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Trio of new solar hybrid multi-hull superyachts

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Eramotive has presented a new trio of new solar hybrid multi-hull superyachts, the Iris Series. The series presents vessels of three different lengths; 45 meters over three decks, 75 meters over five decks, and 125 meters over seven decks. The elliptical shape was chosen for its timelessness as well as its allowance for much more voluminous interior spaces. Read More

Interview with Riza Tansu of Tansu Yachts

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Tansu Yachts in a Turkish superyacht designer, and builder. So far, the yard has successfully delivered superyachts Ceylan, Nomade (now called Bar Tender), Only Now, Alyssa and So’Mar, as well as a large number of smaller vessels, all known for their uber-cool styling. SYT’s Merijn de Waard met up with company founder Risa Tansu, at his design office in Istanbul. Read More

Interview with Ed Dubois

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Dubois Naval Architects, founded in 1977, has been at the centre of world yacht design for many years. I met up with Ed Dubois, at the Monaco Yacht Show, where his latest project, a 58 metre sailing yacht with Royal Huisman, was unveiled. Read More

Stephens Waring design 44 metre sailing yacht

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Stephens Waring have released details about their 44 metre Anthem project. Anthem has been designed for extended family cruising as well as aggressive charter programs supported by a professional crew. The designers have commented: "She features a seamless blending of indoor and outdoor... Read More

The Sea Arrow 98 superyacht concept

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Italian design studio, Verme Projects, have released details of their latest superyacht concept, the Sea Arrow 98. One of the notable features of the vessel will be vast outdoor spaces. The exterior and interior layouts are both strictly linked with long, arched fashion plates, a trademark design feature of the company since 2004. Read More

ISA unveils Omega designed Yara superyacht

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

The Yara 44 is the latest 44 metre project from ISA Yachts, designed in collaboration with Omega Architects and Van Oossanen Naval Architects. Main characteristics of the superyacht include light spaces from the full height windows, speed in combination with efficiency and range, and an open main deck rather... Read More

Admiral Sail Wave series unveiled

Monday, 13 October 2014

The Admiral Sail Wave series was officially unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show last month. Being developed with Philippe Briand Ltd., the series will include yachts ranging from 38 to 60 metres, all built in aluminium. Read More

Job opening with Lobanov Naval Design

Monday, 13 October 2014

Igor Lobanov is inviting exterior designers and interior architects to join his team in his Italian design studio. Lobanov Naval Design is a young awards winning company specialized in designing superyachts. Igor Lobanov opened his studio 7 years ago initially in Moscow and later moved to Turin, Italy. Read More

Andrew Winch Design and Foglizzo team up

Friday, 10 October 2014

Andrew Winch Design and Italian leather specialists Foglizzo, announce the launch of their new leather range at the Monaco Yacht Show 2014. The range is inspired by Land, Sea and Air, the three elements of Andrew Winch’s Design, and offers a selection of colours, fully customised grains and unique embossing, designed with superyacht, aircraft and luxury land-based residences in mind. Read More

Promotech’s custom lighting on board 49m Polaris

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Promotech Italia has recently set up a special integrated lighting system on board the 49 metre superyacht Polaris by Rossi Navi. The lighting details on board are all integrated within the furniture and different materials, and is seen in almost every room. Read More

Tankoa Yachts reveals 70m superyacht concept

Friday, 3 October 2014

Tankoa Yachts has revealed their latest superyacht concept, a 70 metre motor yacht with a focus on open-plan living spaces. Project S701 is similar in many ways to a current yacht under construction at the shipyard, S693, but displays a different transom and a wide body upper deck. Read More

Barracuda Yacht Design unveil three yacht designs

Friday, 3 October 2014

Baracuda Yacht Design unveiled three significant sailing yacht concepts at the Monaco Yacht Show last week. The new designs include a 42 metre modern classic ketch concept in collaboration with Pendennis, a 38 metre classic sloop in collaboration with JFA Yachts and a 36.5 metre Fly-Bridge sailing yacht in collaboration with Kingship Shipyard. Read More

Model of 58 metre Dubois Royal Huisman project unveiled

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Dubois Naval Architects and Royal Huisman unveiled more details about the latest order at the Dutch shipyard, project Beast. The yacht, which measures 58 metres, features a dramatic sheer line and sculpted bow that offers innovative lines combined with seaworthiness, while a moulded glass superstructure. Read More

The 108.8 metre Tomorrow project

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Superyacht builder Pride Mega Yachts, of Yantai, China, ha unveiled a new project, Tomorrow, together with Dutch designer Sinot, at the Monaco Yacht Show. The project features innovative design, new technologies and generous space, and the project was developed to suit both family life and high-end entertaining. Read More

Eidsgaard Design launch new website

Monday, 29 September 2014

Eidsgaard Design has recently announced the launch of their 2014 website. The new site showcases many of their latest projects and designs. Founded in 2005 by Peder Eidsgaard, Ewa Eidsgaard and Ben Harrison, the company directors have an eclectic background in design, architecture and finance. Read More

Azure present 94m Purity design at Monaco Yacht Show

Friday, 26 September 2014

Azure Naval Architects has released more detailed information on their latest superyacht concept, the 94 metre Purity. Azure representatives comment on the latest details, saying, “Aside from upgrading the exterior design we have created an exciting general arrangement with detailed luxury areas. Also, according to recent trends we have designed a very sturdy tender matching Purity’s elegant character.” Read More

Ruea Yachts unveils two new superyachts

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Camper & Nicholsons International has announced they have joined forced with the bangkok based shipyard, Ruea Yachts. Camper & Nicholsons will promote two Ruea superyachts; the 50 metre DU Voyager and the 43 metre CDR. The DU Voyager 50 is designed in collaboration with Design Unlimited, and comprises a private full beam owner’s suite with drop-down balconies as well as a stylish glass ceiling. Read More

Stephen Huish collaboration with Sarp Yachts

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Stephen Huish Design has recently announced their most recent collaboration with a shipyard, a 40 metre superyacht with Sarp Yachts in Turkey.The classic yacht design differs from the studios’ usual modern interior designs, and instead, shows a ‘colonial style’ inspired interior which will be extremely customisable.​​ Read More

Mondo Marine unveils 57 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

The second project unveiled by Mondo Marine this week, is a 57 metre superyacht, created in collaboration with Enrico Gobbi of ‘Team for Design’. With neat lines and balanced proportions, several innovative details are displayed in the new design. These details include the final elements on all decks’ superstructure which recall large gills, emphasised by an indirect light around the border. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee unveils high volume superyacht catamaran

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

BMT Nigel Gee will be launching its latest innovative design, ‘Project L3’ at the Monaco Yacht Show. The design is based around delivering an extreme of high speed and high volume. On a length overall of 85 metres, the design provides over 4200 GT, a figure more akin to a 100-110m monohull. ​​ Read More

Dominator reveal new D26 Ilumen model

Friday, 19 September 2014

​The team at Dominator Yachts has recently announced their latest superyacht project, the Dominator 26 metre Ilumen. Featuring a High Performance Hull made of carbon fibre composite providing a weight reduction of 25% compared to standard hulls, the yacht is designed by Alberto Mancini. Read More

Rhoades Young Design 45m explorer concept

Thursday, 18 September 2014

English company Rhoades Young Design has announced their latest concept, a 45 metre explorer yacht. With a ‘business like’ profile, she features flexible entertainment space and an extensive aft deck. Inside, she provides an ideal space for formal dining in addition to the luxurious aft saloon, leading out to a vast aft deck with an ample Jacuzzi. Read More

Claydon Reeves and BMT Nigel Gee present project Chuan

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Design studio, Claydon Reeves and independent design consultancy, BMT Nigel Gee, has revealed their latest collaboration, Project Chuan. The design of the motor yacht is influenced by Asian architecture and traditions. Read More

Interview with superyacht designer Cristiano Gatto

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

"We are interior designers, but we do a lot of concepts. We had a delivery last year of a vessel called I Nova, and that was the first big yacht with the interior, exterior and concept design all done by us. I’m very proud of that". ​Read More

Vripack's VriThink! explained

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Dutch yacht design and engineering studio, Vripack, has created over 7000 designs since 1961. They are involved in the entire building process of innovative yachts that are professionally developed for private customers and shipyards worldwide. The company believes in a holistic approach to their projects.​​ Read More

New 165 metre superyacht concept by Nauta Design

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Nauta Design has released their latest concept, a 165 metre, seven deck superyacht. With a focus on seamless inside/outside connection and harmony, breath-taking views throughout the vessel, balance and cleanliness of lines and extraordinary outdoor spaces, Nauta Design promise elegance and a visual lightness of the whole yacht. Read More

Columbus Yachts unveils 70m Studio Vafiadis design

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Columbus Yachts has announced a new collaboration with Studio Vafiadis and is presenting its Columbus Sport Oceanic 70 at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show. For this new line of superyachts, environmental impact studies had a major impact on the yacht's development. Read More

Lobanov Design and BMT Nigel Gee unveil spectacular superyacht Star

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Lobanov Design and BMT Nigel Gee have released details about a radical new 132 metre superyacht project, Star. Even more impressive than her length, is her height. She towers 60 metres above the waterline. If that doesn't impress you, perhaps her propulsion will. Read More

Nautor's Swan announces new Swan 95

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Nautor's Swan has announced the latest addition to its SwanLine of yachts, the Swan 95. Featuring designs by German Frers, she is a versatile, high performance yacht available in two versions; the Flush Deck and Semi Raised Saloon. Read More

Dynasty Yachts unveils 120 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

The latest superyacht concept from Chinese shipyard, Dynasty Yachts, is a 120 metre vessel that will feature exterior designs and naval architecture by the company co-founder, A.M. Barbeito. The yacht has already gone through months of design, engineering and preliminary tank testing, which the shipyard states will result in a significantly reduced delivery time. Read More

Wim van der Valk unveils new 38m design

Friday, 29 August 2014

Wim van der Valk has unveiled a new design for a 38 metre superyacht. The shipyard describe her as as ocean going, hard chine, moderate v-bow, fast displacement motor yacht. She will be constructed with an aluminium hull, deck house and superstructure. Read More

Dörries Yachts unveils new 48m superyacht

Thursday, 21 August 2014

In order to showcase the company as the only yacht builder in Germany that will build custom yachts starting from 40 metres, Dörries Yachts has announced that they will be presenting a preliminary design for a 48 metre superyacht at the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

P.B. Behage's new 24.40m explorer concept

Friday, 15 August 2014

P.B. Behage Yacht Designer has introduced a new explorer concept, a 24.40 metre motor yacht that is ideal for family cruising as well as discovering both the coast and rivers. Set to be an interesting line for custom built yachts and designed in full-displacement and semi-displacement versions. Read More

Hull Vane introduce fuel saving foil

Friday, 15 August 2014

The Netherlands based company Hull Vane B.V. has introduced Hull Vane, a foil which significantly reduces the fuel consumption of ships. The innovative creation works with an upward flow at the stern of the vessel which allows the foil-shaped appendage to generate a forward thrust force, reducing the resistance of the vessel. Read More

Cristiano Mariano’s 38.5m superyacht concept

Friday, 15 August 2014

Cristiano Mariani has released information regarding the 38.5 metre superyacht project, MY385_CMA. The displacement motor yacht will be built in either both steel and aluminium or exclusively in aluminium. The boat is a streamlined ‘navetta’, conceived as a hybrid between a motor and a sailing yacht. Read More

Imaginocean Yacht Design's SUV-11 tender

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Imaginocean Yacht Design (IYD) has released details of a new tender designs, the 11 metre Superyacht Tender SUV-11. With the SUV-11, IYD has taken the concept of a multi-purpose hardtop superyacht tender and developed it further. Read More

JFA Yachts unveils new explorer Vessel

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

JFA Yachts has recently unveiled further details of its 164’ Explorer Vessel, with naval architecture by Bill Dixon Design, and interiors by Franck Darnet Design. Four spacious cabins accommodate guests on the lower deck, whil​e the luxurious full beam master suite is located forward on the main deck, complete with private access to the fore deck. Read More

Numarine announce new 78 models

Friday, 25 July 2014

Numarine International has announced an innovative ‘facelift’ evolution of the shipyard’s 78 Hardtop and 78 Flybridge models.Company owner and CEO, Omer Malaz, comments, “introducing new models is a natural evolution... Read More

New hydrogen tender concept

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

De Blanco, Naval Architecture & Yachts Design have designed a new powerboat, one of the first powerboats to be propelled by hydrogen. The 7 metre boat built completely in carbon fibre has been created to incorporate many functions, from a vessel ideal for enjoying water sports, to a family, day, or even party boat. Read More

Tankoa Yachts unveils 50 metre superyacht S501

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Genova based shipyard, Tankoa Yachts, is proud to announce their latest design, the 50 metre motor yacht, S501. The company have confirmed that four clients have already shown interest in the new model, which will be available in two different hull designs. Read More

Sunseeker announces Custom 168 Sport Yacht for 2017

Monday, 21 July 2014

British luxury yacht manufacturer, Sunseeker International, has announced its most ambitious project to date within its new custom line of Yachts, a 168 Sport Yacht – the largest ever Sunseeker to date in 2017.​ Read More

Ocean Alexander unveils OA 100 Motoryacht

Friday, 18 July 2014

Ocean Alexander has unveiled the new Ocean Alexander 100 Motoryacht, which will make a debut at the 2014 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. The new Ocean Alexander 100, designed by Evan K. Marshall, is designed with chartering as a high priority. Read More

Rossinavi unveils superyacht concept Poseidon

Monday, 14 July 2014

Following the release of the Palladium concept last week, Rossinavi have now released another superyacht concept design, also by the hand of Enrico Gobbi and his Team 4 Design. Poseidon is a luxury 44 metre, aluminium, four-deck superyacht, inspired by expedition vessels. Read More

Rossinavi unveils 48 metre Palladium by T4D

Friday, 11 July 2014

The 48 metre tri-deck superyacht, Palladium, from Rossinavi was designed by Enrico Gobbi from T4D, with a particular emphasis on the lighting design, and boasts naval architecture by Arrabito Naval Architects. Powered by 2 x MTU 16V2000 M94 engines, she has a maximum speed of 19 knots​. Read More

Üldas Design unveils superyacht concept Dubai 49

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Turkish design company Üldas Design have presented the latest designs for the 49 metre superyacht project, Dubai 49. The vessel’s naval architecture is by Özgün Yacht Design. The model boasts accommodation for up to twelve guests over four guest cabins, one VIP cabin and an expansive area of 50sqm dedicated specifically to the owner. Read More

Sunreef Yachts reveals its newest catamaran

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Sunreef Yachts Ultimate Range of fast performance cruisers from 70 to 170 feet in length was successfully launched in 2010, a sophisticated design line of ultra-modern, high-performance sailing catamarans with environmentally friendly elements. The company have recently announced the latest superyacht in the line - Sunreef 165 Ultimate. Read More

Pastrovich Studio's unique yachting concept

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Pastrovich Studio has just released the latest superyacht concept from the Monaco based designer, Stefano Pastrovich. The studio describes the 77 metre X R-Evolution as a vessel with a ‘cool silhouette’ and ‘unlimited exploration.’ In place of guest suites on board X R-Evolution are daughter vessels. Read More

Superyacht concept project Giatana unveiled

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

De Blanco Naval Architecture & Yachts Design have announced a new 78.76 metre project, superyacht Giatana. The open aft main deck is a spacious area ideal for sunbathing and socialising, whilst the forward main deck boasts an eight person Jacuzzi as well as a helipad which can also be utilised for lounging and entertainment. Read More

Designer comments on launch of Forever One

Friday, 4 July 2014

The 28th June saw Italian shipyard ISA Yachts launch the 54 metre motoryacht, Forever One, from their facilities in Ancona. The exterior design and the general layout were designed by Horacio Bozzo, while the naval architecture and the engineering were developed by Axis Group Yacht Design in collaboration with ISA.​ Read More

Closer look at Central Yacht Project Aascher

Friday, 4 July 2014

The Central Yacht Project Aascher is an innovative modern design study featuring strong angular lines allied to modern efficient space planning. The novel feature of the vessel is the three level interconnected entertainment space running through the upper deck, sun deck and observation deck. The areas are connected but separate. Read More

High speed, long range 75m superyacht concept

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Central Yacht, a partnership of architects, engineers and captains with extensive experience of significant yachts worldwide, have talked to SYT about one of their most innovative projects, based on an length of 70-75 metres, and looks at the achievement of ultra-high speeds combined with long-range cruising and to be able to use standard marina facilities. Read More

Burger unveils 65 metre superyacht concept

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

The latest superyacht concept from US shipyard, Burger Boats, is a 65.23 metre project with interior and naval architecture design both in collaboration with Gregory. C. Marshall and the in-house Burger Boats team. Burger 214 boasts a large sun deck with three internal decks, comfortably accommodating a total of 12 guests on board. Read More

Ivan Erdevicki renames design company ER Yacht Design

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Ivan Erdevicki Naval Architecture & Yacht Design, Inc. of Vancouver, Canada has renamed the business. From 1st July the company will be known as ER Yacht Design. The image, style and ethos of the design company remains the same as does the legal entity, registration and the head office in Vancouver, Canada. The contact remain the same. Read More

Hot Lab unveils 110 metre Oceanco Primadonna

Friday, 27 June 2014

The 110 metre Primadonna is a concept based on the Oceanco hull platform and an exterior designed by Hot Lab yacht & design studio. Despite the yacht's generous dimensions, her lines have been designed to express a visual sense of lightness. The interplay of empty and filled spaces optimises the introduction of large windows​. Read More

110 Metre superyacht project Nemo Rose

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Nemo Rose is the latest project from De Blanco Naval Architecture and Design. The first lower deck will accommodate crew, as well as providing a generous entertainment area and a gym. The second lower deck will host the guest area, with a total of eight luxurious double cabins... Read More

Closer look at the Kaiser 56 and Kaiser 43 superyacht concepts

Friday, 20 June 2014

The Kaiser-56 is KaiserWerft’s flagship superyacht, a new version of the 43 metre displacement line designed by renowned Italian designer, Luca Dini. This 56 metre motor yacht represents both the essence of Italian style and the reliability of German quality, with technology assured by KaiserWerft and Voith. She offers expansive interior and exterior living spaces which... Read More

Erdevicki superyacht design modernise 38.10m explorer yacht

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Earlier this year, Erdevicki Superyacht Design was entrusted with the modernisation of a 38.10 metre explorer trawler-type yacht design. The brief was to minimise any structural changes to the hull and accommodation whilst updating the exterior look of the boat. The design needed to incorporate modern lines and curves. Read More

Superyacht concept for South East Asia yacht owner

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

The 45.25 metre South China Sea Cruiser has been conceived by Central Yacht for the specific requirements of the south east Asia yacht owner. The incredible full beam main deck exploits every square centimeter of the hulls prodigious volume to enhance the entertainment possibilities of this exceptional yacht. Read More

​New interior for superyacht Tacanuya​

Monday, 16 June 2014

The latest project of Southampton based yacht interior specialists, Trimline Yacht Interiors, will see the company revitalise several areas of Tacanuya, at Burgess Engineering’s Porchester facility. Representing the owner, Superyacht Technical Services scoured a host of European yards before successfully facilitating... Read More

Sabdes release 125m version of Project X

Friday, 13 June 2014

Australian Yacht Design studio SABDES Design have created a new concept for a 125m megayacht based upon their 'Project X' scaleable platform. The new 125 metre SABDES 'X' retains the same proportions as their larger 145 metre design by slightly decreasing height of the 'tween deck. Read More

Codecasa unveils design for new Codecasa 65

Friday, 13 June 2014

After three successful deliveries of the Codecasa 65 between 2008 and 2010, the shipyard have presented a new project of the flagship of the displacement yacht series signed by the Viareggio shipyard. The new Codescasa 65 reviews and highlights the distinctive features of the previous three hulls that contributed so greatly to their success. Read More

The 85 metre superyacht Project T concept

Thursday, 12 June 2014

The 85.47 metre Project T concept is Young Designer of the Year finalist Alvaro Aparicio de León’s first superyacht design since the prestigious award. A powerful, strong and contemporary superyacht design with one of a kind silhouette, the concept boasts extensive outside living areas and considerable opportunity for Owner customisation. Read More

Too Design studio unveils new ISA Berlinetta concept

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

The Marco Casali of Too Design studio have developed a new series concept for Italian shipyard, Isa Yachts. The Berlinetta series plans to construct the superyachts in both steel and aluminium and will begin with a 40 metre vessel. The main focus in creating the concept design was taking the experience of the shipyard in... Read More

Oxygène Yachts developing Air 99

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

​Since the end of 2013, Oxygène Yachts has been developing the AIR 99, a larger version of the Air 77, introduced last year at the Cannes show. The AIR 99 measures 99 feet in length and features a 400-square-metre living area. The main salon of the yacht, which Oxygène Yachts calls the carré, offers 120-square-metre of space. Read More

Central Yacht unveils 55 metre KlassiK K

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

The 55 metre Central Yacht KlassiK K is a quirky design study exploiting some of the unique features of traditional design allied to modern efficient space planning. She has a beam 9.5 metres and draft of 3.4 metres. Her main feature is the considerable exterior deck space, ideal for summer set parties and enjoying outdoor life. Read More

Mondo Marine presents the M43 by Hot Lab

Friday, 6 June 2014

​Mondo Marine has presented a preview of their 43 metre motor yacht project in collaboration with Hot Lab. This project aims to strike a balance between beauty and practicality and lavish and livable spaces, all with a welcoming family feel. The generous volumes are comparable to those found on much larger vessels, and combined with the large windows... Read More

Closer look at the Mulder 94 Voyager

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

The 28.65 metre Mulder 94 Voyager boasts an expert design and build team brought together from northern Europe, including Vripack Naval Architects and Mulder Shipyard. The project also includes the skills of renowned designer, Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, who has worked extensively with both Heesen and Mulder shipyards. Read More

Zeelander Yachts unveils luxury explorer superyacht Z164

Monday, 2 June 2014

A new breed of Luxury Explorers has been created by Zeelander Yachts. The 49.9 metre Z164 not only delivers supreme explorer capabilities but also offers luxurious interior design and outfitting. The reduced draft and practical length allows the vessel to discover shallower ports whilst still permitting ocean crossings in challenging weather conditions. Read More

Pastrovich announce 90m superyacht concept, X-Kid Stuff

Monday, 2 June 2014

Pastrovich, the Monaco based design studio, has unveiled the 90 metre motor yacht X-Kid Stuff. The concept blurs the lines between absolute luxury and utility. She is able to store everything from jet skis to 15 metre explorer ribs, whilst also bringing the versatility of a small pleasure craft. By deploying a simple, inflatable modular jetty, Owner’s are granted... Read More

Lürssen's Young Designer Award shipyard tour

Friday, 30 May 2014

Lürssen recently invited the six finalists of the Young Designers Award to visit their shipyards in Northern Germany. In total the group of finalists consisted of seven young designers. During the tour there they had the opportunity to see three yachts all in a different stage of building, and met with the staff responsible for building the yachts. Read More

Danish Yachts unveals AeroCruiser 38 II Fly

Friday, 30 May 2014

Danish Yachts have revealed the latest in their AeroCruiser range of superyachts, the new AeroCruiser 38 II Fly. Following the success of the Aerocruiser 38 II design and build, the vessel has been presented with numerous awards. Danish Yachts have introduced a Flybridge design to the new range, which offers an alternative to the previous ‘hard-top’ version. Read More

73 Metre superyacht project Sapphire unveiled

Friday, 30 May 2014

Project Sapphire was designed by Tim Gilding Marine Design for three major goals. The first, to carry the overall aesthetic of an explorer-style yacht, whilst remaining sleek and minimalist in form and detail. The second, to be light and airy, with a spacious and relaxed interior that allows easy indoor-outdoor flow. Read More

Superyacht design concept Phoenicia updated

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Today, I contacted superyacht designer Igor Lobanov, to hear about the developments on the 110-meter yacht project at Oceanco shipyard, the largest yacht under construction in The Netherlands. Unfortunately, that project is strictly confidential, and the designer was not able to comment on this particular project. He was however able to talk about his other project.. Read More

Rossi Navi unveils new line of superyachts

Monday, 26 May 2014

​After the international success of the 70 metre superyacht Numptia, Rossinavi has teamed up with Axis Group Yacht Design once more, aiming to develop a new yacht concept for the US market. I was invited at the yard last week, and received a sneak preview of the project. The concept will be developed with the specific need of a shallow draft. Read More

Azimut 77S set to debut at Cannes Boat Show 2014

Monday, 26 May 2014

​The new model in the S Collection by Azimut Yachts, Azimut 77, is set to make her world debut at the 2014 Cannes boat show. The exterior was designed by Stefano Righini whilst the stylish interior is the work of Carlo Galeazzi, and with four boats sold in the pre-launch, the 23.46 metre superyacht is already enjoying success in the industry. Read More

New renderings of the Continental Trawler 28 RPH

Friday, 23 May 2014

The Continental Trawler is the latest addition to the Dutch shipyard Wim van der Valk’s range of yachts. In production since 2008, it is a classical and timeless design and available in sizes between 17 and 36 metres. Special care has been taken to ensure the best possible sailing capabilities, particularly with the original round-bilged design, providing maximum fuel efficiency. Read More

Moonen unveils new superyacht range

Monday, 19 May 2014

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has introduced the new Caribbean series of motoryachts. Leveraging on the success of its classic looking superyachts over the last two decades and offering a refreshingly modern twist, the Caribbean range combines a distinctive and timeless style with all the attributes that will ensure a high resale value. Read More

Pannone Architetti designs 35m superyacht Shuairan

Friday, 16 May 2014

Pannone Architetti’s latest project, Shuairan, is a 35 metre sailing yacht aiming to unite the world of motor yachts and sailing yachts. Her sleek exterior lines with high-bulwark and large windows create an aerodynamic look, whilst offering her guests a light and airy atmosphere inside. Proud of the sleek shape of the vessel, Pannone Architetti... Read More

Bannenberg & Rowell Design high volume 57.91m superyacht

Friday, 16 May 2014

London based design company Bannenberg & Rowell Design, have designed a 57.91 metre, four-deck motor yacht with an impressively large interior, efficient performance, and a look unlike anything else on the water. She will boast an 11.03 metre beam, a draught of 3.20 metres and an estimated gross tonnage of 1232. Read More

Azure present 94 metre Purity superyacht concept

Friday, 16 May 2014

Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture have presented their latest concept, the 94 metre motor yacht, Purity. Aiming to create a modern and elegant long-range yacht, the design is the result of rigorous research into usability, elegance and a clean design. Purity will be presented in more detail at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show 2014. Read More

Closer look 25.4 metre concept SIG80

Friday, 16 May 2014

​The Le Breton Yachts SIG80 has been designed in collaboration with Van Peteghem Lauriot Prevost (VPLP) and Adam Voorhees Design to become the new benchmark for high performance cruising yachts, combining outstanding sailing ability with real luxury By using modern materials in the hulls, rig, hardware and joinery... Read More

70m Bannenberg & Rowell designed superyacht signed at Feadship

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

2016 will see delivery of the first 'holistic' Bannenberg & Rowell yacht in over a decade. The yacht is under construction at Feadship, and features exterior, and interior design by the London-based design studio. The yacht, which will be delivered in 2016, measures 70 metres in length. We plan to bring you more details, as soon as they are released. Read More

Video of the Mangusta 110

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

​Earlier this year, Overmarine unveiled the new Mangusta 110 in Miami and now the company has released this video of the yacht. Two MTU 16V 2000M94 engines and Kamewa waterjets easily drive this yacht to a speed of 33 knots whilst ensuring excellent stability, a complete absence of vibration and low noise levels. Read More

24m Power Catamaran concept unveiled

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

​Ithaca 80’ comes from the desire to design a boat with comfortable spaces both indoors and outdoors, while maintaining a sporty and appealing line. The alternation of smooth lines and edges has made the profile of the catamaran thin despite its width, which gives it a strong characterization. Read More

Otam introduces new Millennium 80 Open

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

​Otam introduces the new 80 Millennium Open, retaining the technical virtues of its predecessors 80 HT-Hard Top and offering a fantastic combination of performance and luxury. Starting with the Fabio Buzzi hull shape, yacht designer Alberto Mancini wanted to emphasize speed, attempting to fulfil market demand for “sporty Mega-Open” and superyacht chase boats. Read More

Sunreef Yachts reveals new Catamaran

Monday, 28 April 2014

Sunreef's in-house design office has unveiled the design for the new Sunreef 92 Double Deck. The yacht features almost 430 square meters of living space, twice as much as the Sunreef 82 Double Deck introduced in 2012. The yacht will accommodate up to 12 guests, and separate crew quarters. The Sunreef 92 Double Deck will be built of light high-tech composite materials. Read More

New renderings of the Princess 35M

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

​The Princess M Class design team have released new renderings showing fresh exterior profiles and detail. The Princess 35M will deliver exquisite superyacht sophistication, demonstrating a further evolution of the award-winning 40M flagship. The interior of the 35M offers exceptional volume; a palatial four or five suite layout... Read More

The 49 metre semi-displacement yacht Dubai 49

Thursday, 17 April 2014

​Selhattin Üldaş has prepared a new design together with naval architecture partner, Özgün Yacht Design. The 49 metre semi-displacement yacht’s performance is 20+ knots top end, and 14 knots cruising speed. This model includes four guest cabins as well as an additional VIP cabin complete with a further 50 square metres of living area for the owner’s accommodation. Read More

Horizon adds two new V series motor yacht models

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Horizon has announced the addition of two new V series models, the V72 motoryacht and V80 cockpit motoryacht, to our luxury yacht collection. After listening to client feedback, Horizon has purposefully reimagined the V series to increase interior volume as well as offer a variety of amenities and features. Read More

The new Spectrum 52 catamaran superyacht

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Naval architect, Albert Sedlmayer, recently formed a standalone company; Sedlmayer Associates PTY Ltd. The new company is set to quickly make an impact within the industry, with the new Spectrum 52 catamaran design class officially being launched to market. Read More

Young Superyacht Designer of the Year - Project Glass

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Lujac Desautel, nominated for the 2014 Young Designer of the Year Award by Boat International Magazine, introduces his concept design, Glass. Life on board the 61 metre yacht is casual and comfortably familiar, yet so refined as to entertain in the most effortless and chic style. Glass is organised vertically by three cubic volumes. Read More

Dorries Yachts and H2 unveil River Yacht

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Based on a recent enquiry, Dorries Yachts presents a preliminary design for a Luxury River Yacht. A range of River Yachts, including 60m, 70m and 85m in length, are being designed in collaboration with H2 Yacht Design, who also have developed an interior design concept. The owner will be able to extend the vessels 5500km range way beyond inland waterways. Read More

Blue Coast Yachts unveils 60m trimaran superyacht

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Blue Coast Yachts, a company founded by designer Jean-Jacques Coste, has unveiled their latest design project, a 60 metre hybrid trimaran motor yacht. Designed by Coste Design & Partners, the composite superyacht can comfortably accommodate up to twelve guests and eight crew members. The trimaran can be equipped with the latest hybrid technology. Read More

New 44m charter sailing yacht design from Tony Castro

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Tony Castro has just released the latest design from his studio’s drawing board, a 44 metre sloop. This 44m design was optimised for the charter business with the unusual layout of 6 near-identical cabins taking full advantage of the legal limit of 12 passengers. The hull has a very long waterline... Read More

Princess Yachts releases new renderings of their 35M superyacht

Monday, 31 March 2014

The new renderings released by the shipyard show several bespoke upgrades chosen by her owner, an experienced yachtsman who has been working closely with the Princess Design Team. Whilst many of these personal innovations and ideas are to remain confidential the yard can reveal the exterior arrangement, which includes a redesigned flybridge area.Read More

RW Yacht Design unveils new 54-meter motor yacht design

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Yacht designer Robert Witzier has unveiled a new 54-meter motoryacht design. The yacht has curved flowing lines with a sharp axe bow. The yacht will have a light weight aluminium fast displacement hull which accounts for relatively low fuel consumption and good seakeeping characteristics. The yacht will have a light weight aluminium fast displacement hull. Read More

The designers from Bottega Nautica have sent us the designs of the BN – 90’ project

Monday, 24 March 2014

​As a sailing yacht BN – 90’ has a smooth but yet aggressive displacing hull. There are no visible holes but the retractable portholes can provide natural light. The telescopic deckhouse can be moved towards the aft, allowing the coverage of the cockpit area in case of wind, sun or rain. Read More

Zaha Hadid designed Superyacht for Blohm+Voss presented in Hong Kong

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Zaha Hadid’s collaboration to design a new superyacht with the renowned Hamburg-based shipbuilders Blohm+Voss has received remarkable interest from yachting enthusiasts throughout the Asia Pacific. To celebrate the collaboration, Zaha Hadid and Herbert Aly, CEO and Managing Partner of Blohm+Voss, joined guests at the SEVVA Club, Hong Kong. Read More

Blue Coast Yachts unveils a new 60 metre trimaran

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Blue Coast Yachts has unveiled a new 60 metre trimaran design, designed by Coste Design & Partners. The new BCY 60 power trimaran will comfortably accommodate up to twelve guests and eight crew. However, the yacht has been designed to offer an enormous scope for customization, enabling owners to create their ultimate yacht. Read More

The innovative Reversys Boat concept

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Being both a concept and a novel design made in Switzerland, Reversys Boat offers a new comfort of use and also undeniable safety thanks to its retractable hardtop roofs. It is really a novel concept which provides demanding users with a solution. The boat is ready to navigate in just a few effortless minutes. Read More

Ivan Erdevicki unveils the KingCAT 80

Monday, 17 March 2014

Ivan Erdevicki Naval Architecture & Yacht Design of Vancouver, BC, Canada has developed further the design of the KingCAT 80 power catamaran, a design commissioned by Kingship Marine of Hong Kong. This spacious catamaran capable of accommodating eight guests and crew of two now comes in two distinct versions, open and fully enclosed fly bridge. Read More

Zuccon Superyacht Design unveils the ZSYD 55

Monday, 17 March 2014

Following the launch of the ZSYD 90 in April 2013 and the ZSYD 92 at the Monaco Yacht Show in September, Zuccon SuperYacht Design has unveiled a new project for a 55 metre superyacht. The ZSYD 55 is a full displacement yacht, that travels at a economical pace​. Read More

Superyacht catamaran concept Equinox unveiled

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Equinox is a concept design born from a conversation between Designer Andrew Trujillo and Naval Architect Adam Younger. Adam Younger is very well established as a designer of seriously fast vessels of all sizes, so project Equinox hoped to combine Andrew’s experience in designing luxury super-yachts with Adam’s knowledge. Read More

Animated concept presentation of superyacht Envy

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Dutch Studio Vripack and Admiral Tecnomar have released this video of superyacht Envy. Vripack is a Studio that works on the cutting edge of design and technology, the fundamental values ​​of the brand Tecnomar. The project was developed with a preliminary analysis of Tecnomar potential customers. Read More

Rapsody Yachts unveils new flagship

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The Dutch Rapsody shipyard has recently unveiled the Rapsody R80, an 80 foot concept model. The R80 will have an aluminium modern and fast hull with a retro look, keeping her in line with the other Rapsody models that also have retro looks and fast cruising capabilities. The interior will be custom made. Read More

SYX Special: The Italian design studio Hot Lab

Monday, 24 February 2014

Innovative and proudly Italian, we sat down with the design studio Hot Lab to get a view of their unique design processes and to find out what the future of yacht design has in store, from the very studio leading the design direction. It was in 2004 when the Italian design trio of Michele Dragoni, Enrico Lumini and Antonio Romano set up shop in Milan to create Hot Lab. Read More

Van Geest Design and Rob Doyle Design unveil 50m sailing yacht

Friday, 21 February 2014

Van Geest Design has developed this yacht in collaboration with Rob Doyle Design naval architecture. The brief, set by experienced client, was for a fast racing yacht as well as an ultimate cruising experience. The main goal of the client was to create something completely new and different then 3hisand other existing sailing yachts of this size. Read More

Numarine launches 40XP superyacht concept

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Numarine Performance Motor Yachts has announced the launch of the 40XP concept. A sector first for the manufacturer, the 40XP concept will be the first in a line of steel hull trawler models that will encompass Numarine’s radical looks, performance and luxury, attributes all at the heart of the company mantra. Read More

Recruitment drive at BMT Nigel Gee to meet expanding workload

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced expansion activity at its offices in Southampton to meet a large increase in design work. BMT Operates across four principal market sectors. Read More

SYX Special: Interview with superyacht designer Espen Oeino

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Norwegian-born, French and Scottish-educated, Espen Øino has some of the world’s best-loved yachts to his name. We sat down with the accomplished designer to hear about where it all began. “Can you draw?” It was the question that launched his career, and he’s been proving his immense skill with paper and pen ever since. Read More

