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Superyacht of the Week: ISA's Silver Wind

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Launched by Italian shipyard, ISA Yachts, earlier this year, the 43.63 metre superyacht Silver Wind is the shipyard’s inaugural ISA 140’. The first yacht to be constructed with the combination of water jets and hybrid propulsion as well as one of the first yachts using variable rpm generators, her defining features include very high performance coupled with low consumption. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 40 metre Solaris

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Built in 2014 by Princess Yachts International, the 40.16 metre motor yacht Solaris is a tri-deck semi custom vessel boasting interior designs by British designer Mark Berryman, with exterior styling undertaken by Princess. She is finished spectacularly in hand-picked oak timber. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 31.7m Swan 105 RS Ti-Coyo

Sunday, 12 October 2014

The Swan 105 RS was recently launched by Nautor’s Swan in Finland. The 31.7 metre sloop, named Ti-Coyo, is a semi-custom superyacht featuring naval architecture by the renowned German Frers, with Beiderbecke design responsible for the exterior and interiors. A notable feature of the sailing yacht is her vast interior. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Tansu's So’Mar

Sunday, 5 October 2014

The 37.92 metre superyacht So’Mar was launched earlier this year by Tansu Yachts. The Turkish shipyard were responsible for all elements of the vessel’s construction, from the concept to the exterior and interior styling. Naval architecture and engineering was completed in successful collaboration with Diana Yacht Design. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Tsa Tsa

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Hull number one of the Oceanic Yachts 90 STS was launched earlier this month after being sold in January 2014. Named Tsa Tsa, the Oceanic Yachts 90’ STS was built by Cantiere Navale di Ostia – Canados. The explorer vessel is in straight shaft version and made her debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival at the beginning of September. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The H2 designed Bilgin Elada

Sunday, 21 September 2014

The 45 metre semi-displacement superyacht, Elada, was built by the Turkish shipyard, Bilgin Yachts. After signing the contract for the vessel in 2012, she was launched earlier this year and is a development of the 40 metre superyacht M, which was launched, also by Bilgin, in 2012. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Gatsby

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Launched in June of this year, the Filippetti Navetta 30 superyacht is part of the company’s green line, and aims for maximum comfort whilst maintaining the utmost respect for the environment. She is designed in line with eco-friendly principles, featuring a displacement hull, soft, rounded lines, low emissions and consumption. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The Riva 122 Mythos Sol

Saturday, 6 September 2014

The new 37 metre Riva flagship is the Riva 122 Mythos, and is not only the first yacht to be built by the Italian shipyard completely in light aluminium alloy, but is also the largest yacht the brand have produced to date. The introduction of the new yacht marks a new milestone in their long history, and means that they now boast one of the widest and most diverse ranges in the world. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 49 metre Rossi Navi Polaris

Sunday, 31 August 2014

The second unit of the Prince Shark 49 metre superyacht line was launched earlier this year in March, just one year after her sistership Param Jamuna IV was launched in March 2013. Rossinavi will display superyacht Polaris at the Monaco Yacht Show this September. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The JFA Long Island 85 WindQuest

Saturday, 23 August 2014

The 25.90 metre long range semi custom Long Island 85 series catamaran, WindQuest, was built by French shipbuilder, JFA Yachts, and launched in 2014. She features naval architecture and sophisticated interior design by Marc Lombard, and, for a yacht of her size, she offers unrivalled space and comfort onboard for a total of up to 8 guests. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 35 metre Foam

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Launched by Admiral Tecnomar in May of this year, the 35 metre steel displacement yacht, Foam, is the first of the Admiral Custom series, Classique 35. She features exterior and interior styling from The Italian Sea Group’s in-house design studio, Centro Stile. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Feadship Como

Sunday, 3 August 2014

With the launch of 46.22 metre superyacht Como, Feadship once again affirms their position as a leading force within the superyacht industry. Drawing attention to a groundbreaking use of glass, Como features extraordinarily large windows at her owner's request, adding jaw-dropping panoramic views to her exquisitely designed interiors. Read More

Superyacht of the Week Mondango 3

Sunday, 27 July 2014

At 56.4 metres, Mondango 3 is Alloy Yachts' latest impressive achievement, a sleek, elegant ketch built for experienced owners. Mondagno 3 is the owners' second collaboration with the acclaimed New Zealand shipyard, joined by a team from Dubois Naval Architects and Reymond Langton. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Azimut Grande 95RPH

Monday, 21 July 2014

Last April, Azimut Yachts celebrated the launch of the brand new addition to their exclusive Grande Collection: the Azimut Grande 95RPH. The collection's first launch since it was incorporated into the extensive Azimut family, Azimut Grande 95RPH showcases an overall sense of openness and light, with light interior designs combined with large windows. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 61 metre Saramour

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Designed by Francesco Paszkowski Design and with naval architecture by the CRN technical department, the 61.3 metre Saramour boasts clean and essential lines as well as a minimalistic style. Many aspects of the yachts design were in close cooperation with the owner’s individual desires and requirements, resulting in a yacht close to the owner’s heart. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: My Paradis

Saturday, 5 July 2014

The new motor yacht, My Paradis, from renowned Italian shipyard, Benetti, is the first of three 108 foot Tradition Supremes, the new entry level tri-deck in the Benetti Class Range Displacement line. The new Tradition Supreme 108’ evolves Benetti Class range lines by introducing innovative new design features and functions​. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The explorer Aurora

Sunday, 29 June 2014

With an exterior look that is bold, dapper and confident, brand new superyacht Aurora is the very first Nordhavn 120 and a finalist for the upcoming World Superyacht Awards. Strong lines, that show off a mix of features from traditional expedition vessels and modern luxury superyachts, a recognisable silhouette and her exterior colour... Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Carnival Liberty 3

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Launched in April of this year, the 33.53 metre Carnival Liberty 3 is hull number two of the new RP110 raised pilothouse model from Horizon Yachts. SuperYachtTimes.com visited the yacht at the Taiwan International Boat Show in May. The launch of the second hull of the highly successful model from Horizon came quickly after the launch of Andrea VI in 2013. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 41 metre Inmocean

Sunday, 15 June 2014

The 41 metre sloop Inmocean built by Fitzroy Yachts is a classic style yacht that gave Dubois Naval Architects & Designers the opportunity to prove their ability within this arena. Officially launched in 2008 at their shipyard in New Plymouth, New Zealand, she was delivered to her owner in the same year.. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 66 metre Invictus

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Delta recently delivered their latest 66-meter yacht, Invictus. Latin for “unconquerable”, she embodies the spirit of a 19th century poem by William Ernest Hemley. Striking, flawless and powerful, Invictus is a tribute to the courage and strength portrayed in her namesake poem’s words, “I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 85 metre Solandge

Sunday, 1 June 2014

The impressive 85.10 metre Lürssen superyacht, Solandge, is a family yacht built for pleasure. Delivered in October 2013, great care has been taken to ensure her establishment in the charter market of a truly iconic yacht. The owner, who upgraded from a 63 metre Lürssen yacht, has many years experience owning and chartering different types of yachts. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Codecasa Vintage F75

Sunday, 25 May 2014

​During the 2011 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, Codecasa Shipyards unveiled their new Vintage Series through the exhibition of the first hull in the series. A resounding success, Hull F73 (since named Magari) was met with great enthusiasm from fans and experts from the superyacht industry. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Hatteras 100 Mr. Loui

Sunday, 18 May 2014

​Elegant and powerful, the Hatteras 100 Raised Pilothouse surely is an eye-catching new addition to the extensive fleet of USA-based Hatteras Yachts shipyard. Hailing from New Bern, North Carolina, Hatteras Yachts has been a leading force in building sportfishing convertibles and luxury motor yachts for over 50 years. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Benetti Delfino 93’ Zaphira

Monday, 12 May 2014

The Benetti Delfino 93’ Class Range embodies Benetti's strong track record of both tradition and innovation, with the first motor-yacht by this name introduced forty years ago at the 1969 Genoa International Boat Show. The Delfino has seen enormous success. It is the ultimate synthesis of the Italian boatyard's extensive experience and quality. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The BVB44M

Monday, 5 May 2014

Combining Bloemsma Van Breemen’s acclaimed proficiency in the construction and engineering field, BVB44M illustrates some of the most outstanding elements of motor yacht design. With an exterior and interior design by Pieter Beeldsnijder and naval architecture by Vripack, this excellent example of the Dutch yachting industry was launched in August 2013. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The 72.5 metre superyacht Axioma

Friday, 25 April 2014

​The story behind the huge success of 72.5 metre displacement yacht, Axioma, is one not only of interest, but of inspiration. The first boat to be launched from Turkish shipyard, Dunya Yachts, Axioma boasts the world’s top brands and designs throughout its entirety. The cost of such a top class superyacht should be expected to reflect that premium quality, but company founder... Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Hargrave 101 Sassy

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Hargrave has over the past forty years established themselves as a genuine market leader in the American yachting community. They are a prime example of an American run shipyard constantly adapting to changes within the market, and with their latest creation, the 101’ Sassy, this philosophy becomes all too clear. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The exquisite Benetti Lady Candy

Sunday, 6 April 2014

If anything, Lady Candy is all about finding balance; a balance between boldness and refined elegance, between comfort and performance, and between East and West, as this exquisite 57 metre superyacht unites the extraordinary signature of Italian design with the mysterious eastern finesse of her proud owner's requirements. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Columbus 40S Hybrid

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Last year, Columbus Yachts, a brand of the Palumbo Shipyards, debuted their innovative Sport Hybrid model at the Monaco Yacht Show. With her advanced hybrid propulsion and strong, confident looks, the Columbus 40S Hybrid combines top performance with sleek, elegant boldness. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 46 metre Soraya

Monday, 24 March 2014

Having successfully completed her sea trials, and currently undergoing the final stages of her RINA classification process, Denison Yacht Sales presents the 46.5 metre superyacht Soraya for sale. Designed by UNIELLé Yacht Design, interiors by designer Aleš Bratina and naval architecture by Meccano Engineering, Soraya is stunningly sportive. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Admiral Tecnomar Cacos V

Saturday, 15 March 2014

The key aspects of superyachting for owners and guests are clearly defined as relaxation and comfort. The comfort of luxury, style and space, but surely also the comfort of silence. It's this particular absence of noise that is one of the many distinguishing assets for the latest addition to the Admiral Tecnomar fleet: the 40 metre Cacos V. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Tecnomar Nadara Zahraa

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Launched a few months ago, acclaimed Italian shipyard Admiral Tecnomar delivered the fierce and stylish Tecnomar NADARA 30 metre. Named Zahraa, this superyacht is the first launch of this stunning new hull and an exquisite example of how bold sportiveness and high-gloss, contemporary luxury go perfectly well together. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The legendary Christina O

Saturday, 1 March 2014

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

Superyacht of the week: The stunning Nameless

Sunday, 23 February 2014

A clear vision by the owner simplified the design process and enabled Mondo Marine to focus on creating a yacht with exterior spaces as detailed and functional as the areas found on the interior. Nameless' black hull and grey superstructure sets her apart when in port or at anchor, and her exterior adds to the overall sportiness of the design. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Amer Cento

Saturday, 15 February 2014

In October of 2012, SuperYachtTimes.com reported that the first hull of the latest model from Italian shipyard GruppoPermare, the Amer Cento, had been ordered. With a successful delivery of this first hull of the Amer Cento model delivered just last summer, a true new milestone in its category, we will take a closer look at what this yacht has to offer. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The new Mangusta 110

Monday, 10 February 2014

An impressive new addition to the Mangusta-family of Overmarine Group was recently presented, in the form of the delightful Mangusta 110. At 33.8 metres, the Mangusta 110 takes all the best features of the existing models of the family and refines them, resulting in a delightfully sportive superyacht that definitely has the wow-factor. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Flevoship's Belle de Jour

Sunday, 2 February 2014

Flevo Ship Holland recently delivered the outstanding Belle de Jour. At just over 29 metres, this elegant vessel boasts the instantly recognisable look of a modern classic. Belle de Jour is without a doubt a superyacht that can confidently take up competition with the Netherlands' most prestigious and acclaimed shipyards. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Canados 108 M&A's

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Italian shipyard Canados have recently expanded their range of flybridge vessels with the brand new Canados 108, a bold, sleek and sharp 33 metre powerboat. Combining sportive performance with state of the art technology and refined Italian design, the very first vessel in this new range is the strong and elegant M&A’s. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Charter yacht Dyna ® by Benetti

