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Superyacht Galileo G in Cavtat

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Galileo G, designed by Philippe Briand, and built by Picchiotti, is an explorer, equipped “to go everywhere”, including the Northwest Passage, the route between the islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago where the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean meet. Her owners have taken the yacht around the world since her delivery, and she has been spotted in some of the most remote corners of the world. Read More

Superyacht Freedom in Venice

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

The 70 metre Freedom, seen here this summer in Venice, was sold to her current owners in November of 2013. This Benetti 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, sumptuous his and hers bathrooms and vast walk-in dressing rooms. Read More

Sailing yacht Allure in Greece

Monday, 15 September 2014

Seen here in Poros, Greece, the 40.5 metre sailing yacht Allure (ex. Corsta V) was built in 1994 by South African shipyard, Sterling yachts. Her exterior design and engineering are the work of Lavranos Marine Design Ltd. whilst Puleo Inc. / International Yacht Design are responsible for her luxurious interiors. Read More

Superyacht Astarte II at anchor

Friday, 12 September 2014

​The 65.20 metre tri-deck superyacht, Astarte II (ex. Katalina), was built by Blohm & Voss in 1987. starte II features an interior by Michael Inchbald and Jacqueline Thwaites. She accommodates up to 20 guests over 10 rooms, including 1 Master, 1 VIP, 3 Double, 5 Twin cabins. Read More

Superyacht Bilmar at anchor

Thursday, 11 September 2014

​This superyacht was built by Heesen in 2004, and was the first vessel the renowned Dutch shipyard launched from their Oss facility that year. Bilmar boasts exterior designs by Omega Architects, with interiors by Veta Tsoukala. She has a maximum speed of 28 knots, a cruising speed of 12 knots and a range of 3,700 nm. Read More

Three large Lürssen superyachts at anchor

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

​Three large Lürssen superyachts were seen together at anchor this summer in Sardinia, the 85 metre Solandge, the 90 metre Phoenix 2, and the 85 metre Pacific. The owner of the 85 metre Lürssen Solandge upgraded from a 63 metre Lürssen yacht, and has many years experience owning and chartering different types of yachts. The 90.02 metre Lürssen built Phoenix 2 was launched in 2010. Read More

Superyacht Madiz in Greece

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Madiz,​ seen here last week cruising past the Greek island of Poros,​ was built in 1902 by the Ailsa Shipyard in Troon, Scotland as Triton. She​ has had a rich and illustrious career, encompassing military service during World Wars I and II, a brief period hosting royalty and an appearance in the British television series Agatha Christie’s Poirot.​ Read More

Superyacht Ecstasea off Monaco

Monday, 8 September 2014

The 85.95 metre superyacht Ecstasea was built by Feadship in 2004 to a design of Terence Disdale. In 2009 the superyacht was sold and it is rumoured that she was sold again earlier this year. With a top speed in the region of 30 knots, Ecstasea is one of the fastests superyachts in the Top 100 World’s Largest Yachts. Read More

Superyacht Al Mirqab cruising off Capri

Friday, 5 September 2014

The 133 metre superyacht Al Mirqab was built by Peters Schiffbau in 2008 under the supervision of Kusch Yachts. The exterior lines of Al Mirqab are from the drawing board of Tim Heywood with an interior by Andrew Winch. Her owner hails from Qatar and also owns the Riva 115 Athena Al Mirqab II, which is usually based in Doha, and the Mangusta 165 Al Mirqab III, which she is usually seen around Al Mirqab. Read More

Superyacht Lady Sarya in Sardinia

Thursday, 4 September 2014

The 76.31 metre superyacht Lady Sarya was built by Nuovi Cantieri Apuania in 1972 as La Belle Simone. Her owner hails from Saudi Arabia and during the winter months Lady Sarya spends most of her time in Greece, while in the summer she is most often anchored off the coast of Sardania, near Porto Cervo. Read More

Superyacht Il Gattopardo off Capri

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

The 35.35 metre superyacht Il Gattopardo was the second Amer 116 launched by the Italian shipyard Permare. She was delivered in 2012 and instead of the usual five or six cabins found on a superyacht of her size, Il Gattopardo only has three large staterooms. Another special feature is the elevator, which serves all three decks. Read More

Superyacht Bonum anchored off Capri

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

The 38.20 metre Bonum was built by the Turkish shipyard Cobra Yacht in 2008 as Maisha. Her exterior lines are from the drawing board of Scaro Design and she features an interior by Dara Kirmizitoprak. Engel & Völkers Yachting and Fraser Yachts sold the explorer superyacht to her current owners in October 2010. Read More

Superyacht Proton cruising off Paros

Monday, 1 September 2014

​The 38.10 metre superyacht Proton is captured here cruising off Paros, Greece. Proton was built by Panteleakos in 1992 as Golden Olympic. Offered for charter in Greece, Proton was designed by the Greek design firm Alpha Marine. Read More

Superyacht Carinthia VII in Paros

Friday, 29 August 2014

​Robert van der Most has sent us this rare photos of superyacht Carinthia VII in Paros, Greece. The 97.20 metre superyacht was built by Lürssen in 2002 to a design of Tim Heywood under her project name Fabergé. She used to spent most of her time in the International Yacht Club de Antibes. Read More

Superyacht Lady Lola off Positano

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Built in 2002, Oceanco’s 62.60 metre vessel Lady Lola features exteriors by The A Group, and an interior design by Zuretti Interior Design. She accommodates up to 10 guests and 14 crew on board. She was seen two weeks ago enjoying the mediterranean weather in Positano, Italy. Read More

The Feadship Madsummer at anchor

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

The 55 metre Feadship superyacht Madsummer (ex. Twizzle; Drizzle; Issana) was spotted recently cruising along the beautiful rocky coast of Positano, Italy. Built in 2005, she offers accommodation for up to ten, as well as space for a crew of 14. Following her recent sale, Madsummer is now available for charter. Read More

The 42.90m superyacht Drumbeg seen in Naples

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

The 42.90 metre Drumbeg (ex: Gimlä; Nelson) was recently photographed whilst cruising in Naples, Italy. The sailing yacht was built by Dutch shipbuilders, Vitters Shipyard, in 2004 and boasts naval architecture and exterior design by Dubois Naval Architects, with beautiful interiors by Rhoades Young Design. Read More

The 36m sailing yacht Globana M in Auckland

Monday, 25 August 2014

Globana M was seen last week in Auckland, New Zealand. Built by Abeking and Rasmussen in 1995 and featuring naval architecture by Ron Holland Design, she provides accommodation for 6 guests and up to 5 crew. The aluminium ketch has automatic roller furlings and a 600 hp engine which gives her a maximum speed of 12 knots. Read More

Superyacht Sylvia in Venice

Friday, 22 August 2014

The 43.59 metre Camper & Nicholsons superyacht Sylvia was photographed in Venice this week. Built in the UK in 1925, the historical custom sail yacht accommodates up to eight guests and ten crew. She was last refitted in 1993. She is powered by 2 Caterpillar (3208TA) 242hp diesel engines, giving her a maximum speed of 12 knots. Read More

Superyacht Alchemy in Auckland

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Launched by Feadship over 40 years ago, superyacht Alchemy (ex. Queen of Diamonds; Limit Bid II; Bugler) has enjoyed a full history, circumnavigating the globe three times. She underwent an extensive refit in 1995, where she had a 3.6 metre stern added to allow for a cockpit and swim platform accessing the walk in lazarette and stern entry. Read More

The Mondo Marine superyachts Alexander Again and Manifiq in Capri

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Two Mondo Marine superyachts, the 49.15 metre Alexander Again and the 40.50 metre Manifiq, have been sighted cruising nearby one another in Capri, the Campania region of Italy. Alexander Again was the 60th yacht launched by Mondo Marine when it was launched in 2011. Read More

Superyacht Kwikumat off Positano

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

The 57.90 metre superyacht Kwikumat was custom built in 2003 by German shipyard, Abeking and Rasmussen. Two weeks ago she was seen on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. She accommodates 12 guests over 6 cabins, including a luxurious master suite, three twin cabins and two doubles. She features a classic, yet timeless interior. Read More

Superyacht IBI in Naples

Monday, 18 August 2014

The 34.50 metre superyacht Ibi (ex. Arc; Polycarpus) was built by Arsenal in 1949. She was converted in 2003 from a strong tug boat hull into a superyacht with new systems, equipment and finish, and accommodates up to 12 guests over 6 cabins. She has a maximum speed of 11 knots, and a cruising speed of 10 knots. Read More

The Benetti superyacht Seanna in Positano

Friday, 15 August 2014

The 65 metre Seanna was spotted last week on the Amalfi Coast in Positano. Built by Benetti in 2011, her exterior styling is by Stefano Natucci, with luxurious interiors designed by Redman Whitely Dixon. She provides classic but contemporary accommodation for up to 12 guests over 7 staterooms. Read More

The classic superyacht Talitha in Italy

Thursday, 14 August 2014

The 82.6 metre Talitha, seen here off Capri's dramatic coast line, was built by the Krupp Germania Werft in 1930. She has seen a number of refits in her lifetime, including one at DML Devonport shipyard in Plymouth, UK, and more recently one in Germany. Read More

The Proteksan Sequel P in Capri

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Superyacht Sequel P was delivered in 2009 by Proteksan Turquoise Yachts in Turkey. The yacht measures 54.7 metres, and she offers accommodation for up to 12 guests. She features an elegant Art Deco - inspired interior. Read More

Superyacht Diamond A at anchor

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Superyacht Diamond A was built by Abeking & Rasmussen in 1998. Originally ordered by a client from the far east, the yacht was sold during her construction to the current owners of superyacht C2. During her time under that ownership, she was kept as a highly private vessel, just as C2 is now being kept equally private. Read More

The recently delivered Benetti Anastasia K at anchor

Monday, 11 August 2014

Benetti has recently delivered superyacht Anastasia K, which was project FB503, a 47 metre all aluminium superyacht designed by Italian designer Stefano Natucci. The yacht is a sistership to Imagination (now called Africa) and Panthera, delivered by the yard in 2010 and 2013. She features a very unusual paint job, which sparkles in the sunlight. Read More

Superyacht Sycara V in Italy

Friday, 8 August 2014

The 68.15 metre superyacht Sycara V was built by Nobiskrug in 2010. Sycara V is powered by 2 Caterpillar 3516 producing 2,130 hp each and allowing her to travel at a maximum speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 14.5 knots. Her interior was designed by Craig Beale/Pure Detail with a very light classic interior featuring beautiful woods, natural stone and fabrics. Read More

The 62.5 metre Lady Lola on the Amalfi coast

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The 62.5 metre Lady Lola, seen here on the Amalfi coast yesterday, was delivered in 2002 by Dutch shipyard Oceanco. She features a Zuretti interior, and she accommodates 10 guests in one Master suite, three double cabins and one twin. The upper deck is dedicated to the Owners. The master stateroom is located forward and opens onto a private terrace. Read More

Superyacht Secret in Auckland

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

The 82.3 metre superyacht Secret was seen earlier this week in Auckland New Zealand. The yacht, which was commissioned for experienced owners who previously owned a 61 metre Feadship Majestic, was delivered in 2013 by Abeking & Rasmussen. She is designed by Sam Sorgiovanni. Read More

Superyacht Event at anchor

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

The 60 metre avant garde superyacht Event, designed by Tim Heywood, was launched in 2013 by Amels. Some of the yacht's special features include an enclosed lounge on the sun deck, a Touch & Go helicopter platform on the foredeck, and two folding balconies, as well as a large beach club. Read More

Superyacht Jems off Capri

Monday, 4 August 2014

Jems was delivered by Heesen Yachts in the Spring of 2009 and she was seen last week in Capri by Merijn de Waard. The yacht can accommodate 10 guests in 3 double cabins and 1 convertible (1 VIP or 2 Twin) cabin. With twin MTU engines Jems is capable of reaching a top speed of 25 knots and cruises at 20 knots, while she has a range of 1,000nm. Read More

Superyacht Altair III at anchor off Capri

Friday, 1 August 2014

The 59 metre Altair III ​was photographed earlier this week in Capri, where the yacht spends much time during the summer months. She ​was built by the Dutch Superyacht builder Amels in 1974 as a pilot vessel. It wasn't until 1996 that she was transformed into a luxury superyacht, by the Australian shipyard Oceanfast.​ Read More

Superyacht Invictus in Capri

Thursday, 31 July 2014

The 66 metre Invictus, seen here in Capri yesterday, is designed by The Delta Design Group, who were responsible for both the naval architecture and exterior styling. Built by Delta Marine of Seattle, she features an interior by Diane Johnson of Diane Johnson Design.​ Read More

Superyacht Ol Mi Da off Monaco

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Ol Mi Da was built by Codecasa in Viareggio in 2004 as Andale. When she was bought by her second owners, who renamed her Grace E, she was refitted, and an extra deck was added onto her sundeck. She was again sold in 2013. Codecasa has had a huge success with this series of 50 metre superyachts. Read More

Superyacht Samar in Marseille

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Built by Devonport Yachts, Samar has been designed by H2 Yacht Design, Nick Meyers and Laurent Giles Naval Architects. Samar, seen here in Marseille on monday, is powered by triple Wärtsilä diesel-electric engines, which enable her to achieve a top speed of 17 knots and cruise at 12.5 knots. Read More

Superyacht Solandge in Saint Tropez

Monday, 28 July 2014

The owner of the 85 metre Lürssen Solandge upgraded from a 63 metre Lürssen yacht, and has many years experience owning and chartering different types of yachts. With a length of 85.10 metres and a beam of 13.80 metres, she boasts extraordinary volumes. Lürssen will be exhibiting Solandge at this year's Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Superyacht Lady Joy coming into Monaco

Friday, 25 July 2014

Superyacht Lady Joy, seen here coming into port in Monaco, is a 47 metre superyacht, built by Christensen Yachts in 2007. Lady Joy has a beautiful interior designed by Carol Williamson & Associates. Ltd. She features accommodation for up to 12 guests, in 6 large cabins, including a master stateroom forward on the main deck. Read More

Superyacht ​La Pellegrina in Monaco

Thursday, 24 July 2014

La Pellegrina​, seen here two weeks ago in Monaco,​ was delivered by Couach Shipyard in 2012, and she was the first 50 metre 5000 Fly Couach. Fully built in Kevlar Carbon and developed on a military patrol hull design this yacht has impressive performances among which a top Speed of 28 knots and she has a transatlantic range. Read More

Superyacht ​Bystander in Gibraltar

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

The 42 metre Bystander was ordered by her Dutch owner as the replacement for his 32 metre Feadship, now called Santa Maria, from 1963. Bystander is used as a support vessel for the owner’s J Class yacht, Velsheda. She was built in France, at the JFA shipyard, and the design by Vripack and Rhoades Young Design is based on a 1930's work boat. Read More

The 180 metre Azzam in Germany

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Azzam was delivered by Lürssen​ in ​ October 201​3​, and currently holds the title for being ​ the largestyacht in the world​, ​ with a length of 180 meters.​ Azzam's innovative and timeless design has been developed by Mario Pedol from Nauta Yachts. Inspiration came from Nauta's ​ previous​ design ​ projects, such as Light 80 and Light 90.​​ Read More

Superyacht Mylin IV in Portofino

Monday, 21 July 2014

Mylin IV is an 61 metre Feadship, built in 1992 in Holland. The yacht was designed inhouse by Feadship, and she is styled by Donald Starkey. Some changes were made to the yacht's foredeck a couple of years ago. The area in front of her bridge now features higher bulwarks, better protecting the forward seating area. Read More

The 52 metre superyacht Big Eagle underway

Friday, 18 July 2014

The 52 metre superyacht Big Eagle, was seen last week whilst leaving the port of Monaco. She was built in Japan by the Mie Zosen shipyard in 1980 as Grand Mudder and later renamed Lady Angela and Papa’s PlaceBig Eagle is a popular charter yacht, and offers accommodation for up to twelve guests in six staterooms. Read More

The 40 metre Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy Liliya in Monaco

Thursday, 17 July 2014

The 40 metre Liliya is the eight Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy that was delivered, and with a pearly-white hull she differs from all her siters. Superyacht Liliya was also built for Russian owners, and was seen last week in Monaco by SYT's Merijn de Waard, during the Solar1 event. Her interior features caneletto walnut, high gloss anigre wood, onyx and brown marble. Read More

Superyacht Hermitage at night

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

The 68.5 metre Lürssen Hermitage was delivered in 2011, to a design by Espen Oeino, and she features a modern interior by the design team of Andrew Winch. Moran Yacht & Ship sold the yacht, and also oversaw the complete construction.The yacht was shot here in Port Vauban in Antibes at night in the summer of 2013. Read More

Superyacht Hadia in Malaga

Monday, 14 July 2014

Superyacht Hadia, seen here ​last week in Malaga by Charl Van Rooy, was built by Hakvoort in The Netherlands in 2006, to a design by Espen Oeino. Originally launched as JeMaSa, she features naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design. Her engine room houses two Caterpillar diesel engines, each with an output of of 1380hp. Read More

Superyacht Kirkland at anchor yesterday in Monaco

Friday, 11 July 2014

This 34 metre twin screw diesel displacement exporer superyacht was built by Brooke Yachts International Ltd. in 1993, and was delivered as superyacht Kiring. The yacht is designed by Terence Disdale Design. Her layout is interesting, as there is an office located just above the bridge, which offers a 180 degrees panoramic forward view. Read More

The Ital Yachts 43 Elsea underway

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Elsea, seen here at relatively modest speed in the South of France, is a Ital Yachts 43m. Built for speed, she cruises at a cruising speed of 30 knots and Elsea has a top speed of 35 knots, all thanks to her three 2400hp MTU 2000M94 engines, which drive her SII Kamewa 71BII Kamewa Boosters. She features a modern interior designed by Gatto. Read More

Feadship Siran in Gibraltar

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

The Bannenberg designed Siran was built by Feadship 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 onyx, and gold, an aft-winding stairway extending over two decks. Read More

The classic superyacht Santa Maria at anchor

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

The 32 meter Santa Maria ​was ​ built by Feadship for Henry Ford II ​ in 1963​. Negotiations were held in a plus 5th Avenue apartment overlooking Central Park, and the 32.90m (107'1'') Santa Maria was ordered within a forth night, at that time the most expensive Feadship ever built. ​The yacht is nowadays part of the Feadship Heritage Fleet.​ Read More

Superyacht Tuscan Sun in Gibraltar

Monday, 7 July 2014

The 44.8 metre​ ​ ​superyacht Tuscan Sun was built in 2006 by Izar ​in Spain, to a design by Reymond Langton. ​She offers ​six stateroom and can accommodate twelve guests​, and a crew of nine. ​ The yacht is powered by twin 2250 hp Caterpillar engines, and she has a range of 3300 nautical miles. The yacht was sold to her current clients earlier this month.​ Read More

The 35 metre superyacht JBH at anchor

Friday, 4 July 2014

The ​35 metre superyacht JBH, seen here in 2012 off Monaco, was built by Lübeck Yacht in Germany ​and she was delivered in 2011. ​ Built to Germanischer Lloyd and MCA standards, she features an Egg & Dart interior​, and she can accommodate 8 ​guests ​in 4 cabins including a full width master and VIP stateroom.​ She is powered by twin ​MAN 1085hp engines. Read More

The Cantieri di Pisa Cap de Quers at anchor

Thursday, 3 July 2014

C​ap de Quers is ​one of two sisterships delivered by Cantieri di Pisa​, the other one being Element. At just over 43 metres ​, she features three full decks, whilst maintaining the signature Cantieri di Pisa look. Superyacht C​ap de Quers features a substantial owner’s suite on ​upper deck , and a ​large main deck VIP cabin forward ​, as well as 6 further cabins. Read More

The 61.8 metre superyacht RoMa

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

The 61.80 metre RoMa was the second superyacht built by VSY, and like her sistership, now named Sealyon, she features exterior design by Espen Oeino Design. The stylish interior of RoMa has been designed by the Hamburg based studio Newcruise. Her accommodation is arranged with a VIP stateroom on the bridge deck. Read More

Superyacht Drizzle in Antibes

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

It is easy to confuse the 67 ​metre ​(220’8”) Feadship ​Drizzle for the 55 metre Feadship Madsummer, which at one point was also called Drizzle. The yachts look alike, but looks can be deceiving, as Drizzle is almost twice as large in terms of volume. Drizzle has a gross tonnage of nearly 1270 tons, whereas Madsummer has a gross tonnage of 780 tons. Read More

​Superyacht Amadeus in Portofino​

Monday, 30 June 2014

Amadeus ​, seen here in Portofino last week,​ was built in 1969 by Neue Jadewerft. Initially, Amadeus served as a research vessel but in 2006 she was converted into a private yacht by Jade Yachts ​ in Taiwan​. Her exterior redesign was ​done by Reymond Langdon Design and Francois Zuretti ​styled her luxurious interior. Read More

Superyacht Polly in Antibes

Friday, 27 June 2014

The Dubois designed ​Polly, seen here in Port Vauban in Antibes in 2012, was launched in 2006 by Alloy Yachts​ as Como, and she was the previous yacht of the owners of the current Como, delivered by Feadship a few weeks ago​ .​ Polly's interior design is by Redman Whiteley Dixon ​, and she offers accommodation to 10 guests. Read More

Superyacht Moonraker in Viareggio

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Superyacht Moonraker, built at Norship in Norway to a design by Frank Mulder, once ranked as the fastest yacht in the world. She was built for experienced yacht owner John Staluppi, who wanted to break another speed record with this yacht. When launched, she was equipped with twin 3480hp MTU's coupled with a 4600hp Textron gas turbine. Read More

The 91.5 metre Oceanco Equanimity in Valencia

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Oceanco latest delivery, superyacht Equanimity, pulled into port this week in Valencia, where SYT contributer Charl van Rooy took this photo of her berthing. The 91.5 metre yacht is the first inhouse design by Oceanco, in combination with Andrew Winch Design. Thats not the only first, she is also the first superyacht designed and built to be fully Passenger... Read More

Superyacht Kibo in Stockholm

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Yesterday we posted the news that Abeking & Rasmussen’s latest superyacht Kibo has been delivered. This morning, we received a photo of Kibo from one of our readers, who spotted her in Stockholm last night. The 81.8 metre superyacht features exterior and interior design by multi-award winning Terence Disdale Design. Read More

Superyacht Eclipse at anchor

Monday, 23 June 2014

The 162.5 superyacht Eclipse, seen here last week in the South of France, was once the world’s largest yacht. She was re-launched only recently, after she underwent a refit that lasted several months, at MB92 in Barcelona. Her interior, by Terence Disdale, could be described as a highly luxurious Balinese beach house. Read More

Superyacht Areti II in the bay of Saint Tropez

Friday, 20 June 2014

Areti II, seen here last summer in the bay of Saint Tropez, is one of two identical 38 metre tri-deck superyachts, Areti I and Areti II, completed by Burger in 2007, for the same owner, a young Russian industrialist. The client chose to build two identical yachts due to business interests that divided his time.. Read More