The redesign of superyacht Eileen

Monday, 10 February 2014

Italian designers FM- Architettura di Interni, have just finished the interior refit of the 49.90 metre superyacht Eileen, built by Codecasa in 2000. The refit was carried out by the Lusben shipyard. Francesca Muzio and Maria Silvia Orlandini, co-founders of FM- Architettura di Interni, worked on a new layout, as well as a new décor for the yacht. Read More

Laurent Giles designed project Nelson seeks enthusiastic owner

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Burgess Marine is now promoting promote the UK’s last large independent superyacht ship building facility. Trafalgar Wharf, at Portchester, is to be the birth place of Project Nelson, a ‘Best of British’ modern take on a classic Gentleman’s Motor Yacht. The facility is currently leased by Shemara Refit LLP. Read More 

Christian Grande unveils Strider 22 megarib

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Christian Grande has teamed up with Sacs Marine to launch the Strider 22 megarib concept, which could well be the ultimate chase tender for a large mothership. The vessel’s size is remarkable for this type of boat, and features a smart layout. The yacht’s interior is fully customizable by the owner. A variety of configurations are already developed. Read More

Front Street Shipyard introduces Setzer-designed superyachts

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Front Street Shipyard in mid-coast Maine is working with Setzer Yacht Architects to develop design documentation for a new motoryacht series. Featuring four new designs from 28 to 40 meters, the series is an offshoot from Setzer's broader 2014 portfolio of "New American Motoryachts," a collection of over 18 new concepts. Read More

25 Metre fast wooden yacht design

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Andrew Trujillo Design has recently developed this concept 25 Metre wooden Motor Yacht. The yacht has been designed to be produced by a cold moulding process, whereby veneers of wood are laid out at angles to each other in combination with an epoxy resin. Read More

Interior proposal for 74m Austin Explorer concept

Monday, 3 February 2014

Kathrin Haak of Studio Haak has send us more information about her interior proposal for the 74 metre Austin Explorer concept. When imagining a yacht, it is clear that yachts are always strongly associated with nature”, Kathrin explains. Read More

First Sanlorenzo SD110 nears completion

Monday, 3 February 2014

In April 2014, Sanlorenzo will launch the first SD110 superyacht, that has been custom-built specifically for the Americas region. These renderings show what the interior of the yacht will look like. The 34 metre SD110 is the missing joining link between the 27 metre SD 92 and the 37 metre SD 122. Read More

8 Metre superyacht tender by TGMD

Monday, 3 February 2014

Tim Gilding Marine Design has revealed their latest creation: an 8m tender/cruiser that draws inspiration from classic Chris Craft and Riva runabouts. Drawing stylistic inspiration from the old, while using modern technology and materials, TGMD has created a uniquely modernised classic cruiser. Read More

Princess unveils new interior on the 82 Motor Yacht

Friday, 31 January 2014

Earlier this month the Princess 82 Motor Yacht made her appearance at the London Boat Show, debuting a new interior styling. New features on the 82 Motor Yacht include an engraved leather tile artwork by Genevieve Bennett to the dining bulkhead and hand stitched and embossed leather panelled door fronts to the saloon sideboard. Read More

Dutch business aviation and superyacht industry strengthen their ties

Friday, 31 January 2014

Four Dutch companies have signed a Letter of Intent to increase further cooperation in the field of design manufacturing and refurbishment of business jet interiors. JetSupport, Struik & Hamerslag Aviation, Wetzels Brown Partners and Zijlstra International Decoration have recognized the synergies between the superyacht and business aviation industry at an early stage. Read More

The Beiderbeck designed BD80 underway at Cyrus

Friday, 31 January 2014

The BD80 sailing yacht, currently under construction at Cyrus Yachts to a design by Beiderbeck, was developed for an owner who had a rather particular request. The owner of the yacht wanted to be able to look out over the water from the yacht’s main salon, but did not like the idea of having a large deckhouse. Read More

The refit of superyacht Magic

Thursday, 30 January 2014

The 130-foot superyacht Magic arrived in September at Front Street Shipyard for a major refit. The vessel's owners commissioned Setzer Yacht Architects, Magic's original design team, to complete the redesign. Setzer Yacht Architects just released these renderings of what the yacht will look like after her refit. Read More

Whyko Company, BSD and Acube Design unveil BWA 41

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Whyko Company and Benetti Sail Division have released these renderings of a new superyacht concept, the 41 metre BWA 41 concept, designed by Acube Design. The yacht, labelled by Whyko as an “interpretation of a modern classic yacht”, will be offered with four different interior proposals. Read More

New rendering of Winch and Royal Huisman project

Friday, 24 January 2014

At the Monaco Yacht Show 2013, Dutch superyacht builder Royal Huisman, and famed designer Andrew Winch unveiled project DART, an 80m/ 262ft yacht. Royal Huisman has  a model of the motoryacht on display on their stand, at the Düsseldorf Boat Show this week. Read More

Pi Yachts and McPherson Yacht Design unveil Dragonship 80

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Pi Yachts Ltd recently approached McPherson Yacht Design to develop a new range of sailing trimarans aimed at the luxury end of the yachting market. Starting with the Flagship of the fleet, the brief was to create a style that was elegant and in-tune with what a Superyacht client would expect of a vessel of this size. Read More

The interior refit of superyacht Life Saga

Friday, 17 January 2014

Life Saga recently underwent a major refit. Her new interior designers, We asked the designers to tell us more about the redesigned interior. Stefano Pastrovich explains; “The design of Life Saga’s main salon and the dining room is my personal interpretation of the geometrical rules invented during the 5th Century". Read More

MUB unveils designs for 36 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

MUB Design has send us renderings of project Su-36, a 36 metre superyacht with a reverse bow, and a superstructure that has been inspired by the fuselage of an airplane. “This particular bow is nowadays the best way to absorb waves, allowing to obtain better performances, cutting fuel costs”, designer Mahjoub El Mahmoudi explains.​ Read More

Plans to turn aircraft carrier into Commonwealth Yacht

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

BMT, in partnership with Sigmund Yacht Design, has conceived an audacious design concept to redevelop the Royal Navy’s HMS Illustrious which will be withdrawn from naval service this year. James Roy, Yacht Design Director at BMT Nigel Gee, explains: “We came up with the idea of a ‘Commonwealth Yacht’'". Read More

Updated World Traveller 116 concept by P.B. Behage

Thursday, 9 January 2014

P.B. Behage tells us he has renewed his World Traveler 116ft models. This renewed World Traveller is based on the design of the Benetti Sail Division Grand Cru III, but with an added wheelhouse deck. Even though the wheelhouse takes up some space from the flybrigde area, guests are still left with a sizable sundeck. Read More

Post-modernistic superyacht concept Star

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Dennis Ingemansson, a Swedish born luxury designer, has send us a rendering of his latest project, the 70 metre project Star. Dennis tells us: “This is an artistic initiative with influences of post-modernistic art. Both the open spaces and the glass structure give an ambience of luxurious approachability”. Read More

Construction started on 37 metre Continental Trawler

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Guido de Groot Design has a comprehensive design programme with the Wim Van der Valk shipyard. Amongst the projects to mention are the Continental Trawler series which range from 23 to 35 metres, of which the 37 metre pictured is now beginning construction. The 37M rugged good looks by Guido de GrootRead More

Adam Voorhees unveils new 77m superyacht design

Monday, 6 January 2014

Adam Voorhees has send us details of his latest superyacht project, the 77 metre Halcyon, a celebration of timeless, thoughtful design and innovative, exclusive features. "From the private owners deck to the massive beach club and wellness center to the tender storage solutions and extensive transformable entertaining spaces." Read More

Could this redesign save the USS Williamsburg?

Friday, 20 December 2013

Superyacht designers Green Yachts have developed a new look for the former US presidential yacht, the USS Williamsburg. The proposal is to transform the Williamsburg into a modern yacht while keeping intact her original charm and classic style. For the time being, the yacht remains in dire condition, waiting for a client to save her. Read More

Closer look at the Mangusta Oceano displacement line

Thursday, 19 December 2013

The latest project in the Mangusta Oceano displacement line, a 42 metre yacht in steel and aluminium designed by Alberto Mancini, was presented earlier this year. We take a closer look at this new tri-deck superyacht. “We are proud of this new displacement yacht” said Maurizio Balducci, Group CEO. Read More

Dörries Yachts unveils interior of new 65 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Last week, Dörries Yachts unveiled a new 65 metre exterior proposal. Today, the German company sends us the first renderings, of a ready to go interior concept by H2 Yacht Design. The 65 metre proposal, developed with H2 Yacht Design, includes two distinct interior styles, one contemporary - the other traditional. Read More

Guido de Groot unveils a new 50 metre superyacht

Friday, 13 December 2013

Guido de Groot design has unveiled a new 50 metre superyacht, that is currently on the Dutch designer's drawing board. The concept for this 50 Metre yacht is exceptional in many ways. She has been designed with a special layout, where she has a dedicated owner’s deck with a forward facing Owner’s cabin, ensuring panoramic vistas. Read More

Dörries Yachts unveils new 65 metre superyacht concept

Thursday, 12 December 2013

After a successful launch of their yacht brand during this years Monaco and Fort Lauderdale shows, Dörries Yachts now presents a new 65 metre exterior proposal. Complimenting their existing preliminary designs of 48 metre and 58 metre, the 65 metre also includes a ready to go interior concept. Read More

Closer look at recently launched FOY 24

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Ukranian superyacht builder Fifth Ocean Yachts has announced that the owner of the recently launched pocket sized superyacht FOY 24 decided to sell it before taking delivery of the yacht, because he decided to build a new vessel with Fifth Ocean Yachts. The FOY 24 is a twin engine displacement motor yacht with steel hull aluminum superstructure​. Read More

Boksa Marine Design unveils new 38 metre superyacht range

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

After attending the American Superyacht Forum in Las Vegas in May, naval architect Nick Boksa was inspired to design new concepts to match the expectations and interests of potential custom yacht buyers. The intent of these designs by Boksa Marine Design is to present new styling and general arrangment options to potential owners. Read More

Closer look at the 92 SYD Discovery superyacht

Friday, 6 December 2013

Zuccon SuperYacht Design, a Zuccon International Project brand, has unveiled more details about their 92 metre design, the 92 SYD Discovery. Based on a pre-existing naval platform, the project goes beyond a simple design concept. Reminiscent of a military vessel, with a distinctive vertical bow. Read More

Nauta Yachts comments on delivery of Azzam

Friday, 6 December 2013

On October 22nd 2013 Azzam, the largest yacht in the world, was delivered to her proud owner. Besides being the largest yacht in the world with her 180 meters she is also holder of other impressive records, as a power of 94,000 HP, a top speed of over 30 knots, and an impressively short building time at Lürssen. Read More

McPherson Yacht Design presents 116 metre classically styled yacht

Thursday, 5 December 2013

McPherson Yacht Design, a small, dynamic design studio based in Ripley, UK., have unveiled a classically styled 116 metre vessel. The inspiration behind this design was clearly the classic ‘Gentleman’s Yacht’ of the 1930’s. The aim was to capture some simple, yet graceful curves and add a touch of contemporary design as well. Read More

Interior of new Princess 88 unveiled

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Princess Yachts has unveiled the interiors of the Princess 88, the yard's new long range motor yacht. The expansive main deck is light and impeccably finished. The wheelhouse and highly equipped galley are separated from the main guest areas with discrete crew access, including an independent service access to the dining area. Read More

Tankoa Yachts redesigned superyacht project C102

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Tankoa Yachts recently redesigned superyacht project C102, as requested by a Middle Eastern potential buyer. The designers managed to incorporate all the features requested by the client. Some of the requests made by the client were an extra deck and the possibility to move the helideck forward onto the bow of the yacht. Read More

New Princess 32M features Fendi Casa interior

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

The latest Princess 32M has left the shipyard destined for Hong Kong and featuring a stunning interior styled in collaboration with premiere design house Fendi Casa. Working closely with Fendi Casa, the Princess Tailor Made team have specially selected each material, finish and piece of furniture used throughout to suit the client's tastes. Read More

Design Unlimited unveils details of project Vora

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Design Unlimited has unveiled details of a striking new superyacht that it has had under development during the second half of 2013. Project VORA is a 72m motoryacht with a distinctive performance profile. As is desirable for a yacht of this class, the upper superstructure length is contained within the central fifty percent of overall length. Read More

Moore Yacht Design unveils new 70 metre superyacht

Monday, 2 December 2013

U.K based design studio Moore Yacht Design has revealed its’ latest offering in a 70m motor yacht. The exterior lines are drawn to be modern yet still be timeless so the yacht will still look fresh in years to come. It has a unique shape but is not too radical. The defining features of the exterior are the dramatic shoulders that run from the aft. Read More

Barracuda's new 50 metre superyacht

Monday, 2 December 2013

Intent on bypassing short-term fashion and avoiding unnecessary excess, Barracuda's latest design for a 50 metre motor yacht, with a number of practical layout innovations. First unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show earlier this year, flat surfaces and gentle curves combine to create a sleek and confident and efficient hull and superstructure. Read More

Gosling Marine's interior furniture for superyachts

Monday, 2 December 2013

Tim Gosling is world renowned for designing exquisite, bespoke furniture and his impressive portfolio includes the 5 Star Goring Hotel in London as well as numerous private clients and residences. Client commission’s range from ‘straw marquetry’ drinks cabinets, dining chairs, desks and tables to libraries and Venetian Palazzos. Read More

Esenyacht reveals first images of 50 metre Troy sailing yacht

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Esenyacht, the Bodrum-based builder of specialist custom superyachts, has released new images of Troy, currently in build at the yard for completion in late 2014. With exterior styling and interior design by Tim Saunders working in conjunction with Esenyacht’s own design team, Troy will have accommodation for 12 guests. Read More

Azimut Yachts unveils the Azimut Grande 95RPH

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Azimut Yachts has unveiled the Azimut Grande 95RPH: a new hull, new design, and innovative solutions for a vessel with many surprises in store. The 95RPH is part of the Grande collection, the line of 95’-120' luxury yachts from the Italian shipyard. The first brand new Azimut Grande 95RPH is coming out in spring 2014. Read More

Designer René van der Velden comments on Caryali

Monday, 25 November 2013

Immediately after superyacht Caryali was handed over to her owners early 2013, the handsome superyacht designed by René van der Velden, and built at Alloy Yachts, embarked on a Pacific cruise. We recently met up with designer René van der Velden in Fort Lauderdale, to discuss the design of the yacht. Read More

Next step in the design stage of Horizon RP102

Friday, 22 November 2013

The new Horizon RP102, the latest raised pilothouse model added to Horizon's RP series, has just transitioned from her design phase into the mold stage. Horizon's CNC tooling facility utilized Taiwan's only 5-axi router to create a 1:20 scaled mockup, that represents the RP102's design, and this model was approved to begin the mold stage. Read More

First look on board superyacht Ecrider

Friday, 22 November 2013

AB Yachts shipyard, which is part of the Fipa Group, recently delivered the latest AB 116 Ecrider, the fourth hull delivered by the Italian yard. The yard has now released the first photos of the yacht's interior, which is designed in-house. Read More

First look on board 30.48 metre FC100

Thursday, 21 November 2013

The 30.48 metre FC100 Nomad IV is this week's Superyacht of the Week, and we can now show you the first photos of her interior. The elegant living spaces and cabins, designed and planned by the architect Pierre Forgia’ of Finot-Conq architects, are very comfortable and the yacht can accommodate up to 12 guests.​ Read More

65 Metre superyacht design project Ice

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Designed to be one of the 'coolest' superyachts on the market, project Ice, a 65 metre project, is a A Sign Studio design, being developed together with Marimecs from Netherlands. A flexible layout offers anywhere between 5 and 8 guest cabins, and the Ice is equipped with a helipad, beachclub, and huge main saloon. Read More

The 44 metre Performance Schooner Yacht Series

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

At the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Derecktor Shipyards and persak & wurmfeld have  introduced the next generation of modern sailing yacht design. The 44 metre Performance Schooner, the very definition of performance without compromise. The hull is fast, comfortable, safe, and seaworthy. Read More

Claydon Reeves designs 59 metre yacht Meteora for Pendennis

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Claydon Reeves were recently invited by Pendennis to submit a concept yacht for inclusion in their prestigious 25th Anniversary Book. Meteora is the 59 metre superyacht concept created by the studio - influenced by automotive design and in particular American muscle cars. Read More

The Storm Yachts S-99

Monday, 4 November 2013

Dutch yacht builder Storm Yachts is currently working on the S-78, which we published about in September. A larger model however is already being designed. The S-99 is designed for clients admiring the tough and impressive design language of the S-78, but need additional space and comfort for 8 people. Read More

First look on board the Cosmo Explorer I-Nova

Thursday, 31 October 2013

The Cristiano Gatto Design Team has released the first images of the recently delivered explorer superyacht I-Nova. Built by Cosmo Explorer, the yacht measures 50 metres and has a large beam of 9.50 metres. She accommodates 12 guests and a crew of 12. Great attention has been dedicated to interior decoration. Read More

Closer look at superyacht design project Anaconda

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Young Designer of the Year finalist 2013, Juan Ortiz Rincon, presents Anaconda, a 65 metre modern explorer yacht concept. Anaconda is designed for setting off on worldwide adventures and traveling in a relaxed way to the most remote destinations without sacrificing any comforts of a superyacht lifestyle. Read More

Guido de Groot unveils Streamliner superyacht concept

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

The Guido de Groot design studio is working on several yacht concepts on which most are exploring new shapes for times to come. The styling of the Streamliner concept is however taking us back in time. Guido de Groot explains that inspiration for this yacht came from “streamlined” designs by Raymond Loewy. Read More

All Ocean Yachts Overing 105' Explorer to be built by Nisi

Monday, 28 October 2013

All Ocean Yachts is expanding its line of composite built Explorer Yachts. The All Ocean Yachts Overing 105’ RPH Explorer will be built by the award winning NISI Shipyard Group to Class and MCA standards. The New 105’ Explorer has a number of advanced features, not novelty items as now often seen on yachts today. Read More

Closer look at the E-motion superyacht series

Friday, 25 October 2013

Admiral Tecnomar & Dobroserdov Design have shared more information about the The E-motion superyacht series. In 2013, whilst working on client’s projects, Dobroserdov embodied his vision in the new E-motion series; a fleet of hybrid super yachts addressing the needs of modern owners and delivering true eco & family-friendly yachting. Read More

CRN introduces new superyacht line

Thursday, 24 October 2013

CRN has launched a preview of some of its new megayacht projects at the recent Monaco Yacht Show. The yachts “are destined to represent the new ‘entry level’ offered by CRN and are devoted to a passionate and knowledgeable clientele that appreciates the characteristics of detailed design”. Read More

Closer look at underwaterbodies of the DART superyacht series

Monday, 21 October 2013

Royal Huisman and Andrew Winch have released these sketches of the underwater bodies of the new DART superyacht series. DART is an 80m/ 262ft yacht, in a sailing and motoryacht version, that totally connects with its ocean environment. The yachts have been designed with a “Total Energy” approach. Read More

Gulf Craft’s latest and largest yacht project till date

Friday, 18 October 2013

Gulf Craft unveiled details about an exciting new interior design concept for its largest-ever superyacht currently under construction – the Majesty 155 – on the first day of the Monaco Yacht Show 2013. One of an elite circle of global yacht builders with the capability to build composite superyachts above 45m, Gulf Craft showcased its growing reputation. Read More

Wim van der Valk's Continental Trawler 28 RPH

Friday, 18 October 2013

The Wim van der Valk shipyard has recently added a new model to their Continental Trawler range of yachts. This new progressive Trawler with a Raised Pilothouse design offers the possibility to implement an incredibly spacious owner's cabin on the main deck. Read More

Tony Castro unveils new 65 metre superyacht design

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Tony Castro has shared images of a recently designed 65 metre Superyacht project with curvaceous, modern styling, designed to provide a sumptuous haven for her owner and guests. The hull has been created using the latest techniques to give the owner exceptional levels of comfort alongside excellent sea keeping. Read More

Pritzker prize-winning Zaha Hadid unveils superyacht design for B&V

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Pritzker prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid has collaborated with the renowned Hamburg-based shipbuilders Blohm+Voss to design a new superyacht. The design concept, launched at the latest exhibition of Zaha Hadid’s work at the David Gill Gallery in London, is based around the sculptural form of a master prototype. Read More

Oceanco and top designer Tim Heywood unveil project DP017

Friday, 11 October 2013

Oceanco and top designer Tim Heywood have teamed up on a project together, project DP017. This 105 metre superyacht has a beam of 16.40 metres, and a gross tonnage just over 4000 tons. Designed to be powered by twin MTU 20V 4000M73 engines, she will reach a maximum speed of 18.5 knots. Read More

Marimecs and Van Geest Design unveil 62m yacht support vessel

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Marimecs and Van Geest Design have joined forces with shipyard NMC for the development of a new 62 metre Yacht Support Vessel. The 62 metre Yacht Support Vessel (YSV62) has been designed for worldwide support of super yachts, for both sail and motor-yachts. Read More

On the road to Monte Carlo with the RWD Auto Tour

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Just after dawn on a crisp September morning, a procession of classic and modern supercars departed from the illustrious surroundings Royal Automobile Club’s Country residence in Epsom, Surrey. Destined to arrive into Monte Carlo in time for the start of the Monaco Yacht Show 72 short hours later. Read More

Royal Huisman and Andrew Winch Designs unveil DART

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Inspired by the natural world, enhanced by the most advanced energy-efficient technologies…optimised for ultimate performance and lifestyle in sailing yacht or motor yacht interpretations, the superyacht DART project is an 80m yacht that connects with its ocean environment. Read More

Feadship unveils its latest Future Concept

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Feadship has unveiled its latest Future Concept at the Monaco Yacht Show and she is a spectacular testimony to the art of glass. As is customary for this annual prototype, Feadship Royale has been designed with the next generation of superyacht owners in mind. In this case the draughtsmen have given full rein to their imagination. Read More

Interior of 106 metre Poseidonos refit project unveiled

Monday, 30 September 2013

CQS directors Simone Ciarmoli and Miguel Queda introduced their Milan design studio, a 106-metre refit project and three project partners – Ferreira de Sá, MVS & Associates and Tabu – during the Monaco Yacht Show. Building in Greece and due for launch in 2014, the 106 metre superyacht Poseidonos is a major refit project. Read More

Feadship De Voogt’s Big Day Out to Monaco

Thursday, 26 September 2013

The sensational designs they have created over the decades clearly illustrate the commitment to the Feadship cause of the workforce at Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects. Yesterday, 150 staff members left their drawing boards and computer screens behind them to take their message of perfection in person to the Monaco Show.

Odyssey Yachts unveil project Nautilus

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Odyssey Yachts have released more details about their latest superyacht project, the 95 Meter Nautilus. The yacht has a sculptured exterior form, with modern flowing lines and purposeful stance. This yacht boasts five rear facing exterior decks, cascading in a waterfall style arrangement. Read More

 

Interview with the designers of Azzam, the world's largest yacht

Monday, 23 September 2013

Nauta Yachts open up to us about how a postponed project led to the design firm’s involvement with one of the most talked about yachts of all time. For those involved in the industry, and not a few outside the superyacht sphere, Azzam is inescapable. The 180-metre‘s reputation tore around the world long before her launch. Read More

Palmer Johnson unveils the PJ 35M Carbon Sport

Friday, 20 September 2013

At last year's Monaco Yacht Show, US superyacht builder Palmer Johnson announced an entirely new design for the Palmer Johnson Super Sport series. The first hull of the Palmer Johnson 48 SuperSport series is currently under construction to be delivered in 2013. This year, the yard will present a 35 metre model, the PJ 35M Carbon Sport. Read More

Beach-style-designs by Cor D. Rover Design for Benetti

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

For Benetti’s 140th anniversary Innovation Project, Cor D. Rover Design has developed a range of beach-style-designs, from 50 -91 metres, which all follow the philosophy of Lounging, Safety and Well-Being. The beach concept is characterized by large outside spaces, which have provided the designers with new design opportunities. Read More

Vripack presenting unique Pop-Up Gallery at MYS

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Vripack is presenting an unique Pop-Up Gallery, located in the Dutch Pavilion booth QD8, at next weeks Monaco Yacht Show. "Like last year, our gallery will be innovative with special features that can be seen as a creative wink to the yachting industry", Nienke Tromp comments. Read More

SVDesign's 60 metre project Adventurer

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

French Designers SVDesign have send us a rendering of superyacht project Adventurer, a 60 metre explorer with a displacement of 1,550 tons. "We designed the yacht to be both a superyacht and a workboat at the same time”, Silvain Viau explains. “The ship is divided into two very different areas, with the forward part being a true work deck". Read More

Andrew Winch Designs unveils new 100 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Inspired by the vibrant night life of Ibiza, Andrew Winch Designs (AWD) has designed project 1 Hunderd – a sleek and contemporary 100 metre motor yacht. Benefitting from an open plan exterior and interior deck arrangement, 1 Hunderd offers her Owner the perfect environment for hosting large parties and elaborate soirees. Read More

Sunreef unveils 210ft mega power trimaran

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

In 2013 Sunreef Yachts in-house design office took another step forward in luxury multihull design with the completion of a superb concept for a 210ft mega power trimaran. The project has been prepared upon the request of a potential client who was looking for an extraordinary multihull. Read More

Andrew Winch Designs unveils A&R project Infinity

Monday, 16 September 2013

Inspired by the beauty and solitude of a private Caribbean island, Andrew Winch Designs (AWD) has designed project Infinity- a state-of-the art 88 metre motor yacht. An intimate environment, the use of space has been carefully considered to offer the perfect place for Owner and guests to socialise - without compromising their personal privacy. Read More

The new Sunreef 165 Ultimate unveiled in Cannes

Monday, 16 September 2013

In 2010 Sunreef Yachts launched a new range of fast performance cruisers from 70 to 170 feet. The company resolved to explore a new market niche by introducing sophisticated design line of ultra-modern catamarans with environment friendly elements. The Sunreef 165 Ultimate is a very spacious superyacht and with its total living area of 560 sqm. Read More

First look inside the Majesty 155 superyacht

Friday, 13 September 2013

In March of this year, Gulf Craft announced the start of construction of a brand new superyacht – the Majesty 155. We can now show you a sneak preview of what the finished yacht will look like. The luxury superyacht – the largest ever to be constructed in the company’s 31-year history – is expected to be completed in 2015. Read More

Humphreys Yacht Design and Oyster Yachts unveil the Oyster 115

Friday, 13 September 2013

Currently in development between Humphreys Yacht Design and Oyster Yachts for an existing Oyster owner as a custom one-off, the Oyster 115 marries the expert skills and experience of both the Oyster Custom team and the Refit and Classic Yacht division at Oyster's Southampton Yacht Services base. Read More

The new design of sailing yacht Aandeel

Friday, 13 September 2013

Adam Voorhees has send us photos of his latest work, Project Aandeel, a 25 metre superyacht with a 230m2 upwind sail area. This is the first completed project that is designed entirely by Adam Voorhees Design. Aandeel, the sloop originally designed by S&S and built by Goetz, has been refitted at Westerly Marine in California. Read More

First look on board Codecasa's Framura 3

Friday, 13 September 2013

Italian superyacht builder Codecasa has unveiled the interior of one of the latest launches, their first 50 metres Open motoryacht, the Codecasa 50s Framura 3. Andre Bacigalupo designed hull and external lines, and the yacht’s interior is designed by Anna Maria and Franco Della Role, who worked in collaboration with the owner’s designer. Read More

Kingship unveils new Discovery 88 yacht

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Kingship is cooperating with the award winning studio, AXIS Group Yacht Design and designer Horacio Bozzo on a new motoryacht project – the Discovery 88. Discovery 88 is a unique timeless yacht of its own kind – a complete new formula in yacht measurement in length (LOA), width (beam) and waterline length for an 88-footer.​ Read More

Benetti unveils new fast displacement superyacht range

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Benetti has today unveiled a third generation of fast yachts, rounding out the already extensive range of products which currently includes Class Range, semi-custom displacement vessels with 6 models from 93' to 145', and Custom, mega-yachts starting at 45 metres. The new Fast Displacement line of composite yachts already includes two models. Read More

The all new Oyster 745 sailing yacht

Monday, 9 September 2013

With tooling starting and set to launch in late 2015, the all new Oyster 745 denotes a sleek evolution of Oyster’s signature performance blue-water cruising yachts. Replacing the highly successful 72/725 with an impressive 16 built, the Oyster 745 is based on a new hull format and brings a sense of the sailing coupé with her distinctive deck saloon. Read More

Teaser of Feadship's new concept design

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Once again, visitors of the Monaco Yacht Show will be wowed at the Feadship stand, where the Dutch yard will unveil their yearly Concept model. Every year, the designers at Feadship speculate on what the next generation of superyachts might look like. I am not allowed to reveal any details just yet, but I can however show you this littlte teaser! Read More

Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture launch new website

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture have launched a new website. Based in the heart of the Dutch yachting industry, Azure has extensive experience in yacht design, naval architecture, engineering, supervision and support of new builds and refits. Read More

Odyssey Yachts release teaser images of project Nautilus

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Odyssey Yachts have released a series of teaser images of their forthcoming design project codenamed Nautilus. This project represents the culmination of multiple design talents converging on a single vision. One of the primary aims of this project was to push the boundaries of superyacht design to new and unexpected directions. Read More

Setzer offers first look at new American Motoryachts Series

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Setzer Yacht Architects released the first image previews this week from its highlyanticipated "New American Motoryachts" series. Originating from a set of freehand sketches developed by Principle Ward Setzer while on design sabbatical at the firm's Antigua studio, the 28 to 46 metre series is part of a broader collection of eighteen new designs. Read More

Wider tank tests the 150 model, and unveils the 122

Friday, 16 August 2013

Wider has announced that a comprehensive tank test program for Wider 150’ has been a great success: speed, paint flow and self-propulsion tests have fully confirmed the Team’s high expectations. Wider also released images on their website of a new model, the Wider 122, a diesel-electric semi-displacement aluminum yacht. Read More

Princess Yachts International unveils new 35 metre yacht

Monday, 12 August 2013

Princess Yachts International is set to add a new 35 metre craft to its growing range of M CLASS cruising yachts in 2014, following the global success of its flagship, the Princess 40M - the largest composite motor yacht ever made in Britain. The new Princess 35M will be a semi-custom motor yacht capable of cruising both at high and low speeds. Read More

New designs released for Project Big Star

Friday, 9 August 2013

In August 2012 Star Fish was well underway in her construction phase and nearing completion in certain areas when a fire at the McMullen & Wing shipyard caused damage to the yacht and halted all construction proceedings. Intense surveys and the extraction of all affected areas including the interior and superstructure followed. Read More

Design Unlimited unveil new 50 metre superyacht concept

Thursday, 8 August 2013

At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show interior designer and exterior stylist Design Unlimited will be unveiling the design for an innovative 50-metre motor yacht being developed in cooperation with custom superyacht yard Pendennis. The concept is part of celebrations being organised by Pendennis to mark its 25th anniversary. Read More

The Overmarine Group presents the new Mangusta 132

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

The Overmarine Group has unveiled the new Mangusta 132, which was developed as a natural evolution of the Mangusta 130, with a number of important differences. New S3Np Ka.Me.Wa. Rolls Royce waterjets featuring improved efficiency have been combined with two 4600hp MTU engines. Read More

Renamed shipyard Pryde makes strong impression with 88.8m Illusion

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Superyacht shipyard Pryde will shine at the Monaco Yacht Show 2013 with its prestigious new model, the 88.8-meter Illusion. Pryde is a world-class, competitive yacht-building business, located on China’s Yantai Peninsula. Pryde specializes in the development, creation and marketing of 80-120m superyachts. Read More

New renderings of 70 metre Joachim Kinder design

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Earlier this summer, we published the latest superyacht design by German office Joachim Kinder Design, for a 70 metre superyacht concept design. Today, Joachim send us some new interior renderings, highlighting the use of glass on board, and showing the spectacular stern windows, surrounding a huge pool. Read More

Ivan Erdevicki and Nobiskrug unveil superyacht project Adamantine

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

The latest development from the design bureau of Ivan Erdevicki, Inc., is Adamantine an 86-metre six-deck superyacht that sparkles like a Diamond on the sea. The design is a unique, well-proportioned boat, which combines the naval-style strength with elegance and refinements of a superyacht, giving the vessel an original appearance. Read More

New 62 metre Sanlorenzo superyacht unveiled

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Sanlorenzo and the prestigious studio Officina Italiana Design recently signed an agreement for the design of the next Sanlorenzo models, starting with its new 50/60 foot entry level in fiber-glass, up to the yard's new flagship, the Sanlorenzo 62Steel, a 62-metre (203ft) superyacht in steel. Read More

Ks Yachts unveils design for a 120 foot sailing yacht

Monday, 29 July 2013

Young design studio Ks Yachts has unveiled their design for a 120 foot raised deckhouse sailing yacht. As a starting point, the designer's goal was to create a true sailing yacht, yet with all the luxury and space of a similar sized motor yacht. The yacht features a clever designed tender garage. Read More

Yacht designer Horacio Bozzo unveils Discovery 88.

