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RMK Marine completes technical launch for superyacht RMK 4500

Thursday, 22 December 2011

On the 10th of December 2011 RMK Marine launched the spectacular RMK 4500, the 45 metre Ron Holland designed motor yacht that is nearing the end of its build at their yard. The beautiful yacht was launched using the yard’s special launch and recovery slipway that serves the extensive build and refit facilities at the yard. Read More

Horizon Yachts delivers latest Horizon RP97 Euphoria

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Horizon Yachts delivered the latest Horizon RP97, Euphoria, to the owners in Australia in November 2011. The yacht offers the best of both worlds with a unique blend of interior and exterior space. A 6.55 metre beam allows the Horizon RP97 to feature 4 spacious staterooms and offers an optional country kitchen or on-deck master. Read More

Ron Holland-designed superyacht Kestrel 106 launched in Turkey

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Adrian McCourt of Watkins Superyachts Ltd has sent us the first images of the newly launched 32.4 metre Ron Holland-designed superyacht, the Kestrel 106, built at Aganlar Boatyard in Turkey. Managing Director of Watkins Superyachts, Captain Adrian McCourt, says: "The boat handles beautifully and we’re all so delighted". Read More

More information released on the 73.8 metre New Horizon

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Trinity Yachts has released more information on the launch of its largest custom superyacht to date, and the largest American built yacht in 2011, the 73.8 metre six-deck, full displacement steel hull, New Horizon, launched in mid November 2011. She was sold by Bob Cury of RJC Yacht Sales for long-time repeat customers. Read More

Horizon launches superyacht Muses for Chinese client

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Horizon has announced the launch of the RP 120 Muses, the second superyacht above 100ft that Horizon has sold to China this year. Featuring an exterior design by the American yacht designer JC Espinosa, the brand-new RP120 Muses is the third yacht in the 120 series. The superyacht has DNV certifications for both structural safety and stability. Read More

New Benetti Classic 121 superyacht FF1 launched

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Just ten days after the launch of the 61m Diamonds Are Forver (FB253) at the Livorno facility, Benetti have launched another superyacht, the Classic 121’ FF1 from their Viareggio facility. The Benetti Classic range of superyachts has been highly popular over the last 10 years and most recently the Classic 121’ series were redesigned. Read More

Arkin Pruva Yachts delivers schooner Shindela

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Shindela is the recently launched wooden epoxy cold-moulded world cruiser by Arkin Pruva Yachts. The 25.51 metre schooner was designed by Ed Burnett of Burnett Yacht Design to satisfy her owner's desire for a family cruiser that can sail all around the world with comfort, performance and ease of handling.Read More

Trinity Yachts launches 74m superyacht New Horizon

Monday, 5 December 2011

On the 10th November 2011 the Trinity Yachts shipyard in Gulfport, Mississippi launched their largest superyacht to date, the 74 metre superyacht New Horizon. The luxury motor yacht was sold by Bob Cury of RJC Yacht Sales to long-term repeat clients who he has enjoyed a personal relationship for nearly twenty years. Read More

Jade Yachts launch superyacht Jade 90

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Jade Yachts has launched a new Jade 90' on November 29th, 2011. This project was sold and managed by Peter Hurzeler of Ocean Independence, and the contract was signed at the Monaco yachts show at 2010 with a Swiss owner. This new Jade 90' features exterior design by JC Espinosa, and is engineered by the Jade shipyard. Read More

Benetti launches superyacht Diamonds Are Forever

Monday, 28 November 2011

Benetti have launched the 61 metre Diamonds Are Forever, on Saturday 26th November 2011 at the state-of-the-art Benetti shipyard in Livorno. Hull FB253 is built for a highly experienced owner who always names his yachts after James Bond movies. The 61 metre Diamonds Are Forever features a signature Evan K Marshall interior. Read More

Bilgin pre-launch H2 designed superyacht M

Friday, 25 November 2011

One of Turkey's best kept secrets, the Bilgin superyacht M, was unveiled last week, when she left the yard and was moved outside. Bilgin and H2 Yacht Design joined forces on this stunning and distinctive new 40 metre yacht, the yard's first superyacht to feature a reversed bow. The the bow gives her an aggressive look. Read More

Trinity Yachts launch superyacht Lady Linda

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Trinity Yachts has announced the launch of the exquisite Lady Linda, a 57 metre Tri-Deck Semi-Displacement custom built aluminum superyacht. She is every meter an example of Trinity’s trademark naval architecture, exterior styling and unfaltering engineering. Lady Linda’s minimal draft allows her access to shallow-water ports. Read More

Arcadia Yachts launches superyacht M' Ocean

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Arcadia has launched the first Arcadia 115 on monday. The 115 is a two deck design, with some unusual features, such as the foredeck dedicated to guests, which houses a Jacuzzi, surounded by sun pads.  The yacht's main tender is stored in a garage in the stern of the yacht, leaving the upper and aft decks open for guests. Read More

Baia delivers superyacht Katara III and Argonauts

Thursday, 10 November 2011

This year the Baia Yachts shipyard has launched hull numbers 4 and 5 of their Baia One Hundred series, named Argonauts and Katara III respectively. The first Baia 100 superyacht, Fan One, was delivered in 2008 and last year number 2, Mirage, and 3, Black Legend, were delivered. The 6th hull in the popular series is currently under construction. Read More

Perini Navi delivers superyacht Clan VIII

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Perini Navi has announced the delivery of superyacht Clan VIII, a 45 metre sloop, the 53rd unit in the fleet. She was launched on September 6th. Clan VIII, the result of a collaboration between Perini Navi’s Design Team and Ron Holland, is the fourth of the steel-hulled 45-metre series delivered by the Perini Navi Group. Read More

Superyacht Elisabet delivered by Ocea

Friday, 4 November 2011

The Ocea Shipyard, located in Les Sables d’Olonne on the French Atlantic Coast and builder of the Ocea Commuter Yacht Series, has delivered the first Ocea Commuter 155, Elisabet, early October. Launched in June, the 47 metre superyacht Elisabet is designed by the naval architect office Joubert-Nivelt. Read More

Southern Wind launch superyacht Mrs Marietta Cube

Thursday, 3 November 2011

South Africa's superyacht builder Southern Wind has launched their latest SW 100 RS, Mrs Marietta Cube. She was built for an experienced owner, and this is his third SW yacht, which follows a Farr 72 and a SW 78 footer by Reichel Pugh and Nauta Design. Mrs Marietta Cube is a Raised Saloon version of the SW 100. Read More

61 Metre superyacht Diamonds Are Forever hits the water at Benetti

Friday, 14 October 2011

Benetti have prelaunched the 61 metre Diamonds Are Forever, on schedule for her official launch later this year, when she will become available for charter through Ocean Independence. Sparkling in the early Autumn Italian sunshine this week, as she took to the water, the 61 metre Diamonds Are Forever features an Evan K Marshall interior. Read More

Peri Yachts launch superyacht Hakuna Matata

Monday, 10 October 2011

Just a fortnight after returning from the Cannes Boat Show with two distinguished awards for Peri 41T,the flagship of the shipyard, Peri Yachts now celebrates the launch of the newest Peri 37. The sistership to the formerly award winning Peri 37 Ludy, is named Hakuna Matata by her owner and will be delivered shortly after sea trials in Antalya. Read More