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Launched last year, Dyna ® is the delightfully inviting, friendly and contemporary superyacht from Benetti. With slender lines and a sleek silhouette, reflecting the distinct elegance of the Benetti Classic range, Dyna ® is indeed a modern classic that combines modern finesse with a rich sense of style, comfort and space. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Perini Navi's 60 metre Seahawk

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Last November, Perini Navi delivered Seahawk, the first vessel within their new generation of superyachts. With SuperYachtTimes.com's Merijn de Waard having sailed onboard during last year's edition of the Perini Navi cup, we have been shown an impressive and intriguing first look at Seahawk's impressive capabilities. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The refreshing Heliad II

Sunday, 5 January 2014

Starting off the year in a refreshing, friendly and particularly inviting way, the stylish, brand new Heliad II is a 33.4 metre superyacht was launched just last year and is, deservingly, 2014's very first superyacht of the week. Designed by Diana Yacht Design, with interiors from Weber Yacht Design, and built by Lynx Yachts, Heliad II is all Dutch. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Alloy's CaryAli

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Built by Alloy Yachts in 2013, CaryAli is a elegant yet tough explorer vessel. With exteriors and naval architecture by René van der Velden, and classic interiors designed by Lynne Grossman Interiors, Redman Whiteley Dixon and Alloy Yachts, CaryAli was designed for experienced owners who had a crystal clear idea of what they wanted. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The contemporary Benetti superyacht Panthera

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Introducing Panthera, Benetti presents an unapologetically bold and elegant superyacht that is all about sportiveness, vibrant modern style and the ultimate comfort. The second launch in the acclaimed shipyard's 500s series, after 2010's Imagination, Panthera was completely constructed at Benetti's Livorno shipyard. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Art Déco-inspired Apostrophe

Sunday, 8 December 2013

At this year's Monaco Boat Show, acclaimed Dutch shipyard Hakvoort presented superyacht Apostrophe. With her elegant exterior features and lush, Art Déco-inspired interiors, by Reymond Langton Design, and with naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design, Apostrophe is all about elegance and subtle, classic glamour. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The AB 116 Ecrider

Sunday, 1 December 2013

AB Yachts just recently launched their latest project, the undeniably sportive AB 116 named Ecrider. Unmistakably a powerboat pur sang, this vessel surely is a textbook example of sportive strength. With an length of 36.25 metre, she combines Italian elegance with an unapologetically light and modern sense of style. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Maxi Dolphin Nomad IV

Sunday, 24 November 2013

With their latest project, the sleek and elegant FC3 100 named Nomad IV, Italian shipyard Maxi Dolphin presents a bold sailing yacht that is light, powerful and stylish. With comfort as one of her key ingredients, Nomad IV   is a 30.5 metre LOA vessel of excellent quality and finesse, design by the French firm Finot-Conq. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Couach 2600 FLY

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Last June, Couach Yachts launched the latest edition to their fleet of “yacht couture” superyachts, in the form of the 26 metre LOA Couach 2600 Fly. With this model, the acclaimed French shipyard, upholding a fine reputation and an impressive history of 115 years of shipbuilding, enters the sector of 80 foot vessels for the first time. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 80 metre CRN Chopi Chopi

Sunday, 10 November 2013

Last January, acclaimed Italian shipyard CRN, with a history spanning over 50 years, launched their largest pleasure yacht to date. As the new prima donna of Italian yachting, majestic superyacht Chopi Chopi boasts a large collection of very exciting features and, impressively, one private deck exclusively available for the owner. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Cosmo 50 Explorer I-Nova

Sunday, 3 November 2013

In 2010, the owner of the Alizul Finance Corporation, met up with naval architect Mr. Dimitris Bales and designer Cristiano Gatto of Cristiano Gatto Design Team Srl. It was there and then, that the idea for the Cosmo 50 Explorer was born. As the first vessel of newly established brand Cosmo Explorer, superyacht I-Nova was recently launched in Greece. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Heesen's Galactica Plus

Monday, 28 October 2013

Just recently, Heesen Yachts launched the elegant 35 meter superyacht Galactica Plus. Designed by Frank Laupman from the Netherlands-based Omega Architects, her exterior look shows off sleek, curvy lines and a sportive, slender silhouette with plenty of personality. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The spectacular Ketos

Sunday, 20 October 2013

​Last February, Italian shipyard Rossi Navi launched the spectacular superyacht Ketos from their Viareggio facilities. At 48 metres LOA, this powerful and sportive superyacht boasts two and a half decks of glossy luxury, contemporary Italian design and a rich, glamorous ambiance that invites guests to relished, enjoy and simply relax. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The brand new superyacht Aziza

Sunday, 6 October 2013

Last April, Aziza was christened at the ISA Yachts yard in Ancona. After a moving speech by the owner, in which he expressed his pride to be part of the ISA-family and thanking them for having always treated him and his crew with respect, professionalism, accuracy and commitment, elegant Aziza was ready to take on the waves. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Conrad 115 Lunar

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Just last week, Polish shipyard Conrad debuted their brand new superyacht Lunar at the Festival de la Plaisance. This stunning ketch shows off an unusually contemporary look, with an all aluminium hull and an intriguing silhouette. Having had a tour onboard in Cannes, Lunar presents herself as an elegant, modern and dynamic vessel. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The groundbreaking Galactica Star

Sunday, 15 September 2013

First off, Galactica Star boasts a revolutionary Fast Displacement Hull Shape, with a sophisticated hydrodynamic design, allowing her to reduce her environmental impact by up to 30 percent. Even more impressive, this reduction does not take away from her performance, as she is able to reach top speeds of 28.8 knots. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 49 metre project Prince Shark

Monday, 9 September 2013

Rossinavi will present an exciting new superyacht during the upcoming edition of the Monaco Yacht Show. With her extraordinary elegance and exceptional strength, project Prince Shark is an impressive, light aluminium vessel with an LOA of 49 metres. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Darwin Class Stella di Mare

Sunday, 1 September 2013

The Darwin Class superyacht series from Italian shipyard Cantiere delle Marche aims at developing the superyacht species, taking a step forward without essentially changing the DNA of the vessel. At the upcoming edition of the Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes, from 10 – 15 september, the shipyard will be presenting Stella di Mare. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The new 42 metre Moonen Sofia

Sunday, 25 August 2013

The acclaimed Dutch Moonen Shipyards recently launched their biggest superyacht to date: the elegant and confident Sofia. At 42 metres LOA, this is a vessel that shows of an exquisite sophistication, combining the spirit of an adventurous expedition vessel with the style of an instant-classic superyacht. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The SW 82 Feelin' Good

Saturday, 17 August 2013

Southern Wind Shipyard recently launched the first hull from their already successful SW 82-project: the sleek, fresh and sportive sailing yacht Feelin’ Good. Launched in Cape Town, Feelin’ Good is a perfectly modern superyacht, with a length of 24.72 metres. Her contemporary looks were designed by a team from Farr Yacht Design and Nauta. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The groundbreaking quaranta

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Earlier this year, Curvelle launched the refreshing and wonderfully spacious superyacht quaranta, the largest carbon hybrid superyacht catamaran built to date. Just shy of 34 metres LOA, quaranta, whose name is deliberately spelled without a capital “Q”, is an impressively flexible, modern and friendly catamaran. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 34 metre Koji

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Superyacht Koji is a sharp, sleek and exquisitely sportive vessel built by the Italy-based Cantiere Navale Arno. With exteriors by Andrea Bacigalupo and interiors designed by Luxury Projects, Koji is a strong, eye-catching vessel that combines aggressive looks with fitting strong designs and the performances to match. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Esenyacht Glorious

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Launched in 2011, Turkey-based sailing yacht Glorious is a superb, sleek and modern ketch with a smooth, warm onboard ambiance. At 36 metres LOA, she boasts a sharp and modern exterior look, smart layouts and classically styled interiors that combine contemporary shapes with ample lush, high-gloss woodwork and spacious accommodation. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Benetti Ocean Paradise

Sunday, 14 July 2013

Recently launched at the Benetti shipyard, 55 metre Ocean Paradise is firmly set at having people talk about her at her debut during this year's edition of the Monaco Yacht Show. This bold and modern vessel will present a unique sense of style, refreshingly different approach to design and a quirky and confident personality. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The new Ferretti 960

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Recently launched, the brand new Ferretti 960 is the latest addition to the Ferretti Group fleet and the largest recreational planing craft ever built by the renowned Italian shipyard. At just over 29 metres LOA, and a hull length just below 24, this fresh and sportive vessel boasts some innovative design features. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 45 metre Pride

Saturday, 29 June 2013

Completed in 2013, the brand new superyacht Pride is a magnificent new vessel with plenty of personality. With edgy and recognisable exterior looks, she shows off strong modern features, contemporary lines and a confident silhouette. With an LOA just shy of 45 metres, Pride is one of the most voluminous superyachts of this size. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 50 metre ISA Belle Anna

Sunday, 23 June 2013

​Launched in July of 2012, Belle Anna is the third superyacht in the semi-custom 500-series from Italian shipyard ISA Yachts. Joining the ranks of Liberty and Papu du Papi, she boasts an exterior look showing off sportive lines, refined curves and a strong feminine silhouette. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Majesty 135

Sunday, 16 June 2013

United Arab Emirates-based Gulf Craft recently launched the second release of their largest model to date: the Majesty 135. The Majesty 135-project premiered during the company's 30th anniversary celebrations, and this second launch is a solid testimony to the great success and exciting potential of the project. Read More

Superyacht Special: First look on board 86m superyacht Quattroelle

Monday, 10 June 2013

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

Superyacht of the week: The Bilgin 132 M

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Last week's superyacht of the week is, in many ways, completely opposite compared to this week's choice. Yet, the classic M&M was delivered by the same shipyard as this week's special feature, the intriguing and unque 40 metre M. As arguably one of the most distinct superyachts in the industry, M was launched last year from the Istanbul-based family shipyard. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 48.8 metre Bilgin 160 M&M

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Almost a year ago, Turkey-based Bilgin Yachts launched their latest superyacht, a 48.8 metre vessel was christened M&M. An instant classic she truly is, which becomes obviously clear upon first glance. After having had a successful debut at last year's edition of the Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes, M&M now offers her vision of past eras to all her guests. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Oyster 100 Penelope

Saturday, 25 May 2013

With an LOA of just over 30 metres, Penelope is a contemporary, charming and above all wonderfully spacious superyacht in the Oyster 100 series, offering volumes and several features generally found onboard vessels of a significantly larger category. Her exterior look is sleek, refined and sportive. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Mangusta 165

Sunday, 19 May 2013

At the beginning of the summer of 2012, the brand new flagship from the Mangusta 165 series was delivered to her proud owners. This magnificent and impressively sportive superyacht, the 7th hull to be delivered in the series, had a successful premiere at the most recent edition of the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Benetti Checkmate

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Recently, Benetti launched their brand new superyacht Checkmate with a festive ceremony at the Darsena Italia Basin, the historic home of the acclaimed shipyard. With an LOA slightly over 44 metres, this magnificent charter vessel offers an wide selection of luxury amenities, all wrapped up in a wonderfully stylish package. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Royal Huisman's Pumula

Saturday, 4 May 2013

In 2012, acclaimed Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman launched the remarkable and eloquently elegant sailing yacht Pumula. On her maiden voyage, she took on a summer cruise towards Norway and Spitsbergen, and traveled to the Caribbean the following winter. She already has 12,000 nautical miles and two meteorological extremes under her belt. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 58.2 metre CRN J'Ade

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Take one impressively sized superyacht, add a lavish and spacious layout, warmly designed contemporary interiors, ample of personality and a few unique elements and one might get an apt first impression of what brand new superyacht J’Ade is all about. This CRN-built vessel is a 60 metre, fully custom superyacht. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Vicem Vulcan 46

Saturday, 13 April 2013

In July of 2012, Istanbul-based shipyard Vicem launched the first member of their Vulcan line of superyachts, the 46 metre MY Vulcan. This line, marks the acclaimed yard's uncompromising transition from traditional mahogany construction to new territories of high-tech composite construction. Read More