Superyacht Samar underway

Thursday, 19 June 2014

The 77 metre Samar is one of the largest yachts to have been built in the UK in the last 50 years. Only Vava II, and Sarafsa, both built at the same shipyard, are larger. Our team stepped on board a couple of years ago in Antigua, and we were stunned by Samar's highly detailed ornate interior, that hanks to her high ceilings, feel incredibly spacious. Read More

Superyacht Kivircik in Bodrum

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Built by Mengi Yay in 2009, the wooden superyacht Kivircik is powered by two 2735 HP MTU 12V4000 engines. She has a cruising speed of 21 knots and a top speed of 28 knots. Kivircik sleeps 12 guests in 1 Master double, 2 VIP doubles. 2 guest singles and 1 Pullman berth all ensuite. She was seen by SYT's Maarten in the old port of Bodrum last October. Read More

Sailing yacht Ebb Tide cruising in Amsterdam

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Yesterday afternoon, our intern Minh spotted the 83-foot Royal Huisman Ebb Tide cruising past our office in the centre of Amsterdam, cruising towards the IJsselmeer, Western Europe's largest lake. Ebb Tide was completed in 1987, and was ordered by a client who wanted to move up from a large Swan, and who enjoyed sailing shorthanded. Read More

The 29 metre superyacht My Way in Greece

Monday, 16 June 2014

The 29 metre My Way was delivered in 1994 by Admiral Yachts, and she was last refitted in 2009. She can accommodate up to 8 guests in 4 staterooms, including a full beam master suite, a large VIP stateroom, and 2 twin cabins. This year, the yacht was been made available for charter, and made her charter debut at the Mediterranean Yacht Show. Read More

Superyacht D’Natalin IV in Bellingham, Washington

Friday, 13 June 2014

In April, Christensen Shipyards launched the 50-metre Custom Series yacht D’Natalin IV. She was photographed earlier this week in Bellingham, in the state of Washington, in the USA. The interior, designed by Carol Williamson and Associates, offers an exquisite palate of contemporary décor supported by classical influences. Read More

YXT One arriving in the Mediterranean

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Designed by Diana Yacht Design, YXT One is the first of a series of purpose built pocket support yachts, aimed at acting as a support vessel to yachts between 30 and 70 metres. At only 24 metres she can carry a host of toys and large tenders while freeing up space on the main yacht and eradicating the problems associated with towing.  Read More

Superyacht Déjà Vu off Monaco

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

​Built by Royal Van Lent in 2000, Déjà Vu has undergone several extensive refits since. She was launched as Blue Moon, for a repeat client of Feadship. In fact, that client went on to build another large Feadship, also called Blue Moon, a 60 metre yacht that was launched in 2005. Déjà Vu has a full beam owner's Stateroom, and four guest Staterooms... Read More

The recently delivered superyacht Astra in Gibraltar

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Astra is the latest Limited Editions 180 superyacht delivered by Amels. She was launched by the Dutch shipyard in January. With the Limited Editions concept, designed by Tim Heywood, Amels has successfully bridged the gap between semi-custom and full custom superyachts, setting a course to further develop this segment of the industry. Read More

The 34.75 metre superyacht Proteus in Nafplio

Friday, 6 June 2014

The 34.75 metre superyacht Proteus was seen here cruising past Nafplio in Greece in May. Proteus was built in 2004 by the Italian Falcon Yachts shipyard. She is powered by twin 2,285hp MTU engines which enable her to achieve a top speed in the region of 27 knots. Proteus is available for charters in the Eastern Mediterranean through Megisti Blue Yacht Chaters. Read More

CRN's brand new 61 metre Saramour in Ancona

Thursday, 5 June 2014

CRN's hull number 133 is completely designed by Francesco Paszkowski in close collaboration with the CRN Technical Department which took care of the naval architecture.​ SYT's Maarten stepped on board two weeks ago, for a sneak preview, and discovered a beautifully neutral modern interior, complemented by a stunning colourful art collection. Read More

The 45 metre fast superyacht Talal

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

In 2010 Tecnomar launched the 45 metre GRP superyacht Talal. Seen here in Viareggio, Talal is a quick yacht, she cruises at 24 knots, and tops out at 27 knots, courtesy of her twin 3.654 hp 16VM90 MTU diesels. Her interior is designed by Luxury Projects of Ancona in collaboration with the owner and the yard. Her style is elegantly classic. Read More

The Rossi Navi superyacht Polaris in Viareggio​

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Superyacht Polaris, the second Prince Shark 49 superyacht delivered by Rossi Navi, left the yard two weeks ago. The first Prince Shark superyacht was Parum Jamuna IV, but even though the yachts look​ alike, they are very different inside. Both the interior and exterior design of Polaris are by Enrico Gobbi of Team for Design. Read More

Superyacht AD5 in Genoa

Monday, 2 June 2014

Last week, SYT's Maarten came accross superyacht AD5 in Genoa. She was launched in 2011 by the Agantur Shipyard. Her unusual hull shape and low superstructure hide the fact that she is nearly 32 metres long. She is steel hulled, and powered by twin 873hp Caterpillar C18 engines. Read More

Fireworks over superyacht Ace

Friday, 30 May 2014

The 87 metre superyacht Ace was built in 2012 by the German Lürssen shipyard. Ace features accommodation for 12 guests in 6 spectacular staterooms. Her unique lines and stunning interior were both created by Andrew Winch Designs. Some of her interior features include a spa with a hamman, Russian Banyan, beach club, full gym, discotheque...Read More

Superyacht Lady Britt at anchor off Monaco

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Lady Britt was built by Feadship for owners who had spent many years chartering other Feadships and decided to create the ultimate charter yacht taking the classic looks of the 2005 Twizzle (now Issana) as their template. She was launched by Feadship in 2010, and features an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Read More

The Codecasa Emelina in Amsterdam

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

The 51 metre Emelina built by Codecasa arrived in Amsterdam on sunday night, where SYT's Maarten photographed her this morning. The interior, designed by Della Role along with the U.S. owners, has been decorated in a classical Italian style. The materials used on board are mainly mahogany and mahogany plume. Read More

Explorer superyacht Akula in Genoa

Monday, 26 May 2014

The 59 metre explorer superyacht Akula was originally built by Amels in 1974 as a pilot vessel and converted into an explorer yacht by Vosper Thornycorft in 1999. Akula was refitted to accommodate professional helicopter operations and to be able to cruise the world in style, safety and comfort. She underwent an interior and exterior refit... Read More

Superyacht Sirahmy in Viareggio

Friday, 23 May 2014

Sirahmy is a classic Benetti superyacht, built in 1981. She features a beautiful fantail stern, and has been extensively refitted in 2009. She has a modern interior, featuring stenciled woodwork, and leather flooring. Sirahmy offers accommodation for up to 10 guests, all in ensuite cabins. She is powered by twin 750 hp Caterpillar diesels, and cruises at 12 knots. Read More

The second Codecasa Vintage superyacht in Viareggio

Thursday, 22 May 2014

​Earlier this week, SYT’s Maarten stepped on board the second Codecasa 42 metre Vintage superyacht, launched in 2013. The yacht, which at the moment remains unnamed, is a sistership to superyacht Magari. Both yachts are designed by Codecasa and feature interiors by Della Role Design. Thanks to her twin Caterpillar 3512 C diesel engines, she’s able to reach... Read More

The 36 metre Phoenix being moved over the road in Pisa

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

The Dixon designed 36 metre composite superyacht Phoenix was built in 2003 in Turkey by Nedship. The yacht was refitted in 2013 by AES shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey, during a 6 month refit. It is likely that she had more work done recently in Italy, as she was seen yesterday by SuperYachtTimes editor Maarten in Pisa, when she was being transported on a large truck. Read More

The classic explorer F100 in La Spezia

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

In 1983, CRN launched the 32.09 metre F100 for Gianni Agnelli, the head of car manufacturer Fiat. The yacht was designed for worldwide exploration, by the late yacht designer Gerhard Gilgenast, and was considered to be ground breaking at that time. The yacht has not changed much since 1983, and still cruises under her original name. Read More

The 50 metre Heesen Crazy Me

Monday, 19 May 2014

Superyacht Crazy Me is 50 metre all-aluminium, semi-displacement motor yacht, that was delivered by Heesen in 2013. Gary Grant designed the radical exterior lines of his new superyacht. He created pure lines that form the unique profile with its distinctive “swoosh” line. Another striking element of this design is the use of formed glass. Read More

Sailing yacht Mrs Seven in Piraeus

Friday, 16 May 2014

Mrs Seven, seen here in Piraeus, is the seventh hull of Southern Wind's successful SW 100 series. She was delivered in 2008, and features a sail area of 424 square metres. Nauta Design was responsible for the general concept, the interior design and exterior styling. The interior has a lot of white coloured fabrics and contrasting horizontal grain teak furniture. Read More

Superyacht Lady Nora in Piraeus

Thursday, 15 May 2014

​The 43 metre superyacht Lady Nora, seen here in Piraeus last week, was built by US builder Broward, at their Dania shipyard, in 1998. Designed by Broward, the yacht features an interior by Baldwin Yacht Interiors. She sleeps up to 10 guests, and is powered by twin 2400 hp Detroit Diesel engines. Read More

The 33 metre superyacht Pollux in Spetses

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

​Pollux is a 33 metre Akhir 110 built in 2000 by Cantieri di Pisa. Her interior designed by Don Starkey provides space and comfort through a fusion of Japanese and art deco themes. The yacht can accommodate 8-10 guests in 4 spacious cabins all located on the lower deck. The full beam master suite, decorated with natural colors welcomes you with a feeling of spaciousness. Read More

The 36.9 metre motorsailor Gulmaria cruising off Poros

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

​The custom designed motor sailor Gulmaria was delivered in 2013 by Bodrum Shipyard. She measures 36.9 metres, and sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 staterooms, including a large owner's stateroom, a VIP stateroom, and 2 double cabins. The yacht, which is available for charter, was seen here cruising off the Greek island Poros... Read More

The 77 metre superyacht Tango in Athens

Monday, 12 May 2014

The 77 metre Tango was launched in may 2012 by Feadship, and is an exceptionally creative and innovative yacht in terms of both the exterior profile and the interior styling and layout. The yacht has a contemporary two-tone exterior: Her muscular looks are combined with signature lines that bring additional elegance to the profile. Read More

Superyacht Aurora at anchor in Porto Heli

Friday, 9 May 2014

SuperYachtTimes editor Maarten is currently cruising in Greece on board superyacht Aurora, and he has sent us this photo, taken yesterday in Porto Heli. Launched in 2011 by Tecnomar, the 30.60 metre superyacht Aurora is a highly personalised superyacht and, for her category, provides a unique amount of interior space. Read More

Superyachts in Spetses, Greece

Thursday, 8 May 2014

​Yesterday 8 superyachts made their way from the charter show in Nafplio, to the island of Spetses for an evening rendez-vous. SuperYachtTimes editor Maarten in traveling on one of the yachts, Aurora, for the next couple of days. Expect more photos from Greece in the coming days. Read More

The 40 metre Admiral Aqua in Nafplio

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Built in light aluminum, the 40 metre Admiral Aqua was designed with contemporary, clean and elegant lines by Luca Dini, and with performance in mind. Her two MTU 3,650 horsepower diesel engines provide this superyacht with an impressive maximum speed of 31 knots. Superyacht Aqua is available for charters in the East Mediterranean. Read More

The 33 metre cutter rigged sloop Amadeus in Greece

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

​Amadeus, seen here yesterday in Nafplio in Greece, was built by the French shipyard Dynamique Yachts in 1992 to a design by Philippe Briand. She is a 33 metre cutter rigged sloop, that offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in 5 cabins. She features a tender bay on her foredeck, that can be turned into a Jacuzzi after the crew launch the tender. Read More

Superyacht Allure in Nafplio

Monday, 5 May 2014

Allure, seen here at the Mediterranean Yacht Show in Nafplio in Greece yesterday, is a 40.5 metre sailing yacht, built in 1995 by Sterling Yachts. She accommodates 10 guests in 4 cabins, and offers a huge interior volume. She features a large main deck saloon, in addition to a huge lower deck saloon and dining room. Read More

The classically styled motor yacht Amphitrite

Friday, 2 May 2014

Amphitrite, seen here in Genoa yesterday, was recently sold to her current owners. Her previous owner, a famous American actor, owned the yacht for several years. During a refit, he gave the yacht an imaginative, eclectic interior. The classically styled motor yacht can accommodate 10 guests in 3 double and 2 twin cabins.

Superyacht L'Albatros in Genoa this week

Thursday, 1 May 2014

L'Albatros is a Sterling Yachts hull originally created by Fexas and Bannenberg. She was built by Nishii Shipyards in Japan and refitted in 2008 by Stabbert Maritime. L'Albatros was sold to her current owners in February, and offers accommodation for up to 12 guests, in 6 staterooms, plus room for a crew of eight. Read More

Superyacht Reve d'Or in Porto Montenegro

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

​Rêve d’Or is the third hull of the Sanlorenzo 46 Steel semi displacement superyacht series. The yacht was delivered in 2011 to a Russian owner. The 46 Steel has a LOA of 46 metres and a gross tonnage of 499t. She is powered by twin Caterpillar 3512B DITA‐SCAC engines, which give her a top speed of 17 knots and a range of 4,000 nautical miles at 12 knots. Read More

Sailing yacht Prana in the Caribbean

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

The 51 metre sailing yacht Prana was built by Alloy Yachts in 2006. Previously called Kokomo and Konkordia, the superyacht's exterior lines were designed by Dubois Naval Architects with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Here sailing yacht Prana is pictured in the Caribbean. Read More

Superyacht Argyll in the Caribbean

Monday, 28 April 2014

Superyacht Argyll was built in 2002 by North American Yachts and Shipbuilding. She is 47 metres long and her exterior and interior were designed by Luiz de Basto Designs. The aluminium motor yacht was previously called Genesis and she is pictured here in the Caribbean.​ Read More

Superyacht Axioma in Sint Maarten

Friday, 25 April 2014

The 72 metre long superyacht Axioma was built by Dunya Yachts. She made her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in 2013. The yacht has a master and five double cabins which can accommodate 12 guests in total. Her beautiful interior design was made by Alberto Pinto who combined natural and luxurious elements. Read More

The 55 metre Feadship Kahalani in Palma

Thursday, 24 April 2014

​Kahalani built by Feadship in 2010 was captured in Palma by Merijn de Waard. She is 55 metres long and possesses classic Feadship features. At her launch, her delighted owner had flown in members of the Light Infantry Buglers to serve as a guard of honor and add extra gravitas to the name giving ceremony.. Read More

Superyacht Lady Dee in Porto Montenegro

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

​The 47 metre Lady Dee was built in 2012 by Acico Yachts. Her exterior design was done by Cor D. Rover and she can reach up to 16 knots. In the picture Lady Dee is captured in Porto Montenegro. Read More

Superyacht Mahogany in Monaco

Friday, 18 April 2014

The 43.28 metre superyacht Mahogany was built by Feadship in 1987 as Fiffanella. Her current owners bought superyacht Mahogany in 2012, and they have extensively refitted the yacht in Florida. She received a full paint job, new interior and the bridge deck was extended. Read More

The recently delivered superyacht Como

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Recently launched by Feadship to a design by Dubois, Como has an efficient, semi-displacement hull with a long waterline, featuring full-length side decks and glazed side panels in the bulwarks to give the owner’s cabin uninterrupted views.  She was created for the highly experienced yachtsman Neville Crichton. Read More

The Singapore Yacht Show, seen from the mast of Vertigo

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

SuperYachtTimes.com photographer Andrew went up into the mast of the 67 metre superyacht Vertigo, to capture this image of some of the superyacht on display at the Singapore Yacht Show. Record numbers attended the Singapore Yacht Show last week to soak up the festive atmosphere. Read More

Tansu superyacht Ceylan in D-Marin Didim

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

The 35.20 metre superyacht Ceylan was built by Tansu Yachts in 2010. Ceylan is powered by twin Caterpillar C32 engines and she can reach a top speed if 16 knots. The superyacht is privately used by her owner in Turkey and here she is seen in D-Marin Didim, near Bodrum in the Summer of 2013. Read More

Schooner Elena sailing off Monaco

Monday, 14 April 2014

The 55 metre schooner Elena was built by Factoria Naval Marin in 2009 as a replica of a design by the Legendary Nathanael Herreshoff. Ordered by a British businessman, Elena was sold to her current owners in June 2010 and she is available for charter from € 80,000 per week. Here she is pictured sailing off Monaco in September 2013 during the Monaco Classic Week. Read More

The new Sunseeker 155 Blush underway in Gibraltar

Friday, 11 April 2014

Blush is the biggest project ever undertaken by the British based luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker. She was delivered to Formula 1 star Eddie Jordan, who has owned several Sunseekers before taking delivery of Blush. Blush' accommodation is stunning, with two VIP cabins on the main deck which feature ceiling to floor glass windows. Read More

The Monte Carlo 86 Serendipity in Sanya, China

Thursday, 10 April 2014

The 26.3 metre Serendipity is designed by Nuvolari & Lenard, and is the flagship of the fleet in the collection of Monte Carlo Yachts models. The yacht is powered by twin 1,342kW MAN engines that give her a top speed of 29 knots and cruising speed of 22 knots. Inside, the interior features furniture and fabrics by some of the most famous brands. Read More

The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day in Hong Kong

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

​The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day, seen here at Hong Kong's Gold Coast Marina, features an interior by Della Role Design. Her sleek and modern exterior, that is both sportive and contemporary, forms an interesting contrast with her interior. Read our full on board feature here. The yacht is listed for sale with CNI. Read More

The 49 metre Swedeship Braveheart in Hong Kong

Monday, 7 April 2014

The 49 metre superyacht Braveheart was built by Swedeship in 1989, to a design by Dutch designer Pieter Beeldsnijder. The yacht is based in Goldcoast Marina in Hong Kong, where Super Yacht Times editor Maarten spotted her over the weekend. She features a large master cabin on the main deck, and 4 double guest cabins on the lower deck. Read More

Benetti's superyacht Lumiere in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Friday, 4 April 2014

​The 50 metre superyacht Lionheart was launched in 1999 by Benetti and is another fine example of Italian flair and elegance in design. Her interior styling is designed by Stefano Natucci and features the use of exceptional materials and highly original details. Before being sold in 2013 and renamed to Lumiere, she also carried the name Cuor di Leone. Read More

Heesen’s superyacht Obsessions in D-Marin Didim

Thursday, 3 April 2014

The 38.34 metre superyacht Obsessions was built by Heesen Yachts in 1996 and she is one of the largest sport fisherman yachts in the world. Designed by Mulder Design, the superyacht is seen in D-Marin in Didim, near Bodrum, Turkey. Obsessions is powered by twin 3,500hp MTU diesel engines which enable her to achieve a top speed of 32 knots. Read More

Classic motor yacht Eutopia (formerly Smooth Operators) by Feadship

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

The 35.25 metre superyacht Eutopia was built by Feadship in 1961 as Camargo IV. Under her previous name Smooth Operators she was a familiar sight in the Western Mediterranean and here she is pictured in Valencia, Spain in 2007 during America’s Cup. Although we are not sure, we believe Eutopia is now based in Greece. Read More

Converted explorer yacht Mojo in Ibiza

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The 49 metre Mojo was originally built in Belfast, Ireland in 1958 as a minesweeper. Her current owner bought her in 2006 and brought her from Malta to Dubai. She underwent a six year restoration to become the explorer superyacht she is now. Read the full story about her conversion from a minesweeper to a superyacht here. Read More

Superyacht Tiger Shark in Sanya, China

Monday, 31 March 2014

Qingdao Huaao Marine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Huaao) launched the 50 metre superyacht Tiger Shark last year. The yacht was seen last week in China, during the Hainan China Rendez-Vous. Not much is known about the yacht yet, however it is believed that Tiger Shark has a steel hull with aluminium superstructure and she was built to Bureau Veritas class. Read More

The Mangusta 108 superyacht Zahir in Porto Cervo

Friday, 28 March 2014

​The 33.50 metre open sport superyacht Zahir is pictured here cruising off the coast off Porto Cervo in September 2013 during the Perini Navi Cup. The Mangusta 108 Zahir was built by Overmarine in 2006 to a design of Stefano Righini. Read More

The former Dutch pilot vessel Akula in the Caribbean

Thursday, 27 March 2014

The 59 metre explorer superyacht Akula was originally built by Amels in 1974 as a pilot vessel and converted into an explorer yacht by Vosper Thornycorft in 1999. During Akula’s conversion a flightdeck and helicopter hangar were addded. Akula underwent an interior and exterior refit in 2008 and in 2010 her engines were overhauled. Read More

Superyacht Blade leaving Ibiza

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

The 44 metre superyacht Blade (ex H2ome) was built by the MMGI shipyard in 2010 and after she was sold to her current owner in November 2010, she underwent an 8-month refit by Monaco Marine. During the refit, the superyacht’s complete interior was redesigned to a design of Michela Reverberi and executed by the Austrian interior firm Sinnex. Read More

The 54 metre Benetti Moonlight in Dubai

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Moonlight (ex: Mau Mau V; Narwhal) is a 53.87m yacht built by Benetti in 1984, which can often be seen in Dubai, where she has her homeport. Her exterior and interior have been completely changed twice, once at Palmer Johnson Savannah, where she was lengthened and once by Al Jadaf yard in Dubai in 2002. Her current interior is designed by Evan K. Marshall. Read More

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 Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy in Dubai

Friday, 21 March 2014

This Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy was delivered last year to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the ruler of Dubai. Alloya was designed with a modern and elegant interior, featuring a combination of contrasting woods, such as olive ash for the furniture and the burned oak for the floors. 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 Andrew Winch designed superyacht St.David

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Superyacht St.David was launched in 2008 by Benetti as Xanadu. She measures 60 metres, and accommodates 12 guests in total luxury. Her sleek, striking exterior design is the work of award-winning designer Andrew Winch and represents a departure from other Benetti superyachts. Read More

The 65 metre superyacht Pestifer underway

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Pestifer was custom-built by Feadship in 2010 for her experienced present owners. The 65 metre superyacht was designed by Clifford Denn with an interior by Francois Zuretti. Set over five luxurious decks, she accommodates up to 12 guests in five en-suite guest cabins and one full width master suite. Read More

The Damen 67 metre Sea Axe named 6711 in Gibraltar

Monday, 17 March 2014

The Damen 67 metre Sea Axe support vessel named 6711 has been configured with an extensive dive centre, including its own decompression chamber. Deck space, excluding fully certified helipad - is an impressive 275 square metres.The 6711 build project was managed by in co-operation with Imperial. She is a sistership to GarconRead More