Owner takes delivery of Picchiotti ice class superyacht Galileo G

Friday, 7 October 2011

The Perini Navi Group has announced the delivery of the 55m motor yacht Galileo G, the second of three motor yachts sold to date by the Perini Navi Group’s Picchiotti division. The delivery took place at the Picchiotti shipyard in La Spezia in the presence of representatives of the company that owns the yacht and the shipyard’s team. Read More

Nobiskrug launches superyacht Mogambo

Thursday, 6 October 2011

In March 2010 we reported the completion of the hull and superstructure of Nobiskrug project 782 and yesterday the Rendsburg based shipyard launched the superyacht with the name Mogambo. The luxury yacht measures 73.55 metres with a beam of 12.5 metres and features interior and exterior design by Reymond Langton Design. Read More

Horizon launches superyacht Lady Gaga for Chinese owner

Thursday, 6 October 2011

After yesterday’s news about Horizon Yachts' second order by a Chinese client, we can now bring you the news that the first superyacht built for a Chinese customer, a RP110 named Lady Gaga, was launched this past September and has just successfully completed her sea trial, with delivery to her owner set for later this month. Read More

Superyacht Aldabra launched by Codecasa

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

On Saturday 24th September the Codecasa shipyard in Viareggio, Italy launched their latest superyacht, hull number C.116. Christened Aldabra, the 51 metre luxury yacht is in the final stages of construction and will commence sea trials soon. Based on the Codecasa 51 series, the modern styled Aldabra can sleep 12 guests. Read More

Abeking & Rasmussen 78 metre superyacht named Amaryllis

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Earlier this summer Abeking & Rasmussen launched a new 78 metre superyacht. We can now reveal she is named Amaryllis. One of our readers took some of the first photos of this blue hulled superyacht. Very little information is known at present; however the exterior lines of the yacht are drawn by Reymond Langton Design. Read More

Royal Huisman superyacht Kamaxitha now on seatrials

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Royal Huisman has recently launched the 49 metre superyacht Kamaxitha. The superyacht is currently undergoing seatrials, and was captured by one of our readers. Her design is based on the striking profile of early pilot cutters, and this elegant ketch combines classic traditional lines – including plumb bow and elegant counter stern. Read More

Scoop: Abeking & Rasmussen launches superyacht Excellence V

Monday, 26 September 2011

Abeking & Rasmussen have launched the 60.96 metre (200’) Excellence V, the fifth in the line of successful Excellence yachts. Photographer Martin Fischbacher has sent us the first photo of the yacht. Her interior and exterior are the inspiration of the owner in conjunction with Reymond Langton Design of London. Read More

Superyacht Vava II leaves construction shed

Thursday, 15 September 2011

On Monday we reported that Devonport Yachts, soon to be renamed Pendennis Plus, had christened the 96 metre motor yacht Vava II on 10th September 2011. Now we can show you a photo of this spectacular superyacht outside of her construction shed. Superyacht Vava II, designed by Redman Whitely Dixon with an interior by Remi Tessier. Read More

Exclusive: Royal Huisman launches superyacht Kamaxitha

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Royal Huisman has launched the 49 metre superyacht Kamaxitha. Her design is based on the striking profile of early pilot cutters, and this elegant ketch combines classic traditional lines – including plumb bow and elegant counter stern – with an invigorating aptitude for performance and fast passage making. Read More

The new Azimut Grande 120SL superyacht unveiled in Cannes

Monday, 12 September 2011

The new Azimut Grande 120SL made her international debut at the 2011 Cannes Boat Show last week, where I visited the yacht. She is the first Azimut Grande superyacht in the Sport luxury series. Measuring thirty-six metres, the 120SL offers unmatchable style, unparalleled comfort, and speeds up to 40 knots. Read More

Superyacht Vava II christened by Devonport Yachts

Monday, 12 September 2011

On 10th September 2011 the spectacular new 96-metre motor yacht from Devonport Yachts was christened, making it one of the largest private motor yacht ever built in the United Kingdom. The former Project-55 now Vava II presents exteriors styled by commended firm Redman Whitely Dixon and interiors by renowned designer Remi Tessier. Read More

Eurocraft delivers explorer superyacht Baron Trenck

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

The Italian shipyard Eurocraft has announced the delivery of their first explorer superyacht, Baron Trenck. Previously known as project 507, Baron Trenck has a steel hull with aluminium superstructure, and she is built to RINA class and complies with the MCA rules. Project 507 is the first of two explorer yacht sisterships by Eurocraft. Read More

Superyacht JoyMe delivered

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Philip Zepter Yachts has delivered Superyacht JoyMe to her proud owners. This 50-metre trideck displacement yacht features exterior styling and interior design developed by Standby Studio. Rather than creating an interior with one uniform atmosphere, the client wanted a space to suit his every mood. Read More

Sailing yacht Hetairos completes first sea trials

Thursday, 18 August 2011

The team at Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects have announced that the 66.70 metre Baltic sailing yacht Hetairos has successfully completed her first couple of sea trials Hetairos’ design features a plumb bow, long bowsprit, a traditional sheer line and long overhang. A lot of attention has been given to the styling and design. Read More

Further details on the launch of the Newcastle 5500 Harbour Island

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Last week we showed a video of the launch of the 54.90 metre superyacht Harbour Island and now the shipyard has released the first photos of the superyacht. Under the glow of a full moon, Newcastle Shipyards launched Harbour Island on 11 August 2011. Harbour Island is the first in the Newcastle 5500 series. Read More

Baglietto superyacht Why Worry nearing completion

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

On July 29 we announced the launch of the Baglietto superyacht Why Worry and now we have received the latest photos from the brokerage team of Yachting Partners International, showing the yacht under sea trials. Offered for sale at € 17,750,000, Why Worry will make her public debut at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Feadship Royal Van Lent launches latest F45 superyacht Helix

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Yesterday the Feadship Royal Van Lent shipyard launched the latest F45, named Helix. Helix is the first yacht in the series with the Nautical interior theme, which features a modern mix of light fabric covered walls in mahogany wooden frames and a high contrast in carefully selected materials. Read More

Superyacht E & E launched in Turkey by Cizgi Yacht

Monday, 15 August 2011

Last week superyacht E & E was launched at the Cizgi yard in Turkey. E & E has been designed for an experienced yachtsman. She will offer long range cruising possibilities in true style and luxury. With a massive internal volume, she is for sale with Burgess and Oceanstyle and will be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

54.9 metre Newcastle superyacht Harbour Island launched

Friday, 12 August 2011

Newcastle Shipyards have launched the eagerly awaited 54.9 metre superyacht Harbour Island. Photos have not yet been released, but we did get hold of this video, showing the 6 stateroom superyacht right after her launch. Harbour Island will be on display at this year's Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Read More

Abeking & Rasmussen launches 78 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Earlier this week the Lemwerder based shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen launched a new 78 metre superyacht, yet to be named. One of our readers took the first photo of this blue hulled superyacht. The exterior lines of the yacht are drawn by Reymond Langton Design, who also designed her sisterships Eminence, C2 and Titan. Read More

Superyacht Serene arrives in Gibraltar on maiden voyage

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

The first superyacht to be built by Fincantieri was delivered a few days ago at Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard and has arrived today in Gibraltar. At 134 metres long, superyacht Serene, is one of the ten largest yachts ever built in the world and one of the finest in terms of sophistication and technology. Read More

Maiora launches 27 metre superyacht Antarah

Monday, 8 August 2011

Maiora have just launched the latest Maiora 27, named Antarah, at their Viareggio shipyard. The restyled Maiora 27 in an elegant yacht, with sporty yet simple and refined lines. Designed to maximize interior volume, she offers a large owner's cabin, Double VIP, and twin guest staterooms down below. Read More