Superyacht of the week: Royal Huisman's Kamaxitha

Sunday, 7 April 2013

Early 2012, Royal Huisman delivered the remarkably elegant ketch Kamaxitha to her owners. With naval architecture designed by Dykstra Naval Architects and warm classic interiors from the drawing boards of Rhoades Young, this exquisite sailing yacht continues the Spirit of Tradition and has, since her launch, shown that she is effortlessly capable of taking on the world's oceans. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 34 metre Only Now by Tansu Yachts

Sunday, 24 March 2013

​With the launch of brand new and exquisitely unique superyacht Only Now in August of 2012, Tansu Yachts have once again established their firm course for developing uniquely designed, unmistakable vessels that put a fresh new face on modern day, luxury yachting. What started with the ever so strong and charming sisters Ceylan and Nomade. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 50 metre Couach La Pellegrina

Sunday, 17 March 2013

With a name that translates to “the pilgrim”, one might expect superyacht La Pellegrina to be a classic vessel with a traditional take on design and style. However, that couldn't be further from the truth with this grand Couach vessel, that was launched in 2012. Admittedly, she does have a traditional touch with regards to her personality. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The 45 metre Rossi Navi Aslec 4

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Every now and then, a superyacht comes along that has such a particular and awe-inspiring nature, that it can be aptly described as having a definitive wow-factor. Such is undoubtedly the case with Aslec 4, the wonderful, personable and positively eccentric 45 metre vessel that was launched a year ago by Italian Rossi Navi. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 47 metre Orient Star

Saturday, 2 March 2013

In October of last year, CMB Yachts launched their brand new superyacht Orient Star. Tapping into the experience of a seafaring tradition that dates back for several millennia, Turkish CMB Yachts, which is located in the fastest growing superyacht city in the world, combines extensive knowledge with a keen eye for new technology. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The stunning 67 metre Vertigo

Sunday, 24 February 2013

With her second launch anniversary taking place this month, the super sailing yacht Vertigo has been roaming the seas with her owners and guests since she departed the Alloy shed in 2011. But for her owners and indeed the designers and builders behind this magnificent vessel the Vertigo voyage began back in 2004. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 30.65 metre Perini Navi Xnoi

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Last may, acclaimed Italian shipyard Perini Navi launched their brand new, sleek sloop Xnoi (pronounced “per noi” - “for us”) at the Picchiotti shipyard in La Spezia, Italy. This smooth, contemporary superyacht, with an LOA just shy of 31 metres, shows off an elegant style with her hull, superstructure, mast and boom all made from carbon fibre. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 46.6 metre Project 12

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Last year, the Festival de la Plaisance was home to the presentation of the newly launched superyacht Project 12. This vibrant new addition to the Cantieri di Pisa-family was developed as a successful transition from their famed Akhir range into a larger scale vessel. Project 12 combines top performance with a sleek exterior. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Benetti Classic Supreme Petrus II

Sunday, 3 February 2013

With an imminent US debut at the Miami Boat Show 2013 next month, exciting superyacht Petrus II is confidently set on a course to take the spotlights. Built by Benetti, being the very first launch in their brand new range of Classic Supreme superyachts, this is a vessel that combines strong looks with high levels of quality. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 60 metre Abeking & Rasmussen Excellence V

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Aptly named, Excellence V is the fifth in a highly successful line of superyachts. 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. Aside from spacious volumes, flexibility was a key ingredient. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 50 metre ISA Papi Du Papi

Saturday, 19 January 2013

With exterior features showing off sportive finesse, designed by Andrea Vallicelli, and interiors boasting a design scheme of cozy contemporary luxury by Francesco Paszkowski Design, International Shipyards Ancona (ISA) recently launched the subtle yet sensual Papi Du Papi, delivering her to her South American owners. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: ICON's remarkable superyacht Maidelle

Sunday, 13 January 2013

The Dutch shipyard ICON Yachts recently launched the latest addition to the ICON-family, the remarkable, brand new superyacht Maidelle. At 62 metres, this exquisite vessel was finished at the yard's extensive, state-of-the-art facilities in Harlingen, the Netherlands, where I received a personal tour of this stunning project. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 30 metre catamaran Quintessential

Saturday, 5 January 2013

Back in early 2004, the phone rang and I had my first conversation with the owner of Quintessential where he took time to describe his vision to me, that of creating a 30m sailing catamaran for him and his family to cruise the world. As the conversation went on, I was naturally drawn to the man on the other end of the phone. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 46.7 metre Heesen My Secret

Sunday, 23 December 2012

My Secret is a brand new vessel that was launched in 2012 by acclaimed Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts. In a team composed of Heesen, Bannenberg & Rowell for the luxurious interior designs and exterior design by Omega Architects, the superyacht that was until recently known as Project California proves to be an instant classic. 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

Superyacht of the Week: Benetti's 65 metre Seanna

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Benetti's Seanna is 65 metres of sumptuous superyacht. But what is more, Seanna integrates her amenities all together, blends them with a sense of style and elegance truly and uniquely her own, and transcends from being a superyacht into an experience, tailored to fit each and every guest to sheer perfection. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Acico superyacht Nassima

Sunday, 2 December 2012

Having made a successful debut at this year's edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, brand new Acico-superyacht Nassima is turning heads. At just over 49 metres, the Dutch lady is currently listed for sale with Bluewater Yachting, eager to wow every guest onboard with her contemporary classic design, superb comfort and exceptional performance. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 55 metre Amels 180 Step One

Sunday, 25 November 2012

At the Monaco Yacht Show the renowned Dutch shipyard Amels displayed their very first superyacht in the brand new Amels Limited Editions 180 design. This grand, 55 metre superyacht designed by Tim Heywood was adequately named Step One and features a full custom interior by Rome-based designer Laura Sessa. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Oceanco's 88.5 metre Nirvana

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Superyacht Nirvana recently made her grand debut at the Monaco Yacht Show. Delivered last April, she has already spent her first summer season cruising the Mediterranean, before showing off her curvy, contemporary features at the MYS. Nirvana is the largest in a spectacular line of superyachts built by Oceanco. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Mondo Marine's 61st yacht Okko

Sunday, 11 November 2012

At 40.8 metres, Okko is the latest fully custom made addition to the Mondo Marine fleet. Impressively, it is also their 61st vessel, once again establishing the yard as one of the industry's accomplished names for top quality superyachts. Designed by Giorgio Vafiadis, Okko is a confident three-deck superyacht. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Canados 120 Far Away

Sunday, 4 November 2012

At this year's edition of the Cannes Boat Show, Italian shipyard Canados successfully launched the first edition of their latest luxury superyacht-line, the Canados 120 Enhanced. With this modern and refined vessel, the accomplished shipyard once again proves the recipe of fine Italian design and a conceptual approach is a successful one. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Wally's 50.5 metre Better Place

Sunday, 28 October 2012

Few brands in the superyacht industry produce such recognizable and innovative vessels as Wally, leading name for innovative sail and power yachts. Always sleek, slender and boasting a contemporary design, a Wally superyacht aims at raising the bar and setting a higher standard. As is the case with brand new Better Place. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Delta's 50 metre Arianna

Sunday, 21 October 2012

In the run-up to every major boat show, there are always a few special projects that generate more buzz than others, whether it be for their design, state of the art technology or simply because there is a great curiosity to see these particular vessels unveiled for the very first time. Arianna is one of these greatly anticipated new launches. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 46 metre superyacht 2 Ladies

Sunday, 14 October 2012

Just recently, Rossinavi launched superyacht 2 Ladies, right in time for her successful debut at the Monaco Yacht Show last month. This stunning vessel, the yard's second launch this year after Aslec 4 was delivered in March, boasts a striking exterior look designed by The Netherlands-based Mulder Design. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The magnificent charter yacht Ouranos

Sunday, 7 October 2012

With a name derived by the ancient Greek god of the heavens, brand new superyacht Ouranos promises to aim for the sky. Launched last May, this 45 metre vessel is the latest addition to the extensive collection of superyachts built by acclaimed, Italy-based shipyard Admiral Tecnomar Group, and the first in their Nadara 45 series. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 61 metre Lady Kathryn V

Sunday, 30 September 2012

Lady Kathryn V was delivered to her experienced owners in July 2011 and has since cruised the world's seven seas, ranging from the Baltic, the Mediterranean and the Bahamas. At 61 metres, this is a superyacht that is all about grace, exuding a sense of nobility that is instantly becoming and utterly inviting. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stunning Heesen Lady Petra

Sunday, 23 September 2012

Renowned Dutch shipyard Heesen has an excellent reputation to uphold when it comes to delivering custom built superyachts. Dedicated to one simple and elegant main principle, “the performance of luxury”, a new delivery by Heesen always becomes something exciting to look forward to. As is the case with elegant Lady Petra. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Diamonds Are Forever

Sunday, 16 September 2012

If there is one phenomenon hailing from the magical world of the silver screen that has several evident similarities with the superyachts industry, it would be James Bond. Both appealing to the imagination with a unique sense of luxury and always aiming for style and class, enjoying the finer things in life. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Majesty 105

Saturday, 8 September 2012

Being the largest manufacturer of luxury yachts in the Middle East and Asia, a newly developed Gulf Craft vessel is something that obviously generates a generous amount of attention. And deservedly so, judging from one of the most recent additions to their ever expanding fleet: the Majesty 105. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The charter yacht Baron Trenck

Saturday, 18 August 2012

There has long been a more adventurous aspect of yachting, a side which has been particularly developing and gaining considerable popularity during recent years. More and more, sailing a superyacht does not only involve visiting familiar destinations, but treading outside of the beaten track for a more expedition-style experience. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 74 metre Mogambo

Saturday, 11 August 2012

One of many fascinating aspects of superyachting, is the way the industry is firmly rooted in age-old traditions while maintaining a keen eye on the future. Throughout history, many people have taken on the waves of the world's oceans for their own livelihood, entertainment purposes or for exploring, among others. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 77 metre Smeralda

Saturday, 4 August 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 she features an impressive interior by Germany-based Andreas Holnburger of Vain Interiors. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 60 metre charter yacht Lyana

Saturday, 28 July 2012

With her curved lines and gently playful character, Lyana is a true charmer. With a deep blue hull, white superstructure and a look that subtly blends modern shapes with classic style, she is like a true lady: confidently elegant and delicately grand. And with her LOA of 60 metres, she has a lot of surprises in store. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 56 metre Benetti Ulysses

Saturday, 21 July 2012

Upon first sight, superyacht Ulysses radiates a sense of mystique, with her dark hull and beige superstructure. Her eloquent character, combining classic style with modern luxury, is only part of what makes this newly built 56 metre Italian built superyacht such an attractive candidate for luxurious charters. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The new Vicem 107 Moni

Saturday, 14 July 2012

If anything, the brand new Turkish-built Moni proves that there are ample amounts of charm and elegance to be concealed in 32.5 metres of superyacht. At first glance, this Vicem 107 has a classic appearance, with flowing lines and a slightly traditional silhouette. This penchant for history and the tradition of shipbuilding is not surprising. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Asian-Dutch superyacht Star

Saturday, 7 July 2012

The 42 metre superyacht Star was recently showcased at the 2012 edition of the Hainan Rendez-Vous. She was designed by acclaimed Dutch Vripack and built by Kingship, winner of the Best Asian Yacht Builder-award at the Asia Boating Awards 2012, and with this team the project promises to be a vessel of high standards and perfect quality. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The classic Feadship White Cloud

Saturday, 30 June 2012

It’s often interesting to see how superyachts stand the test of time. Not only with regards to the quality of their maintenance but also in the style of their design. As is the case with White Cloud, the 67 metre Feadship built by acclaimed Dutch shipyard in 1983. She has an instantly pleasing charm in her silhouette and elegance in her lines. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The first Majesty 135

Sunday, 24 June 2012

In April 2012, Gulf Craft Inc. announced the sale of their second Majesty 135 hull, a mere four weeks after after the project premiered at the company's 30th anniversary on March 10th. This superyacht, the largest hull constructed by Gulf Craft to date, was presented as part of the festivities at the Majesty Yachts manufacturing site. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 47 metre Loretta Anne

Sunday, 17 June 2012

There is something special about Loretta Anne from the first moment one lays eyes on her. Launched in March of 2012, this elegant 47 metre Alloy Yachts vessel was designed by UK-based yacht designers and naval architects Dubois. Impressively, she is the 22nd Alloy-built Dubois design, both proving a highly successful partnership. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Karia by RMK and Ron Holland

