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The 77 metre superyacht Smeralda in Dubai

Monday, 24 March 2014

Launched in the spring of 2012, the magnificent 77 metre superyacht Smeralda, seen here at the recent Dubai International Boat Show, is the largest Australia-built superyacht built to date. She will soon be joined by SilverFast, which in currently still under construction at SliverYachts. Both yachts however will be surpassed by the 83 metre SilverLoft. Read More

The 162.5 metre superyacht Eclipse in Barcelona

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Superyacht Eclipse, at 162.5 metres once the world’s largest yacht, was seen here a couple of months ago in Barcelona. The yacht is currently undergoing a refit at the impressive MB92 shipyard, and will most likely be relaunched later this year. Since Lürssen's delivery of the Azzam, Eclipse is now the world's second largest superyacht. Read More

The 162 metre superyacht Dubai in Dubai

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

The 162 metre superyacht Dubai was completed in 2006 by Platinum Yachts to an Andrew Winch design. She was originally commissioned by a Prince from Brunei and she was to be built at Blohm & Voss in co-operation with Lürssen. When a large part of the hull and superstructure was completed, the construction stopped. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The legendary Christina O

Saturday, 1 March 2014

In an industry of iconic imagery, there’s only one yacht which can truly be called the icon of superyachting. Christina O, has every right to the title. Impressive, grand and stylish, luxurious, glamorous, and even magnificent are some of the superlatives that have been used frequently over the years to describe superyachts. Read More

In Pictures: The Oceanco Alfa Nero in Gibraltar

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

The 82 metre Oceanco superyacht Alfa Nero was delivered in 2007, and is regarded as one of Oceanco's most iconic yachts ever built. The yacht was designed by Nuvolari & Lenard, and features an interior designed by Alberto Pinto. One of the yachts’ most notable features is the swimming pool on the main aft deck. Read More

In Pictures: The 80 metre CRN Chopi Chopi

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

With an impressive length of 80 metres and a 13.5 metre beam, Chopi Chopi is the largest yacht ever built by CRN. Chopi Chopi boasts a large collection of very exciting features and, impressively, one private deck exclusively available for the owner. The superyacht features exterior design by Zuccon International Project. Read More

Stunning video of the 73 metre Red Square

Monday, 13 January 2014

Built by Dunya Yachts, Axioma is now available for charter through Yachting Partners International (YPI). This stunning video by our friends at Superyacht Media, shows some of the yacht's best features. She features stunning exterior design and a beach house-style interior by the legendary late designer Alberto Pinto. Read More

​Oceanco's 91.50 metre Y709 undergoing seatrials

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Oceanco's 91.50 metre superyacht project PA164 (also known as hull Y709), is undergoing seatrials of the Dutch coast. The yacht, which is not yet named, is an inhouse Oceanco design, with naval architecture by Azure Naval Architects and an interior design by renowned Andrew Winch Design. Read More

The Top 20 largest yachts ever built in Italy

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

We take a look at the 20 largest superyachts built in Italy. 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 134 metre Serene, designed by Espen Oeino, is the first superyacht that was built by Fincantieri. Read More

The Top 20 largest yachts ever built in Germany

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

We take a closer look at the twenty largest superyachts ever built in Germany, with the largest being 180 metres long. All twenty superyachts make up for the top 20 with over 97 meters long. Lürssen takes the lead, with 11 of their yachts making their way into the Top 20, followed by Blohm & Voss with 4 deliveries, Bremer Vulkan with 2 deliveries. Read More

In Pictures: The 82.3 metre Abeking & Rasmussen Secret

Monday, 16 December 2013

The impressive 82.3 metre superyacht Secret, commissioned for experienced owners who previously owned a 61 metre Feadship Majestic, was delivered this summer by Abeking & Rasmussen. The yacht is designed by Sam Sorgiovanni, a first for Abeking & Rasmussen, and features a stunningly elegant interior has by Jim Harris. Read More

The Top 10 largest Dutch built yachts

Monday, 16 December 2013

We take a closer look at the ten largest superyachts ever built in The Netherlands, with the largest being 99 metres long. Only three yards make up for the top 10 (or we should say top 12, because there are two yachts in the list with the same lengths). Oceanco takes the lead, with 6 of their yachts making their way into the Top 10. Read More  

The Top 100 largest superyachts in the world

Monday, 9 December 2013

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

Photos of Madame Gu and Dilbar anchored side by side

Friday, 6 December 2013

On Instagram we came accross these photos taken last summer of the 99 metre Feadship Madame Gu and the 110 metre Lürssen DilbarMadame Gu is the largest Feadship to date. The 99-metre masterpiece was created by the Feadship yard in Makkum and is also the largest superyacht ever built in the Netherlands. Read More