A busy summer at Heesen Yachts

Friday, 5 August 2011

2011 Is proving to be a busy year for Heesen Yachts, with a total of 7 deliveries, the highest number in the last ten years. The shipyard’s current order book now stretches into 2014, with 11 yachts from 40 metres to 65 metres in design or construction. The first delivery this summer is the largest Heesen to-date Quinta Essentia. Read More

Sunseeker delivers Predator 130 superyacht Never Say Never

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Sunseeker have recently delivered a Predator 130, named Never Say Never. Photographer Giovanni Romero took this photo of her earlier this week when she arrived in Gibraltar. The award-winning Predator 130 is a successful series, with popular features, such as the exterior deck space of a superyacht but the looks of a Predator. Read More

Moonen launches fourth Moonen 97 superyacht

Monday, 1 August 2011

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has launched the fourth yacht in its much admired range of Moonen 97 steel-hulled displacement cruisers. With sister ship Livia (the third in the series) a finalist in the World Superyacht Awards, Moonen is confident that a buyer will soon be found for a yacht that is packed with the latest technology. Read More

Canados launches two 86ft superyachts

Friday, 29 July 2011

Two days ago the Canados shipyard launched their latest 86 superyacht and within a week a second 86ft motor yacht will be launched. Canados builds flybridge and large open motor yachts between 76 and 120 feet and the 86ft is one of the best ever selling models of the Italian shipyard. Both yachts feature interior and exterior design by. Read More

Baglietto superyacht Why Worry launched

Friday, 29 July 2011

Launched on schedule in the heat of the Viareggio sun on Tuesday 26 July, Why Worry, the much-anticipated 43-metre Baglietto was revealed for the very first time before a select group of VIPs and owner friends. A stunning Baglietto 43, and one of the latest additions to the YPI Brokerage for sale fleet. Read More

Peri Yachts launch superyacht Ozone

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Peri Yachts have launched of the latest Peri 29 on July 5th. This superyacht has been named Ozone. Like her sister ships she is built in epoxy composites with carbon reinforcement at Peri's shipyard in Antalya, with exterior and interior design by Scaro and naval architecture by UK’s renowned Bill Dixon. Read More

Superyacht Papi Du Papi launched by ISA

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Last weekend, ISA launched the 50 metre Papi Du Papi, the second in a series of three 50 metre superyachts. The three superyachts share the same technical platform, but all have a different look. Designer Andrea Vallicelli and ISA's inhouse design team designed the steel and aluminium yacht to have a large interior volume. Read More

Unique superyacht JoyMe ready for delivery

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Designer Marijana Radovic calls to tell us the unique project JoyMe is ready to be delivered to her owners. This 50-metre displacement yacht features exterior styling and interior design developed by Standby studio under Marijana's leadership. The main motivation behind the design effort was to produce something different. Read More

Moonen launches superyacht Crystal

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Moonen Shipyards has launched superyacht Crystal, after a unique 16-month project to finish this 120 ft yacht designed by Bill Dixon. Construction was started by Royal Denship before it went bankrupt. Around a quarter of the semi- displacement motoryacht had been built when the Danish yard went into administration in June 2009. Read More

Superyacht Basmalina II completed by Icon Yachts and Mega Marine

Monday, 25 July 2011

Basmalina II was recently delivered from Icon Yachts in the Netherlands to an experienced Owner who specified a yacht to an exacting brief with highest levels of craftsmanship, innovation and attention to detail. The Owner appointed Mega Marine to provide the full range of superyacht technical and contractual consultancy. Read More

Azimut Grande 105 superyacht delivered in the Caribbean

Monday, 25 July 2011

On July 1 2011, the first Azimut Grande bound for the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean was delivered to her owners. The first Grande 105' was shipped to Miami, where she was unloaded. The yacht then sailed over 1,000 nautical miles to reach the Caribbean destination of La Romana in the Dominican Republic. Read More 

Superyacht Galileo G ready to launch at Picchiotti

Monday, 25 July 2011

The Picchiotti Vitruvius 55 metre Galileo G, the second of three Vitruvius superyachts sold to date by the Perini Navi Group, is ready to be launched at the yard's La Spezia facility. She has been constructed in accordance with MCA (Maritime Coastguard Agency) and LY2 (Large Commercial Yacht Code) requirements. Read More

Numarine delivers 78’ Hard Top to Brasil

Friday, 22 July 2011

All eyes are on Brazil as one of the fastest emerging luxury yacht markets in the world. Eclipse Yachts, the newly appointed dealer for Numarine in Brazil represented by Ricardo Straus, acquired the 78’ HardTop on behalf of Four Private Motoinvest; a company dedicated to showcasing high quality luxury goods. Read More

Russian shipyard MS Yachts launches 33m expedition superyacht

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

The Russian shipyard MS Yachts has launched their first 32.70 metre expedition superyacht. The luxury motor yacht was designed by Studio Scanu and she will be ready for delivery in October 2011. A sistership is also currently under construction and due for delivery in 2012. The RINA classed MS 33 is powered by twin 340hp Caterpillar 3406C. Read More

Cobra Yacht complete superyacht Infinity (project Cobra Sultan)

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Cobra Yacht, which has constructed over 25 wooden and steel yachts over a period of 25 years, has recently launched the 46 metre motor sailor Infinity (Project Cobra Sultan). Designed in-house, she is built out of cold moulded mahogany, and is RINA classed and MCA compliant. Infinity can accommodate 7 crew members and 12 guests. Read More

Superyacht Hetairos nears completion

Monday, 18 July 2011

The 59.90 metre (66.70 metre including bowsprit) Hetairos has set many new benchmarks in superyacht construction. It is the largest sailing yacht to have been built from carbon-fibre composite. The yacht has involved cutting edge technology and a strict weight-saving philosophy. She was created at Baltic Yachts in Finland. Read More

Newcruise unveils interior of 73.5 metre superyacht Sapphire

Monday, 18 July 2011

Superyacht Sapphire was completed in time for the busy superyacht summer, and was delivered to her new owners in April of this year. She is a 73.5 metre masterpiece that combines the talents of designers and naval architects Frank E. H. Neubelt and Roland Krueger, with those of interior designer Katharina Raczek. Read More

Baltic’s superyacht Canova circumnavigating the world in classic style

Monday, 18 July 2011

The Baltic 112 Canova is a sailing yacht designed specifically for circumnavigating the globe. With the owner's intent on making the passage with the minimum number of port stopovers, the challenge for the Finnish boat builder and the other partners in this project was to incorporate sufficient storage capacity without compromise. Read More

Codecasa launches first superyacht in the Vintage series

Friday, 15 July 2011

Codecasa have launched the Codecasa 42 Vintage superyacht this week at the Viareggio based shipyard. Naval architecture and the exterior design for the first launch in this vintage series is by the in-house team of Codecasa and she features an interior by Della Role Design. She will offer accomodation for up to 10 guests in five state rooms. Read More

Ned Ship launches 41 metre superyacht BaiaMare

Thursday, 14 July 2011

On monday the first 41.3 metre Ned Ship, BaiaMare, was launched at the yard in Turkey. She is an epoxy composite displacement yacht, powered by twin 1920hp MTU 12V2000 M94 diesels. The yacht is designed for medium range speeds at 15 knots. Her tunnel propulsion system allows the yacht to cruise or anchor in shallow waters or bays. Read More

