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The 70 metre superyacht Skat at anchor

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

If you look closely, you can spot Skat's build number 9906 on her hull. It is rumoured that the owner originally wanted a much larger hull number on the side of the yacht than it is now, but he was advised against that by the yacht's insurrance company, who did not think it was a good idea to give the vessel an even more military look. Read More

Feadship superyacht Nara in Port Cervo

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

The 60.55 metre superyacht Nara was built by Feadship in 1979 as Diana II and later renamed Dianamara. The exterior lines of Nara are from the drawing board of De Voogt Naval Architects and here interior has been designed by Larvor. Read More

The 53 metre Delta Marine Silver Shalis

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Built in 2010 in the United States, by the renowned Delta Marine yard, Silver Shalis is a 53 metre superyacht, designed by Langan Design Associates in collaboration with Jonathan Quinn Barnett (JQB). The interior design is by JQB Ltd. Not much is known yet about the yacht, she is kept mostly private by her owners. Read More

Superyacht Attessa IV anchored off Monaco

Monday, 26 November 2012

The 100.58 metre superyacht Attessa IV was originally built in Japan in 1998 as the 92 metre Evergreen. In 2007 she was bought by her current owner who completely re-build the yacht in three and half years. Her new exterior lines and interior decoration are by Glade Johnson Design. Read More

Superyacht Lady Dee in Marina Flisvos

Friday, 23 November 2012

The 47 metre superyacht Lady Dee was built in Holland in 2012 to a design of Cor D. Rover and with naval architect Olivier F. van Meer. The all-aluminum superyacht is pictured here in Marina Flisvos in August 2012. 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 Bannenberg designed Benetti superyacht Queen Aida

Monday, 19 November 2012

Queen Aida  is a 50 metre custom built Benetti, to a design byJon Bannenberg. Queen Aida was built as superyacht Multiple and was delivered in 2002 and is a stylish, spacious, high performance motor yacht, capable of cruising at 17 knots, with a top speed of 21 knots. The yacht can accommodate nine guests. Read More

The Bannenberg designed 67 metre superyacht Siran

Friday, 16 November 2012

The Bannenberg designed Siran was built by Feadship Royal De Vries in 1991. At the time of her launch she was probably the most luxurious and complex yacht ever built by Feadship, pushing the boundaries of what was thought possible by incorporating huge laminated glass windows, a 40 ton floating stairway in marble onyx. Read More

Superyachts Tatasu and Excellence V in port

Thursday, 15 November 2012

In September 2011 Abeking & Rasmussen launched the 60.96 metre (200’) superyacht Excellence V, the fifth in the line of successful Excellence yachts. Excellence V draws on the owner’s experience and knowledge of large yachts. The 47m Tatasu, hull 771, was built by Feadship in 1994, and is still owned by her original owners. Read More

The 68.50 metre Amels superyacht Lady S at anchor

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Built by Amels in 2006 as Lady Anne P.B., the 68.50 metre superyacht was recently sold to her current owners who renamed her Lady S. Both the interior and exterior of Lady S were designed by the late Walter Franchini. The yacht's interior offers a timeless La Modern French period design from the grand salons of the 1920s. Read More

The 61.80 metre superyacht RoMa underway

Thursday, 8 November 2012

The 61.80 metre RoMa is the second superyacht built by Viareggio SuperYachts, and features an exterior design by Espen Oeino Design. The interior of RoMa has been designed by Newcruise. RoMa features accommodation for 12 guests in a master cabin and 3 guest cabins on the main deck, a VIP cabin and a twin cabin. Read More

The 68.5 metre Espen Oeino designed superyacht Hermitage

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

The 68.5 metre Hermitage was the fifth superyacht launched by Lürssen in 2010, and she was delivered in 2011. Her exterior was designed by Espen Oeino, and she features an interior by design team of Andrew Winch and Associates. The yacht is technically a close sistership to Kismet, which was launched in 2007. Read More

The 73 metre Plan B built by Abu Dhabi MAR Kiel

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Superyacht Plan B features exterior design by the German design studio Focus Yacht Design. She features a large master stateroom on the main, that has it's own balcony on portside, three VIP cabins on the upper deck, and two double and two twin guestcabins on the lower deck. On top of her bridge, the builder have created a helipad.

The 88 metre superyacht Musashi

Monday, 5 November 2012

The 88 Musashi was the second yacht launched in Feadship's XL program, following the yard's first launch, the highly private Ocean Victory. Musashi was built for an experienced yachtsman who previously owned Rising Sun, the 138 metre Lürssen. You can cleraly see elements of that much larger yacht in Musashi. Read More

Superyacht Lady Moura by Blohm & Voss

Friday, 2 November 2012

Lady Moura measures 105 meters, she’s 18.5 meters wide, with a draught of 5.5 meters. Her propulsion exists of two 6868HP Deutz-MWM TBD510BV12 diesels giving her a speed of more than 20 knots. Naval architecture for the yacht was done in house by Blohm+Voss. Read More

The Nuvolari & Lenard designed superyacht DB9 underway

Thursday, 1 November 2012

DB9 is the first Palmer Johnson 170, and was launched in 2010. The yacht is designed by Nuvolari & Lenard, and is the largest in a line of superyachts designed for the shipyard, which includes the highly popular PJ135 and PJ150 series. DB9 features two jacuzzis, one in her stern, and another one on the flybridge, along with a large swimming pool. Read More

The 56 metre Brooke superyacht Bad Girl

Thursday, 25 October 2012

The 56 metre Bad Girl was built by Brooke Marine in 1992 as Chamar to a design of Don Shead. With a stunning interior by Luigi Sturchio, 6 staterooms, a gym, cinema and a vast 60ft sundeck, she is a truly unique yacht. Powered by triple water jets, Bad Girl is capable of reaching a speed of 25 knots. Read More

The 73 metre Research Vessel Pegaso at anchor

Monday, 22 October 2012

The Research Vessel (RV) Pegaso's oceanographic capabilities are impressive: a 5-person Diver Lockout submarine, Ice Class notation, fully commercial helipad, 10,000 nautical miles at 12 knots, Dynamic Positioning, wet/dry laboratory, and separate scientist quarters. Pegaso is the fourth yacht built for her experienced Owner. 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

Superyacht Taiba underway in Cannes

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Superyacht Taiba is a 1997 built Benetti superyacht, currently listed for sale with Jimmy Broddesson of Bluewater at € 8,900,000. With a master stateroom on the main deck, and two doubles and two twins with pullmans on the lower deck, Taiba can welcome onboard up to 12 guests. Taiba was the first of Benetti's Golden Bay superyacht series. Read More