Monday, 11 June 2012

In August 2008, RMK Marine announced plans to build a brand new 45 metres superyacht. The project, RMK 4500, would be developed based upon a design concept specifically created as a response to the brief of an experienced owner. A starting point as such usually results in a high quality vessel which is customized into the finest details. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 70.5 metre Talisman C

Saturday, 2 June 2012

With the remarkable 70.5 metres superyacht Talisman C, Turkish shipyard Proteksan-Turquoise delivered their biggest project last year. With exteriors and interiors being designed by H2 Yacht Design, this vessel, like most other projects from the shipyard, was built for a repeat client, which proves the yard's dedication and high quality results. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The beautiful 45 metre Pamela V

Sunday, 27 May 2012

Hakvoort shipyard launched the charming 45 metre superyacht Pamela V back in 2011. With her attractive profile and classic lines she boasts plenty of personality, welcoming guests on board with a pleasant style that seems to be a combination of Caribbean warmth, unpretentious class and a hint of retro. Read More

On board the 73 metre RV Pegaso

Sunday, 20 May 2012

The Research Vessel (RV) Pegaso just made her debut in Monaco and gave the world a glimpse into her Global Mission for Marine Conservation. Her oceanographic capabilities are impressive: 5-person Diver Lockout submarine, Ice Class notation, 10,000 nautical miles at 12 knots, wet/dry laboratory, and separate scientist quarters. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The charter yacht Mabrouk

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Yachts that are interesting and successfully designed often have two things in common with regards to their design: a clear concept and consistent execution. However, something extra is needed to turn a superyacht into a true vision, balancing guest accommodation with style and luxury, turning a vessel into an experience. 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

Superyacht of the week: The Irish, Scottish and Turkish introduce the Kestrel 106

Saturday, 28 April 2012

The first launch from Kestrel Superyachts made her first public appearance at last weeks Antibes Yacht Show. The ketch Kestrel was the lone sail boat in a row of motoryachts of various sizes but was the one that drew the crowds. The project was started just over 6 years ago by Peter Cooke with a team of Irish/Scottish investors. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The magnificent Northern Sun

Sunday, 22 April 2012

Anchored just off the shores of the lush and luxurious South China-based Mandarin Oriental resort, we were invited to a private viewing of 51 metres superyacht Northern Sun during the successful 2012 rendition of the Hainan Rendezvous. The 5-star resort provided the most appropriate setting to start off a viewing of this magnificent superyacht. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The sloop Antares III

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Launched in 2011 by New Zealand based Yachting Developments, Antares III is a remarkable composite performance sloop designed by Bill Dixon of Dixon Yacht Design. The total build time of this superyacht was an unprecedented period of 400 days, reaffirming Yachting Developments’ reputation for being a solid partner in yachtbuilding. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 37 metre Heesen Aurelia

Sunday, 25 March 2012

With race cars and the look of a Dunhill cigarette lighter in mind, one wouldn't necessarily think of superyacht design. Yet, these have been two important sources of inspiration for one of the most recent deliveries from Heesen Yachts; Aurelia. One of her most striking and notable features is her unique exterior colour scheme. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Azimut Grande 120SL

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Azimut Yachts successfully debuted their brand new Azimut Grande 120SL at the 2011 Cannes Boat Show. At just over 36 metres, she is the most exclusive yacht in the yard’s fleet to date and an important part of the Azimut Benetti Group’s mega yachts business line. Additionally, she is a shining example of Italian design. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The 73 metre Delta masterpiece Laurel

Sunday, 11 March 2012

With the launch of the 73 metre Laurel back in 2006, Delta Marine added a true lady to their fleet of superyachts. With her royal blue hull reflecting an image of elegance and nobility, Laurel gracefully ruled the waves of the world's oceans. For 5 years, her owners kept her completely private. However, when the veil of secrecy was recently lifted. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The Canados 116 Bertona

Sunday, 4 March 2012

Boasting an image that instantly feels highly contemporary, with exterior lines that seem to play with the boundaries of conventional design and a remarkably minimal look and feel, superyacht Bertona was the latest Canados 116 launched in March 2011. Her lines show a sharpness that gives her features an sportive edge. Read More

Superyacht of the week: The stunning 40 metre charter yacht O’Pati

Saturday, 25 February 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, she exudes an effortless image of elegance and power, with her dark hull concealing so much more.  Read More

Superyacht of the week: The new Arcadia 115 M' Ocean

Sunday, 19 February 2012

After a successfully innovative and ecologically friendly approach with their Arcadia 85', which was launched in 2010 and executed as a beautifully crafted yacht with understated styling, Italian-based Arcadia Yachts are kicking it up a few notches with their latest project. The brand new 35 metres Arcadia 115', baptised M'Ocean. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Sanlorenzo SL104

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Sanlorenzo has a reputation of offering an unrivalled level of customization, which results in the fact that there are never two Sanlorenzo Yachts that are the same. This has been clearly demonstrated by the unique five-stateroom SL104 planing yacht, that will be on display at the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) this week. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 42.5 metre Codecasa Vintage

Saturday, 4 February 2012

With an overall length of approximately 42.5 metres, the brand new Codecasa Vintage shows an exterior look that makes her appear elegantly larger than she actually is, an impressively strong and elegant design with a distinctly vertical bow line, giving her look a pleasant sense of confidence. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 43 metre Why Worry

Sunday, 29 January 2012

The Baglietto superyacht Why Worry was launched in the summer in Viareggio, Italy. Showing a refined and sportive exterior look, this vessel boasts gently edged and smooth lines, of a signature look for Baglietto vessels. Internally, Why Worry has been designed in a style that combines contrasts in colour and textures. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 60 metre CRN Darlings Danama

Sunday, 22 January 2012

With a private launch in Ancona, Italy last may, CRN has made yet another addition to their impressive fleet of fully customized superyachts, this time in the form of the 60 metres superyacht Darlings Danama. This contemporary motoryacht brings the total of 60 metres leisure boats from the Ferretti shipyard up to a total of six since 2005. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 65 metre Codecasa Family Day

Saturday, 14 January 2012

With a name like Family Day, this 65 metre addition to the Codecasa fleet brings to mind an image of coziness, warmth and tradition. Yet, with her sleek and modern exterior, that is both sportive and contemporary, an interesting contrast is created that instantly attracts one's attention. With smooth exterior lines, Family Day boasts a curvy look. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The CRN Navetta 43 Lady Trudy

Saturday, 7 January 2012

In September 2011, CRN Yachts presented their latest achievement at the Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes, after being privately launched in March at the yard's headquarters in Ancona. Baptised Lady Trudy, this 43 metres, four decks displacement yacht is the seventh hull to have been produced as part of the Navetta 43 range. Read More

Superyacht of the week; World Premiere of 88 metre Musashi

Saturday, 24 December 2011

Every now and then, one comes across a superyacht that instantly catches the eye. Such is the case with Musashi, her exterior quickly fascinates an onlooker with her looks, which are robustly strong yet elegantly gracious at the same time. This Feadship features exterior and interior design by acclaimed design agency Sinot Yacht Design. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 46 metre Mystic

Saturday, 17 December 2011

In 2010, Turkish based CMB Yachts delivered the alluringly designed Mystic. With Dutch exterior design courtesy of Diana Yacht Design, interiors from German Schnaase Interior Design and engineering from UK-based High Modulus, she also truly is an international project, excitingly promising to combine the best of several worlds. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Told U So

Saturday, 10 December 2011

After winning the World Yacht Trophy for Best Interior Design award for Told U So in front of a prestigious panel of experts in Cannes, Molori Private Retreats proves once again that revolutionising the yachting world is yet another step closer to becoming a reality. I met up with owner Kirk Lazarus in Monaco to get an inside look. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 50 metre ISA Liberty

Saturday, 3 December 2011

With fresh, new looks and a design concept drawing inspiration directly from the seas of the world, recently launched superyacht Liberty made her debut this year at the Monaco Yacht Show. Her freshness is the result of designer Maria Stefania Biondo dalla Casapiccola taking her first steps onto the field of yacht design. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Feadship's latest F45 Helix

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Dutch shipyard Royal Van Lent very recently launched their fifth F45, the stunning and sophisticated Helix. Just shy of 45 metres LOA, this Feadship was designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and Sinot Yacht Design and shows an extraordinarily high level of finish combined with the finest technologies. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Columbus 177 Prima

Saturday, 19 November 2011

With a clear design concept based on a light, modern interior and massive volumes, Italian shipyard Palumbo launched the Columbus 177 Prima earlier this year. With naval architecture by Sergio Cutolo, Tommaso Spadolini signed up for her interior designs, Prima is an excellent example of pure, meticulous and refined design. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stunning 42.6 metre Sarissa

Saturday, 12 November 2011

With Sarissa, Vitters Shipyard has added yet another high performance superyacht to their impressive portfolio. Designed by acclaimed naval architect Bill Trip and Rhoades Young Design Ltd., this elegant vessel instantly pleases the eye with her remarkably sleek looks, reflecting an image of stylish finesse and luxurious minimalism. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 56 metre Perini Navi Fidelis

Saturday, 5 November 2011

Last April, acclaimed shipyard Perini Navi delivered the highly anticipated ketch Fidelis. This being their 51st unit to date, Perini Navi once again confirms their highly deserved status of world leader as a producer of large sailing and motor yachts. The latest addition to their fleet represents a new generation in the yard’s successful 56 metres series. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stylish explorer E&E

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Being renowned for their long range comfortable cruisers, Vripack designed a New Generation Explorer back in 2009. Designed for a repeat customer, with the elegance of a true Super Yacht, this year's Monaco Yacht Show was the stage for the stylish debut of E&E. Jasmin was the Owner's first project commissioned to Vripack. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Filippetti Navetta 26

Saturday, 22 October 2011

The brand new Filippetti Yachts vessel might best be described as ‘smart’, on multiple levels. Roughly, the Filippetti fleet can be divided into three different segments; Deamon open yachts, Evo fly bridge yachts and now Navetta green yachts. With the Navetta 26, the Italy-based shipyard presents the first model in the green series. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 49 metre Alexander Again

Saturday, 15 October 2011

When a shipyard gets commissioned a second project from the same owner, they surely must be doing something right. Such is the case with Italy-based Mondo Marine, who were proud to present the grande superyacht Alexander Again to her excited owner in june 2011. She is the 60th yacht to bear the yard's brand. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stunning 50 metre Heesen Satori

Sunday, 9 October 2011

It's always exciting when new standards are being set in the superyacht industry. On February 25 of this year, Heesen Yachts did just that by launching YN 15250, named Satori. With sleek lines 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. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The magnificent 70 metre Numptia

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Italian shipyard Rossinavi Yachts recently launched their latest project, the fully custom 70 metres superyacht Numptia. Working with an exacting brief, and applying only top levels of workmanship in all facets of this exciting new venture, all professionals working on this vessel were handpicked and experts in their respective fields. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Imagine, the first Limited Editions Amels 212

Saturday, 17 September 2011

Imagine a world where surroundings are as refined and spacious as they are cosy. Imagine a world where you are surrounded by fine art and the high quality materials. Imagine Amels-built superyacht Imagine, another successful chapter of the Amels Limited Editions philosophy, launched earlier this year in the Netherlands. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The unique and highly individual JoyMe

Saturday, 10 September 2011

Oozing personality in a unique and highly individual style, Philip Zepter Yachts recently delivered JoyMe to her proud owners. Being a beacon of personal style and with an exciting and refreshing design by Standby Studio under the supervision of acclaimed visionary architect and yacht designer Marijana Radovic. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Princess 32M

Saturday, 3 September 2011

UK based Princess Yachts International will be showcasing their brand new gem at the 2011 Cannes Boat Show this September, as an addition to their already impressive array of vessels. This being a 32 metre vessel, the British builders are entering superyacht territory for the very first time, marking the dawn of a new era for PYI. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The refitted 41m Feadship Odyssey

Sunday, 28 August 2011

After withstanding a rather harsh trip from the United States an ten months of intensive refitting and a series of successful sea trials, Feadship superyacht Odyssey is as good as new. What basically started out as a project of extending the hull and all superstructure decks, soon developed into a much larger undertaking. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Heesen's 55m Quinta Essentia

Saturday, 20 August 2011

With a total of seven deliveries in twelve months, 2011 thus far has proven to be a very busy year for acclaimed Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts. In fact, this being the highest number of the last ten years, the yard's order book currently stretches well into 2014, with an impressive eleven yachts currently being either in design or construction phase. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Bilgin Yachts' 45 metre Tatiana