AB Yachts launch superyacht Elizaveta

Thursday, 14 July 2011

Elizaveta has been successfully launched on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 by AB Yachts shipyard in the port of Marina di Carrara. Elizaveta is the latest jewel in the FIPA Group fleet, to which the AB Yachts shipyard belongs. Black and gold are the dominant colors on board and are combined with rare and very special materials. Read More

Superyacht Hetairos (project Panamax) launched by Baltic Yachts

Thursday, 14 July 2011

One of the most spectacular sailing yachts of this year, the 66 metre superyacht Hetairos (ex project Panamax) was launched recently by Baltic Yachts in Finland. The project was conceived by a highly experienced yachtsman in 2003. The exterior lines of the 66.90 metre sailing yacht were designed by Reichel / Pugh Yacht and Dykstra. Read More

70 Metre superyacht Numptia nears completion

Friday, 8 July 2011

The elegant and fully custom 70 metre superyacht Numptia will be delivered at the end of this month from the Rossinavi Shipyard in Italy to an experienced owner who specified a yacht to an exacting brief with top levels of workmanship from all those involved in the project. Numptia will make her debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. Read More

53.9 Metre superyacht Prima on seatrials

Friday, 8 July 2011

The 53.9 metre Columbus 177, now named Prima, has been launched, and is currently undergoing seatrials. Stefania Farinazzo of Palumbo send us the first photos of the yacht at sea. She is a serious full displacement 800 ton superyacht, set for delivery later this year. Prima is for sale with Fraser Yachts and is asking €24,500,000. Read More

Feadship Koninklijke De Vries delivers superyacht Fountainhead

Friday, 8 July 2011

Today, Feadship Koninklijke De Vries delivered the third Feadship of the month, Fountainhead. Earlier this month the 81 metre Air, and of 87.77 metre Musashi were delivered to their owners. Fountainhead was designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and she features an interior by Sinot Yacht Design and Axel Vervoordt. Read More

JFA delivers superyacht Axantha II

Friday, 8 July 2011

JFA shipyard has announced the recent delivery of superyacht Axantha II. This yacht was ordered by the owner of first Axantha, built and delivered by JFA in 2003. This project, 43 meter long, draws from the original concept. Also designed by the Vripack, Axantha II is by her shape and her profile thought for faraway destinations. Read More

Leopard Yachts launch 46 metre superyacht Tutto Le Marrane

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Leopard Yachts has launched Tutto Le Marrane, the third hull of the acclaimed Leopard 46 series. The yacht is the result of the shipyard ’s successful collaboration with the Cristiano Gatto Design Team, who was in charge of the interior layout and styling, and Studio Bacigalupo, who are responsible for the profile and concept. Read More

77 Metre Feadship superyacht Tango on seatrials

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Tango, Feadship’s Royal Van Lent giant 77.70 metre superyacht is currently undergoing seatrials in the North Sea, off the coast of Holland, where photographer Hannes van Rijn captured this unusual metallic grey superyacht. According to Feadship, Tango is a textbook example of the many facets involved in a custom yacht-building project. Read More

Tecnomar launches 30 metre superyacht Aurora

Monday, 4 July 2011

On the 22nd of June, Tecnomar launched the new Nadara 30-metre, now officially christened Aurora. Built to RINA class and designed by Tecnomar Centro Stile, the yacht has been personalized with her owner’s taste and style by combining comfort, space and high quality craftsmanship. She is powered by twin 1825hp Caterpillar C32 ACERT diesels. Read More 

Scoop: Superyacht Nomade completed by Tansu Yachts

Friday, 1 July 2011

The Turkish company Tansu Yachts has completed their second explorer superyacht, the Mothership OneTwenty Nomade. The 36 metre luxury yacht made her public debut at the Superyacht Rendezvous in Monaco last week. Nomade is a near sistership to the 35 metre Moterhsip OneFifteen, which was completed by Tansu Yachts in 2010. Read More

Ferretti Custom Line launches the first Custom Line 100’

Friday, 1 July 2011

Ferretti Custom Line, specialised in the production of fibreglass yachts, measuring 26 to 37 metres, has launched the first new Ferretti Custom Line 100’. Equipped with twin 2639 HP MTU engines,  the Ferretti Custom Line 100’ project presents innovative features and extends the brand’s planing line. The first 100 is called Desta. Read More

Mondo Marine delivers 49 metre superyacht Zaliv III

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Mondo Marine has announced the delivery of superyacht Zaliv III. The all-aluminium 49.2 metre yacht Zaliv III is designed by architect Giorgio Vafiadis, and features an interior design by Luca Dini. Zaliv III is powered by twin 3650 hp MTU 16V 4000 M90 diesels, which provide a top speed of 22 knots and a cruising speed of 20 knots. Read More

Sanlorenzo launches superyachts Scorpion, Santa Anna and Reve 'Or

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Sanlorenzo has announced the launch of no less than three superyachts in one week, all for Russian clients. The launch of Scorpion, a 40 meters Alloy, was followed by the 38 metre Santa Anna, and the 46 metre Rêve d’Or. Scorpion is the sixth hull launched of the Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy series, designed by Francesco Paszkowski. Read More 

Mondo Marine launches 49 metre superyacht Alexander Again

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Mondo Marine has announced their second launch of the season, the all-aluminium 49.15-metre semi-displacement yacht Alexander Again. Earlier this season the yard launched Zaliv III, a 50-metre semi-displacement yacht. Alexander Again is designed by Giorgio Vafiadis, and features an interior design by Florentine designer Luca Dini. Read More

Vitters launches 42.6 metre superyacht Sarissa

Monday, 27 June 2011

The Dutch yard Vitters Shipyard has launched it's latest performance superyacht Sarissa. With her 42.6 meters, Sarissa is the largest carbon sloop ever built in the Netherlands, and one of the largest worldwide. The distinctive interior design by Rhoades Young, which combines various finishes like carbon, glass leather and wood. Read More

Factoria Naval Marín delivers 45m superyacht Follow Me V

Friday, 24 June 2011

The Spanish shipyard Factoria Naval Marin has announced the delivery of the 45 metre superyacht Follow Me 5. The displacement motor yacht, hull number Y104, has a steel hull with aluminium superstructure and is built to Lloyds Register and the MCA LY2. Reymond Langton has designed the yacht’s modern exterior lines. Read More

Perini Navi delivers 56 metre superyacht Fidelis

Friday, 24 June 2011

Italian superyacht builder Perini Navi Group, has announced the delivery of the sailing yacht Fidelis, launched on April 16th 2011. A small private ceremony was held yesterday in the rear cockpit of the yacht and saw the participation of the owner and the Perini Navi team. After the usual formal procedures, Fidelis’ crew did the tradition changing of flags. Read More

Citadel Yachts launch 31.10 metre superyacht Polar Bear

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Citadel Yachts has announce the launch of their latest build, a 102-foot expedition yacht named Polar Bear, for an experienced U.S. yachtsman. This robustly constructed longrange vessel features an efficient, steel displacement hull with a bulbous bow, active quad-fin stabilizers, bow and stern thrusters and fully protected propellers and rudders. Read More

The Palumbo Group announced the launch of superyacht Prima

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

The Palumbo Group has announced the technical launch of the 53.9 metre superyacht Prima at Palumbo Shipyard in Naples on Monday morning. This Columbus 177 will be delivered on time to her proud owners in July. The technical launch of superyacht Prima was attended by local Authorities, shipyard workers, national and international brokers. Read More