Ocean Paradise passing a large cruiseship in Monaco

Friday, 14 March 2014

Launched last year at the Benetti Livorno shipyard, 55 metre Ocean Paradise became the talk of the town during 2013 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show. This bold and modern vessel presented the industry with her unique sense of style, refreshingly different approach to design and a quirky and confident personality that showcases a pleasant, bubbly sense of fun. Read More

Superyachts Alwaeli and White Cloud anchored side by side

Thursday, 13 March 2014

The 67.30m White Cloud, seen here in the foreground, was built by Feadship in 1983 as New Horizon L. She was built for the late Dutch businessman Bram van Leeuwen, also known as the Prince the Lignac. In 2004 and 2005 the yacht was completely rebuild. Alwaeli is a classic 68.5m superyacht launched by CRN in Italy in 1991. Read More

Superyacht Meya Meya in Marmaris

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Launched by Logos Marine in 2010, this 35 metre superyacht named Meya Meya is designed by UK-based H2 Yacht Design with naval architecture by Ed Fry of Fryco-USA. Her structural design and engineering was done in-house by Logos. Power comes from twin MTU 16V 2000 M93 diesel engines of 2,400 hp each. 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

The Fast Yacht Support vessel Garcon in Gibraltar

Monday, 10 March 2014

The 67-metre Fast Yacht Support vessel Garcon is the support vessel to the 87 metre Lürssen superyacht Ace. The sleek, axe-bowed Garcon was constructed at Damen Shipyards in Holland. She is the first large support yacht delivered by Damen, the second one was delivered a couple of weeks ago, and is named 6711. Read More

Leander G at anchor off Devils Bay in Virgin Gorda BVI

Friday, 7 March 2014

Leander G is a 75m superyacht built in Germany in 1992, as the replacement for the owner's 65m yacht, but got sold prior to her delivery. Leander G is powered by twin 3600 HP Deutz-MWM SBV12M628 Diesels, and carries almost 290.000 liters of fuel, which gives her an incredible range of 8000nm. Read More

The unusual superyacht Touch Wood in Dubai

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Superyacht Touch Wood is one of those yachts that remains a bit of a mystery. She seems to be built from solid teak wood, and even though we believe she was built in the Middle East, we are not quite sure where. The yacht is docked most of her time in the heart of Dubai, in the Dubai Creek, so we assume she is locally owned. Read More

The 77 metre Pegasus V at anchor off Monaco

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Built as Princess Mariana in Denmark by Royal Denship in 2003, the 77 metre Pegasus V, seen here off Monaco last September, is designed by Espen Oeino. Quite unusual for a yacht her size, she has her owner's suite situated on the lower deck. This might mean less of a view from the cabin, but it does mean direct access to the sea. Read More

The 67 metre superyacht Drizzle underway

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

The 67.27 metre (220’8”) Feadship was launched in January 2012, and has been created for clients who were inspired by the 2005 Feadship Twizzle (now Issana), of which they were the second owners and had renamed Drizzle. The yacht is here seen leaving the port of Antibes in the spring of 2013. Read More

The 41 metre Baglietto Natori in Ibiza

Monday, 3 March 2014

The 41 metre Baglietto Natori is a sistership to superyacht Oxygen, and boasts a distinctive and avant garde exterior, styled by Italian designer Francesco Paszkowski. For the inside her owners commissioned Bannenberg and Rowell to design the interior, after admiring the designer's recent work. Read More

Superyacht Plan B at anchor in Villefranche sur Mer

Friday, 28 February 2014

Built by Abu Dhabi MAR Kiel (formerly HDW), the 73 metre superyacht Plan B was ordered before the crisis as part of an order for six yachts of all around the same size. Due to the economic crisis four yachts were cancelled. In addition to Plan B, the second yacht in the series, HDW #423, is still in-build. Read More

The Oceanco Caprice in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Caprice, seen here in Fort Lauderdale's inland waterways, is a 37.5 metre Oceanco superyacht built in 1994. She sleeps 8 guests in 4 staterooms. Designed by Gerhard Gilgenast, the superyacht features an exquisite interior by Donald Starkey.​ Her The twin MWM Deutz TBD604BVB engines produce 1,315 hp each. Read More

Superyacht Nomi in Saint George Bay on Symi

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The luxury charter yacht Nomi was built by the well-known Picchiotti shipyard in 1997 and she has just undergone an extensive refit inside and out. SuperYachtTimes.com editor Maarten recently spend a week on board for a cruise in Turkey and Greece, so expect a full charter review coming up soon. Read More

Superyacht Attessa IV at anchor in Charlotte Amalie

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

​The 100.58 metre superyacht Attessa IV, seen here at anchor in Charlotte Amalie, USVI, on Thursday Feb 20th, 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

The 42 metre gulet Carpe Diem 4 in Knidos

Monday, 24 February 2014

The 42 metre gulet style superyacht Carpe Diem 4 was delivered in 2011, and was built in Bodrum by an experienced owner. She offers accommodation for up to 12 guests, in 6 large and luxurious cabins. In October, I stepped on board for a charter along the Turkish and Greek coast. Read More

Kaiser at anchor in front of the Kempinski Hotel in Bodrum

Friday, 21 February 2014

Kaiser, seen here at anchor this summer in front of the Kempinski Hotel in Bodrum, is a perfect example of yet another successful cooperation between highly accomplished teams of Donal Starkey Designs, Bannenberg & Rowell and Abeking & Rasmussen. The yacht cruised together with Eclipse for a couple of weeks in October. Read More

The 80 metre Chopi Chopi at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas

Thursday, 20 February 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 has an overall layout that boasts some surprising and well thought out features, all guest accommodations (two twin suites, three doubles and one VIP), are located on the main deck, excluding the master suite. Read More

The 40 metre superyacht Seaflower in Monaco

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

​The 40 metre (131ft) Feadship Seaflower, seen here in Monaco last September, features one of the most expensive interiors per square meter on any Feadship. The interior has an calm and relaxed atmosphere. Alcantara ceilings combine with lightfabrics and carpets to create a roomy feel. Read More

The Dhow style superyacht Shamekh in Doha, Qatar

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

​Shamekh, seen here in The Pearl Marina, an artificial island spanning nearly four million square metres, in Doha, Qatar, is a superyacht, based on a traditional Dhow hull. It appears that the yacht was converted at the Al Jadaf Drydock in Dubai around 2005 and we estimate she has a length in the region of 35 metres. Not much is known about this yacht. Read More

The Mangusta 105 Magnifico in Doha, Qatar

Monday, 17 February 2014

The 31.4 metre superyacht Magnifico was built in 2007 by Overmarine, this Mangusta 105 sport boats an impressive top speed of 35 knots, thanks to her twin KaMeWa water jets that are powered by MTU engines. Superyacht Magnifico accommodates up to nine guests in four cabins. Read More

Sensei cruising from Saint Tropez towards Cannes

Friday, 14 February 2014

Sensei, seen here cruising from Saint Tropez towards Cannes last summer, was built in Japan by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in 1991. The yacht had two major refits; one in 1995 at Admiral Marine Works where she was lengthened with some 4m and was extensively refitted at Benetti in 2006.  Sensei can accommodate 10 guests. Read More

Superyacht Meserret II at anchor

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Superyacht Meserret II was built in Holland at the Cammenga shipyard, in 1978. The yacht provides accommodation for 14 guests and two supernumeraries in total in 9 luxurious and well-appointed suites. The yacht which was sold to her current owners in 2013, has been completely refitted and has a cruising speed of 15 knots and a range of 6,000nm. Read More

The 41 metre superyacht Adler in Antibes

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

​The 41 metre Adler was built by the Lauderdale Marine Center, in Fort Lauderdale in 2005. Her designed, Gary Grant, also designed a recent yacht built by Heesen, named Crazy Me, which has similar lines to Adler. Read More

The Trinity Lady Linda in Fort Lauderdale

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

The Trinity Lady Linda is designed and built for owners with considerable superyacht experience. Evan K Marshall’s richly elegant and bold interior is resplendent with highly glossed exotic woods, unique granite and marble finishes, rare art and custom furnishings. The yacht accommodates 12 guests in 6 spacious cabins. Read More

The 65 metre Feadship Wedge Too in Saint Tropez

Monday, 10 February 2014

Seen here in Saint Tropez, Feadship Wedge Too was delivered in 2002. The yacht features an interior and exterior design by Philippe Starck. Gnomes and thrones, wheelbarrow chairs and luminous stairs, foam-filled eggs and lights with crooked legs... Wedge Too is a boat packed with the most intricate surprises. Read More

Superyacht Lady Sura in Saint Tropez

Friday, 7 February 2014

Lady Sura is a 49.9 metre tri-deck custom built superyacht with aluminum hull and superstructure. She was delivered by Trinity Yachts in December 2012. Features of this yacht include a full beam two-level master suite—to enjoy sleeping on the lower level and relaxing to the view on the upper—on the main deck with forward panoramic viewing windows. Read More

The Proteksan Turquoise superyacht Double Trouble

Thursday, 6 February 2014

This 50 metre superyacht, designed by Dubois Naval Architects, was launched in 1994 and underwent a refit in 2008. Initially named Turquoise she was built at the Proteksan Turquoise shipyard in Turkey. After selling his yacht, Double Trouble's original owner built a new yacht, also called Turquoise. Read More

Superyacht Majestic off St Barths

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

The 61.20 metre Majestic (ex: Secret) was built by Feadship in the Netherlands in 2007. Majestic offers accommodation for 12 charter guests to select destinations in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. Seven finely appointed bedroom suites offer guests ample comfort. Powered by twin 2000 hp Caterpillar 3516B-DITA engines, she cruises at 12.5 knots. Read More

The 55 metre Heesen Serenity at anchor

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

The 55 metre superyacht Serenity has elegant exterior lines express the typical Heesen style with its ‘pelican beak’ bow – a negative sheer that is their trademark. In-house Heesen naval architects worked closely with Van Oossanen and Associates to create this well-founded hull with a trans-oceanic range of 6,000Nm at 10 knots. Read More

Superyacht Phoenix 2 off Anguilla

Monday, 3 February 2014

​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's sun deck offers a huge swimming pool with separate Jacuzzi and exterior cinema. Read More

Superyacht Venus at anchor off Sint Maarten

Friday, 31 January 2014

When launched, the 78 metre Feadship Venus, built for the late Steve Jobs, left the traditional superyacht industry gasping for air. Designed by one of the most influential designers in the world, Philippe Starck, Venus is designed to a minimum. In an interview with SuperYachtTimes.com, Philippe said: "Venus was about the elegance of minimum". Read More

Superyacht Libra III in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, 30 January 2014

The 48 metre superyacht Libra III, seen here in Fort Lauderdale in October, was delivered in 2006 as Lady Linda by Trinity Yachts. Built in aluminum and using a semi-displacement design, she can cruise at 18 knots and reach a top speed of 20 knots. Libra III accommodates 10 guests in 5 spacious staterooms in dark cherry. Read More

Superyacht Evviva in the mist in Port Angeles, Washington

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

The 50 metre Evviva, which stands for 'something beautiful' in Italian, was built by Westport Yachts in the USA. Evviva is the second yacht in Westport Shipyard's 164-foot tri-deck series, and was delivered in 2007. The owner of the yacht also owns Westport Shipyard. This photo was taken in Port Angeles, Washington, USA. Read More

The 67.75 metre private yacht Archimedes underway

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

The 67.75 metre private yacht Archimedes was built by the Feadship in 2008. Both the interior and exterior of Archimedes were designed by John Munford. The yacht, named after Archimedes of Syracuse, a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer, is powered by twin 2.000hp Caterpillar 3516B DI-TA diesels. Read More

Superyacht Kipany in Fort Lauderdale

Monday, 27 January 2014

​The 35.36 metre superyacht Kipany was built by Intermarine in Italy as Royal Flush. During her days as Royal Flush she was often seen in Port Hercule of Monaco. In Winter 2006 she was sold to her current owners who shipped her to her new home in Key West, FL. In 2007/2008 several interior and exterior modifications were made to the superyacht. Read More

Superyacht Northern Star off St Barths

Friday, 24 January 2014

The 75 metre Lürssen Northern Star was delivered by her German builders in 2009, and is designed by Espen Oeino. She was built for a very experienced owner, who has many years behind him as an ocean racing and cruising sailor, required top notch design and engineering as well as seagoing comfort for his guests and crew. Read More

Dunya's 72 metre Axioma off Anguilla

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Axioma was built at Dunya Yachts, and was delivered this summer. She made her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show, where she was sold to a new client. The yacht accommodates 12 guests in a master and five double cabins, two of which are convertible into twins. She features a beach house-style interior by the legendary late designer Alberto Pinto. Read More

Superyacht Cakewalk anchored off Sint Maarten

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Cakewalk is the largest yacht (by volume) ever built in the USA. She was also the last large yacht delivered by the Derecktor shipyard, who filed for bankruptcy in 2012. Cakewalk's flowing lines and accentuated curves were created by Tim Heywood Design, giving the yacht fabulous presence on the water and making her instantly recognizable. Read More

Superyacht Luna in Sint Maarten

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

​Luna was delivered in 2010 to her well known owner, who also owns superyacht Eclipse. The diesel-electric powered Luna is SOLAS claased, measures 115 meters and was built at the Lloyds Werft in Germany, to a design by Newcruise. Her interior, which has never been published, is designed by Donald Starkey.

Superyachts Aquarius and Givi at anchor

Monday, 20 January 2014

The 64.50 metre Aquarius was built by Amels in 2007 as My Shanti. Both the interior and exterior of Aquarius were designed by Terence Disdale Design. With each deck dedicated to providing the maximum possible space; she sleeps comfortably 16 guests in 8 staterooms. Givi is a 60 meter CRN build in 2006. Read More

The 50 metre Amels superyacht T.J. Esperanza

Friday, 17 January 2014

The 50 metre T.J. Esperanza was built by Amels in their successful Tigre D’Or series. Both the interior and exterior of the superyacht were designed by Terence Disdale Design. T.J. Esperanza accommodates 12 guests in 1 master, 2 double and 3 twin cabins. The displacement motor yacht is powered by twin 1,200hp Cummins diesels. Read More

Superyacht Mayan Queen in Istanbul

Thursday, 16 January 2014

The 92 metre Mayan Queen IV was built for a prominent Mexican businessman who previously owned the 49 metre Feadship Marion Queen. The yacht is used by her owners often, and has been spotted all over the world. In this photo she was catured in 2010 when she visited Istanbul. She is designed by Tim Heywood. Read More

The Maiora 31DP Sashay in Fort Lauderdale

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

The 31 metre Sashay was built by the Italian Maiora shipyard in 1998, to a design by Roberto Del Re, with naval architecture by Fipa Italiana Yachts. The yacht can often be found docked behind a private house in Fort Lauderdale's inland waterways. The yacht is powered by twin 2285 hp 12V 396 TE94 engines, which give her a top speed of 27 knots. Read More

The 58.20 metre Proteksan Turquoise Baraka

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

The 58.20 metre Baraka was launched on the 15th of April by Proteksan-Turquoise. She has a steel hull with aluminium superstructure and a displacement of 860 tons. Baraka is powered by twin Caterpillar 3512B diesel engines which provide a cruising speed of 14 knots and a range of 5,000 nautical miles at 12 knots. Read More

The 75 metre Oceanco superyacht Anastasia

Monday, 13 January 2014

Built at Oceanco in 2008, the 75 metre Anastasia features seven decks, disguised in a huge sweeping curved superstructure that rises from the wood effect transom through to the reverse sheerline bow. The vast main saloon features an aquarium that separates lounging and dining areas. Read More

The 75.6 metre Lürssen Northern Star off Monaco

Friday, 10 January 2014

The 75 metre Lürssen Northern Star was delivered by her German builders in 2009, and is designed by Espen Oeino. She was built for the original owner of the 63 metre Polar Star, which is very simular looking to the current Northern Star. Her six decks offer accommodation for up to 12 guests. Read More

The 44.76 metre Il Sole at anchor

Thursday, 9 January 2014

The 44.76 metre Il Sole was built by Benetti in 1994 and underwent a major refit in 2006, which included a complete new interior to a design of Candy & Candy. The luxury motor yacht was sold to her current owners in 2010, who have made her available for charter. Her previous owners went on to build superyacht Candyscape II. Read More

Superyacht Match Point in Fort Lauderdale

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Superyacht Match Point was launched in 2009 by Christensen. The yacht’s exterior styling was done in-house by Christensen’s naval architects, and features smooth, classic lines which are puntuated by sloped pilothouse windows and a purposeful bow shear. Powered by twin MTU 12V 4000 series engines, she will cruise at a comfortable 12 knots. Read More

The Heesen superyacht Sea Dweller underway

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

The 47 metre motor yacht Sea Dweller was built by Heesen Yachts in 1999 as No Escape. Sea Dweller underwent a major interior and exterior refit in 2009/2010, which included the addition of new zero-speed stabilisers. Accommodation is provided for 9 crew and 12 guestsRead More

The 48 metre superyacht Vellmari in Saint Tropez

Monday, 6 January 2014

The 48 metre superyacht Vellmari, also known as Project Ketos, hull FR026, is build by Rossi Navi. The two and half decks all aluminum Vellmari remains under 500 GT, and is powered by 2600 hp twin MTU 16V2000 M94 engines, Vellmari will reach speeds up to 17,5 knots, in total comfort. Designed by Enrico Gobbi from T4D. Read More

Superyacht Diamond A in St. Barth's

Friday, 3 January 2014

Superyacht Diamond A (ex-Ultima III) built by Abeking & Rasmussen with accommodation for up to 12 guests in six luxurious double cabins, offers a fantastic variety of locations for guests to relax and be pampered by a professional crew of 16. Launched in 1998, Diamond A reflects strength and confidence in her exterior look. Read More

The 61 metre Feadship Majestic

Thursday, 2 January 2014

​The 61.20 metre Majestic (ex: Secret) is built by Feadship in the Netherlands, to an inhouse design, and an interior design by Jim Harris. Launched in 2007, her sophisticated, elegant interior provides accommodation in 7 beautifully appointed cabins. Majestic cruises the Mediterranean in the summer and the Caribbean in the winter. Read More

The recently sold superyacht Sea Jewel at anchor

Friday, 20 December 2013

The 52 metre superyacht Sea Jewel was built in 1997 by the Lemwerder yard Abeking & Rasmussen, to a design of Espen Oeino. She was sold to a new owner earlier this week, only days after coming onto the market for sale. Sea Jewel has a near sistership, Vera (ex: Airwaves), which was built two years later. Read More

Superyacht Sealyon in the port of Monaco

Thursday, 19 December 2013

The 61.80 metre Sealyon was built by VSY (Viareggio SuperYachts) to a design by Espen Oeino. Her outstanding interior design by Candy & Candy features an eclectic collection of detailed decoration using veneers, fabrics, leathers, metals and stones. The steel hulled yacht is a sistership to RoMa, and offers accommodation for 12 guests. Read More

Heesen's 50 metre displacement superyacht Inception

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Inception is a 50 metre displacement superyacht built by Heesen. At the time of her launch back in 2008, she was the largest designed and built displacement yacht in then 30 years of Heesen's history. The interior of this stunning vessel is a fine combination of the use of Macassar veneer with black steel accents. Read More

The 63.70 metre superyacht Sokar at anchor

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Designed and built by the Italian Codecasa shipyard, Sokar was comprehensively refitted at Abeking and Rasmussen in 1997/9, where works included a 5m stern extension and an interior refit by Howard and Horsfield to combine with the original Vittorio Cerruti designed interior. Sokar offers accommodation for up to 22 guests. Read More

The Codecasa superyacht Ol Mi Da at anchor

Monday, 16 December 2013

Ol Mi Da was built by Codecasa in Viareggio in 2004 as Andale. She changed hands in 2007 and became Grace E. Her owners at that time, who will take delivery of a 73 metre Grace E from Pichiotti in 2014, refitted the yacht, and added a deck. She was sold earlier this year to her current owners. Read More

Superyacht Bad Girl at anchor

Friday, 13 December 2013

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. Forward of the main saloon, stairs lead to a raised observation lounge, which can be transformed into a cinema. Powered by triple water jets, Bad Girl is capable of reaching a speed of 25 knots. Read More

The 63.50 metre superyacht Shahnaz

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Shahnaz, seen here last summer in Saint Tropez, is a 63.50 metre superyacht built by Nuovi Cantieri Liguri in 1991 as El Bravo for a Swiss owner. Shahnaz was designed by Ruggiero Naval Architects and Studio de Jorio. This high volume superyacht was one of the first superyachts to feature a glass elevator. Read More

Superyacht Cloud 9 in Monaco

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Cloud 9 was built in 2009 by CMN, with exterior and interior styling from Andrew Winch Designs. She is a close sistership to Slipstream (also launched in 2009), and Netanya 8 (launched in 2007). Cloud 9 offers accommodation for 12 guests in 4 double, 1 VIP and 1 owner’s suite, and is a popular charter yacht. Read More

The 42.75 metre Baglietto superyacht Mi Vida

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

The 42.75 metre superyacht Mi Vida, built by Baglietto in 2009,was designed by Italian Designer Francesco Paszkowski. The yacht, which was sold to her current owners in 2013, features an interior designed by Art-Line, which is characterized by the use of zebrano wood with polished finishing. Read More

Superyacht Indigo Star in Monaco

Monday, 9 December 2013

Superyacht Indigo Star was launched in 1995 by Siar Moschini to a design by Andrea Bacigalupo. The 38 metre superyacht, seen here cruising off Monaco, can accommodate up to 10 guests in one master, one large VIP, two double and one twin cabin. The yacht is powered by twin 2285 hp 12V MTU 396 TE94 engines. Read More

The 46.05 metre superyacht Illusion I in Monaco

Friday, 6 December 2013

The 46.05 metre (150'11) superyacht Illusion I was delivered by Benetti in 2010. Her beautifully styled interior and exterior guest areas are the work of Argent Design and Galeazzi Design. Accommodating up to 10 guests in five staterooms including an impressive full-beam master suite. She is for sale with Camper & Nicholsons International. Read More

The 87 metre Lürssen superyacht Ace

Thursday, 5 December 2013

The 87 metre superyacht Ace was built in 2012 by the German Lürssen shipyard. Ace features accommodation for 12 guests in 6 spectacular staterooms. Her unique lines and beautiful interior were both created by Andrew Winch Designs. Ace has one of the most luxurious spas that have ever been built into a yacht. Read More

The 49.90 metre Codecasa Lady Ann Magee at anchor

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

The 49.90 metre luxury yacht Lady Ann Magee was built by Codecasa in 2001, and features an interior designed by Della Role Design. She had major refit in 2006, and is in impeccable condition. At one point, she was going to replaced by a larger yacht, but that yacht was sold to another client, and now cruises as Lady Lau. Read More

Superyacht Elandess in Gibraltar

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Elandess is a 60 metre superyacht, built by Abeking & Rasmussen in 2009. Elandess was photographed earlier this week by SuperYachtPhoto.com contributor Giovanni Romero in Gibraltar. Judging by the storm shutters that are in place on her main deck, she was just about ready to make an Atlantic crossing. Read More