The adventure-packed Feadship Hampshire II

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Launched in April 2012, Hampshire II was built by Feadship, and features an interior and exterior design by the Hampshire-based design studio RWD. Her interior has been described as "a modern classic interior with hand-crafted mahogany panelling". From the foredeck ball court to the 25-metre high crow’s mast, she is full of adventure. Read More

The 74 metre Mogambo at anchor

Friday, 12 October 2012

Mogambo is a 74 metre superyacht recently launched by Germany-based shipyard Nobiskrug and designed by Reymond Langton. The yacht is named after a classic adventure movie starring Clark Gable, Ava Gardner and Grace Kelly, set in 1950s Kenya. The atmosphere onboard Mogambo has a distinct “back to nature”-feel. Read More

Superyacht 360° in the port of Saint Tropez

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

360° was built in Italy by ISA Yachts in 2003. She is part of the yard's popular ISA 470 series, 470 referring to her length, 47 metres. The series was designed by Walter Franchini, who gave the yachts some distinct features, such as the twin stairs leading all the way from the bathing platform up to the sundeck. The yacht was built as April Fool. Read More

The Amels superyacht Deniki in Saint Tropez

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Deniki was the first in the highly successful Limited Editions Amels semi-custom series. The Limited Editions Amels 171 has an exterior design by Tim Heywood and an interior design by Laura Sessa. The owner of Deniki however choose his own interior Designer for his 171, Peter Heuvelmans. Read More

The 55 metre Heesen superyacht Quinta Essentia

Monday, 8 October 2012

The 55 metre superyacht Quinta Essentia was built by Heesen shipyard in Oss. The yacht's striking colour scheme, designed by Dobroserdov Design, of Oyster White and Merlot Red, was inspired by the owner's love for Merlot wine. Michela Reverberi decorated the interior based on a design of Ken Freivokh. Read More

The 62.50 metre Baton Rouge in Gibraltar

Friday, 5 October 2012

The 62.50 metre Baton Rouge, designed by Tim Heywood with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon, was the second superyacht launched by Dutch superyacht builders Icon Yachts. Baton Rouge offers accommodation for up to 14 guests in 7 generous cabins featuring a superb 100m² master suite apartment. Read More

The 70 metre Espen Oeino designed Lürssen Martha Ann

Thursday, 4 October 2012

The 70 metre Lürssen superyacht  Martha Ann, was launched in 2008, as the third of three almost identical yachts (Titania and Saint Nicolas were the others), which were ordered by one client from the North German shipyard, Lürssen. She can comfortably accommodate 12 guests in 6 staterooms, with a crew of 20. Read More

Heesen's 50 metre superyacht Satori in Monaco

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Heesen's YN 15250, named Satori, was launched in February of this year, and at  50 metres, she is one of the world's fastest vessels of this size, impressively reaching top speeds of up to 24 knots. Combining top speed with highly economical fuel burn, Satori successfully proves eco-friendly design can go hand in hand with top performance. Read More

The Michael Leach designed Amels superyacht Solemar

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Built by Amels in 2003, the 61.5 metre Solemar is designed by Michael Leach. Solemar is recognised as one of the most successful charter yachts. Part of the appeal is her extraordinary volume and how it has been imaginatively used. She is currently for sale, and was on display at this year's Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

The 68.5 metre Lürssen superyacht Hermitage at anchor

Monday, 1 October 2012

The 68.5 metre Hermitage was the fifth superyacht launched by Lürssen in 2010, and she was delivered in 2011. Her exterior was designed by Espen Oeino, and she features an interior by design team of Andrew Winch and Associates. Unfortunately the interior of superyacht Hermitage has never been published. Read More

The 70 metre Reverie at anchor in Monaco

Friday, 28 September 2012

The 70 metre Reverie, seen here at anchor off Monaco during the Monaco Yacht Show, features a  massive volume and interior space, as well as huge deck areas. Among this superyacht's features are an owner's deck, that includes a magnificent bedroom with panoramic forward views over a private terrace. Read More

The 92 metre Mayan Queen IV in Gibraltar

Thursday, 27 September 2012

The 92 metre Mayan Queen IV was built for a Mexican businessman who previously owned the 49 metre Feadship Marion Queen. She is designed by Tim Heywood, and she was built in Germany at the Blohm & Voss yard. We know she features an interior by Terence Disdale, but much of the yacht's details are shrouded in secrecy. Read More

The 74 metre private yacht Enigma in Monaco

Monday, 24 September 2012

It's not just the yachts inside the show that make the Monaco Yacht Show such a special yearly event, it's also the hundreds of visiting superyachts, out at anchor, such as the 74 metre Blohm & Voss built Enigma. Originally built in 1991 for a famous Mexican business man, she was still ranks as one of the most radical superyachts ever built. Read More

The 61 metre superyacht April Fool in Monaco

Friday, 21 September 2012

The 60.96m Feadship April Fool was built in 2006 at the Van Lent yard in Kaag. She features an interior by Janet Leroy, based on a concept design by French interior firm Larvor. In addition to a superb full-beam owner’s suite, April Fool has four spacious staterooms and quarters for up to eighteen crew. Read More

The 72 metre VSY Stella Maris in Monaco

Thursday, 20 September 2012

The latest delivery by Viareggio Superyachts, Stella Maris, is designed by Espen Oeino in cooperation with Laurent Giles Naval Architects, and blends traditional elements of design and layout with new variations on a theme – such as the staggered internal decks, the heights of the saloons and the innovative form of the bow. Read More

Superyacht Cakewalk at anchor in Monaco

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Cakewalk, seen here yesterday at anchor off Monaco, is the largest yacht (by volume) ever built in the USA, by the Derecktor shipyard. Cakewalk is a spectacular vessel in all respects. Her flowing lines and accentuated curves were created by Tim Heywood Design. She features a classic Interior design by Dalton Designs. Read More

The 50 metre Papi Du Papi in Greece

Monday, 17 September 2012

The 50 metre Papi Du Papi was the second in a series of three 50 metre superyachts built by ISA in Italy. Designer Andrea Vallicelli and ISA's inhouse design team designed the steel and aluminium yacht to have a large interior volume, good performance, and low fuel comsumption, and her interior is designed by Francesco Paszkowski. 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