Superyacht Columbus 177 now renamed Prima and ready for launching

Friday, 17 June 2011

Stuart Larsen of Fraser Yachts has updated us on the sale of the 53.9 metre Columbus 177. The Columbus 177 has now been renamed Prima, and will be launched on monday. She is a serious full displacement 800 ton superyacht, set for delivery later this year. The asking price of Prima is €24,500,000. Read More

Heesen Yachts launches the 37 metre superyacht Aurelia

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Last week in the Netherlands, Heesen Yachts launched its latest innovative superyacht, Aurelia. Project-managed by Nakhimov, she is the tenth in the successful 37metre class built by this Dutch shipyard. Powered by two MTU 16V 4000 M90 diesel engines, she is an all-aluminium hard chine vessel able to reach a speed of 30 knots. Read More

Superyacht Antares III sets sail

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Auckland based Superyacht builder Yachting Developments has announced the launch another 30 metre composite performance cruising sloop for export. The company has lived up to its reputation and produced a Superyacht they can be proud of, particularly considering the short build time of under 400 days. Read More

77 Metre Tango escapes disaster in Holland

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

In the Netherlands last week, the 77.7 metre Feadship Tango narrowly escaped disaster. The superyacht which has been launched on the 8th of May, was enroute from the yard on Kaag Island to Rotterdam, when the two tugs that were assisting her through Holland's narrow waterways had to stop and wait for the bridge in Waddinxveen to open. Read More

Sanlorenzo celebrates another double launch:Triple Fun and Mia Rocca IX

Friday, 10 June 2011

Sanlorenzo Shipyard delightedly announced two launchings that took place on the same day; the fourth SL104 and fifteenth SD92 Sanlorenzo, the Italian Shipyard focused on the production of motor yachts exclusively tailor‐made according to the requirements and style of each owner. The first was a SL104. Read More

First Oyster 100 superyacht launched

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

The first Oyster 100 superyacht has departed her build bay in preparation for her launch, ahead of her eagerly awaited première at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. The composite-built Oyster superyachts yachts combine excellent quality, state-of-the-art technology and exceptional design. Read More

Superyacht Firefly the first in new F-Class series launched

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Hoek Design in the Netherlands has announced the launch of Firefly, the first in an exciting new series of F-class one designs. Combining the spirit of the J-class with the performance of a maxi racer, the design brief for these race classics called for the smallest sized vessel that could beat a J on the water in both light and heavy winds. Read More

Vismara Marine launches the Vismare V80 Luce Guida

Monday, 6 June 2011

The Vismara Marine Shipyard in Viareggio has launched Luce Guida, the Vismare V80, a revolutionary project by Vismara studio & the famous Florentine designer, Luca Dini. A professional sailing team will crew the yacht for special events, such as the Giraglia Rolex cup, that will be sponsored by the Q8 company. Read More

Benetti launches superyacht FB 248

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Last week the latest custom superyacht by Benetti, project FB248 was launched in the Azimut-Benetti Group’s Livorno yard. Project 248, when completed, is designed by Stefano Natucci, with an interior design by Zuretti Interior Design. Measuring 61 metres, FB248 is part of the Benetti Custom Range. Read More

Lürssen superyacht Valerie under sea trials

Friday, 27 May 2011

At the end of March 2011 Lürssen Yachts launched another superyacht from their facility in Rendsburg, the 84 metre Valerie, formerly known as Project Firebird. The exterior of superyacht Valerie was designed by Espen Oeino International and the yacht’s interior was designed by London based Reymond Langton Design. Read More

Heesen Yachts delivers superyacht Satori

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Heesen Yachts had announced the delivery of superyacht Satori, the first in the new 50 metre semi-displacement class after sea trials in the North Sea. With a Gross Tonnage of 499 GT and a top speed of 24 knots she is among the world’s fastest 50 metre yachts. Built on the experience of launching seventeen 44-47metre custom yachts. Read More

Newly launched 35 metre superyacht M&M joins Yacht Marine fleet

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

The latest superyacht to join the expanding charter fleet of Yacht Marine Management & Consulting Services, the 35 metre M&M, has now been launched. The luxury motor yacht was built at the Turkish Mengi-Yay shipyard, who have also built the 40 metre Serenity II, another yacht in Yacht Marine’s charter fleet. Read More

Ocea ready to launch Elisabet, the first Ocea Commuter 155

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

The Ocea Shipyard, located in Les Sables d’Olonne on the French Atlantic Coast and builder of the Ocea Commuter Yacht Series, is getting ready to launch the first Ocea Commuter 155, Elisabet, on June 1st. The Ocea Commuter 155 has several distinctive design features, such as a spacious saloon located behind the bridge. Read More

Benetti launches Tradition superyacht hull BT024

Monday, 23 May 2011

Last week the technical launch took place of the latest superyacht in the Tradition 105’ series, an event held on the grounds of the Azimut-Benetti Group’s Lusben company, located adjacent to the Benetti boatyard’s headquarters. Measuring at over 31 metres, the yacht is part of the Benetti Class Range, Benetti’s line of composite yachts. Read More

Scoop: Hakvoort launches 44.9m Diana Yacht Design superyacht Pamela V

Saturday, 21 May 2011

This morning saw the launch of the latest superyacht at the Hakvoort shipyard in Monnickendam, the 44.90 metre hull number BN 246. The exterior lines and the naval architecture of the superyacht are by the Dutch based design company Diana Yacht Design. The interior of hull number 246 is designed by Jacques Grange. Read More

Scoop: Lürssen ready to launch superyacht Lady Kathryn V

Saturday, 21 May 2011

The latest superyacht to launch from Lürssen is the 61 metre Lady Kathryn V, previously known as project Coco. This first photo of the superyacht, taken today by photographer Martin Fischbacher, shows the superyacht ready to launch at the Bardenfleth facility of Lürssen. The exterior lines of Lady Kathryn V are designed by Espen Oeino. Read More

Bilgin Yachts launch 45 metre superyacht Tatiana

Friday, 20 May 2011

Bilgin Shipyard Turkey have now launched their latest superyacht, the 45 metre Tatiana. She is the first of three superyachts the shipyard will launch this year. Last year the company launched four superyachts and later this year Bilgin will launch the 40 metre superyacht M and the third launch will be the Bilgin 160 Classic. Read More

Nobiskrug delivers superyacht Sapphire

Thursday, 19 May 2011

The German shipyard Nobiskrug has delivered its Project No. 781, superyacht Sapphire to her owners, with perfect timing for the European summer season. This high-end superyacht with a length of 74 metres was built by Nobiskrug with an exterior and interior design by Newcruise Yacht Projects & Design.Sapphire is totally custom-made. Read More

Maiora successfully launches superyacht Michela

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Superyacht Michela was successfully launched earlier this month, in Viareggio at Fipa Group shipyard. The Maiora 27 is one the finest yacht in the production of FIPA Group, of which Maiora is the fiberglass-made flybridge vessel’s division. Her comfort is equal to her performances: thanks to her planing hull, lightweight materials. Read More

Yachting Developments launches built YD69, superyacht Antares III

Friday, 13 May 2011

Yachting Developments proudly launched another 30 metre composite performance cruising sloop this week. Yachting Developments has lived up to their reputation and produced a yacht that they can be proud of particularly considering the short build time of just over one year. "YD69 has been a very enjoyable project". Says Ian Cook. Read More

