read More

Azimut 105 Irisha sold

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

​SuperYachtsMonaco has sold superyacht Irisha, in coorporation with Dream Marine, representing the new owners. Irisha is an Azimut 105 sports yacht with a well-proportioned composite hull, designed by Stefano Righini. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: The Codecasa Ester II

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

​In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 51m superyacht Ester II. Read More

Hand-drawing skill in the superyacht spotlight

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

David Rowles, a third year student from Coventry University, has won inaugural Superyacht UK Design competition at the CWM FX London Boat Show. Mark Tucker (Design Unlimited), James Claydon (Claydon Reeves) and Philippe Briand (Philippe Briand Ltd) joining Superyacht UK Vice Chairman Peter Brown from Burgess Yachts on the judging panel. Read More

The Genoa Boat Show to return in 2015

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

On 19 January 2015, the Genoa International Boat Show presented its plans for the future of the show. The new format which was introduced in 2014, will strengthen the traditional exhibition areas, which will be flanked by new spaces dedicated to enthusiasts of every kind of water sport. Read More

Secret sailing yacht Action launched in Holland

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

A couple of months ago, in complete secrecy, Royal Huisman launched their latest superyacht, project 395. Project 395, now named Action, is just under 40 metres. Details are still scarce, as Royal Huisman was not available to comment on the launch of the yacht. Read More

Classic superyacht RS Eden sold

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

​Edmiston has announced the sale of the classic superyacht RS Eden. The yacht's new owner was represented by Ocean Independence. The 49.5 metre RS Eden was built in 1930 by Defoe Boat & Motor Works and completely rebuilt in 2007 with many of her original features restored, with an additional refit in 2011. Read More

The 34.7 metre superyacht Music in Turkey

Monday, 19 January 2015

The 34.7 metre superyacht Music is a modern cutter rig performance cruiser that was delivered to her owner in August of 2012. She was built by Aydos Yat, to a design by Soyaslan Design, and features guest accommodations for eight in 4 large staterooms and can take up to 5 crew in her forward crew accommodation. Read More

The 92m X-Ballet superyacht concept design

Monday, 19 January 2015

The latest 92 metre superyacht concept from the Pastrovich Studio is X-Ballet. The design includes a superstructure that has been moved forward to maximise the aft volume, and a beautiful “terrace on the sea”. Accommodating up to 18 guests over 9 luxurious cabins, she has a speed of 18 knots. A crew of up to 38 is also accommodated for on board. Read More

Piriou Shipyard preparing the launch of 77 Metre Yersin

Monday, 19 January 2015

The Piriou Shipyard in France in preparing the launch of the 77 metre vessel Yersin. Yersin has been specifically designed to navigate in any conditions, including ice exploration. Yersin has a range of 12,000 nautical miles and can go for 50 days without having to take on supplies. Read More

Inaugural Phuket Yacht Show postponed

Monday, 19 January 2015

The organisers of the new yacht charter show for Asia have announced the postponement of the first edition. The event was scheduled to take place 12-15 February in Phuket Yacht Haven Marina, however, in a joint statement, the marina owners and the show organisers said that in the current conditions, due to circumstances beyond their control, it would be preferable to postpone the opening of the Show to a later date. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 31.86 metre Serenitas

Sunday, 18 January 2015

The 31.86 metre superyacht Serenitas was built by the Turkish shipyard Mengi-Yay in 2014. She features a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, with naval architecture and exterior design by Ginton Naval Architects. She features bright and simple yet sophisticated interior design by BTA Design, creating an elegant but welcoming environment for guests. Read More

Superyacht Cloud 9 at anchor

Friday, 16 January 2015

Cloud 9 was built in 2009 by CMN, with exterior and interior styling from Andrew Winch Designs. She is a close sistership to Slipstream (also launched in 2009), and Netanya 8 (launched in 2007). Cloud 9’s elegant contemporary interior combines warm woods and rich marbles with a restful palette of neutral tones, providing over 500m² of living areas. Read More