World's largest yacht Azzam delivered

Monday, 25 November 2013

Lürssen has delivered Azzam on 22nd October 2013. In addition to being the largest yacht in the world with a length of 180 meters and with a top speed of over 30 knots she adds another record in terms of building time: less than three years from steel cutting following one year of engineering. Read More

The 162.5 metre superyacht Eclipse in Gibraltar

Thursday, 21 November 2013

The owner of the 162.5 metre superyacht Eclipse, also owns two other large yachts, Sussurro, and LunaEclipse can accommodate up to 36 guests, and a crew of 100. Some of her features include a swimming pool on the main deck aft, covered by a glass ceiling, and a log burning fire table on the upper aft deck. Read More

73 Metre superyacht Red Square renamed Axioma

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Yachting Partners International has confirmed the delivery of the 73 metre, eagerly-anticipated, Red Square, to her new owner, following her recent sale. YPI tells us the yacht is now called Axioma, and will be available for charter with YPI. Read More

In Pictures: The first matt black Feadship, Air

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Air was launched in 2011 by Feadship, and is the first yacht to feature a unique matt black hull, which has been painted with a specialised and environmentally friendly nano coating technique. Outside, she features a large pool on the foredeck, just in front of the owner's observation lounge. Read More

Time lapse video of a day on board superyacht Chopi Chopi

Thursday, 17 October 2013

CRN’s new flagship, the 80 metre Chopi Chopi is the largest yacht ever built by CRN. Valued by the yard at over € 80,000,000, Chopi Chopi is CRN’s 129th yacht, and she represents approximately 660 thousand working hours. The superyacht features exterior design by Zuccon International Project. Read More

Superyacht Eclipse in Symi

Monday, 14 October 2013

Superyacht Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht, was seen yesterday by SuperYachtTimes.com editor Maarten in Symi Greece. Although she is still the world's largest yacht, she won't be for much longer, as Lürssen is geting ready to deliver the 180 metre Azzam to her owners, pushing Eclipse back to a second place. Read More

Superyachts at anchor off Monaco at night

Friday, 4 October 2013

Every year, during the Monaco Yacht Show, some of the world's largest yachts gather out at anchor. This year was no exception! Seen in this photo are the 75 metre Northern Star, the 88 metre Maltese Falcon, through the masts of Maltese Falcon you can see the 90 metre Nero, and to the right, brightly lit up, the 99 metre Feadship Madame Gu. Read More

In Pictures: The 138 metre Lürssen Rising Sun

Friday, 20 September 2013

She is one of the world's most recognizable superyachts, the 138 metre Lürssen Rising Sun. Delivered in 2004, she was one of the last creations of superyacht design legend Jon Bannenberg. She was built for an experienced owner, who now owns the 88 metre Musashi, built at Feadship in 2011. Read More

Plans to turn 136 metre superyacht Savarona into a museum

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

According to local Turkish newspaper reports, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry has applied to buy superyacht Savarona, and turn it into a museum and venue to host foreign officials. The 135.95 metre Savarona was built in 1931 by Blohm & Voss for Mrs. Emily Roebling Cadwalader, at a cost of $4 million. Read More

In Pictures: The spectacular 78 metre A&R Amaryllis

Friday, 6 September 2013

Launched in November 2011, the spectacular 78 metre Abeking & Rasmussen yacht Amaryllis is a close sistership to C2Eminence and Titan. The owner's deep appreciation for the Belle Époque, Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods, was the inspiration for the Reymond Langton Design interior and exterior. Read More

The top 10 largest converted superyachts in the world

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

We take a look at the 10 largest converted superyachts in the world. Some of these yachts started out as a cruiseliner, and some are in fact converted ice breakers. The first yacht on our list is Fulk Al Salamah. Fulk Al Salamah belongs to the ruler of Oman, and is the support vessel to superyacht Al Said. Read More

In Pictures: The 78 metre superyacht Tueq

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Superyacht Tueq was launched back in 2002, as a 71.8 metre superyacht, at the commercial shipyard Van Der Giessen de Noord. Four years later, the owner decided he wanted some changes made to the layout, which included the conversion of two children's cabins on the upper deck into a single, spacious VIP suite. Read More

In Pictures: The 110 metre Lürssen Radiant

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Radiant was built in 2009 by the Lürssen Shipyard in Bremen. She has a length of 110 metres and an exterior design by Tim Heywood. Her interior by Yabu Pushelberg is a closely guarded secret, and no photos have ever been published. As far as we know, Radiant is the only superyacht ever built, to have an interior by design duo Yabu Pushelberg. Read More

The 147 metre superyacht Topaz in La Ciotat

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Delivered in 2012 by German superyacht builder Lürssen, the 147 metre superyacht Topaz has a beam of 21.50 metres and a gross tonnage of 11,589. She is designed by Tim Heywood and ranks as the 5th largest yacht in the world.  The yacht is seen here at Monaco Marine in La Ciotat. Read More