Cantiere Delle Marche launches Darwin 86 superyacht

Friday, 13 May 2011

Launched in Ancona, Italy last Saturday, May 7, the Darwin 86', a 26 meter explorer vessel in steel and aluminiumin construction at the Cantiere delle Marche and designed by naval architect Sergio Cutolo, responsible of the hydro tec – creative naval architect studio based in Varazze. Read More

Horizon schedules delivery for the 5th 40m tri-deck Superyacht

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Horizon is scheduled to deliver its fifth P130 superyacht, Angara, to her new owners in Europe this summer – the 136ft superyacht will be shipped from Horizon in mid-May and arrive in Malta around June 5th. Angara is the fifth Horizon superyacht above 40 meters with DNV & MCA dual certifications and was delivered on time and on budget. Read More

Superyacht Tatiana ready to launch at Bilgin

Monday, 9 May 2011

Bilgin Shipyard Turkey is about to launched their latest superyacht, the 45 metre Tatiana. She is the first of three superyachts the shipyard will launch this year. Last year the company launched four superyachts between 33 and 38 metres. Tatiana is designed by German superyacht designer Joachim Kinder. Read More

Exclusive: Feadship Royal Van Lent launches superyacht Tango

Sunday, 8 May 2011

On a beautiful sunny day in Holland, Feadship’s Royal Van Lent launched the giant 77.70 metre Feadship Tango. Hull #802 has a very characteristic exterior styling by Eidsgaard Design, including a daring combination of a white hull with a metallic grey and blue superstructure. According to Feadship, Tango is a textbook example. Read More

Feadship launch 88m superyacht Fountainhead

Monday, 2 May 2011

Early this morning the Feadship Koninklijke De Vries shipyard in Makkum, launched the third Feadship XL named Fountainhead. The 87.77 metre motor yacht was designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and she features an interior by Sinot Yacht Design. Feadship Koninklijke De Vries Makkum launched their first XL superyacht, Ocean Victory. Read More

Rossi Navi’s 70m superyacht Numptia in the water

Friday, 29 April 2011

Two weeks ago we reported that the 70 metre superyacht Numptia had left her building shed in Viareggio and was transported on a barge to Genoa to be launched into the water. The latest news has just come in from Viareggio and the superyacht is back in the port having being launched in Genoa and towed back to Viareggio. Read More

Superyacht Attessa IV under sea trials

Thursday, 21 April 2011

In November 2010 we released the first photos of Attessa IV after her three and half years reconstruction at the shipyard of the Washington Yachting Group. In December, a month later, Attessa IV was launched and now, thanks to superyacht photographer Baird, we can present you the first photos of the Attessa IV under sea trials. Read More

Chantier Naval Couach delivers 37m superyacht Arion

Thursday, 21 April 2011

The 3700 Fly, Arion is the first yacht to come out of the Chantier Naval Couach shipyard in 2011. This prestigious 37 metre superyacht has been fitted by the renowned designer in the industry, Ken Freivokh. For the first time in the history of the shipyard, this yacht was unveiled in the city of Bordeaux’s picturesque quays on April 1st 2011. Read More

Vitters completes 66m superyacht sloop Aglaia

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Vitters Shipyard recently completed their 66 metre super sloop Aglaia, formerly known under her hull number 3063. The superyacht was launched on Thursday 3rd March from the Vitters shipyard in Zwartsluis, The Netherlands. After leaving her construction shed the superyacht was transported on a barge to Harlingen. Read More

Superyacht Talisman C to embark on world cruise

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

The Proteksan Turquoise shipyard recently launched the 70 metre superyacht Talisman C. Not only does this mark the third launch in three months for the shipyard, but it is also the largest superyacht to be launched from the Pendik facility to date. The project was the result of a repeat order. Read More

Delta Marine launches superyacht Monarch

Monday, 18 April 2011

Jonathan Quinn Barnett Ltd of Seattle has announced the successful launch of its latest 151 design, superyacht Monarch. Completed at the Delta Marine shipyard in Seattle, the 151 twin screw superyacht has a modern interior complementing the bold styling of the exterior, with a two-tone paint scheme. Read More

Perini Navi Group launches superyacht Fidelis

Friday, 15 April 2011

The Perini Navi Group announced the upcoming launch of Fidelis, the 51st yacht in their fleet and the tenth sailing yacht in the 56mt series. The launching will be strictly private and will be held Saturday April 16th at the Perini Navi shipyard. Designed by the Perini Navi Group’s in collaboration with the NZ yacht designer, Ron Holland, S/Y Fidelis. Read More

Exclusive: Rossi Navi launches 70m superyacht Numptia

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Today the Rossi Navi shipyard in Viareggio, Italy rolled the 70 metre superyacht Numptia out of the shed. The superyacht has been designed by Design Studio Spadolini with an interior by Rome based Studio Salvagni. Onboard, the luxury motor yacht can accommodate 12 guests and 19 crew members. Read More

Icon Yachts launches Basmalina II formerly known as Project Sunbeam

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Icon Yachts has launched the 43m semi-displacement superyacht Basmalina II, formerly project Sunbeam. The client’s representatives Mega Marine are extremely pleased with the enthusiasm and flexibility with which the yard has encompassed the project. High priority was placed on innovative design and engineering. Read More

Hakvoort delivers 39 metre superyacht SnowbirD

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Hakvoort Shipyard has completed the 39 metre luxury ocean-going superyacht SnowbirD. In addition to the first class standards of design, construction, engineering and finish for which this Dutch yard is renowned for, SnowbirD also has the most elaborate art collection assembled on a superyacht to date. Read More

Benetti launches Redman Whiteley Dixon designed superyacht Nataly

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Yesterday the Benetti shipyard in Livorno launched the 65 metre superyacht Nataly (FB252). The striking superyacht features interior and exterior design by the British design studio Redman Whiteley Dixon. The project was previously known as Amnesia IV, but two months ago she was sold her new owner. Read More

Danish Yachts launches superyacht Shooting Star

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Fresh from initial sea trials, Project 116, the first AeroCruiser 38 II, was christened and named Shooting Star at Danish Yachts’ superyacht shipyard in Skagen on Saturday. Having very recently emerged from one of the shipyard’s three large build hangars, this brand new carbon-fibre superyacht is an exquisite example of the standard of finish. Read More

ISA Yachts launches 50m superyacht Liberty

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

On Saturday, March 19, ISA (International Shipyards Ancona) launched the 50 metre (164ft) superyacht Liberty, the first in a series of three new 50 metre yachts currently under construction at the Italian yard. The three yachts in the 50 metre series share the same technical platform but differ in their superstructure and transom design. Read More

CRN launches 60 metre superyacht

Monday, 28 March 2011

The CRN shipyard in Ancona launched the CRN 130, a 60 metre steel and aluminium superyacht. The owner’s family, the management and the workers of CRN celebrated the completion of the seventh pleasure ship of 60 metres produced since 2005. The new vessel can accommodate 12 guests in 5 guest cabins. Read More

Factoria Naval Marin launches 47 metre schooner replica

Monday, 28 March 2011

Last week, Factoria Naval Marín launched the 47 metre schooner replica Y105. This superyacht – a steel hull two-masted schooner – is planned for world-wide cruises, mainly in tropical and subtropical waters, but also able to sail in arctic waters. The hull, main deck and rigging have the appearance of the original racing schooner yacht from 1908. Read More