A busy year for Nautor’s Swan in 2015

Friday, 16 January 2015

​The Finnish shipyard Nautor’s Swan has reported that 2015 will be an exceptionally busy one, with new launches, boat shows and several ClubSwan events.The season will kick off with Boot Düsseldorf 2015 from the 17th to 25th January. Nautor’s Swan will be present with information regarding their current SwanLine ranging from 53 to 115 feet. Read More

The Overmarine Group sells the first Mangusta 132

Friday, 16 January 2015

The Overmarine Group has sold the first new Mangusta 132, which was developed as a natural evolution of the Mangusta 130, with a number of important differences. The new 132 series features a generously-sized sundeck which can be used as a private area for the owner and also have a double driving position. Read More

Superyacht QM of London in Monaco

Thursday, 15 January 2015

​Seen enjoying the last few weeks of the warm Mediterranean weather in Monaco last September is the 49.68 metre superyacht QM of London, with the 100 metre Feadship yacht Madame Gu seen in the background. QM of London was launched by Benetti in 1998 and undergoing an extensive refit in 2006. Read More

Northrop & Johnson sell 24.38m Paula Rosa

Thursday, 15 January 2015

​Northrop & Johnson recently announced the sale of the 24.38 sailing yacht, Paula Rosa, a joint central listing Berthon International. Built by the Seaway shipyard in 2008 Paula Rosa features exterior design by J&J Design and underwent an extensive refit in 2012. She was listed for an asking price of €2,450,000 at the time of sale. Read More

Product of the week: The new YPI App

Thursday, 15 January 2015

​Yachting Partners International (YPI) have recently launched a brand new app, marking the world’s first live interactive dedicated yacht search feature. Named ‘The YPI Selection App’, the app opens up all aspects of luxury yachting from ownership issues to crewing, buying and selling with a superb section on luxury yacht charter holidays. Read More

Oyster to bring the largest sailing yacht at Boot Düsseldorf

Thursday, 15 January 2015

​Oyster Yachts has confirmed they will be presenting the Oyster 575 and the Oyster 825 at the upcoming Boot Düsseldorf show, where the 825 will take the title of biggest sailboat at the show. The 25 metre superyacht was designed by Rob Humphreys and is available in both Deck Saloon and Raised Saloon versions. Read More

Fraser Yachts sell 36.27m superyacht Lady Ozark

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Fraser Yachts have sold the 36.27 metre superyacht Lady Ozark. Built by Feadship in 1988 and undertaking an extensive refit with Palmer Johnson in 1999, she features naval architecture and exterior design from De Voogt Naval Architects. She accommodates up to eight guests in total over four cabins, all located forward. Read More

39.62 Metre superyacht Gusto sold

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Camper & Nicholsons International announced the sale of the 39.62 metre motor yacht Gusto today, just two months after she was put on the market. Atlantic Yachts represented the seller, and at the time of sale, she was listed for €8,950,000. She Built by US shipyard Westport in 2003 and features naval architecture by Gregory. C. Marshall. readmore

Benetti preparing the launch of new 56 metre superyacht

Thursday, 15 January 2015

​One of our readers has just send us this photo of a new Benetti, which is about to be launched at Benetti's Livorno yard. Although not confirmed, we believe this is hull 267, a 56 metre yacht. Benetti has not yet commented on the upcoming launch. Read More

Superyacht Serenity J sold in in-house Fraser deal

Thursday, 15 January 2015

​Jan Jaap Minnema of Fraser Yachts has just closed the deal on his central agency listing for sale, Serenity J. In his first closing of 2015, Jan Jaap represented both the seller and the buyer. The yacht's new owner comes from Asia, and Jan Jaap tells us the yacht will most probably cruise there next season. Read More