Bilgin superyacht M&M at night in Cannes

Thursday, 13 September 2012

This week the first Bilgin 160 Classic M&M made her debut at the Cannes International Boat Show. The 48.70 metre superyacht was built in Turkey by the Bilgin shipyard and both her interior and exterior design are by the in-house team of Bilgin Yachts and H2 Yacht Design. Read More

Superyacht G-Whiz anchored off Cannes

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

The 33 metre superyacht G-Whiz is one of the most unusual yachts in her size range. Designed by the late Jon Bannenberg, she was built by Brooke Marine in the UK in 1989. The superyacht was sold at the end of 2011 and recently completed a major refit. Here she is pictured off Cannes yesterday. Read More

Lürssen superyacht Ace in Nice

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

The 87 metre superyacht Ace 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. Read More

Superyacht Eclipse at night off Cap d’Ail

Monday, 10 September 2012

Superyacht Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht, is pictured here at night of Cap d’Ail at the end of August. The Terence Disdale designed superyacht left the South of France and is now cruising Croatia. Read More

The 13th largest yacht in the world, superyacht Katara

Friday, 7 September 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.Read More

Proteksan-Turquoise superyacht Vicky

Thursday, 6 September 2012

The recently launched Proteksan-Turquoise superyacht Vicky reaches a total of 72.64m . The interior was designed by H2 Yacht Design and accommodates up to 12 guests in six staterooms. Powered by twin 2,447hp Caterpillar engines, Vicky has a top speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots.Read More

Superyacht Nomad off Poros

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

The 69 metre superyacht Nomad seen off Poros two days ago. Nomad was built by Oceanfast in 2003 as Aussie Rules. After being sold she was renamed Floridian and her new owner extensively refitted the yacht. One of the biggest changes was the removal of her aft tender bay, where her original owners stored a large sportfisherman. Read More

Superyacht Reborn anchored in Capri

Monday, 3 September 2012

Reborn was built at Amels as Boadicea in 1999, and refitted in 2010 at Amico & Co, where she was repainted into a new color scheme, and lengthened.Modifications were also made to her mast, and interior, giving her a more modern look. She still offers an incredible interior volume and an abundance of open deck space. Read More

The first Palmer Johnson 170 superyacht DB9

Thursday, 23 August 2012

DB9 is the first Palmer Johnson 170, launched in 2010. She accommodates between 10 and 12 guests and features an open air cinema with projector as well as a piano in the main saloon. However, her best features are outside. She features two jacuzzis along with a large outdoor swimming pool on the foredeck. 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 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 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 73 metre Feadship Predator at anchor

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Predator seen here off Saint Tropez, is a 73 metre superyacht delivered by Feadship in 2008. Her striking lines were designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and she features an eclectic an interior by Bannenberg. Despite her length,she only sleeps 6 guests, in 1 master suite and 2 guest staterooms. 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

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 Feadship Harle going through Tower Bridge in London

Monday, 6 August 2012

Harle, seen here on friday in London, was the second Feadship F45 launched by the Durch shipbuilder in Kaag. The exterior lines of the F45 were designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and the interior of Harle was done by Dutch based Sinot Yacht Design. Harle was seen cruising up and down the Thames on friday. 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 Custom Line charter yacht Iris off Poros, Greece

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Iris, a 30.95 metre Custom Line, was built in 2004. Iris will accommodate 12 guests in one VIP, one master, one double and two twins with an additional pullman berth. She is a popular charter yacht, based in the Eastern Mediterranean. One of her special features is that she is equipped with a powerdive system. Read More

The 117 metre superyacht Turama

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

The 117 metre superyacht Turama is one of the largest yachs in the world. Turama's contemporary decor gives a feeling of light and space throughout her luxurious interior, and the tastefully furnished staterooms provide stunning accomodation for 70 guests. Built in Finland, Turama has a crew of 58. Read More

Sportfishing superyacht Cielo Mare in downtown Juneau, Alaska

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Cielo Mare was built in 2009 by Townsend Bay Marine in Washington State. She is one of the largest sportfishing yachts in the world, and was built for experienced owners from California that love to fish and wanted plenty of room for their growing family. The yacht is designed by Douglas Sharp Yacht Design and styled by Espinosa Yacht Design. Read More

The Benetti superyacht Ulysses in Corsica

Monday, 30 July 2012

Delivered in 2012 and built to a design by Stefano Natucci, Ulysses features a contemporary look, with a dark hull, and cream coloured superstructure. She offers accommodation for 12 guests. Her interior is a blend of Romantic, Baroque and subtly Gothic-inspired influences, with a tasteful collection of floral artworks to match. Read More

The 46 metre superyacht Charade in Key West

Friday, 27 July 2012

The De Voogt designed Charade, seen here a couple of years ago in Key West, Florida, was built in 1990 by Feadship. When she was launched, she was one of the first superyachts to feature a wheelhouse, without a wheel. She was the first Feadship to be completely electronically steered. Her power comes from twin Caterpillar 3508 DI-TA engines. Read More

The brand new Heesen superyacht Galactica Plus at full speed

Thursday, 26 July 2012

The all-aluminium 35 metre Galactica Plus was delivered only a couple of days ago, and was photographed by Giovanni Romero when she cruised just off the coast of Gibraltar on her delivery cruise. The yacht is a fully custom semi-displacement motor yacht, designed by Dutch designers Omega Architects. Read More

The 59 metre Magna Grecia and the 71.7 metre Kogo at anchor

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Magna Grecia, seen here in Saint Tropez, was completely redesigned and rebuilt in 1992 by Trinity Yachts. One of Magna Grecia's best features is her huge sundeck, which is equipped with professional lighting and audio systems. The 71.7 metre superyacht Kogo was built by the French shipyard Alstom Marine in 2006.  Read More

The 68 metre superyacht Aviva in the port of Saint Tropez

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Seen here on the outer wall in Saint Tropez, The 68 metre Aviva is designed by British designers Reymond Langton Design, and was built in 2007 by Abeking & Rasmussen. Her most striking feature is her near vertical bow. The owners of Aviva previously owned Attessa, build by Feadship and Sea Pearl, an Oceanco. Read More

Superyacht Main arriving in Corsica

Monday, 23 July 2012

Seen here arriving in Corsica, the 65 metre Main is owned by an Italian fashion designer. The yacht was delivered in 2008 by the Codecasa yard in Viareggio, and is designed by the owner in close cooperation with the shipyard. This is not the owner's first Codecasa, he owned the 50  metre Mariu before owning Main. Read More