Feadship Royal Van Lent launches 77.70 metre superyacht

Monday, 28 March 2011

In an extraordinary day even by Feadship’s standards, Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw and Royal Van Lent each launched a giant Feadship for delighted owners on Saturday 26 March 2011. As we reported the 81 metre Air was launched by Koninklijke De Vries and on the same day a 77.70 metre superyacht was launched at Royal Van Lent. Read More

Further details on the launch of superyacht Air

Monday, 28 March 2011

On Saturday we announced the launch of the 81 metre superyacht Air at Feadship Koninklijke De Vries and today Feadship has unveiled more details on the superyacht. Excellent teamwork was the order of the day on the construction of the 81 metre Air, as Koninklijke De Vries and De Voogt Naval Architects partnered with. Read More

Canados launches a new 35m superyacht

Monday, 28 March 2011

On Saturday, Canados launched a new Canados 116’, a 35 metre planing superyacht. The Deputy Major of Rome City, Senator Mauro Cutrufo, the Councillor to Commerce and Production Activities, Davide Bordoni, Marco Corsini and   Giacomo Vizzani; took part in the launch ceremony which took place at Canados yard. Read More

Superyacht Air launched by Feadship Koninklijke De Vries

Saturday, 26 March 2011

Feadship Koninklijke De Vries today launched and christened the 81 metre Air, the largest superyacht built to date at their Aalsmeer shipyard. Designed by De Voogt Naval Architects, the luxurious motor features a beautiful modern interior design by French designer Remier Tessier, and will offers accommodation for up to 12 guests. Read More

Horizon Yachts reveals new EP105 superyacht

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Horizon Yachts has revealed the new EP105, a 105 foot long-range luxury superyacht. The superyacht will be showcased at the Hainan Rendezvous, the ultimate luxury lifestyle show in Chinese Riviera-Hainan, to be held 1st – 4th April 2011. According to the organiser’s information, the Horizon EP105 will be one of the largest superyachts attending. Read More

The 27m superyacht Oscar launched by Leopard Yachts

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

The 34th Leopard 27 model, Oscar, hit the water on March 16th 2011 at Leopard Yachts' shipyard in Pisa. It’s launch will be followed, this June, by the launch of the 3rd hull of the shipyard’s flagship vessel, the Leopard 46m. Paolo Caliari designed the exterior lines of M/Y Leopard 27/43, while the interior is the result of the collaboration. Read More

Sanlorenzo has launched SD92 superyacht Bubu Forever

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

The well-known Italian shipyard Sanlorenzo has launched their second SD92 superyacht of 2011, following the launch of Lady Kathleen last month. Christened Bubu Forever the semi-displacement motor yacht measures 27 metres in length with a beam of 7.15 metres. and Bubu Forever’s interior is realised in a New England style. Read More

Superyacht Follow Me V launched by Factoria Naval Marin

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Factoria Naval Marín has launched the 45 metre displacement superyacht Follow Me V. Factoría Naval Marín is a shipyard focused on the construction of special vessels, and has a young but active yacht division, with four yachts currently under construction. Designed by Reymond Langton, she features an interior by Spadolini. Read More

Proteksan-Turquoise launch 72m H2 designed superyacht Talisman C

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Following the launches of Yogi and Turquoise, the Turkish shipyard Proteksan-Turquoise has launched their largest superyacht to date this week, the 72 metre H2 designed Talisman C. H2 Yacht Design has been responsible for both the striking exterior lines of the superyacht and the yacht’s luxurious interior. Read More

CRN to launch two superyachts this week

Monday, 21 March 2011

CRN to launch two superyachts in one week. The festivities will begin tomorrow, 22nd March, with the launch of the Navetta 43 Lady Trudy, a 43 metre composite superyacht. This will then be followed by M/Y CRN 130 being released to the water this coming Saturday. She will be the sixth 60 metre steel/aluminium superyacht launched by the shipyard since 2005. Read More

JFA Yachts launches 43m superyacht

Monday, 21 March 2011

The French JFA shipyard has launched hull number 22C, a 43 metre motor yacht on Saturday 19th March 2011. The all-aluminium expedition styled superyacht was designed by the Dutch design firm Vripack . The superyacht is built for remote expeditions and therefore houses two large 5.60 metre tenders on the foredeck. Read More

Moran and Lürssen announce delivery of superyacht Hermitage

Friday, 18 March 2011

Moran Yacht & Ship have announced the delivery of the 68.5m (224ft.) Lürssen built Hermitage. Hermitage will be one of the most talked about vessels delivered in 2011. Her exterior is designed by Espen Oeino, and she features an interior designed by design team of Andrew Winch and Associates. Read More

Superyacht Yogi launched by Proteksan-Turquoise

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Early March the Proteksan-Turquoise shipyard launched their second superyacht of 2011, the 60.20 metre Yogi. She features exterior design by the shipyard’s in-house design team and Jean Guy Verges, who also designed Yogi’s interior. She offers accommodation for 12 guests in 6 cabins (5 double, 1 twin), and features a large master suite. Read More

Heesen launches 55m superyacht Quinta Essentia

Monday, 14 March 2011

Last Friday, The SuperYachtTimes team headed to Heesen’s Shipyard in Oss, Holland for the launch of the impressive 55 metre superyacht Quinta Essentia. This semi-displacement yacht represents one of the most organic superyachts built by Heesen to date, with her unique atrium-like curve in the centre and with the external colour scheme. Read More

Superyacht Areti launched by Trinity Yachts

Friday, 11 March 2011

At 60.40 metre, Trinity’s newest superyacht, Areti launched last week as the longest aluminium yacht to date from the renowned American boatbuilder. With considerable fanfare, owner’s representative, Captain Ted Kavalieros and Billy Smith met on board to celebrate her move from land to water. Read More

Superyacht Annagine left for maiden voyage

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

After intensive and successful sea trials on the North Sea, the classic 33.90 metre sloop Annagine has left for her maiden voyage to the Mediterranean. Annagine is designed by Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects and built by JOM in Holland. She is designed and built for comfortable high performance cruising. Read More

Superyacht Christopher completes sail trials

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

The 46m Ron Holland ketch, SY Christopher took to the waters of Falmouth Bay for her final sea trials in mid February. It was a stunning winter’s day as the yacht manoeuvred around the Carrick Roads and out into Falmouth Bay.The four hour sail trials enabled the Pendennis team and Christopher crew to assess her rig. Read More

Heesen Yachts launches 50 metre superyacht Satori

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts has announced that on Friday, February 25, YN 15250 was launched at the shipyard facilities in Oss, the Netherlands. The owner christened her Satori, a name that in the Zen Buddhist tradition refers to a sudden enlightenment that is considered the first step toward Nirvana. Read More

Superyacht Aifos launched at CBI Navi

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

As reported yesterday, The latest motoryacht by Cbi Navi, Aifos, was launched on monday, and we can now reveal more details about this 50 metre superyacht. Both the hull and the superstructure are made of aluminum, she has a planing structure and she can touch an incredible top speed of 24 knots. Read More

Exclusive: 60m superyacht Sharjah 1 by Riviera

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Today the Dubai International Boat Show opened its doors and the most interesting superyacht at the show is the brand new 60m Sharjah 1. The superyacht was built by the Riviera shipyard in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The yacht has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. We don’t have any other details on the yacht yet. Read More

Exclusive: Superyacht Aifos ready to launch at CBI

Monday, 28 February 2011

This weekend the CBI Navi shipyard in Viareggio, Italy moved the 50 metre superyacht Aifos out of the shed. The luxury motor yacht will be launched today and SYT is pleased to show you the first photos of Aifos. Both the superyacht’s exterior and interior lines were designed by Studio Vafiadis with naval architecture by Hydro Tec. Read More