In pictures: The legendary Kingdom 5KR

Monday, 29 July 2013

The legendary Kingdom 5KR started out life as Nabila, in 1980. She is designed by Jon Bannenberg, with an interior by Luigi Sturchio and at the time of her launch, she was one of the largest yachts in the world. Kingdom 5KR is owned by Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud. Read More

Feadships Venus and Madame Gu meet for the first time

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Earlier this month, be it for a brief moment, two of Feadship's most iconic superyachts met for the first time, when they were docked side by side, at Antibes' International Yacht Club. Two impressive yachts, based on opposite design briefs. One of our readers was there to capture the two yachts together in one picture. Read More

In Pictures: The 110 metre superyacht Dilbar at sea

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Dilbar is a 110 metre Lürssen, built in 2008 to a design of Tim Heywood and with an interior by Alberto Pinto. Dilbar was the first yacht in the world with particle filters on the main engine exhausts. She has a combined diesel mechanic and diesel electric propulsion system with exhaust gas particle filters. Read More

Superyachts Venus and Eclipse side by side

Friday, 28 June 2013

Two of the world's most extraordinary superyachts docked side by side earlier this week in Gibraltar. Superyacht Venus, the 78 metre Feadship that was designed by Philippe Starck for the late Steve Jobs, and superyacht Eclipse, which for a couple of years held the title of being the world's largest yacht. Read More

In Pictures: 82.3 Metre superyacht Secret arrives in the Mediterranean

Monday, 24 June 2013

The impressive 82.3 metre superyacht Secret has recently been delivered by Abeking & Rasmussen, and has now made her way to the Mediterranean, where Giovanni Romero took these photo of her. Secret was commissioned for experienced owners. Exterior design is by Sam Sorgiovanni with an interior by Jim Harris. Read More

Video of the seatrials of 180 metre Lürssen Azzam

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Yesterday, the Lürssen 180 metre yacht Azzam - the largest yacht in the world, started her seatrials. The technical engineering was developed by Lürssen, the exterior design by Nauta Yachts and the interior design by Christophe Leoni to create what is the most complex yacht which has ever been built. Read More

Scoop: 180 metre superyacht Azzam starts seatrials

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Today, the Lürssen 180 metre yacht Azzam - the largest yacht in the world, started her seatrials. Amongst many other features the yacht, designed by Nauta Yachts, has a main salon with a lengths of 29 m and a beam of 18m with an open plan and no pillars. She will travel in excess of 30 knots, powered by 2 gas turbines and 2 diesel engines. Read More

The Top 100 largest superyachts in the world

Thursday, 13 June 2013

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 every month, when there are changes. Read More

Superyacht Special: First look on board 86m superyacht Quattroelle

Monday, 10 June 2013

Quattroelle was delivered in January 2013 and has a length of 86,11 metres. She is designed for extensive and extended cruising and with her long range she requires only a few stops in ports. Quattroelle is Italian for "4 times the letter L" and the 4 L's stand for Love, Life, Liberty and Luxury. Read More

In Pictures: The 81 metre superyacht Air

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Air was launched in 2011 by Feadship, and is the first yacht to feature a unique matt black hull, which has been painted with a specialised and environmentally friendly nano coating technique. Her sophisticated minimalistic interior is spectacular, and features matt-finished sycamore, leather, and matt-finished special paint. Read More

In Pictures: The 88 metre superyacht Quattroelle

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Quattroelle, designed by Nuvolari & Lenard, and built by Lürssen, has recently been delivered, and following her first season in the Caribbean, has now made her way to the Mediterranean, where Giovanni Romero took these photos of her. Quattroelle is the first Lürssen yacht designed by Nuvolari-Lenard. Read More

In Pictures: 99 metre superyacht Madame Gu arrives in the Mediterranean

Monday, 6 May 2013

The recently delivered Feadship Madame Gu, the largest Feadship to date, has arrived in Gibraltar, where Giovanni Romero took these photos. The 99-metre masterpiece was created by the Feadship yard in Makkum and is the largest superyacht ever built in the Netherlands.  More than four years in the making, Madame Gu was launched in February. Read More

The Lürssen built 124 metre superyacht Katara in Tarragona

Friday, 26 April 2013

Katara was the delivered by the German Lürssen shipyard in 2010. The Qatari flagged superyacht ranks as the 14th largest yacht in the world. She was designed by Monaco based Espen Oeino International. The interior of Katara is designed by Alberto Pinto, but it's being kept a closely guarded secret. Read More