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Italian Designer Horacio Bozzo unveils his latest project Discovery 88. This third successful cooperation with Kingship shipyard is an 88 feet - 26.7 meter - motoryacht with a load line length under 24m. The new Discovery 88 is a Crossover concept combining elegant lines with a fully expedition capability. Read More

Superyacht Envy series unveiled

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Admiral Tecnomar - Yachting Hub of The Italian Sea Group have unveiled Envy, the first series of semi-displacement yacht branded Tecnomar, developed with the Dutch Studio Vripack. This superyacht project was developed with a preliminary analysis of Tecnomar potential customers. Read More

Professional design outsourcing at Archimek

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Started in 2002, Archimek is an architecs & engineering design company specializing in exterior and interior for yachts and superyachts, based in Viareggio, Italy. The studio was originally created by a group of experienced professionals, each of which has extensive experience in several sectors of the naval and nautical industries. Read More

Superyacht support vessel under construction in Holland

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Last night I went out to see the arrival of an usual yacht in Holland. After a little digging, I discovered it is a 24 metre support yacht, designed by the Dutch designers of Diana Yacht Design. The yacht, which will serve as a support vessel, was on her way to be completed by Lynx Yachts in Holland. Read More

Admiral Tecnomar unveils 76 foot sailing yacht

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Admiral Tecnomar - Yachting Hub of The Italian Sea Group, has extended its range of yachts, with the addition of a 76 foot sailing yacht in the new Silent series. The yacht is designed with such sailing equipment, that she can be sailed with a crew of just two. The Silent range will be officially presented at Cannes and Monaco Yacht Shows. Read More

Oxygène Yachts' AIR 77 to be unveiled in Cannes

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

This year's Cannes Boat Show, will see the world premiere of Oxygène Yachts' AIR 77. Frédéric Sarfati on design and Raphaël Krepser on production both wanted to create a catamaran that would blend in with its surroundings while also offering a surprisingly spacious living area. Read More

Designer Rob Doyle comments on his Explorer Support Vessel

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Sometimes having too many features built into a superyacht can be more of a handicap than a blessing. With the constant requirement to get more ‘toys’ and more guests and bigger spaces onto yachts, designs have grown and grown in all dimensions and become hungrier on human resources to crew. Read More

Job opening at Diana Yacht Design

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Because of business expansion Diana Yacht Design, a leading Dutch company specialized in designing superyachts, is looking for a Naval Architect. Diana Yacht Design is looking for an all round Naval Architect who has a thorough understanding of luxury yacht building. Read More

Burger Boat Company unveils superyacht Liberty

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Reflecting upon its 150 year history, Burger created a new and exciting design that celebrates its legacy of designing and building some of the world's most recognizable yachts. This new design is named Liberty to reflect the freedom from restrictions one enjoys while aboard a Burger built yacht. Read More

New superyacht concept design with an automotive twist

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

After an exciting sailing yacht project, Jim Robert Sluijter has now unveiled a 65- metre motor yacht concept. The yacht is designed for a client who is an enthusiastic car collector. The automotive nature of the brief led to several exiting ideas, but in the end a single idea shaped the concept. Read More

Dörries Maritime Services first 85 metre superyacht platform ready

Monday, 1 July 2013

A range of motor yacht platforms from 50 to 90 metres are presently under development at Dörries Maritime Services. The first platform to be ready is a 85 metre, with a gross tonnage of 2750 GT, designed by award winning H2 Yacht Design and based on M/Y Graceful currently under construction at Blohm&Voss in Hamburg. Read More

Dubois unveils 90 metre concept for Feadship

Monday, 1 July 2013

Dubois Naval Architects are working on a new concept design, conceived by Feadship, for a relatively narrow, easily driven and fast motoryacht capable of sustained speeds over 20 knots. The styling is a development of the Dubois motoryachts; streamlined with a double inflexion in the powerful sheer line. Read More

The new Princess 88 Motor Yacht unveiled

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

This exciting new addition to the flybridge range features an all-new infused long range hull - the latest Princess hybrid hull shape developed through efficiency lessons learned from the Princess 40M. The hull design utilises the very latest resin infusion technology so her performance and handling are both impeccable and efficient. Read More

Design Unlimited unveils interior of Infiniti 100S

Monday, 24 June 2013

Design Unlimited has announced details of the interior that it has created for the revolutionary new Infiniti 100S. With naval architecture by Hugh Welbourn and construction by Danish Yachts, the yacht uses the innovative Dynamic Stability System (DSS) to deliver both performance and comfort. Read More

Design Unlimited unveils interior of superyacht WinWin

Friday, 21 June 2013

Interior design and exterior styling studio Design Unlimited has announced initial details of the interior design and specification for WinWin, the 108ft (33m) composite sailing superyacht due for completion in early 2014 at Baltic Yachts. With naval architecture by Javier Jaudenes, WinWin is a high performance cruiser / racer. Read More

Nauta and Reichel-Pugh unveil 47.25 metre sloop

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Designed as the flagship of their high performance sailing yacht range, Nauta Design conceived a large 47.25 metre sloop, in co-operation with the renowned naval architects Reichel-Pugh. Though smaller than Nauta's largest yacht design, the Nauta 155 is their largest sailing yacht to date. Read More

Guido de Groot 's 34.5 metre trimaran yacht

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Guido de Groot's design team has unveiled another future superyacht design concept, a 34.5 metre trimaran yacht. Trimarans are currently used for professional use. The design partner for this concept, Mobimar from Finland has built and developed several models for offshore use. Read More

70 Metre concept by Joachim Kinder Design

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

German office Joachim Kinder Design has unveiled a new 70 metre superyacht concept design. Characterized by a cantilevered superstructure, with a futuristic wheelhouse shape, the yacht has some unusual features, such as an enclosed tender garage underneath the foredeck, and an extendable heli-pad. Read More

Closer look at 60 metre superyacht CRN 133

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Following our article on the construction of the 74 metre CRN hull 131 earlier this week, we can now also show you the 60 metre hull 133. Hull number 133 is a 5 deck steel and aluminium yacht, powered by two Caterpillar 3512 C-C engines, that allow for a maximum speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots. Read More

Closer look at 74 metre superyacht CRN 131

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Currently under construction, and slated for a spring 2014 launch, is the 74 metre M/Y CRN 131, destined to be the second largest yacht built by CRN since the 80 metre Chopi Chopi. Hull number 131 is a steel and aluminium yacht, built on the same technical platform as the 72m Azteca. Read More

Andrew Winch Designs comments on launch of Feadship Sea Owl

Monday, 3 June 2013

On 31st May 2013, the exquisitely designed Sea Owl emerged from her shed at Feadship Royal Van Lent, to undergo sea trials. With Exterior, Interior and decoration designed by London based Andrew Winch Designs, this launch sees the culmination of a fantastic five year long collaboration between Designer, Owner and Shipyard. Read More

Nautor’s Swan launches pure cruising range

Monday, 27 May 2013

Nautor’s Swan is launching a new range of cruising yachts ranging from 60 to 115 feet in length. The new cruising range, designed by naval architect German Frers together with Nautor’s design team, includes the Swan 60RS, Swan 80RS and Swan 105RS which will hit the water in 2014, plus the flagship Swan 115RS. Read More

New 28 metre yacht concept by P.B. Behage

Monday, 27 May 2013

P.B. Behage has send us his new designs for a 28.28 metre motoryacht concept, designed for worldwide exploration, based on the designer's 36.5 metre superyacht Grand Cru III. The yacht's hull features a round bilge with a flared fan bow section and a reversed transom. Internal accommodation is spacious with high ceilingsRead More

Guido de Groot 's fast catamaran conversion yacht project

Monday, 27 May 2013

Guido de Groot Design was asked to look at the possibility of converting a fast Catamaran Ferry into a modern superyacht. The vessel has a length of 57 meters and a beam of 13 metres. The new designs allow the existence of a full beam owner’s stateroom on the bridge deck and private balconies on both sides of the yacht. Read More

Azure unveils new 88 metre superyacht concept

Friday, 24 May 2013

Azure has long been a well-known name in naval architecture, but over the years has also made great developments in the field of yacht design. Combining their technical skills, years of experience and a very ambitious team of young designers, Azure has created the unique design of MY Dylana. Read More

Vripack presents 45.5 metre classic motor yacht B-52

Friday, 24 May 2013

The Design Studio of Vripack thoroughly enjoyed itself whilst designing the new 45.5 metre classic motor yacht B-52. A yacht which features the gracious characteristics of those of the late 1920’s till end 1940’s. As the B52 is to become a real family yacht suitable for exploring coastal areas. Read More

55 Metre superyacht Quartz unveiled by Luiz de Basto

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Luiz de Basto has unveiled the design for a new 55 metre superyacht. The reason for this concept was the intention to develop a yacht which could provide a client with a luxurious and exclusive yachting experience of maximum visual and physical contact with the water. Some old pre-conceived ideas needed to be challenged. Read More

Adam Voorhees' redesign of 65m superyacht Van Triumph

Friday, 17 May 2013

In conjunction with Bart Kimman of Northrop and Johnson Asia, Adam Voorhees has developed a unique conversion proposal for the 65 meter motoryacht, Van Triumph. The concept relies on retaining the existing hull, superstructure, and systems intact, as they are in excellent condition and respects the yacht's heritage. Read More

Ghost Yachts unveils the new Ghost G180F

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Ghost Yachts have unveiled the new Ghost G180F, a stylish and innovative 55­metre high performance yacht which is developed in cooperation with leading Dutch yacht builder Feadship. The G180F is designed to combine high efficiency with a thrilling sports­yacht performance and compliant with class requirements for yachts under 500 Gross Tonnes. Read More

Updated renderings of Horizon RP102 superyacht

Monday, 13 May 2013

Horizon has uveiled new renderings of the Raised Pilothouse concept: the RP102, designed by Dutch designer Cor D. Rover. The new Horizon RP102 features a combination of fluid lines and modern proportions -- large glass windows allow natural light to flow into the interior spaces, and her layout offers a symbiosis of owner, guest and service areas. Read More

Superyacht design project by IED student

Monday, 13 May 2013

Contact, designed by Gabriele Teruzzi, is a thesis project for the masters course of yacht design and construction, organized by IED in Turin. The concept of the boat is to give the guests the feeling of being one with the outside world, so the whole yacht has been designed to create a sensation of intimacy with the sea. Read More

Adam Voorhees unveils 92 metre superyacht project Lumen

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Adam Voorhees has unveiled an exciting new superyacht design concept, project Lumen. Conceptually, the 92 metre Lumen is based on a greater sensibility and understanding for the relationships between the private and common spaces, how these spaces are negotiated by the owner, guests, and crew. Read More

Canados adds new yacht to their product range

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Canados has added a new yacht to their product range. The Canados 106 will fill the gap between the successful 86 and the 120 launched last year. She features exterior and naval architecture by the Canados Design Team, while Cristiano Gatto Design was in charge of the yacht's fully custom interior. Read More

Introducing the Infiniti 100S from Danish Yachts

Friday, 3 May 2013

Introducing the Infiniti 100S from Danish Yachts for the first time, Danish Yachts, Infiniti Yachts and the exclusive worldwide sales partner Yachtzoo have revealed their new high performance 100 foot sailing superyacht incorporating the patented Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS) technology by Hugh Welbourn. Read More

The Aeroboat unveiled by UK designers Claydon Reeves

Friday, 3 May 2013

The Aeroboat, one of the fastest and most elegant small yachts ever produced, has been unveiled by UK designers Claydon Reeves and is perfect for anyone wanting to breakfast in St. Tropez, lunch in Antibes and dine at night in Monaco. The Aeroboat exterior design is inspired by the World War II fighter plane, theSpitfire. Read More

Zuccon SuperYacht Design unveils 90 metre superyacht

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Zuccon SuperYacht Design has unveiled a new project: a 90 metre superyacht, designed personally by Bernardo Zuccon, responsible for the Zuccon SYD together with his sister Martina. The yacht measures 90 metres long and 13,50 metre wide, with a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure. Read More

Bernard Olesinski Limited expanding into superyacht market

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Bernard Olesinski Limited have launched their new website, coinciding with expansion into the superyacht market. With over 40 years of experience in production yachts, for Princess and Fairline amongst others, Bernard and his son Justin (MD) have created a design process which works in parallel. Read More

60 Metre expedition superyacht by Persak & Wurmfeld

Monday, 29 April 2013

This 60 metre expedition superyacht has been developed by Hakvoort in The Netherlands, and the New York City based naval architects Persak & Wurmfeld. The design features a modern, bold sculptural exterior, and clean lines, ensuring a beautiful and timeless aesthetic. The yacht's interior arrangement features accommodation for 12 guests. Read More

Johnny Vickers re-joins Redman Whiteley Dixon as a director

Friday, 26 April 2013

The partners of Redman Whiteley Dixon have welcomed Johnny Vickers who re-joins the team in his new role as a director; a long-time colleague and friend, Johnny will become a partner in developing the successful British Superyacht design studio. ​Johnny started his career in yacht design with RWD 12 years agoRead More

Considerable interest in 46 metre concept from Dixon Yacht Design

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Dixon Yacht Design has released more details of a concept 46 metre performance deck saloon yacht first shown to the public at the Monaco Yacht Show. The design represents how the team at Dixon Yacht Design see the future of performance cruisers in this size range; modern, sporty and comfortable. Read More

The 2013 Future Interior Design Challenge

Thursday, 25 April 2013

AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip business has announced the official opening for submissions for entry into 2013 Future Interior Design Challenge, the innovative competition aimed at new and aspiring superyacht interior designers. Awlgrip is again challenging interior designers to show innovative design. Read More

New Caribbean-inspired concept collection by Setzer Yacht Architects

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

This spring has been an especially productive season for the award-winning design team at Setzer Yacht Architects. Drawing inspiration from a busy Caribbean charter season observed from its newly opened studio in Antigua, the 22-year old firm has been developing designs at a breakneck pace since winter. Read More

The 85 Sunreef Power becomes 90 Sunreef Power

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Sunreef Yachts has presented recently its new motoryacht, the 85 Sunreef Power, a true milestone in motor catamarans design. The interest for this new concept has been overwhelming from the side of the Clients and current Sunreef owners who submitted many useful feedback after first sketches have been released. Read More

Nautor’s Swan completes successful 80 foot range with the 80RS

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Nautor’s Swan, recognised globally for prestige and elegance as a world leader in luxury sailing yachts, is proud to present the new Swan 80RS (raised saloon), the ultimate cruising yacht. The new Swan 80RS, with its sleek raised saloon, completes the already established and successful 80 foot range. Read More

Ocea unveils new 70 metre superyacht

Thursday, 11 April 2013

The Ocea Shipyard has unveiled a new superyacht design in their Commuter line, the Commuter 230, designed by Joubert-Nivelt. She has several distinctive design features, such as a spacious saloon, surrounded by full height windows, a large helicopter platform, aft deck swimming pool, and a private owner's deck. Read More

Canados 120 on schedule for summer 2013 delivery

Thursday, 11 April 2013

After launching superyacht Far Away last year, the next Canados 120, Far Away’s sister-yacht, is going to be launched and delivered to her owner by Summer 2013. Exterior design and naval architecture are the work of Canados Design Team, while the interior was designed by Cristiano Gatto Design Team. Read More

Hydro Tec unveils 57 metre superyacht explorer

Thursday, 11 April 2013

The Italian design firm Hydro Tec, relying on its founder Sergio Cutolo's extensive experience in explorer yacht design, has come up with a new concept design for a 57 m Explorer. The whole project has been developed with the aim to optimize the spaces onboard to obtain the maximum comfort. Read More

Nauta Yachts comments on their design for superyacht Azzam

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

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

The latest superyacht concept by Christopher Seymour Designs

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

The latest concept coming out of the design house of Christopher Seymour Designs is all about traditions and cruising. The concept has a beautifully produced navy hull, cool ice blue bootstripes, and is complimented by a sleek snow white cabin. The 44m - Amor Fati also has hints of innovation for added performance and comfort. Read More

Rob Doyle Design is launched

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Rob Doyle has today announced the establishment of a new yacht design company, Rob Doyle Design, and the ‘takeover’ of the offices and staff of Ron Holland Design in Kinsale, Ireland. Doyle worked as Holland’s lead designer over the period during which the studio was responsible for a range of evolutionary superyacht projects. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee launches new website

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

​BMT Nigel Gee has just launched their new website, www.bmtyachts.com. The site includes the results of practically focused research material covering regulatory impacts such PYC, structural design and energy efficiency as well as a number of case studies of recent yacht projects including the award winning SY Hemisphere. Read More

New 75 metre superyacht design project by Selahattin Üldas

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Selahattin Üldas has released his latest superyacht design project, the 75 metre superyacht Black & White. The displacment motor yacht will be powered by twin 1,825kW Caterpillar 3516b HD diesel engines which will enable the yacht to reach a top speed of 17 knots and cruising speed of 15 knots. Read More

Updated renderings of the 60 metre yacht bt VGD

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Van Geest Design has updated the design of their 60 meter superyacht. With a sleek and modern hull, this fly bridge sailing yacht will be a true pleasure to sail cruising around or racing in the big boat regattas. Besides the helm- and control stations there is a lounge/dining area located on the fly bridge with a 360 degrees view of the surroundings. Read More

Claydon Reeves take part in the 5th Peking to Paris Endurance Rally

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

​Mike Reeves and his Partner Michelle Jana Chan, the travel journalist & BBC Fast Track presenter, will be competing in the 5th Peking to Paris Endurance Rally later this year. They leave Peking on the 28th of May and over the next month will cross China and Mongolia, travel through Russia, the Ukraine, Slovakia and into Europe. Read More

Codecasa unveils design of the Codecasa 50 superyacht

Monday, 18 March 2013

Codecasa Shipyards have unveiled the design of a new Codecasa 50, developed entirely by the in-house Style Department, headed by Domenico Gozzani. The new design is roughly based on the Codecasa 50 Vintage Series of which the first hull, hull C121, is under construction for delivery scheduled in Spring 2015. Read More

Cor D Rover unveils superyacht design for Benetti

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Dutch superyacht designer Cor D Rover has unveiled his new superyacht designs, created for Benetti's Innovation project. The designer's first design study to be released, is a 50 metre, designed around the following theme: Lounging, Safety and Well Being. The yacht features a timeless masculine exterior design. Read More

New 42m, 47m and 100m superyacht designs from Columbus Yachts

Friday, 8 March 2013

Developing design concepts is a means for a shipyard to keep on the cutting edge showing it is abreast with market change and capable of constant innovation. While the team at Columbus Yachts see proposing new concepts as a means of testing ideas, they are also highly focused on their implementation which they believe must be realistic. Read More

Yacht Moments unveils the Leopard 36 superyacht

Thursday, 7 March 2013

At the recent Boot Düsseldorf Yacht Moments, the worldwide exclusive distributor for the Leopard range of superyachts, introduced the latest model in the series, the Leopard 36. The new superyacht has a length of 35.85 metres, beam of 7.35 metres and she can reach a top speed of 44 knots. Read More

Liebowitz & Pritchard unveil new 72 metre superyacht design

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Liebowitz & Pritchard have today unveiled a new 72 metre superyacht design. The core character of this outwardly dynamic 72 metre (236 feet) ocean-going design is, in fact, derived from the innovative interior architecture. The philosophy is to offer flexible internal areas using a unique formula of multi-level, terraced spaces within. Read More

Redman Whiteley Dixon announces the appointment of a new partner

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Redman Whiteley Dixon, the New Forest based yacht interior and exterior design studio, have announced the appointment of Toby Ecuyer as partner. Toby joined the studio in 2004 and has been involved in a majority of the projects the studio has handled in that time. Becoming creative director in 2006, he has helped build a varied and fascinating portfolio of work. Read More

30 Metre performance sloop concept by Tim Gilding

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

From the drawing boards of Tim Gilding comes this aggressive-looking 30m performance sloop concept. It has been designed to take on the big players in the maxi scene and the up-coming Wally Cento class, to win races and to demolish records. Three variations of the base design are offered. Read More

30 Metre motoryacht design concept unveiled

Monday, 4 March 2013

The 100 Motor, designed by Sean Bekeschus and Mauro Maccioco, is a thesis concept for the master of yacht design and construction for IED in Turin. Southern Wind Shipyard, the renowned boatyard specializing in hi-tech water maxi sailing yachts, facilitated the thesis to design a 30 metre motoryacht. Read More

Moonen Shipyards reveals two striking new superyacht designs

Monday, 4 March 2013

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has revealed two striking new designs just under the 500 GT mark in lengths of 49 and 42 metres, with aluminium and steel hulls respectively. These impressive additions to the Moonen portfolio come from the boards of René van der Velden and significantly increase the range of sizes. Read More

Tony Castro unveils 49 metre five-deck explorer superyacht.

Friday, 1 March 2013

The Tony Castro design office has unveiled a new 49 metre five-deck explorer superyacht. The yacht boasts go-anywhere capabilities and is a fantastic example of comfortable exploration vessel design, perfect for great ocean adventures. Her interior comfortably accommodates 12 guests in 6 staterooms. There is a private deck for the owner. Read More

Ron Holland designs superyacht around Rayburn Yachts hull

Thursday, 28 February 2013

In today’s “new economy”, designers, builders and yacht sales companies are finding new and innovative ways to meet the demands of yachtsmen and women looking to maximize value without sacrificing style and performance. In his latest design collaboration, which utilizes an existing Rayburn Yachts hull. Read More

The 55 metre superyacht design Acapulco by Christian Grande

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Tight and muscular lines characterize the 55 metre superyacht created by Christian Grande, designed for an owner with a longing for speed. The hull's black colouring amidships underlines the sportive nature of the yacht, inspired by the dynamic styling of race cars. The yacht’s powerful bow is styled to resemble a predator capturing it's prey. Read More

65 Metre superyacht design project Razor unveiled

Monday, 25 February 2013

Üldas Design has unveiled plans for a 65 metre superyacht, project Razor. The yacht’s 11.5 metre beam provides plenty of volume, and gives the opportunity to have 6 guest cabins and 8 crew cabins on the lower deck. The new design features a large obervation saloon forward of the lobby on the main deck. Read More

Setzer receives 38 metre super sportfish commission

Thursday, 21 February 2013

An experienced yacht owner and sport-fishing enthusiast has commissioned Setzer Yacht Architects to develop preliminary design documentation and specifications for an approximately 38-metre superyacht that is currently out for tender from select builders. The yacht is intended for cruising in the South Pacific. Read More

Italian superyacht designer launches new website

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Horacio Bozzo from the Italian naval architectural and engineering company Axis Group Yacht Design has announced the official launch of his new website, dedicated exclusively to Design.The new website offers quick and easy access to essential information on up and coming Horacio Bozzo’s design projects. Read More

Sunseeker unveils the new 101 Sport Yacht

Friday, 15 February 2013

Sunseeker has unveiled a new model in the yard's popular Predator range. The 101 Sport Yacht measures 29.80 metres, and the first yacht in the series will be ready for the summer 2013 season. This new design launches the next generation of the ‘Sunseeker’ Yacht look. The element most captivating is the remarkable extent of main deck glazing. Read More

Curvelle Yachts unveils superyacht power catamaran quaranta Plus USA

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Based on the successful 110’, quaranta design, whose launch is imminent, the “Plus USA” shows off the same fluid lines by in house Italian designer and stylist Mauro Gamboi. Originally conceived by request from an American client, the Curvelle design team have refined the concept of “informal living”. Read More

Andrew Winch Designs comments on launch of 99 metre Feadship

Monday, 11 February 2013

Andrew Winch Designs has commented on the launch of the 99 metre Project Dream, the largest Superyacht ever built in the Netherlands and described as a Masterpiece by Feadship. Featuring striking Exterior and Interior designs by Andrew Winch, Superyacht Dream sets new standards of Design and Engineering. Read More

Salt & Water unveils racing trimaran Airbender 100

Friday, 8 February 2013

Salt & Water has unveiled a 100’ racing trimaran, designed for charter. Airbender 100 is designed to fulfill the the racing ambitions and dreams of non-professional sailors. The yacht has an innovative rig, and a special addition on both floats called adrenaline capsules, which enable users really get the feel the speed of sailing. Read More

New renderings of 180 metre superyacht My World

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

In November, the Newcruise design team, under Roland Krueger & Katharina Raczek, unveiled project My World, a 180 metre superyacht. This week, we received the new renderings of this sleek project. It features an 8 story superstructure that houses staterooms, conference rooms, a dive club, cinema, and much more. Read More

Newcruise unveils 90 metre superyacht Arrow

Friday, 1 February 2013

To create the atmosphere of a baroque chateau's orangery onboard a yacht", that was the design brief for Newcruise’s latest superyacht design study. An orangery typically provides shelter and lots of light to plants in wintertime. To achieve this, these lofty spaces are usually built from cast iron and lots of glass glass. Read More

Classic undertones for Barracuda’s latest 58 metre yacht

Thursday, 31 January 2013

Upon the instruction of Ocean Survey Services based at Bodrum in Turkey, Barracuda Yacht Design have completed pre-production plans and drawings for a yacht, reminiscent of the most significant sailing yachts from the 1940’s / 1950’s era. On behalf of a discerning client, the new design has traditional proportions. Read More

102-Metre trimaran superyacht design

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Australian yacht designer Misha Merzliakov has unveiled a 102m superyacht design based on shipbuilder Austal’s unique trimaran hullform. The trimaran hullform is a proven platform which offers superior seakeeping, greater speed and fuel economy. The advantages have been proven in commercial operation since 2005. Read More

The new Lucent 44 superyacht tender

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Patterson Boat Works and Van Geest Design have together developed the All carbon Lucent 44 tender, specifically for the super yacht market. With a sleek hull and contemporary lifestyle, this tender seems perfect for exploring, as well as being a great platform for water sports. Unseen, but no less important are the silent 150 hp electric engines. Read More

The launch of the Zuccon Superyacht Design brand

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Superyacht designer Zuccon International Project, ended 2012 with the November 17 launch of superyacht J’Ade, a 60 metre designed By Zuccon and built by CRN, which was followed by the January launch of Chopi Chopi, an 80 metre superyacht, also built at CRN. These two milestones have been the start of the Zuccon Superyacht Design brand. Read More

Rhoades Young designs interior for 48 metre Royal Huisman sloop

Monday, 28 January 2013

Due for launch in early 2014, Rhoades Young Design are working with Hoek Design on this 48m classic sloop presently under construction at Royal Huisman, with project management from MCM. The interior features stained oak with dark walnut floors, using architecture consisting of rationalised classic detailing. Read More

Andrew Winch Designs creates unique ‘whale’ suite

Thursday, 24 January 2013

This year, guests who visit Sweden’s iconic ICEHOTEL will have the opportunity to sleep in a unique ‘whale’ suite designed by the leading International yacht design studio Andrew Winch Designs (AWD) and inspired by the studio’s ongoing affiliation with the UK-based charity BLUE Marine Foundation (BLUE). Read More

Rhoades Young Design working on the interior of 47 metre Benetti

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Rhoades Young Design have announce their involvement with a new client in the development of the interior for a new 47 metre Benetti currently under construction in Livorno. The designers' second yacht with Benetti, Rhoades Young Design is working very closely with the Owner’s representative to develop a fresh and contemporary interior. Read More

New 26 metre world cruiser schooner yacht project

Thursday, 24 January 2013

This 26 metre World cruiser schooner yacht project, from yacht designer Luc Vernet and to be built by Far East Yachts boatyard, is the result of a navigation program of extended cruising and living aboard for a couple with eventual children or friends, helped by a small crew, but with initial and running costs far below those of most boats. Read More

Gmotion Dual Speed Hull Design reduces resistance by 45%

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Lots of superyacht concepts are of a magnitude and budget that the potential for realising such fantasies rarely becomes a reality. Approaching the current changing market from an unusual approach has enabled 2 designers to develop designs that are not based on their own preferences but those expressed by 2 qualified potential buyers. Read More

Closer look at the Jongert 3200P sailing yacht

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Jongert are about to start construction on the first model in a new high performance line. The 32m Jongert 3200P sailing yacht has been styled both inside and out by Rhoades Young Design and can boast a number of special features. Unique features include an Owner’s Cabin with direct access to a private terrace. Read More

Diana Yacht Design introduces the 28 metre Diana Blu Coupe

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Diana Yacht Design has unveiled the 28 metre motoryacht Diana Blu Coupe. Although similar in appearance to the 28 metre Diana Blu, which we first wrote about in the summer, several changes we made to the new design. The design of the windows for example has been modified,and now follows the shape of the superstructure. Read More

VPLP unveils new 24 metre catamaran

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

French naval architects Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) have unveiled the VPLP 78’, a new catamaran that will deliver a dynamic sailing experience at the helm, combined with the style and comfort of a much larger yacht.  Within the two hulls, two double en-suite cabins and two twin guest cabins. Read More

Projects underway at Ukrainian based Fifth Ocean Yachts

Monday, 21 January 2013

The Ukrainian based Fifth Ocean Yachts company specializes in building steel hull and aluminium superstructure custom and semi-custom expedition yachts. With the clear intention to bring the production toward more European standards, Fifth Ocean Yachts recently appointed Andrea Armas as Chief Operating Officer. Read More

Sunreef Yachts perfects the 85 Sunreef Power

Monday, 21 January 2013

Introduced officially at the Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes 2012, the 85 Sunreef Power has already gained world-wide recognition and Clients attention. Since then, Sunreef Yachts' in-house design office has been constantly working on improving the model to reach perfection and go ahead into the future as much as possible. Read More

New 85 metre superyacht design from Turkey

Monday, 21 January 2013

Superyacht designer Abdulbaki Senol has send us rendering of an exciting new superyacht design. The yacht measures 85 metres and spreads over 5 deck levels.  Although in the early design stages, Abdulbaki tells us that "..in this design, I enlarged all the windows, as to catch as much of the panaroma from outside as possible..". Read More

Guido de Groot unveils turbine boosted superyacht

Friday, 18 January 2013

Guido de Groot is developing together with Doug Sharp Design and Intec Marine a new type of semi-displacement hybrid motor yacht. To be built in aluminium, the 150 foot yacht features several novelties including the use of a small gas turbine generator for bringing the yacht on her top speed of 25 knots. Read More

Abeking & Rasmussen's 63 metre SWATH superyacht

Friday, 18 January 2013

Abeking & Rasmussen, together with Reymond Langton Design, have come up with a 63,40 metre Swath superyacht design. SWATH stands for “Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull”. The concept is based on two torpedo shaped hulls, completely submerged below the water surface. These hulls are connected to the yacht by two narrow struts. Read More

Cor D. Rover designs new Horizon RP102 superyacht

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Innovative design and new technology, at the talented hands of Dutch designer Cor D. Rover, has paved the way for Horizon to develop an exceptional Raised Pilothouse concept: the RP102. The RP102 features a combination of fluid lines and modern proportions. Large glass windows allow natural light to flow into the interior spaces. Read More

Nature inspired 40 metre superyacht design by Moore Yacht Design

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Yesterday we published Moore Yacht Design's recently unveiled 90 metre superyacht design. Today we can show you a 40 metre sailing sloop, an innovative and refreshing break away from the traditional sailing yacht, and, the first sailing yacht to be revealed by Moore Yacht Design. It represents a new generation, crisp, sailing yacht. Read More

New 77 metre superyacht design project by Selahattin Üldas

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Selahattin Üldas, who previously worked for Proteksan Turquoise, has send us the designs of a new 77 metre superyacht, project Dream. "The aim was to design a distinctive yacht with elegant exterior lines and with a very clean interior arrangement," Selahattin explains. The new design can accommodate up to 12 guests. Read More

90 Metre superyacht on the drawing boards of Moore Yacht Design

Monday, 14 January 2013

Andy Moore of Moore Yacht Design recently unveiled a new 90 metre superyacht design. This assertive superyacht design features several innovative ideas, such as the full beam main salon leading to an entrance on the main aft deck, which is intended as an exterior entrance as well as a viewing area. Read More

Closer look at the Hot Lab's RMK 5000 superyacht concepts

Monday, 14 January 2013

Last week, RMK and Hot Lab Yacht & Design introduced the RMK 5000 design project. Today we receive more details of the project. The Hot Lab idealised concepts show two primary variations the True Luxury Explorer and the Leisure, both of which have a great deal of flexibility to suit the individual client requirements. Read More

Ludovica and Roberto Palomba design Benetti Jolly Roger

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Italian designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba have recently unveiled their new superyacht designs, created for Benetti's Innovation project. The designer's inspiration for project Jolly Roger, came from the the desire to build the relationship between guests and the sea. Jolly Roger's decks are supported by a system of 'ribs'. Read More

Horizon unveils new P136 superyacht

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Horizon has announced that they are elevating the successful Horizon P130 model to a new P136 model that features a 28’ beam, six guest stateroom layout with additional crew and bulbous bow. The new P136 is currently the largest FRP hull that Horizon builds and offers enhanced performance with her bulbous bow. Read More

Video of 58 metre Paszkowski designed Heesen superyacht

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Yesterday Dutch superyacht builder Heesen Yachts announced that the collaboration with the Italian designer Francesco Paszkowski is strengthening and recently led to the creation of a new design: A 58 metre with a sleek and aggressive look. Today we received a video of this exciting new project. Read More

26 Metre yacht inspired by the city of Toronto

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Design student Sean Bekeschus has shared with us a concept, designed after his home city of Toronto. Sean's designs won him a scholarship to study in Italy in a master's of yacht design and construction program at the Institute of European Design (IED). Project Canu is a 26 metre exterior design concept. Read More

Heesen unveils new 58 metre Francesco Paszkowski superyacht

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Heesen Yachts has announced that the collaboration with the Italian designer Francesco Paszkowski is strengthening and recently led to the creation of a new design: A 58 metre with a sleek and aggressive look. The relationship between Heesen Yachts and this Italian designer dates back to the Nineties to the splendid 35 metre motor yacht Opus II. Read More

Ed Dubois shares his views on the NZ Millennium Cup

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

One billion dollars. That’s what the New Zealand industry has meant to him, says Ed Dubois of Dubois Yachts. “We have built over 40 yachts in New Zealand, representing over $NZ 1 billion-worth of construction. The country is therefore a central part of our background as yacht designers and we’re delighted to be involved..” says Dubois. Read More

Sneak preview of RMK 5000 True Luxury Explorer concept by Hot Lab

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

RMK Marine and Hot Lab Yacht & Design have teamed up on a new design. Hot Lab have been working on an extensive 43m refit at RMK Marine, and took the opportunity to look at how the companies can work together. RMK Marine in conjunction with Hot Lab Yacht & Design, are providing a sneak preview of the RMK 5000 True Luxury Explorer concept. Read More

Van Geest Design unveils 92 metre superyacht concept Spirit

Friday, 21 December 2012

Amsterdam-based Van Geest Design has unveiled a grand and magnificent new superyacht. This design concept, aptly named Spirit, shows a majestic 92 metre vessel that is both perfectly sleek and sumptuously curvy, effortlessly showing off a personality that combines confidence, calm and subtle boldness. Read More

Lightweight ICAP Leopard 3 sets new course record for IMA Transatlantic Race

Monday, 17 December 2012

Fresh from her refit earlier this year that included the installation on a new interior designed by Design Unlimited, Mike Slade's 30.5 metre canting keel maxi ICAP Leopard 3 has set a new course record for the 3,300nm IMA Transatlantic Race of 7d 8h 59m 12s. Chartered to Niklas Zennstrom's Team Ran, she beat the previous record set in 2011. Read More

Two new superyacht design contracts at Dubois

Monday, 17 December 2012

It's been a busy couple of months at the Dubois Naval Architects design office. The designers have signed design orders for two new sailing yachts. The first is a 49 metre sloop for an existing Dubois owner. The second design order is for a 51 metre sloop for new clients. Amongst other design projects underway, is a 101 metre sloop. Read More

101 Metre superyacht sloop scheduled for construction mid-2013

Monday, 17 December 2012

Dubois’ largest project so far, design 380, is destined not only to be the world’s largest sloop-rigged sailing yacht, but also one of the most spectacular and technologically advanced vessels ever built. Although 101 metres long and displacing some 2,000 tonnes, this new yacht will draw just four metres. Read More

Dutch design student unveils 43 metre superyacht project

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Just before I left for the Antigua Charter Yacht Show, I had a visit in the office from Jim Robert Sluijter, a Dutch design student. To obtain his master’s degree in Integrated Product Design at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, he decided to take on the challenge to design a 43 metre sailing yacht. Read More

Permare Group unveils Amer 136 superyacht series

Monday, 10 December 2012

The Permare Group have unveiled the first images of the new Amer 136 superyacht series. The general arrangement of this luxury yacht is especially noteworthy as it is entirely based on Feng Shui. The project will be realized in collaboration with Elisabetta Pianta, the only Feng Shui Yacht Designer in the yachting industry worldwide. Read More

Ferretti Yachts unveils the Feretti 960

Friday, 7 December 2012

Ferretti Yachts has announced that they started construction of Ferretti’s new flagship, the Feretti 960. The first hull is currently being built at the Group’s Cattolica shipyard. The boat will be launched next spring. The new Ferretti 960 is the result of the cooperation between Studio Zuccon International Project, AYT, and the Centro Stile Ferrettigroup. Read More

New 62 metre superyacht design by P.B. Behage

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

P.B. Behage has send us his new designs for a 62 metre superyacht concept. The twin-screw diesel electric displacement superyacht features a round bilge hull, level keel, good dead rise, and a hydraulically operated hinged stern swimming platform. The yacht has a central engine room and is equipped with twin diesels electric engines. Read More

106 Metre sailing yacht Solar by Nuvolari & Lenard under construction

Friday, 30 November 2012

The news of a new 106 metre superyacht contract signed this summer reached us several months ago. Today Nuvolari & Lenard announced on their Facebook page, that they are responsible for the design of the yacht, project Solar. The designers unveiled to SYT today that the yacht is 106 metres long, 15 metre wide and is in the 3000 GRT range. Read More

Bray Yacht Design unveils super fuel efficient 45 metre superyacht

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Bray Yacht Design has unveiled a long-range superyacht was designed for a Russian client and has a much more European flair than most Bray designs. It was made for entertaining with a formal main salon, a more casual library/lounge with fireplace and a dramatic forward dining room. The owner’s apartment is on the upper deck aft. Read More

Luca Dini designs 55 and 72 metre superyachts for Benetti

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Luca Dini has unveiled two new designs, made for Benetti's Innovation project. Following the proposal received from Benetti Luca Dini decided to design two concepts: a 55 and 72 metres. "With these two concepts dedicated to the Benetti Design Innovation project I had, for the first time, the opportunity to work with Benetti" Luca Dini commented. Read More

Sam Sorgiovanni to Speak at ASMEX 2013

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

As the 2013 Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference gains momentum, so does its notorious speaker profiling. The 2013 Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Conference (ASMEX) 2013 is globally distinguished for its informative programme and key networking opportunities. Read More

The 65 metre Palmer Johnson Stimulus under construction

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

On their Facebook page, Nuvolari & Lenard have unveiled news rendering and new photos of the Palmer Johnson superyacht project Stimulus, currently in build at the North American shipyard in Wisconsin. With a breathtaking design from the drawing boards of Nuvolari & Lenard, Stimulus will surely turn heads in every port she enters. Read More

Sunreef unveils new catamaran superyacht 90 Ultimate

Monday, 26 November 2012

In 2010 Sunreef Yachts’ design bureau has presented a new range of performing fast cruisers from 70 to 170 feet. After having introduced the Sunreef 80 in 2010 and the Sunreef 75 in 2011, Sunreef Yachts is now delighted to unveil the new model from the line, the Sunreef 90 Ultimate, a truly accomplished masterpiece. Read More

Interior 42 metre superyacht Sofia unveiled

Monday, 26 November 2012

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands launched the 42-metre luxury motoryacht Sofia in September, and have just release the first interior photos. The interior, designed by Art-Line, features oak wood and Zabrano, and has an open feeling, with large windows. It is the third time this Art-Line has worked with the owner. Read More

180 Metre superyacht concept by Newcruise design team

Friday, 23 November 2012

This week, the Newcruise design team, have unveiled project My World, a  superyacht of palatial dimensions. A sleek, yet elegant 8 story superstructure houses staterooms, conference rooms, a dive club, cinema, helicopter hangar, and even a nightclub with a spectacular forward facing panoramic views, and a tent style ceiling structure. Read More

90 Metre superyacht design by Abdulbaki Senol

Friday, 16 November 2012

Superyacht designer Abdulbaki Senol has send us rendering of an exciting new superyacht design. The yacht measures 90 metres and was created to provide the owner and guests with maximum levels of comfort and luxury. The yacht has an unusual, and refreshing layout, where five VIP cabins have been designed with balconies. Read More