Saturday, 13 August 2011

Bilgin Yachts recently launched Tatiana, a brand new 45 metre conceptual superyacht designed by acclaimed German designer Joachim Kinder. This being the yard’s second project for the same client, the Turkey based shipyard proves to be a highly accomplished player in the superyacht industry. Read More

Nisi Yachts Introduces the 24 metre NISI 2400

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Nisi Yachts recently introduced the NISI 2400, a semi-custom series designed by the Setzer Design Group, that embraces superior lifestyle experiences. She features a wave-piercing hull, pod propulsion, stabilizers, and the cutting-edge SkyHook®, an innovative dynamic positioning system. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 60 metre Kaiser

Saturday, 6 August 2011

When a yacht is named Kaiser, one might easily assume a vessel to be regal, refined and maybe somewhat untouchable. Undoubtedly sparking one’s imagination as to what this yacht’s final result is like, equally interesting is the process preceding the launch of this new superyacht built by A&R, with an interior by Bannenberg & Rowell. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Tansu yachts' 36.4 metre Nomade

Sunday, 31 July 2011

Last may, Turkish built superyacht Nomade was launched, making her public debut at the 2011 Superyacht Rendezvous in Monaco. Being a sister ship to the 35m Ceylan, Turkish shipyard Tansu yachts has set to develop a new series of uniquely recognizable vessels, combining hypermodern looks with stylish luxury in a futuristic, almost retro way. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Navetta 33 Crescendo Ziacanaia

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Ferretti Custom Line recently launched the latest addition to their collection of yachts, the Navetta 33 Crescendo. At first sight, the semi-displacement yacht baptised Ziacanaia evokes the vision of quality, luxury and sophisticated elegance typically associated with this line of yachts. But once again, there is so much more than meets the eye. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 43 metre explorer Axantha II

Saturday, 16 July 2011

Drawing from the original concept of the first Axantha, JFA Shipyard recently announced the april delivery of Axantha II. Immediately catching the eye with her distinctive looks, this /43m explorer boat instantly invokes images of faraway destinations, making one want to sail the worlds oceans in the appealingly adventurous way possible. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The new Ferretti Custom Line 100

Saturday, 9 July 2011

This july, the latest expansion of the Ferretti Custom Line was launched. This newest addition to the already impressive collection of the accomplished multinational shipyard, consisting of three earlier Custom Line releases launched in a range of 26m to 37m, has been appropriately called Desta, a name which loosely translates to “arouses”. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: the 38 metre Shooting Star

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Set to pioneer a new era in motor yacht design and performance, the recent addition to Danish Yachts' range of cutting edge superyachts was launched at the Skagen, Denmark based shipyard. From the drawing board of the renowned design team of Espen Øino International, the vessel  was befittingly christened Shooting Star. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Majesty 125 Grenadines III

Saturday, 25 June 2011

A recent invitation by Gulf Craft, to spend three days in the South of France for a charter experience on board the Majesty 125, Grenadines III, was the perfect opportunity to put this outstanding example of its Majesty Yachts super yacht range to the test. Gulf Craft launched Grenadines III, the first Majesty 125, in the summer of 2010. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 32 metre Pendennis Akalam

Saturday, 18 June 2011

Resulting in a technical tour de force, constructed and excecuted to extremely high standards, Akalam is very much a home away from home, combining a family friendly, welcoming ambiance with optimal interaction between inside and outside spaces. Outdoor living on board this brand new Pendennis was one of the main priorities. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 40.5 metre Mondomarine Manifiq

Saturday, 11 June 2011

Choosing a name for a superyacht that is both original and relevant can be quite a difficult task. Perfectly capturing the anticipation and amazement of those lucky enough to go onboard a vessel in this particular case, the choice of the name has rarely been more applicable as with the latest gem by Mondomarine. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 76 metre superyacht Reborn

Saturday, 4 June 2011

In 2010 Amico completed their most recent refit project, the stunning 76 metre superyacht Reborn. Reborn started life in 1999 as Boadicea, a 70.50 metre Amels, designed by Terence Disdale. When her current owner bought her in 2009, he had big plans for this superyacht. Massive deck areas and a grand saloon are one of her many key features. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Pershing 108

Saturday, 28 May 2011

With her versatility and forefront technology, the new Pershing 108’ combines environmental friendliness with first class elegance. Being amongst the leading manufacturers of high performance open motor yachts from 15 to 35 meters as part of the Ferretti Group, Pershing presents the Pershing 108’. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 43.3 metre Latitude

Saturday, 21 May 2011

One of the latest launches on display at this year’s MYBA Charter show in Genoa this month, was the 43.50 metre superyacht Latitude. Latitude was built at Acico Yachts (formerly Dutch Yacht Builders, recently taken over by one of their clients) in The Netherlands to a design of Cor D Rover, and is available for charter through Camberley International Inc. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 39 metre ketch Le Pietre

Saturday, 23 April 2011

The 39 metre superyacht Le Pietre was launched in 2009 by the ADA Yacht shipyard and she is one of the most elegant vessels that’s been built by ADA shipyard. Right after the launch, Le Pietre's owners took her to the prestige Bodrum Cup International Wooden Yacht Regatta, where she won the 3rd prize. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 45 metre superyacht Big Fish

Saturday, 16 April 2011

In 2010 McMullen & Wing launched their most recent project, Big Fish, a 45 metre bold and edgy long range expedition superyacht and the biggest new construction vessel for the yard to date. Designed by Gregory C. Marshall Naval Architects design, Big Fish is built to Germanischer Lloyd Classification rules and Marshall Island Flag State rules. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stunning 46.8 metre superyacht Roxane

Saturday, 2 April 2011

The stunning 46.8 metre superyacht Roxane is the perfect blend of a traditional sailing yacht mixed with the uttermost sophisticated modernity. Built in Tulza, Turkey by the renowned shipyard Su Marine, with naval architecture by Taka Yachts she was crafted to sheer perfection with seamless joinery. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The stylish 44.7 metre superyacht Lady B

Saturday, 26 March 2011

Following on from the success of their previous fast cruisers, Vitters launched the Dubois Naval Architects-designed, 44.70 metre sloop Lady B. Combining exceptionally high performance with superlative comfort without compromising onboard luxury, the vessel was provided by Vitters with high quality technical equipment. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 34 metre super catamaran Che

Saturday, 19 March 2011

Two years after receiving an order for a super catamaran, Poland-based shipyard Sunreef successfully delivered Che to its European owner. Aside from being the largest sloop-rigged catamaran, she is also the second largest sailing multihull in the world. Offering space to a limited number of passengers, Che can accommodate up to 7 guests. Read More

85 Feet Sunreef Jambo breaks records in fuel economy

Monday, 14 March 2011

Launched in June 2008, the 70 Sunreef Power Jambo is a rare example of a luxury medium-sized power yacht (60-80 feet) with extremely low fuel consumption, trans-Pacific range and top speeds reaching 20+ knots. This exceptional yacht was conceived by Sunreef Yachts with the help and advice from Laurent Bourgnon, a famous sailor. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 30.48 metre superyacht Red Pearl

Saturday, 12 March 2011

A custom build in aluminum with a semi-displacement hull, the 100’ Red Pearl was built by MCP Yachts and features an interior custom designed by Christina M. M. Norris, Chief Architect and Interior Designer for Oversee Yachts. Red Pearl provides 3,100 square feet of interior and exterior leisure space divided into four levels of luxury. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The magnificent 57.5 metre superyacht Twizzle

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Twizzle is a remarkable combination of luxury boutique home and powerful blue water sailing craft. This magnificent vessel, built by Royal Huisman, and designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, catches the eye with her powerful lines and integration of indoor and outdoor spaces. She was built for very experienced owners. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Melek, the fiftieth yacht from Perini Navi

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Melek is the ninth yacht delivered in Perini Navi’s 56 meters series. and the fiftieth yacht overall produced by Perini Navi since its foundation in 1983. The newest member of the Perini Navi family, a natural evolution in the popular 56 metre series, was launched in September 2010, and is a real head turner. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 72 metre CRN masterpiece Azteca

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Measuring 72 metres, Azteca is the largest superyacht built by CRN. In fact she is one of the largest yachts ever to be built in Italy. She is devoted to family life at sea, designed in such a way that guests can enjoy being close to the sea. We visited Azteca on warm September day in Monaco, when she made a grand entrance at Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 62.5 metre Icon Yachts Baton Rouge

Monday, 14 February 2011

Superyacht Baton Rouge, is ICON Yachts latest accomplishment. This highly customised vessel offers expansive places for relaxation over her six decks and accommodates up to 14 guests in 7 generous cabins, including a vast 100 sqm master suite on the main deck. She is stylish and modern, whilst still maintaining an original look. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 40 metre Serenity II

Saturday, 5 February 2011

The striking 40 meter superyacht, Serenity II, was completed in June 2010, timed perfectly for the Mediterranean summer season. Built in Turkey by the Mengi Yay Shipyard, with exterior design by Endaze Mühendislik, and interior by H2 Yacht Design, this vivacious displacement superyacht has a powerful presence. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Benetti Tradition 105'

Saturday, 29 January 2011

The first Benetti Tradition 105', a 31-metre featuring all the characteristics of a large yacht, blending tradition with innovation, was delivered in the summer of 2010. The Benetti Tradition 105' features three and a half decks, although to call her sundeck a 'half deck', would not do her justice. The split level sundeck is in fact spacious and highly practical. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 60 metre Elandess

Saturday, 22 January 2011

The 60 metre Elandess, the 60 metre, is an innovative masterpiece. Completed before schedule in August 2009, she was designed to unique perfection, with a luxurious interior and ample space for outdoor relaxation. Built by Abeking & Rasmussen, with exterior design by Donald Starkey Designs and interior design by Bannenberg & Rowell. Read More

Superyacht Calliope by Holland Jachtbouw

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Calliope is a 43 metre, semi-displacement motor yacht launched in the summer of 2010 by Holland Jachtbouw, she’s spent her first few weeks cruising the Fjords of Norway. She was commissioned by the owners of the 32 metre fly-bridge cruiser Cassiopeia, also built at Holland Jachtbouw with Langan Design Associates in Newport, RI. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Jade 95 superyacht explorer

Saturday, 15 January 2011

The Jade 95 is a refreshingly modern take on the Expedition Yacht. Built as a trideck the Jade 95 has the volume of a 37 metre superyacht, and features a four stateroom layout which includes a spacious owners cabin on the main deck. Both the interior and exterior of this impressive explorer superyacht have been designed by Jade Yachts. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Biscuit, a Filippetti and Hot Lab superyacht

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Superyacht Biscuit , a 30 meters superyacht built by Filippetti in Italy, was delivered to her proud owner in November. The one-off custom yacht features a modern interior by Hot Lab: yacht & design. Hot Lab worked not only on the interior design but also worked in close collaboration with the owners on the decòr of the yacht. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Sanlorenzo's 46 metre Lammouche

Saturday, 27 November 2010

Lammouche, Sanlorenzo's new flagship, is a 46 metres three deck semi-wide body displacement yacht. She was launched in February 2010, and delivered to her owner in the early summer of 2010. She sailed through most Mediterranean, before making a grand entrance at Monaco Yacht Show, where we were invited on board. Read More

Superyacht Zefira by Fitzroy Yachts and Dubois Naval Architects

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Sailing yacht Zefira is the 7th Dubois design to be built by Fitzroy Yachts and signifies a new and appealing development both above and below decks. This 49.7m fast cruising sloop is the largest sloop Dubois Naval Architects has designed without a flybridge. She is of aluminium construction with a bulb keel and a maximum beam of 9.95m. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Mulder 92 Flybridge Mimi

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Following on from the recent deliveries of a Mulder 68 Convertible and a Mulder 68 Wheelhouse, Mulder Shipyard has delivered a brand-new Mulder 92 Flybridge to its proud owner. This lovely all-aluminium superyacht is currently on its way to the Mediterranean, where she will initially be berthed on the Cote d’Azur. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Benetti's 47 metre Imagination

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Imagination is the first yacht the emerge out of Benetti's new 47 metre line of semi-displacement superyacht constructed entirely in aluminium. Her design, that features innovative lines has already been awarded the Best World Trophy 2010 in Cannes on 11 September. Imagination, project FB 501 was lauched the last summer. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Jongert's largest motor yacht to date Lucia-M