The 138 metre Lürssen superyacht Rising Sun

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

The 138 metre Lürssen superyacht Rising Sun, was delivered in 2004 and was one of the last creations of superyacht design legend Jon Bannenberg. She was built for an experienced owner, Larry Ellison. Rising Sun features a private owner's deck, with a stateroom that has offers a panoramic view, a private saloon, and a large aft deck. Read More

The 162.5 metre Eclipse and the 138 metre Rising Sun side by side

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Until last week, superyacht Eclipse held the title of being the world's largest yacht. Since the launch of Azzam on friday, she now holds the second place. The owner of Eclipse also owns two other large yachts, Sussurro, and LunaEclipse can accommodate up to 36 guests. At anchor just behind her is the 138 metre Rising SunRead More

In Pictures: The 119 metre superyacht A in St Barths

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

A, designed by Philippe Starck, measures 119m long, and is powered by twin 6.035hp MAN RK280 Diesels, providing speeds up to 23 knots. At her top speed, she has a range of 4250nm. Her long foredeck houses a large glass fronted rectangular swimming pool, and her aft deck features a second massive pool. Read More

Nauta Yachts comments on their design for superyacht Azzam

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Nauta Yachts has commented on the launch of superyacht Azzam, the largest motor yacht in the world, with exterior design and styling by Nauta Yachts, and built by Lürssen. The yacht was to be able to navigate at speeds in excess of 30 knots, powered by a combination of two gas turbines and two diesel engines. Read More

World Exclusive: First photos of the launch of 180 metre superyacht Azzam

Friday, 5 April 2013

​Just minutes ago, Lürssen launched the world's largest yacht, believed to be 180 metres long. Not much is known yet about this highly secretive project, but judging by the underwaterbody, and her 4 waterjets, we expect the yacht to be very fast. Check out our Facebook fanpage later today for more photo's, and a video of the launch. Read More

Video of the launch of the 180 metre superyacht Azzam

Friday, 5 April 2013

This morning, Lürssen launched the world's largest yacht, Azzam, believed to be 180 metres long. The yacht is designed by Italian yacht designers Nauta Yachts. One year ago, the yacht briefly left her building shed, when the yacht was moved into a different part of the yard, where the yacht's bow section was attached. The yacht has since been completed in record time. Read More

The Top 10 largest superyachts in the world

Friday, 5 April 2013

We take a look at the 10 largest superyachts in the world, which since today, is topped by a brand new number one, Azzam. Superyacht Azzam is now the world’s largest yacht and she is believed to be 180 metres, however we are unable to confirm her exact length. Not only will she be the world’s largest yacht, but she will also be one of the faster yachts around. Read More

More details released on 180 metre Lürssen superyacht Azzam

Friday, 5 April 2013

Earlier today, Lürssen launched the 180 metre yacht Azzam - the largest yacht in the world. Eng. Mubarak Saad al Ahbabi assembled a world-class team which he personally directed in all areas of the development of this sophisticated project. Under his leadership the original concept of the yacht was developed starting with the overall requirements with regards to general layout, size and performance. Read More

Scoop: 180m superyacht Azzam ready to launch at Lürssen

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

SYT reporter Martin Fischbacher has just sent in these exclusive pictures of the Lürssen's Azzam. Superyacht Azzam will be the world’s largest yacht and she is believed to be 180 metres, however we are unable to confirm her exact length. Not only will she be the world’s largest yacht, but she will also be one of the faster yachts around. Read More

The 5th largest yacht in the world, Topaz

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Not much is known yet about this massive new superyacht, delivered in 2012 by German superyacht builder Lürssen, however we do know she has a length of 147 metres, beam of 21.50 metres and a gross tonnage of 11,589. She was recently spotted by some of our readers in the United Arab Emirates. Read More

Stella Maris' helideck now fully certified for Eurocopter EC 135 use

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

VSY informs us, that their latest launch, the 72 metre Stella Maris, is now certified by the world-leading HCA (Helideck Certification Agency). Despite her impressive length, Stella Maris is one of the smallest superyachts in the world to carry this certificate. The result is an approved Eurocopter EC 135 helideck. Read More

In Pictures: The 112 Metre Le Grand Bleu in Cambodia

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

The 112 metre Le Grand Blue was built by Bremer Vulkan in Germany to a Kusch Yacht design. Since her construction in 2000 she has enjoyed the ownership of a host of famous and influential people. She was photographed here by SYT reader Morten Kvammen, in the bay of Koh Rong Samloem in Cambodia. Read More

Video of 88.5 metre Oceanco superyacht Nirvana

Monday, 18 March 2013

Superyacht Nirvana made her grand debut at the 2012 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show. At 88.5 metres LOA, Nirvana is the largest in a spectacular line of superyachts built by esteemed Dutch shipyard Oceanco, placing her in the company of resounding names such as Sunrays, Seven Seas and the ever legendary Alfa Nero. Read More