Superyacht Hermitage in Barcelona

Monday, 2 December 2013

The 68.5 metre Lürssen Hermitage was delivered in 2011, to a design by Espen Oeino, and she features an interior by design team of Andrew Winch and Associates. The yacht is seen here in Marina Port Vell, Barcelona's city centre state-of-the-art seven-star marina, set to become one of the leading superyacht destinations in the world. Read More

Explorer yacht Pink Shrimp in Sardinia

Friday, 29 November 2013

Motor yacht Pink Shrimp was built in 2000 by Jemison and in 2010 she was converted to a luxury motor yacht by well-known yachtsman Jack Setton. Pink Shrimp was designed to be operated with a minimum crew and to be low-maintenance. Here she is pictured off anchor at Porto Cervo, Sardinia in August 2013. Read More

Superyacht Mehzam in The Pearl Qatar

Thursday, 28 November 2013

The 42.98 metre superyacht Mehzam is pictured here in The Pearl Qatar earlier this month. The displacement motor yacht was built in the United States by Huffstutler to a design of Overing Yacht Designs. The yacht was launched in 1997 as Saint James and sold to her current owner in 2009. Read More

The Mangusta 130 Awesome in Saint Tropez

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

​Awesome, launched in 2005, is part of the popular Mangusta 130 series. Awesome accommodates 10 guests, in a full beam master, a large VIP, and one double and one twin cabin. The yacht was very fully specified from the outset, and has been maintained to the highest possible standards. Read More

The 1921 superyacht Delphine at night

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

SS Delphine is a 78.55 metre yacht that was originally built by Great Lakes Engineering Works in 1921, by Horace Dodge, co-founder of Dodge Brothers. She had a rather troubled history, that started when she caught fire in New York in 1926. Recovered and restored, she was again damaged when she ran aground in the Great Lakes. Read More

The 2003 Lürssen superyacht Capri in Monaco

Monday, 25 November 2013

Delivered by Lürssen in 2003, Capri has five decks and her voluminous Glade Johnson interior accommodates 12 guests in 6 cabins, including a a main deck master suite with accompanying children cabin, and an additional 3 double cabins and 1 twin cabin on the lower deck. Read More

The 62.5 metre Lady Lola

Friday, 22 November 2013

The 62.5 metre Lady Lola was delivered in 2002 by Dutch shipyard Oceanco. She features a stunning Zuretti interior, which makes luxurious use of her 10.5 metre beam, including private access to the owner’s deck, encompassing 325 square metres. Here, the owner’s king stateroom suite features a 270-degree panorama. 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

The Sir Norman Foster designed superyacht Ocean Emerald

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Ocean Emerald, launched in 2009, was probably the most unusual superyacht launched that year. This spectacular and contemporary 41 metre masterpiece has been designed by Lord Norman Foster with a strong emphasis on space and light and has five suites for up to 12 guests. Read More

The 67.30 metre Feadship White Cloud in Monaco

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

The 67.30m White Cloud was built by Feadship Royal Van Lent in 1983 as New Horizon L. She was built for the late Dutch businessman Bram van Leeuwen, also known as the Prince the Lignac. This hospitable owner used to employ her as his main residenence, embarking with her on extended travels at least once every season. Read More

The 78 metre Abeking & Rasmussen Titan

Monday, 18 November 2013

The 78 metre superyacht Titan, seen here in Gibraltar last week, was delivered late 2010 by the German yard Abeking & Rasmussen. The interior of the yacht was designed by Reymond Langton and features custom made furniture pieces by Silverlining. The yacht is certified for 12 passengers. Read More

Lürssen's Quattroelle at night in Monaco

Friday, 15 November 2013

The star of the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show, Quattroelle, is an 86 metre Lürssen, designed by Nuvolari Lenard. The name Quattroelle is Italian for "4 times the letter L" and the 4 L's stand for Love, Life, Liberty and Luxury. She was constructed for an experienced owner, who already owned a Lürssen before. Read More

Superyacht Param Jamuna IV in Monaco

Thursday, 14 November 2013

A spacious three-decker, Param Jamuna IV is a true powerboat reaching speeds of 23 knots, a performance that matches her aggressive exterior look. With regards to her interiors, she shows off a style that combines soft colours with strong contrasts, modern lines with plenty of softness, and ample amounts light, space and glamour to be enjoyed. Read More

The Westport 130 Yeratel G

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Yeratel G is a 39.60 metre superyacht in the highly popular Westport 130 series, and was delivered in 2003. The all-GRP semi-displacement superyacht has a cruising speed of 24 knots, yet offers long range cruising possibilities at a lower speed. She offers accommodation for 10 guests. Read More

The Feadship Lady Andrea, seen in 1983 at Port Everglades

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

The 33 metre Feadship Lady Andrea, built at Feadship's Kaag shipyard, was photographed by one of our readers back in 1983. The yacht was delivered in 1970 as hull number 714, as Pakeha. The yacht is an inhouse Feadship design, and following a refit in 1997, is still in immaculate condition today. Read More

The 66 metre Delta superyacht Invictus in San Diego

Monday, 11 November 2013

At over 1900 gross ITC and with a length of 66 metres, Invictus, seen here in San Diego, is designed by The Delta Design Group, who were responsible for both the naval architecture and exterior styling. Thanks to her remarkable beam and expansive volume, her interior showcases high ceilings and spacious rooms. Read More

The spectacular 74 metre Enigma

Friday, 8 November 2013

The 74 metre Blohm & Voss built Enigma was originally built as ECO 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. In the next issue of SuperYacht Experience we will publish an interview with Espen Oeino, who talks about this project. Read More

The 33.4 metre superyacht Heliad II in Saint Tropez

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Built by Lynx Yachts, at Scheepswerf Made, this 33.4 metre vessel with steel hull and aluminium superstructure, is designed by Diana Yacht Design. Heliad II offers accommodation for a company of up to 12 guests, in a layout that is similar to most 45 metre superyachts. Her interior is light and contemporary with a luxurious finish. Read More

The 77 metre superyacht Smeralda at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Launched in the spring of 2012, Smeralda is 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, she is the most advanced addition to the groundbreaking and multiple award-winning Silver Series. Read More

The 60.96m Feadship Samadhi at dawn

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

The 60.96m Feadship Samadhi (ex: April Fool), seen here at dawn in Gibraltar a few days ago, was built in 2006 at Feadship. Sold earlier this year to her new owner, she features an interior by Janet Leroy, based on a concept design by French interior firm Larvor. Powered by twin 2000 hp Caterpillar 3516B DITA engines, she cruises at 13 knots. Read More

Superyacht The Mercy Boys at anchor

Monday, 4 November 2013

Sold to her current owners in 2012, The Mercy Boys was built by the Schweers shipyard in 1986 as Margaux Rose under the supervision of the late Claus Kusch. She was a most unusual superyacht, featuring a non symetrical superstructure, as well as a landing pad on her bow, for a hot air balloon. Read More

The PJ superyacht Griffin in Kos

Friday, 1 November 2013

The 41 metre PJ135 Griffin was built by Palmer Johnson in 2012 to a design of Nuvolari & Lenard. Maintaining the sleek lines of her smaller PJ120 predecessor, the larger, faster 41 metre is a luxury yacht with performance and muscular presence. The generous additional beam width allows for a larger sundeck. Read More

The ISA superyacht Olah

Thursday, 31 October 2013

The 47.50 metre Olah (formerly known as Kolaha) was built by ISA Yachts in 2005 to a design of Walter Franchini Architetto with an interior by Cristiano Gatto Design. The light and elegant interior of Olah accommodates up to 10 guests. She is part of the yard's popular 470 series of superyachts, of which 8 were built. Read More

The 77 metre yacht Pegasus underway

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Built as Princess Mariana in Denmark by Royal Denship in 2003, the 77 metre Pegasus V was designed by Espen Oeino. She features a private owners suite balcony, an open air beach club with sea water pool, and offers accommodation for up to 12 charter guests and a crew of 27. The yacht has her own dedicated website. Read More

The 87 metre superyacht Ace in Gibraltar

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

​The 87 metre superyacht Ace was built in 2012 by the German Lürssen shipyard. The superyacht’s striking exterior design is by Andrew Winch Designs, who were also responsible for her interior. There have only been a few interior photos released of the yacht, which you can find on the website of Lürssen. Read More

Sea Axe support vessel Umbra in Gibraltar

Monday, 28 October 2013

Umbra is the second Sea Axe vessel built by the Dutch Damen Shipyards Group. She was launched in 2010. The vessel can achieve 21 knots and features ingenious solutions such as removable accommodation pod and storage containers to suit the yacht owner's requirements. Umbra was sold last week. Read More

Oceanco superyacht Sunrays in Turkey

Friday, 25 October 2013

Superyacht Sunrays was delivered by Oceanco in 2010, and was designed by the late Bjorn Johansson. Sunrays, hull Y705, 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, in an interior designed by Terence Disdale Design. Read More

Superyacht Nomi at anchor in Marmaris

Thursday, 24 October 2013

The luxury superyacht Nomi was built by the well-known Picchiotti shipyard in 1997 and she has just undergone an extensive refit inside and out. With her master suite, including private Jacuzzi, on the main deck and her 3 double cabins plus 1 twin cabin on the lower deck, the yacht offers accommodation for up to 10 guests. Read More

The 65 metre superyacht Family Day at night

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day, seen here leaving Monaco after the Monaco Yacht Show, features an interior by Della Role Design. Her sleek and modern exterior, that is both sportive and contemporary, forms an interesting contrast with her interior. The yacht offers modern and light living spaces with seven luxuriously appointed staterooms. Read More

The 71 metre superyacht Kogo in Saint Tropez

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

The 71 metre superyacht Kogo, seen here by one of our readers in the port of Saint Tropez, was built by the French shipyard Alstom Marine in 2006. Her exterior was styled by Tim Heywood and she features a stunning interior by Terence Disdale. Kogo has accommodation for 12 guests in 5 luxuriously appointed double and 2 twin suites. Read More

The 77 metre superyacht Samar in Gibraltar

Monday, 21 October 2013

Samar is a 77 metre Devonport built superyacht, that was delivered in 2006. Inside, she features a stunning ornate interior, that feel incredibly spacious, thanks to her high ceilings, and the abundance of light coming in through the many windows. The dining area is large enough to seat 30 guests, and she has a dry dock that contains a 36 foot tender. Read More

The 88.5 metre superyacht Nirvana in Datca, Turkey

Friday, 18 October 2013

At 88.5 metres LOA, Nirvana is one the largest in a spectacular line of superyachts built by esteemed Dutch shipyard Oceanco. Designed to perfection by Sam Sorgiovanni, Nirvana combines extraordinarily voluminous interiors with extensively spacious deck spaces. Superyacht Nirvana is for sale and has an asking price of € 230,000,000.

The PJ170 superyacht DB9 at night

Thursday, 17 October 2013

​DB9, a Palmer Johnson 170, was launched in 2010 to a design by Nuvolari & Lenard. DB9 is the second Palmer Johnson built for this owner under the same name. The first DB9 is still called DB9, and measures 36.5 metres. The yacht in this photo is 52.2 metres long, and can accommodate between 10 and 12 guests. Read More

The Oceanfast superyacht Sirona III in Portofino

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Sirona III (ex Sycara III) was built by Oceanfast in 2004 to a design of Jon Bannenberg. The yacht, named after a Celtic goddess associated with healing springs,  features an upper deck master stateroom, with large doors opening up onto a private aft deck. The owners of the yacht also own a large cruiseline company. Read More

Superyacht Tatiana in Kos

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Tatiana, seen here in the port of Kos, was built by Bilgin Yachts in Turkey, and delivered in 2006. Constructed out of wood, Tatiana accommodates up to 10 guests in two master cabins, one VIP cabin & two twin bed cabins. She features a spacious fly bridge, equipped with a Jacuzzi, bar, vast sunbathing area & seating for up to 12 guests. 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

The 43.6 metre superyacht Lady Duvera in Monaco

Friday, 11 October 2013

Lady Duvera is a 43.60m yacht built by Hakvoort in Monnickendam in 2000. Her exterior is designed by Diana Yacht Design, and she features an interior by Felix Buytendijk, which offers a perfect balance of classical and avant-garde styling. Powered by wtin Caterpillar 3508 DI-TA engines, she cruises at a gentle 12 knots. Read More

The 47.5m classic Feadship Strangelove in Portofino

Thursday, 10 October 2013

The classic Feadship Strangelove (formerly known as Paminusch and Paris) offers accommodation to 12 guests in a well-appointed main deck master suite and 5 guest cabins. The superyacht has clean, open deck spaces with unfussy, elegant areas. Strangelove is powered by twin 850hp diesel engines Caterpillar type D 398. Read More

The classic superyacht Lady Goodgirl in Portofino

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Lady Goodgirl, seen here in Portofino in Italy, is a classic, full displacement yacht built in 1964 by Hall Russell. She has had a major mechanical and interior refit in 2001 and a restyling of the upper decks in 2004. The superyacht comfortably accommodates 10 or 11 guests in 3 double staterooms and 2 twins. Read More

The 61 metre Benetti superyacht Diamonds Are Forever

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

The 61 metre Benetti superyacht Diamonds Are Forever is owned by an experienced yacht owner, who is evidently a big fan of the british superspy. In fact, he has named all of his previous yachts after Bond movies.  Diamonds Are Forever features an opulent interior, and offers accommodation for a company of up to 12 guests. Read More

The luxury research vessel Pegaso at night

Monday, 7 October 2013

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. Read Pegaso's full story here. 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

Superyacht Garcon arriving in Port Adriano

Thursday, 3 October 2013

On the southwest coast of the island there is a superb superyacht destination. Wonderfully designed and supplied with ample luxury amenities, Port Adriano is simply the go-to spot for those who wish to discover Mallorca, in style. Comfortablye whisked away from the proximity of the major touristic destinations. Read More

The 58 metre Dubois designed sailing yacht Kokomo

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Kokomo was launched in 2010 by Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, to a design by Dubois Naval Architects, with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. The 58 metre yacht sleeps 12 guests in five cabins, all with ensuites. Her interior is rich and elegant with style of the highest quality to create the epitome of luxurious surroundings onboard a sailing yacht. Read More

Superyacht Paraffin arriving in Monaco

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Paraffin is a beautiful Feadship, built in 2002, 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's classic interior is designed by Larvor. Since her launch, a few alterations were made to her top decks. Read More

Superyacht Chopi Chopi in Monaco

Monday, 30 September 2013

​In January of this year SYT editor Maarten Janssen travelled to the CRN shipyard in Ancona for the launched of the largest yacht built by the shipyard so far, the 80 metre Chopi Chopi. Last week the superyacht made her official debut at the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show. Chopi Chopi is designed by Zuccon International Project. Read More

The Lürssen Quattroelle in Monaco

Thursday, 26 September 2013

The name Quattroelle is Italian for "4 times the letter L" and the 4 L's stand for Love, Life, Liberty and Luxury. Quattroelle is the first Lürssen yacht designed by Nuvolari-Lenard. The interior can best be described as eclectic contemporary, with a balanced connection between tradition and the best use of the decorative materials that Europe has to offer. Read More

Heesen's revolutionary Galactica Star arrives in Monaco

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

With her revolutionary hull form Galactica Star is capable of reducing her impact on the environment by up to 30 per cent. And with a remarkable top speed of 28,8 knots, she is not only fuel efficient but extremely fast for a yacht of her size. Heesen's 65 metre Galactica Star will be one of the highlights of this week's Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

The 59.6 metre Ulysses arriving in Monaco

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Launched in 2003, the 59.6 metre (196ft) Ulysses has a rugged steel hull and aluminium superstructure, and was built to be self-sufficient for long periods at a time. Powered by twin Caterpillar 1500hp engines, she has a cruising speed of 12.5 knots, with a range of 6,000 nautical miles. Ulysses offers accommodation for up to 16 guests. Read More

The 48 metre sailing yacht Nativa by Arzanà Navi

Monday, 23 September 2013

Nativa is a 48 metre sailing yacht by Arzanà Navi, designed by Bill Tripp, with interiors by the Arzanà Navi Design Department. This innovative 48 metres results to be a “performance sloop” with proper sailing performance and motor boat comfort and habitability. She will be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show this week. Read More

The 45 metre Palmer Johnson Amorazur II

Friday, 20 September 2013

The 45 metre Amorazur II was built by Palmer Johnson in 1994 as La Baroness (hull number PJ 218). When her original owner took delivery of a new larger Palmer Johnson yacht (a 59 metre yacht, called La Baronessa), the 45m yacht was sold and renamed Amorazur II. The yacht is powered by twin 1960 hp Deutz TBD 604B V12 diesels, and cruises at around 14 knots. Read More

Superyacht Apostrophe on her delivery trip in Bergen, Norway

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Apostrophe was delivered earlier this summer by Dutch shipyard Hakvoort. Designed by award-winning Reymond Langton Design Ltd. in the United Kingdom, the yacht features an unique exterior profile featuring coloured tones, black windows and a striking grey hull. Naval architecture is by Diana Yacht Design. Read More

The 62 metre Codecasa superyacht Moneikos

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Moneikos, a 62 metre superyacht built by Codecasa in 2007. The exterior of Moneikos was designed by the in-house team of Codecasa in cooperation with Franco & Anna Dellarole of Studio Dellarole, who also designed the modern interior. The minimalist interior of Moneikos is ultra modern, and she accommodates up to 16 guests. Read More

The classic 42 metre superyacht Istros at anchor

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Istros is a classic 1954 superyacht, built in Holland by De Vries Lentsch. The yacht won the grand prize for the best restored vessel at the Monaco Yacht Club Prada Classic Yacht Show 2001, and she underwent a multi-million pound refit and refurbishment in 2002. Istros offers a unique combination of classical elegance and modern comforts. Read More

The 67-metre Fast Yacht Support vessel Garcon

Monday, 16 September 2013

The 67-metre Fast Yacht Support vessel Garcon is the support vessel to the 87 metre Lürssen superyacht Ace. Its unique bow and underwater body shape enable the Sea Axe to reach speeds between 18-25 knots in all sea states, making this a fast and dependable support ship - whatever the weather. Read More

The impressive 82.3 metre superyacht Secret

Friday, 13 September 2013

The impressive 82.3 metre superyacht Secret, commissioned for experienced owners, was delivered this summer by Abeking & Rasmussen. The yacht is designed by Sam Sorgiovanni and features a stunningly elegant interior has by Jim Harris, the long-time designer of the owners. Secret is seen here in Palma de Mallorca. Read More

The Codecasa superyacht Away S underway

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Away S was built by Codecasa in Viareggio, in 1991, to an inhouse design by the yard. This 49.8 metre superyacht offers luxury accommodation for up to 12 guests, in a classic interior. She is powered by twin 1875 HP Wärtsilä Diesels, which enable her a top speed of 17 knots. She was built at the same time as Jonikal (now called Sokar). Read More

The 50 metre Evviva in Pt. Townsend, Washington

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

The 50 metre Evviva, which stands for 'something beautiful' in Italian, was built by Westport Yachts in the USA. Evviva is the second yacht in Westport Shipyard's 164-foot tri-deck series, and was delivered in 2007. The owner of the yacht, is no stranger to the yachting world, he in fact owns Westport Shipyard. Read More

The 70 metre superyacht Amadeus at anchor

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

The 70 metre superyacht Amadeus was originally built by as a research vessel, but in 2006 she was converted into a private yacht by Jade Yachts. The yacht has a gross tonnage of 1622 tons, and her lines were re-designed by Reymond Langton Design. Inside, she offers luxurious accommodation designed by Francois Zuretti. Read More

The 134 metre Serene in Vancouver

Monday, 9 September 2013

Seen earlier this year in Vancouver, 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. Serene has been on the US West coast for a couple of months now, being the largest yacht currently cruising in that area. Read More

The 62 metre Codecasa superyacht Esmeralda

Friday, 6 September 2013

The 62 metre Esmeralda was built by Codecasa in 1981. Both the interior and exterior of the Greek owned  Esmeralda have been designed by Studio de Jorio and her twin 1,500hp MAK engines enable the superyacht to cruise at 15 knots. The yacht sleeps 22 guests, in 11 staterooms on the main deck. Esmeralda can often be found in Greece. Read More

Superyacht Vibrant Curiosity in Vancouver

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Vibrant Curiosity (project Y704) was the third project for Oceanco with superyacht designers, Nuvolari & Lenard, who designed the exterior and interior styling of the yacht. Naval architecture was provided by the in-house team Oceanco in co-operation with Azure Naval Architects. This 85 metre yacht is powered by twin 4,680 HP MTU diesel engines. Read More

Superyacht Lady Genyr cruising off Porto Cervo

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

​In May 2013 the CRN shipyard in Ancona launched their latest Navetta 43 superyacht, Lady Genyr and she was delivered to her owners at the beginning of August. The design of Lady Genyr is by Zuccon International Project and she is different from her sistership as she has a new sundeck layout and an elevator. Read More

The 115 metre explorer Luna in Vancouver

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

​Luna was delivered in 2010 to her well known owner, who also owns superyacht. EclipseLuna 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, that features a large swimmingpool. Read More

The 99 metre Feadship Madame Gu in Sardinia

Monday, 2 September 2013

Madame Gu, delivered just before the summer, 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. One of the Feadship yards, Royal van Lent, is now building a 101.5 metre superyacht. Read More

The striking superyacht Quite Essential

Friday, 30 August 2013

Built in 2011, Quite Essential is one of the largest semi-displacement Heesen's to date. The yacht's striking colour scheme, designed by Dobroserdov Design, of Oyster White and Merlot Red, was inspired by her original owner's love for Merlot wine. She was sold earlier this year to her current owner for a price of exceeding € 30,000,000. Read More

The 100.58 metre superyacht Attessa IV

Thursday, 29 August 2013

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. Her owner is no stranger when it comes to rebuilding large yachts.​ Read More

The 64 metre Feadship Lady Marina

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Lady Marina was built in 1999 by Feadship, for an experienced owner. The owner's previous yacht was a 50 metre Hakvoort, now named Lady M. She has some unique design features, including a double knuckle in the bow, a unique mast arrangement, and a large helicopter deck painted grey to lessen the impact on the overall profile. Read More

The 59.5 metre CRN Blue Eyes London

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Blue Eyes London, a 59.5 metre CRN, was launched in 2009, and is powered by 2 Caterpillar 3512B engines that enable her to reach a cruising speed of 14 knots and a maximum of 15 knots. She features highly luxurious interior, that offers accommodation for up to 12 guests. The owner's suite features an fold-out balcony. Read More

Superyachts Pegaso and Sea Stallion at anchor

Monday, 26 August 2013

The Research Vessel (RV) Pegaso's oceanographic capabilities are impressive: a 5-person Diver Lockout submarine, Ice Class notation, fully commercial helipad, and a range of 10,000 nautical miles at 12 knots. She is seen here anchored next to Sea Stallion, the largest Australia-built superyacht built to date. Read More