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Last month I visited the Jongert Shipyard and had the opportunity to visit their largest motor yacht built to date, Lucia-M. The 39 metre yacht was contracted in July 2007 for experienced owners, who chose an all Dutch design team; Azure Naval Architects for the naval architecture and Guido de Groot Design for styling. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Vitters’ 55 metre ketch Marie

Sunday, 24 October 2010

The 55 metre Marie got great reviews at the Monaco Yacht Show. Marie has a classic profile that belies a modern underwater hull – an evolution and lighter version of an award-winning ketch designed and built by the same Vitters/Hoek/MCM team. She is not a sistership, despite sharing the same hull shape, but is her own brand. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Lürssen's 60 metre Solemates

Saturday, 16 October 2010

Solemates, whose current owner upgraded to a Lürssen 60 m from his previous yacht, was delivered at the end of July 2010. Solemates is a very voluminous yacht, like her predecessors Arkley and Linda Lou; her exterior design by Espen Oeino is dominated by sleek, curved features, which have been extended throughout the whole yacht. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Feadship's 68 metre Lady Christine

Saturday, 9 October 2010

All Feadships are instantly recognizable for their distinctive looks and unbeatable quality. Nonetheless, the exterior of the newly launched Lady Christine is dramatically different even by Feadship’s standards. Built by Royal Van Lent to a design by De Voogt Naval Architects, Lady Christine also features a remarkable interior. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: ISA's 61.7 metre Mary-Jean II

Saturday, 2 October 2010

She has been one of the most eagerly awaited launches of the year, a 61.73 metre new-build project by ISA in Ancona, Italy successfully delivered to her owner this summer. Mary-Jean II made her international debut at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, where she was one of the highlights of the show. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 35 metre Ceylan

Saturday, 4 September 2010

The first superyacht in the new Mothership series, Ceylan, designed by Tansu Yachts from Istanbul, was launched just before the summer. SuperYachtTimes.com takes a closer look at this new superyacht series, of which a slightly larger sistership, the 36.40 metre Mothership OneTwenty Nomad, is still under construction. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 75.4 metre Lürssen Northern Star

Saturday, 28 August 2010

Northern Star has been delivered in October 2009 and has a length of 75,40 metres. She is designed for extensive and extended cruising in Arctic or tropical waters and allows for a wide range requiring only few stops in ports. Espen Oeino gave Northern Star a very traditional appearance, reflecting the owner's ideas. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 60 metre Trinity Bacarella

Sunday, 8 August 2010

The 60m (196ft) steel hulled Trinity yacht Bacarella, started life at 55m but was stretched to 60m in mid-build. She was launched on 11th June 2009 at Trinity’s Gulfport facility. Bacarella's interior styling is by Bannenberg & Rowell. The Client’s original brief was for a liveable, welcoming and smart Californian‐inspired interior. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Picchiotti 50 metre superyacht Exuma

Sunday, 1 August 2010

The Picchiotti 50 metre Exuma, is the first motor yacht of the Vitruvius series built by the Perini Navi Group. The Vitruvius series was conceived with a focus on efficiency for fully autonomous, reliable, and elegant navigation. Vitruvius features unparalleled interior and exterior space design and organization. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Southern Wind's 33.6 metre S/Y Thalima

Sunday, 25 July 2010

The SW 110 RS is the new flag ship of Southern Wind Shipyard. The yard appointed Farr Yacht Design for the design of the hull lines, appendages and sail plan for generous interior volumes and high performance. Nauta Design came up with the general concept, interior design and exterior styling and the 110' represents a breath of fresh air. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Moonen 97 Livia

Sunday, 18 July 2010

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has launched the third yacht in its impressive line of 30-metre steel-hulled displacement cruisers. Named Livia, this new Moonen 97 is distinguished by a truly original ‘New England/American Beach House’ interior from Art-Line. We cruised on board days before her delivery to her proud owners. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Heesen's 47 metre Blind Date

Sunday, 11 July 2010

Blind Date was launched in summer 2009 at Heesen Yachts shipyard in Oss, The Netherlands. She is the fifth vessel in the 47-Metre displacement class, whose design resulted from the close collaboration of Heesen Yachts’ in house naval architects and Frank Laupman from Omega Architects, who conceived her stream-lined exterior design. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The Amels 171 Bel Abri

Saturday, 19 June 2010

It’s amazing boats don’t go there more often, but having recently been launched in Holland, the Amels 171 Bel Abri was not going to miss a chance to cruise the fjords of Norway. Against the towering backdrop of the beautiful mountains which plunge into the icy waters of the fjords around Bergen, the 171-footer shimmered like a jewel. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Feadship's latest SL39, Go

Saturday, 12 June 2010

Feadship recently launched Go at the Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw yard in Aalsmeer. She is the third yacht in the exclusive and pioneering SL39 modular concept. I was invited to join Feadship in Monaco last week, to spend the day cruising the French riviera, and to find out exactly what the SL39 concept is all about. Read More

Superyacht of the Week Design Special: The first ISA 630

Saturday, 5 June 2010

Recently ISA launched the first ISA 630, the largest superyacht ever built by ISA and the first of three superyachts over 50 metres due to be launched and delivered by the shipyard this year. This yacht’s interior, designed by Patrick Knowles reflects the ultimate in contemporary relaxation with tropical influences. Read More 

Superyacht of the Week: The expedition yacht Miss Lisa

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Late 2009, Tacoma’s Citadel Yachts, Inc, launched the Miss Lisa, a 92’ Joseph Artese Designed Expedition yacht. The long awaited launch on a rainy 4th of September was blessed by a partial clearing—with a rainbow no less—that appeared as the vessel was lifted from her cradle and continued until the craft touched the water. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 37.5 metre Noor

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Earlier this year the Turkish based shipyard Bilgin Yacht launched their latest superyacht, Noor, a stunning custom 123ft motor yacht. The slender exterior lines have been designed by the shipyard's in-house team, while the interior styling comes from the drawing board of the Italian studio Hot Lab Yacht & Design. Read More 

Superyacht Vicky by Baglietto

Thursday, 20 May 2010

With her length of 58.40 metres, Vicky is the largest superyacht ever built by the Baglietto shipyard and probably one of their most secretive. Since her launch in October 2008 no photos or information has come through, besides a short launch announcement from the shipyard itself. Vicky, hull number C. 10201, is entirely built out of aluminium. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The 38m Espresso

Saturday, 15 May 2010

With a length of 38 metres and a sophisticated design, the new superyacht Espresso is a perfectly realised custom-built yacht – completely harmonised with the needs and requests of its Greek owner. She was first presented at the 2010 Boot Dusseldorf yacht show, by Drettmann. She is the second vessel of Elegance 120 Raised Pilothouse line. Read More 

First look onboard Margherita, a 33 metre superyacht by Navirex

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Margherita is a 33 metre superyacht, built in 2009 by the Italian yard Costruzioni Navali Tigullio, to a design and naval architecture by Navirex of Mario Grasso. The yacht features a large flybridge, which includes a comfortable seating area, a large sunbathing area, and plenty of storage for a tender and toys. Read More 

Superyacht of the Week: The innovative Arcadia 85

Saturday, 8 May 2010

Arcadia Yachts is a relative new company, building yachts between 75’ and 175’. Their style is innovative, yet simple and clean. The yard’s first launch, is the highly innovative and beautifully styled Arcadia 85. She was presented to the public early this years, at the Boot Dusseldorf yacht show, where we visited the yacht. Read More 

Superyacht of the Week: The Feadship SL 39 Kathleen Anne

Saturday, 1 May 2010

Kathleen Anne, the second yacht in Feadship’s SL39 design platform, is the very definition of a floating private retreat. Built by Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw she features a modern exterior from the boards of Guido de Groot and an elegant contemporary interior by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. Read More

Exclusive: Nadara 41 RPH superyacht Condor by Tecnomar

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Condor is the first of the new Nadara 41 RPH range of superyachts by Tecnomar. She is a 41 metre raised pilothouse superyacht that features innovative styling and many innovative technical solutions. The tapered profile hull is connected to an incredibly light superstructure, creating a unique and unmistakable style. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Kokomo, the largest Alloy to date

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

At this time, Kokomo, creates a new record as the largest sailing yacht to be built and launched to date by Alloy Yachts or any other New Zealand boat-builder. A classic flying bridge Dubois design, Kokomo reflects a wide range of initiatives and desires of her owners, says Tony Hambrook, Managing Director of Alloy Yachts. Read More

The new gulet style superyacht Daima

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Daima is a stylish custom-built high performance 42.5m all weather motor sailor in the style of a Turkish Gulet. This is a real 'go anywhere' sailing boat, made for 'real' sailing whilst living luxuriously on board. All the comfort of a motor yacht with the excitement factor of a splendid 920 sq m Genakker and 730 sq m of working sail area. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: Nourah of Riyad

Sunday, 4 April 2010

In May 2008, and with great anticipation, Nourah of Riyad left her dry dock and entered the waters of Izmit Bay for the first time, making her the largest superyacht launched in Turkey. Both her plush interiors and crisp exteriors were designed by Donald Starkey. Yachtley Shipyard engineers and craftsmen were her builders and architects. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: The stunning Feadship Hurricane Run

Saturday, 27 March 2010

The 53.50-meter Feadship Hurricane Run was built by Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw at its yard in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands. She showcases a unique monochrome interior from Terence Disdale Design and synthesizes all the owners’ experiences on their previous Feadship, High Chaparral, launched in 2004.  Read More

SuperYacht of the week: 4YOU, Heesen's latest masterpiece

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Following intensive sea trials in the North Sea at the end of 2009, Heesen Yachts succesfully delivered of 4YOU. Her interior design was conceived by Omega Architects, who created a fresh contemporary style rich yet understated with clean lines and luxurious details. 4YOU is a sister-ship of Sirocco, and Celestial Hope. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: S/Y Hanuman, recreation of Endeavour II

Saturday, 13 March 2010

This elegant 1937 design – perhaps the most beautiful of all the J’s – is not all that she seems. Or, to be precise, she is rather more than she seems. Created for a very experienced owner – who also commissioned both Hyperion (47m) and Athena (90m) from Royal Huisman – Hanuman has been conceived as a faithful homage to the original. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: the astonishing 119m superyacht A

Saturday, 6 March 2010

For weeks a buzz had already been going through the yachting community about a new project at Blohm+Voss, when in December 2004 the German yard announced that they indeed had signed a contract for a new large motor yacht : project Sigma, a.k.a SF99, construction number 970 : a 119 m design by Philippe Starck, to be delivered in 2007. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: the 30m Pendennis Nostromo

Saturday, 27 February 2010

Built by the renowned Pendennis Shipyard in collaboration with Dubois Yachts, her experienced owner's aspirations were achieved when Nostromo was launched in Falmouth, England in 2009. Nostromo delivers what every discerning sailor expects - Performance, function, Style and Comfort. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: The ultra modern Bliss

Saturday, 20 February 2010

The latest composite sailing superyacht from naval architect Ed Dubois, Bliss, has been launched by Yachting Developments. The ultra modern interiors were created by Design Unlimited, the leading interior design and styling studio. The brief given to Design Unlimited was for a modern, stylish, minimal look with little or no wooden finishes. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: The Naumachos 82

Saturday, 13 February 2010

CNP Explorer Vessels is the division of the Cantiere Navale di Pesaro shipyard dedicated to luxury cruisers. We take a better look at the Naumachos 82. This unique tri-deck yacht, creates a comfortable floating home that will stand up to extreme conditions at sea. The Naumachos 82 will take it's owner anywhere in the world. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: The amazing refit of the Feadship Pegasus

Saturday, 6 February 2010

The extensive refit of the Feadship Pegasus, launched in 1995, has produced a longer and even more luxurious megayacht that is attuned to the requirements of her new owner to a phenomenal degree. The story behind how an owner came to find Pegasus and then used all his experience to bring her into a new era of magnificence is fascinating. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: World exclusive, Lady Moura: Her twentieth anniversary

Saturday, 30 January 2010

We are proud to present to you this magnificent series of official exterior Lady Moura photographs, especially commissioned by her owners for the 20th birthday of their yacht and made by the well known yacht photographer Marc Paris. Her builders, Blohm+Voss delivered Lady Moura in 1990 but the yacht was shrouded in secrecy. Enjoy this world exclusive. Read More