The 36.50m Amels superyacht Secret Love in Barcelona

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

​Pictured here is the 36.50 metre superyacht Secret Love in Barcelona. Built by Dutch shipyard Amels in 1990, both her naval architecture and exterior design were created in house. Struik & Hamerslag are responsible for her interiors. She accommodates up to eight guests and a crew of up to nine. Read More

Sailing superyacht Yanneke Too sold

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

​Burgess has sold superyacht Yanneke Too, a sleek 36 metre sailing yacht, delivered by Camper & Nicholsons in 1996. Yanneke Too is designed by British designer Bill Dixon, and she was conceived for worldwide cruising. Yanneke Too's interior design is the combined effort of Bill Dixon, Terence Disdale and Richard Hornbacher. Read More

Feadship Calixe sold

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

​Fraser Yachts has sold superyacht Calixe, just 3 months after listing her for sale. Merle Wood & Associates have represented the new owner in this transaction. Since her launch in 1986 as Cacique, Calixe has always been a very private yacht. Her asking price was $ 15,900,000. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: The 39.95m superyacht Rainbow

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 39.95m J-Class superyacht Rainbow​ built by Holland Jachtbouw in 2012. Read More

Construction of the Storm Yachts S-78 continues

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Storm Yachts has recently reported updates on the construction of the S-78 superyacht currently in build, stating they are focusing on preparatory activities that precede the fitting of the interior. The insulation and floating floor with integrated heating have already been installed in the saloon. Read More

Video of charter yacht SuRi in Raja Ampat

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Built in 1978 by Halter Marine and originally used as an oil rig supply boat, 63.39 metres superyacht SuRi undertook an extensive refit in 2013 which transformed her into one of the most luxurious charter yachts available today. The following video portrays life on board. Read More

Burgess sells 49 metre superyacht Mim

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Burgess has announced the sale of their first yacht of 2015. The 49 metre superyacht Mim was sold on the 13th January, with Burgess bringing the buyer and representing the seller. She was built by CMN Shipyard in collaboration with Oceanco. Her exterior design is by The A Group. Read More

The new SeaWater Phantom 300

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

In commemoration of their 100th anniversary, the Italian shipyard SeaWater has announced a limited series. Based on the Smeralda 300, the new series is called the Phantom 300, and measures 9.80 metres in length. New features include a new T-Top and new bollards at both the front and the back of the boat. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht Entourage in Gibraltar

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

​Pictured here cruising in Gibraltar is the 46.26 metre tri-deck superyacht Entourage. Launched in 2014 by the Italian shipyard Admiral, she features and steel hull and aluminium superstructure. Dragana Maznic is responsible for her interior design. Read More

The 36.9 metre Palmer Johnson superyacht Vitamin

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

​Built in the U.S. in 2009 by Palmer Johnson Yachts with an aluminium hull and superstructure, the 36.9 metre superyacht Vitamin is pictured here in Cannes. She features exterior design by Nuvolari & Lenard and naval architecture by Palmer Johnson Yachts. Read More

Vripack Yacht brokerage ceases operation as broker moves to Fraser Yachts

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

​Fraser Yachts announced yesterday that two new brokers have joined their sales team. Both boasting more than fifteen years in the industry, Maarten Ten Holter has joined the Monaco team, whilst Trevor Carroll has joined the Fort Lauderdale team. Both brokers and Fraser Yachts' Chairman comment. Read More

Blohm+Voss appoints Fred van Beers as its new CEO

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Blohm+Voss has announced the appointment of Fred van Beers as is new CEO. As of March 1st 2015, van Beers will take over from Dr. Herbert Aly to lead Blohm+Voss’ growth strategy as well as strengthen the leading position of the company in general repairs and conversions with a specific focus for cruise ships and vessels for the offshore industry. Read More

Brilliant Boats and BB Yachts deliver 21.5m Thunderbird 2

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

​Turkish companies Brilliant Boats and BB Yacht have announced the delivery of their latest yacht project, the 21.5 metre Thunderbird 2. She is specifically designed to carry a 3 PAX, 1000 metre capable Triton submarine, and featured an 8.5t capacity hydraulic platform for launch and recovery of the submarine as well as other tenders and water toys. Read More