The 60 metre superyacht Swan in Saint Tropez

Friday, 23 August 2013

Launched in 2011, the Benetti Swan measures 60 metres and has a gross tonnage of just over 1000 tons. Some of the yacht's features include an art filled interior, an enormous Jacuzzi on the sundeck with plenty of room for 8 people, a wide range of water toys, onboard masseuse, and a professional disco on top deck. Read More

Superyacht Big Eagle in the centre of London

Thursday, 22 August 2013

The 52 metre superyacht Big Eagle is pictured here in the centre of London at the Tower Bridge. She was built in Japan by the Mie Zosen shipyard in 1980 as Grand Mudder and later renamed Lady Angela and Papa’s Place. Read More

The recently delivered 66 metre superyacht Invictus underway

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

At over 1900 gross ITC and with a length of 66 metres, Invictus is designed by The Delta Design Group, who were responsible for both the naval architecture and exterior styling. Thanks to her remarkable beam and expansive volume, her interior showcases high ceilings and spacious rooms. Read More

The iconic superyacht Alfa Nero at anchor

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

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, which also converts to a heli pad. Read More

The 73 metre superyacht Ilona in Saint Tropez

Monday, 19 August 2013

Ilona was built in 2004 at the Amels yard in Makkum, Holland, to a design by Redman Whitely Dixon. She was the first large motoryacht to have a helicopter hangar in the main aft deck. In 2012, Ilona went back to Amels for a major refit. Her helicopter landing area was removed, and was changed into a swimming pool​. Read More

The 124 metre superyacht Katara in Bergen Norway

Friday, 16 August 2013

Katara was the delivered by the German Lürssen shipyard in 2010. The Qatari flagged superyacht ranks as the 15th largest yacht in the world. She was designed by Monaco based Espen Oeino International. The interior of Katara is designed by the late Alberto Pinto. Katara has a gross tonnage of 7922 tons. Read More

The 70 metre superyacht Talisman C at anchor

Thursday, 15 August 2013

The 70 metre superyacht Talisman C was built by Proteksan Turquoise in Turkey, to a design by H2 Yacht Design. H2 created both the striking exterior lines of the superyacht and the yacht’s luxurious interior. Being the second yacht built for this owner, H2 Yacht Design incorporated many new features including an extra ‘crow’s nest’ deck. Read More

The 147 metre superyacht Prince Abdulaziz in Ibiza

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Seen here two days ago in Ibiza, the 147 metre long Prince Abdulaziz is owned by the Saudi royal family, and was build in Denmark in 1984. For a long time, she was the world's largest yacht. Her home port is Jeddah, but during the summer she can often been seen at anchor in front of the Saudi Palace, about halfway between Cannes and Golfe Juan. Read More

The 90 metre Athena in British Columbia

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

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 can reach speeds up to 19 knots. Read More

Superyacht Lady Britt in Portofino

Monday, 12 August 2013

Lady Britt was launched by Feadship in 2010, and features an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Lady Britt’s interior, designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, is a combination of New York apartment style with Scandinavian accents. Hidden from view, the yacht's two large tenders are located forward on the main deck. Read More

Feadship Fountainhead in Saint Tropez

Friday, 9 August 2013

Fountainhead was delivered in 2011 by Feadship. She is designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and she features an interior by Sinot Yacht Design and Axel Vervoordt. Fountainhead is a near sistership to Musashi, and for a while they were the largest Feadships ever launched. However, the recently delivered Madame Gu is even bigger. Read More

The 119 metre superyacht A at anchor

Thursday, 8 August 2013

You either love her, or you hate her, but one thing is for sure, few yachts in the world are as extraordinary as superyacht A, designed by Philippe Starck. She measures 119 metres 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. By the way, we love her! Read More

Superyacht 2 Ladies in the Caribbean

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

In 2012, Rossinavi launched superyacht 2 Ladies. The yacht is designed by Mulder Design, and features a modern interior by Tommaso Spadolini. She is powered by twin 1300 hp Caterpillar C32 ACERT engines, which give the yacht a cruising speed of 14.5 knots, and a top speed of 15.5 knots. Read More

The recently delivered superyacht Apostrophe

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Apostrophe was delivered earlier this summer by Dutch shipyard Hakvoort. Designed by award-winning Reymond Langton Design Ltd. in the United Kingdom, the yacht features an unique exterior profile featuring coloured tones, black windows and a striking grey hull. Naval architecture is by Diana Yacht Design. Read More

The 40 metre CRN Aqualibrium at anchor

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Aqualibrium was built by CRN in 1995 to a design by Walter Franchini Architetto, for the orginal owners of the 68 metre Amels superyacht Lady Anne (now called Lady S). Aqualibrium accommodates 11 guests in 1 master and 4 guest staterooms. She is powered by twin 2,600hp Deutz engines. 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

Stella Maris in Saint Tropez this summer

Monday, 29 July 2013

The third delivery by Viareggio Superyachts (VSY), Stella Maris, is designed by Espen Oeino in cooperation with Laurent Giles. She follows the launches of Roma and Candyscape (now Sealyon), in 2010 and 2009. Stella Maris made her 'unofficial' debut last year, when she anchored off the coast in Monaco during the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

The 90 metre Nero in Saint Tropez

Friday, 26 July 2013

The 90 metre Nero was built in 2007 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. A panelled Oak and Ash interior completes the yachts classic feel. Read More

The 78 metre Abeking & Rasmussen Amaryllis

Thursday, 25 July 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 62.50 metre Baton Rouge at anchor off Monaco

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

The 62.50 metre Baton Rouge, designed by Tim Heywood with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon, was the second of three superyachts launched by Dutch superyacht builders Icon Yachts.  At 1,423 gross tons, this imposing full displacement motor yacht offers incredible volume over her six decks. Read More

The classic sailing yacht Tiziana

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Tiziana was built in 1963 at the famous Abeking & Rasmussen yard, to a design by Sparkman & Stephens. In her early days, she attracted and hosted many celebrity events on the Italian and French Rivieras. Her second owner, kept her for more than 25 years, and circumnavigated the world on board. Read More

The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day in Saint Tropez

Monday, 22 July 2013

The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day, seen here in the bay of Saint Tropez, features an interior by Della Role Design. Her sleek and modern exterior, that is both sportive and contemporary, forms an interesting contrast with her interior. Her 4x4 meter bathing platform provides a real beach feel with easy access into the sea. Read More

The 83 year old superyacht Talitha G in Saint Tropez

Friday, 19 July 2013

The 82.6 metre Talitha was built by the Krupp Germania Werft in 1930, and was completely refitted in 1993 at the DML Devonport shipyard in Plymouth, UK, to a design by Jon Bannenberg, followed by another refit in Germany. Talitha combines the finest Art Deco features with contemporary style. Read More

The 78 metre A&R Eminence in Saint Tropez

Thursday, 18 July 2013

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 yacht's original owner went back to Abeking, and had another yacht built. Read More

Superyacht Huntress underway

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Huntress was built by the Royal De Vries yard in Aalsmeer, one of the three Feadship yards, and was delivered to her original owner in 1997. Her exterior is designed by De Voogt Naval Architects, and she features an interior by Terence Disdale. Even for a yacht as large as this, Huntress has a uniquely voluminous atmosphere. Read More

The Tim Heywood designed superyacht Cakewalk at anchor

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Cakewalk, seen here 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, giving the yacht fabulous presence on the water and making her instantly recognizable. Read More

The 115 metre superyacht Luna

Monday, 15 July 2013

Luna was delivered in 2010 to her well known owner, who is no stranger to superyachts. Her owner in fact, owns a whole fleet of superyachts, including EclipseLuna measures 115 meters and was built at the Lloyds Werft in Germany. One of her special features is her over-sized aft deck, that features a large swimmingpool. Read More

The 75 metre Lürssen Northern Star at anchor

Friday, 12 July 2013

The 75 metre Lürssen Northern Star was delivered by her German builders in 2009, and is designed by Espen Oeino. Her interior is designed by Pauline Nunns, and can best be described as a grand country home. Her six decks offer accommodation for up to 12 guests, including a large owner's suite that features a library. Read More

The 82 metre Andrew Winch designed superyacht Sarafsa

Thursday, 11 July 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 a British shipyard then called Devonport Yachts. The owner of Sarafsa previously owned a 54 metre  superyacht that was built at Amels​, now called Faribana V. Read More

Sailing yacht Koo in Antigua

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The 42.90 metre Koo  was built by Vitters in 2002 as African Queen and later renamed Red Dragon, and Vent d’EstKoo was designed by Dubois Naval Architects with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon and Axel Vervoordt.  The Dutch built superyach sleeps 8 guests, in 1 master, 2 double and 1 twin cabin, and 7 crew members. Read More

Superyacht Hampshire II at anchor in Villefranche sur Mer

Tuesday, 9 July 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. Hampshire II features include a classic interior with hand-crafted mahogany panelling, a crow’s nest for panoramic views, and a large beach club. Read More

The 72 metre superyacht Stella Maris in Monaco

Monday, 8 July 2013

The latest delivery by Viareggio Superyachts (VSY), 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

The 54 metre custom built displacement superyacht Rahil

Friday, 5 July 2013

The 54 metre custom built displacement superyacht Rahil, a project sold by Peter Insull Yacht Marketing, was built by Mariotti Yachts. Her interior embodies good taste and style, and features a variety of teak, wengé and oak, leather, nubuck and linen selected from the collections of Loro Piana, Dedar and Minotti. Read More

Superyachts Lady Marina and Sunrays in Monaco

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Lady Marina, seen here in the foreground, was built in 1999 at the Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw yard in Holland, for an experienced owner. The 63.9 metre Lady Marina features a beautiful interior by Donald Starkey. Sunrays was delivered by Oceanco in 2010, and was designed by the late Bjorn Johansson. Read More

The 65 metre Benetti superyacht Seanna

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

The 65 metre superyacht Seanna, built by Benetti in 2011, is designed by Italy-based Stefano Natucci, and features an interior designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon Ltd. and Susan Young Interior. Amongst She offers an on-board cinema, mini spa with two treatment rooms that can be connected, fully-equipped gym, and a raised observation deck. Read More

Superyacht Attessa and Vibrant Curiosity in Vancouver

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

The yacht on the left, Attessa, was launched in 1998 by Feadship as AvivaAviva suffered a fire in the Red Sea in May 2000, after which she was sold to Dennis Washington, who ordered a major refit by Feadship and Vancouver Shipyards. Vibrant Curiosity, was the third project for Oceanco with Nuvolari & Lenard. Read More

The 88.5 metres Oceanco superyacht Nirvana

Monday, 1 July 2013

At 88.5 metres LOA, Nirvana is one the largest in a spectacular line of superyachts built by esteemed Dutch shipyard Oceanco. The yard is now working on several larger projects, such as a 110 metre motoryacht, and a 108 metre sailing yacht. Designed by Sam Sorgiovanni, Nirvana combines extraordinarily voluminous interiors with spacious deck space. Read More

The luxury expedition yacht Private Lives in Marseille

Friday, 28 June 2013

The luxury expedition yacht Private Lives, built at RMK Yachts in 2003, is powered by twin 671hp Caterpillar 3412E engines which propel the yacht up to a top speed of 13.5 knots and cruising speed of 11.5 knots. Private Lives offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in a master stateroom, and two double and two twin cabins. Read More

The Bandido 90 2B cruising off Palma

Thursday, 27 June 2013

2B is a Bandido 90, delivered in 2005 by Jade Yachts. She is decribed by her broker as "a genuine ship with the volume, equipment, capability and construction, rarely found on a platform of this size, able to achieve what many can only dream of". 2B offers accommodation up to 8 guests in her four spacious cabins, and is offered for sale by Bluewater at € 4,500,000. Read More

Superyacht Sycara IV in St Barths

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Sycara IV, a 46 metre Fantail Motor Yacht, built by Burger Boat, was delivered to her owners in 2009. Sycara IV is a beautiful traditionally styled, early 1920's era, Fantail Cruiser. Naval Architect Bruce King who developed her hull lines and Yacht Designer Ken Freivokh developed the layout. Read More

The 58.20 metre Trinity superyacht Carpe Diem

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

The 58.20 metre Trinity superyacht Carpe Diem is an all-aluminium superyacht designed and engineered by the in-house design team of Trinity Yachts. Carpe Diem’s interior is designed by Carol Williamson & Associates. Carpe Diem can sleep 10 to 12 guests and 10 crew. Read More

The Nuvolari & Lenard designed superyacht DB9

Monday, 24 June 2013

DB9, a Palmer Johnson 170, was launched in 2010 to a design by Nuvolari & Lenard. DB9 accommodates between 10 and 12 guests and features an open air cinema. However, her best features are outside. She features two jacuzzis, one in her stern, and another one on the flybridge, along with a large outdoor swimming pool on the foredeck. Read More

The 133 metre superyacht Al Miqab

Friday, 21 June 2013

Al Mirqab is 133 meters long, and ranks as one of the largest yachts 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

Superyacht Oasis in the Caribbean

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Launched by the Lürssen shipyard in 2006, Oasis, designed by Espen Oeino features a stunning Glade Johnson interior offering unparalleled volumes, features include a gymnasium that converts into a disco, an open sundeck, BBQ, and Jacuzzi. In addition she offers accommodations for 12 in a full width master suite and 5 guest cabins. Read More

The classic 31 metre displacement yacht Sprezzatura

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

The classic 31 metre displacement yacht Sprezzatura, built in 1971, recently underwent an extensive refit. Inside, her beautiful panelled interior, highlighted by beautiful artwork, was freshened up, furnishings were brought as well as new linens, and accoutrements are adding a more contemporary look to the guest areas. Read More

The 99 metre superyacht Madame Gu in Antibes

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Madame Gu, delivered just before the summer, 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.  Madame Gu was built for the owner of Lady Gulya (ex Gu), an 58 metre Amels. Read More

The Lürssen superyachts Katara and Dilbar at anchor

Monday, 17 June 2013

Katara was the delivered by the German Lürssen shipyard in 2010. The Qatari flagged superyacht is designed by Monaco based Espen Oeino International,and her interior is designed by Alberto Pinto, but it's being kept a closely guarded secret. The 110 metre Dilbar was also built by Lürssen, to a design of Tim Heywood. Read More

Superyacht Reborn anchored off Monaco

Friday, 14 June 2013

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 86 metre superyacht Seven Seas at anchor

Thursday, 13 June 2013

The 86.01 metre superyacht Seven Seas was delivered by the Dutch Oceanco shipyard in November 2010 and was designed by Nuvolari & Lenard with naval architecture by Azure Naval Architects. One of her features is a swimming pool on her aft deck that can be conveniently transformed into a helipad. Read More

The 34.80 metre classic sailing yacht Aschanti IV of Vegasack

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

The 34.80 metre Aschanti IV of Vegasack was built in 1954 by the German Burmester yard in Bremen. She had a major refit in 1991-1994 at Lürssen, and today she is in pristine condition. The yacht joined the Dahm International Club Yachting Life Regata 2013, and is seen here leaving Cabrera island, heading for Palma. Read More

The 50 metre Heesen Ice Angel at anchor

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

The 49.80 metre Ice Angel is a sistership to Satori, and the recently launched Ventura. Sophisticated naval architecture, combined with Heesen’s weight reduction expertise and a pair of 2.720kW MTU engines have combined to create a yacht with a range of 3.200nm and top flight fuel economy. Twelve guests are accommodated in 6 cabins. Read More

​The 27 metre Jongert Sea Rose Star racing off Mallorca

Monday, 10 June 2013

The 27 metre Jongert Sea Rose Star, seen here racing the the Dahm Club Yachting Life Regatta off Mallorca, that was held last week, offers comfort and flexibility both above and below deck. Good sailing characteristics of the yacht, demonstrated in this photo, stand as a sporty contrast to the comforts provided for the owner and guests. Read More

The 42 metre Heesen superyacht Life Saga at anchor

Friday, 7 June 2013

Superyacht Life Saga was built by Heesen in 1994, but underwent a complete refit in 2006-2007 in Holland.  On the main deck, the stern was extensively remodelled, with a complete renovation of the lazarette. The bridge deck, which is now a private area for the owners, was enlarged and includes a luxurious entertainment room and a gym. Read More

The 67 metre Vertigo underway in Mallorca

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Superyacht Vertigo has been roaming the seas with her owners and guests since she departed the Alloy shed in 2011. Nearly a million man-hours went into building this 67 metre fast-cruising yacht. Vertigo's sporty exterior was created by french designer Philippe Briand. The design team of Christian Liaigre were given free reign with the design of Vertigo's interior. Read More

The 71 metre superyacht Kogo in bad weather

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

The 71 metre superyacht Kogo, seen here by one of our readers on a cruise in the Red Sea in 2009, was built by the French shipyard Alstom Marine in 2006. Her exterior was styled by Tim Heywood and she features a stunning interior by Terence Disdale. Kogo has accommodation for 12 guests in 5 luxuriously appointed double and 2 twin suites. Read More

Superyacht Infatuation at Dahm International's Club Yachting Life Regatta

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Built to a very high standard and proven design, Infatuation is a 41.6 metre Jongert, delivered in 2004. The yacht, seen here racing in the Club Yachting Life Regatta in Mallorca on friday, has a contemporary light and spacious interior styling with beautifully rich toned mahogany woods throughout adding an air of timeless elegance. Infatuation accommodates up to 9 guests. Read More

Superyachts Sun Glider II and Slipstream in Saint Tropez

Monday, 3 June 2013

The 60 metre Slipstream, seen here in the foreground, was delivered by CMN in France in 2009, to a design by Andrew Winch. She is the third yacht in a series of sisterships by the same team, the others are Cloud 9 and Netanya 8Sun Glider II was built by ISA Yachts in Ancona, and measures 36.45 metres. Read More

Superyachts Blue Eyes London and Samadhi in Port Adriano

Friday, 31 May 2013

Blue Eyes London, a 59.5 metre CRN, was launched in 2009, and is seen here side by side the 61 metre Feadship Samadhiin Port Adriano this morning. Blue Eyes London is powered by 2 Caterpillar 3512B engines that can reach a cruising speed of 14 knots and a maximum of 15. She features a stunning and highly luxurious interior. Read More

The Perini Navi Salute in Newport

Thursday, 30 May 2013

The Perini Navi Salute represents the ultimate evolution of the successful 56 metre series whose architecture was optimised by Perini in consultation with Ron Holland Design for excellent sailing performance. Salute sports a main difference from her sister ships: she is single mast rigged, and has a 75 metre aluminium mast. Read More

The 115 metre superyacht Luna in San Diego

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

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 EclipseLuna 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, that features a large swimmingpool. Read More

Superyachts Sunrays, Battered Bull and Montkaj in Antibes

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Seen here on the 'Billionaire’s Quay' at The International Yacht Club d’Antibes (IYCA), from left to right: the 86 metre Oceanco Sunrays, from 2010, the 52.12 metre Battered Bull, built by Feadship in 1995, and the 78 metre Montkaj, built in 1995 by Dutch yard Amels. Read More

Superyachts in San Diego

Monday, 27 May 2013

Several large yachts are currently docked in San Diego, including on the left the 85.47 metre Oceanco superyacht Vibrant Curiosity, designed by the in-house team Oceanco in co-operation with Azure Naval Architects, the 90 metre three masted Royal Huisman superyacht Athena, and on the right, the 68 metre Feadship Lady Christine, built in 2010. Read More

Superyacht Mim in Monaco

Friday, 24 May 2013

Mim was built in 2001 in France by CMN and provides luxurious accommodation for up to 12 guests in a master stateroom, 2 VIPs, 1 twin, 1 triple and one single cabin on the upper deck perfect for nannies, teenagers or single guests. Mim's chic, minimalist interior was entirely refitted in 2008 by Andrew Winch. Read More

The 70 metre Lürssen Martha Ann in Gibraltar

Thursday, 23 May 2013

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

Superyachts Nova Spirit and CV-9 at Vancouver's Coal Harbour Marina

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Superyachts Nova Spirit and CV-9 moored at Vancouver's lovely Coal Harbour Marina in the heart of downtown next to Stanley park. CV-9 is a 40 metre, twin screw, 1995 Delta that has been continually maintained and upgraded to the highest standards. CV-9 features exterior and interior design by Glade Johnson and sleeps 10 guests. Read More

Heesen's 44 metre superyacht Hayken in Monaco

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Hayken (ex 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. Read More

The 45 metre superyacht Aslec 4 at anchor

Friday, 17 May 2013

Aslec 4 is a the wonderful, personable and positively eccentric 45 metre vessel that was launched a year ago by Italian Rossi Navi. Aslec 4 was designed by Studio Spadolini, who previously collaborated with Rossi Navi on High Power (ex Numptia). Inside she features a light and fresh interior, designed by Rémi Tessier Design. Read More

​The 45 metre classic Feadship Secret Life

Thursday, 16 May 2013

The 45 metre Secret Life was built in 1974 by Feadship, and had refits in 2005 and 2009. Secret Life accommodates 12 guests in five staterooms, as well as a crew of 16. Secret Life and is available for charters, and during the summer, and this superyacht can often be seen cruising in the South of France. Read More

The 49.9 metre tri-deck custom built superyacht Lady Sura

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Lady Sura is a 49.9 metre tri-deck custom built superyacht with aluminum hull and superstructure. She was delivered by Trinity Yachts in December 2012, and this is her first visit to Europe. Lady Sura has a top speed of over 19 knots with a 4,000 nautical mile range at displacement speeds for extended cruising. Read More

The 70.2 metre Saint Nicolas leaving Antibes

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

The 70.2m Lürssen Saint Nicolas features a highly detailed classic interior, designed by Zuretti Interior Design, and boasts extraordinary volumes for a yacht of her length. She is powered by twin 1850hp Caterpillar 3512 DITA engines, and has a range of 4.000nm. Saint Nicolas is a close sistership to Titania, and Martha Ann. Read More

The 60.40 metre Trinity superyacht Areti

Monday, 13 May 2013

At 60.40 metre, Trinity’s superyacht Areti, launched in 2011, is the longest aluminium yacht to date from the renowned American boatbuilder. This stunning yacht, the newest Areti in her owner’s succession of so-named yachts, is custom designed and articulates Trinity’s acclaimed naval architectural and exterior styling. Read More

Superyacht Espresso in Poros

Friday, 10 May 2013

The 38 metres superyacht Espresso was delivered to her Greek owners in 2009 by Horizon Yachts in Taiwan. The yacht is available for charter in Greece, and offers accommodation in four staterooms where ten guests can be comfortably accommodated. The master stateroom is located forward on the main deck. Read More

The 38 metre superyacht Vera at Alimos Marina

Thursday, 9 May 2013

The 38 metre superyacht Vera was built by Cantieri de Pisa in Italy in 1996, to an inhouse design by the yard. The yacht is powered by twin 3048 HP TBD 204B V16 diesels, and cruises at around 25 knots. She is seen here today at the Alimos marina in Athens. Read More