Quartostile unveils 70 metre Benetti superyacht design

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Another new superyacht design concept has been released, this time by Quartostile, an Italian design firm, known for their work in the automotive as well as the superyacht world. Elegance, quality and comfort; those are the words the designeds use to describe the Qs Benetti Innovation 70. The designers stayed clear of extreme looks. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee collaborates with Cayman Island Shipping Registry

Monday, 12 November 2012

BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group, is set to launch its latest technical paper in collaboration with the Cayman Island Shipping Registry. Developed to provide insight for a wide range of industry stakeholders, the paper examines aspects of the 2010 Passenger Yacht Code (PYC) which aims to provide a SOLAS equivalent code for yachts wishing to carry up to 36 passengers. Read More

SYT interview with Philippe Starck about 78 metre superyacht Venus

Friday, 9 November 2012

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the most influential designers in the world, Philippe Starck. The latest superyacht by his hand, the 78 metre Feadship Venus, built for the late Steve Jobs, left the traditional superyacht industry gasping for air. I talked with the French designer about his radically different approach to a superyacht. Read More

Curvelle teams up with Dutch submarine builder

Thursday, 8 November 2012

The ground-breaking Curvelle 'quaranta' has teamed up with leading mini submarine builder, U-Boat Worx to promote just one of the unique features of the power catamaran series, the six meter hydraulic powered aluminium stern platform. This submarine application is the perfect illustration of one of the key features of the Curvelle 'quaranta'. Read More

Superyacht interior designer Alberto Pinto: 1945-2012

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Earlier this week Alberto Pinto, one of the world’s most affluent interior designers, passed away, aged 67. Alberto Pinto is responsible for the interiors of some of the world's largest yachts, such as Dilbar, Ocean Victory and Alfa Nero. Pinto was born in Casablanca in 1945, to Argentine parents of French and Italian descent. Pinto attended the Ecole de Louvre, and later went on to set up office in the 17th-century Place des Victoires. Read More

Riva introduces new flagship, the 122' Mythos

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Riva has introduced it's new flagship, the 122' Mythos. the Riva 122’ Mythos, the largest aluminium planing yacht ever produced by the historic shipyard, perfectly transfers the elegance, flair and clean lines featured by all Riva models to a new line built entirely in light aluminium alloy. The new flagship of Riva is more than 37 metre long and 7.60 metre wide. Read More

Philippe Starck comments on Feadship superyacht Venus

Monday, 5 November 2012

Last week's highlight was without doubt the launch of the 78 metre Feadship superyacht Venus. The yacht has been designed by Philippe Starck, who has now released more information about this exciting design. "In April 2007, Steve Jobs asked Philippe Starck to design a boat, of approx 80 meters with roughly 6 rooms". Read More

Malcolm McKeon leaves Dubois Naval Architects

Friday, 2 November 2012

After many years working with Dubois Naval Architects, having joined the company as a graduate in 1981, Malcolm McKeon is set to depart the company for pastures new. Malcolm met Ed Dubois sailing in Hong Kong and then, after taking the yacht design course in Southampton, he joined the company. Read More

Newcruise's flexible explorer superyacht

Friday, 2 November 2012

Based on the masculine and strong appearance of commercial tugs, German design firm Newcruise created a new superyacht project, a multi-purpose explorer. Clients can choose from three different lengths, as the designers have created a hull, where a middle section can be added to create additional volume. Read More

Three superyacht models unveiled by Baglietto and Paszkowski Design

Thursday, 1 November 2012

The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show provided the venue for the comeback in the US of the historical La Spezia-based shipyard Baglietto on the international pleasure yachting market. Baglietto had chosen Fort Lauderdale to present to the American market 3 new projects signed by Francesco Paszkowski Design. Read More

Scaro Design unveils 39 metre explorer superyacht

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Scaro Design has unveiled their design for a 39 metre explorer superyacht. The yacht features a large open main aft deck, perfect for storing large tenders. Inside, the yacht has a traditional layout, up to her forward master stateroom. Here, the designers have moved the master bathroom one deck down, in the bow of the yacht. Read More

Dubois Naval Architects comments on recently launched Ohana

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Designed by Dubois Naval Architects, Ohana is the eighth Dubois design to be built at the Fitzroy yard. Complementing her modern lines and timeless design is an equally beautiful interior, styled by her owner who drew on a fresh and clean palette, with joinery work in whitewashed oak, to create a modern interior with natural colours. Read More

Newcruise presents architecturally designed 75 metre superyacht

Monday, 29 October 2012

Newcruise recently unveiled the designs for a new 75 metre project. Looking at yachts and their usage, Newcruise came to notice that most yachts are used as a villa on the waterfront. "It turned out to be a short step, to combine our strive for a changed look with more architectural shapes while still paying tribute to classic ships and houses". Read More

Eidsgaard Design and Benetti unveil 70 and 90 metre superyachts

Friday, 26 October 2012

Eidsgaard Design and Benetti recently unveiled two stunning new superyacht design proposals, for a 70 metre, and a 90 metre superyacht. Benetti’s undisputed build, quality combined with Eidsgaard Design’s creativity and innovation is set to bring something very special to the superyacht industry with these two designs seen here. Read More

Arquinaval Ingeniería unveils plans for 60 metre superyacht

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Superyacht designer Juan Alba of Arquinaval Ingeniería has released these images of their latest project, ARQ60. ARQ60 is a 60 metre superyacht with elegant and slender lines. The yacht is able to accommodate 12 guests in four guest cabins on the lower deck, and a VIP cabin and the owner´s suite on the main deck. Read More

Vripack's vision of the Research Vessel Yacht 2.0

Thursday, 25 October 2012

The Vripack Design Studio has been munching over this one for several years and in the recent year she has grown to be the Vripack vision of the Research Vessel Yacht 2.0 (RVY). Therefore her internal project name has long been Turmoil II. The main reason for this is her striking long forward part being the boat deck. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee and Claydon Reeves develop superyacht Oxygen

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

BMT Nigel Gee has recently announced its latest design, developed in partnership with Claydon Reeves. With her state-of-the-art Extreme Semi-SWATH hullform, Oxygen redefines the explorer yacht genre, offering outstanding speed and seakeeping performance with the luxury and facilities of a true superyacht. Read More

The Adam Voorhees designed high-performance SIG80

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Designed for Le Breton Yachts, the brand new SIG80, designed by Adam Voorhees, is an ultra high-performance luxury yacht offering vast and sumptuous accommodation on a race boat derived platform. The project was unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. The SIG80 will be one of the fastest cruising yachts in the world. Read More

W-Class Yacht Company expands with new designs

Monday, 22 October 2012

W-Class Yacht Company is expanding its family of yachts to include 100', 123' and 135' models. The first of the new designs, the W.123, was developed by Bruce Johnson in collaboration with Rockport Marine Yacht Design. The new  yachts will retain the 'Spirit of Tradition' and performance attributes of the existing W-Class models. Read More

Setzer Yacht Architects designs superyacht series for Outer Reef Yachts

Friday, 19 October 2012

Setzer Yacht Architects, working in collaboration with Outer Reef Yachts of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, brings to market a new series of tri-deck motor yachts. The Outer Reef "Explorer Series" will range from 92' to 115'. The Explorer Series is designed on a semi-displacement platform with moderate draft as not to limit east coast cruising of the Bahamas. Read More

Hoek Design comments on contract for Truly Classic 126

Friday, 19 October 2012

Hoek Design in the Netherlands has signed a contract for an exhilarating new model in the Truly Classic range. At 38.40 metres, the TC126 will be the largest Truly Classic to date and synthesise all the developments of recent years in terms of versatility, layout, performance, keel configuration and sail plan. Read More

Einstein takes the power of Relativity to Fort Lauderdale

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Following the tremendous buzz created at the Monaco show by having ‘Albert Einstein’ unveil its latest Future Concept Feadship is taking the entire Relativity package to the Fort Lauderdale boat show (25-29 October). This will include the detailed model of the boat as well as the actor-turned-Feadship-expert. Read More

Canados unveils the Oceanic SUV superyacht series

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Canados has unveiled a new line of superyachts, the Oceanic SUV series. This new line of planning hull yachts merge the characteristics of a support vessel, to those of a luxury superyacht. Performance, reliability, attention to detail, and high level of customisation were some of the key ingredients for the development of this new line. Read More

1930’s Inspired the design of the Rossomare 115

Monday, 15 October 2012

The world of superyachts is dominated by designers and shipbuilders, mainly focusing on a yacht design maximizing space and optimizing the yacht for charter purpose. The birth of the Rossomare 115, designed by Vripack, was inspired by a classic yacht design of the 1930’s and the use of the yacht by the Owner and his family/friends. Read More

New 90 metre superyacht design for Benetti by Marco Casali

Friday, 12 October 2012

Marco Casali of Too Design presented an interesting 90 metre superyacht at the Monaco Yacht Show, as part of the Benetti Innovation Project. The idea behind Cloud 90, the largest of the designer’s three superyacht concept designs, was born from the desire to suspend a cloud above a hull and lock it place with a giant reinforced fashion plate. Read More

Young designers unveil 50 metre superyacht explorer REACH

Friday, 12 October 2012

Young superyacht design talents Ricardo Pilguj and Sven Faustmann from Northern Germany have come up with a design for a 50 metre superyacht explorer, project REACH. Today’s explorer yachts often look very traditional, however Ricardo and Sven have stepped away from a traditional look, and created a powerful exterior. Read More

Axis Group Yacht Design unveils 88 metre design for Benetti

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Horacio Bozzo from the Italian Design and Engineering Company Axis Group Yacht Design has unveiled project Helios, his new 88 metre (288 feet) concept design, made exclusively for the Benetti Design Innovation Project. Massive superstructures have been avoided and ample exterior spaces with relaxing areas are disposed on her six decks. Read More

Plans for a 60 metre superyacht conversion project

Monday, 8 October 2012

Undoubtedly there are several commercial vessels either in service or retired which one could definitely consider converting into a yacht. However, there are also precious few which have been looked after and are suitable for conversion. This 60 metre conversion vessel fulfils all of the concersion criteria, making it perfect for conversion. Read More

Sanlorenzo fills the size gap with the SD110

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

The semi-displacement range of yachts by Sanlorenzo started with SD 92, the entry model launched in 2007, introducing an elegant and balanced style that could concentrate in a relatively small size a high quantity of fascination and composition elements. Five years after the first SD 92, the experiences built up with more than 30 SD units. Read More

High performance sailing yacht design by Owen Clarke Design

Friday, 28 September 2012

Owen Clarke Design have been quietly carrying out development work on a number of existing large sailing and motor yachts. Working with owners, project managers and the sailors entrusted to driving these creations around, OCD have been requested to offer their own vision for larger performance sailing yachts. Read More

Trekker Yachts introduces Adventure Class Yachts

Friday, 28 September 2012

Trekker Yachts International LLC has created a completely new classification of yachts with the introduction of their T-65, T-75, T-90 and T-120 “Adventure Class Yachts”. Trekker’s founder Steven Alan Fry explains “Our vision is to help people become more intimate with our watery planet by building Cousteau-inspired yachts..” Read More

Two 100ft sailing yacht designs by François Chevalier YD

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Publishing naval architect François Chevalier's original design for an out-and-out racer immediately reveals a great blend of today's most generalised trends for breaking speed limits as well as displays the author's ability to look into the breadth of working concepts in yachting history and formalise a proposal for a capable prize winner. Read More

Amels and Heywood unveil 83 metre Amels 272 superyacht

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Last week in Monaco, on board Garcon, Amels and Tim Heywood unveiled the Limited Editions Amels 272, the largest model in the successful Limited Editions family. In fact she is the largest yacht ever conceived by Amels. Her sleek curves and elongated deck spaces are classic Tim heywood, taking full advantage of the 83-metre hull form. Read More

Sunreef unveils new power catamaran concept

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2012, Sunreef Yachts continues growing in the catamaran design sector. Its in-house design office, is located within the shipyard to make the design process smoother and more efficient. The company has just unveiled in Cannes a brand new concept of a power catamaran with the 85 Sunreef Power. Read More

Sanlorenzo's new superyacht explorer line

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

On most yachts, adventure means hopping among the Mediterranean’s most glamorous ports of call for happy hour, or motoring from one idyllic Caribbean cove to another. But a new breed of yachts is bringing the same level of comfort and service one might find in Monte Carlo to the extreme ends of the Earth. From Greenland to Patagonia. Read More

A future Feadship concept for Albert Einstein

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

At the Monaco Yacht Show, Feadship unveiled its latest Future Concept, an annual exploration by the brand’s designers and naval architects into the requirements of the next generation of superyacht owners. Relativity has been created with a particular ‘client’ in mind as Feadship speculates on how Albert Einstein might have used a Feadship. Read More

Hogenelst Superyacht Interiors moves to single dedicated location

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Hogenelst Superyacht Interiors has merged its two locations in the Netherlands into a single dedicated operation in the north of the country. Bringing all of its expert craftsmen and engineers together on one site has enabled the specialist interior company to maximise efficiency and offer even more competitive prices. Read More

Marc Lombard and JFA Yachts unveil Long Island 100 at MYS

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Designer Marc Lombard and JFA Yachts have developed a new 100ft concept for long range semi custom catamarans, based on the success of the Long Island 85, for which a contract was signed last year. Marc Lombard’s design team put all of their 25 years of experience with cruising and racing catamarans into this new 100’. Read More

Guido de Groot Design teams up with Fifth Ocean Yachts

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

The Ukrainian based Fifth Ocean Yachts company specializes in building steel hull and aluminium superstructure custom and semicustom expedition yachts from 20 to 50 meters LOA. Guido de Groot Design has developed a new Fifth Ocean 28 meter modern styled three-deck twin engine displacement motor yacht. Read More

Sinot Yacht Design unveils 110 metre Equilibrium

Friday, 21 September 2012

At this year's Monaco Yacht Show, Sinot Yacht Design presented their annual Sinot Yacht Design book. This year the Dutch design firm dedicated the book to Equilibrium. The 110-metre motor yacht Equilibrium was born from a dialogue and is a reflection of the wishes of owners seeking balance in their yachts. Read More

55 Metre superyacht Ghost G180V unveiled

Friday, 21 September 2012

Ghost Yachts has announce that it's finalizing the development of the new Ghost G180V. The 55 meter superyacht started life as a concept design in 2010 and is steadily evolving into a high end platform fit for production. The Ghost G180V has been further developed in close cooperation with leading superyacht builder Feadship. Read More

New 85 metre superyacht unveiled by Lobanov Design

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Igor Lobanov from Lobanov Design will attend the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show, and tells us he will be happy to see his friends and partners at the show, to discuss his latest project, which is an 85 metre superyacht. The first renderings look spectacular, and Igor tells us "Details of the project I plan to unveil during the show". Read More

Heesen presents new superyacht models in Monaco

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

On September 19 in the Principality of Monaco, Heesen directors Fabio Ermetto and Hans Boerakker, together with Piet and Perry van Oossanen from Van Oossanen Naval Architects and Frank Laupman from Omega Architects gathered at the Yacht Club de Monaco to present the new Heesen range to the yachting community. Read More

Design Unlimited to show two superyacht projects in Monaco

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Design Unlimited will have two of its most recent projects on show at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. Together they demonstrate the versatility of the DU studio and its ability to meet dramatically different visual and technical requirements. On display at berth N19 Quai de l’Hirondelle is the 45 metre motoryacht Karia. Read More

H2 Yacht Design and Laurent Giles unveil 110 metre superyacht

Monday, 17 September 2012

A collaboration between H2 Yacht Design and Laurent Giles Superyacht Architects sees the development of Project Atlas, a modern motor Superyacht that utilises the efficiencies of sail power. Atlas has been designed to be used with a combination of motor and / or sails, exploiting the obvious fuel saving benefits. Read More

MYS Preview Video: Feadship to unveil mystery superyacht client?

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Earlier this month Feadship announced that they will again unveil a Future Concept at the Monaco Yacht Show, however this time it is a little different as the concept comes with a client. Last week I visited Feadship and spoke with Design Manager Ronno Schouten about their latest Future Concept and her mysterious owner. Read More

Dobroserdov Design and Feadship unveil a 51m superyacht with an eco twist

Friday, 7 September 2012

The Strato concept was born of the belief that the most rewarding yachting experiences provide uninterrupted interaction with the sea. Strato features breath-taking views from every space on board, a bespoke tender large enough to take you almost anywhere and the decks to make everything easily accessible.Read More

Dutch Icon Yachts and Impossible Productions Ink collaborate on 120m superyacht concept

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

This 120m Superyacht Expose is a new project from Icon Yachts in collaboration with Impossible Productions Ink LLC. Icon Yachts teamed up with Impossible Productions Ink to design a unique exterior styling. The exterior is influenced by modern supercars, in particular the crease lines etched into the superstructure.Read More

Sustainable yacht building at Intec Marine Shipyard

Monday, 3 September 2012

The Dutch Intec Marine Shipyard is building new premises for yachtbuilding that will meet the very latest demands in terms of the environment and energy consumption. The aim of achieving a low-energy construction process will be met via the use of wind energy (wind turbines on the roof) and solar energy (solar collectors).Read More

World debut for Pearl 75 in Southampton

Friday, 17 August 2012

In a special collaboration with award-winning designers Kelly Hoppen MBE and renowned yacht designer, Bill Dixon, the Pearl 75 brings new levels of style, sophistication and features to this sector of the motor yacht market. Laden with a host of unique features, the vessel is the largest of the Pearl fleet. Read More

Curvelle enhances superyacht layout for wheelchair access

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Since Curvelle announced their ground-breaking superyacht power catamaran 'quaranta' the news has been buzzing about this 'smart' superyacht with it’s re-configurable interior. The Curvelle team also took a detailed view on how to create the ideal custom yacht solution for owners or guests with reduced mobility. Read More

Laraki Yacht Design unveils 163 metre Prelude

Thursday, 16 August 2012

To commemorate the recent opening of Laraki Yacht Design in California, Abdeslam Laraki took some time off from the ongoing design projects to create Prelude, a nine deck, 163 metre superyacht that has the essence and the potential to challenge any other yacht design. Prelude is Abdeslam Laraki’s vision of a gigayacht design. Read More

Designer comments on 127 metre Privilege One superyacht project

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

In September 2011 SuperYachtTimes.com was the first to report about a 127 metre superyacht under construction in Italy, at the Privilege Yacht Company, the Privilege Yard s.p.a today. Recently, SYT spoke to the Privilege One's designer, Abdeslam Laraki, designer and founder of Laraki Yacht Design. Read More

CBI Navi unveils plans for 100 metre superyacht

Monday, 13 August 2012

CBI Navi has unveiled their latest project, a 100 metre displacement superyacht, with an aggressive profile. The 4 deck superyacht has been developed to offer maximum comfort on board, in all weather conditions. The yacht will be powered by twin MTU 16V4000 engines. On board, 16 guests can be accommodated. Read More

Top designers work together on Ocean Alexander 112

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Alexander Marine, the manufacturer of Ocean Alexander yachts, has announce the collaboration of top marine design talents for the design of the Ocean Alexander 112. The Ocean Alexander 112 Tri-Level Motoryacht is designed by a tremendous global partnership of some of the most well known names in the yachting industry. Read More

Erdevicki design for Icon Yachts to be presented in Monaco

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Erdevicki, Inc. and Icon Yachts, teamed-up to complete the concept analysis and cost estimate to offer a complete design and build package for the ER175 high speed superyacht with high specification and the highest level of luxurious interior finish. Icon Yachts is currently preparing a one-metre scale model of the yacht. Read More

New 60 metre superyacht concept from Italy

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

This new 60 metre superyacht concept comes from the boards of architects Alessandro Pannone and Francesco Malinconico of Pama Design. The two designers set themselves the objective of finding the right balance between harmony, elegance and functionality. The concept yacht features a large glazed surface that wraps the yacht. Read More

New 32 metre superyacht design from Turkey

Friday, 3 August 2012

Baris Yurek of Baris Yurek Naval Architecture and Yacht Design has send us plans for a new 32 metre superyacht project. Project castle shares the same 'dna' as Baris' previous superyacht project, project Istanbul, which we published about in April. The steel vessel will be propelled by double electric driven PODS. Read More

The Alubrid series of superyachts unveiled

Monday, 30 July 2012

Hydro Tec’s Sergio Cutolo’s has shared more details about his innovative new Alubrid series. The series consists of a 25 metre, 30 metre, 35 metre, 40 metre (under construction), 46 metre and 65 metre model, designed specifically to meet the needs of different types of owners. They will all share the same characteristic vertical bow. Read More

Sneak preview of Feadship's new concept design

Friday, 27 July 2012

Once again, visitors of the Monaco Yacht Show, held from September 19-22, will be wowed at the Feadship stand, where the Dutch yard will unveil their yearly Concept model. Every year, the designers at Feadship De Voogt speculate on how the next generation of superyachts might look like, but this year's concept comes with a twist... a client! Read More

Claydon Reeves and Dykstra unveil superyacht Exo at Fraser Yachts

Friday, 27 July 2012

Last night at the offices of Fraser Yachts in London, Claydon Reeves presented their 46 metre concept sailing superyacht Exo, which has been developed in partnership with Dykstra Naval Architects. Instead of designing a hull with a strong sense of enclosure, the designers have come up with a design that offers unparalleled views. Read More

Bernardo Zuccon unveils 54 metre superyacht Discovery

Friday, 27 July 2012

Drawing on his previous design experience, Bernardo Zuccon, son of Gianni Zuccon, one of Italy’s most prominent yacht designers, has designed a 54 metre explorer superyacht, named Discovery. The displacement vessel featuring living solutions that blend the relationship between interior and exterior spaces. Read More

Silver Arrows Marine to unveil Mercedes-Benz styled yacht in Monaco

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Silver Arrows Marine (SAM) is the name of a new company to compete in the exclusive world of luxury motor yachts, taking its cue from the legendary Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows cars which dominated motor racing in the 1930s. The new 14 metre yacht is currently being styled by Mercedes-Benz Style. The “Silver Arrow of the water” will feature innovations in functionality and layout never before seen in luxury motor yachts. Read More

Two new semi displacement superyacht designs by IYD

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Hot on the heels of the full displacement 47 metre superyacht Tango 2, Australia’s Imaginocean Yacht Design (IYD) has released details of two exciting new designs – the 40 metre GT-40 H and the 55 metre GT-55 H : a pair of semi-displacement superyachts unlike anything else on the market. Read More

Mondo Marine and Hot Lab unveil new superyacht project

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Last week SuperYachtTimes.com visited the Mondo Marine yard, where we were given a sneak preview of the yard's latest project. M50. Today we can share this project with you, which is a collaboration between the Savona yard, and the Milan based Hot Lab Yacht & Design studio. The M50 will feature three decks and a spacious sundeck. Read More

Sunreef unveils 85 Sunreef Power for 2013 launch

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

After having introduced the very successful 70 Sunreef Power in 2008, the company is now introducing a Brand New concept of a power superyacht with the 85 Sunreef Power, being another milestone in the luxury catamaran design. The main idea of the concept is to stress the superb space that catamarans offer thanks to their large beam. Read More

Van Geest Design unveils 32 metre superyacht

Monday, 16 July 2012

Pieter van Geest of Van Geest Design has released details about his latest design concept, this time for a 32 metre superyacht. Described by Pieter as a "contemporary gentlemen’s boat", the yacht has a sturdy explorer  look. Inside we find two en-suite guest cabins on the lower deck, and an owner’s stateroom on the main deck. Read More

Bray Yacht Design makes huge advances on lowering carbon footprint

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Bray Yacht Design is currently running a new model test program as a continuation of their ongoing advanced hull technology development. The first stage of the new program has focused on an enhanced bow bulb form tested to 20 knots. Reductions in fuel requirements for this hull form result in a significantly reduced carbon footprint. Read More

Feadship Go given a new interior

Monday, 9 July 2012

Having been one of the flagships of the Feadship charter fleet for the past year, the 39-metre Feadship Go has been given a brand-new interior. Unveiled during the recent Monaco Rendezvous, visitors were highly impressed with the fresh layout by Sinot Yacht Design. Go is now seriously for sale. Read More

Interior of Codecasa 50s superyacht unveiled

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Italian superyacht builder Codecasa is currently building its first 50 metres Open motoryacht, the Codecasa 50s (hull C 120), for a repeat client. The first images of the yacht’s interior, designed by Anna Maria and Franco Della Role, working closely with the owner’s personal designer, have been released today. Read More

50 Metre voyager superyacht design by Tony Castro

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Tony Castro has unveiled more renderings of a 52 metre superyacht, which they are currently negotiating with a potential client for building at Bilgin Yachts. The 52 metre Voyager is an expedition style superyacht, designed to carry 12 guests in 6 large cabins. There are four guest cabins, a VIP cabin and an owner's suite. Read More

Interior of superyacht M unveiled

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Bilgin has released interior images of one of the most distinctive yachts ever to leave the Turkish yard. M appears for the first time in public as seen in these superb new photos. With design by H2, the design company of choice for this yacht’s experienced owner, M is one of the most distinctive builds ever to come from the family yard. Read More

Largest yacht in the world Azzam designed by Nauta Yachts

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Last month, Lürssen moved the hull and superstructure of the world's largest yacht, Azzam, believed to be around 180 metres long. Since that day, we have received confirmation, that the yacht is designed by Italian yacht designers Nauta Yachts. They remain tight lipped about any details concerning this huge project. Read More

Mark Whiteley says goodbye to Redman Whiteley Dixon

Monday, 25 June 2012

After jointly founding British superyacht interior and exterior design studio, Redman Whiteley Dixon (RWD) 20 years ago and having hugely enjoyed helming the business together with Justin Redman and Tony Dixon over that time, Mark Whiteley has decided to leave RWD at the end of the year to follow new adventures on the high seas of life. Read More

AB Yachts delivers AB116 Diamond with Guido de Groot interior

Monday, 25 June 2012

The Italian based Shipyard AB Yachts, part of the Fipa Group has recently delivered Diamond. Guido de Groot has collaborated with the Italian Yard for a number of fast Motor Yachts, including the interior styling of the new AB 116 Diamond. The AB 116 models features a generous flybridge with a unique floating command helm. Read More

Ocean Alexander announces new superyacht

Friday, 22 June 2012

Alexander Marine, the manufacturer of Ocean Alexander yachts, has announced the completion of all engineering and tooling for the new Ocean Alexander 112’ Tri-Level Motoryacht.  The new 112’ is designed by Evan K. Marshall and engineered by Gregory C. Marshall.  The new 112’ Tri-Level features five staterooms. Read More

35 Metre explorer styled wavepiercer catamaran unveiled

Friday, 22 June 2012

Classed as a commercial yacht, the 35 metre explorer styled wavepiercer catamaran Time Machine, designed by LOMOcean Design, is intended for dive charter operation in Asia. Although not designed as a typical superyacht, the vessel can be easily redesigned as a private yacht. The vessel is designed as an ultra efficient, long range cruiser. Read More

Moonen unveils new raised pilothouse design

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has released details of an impressive new design offering a contemporary approach within the award-winning Moonen quality template. Top Dutch designer Rene van der Velden has drawn the modern lines of a 100-foot raised pilot house design with the most economic layout possible. Read More

Diana Yacht Design unveils 28 metre superyacht Diana Blu

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Diana Yacht Design has unveiled plans for a contemporary, sturdy but elegant 28 metre motoryacht. We first learned about this project when we talked to the Dutch designers at the Hainan Rendezvous in China, but the design team can now unveil more details. The 28 metre Diana Blu is designed for long range cruising. Read More

55 Metre ketch unveiled by Reichel/Pugh

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Following this week's news on the 35 metre Protos project, Reichel/Pugh has also revealed information on a new 55 metre Ketch Concept, a bold addition to the Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design studio’s latest line of proposals. The concept offers a combination of the aesthetic grace of the past with state of the art construction technologies. Read More

Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design unveils 35 metre Protos

Monday, 18 June 2012

Well known for their modern designs, Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design were keen to design a 35 metre yacht that recreated the classical elegance of a bygone era fused with a modern underbody. Developed in the spirit of tradition the project’s principal design philosophy was to combine a graceful aesthetic with stunning performance. Read More

Cruse Naval Design unveils 90 metre superyacht design

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Jens Cruse of Cruse Naval Design, one of the pioneers in 3D naval design, has send us renderings of an exciting new 90 metre superyacht project. Jens, who worked for over 16 years as subcontractor for Blohm+Voss Naval and Blohm+Voss yacht devision, unveiled a 90 metre superyacht, with a huge amount of hatches. Read More

Vripack exposition in the Frisian Maritime Museum

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

The Frisian Maritime Museum is a versatile museum showing the history of Frisian shipping from the 17th until the 20th century. Apart from the Frisian shipping and shipbuilding, the museum presents a picture of water sports from the 2nd of June until the 2nd of September the museum will hold an exposition about 50 years of Vripack. Read More

Tank testing completed on Dubois 100 metre Sloop

Thursday, 7 June 2012

Dubois Naval Architects have announced the successful program of tank testing on their 100 metre sloop, their largest sailing yacht project to date. Naval architecture is by Dubois, interior design by Josep Juanpere Miret of GCA Arquitectes Associates, and project management by Klaus and Sebastian Allebrodt. Read More

Paszkowski to design new line of superyachts for Baglietto

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

The Baglietto Shipyard in La Spezia has announced that they have signed a contract with Italian superyacht designer Francesco Paszkowski to create Baglietto’s new styling. The new line of planing and displacement superyachts will be presented at the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show. In addition the designer will also work on the three Baglietto projects that the new owners have taken over from the previous ownership. Read More

Omega interior for the new Mulder 98 Flybridge

Thursday, 31 May 2012

The construction of the new 30-metre Mulder 98 Flybridge is currently in full swing. In consultation with the client, Mulder Shipyard commissioned Frank Laupman of Omega Architects to design the interior of this boat. Omega has previously designed the interior of the second Bellagio, which was recently sold by Mulder Shipyard. Read More

First interior images of Columbus Sport 130’ Hybrid released

Thursday, 31 May 2012

The Columbus Sport 130’ Hybrid, designed by Hydro Tec Naval Architecture, is currently under construction at the Palumbo yard in Italy. Today we can show you the first images of her interior designed by Hot Lab. The all-aluminium Columbus 130’ Hybrid offers three decks, that offer a high internal volume. Read More

Admiral Tecnomar Group unveils new line of superyachts

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

The Admiral Tecnomar Group and International Yacht Collection revealed two new superyacht projects during this year’s Grand Prix de Monaco. The two new lines, the X Lence, and C Fore lines, consist of a total of 7 new models. The X Lence line consists of three models: 45 meters, 57 meters and 65 meters. Read More

Hakvoort unveils new line of 55 metre superyachts

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Hakvoort has unveiled a new range of superyachts, the 55 meter semi custom range, designed by Clifford Den. The yacht features an adjustable MTU engine package. The clever design shows an very efficient fuel consumption 15 % lower than other displacement hull designs. For speeds over 17 knots the hull needs to be build out of alumium. Read More

Frank Neubelt leaves superyacht design firm Newcruise

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Superyacht Design firm Newcruise announced earlier this week that the company will be under sole management of the general manager Roland Krueger. Frank Neubelt, long-time Co-CEO and partner, has resigned from his position as CEO. Newcruise assures us that the comprehensive services of exterior- and interior design services for megayachts will be unaffected by Frank's departure. Read More

Fraser Yachts London office becomes Claydon Reeves gallery

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

The body of work that is currently being showcased at Frasers represents a brief overview of the capabilities of Claydon Reeves. From 110m to 15m the design firm is able to undertake both interior and exterior design of a unique and bold nature. Centrepiece at the Fraser London office is the dramatic 15 metre Aeroboat that has prime position. Read More

New 72 metre superyacht designs by Codecasa

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Italian shipyard Codecasa are currently building the first yacht in the new open motoryachts series Codecasa 50s, as well as the second hull of the successful Codecasa 42 Vintage series. Both will be ready for Summer 2013. In the meantime, the technical office at Codecasa is working hard on the designs of several new 72 metre projects. Read More

Two new superyacht concepts by Nod Design

Monday, 21 May 2012

Emre Yildirim of Turkish design firm Nod Design has send us renderings of two fo their latest projects, Gardina and Horhor. Gardina is a 96 metre superyacht with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.  The yacht is designed to offer accommodation for up to 14 guests, in a large upper deck owner’s cabin, and 6 guest cabins. Read More

Hoek Design Naval Architects develop superyacht-standard daysailer

Friday, 18 May 2012

Fresh from joining the sea trials of the newly launched Essence 33, designer Andre Hoek is highly enthusiastic about this spectacular Dutch daysailer. “She is built to an incredibly high standard in every respect - few if any day sailors have ever been made to this quality level while also offering such an exceptional performance.” Read More

Mel Interiors rebrands to become Superyacht Interiors Mallorca

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

A new corporate image for the Palma de Mallorca based yacht interior and exterior soft furnishings refit company has been unveiled. Superyacht Interiors Mallorca is the new name of Mel Interiors, led by Gabrielle Watts. After many years of working in the yachting industry, Gabrielle looks forward to driving the Mel Interiors to new levels of success. Read More

Construction underway of Cosmo Explorer superyacht

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

The owner of the Alizul Finance Corporation Ltd. had been looking into the possibility to build an exploration yacht for a long period of time. From 2008 to 2010 several efforts were made to contract the construction of the owner’s vision of an ideal explorer yacht. However, those attempts did not lead to an actual signed contract. Read More

René van der Velden Yacht Design unveils 110 foot Cruiser

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

René van der Velden Yacht Design has unveiled this snug, boldly handsome all-weather cruiser, ideal for today’s economy-minded families. She was conceived to assure fun, pleasure, and low building and running costs. She is based on a less-costly steel hull, with each living space made as versatile as possible. Read More

Rupert Marine develops 80-foot luxury motor yacht

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Rupert Marines latest design is an 80-foot luxury motor yacht intended for owners of super yachts and other demanding customers and designed in cooperation with world-renowned naval architects and designers, the exterior bears the signature of Ted Mannerfelt. This 80-foot yacht is the first in series of Rupert Yachts now in development. Read More

New 65 metre vintage styled design from Turkey

Friday, 27 April 2012

Baris Yurek of Baris Yurek Naval Architecture and Yacht Design has send us some interesting renderings of a vessel that wasn't designed to be a superyacht, but that could easily become a luxury yacht. Project Istanbul was designed for a Turkish Tourism Company to be a VIP Tour Boat for short cruises on the Bosphorus. Read More

Redman Whiteley Dixon comments on recently launched Feadship Hampshire II

Friday, 27 April 2012

Saturday 14th April 2012 marked the launch of one of Redman Whiteley Dixon’s (RWD), most significant projects to date, Hampshire II, a 78.5m motor yacht. Masterfully built by Feadship, with interior and exterior design by the Hampshire-based design studio and project managed by the team at Edmiston. Read More

All Ocean Yachts presents conversion proposal of Proteus

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Steve Reoch at All Ocean Yachts has send us a Sergio Cutolo conversion proposal of Proteus, the 53.3m/175’ ABS Research Vessel that is currently for sale for $3,850,000. Built at Rysco Shipyard in Florida in 1977 as an offshore supply vessel, she is a sistership to Perfect Life (ex: French Look). She was converted in 2005. Read More

Codecasa unveils interior of superyacht project F75

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Construction is well underway for the second Codecasa 42 metre Vintage superyacht at from the Viareggio based shipyard. The latest addition to this vintage series has her naval architecture and the exterior design done by the in-house team of Codecasa and features an interior by Della Role Design. Read More

New design for the world’s largest sailing sloop M5

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

With potential Superyacht clients being reluctant to commission new yachts, the refit and refurbishing aspect of the Superyacht business will grow over the next couple of years. At Ron Holland Design they are already involved in a number of major refit design projects, such as the world’s largest sailing sloop, M5. Read More

Jongert unveils new Guido de Groot designed superyacht

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Jongert has unveiled the designs for the new Jongert 42MY. The yard often works together with leading designers in the industry. German Frers designed the new line of modern sailing yachts, while Guido de Groot, a well-respected designer for the motoryacht line, helped fill the gap between the 39-metre Lucia M and the 50-metre 500LE.  Read More

95 Metre superyacht concept by Docq Concepts

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Inspired by the shape of the Opera House in Sidney, superyacht concept Pendendo, designed by Docq Concepts, measures 95 metres. Pendendo is designed to accommodate 20 guests divided over 5 decks. Four guest cabins and four VIP cabins are located on the Lower deck, with the principal stateroom forward on the main deck. Read More

Lagoon Custom unveils CNB superyacht catamaran designs

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Lagoon Custom, an initiative launched by CNB in April 2011, brings together cruising catamaran specialists Lagoon and the expertise of superyacht specialist CNB. The initiative has led to some superb custom catamaran projects, with world-famous naval architects, such as VPLP, Berret-Racoupeau, Bill Dixon and Philippe Briand. Read More