Video: Launch of superyacht Regina in Bodrum, Turkey

Thursday, 24 February 2011

In addition to yesterday’s news announcement on the launch of superyacht Regina, the yacht’s builders, Pruva Yachting, have now also released a video of the launch. The launch of sailing yacht Regina took place in Bodrum, Turkey on 11th February. After sea trials and final fit out she will join the charter fleet of Pruva Yachting. Read More

Superyacht Turquoise nears completion at Proteksan-Turquoise

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

In 1994 the yachting community had a wake-up call in the shape of Turkey's very first superyacht, Turquoise. This magnificent 50m yacht with the pedigree of naval architecture by Dubois Naval Architects and an interior by Donald Starkey is still a very stylish, timeless yacht, sailing under the name of La Naturalle Dee some 17 years later. Read More

Superyacht Regina launched by Pruva Yachting

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

The 56m superyacht Regina was launched on 11th February by Pruva Yachting. She was completed in the company’s own shipyard, and is one of two such yachts currently under construction. She is a modern high performance schooner that incorporates a classic design, as all her lines and features adhere to this classic look. Read More

Superyacht Vertigo launched by Alloy Yachts

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

After 29 months of hard work by the team at Alloy Yachts, the 67.2m Vertigo slipped into the waters at the base of the Alloy Yachts yard this morning. At 837 GRT, Vertigo is the largest yacht to be built at Alloy Yachts and is also the largest luxury sailing yacht to be built in the Southern Hemisphere. Read More

Superyacht Sapphire completes sea trials

Thursday, 17 February 2011

The latest superyacht from the German Nobiskrug shipyard, the 73.50 metre Sapphire, has just completed her sea trials. Both the exterior lines and the stylish interior have been designed by Newcruise, who also worked together with Nobiskrug on superyachts Triple Seven (2006) and Siren (2008). Read More

Superyacht Annagine nears completion

Thursday, 17 February 2011

The 33.90 metre sloop Annagine has been launched by the Jacht Ontwikkelings Maatschappij Holland BV in Zaandam and commenced sea trials. The luxury sailing yacht is pictured here in January 2011 in Ijmuiden, The Netherlands. The naval architecture and exterior styling of sailing yacht Annagine were done by Dykstra & Partners. Read More

Pershing launches the Pershing 108

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Pershing, a brand of the Ferretti Group, launched the 32.90 metre Pershing 108 earlier this week. The standard version of the Pershing 108’ has three 1940 KW MTU diesels and reaches a maximum speed of 41 knots. With a single central operating engine, she offers a range at 11 knots per 1070 nautical miles. Read More

Sanlorenzo launches 14th SD92 superyacht

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Sanlorenzo have launched the fourteenth yacht in the shipyard highly popular SD92 series, which are produced by the Viareggio Division. The 27 metre yacht has been christened Lady Kathleen. Lady Kathleen features a New England style interior, and she has a three cabin layout, with the option of adding an additional cabin. Read More

Diverse Projects delivers superyacht Black Pearl

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

A well-attended Black Pearl christening and official handover took place on January 22. The relaxed gathering was held at Auckland’s viaduct, overlooking the yacht and alongside her on the pier. Festivities included a Christian blessing, champagne over the bow, speeches over lunch and the opportunity for guests to take a look onboard as well. Read More

Benetti launches 16th Vision superyacht Told U So

Monday, 14 February 2011

On Saturday the Benetti shipyard in Viareggio launched their 16th superyacht in their Vision line, motor yacht Told U So. She is the custom creation of international entrepreneur, hotelier and designer Kirk Lazarus, who enlisted Benetti to make his dream a reality. As a purveyor of luxury, Told U So is a visual display of the owner’s world travels. Read More

Cheoy Lee launches superyacht 4915

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

In January the Cheoy Lee shipyard launched their latest superyacht, hull # 4915. Jonathan Cannon, Sales Manager of Cheoy Lee, tells SYT that she is a Bravo 95 series plus an additional cockpit which extends her length to 31.39 metres. Built out of composite both the naval architecture and exterior design were done by M.G. Burvenich. Read More

Superyacht Sapphire launched by Nobiskrug

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Last week the Nobiskrug shipyard launched their latest superyacht, the 73.50 metre Sapphire. She is due for delivery in Spring 2011 after finishing final fit-out and sea trials. The 73.50 metre Sapphire features a Newcruise designed Metrica Interior, that will accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins. She will have crew accommodation for up to 16 in 8 cabins. Read More

Benetti launches the first new Classic 121 superyacht

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

The first model of the Classic 121’, was launched last 15 December in the Benetti shipyards in Viareggio. The latest restyling of the Classic has thoroughly renewed the internal layout by making major changes on the main and lower decks. Much of this yacht remains top secret, from the name to the interior design. Read More

Sanlorenzo launches the second 46 Steel superyacht Carol

Monday, 31 January 2011

Sanlorenzo has launched their second steel hulled superyacht, the Sanlorenzo 46 Steel Carol. The displacement tri-deck motor yacht measures 46 metres in length and she is the new flagship of Sanlorenzo’s fleet. The well-balanced exterior lines have been conceived to give maximum light to the interior. Read More

Baia Yachts launches third Baia 100 superyacht

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

At the end of 2008 Baia Yachts launched their first Baia 100 superyacht and in 2010 two sisterships followed. In February the second Baia 100, named Mirage, was delivered and in September the shipyard launched the third superyacht. Construction of a fourth sistership has already started. The latest version features twin 2,637hp diesel engines. Read More

Trinity superyacht Carpe Diem nearing completion

Thursday, 20 January 2011

The latest launch of US superyacht builder Trinity Yachts is the 58.20 metre superyacht Carpe Diem. She was launched in November 2010 and will be delivered to her owners in the next couple of weeks. The all-aluminium superyacht was designed and engineered by the in-house design team of Trinity Yachts. Read More

Pershing launches hull 9 of the Pershing 115 superyacht

Friday, 14 January 2011

Hull Number 9 of the 35 metre Pershing 115’, was launched 2 days ago in Fano. The official ceremony was carried out in the presence of the company management, the owner’s representative and the local authorities. The 115 features four cabins, including a large full beam owner’s stateroom, and can accommodate up to 9 guests. Read More

Oceanco delivers 86 metre superyacht Seven Seas

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Seven Seas was successfully delivered ahead of schedule, to its owner on 22 November 2010. The 86m yacht follows in the legacy of Oceanco’s thriving Y700 generation that includesyachts such as Amevi, Alfa Nero, Anastasia, Vibrant Curiosity, and Sunrays. Catering to the owner’s specifications, this yacht includes very special features. Read More

Diverse Projects launches superyacht Black Pearl

Monday, 10 January 2011

Diverse Projects' latest vessel Black Pearl was successfully launched on 29 December in Whangarei. Pre-dawn rituals of Takahi (Maori waka launch traditions) and a blessing ceremony started at 5am, followed by the actual launch just before high tide at approximately 2pm. The Diverse Projects team of contractors will now complete finishing touches. Read More

Peri Yachts launches Peri 41T superyacht Bibich Too

Monday, 3 January 2011

Last week Peri Yachts launched their flagship in Antalya, the Peri 41T Bibich Too. Following sea trials and final fit-out, the superyacht will be delivered to her owners later this month. Both the interior and exterior of the 41T were designed by the award-winning Turkish based design studio Scaro Design. Read More