CRN turns 77 metre LOI into signed contract

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

​In March 2014, we announced that CRN had signed a Letters of Intent (LOI) for the construction of a 77 metre superyacht, for a Middle-Eastern client. That LOI has now been finalised into a signed contract. Read More

First Princess 35M in next phase of production

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

The first 35 metre Princess M Class superyacht has powered into the next phase of her production with the fitting of her powerful twin MTU V16 2,637mhp engines, marking a significant milestone in the build. With her cutting-edge semi-planing hull design, the 35M is capable of exhilarating speed and globe-trotting efficiency. Read More

KRM undertake refit of 31m superyacht April

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

​KRM Yachts has undertaken a new refit project recently, the 31 metre motor yacht, April. Built by Bilgin Shipyard in 2006, she accommodates guests over four cabins including 1 master suite, 1 VIP cabins, and 2 guest cabins. The project is expected to take 6 months to complete and will be ready for the 2015 summer season. Read More

34 Metre Sunseeker Black and White sold

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

The Sea-Alliance Group has announced the sale of one of its central listings in a joint deal with Camper & Nicholsons, the 34 metre superyacht Black and White. Built by Sunseeker in 2010, she boasts semi-customised interior design by Philippe Starck and Fendi, and has been kept in immaculate condition since her original delivery. Read More

Blue Water Yachting announce price change on superyacht Giorgia

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Blue Water Yachting announced yesterday a €500,000 price drop on the 36.6 metre superyacht Giorgia. Built by Benetti in 2009 and part of the Benetti Classic 120 range, she features exterior design by Stefano Righini Design and is now listed at an asking price of €8,995,000. Read More

More Dubois yachts join the New Zealand Millenium Cup

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Currently in the final stages of preparation, organisers of the New Zealand Millenium Cup has announced that a number of Dubois-designed yachts have joined the lineup for the race, including Janice of Wyoming, Silvertip and Bliss. The NZ Millennium Cup committee have named a day’s racing ‘Ed Dubois Race Day’. Read More

Edmiston sell 24.4m Azimut 80 superyacht, Allora

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Edmiston has announced the sale of the Azimut 80 motor yacht, Allora, with MarineMax representing the buyer. Measuring 24.4 metres, she was built in 2007 by the Italian shipyard Azimut and features several custom upgrades. Carlo Galeazzi was responsible for her interiors and she accomodates up to eight guests. Read More

New superyacht order and new management at Cerri

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

​Italian shipyard Cerri has made several significant announcements today; the appointment of a new CEO, Technical Department leader and Sales Manager, as well as the signing of a new contract for the fifth hull of the Cerri 102’ Flysporting line. The newly appointed CEO is Diego Michele Deprati. Read More

The 34.70m Moonen superyacht Beluga in Cannes

Monday, 12 January 2015

Pictured here in Cannes is the 34.70 superyacht Beluga, part of the Moonen 114 Explorer series. Launched in 2006, she was the largest displacement yacht the shipyard had built at the time. Stolk Marimecs is responsible for her naval architecture, whilst Rene van der Velden undertook both her exterior and interior design. Read More

The 2015 Phuket International Boat Show

Monday, 12 January 2015

​The Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX) 2015 started on the 8th January, and organisers have reported that many leading industry brands have chosen the show to debut several of their latest models to the Asian market. Read More

The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015

​Held at Old Billingsgate and St. Katharine Docks in London and showcasing some of the world’s leading brands in the yachting, private aviation and luxury car industries,The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show will span three days from the 8th to 10th April 2015. Visitors to the show will enjoy displays from each industry, as well as an array of special events. Read More