Video of the 78 metre superyacht Hampshire II

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Launched in April 2012, Hampshire II was built by Feadship, and features an interior and exterior design by the Hampshire-based design studio RWD. While the exterior profile is modern, Hampshire II’s interior is a classic affair. The engine room has a passageway through the middle with full height glass walls. Read More

Final outfitting of 99 metre Feadship project Dream underway

Monday, 18 February 2013

Two weeks ago, Feadship launched the largest Feadship to date. The 99-metre masterpiece was created by the Feadship yard in Makkum and is also the largest superyacht ever built in the Netherlands. Since her launch, the yacht was moved to Amsterdam, where her propellers were fitted. She is now back in the North of Holland. Read More

World's largest yacht Eclipse docks in NYC

Friday, 15 February 2013

Eclipse, the world's largest yacht, owned by a famous Russian, has arrived in Manhattan. As far as we know, it is the first time the yacht has docked in NYC. She was caught on a webcam when she entered the port two days ago. Not known to many, Eclipse is available for selective charters through SuperYachtsMonaco. Read More

In Pictures: The 85.6 Metre Oceanco St. Princess Olga

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

The 85.6 metre Oceanco project Y708, which is now named St. Princess Olga, has left the yard, and has arrived in Gibraltar last sunday. Superyacht St. Princess Olga’s sleek silhouette, possessing the smooth exterior lines by Igor Lobanov, compliments her projected modern interior design by Alberto Pinto. Read More

In Pictures: The spectacular 74 metre Enigma

Friday, 8 February 2013

The 74 metre Blohm & Voss built Enigma was originally built in 1991 for a famous Mexican business man. She was designed by Martin Francis and still ranks as one of the most radical superyachts ever built. She features a series of convex windows that hide from top to bottom the observation saloon, the owner's cabin, and on deck level the bridge. Read More

78 Metre Feadship superyacht Venus arrives in the States

Monday, 4 February 2013

Superyacht Venus, the 78 metre Feadship that was designed by Philippe Starck for the late Steve Jobs, has arrived in the USA, and is currently docked at the Rybovich yard in West Palm Beach. Even though Feadship still does not give any information about the yacht, and her owner, they did send us this photo taken during her seatrial. Read More

The top 100 largest superyachts in the world - February 2013

Friday, 1 February 2013

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 every month, when there are changes. Read More

In pictures: The 82 metre superyacht Sarafsa

Thursday, 31 January 2013

The 82 metre Andrew Winch designed superyacht Sarafsa, which at the time of her construction was known as Project 54, was launched in March 2008 by the British yard Devonport Yachts. The owner of Sarafsa previously owned a 54 metre Amels, now called Faribana V. The owner keeps his yacht very private. Read More

In pictures: The 77 metre superyacht Tango

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

The 77 metre Tango was launched in may 2012 by Feadship, and is the second largest yacht launched by the Royal Van Lent yard. According to Feadship, Tango is a textbook example of the many facets involved in a custom yacht-building project. The yard worked seamlessly with the designers. Read More

SYT Top 10: The ten largest yachts ever built in Italy

Monday, 21 January 2013

We take a look at the 10 largest superyachts ever built in Italy. 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 134 metre Serene, designed by Espen Oeino, is the first superyacht that was built by Fincantieri. Read More

78 metre Feadship superyacht Venus delivered and on her way

Monday, 7 January 2013

Superyacht Venus, the 78 metre Feadship that was designed by Philippe Starck for the late Steve Jobs, has been delivered to her owners, and was photographed our friend Giovanni Romero in Gibraltar this weekend. After taking on fuel in Gibraltar, the yacht made her way to the Canary Islands, before crossing the Atlantic. Read More

In Pictures: Superyacht C2 cruises into Gibraltar at sunrise

Thursday, 6 December 2012

These amazing pictures of superyacht C2 were taken by Giovanni Romero on Sunday when the superyacht cruised into Gibraltar at sunrise. The 78.43 metre superyacht C2 was built by Abeking & Rasmussen in 2008 as the successor to another Abeking superyacht, the 57.30 metre Ultima III. Read More

The 16th largest yacht in the world Turama

Thursday, 29 November 2012

The 117 metre superyacht Turama is one of the largest yachs in the world. Built in Finland, Turama is available for charters. On board guests can enjoy Turama's extensive amenities, with a number of dining areas and recreational facilities - including gymnasium, sauna, swimming pool and beauty spa. Her prices start at € 630,000 per week. Read More

SYT Archive: Video of superyacht Constellation off Antibes (2006)