Superyacht Sunrays in the bay of Saint Tropez

Friday, 20 July 2012

We often receive photos of superyacht Sunrays, taken by our readers. That's no surprise, with her unique blue hull colour, superyacht Sunrays certainly draws attention wherever she goes. She was delivered by Oceanco in 2010, and was designed by the late Bjorn Johansson. Sunrays has twin 3,492kW MTU 16V 595 TE 70 engines. Read More

The 70 metre converted charter yacht Sherakhan

Thursday, 19 July 2012

The 69.65 metre (228’5) Sherakhan was built in 1966, but was full rebuilt in 2004 to become a head-turning superyacht. The yacht, which has an excellent charter reputation, boasts a contemporary interior with outstanding features including a huge open main saloon with dining area for 26. She sleeps 26 guests. Read More

Superyacht Virginian in Portofino

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Superyacht Virginian is designed Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects, and was built in 1990 by the Dutch yard Feadship. At the time of her construction, she was one of the largest Feadships ever built, and the only one to have three full decks above the lower deck. She has a classic English interior. Read More

The 68 metre CRN superyacht Alwaeli

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Alwaeli is a classic 68.5m superyacht launched by CRN in Italy in 1991. She was completely refitted in 2008 in The Netherlands. The initial refit included some interior and exterior changes, and replacing some machinery and systems. The refit in total required nearly 18 months to complete. Read More

The 52 metre Abeking & Rasmussen Sea Jewel

Monday, 16 July 2012

The 52 metre superyacht Sea Jewel, seen here anchored in Saint Tropez earlier this summer, was built in 1997 by the Lemwerder yard Abeking & Rasmussen, to a design of Espen Oeino. Sea Jewel has a near sistership, Vera (ex: Airwaves), which was built two years later. Sea Jewel was recently repainted, and now features a grey-blue hull. Read More

The 37.6 metre superyacht Rominta arriving in Saint Tropez

Friday, 13 July 2012

The 37.6m Rominta seen here in Saint Tropez, was built by Baglietto in 1991. Powered by twin MTU engines she can reach a maximum speed of 34 knots and cruises at 25 knots. She can accommodate 10 guests in her Bruno & Agamemnone interior, and she has a crew of 6. Rominta can often be found in Antibes, where she has her home berth. Read More

The 126 metre superyacht Octopus arrives in Hamburg

Thursday, 12 July 2012

The 126.20 metre superyacht Octopus, seen here earlier this week when she arrived in Hamburg, is the world's 14th largest yacht. Octopus has a large swimming pool on her bridge deck, a cinema, a basketball court, two helipads, and just like in one of the owner's other yachts, the 60 metre Feadship Meduse, a sound recording studio. Read More

The Amels Limited Editions 177 Spirit in Vancouver

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Superyacht Spirit, seen here in Vancouver, is part of the popular Amels Limited Editions 177 series designed by Tim Heywood. Spirit features a light and modern interior by Christian Liaigre, and offers accommodation for up to 10 guests. Spirit is available for charter though Y.CO. Docked behind Spirit is superyacht Komokwa. 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 73.5 metre superyacht Siren at anchor

Monday, 9 July 2012

The 73.5 metre superyacht Siren was built in Germany by Nobiskrug in 2008. Her sleek streamlined exterior profile is designed by Newcruise Yacht Projects. Siren offers accommodation for 12 and offers powerful performance with a maximum speed of 17.5 knots, and a cruising speed of 15 knots. Read More

The 82 metre Japanese built superyacht O'Mega in Capri

Friday, 6 July 2012

The 82.5 metre O'Mega was built in 1987 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd in Japan as a small cruise ship. In 2002-2003 she was coverted into a superyacht. On board O'Mega, 30 guests can be accommodated in 1 large master stateroom, 4 double VIP cabins, 5 double & 5 twin cabins. Guests are looked after by 28 crew. Read More

The 136 metre superyacht Savarona in Saint Tropez

Thursday, 5 July 2012

The 135.95 metre Savarona was built in 1931 by Blohm & Voss for Mrs. Emily Roebling Cadwalader,at a cost of $4 million, a huge figure in those days. In 1938 she was purchased by the Turkish government and was presented to Mustapha Kemal Atatürk. In the late eighties Savarona's faith was uncertain, and she was laid up to be scrapped. Read More

The 85 metre Oceanco Sunrays yesterday in Antibes

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Sunrays was delivered by Oceanco in 2010. She was designed by the late Bjorn Johansson and features an interior by Terence Disdale Design. Sunrays has twin 3,492kW MTU 16V 595 TE 70 engines and can achieve a maximum speed of 20 knots. She is exceptionally spacious with accommodation for 16 guests. 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

Silhouette of the 74 metre radical superyacht Enigma

Monday, 2 July 2012

The 74.50 metre superyacht Enigma (ex Eco; Katana) was built by Blohm + Voss in 1991 for a famous Mexican business man. Even though she is over 20 years old, this superyacht, designed by Martin Francis, still ranks as one of the most radical superyachts ever built. She features a series of convex windows. Read More

Feadship superyacht Callisto anchored off Saint Tropez

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Built by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries in 2006, the 65.20 metre superyacht Callisto is seen her anchored off Saint Tropez a year ago. Terence Disdale Design was responsible for the interior design and exterior design, in cooperation with De Voogt Naval Architects. Callisto often spends the Summer in the Mediterranean. Read More

Superyacht Adamas II (ex: Azzam) in Greece

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Built in 1987 in Singapore by Dauphin Yachts, Adamas II measures just under 54 metres. She was launched as superyacht Azzam, which is also the name of the world's largest superyacht currently under construction, which measures 180 meters.  She offers accommodation up to 18 guests, and 16 crew. Read More

The 86 metre iconic superyacht Kingdom 5KR

Tuesday, 26 June 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

The 110 metre Lürssen superyacht Radiant

Monday, 25 June 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 73 metre Laurel in Saint Tropez

Friday, 22 June 2012

The 73.15 metre superyacht Laurel was built by Delta Marine in 2006 with both interior and exterior styling by Donald Starkey Designs. Laurel can accommodate 12 guests, in 1 master, 4 double and 1 twin cabin, and she is manned by 24 crew. The steel-hulled motor yacht is powered by twin 2,500hp Caterpillar engines and she cruises at 24 knots. Read More

The 133 metre superyacht Al Mirqab in Capri

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Al Mirqab is 133 meters long, and ranks as the 12th largest yacht in the world. She was built by Peters Schiffbau, under the supervision of Kusch Yachts, with exterior styling by Tim Heywood and interior design by Andrew Winch. Only a handful of interior images have ever been published, which show a highly ornate interior. Read More