The 23rd Edition of the Dubai International Boat Show

Monday, 12 January 2015

The 23rd edition of the Dubai International Boat Show will run from the 3rd - 7th March. Superyacht ownership in the region has reportedly seen an increase in recent years, and is reportedly continuing to rise. According to SYBAss, more than half of ultra high-net worth individuals in the Middle East & Africa region are likely to own or buy a superyacht. Read More

Ocean Alexander sells four yachts

Monday, 12 January 2015

Alexander Marine International has announced the sales at the end of 2014 of four new yachts for the US. The company is the official importer of Ocean Alexander yachts; a new Inventory 72, an Ocean Alexander 85, the Ocean Alexander 100 and finally, a new construction order. The last sale was delivered just before New Year's Eve. Read More

V8 Powered Wet Rod luxury watercraft to be built by Dutch Shipyard

Monday, 12 January 2015

Strand Craft has announced a new partnership with Dutch Shipyard as the exclusive manufacturer of their V8 powered Wet Rod luxury watercraft, with Mulder Design undertaking the jet ski’s naval architecture. Measuring 4.9 metres, the V8 Wet Rod her powerful 370 HP 4.2 litre V8 TDI engine is capable of propelling the jet ski at a maximum speed of 120 km/h. Read More

Princess Yachts commit to London Boat Show for the next 2 years

Monday, 12 January 2015

National Boat Shows has announced that Princess Yachts has signed to exhibit at the London Boat Show for 2016 and 2017. The 2015 CWM FX London Boat Show begun on 9th January and will conclude on 18th January 2015 at ExCeL London. Murray Ellis, Managing Director of National Boat Show, comments further on the decision. Read More

101 Metre superyacht I Dynasty under sea trials

Monday, 12 January 2015

Launched in November 2014, the 100.80 metre superyacht I Dynasty is currently under sea trials. She was developed by Vega Yachts, with the construction of the vessel undertaken by the German shipyard, Kusch Yachts, marking the second largest yacht the shipyard have ever launched. Her interiors are the work of Studio Massari. Read More

Closer look at superyacht Blue Papillon

Monday, 12 January 2015

Royal Huisman has recently shared a selection of images of the 43 metre sloop Blue Papillon sailing in the Mediterranean. She features naval architecture by German Frers, who chose a moderate draft fixed bulb keel with short chord length, while the fully balanced carbon fibre spade rubber is controlled by a mechanical steering system to maximise sensitivity and responsiveness under sail. Read More

Superyacht of the week, Heesen's 40 metre Galatea

Sunday, 11 January 2015

​The 40 metre superyacht Galatea was launched by the renowned Dutch shipyard, Heesen Yachts, in January of this year and is the very first of her kind. Designed as part of the shipyard’s 4000 series Sportster, she boasts advanced aluminium hull technology and is an evolution of the successful Heesen 3700 series. Read More

The 47.80m superyacht Azzurra II in Cannes

Friday, 9 January 2015

​The iconic superyacht Azzurra II (ex. L' Azzurra; Neninka II) is seen here at anchor in Cannes in September. Built in 1988 by the CRN shipyard, she features naval architecture and exterior designs by Gerhard Gilgenast and interiors by Paola D. Smith & Associates. She accommodates up to 10 guests over five cabins. Read More

Sunreef Yachts launches the first Sunreef 74 unit

Friday, 9 January 2015

​Sunreef Yachts has launched the first unit from their newest line of sailing catamarans. Named Wildberry, she features an elegant and dynamic design thanks to a sleek superstructure with vertical bows and limited freeboards. Amongst her many notable features are her impressive living spaces, including a fully open 35m2 saloon on the main deck. Read More

Claasen Shipyards celebrate 30 years of service

Friday, 9 January 2015

​Dutch company Claasen Shipyards will celebrate 30 years of service to the yachting community this year. Founded in 1985, the shipyard originally made a name for themselves in the Dutch market with their flat-bottomed yachts. Claasen has also been part of the J-class revival, launching superyacht Lionheart in 2010. Read More