Superyacht of the Week: The brand new Italcraft 90

Saturday, 23 January 2010

The recently launched Italcraft 90, is a welcome addition to the growing fleet of open sport boats. The open boat concept, prevalently conceived to enjoy the outdoor areas, in the past few years is tending towards a progressive limitation of the open spaces. The main goal of this new project, therefore, was to create a yacht that would be an alternative. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Superyacht duo from Maiora Yachts

Saturday, 16 January 2010

The Maiora M35 and the M35Jet are the latest jewels in the Maiora fleet, a name that boasts over 30 years of experience in yachting. These new 35 metre superyachts stand out, not only for their dimensions, but mostly for the design that combines comfort and luxury, safety and practicality, elegance and aggressiveness and tradition and innovation. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: Katya, built to travel the world’s oceans

Saturday, 9 January 2010

Delta recently launched Katya – a 151-foot full-displacement superyacht built to travel the world’s oceans. Katya is the fifth yacht built out of Delta’s proven full-displacement design and is both Lloyd’s and MCA classed. Her striking exterior is styled by the in-house Delta Design Group, who is also responsible for the entire engineering package. Read More

SuperYacht Special: The Azimut Leonardo 100

Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Big, enormous, immense. These words best describe the new Azimut Leonardo 100, a yacht that is in a class of her own, with its innovative & revolutionary (re)invention of space. Azimut Yachts chose the exclusive event DeLuxe Porto Cervo Rhapsody as the venue to present the new Azimut 100 Leonardo. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: The Moonen 124 Northlander

Saturday, 19 December 2009

The Moonen 124 evolved several years ago out of a preliminary design for a Moonen 120. At the time, the Moonen 120 was to be the largest of a new Displacement Series being developed by Moonen and René van der Velden Yacht Design. When the hull was stretched to 124 feet, Stolk Marimecs re-calculated the naval architecture and approved the hull. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: the 60m Lürssen Arkley

Saturday, 28 November 2009

Arkley, a brand new 60m Lürssen, is designed by Espen Oeino, who has successfully created a very voluminous yacht which not only accommodates all of the owner’s requirements but still maintains sleek and strikingly elegant lines. The interiors are designed by Mark Berryman in a fresh and very well thought-out contemporary style. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: Blue Eyes, a journey of emotions towards the East

Saturday, 21 November 2009

A journey through the relish of the east, crossing through the silks of Venetian glories and docking in the depths of the Coral Sea among shells, sea creatures and colourful corals. Like one of the vessels of the old navy which sails the seas towards the east in discovery of unknown worlds, Blue Eyes  follows routes filled with memories. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: Hortense, for a life of exploration and discovery

Saturday, 14 November 2009

JFA, Joubert Nivelt Goeffers and Rhoades Young have recently completed a new 27.5m motor-sailer intended for a life of exploration and discovery.  Hortense has been designed specifically for extended periods at sea, and is expected to spend much of her time in remote southern hemisphere locations. Read More 

Special Report: Haida G celebrates her 80th year

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

The 71.1m Haida G, originally Haida, was built at Krupp Germania Werft in Kiel in 1929 for millionaire yeast producer Max C. Fleischmann (1877-1952) following plans drafted by the New York naval architects Cox and Stevens and today, 80 years after her launch, she still graces the ocean with her unique style following an impeccable restoration. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The SanLorenzo 100 New

Saturday, 7 November 2009

The unmistakable SanLorenzo line has recently been extended, with the introduction of the SanLorenzo 100 New, which made her debut appearence at the Genoa Boat Show. The Sanlorenzo line now consists of the SL62, SL72, SL82, SL100 New and the SL108, which was introduced on SuperYachtTimes.com in august of this year. Read More 

SuperYacht of the Week: AB Yachts presents the AB 116 superyacht

Sunday, 25 October 2009

The AB 116 is the latest model by the AB Yachts shipyard. The model summarises the new AB Yachts style concept of sport poweryachts, with a slender looking hull, smooth, tapering, and winning lines. The interior has been conceived in order to grant the utmost comfort in an environment able to create continuity between the exterior and the interior. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: Heesen's My Petra

Saturday, 17 October 2009

My Petra is the sixth in Heesen's semi-displacement, all-aluminium, 4400 Class, which, alongside the 3700 Class, represents one of the most popular designs by Heesen Yachts in collaboration with Frank Laupman of Omega Architects. Heesen yachts are greatly appreciated for their superior performance. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: Natori – a striking 41m superyacht

Saturday, 10 October 2009

Natori, the 41m Baglietto launched earlier this year, has become one of the most talked about vessels on the charter scene. She was unveiled to the public for the first time at the Genoa Charter Show, where we were invited on board by Camper and Nicholsons. The yacht's owner commissioned Bannenberg and Rowell Design to design the interior. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: Tecnomar's first Nadara 43, Villa Sul Mare

Saturday, 3 October 2009

Early June, Tecnomar presented its latest project, the Nadara 43, in the beautiful port of Portofino. Tecnomar used this opportunity, to prove to the press and public how much the company is investing in finding solutions where technology, design, elegance and high performance can coexist to create something unique and exclusive. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Feadship's Trident, tried and tested excellence

Saturday, 19 September 2009

From the large graceful hull to the finest of fine details, everything about the 65.22-meter (214’) Trident is of exceptional quality. The partnership between De Voogt Naval Architects and Donald Starkey Designs pays off handsomely. Trident’s flared bow is classic De Voogt while contemporary touches such as the semi-circular extensions are pure Starkey. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: My Shanti, a proud, solid, and beautiful Amels

Saturday, 5 September 2009

Providing her owners with a magnificent lifestyle, as many sea miles passed under her keel, she’s as proud, solid, and beautiful as the day she was launched by Amels, and delivered to the welcoming arms of her proud owners. During the recent Antibes Yacht Show, her builder and broker invited us on board this, until recently very private, superyacht. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: Elena – A Legend Returns

Saturday, 29 August 2009

Just 16 days and 21 hours after leaving the safe harbor of New York, the 137-foot Superyacht Elena entered the 1928 history books by participating in the 3.411 miles King's Cup Trans-Atlantic Race for the King’s Cup from New York to Santander. Rebuilt in 2009 by Factoria Naval de Marin, the racing schooner Elena will once again make history. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: 36m gulet with a modern interior by Nauta Design

Saturday, 22 August 2009

Creating the interior design for a traditional Turkish motorsailor. When that challenge was accepted by Nauta Design, few of the designers in the Milanese studio were expecting such a beautiful and remarkable end result. The 36 mt. L.O.A., steel yacht has been built in Tuzla, homeland of yachting in Turkey. Read More 

SuperYacht of the Week: Ancòra by Baglietto

Saturday, 15 August 2009

Ancòra is the latest jewel built by Baglietto, one of Italy’s leading supeyacht builders. Ancòra, fully built in steel and aluminium, has a length of 42,75 m and a beam of approx. 9 m; the external lines are slender and aggresive, in tradition with Baglietto’s displacement yachts designed by the Italian Designer Francesco Paszkowski. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Lürssen's Vive la Vie

Saturday, 8 August 2009

The task for Lürssen was to build a 60m yacht for private use with a concept and layout differing from typical charter yachts, i.e. a formal dining on the forward main deck and an owners’ state room and a private exterior deck located on the aft upper deck. The owner, together with his family, was very much involved in the design and building process. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: Keep Cool, the new Sanlorenzo SL108

Saturday, 1 August 2009

Keep Cool, the latest pearl in the Sanlorenzo fleet, is the first of the new Sanlorenzo SL108 model. In keeping with the Sanlorenzo tradition, the SL108 – with its 33 meters the largest in the fibreglass fleet- represents the flag ship of the Italian yard’s fibreglass series of motoryachts, built by the Ameglia Division. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: CRN's Rubeccan

Saturday, 4 July 2009

The third hull of the new CRN 43 composite line, Rubeccan, can easily accommodate 10 passengers and 9 crew. Built as a joint effort involving the CRN technical staff and the Zuccon International Project Firm, which handled the external layout, the interior furnishings and decorative scheme of this 43-metre vessel. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: 54m explorer-style Leo Fun

Saturday, 20 June 2009

The superyacht Leo Fun was the initial stylings of world renowned Naval Architect, Paolo Caliari of Caliari Yachts Inc. (Caliari). Partnering with Caliari is the team of Turkey’s Proteksan Turquoise Design (builder) and Jean Guy Vergès (interior design). This 54-meter explorer-style superyacht, with a 9.5 meter beam, is set apart by other yachts in her class. Read More 

SuperYacht of the week: Bright lights, Big City

Saturday, 13 June 2009

Launched this summer, and being spotted at popular big cities everywhere, is the 42.97m superyacht Big City. She was launched earlier this year from the Trinity Yachts, LLC (Trinity) shipyard in New Orleans, LA. This superyacht, designed and built by Trinity, has classic lines, with a deep blue hull and a complimentary off-white superstructure. Read More 

SuperYacht of the Week: Ethereal, a journey of innovation and development

Saturday, 6 June 2009

After an exceptional journey of innovation and development at the Royal Huisman yard, the graceful 58m Ron Holland designed ketch Ethereal, with interior and exterior styling by Pieter Beeldsnijder, took to the water in November 2008 to begin the serious voyaging for which she was created. In many ways, Ethereal is no ordinary yacht. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Grand Cru III

Saturday, 30 May 2009

Grand Cru III was commissioned in May 2009 for an experienced and discerning yachtsman. Built by the renowned BenettiSailDivision shipyard in Italy, to the superb designs of P.B. Behage, with many innovative systems and features onboard. This ‘go anywhere’ motor yacht offers excellent comfort and safety. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: First look on board Perini Navi's Baracuda

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Launched in mid-October of 2008, the 50 meter aluminum ketch superyacht Baracuda, was the 46th unit in the Perini Navi (Perini) fleet. The design team consisted of Perini's in-house naval architects and teamed with New Zealander Ron Holland, this superyacht features many important project innovations. Read More 

SuperYachts of the Week: From Russia with love, Alexandra and Victoria-M

Saturday, 16 May 2009

In this week's SuperYacht of the Week special, we take a closer look at two of the Timmerman Yachts models, the 47 (Alexandra) and the 33 (Victoria-M). Timmerman Yachts is an international consortium, building steel displacement motor yachts. The model range of Timmerman Yachts includes series of 26 to 50 meters semi-custom yachts. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Dream On, a design with glamour and richness

Saturday, 2 May 2009

Quietly, and rather below the yachting industry radar, an experienced Turkish maritime family built a displacement motor yacht in the comprehensive shipbuilding facilities in Tusla, south of Istanbul. Dream On was delivered in Spring 2008. Bannenberg were commissioned to design an interior with glamour and richness. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Mondango, simply breathtaking

Saturday, 25 April 2009

Mondango, the stunning Dubois 52m ketch from Alloy Yachts has been meticulously designed and built by dedicated owners who have been involved in every aspect of her development. Mondango was built for an International Businessman, and is the fifth yacht over 50m built by Alloy Yachts. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Philippe Briand's first Perini; P2

Saturday, 18 April 2009

On June 14th, the first Perini Navi to be designed by Philippe Briand, P2, was launched at the Cantieri Navali Beconcini (a Perini Navi Group company) in La Spezia. The combination of Perini Navi’s philosophy and Briand’s vision has led to this new class of fast sailing yachts for owners who seek high performance allied with comfort and unmatched quality. Read More

SuperYacht photo special: A

Sunday, 12 April 2009

Motor yacht A, launched by Blohm & Voss in 2008, returned to her builder after her initial summer season. She was relaunched only a few days ago, and photographer Carl Groll went out to photograph her, during her recent sea trials, off the coast of Germany. A, designed by Philippe Starck, is without doubt the most eye-catching superyacht ever launched. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Liara by Performance Yachts

Saturday, 4 April 2009

Currently undergoing sea trials in New Zealand, Performance Yachts (Performance) launched their first PY-100 superyacht in early February of this year. The PY-100 is the largest undertaking to date for this relatively young company. The Performance design goal for the PY-100, christened Liara, was challenging to say the least. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: Harle, uncompromisingly beautiful and gracious

Saturday, 28 March 2009

Recently honored with the Best Power 40m-65m award 2008 by the International Superyacht Society, the 44.65-meter (146’ 6”) Feadship Harle is a motoryacht of uncompromising beauty and grace. Built by Feadship/Royal Van Lent, this superb vessel completely validates the ideas behind the custom-series F45 Vantage concept. Read More