Live from China: Diana Yacht Design working on an exciting new project

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Today, at our stand at the Hainan Rendez-Vous, we had the chance to meet up with our friends at Diana Yacht Design, who gave us a sneak preview of an exciting new project, specifically targeted at the Asian market. A key design element on the yacht, is the total separation between guests and crew, a feature normally seen on much larger yachts. Read More

Icon Yachts and Erdevicki unveil superyacht project ER175

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Icon Yachts and Erdevicki, Inc. of Vancouver, Canada have teamed up to complete the concept analysis and estimation to offer a complete design and build package for the ER175 to the highest level of quality and specification. The interior design and decor is left intentionally open to be influenced by the prospective client. Read More

The refits of superyacht Searaz to a Joachim Kinder design

Friday, 30 March 2012

Sometimes superyachts disappear off our radar for a while, only to re-emerge, looking fresh after an extensive refit. Such is the case with superyacht Searaz. She was originally launched as Alcor in 1986 in Holland. When she was sold to a new owner, superyacht designer Joachim Kinder redesigned her lines. Read More

Gamma Yachts unveils the Gamma 24 Mediterranean in China

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Italian based Gamma Yachts launches it's latest model at the Hainan Rendez Vous April 5th-8th. The Gamma 24 Mediterranean is the bigger sister of the trendsetting Gamma 20. All Gamma's are designed and engineered by Dutch Naval Architect Vripack. Guido Bonandrini of Gamma Yachts is thrilled with this new semi-custom yacht. Read More

ProShip unveils the DP 88 motoryacht

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

ProShip, the Italian design and engineering company for luxury motor yachts, has unveiled the “DP 88’”, a new vessel, specifically ideated and designed for international market. The vision of the designer, Antonio Luxardo, a co-founder of PROship, has been to mix together stability and space with an eco-friendly attitude. Read More

Bilgin Yachts unveils 52 metre Tony Castro designed superyacht

Monday, 26 March 2012

Bilgin Yachts has unveiled a new Tony Castro designed superyacht project. The 52 metre Voyager is an expedition style superyacht, designed to carry 12 guests in 6 large cabins. There are four guest cabins on the lower deck, a VIP cabin on the main deck, and an owner's suite on the forward upper deck. Her aft deck will feature an infinity swimming pool. Read More

Ghost Yachts unveils 40 metre sailing sloop G130SS

Friday, 23 March 2012

Dutch yacht company Ghost Yachts is currently completing the final details of its first sailing yacht, a 130ft sailing sloop named G130SS. Like the company's motoryachts the sailing yacht is designed to push the boundaries of performance and style. The G130SS is specifically created as a High Performance sailing yacht. Read More

Burger and Seaton Yachts develop new expedition yacht

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Seaton Yachts from Newport, RI, USA has announced plans to develop and market with Burger Boat Company the Seaton Expedition Eighty-Three. Seaton has chosen Burger to build the Seaton Expedition Eighty-Three to ICE CLASS 1D standards at Burger’s shipyard in Manitowoc, WI, USA. The yacht is designed for unlimited ocean serviceRead More

New interactive GA on the 72.5m Columbus Global Explorer

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Alex G Clarke of Denison Yacht Sales, has announced that his exclusive listing on the 72.5m Columbus Global Explorer offered at € 50,000,000 now has an Interactive General Arrangement which has been developed by interior designer Claudio Cicconetti. The interactive GA lets you highlight specific areas of the yacht's floor plan. Read More

New 43 metre superyacht order at ISA

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Last month, the Italian shipyard ISA Yachts announced they had signed three new contracts between mid-2011 and early 2011. Today they have announced a fourth order, this time for a 43 metre Granturismo (GT). Two of these four orders are for repeat clients. Designed by Andrea Vallicelli, she is a full displacement superyacht. Read More

Designer Tommaso Spadolini comments on new superyacht Aslec 4

Friday, 16 March 2012

The recently launched Aslec 4 is the fourth yacht that Tommaso Spadolini has designed for a good friend, who previousle owned 19, 24 and 32 metre yachts, designed by Spadolini. The 45 metre Aslec 4 is the families first steel displacement yacht. In April 2009, Spadolini made these first sketches, which evolved into Aslec 4. Read More

Van Geest Yacht Design unveils 60 metre dhow superyacht

Friday, 16 March 2012

Pieter van Geest of Van Geest Yacht Design has send us this design for a 60 metre middle Eastern inspired sailing dhow. The initial design was made some time ago, Pieter tells us, but the project never really took off. Pieter explains; “We do like the design and thought it a shame to be buried in the drawer somewhere". Read More

RMK Marine unveils 56 metre superyacht design

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Following on from the significant interest generated from the success of the Nazenin V, the 52 metre sailing ketch built at RMK Marine and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, further developments of the design have been announced by the yard. RMK Marine is now working on a 56 metre design based on the 52 metre. Read More

Dubai International Boat Show 2012: Majesty 105 unveiled

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Gulf Craft Inc., the largest manufacturer of luxury yachts in the Middle East, yesterday premiered a brand new superyacht concept from its Majesty Yachts range – the Majesty 105 – on day one of the Dubai International Boat Show 2012. The premiere follows the UAE-based shipyard’s recent showcase of its largest ever hull construction. Read More

40 Metre superyacht underway at Mengi Yay

Monday, 5 March 2012

Under the management of Yacht Marine Ltd, with naval architecture and design by Ginton Naval Architects and interior design of Guido de Groot Design, the construction of this 40 metre sloop has commenced at the Turkish yard Mengi Yay in Tuzla. The hull is nearly completed and the aluminium superstructure is well underway. Read More

30 metre explorer yacht by Sabdes Design for CMC Yachts

Monday, 5 March 2012

Sabdes Designs' 30m Explorer yacht seeks out a zen like philosophy in being a luxury explorer 'go-anywhere, anytime' motoryacht that brings together only essential elements to achieve its purpose. Sabdes has recently teamed up with CMC Yachts who have begun marketing the design as the CMC Yachts 30m Explorer. Read More

Laurent Giles Superyacht Architects launches new website

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Laurent Giles Superyacht Architects (LGSA) launched their new website, www.laurentgiles.co.uk. The site features their new corporate image, details of their services and explains their approach to each individual project. LGSA can provide services from initial concept development, full naval architecture through to in build support. Read More

Northrop and Johnson Asia now central agents for Ruea Yachts

Monday, 27 February 2012

Simon Turner, from Northrop and Johnson’s Singapore office today announced a new Central Agency agreement with Ruea Yachts, the New Construction Division of Yacht Solutions in Thailand, builders of European designed custom superyachts. Ruea Yachts has initially launched two designs, a 60 metre and a 75 metre yacht. Read More

Interior renderings of the Benetti Sail Division BSD98 Logica

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Last week's moving of Benetti Sail Division's BSD98 Logica to another shed, offered us the first glimpse of the first superyacht of the new Logica range. The luxury motor yacht is due for delivery in early 2013. Today, we receive the first interior renderings. The lines of the BSD 98 Logica have been designed by Luca Brenta Yacht Design. Read More

Daniel Humphreys wins Abitare La Barca Concept Award

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

British design student Daniel Humphreys, from Plymouth University has won the internationally recognised Abitare La Barca Concept Award design competition. Representing the UK, Daniel is the first British design student to have won this prestigious industry award. The Abitare La Barca Award, was hosted at the sea technology and design event. Read More

Vismara unveils the M90 superyacht

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Vismara has unveiled a new and exciting project, that is being developed in close colaboration with a client. The M90 is designed for a combination of maximum performance to allow for fast trips, good stability for more comfort, and the range of a displacement explorer vessel. The yacht will peek at around 35 knots for quick trips. Read More

Two semi-custom explorer Bering yachts by Sabdes Design

Thursday, 16 February 2012

The latest Sabdes designs are purposeful 18 and 24 metre semi-custom Explorer Motoryachts produced for Bering Yachts of the USA. They have serious capabilities and are inherently economic with either conventional or hybrid propulsion. The designs are the third and fourth collaboration projects in the series of 15-24 metre Bering Yachts. Read More

The stylish superyacht support vessel Phantom 24m

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Arista Marine, a New Zealand based company that has its operational base in Croatia, has unveiled plans for the Phantom support vessel. The Phantom has taken the role of the SSV or shadow vessel, and given it a contemporary twist. With its 210 m.sq of deck storage area the phantom has the carrying capacity of a much larger vessel. Read More

Van Oossanen Naval Architects celebrates 20th anniversary

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Van Oossanen Naval Architects celebrated its 20th anniversary on 26th January, with some 100 guests attending, in an "open house" type setting. In a speech by Peter van Oossanen, the founder of the company, he explained that in addition to the 20th birthday of the company there are a number of other reasons for the celibration. Read More

New 58m superyacht concept by Christopher Seymour Designs

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Christopher Seymour Designs starts 2012 with his latest concept, this time with more of a conservative approach in the form of a 58m yacht. Known as Project 58, she was designed to be a conservative European-style motor yacht with modern design features and timber detailing. Extra attention has been spent on the hydrodynamics on the hull. Read More

CMN unveils details about superyacht concept Project One

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

CMN has unveiled more details about the futuristic look of Project One, which was first presented in preview at the 2011 Abu Dhabi Yacht Show. Created by CMN in-house design team, the new concept boasts an interior space normally found on much larger yachts. The impressive vertical bow ending on the long foredeck creates a slender profile. Read More

Superyacht design concept Blue Peace by Aras Kazar

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Yacht Designer Aras Kazar has shared his latest concept with SuperYachtTimes.com. The 42 metre superyacht is inspired by a unique species the “Piscis Volans”, also known as flying fish. Motor yacht Blue Peace will be built out of a combination of three materials; aluminium and wood for the hull. Read More

Two new superyacht designs by Phillippe Briand

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Philippe Briand has unveiled details on two superyacht designs, a 170’ sloop and a 174' ketch. There were three main criteria that oriented the design of both projects. The yachts were to be elegant, welcoming and well performing. The real beauty of the hull shape comes from its balance and specifically from the length of the foredecks. Read More

The sport fisherman inspired superyacht Gran Marlin 46

Monday, 6 February 2012

Florence based design studio Key Frame Studio has send us information on their latest project, the Gran Marlin 46, a modern day superyacht with the classic sport lines of sport fisherman. She features a large open area on the bow, dedicated to guests, two large aft decks, and a sizeable sundeck. Read More

Drettmann Yachts unveils new superyacht series

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Drettmann Yachts has unveiled two new superyacht concepts, Motor Yachts (DMY) and Explorers (DEY). The DMY line consists of 4 models, the DMY20, DMY27, DMY32 and the largest the DMY37, with all the digits referring to the length of the model. The Explorer range consists of the DEY27, DEY32, DEY37, DEY45. Read More

Gian Paolo Nari unveils 75 metre superyacht project NPe75

Thursday, 2 February 2012

The NPe75 brings together elements of yacht design and aviation together in one seamless package with all the safety aspects required to land and store an helicopter aboard of super yachts. Despite the presence of the high hangar, Gian Paolo Nari succeeded in creating a great looking 75 metre vessel. Read More

47 Metre superyacht and 8 metre tender by Imaginocean Yacht Design

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Sydney based C.Way Pty Ltd has released details of two exciting but very different projects: an 8 metre superyacht tender and a 47 metre motor yacht. C.Way was set up to build luxurious custom and semi-custom boats in a streamlined and rational way, so that costs can be contained without compromising on quality. Read More

Fraser Yachts London office serves as Eidsgaard Design gallery

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Last Month saw the official unveiling of a new window display in the Fraser Yachts Mayfair office, the event served as the perfect festive opportunity for networking with clients and industry peers. Fraser Yachts offered their London office as a gallery to Eidsgaard Design to exhibit their yacht and aircraft design skills. Read More

75 metre new build Rossi Navi superyacht project for sale

Monday, 30 January 2012

Axel Douqué of Ocean Independence has announced his appointment for the sale of a 75 metre Rossi Navi new build construction project designed by Enrico Gobbi of T4Design. Based on the 74 metre Rossinavi by T4Design this 75 metre project has been further developed with an improved layout on all levels, including three main deck side balconies. Read More

The 40.5 metre superyacht i41 concept by IP.YD

Monday, 30 January 2012

Greek designer Ira Petromanolaki has send us his latest concept, superyacht i41. SuperYachtTimes.com spoke with Ira, who explains the concept; "The intention was to create a contemporary design that combines luxury and innovation". The yacht features large glass surfaces, which provide great views. Read More

Proteksan Turquoise unveils two superyacht concepts

Friday, 27 January 2012

Proteksan Turquoise's talented in-house designer Selahattin Üldas, has designed two interesting superyacht concepts, the Pro 620 Golden and Pro 750 Golden. When the design process of the Pro 750 Golden was finalised it was remarked that the design features and detail took on the feel of fine jewellery, hence the name 'golden'. Read More

New 33 metre superyacht concept by P.B. Behage

Monday, 16 January 2012

P.B. Behage has send us his new designs for a 33.33 metre superyacht concept, designed for worldwide exploration. The yacht's hull features a flared fan bow section and a reversed transom, creating a refreshing silhouette. Accommodation is for 6 guests. Read More

Design Unlimited creates interior for Sunseeker 28 metre yacht

Monday, 16 January 2012

The launch of the new 28 Metre Yacht and Predator 53 by Sunseeker at the 2012 London Boat Show marks the latest chapter in the partnership between motoryacht builder Sunseeker and the leading interior design and styling studio Design Unlimited. Design Unlimited has been responsible for the interior design of 15 Sunseeker models. Read More

The Pelican 80 concept by Yachting Ideas

Monday, 16 January 2012

Yachting Ideas recently send us the designs of the Pelican 80, an 80 feet planning motor yacht designed to be built in composite, with sporty lines and an attractive design. The yacht features a nearly vertical bow, and a deep V hull, that allows it to tackle even rough seas. Inside, we find a large main saloon, with plenty of large windows. Read More

The Awlgrip interior design competition kicks off

Friday, 13 January 2012

AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip business has announced an innovative competition aimed at superyacht interior designers of the future. Awlgrip has long been associated with painting the exteriors of superyachts. Now, following the decision to introduce a range of interior coating products, Awlgrip is challenging interior designers of the future. Read More

The Moonen 100 Explorer combines robust performance with stylish looks

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands is making excellent progress with the construction of a long distance explorer-type yacht. The all-new Vripack designed Moonen 100 is a robust exhibition-style vessel that also benefits from exceptionality smooth lines. She combines major fuel efficiencies with comprehensive live aboard facilities. Read More

New Burger superyacht with a modern Dutch twist

Thursday, 5 January 2012

The Burger Boat Company, a venerable shipyard for over 130 years, has teamed up with Dutch design studio Vripack to create a modern but still classic motor yacht, named 85’ Burger. Vripack carefully studied the signature of Burger Boat Company and combines it with the very latest innovations in techniques. Read More

Egg and Dart and ISA team up on 58 metre Ranger concept

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Egg and Dart, the German yacht design firm, has recently teamed up with the ISA yard in Ancona, to market the 58 metre Ranger project, developed for clients who are keen on independent, worldwide exploring. An observation deck and whale watching stations are just two examples of what the Ranger 58 has on offer. Read More

Sigmund Yacht Design pushes the envelope with superyacht Vestar

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Sigmund Yacht Design aims to push the envelope of design in every way. The studio has already designed and displayed a number of advanced motor yachts and have now added a 60 metre sailing yacht within a motor range. Designed to be a modern classic, Vestar's lines and styling are an indulgence in classical elegance. Read More

Barracuda Yacht Design unveils 52 metre superyacht

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Silent running and vibration free are just two example benchmarks from a long list of requirements Barracuda Yacht Design's client has given them in requesting a design study for an intriguing new yacht. Despite first impressions of a large and comfortable cruising yacht, this is still very much a performance-orientated design. Read More

Sunseeker International introduces the new 28 metre yacht

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

The first of a distinctive new generation combining the very latest in innovation and technology, the new 28 Metre Yacht will make its world debut at the 2012 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show. The world launch will take place on Friday 6th January at 11.30am. This new design launches the next generation of the ‘Sunseeker’ Yacht look. Read More

The Intec Marine 90 Hybrid unveiled by Guido de Groot Design

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

The Intec Marine 90 Hybrid is the first yacht from a series of energy efficient 'next generation' yachts with hybrid propulsion designed by Guido de Groot Design. Besides it's energy efficiency, the yacht will emit lower noise levels and lower emissions of NOX and CO2. It has been developed in a joint effort with naval architect Doug Sharp. Read More

Pershing unveils the new Pershing 82 motoryacht

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Pershing has unveiled a new and highly anticipated project: the Pershing 82’, a contemporary reinterpretation of its successful predecessor, the Pershing 80’. The first 82’ will be delivered in the spring of 2012. She is designed by Fulvio De Simoni in close collaboration with AYT and a team of architects and designers at Centro Stile Ferrettigroup. Read More

Misha Merzliakov unveils 52 metre superyacht catamaran

Monday, 19 December 2011

Australian superyacht designer, and 2011 Young Designer of the Year finalist, Misha Merzliakov, has sent us details of project Eva, a 52 metre catamaran design. The design utilizes an innovative bow door for vehicle & tender storage. Inside an Audi Q7 is stowed and can be driven off via the bow ramp onto a dock or pier. Read More

The use of glass on 72 metre superyacht Stella Maris

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

At the latest Super Yacht Design Symposium, Viareggio Superyacht’s Managing Director, Federico Bennewitz, explained how to overcome the technical challenges of using glass as a construction material on the 72-metre Stella Maris. Invited to join the speakers’ panel, Bennewitz shared with the audience some of the problems faced. Read More

Marín Yachts and Arquinaval unveil new 50 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Marín Yachts, yacht division of the Spanish based shipyard Factoría Naval de Marín, builder of superyachts Follow me V, Elena and Germania Nova, introduces a new elegant and stunning 50 metre motoryacht. Arquinaval has been in charge of the timeless exterior design and the general arrangement. Read More

Odyssey Yacht Design unveils Apollo One Hundred Motor Yacht

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Odyssey Yacht Design recently unveiled the Apollo One Hundred superyacht. We met up with the design team in Fort Lauderdale last month, who explained the new concept to us. This Semi Custom motor yacht has been developed to fit the maximum internal living space into a package which is sleek stylish and well designed. Read More

Grand Bay Yachts unveils superyacht project 100 Elegance

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Grand Bay Yachts has unveiled their new project, 100´ Elegance. The 30 meter superyacht will be custom built with a carbon / glass /epoxy hull and superstructure, and features a beautiful classic profile. With a cruising speed of 20 knots, and a maximum speed of 32 knots, this super yacht is designed for blue water cruising around the world. Read More

The Durabo 110 superyacht design back on the market

Friday, 18 November 2011

Erdevicki Superyacht Design, Inc. started construction of 110ft Durabo performance sailing ketch as all aluminium structure for a customer in Canada back in 2009 but the deepening financial crises halted the production, which is mothballed for now. The client has agreed now that the design can be offered to other. Read More

Tansu Yachts and Diana Yacht Design unveil superyacht Only Now

Friday, 18 November 2011

Diana Yacht Design and Tansu Yachts have again teamed up on a new and refreshing project. Rough but modest, sturdy but elegant, project Only Now, is a 33.9 metre superyacht, with styling by Tansu Yachts, and naval architecture and engineering by Diana Yacht Design. Accommodation for 6 guests is divided in 3 guest cabins. Read More

New 49 metre superyacht design by Nick Mezas Yacht Design

Monday, 14 November 2011

Nick Mezas, a young and upcoming designer from The Netherlands, who was one of the finalists for the recent Young Designer of the Year Award, has send us details about his latest design concept, a 49 metre displacement superyacht. Nick invested a lot of time to come up with a practical, functional and spacious layout. Read More

Video of the 50 metre superyacht Star Fish

Thursday, 10 November 2011

The 50 metre Star Fish, projected to launch in April of 2012, will follow in the footsteps of the acclaimed 45 metre Aquos Yachts project Big Fish. Star Fish, currently under construction at McMullen & Wing, will be based on the same hull form, but will include six staterooms and accommodation for 14 crew, and a flexible owner’s deck with optional forward-facing cabin and both fore and aft decks. Read More

Bury Design unveils design for 28.95 metre submarine support vessel

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Paul Bury of Bury Design has send us details about his latest project, the Triton95. The Triton 95 is a 28.95 metre support vessel commissioned by Triton Submarines. Conceived along a different route to most offshore cruising powerboats, her brief was simple: a robust, efficient vessel to carry a Triton 3300/2 submarine around the world. Read More

Broward Shipyard and Donald Starkey team up on Columbus 146

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Broward Shipyard has introduced the Columbus series expedition superyachts, developed together with Donald Starkey of Donald Starkey Design. Named the Columbus series, it is Broward's aim to bring the customers back to the United States with regard to realizing new construction projects. Read More

Van Geest Design's new 60 metre fast superyacht

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Pieter van Geest of Van Geest Design has sent us his latest project, a design for a 60 metre superyacht. The design brief stated fast, performance orientated and sporty looking. Judging by the design renderings we received today, we can safely say Pieter’s design ticks all of those boxes. Read More

Sunreef unveils the Sunreef 75 Ultimate

Monday, 7 November 2011

In 2010 Sunreef Yachts has launched a new range of performing fast cruisers ranging from 70 to 170 feet. The shipyard is now introducing a new addition to this range - a sophisticated design for an ultra-modern, high-performance sailing catamaran, the Sunreef 75 Ultimate. It is the successor to the Sunreef 80 Ultimate. Read More

Oyster unveils the designs of the Oyster 825 sailing yacht

Monday, 7 November 2011

The sleek and stylish Oyster 825 is an exciting addition to the range of new yachts launched by Oyster over the last two years and features Oyster's latest striking and contemporary styling, first seen with the highly successful Oyster 625, of which 10 are now already sold. The 825 has nearly 15% more internal volume than her predecessor. Read More

Nedship unveils the 39 metre 650 Quadro

Monday, 31 October 2011

Nedship has unveiled the 650 Quadro, representing a superyacht with 650 sqm of usable space and 4 deck levels. This new design is the result of the intensive work of the in house designers from Nedship in collaboration with owners and crew. The task was to get a yacht under 40 metres with a fast, stable and quiet hull. Read More

Boksa Marine Design launches new website

Monday, 17 October 2011

Boksa Marine Design, Inc. has today released their newly revised website, www.boksamarinedesign.com. The website is part of an overall re-focus on branding and marketing at Boksa Marine Design. Future plans also call for more public relations and advertising efforts as well as an increased presence at industry trade shows and events. Read More

Nod Design unveils the 90 metre superyacht design XE-90

Monday, 17 October 2011

Emre Yildirim of Turkish design firm Nod Design has send us renderings of their latest project, XE-90. XE-90 is a ninety metre superyacht with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. According to the designer, the design of the yacht is based on the dynamism and fluid lines of car aesthetics. The yacht is designed for up to 14 guests. Read More

Arman unveils the 90 metre superyacht Dune project

Friday, 14 October 2011

While the average size of superyachts leaving the yards these days was something unseen only a few years ago, the typical "wedding cake" stacking style is something we've unfortunately been seeing for many decades. Arman Fissette created an innovative and visionary design style with a more monolithic approach to design. Read More

Docq Concepts unveils project Lustroso

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Docq Concepts has send us their latest superyacht concept design, Lustroso. This new concept provides owners with total privacy, comfort and countless entertainment possibilities. Lustroso features lots of subtle details, such as the inward folding edges near the porthole windows, which create playful shadows. Read More

Job opening at Diana Yacht Design

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Because of business expansion Diana Yacht Design, a leading Dutch superyacht design company, is looking for a Naval architect with experience as a mechanical engineer or a Mechanical engineer with experience in naval architecture, who has a thorough understanding of luxury yacht building. Read More

Dubois Naval Architects sign 100 metre superyacht design contract

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Dubois Naval Architects have signed a contract to design one of the most spectacular private yachts in history, with a main mast that will tower 125 metres above the water. This 100-metre sloop is to be an explorer yacht for an existing client, with much volume dedicated to stowage space for tenders and equipment. Read More

Fincantieri unveils 88 metre and 145 metre superyacht designs

Monday, 10 October 2011

During the Monaco Yacht Show, Fincantieri Yachts unveiled two exciting new design projects, the Virage 88 and the Fortissimo. The Virage 88 concept has been developed to underline Fincantieri Yachts’ interest in building yachts in the 70 to 90 metre range. For the second 145 metre project, Fincantieri turned a blind eye to the economic crisis. Read More

Superyacht E&E's grand debut in Monaco

Friday, 7 October 2011

Renowned for their long range comfortable cruisers Vripack back in 2009 designed a New Generation Explorer with the elegance of a Super Yacht for a repeat customer. At the Monaco Yacht Show superyacht E&E made her grand debut. As with their first yacht, the owner and his wife allowed Vripack to come up with a unique design. Read More

Dixon Yacht Design and Ken Freivokh create 80 metre superyacht

Thursday, 6 October 2011

The combined talents of two of the most highly regarded yacht design offices in the world have come together with a spectacular result: the Mantis 80. Dixon Yacht Design, who are responsible for the naval architecture and the external styling, have joined with Ken Freivokh Design who have weaved their magic on the interior. Read More

Otam unveils the Millennium 100 in Monaco

Friday, 30 September 2011

The OTAM shipyard, known for unique sport boats, picked the Monaco Yacht Show for the world premiere of their latest project, the Millennium 100. The Millennium 100, which will be able to reach speeds in excess of 50 knots, is joint design effort by Tagliavini for the hull, Mancini for the exterior and Salvagni for the interior. Read More

Odyssey Yacht Design unveils superyacht Veloce

Friday, 30 September 2011

Odyssey Yacht Designs have unveiled their all new 52 metre superyacht Veloce. The name was chosen because it best describes its dramatically styled exterior - evocative of speed, power and performance. This is a new breed of yacht designed for a new era. Veloce delivers dramatic styling and cutting edge technology. Read More

Front Street Shipyard unveils two new superyacht designs

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Front Street Shipyard is unveiling initial plans for the Sparkman & Stephens-designed Front Street 118 and Front Street 130 sloops. The yachts have traditional hull lines and trademark S&S sheers, invoking a classic aesthetic from yachting's golden area. The construction will be of advanced materials using the most modern processes. Read More

More details on superyacht Essence unveiled by Kingship

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Full details on the newly developed 42.5 metre Essence were revealed on 23 September 2011 at the Monaco Yacht Show. She is the first yacht of her size to have a completely private Master Deck and a 360゜forward-facing balcony. The full-beam master’s suite offers not only the best view but absolute privacy. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee presents the extraordinary project Utopia

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

BMT Nigel Gee has announced its latest design, developed in partnership with Yacht Island Design. Project Utopia, an avant‐garde vision of a future concept breaks the traditional naval architectural mould which the market has come to expect and offers a truly unique outlook free from any conventional design constraints. Read More

YPI teams up with Kingship on 75 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Yachting Partners International (YPI) and Chinese shipbuilder, Kingship Marine, have revealed their first project together, the 75-metre expedition yacht Arctic Whale. Conceived with long range world cruising in mind, Arctic Whale is the latest design to come from the boards of renowned French designer, Eva Cadio & Co. Read More

88 Metre Michael Leach superyacht design for Blohm + Voss unveiled

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

On September 21st at the Blohm + Voss stand during the Monaco Yacht Show 2011 a presentation for the 88m MCA Motor Yacht Concept was held. Following the recent successful collaboration and delivery of the 96 metre Palladium in 2010, Blohm + Voss and Michael Leach Design Ltd (MLD) have teamed up once again. Read More

Feadship unveils the Qi concept in Monaco

Monday, 26 September 2011

The sixth Future Concept Feadship has been unveiled at the Monaco show. Like its predecessors, Qi has been created by De Voogt Naval Architects to reflect the likely requirements and desires of the next generation of clients. With a length of 56 metres, Qi is designed to generate a fresh sense of energy among owners. Read More

Pegaso Marine, Moore Yacht Design and Freire team up for new Pegaso 73m

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Moore Yacht Design have been approached by Pegaso Marine, - the operators of the Pegaso fleet and the company behind R.V – to produce some new exterior design proposals utilising the Pegaso platform. R.V. Pegaso, which was produced by Freire Shipyard in Spain, was born out of the requirements of a seasoned owner. Read More

Silverlining at the Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Furniture company Silverlining is presenting a collection of furniture pieces, showing radical departure from traditional preconceptions of what the luxury furniture on yachts should look like. The collection explores the relationship between design and craftsmanship in the 21st century, pushing the boundaries of engineering and furniture making. Read More

H2 and Laurent Giles present new 85 metre superyacht for Icon

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Following the launch of the 50m platform at last year’s Monaco show, Icon Yachts approached H2 Design with a brief to develop an 85 metre concept working from the ICON platform design. Whilst H2 developed the exterior styling and GA, Laurent Giles Superyacht Architect’s were commissioned to provide the initial technical input. Read More

Jongert presents new superyacht designs at Monaco Yacht Show

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Jongert Shipyard will present two new models at the Monaco Yacht Show: the Jongert 500 LE, an exclusive 50 meters long motor yacht, and the 3000 M, a thirty metre sailing yacht with exceptional sailing characteristics. The idea for both yachts was the outcome of discussions with customers about their dreams and wishes. Read More

New faces at Design Unlimited

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Design Unlimited, interior designers for production and super yachts, have announced two new appointments to its team based in the town of Fareham, on the south coast of the UK. Gary Rossall takes on the new role of Design Manager, in which capacity he will be responsible for the day‐to‐day management of the design team. Read More

Overmarine unveils two new Mangusta superyacht models

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Overmarine has released information on two new models, the Mangusta 110, and the redesigned Mangusta 130. The Mangusta 110 will feature a new social area on the flybridge, in addition to an extended area on the bow, one of Mangusta’s trademark features. The 110 will also have a newly designed interior layout. Read More

Kingship unveils superyacht project Essence

Monday, 5 September 2011

Kingship has once again cooperated with designer Horacio Bozzo of Axis Group Yacht Design to introduce an unprecedented yacht design – M/Y Essence that rewrites the history of luxurious yachting. She is the first yacht of her size to have a completely private Owner's deck and a 180゚ forward-facing panoramic view. Read More

Princess Yachts to launch Fendi Casa collaboration

Monday, 5 September 2011

Princess Yachts International will be launching their most ambitious interior designer partnership to date when the first 98 Motor Yacht, designed in collaboration with Fendi Casa, is unveiled at the Southampton Boat Show. Over six months in development, the design collaboration with Fendi Casa is now ready for its first public appearance. Read More

Altima Yachts unveils 68 Voyager motor yacht

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Altima Yachts has introduced the first cruising yacht in their new Voyager series. The Altima 68 Voyager has been designed to be the ideal long-range cruising yacht for couples and families. Bill Prince Yacht Design was responsible for the engineering and naval architecture. The Voyager 68 is designed to be operated with or without professional crew. Read More

Miss Tor Yachts presents new Schooner 110 concept

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

The Turkish company Miss Tor Yacht has unveiled plans for a new schooner. Measuring 34 metres in length with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, this Schooner 110 project is ready to be built to RINA class at the Orucoglu shipyard. The Schooner 110 will be powered by twin 400 HP Arthor Ford Marine Systems engines. Read More

New superyacht explorer concept by Newcruise

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Several years ago now, a unique fascination for explorer yachts started for the Hamburg-based design and construction office, Newcruise. During the development of the 115m superyacht Luna, the design team of Frank Neubelt, Roland Krueger and Katherina Raczek dealt intensively with this yacht form. Read More

Pearl Motor Yachts and Interior Designer Kelly Hoppen MBE collaborate on Pearl 75

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Pearl Motor Yachts has announced a special collaboration with a world renowned British interior designer. Kelly Hoppen MBE is one of the most in-demand interior designers in the country. Kelly has been brought on board to design the luxury interior of the flagship Pearl 75, which will be launched in early 2012. Read More

Historic yacht firm unveils multi-million pound vision of its future

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

One of the most famous names in yacht design is back. Scottish firm A.Mylne & Co. is the oldest continually designing naval architecture office in the world, and having been acquired by well-established Fife business Ace Marine Ltd, is set to chart an ambitious route to once again become an industry leader. Read More

Guido de Groot Design unveils the Selene 128

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Guido de Groot Design has unveiled a new project, theSelene 128, which is the result of an international collaboration of designers and architects under Howard Chen's design team leadership. Howard Chen has worked closely with renowned Dutch designer Guido De Groot and a group of International consultants. Read More

Hyundai Yachts unveil pocket sized superyacht design by Bill Prince

Friday, 12 August 2011

Hyundai Yachts has announced a breakthrough in modern yacht design and the latest addition to its growing line of luxury yachts, the Asan 62 Motoryacht. Hyundai Yachts’ largest yacht to date, the Asan 62 has been designed from the bottom up with a level of interior space and amenities normally found only on larger vessels. Read More

Sunrise Yachts introduce new 50 metre Espen Oeino design

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

After entering the superyacht market in 2009 with the widely acclaimed 45 metre Africa, and then signing one of the largest new-build contracts of 2010 with a 63 metre project (Oeino/RWD), Sunrise Yachts continues its collaboration with Espen Øino and Franck Darnet with a new 50 metre motor yacht and at the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Sky1 premiere is race against time for BMT naval expert

Friday, 5 August 2011

Naval Architect Sam Stevens, from BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy recently undertook one of the biggest engineering challenges of his career to date. Sam was part of a team of four competing in the Sky1 premiere of Safebreakers. Read More

MCC goes neo classic in 46 metre project

Friday, 5 August 2011

We first reported on the MCC 46 metre Neo Classic Long Range Motoryacht in March. MCC Design informs us they will display a model of this project at the Monaco Yacht Show. Stylistically The Neo Classic is a blend of modern minimalist simplicity coupled with classically efficient hull design. The classicism is at its strongest in the bow. Read More

Ned Ship Group selected to build the Strand-Craft 122 and 166 superyachts

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Strand-Craft and the designer of the SC 122 and SC 166 projects, Eduard Gray, have selected NedShip Group as their preferred shipyard, able to built these designs to the highest possible standards. The success of the project does not only rely on the extraordinary look of these yachts, but also on the use of advanced light weight materials. Read More

Adam Voorhees designs 25 metre refit project Sleighride

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Adam Voorhees has unveiled his latest design, Project Sleighride, a 25 metre superyacht with a 230m2 upwind sail area. This is the first project in build that is designed entirely by Adam Voorhees Design. Sleighride, the sloop originally designed by S&S and built by Goetz, is undertaking a major refit at Westerly Marine in California with her new owner. Read More

New 88 metre Michael Leach superyacht design for Blohm + Voss

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Following the successful collaboration and delivery of 96m Palladium Blohm + Voss and Michael Leach Design have teamed up again. This time for a 88 metre concept that fulfills MCA regulations and does not exceed 3000GT. Details at this moment are still being kept under wraps, but full details will be revealed during the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Van Geest Design presents 80 metre superyacht design

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

We recently had superyacht designer Pieter van Geest of Van Geest Design in our office, explaining to us more about his latest superyacht concept, the VGD 80m. Sleek lines give this 80 metre a clean impression, resulting in straight forward engineering, keeping it simple to build. yacht features a 320 m2 owners deck on top. Read More

Joachim Kinder Designs presents 72’ fly bridge motor yacht

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

German office Joachim Kinder Design presents a new 72’ fly bridge motor yacht designed for Dubai Marine. The world premiere is planned for the 2012 Dubai Boat Show. The main idea behind the interior design is lightness. Zebrano wood combined with light oak parquet, white leather contrasting with stainless steel elements. Read More

Newcruise unveils superyacht project Rebel

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Newcruise has unveiled their latest superyacht concept Rebel, a powerful weekender inspired by the original US commuter yachts of the 1940s and 1950s, combined with today’s demands for blue water yachting. The interior follows the 1950s suit of the exterior, reflecting the original Hollywood glamour of that day. Read More

Bray Yacht Design unveils fuel-efficient 42 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Patrick Bray has unveiled to us his new designs for a 42 metre long-range superyacht, designed to be based primarily in the Mediterranean for a client who enjoys extensive outdoor activities. The yacht features spacious accommodation for 14 guests and up to 10 crewmembers. The yacht's interior features cabinetry made of American Walnut. Read More

Tony Castro unveils designs for 35 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Tony Castro Yacht design has unveiled the first designs for a new 35 metre Ketch. The modern exterior combined with a well-considered, practical layout results in a comfortable yacht with striking styling. The deckhouse features a spacious saloon surrounded by large areas of opening glass, as well as an opening glass ceiling. Read More

New 42m superyacht design from Setzer Design Group

Monday, 18 July 2011

Setzer Design Group has unveiled a new design, a 42-metre, micro-superyacht being designed to serve as a shadow and support vessel for the client’s higher speed toys and the vessels of his visitors. After numerous more classic alternatives the selected design is taking shape as a refined and streamlined expression of the owner’s taste. Read More