The brand new superyacht Excellence V arriving in the Mediterranean

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

In September 2011 Abeking & Rasmussen launched the 60.96 metre (200’) superyacht Excellence V, the fifth in the line of successful Excellence yachts.  Excellence V draws on the owner’s experience and knowledge of large yachts. She will be able to accommodate 12-14 guests and 18 crew. Read More

The ISA 630 Kolaha in Saint Tropez

Monday, 18 June 2012

The ISA 630 Kolaha is a full displacement motor yacht designed by Andrea Vallicelli in close cooperation with staff of the ISA design department. Launched in 2010, she features a colourful Key West inspired interior designed by Patrick Knowles Designs, which makes clever use of bamboo and natural materials. Read More

The 61.5 metre Amels superyacht Solemar

Friday, 15 June 2012

Built by Amels in 2003, the 61.5 metre Solemar was sold shortly before completion and her new owners added a gym on her sun deck. Both the interior and exterior of Solemar were designed by Michael Leach. She is powered by twin 2600 hp Caterpillar 3516B Dita engines, and cruises at 15 knots. Read More

The 1930 superyacht Talitha in the Caribbean

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

The 82.6 metre Talitha was built by the Krupp Germania Werft in 1930, and was completely refitted in Germany. Talitha combines the finest Art Deco features with contemporary style in her entertainment systems, sports equipment and functionality. The yacht is offered for charter with Edmiston, and can take on 12 guest, in 6 cabins. Read More

The 112 metre superyacht Le Grand Blue at anchor

Thursday, 7 June 2012

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. Her interior, parts of which are designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Design, ensures that the 20 guests onboard are accommodated in absolute luxury. Read More

The Benetti Seanna in the Caribbean

Monday, 4 June 2012

Launched by Benetti in 2011, Seanna is the fourth yacht in Benetti’s successful 65m hull range. Although she shares a very similar Steffano Natucci design with Benetti’s Silver Angel and Lionheart, she does feature slight changes in the foredeck section and is larger than her two near-sister ships. Seanna can accommodate 12 guests. Read More

The 100 metre superyacht Attessa IV in Gibraltar

Friday, 1 June 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 for the chairman of Evergreen Shipping. Her new owner took the yacht to the West Coast to be rebuilt. Read More

The 53 metre Delta superyacht Silver Shalis

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Built in 2010 in the United States, by the renowned Delta Marine yard, Silver Shalis is a 53 metre superyacht, designed by Langan Design Associates. Not much is known yet about the yacht, she is kept very private by her owners, who before building this yacht, owned a 1987 high speed Abeking & Rasmussen. Read More

Superyachts moored at MarinTurk Marina, Istanbul

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

From left to right superyacht Shubra II (ex: La Baronessa; Frequency; Beluga; Niraand), Shu She II (ex: Pestifer) and the Amels built superyacht 2009 Unity (ex Addiction), moored at MarinTurk Marina, Istanbul Turkey. Marinturk Istanbul City Port is located in Pendik, one of the lively coastal areas of Istanbul. Read More

The Abeking & Rasmussen superyacht Kaiser in Germany

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Kaiser, seen here last week when she left the Abeking & Rasmussen yard in Germany, where she had some maintenance done, is a perfect example of yet another successful cooperation between highly accomplished teams of Bannenberg & Rowell and Abeking & Rasmussen. The teams worked together before, on Kaiser's sistership Elandess. Read More

The brand new Amels 55-metre yacht Step One

Friday, 25 May 2012

The brand new Amels 55-metre yacht, Step One, has arrived in Gibraltar, on her maiden voyage. Step One’s exterior is designed by the renowned British designer Tim Heywood and her full custom interior by Laura Sessa. She is the first in line of the 55 metres series and measurs 660 Gross Tons. Read More

The 53.5 metre charter yacht O'Rama in Greece

Thursday, 24 May 2012

O'Rama, seen here earlier this month in Poros, Greece, is a 2010 53.5 metre superyacht, built at Golden Yachts in Greece. She can accommodate 14 guests, as well as a crew of 11, and is available for charter through her central agent Atalanta Marine in Greece. Powered by twin 2012 BHP Caterpillar 3512 B diesels, she cruises at 15 knots. Read More

The Mondo Marine Zaliv III in Hydra, Greece

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Superyacht Zaliv III was built by Mondo Marine in Italy, and was delivered in 2011. She features an interior design by Luca Dini. Zaliv III features a modern interior, that offers accommodation to twelve guests in four guest cabins down below, a large owner's stateroom on the main deck, and a second owner's stateroom aft on the bridge deck. Read More

Heesen superyacht Lady L at full speed

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Heesen hull YN 15944, formerly Project Zentric, was chistened as Lady L on January 13th this year, at the Heesen shipyard in Oss. This vessel is the eighth in the successful 44 metre all-aluminium class: The first, YN 13644 Sedation, was launched back in 2007. Lady L reaches the remarkable speed of 25 knots. Read More

The 1974 Bannenberg designed superyacht Xiphias

Monday, 21 May 2012

The vintage Jon Bannenberg designed superyacht Xiphias was built Chantier Naval de l'Esterel in 1974 and was fully refitted and redecorated in 2009. This French built superyacht now features a minimalist and modern interior that offers accommodation for up to 8 guests. Her deep V hull lines provide excellent seakeeping. Read More

The 40 metre black superyacht O'Pati in Greece

Friday, 18 May 2012

Combining high performance and Italian style in a sleek design, Athens-based Golden Yachts Shipyard launched their stunning 40 metre superyacht O’Pati back in 2011. With sleek, powerful lines designed by Giorgio Vafiadis & Associates, she exudes an effortless image of elegance and power, with her dark hull concealing so much more. Read More

The 60 metre Trinity superyacht Bacarella

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

The 59.70 metre superyacht Bacarella was built by Trinity Yachts in 2009 to an in-house design and with interior styling by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. The steel hulled yacht started life at 55 metres but was stretched to nearly 60 metres in mid-build. The superyacht is powered by twin 2,012hp Caterpillar diesel engines. Read More

The highly successful charter yacht Ionian Princess in Hydra

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Ionian Princessone of the finest charter yachts in the world, features a luxurious high gloss varnished mahogany interior, and her very large sundeck. She has proven to be a very successful charter yacht, no doubt thanks to these features. She offers luxurious accommodations for twelve guests, in six elegant cabins, including two master cabins. Read More