Lazzara Yachts assets purchased by Avanti Ocean Group

Friday, 9 January 2015

​The Avanti Ocean Group, consisting of private investor Geoff Bond and third generation Lazzara family members Joe Lazzara and Steve Lazzara, has recently purchased the assets of Lazzara Yachts, including the intellectual property and molds. The new company will do business as Lazzara Custom Yachts and Tampa Marine Services. Read More

Hull and superstructure of 70m Kometa joined

Friday, 9 January 2015

The 70 metre superyacht Project Kometa currently under construction at the Heesen shipyard in the Netherlands reached a milestone in her construction recently when the hull and superstructure were successfully joined. The vessel is the largest project to come out of the Dutch shipyard to date and comes after the  success of the 65 metre Galactica Star. Read More

Heesen delivers the 51 metre superyacht MySky

Friday, 9 January 2015

​Dutch shipyard Heesen has recently announced the delivery of the 51 metre superyacht MySky, a full displacement long-range motor yacht. Designed by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, her exteriors feature flush-mounted tinted windows thermo-bonded to the superstructure to create a continuous wall of glass. Read More

The conversion of former tug boat Le Lutteur

Friday, 9 January 2015

The 30 metre superyacht Le Lutteur was recently refitted by Turkish shipyard Cobra Yachts. Originally built as a tug boat for the French Navy in 1963, she was one of the most well known working boats in the industry for the duration of her career. Read More

The 42.5m superyacht Adastra in Manila, Philippines

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Photographed last week in Manila, is the 42.5 metre trimaran superyacht Adastra. Built by the Australian shipyard McConaghy Boats in 2012, she features naval architecture and exterior designs by John Shuttleworth Yacht Designs Ltd. She accommodates up to 9 guests on board as well as a crew of 6. Read More

Strider 19 delivered to 77 metre superyacht

Thursday, 8 January 2015

​Italian yard Sacs has recently launched the Strider 19, designed by Christian Grande, who styled the tender, and Naiad studio in New Zealand, who designed the hull. The Strider 19 will be used as a tender to a 77 metre superyacht. Read More

Nordlund completes superyacht Rushmore

Thursday, 8 January 2015

​Nordlund recently launched superyacht Rushmore, a Nordlund 106. The yacht is designed by Naval Architect R. Edwin Monk, with structural design by Tim Nolan Marine Design, and interior design by Mary Flores – Yacht Interiors, together with Rushmore's owners. Read More

Drone video of the 119 metre superyacht A

Thursday, 8 January 2015

​Unfortunately, as we predicted the drone video of superyacht Lionheart, which we published earlier this week, has already been removed from Youtube. Instead, we can now show you this video of superyacht A, one of the most extraordinary superyachts ever. We can tell you all about her special features, but in this case, we rather let the video speak for itself! Read More

Guido de Groot redesigns classic CRN Sylviana

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Late 2012, one of the best known classic superyachts in the world, the 35 metre Sylviana (ex; ​Ragazza, Hiba, Aruba II) built by CRN Ancona in 1979, changed hands, and was aquired by Sylviana Yachting Ltd., a private family held company. The new owners have commisioned Dutch superyacht designer Guido de Groot to redesign the yacht. 

Princess shares 2013 financial results

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Princess Yachts has released their financial results of 2013. Profit before tax for the year ended 31 December 2013 was £17.9 million (compared to £18.4 million in 2012) on turnover of £239.4 million (compared to £249.9 million in 2012). Net assets at the end of the year totalled £115.2 million, up £10.6 million from the previous year. Read More

Amels enters custom 80m+ superyacht market

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Dutch shipbuilder Amels has announced in their Inside Amels Magazine, that they will be moving into the custom superyacht market, for yachts over 80 metres in length. For the last couple of years, Amels have offered clients high quality vessels built in their Amels Limited Editions range, proving a huge success since the concept was introduced to the world in 2007. Read More