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Last week we had published some old videos of the 74.50 metre superyacht Enigma and this week we have found a video from 2006 of the 80 metre superyacht Constellation in our archives. Constellation was built by Oceanco in 1999 under the project name Stargate I and she was part of a three superyacht order. The other two yachts were the 80 metre sistership of Constellation, Stargate. Read More

SYT Archive: Videos of superyacht Enigma off Monaco (2007)

Friday, 23 November 2012

At SYT we have one of the largest archives of digital superyacht photos which dates back to 2001, however we also do have a few older video clips. The first of these video clips shows the 74.50 metre superyacht Enigma cruising of Monaco in July 2007. Superyacht Enigma was built in 1991 as Eco for a Mexican businessman. Read More

The top 100 in photos: Number 4, the 147 metre Prince Abdulaziz

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

For many years, Prince Abdulaziz ranked as the largest yacht in the world. Today, four yachts are larger; Dubai , the Blohm & Voss Eclipse, Al Said, built by Lürssen and Topaz, also built by Lürssen, pushing Prince Abdulaziz to the fouth place. Prince Abdulaziz is owned by the Saudi royal family, and was build in Denmark in 1984. Read More

The top 10 largest sailing yachts in the world

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

At 93 metre, the 1500 GRT three-masted schooner EOS is the world’s largest sailing yacht. She was launched by Lürssen in 2006. EOS is a very private yacht and features a stunning interior, designed by François Catroux. Read More

The 82.6 metre superyacht Talitha leaving the port of Nice

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The 82.6 metre Talitha was designed in 1927 by the distinguished naval architects Cox & Stevens, who were considered the leading yacht designers of their day. Her design was commissioned by Mr. Russell Alger, and she was built at the German yard of Frederich Krupp Germania Werft. She was bought by Paul Getty in 1988. Read More

The top 100 in photos: Number 39, the 90.10 metre Ice

Friday, 16 November 2012

The 90 metre Ice (launched as Air) was built by Lürssen in 2005 to a design of Tim Heywood and features a modern interior by Terence Disdale. She is powered by twin 3400 HP ABB Diesel-electric, which power her twin Azipods. Superyacht Ice offers accommodation for up to 14 guests, and 27 crew. Read More

Videos of 78 metre Starck designed Feadship Venus

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Since we at SuperYachtTimes.com can't get enough of superyacht Venus, the 78 metre Feadship that was designed by Philippe Starck for the late Steve Jobs, we collected some video's of the yacht's transport from the shipyard in Aalsmeer to Rotterdam. Last week I spoke with the designer, who provided a bit of background information. Read More

VSY's 72 metre flagship Stella Maris wows the crowds

Friday, 2 November 2012

After her resounding success at the Monaco Yacht Show, Stella Maris, VSY’s flagship, designed by Espen Oeino in cooperation with Laurent Giles Naval Architects, weighed anchor and headed down coast to take part in the opening weekend of the Genoa Boat Show where she was crowned undisputed flag ship of the show. Read More

The 110 metre Lürssen superyacht Radiant

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Radiant, one of the largest yachts launched in 2009, was built by the Lürssen Shipyard in Bremen. She has a length of 110 metres and has an exterior design by Tim Heywood with an interior by Glenn Pushelberg. Whilst the yacht was under construction, she was sold to her current owners, who previously owned an Amels. Read More

The 87 metre superyacht Ace at anchor

Monday, 15 October 2012

The 87 metre superyacht Ace, built under the codename Project Rocky, was launched by the Lürssen shipyard earlier this year. The superyacht’s striking exterior design is by Andrew Winch Designs, who were also responsible for her interior. Moran Yacht & Ship oversaw the entire build process including the sale of the project. Read More

In Pictures: The 78 metre superyacht Eminence

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

The 78 metre Eminence was originally built for an American owner as Excellence IV, however she was sold to her current owner before completion. Both the interior and exterior of Eminence were designed by Reymond Langton Design. The five deck yacht features an almost stern wide transom hatch. Read More

The 77 metre superyacht Smeralda in Cannes

Friday, 14 September 2012

Launched in the spring of 2012, the magnificent 77 metre superyacht Smeralda surely has been one of the most exciting launches of the year and the largest Australia-built superyacht built to date. Designed by acclaimed Espen Øino and with impressive interiors by Germany-based Andreas Holnburger of Vain Interiors. Read More

The 95 metre superyacht Palladium

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Palladium, designed by UK-based Michael Leach Design and built by German shipyard Blohm + Voss, this vessel measures a little over 95 metres in overall length. Having spent a considerable amount of time on the owner's previous yacht, the 62.5 metre Solemar, the designers watched and learned from the owner and crew. Read More

147 Metre superyacht Topaz arrives in the Mediterranean

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Earlier this week, superyacht Topaz arrived in the Mediterranean after being delivered by Lürssen to her owners. She was photographed by Julien Rubicondo when she arrived in Nice. Not much is known yet about this massive new superyacht, however we do know she has a length of 147 metres. Read More