Superyacht Sheergold in Italy

Monday, 14 May 2012

The 42 metre motor yacht Sheergold (formerly known as Serafina) was built by Amels in 1987 with interior and exterior design by Jon Bannenberg and hull design and naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design. Here the superyacht is pictured in Viareggio, Italy a couple of weeks ago. Read More

Superyacht Carinthia VII in Gibraltar

Friday, 11 May 2012

The 97.20 metre superyacht Carinthia VII (project Fabergé) is one of the most icon superyachts ever-build. Designed by British yacht designer Tim Heywood, Carinthia VII was built by the renowned German Lürssen shipyard in 2002. Here she is pictured arriving in Gibraltar and this morning she arrived in Rhodes, Greece. Read More

Superyacht Al Mirqab III in Viareggio

Thursday, 10 May 2012

The 49.90 metre Al Mirqab III is the fourth Mangusta 165 superyacht and she was delivered in August 2009 from the Overmarine shipyard in Viareggio. Designed by Stefano Righini, Al Mirqab III is powered by triple MTU engines and can reach a top speed in the region of 40 knots. Here the superyacht is seen arriving in Viareggio a couple of weeks ago. Read More

Superyacht Jems in the Caribbean

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

The Heesen 4400 superyacht Jems pictured cruising in the Caribbean in December 2011. The luxury motor yacht was delivered by the Dutch shipyard in 2009 and was on display at the Antigua Yacht Charter Show. The Omega Architects designed superyacht is available for charter through Y.CO. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The IAG 100 Electra

Sunday, 6 May 2012

Deservedly so, IAG Yachts was proud to announce the worldwide debut of their very first 100ft superyacht model, named Electra. Successfully aiming for perfection in design and craftsmanship, as well as excellence in materials and performance, this superyacht is a collaboration between the shipyard and Italian design studios YD&AS and R.E.D.S. Read More

The Tim Heywood designed superyacht Fortunate Sun

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Designed by Tim Heywood, superyacht Fortunate Sun was built at Oceanfast in Western Australia in 2003. She was built as Perfect Prescription, for an owner who used to own another Oceanfast, now named Perfect Persuation. Fortunate Sun is the only large superyacht to feature an interior design by Tim Heywood. Read More

Superyachts at night in Antibes

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Seen here on the 'Billionaire’s Quay' at The International Yacht Club d’Antibes (IYCA), from left to right: the 86 metre Kingdom 5KR, built by the Italian yard Benetti in 1980, the 86 metre Feadship Ecstasea, built in 2004, the 86 metre Oceanco Sunrays, from 2010, and the 78 metre Montkaj, built in 1995 bt Dutch yard Amels. Read More

The Kingship Magellan 110 superyacht Christina G

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Christina G is a luxury superyacht built by Kingship in 2010, and is the second yacht in the Magellan 110 series. The Magellan 110 is the result of Kingship pulling together an all-star cast that includes stylist by Pieter Beeldsnijder of PB Design, Holland’s Vripack engineering and naval architecture, and Luiz de Basto’s interior design. Read More

The classic superyacht Paloma in the Caribbean

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

The 60 metre superyacht Paloma was built by the Japanese shipyard Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Ind. in 1965. Paloma was refitted a few years ago in Malta, and is in great condition. She can accommodate up to 12 guests, as well as a crew of 12. She is seen here earlier this season cruising in the Caribbean. Read More

The private 96 metre superyacht Limitless in Gibraltar

Monday, 23 April 2012

The 96 metre private superyacht Limitless was built in Germany in 1997 at the Lürssen yard. She is designed by the office of the late Jon Bannenberg. Limitless fearures an interior designed by Francois Catroux, who also designed the beautiful interior of another Lürssen giant, EOS. Limitless is owned by an American owners. Read More

The 74 metre yacht Mogambo in Gibraltar

Friday, 20 April 2012

Just delivered by Nobiskrug, the fabulous 74 metre yacht Mogambo is designed by Reymond Langton. Mogambo’s sleek and contemporary interior is a sensational blend of sophistication and extravagance which is certain to please even the most discerning guest. She is available for charter through the Hill Robinson Antibes office. Read More

The 96 metre superyacht Vava II off Anguilla

Thursday, 19 April 2012

The 96 metre superyacht Vava II was christened on 10th September 2011 at Devonport Yachts in the UK. She was recently delivered to her owners, and has been cruising the Caribbean since, where she was seen in Anguilla by one of our readers. Superyacht Vava II, designed by Redman Whitely Dixon with an interior by Remi Tessier. Read More

The 155 metre Al Said and the 136 metre Fulk Al-Salamah in Dubrovnik

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Seen here in Dubrovnik, Al Said measures 155 metres, making her the world's third largest yacht, after Eclipse and Dubai. She belongs to the ruler of Oman, and is seen in this photo together with her 136 metre dedicated support vessel Fulk Al-Salamah. The previous Al Said was a 103 metre superyacht, built in 1982 in Italy. Read More

Superyacht Elisabeth F anchored off Antibes

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Elisabeth F is a 53 metre superyacht built in 1979. In 2009 she had an extensive refit, and today she looks as new. Elisabeth F is available for charters through Hill Robinson in Antibes, and her she offers accommodation for up to 12 guests. Her interior features teak, subtle cream fabrics and contemporary furnishings. Read More

Superyacht Pure One at the Antibes Yacht Show

Monday, 16 April 2012

Pure One, a Leopard 46, which was on exhibit at the Antibes Yacht Show last week, is as elegant and stylish as she is high powered. Three 2400 HP MTU's power this 190 ton yacht, to speeds in access of 36 knots. Light coloured modern furniture with shades of silver, leathers and precious woods, create an airy, yet highly sophisticated interior decor. 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

The 58,6 metre superyacht Sunday in Poros

Thursday, 12 April 2012

The 58,6 metre Sunday was built by the Italian shipyard Benetti in 2006. This particular model by Benetti has been a highly successful one, and Sunday has many close sisterships. She features an interior inspired by art deco designs of the SS Normandie, designed by Studio Ipso, and the Greek owner's wife. Read More

Superyacht Komokwa arriving in Curacao

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

The Horizon Premier 135 Komokwa is pictured here arriving in Willemstad, Curacao last Saturday. The 41.15 metre superyacht was built by Horizon Yachts in 2009 as Bikini Queen 2 and later renamed Rob Roy before she was purchased by her current owner in January of this year. Motor yacht Komokwa was designed by Espinosa Yacht Design. Read More