SuperYacht Spares looking after interior supplies

Thursday, 14 July 2011

In addition to deck, bridge and engine room supplies SuperYacht Spares these days also provide all (custom-made) interior requirements. Taking the wishes of the owner and crew as a template, SuperYacht Spares facilitates well thought-out and attractive interiors by providing a pre-selected range of suitable suppliers. Read More

New images of the 72.5 metre Columbus Global Explorer

Thursday, 14 July 2011

Alex G Clarke of Denison Yacht Sales released more information about the Columbus Global Explorer 72.5 metre, including the final general arrangement. The Global Explorer is a high volume expedition vessel, designed to circumnavigate the world in total comfort and safety. She is now ready to begin construction immediately. Read More

Carlo Cafiero designs 35 metre open superyacht concept

Monday, 11 July 2011

Italian designer Carlo Cafiero has send us renderings of his latest concept design, this time for a 35 metre open sportsyacht. The project is characterized by an aggressive design, with the emphasizes on outdoor living. She features a dark polycarbonate fixed bimini and an 18 square metre red polyurethane bathing platform. Read More

CRN introduces the CRN Dislopen superyacht line

Friday, 8 July 2011

Yesterday, CRN presented Dislopen, a unique superyacht concept, destined to establish new standards in the international luxury yachting industry. Dislopen, a range of innovative steel and aluminum yachts, integrates the shape and style of a high-performance open boat, with the volume and the comfort of a large displacement yacht. Read More

Sanlorenzo unveils the SL94 superyacht

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Sanlorenzo has today unveiled the designs for the new SL94. Although a brand new design, the SL94 has an unmistakable Sanlorenzo look. The yard used styling elements that were successfully introduced in the multiprized SL104. Francesco Paszkowski designed the SL94 in cooperation with Sanlorenzo's inhouse designers. Read More

New 43 metre superyacht designed by Andrea Borzelli

Monday, 4 July 2011

Last month we reported about Andrea Borzelli's 24 metre yacht, developed for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering CO., LTD. Today Andrea calls to inform us about his latest project, a 43 metre superyacht. This 43 metre will feature naval architecture and engineering by Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Francesco Rogantin. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel designs

Friday, 1 July 2011

BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel design this year. Established as Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd in June 1986, by Nigel Gee and John Bonafoux, the company is recognised as one of the world’s leading naval architecture and marine design consultancies, providing a comprehensive service from concept through to detailed production design. Read More

René van der Velden Yacht Design unveils new superyacht range

Thursday, 30 June 2011

René van der Velden Yacht Design has unveiled their new handsome 38 metre project. It’s a full walkaround design, with gracefully balanced lines, shaped to serve as a platform for a variety of concepts in the 37- to 40-meter range. The 38 metre prototype was created for a private client but this design is also available to other clients. Read More

Burger Boat and Ivan Erdevicki develop 40 metre superyacht

Monday, 27 June 2011

Burger Boat Company, in association with Ivan Erdevicki Naval Architecture & Yacht Design, has unveiled the newly conceived contemporary style 40m Raised Pilothouse Motor Yacht design for the ever expanding world market. The design includes features often found only on much larger yachts. Read More

Luiz de Basto unveils design for 90 metre Oceanco

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Luiz de Basto has unveiled his design concept for a 90 metre Oceanco. She features a superstructure completely finished in reflective glass, providing panoramic views from the interior. The innovative design also separates the aft- and sidedecks used by the guests, from the sidedecks used by the crew, offering total privacy to guests. Read More

CRN introduces the CRN Classic 52m superyacht

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Inspired by previous CRN's, such as Azzurra II and Il Vagabondo Again, and by blending the seventies and the eighties with current day technology, CRN have created the Classic 52m, a new and completely customized superyacht project. The superyacht was developed by CRN in collaboration with Studio Zuccon International Project. Read More

Striking new 73 metre superyacht design by Hot Lab for Icon Yachts

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Icon Yachts from the Netherlands have teamed up with Italian design studio Hot Lab, to create a formidable 73 metre superyacht design study. A striking interpretation has been made by the Italian design studio Hot Lab, based on the proven Icon technology. This striking and timesless design will be officially launched at the Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Designer Tony Castro and Galeon Yachts unveil the 780 Crystal

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

UK based Tony Castro Naval Architects have been working closely with Polish yacht builder Galeon to produce their new flagship, the 780 Crystal - set to premiere later this year. The striking exterior features an optional coloured hull, a glass panel over the helmsman station and a spa-tub on the flybridge – unusual on a craft of this size. Read More

Ivan Erdevicki unveils his latest 100 metre superyacht concept

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Ivan Erdevicki has unveiled his latest design concept, the ER 100. For this 100 metre superyacht, the designer wanted to steer away from clichéd designs, whilst at the same time avoid a busy looking concept. Therefore, the design makes its own statement in terms of styling, while still remaining seaworthy and practical. Read More

Cantieri Navali Chioggia unveils the Ocean King 88

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Cantieri Navali Chioggia has unveiled a new explorer project, the Ocean King 88. With 20 years experience in the shipbuilding and refit business, the Ocean King expedition yachts are built like commercial tugs, featuring an azimuth stern drive system. Much like commercial tugs, the length/beam ratio of the Ocean King 88 is 3:1. Read More

Carlo Cafiero designs 90 metre superyacht concept

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Italian designer Carlo Cafiero has send us renderings of his latest concept design. The concept is characterized by an aggressive design with a high bow, and Carlo’s signature coloured polycarbonate fashion plates. Features include a large pool on the lower aft deck and a helipad large enough for an Augusta Grand helicopter. Read More

Adriel Design designs Oceanco concept with ultimate atrium feature

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Adriel Design has unveiled their new 90 metre concept for Oceanco, project Lumen. Lumen houses Adriel Design’s in-depth conceptualisation of the ultimate superyacht atrium staircase, which will be filled with spectacular natural light. At night, LED backlighting takes over, turning the entire atrium into a lantern of artificial light. Read More

McDiarmid Design unveils its latest superyacht concept, Iwana

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

British Designer Alex McDiarmid, based in the South of France, has unveiled his latest design concept for an innovative 85 metre superyacht, Iwana. The project sees a fresh thinking approach to the styling of a 85m Super Yacht and as always, inspiration is diverse and of a non nautical philosophy. Lizards, in particular iguanas were studied. Read More

Superyacht design concept Blue Dream II

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Aras Kazar Designs studio has recently unveiled a 67 metre superyacht design concept entitled Blue Dream II. Featuring all-round large glass windows, this design has been fashioned in such a way that it provides a 360° view of the ocean. The large curved windows also double as sliding doors that open out to the foredeck. Read More

Mondomarine unveils explorer vessel Mondo45

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Mondomarine have unveiled an exciting new explorer vessel named Mondo45. The naval architecture and exterior design is by the yard in collaboration with Sergio Cutolo. The Mondo45 measures 45.05 metres, stretching over four decks. The project came forth from an owner’s desire to experience the sea in any conditions in full comfort. Read More

Designer Tony Castro unveils 90 metre superyacht concept

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Tony Castro Naval Architects & Yacht Designers has recently unveiled a design concept for a 90 metre superyacht.The yacht’s striking exterior lines result in an elegant yet dramatic profile. Features include an exciting aft deck arrangement with a large pool and folding bulwarks, creating a spacious deck. Read More

Francesco Paszkowski designs interior of new 50 metre Heesen superyacht

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Heesen Yachts entrusted Francesco Paszkowski Design to design the interior for its new 50 metre superyacht. This elegant modern design features two kinds of wood; ebony and whitened oak and a stylish lighting system which will characterise the interior of the yacht. The superyacht will provide six double ensuite cabins. Read More

Hoek Design celebrates silver jubilee in style

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Hoek Design in the Netherlands will celebrate its 25th anniversary in August 2011. The leading design and naval architecture office is still run by its founder, Andre Hoek, who today shares the boards with a range of specialists from across the spectrum of luxury sailing and motoryachts. The company will mark its silver jubilee in style. Read More

New 24 metre project designed for Daewoo

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Andrea Borzelli and Sara Berta have developed a 24 metre yacht, entirely realized in aluminium, designed for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering CO., LTD. She will be built in collaboration with the shipyard GHI Yachts. The naval architecture and engineering have been developed by Francesco Rogantin. Read More

Christopher Seymour unveils innovative superyacht concept design Y146

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Christopher Seymour swaps motor power for sail power in his latest sleek and innovative concept design, with the new Y146 (146’, 44.5m). She is described as being the ultimate cruiser-racer for any enthusiast or leisure sailors alike. On her leisure side, she has massive open deck space for owners and guest to relax and enjoy. Read More

Hot Lab unveils design for Oceanco concept superyacht PA 168

Monday, 16 May 2011

The PA 168 is a new superyacht concept designed by the Milan-based Hot Lab studio, based on an 86 metre Oceanco platform. Hot Lab has developed contemporary exterior lines and a functional yet innovative interior layout for this new concept design. The yacht will be powered with a pair of MTU 20V 4000 main engines. Read More

Superyacht designer Bill Dixon wins award in Asia

Thursday, 5 May 2011

After a very successful ‘awards’ year in 2010 Bill Dixon has got 2011 off to a flying start by being named ‘Yacht Designer of the Year’ at the Asian Marine and Boating Awards 2011. Dixon, who has worked with companies in Asia for nearly thirty years, has now won prestigious awards two years running from a continent which is rapidly developing. Read More

Alex McDiarmid unveils design concept for 46m superyacht

Monday, 2 May 2011

British designer Alex McDiarmid has revealed his latest design concept of a 46 metre sports superyacht. Inspired by a non nautical philosophy including architecture from The Sydney Opera House, Origami and Car design, the dramatic 46 metre superyacht has an aluminium hull and superstructure ensuring speed and agility. Read More

Lagoon Custom, superyacht catamarans by CNB

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Since 1999 Lagoon, one of the largest builders of cruising catamarans, has had their large models (50’ and over) built at the facility of CNB. Thus Lagoon naturally turned towards CNB Superyachts to develop their Lagoon Custom branch. In association with some of the world’s most famous names in yacht design. Read More

Design Unlimited and Ruea Yacht unveil concept for 75m superyacht

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Following their partnership in 2010 on a 60m superyacht, Design Unlimited has once again teamed up with Ruea Yachts and naval architects BMT Nigel Gee to extend the concept into a 75m version.The new superyacht will be optimised for blue water cruising with features including extensive covered outside areas. Read More

Overmarine to start construction of 62 metre Mangusta 205 superyacht

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

The Italian shipyard Overmarine is soon to commence on the construction of its latest design project, the Mangusta 205. The Mangusta brand will continue to grow as this new superyacht will reach 62 metres in length making it the yard’s new flagship. The largest in the range of Mangusta yachts, is as elegant and stylish as she is high powered. Read More

72 metre Global Explorer for sale with Denison Yacht Sales

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Alex G Clarke of Denison Yacht Sales released more information about the Global Explorer 72 metre, designed by Hydro Tec. The Global Explorer is a highg volume expedition vessel, designed to circumnavigate the world. Denison Yacht Sales have formalised an agreement with the Palumbo Shipyard in Italy to construct the project. Read More

Superyacht Mystic wins superyacht design award

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

The 46 metre superyacht Mystic recently won the award for Power Yacht over 40 metres at the Design Et Al International Yacht Awards 2011. Mystic was designed by Diana Yacht Design, built by CMB Yachts and her interior was styled by Schnaase Interior Design. The elegant superyacht features a sundeck with ample space for relaxing. Read More

Mondo Marine and Giugiaro reveal superyacht project Deep 51

Monday, 18 April 2011

The 51-metre triple-decker superyacht marks the advent of a joint venture between Mondo Marine and Giugiaro Architettura. The core objective of the project, Deep 51, is to minimise the barriers between the interior and exterior of the vessel. Entirely constructed in aluminium, she is 51 metres long with a beam of over 9 metres. Read More

Ocean Independence and Maxi Dolphin present the MD90 in Antibes

Friday, 8 April 2011

Today I visited a press conference organised by Rainer Wilhelm of Ocean Independence, and Maxi Dolphin, where they presented the MD90. The MD90 will be exclusively offered by Ocean Independece, at a highly competative price. The design brief for this 92 feet High Performance Yacht asked for a “Grand tourismo Cruiser Racer”. Read More

Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture introduce glass research project

Friday, 1 April 2011

Due to an increasing demand for larger beach clubs, more natural light and a greater connection with the marine environment, Azure Yacht Design & Naval Architecture began a project last year to investigate the use of larger glass areas. Designs with large open spaces and windows from deck to ceiling are appealing, but can cause problems for the strength of the vessel. Read More

The 37m superyacht project DAS by Verhaaren Naval Architects

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Verhaaren Naval Architects have revealed their latest 37 metre superyacht project: DAS. This project has been has been specifically designed for day trips in the Gulf area, visiting the numerous tiny islands of this area, enjoying watersports or fishing. The hull material is advanced lightweight composite. Weight saving and minimalism is a constant design matter either for outfit or interior design. Read More

Christopher Seymour reveals 96m superyacht concept Sunset Heaven

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Christopher Seymour, with the official launch of the website in the upcoming months, has just released his second concept design, Sunset Heaven. At the top end of 96m (96.77m/317.50’), Sunset Heaven was designed with traditional lines, stunning timber features, and boasts modern styling to produce a beautiful modern classic. Read More

The 110m Explorer superyacht concept by J Kinder Yacht Design

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Joachim Kinder Yacht Design has just revealed his latest superyacht concept, the 110m metre explorer. This yacht is a typical explorer concept. The main superstructure volume is located at the forward part combined with large free deck areas at the aft. Read More

Greenline Yacht Interiors signs deal with Royal Falcon Fleet for 8 RFF135 superyachts

Monday, 28 March 2011

Based on the existing contract with Royal Falcon fleet to complete the interiors of the first two units of the series of superyacht catamarans, Greenline Yacht Interiors has recently finalised the agreement to complete a further eight RFF135, which is merely the dawn of a visionary superyacht fleet programme. Read More

MCC unveils their Neo Classic superyacht series

Friday, 25 March 2011

MCC moves forward toward the future, and at the same time, turns back in time. At this week’s 2011 Palm Beach Boat Show, March 24-27th, MCC is introducing their new design for a 46-meter Long Range Motor Yacht—the Neo Classic Series. The sleek new MCC 46-meter can be offered with either a twin engine or with a single prop. Read More

Carlo Cafiero unveils his latest 35 metre superyacht concept

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Italian designer Carlo Cafiero has unveiled his latest superyacht concept; the OAI 115’. The 35 metre concept had the design objective of creating a superyacht with ‘’firm yet accommodating lines”. A unique colour palate was used throughout this design concept,  including a distinguishable apple green swimming platform. Read More

Ricky Smith Designs creates interior for 43m superyacht project

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Ricky Smith Designs have created a distinctive exterior styling and interiors for the soon to be released wave piercing monohull GM43 design from Naval architect Stuart Friezer. Ricky Smith created luxury interiors for many Lloyds Ships and yacht interior projects in USA, China, Australia, and New Zealand. Read More

Kingship introduces new Ocean SUV series

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Kingship’s new Ocean SUV Series is a cross- over between a leisure yacht and an expedition yacht. The idea started from a desire to build a yacht combining safe, economical and long range capabilities yet offer high level of comfort, storage and practical interior layout making them suitable for world cruising without frequent stops to restock. Read More

A new generation of green superyachts by Guido de Groot

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Next generation hybrid propulsion; energy efficient, lower noise. Guido de Groot Design and Intec Marine are proud to present 2 revolutionary concepts for propulsion which deliver higher efficiency in use of energy, lower noise levels and lower emissions of NOX en CO2: the next generation hybrid propulsion. Read More

Austrian S-move Design unveils concept for superyacht X-Sym 125

Monday, 7 March 2011

Austrian based naval architect S-move Design has unveiled a unique superyacht design concept, the X-Sym 125. This superyacht has a distinctive asymmetrical exterior design, providing comfort and freedom of movement on the vessel. The superyacht has both an elegant and powerful appearance. Read More

New 28 metre superyacht design by ProShip

Monday, 7 March 2011

The new 28 metre displacement superyacht by ProShip was designed by Antonio Luxardo with engineering by Luca Cima and Massimo Angelotti. This design will be the flagship of the Chinese brand Sea2Sea and she blends classical design features with more contemporary elements. The superyacht has uniquely designed side windows. Read More

UKI Design unveils 42m Blue Navy concept

Monday, 7 March 2011

UKI Design has unveiled their new 42m superyacht concept, Blue Navy. This design offers a modern displacement hull and bulb on bow. Furthermore, the concept offers open-plan design throughout the superyacht, from the open decks to the light-modern interiors. Blue Navy offers clear and aesthetical lines.  Read More

Gian Paolo Nari unveils 55 metre superyacht project NP55

Friday, 4 March 2011

Superyacht design firm Gian Paolo Nari have released images of their latest project, project NP55. NP55 is a 55 metre expedition vessel, designed to circumnavigate the world in total comfort and safety. Her preliminary specification calls for twin 1380kW Caterpillar 3512B DITA diesels, which will give the NP55 a range of 5.000 nm. Read More

Green light for world's largest sailing yacht Dream Symphony

Thursday, 3 March 2011

On 9 February a major meeting was convened at the elegant Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The purpose was to review proposals prepared by the design and technical teams appointed to develop unique proposals for the world’s largest sailing yacht, the 141 metre superyacht Dream Symphony. Read More

The latest 42m vintage superyacht from Codecasa

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Construction is well underway for the latest Codecasa 42m superyacht at from the Viareggio based shipyard. The latest addition to this vintage series has her naval architecture and the exterior design done by the in-house team of Codecasa and features an interior by Della Role Design. She will offer accomodation for up to 10 guests. Read More

Techtonic Design to create galley and laundry for 68m superyacht

Monday, 28 February 2011

Techtonic Design has announced that it has recently been commissioned to design the marine galley and laundry areas on a 68 metre superyacht to be built in northern Germany this spring. Entertainment and dining has always been a major part of any yachts Raison d'être. Yachts are in the business of hospitality. Read More

Ron Holland Design opens doors in Vancouver

Monday, 21 February 2011

One of the world’s best known and most highly regarded names in international superyacht design officially opens its doors in Vancouver on March 3rd, marking a carefully planned expansion to the western seaboard. New Zealand-born Ron Holland established a reputation for designing exceptionally fast and successful racing yachts. Read More

Introducing Vulcan the new superyacht line from Vicem yachts

Monday, 21 February 2011

In 2008 Vicem Yachts embarked on a development program for the new Vulcan Line of superyachts over 30 metres with the sole resources of internal capital financing. Vicem is undertaking a business expansion plan and enlarging its horizons beyond mahogany construction into high-tech composite construction with three new yachts. Read More

Ivan Erdevicki unveils concept for superyacht Adamantine

Friday, 18 February 2011

The 85.5 metre “Adamantine” is a unique and nicely proportioned design created to reflect modern appeal, military toughness and yacht elegance. The main special and unique feature of this design is the diamond shaped reflective angled windows on the superstructure and the hull. The superstructure side windows are carefully shaped.  Read More

South Korean design firm unveils 37m whale inspired superyacht

Friday, 18 February 2011

CanariaOcean, believed to be the only yacht design firm in South Korea, has unveiled a new superyacht concept, inspired by the Blue Whale, with some special design features. The yacht measures 37 metres in length with a beam of 9.60 metres and draft of 2.2 metres. Read More

Superyacht gifts by Orka Fine Arts

Friday, 18 February 2011

Amsterdam based Orka Fine Arts represents the work of superyacht artist Tom Liesegang. Commissioned to commemorate some of the world’s most luxurious private yachts, Liesegang brings unique and skill vision to the industry. Oceanco presented Liesegang's latest work as a gift to the captain of the spectacular 86 meter 7Seas. Read More

Diana Yacht Design unveils 68m superyacht D-250

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Today, Diana Yacht Design reveals their third superyacht concept to complete the innovative series under the working title "3 Times a Lady". Whilst in a series of three, each yacht is unique not only in length, but offers its own design elements and specialties. This latest of the three ladies, the D-250, is an impressive superyacht. Read More

Design Unlimited appoints Nicola Brook

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Design Unlimited has announced the appointment of Nicola Brook to boost the interior design studio’s resources in devising colours schemes and fabric selection. Originally from Yorkshire, Nicola moved south to study for a BA in textile design at the Winchester School of Art before starting work at Design Unlimited. Read More

The Rossomare 115 superyacht by Vripack

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Rossomare 115 is the family oriented superyacht concept created by naval architect Vripack. Designed to meet all wants and needs of a family, this superyacht will also insure safety and the ability to meet all climate conditions, as it will be equipped with sturdy straightforward equipment, allowing it to travel the distance. Read More

Superyacht design company Langan Design continues

Friday, 11 February 2011

The legacy of naval architect Bill Langan (1955 -2010) will live on not only in the yachts he designed over a career spanning more than three decades -firstly as a designer with Sparkman & Stephens, then as the principal of Langan Design Associates, Inc. -but also the yachts that will be completed by the newly formed Langan Design Partners LLC. Read More

Ferretti Custom Line presents the Navetta 33 Crescendo

Friday, 11 February 2011

Ferretti Custom Line, a Ferretti Group brand operating within the production of fibreglass maxi-yachts, has presented their latest project, the Navetta 33 Crescendo. “Crescendo” is the new evolution of Ferretti Custom Line’s semi-displacement range. Quality, harmony, elegance and balance are the basic values of this line of yachts. Read More

Alberto Ascenzi and FT Yacht Design unveil new line of superyachts

Thursday, 10 February 2011

The well-known naval architect Alberto Ascenzi of Serim Srl has started a collaboration with Paolo Ferragni and Alessandro Tollini of FT Yacht Design Studio. The two companies are now able to offer a full range of services from naval design and construction to yacht exterior styling, lay-out configuration and interior decoration. Read More

The new Wallycento superyacht: onehundred feet of innovation

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Wally is once again leading the way in the sailing superyacht world with a groundbreaking concept to create a new class of highly competitive 100-foot cruising yachts: the Wallycento. Whilst Wallycento is first and foremost a comfortable cruiser like any Wally, her design is developed from the innovative lines of the latest racing yachts. Read More

Superyacht design concept Phoenicia unveiled by Lobanov

Friday, 4 February 2011

Designer Igor Lobanov has revealed his latest innovative design concept to Super Yacht Times. He stated that Phoenicia it is an explorative study, focusing purely on the design elements themselves. This concept amalgamates various historical influences with a new modern design. The model explores a 100+ meter superyacht. Read More

Superyacht Centurion by Sigmund Yacht Design

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Centurion, is an innovative 112-metre concept launched at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show by the newly established Sigmund Yacht Design based in Vienna, Austria. Following the presentation of 98-metre Sigmund, studio director and founder Peter Symonds teamed up with Olivier Dorrell, a joint partner in Totti Design, which specialises in tender design. Read More

Superyacht Blackout by Docq Concepts

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Blackout, is a new two deck 38 metre concept superyacht designed by Docq. This yacht is highlighted by its distinctive appearance with a slender design giving it an innovative look. Together with reliability and safety, this concept focuses on green design, incorporating natural light options where possible for energy conservation. Read More

Vicem Yachts introduce the New Vanguard Line

Monday, 31 January 2011

Vicem Yachts, Turkish builders of luxury motor yachts, opens 2011 with the new worldwide debut of its third line of yachts: the Vanguard Line. Composed of the Vanguard 45 and the Vanguard 33, the new Vanguard Line is a perfect blend of timeless elegance, performing naval architecture and state of the art production technology.Read More

Zuccon International Project sets up Maxi Yacht division

Thursday, 27 January 2011

In response to growing demand for superyacht designs, Zuccon International Project is drawing on years of experience in the field to strategically expand its staff and set up an in-house team dedicated specifically to research and development in the area of superyacht designs. Read More

New Feadship SL39 superyacht concept by Beyond Design

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Feadship and Beyond Design have created a new concept based on Feadship’s SL39 design platform; the SL39 Villa. The SL39 base concept is a 39 metre (128-feet), custom-series Feadship with the parameters of the construction infrastructure, technical systems and equipment predesigned. Read More

A good Year for Adriel Design

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

2010, was a good year for Adriel Design, Inc. Last spring Northcoast Yachts successfully launched the NCY 125, a 38m superyacht fit with a beautiful Adriel Design interior. Adriel Design worked closely with Northcoast Yachts and the owner to develop a fresh new look with angular grace and minimal elegance. Read More

Diana Yacht Design is looking for a naval architect

Friday, 21 January 2011

Because of business expansion, Dutch superyacht designers Diana Yacht Design are seeking a naval architect with experience as a mechanical engineer or a mechanical engineer with experience in naval architecture. Read More

Van Dam Nordia and Simonis Voogd unveil 95’ high performance cruiser

Friday, 21 January 2011

Shipyard Van Dam Nordia and design studio Simonis Voogd - have joined forces to develop a series of high performance cruising yachts. The first model of this top line is a 95 ft aluminium and carbon vessel sailyacht offering the perfect symbiosis of a bluewater cruiser with the comfort of a five-star hotel. Read More

Diana Yacht Design unveils superyacht project Jericho

Friday, 21 January 2011

Diana Yacht Design has unveiled their latest project, Jericho. The 33.5 metre Jericho will be built with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, and features a beautiful classic canoe stern. With a cruising speed of 12 knots, and a maximum speed of 13.5 knots, this superyacht is designed for cruising around the world. Read More

Van Geest Design presents the Open 90 superyacht

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Pieter van Geest of Van Geest Design has just released drawings of his latest project, the Open 90 superyacht. The Open 90 pursues the interior / exterior interactions on board, extending the living, lounging areas to the exterior in a terrace arrangement, landscaped architecture. Sleek lines & 3D volumes, give the Open 90 a clean impression. Read More

Baia unveils designs for the B24 and B28 yacht series

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Baia has decided to enter a different segment of yachts, larger in size than those of fast commuters, with low volumes, and a size limit. The choice was directed to a highly efficient semi-planing hull, to reduce fuel consumption, with an innovative propulsion/transmission system, and a low environmental impact, the B24 and the B28. Read More

New design department at Azure Naval Architects

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

In addition to a wealth of technical expertise, the Dutch company Azure Naval Architects now has its own team of in-house designers. In its seven-year existence, Azure has experienced considerable growth. Azure is currently working on the design of interiors and exteriors for six motoryachts with lengths varying from 60 to 115 metres. Read More

Christopher Seymour Designs unveils 122 metre Alpine

Friday, 7 January 2011

Christopher Seymour, only just opening his design studio, has started off big with one of his latest designs straight off the drawing board. Alpine at just over 122 metre has exploration in mind. She will be able to travel to the hot and tropical conditions of the Caribbean, or to the cold and isolated climate of the arctic regions. Read More

Icon Yachts teams up with H2 Design Studio to present 55 metre superyacht

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Following the tremendous success of the by Icon Yachts developed 50+m platform that was launched at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show the famous design studio H2 created this bespoke and sophisticated design with all the Icon brand features that distinguishes this builder by quality and built efficiency, the Icon 55M. Read More

Strand Craft unveils the outrageous Strand Craft 166

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Strand Craft has unveiled the Strand Craft 166, an uncompromising superyacht that is as outrageous as it is daring. Designed entirely around an automotive theme, this yacht is ideal for owners who are addicted to that new leather smell. Her low stance, enormous length and curled haunches give this vessel a dynamic aesthetic. Read More

Van Oossanen & Associates’ FDHF is gaining ground

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

A little more than a year after the first presentation of the Fast Displacement Hull Form concept (FDHF), to a scientific audience at the FAST 2009 Conference, followed in April 2010 by the first publication of the Heesen 6500 FDHF, Van Oossanen & Associates have secured orders for the naval architecture of 6 more FDHF motor yachts. Read More

Project Freedom by Espen Oeino and SuperYachts Monaco

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Jim Evans of SuperYachtsMonaco has sent us renderings of a striking 84 metre superyacht designed by Monaco based superyacht designer Espen Oeino. Started a few years ago, project Freedom came to a halt because of the crisis, but Jim Evans reports that the project is now back in development at an advantaged stage. Read More

Steve Rice appointed design director at Design Unlimited

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Steve Rice has been promoted to Design Director at the yacht interior design studio Design Unlimited. Based on the south coast of England Design Unlimited, formed in 2000 by Mark Tucker, has grown to be one of the leading production and superyacht interior design companies in the worldwide yachting industry. Read More

Diana Yacht Design presents the D-190 superyacht

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Following the successful release of the D-150, today Diana Yacht Design has unveiled the second design, the Diana-190 (also known as the D-190). She is a 57 metre attractive and practical luxury motor yacht. The last superyacht will be revealed on 16th February 2011; 68 metres of pure inspiration, a masterpiece of form and function. Read More

Intermarine launches new yachts with international design studios

Friday, 26 November 2010

Intermarine is preparing the launch of their new range of luxury yachts in 2011. The new yachts were presented through large scale models, catalogues, and presentations by their designers at the São Paulo Boat Show, the most important nautical event in Brazil. The new exclusive range of the Brazilian brand. Read More

Diverse Projects and LOMOcean Design unveil two new designs

Friday, 26 November 2010

With the imminent launch of the 32m motor yacht Black Pearl currently under completion in Whangarei, the originators of the Black Pearl project - Diverse Projects and LOMOcean Design (formerly Craig Loomes Design Group) - have been exploring the development potential of this handsome and well received design. Read More

Benetti Vision 145 superyacht Told U So by Molori Design

Thursday, 25 November 2010

With Told U So, Molori Private Retreats is poised to revolutionise the yachting world, bringing its signature unparalleled international design and extraordinary personalised service, style and comfort to the high seas. Featuring the carefully cultivated design elements that have become synonymous with the Molori brand. Read More

Omega Architects develop 50 metre superyacht for RMK Marine

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Frank Laupman and Omega Architects have been invited to develop a new 50m yacht for RMK due to their reputation for creating elegant, sleek, superfunctional yachts. In answer this request given by the shipyard, the aim is to reinvent Omega’s legacy of successes, and give different meaning to a relationship with the sea for RMK. Read More

Superyacht Scorpio by CMN and Bannenberg & Rowell

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

In their first Anglo-French collaboration since Acajou, Bannenberg & Rowell have worked closely with CMN to produce an unmistakable exterior, based on the yard’s 44m platform. Facets, chamfers and muscular changes of plane combine to dynamic effect and an almost exoskeletal foredeck structure. Read More

Odyssey Yacht Design unveils 39 metre superyacht Opus

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Odyssey Yacht Design has unveiled their new 39 Meter Motor Yacht, codenamed OPUS. The name was chosen to evoke a sense of musicality, theatre and grandeur, and it is something which this Motor Yacht certainly delivers. Odyssey Yacht Design is an Australian based studio in Australia’s marine precinct on the Gold Coast. Read More

Ghost Yachts present the G180 Hybrid superyacht

Monday, 15 November 2010

Nearly a year after the presentation of the Ghost G180, the team of Ghost Yachts and Gloss Design joined forces with Imtech Marine & Offshore on the development of the Ghost G180H, the first full hybrid superyacht. The G180H is the company's next step towards more sustainable, innovative and efficient superyachts. Read More

The SuperCat 25 Endless Summer by Craig Cunningham

Monday, 15 November 2010

Craig Cunningham has designed a new high performance cruising catamaran, the SuperCat25 Endless Summer. With her length of 25 metres and beam of 11.30 metres she features impressive deck spaces as well as an exciting interior lay-out. Unique design features have been incorporated into the design. Read More

Moonen line of yachts enriched by the new Moonen 99 Explorer

Friday, 5 November 2010

Dutch shipyard Moonen builds good-looking, safe, comfortable and efficient yachts. The yard's strategy is to develop three different ranges: displacement yachts, high-speed lightweight yachts and long distance explorer-type yachts. And the latter segment is now being enriched by the new Moonen 99 Explorer. Read More

Doggersbank re-enter the superyacht market

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

During the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show the legend called Doggersbank officially re-entered the superyacht market. Since the first Doggersbank hit the water back in 1968 the concept has proven itself over and over again with proud owners taking the sturdy explorers to the outskirts of the world. Read More

Superyacht Interiors New Zealand Limited acquires Robinson Marine Interiors

Monday, 1 November 2010

Superyacht Interiors New Zealand Limited (SINZ) announced today that it acquired Robinson Marine Interiors in June 2010. SINZ designs, manufactures and installs contemporary, light weight and traditional marine interiors for sailing and motor yachts ranging from 100 to 260 ft in length. SINZ is also a refit and rework specialist, matching existing interiors to exacting standards. Read More

New 40m superyacht design by Bilgin Yachts and H2 Yacht Design

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

One of the best kept secrets is the Bilgin shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey which has been building yachts and pleasure craft for over 45 years. They have quietly been building cold moulded and aluminium yachts to order and have delivered two 37 metre (123ft) and one 40 metre (127ft) yachts this year alone. Read More

The Intermarine 85 by Luiz de Basto Designs

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Intermarine is a 35 year old yard, leader of the South American markets, producing boats from 43 to 76 feet, which recently decided to renew its entire flybridge line. Luiz de Basto, with whom the yard has worked in the past, was called to design and establish the new line and the new family look for the large size models of the line. Read More

Victory Design unveils the VD125

Friday, 15 October 2010

Victory Design has released more information about one of their current exciting projects, the VD125. The taste for adventure and desire to explore in safety and with respect for the environment provide the inspiration for this superyacht design. The exterior design displays the essential lines of a typical workboat or military craft. Read More

Bill Prince Yacht Design expands, opens waterfront office

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Bill Prince Yacht Design, Inc expanded its operations and opened new waterfront office space. On the heels of several successful projects for private clients and production builders, and fresh contracts for new vessels and refits, Bill Prince Yacht Design has established new office space on the shores of Lake Michigan. Read More

Diana Yacht Design unveils first of three new superyacht designs

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

In the Diana Yacht Design studio a series of three beautiful yachts were created under the working title "3 Times a Lady". This new series consists of three yachts in different lengths, each with their own design and specialties. Today, the first yacht is unveiled,  The Diana 150 (pronounced as Dee-one- fifty). Read More

Claydon Reeves unveils their first superyacht design, the 85m Remora

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Claydon Reeves is a new, UK-based design consultancy specialising in creating distinctive, bespoke exterior designs for superyachts up to and over 100 metres. Directors James Claydon and Mike Reeves share 15 years’ design experience during which they have worked for some of the world’s top superyacht consultancies. Read More

H2 develops new 72m superyacht design for Proteksan-Turquoise

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Following the successful long term collaboration between H2 Yacht Design and Proteksan Turquoise Yachts in Turkey, H2 have developed a new 72 metre design for the yard. The superyacht is based on the existing 70 metre platform which the yard is building in two versions, both with interior and exterior styling from the H2 design studio. Read More

New Feadship future concept Breathe unveiled in Monaco

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

For the fifth year in succession, Feadship and its in-house design team at De Voogt Naval Architects has marked the opening of the Monaco Yacht Show by revealing a stunning new Feadship Future Concept. This year’s entry into the record books of forward thinking innovation is called Breathe, and is in certain aspects the most radical to date. Read More 

The AeroCruiser 38F III superyacht by Espen Oeino and Danish Yachts

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

From the drawing board of Espen Oeino comes the new flybridge version of the innovative fast range of superyachts – Danish Yachts’ AeroCruiser. The AeroCruiser 38F III will have the classic hallmark of Danish Yachts’ superb finish, at the same time giving an open feel to the interior with the use of full height glass. Read More

Sunreef Yachts acquires exclusive rights to 40m catamaran

Monday, 4 October 2010

Catamaran builder Sunreef Yachts has acquired the exclusive rights to market and build the design for a 40m powered catamaran that was revealed earlier this year by Design Unlimited and naval architect BMT Nigel Gee. When built it will be one of the largest powered catamaran in the world designed and for private recreational use. Read More

Marijana Radovic unveils extraordinary 50 metre superyacht JoyMe

Monday, 4 October 2010

Earlier this year, we reported on the launch of the hull of an extraordinary yacht in Croatia. Her designer, Marijana Radovic, has now revealed more details to SuperYachtTimes.com, about this unique project. JoyMe is a 50-meter trideck displacement yacht which is quite special in her exterior styling and interior design developed by Stand By studio. Read More

Ferretti Custom Line unveils the new Ferretti Custom Line 100

Friday, 1 October 2010

Ferretti Custom Line has unveiled the new Ferretti Custom Line 100’ project. The 100 is Developed through the close working relationship between Studio Zuccon International Project, the AYT - Advanced Yacht Technology, the Ferretti Group’s naval research and design centre, and the team of at the Centro Stile Ferrettigroup. Read More