The 88 metre Feadship Musashi at anchor

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

The 88 Musashi was the second yacht launched in Feadship's XL program. She was built for an experienced yachtsman who previously owned an ever larger yacht. Inside, interior designer Sinot combined comfort with optimal user-friendliness, and combined the refined lines from Japanese Design with elements from Art Deco. Read More

The top 100 in photos: Number 13, the 124 metre Katara

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

The 124.40 metre superyacht Katara was the delivered by the German Lürssen shipyard in 2010. The Qatari flagged superyacht ranks as the 13th largest yacht in the world. She was designed by Monaco based Espen Oeino International. Although unconfirmed, it is believed the interior of Katara is designed by Alberto Pinto. Read More

The 80 metre superyacht Amevi in Mykonos

Monday, 20 August 2012

The 80 metre Amevi was built by Oceanco in 2007 to a design by Nuvolari & Lenard. She is seen here by one of our readers in Mykonos. When the yacht was launched, she still had a white hull. She was repainted blue earlier this year. Amevi's owner previously owned a 50 metre Amels, now named Deja Too. Read More

The 138 metre Lürssen superyacht Rising Sun in Capri

Friday, 17 August 2012

The 138 metre Lürssen superyacht Rising Sun designed by Jon Bannenberg was built for an experienced owner, Larry Ellison, who now owns the 88 metre Musashi. You can get an idea of what Rising Sun looks like inside, by having a look at the article we did on Musashi, their interior styles are very similar looking. Read More

The top 100 in photos: Number 26, the 100 metre refitted Attessa IV

Friday, 17 August 2012

Superyacht Attessa IV was bought by her American owner in 2007. The yacht started out as a 92 metre yacht called Evergreen, and was built by the Japanese Evergreen shipyard Corporation in 1998. Her new owner took the yacht to the West Coast, where she spend three and half years at the Washington Yachting Group shipyard. Read More

The 75 metre superyacht Ocean Victory at sunset

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Built at Feadship Makkum, and delivered in October 2008, Ocean Victory was that yard's first full custom Feadship. Since her launch, the yard has delivered Musashi and Fountainhead, and has completed extensive refits on Siran, Pegasus, Inevitable, Odyssey, Serena and most recently SultanaRead More

The 92 metre superyacht Tatoosh

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Tatoosh is a 92 metre superyacht, owned by a well known American, who also owns the 126 metre Octopus. Tatoosh has a large swimming pool on her main deck aft, and has two large tenders. In 2010 the yacht became for sale with an asking price of € 125,000,000, however, she has since been withdrawn from the market. Read More

The 78 metre Danish royal yacht Dannebrog in London

Monday, 13 August 2012

The 78 metre Danish royal yacht Dannebrog was launched in Denmark in 1931, and commissioned in 1932. The yacht serves as the official and private residence for Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, the Prince Consort, and members of the Royal Family when they are on summer cruises in Danish waters, or on official overseas visits. Read More

The 90 metre modern classic superyacht Nero in Capri

Friday, 10 August 2012

The 90 metre Nero was built in 2007 in China by Corsair Yachts to a design of Neil Taylor and with naval architecture by IMT Marine Consultants. Nero features a duplex owner’s suite, which contains a bedroom, dressing area, his and her bathrooms and a living room. Other special features include a foredeck swimming pool. Read More

The 115 metre Lürssen Pelorus at anchor

Thursday, 9 August 2012

The 115 metre Lürssen Pelorus is designed by Tim Heywood and features an interior by Terence Disdale. Pelorus was built for a Middle Eastern owner who sold her to a well known Russian owner, who is his turn sold her in May 2011 to her current owners. She ranks as the 19th largest yacht in the world. Read More

The top 100 in photos: Number 50, the 86 metre Kingdom 5KR

Thursday, 9 August 2012

The legendary Kingdom 5KR started out life as Nabila, in 1980. She is designed by Jon Bannenberg, with an interior by Luigi Sturchio and at the time of her launch, she was one of the largest yachts in the world. Nabila was sold to American Businessman Donald Trump and became Trump Princess in the late eighties. Read More

Superyacht Ilona under Tower Bridge in London

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Ilona was built in 2004 at the Amels yard in Makkum, Holland, to a design by Redman Whitely Dixon. When she was launched, she measured 73.7 metres, and was the first large motoryacht to have a helicopter hangar in the main aft deck. It provided a safe storage space for the delicate helicopter. However, earlier this year the yacht was refitted. Read More