The Jon Bannenberg designed superyacht Unplugged in Miami

Friday, 6 April 2012

Unplugged was built in 1986 by Sterling Yachts in Japan, to a radical Jon Bannenberg design. At 44.8 metresshe accommodation for 14 guests. She has been designed to offer guests on board unparalled views. The tenders are stored on the main aft deck, while her upper aft deck is completely dedicated to her guests. Read More

The classic canoe stern superyacht Utopia II in Miami

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Utopia, seen here docked behing a private estate in Miami, is a classic, steel hulled canoe stern Feadship, built in 1970. Powered by twin 478hp 16V 71 Detroit Diesels, she cruises at 12,5 knots. The yacht has a hydraulic mast, which allows her to be one of the largest yachts to sail under the bridges in the Miami Biscayne area. Read More

Feadship Helix arrives at the Hainan Rendez-Vous in China

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Helix is Feadship Royal Van Lent's latest F45 superyacht, which was launched on August 15th of last year. Helix is the first yacht in the series with the Nautical interior theme, which features a modern mix of light fabrics and mahogany wooden frames. Helix is currently being offered for sale, and is on display this week at the Hainan Rendez-Vous. Read More

The 124 metre Lürssen superyacht Katara

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

The 124.40 metre superyacht Katara was the largest delivery from the German Lürssen shipyard in 2010. In fact, the Qatari flagged superyacht ranks as the 12th 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 134 metre Serene in the Caribbean

Monday, 2 April 2012

The 134 metre Serene, designed by Espen Oeino, is the first superyacht that was built by Fincantieri. She was delivered just before the summer of 2011. At 134 metres long, superyacht Serene, is one of the ten largest yachts ever built in the world, and is designed in accordance with the maximum class of international safety regulations. Read More

The 60 metre converted Royal Navy ship Titan

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Titan is a 1968 ex Royal Navy ship, that was converted into a yacht in 2004, with further improvements in 2008. She can accommodate 22 guests in 11 cabins, being fully SOLAS compliant. She features a bar, gymnasium and library among her guest comforts. Her interior has a very welcoming and luxurious touch with an Italian twist. Read More

Superyacht Vava II in St Barths

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

The 96 metre superyacht Vava II was christened on 10th September 2011 by Devonport Yachts in the UK. She was recently delivered to her owners, and had arrived in the Caribbean earlier this week, where she was seen in St Barths. Superyacht Vava II is designed by Redman Whitely Dixon with an interior by Remi Tessier. Read More

The Horizon Premier 136 superyacht After You

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

The 39.62 metre superyacht After You was built by the Taiwanese Horizon Yachts shipyard in 2008. Built to DNV class, After You was sold early January 2010 and is seen her cruising off Italy in the Summer of 2011. The yacht features interior and exterior design by Espinosa Yacht Design with naval architecture by Gregory C Marshall. Read More

The Limited Editions Amels 177 Addiction

Monday, 26 March 2012

Addiction was the first Limited Editions Amels 177 launched in 2010, to a design by Tim Heywood. She was built for a repeat client of Dutch superyacht builder Amels. The 177-footer is an evolution of the very successful Amels 171, and is seen here arriving in Gibraltar, following a shipyard period in Holland. Read More

Superyacht Skat arriving in Europe after Atlantic crossing

Friday, 23 March 2012

Skat is a 70 metre Espen Oeino designed superyacht, built in Germany by the Lürssen shipyard in Bremen. Skat has a minimalistic interior to match her military exterior styling. Skat's owner not only enjoy's yachting, but also vertures further out; he is one of only a handful of people to have visited the International Spacestation. Read More

The Lürssen superyacht Kismet off Monaco

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Kismet , a 68 metre Lürssen built superyacht, is designed by Espen Oeino, and features an Art Deco inspired interior by Reymond Langton Design. She offers accommodationfor 12 guests in 1 master, 1 VIP and 4 double cabins and carries a crew of 22. This 2007 superyacht is currently being offered for sale with Moran Yacht & Ship. Read More

The 49.5 metre RS Eden, Built in 1930

Monday, 19 March 2012

RS Eden was built by Defoe Boat & Motor Works and completely rebuilt in 2007 with many of her original features restored, RS Eden offers every modern comfort, including a large sun deck complete with Jacuzzi. What began as a major refit rapidly became an almost complete reconstruction from the keel up. Read More

The recently delivered 73 metre superyacht Pegaso

Thursday, 15 March 2012

In 2011 the 73 metre superyacht Pegaso was launched at the Freire Shipyard in Spain, and is the yard's first superyacht. Designed by H2 and Moore Yacht Design, Pegaso features an interior by Mark Berryman Design. Her commercial spec includes dynamic positioning, a 10,000 mile range, and a 10 tonnes submersible with diver lockout. Read More

Superyacht Lullaby II in Marina Zeas, Piraeaus Greece

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

The 34.50 metre superyacht Lullaby II seen at her home berth at Marinas Zeas in Piraeus, Greece. Lullaby II was built by the Italian shipyard Benetti Sail Division in 1992 as Genca and has been based in Greece for over 10 years. Twin 510hp Caterpillar engines propel this private motor yacht to a top speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots.

Superyacht Axantha II in Venice

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

The 43 metre explorer superyacht Axantha II was built by JFA Yachts in 2011 for a repeat owner, who previously owned the 37.16 metre explorer yacht Zeepaard (ex Axantha). With a range of 7,900 nautical miles, the Vripack designed superyacht is the ideal vessel to cruise around the world. Axantha II was delivered in Jul 2011. Read More

The 42 metre Cantieri di Pisa Element at anchor

Monday, 12 March 2012

Element is a 42 metre Cantieri di Pisa, built in 2002. Although she strongly resembles the other Cantieri di Pisa's of the same age, her size and looks are deceptive, Element offers much more space onboard, thanks to an extra deck. Aft of the wheelhouse there is a full beam upper deck salon, and an extra aft deck. Read More

Superyacht Paraffin in Portofino

Friday, 9 March 2012

Paraffin is a beautiful Feadship, built in 2002 at the Royal Van Lent yard in Kaag, Holland, to a design by De Voogt Naval Architects. Her name hints at her original owner's profession, an American family who made their fortune producing candles.  Paraffin is on the market with Fraser Yachts, and has an asking price of € 44,750,000. Read More

The converted USSR hydrographical survey vessel Olivia

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Olivia is a 70 metre yacht, originally built as a USSR Ice Class hydrographical survey vessel in 1972 in Finnland. She was converted into a superyacht at Rouvia Road Yacht Design & Construction. Olivia is fitted with Rolls Royce fin stabilizers and Rolls Royce anti-rolling tanks for cruise comfort. Read More