The 37 metre superyacht Executive in Greece

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

The 37 metre superyacht Executive was built by Cantieri Navali Nicolini Srl in Ancona in 1983, to an inhouse design by the yard. At the time of her launch, she featured a Terence Disdale designed interior. The yacht is powered by twin 2065 HP MTU diesels, and is seen here passing Poros island in Greece. Read More

Superyacht Daloli in Greece

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

The 36.75 metre superyacht Daloli was built by Heesen Yachts in 1995 to a design by Frank Mulder.  Her top speed is in the region of 40 knots, but she cruises at a slightly more comfortable 28 knots. Interestingly, she was one of two identical sisterships built for royalty, Teeth and Bonita, and she is a close sistership to Moonraker. Read More

Superyacht O’Ceanos cruising off the coast of Poros

Monday, 6 May 2013

The 49.50 metre superyacht O’Ceanos cruised passed the island of Poros yesterday, showing off her new grey hull colour. O’Ceanos was built by the Italian Mondo Marine shipyard in 2006 to a design of Studio Vafiadis. She is available for charter through Atalanta Golden Yachts. Read More

The 68.50 metre superyacht Lady S

Friday, 3 May 2013

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, who also designed the original owners previous yacht, AquaLibrium. Read More

Delta's 50 metre superyacht Arianna in the Caribbean

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Arianna, Delta Marine's 50 metre superyacht, made her debut at the 2012 edition of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Designed by the Delta Design Group, she is a sistership to Happy Days. The owner's original brief was to materialise a superyacht that is a floating retreat for a family comfortable with life at sea. Read More

The 58 metre superyacht Netanya 8 underway

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Netanya 8, launched in 2007, is a 58 metre superyacht, built according to Bureau Veritas classifications and MCA code. With a tonnage in excess of 1’020 GT, she offers large volumes of accommodation. She features an Owner’s suite, a VIP suite with a private balcony that can be seen on portside bridge deck and five Guest cabins. Read More

The 78.5 Metre superyacht Hampshire II in Tarragona

Monday, 29 April 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. Her classic interior by Redman Whitely Dixon, with interior design by Nadine Bartholomew has been described as "the feel of a traditional boat without looking like a hotel or New York apartment". 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

Superyacht Fountainhead in the Caribbean

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Fountainhead was delivered in 2011 by Feadship. She is designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and she features an interior by Sinot Yacht Design and Axel Vervoordt. Fountainhead is a near sistership to Musashi, which we featured this week as our Superyacht of the WeekRead More

The 70 metre Espen Oeino designed military looking superyacht Skat

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Skat is a 70 metre Espen Oeino designed superyacht, built in Germany by the Lürssen shipyard in Bremen. Since her launch, the yacht has cruised all over the world, often with her owner, who is one of only a handful of people to have visited the international spacestation, and his guests on board. 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 43 metre superyacht Sea Owl at anchor

Monday, 22 April 2013

Sea Owl is a 43.3 metre superyacht, built by Burger Boat, and delivered in 2010. Sea Owl has been custom designed and built for an experienced American yachting family and is the result of an impressive collaboration between the Burger Design Team, Andrew Winch Designs and Dutch designers Vripack. Read More

The 40 metre Feadship Lady Sandals underway

Friday, 19 April 2013

Lady Sandals is a 40 metre superyacht, built by Feadship in 1985, as Gallant Lady. She was one of 7 Feadships her original owner built at the yard. The yacht, seen here cruising in the Caribbean, is powered by twin 1165 HP Caterpillar 3512-TA Diesels, and cruises at around 14 knots, with a maximum speed of 16 knots. Read More

The 47 metre charter yacht Lady Joy

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Lady Joy is a 47 metre superyacht, built by Christensen Yachts in 2007. Lady Joy has a beautiful interior designed by Carol Williamson & Associates. Ltd.  She features accommodation for up to 12 guests, in 6 large cabins, including a master stateroom forward on the main deck. The yacht is available for charter. Read More

The 56.50 metre Feadship Hampshire

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The 56.50 metre Hampshire was built by Feadship in 2001 as Barbara Jean (hull number 662). Her exterior lines are from the drawing board of De Voogt Naval Architects and her original interior was designed by John Munford. In 2006 the luxury yacht was sold to new owners who went on to built the 78 metre Hampshire II, delivered in 2012. Read More

The Trinity Zoom Zoom Zoom in St Barths

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Superyacht Zoom Zoom Zoom was built by the US based Trinity Yachts shipyard in 2005.The naval architecture and the exterior design of Zoom Zoom Zoom are by the in-house design team of Trinity Yachts and Evan K Marshall designed the yacht’s interior. The all-aluminium yacht was sold late 2012 to her current owners. Read More

The 90 metre Lürssen superyacht Ice

Monday, 15 April 2013

The 90 metre Ice (launched as Air, and built as project Rainbow) was built by Lürssen in Germany in 2005 to a design of Tim Heywood. She features a modern interior by Terence Disdale, that offers accommodation for up to 14 guests, and 27 crew. On the main deck aft, Ice features a large pool. Read More

The classic superyachts Nahlin and Talitha

Friday, 12 April 2013

The 91.44 metre superyacht Nahlin was originally built by John Brown & Sons in 1930 to a design of G.L. Watson. Over the years the yacht has served as the Romanian Royal yacht, a sailing museum and even a floating restaurant. The 82.6 metre Talitha was built by the Krupp Germania Werft in 1930. Read More

The Trinity superyacht Wheels in the Caribbean

Thursday, 11 April 2013

The ABS classed semi-displacement Trinity superyacht Wheels was designed by the in-house design team of Trinity Yachts and she features an interior by Scott Carpenter. Twin 2,250hp Caterpillar 3512B engines enable Wheels to reach a top speed of 19 knots and cruising speed of 17 knots. 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

The 44 metre sailing catamaran Hemisphere underway

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

The 44 metre sailing catamaran Hemisphere is designed by Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP), and the build was completed at Pendennis. Destined for the luxury charter market in tropical climates, Hemisphere boasts a spacious flybridge with jacuzzi, sunpads and shaded dining along with a vast indoor/outdoor living area on the main deck. Read More

Superyacht Calliope at anchor off Gili Air in Indonesia

Monday, 8 April 2013

Calliope was delivered in 2010 by Holland Jachtbouw. Like the owner’s previous yacht, the 32 metre Holland Jachtbouw built Cassiopeia, the exterior lines of Calliope were also designed by Langan Design Associates. Langan’s design brief was to scale up Cassiopeia by adding range. Read More

Sailing yacht Mutiara Laut in the Gili Islands

Thursday, 4 April 2013

​Last week, SYT editor Maarten was invited as a guest on a charter from Bali to the Komodo Islands in Indonesia, on board the beautiful sailing yacht Mutiara Laut. The design of the Mutiara Laut, which means Pearl of the Sea, is based on that of an 18th century North Atlantic schooner combined with some local Indonesian influence. Read More

The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day at anchor

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day, features an interior by Della Role Design. Her sleek and modern exterior, that is both sportive and contemporary, forms an interesting contrast with her interior, that offers seven luxuriously appointed staterooms, including one master suite with balcony shell doors and six further guest cabins. Read More

Feadship Lady Britt at anchor

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Lady Britt was launched by Feadship on October 9th 2010, and features exterior design by De Voogt Naval Architects with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon. She was built for an owner who spend many years chartering other Feadships, and decided to built himself the ultimate charter yacht, based on the looks of Twizzle. Read More

The 1983 built fast superyacht Shergar

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

At the time of her launch, in 1983, Shergar was well ahead of her time. Built to be one of the fastest yachts in the world, her owner asked Lürssen to fit her with a 6,100 hp gas turbine engine, giving her a top speed of about 45 knots. Today, this 46 metre yacht still ranks high amongst the world's fastest superyachts. Read More

The 56 metre Perini Navi superyacht Fidelis

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

At the time of her launch, in 2011, superyacht ketch Fidelis was Perini Navi's 51st yacht. The vessel’s design was realized after successful collaboration between Perini’s in-house design department and Ron Holland Design. Both the vessel’s exterior and interior designs are defined by their distinctively clean lines. Read More

The 90.02 metre Lürssen built Phoenix 2

Monday, 25 March 2013

The 90.02 metre Lürssen built Phoenix 2, seen here underway at full speed, 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 huge sculptured Phoenix on the bow. Read More

The luxury expedition yacht Private Lives in Montenegro

Friday, 22 March 2013

The luxury expedition yacht Private Lives, built at RMK Yachts in 2003, is powered by twin 671hp Caterpillar 3412E engines which propel the yacht up to a top speed of 13.5 knots and cruising speed of 11.5 knots. Private Lives offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in a master stateroom, and two double and two twin cabins. Read More

The 61.30 metre CRN superyacht New Sunrise

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Built at CRN Ancona in Italy in 2000 to a design of Studio Scanu, New Sunrise was sold late 2012 to her current owners. The interior styling of New Sunrise by the renowned Francois Zuretti is classic Italian, with warm and elegant cherrywood panelling throughout. Twelve guests can be accommodated in 6 beautifully crafted cabins. Read More

The Eurocraft-built 43.5 metre explorer Baron Trenck

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

The Eurocraft-built 43.5 metre explorer Baron Trenck was delivered in 2012. Baron Trenck's exterior look is the perfect introduction to what she is all about, combining traditional lines of a modern superyacht with influences of a strong, confident ice-breaker. She accommodates 10 guests in five spacious cabins. 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

The explorer yacht Dorothea III underway

Monday, 18 March 2013

Designed by Ron Holland for safe, comfortable long-distance passage making, Dorothea III was launched in 2007 as Marco Polo in Hong Kong. Unlike most superyachts, that feature twin engines, Dorothea III is powered by a single Caterpillar 3512B main engine, which gives her a cruising speed of 13 knots, with a range of 3.300nm. Read More

The Heesen superyacht Mac Brew under full speed

Friday, 15 March 2013

Mac Brew was built in 2002 in Holland by the world renowned Heesen Yachts. She provides luxurious accommodation for up to 18 guests in 8 cabins. The master stateroom is located on the upper deck, with direct access to the upper aft deck. Her chic and spacious interior uses neutral tones to create a warm and relaxing atmosphere. Read More

The 49 metre Trinity superyacht Blind Date in Sint Maarten

Thursday, 14 March 2013

The 49 metre Trinity superyacht Blind Date, built in 2009, is designed to maximise outdoor enjoyment. The yacht features a spectacular sundeck with a centrally-located jacuzzi surrounded by enormous sunpads. Powered by twin Caterpillar engines she has a cruising speed of 17.5 knots and can reach a top speed of 19 knots. Read More

The 105 metre superyacht Lady Moura arriving in Antibes

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

The105 metre Lady Moura was built in 1990 by Blohm & Voss, and with a beam of 18,5 metre, is amongst the beamiest yachts in the world. She currently ranks as the world's 24th largest yacht. Lady Moura is powered by twin 6868HP Deutz-MWM TBD510BV12 diesels, giving her a speed of more than 20 knots. Read More

The stern of the impressive 92 metre Mayan Queen IV

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

The 92 metre Mayan Queen IV was built for a prominent 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. She features an interior by Terence Disdale. She is seen here at the International Yacht Club d'Antibes (IYCA) in France. Read More

Superyacht Natalina B in Dubai

Monday, 11 March 2013

The 52.50 metre superyacht Natalina B was built by the Italian shipyard Picchiotti, now part of the Perini Navi Group, in 1985 as Europa Sun. The steel hulled motor yacht is based in Dubai and here she is pictured at the entrance of the Dubai International Marine Club. Read More

The classic Dutch built superyacht Virginian

Friday, 8 March 2013

Superyacht Virginian, seen here in Portofino in Italy, is designed by 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

Superyacht L’Aldebaran by Codecasa

Thursday, 7 March 2013

The 42 metre superyacht L’Aldebaran was built by Codecasa in 2002 to a design by Andrea Bacigalupo and an interior by Della Role Design. L’Aldebaran is only privately used by her Italian owners and cruises around the Mediterranean in the Summer. Read More

The 41 metre Alloy motoryacht Como underway

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

The 41 metre Como was built by Alloy Yachts in 2006, as their third Dubois designed motor yacht. She was built to Lloyds classification and MCA rules, and features one owner’s suite, two double guest rooms, and two twin cabins that can accommodate up to 10 guests. Como’s interior was designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Read More

The brand new superyacht quaranta in Pendik Marina

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Superyacht developer Curvelle recently launched the quaranta, in close cooperation with Logos Marine as principal build contractor. Yesterday, SYT editor Maarten stepped onboard this flagship and first vessel of the new Curvelle family, which is currently the largest carbon hybrid composite power catamaran in the world. Read More

The iconic 47.80 metre superyacht Azzurra II

Monday, 4 March 2013

Built in 1988 at the Italian CRN yard, to a design by Gilgenast, the 47.80 metre Azzurra II is a truly iconic superyacht. She has many unique features, which include an upper-deck master suite with panoramic views through 21 large windows. It is located above the wheelhouse, and features a small private terrace in front. Read More

Superyachts in Dubai

Friday, 1 March 2013

The countdown is almost over and organizers are days away from launching the 21st Dubai International Boat Show, the leading yacht event in the Middle East and one of the most eagerly-awaited marine fair’s in the world. Our editor Maarten will also be visiting the show. Drop us a line  if you would like to schedule an appointment. Read More

The 42.75 metre Baglietto superyacht Sofia 3 at anchor

Thursday, 28 February 2013

Sofia 3, designed by Francesco Pazowski, was delivered by Baglietto in 2007. Her contemporary interior by Pedro Pena combines neutral soft furnishings with designer furniture and dark wood flooring for a sophisticated and modern feel. MCA Compliant, this yacht offers a flexible accommodation layout for up to 12 guests. Read More

The second 65.70 metre Limited Editions Amels 212 Sea Rhapsody

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Superyacht Sea Rhapsody is the second 65.70 metre Limited Editions Amels 212 that was delivered. Her interior designer Andrew Winch metioned Sea Rhapsody’s architectural design has been subtly developed, incorporating new material choices to create an individual signature, specific to Sea Rhapsody’s Client. Read More

The 50 metre Feadship Déjà Vu in Gibraltar

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Déjà Vu is respected as one of the world's best looking Feadships and most likely one of the quietest. At full speed the noise in the main salon above the engines is only 55dbA and only 46dbA in the guest cabins. Her original build captain and specification were very detailed, and it shows throughout this most capable yacht. Read More

The 72 metre CRN superyacht Azteca

Monday, 25 February 2013

The 72 metre superyacht Azteca was built by the CRN shipyard and launched in 2009. Azteca, like many superyachts by CRN, is a fully custom creation, by the hands of the technical staff of the yard and the Nuvolari & Lenard design team. Among her feutures are a beach club in her stern, that measures over 100 square metres. Read More

Superyacht Fortunate Sun in Saint Tropez

Friday, 22 February 2013

Seen here on the outer wall of the marina in Saint Tropez, superyacht Fortunate Sun is designed by Tim Heywood, and was built at Oceanfast in Western Australia in 2003. Fortunate Sun is also one of the smaller superyachts designed by Heywood (although at 54 metre you can hardly call her small), who's largest design is for a 147 metre yacht. Read More

The 2009 Heesen superyacht Blind Date underway

Thursday, 21 February 2013

The exterior lines of Blind Date, a 2009 Heesen, come from the drawing board of Frank Laupman of Omega Architects together with the in-house design team of the shipyard. Blind Date’s ten guests are accommodated in four cabins on the lower deck (one twin and three doubles) and one full beam owner’s suite on the main deck. Read More

The 62 metre Codecasa superyacht Moneikos in Monaco

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Moneikos, a 62 metre superyacht built by Codecasa in 2007. The exterior of Moneikos was designed by the in-house team of Codecasa in cooperation with Franco & Anna Dellarole of Studio Dellarole, who also designed the modern interior. The hull design of the new 62m Moneikos is based on the design of Codecasa’s other 62m yacht, Apogee. Read More

The classic 1902 superyacht Madiz

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Madiz was built in 1902 by the Ailsa Shipyard in Troon, Scotland as Triton. In 1972 Madiz was purchased by her previous owner, who extensively refitted the 55.4 metre yacht from 2003 until 2006, bringing her back into class. Built in 1902, she is the oldest steel superyacht to be in class with Lloyds Register of Shipping. Read More

Superyacht Eclipse in NYC

Monday, 18 February 2013

Last week saw the arrival of superyacht Eclipse, the world's largest yacht, in NYC. As far as we know, it is the first time the yacht has docked in NYC. Her owner also owns two other large yachts, Sussurro, and Luna. Eclipse can accommodate up to 36 guests, and a crew of 100. Some of her features include a swimming pool on the main deck aft. Read More

The 45 metre superyacht Salperton IV at anchor

Friday, 15 February 2013

Salperton IV, built at Fitzroy in New Zealand, is a direct development of Salperton III, which was launched in 2006. The 45 metre yacht is fitted with a 61 metre Southern Spars rig including Future Fibres PBO rigging. She has a 573 square metre mainsail with an impressive total sail area of 3752 square metres. Read More

The 67.27 metre superyacht Drizzle underway

Thursday, 14 February 2013

The 67.27 metre (220’8”) yacht was launched in January 2012, and has been created for clients who were inspired by the 2005 Feadship Twizzle (now Issana), of which they were the second owners. From a distance it is difficult to keep the two yachts apart, but the easiest way to tell which yacht is which, is by looking at the location of the tenders. Read More

The 1980's 60 metre superyacht Darnice III

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

When she was launched in 1986, Darnice III was one of the largest yachts in the world. These days the yacht measures 60 metres, but at the time of her launch she was a bit smaller. She was a close sistership to the classic Benetti Mau Mau V (now called Moonlight, based in Dubai), but both yachts have been refitted since. Read More

The luxury superyacht Secret Love at anchor

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

The luxury superyacht Secret Love was built by the Amels shipyard in 1990. Secret Love can sleep 8 guests in 4 cabins, served by a crew of 9. The yacht borrows some of the design features of the 57 metre Bannenberg designed superyacht Cleopatra C (ex: My Gail III), built five years earlier by the same yard. Read More

The custom built Baglietto Vicky

Monday, 11 February 2013

Vicky was built by Baglietto in 2008. This 58 metre superyacht, the largest Baglietto ever built, is entirely built out of aluminium and features naval architecture and exterior design by Gruppo Baglietto Engineering. Her interior, as well as some exterior details of the luxury motor yacht, was designed by William Sawaya. Read More

The 60 metre superyacht Solemates in the Caribbean

Friday, 8 February 2013

The 60 metre superyacht Solemates was built by Lürssen to a design by Espen Oeino. Glade Johnson, who is responsible for the interior design, has created generous and warm areas, with rich woods and textures. The design concept can be described as squared, as it is based on a strong use of pure rectilinear shapes and lines. Read More

The 71 metre The One in a storm off Monaco

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Built as Carinthia VI by the German superyacht builder Lürssen, she was ordered to replace Carinthia V, which sank on her maiden voyage after hitting an uncharted rock off the Greek coast. Carinthia VI has become a real icon in the world of superyachts, her design by Jon Bannenberg has inspired many other superyachts such as Limitless. Read More

Superyacht 2 Ladies in Saint Lucia

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

In 2012, Rossinavi launched superyacht 2 Ladies. This stunning vessel boasts a striking exterior look designed by The Netherlands-based Mulder Design, bearing their signature look of strong, sporty lines and a contemporary silhouette. Her fresh grey hull and clean white superstructure give her a calm, confident air. Read More

The classic superyacht Nafisa in the port of Saint Tropez

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Nafisa is a 49.25 metre classic superyacht, built in 1986 in Germany at the Schweers yard. For a long time, the yacht was owned by the current owner of superyacht Leander, the 75 metre yacht that was delivered in 1992. The yacht is seen on this photo docked inside the old port of Saint Tropez on the Cote d'Azur. Read More

The 58 metre Amels superyacht Gu underway

Monday, 4 February 2013

Gu was built in 2006 by the Dutch yard Amels. She is a stunning steel hulled 58 metre superyacht designed by Andrew Winch. This yacht is powered by twin Caterpillar 3516B DITA Diesels, and cruises at 16.5 knots. She is kept as a private yacht, and can often be found at the International Yacht Club d'Antibes. Read More

The 45 metre Big D leaving the port of Saint Tropez

Friday, 1 February 2013

The 45 metre Big D was built by Hitachi Zosen in 1986 in Japan. She has a spacious, light-filled interior and according to her broker, has benefited from upgrades and the installation of new equipment, furnishings, tenders and toys throughout her current Ownership. She offers accommodation up to 12 guests in a flexible arrangement. Read More

The luxury support vessel Bystander

Thursday, 31 January 2013

The 42 metre Bystander was ordered by her Dutch owner as the replacement for his 32 metre Feadship from 1963. She is used as a support vessel for the owner’s J Class yacht, Velsheda. She was built in France, at the JFA shipyard, and the design by Vripack and Rhoades Young Design, stems from 20th century workboats. Read More

The largest Amels superyacht to date, the 78 metre Montkaj

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

The 78 metre Montkaj, built in 1995 by Dutch yard Amels, holds the title of being the largest superyacht ever built by the Dutch yard, as well as the title of being the most private. The yacht is still owned by the same Middle Eastern owners since her launch, and has never been available for charter. We know that her interior is designed by Terence Disdale. Read More

This week's superyacht of the week, Excellence V in St. Barts

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Built by acclaimed German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen and launched back in the spring of 2012, she combines elegant design with a sense of space that surpasses her physical dimensions. Seen here in Saint Barts, Excellence V was built to fit into the marina of Gustavia, one of the owner's favourite ports. Read More

The 67-metre Fast Yacht Support vessel Garcon in Antigua

Monday, 28 January 2013

The 67-metre Fast Yacht Support vessel Garcon is the support vessel to the 87 metre Lürssen superyacht Ace. The sleek, axe-bowed Garcon was constructed at Damen Shipyards in Holland. She offers 235 m² deck space for toys such as tenders, jet skis and sailing dinghies. In addition, the vast deck space makes room for a fully SOLAS certified helipad. Read More

The Diana designed superyacht Lady Duvera

Friday, 25 January 2013

Lady Duvera is a 43.60m yacht built by Hakvoort in Monnickendam in 2000. Her exterior is designed by Diana Yacht Design, and she features an interior by Felix Buytendijk, which offers a perfect balance of classical and avant-garde styling. Powered by wtin Caterpillar 3508 DI-TA engines, she cruises at a gentle 12 knots. Read More

The French built superyacht Mim in Saint Tropez

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Mim was built in 2001 in France by CMN as Bermie. She was later sold, and became Netanya 7. That owner, then went on to built a new yacht at CMN, which became Netanya 8. Mim provides luxurious accommodation for up to 12 guests. Mim has a chic, minimalist interior. Read More