Sneak preview of three new Arcadia superyachts

Thursday, 8 January 2015

​Italian builder Arcardia Yachts has given us a sneak preview of things to come. The yard will unveil three new models at the upcoming Boot Dusseldorf, later this month in Germany. Read More

The 38 metre superyacht Callista seen in Cannes

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

​Built by Ocean Pacifico in 2000, the 38 metre superyacht Callista is pictured here cruising in Cannes as the sun sets. She boasts naval architecture and exterior design by Diana Yacht Design. Her interiors are spacious, stylish and welcoming in a sophisticated colour scheme of light grey, cream and white tones. Read More

Drone video of the highly private superyacht Lionheart

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

​Superyacht Lionheart is one of those yachts, which has always been kept very private by her owner, a well knows British businessman. The fact that this is such a private yacht, makes this drone video even more interesting, It shows the 63 metre Benetti in Capri, and at anchor off the Greek island of Poros, and also shows the yacht transiting the Corinth Canal. Read More

The 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

The 70th edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race concluded on New Years Day, with two yachts claiming the main prizes. Wild Oats arrived at the finish line with a corrected time finish that ensured overall victory and the Tattersall’s Cup trophy. The 43’ Wild Rose secured her second victory in the history of the race. Read More

Interviewing Ugo Pellegrino of Arcadia Yachts

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Established four years ago by Ugo Pellegrino, Arcadia Yachts has come an impressive way in a short amount of time. Producing a series of vessels ranging from 85 to 115 feet, the company have successfully constructed a total of 14 yachts to date. Here Pellegrino talks to SuperYacht Times about the past, present and the future of Arcadia Yachts. Read More

The 27th annual Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Miami’s annual Yacht & Brokerage Show is set to take place from 12th to 16th February 2015. This year will mark the 27th edition of the event which displays yachts and marine products from all over the world. Free of charge, the show will also offer floating cocktail lounges, quality food and live musical entertainment to visitors. Read More

Lürssen superyachts Katara, Saint Nicolas and Solandge seen in Porto Cervo

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Spotted last August in Porto Cervo, Sardinia are three, large Lürssen superyachts; Katara, Saint Nicolas and Solandge. The Qatari-flagged 124.40 metre Katara was built in 2010 and impressively ranks as the 16th largest superyacht in the world. She boasts exterior designs by Espen Oeino. Read More

New E-Visa on arrival for superyachts to Andamans

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

​A new E-Visa on arrival is now available at nine different airports in India. The new system comes from the Government of India in an attempt to welcome an increased number of tourists to the country and heighten interest from the superyacht industry in cruising India’s Andaman Islands. Read More

CNI acquires Camper & Nicholsons Designs Ltd

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Camper Nicholsons International has recently announced the 100% acquisition of Camper & Nicholsons Designs Ltd. C&ND own the entirety of the registered trademarks of the Camper & Nicholsons brand in all categories, as well as provide agreements to the group of trading companies currently licensed to use the Camper & Nicholsons name. Read More

Superyacht Azzam in Tarragona, Spain

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

The largest yacht in the world, the 180 metre Azzam, is still docked in Tarragona in Spain, where she is drawing quite a bit of attention. We have collected some photos of her, taken by Instagram users. Read More

The new Intermarine 95 expected to debut in 2015

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

First unveiled at the 2013 Rio Boat Show, the Intermarine 95 superyacht is expected to debut in 2015. The yacht has exterior designs by Luiz de Basto Designs with interior designs by Patricia Anastassiadis. Highly customisable, she comes with several layout possibilities of four or five suites. She has a top speed of between 31 and 33 knots. Read More

First look inside Sunseeker 155 Project Gold Diamond

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

​Sunseeker has released a selection of images depicting the customised design and layout of their latest Sunseeker 155 superyacht, Project Gold Diamond. The second vessel to be built in the 155 range, Project Gold Diamond displays distinct differences from the inaugural vessel, including an increase in power with twin 16V MTU engines. Read More