The 70 metre Benetti Reverie

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

The 70 metre Reverie, currently for sale with an asking price of $ 65,000,000, features a  massive volume and interior space, as well as huge deck areas. Among her features are an owner's deck, that includes a magnificent bedroom with panoramic forward views over a private terrace. She can accommodate up to 24 guests in 8 cabins. Read More

The 52 metre Japanese built superyacht Big Eagle

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

The 52 metre superyacht Big Eagle was built in Japan by the Mie Zosen shipyard in 1980 as Grand Mudder and was later renamed Lady Angela and Papa’s Place. Big Eagle is a popular charter yacht, and offers accommodation for up to twelve guests in six staterooms. She is available for charter with Fraser Yachts. Read More

The Heesen 4400 My Petra in Monaco

Monday, 5 March 2012

My Petra is the sixth in Heesen's semi-displacement, all-aluminium, 4400 Class, which represents one of the most popular designs by Heesen Yachts in collaboration with Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. The yacht can reach a maximum speed of 25 knots thanks to its twin MTU 16BV 4000 M90 diesels, each delivering up to 3.650 hp. Read More

The Jon Bannenberg designed superyacht Southern Cross III

Friday, 2 March 2012

Built by the Japanese shipyard Sterling Yachts in 1986, Southern Cross III is one of the most well-known superyachts of her time with her typical Jon Bannenberg styling. Southern Cross III sleeps 15 guests in 5 double, 2 single and 1 triple cabin. With her twin 2,000hp Caterpillar 3512B diesel engines she cruises at 14 knots. Read More

The 58.90 metre superyacht Idol

Thursday, 1 March 2012

The stunning 58.90 metre superyacht Idol (ex: Outback) built by Austal in 2007 to a design of Sam Sorgiovanni, has recently undergone a major refitting. Since her refit, Idol is equipped with a new contemporary minimalist, yet chic interior. She offers accommodation in seven double cabins on three decks. Idol is available for charter. Read More

Superyacht Senses arriving in Willemstad, Curacao

Wednesday, 29 February 2012

The 59.20 metre expedition yacht Senses was designed, built and engineered to surpass the challenges of exploring the world’s oceans, and carries a most comprehensive inventory of equipment. The stylish, well appointed interiors accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins, including a full beam owner’s suite on the lower deck. Read More

The 46 metre Sanlorenzo superyacht Lammouche

Monday, 27 February 2012

Lammouche, seen here near Saint Tropez, is a 46 metres trideck semi-wide body displacement yacht, with a high tensile steel hull and aluminium superstructure. She was launched in February 2010 by Sanlorenzo, and delivered to her owner in the early summer of 2010. Lammouche's exterior design is by Viareggio Division Style. Read More

The Delta Marine Happy Days off Saint Tropez

Friday, 24 February 2012

Built by Delta Marine, Happy Days is a 2006, 50 metre yacht, designed by the Delta Design Group. She is a full displacement, high volume yacht, that features an eclectic interior design, and a playful layout. The owner's cabin occupies the upper deck, and features a private semi-enclosed veranda. The yard is currently building a close sistership. Read More

The 65 metre superyacht Main off Portofino

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Delivered in 2008 by the Codecasa yard in Viareggio, the 65 metre Main is owned by an Italian fashion designer. The yacht was designed by the owner in close cooperation with the shipyard. The minimalist interior of Main was also influenced by her famous owner, who worked closely with his own designers, Oretelli. Read More

Feadship superyacht Odyssey in Tahiti

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

The 23 year old Feadship superyacht Odyssey, seen here in Tahiti by one of our regular readers, is as good as new, following an extensive refit in 2010. Extending the hull and all superstructure decks, developed into a much larger undertaking, transforming the vessel into an even more exceptional superyacht. Read More

The 68 metre superyacht Lady Christine in Venice

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Built by Royal Van Lent to a design by De Voogt Naval Architects, the 68 metre Feadship Lady Christine features a remarkable debut superyacht interior from British designer Rodney Black. The elaborate interior features extraordinary levels of fine detailing. The yacht’s owners, Lord and Lady Laidlaw, have lots of boating experience. Read More

The 99 metre superyacht Christina O in London

Monday, 20 February 2012

Onassis' legendary 99 metre yacht Christina O was originally built as the Canadian naval frigate Stormont. After the end of the Second World War, Greek shipowner Aristotle Onassis purchased her for just $34,000, and converted her into a yacht at the HDW shipyard in Kiel. She was sold in 1998 to a family friend of Onassis. Read More

The 2011 Diana designed superyacht Pamela V

Friday, 17 February 2012

The 44.90 metre Pamela V was launched in Holland on May 21st. The exterior lines and the naval architecture of the superyacht are by the Dutch based design company Diana Yacht Design, and she features an interior of designed by Paris based interior designer Jacques Grange. She accommodates 10 guests in 5 staterooms. Read More

The Dutch built world cruiser Spada

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

A true and proven trans-ocean cruising yacht, Spada has a range of 8,000nm and was winner of an International Superyacht Design Award. She was launched in 1998 by the Dutch yard Hakvoort, to a design by De Vries Lentsch. Her interior is designed by Ken Freivokh, and offers accommodation up to 10 guests, and a crew of 7. Read More

The 1991 Broward superyacht Sovereign in Sint Maarten

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Built in 1991 by Broward Marine, Sovereign can accommodate up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. Powered is provided by twin Detroit Diesel engines and the yacht has a cruising speed of 12 knots and a top speed of 18 knots. The yacht is currently for sale, asking $ 2,495,000 and she will be on display later this week at the Miami Boat Show. Read More

Feadship superyacht Troyanda leaving Saint Tropez

Friday, 10 February 2012

The 50 metre superyacht Troyanda leaving the Port of Saint Tropez in the Summer of 2011. The superyacht was built by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries in 2004 as High Chaparral and sold in the 2010 to her current owners. Troyanda features interior and exterior design by Terence Disdale Design. Read More

Superyacht Baton Rouge cruising off Portofino

Thursday, 9 February 2012

The 62.50 metre superyacht Baton Rouge (previously project Florida) was launched by Dutch superyacht builders Icon Yachts in 2010. The yacht’s exterior lines were designed by Tim Heywood, while she features an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Powered by twin 2,480hp MTU engines, Baton Rouge cruises at 12 knots. Read More

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Superyacht Bleu de Nimes off Saint Tropez

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

The 90 metre superyacht Nero at sunset