New superyacht design by Carlo Cafiero

Thursday, 30 September 2010

In February 2010 we wrote about a 29.40 metre superyacht with agressive lines by Italian designer Carlo Cafiero. And Carlo now sends us his latest design inspired by his previous superyacht. Measuring 29.07 metres with a beam of 8.65 metre, the luxury sports yacht has a stretched profile with aggressive lines. Read More

Heesen Yachts presents the 65 metre Fast Displacement concept

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Following the positive results of the tank test completed at the Wolfson Unit in April 2010, Heesen Yachts is proud to present the revolutionary 65 Metre concept based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). The FDHF is the result of studies and tank tests carried out over 20 years by Van Oossanen and Associates. Read More

Callender Designs receives ISS award for Excellence in Innovation

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

On the opening night of the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show it was announced that Alastair Callender, of UK based Callender Designs, won the “Excellence in Innovation” category, which is part of the prestigious “Awards of Distinction”. This award is voted by the Board of Directors of the International Superyacht Society (ISS). Read More

Design Unlimited and Reichel Pugh present 100 metre sailing yacht

Monday, 27 September 2010

At the Monaco Yacht Show YCO, Design Unlimited and Reichel Pugh Yacht Design unveiled the Reichel Pugh Unlimited 100. This remarkable new sailing yacht was created jointly by Design Unlimited and Reichel Pugh Yacht Design and she is marketed by YCO. At 100 metres in length she will be the largest sailing yacht ever built. Read More

The Tempus class by Humphreys Yacht Design and Arkin Pruva Yachts

Friday, 17 September 2010

Words cannot begin to flow on the Tempus class without first paying respect to the source of inspiration- the breathtaking J-Class which in just ten years of almost hyperactive development by legends of the sport gave us a fund of yachting imagery to feed every sailor’s soul. Rob Humphreys was commissioned by the owner of Arkin Pruva Yachts. Read More

Blohm + Voss Shipyards unveils 111 metre Vintage superyacht

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

The team of Blohm + Voss is developing various pre-designed custom yachts allowing clients to profit from the Blohm + Voss experience in large yacht newbuild. Following “B+V 110m/fast” and “B+V 120 MY/X” the next project to be presented is the 111m (364’) Motor Yacht: B+V 111 MY/ Vintage. Read More

New 110ft motor yacht by Jonathan Quinn Barnett (JQB Ltd)

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

JQB Ltd is pleased to share their latest design - a 110 foot tri-deck motor yacht – under development for a US client. This innovative design incorporates several unique upper deck features for a vessel of this size. They include: A generously proportioned sky lounge with entertainment center. Read More

Cannes 2010 live report: Sunreef unveils the Sunreef 80 Ultimate

Friday, 10 September 2010

After ten years of successful development in the world of luxury, custom made and top quality catamarans and all its sailing, power yachts and superyachts, Sunreef Yachts launches a new range of yachts from 80 to 150 feet. Sunreef Yachts has decided to explore into a new market niche and introduces the Sunreef 80 Ultimate. Read More

League of Extraordinary's superyacht project Princess Natalia

Friday, 10 September 2010

Right before Monaco Yacht Show, League of Extraordinary organized a special event for some clients in the wilderness of the secluded region of the East Siberian mountains. The event took place in conjunction with their latest superyacht project Princess Natalia by young Swedish designer Dennis Ingemansson. Read More

Donald Starkey Designs presents the Kingship 156 in Monaco

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Kingship has established themselves over many years as the foremost high quality yacht builders in Asia. In 2010, Kingship have had the opportunity to collaborate with long time friend Donald Starkey and well established Azure Naval Architects in the design development of this new 47.5m yacht to be built under the 500 ton rules. Read More

Breathe - the latest future concept Feadship to be unveiled in Monaco

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Never content with resting on their laurels, the designers at Feadship De Voogt love to speculate on how the next generation of superyachts might look like. Each year a new concept joins the virtual fleet of future Feadships, and Breathe is in many ways the most radical to date. Read More

Sterling / Scott Yacht Design and 14 year old Paul design supertender Life Pad

Monday, 6 September 2010

Paul, 14 years old, embarked in designing the speed boat now known as the Life Pad when approached by friend and neighbor Diana Scott from Sterling / Scott Yacht Design, S/S. The bespoke design is about comfort and fun in the sun. The design is trimmed and fitted out to suite Paul’s taste which embraces the imagination of youth. Read More

Sterling / Scott Yacht Design unveils 58 metre helicopter support yacht

Friday, 3 September 2010

The 58 metre helicopter support yacht, Independence is the product of a unique Monaco based trio - Sterling / Scott Yacht Design, together with Edmiston, the leading super yacht broker, Sky Group/Monacair, the leading operator of yacht based helicopters, and McFarlane ShipDesign, providing innovative technical support. Read More

Icon Yachts reveals new 53m design with exterior styling by Hot Lab

Monday, 30 August 2010

Icon Yachts and Redman Whitley Dixon have formulated a 53m five-deck design founded on the repeat success of the Icon 62m concept. The Icon 53m concept is already attracting wide interest from all over the world. Hot Lab : yacht & design adopted a 54,5 meter version building on the flexibility and versatility of the concept. Read More

Adam Voorhees unveils two new superyacht designs with Lürssen

Friday, 27 August 2010

Working in close collaboration with Lürssen, Adam Voorhees will be releasing two new designs at the Monaco Yacht Show. The first design project is the 91 meter Aurora project. Based on the proven Lurssen platform, Aurora is an exploration of new ideas for multifunctional spaces, interior and exterior living, and an innovative form language. Read More 

Two new superyacht projects by Ivan Erdevicki

Friday, 27 August 2010

Ivan Erdevicki has released information about two exciting design projects, a 185 foot motoryacht, and a 90 foot catamaran. The 185 foot motor yacht combines smooth and simple styling, with elegant and dynamic lines. The layout is spread out on four decks with an accent on comfortable outdoor living. Read More

Sunseeker unveils new flagship yacht at Southampton Boat Show

Thursday, 26 August 2010

Sunseeker International will launch the brand-new 40 Metre Yacht at this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show. The firm’s new flagship builds on the success of the 37 Metre Yacht. Light is a major feature of the vessel. Large, panoramic portlights have been incorporated into the guest cabins of the lower deck of the 40 Metre. Read More

Model of the MCC 38m Transocean Explorer at the Monaco Yacht Show

Monday, 23 August 2010

With Mazu, the 46-meter sister ship to Marco Polo nearing completion and on schedule for an end of the year launch, MCC is now turning its focus on its new MCC 38m Transocean Explorer. Conceived by in-house naval architect Kasia Milewska, this novel design expands upon the signature MCC theme of fuel efficiency. Read More

Hydro Tech unveils the HT116 designed for Kingship

Monday, 23 August 2010

The latest Hydro Tech project is a 35 meter, also known as the HT116’ Explorer, designed for the Kingship Itd shipyard in Hong Kong. The Explorer is the first of three models Hydro Tec has been commissioned with from the Chinese shipyard. The next two models in the series are a bigger yacht of 148 feet and smaller one of 87 feet. Read More

Pro Ship unveils the Kharima 81

Thursday, 12 August 2010

The Kharima 81' is the new 24m catamaran specifically designed by Antonio Luxardo of Pro Ship for a well known Chinese boatyard located in Qingdao. The architecture of the boat, upon specific requests of the Asian customer, offers large volumes, as much accommodation as possible and generous panoramic interiors. Read More

Egg and Dart Yacht presents Ranger 58 at Monaco Yacht Show

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

The Egg and Dart Yacht Designs in the range from 35 meter up to 123 meter increased up to 11 different models with different specifications offered to the market as “turn key” projects. One of these 11 designs is the Ranger 58m, made for people who are keen on independent, worldwide exploring. Read More

Newcomer Ruea Yacht announces 60 metre superyacht

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Ruea Yachts, the recently launched superyacht new‐build division of Yacht Solutions, has announced details of its first design; a 60m luxury motoryacht. Designed in partnership with leading naval architects BMT Nigel Gee and interior designers / stylists Design Unlimited, this new yacht has been created as an ideal craft for tropical cruising. Read More

Newcruise Design reveals more details about 115 metre Luna

Monday, 9 August 2010

The 115m Luna has recently been delivered by German Lloyd Werft Shipyard to her owner and is on her maiden voyage. Hamburg based company Newcruise Yacht Projects & Design has created her Exterior Styling and Design from 1st visualisation to deck layouts, furniture arrangements, lighting and exterior detailing. Read More

Bannenberg & Rowell to design the interior of Heesen YN 15747

Monday, 9 August 2010

Heesen Yachts has announce that Bannenberg & Rowell have been chosen to create a strikingly different style of interior decoration for the new yacht of Mr. and Mrs. Heesen. Mr. and Mrs. Heesen particularly appreciate the richness and variety of materials typically used in this company’s interior designs. Read More

Southern Wind unveils the SW 102 Deck Saloon

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Southern Wind has unveiled the designs of the SW 102 Deck Saloon, the result of the experience gained by Southern Wind during the past 4 years, with the noteworthy construction of 11 SW 100's, 1 SW 110 and 1 SW 94. The project, the mould of which has recently been completed, is once again designed by Nauta Design and Farr Yacht Design. Read More

Mal-Vi Architects unveils an eco-friendly catamaran

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Marvin the Martian is a 50' eco-sustainable fiberglass cruising catamaran, designed by young Greek architect Maria Malindretou-Vika. The need of becoming "green" has become a pressing matter in boating during recent years. The project's goal is a boat capable of being autonomous and self-sufficient from an energy standpoint. Read More

Oyster Marine introduces the Oyster 885 sailing yacht

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

The exciting, new, Oyster 885 sailing yacht has been designed by Rob Humphreys as the perfect solution for those who would like to share the unmatched pleasure of cruising aboard one of these magnificent Oyster yachts - with the potential to recover some of the investment involved by chartering. Read More

The new Navetta 26 Crescendo by Ferretti Custom Line

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Ferretti Custom Line, a Ferretti Group brand, presents a world première at the Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes: the Navetta 26 Crescendo, the very first model to be produced in the new semi-displacement line. Crescendo represents further evolution in Ferretti Custom Line’s semi-displacement line. Read More

Sneak preview: 19 and 9 metre luxury sport yachts from Belgrade

Thursday, 29 July 2010

A new yacht building company has emerged in Belgrade, Serbia, named Art of Kinetik. The new company just completed their first two yachts; the 19 metre Hedonist and the 9.37 metre Mazokist. Both models are entirely made in African mahogany, while the design, engineering and construction are all done in-house. Read More

Luiz de Basto and Lürssen unveil 88 metre design

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

In most cases, when a yacht is designed as a concept independently from the construction, the design usually set about cramming in extra accommodation, as if feeling the need to maximize on the investment. Lurssen Yachts and yacht designer Luiz De Basto, did exactly the opposite in the 88 meters project called Orchid. Read More

Project Meteor presents interesting challenges to Dixon Yacht Design

Monday, 26 July 2010

Dixon Yacht Designs latest project is for an owner they have already designed two yachts for, and presented them with interesting challenges. This new 100 foot vessel has to be less formal than its predecessor and more orientated towards performance, required to be easy to handle by a smaller complement of crew. Read More

Sauter Carbon Offset Design introduces superyacht Transcendence

Monday, 19 July 2010

Sauter Carbon Offset Design has introduced superyacht Transcendence, the world’s first zero carbon megayacht with a top speed of 25 knots. She is a state of the art Solar Hybrid design that achieves a 50 to 100% reduction in GHG emissions by employing Mercedes Benz / MTU Bluetec engines to produce the cleanest propulsion in the world. Read More

P.B. Behage and Diana Yacht Design develop new greener yachts

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Over 70 years of combined experience joined their forces for this special project; a range of yachts with an optimized design for greener use and low running costs. With her steel displacement hull in combination with a beautiful canoe stern the 44 metre Nostalgic II offers total luxury and comfortable performance. Read More

Adam Voorhees winning design, the 66 metre Ra

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Young designer Adam Voorhees, winner of the World Superyacht Young Designer of the Year, reveils his design of the 66 metre Ra; the superyacht with a visionary approach to the connections between luxury, comfortable living, and the nautical lifestyle. Ra is named after the Egyptian sun god Amun-Ra. Read More

Overmarine presents the Mangusta 148 Oceano

Monday, 12 July 2010

Overmarine has released more information about their latest project, the Magusta 148 Oceano. Oceano is designed to offer its owner maximum comfort on board by integrating the latest technology processes with the most advanced marine equipments available in the market. The 148 is 45.5 metres long, and will be powered by twin MTU diesels. Read More

Leopard Yachts present new 56m superyacht

Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Following the launches of the first Leopard 43 and the Leopard 34/16 Mariellina, Leopard has just unveiled the first drawings of their largest superyacht to date, the Leopard 56. The exterior lines of the 56 metre sport superyacht have been designed by Andrea Bacigalupo; Cristiano Gatto is responsible for the yacht’s interior. Read More

Yachting Developments 100ft sloop by Dixon Yacht Design

Monday, 5 July 2010

Yachting Developments currently have a 100ft composite performance cruising sloop under construction at its yard in Auckland. From the design board of naval architects Dixon Yacht Design the vessel is referred to as build number YD69, or by its project name Meteor 100. The blond teak interior is designed by Rhodes Young. Read More 

The new Canados 100 superyacht

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Canados tradition in today’s world. Designed by Carlo Galeazzi, the new Canados 100 is the first of the new flybridge range of the shipyard, with a size half-way between Canados 86 and 116. The purity of her lines makes the family feeling immediately recognisable, however several elements clearly show new design ideas. Read More

P.B. Behage designs Benetti Sail Division 131 World Traveller

Monday, 21 June 2010

Benetti Sail Division have once again teamed up with P.B. Behage for their BSD131 World Traveller model. P.B. Behage worked with Benetti Sail Division before on the 34 metre Grand Cru III. The layout of the 40 metre 131 is conventional, and features an owner's cabin forward on the main deck, and four large guest cabins on the lower deck. Read More

WHY Yachts unveils 37x24

Friday, 11 June 2010

Since the successful launching of September 22, 2009, Why, the innovative project focused on unprecedented stability, unparalleled volume and sustainability, has been further developed improving the design, introducing the new Why37x24, and finalising the engineering as well as the construction plan. Read More

Luca Brenta designs Benetti Sail Division 105 Logica

Friday, 11 June 2010

Benetti Sail Division have teamed up with Luca Brenta for their BSD105 Logica model. Luca Brenta is known for his sailing yacht designs. In fact, this is Luca's first ever motoryacht project. The 105 has a typical displacement hull. The bow of the yacht however has been straightened to create a longer waterline, making the hull more efficient. Read More

Introducing the Oyster 100 and Oyster 125 superyachts

Thursday, 10 June 2010

As expected, the premiere of the new Oyster Superyacht series – starting with the delivery of the 30.80 metre sloop, the Oyster 100 – is set for the end of 2010. Dahm international are Central Europe’s exclusive representative for the sale of the new Oyster superyacht fleet (30 and 38 metre). The two sailing yachts designed by Ed Dubois and the Oyster design-team. Read More

Cor D. Rover unveils Triple Bridge Concept

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Cor D. Rover developed and patented a completely new concept for yachts under 500 Grt. named ‘Triple Bridge Concept’. The aim was to design a range of platforms from 33 –50m, offering owner & guests the experience of space normally found on much bigger yachts bringing great entertainment value for less building-, running-and manning costs. Read More

Nobiskrug designated to build a line of 85-metre Rolls-Royce designed superyachts

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Atlantic Yachts retained Rolls-Royce to design and engineer the design which has been designated - "NVC 85 Y". Atlantic's founder, Paul Madden states, "The German built version is all about design, technology, safety at sea, and comfort. Rolls-Royce Marine’s design team has worked diligently with us to create a yachting platform without equal." Read More

Vripack launches new website

Monday, 31 May 2010

An extraordinary list of more than 400 projects, amazing movies about projects and constructions, shiny and extremely organized new disciplines, the latest news from Vripack and an impressive overview of our brokerage; you can find it all on Vripack's inspiring new website, which offers plenty to keep you occupied. Read More

Sapphire Seas unveils first rendering of new 54m Benetti superyacht

Friday, 28 May 2010

Last week we announced that Steven Elario of Sapphire Seas had sold a new 54 metre Benetti superyacht to one of his long term clients. Following this announcement Steven is now pleased to unveil the first rendering of Benetti's hull number FB 258. The blue hulled superyacht is due for delivery in 2012. Read More

Adam Voorhees named the World Superyacht Young Designer of the Year

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Young designer Adam Voorhees is honored to announce that he has been named the World Superyacht Young Designer of the Year at the 2010 World Superyacht Awards. Adam received the award for his design of Ra; the superyacht with a visionary approach to the connections between luxury, comfortable living, and the nautical lifestyle. Read More

Young German designer presents 102m superyacht project

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Ricardo Pilguj (17) is a young promising designer from Germany, who recently unveiled the first sketch of his first superyacht design, the 102 metre project Fusion. Ricardo tells SuperYachtTimes.com “I called the project Fusion, because the design is a real fusion between the shapes of a plane and a superyacht”. Read More

Codecasa unveils the Codecasa 50s

Friday, 14 May 2010

Codecasa have unveiled a new model in their superyacht range. Designed in collaboration with Andre Bacigalupo, the yard is in the final design stages of the Codecasa 50s, a new 50m open motoryacht boosting modern and aggressive lines. This new project follows the Codecasa open series but stands out for her sheer size and volume. Read More

Bray Yacht Design presents 42 metre long range superyacht

Thursday, 13 May 2010

This long-range motoryacht is the solution to the specific needs of an intrepid aviator/yachtsman, who not only required a helicopter landing deck on board, but a hangar as well. We accomplished this and more in our wide-body design that has spacious accommodation for 10 guests and up to 10 crewmembers. Read More 

Rhoades Young Design unveils interior design of superyacht Panamax

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Originally conceived by a highly experienced yachtsman in 2003, the Panamax project marries the romance of classic 19th century pilot cutters and America’s Cup contenders to the technology and techniques of tomorrow to create a truly pioneering vessel with unprecedented levels of performance and comfort from a hull with a classic sheer. Read More

Lila-Lou Design Studio reveals the Curvelle 33X9

Monday, 10 May 2010

The Lila-Lou Design Studio has recently revealed their strikingly modern interior and decks for a highly acclaimed 33 metre motor catamaran, the Curvelle 33X9. Founded in 2005, the Lila-Lou design team has an impressive record of design successes. Their exterior designs have won much industry attention. Read More

Heesen Yachts presents revolutionary 6500 fast displacement hull form

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Heesen Yachts is pleased to unveil the revolutionary 65-metre all-aluminium design based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). Developed by Dutch naval architects Van Oossanen & Associates, the Heesen 6500 FDHF is a truly innovative concept that increases the overall performance of the superyacht. Read More

Maxime Le Mounier and Dominik Lux unveil 72m concept superyacht

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Maxime Le Mounier and Dominik Lux, two young naval architects, have send us their entry to the Young Designer of the Year Award 2010 contest. The entry submitted is a 72 m superyacht equiped with 2x 1500 Kw LPG engines , a 160 m2 kite and solar panels. Project Hanuman's cruising speed is 14 knots using her engines. Read More

PB Behage unveils 44 metre superyacht design

Monday, 26 April 2010

Dutch yacht designer P.B. Behage has revealed to SuperYachtTimes.com a new design for a classic superyacht, the 44 metre Nostalgic project. Project Nostalgic is an ocean going, long range (5.000nm)yacht, designed for luxurious cruising. The main deck features a large main saloon, and separate formal dining room. Read More 

Sauter Carbon Offset Design introduces ultra green superyacht

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Formula Zero, a solar hybrid superyacht that‘s faster, more spacious, more ergonomic and greener than any power sailing yacht to date. A revolutionary carbon offset design that harnesses sun, wind and wave energy to reduce GHG emissions by 75 to 100%. Studies made by leading shipbuilders reveal that power sailing solar hybrid vessels. Read More

Superyacht design studio Zuccon International Project launches new website

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

The website of Zuccon International Project, the architecture and design company run by the designers Gianni Zuccon and Paola Galeazzi, is now online. The new website, which has an Italian and an English version, was designed by Bernardo Zuccon with consultancy by Andreasculati Agency, and developed by the web agency Roberto Fonio. Read More

Stephen Huish Yacht Design unveils interior for superyacht Lady Jane

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

New UK based design company Stephen Huish Yacht Design launches their latest design project at Sanlorenzo, the SD92 Lady Jane. Stephen Huish is the first UK based designer to complete a project at Sanlorenzo. With a wonderfully relaxed contemporary look, the yacht features two twin Guest cabins, a full beam VIP cabin and an owner’s cabin. Read More

Modern expedition superyacht by Gian Paolo Nari

Monday, 19 April 2010

Yacht designer Gian Paolo Nari is currently working on a number of projects and informs SuperYachtTimes.com of his latest project for an unusual 35m motor yacht. He is taking care of the concept styling, general arrangement, as well as the interior design. The superyacht has a traditional lay-out with the saloon, dining, and master suite. Read More

The Geo 52 superyacht conversion project

Monday, 12 April 2010

Marine and Yacht Management and studio Anders Design LLP have unveiled a new superyacht conversion project, the Geo 52. Originally developed for a Russian owner, the luxury explorer yacht’s unconventional exterior lines are based on the function of travelling around the world. Huge storage rooms, freezers and tank capacity. Read More

Alloy Yachts unveils 67 metre superyacht AY41

Thursday, 1 April 2010

The New Zealand based shipyard Alloy Yachts is finally able to unveil more details of their largest sailing yacht to date, a 67.20 metre Phillippe Briand designed ketch with hull number AY41. The client had asked Briand to design him a performance sailing yacht capable of world cruising. Construction began in October 2008. Read More

Superyacht ES-117 takes Elie Saab’s creative genius to the high seas

Monday, 29 March 2010

Elie Saab in collaboration with Weyves Couture and Oceanco unveiled the first of three megayachts to be designed by the Lebanese designer – the ES117 – at a high-profile launch event at the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show 2010 on February 25. The magnificent 117m (384.78ft) megayacht is as impressive in its dimensions as the refinement of its design. Read More

2Ppixel Studio unveils 49 metre superyacht design Leviathan

Friday, 26 March 2010

Leviathan, the 49m long superyacht is the second project that was developed by 2Pixel Studio and Navtec Marine. Leviathan is marked by classic lines perfectly incorporated with the already known minimalist style by 2Pixel Studio. Vast decks and big glass surfaces give a feeling of openness and contact with the environment. Read More

Vripack unveils 138ft new-build superyacht explorer project

Thursday, 25 March 2010

The sky being the limit encouraged Vripack to design a unique 138’ Explorer for a repeat client which will be launched Summer 2011. Interesting to know is that this sturdy and trendy displacement yacht is kept below 500GRT even though she has an impressive five decks. This yacht is under construction at Cizgi Shipyard in Turkey. Read More

The PFA 115 superyacht by Pierluigi Floris Architetto

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Pierluigi Floris Architetto, an Italian yacht design and engineering company, has developed a new 36 metre three-deck superyacht with classical lines. The PFA 115 will have a steel hull with aluminium superstructure. The motor yacht features a traditional lay-out with a large saloon and adjoining dining area on the main deck. Read More

Oceanco designs at the 2010 Abu Dhabi Yacht Show

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Oceanco made its presence felt at the 2010 Abu Dhabi Boat Show by showcasing its full range of 60m, 80m, 90m, 110m and 120m projects as well as its impressive scale models with a hybrid propulsion system option ensuring minimum fuel use and maximum power. The Oceanco stand was very well visited. Read More

Egg and Dart Design unveils the Commander 68

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

The Commander 68 is yet another of the exciting range of unique new build projects developed through the co-operation of Clive Cox and Egg and Dart Design Corporation. The Design Range comprises 11 different models now, from 34 meter up o 86 meters. Egg and Dart created the entire design and concept for this extravagant 68 meter. Read More 

Lila Lou unveils a new animation of superyacht Ankida

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

In October 2009 Alexander Isaac of Lila Lou unveiled his ground breaking design, Ankida, to SuperYachtTimes.com. Speaking to Alexander, he has just informed us that he and his team created an animation of the superyacht, giving potential clients a better understanding of how this ingenious sailing yacht operates. Read More 

Princess Natalia selected by the League of Extraordinary

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

The League of Extraordinary commits to the visionary alternative design of Dennis Ingemansson. His Princess Natalia project is selected by the League of Extraordinary to be prepared for development and engineering and led towards realization. This future orientated project is far beyond traditional yachts concepts. Read More 

Italstyle unveils new 28m design, the Cheyenne 90

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Italstyle have released information on a new 28m design, the Cheyenne 90. Her interior design can be customized by her future client, who can select main finishing like wood & fabrics. The Italstyle design team has also developed a special construction system that allows client to easily update and change interiors. Read More

The new MCC 38m Transocean Explorer

Friday, 12 March 2010

At the recent Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show MCC introduced their new MCC 38m; a yacht design in harmony with the times. Like the existing and soon to be completed 45m yachts the 38 has the most economic single screw propulsion in the market with electrically driven Schottel jets for "get you home" security. Read More 

Setzer Design Group unveils 32 metre superyacht design

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Setzer Design Group has just released is a 32-meter advanced design created for Vicem Yachts of Turkey as a Raised Pilothouse Motoryacht. The project commissioned for Vicem Yachts of Turkey started at 28 meters but has grown to top out at 32 meters in the form of a RPH Raised Pilothouse design with highly swept lines. Read More 

Azimut introduces Azimut Grande

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Azimut Yachts has announced the launch of a new division named Azimut Grande. The new division will encompass the entire Azimut Yachts fleet of yachts over 100 feet. Over the next few years 4 new superyachts will join the Azimut Grande family. Within the coming months Azimut will complete the first new superyacht in the range, the Azimut 120SL. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee and Design Unlimited unveil 40m Power Catamaran

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

BMT Nigel Gee and Design Unlimited are pleased to announce their collaboration on the development of an exciting 40m powered catamaran. The partnership brings together BMT’s extensive experience in the naval architecture and engineering of high speed catamarans with the versatile interior and exterior design skills of Design Unlimited. Read More

Rhoades Young Design unveils interior of Cassiopeia II

Monday, 8 March 2010

Cassiopeia II is a 43 metre, semi-displacement motor yacht under construction at Holland Jachtbouw. Wishing to upgrade from his current 32m yacht Cassiopeia I, Rhoades Young have been appointed as interior architects for this new vessel for an American client. The interior is described as “elegant classic with a contemporary twist”. Read More 

Quartostile presents the 35m superyacht QS35

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Quartostile s.r.l. has unveiled details of a 35 metre open planing motor yacht, the QS35. She features a gray metallic hull, and sleek and dynamic exterior lines. Her unmistakable style combines the latest technology with fine luxury. Her layout is finely optimized, and the QS35 features a large fly bridge. Read More

Stephen Huish unveils designs for 62m and 70m Icon superyachts

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Stephen Huish Yacht Design has unveiled his latest design for the Dutch shipyard Icon Yachts BV to SuperYachtTimes.com. These are the first exterior designs created by the London based designer, who has worked on many award-winning projects with Icon Yachts’ CEO Wim Koersvelt during his time with Donald Starkey Designs. Read More

Blue Reef Yachts introduces 87ft design

Monday, 1 March 2010

Established in June 2009, Blue Reef Yachts, the result of a strategic partnership between the French design office CDR Yachting composed of Pierre Couach, Franck Reynaud and Vincent Duchatêlet and the Sunreef Yachts shipyard, announces its first power yacht of the range – the Blue Reef 87. Read More 

Carlo Cafiero unveils design for 29.40m superyacht

Monday, 22 February 2010

Carlo Cafiero has released information about a new 29.40 metres superyacht design. The yacht has a stretched and aggressive design, but perhaps the most unusual design feature is her bow, transparent and made of polycarbonate. More innovation can be found midships, where orange sunpads, double as fenders. Read More 

Van Geest Design unveils 42 meter VGD Explorer

Friday, 19 February 2010

Van Geest Design (VGD) has send us details of one of their latest projects, the 42 meter VGD Explorer. She is a unique yacht, combining luxury with global exploring capabilities, with the ability to cope with all conditions. With her striking appearance, this superyacht will look at home in all climates and is fully fitted out to enjoy each of them. Read More

Quartostile presents the Fratelli Rossi 100 superyacht

Friday, 19 February 2010

Quartostile s.r.l. has unveiled details of a 30 metre motor yacht which they have designed for the Fratelli Rossi shipyard in Viareggio. The Turin based design studio Quartostile s.r.l.was founded by three partners; Matteo Broglia, Franco Carone and Andrea Sartori and counts on a team of 20 professionals today. Read More 

Wally introduces Wallyship

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Wally introduces Wallyship, the new line of yachts reflecting the current trend of the market towards displacement power boats. Wallyship includes two models: the 26m wallyship and the 36m wallyship, that is currently being developed. “Wallyship is a first for us" –says Luca Bassani, Wally President and founder. Read More

Setzer Design Group unveils 56m and 34m superyacht designs

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Setzer Design Group has unveiled another design from its Vision Line taking shape this time for a Dubai based client. This new 56-meter superyacht named Naranja, debuts as a refined and streamlined expression of the studio's finest work. With a beam of 10.6m and a draft of 2.7m, the design is meant for fast cruising in style. Read More

Blohm + Voss unveils 120m+ exploration yacht

Monday, 8 February 2010

In order to allow clients to profit from the Blohm + Voss large yacht building experience, the expert team of B+V has developed a variety of design proposals. After presenting the “B+V 110m/fast” the second project is an exploration yacht. B+V 120 MY/X has been laid out to combine the capability of worldwide cruising at a maximum comfort. Read More 

Danish Yachts unveil project 116

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Sustainable, with the minimum negative impact on the environment has to be a key element in modern superyacht construction. Once built and commissioned, it is vital that this approach is maintained in the day to day operation of the vessel throughout its life. Danish Yachts in Skagen in Denmark are totally committed to this philosophy. Read More

PJ210 The game changer

Friday, 29 January 2010

The Palmer Johnson 210 (64m) is an innovative design concept that manages to offer all the areas of a tri-deck yacht wrapped in the muscular and sleek signature profile of a PJ Sportyacht. It works because it has a unique point of reference in sharing the DNA of a highly successful design benchmark in modern yachting – the PJ Sportsyacht. Read More

New 90m superyacht design by Rainsford Mann Design

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Late 2009, Rainsford Mann Design (RMD) released a stunning new design concept to SuperYachtTimes.com readers, the RMD 88M. The designers have now send us a development from this 88 concept, measuring 90 meters. The new 90m is an exceptional vessel, standing out with modern, yet timeless lines. Read More

New 28m design by Bill Prince Yacht Design

Monday, 25 January 2010

Bill Prince Yacht Design, Inc. has developed a handsome, fast 28 metre sloop that meets an experienced yachtsman’s need for comfortable family cruising. The design of this luxurious yet practical sailing yacht benefits from Bill Prince’s many years as design engineer at both Island Packet Yachts and the venerable Ted Hood Design Group. Read More 

Think Yachts present the Rapture F150

Friday, 22 January 2010

Think Yachts are offering the Rapture F150 for sale, with the opportunity to personalise and fully customise a pedigree yacht design with performances to match her breath-taking design from the opulence of her master cabin to the technology of her power train. The Rapture F150 is one of the biggest open yachts with a top speed above 30 knots. Read More 

Latest renderings of 60m Vripack/Derecktor explorer superyacht

Thursday, 21 January 2010

At the end of October the US based Derecktor shipyard and the Dutch design firm Vripack Naval Architects released a new 60 metre superyacht explorer project. Over the last few months they have continued to work together on this high-volume go-anywhere yacht and have just released the latest renderings to SuperYachtTimes.com. Read More

Jongert introduces modern lined 5200M superyacht

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

At Boot Düsseldorf Jongert Shipyard introduces the design of a new 5200M superyacht. “This 5200M is a typical Jongert”, says naval architect René van der Velden. “In the past you recognized a Jongert sailing yacht from a great distance. In this design we have reintroduced that recognizability and it’s our vision on the well-known classic Jongert yachts.” Read More

New 80 metre superyacht by Carlo Cafiero

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Superyacht designer Carlo Cafiero and the TechMarine shipyard have released information on a new 80m concept, characterized by an aggressive design that features a high bow, and coloured polycarbonate bulwarks towards the stern. The polycarbonate bulwark protects the sea level swimming pool located just forward of the swim platform. Read More

Project Shining - 63m semi-custom Croatian superyacht concept

Thursday, 14 January 2010

The Croatian companies 2pixel design studio and Navtec Marine have developed a . 63 metre trans-oceanic super yacht capable of reaching speeds up to 30 knots and accommodating 12 guests and 20 crew members. One of the distinctive marks of this yacht is surely the vast open air deck surfaces which Shining derives her name. Read More 

Sabdes 72.5m superyacht design for Icon Yachts

Thursday, 14 January 2010

The latest Sabdes project is a striking 72.5m Superyacht produced to the best Northern European standards. The design is based on Icon Yachts pre-engineered 62m-77m platform (optimized hull, technical and crew areas) with exterior styling by Scott Blee (of Sabdes), as well as a customised Interior arrangement for all the owner and guest areas. Read More 

Nauta Design unveils new superyacht by Baltic Yachts

Friday, 8 January 2010

The new 112’ project by Nauta Design and by Reichel-Pugh is a superyacht with a double personality. On one hand, she is an elegant and highly comfortable cruiser, yet on the other hand, she is a powerful and light displacement (just 90 tons) racer. This 34 mt. sloop, currently under construction at Baltic Yachts in Finland. Read More 

Fernando de Almeida Yacht Design unveils design for 92ft motor yacht

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Fernando de Almeida Yacht Design has revealed plans for a new 92ft motor yacht to SuperYachtTimes.com. The 92ft superyacht has a semi-displacement hull for moderate speeds, economical operation and long range. With twin 1,000hp engines she can reach a top speed of 19 knots and has a range of 950nm at 15 knots, or up to 2000nm at 8 knots. Read More

Fuel cell powered superyacht by SVDesign

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Sylvain Viau of SVDesign has provided SuperYachtTimes.com with details of a brand new concept superyacht, far removed from today's standard. OrganiK was developed using three basic principles; strong visual identity, heritage of vessels from the golden age, and an accommodation and layout designed for life at sea, instead of a life in port. Read More

Magnum presents largest yacht, the Magnum 100

Monday, 4 January 2010

The new Magnum 100' model, will be Magnum's largest yacht and is expected to be delivered by 2012. The styling was designed by the talented young, Italian designer, Alberto Mancini, and offers a completely new concept of outdoor cockpit livability. The Magnum 100' has an expandable top providing various and movable shaded areas. Read More 

Superyacht Special: 31 Metre wooden superyacht by Pro Ship and Diano

Thursday, 31 December 2009

Pro Ship, an Italian design firm, have designed a 31m superyacht, for the Genoase shipyard Diano. Pro Ship is known for developing new ideas, into aesthetically pleasing, and foremost functional designs. At 31 metres, Diano Crowbridge is the largest boat ever built by the historic yard. She has a displacement of 110t, and has twin 2.400hp MTU diesels. Read More 

SuperYacht Special: ICON Yachts and Newman Stacey Design unveil 72m superyacht

Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Conceived originally for a client with an exacting brief, Newman Stacey Design are developing a 72m cruising superyacht which utilises ICON Yachts optimised hull platform. In essence, the brief from the client was to design a family yacht. There was a great emphasis on well being, and it had to be a flexible design which would be appealing to charter. Read More

Couëdel Hugon Design unveils striking contemporary interior for 105ft superyacht

Thursday, 24 December 2009

For their third partnership with German Frers, Hervé Couëdel and Pierre Hugon, have created a loft style interior that pushes the boundaries of contemporary interior yacht design. The living spaces are pure and aerial. Carbon plates come out of the floor to support the furniture. It feels like the interior is not lying on the floor, but floating in the air. Read More

New 88 metre design by RMD

Thursday, 24 December 2009

Rainsford Mann Design (RMD) has release to SuperYachtTimes.com more information about an brand new design concept, the RMD 88M. The RMD 88M is an exceptional vessel, standing out with modern, yet timeless lines and a stunning vertical bow that efficiently knifes through the water. State of the Art Stabilisers ensure an effortless journey. Read More 

Pharos Marine unveils 60m hydrogen diesel-electric superyacht

Monday, 21 December 2009

The Egyptian design studio Pharos Marine has unveiled plans for a new 60 metre eco-friendly superyacht, Orcageno. The yacht is based around an advanced slender hull form with an axe bow, offering lower resistance due to low angle of entrance, excellent sea-keeping and a range of up to 13,000 nautical miles. Read More

Numarine presents the 130 WB superyacht

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Turkish superyacht builder Numarine has unveiled details for their largest yacht to date, the 130 wb. After months of design and engineering work the new 130 wb, with its sleek and sharp lines, is now ready for construction. On the full beam main deck there is the main saloon and dining area aft, with the main entrance, galley and master stateroom forward. Read More