The 95 metre Oceanco superyacht Indian Empress

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Indian Empress is a 95 metre Oceanco, built in 2000 to a design of The A Group. She was launched as Al Mirqab, one of the yachts owned by the Qatar royal family. In her days as Al Mirqab, she remained a highly private yacht. These days, Indian Empress is in the hands of an Indian owner, who made the yacht available for charter. Read More

The top 100 in photos: Number 52, the 85.60 metre Cakewalk

Monday, 6 August 2012

Cakewalk, the largest yacht (by volume) ever built in the USA, by the Derecktor shipyard, is designed by Tim Heywood Designs with naval architecture by Azure Naval Architecture. She features a classic Interior design by Dalton Designs, Inc. She made her much-awaited debut at the 2010 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. Read More

The 77 metre Royal Denship Pegasus V

Friday, 3 August 2012

Built as Princess Mariana in Denmark by Royal Denship in 2003, Pegasus V was designed by Espen Oeino and features a beautiful interior by Francois Zuretti. The six deck superyacht can accommodate 12 guests. She is equipped with every amenity including helipad on her sundeck, a party deck with disco, a cinema, beach club and a large pool. Read More

The top 100 in photos: Number 76, the 78.50 metre Feadship Hampshire II

Friday, 3 August 2012

Launched in April 2012, Hampshire II was masterfully built by Feadship with interior and exterior design by the Hampshire-based design studio RWD and project managed by Edmiston. From the foredeck ball court to the 25-metre high crow’s mast, this latest scion of the Feadship fleet is a yacht full of adventure. She was built for an experienced owner. Read More

The top 100 largest superyachts in the world today

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

We take a look at the 100 largest superyachts in the world. 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 maintained on a daily basis, so you will always find the most up to date information here. Read More

The 138 metre superyacht Rising Sun at anchor

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

The 138 metre Lürssen superyacht Rising Sun was delivered in 2004 and was one of the last creations of superyacht design legend Jon Bannenberg. She was built for an experienced owner, Larry Ellison, who now owns the 88 metre Musashi, a simular looking yacht, built at Feadship in 2011. Rising Sun was sold to David Geffen late 2010. Read More

The 86 metre superyacht Ecstasea and the 115 metre Pelorus at anchor

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

The 85.95 metre superyacht Ecstasea was built by Feadship in 2004 to a design of De Voogt Naval Architects and she has an interior designed by Terence Disdale. With a top speed in the region of 35 knots, Ecstasea is one of the fastest yachts in the Top 100 Largest Yachts. Here Ecstasea is seen at anchor together with Pelorus. Read More

The 87.2 metre superyacht Phoenix 2 at night

Friday, 29 June 2012

The 90.02 metre Lürssen built Phoenix 2 was launched in 2010, and has been designed by Andrew Winch Designs. The owner's previous yacht was a 60 metre superyacht Phoenix (now Aurora) that was launched at Lürssen in 2004. Phoenix 2 features a beautiful full beam duplex owner's suite with a private foredeck complete with Jacuzzi. Read More

The 90 metre super sailing yacht Athena in Capri

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

The 90 metre super sailing yacht Athena was built by the Dutch Royal Huisman shipyard in 2004. The superyacht’s exterior lines were designed by Pieter Beeldsnijder Design, with naval architecture by Dykstra & Partners and an interior by Rebecca Bradley Interior Design. Athena is one of the largest sailing yachts launched since the 1930’s. Read More

The 75 metre 4 masted superyacht Phocea

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

The 75.13 metre Phocea Sailing yacht Phocea was built as a single-handed race yacht, built to compete in the Observer Single-Handed Trans-Atlantic Race. After racing the Atlantic in 1976, she was converted to a cruise ship by the French shipyard DCAN. In 1999/2000 her owner ordered a major interior and exterior refit. Read More

The 115 metre superyacht Luna at anchor

Friday, 13 April 2012

Luna was delivered in 2010 to her well known owner, who is no stranger to superyachts. Her owner in fact, owns the world's largest fleet of superyachts, including Eclipse. Luna measures 115 meters and was built at the Lloyds Werft in Germany, to a design by Newcruise. One of her special features is her over-sized aft deck. Read More

Philippine presidential superyacht refurbished and renamed

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

One of the most rarely seen superyachts is the 77.33 metre Pag-Asa, the Philippine presidential yacht. The motor yacht was built by Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries in Tokyo, Japan in 1959 as Lapu-Lapu. Throughout her life the superyacht has served several different presidents and before being named Pag-Asa in 2009. Read More

Superyacht Radiant by Lürssen

Friday, 21 May 2010

Radiant was recently photographed in Germany, when passing through the Kiel Canal, as well as in Hamburg. Radiant (project Darius) was launched from the Lürssen Shipyard in Bremen.  Radiant has a length of 110 metres and has an exterior design by Tim Heywood and an interior by Glenn Pushelberg. Read More

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