Sabdes Design release new 39m superyacht design

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

​Australian superyacht design studio, Sabdes Design, has recently released a new 39 metre superyacht design. Named SLeek 39m, the vessel has been created in collaboration with renowned Dutch shipyard, Feadship. The superyacht was inspired by a previous Sabdes Design project, the 145 metre Project XRead More

Changes to management at Westport

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Washington-based shipyard Westport LLC announced two significant changes to the company’s management structure yesterday. Alex Rogers has been appointed to the position of Director of Sales, and Ron Nugent has assumed additional responsibilities. Read More

Superyacht Ester III underway to the Caribbean

Monday, 5 January 2015

Seen here in Gibraltar, just before her Atlantic crossing to the Caribbean, Ester III is one of three yachts delivered by Lürssen at the end of 2014. She has been designed by Espen Oeino, giving the yacht a masculine appearance as specified by the owner. Reymond Langton is responsible for her interiors. Read More

New owner of Proteksan Turquoise comments on change of ownership

Monday, 5 January 2015

​Before the holidays, we already announced that ​Turkish shipyard Proteksan Turquoise has a new owner to the company, Mohammed Al Barwani. Dr. Al Barwani ​and Proteksan CEO Mehmet Karabeyoglu​ have both commented on the new ownership.

The inaugural edition of the Phuket Yacht Show

Monday, 5 January 2015

​Created by the organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show, the inaugural edition of the Phuket Yacht Show will be held at Thailand’s Phuket Yacht Haven Marina from 12th to 15th February. The date of the show has been strategically held in the areas high season in order to maximise the exhibitor’s and partner’s exposure on the island. Read More

Superyacht Four Wishes sold

Monday, 5 January 2015

​The 43.29 metre popular charter superyacht Four Wishes was sold on the 2nd January, making the sale the first of the new year. The yacht was listed for sale with Fraser Yachts, and BYS represented the buyers. At the time of sale, Four Wishes, which was launched in 2004 by Palmer Johnson, was listed with an asking price of $15,500,000. Read More

Momentum for the Singapore Yacht Show 2015 continues to grow

Monday, 5 January 2015

With the fifth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show quickly approaching, momentum continues to grow with several prestigious names in the industry signing up to exhibit at this year’s event. Amongst the returning exhibitors is the Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts, who have been present at the show since it’s inaugural edition. Read More

O'Pari 3 under construction for 2015 launch

Monday, 5 January 2015

​Greek shipyard Golden Yachts is currently building the 71.85 metre superyacht O’Pari 3. The yacht is under construction at their facilities, and will be ready for a 2015 launch. Recent renderings released depict a luxurious and sophisticated vessel with a simple and clean colour scheme throughout her interiors designed by Giorgio Vafiadis. Read More

Fourteenth anniversary of the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous

Monday, 5 January 2015

Asia Superyacht Rendezvous celebrated it’s fourteenth anniversary last month. Amongst the motor yacht fleet at the event were the 55 metre Samax, superyacht Moon Sand, the 73 metre Titania and the 51 metre Northern Sun. Four sailing yachts also graced the waters of Kata Bay where the event was held. Read More

Brokerage deal of the week: The 44m superyacht Sibelle

Monday, 5 January 2015

In this series of articles, we take a look at the best brokerage deals currently on the market, as judged by our very own editors. What, Why, Where and Who will form the basis of the articles. This week, we have taken a closer look at the 44m superyacht Sibelle. Read More

Horizon E73 Justus delivered

Monday, 5 January 2015

​The owners of the new Horizon E73 named Justus recently travelled from New Zealand to Kaohsiung, Taiwan in order to undertake sea trials of the new motoryacht. The owners reportedly worked closely with the Chinese shipyard to personalise the 22.25 metres vessel. Read More

Friday, 12 June 2015

Superyacht Spada at anchor

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Mengi Yay sells 26 metre superyacht

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Mangusta 130 superyacht Forever One sold

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