SYT World Exclusive; SuperYacht of the Week: Dubai Magic

Saturday, 21 March 2009

Established in 2002, Platinum Yachts FZCO first received recognition with their inaugural construction project, superyacht Dubai, formerly Golden Star. At Platinum Yachts, they have an in-house naval architect, as well as fully-staffed engineering and design departments; a perfect match for the conversion of the superyacht Dubai Magic. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Burger Boat's Tò-Kalòn

Monday, 16 March 2009

In September 2006 Burger Boat Company announced the signing of the contract for a contemporary-styled 101ft (31m) enclosed bridge, high speed motor yacht, project Liberty. The owners of Tò-Kalòn wanted a unique vessel, they loved the idea of having a one-of-a-kind vessel, unlike others docked at marinas and seen along the waterways. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Aqva: 40m planning superyacht by CNL

Sunday, 1 March 2009

Presented at the most recent Genoa Boat Show, the Admiral Yachts flagship Aqva received a very warm reception by the press and those in attendance. The 40 meter Aqva, also received a warm reception by the Italian magazine Vela & Motore, whose editors gave this Admiral 40 their annual “Superyacht of the Year” award. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Evergreen, a 21st century superyacht with a 1920's twist

Saturday, 21 February 2009

In June 2008, BenettiSailDivision launched their largest yacht to date. With all the classic lines of a 1920’s motor yacht and the modern conveniences of a 21st century superyacht, BenettiSailDivision created the first of her kind, the 110D Oldtimer Series , Evergreen. Her interiors are simple and understated, with attractive accents to draw more interest. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Lazzara LSX 92

Saturday, 14 February 2009

Superyacht enthusiasts expect to be impressed at Fort Lauderdale's International Boat Show, and in 2008, the show's 40th anniversary, that is just what happened when Lazzara Yachts premiered their newest sport superyacht, the Lazzara LSX 92. The LSX 92 is completely rethought and redesigned from last year's Lazzara stand-out, the LSX 75. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Baia One Hundred

Sunday, 8 February 2009

In mid November, under the skies of southern Italy, Cantieri di Baia (Baia) launched the first superyacht built in Campania by a Neapolitan shipyard, the Baia One Hundred. The lines of the One Hundred were created by the 100% Italian design and engineering team of Baia (concept), Carlo Galeazzi (styling), and Alberto Ascenzi (engineering). Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: DeBirs 100 Sports Yacht Little Sarah

Saturday, 31 January 2009

For nearly 10 years, De Birs Yachts has been working towards a stronger linkage between aeronautical engineering and design and superyacht design. Though this linkage was achieved, and proved successful, in their 85 series, De Birs, teaming with Arrabito, has now earned its position in the superyacht world with the new 100 SP series. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The 38m Tiger, a Ken Freivokh design

Saturday, 17 January 2009

Luxury Yacht Group has confirmed its appointment as the worldwide central agent for the sale of the latest Ken Freivokh 38m sailing yacht creation, Tiger. Offered for sale at just €4.5m, this state-of-the-art sailing yacht combines top pedigree design and pioneering features for exceptional value, both now and into the future. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Destination Foxharb’r Too, a Patrick Knowles Design masterpiece

Saturday, 10 January 2009

Trinity Yachts, LLC, has become one of the world's elite US-based builders of custom superyachts. In 2008, they launched Destination Foxharb’r Too. With an interior created by Patrick Knowles Design, she is the culmination of a proud tradition of high-quality craftsmanship and design, state-of-the-art engineering and construction, and cutting-edge technology. Read More 

SuperYacht of the Week: Ocean Mercury, the SL39 revolution starts here

Saturday, 13 December 2008

Launched by Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw, Ocean Mercury is the first of a modular customseries concept from Feadship called the SL39. Designed by De Voogt Naval Architects with an interior by Terence Disdale, Ocean Mercury has a classic Feadship look and will be primarily used in the Mediterranean. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: A wonderful Odyssey by Rodriquez Yachts

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Odyssey is the 38 meter 2008 concept of Rodriquez Yachts (Rodriquez), the design and production unit of superyachts for Rodriquez Cantieri Navali. Delivered last spring, Odyssey is the newest model, the Rodriquez 38 WB, crafted by Rodriquez. The Rodriquez 38 WB model is a wide-body vessel with a full-beam main deck. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Romance, a regal and Baroque CRN masterpiece

Saturday, 29 November 2008

At the Costruzioni e Riparazioni Navali (CRN) Shipyard in Ancona, elegance and style are combined with engineering and technology, all in a close working relationship with the owner/client. This ultimately leads to the creation of unique works of sea‐going art and technology, such as CRN Project 122, Romance. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Alexandar V - ISA's latest gem

Saturday, 15 November 2008

The most striking feature of Alexandar V – ISA 480, the latest from ISA Yachts, is the stern with staircases on each side that connect all of the decks to one another. From the back, the vessel looks like it contains a series of balconies. Another unusual feature of Alexandar V is the color of its hull, which is called “desert sand.” Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: My Trust, a stately new 45m Hakvoort

Saturday, 25 October 2008

My Trust, a motor yacht built by Hakvoort Shipyard in The Netherlands, is a stately ship with a dark blue hull and a classical interior with a masculine flavor. The 45-metre vessel is registered in Holland and also managed by a Dutch company. It sails under the Dutch flag and was built to the specifications of both Lloyds and the MCA. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Blue Bird - the restoration of a gentleman’s yacht

Saturday, 11 October 2008

In the 2007 Astilleros de Mallorca completed the restoration of Blue Bird, a classic gentleman’s yacht built in 1938 for Sir Malcolm Campbell. The story of the restoration of Blue Bird started in the spring of 2004. A British gentleman had been looking at numerous classic yachts, but none of these yachts matched what he was looking for. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Maisha, 38m explorer superyacht by Cobra Yachting

Saturday, 4 October 2008

Maisha is a 38m (125ft) motor yacht designed by Ava Yacht Design Co. Ltd. and Scaro Design with minimalism in mind and an earth-tone palette. Built by Cobra Yachting in Turkey, the yacht can accommodate eight guests and seven crew members. The interior design by Dara Kirmizitoprak, also of Turkey, is dedicated to symmetry. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: 33 knots of Pure Insanity by Baglietto

Sunday, 21 September 2008

Pure Insanity is a 34-metre open hard top planing motor yacht built by Cantieri Navali Baglietto in its Varazze shipyard. Painted in dark metallic grey, this planing coupé whose sleek lines were designed by Francesco Paszkowski, runs at the maximum speed of 33 knots and cruises at 30 knots powered by her two 2,040 kW V12 MTU diesels. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Amnesia III; the ultimate charter yacht

Sunday, 14 September 2008

Amnesia III (FB 245) is Graham de Zille’s third yacht with Italian custom yacht builder Benetti, and with each vessel, he works to improve on the design. Mr de Zille worked closely together with Benetti to create a yacht that would fulfill his vision. This required some creative and innovative solutions on Benetti’s part.Read More

Superyacht of the Week: Classic motor yacht Thea

Sunday, 7 September 2008

Thea may not be a new vessel, but according to Ken Burden of Fraser Yachts, who is offering the yacht for sale, “Thea has a certain ‘magic.’” Launched in 1968 as the Donapila II, Thea was sold and renamed the Myrna, then the Deerama in 2000, when she was offered for charter in the Mediterranean. In 2006, she was offered for sale in Greece. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Exclusive first look on Namasté by Tamsen

Saturday, 30 August 2008

Namasté, a Tamsen 40 M super yacht, has many unique attributes that will no doubt make it interesting and attractive to numerous yacht enthusiasts. Unveiled in 2008 at the Festival International de la Plaisance in Cannes and at the Monaco Yacht Show, the vessel is a full meter wider than most yachts of the same length – 40 meters (approximately 131 feet.). Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: South

Saturday, 23 August 2008

Recently launched from the Italian yard Navi Rossi, South is already set to become one of the most popular charters yachts around. Designed and built for an experienced owner, who previously owned a 39m yacht, she offers every possible amenity, including a top deck gym, an elevator, and a large tender garage. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Moonen's Darsea

Saturday, 16 August 2008

Darsea, is one of the latest yachts in the shipyard's Displacement Series. It is handsomely shaped by René van der Velden Design, with a round-bilge hullform drawn by naval architects Diana Yacht Design. Darsea's interior styling is by Art-Line. Darsea features Caterpillar engines and zero-speed stabilizers, and is built to Lloyd's Register Class and MCA. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Classic motor yacht Khalidia

Saturday, 9 August 2008

Designed by P.B. Pandelis and built in 1961/62 by the Atlantic Shipbuilding Company, Khalidia was launched with the name Ariane III and was retained by the Pandelis family for their private use. After much persuasion Mr Pandelis very reluctantly sold the vessel to the British business man John Bloom who later sold her to The Revlon family. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: The Johnson 105 White Shark

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Like a great white shark leaping out of the waters of South Africa, the M/Y White Shark creates an equally powerful white silhouette as it cuts through its European waters. Unveiled at the Palma Boat Show on the island of Mallorca in May 2008, the White Shark is a semi-customized flybridge adaptation of the new Johnson 105. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Kokomo, an enormously accomplished yacht

Saturday, 26 July 2008

Kokomo’s appeal is simple. She is the finest available sailing yacht of her size. At 52 metres (170’) Kokomo is the ideal length that combines large interior spaces with sleek performance values. Long enough to have a massive 63.4 metre rig able to support a sail volume of 3,832 square metres. She is an enormously accomplished yacht. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Feadship unveils 61m (200ft) Secret

Saturday, 19 July 2008

Built by Feadship’s Royal Van Lent yard in the Netherlands, the 61.20-meter (200’9”) Secret is full of surprises. Designers De Voogt Naval Architects, the owners and interior designer Jim Harris have taken the classical concept of a Feadship as their blueprint, then created a yacht that is very much at home in the 21st century. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Maria Vittoria - how a ferry became a superyacht

Saturday, 12 July 2008

What happens when a ferry boat aspires to be a yacht? The result is the Maria Vittoria, a luxury superyacht converted by Italian refit architects, Lenci Marine and San Benedetto del Tronto. Transforming a ferry boat into a megayacht is no easy task, so this was no ordinary refit. The original Maria Vittoria was built in 1960 in Oslo’s Glommers Mek yard. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: First look onboard Baglietto's 53m Gitana

Saturday, 5 July 2008

Gitana is the latest masterpiece by Baglietto, measuring 53 metres in length with a displacement of 620 tonnes. Even at first sight, the exterior design clearly express the unmistakeable style of Baglietto, with harmoniously penned lines, forms and windows underscored by the white colour scheme. Read More

SuperYacht of the week: 240ft Silver by Hanseatic Marine

Saturday, 28 June 2008

Hanseatic Marine’s M/Y Silver launched in 2007 is certainly a head-turner. It’s innovative design by Espen Oeino breaks the trend of wider yachts with exceptionally slender lines that almost make the vessel look like a pointer from an aerial view. However, this sleek silhouette certainly doesn’t take away from the yacht’s classic sophistication and elegance. Read More

SuperYacht of the Week: Mylo - a modern classic by Benetti

Friday, 23 May 2008

A bright and calm sensation, a breath of fresh air.  This best describes the atmosphere on board Mylo. Mylo (hull BC109) features an exciting new fashion style for Benetti, until now unseen in the Classic series. The minimalist style on board Mylo is stressed by the clean lines of the interior- and the exterior areas of the yacht. Read More

Tuesday, 18 March 2008

Nadara 43 - the new Tecnomar flagship

Monday, 10 March 2008

Ermis2 prepares for European debut

Friday, 29 February 2008

180’ Royal Huisman Flybridge Concept

Tuesday, 15 January 2008

New Sunseeker 34 Metre: La Volpe

Tuesday, 17 July 2007

Moonen presents Nilo

Friday, 15 June 2007

The 4th CRN 128 Sima

Monday, 4 June 2007

Anna presents herself

Thursday, 26 April 2007

Nilo: Moonen’s First 94 Alu

Tuesday, 24 April 2007

The new Couach 3700 Fly yacht

Wednesday, 18 April 2007

Lürssen's stunning 60m Linda Lou

Monday, 19 March 2007

Exclusive: The new Azimut 103S

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