Amels' 65.50 metre superyacht Imagine at anchor

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Launched in 2011, at the Amels shipyard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, Imagine is the first Limited Editions Amels 212. With an LOA of 65.50 metres, renowned British designer Tim Heywood, along with Amels' own team of design specialists, conceived a contemporary exterior design. Inside, there is a sense of intimate contemporary grandeur. Read More

The Wally sailing yacht Open Season in action

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Superyacht Open Season is a 28.71 metre sloop built by Wally Yachts in 2005. Her naval architecture was done by German Frers. She features both interior and exterior styling by Wally, and offers accommodation up to 8 guests, and a crew of 3. This 28.71 metre fast cruising sloop has a total of 386m² square metres of sail. Read More

The Feadship Rahal underway

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Rahal  was built in 2003 at Feadship in The Netherlands, to a design by Terence Disdale. The yacht has been kept strictly private by her owners, and she has her home berth at the International Yacht Club Antibes. She is powered by twin 1000 HP Caterpillar 3508B-DITA Diesels, and cruises at 13 knots. Read More

The 54.9 metre superyacht Sovereign

Monday, 21 January 2013

Built by Newcastle Shipyards in Palm Coast, Florida, Sovereign, (ex: Harbour Island) is built to ABS Maltese Cross A1 YS, AMS, is MCA compliant and has trans-Pacific range. At1100 GRT, the steel-hulled superyacht, was sold last month, in a deal that included a Westport 130 trade-in, that was resold theat same day. Read More

The 58.2 metre CRN superyacht J’Ade in Ancona

Friday, 18 January 2013

In November CRN launched superyacht J’Ade, a 58.2 metre steel and aluminium superyacht. J’Ade is the yard's seventh yacht in the yard's 60 metre series. The yacht is powered by two MTU 12 V 4000 M 63 1500 kW engines, providing a top speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. Read More

The Middle Eastern owned superyacht Alwaeli at anchor

Thursday, 17 January 2013

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. Midway through the refit, the owners, pleased with the refit progress, requested even more work. Read More

The 55.75 metre Feadship superyacht Illusion

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Built at Feadship in Holland in 1983, superyacht Illusion was completely refitted in 2009-2010.  All three of her aft decks were restyled in order to accommodate a 5 metre stern extension. She also received a whole new interior by Bannenberg & Rowell. Accommodation is provided for 12 guests and includes a full beam master suite. Read More 

A new Custom Line Navetta 33 Crescendo at the yard

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

In 2008 Custom Line introduced the new Navetta 33 and the yard is now close to launching the 12th vessel in the series. The Navetta 33 Crescendo is the result of the close working relationship between Studio Zuccon International Project, the AYT - Advanced Yacht Technology, the Ferretti Group’s naval research and design centre, and Centro Stile. Read More

Athena, the second largest sailing yacht in the world

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

The 90 metre super sailing yacht Athena is the second largest sailing yacht in the world today. The yacht won't stay in the top three largest sailing yachts for long, there are currently 3 yachts under construction which are larger than Athena. They are Dream Symphony (141 metres), White Pearl (139 metres) and Solar (106 metres). Read More

The 33 metre superyacht Paraiso in Monaco

Monday, 14 January 2013

The 33 metre superyacht Paraiso, designed by the Fontaine Design Group, was delivered by New Zealand superyacht builder Alloy in 2004. She features a highly detailed interior, finished to a superb standard in walnut with raised and fielded panels and fluted columns. Guest accommodation is divided into three staterooms. Read More

The 85.5 metre Oceanco Sunrays in Capri

Monday, 14 January 2013

Superyacht Sunrays was delivered by Oceanco in 2010, and was designed by the late Bjorn Johansson. Inside, her large dining room can be converted into a video conference room with the optional use of the adjacent library. The dining table also transforms into an innovative gyroscopic self-leveling pool table. Read More

The 78 metre A&R superyacht Titan

Friday, 11 January 2013

The 78 metre superyacht Titan, was delivered late 2010 by the German yard Abeking & Rasmussen. The interior of the yacht was designed by Reymond Langton and features custom made furniture pieces by Silverlining. The yacht is certified for 12 guests. According to her AIS signal, she is currently located in Barcelona. Read More

The 55 metre black hulled sailing yacht Marie

Friday, 11 January 2013

The black hulled sailing yacht Marie was built by the Dutch Vitters shipyard in 2010 and designed by Hoek Naval Architectes. The owner is a keen admirer of antique weapons and there are some two tonnes of antique weaponry onboard. Marie has a classic profile that belies a modern underwater hull – an evolution and lighter version of Adele. Read More

The 63 metre Feadship Lady Britt at anchor

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Lady Britt was launched by Feadship on October 9th 2010. Hull number 681, previously known as Project Ansgar, features exterior design by De Voogt Naval Architects with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon, which is an unusual combination of New York apartment style with Scandinavian accents. Read More

The 46 metre sailing yacht Christopher in the Caribbean

Thursday, 10 January 2013

The construction of superyacht Christopher commenced at the end of 2008 when Pendennis announced the partnership with Ron Holland Design and Palm Beach Yachts International to build a new 46 metre performance cruising ketch. She can be seen here competing in the 2011 Saint Barths Bucket. Read More

Superyacht Casino Royale in Saint Barths

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Superyacht Casino Royale is the largest Christensen superyachts yet. The 163’ Christensen Millennium Edition Tri-Deck yacht was completed by the world renowned shipyard in 2008. The boat was designed by Christensen Shipyards, and is crafted with a composite hull and power being supplied by twin MTU 12V 4000 series engines. Read More

The Wally Saudade designed by Tripp and Eidsgaard Design

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

The Wally 148 Saudade, when launched in 2008 the largest Wally built to date, was built in Italy. Commissioned by an experienced yachtsman, Saudade features the lines of Tripp Design, with the modern interiors and styling of Eidsgaard Design. This was Tripp Design’s second superyacht collaboration with Wally at that time. Read More

The 56 metre Perini Navi sailing yacht Salute

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

The Perini Navi Salute represents the ultimate evolution of the successful 56 metre series whose architecture was optimised by Perini in consultation with Ron Holland Design for excellent sailing performance. Salute sports a main difference from her sister ships: she is single mast rigged. She has an 75 metre aluminium mast. Read More

The 53 metre Proteksan-Turquoise superyacht Kinta

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

The 53 metre superyacht Kinta was built in 2008 by Turkish superyacht builder Proteksan-Turquoise. The exterior lines of the trawler type yacht were designed by Paolo Caliari and Kinta’s interior was decorated by J.G. Vergés Design. Powered by Caterpillar engines she has a cruising speed of 13.5 knots and a top speed of 16 knots. Read More

The groundbreaking sailing yacht MITseaAH

Monday, 7 January 2013

MITseaAH was built by Pendennis, and is one of the most groundbreaking launches of the 21st Century. MITseaAH boasts all the excitement of a sailing yacht, with all the comfort of a motor yacht. MITseaAH is capable of cruising at 25 knots, and can reach an incredible top speed of 29 knots. Her sailing performance is equally impressive. Read More

The 68 metre Abeking & Rasmussen superyacht Aviva

Monday, 7 January 2013

The 68 metre Aviva is designed by British designers Reymond Langton Design, and was built in 2007 in Germany, at the Abeking & Rasmussen yard in Lemwerder. The yacht has travelled around the world extensively. Amongst her stop was an 6 week stay in the centre of London in 2011, where she attracted quite a bit of attention. Read More

The 61.20 metre Feadship Majestic in Saint Tropez

Friday, 4 January 2013

The 61.20 metre Majestic (ex: Secret) is built by Feadship in the Netherlands, to a design by De Voogt Naval Architects, and interior designer Jim Harris. Launched in 2007, her sophisticated, elegant interior provides accommodation in 7 beautifully appointed cabins. Majestic is available for charter. Read More

The 45 metre three-masted schooner Dubai Magic

Friday, 4 January 2013

Dubai Magic was originally built by Aegean Yacht in Bodrum, Turkey in 2002 as a passenger ship. In 2006 Platinum Yachts started the complex conversion from the 45 metre, three-masted schooner, with a round bilge steel hull and superstructure, to the world class sailing superyacht she is today. Read More

The Jon Bannenberg designed sailing yacht Beaugeste

Thursday, 3 January 2013

Beaugeste was launched in 1989 by Brooke Marine in Lowesoft, and at the time of her launch her name was Beaupré. She is a beautiful 37 metre sloop, with naval architecture by Ron Holland. Her exterior was designed by Jon Bannenberg, who designed her for himself. Her original interior featured bird's eye maple, granite sculptures. Read More

The 96 metre Lürssen and Bannenberg superyacht Limitless

Thursday, 3 January 2013

The 96 metre Limitless is designed by the office of the late Jon Bannenberg, who was also responsible for the design of superyacht Carinthia VI, which formed the inspiration for the design of Limitless. When Limitless was designed, the owners of Carinthia VI also ordered a new yacht, which became Carinthia VII. Read More

Superyacht Predator at full speed off Saint Tropez

Friday, 21 December 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 interior by Bannenberg & Rowell. The background to the construction of a Feadship with an axe-bow can be traced to 2003, to a designer from outside the yachting world. Read More

The 62 metre superyacht Esmeralda

Thursday, 20 December 2012

The 62 metre Esmeralda was built by Codecasa in 1981. Both the interior and exterior of the Greek owned  Esmeralda have been designed by Studio de Jorio and her twin 1,500hp MAK engines enable the superyacht to cruise at 15 knots. The yacht sleeps 22 guests, in 11 staterooms on the main deck. Read More

The Vitters sailing yacht Espiritu Del Xarey in Antigua

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

The 42,9 metre superyacht Espiritu Del Xarey was launched as Whirlaway by Vitters in Holland in 2002. The yacht’s design brief was to enhance performance under sail without compromising the high standard of comfort and luxury on board. The righting moment was enhanced by fitting a deeper keel and a spade rudder. Read More

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

The 85.30 metre superyacht Moonlight II

Monday, 17 December 2012

The 85.30 metre superyacht Moonlight II offers a staggering 2,400 square metres of magnificent staterooms, saloons, cinema, library, and health centre, accommodating 36 guests over 5 spectacular decks. She was built as superyacht Alysia in 2005, as past of two sisterships, the other one being Annaliesse (now Delma). Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 40 metre Imperial Princess

Sunday, 16 December 2012

This year was a successful episode in the history of Princess. The Plymouth-based shipyard launched their impressive Imperial Princess, a spacious and contemporary 40 metre superyacht, the largest production superyacht to be manufactured in Great Britain to date.  On top of that, she impressively offers the largest volume in her class. Read More

The bow of the 54.30 metre Amels superyacht Spirit

Friday, 14 December 2012

Superyacht Spirit, seen here in Antigua, is part of the popular Amels Limited Editions 177 series designed by Tim Heywood. Spirit features a light and modern interior by Christian Liaigre. Features include a spa room, large sun deck designed for entertaining and state of the art AV equipment throughout. Spirit offers accommodation for up to 10 guests. Read More

The 12th largest superyacht in the world Serene

Thursday, 13 December 2012

The 134 metre superyacht 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 the 12th largest yachts ever built in the world, and is also one of the largest superyachts available for charter. Read More

Superyacht Etoile du Nord in Flisvos Marina

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

The 45.90 metre superyacht Etoile du Nord was originally built as the pilot vessel Havre De Grace in 1968 and converted into a luxury yacht in the early 90’s. Etoile du Nord had her home part in Marina Flisvos and she has been owned by the same Greek owner for many years. Read More

The 53 metre Swedeship Passion at anchor

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Passion is a 53 metre Swedeship, built in 1986. She is beautifully maintained and has been constantly upgraded and refitted by her owners. Passion's interior exudes a feeling of casual elegance. Her richly grained mahogany panelling is complemented by warmly hued furniture, that is as invitingly comfortable, as it is aesthetically pleasing. Read More

The 88 metre Maltese Falcon in Antigua

Monday, 10 December 2012

The revolutionary 88 metre superyacht Maltese Falcon, seen here today at the Antigua Yacht Club, is famed for her sophisticated automated square rigged DynaRig sail plan. There is a 106 metre sailing yacht currently under construction in Holland, project Solar, with the same rig setup as Maltese Falcon. Read More

Live from Antigua: Superyacht Sycara V

Friday, 7 December 2012

The 68.15 metre superyacht Sycara V was built by Nobiskrug in 2010. Sycara V is powered by 2 Caterpillar 3516 producing 2,130 hp each and allowing her to travel at a maximum speed of 17 knots and a cruising speed of 14.5 knots. Her interior was designed by Craig Beale/Pure Detail with a very light classic interior. Read More

Live from Antigua: Superyacht Deniki in Falmouth

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Deniki was the first in the highly successful Limited Editions Amels 171 semi-custom series. Deniki has an exterior design by Tim Heywood and the owner of Deniki asked Peter Heuvelmans to create a fully customized interior.  This beautiful Amels built yacht, has elegant accommodation for 10 guests. She is for charter by Burgess. Read More

The 39 metre Feadship Go at anchor in Cannes

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

GO is Feadship's third SL39 superyacht. The 39 metre yacht is powered by twin 1,055 hp MTU 12V 2000 M70 diesel engines, which provide her with a maximum speed of 14 knots and a transatlantic range. Having been one of the flagships of the Feadship charter fleet since her launch, Go was been given a brand-new interior in 2012. 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 58 metre superyacht Baraka at anchor

Monday, 3 December 2012

The 58.20 metre Baraka was launched on the 15th of April by Proteksan-Turquoise. She has a steel hull with aluminium superstructure and a displacement of 860 tons. Baraka is powered by twin Caterpillar 3512B diesel engines which provide a cruising speed of 14 knots and a range of 5,000 nautical miles at 12 knots. Read More

The 55.40 metre superyacht Turquoise

Friday, 30 November 2012

The 55.40 metre superyacht Turquoise was launched in 2011 by the Proteksan Turquoise shipyard in Turkey. Her exterior lines are designed by Dubois Naval Architects and she features an interior by HOK Design and Suntay Design. Turquoise can accommodate 12 guests, and has a range of 4,500nm. 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

The 60 metre Lürssen superyacht Lime Light in Saint Tropez

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

The 60 metre Lime Light  was delivered by Lürssen Yachts in 2006 to her US owners. The yacht was designed by Espen Oeino and features an interior by Zuretti. Her interior is a pleasing intermingling of light fabrics, gorgeous marble and onyx accents and rare woods in both high gloss and satin finishes. 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 62.50 metre Icon superyacht Baton Rouge in the Caribbean

Thursday, 22 November 2012

The 62.50 metre Baton Rouge, designed by Tim Heywood with an interior by Redman Whiteley Dixon, was the second of three superyachts launched so far by Dutch superyacht builders Icon Yachts. Even though all three yachts are in principle sisterships that were built on the same platform, Baton Rouge really stands out in terms of looks. Read More

The 73.50 metre superyacht Sapphire at anchor

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Superyacht Sapphire was delivered in 2011 by the german shipyard Nobiskrug. Both the exterior lines and the stylish interior have been designed by Newcruise, who also worked together with Nobiskrug on superyachts Triple Seven and Siren. Her interior can be described as Modernism inspired by Art Deco. 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 classic superyacht Mary Jean in Gibraltar

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Superyacht Mary Jean was built by Cantieri Navali Campanella in 1981 and boasts an elegant and modern designed interior with muted fabrics by Steve Howard of H2 Design. Her unusual layout uniquely offers two staterooms on the main deck and four staterooms on the lower deck with three further doubles, and a twin cabin. 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 68 metre superyacht Sycara V in Gibraltar

Monday, 12 November 2012

The 68.15 metre superyacht Sycara V was built by Nobiskrug in 2010. Her interior was designed by Craig Beale/Pure Detail with a very light classic interior featuring beautiful woods, natural stone and fabrics. The main deck, offers an open space of more than 25 meters from the dining room to the library. Read More

The 70 metre converted superyacht Amadeus at anchor

Friday, 9 November 2012

The 70 metre superyacht Amadeus was originally built by as a research vessel, but in 2006 she was converted into a private yacht by Jade Yachts. The superyacht’s exterior lines were re-designed by Reymond Langton Design and she features an interior by Francois Zuretti. Powered by twin 1850 hp Caterpillar engines, she cruises at 12 knots. 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 classic motor yacht Blue Bird of 1938

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

The classic motor yacht Blue Bird was originally built by Goole Shipyard in 1938 for Sir Malcolm Campbell. Designed by Scottish naval architects G.L. Watson she was to be an ocean going yacht as Sir Malcolm was planning to go treasure hunting in the Cocos Islands in the Pacific. She never made it to the Pacific as she was requisitioned in 1940. Read More

The 44 metre converted tug Ariete Primo

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

The 44 metre Ariete Primo used to be a tugboat that has travelled the oceans of the world, but she has now been transformed into an elegant yacht for exclusive cruises. She features a beautiful interior featuring precious woodwork and furnishings. It has created a warm, cosy interior where nothing is left up to chance. Read More

The Trinity Zoom Zoom Zoom at anchor

Monday, 29 October 2012

The luxury superyacht Zoom Zoom Zoom was built by the US based Trinity Yachts shipyard in 2005, and features naval architecture and the exterior design by the in-house design team of Trinity Yachts. Evan K Marshall designed the yacht’s interior. She is powered by twin 3,384hp Caterpillar 3516B's. Read More

Germania Nova, an exact replica of the 1908 gaff schooner Germania

Friday, 26 October 2012

Germania Nova, an exact replica of the 1908 gaff schooner Germania. She an overall length of 47m, a crew compliment of 13 and accommodation for up to 10 guests in five double cabins. Built by FNM in Spain and launched in June 2011, superyacht Germania Nova is available for charter with Hill Robinson. 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

Superyacht Golden Compass in Cannes

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Golden Compass is a steel displacement hull design and was built by Picchiotti in 1982 with a substantial refit of both the interior and exterior areas in mid 2009. Over the last couple of years, the yacht has cruised around the world, visiting remote places such as the Amazon and the Andaman Islands. Read More

The 66 metre Oceanco Natita cruising in Saint Tropez

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Natita was built by Oceanco in 2005, as Dilbar. Her original owner sold her when he took delivery of a much larger yacht, the 110 metre Lürssen Dilbar. The yacht was renamed Ona, and like in her days as Dilbar, stayed a highly private yacht. It wasn't until she was sold again in 2010, to her current owner, that we learned more about this yacht. 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

Superyacht Plan B at anchor in Villefranche sur Mer

Friday, 19 October 2012

Built by Abu Dhabi MAR Kiel (formerly HDW), and delivered just before in the summer, the 73 metre superyacht Plan B was ordered before the crisis. 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. 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 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

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

The 62 metre superyacht Bistango at anchor

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Bistango is a 62 metre Benetti, built in 2010. Her owner is no stranger to Benetti, he previously owned two other large Benetti's. Her interior is highly luxurious, with lots of golden accents. She offers accommodation for 12 guests. Situated forward on the main deck, the master suite features a raised bedroom with opening doors to the foredeck. 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

Superyachts Tango and Vava II in Porto Montenegro

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Tango, Feadship’s giant 77.70 metre superyacht is a textbook example of the many facets involved in a custom yacht-building project. An excellent team spirit is essential and the yard worked seamlessly with Eidsgaard Design, Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects and Edmiston & Company. She is seen here side by side to the 96 metre Vava II. Read More

The expedition superyacht Ulysses in Auckland

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Launched in 2006, the 59.6 metre (196ft) Ulysses has a rugged steel hull and aluminium superstructure, and was built to be self-sufficient for long periods at a time. Powered by twin Caterpillar 1500hp engines, she has a cruising speed of 12.5 knots, with a range of 6,000 nautical miles. Ulysses offers accommodation for up to 16 guests. 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 73 metre superyacht Plan B in Antibes

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Built by Abu Dhabi MAR Kiel (formerly HDW), the 73 metre superyacht Plan B was ordered before the crisis as part of an order for six yachts of all around the same size. Due to the economic crisis four yachts were cancelled and in addition to superyacht Plan B, the second yacht in the series, HDW #423, is still in-build. 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

Catamaran sailing yacht Che in Montenegro

Monday, 10 September 2012

The 35 metre catamaran superyacht Che seen her anchored off Porto Montenegro last Summer. The aluminium sailing yacht Che was built by Sunreef Yachts in Poland in 2010. 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

The 40m Perini Navi superyacht Principessa Vai via

Friday, 7 September 2012

The stunning Perini Navi superyacht Principessa Vai via was built in 1991. Both her naval and interior were designed by the Perini Navi shipyard in Viareggio, Italy. With a length of 40 metres, she comfortably accommodates 10 guests. This stylish yacht is equipped with twin 3406TA Caterpillar engines each with propulsion of 408 HP.Read More

 

The 30m Superyacht Blue Dream

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Blue Dream, is a stunning 30m superyacht that cruises the Grecian isles. She can comfortably accommodates up to eight guests in four state rooms that include; one Master Cabin, one VIP, one Double Cabin and a Twin cabin. Her spacious interior has beautiful sea views and is equipped with all the latest on-board technology.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

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

The Swan 112 Anemos at anchor

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

The 34 metre superyacht Anemos is a high sailing performance German Frers designed Swan 112. She was delivered in 1999, and accommodates eight guest in a full-width master cabin with two large single beds located in the stern of the yacht, two twin cabins just forward of the master cabin, and one bunk bed cabin forward of the saloon. 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

The 42 metre classic sailing yacht Aetos in Greece

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Superyacht Aetos is a 42 metre sailing yacht built by Psarros Shipyard in Perama in Greece in 1972. When not under sail, this wooden yacht is powered by twin 600 hp Caterpillar C18 DITA engines. She is seen here two days ago, passing the Greek island Poros. 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

Superyacht Open Season

Monday, 3 September 2012

Superyacht Open Season is a 28.71m sloop built by Wally Yachts in 2005. Her naval architecture was done by German Frers. She features both interior and exterior styling by Wally. This luxury yacht has a composite hull a beam of 6.4m and a 4.5m draft. This 28.71m fast cruising sloop has a total of 386m² square metres of sail.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 58 metre Perini Navi Taouey in Saint Tropez

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Built in 1994 by the Italian Perini Navi yard, Taouey held the titleof being the shipyard's largest superyacht nearly 10 years, up till the launch of Felicita West. When launched the yacht had a dark blue hull, but this was later changed to her current white hull. This 58 metre yacht features a classic interior. 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 28 metre Jongert sailing yacht Sea Shuttle

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

The 28 metre Jongert sailing yacht Sea Shuttle. Sea Shuttle is a true testimony to the lasting build quality of Jongert. There is accommodation for 7 guests in the well-appointed and spacious cabins aft of the saloon. The saloon is well lit and very spacious with 260 degrees view. She took part in the Club Yachting Life Regatta this year. Read More

The Oceanco sisters Anastasia and Nirvana side by side

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Launched by Oceanco in Alblasserdam in the Netherlands in june 2008, Anastasia (yard number Y703), measures 75.5 metres with a beam of 13.40 meters. Behind her is the brand new yacht, Nirvana (yard numer Y707). Boasting a length of 88.5 metres and a beam of 14.2 metres, Y707 offers an extraordinary volume. Read More

The 52 metre sloop Red Dragon in Porto Cervo

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

The 52 metre (170ft) sloop Red Dragon commenced construction at Alloy Yachts Auckland New Zealand in March 2006 and was launched on December 13, 2007. Red Dragon is designed by Dubois Naval Architects as a high performance aluminium sloop, with the ability to stay operational for long periods at sea. 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 three masted schooner Fleurtje at anchor

Monday, 20 August 2012

At 57 metres, Fleurtje is one of the finest 3 masted schooners afloat. Her rich Awlgrip blue hull and 3 Douglas Fir masts with stay sail plan, combine into a handsome profile. Since her launch in 1960, Fleurtje has undergone 4 refits and been maintained to Lloyds class standards. She offers accommodation up to 12 guests. 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 37 metre cruising sloop Y II off Monaco

Friday, 17 August 2012

YII is a fast cruising sloop with a sleek profile and an uncluttered deck, built in Holland in 2006. Below deck the 37 metre YII offers a modern yet distinctly warm interior designed by John Munford with warm woods and light coloured furnishings. YII’s smooth lines and lightweight hull ensures a performance as impressive as her looks. 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 52 metre Alloy ketch Mondango

Thursday, 16 August 2012

The 52 metre superyacht Mondango was built at Alloy Yachts for an International businessman. The design from Dubois Naval Architects is for a high performance aluminium ketch which represents a world luxury cruising yacht with the ability to stay operational for extended voyages without shore based support. Read 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 41 metre Concorde sailing yacht Mirabella III

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

The 41.4 metre superyacht Mirabella III was built in 1994 in Thailand by Concorde Yachts, and is one of the few sailing superyachts that were launched, using the assistance of elephants to transport the yachts from the building shed to the water. Accommodation comes in the form of two VIP doubles, two twin convertibles and one twin. Read 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 40th Perini Navi Tamsen at anchor

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Tamsen is the 40th yacht delivered by Perinin Navi. The 52 metre ketch was built for an experienced owner, who previously owned another Perini Navi superyacht, now called Antara. Tamsen has been conceived for ocean crossings and long distance cruising. She is a little bit different in terms of interior layout compared to other Perini Navi's. 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 1916 sailing yacht Silver Spray

Monday, 13 August 2012

The classic superyacht Silver Spray  was originally built in 1916 as one of the Dutch North Sea pilot schooners, she was rebuilt in 1995/1999 and underwent an all-over refit during 2010/2011. Her recent refit including installing a new main engine. Her hull was built after the lines of the renowned America's Cup yacht America. Read More

The J Class superyacht Velsheda under sail

Friday, 10 August 2012

Designed by Charles Nicholson and built by Camper & Nicholson in 1933 in Gosport. She was Nicholson's second design for a J Class and Stephenson's second big yacht. Velsheda was named after Stephenson's three daughters, Velma, Sheila and Daphne. Velsheda often participates in regatta's, most recently in the J class regatta in the UK. 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 33 metre motor yacht, that became a 64 metre sailing yacht

Thursday, 9 August 2012

The 64 metre Pilar Rossi can only be described as the most unusual superyacht in the world. She started out as a very different superyacht. She was built by Alucraft in 1989 and in the time, she was a 33.5 metre motor yacht. She was lengthened in 2004, and then again in 2007, to 64 metres. 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 Bannenberg designed Royal Huisman Diamond For Ever

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Diamond For Ever was built as Acharné by the renowned Royal Huisman shipyard in 1987 with naval architect Ron Holland and interior expert Jon Bannenberg, providing the stunning design as a groundbreaking example of style and technical innovation. The yacht underwent a comprehensive 2-year rebuild programme at Royal Huisman in 1994. 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 largest Jongert to date, the 46 metre Wellenreiter

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

The 46.1 metre (151'2) custom superyacht Wellenreiter combines all the advantages of both sail and power, offering great sailing performance. This high volume steel hulled sailing yacht offers accommodation for seven guests, in a traditional interior. Wellenreiter is the largest Jongert yacht ever launched. Read More

Whales surround the 53 metre Drumbeat in Alaska

Monday, 6 August 2012

Built in 2002 by Alloy Yachts and designed by Dubois Naval Architects, Drumbeat was built to achieve good sailing performance with comfort, sea worthiness and space. Her cherrywood interior was designed to reflect the simplicity and beauty of the lines of this stunning sailing yacht, and offers accommodation for the owners plus six guests. 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 43.5 metre Royal Huisman superyacht Juliet

Friday, 3 August 2012

The 43.5 metre superyacht Juliet was built at Royal Huisman Shipyard in 1993. Since her launch, the yacht has travelled extensively around the world. Three years ago, Royal Huisman delivered superyacht Ethereal, which is stronly inspired by Juliet. Ethereal comes from the same 'dream' team of designers and builder. Read More

Panorama photo of superyachts docked in Poros

Thursday, 2 August 2012

This panorama photo was taken in Greece from the foredeck of the 35.5 metre superyacht Iraklis L, built in 2009 at the Onar yard in Perama, Greece. She can accommodate up to 14 guests in 6 cabins, and inside features beautiful rich red-tone woods throughout, in an interior designed by Lally Poulias. 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

The 1990 Royal Huisman superyacht Cyclos III

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Built in 1990 by Royal Huisman, with naval architecture by Ron Holland and showing off entirely innovative interiors by Andrew Winch, Cyclos III was the ground-breaking yacht of her generation and she remains timeless even after 20 years. Cyclos III was created to operate under sail and at anchor without continuously running the generators. 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 Perini Navi Gitana designed by Fabio Perini himself

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Gitana, a Perini Navi built in 1989, was designed by Fabio Perini himself for his own personal use which means the yacht is packed with the very best in design and materials. She underwent a complete refit in 2007 - 2008. She accommodates 6-9 passengers in three staterooms, and is staffed by a crew of five. Read More

Sailing yachts Icarus and Danubio III in Menorca

Monday, 30 July 2012

Icarus is the sixth yacht in the Jongert 2700M series, and was launched in 2007. The 27 metre all aluminium yacht has a 35 metre carbon fibre mast, supported by rod rigging in combination with a PBO fore stay and back stay. The deck saloon has a roof that completely slides open. She is seen here anchored next to the Jongert 21s Danubio III. 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 66 metre sailing superyacht Hetairos under full sail

Friday, 27 July 2012

Launched a year ago, the 66 metre superyacht Hetairos was built at by Baltic Yachts in Pietarsaari, Finland. The exterior of Hetairos was designed by Reichel / Pugh Yacht Design and Dykstra & Partners, while the interior was designed by Rhoades Young. She was built for an experienced yachtsman. 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 Perini Navi superyacht Silvana in Venice

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Designed by Perini Navi’s naval architects, Silvana boasts an ultra-light streamlined aluminium hull with maximum displacement optimized at 540 tons in order to guarantee both high sailing performances and extreme comfort. Both masts, the 58.8 metre main mast and the 48.26 metre mizzen, are also in aluminium. 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 Dubois designed Pendennis La Cattiva

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

The 37.4 metre superyacht La Cattiva is designed by Dubois, who's brief was to create a striking, technologically advanced vessel that would be a pleasure for the owner to sail with a small crew. She was delivered as S/Y Taramber in in 1991 by the Pendennis yard, and featured a beautiful Terence Disdale interior. 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

The 69.24 metre superyacht Atlantic sailing to Kos

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

The 69.24 metre Atlantic was designed by William Gardner and built by Townsend & Downey, Shooter Island, New York, in 1903 This replica was delivered in 2010, to the drawings of the original schooner collected from various archives in the USA, amongst which the MIT Museum in Massachusetts. 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

Jongert sailing yachts at the Club Yachting Life Rally

Monday, 23 July 2012

This year Monaco based yacht brokerage and charter firm Dahm International celebrate the 25th edition of their exclusive sailing event, Club Yachting Life Rally (CYLR). This year the event was held around the Balaeric Island Menora (Spain) from 7 to 10th June. Around 18 Jongert sailing yachts took part in this year's event. 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 55.7 metre ketch rigged sailing yacht Burrasca

Friday, 20 July 2012

The 55.7 metre ketch rigged sailing yacht Burrasca was built by the well known Italian sailing yacht builder Perini Navi in 2003. Both her interior and exterior were styled by the in-house team of the shipyard with naval architecture by Ron Holland. Burrasca offers accommodation for up to 12 guests. 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

The 10th largest sailing yacht in the world, Creole

Thursday, 19 July 2012

The 65 metre Creole is the 10th world's largest sailing yacht, and was built in 1927. She is designed by Charles E. Nicholson, and was built at the Camper & Nicholsons Shipyard in Gosport in the United Kingdom. Launched as Vira, she was the largest yacht the shipyard had ever constructed. She is kept in pristine condition 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 Jongert Mbolo under sail

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Sold last month by Jeroen Minnema of Ocean Independence,  the Jongert 2900M-line yacht Mbolo (ex: Ameena), is designed by Tony Castro, and was built in 2004 by the Dutch yard Jongert. This cruiser-racer unites easy sailing with a small crew and the legendary generous Jongert comfort and luxury in light, modern penthouse style. 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 32 metre Wally superyacht Nariida

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Nariida is a 32 metre superyacht launched by Concordia Custom Yachts in the United States in 1994, for Wally. This fast cruising ketch features a sail surface of 530m2, and was designed by Luca Brenta and Wally. She offers accommodation up to 8 guests and a crew of 4. She is seen here in the Golfe de Saint Tropez earlier this summer. Read More

The 37.5 metre sailing yacht Bushido in Saint Tropez

Monday, 16 July 2012

The 37.5 metre (123') sailing yacht Bushido was built in 2004 by Bod Yat in Turkey. Bushido offers accommodation for eight guests in four double staterooms and a large deck saloon as well as a proper wheelhouse, which is a unique feature for a sailing yacht of this size. The yacht was sold last month by Camper & Nicholsons International to a new owner.

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 67 metre superyacht Vertigo in Bonifacio

Friday, 13 July 2012

It took New Zealand shipyard Alloy Yachts just 29 months to build the 67.2 metre Vertigo, which was launched in February of 2011. At 837 GRT, Vertigo, designed by Philippe Briands, is the largest yacht to be built at Alloy Yachts to date, and is even the largest luxury sailing yacht to be built in the Southern Hemisphere. 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 40 metre Perini Navi Ellen V in Greece

Thursday, 12 July 2012

The 40 metre superyacht Ellen V was launched in 2001 by the Italian shipyard Perini Navi. Ellen V offers accommodation up to 6-8 guests, in three spacious classicly styled suites. Perini Navi superyachts are known for their high volume interiors, and large deck spaces, and Ellen V is no exception. 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 iconic 88 metre superyacht Maltese Falcon under sail

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

One of the most iconic of all yachts, and certainly the most photographed in modern times, the revolutionary 88 metre Maltese Falcon is famed for her sophisticated automated square rigged DynaRig sail plan. Three towering free-standing rotating carbon-fibre masts hold 25,800 sq. ft. of canvas on 15 square sails. 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 Jongert Scorpione dei Mare and the J-Craft Neptune

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Built by Jongert in The Netherlands in 2005 to a design by Tony Castro, Scorpione dei Mare measures just under 30 metres. She is a go-anywhere sailing yacht, with a succesful racing background, winning many ragatta's. She offers accommodation up to 7 guests, and her interior is light and airy. The yacht is for sale with Y.CO. 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 41 metre Alloy sailing yacht Destination

Monday, 9 July 2012

The 41 metre superyacht Destination is designed by Dubois and built by Alloy Yachts. The interior, designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, is a striking flamed mahogany, book-matched and offset by ivory-colored textiles and natural light. Four staterooms aft accommodate owner and guests while 3 cabins forward house crew. 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 47 metre Royal Huisman Hyperion

Friday, 6 July 2012

The 47 metre superyacht Hyperion was built by Royal Huisman for well known yachtsman Jim Clark. She has a a 59 metre carbon rig, exerting some 200 compressive tons at its base. When not under sail, the yacht is powered by a 1,100 hp MTU diesel engine driving a LIPS variable pitch propeller. 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 Wally 148 Saudade off the coast of Mallorca

Thursday, 5 July 2012

The Wally 148 Saudade, when launched in 2008 the largest Wally built to date, was built in Italy. Commissioned by an experienced yachtsman, Saudade features the lines of Tripp Design, with the interiors and styling of Eidsgaard Design. The interior layout provides for the guest quarter aft with the master suite, and two double guest cabins. 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 sailing yacht Scarena off the coast of Menorca

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

The Jongert 2900M Scarena is one of the most impressive yachts of the Jongert modern line, causing a sensation with her slender and beautiful silhouette. Her elegant and generous interior feature a saloon midships with spacious dining area, all in teak, and a luxurious owner’s suite and three guest suites. 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 38 metre 2008 Perini Navi sloop P2

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

The 2008 Perini Navi fast sloop superyacht P2 is designed by Philippe Briand. The hull is constructed in Sealium, an aluminium alloy which provides greater mechanical strength and improved corrosion characteristics, while reducing weight. In racing trim, P2 displaces 138 tonnes. The yard is currently building a sistership to P2. 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

The 1939 Feadship Iduna cruising out of Mahon, Menorca

Monday, 2 July 2012

Originally launched in 1939 by Royal De Vries, Iduna remained the largest Feadship built until 1960. Her three-year rebuild was carried out in the purpose-built Classic Yacht Darsena yard in Italy. Iduna's interior echoes the golden age of yachting, combining mahogany and teak with subtle fabrics and enormous attention to detail. 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 56 metre Perini Navi Panthalassa in the Caribbean

Friday, 29 June 2012

The 56 metre Perini Navi Panthalassa was launched in 2009, and has a 59 metre high mast. A phenomenal interior by Lord Norman Foster achieves a balance of light, structure and comfort. Inspired by lighthouse design, natural light is filtered throughout, and a floating bar in the main salon defies gravity.  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

Perini Navi superyacht Parsifal III sailing off Porto Cervo

Thursday, 28 June 2012

The 53.80 metre super sailing yacht Parsifal III was built by Italian superyacht builder Perini Navi in 2005. Parsifal III’s exterior lines are by the in-house team of Perini Navi, while they cooperated with Ron Holland Design for the naval architecture. The Danish owned sailing yacht features a spectacular interior by Rémi Tessier. 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 25 metre modern sailing yacht Polytropon II

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

The 25 metre Sailing yacht Polytropon II, seen here in Greece, is a modern sailing yacht, designed by German Frers, and built at Nautor Swan. She was launched in 2008, and features a modern interior by Lazzarini & Pickering. Polytropon II always travels in tandem with her modern looking 16 metre escort vessel, or shadow boat, Polytrofon II. 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 52 metre Royal Huisman schooner Meteor

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Built in 2007 to a design by Dijkstra & Partners, Meteor is a multi-award winning 52-metre schooner built by Royal Huisman. She features an interior created by John Munford. Swetania mahogany throughout the owners’ and guests’ accommodation provides a warm, nostalgic glow. She offers accommodation to six guests. Read More

Superyacht Nilaya sailing off Capri

Monday, 25 June 2012

The Baltic 112 Nilaya is a high-performance sailing yachts, designed by Nauta Yacht Design, together with Reichel Pugh Yacht Design who has been responsible of the Naval Architecture. Nilaya has a displacement of 89 tons and is equipped with a lifting keel, capable of reducing the maximum draft of 5.50 meters to just 3.50 meters. 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 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 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 Jongert 2700M Ithaka in Menorca

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Ithaka, seen here competing last sunday in Menorca at the Dahm Club Yachting Life Regatta in the Dahm Regatta, is the 5th Jongert 2700M, one of the most successful semi-custom designs ever. The yacht's whole aft deck and the two outside steering positions were re-designed and offer a lot more open space than the models before. 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

Superyacht Passe Partout at the Dahm Club Yachting Life Regatta

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Passe Partout is a 42 metre flying bridge cruiser built by Jongert in Holand. The generous layout of this reliable 42 metre Jongert sailing yacht features lavish open-air entertaining areas such as her unique flying bridge. Below deck, the elevated light-filled full-beam saloon offers unequalled panoramic views. Read More

Superyacht Odessa by Christensen Yachts

Monday, 11 June 2012

The US shipyard Christensen Yachts launched the 48.8m Odessa in 2009 and forms part of the Christensen’s 160’ custom series. Her modern and inviting interior was created by the yard’s in-house design team and features black walnut woodwork and creative ambient lighting. Odessa has a top speed of 18 knots. 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

Superyacht Bolero at the Tides Inn Chesapeake Bay Marina

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Built by Delta Marine in 1997 as Ste. Jill, the 37.80 metre superyacht Bolero is pictured here at the Tides Inn Chesapeake Bay Marina in May 2012. The luxury motor yacht was previously known as Seven C’s and was sold to her current owners by Northrop & Johnson and Chuck-Hovey Yachts in early 2010. Read More

Vitters superyacht Lady B sailing off Newport

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

The 44.70 metre superyacht Lady B sailing off Newport, Rhode Island with on the background the well-known Hammersmith Farm. Sailing yacht Lady B was built by Vitters in 2010 to a design of Dubois Naval Architects and with an interior by Rhoades Young Design. 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

Horizon superyacht Muses at the Hainan Rendez-Vous

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

At the recent Hainan Rendezvous the Horizon Shipyard presented their latest Horizon RP120 superyacht Muses. The 36 metre motor yacht was launched in December 2011 from the Taiwanese shipyard and she was following the launch of Lady Gaga, she is the second yacht over 100ft built by Horizon for a Chinese client. 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

Classic superyacht Deva sailing in the Tyrrhenian Sea

Monday, 7 May 2012

Sailing yacht Deva was built in Germany in 1930 by the Krupp Germania Werft. The exterior design of the 47.50 metre schooner is by the well-known Cox & Stevens design studio, while she features an interior design by Giorgetti & Magrini. Here Deva is pictured sailing in North Tyrrenian waters in May 2011. 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

Vitters sailing yacht Marie anchored off Taiohae Bay, Marquises

Friday, 4 May 2012

The black hulled sailing yacht Marie was built by the Dutch Vitters shipyard in 2010 and designed by Hoek Naval Architectes. The owner is a keen admirer of antique weapons and there are some two tonnes of antique weaponry onboard Marie. This picture of the 54.64 metre superyacht was taken yesterday in Taiohae Bay, Marquises. 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 1999 Pendennis superyacht Rebecca

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Designed by German Frers, sailing yacht Rebecca was built at Pendennis in 1999. She was built for an owner who wanted to combine all of the best elements of yachts from the mid-19th century to the modern day, in a stylish, eye-catching yacht which would give high performance under sail. Robin Black designed her light and elegant interior. Read More

The 50 metre Benetti superyacht Jo in the Caribbean

Friday, 27 April 2012

The 49.95 metre luxury charter yacht JO, built by Benetti in 2004, has an interior designed by Zuretti, and features cherry woods and natural oak and a distinctive choice of fabrics. The Stefano Natucci designed superyacht offers a unique choice of equipment and toys. JO is offered for charter through Camper & Nicholsons International. 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 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 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 49 metre superyacht Lohengrin in China

Friday, 30 March 2012

Lohengrin was custom built in 2006 by Trinity Yachts, with the yacht's interior designed by Scott Carpenter and exterior styled by Geoff Van Aller. This custom aluminium semi-displacement yacht was engineered with an 8.50 metre (27.89ft) beam and a 2.30 metre (7.55ft) draft. This superyacht offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in 5 suites. 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

Perini Navi’s P2 sailing past superyacht Eclipse

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Perini Navi launched the 38 metre fast sloop superyacht P2 on Saturday June 14th in 2008. She was at that time the first Perini Navi designed by Philippe Briand. The hull is constructed in Sealium, an aluminium alloy which provides greater mechanical strength and improved corrosion characteristics, while reducing weight. Read More

The magnificent superyacht Twizzle in the Caribbean

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

The magnificent Twizzle was built by Royal Huisman in The Netherlands, and designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon. She catches the eye with her powerful contemporary lines and integration of indoor and outdoor spaces. She was built for experienced owners who previously owned the 55 metre Feadship now named Issana. 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

Superyacht Iroquois by Feadship

Friday, 16 March 2012

The 50 metre superyacht Iroquois was built by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries in 1998. The steel hulled motor yacht was designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and she features an interior by Glade Johnson. Iroquois has been owned by the same owners since her launch and is now available for sale through Moran Yachts. 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

Perini Navi Helios sailing off Sardinia

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Superyacht Helios is the result of a collaboration between Perini Navi’s naval architects and Ron Holland. She is the second steel-hulled 45 meter yacht to be launched by this Italian shipyard. The Perini Navi-built aluminium mast that rises over 50 metres above the waterline carries a sail area of almost 1,200m2. 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 Royal Huisman sailing yacht Hyperion off Mallorca

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Hyperion was built by Royal Huisman for well known yachtsman Jim Clark. When he took delivery of the 90 metre Royal Huisman Athena in 2004 he sold Hyperion. The 45 metre yacht was designed by German Frers and Pieter Beeldsnijder, who was also responsible for her interior. Hyperion is dedicated to fast sailing and relaxation – in that order. 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 superyachts Secret Life & Harle off Saint Tropez

Monday, 13 February 2012

A classic and a modern Feadship pictured off the Port of Saint Tropez last Summer. On the left is the 45 metre Secret Life. Built in 1973 by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries, Secret Life was designed by De Voogt Naval Architects. On the right is the Feadship F45 Harle. The 44.65 metre motor yacht was built by Royal Van Lent in 2007. 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

Superyacht Al Mirqab cruising off Capri

Tuesday, 5 September 2000

The 133 metre superyacht Al Mirqab was built by Peters Schiffbau in 2008 under the supervision of Kusch Yachts. The exterior lines of Al Mirqab are from the drawing board of Tim Heywood with an interior by Andrew Winch. Her owner hails from Qatar and also owns the Riva 115 Athena Al Mirqab II, which is usually based in Doha, and the Mangusta 165 Al Mirqab III, which she is usually seen around Al Mirqab. Read More

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Superyacht Bleu de Nimes off Saint Tropez

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

The 90 metre superyacht Nero at sunset

Friday, 27 January 2012

The 93 metre Lürssen sailing yacht Eos

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Superyacht Cakewalk at night in Monaco

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Superyacht T6 at anchor in Rose Bay, Sydney

Monday, 2 January 2012

The 60 metre CRN Darlings Danama

Monday, 19 December 2011

The recently renamed Feadship Issana

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

The luxury superyacht Esmeralda in Poros

Friday, 9 December 2011

Superyacht Iraklis L in Greece

Thursday, 8 December 2011

The 78 metre superyacht Titan in Gibraltar

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Superyacht Bacarella by Trinity Yachts

Friday, 2 December 2011

Superyacht Alfa Nero in Gibraltar

Thursday, 24 November 2011

The Sanlorenzo 46 Steel superyacht Carol

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