Zeus Superyachts represent huge step for leading British manufacturer

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

With the exciting announcement of Project Zeus in 2009, Sunseeker International Shipbuilding Division has taken a significant step – across the 150ft (46 metre) threshold. The company, never shy of committing to investment in product development, is set to swiftly follow this with further models. Read More

Ghost Yachts present the G180 superyacht

Monday, 14 December 2009

The Dutch yacht company Ghost Yachts and Italian design company Gloss Design unveil their first project to the public, the Ghost Yachts G180. The yacht embodies the best of two of the leading superyacht building nations. An unmistakable refined Italian styling combined with cutting edge Dutch engineering and build technology. Read More

Project 415 by Diana Yacht Design

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Dutch design firm Diana Yacht Design has released more information to SuperYachtTimes.com about their 160 feet project, currently under construction at Hakvoort in Monnickendam. She has been designed to allow her decks to be enjoyed comfortably throughout the year in different climates. Read More 

JP Fantini to design interior for first Couach 5000 superyacht

Monday, 30 November 2009

French superyacht builder Chantier Naval Couach has teamed up with Cannes based yacht designer Jean Pierre Fantini for the interior design of the first Couach 5000 Fly. It’s not the first Couach yacht for Fantini as he previously worked on the design of La Desirade. The semi-planning Couach 5000 is entirely built from reinforced Glass Kevlar Carbon. Read More

The new Monte Fino 112 by Setzer Design Group

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Kha Shing Enterprise Co. Ltd, the builders of the popular Monte Fino range of motoryachts, has announced the addition of a new superyacht model to its current line‐up of luxury craft from 76 to 122 feet. The new yacht, designed by the US‐based Setzer Design Group, is 34 metres long and is being branded as the Monte Fino S range. Read More

Kestrel Superyachts presents 106ft Ron Holland designed sailing yacht

Monday, 23 November 2009

The Kestrel 106 is a new breed of superyacht designed for an exceptional onboard lifestyle. This series of world class semi-custom sailing superyachts has naval architecture and external styling by Ron Holland Design and is currently under construction in Turkey. This week the aluminium hull of the first Kestrel 106 has been turned over. Read More

Derecktor and Azure present 52m green superyacht concept

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Exclusive to the U.S. market, Derecktor Shipyards is proud to present a groundbreaking new superyacht concept by Azure Naval Architects, its collaborator on the 281ft (85.6m) Cakewalk project. Azure’s 52m (170ft) Awareness motor yacht project is designed to set a new standard for eco-friendly and efficient yacht operation. Read More

Kelly Yachts and UKI design unveil 150ft super-sloop

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Kelly Yachts and UKI Design recently developed a new 150ft sloop, the U.K. 150. She will be one of the largest sloops in the world and incorporates the latest technologies and design features. The concept harmonises the feeling of a powerful and reactive sailing boat with the perfect melting between design and technics, beauty and function. Read More

Monaco Yachting & Technologies unveils 50m and 56m superyachts

Wednesday, 11 November 2009

The MY&T 50m superyacht was designed with the objective to offer the comfort and volume of a larger superyacht combined with the advantages of a compact vessel, such as very low fuel consumption and reduced operational costs. Despite the classic exterior profile the MY&T 50m has been engineered for unlimited worldwide operation. Read More

Derecktor presents 60m Vripack expedition superyacht

Monday, 26 October 2009

Superyacht builder Derecktor is pleased to present a new yacht project designed by the Vripack studio of The Netherlands. The Vripack 60M Expedition Motor Yacht is a highly efficient, steel-and-aluminum vessel combining extreme seaworthiness and an outstanding range of 8,000nm at 12.5 knots with a high-volume, custom interior. Read More

Lila-Lou presents sailing yacht Ankida

Friday, 23 October 2009

Lila-Lou, the London & Swiss based yacht design studio, have sent us details about their latest superyacht project, Ankida. Lila-Lou, is a highly skilled studio specializing in 2D and 3D architectural exterior and interior drawings combined with detailed specifications for private yachts, residences and jets. Read More

New 60m super sailer by Van Geest Design

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Van Geest Design has developed a new 60 meter super sailer into a special concept. With a sleek and modern hull, this fly bridge sailing yacht will be a true pleasure to sail cruising around or racing in the big boat regattas. Besides the helm- and control stations there is a lounge/dining area located on the fly bridge with a 360 degrees view of the surroundings. Read More

Sunreef Yachts unveils new superyacht design line

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

TheSunreef in-house design team has developed a new project of a sailing superyacht - the Sunreef 92 Double Deck with sleek hulls and a streamlined deckhouse topped by a giant 40m2 flybridge inspired by large superyachts. The everlasting stylish look of the hull line is the result of Sunreef’s advanced design technologies. Read More

Project Supermaxi by Adam Voorhees Design

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Adam Voorhees has revealed to SuperYachtTimes.com details of his latest project, Supermaxi. The Supermaxi represents the ultimate quest for speed through the implementation of adaptive and transformable technologies. The hull and sail physically transform for optimum performance in every sailing angle, wind speed, and sea condition. Read More 

René van der Velden Yacht Design unveils 38m catamaran superyacht

Monday, 12 October 2009

At the Monaco Yacht Show in September, René van der Velden Yacht Design introduced a dynamic new concept in luxury powered catamarans. The catamaran, with high comfort and low drag, is an ideal platform for an ecological design. The Dutch based design studio feels it is time to apply their elegant lines to the catamaran ideal. Read More

Fincantieri and H2 Yacht Design unveil project Mars

Friday, 9 October 2009

Creating a yacht below 3000 GRT, with a futuristic, unique martial exterior profile whose lines gently glide into balanced, relaxing, linear, clean, modern and comfortable interior environments. This was H2's brief for the design of Fincantieri's project Mars. Mars features a mature contemporary interior, combined with a crisp linear design discipline. Read More 

CRN and Riva present 68 metre superyacht

Thursday, 8 October 2009

CRN and Riva have announced a collaboration to launch a project for producing a new line of superyachts, measuring 50 to 80 metres. Created by Mauro Micheli and Officina Italiana Design, who designed the entire Riva range to date, the innovative new models combine the style and elegance of Riva, with the naval architecture and construction ability of CRN. Read More

Beyond Design presents project Black

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

A few weeks ago, SuperYachtTimes.com reported on a new design by Beyond Design, lead by Mumbai based designer Ashish Gupta, one of India's first innovative yacht design firms. We can now show you more images of this new revolutionary concept. Beyond's project Black, is a 95m design, developed in collaboration with Stolk Marimecs. Read More

Green Voyager, a unique 45m superyacht

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Green Voyager is a unique 45m motor yacht commencing build in late 2009. Designed for an owner who seeks a low impact motor yacht to cruise the globe, who wants to do so responsibly but doesn’t want to compromise on luxury and comfort. The foundation of Green Voyager’s lowered impact is compliance with RINA’s Green Star Plus Class. Read More 

Design Unlimited unveils Riviera range of superyachts

Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Design Unlimited unveiled for the first time its new Riviera range of motoryachts from 42 to 70 metres at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. The three superyachts demonstrate Design Unlimited’s expertise in external styling as well as interior design. The flagship of the three is the Riviera 70 with a displacement of 1,547 tonnes and a range of 5,500nm. Read More

Ron Holland 150’ taking shape at Pendennis

Monday, 5 October 2009

Pendennis recently revealed a series of exciting new exterior and interior renderings on their latest project the Ron Holland 150’ (46m). Announced to the media at the end of 2008 the project is the third collaboration between Ron Holland Design and Pendennis - the first two being the 30.5m SuperMaxi Cap Gemini and the 27.4m sloop Boo Too. Read More

Project Why by Wally Hermès Yachts

Monday, 28 September 2009

Why, Wally Hermès Yachts, today unveils a revolutionary approach to cruising in motor yachts with the presentation of a full size model of its first born, an innovative 58 metre-long 38 metre-wide yacht, in Ancona's shipyard. Why is the result of the joint-venture signed in June 2008 between Hermès and Wally. Read More

Eternal thinking: Future Concept Feadship Aeon

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

To mark the opening of the Monaco Yacht Show, Feadship has unveiled its latest Future Concept Feadship, which offers a dramatic new vision on how the next generation of owners will perceive and experience life onboard a luxury motoryacht. The Aeon concept blends an eco-friendly attitude with Feadship design flair and construction excellence. Read More

Jensen Interiors launches green superyacht interior design concept at Monaco Boat Show

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

The World’s first super-green superyacht, the innovative Soliloquy by Callender Designs, now has a super-eco friendly interior concept designed in collaboration between Jensen Interiors, Simon Hamilton Interior Design and Callender Designs. The world-wide media attention of the yachting and luxury sector press generated by Soliloquy. Read More

Kingship unveils Green Voyager

Monday, 21 September 2009

Kingship has released information on Green Voyager. It was designed for the owner who seeks a low impact motor yacht to cruise the globe, one who wants to do so responsibly but doesn’t want to compromise on luxury and comfort. The foundation of Green Voyager’s lowered impact is compliance with RINA’s Green Star Plus Class notation. Read More

Bannenberg & Rowell unveil 73m Abeking & Rasmussen

Monday, 21 September 2009

Bannenberg & Rowell Design have released detailed renderings of their 73m design, that has been developed with Abeking & Rasmussen. The project is a collaboration with A&R, to produce part of their next generation of large yachts. Bannenberg & Rowell Design spent a year developing and coordinating a new design from the hull up. Read More 

New Oceanco projects at the Monaco Yacht Show

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Oceanco is proud to announce its presence at the 2009 Monaco Yacht Show taking place from September 23-26 at Port Hercules in the Principality of Monaco. In total, Oceanco will present six scale models. Oceanco will feature the scale models of its latest yachts under construction, including Y706, Y707 and Y708. Read More

Silverlining explores the future of the superyacht interiors with four leading designers

Monday, 14 September 2009

Bespoke furniture-maker Silverlining has collaborated with four renowned yacht designers, and one architect, to develop innovative interior concepts that push the boundaries of yacht design. The project, which will be officially launched with a new book at the Monaco Yacht Show this September, explores the future of yacht interiors. Read More 

Van Geest Design develops new design for Icon Yachts

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Van Geest Design has developed a new design for Icon Yachts, based on the Icon 72m platform, a variation of the Icon 62m yachts. VGD has developed this yacht’s styling with a combination of hull form and subtle two-tone coloring. This design is a development from VGD’s 55M explorer design in which was used the same hull shape philosophy. Read More 

Aeon a future concept Feadship

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

With a rich past and present to be proud of, Feadship also places great emphasis on seeing into the future. Each year it unveils a concept yacht that fuses advanced design, technological and engineering insights with the latest thinking on how upcoming generations of owners will enjoy life at sea. This year, Feadship presents Aeon. Read More

Ward Setzer unveils 70m Icon superyacht

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Ward Setzer, principal of Setzer Design Group, and Icon Yachts of Holland introduce the "VL-70," a sleek, futuristic megayacht loaded with all the special features of a world-class Super-Yacht within the "Build-Platform" of Icon Yachts. The introduction underscores Setzer's standing as an international superyacht designer for the world market. Read More

The Durabo 110 by Ivan Erdevicki

Monday, 31 August 2009

Currently under construction in Canada by Durabo Construction Ltd, is the Durabo 110, a 33.63m sailing yacht designed by Ivan Erdevicki. The yacht features 512m2 of sail area, and has a displacement of 122 tons. On deck there is a central cockpit with twin curved settees facing eachother. Aft of this guest area is the double helm area. Read More

Revolutionary 95m concept by Beyond Design

Monday, 31 August 2009

Once again, Beyond Design, lead by Mumbai based designer Ashish Gupta, one of India's first innovative yacht design firms, has come up with a revolutionary concept. Beyond's latest project, project Black, is a 95m design, developed in collaboration with Stolk Marimecs. The yacht is designed to cruise at high speeds with 16 guests. Read More

Adam Voorhees unveils the Riparian Project

Friday, 28 August 2009

The Riparian project, designed by Adam Voorhees, explores the potentials of adaptive and flexible systems to redefine the yacht and to provide the ultimate experience of living on the sea. The Riparian is a new moving landscape whose purpose is to create a provocative conversation between the user, the yacht, and the environment.  Read More

Blohm + Voss unveils new 110m fast superyacht

Thursday, 27 August 2009

The team of Blohm + Voss is presently developing a series of predesigned custom superyachts allowing clients to profit from the Blohm + Voss experience in large yacht new builds and leading to shorter delivery times as well as reduced building cost. The first project out of this series is the B+V 110 MY/fast, a new 110m luxury power yacht. Read More

New 138’ Kingship design by Vripack

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Vripack’s Design Studio has recently released a new design developed in partnership with Kingship Marine Limited. This 138’ modern motor yacht clearly shows the recognizable lines of contemporary class. Carefully choosing recognizable curves, Vripack has developed a design with clean yet strong shapes. Read More

cNc 95' being delivered under the supervision of Hot Lab

Friday, 21 August 2009

Later this summer, first cNc 95' will be delivered under the supervision of Hot Lab. cNc is a brand new company based in the South of Italy with a production area of over 12.000 square metres. The cNc 95' is an elegant GRP semi custom motoryacht, with a custom interior, designed by Hot Lab. The cNc 95' is a raised pilothouse yacht, with a large open sundeck. Read More

Bury Design develops 124ft modern ocean cruiser

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

Drawing on extensive experience in super yacht design, including with Wally Yachts (Monaco) and Tripp Design (USA), the Australian based firm Bury design has developed a 120ft modern ocean cruiser. The superyacht features a vertical lifting bulb keel and is of advanced composite construction. Read More

The 60m Bvcintoro project

Monday, 17 August 2009

The Bvcintoro project started in 1991 by Raul Gardini at the Tencara Shipyard, in Porto Marghera, the same constructor responsible of the build of Il Moro di Venezia and Mascalzone Latino, that took Italy to the America´s Cup. At that time the Bvcintoro was set to be the most beautiful yacht in the world. A beautiful 60m superyacht designed by German Frers. Read More 

3D Visualisation for superyachts by Nautilus

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Nautilus, a US based digital development studios for the superyacht industry, offers turnkey solutions from the initial sketch to the final phase of production, Nautilus specializes in providing solutions and development support for clients who want to maximize the design and production process. Read More 

Sunrise Yachts starts new 47m Espen Oeino designed superyacht

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Sunrise Yachts is proud to introduce the first of the signature series the company is developing with renowned yacht designer Espen Oeino and interior designer Franck Darnet. The Sunrise/ Oeino designs will also include a 52m, 57m and 65m. Construction has started in Antalya on the first Sunrise 47m with delivery scheduled June 2011. Read More

Young Designer of the year 2009

Monday, 3 August 2009

With her final thesis “Draconis Concept” in the subject of industrial design at the University Duisburg-Essen in Germany Maila Speitkamp convinced the highly respected professionals of the judging panel at the World Superyacht Awards on Saturday May 16th, 2009. The winning entry “Draconis Concept” is an over 40m long catamaran with high-tech-wingsails. Read More

The Streamline 105 by Nauta Yachts

Friday, 31 July 2009

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nauta Yachts, Nauta Design shaped a concept for a 44 metre sailing yacht with modern, smooth lines. The project was sent out to a select number of clients and the approach worked. Soon after the drawings were released, a client asked the design team of Nauta Design to create a 105ft concept. Read More

M/Y Triton - 88m superyacht by Platinum Yachts

Thursday, 30 July 2009

True to her mythological name, the 88 metre diesel-electric superyacht Triton is destined to rule the waves. Platinum Yachts unveiled this superyacht at the inaugural 2009 Abu Dhabi Yacht Show in March. Triton was designed by the combined talents of Sam Sorgiovanni and Azure Naval Architects. Read More

ISA unveils the ISA 390

Monday, 27 July 2009

ISA Yachts of Ancona, has released the designs of their new line of Superyachts, the ISA 390, designed by Andrea Vallicelli with an interior by Studio Massari. As her name suggests, this is a 39m superyacht, that will be built according to ISA's highly succesful semi-custom principle. The yacht will have a steel hull, and an aluminium superstructure. Read More

Setzer Design offers first look at Monte-Fino Yachts new series

Friday, 24 July 2009

Ward Setzer and his team at the Setzer Design Group have been working with Kha-Shing Shipyards in Taiwan on their Monte-Fino line of superyachts. The first look at the new 19 and 34 metre designs reveal vessels that are both sleek and futuristic and loaded with all the special features of world-class Sport-Yachts. Read More

Barracuda presents 180ft performance sailing yacht

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Utilising skills and experience gained from being part of two previous Spanish Americas Cup Syndicates, Barracuda Yacht Design have recently completed a design concept for an 180ft sailing yacht. Intended for display at the forthcoming Monaco Yacht Show, the new design is for a long and sleek sailing yacht. Read More

The Procion 122 by Riostar and Fernando de Almeida Yacht Design

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

In February this year we reported on the launch of Riostar's first superyacht, the Procion 110 Motu. The 33 metre superyacht was designed by Fernando de Almeida Yacht Design, who has recently informed us on his latest project with Riostar, the Procion 122. Measuring 37.10 metres, the first vessel is currently under construction. Read More

130ft Spirit of Tradition Sloop by Sparkman & Stephens

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

With sleek, refined contours and a traditional finish, the team at Sparkman & Stephens has developed a new 130’ Spirit of Tradition Sloop for an experienced yachtsman. A modern light displacement hull form, combined with advanced sail handling and mechanical systems make this new design truly state of the art. Read More

The new Pershing 108 superyacht

Monday, 20 July 2009

The new Pershing 108 was unveiled in Milan last week and SuperYachtTimes.com is pleased to bring you some of the first drawings of this luxury sports yacht. For the exterior design Pershing teamed up with Fulvio De Simoni of Ital Projects, who once again realised the vision of Tilli Antonelli, Chairman and Founder of the shipyard. Read More

Shining - 63m semi-custom superyacht from Croatia

Friday, 17 July 2009

The Croatian superyacht design firm, 2Pixel Studio, reports to SuperYachtTimes.com that they have just completed the concept design for the first all Croatian superyacht, Project Shining. Measuring 63 metres, the superyacht has been styled and decorated by the chief designers of the 2Pixel Studio; Doblanovic and Raunic. Read More

The new Codecasa 45S luxury sports yacht

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

In 2004 the Codecasa shipyard introduced a series of fast open superyachts designed by Andrea Bacigalupo. The first yacht to launch in 2004 was the Codecasa 35S Flying Dagger and a year later she was followed by a sister ship, Maria Carla. Following the success of this open series, in 2007 a second larger model was introduced, the Codecasa 41S. Read More

Sanlorenzo unveils the SL100 New superyacht

Monday, 13 July 2009

The Sanlorenzo 100 has been among the most popular models of the Italian shipyard and at the upcoming Genoa International Boat Show the SL100 New will be unveiled. Sanlorenzo has two facilities; one in Ameglia (La Spezia) concentrating on the planning fleet, including the SL100 New, and another one in Viareggio which offers clients different models. Read More 

Schöpfer Yachts presents the 91.5m Infinitas

Thursday, 9 July 2009

Infinitas is the second design launch of Schöpfer Yachts. This new 300 foot (91.5 meter) yacht was designed by E. Kevin Schopfer with Sparkman Stephens, Naval Architects. The design’s main inspiration comes from the symbol for infinity which has been abstractly expressed within the yacht’s elevation. Read More 

Bolici Yachts unveils the Bolici 156 Alloy

Thursday, 9 July 2009

The Bolici 156 Alloy has very ambitious goals: provide the owner and guest with an unmatched yachting experience, primarily in terms of comfort and safety. She is a semi-displacement hull with fast ocean crossing capacity and will feature a distinguished exterior and interior design. Her general interior arrangements feature 4 vip suites and 2 guest suites. Read More 

Amels to introduce the Damen Fast Yacht Support Vessel in Monaco

Monday, 6 July 2009

During a recent visit to the Damen Shipyards, Amels, the exclusive yacht-building member of the Dutch Damen Shipyards Group, announced to SuperYachtTimes.com a new concept to meet the growing demand for support vessels among large-yacht owners. The official presentation will be at this year's Monaco Yacht Show. Read More

Aeroyacht's innovative super catamaran

Friday, 3 July 2009

Multihull passionate and expert Gregor Tarjan, founder of Aeroyacht International, and renowned designer Pete Melvin sat down together to think about what their dream luxury catamaran would be. They came with many innovative solutions, some of them never seen on a multihull of that size. Read More 

The Tristrike 420 Project

Thursday, 2 July 2009

Michael Ferris, Director of Prout International Super Yacht Division has announced to SuperYachtTimes.com the Tristrike 420 Project. This 420’/128m tri-hull, motor yacht intended for all oceans, long range, and expedition passage making. Based on a proven military design heritage the Tristrike platform is a “mind blowing” 128m / 420’ X 27.5m / 90’.  Read More

Omega Architects create designs for the world's most discerning clientele

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Architect/Designer Frank Laupman, and his firm, Omega Architects, work in a world that seems immune to the perils of the global economic slump. The architect designs yachts for the richest, most discerning people in the world. “For most of my clients, the current economic malaise is a worlds away.." Read More

Amels announces addition to Limited Editions range

Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Amels have announced the addition of an all-new model to its highly successful Limited Editions range. The Amels 199 is designed with bold originality by Tim Heywood, with flexible interior styling by Nuvolari Lenard. At 1,045 Gross Tons, the Amels 199 sets a new standard for superyacht owners. Read More

Guido de Groot Design sets a new standard with Axonite

Monday, 29 June 2009

Although Guido de Groot Design has been involved in the design of refits on sail yachts, such as Gitana, the 21m Axonite is the first sail powered new build designed by the studio from scratch. Axonite is currently under construction at The K&M yard in Holland and has naval architecture by Satellite Yacht Design. Read More

Princess reveals new range of 100 feet plus yachts

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

Following the announcement that the company has signed a 125 year lease for new waterside manufacturing facilities at South Yard, Plymouth, Princess Yachts International has now revealed plans for its new range of technically advanced, long range cruising yachts. The first craft due for completion in the second half of 2010 will be the Princess 105. Read More

Project Horizon by Troy Marine

Monday, 15 June 2009

The dynamic in-house design team Troy Design has revealed the latest renderings of their newest project, project Horizon. Based on a proven platform the vessel has huge interior spaces coupled with vast sunbathing areas and wide array of toys for the guests. With world cruising in mind, the design and engineering team focused on reliability. Read More

LV4500 – New 45m megayacht by Omega Architects

Friday, 12 June 2009

Frank Laupman and his agency Omega Architects have just unveiled details of their new megayacht the LV4500 (45 m). Due to the familiar lining of the vessel, this yacht can easily be recognised as a typical Laupman design. However, something about Frank Laupmans latest design is distinctively different from all of his previous, renowned yacht designs. Read More

New 138’ megayacht from Kingship

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Kingship Marine Limited has recently released a new design developed in partnership with Dutch design firm, Vripack International. After six years of collaboration on Kingship 90, 110, 125 and 131 projects, the yard announced it is stepping up its relationship with Vripack with a 138’ modern designed luxury yacht. Read More

Messerschmitt Yachts presents 140' superyacht explorer project

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

A radical new design came in today from the offices of Messerschmitt Yachts Germany. Messerschmitt Yachts is presenting yachts to meet the highest demands for comfort and safty. The first projectis a fast explorer, the MTT Bulwark 140, designed by Roland Friedberger. The yacht is designed to provide 4 guest cabins. Read More

BMT Nigel Gee & ASK Yacht Design unveil 72m superyacht Ostria

Monday, 8 June 2009

Superyacht designer Adrien Jousset (ASK Yacht Design) and naval architect Sylvain Julien (BMT Nigel Gee), have unveiled their 71.90 metre project Ostria. This truly innovative design didn’t stay unnoticed as the designers were selected as one of the five finalists in the recent World Superyacht Awards in the category “Young Designer of the Year 2009”. Read More

Espen Oeino & Hanseatic Marine unveil 77m fast support vessel

Friday, 5 June 2009

Well known superyacht designer Espen Oeino and Hanseatic Marine, the Australian shipyard who graced fame with their first launch M/Y Silver, have joined forces again, but this time for something completely different, a fast support vessel YS1. The YS1 measures just over 77 metres, has a beam of 11.2 metres and a shallow draft of 2.68 metres. Read More

Ivan Erdevicki reveals two brand new designs

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Ivan Erdevicki has teamed up with Celebrity Yachting / Prout International to develop two brand new designs, to be built in China and to be managed by a US Company. Both designs, the Classic and the Raised Pilothouse, are based on the same hull and can do 16 and 26 knots respectively with only a slightly different power plant. Read More

Redman Whiteley Dixon unveils new drawings of 65 metre Amnesia IV

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Redman Whiteley Dixon (RWD) – one of the top English superyacht design teams – reveals the exciting profile and interior sketches of Amnesia IV. Midway through construction, the 65-metre superyacht is scheduled to launch late 2010 and has certainly extended the boundaries of her Italian builders, Benetti. Read More

Five superyacht concepts by Azzura Yachts

Friday, 29 May 2009

Azzura Yachts, distinguished as one of the world’s finest custom yacht brands, have released information about several high profile designs, by Australian designer Sam Sorgiovanni. The designs are for a 70m with MCA approved helideck, two 60m concepts, a 60m Shadow Vessel, and a 42m motoryacht. Read More

Lila-Lou unveils 108m superyacht G108

Thursday, 28 May 2009

Designed for maximum comfort, guest usability and a totally seamless link between the sea, exterior decks and a voluminous interior space, superyacht G108 has achieved this and much more through a clever development strategy balancing creative freedom with tried and tested principals. Read More

New 41m superyacht design by Guido de Groot

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Currently under construction in Turkey at Neta Marine, is a 41m motor yacht, with interior design and exterior styling by Guido de Groot. Naval architecture of the vessel is by Martin de Jager. The motor yacht has four decks; these comprise a sundeck with an ample and comfortable sun lounging area and featuring a large bar. Read More

Codecasa unveils the Codecasa Vintage 50

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Codecasa have released information about their new project, the 50 Vintage, simular in styling to the other recent addition to Codecasa’s line of Superyachts, the Vintage 42. This newest project will be able to offer increased spaces both inside and outside. The concept is by Codecasa and designers Della Role. Read More

Cerri Cantieri Navali presents the 102’ Flyingsport superyacht

Wednesday, 20 May 2009

The Cerri 102’ Flyingsport is the new flagship of the Cerri range and is distinguished by its soft lines and personal design, representing a revolutionary solution that unites the comfort of a fly bridge with the speed and sportiness of a big open. The launch of the first yacht is imminent, while a second vessel is currently under construction. Read More

Ferretti Custom Line unveils new 124’ superyacht design

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

The new Ferretti Custom Line 124’ design, created by Architect Gianni Zuccon of Studio Zuccon International Project, together with Ferretti’s AYT - Advanced Yacht Technology, marks the launch of a wave of renewal in the yard’s history. Ferretti is broadening it’s horizons while remaining faithful to tradition, with the design of it’s new planing flagship. Read More

Bannenberg Designs rebrands to Bannenberg & Rowell Design

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Dickie Bannenberg and Simon Rowell are pleased to announce that Bannenberg Designs will be known as Bannenberg & Rowell Design as of today. The studio was founded by Dickie’s father, the late Jon Bannenberg, in the early 60s and notable designs include the 138m Rising Sun, 67m Siran and more recent projects include Predator and Natori. Read More

Viudes Yacht unveils 45m superyacht project

Monday, 18 May 2009

Spanish builder Viudes Yachts have released more information on their exciting 45m project. The trideck design, incorporates many features often found on much larger yachts, such a private balconies in the master stateroom, a huge fold-out transom which leads to a sauna, and 5 guest cabins on the lower deck. Read More

Francesco Paszkowski Design creates interior for the Sanlorenzo 44 Steel

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

After the success of the SD 92 and SD 122 semi-displacement superyachts, and the Sanlorenzo 40 Alloy, the collaboration between Francesco Paszkowski Design and the Sanlorenzo yard continues. Francesco Paszkowski has created the interiors of the new Sanlorenzo 44 Steel, about to be launched by the yard’s Viareggio Division. Read More

Eurocraft Cantieri Navali unveils new 44m explorer superyachts

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

In addition to a 30-metre planing-hull, flying-bridge composite yacht to be delivered in May 2009 and a 42-metre made of lightweight alloy for summer 2010, the Vado Ligure-based shipyard is now working on two 44-metre Explorer yachts with full-displacement steel hulls and lightweight alloy superstructures. Read More

Jasmine, a modern superyacht gulet

Monday, 11 May 2009

Mare Yachting & Consultancy have released details to SYT about the new and exciting Jasmine project. Jasmine is a 36.42m Gulet, with a 135t displacement. She is to feature 5 guest cabins, and has a large salon and dining area on the main deck. Jasmine is constructed from wood epoxy, most of the wood being sapelli hardwood and acajou veneers. Read More

Lila-Lou London present their Feadship SL39 design

Friday, 24 April 2009

Presented to Feadship de Vries at the 2008 Monaco Yacht Show as a conceptual design for the Sl39 series, Lila-Lou London has developed an authentic Art-Deco interior using the work of historic designer Paul Dupre-Lafon as inspiration for the design of architectural details and custom furniture shapes. Read More

Summit Marine's One-One-One

Friday, 24 April 2009

When Summit Marine’s management decided that it was time to invest in the superyacht business, they went to a reliable, renown and highly capable designer; Massimo Gregori Grgic and his Yankee Delta Studio team. The result is the One-One-One: the ship is built in small numbers with a full-time supervision and a never-ending stress for quality. Read More

Sanlorenzo unveils 44m steel superyacht

Friday, 17 April 2009

Moving forward with their development program for metal megayachts, Sanlorenzo Spa announced the creation of its first megayacht in steel, the Sanlorenzo 44 Steel. The 44 metres yacht has three decks, a displacement hull in steel, an aluminium superstructure and is about to be completed at the Viareggio Division. Read More

Latest news from Jonathan Quinn Barnett

Thursday, 16 April 2009

Jonathan Quinn Barnett Ltd produced the exterior and interior designs for Worldspan Marine’s – Crescent Division – 144 foot yacht. This vessel is well under construction near Vancouver B.C., with a projected 2010 completion date. Also, Worldspan Marine’s - Queenship Division – is preparing to launch a brand new 73 foot motor yacht designed by Jonathan Barnett. Read More

Anatomic 42 design by Egg and Dart Design Corporation

Friday, 10 April 2009

The Anatomic 42 is one superyacht of 11 unique new build project designs by Egg and Dart Design Corporation. She is under construction at Eurocraft Cantieri Navali in Italy and will be launched in summer 2010. The overall aluminium, semi- displacement motor yacht shows a very modern, elegant and dynamic Exterior with very harmonically shapes Read More

Latest news from Bannenberg & Rowell Design

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Bannenberg & Rowell Design is working with major shipyards around the world on many different superyacht projects. They are working with Baglietto on the interior of a 41 metre yacht, in the United States with Trinity Yachts on the design of a 60 metre motor yacht and other projects include two 60 metre Abeking yachts, and an 85 metre Lürssen. Read More

Palmer Johnson unveil their groundbreaking 82m PJ World Superyacht

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Introducing a new Superyacht design concept, Palmer Johnson World is a unique Ice Class series of luxury oceangoing superyachts defined by a distinctive style and powerful presence. Capable of traversing the most remote regions in extreme climatic conditions, PJ World uses the latest Rolls Royce design competence in offshore technology. Read More

Barracuda Yacht Design unveil 70m superyacht

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Barracuda Yacht Design is pleased to release details of an all aluminium 70m motor yacht concept with minimalist styling. The design seeks to ‘claim back’ the look and popularity of well proportioned and less ostentatious boats from the past and resists the trend for increasingly large, multi-deck yachts. Read More

Horizon Group Introduces the New Elegance 106 Raised Pilothouse

Monday, 30 March 2009

After the first 120 Raised Pilothouse took to the waves in early 2008, Horizon began working on a brand new model to expand its current Elegance Raised Pilothouse Series and fill in the gap between 97-foot and 120-foot motoryachts. Designed by J.C. Espinosa, the new Elegance 106 Raised Pilothouse inherits the styling themes of the 120RP. Read More

Superyacht design studio profile: Pastrovich Studio

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

In the summer of 1996, Stefano Pastrovich received an architectural degree, with honors, from the University of Genoa . Straight from university, Stefano started his career as a naval architect with the Martin Francis Design Studio. It was at the Francis Studio where Stefano had the opportunity to work on the 54 metre Senses. Read More

Mystic by Diana Yacht Design and CMB Yachts

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Mystic is a 46 metre superyacht designed by Diana Yacht Design and she is being built in the Antalya shipyard of CMB Yachts. The luxurious interior is designed by Schnaase Interior Design and coupled with her comfortable cruising performance, she will not disappoint her future guests. Mystic is set for delivery later this year. Read More

Icon Yachts unveiled 95m superyacht at Abu Dhabi

Thursday, 12 March 2009

Redman Whiteley Dixon is once again the design team that Icon Yachts assigned the task to of working up a design for an optimized hull and platform, following the successful collaboration of the Icon 62. This time it is 80 metres long allowing for custom yachts of up to 95 to 100 metres length overall to be designed around it. Read More

Code[e] by Berret Racoupeau Yacht Design

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Code [e] is designed to have minimal impact on the environment. By studying the eco-friendly solutions available, and integrating these into each stage of the design process, BRYD has produced an innovative result. Code [e] is proof that a yacht can offer high performance without compromising on elegance, comfort and respect for the environment. Read More

Third Amels Limited Editions superyacht created

Monday, 2 March 2009

Amels, a world leader in the Art of Yacht Building, is meeting global client demand by creating a new model in its highly successful Limited Editions program. The model is the 54.30-meter Limited Editions Amels 177. Since Amels introduced Limited Editions in 2005, owners have taken full advantage of the concept’s inherent freedom for customizing. Read More

The Aeroyacht 110 - the world's fastest luxury sailing yacht

Friday, 20 February 2009

Designed by Gregor Tarjan in collaboration with the renowned Multihull architects team of Morrelli & Melvin Design and Engineering Inc, the Aeroyacht 110 is one of the most innovative superyachts. She will offer race boats sailing sensations in a superyacht comfort environment and will not go unnoticed. Read More

Sea Warrior: superyacht conversion project by NCP and Nuvolari & Lenard

Thursday, 19 February 2009

In cooperation with the superyacht design studio Nuvolari & Lenard, NCP Repair Shipyard has started the project of converting a 60 meter tugboat into a luxury superyacht, Sea Warrior. The original tugboat will be completely stripped and only the hull will be used, because of its exceptional firmness and quality. Read More

New 60 metre superyacht from Bill Prince Yacht Design

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

The centerpiece of this new Bill Prince designed superyacht will undoubtedly be the dramatic indoor/outdoor resort spaces on the maindeck, leading to a remarkable swimming pool which can turn into an open deck at the touch of a button. The yacht will be able to accommodate up to 12 guests in 6 staterooms and sleeps 13/14 crew. Read More

Hot Lab designs 44 metre superyacht for Felini

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Felini, a new superyacht brand based in Monaco, commissioned the Italian design studio Hot Lab for the design of their new 44 metre superyacht. The elegant yacht will have a steel hull with an aluminum superstructure and is designed for a private client. This new 44 metre superyacht will have three decks and a spacious sunbathing area. Read More

Rhoades Young design interior for 49m Royal Huisman

Monday, 9 February 2009

Award winning Hampshire based yacht designers, Rhoades Young, with their impressive portfolio of classic design projects, have been entrusted the task of styling the interior of ‘Spirit of Tradition’, a 49M classic Ketch to be built at Royal Huisman Shipyard. The accommodation will be an intoxicating blend of luxury, comfort and functionality. Read More

Dudgeon wins major order for luxury furniture for new superyacht, Athos

Wednesday, 4 February 2009

Dudgeon, the Knightsbridge-based luxury sofa maker, has recently been awarded an order to make all the bespoke upholstered furniture for a superb new sailing superyacht the 62 metre schooner SY Athos. Designed for private European clients by André Hoek, and being built at Holland Jachtbouw, Athos is scheduled for launch in summer 2009. Read More

Curvelle unveils the 33X9 catamaran superyacht

Tuesday, 3 February 2009

Curvelle, the fractional ownership specialists have released details of the first Curvelle 33 metre motor yacht, which will start construction this year at the award winning Cheoy Lee Shipyard. The Curvelle 33X9 has been designed by Incat Crowther Naval Architects with input from a number of superyacht and motor catamaran specialists. Read More

New 42m vintage superyacht from Codecasa

Monday, 2 February 2009

For years it has been deemed that looking back at past styles can be seen as a restraint on innovation. However, more and more often these days, the past has become the main source of inspiration. Codecasa have borrowed a term from the oenological field, Vintage, a word that has been coined to refer to the wines of the best years. Read More

150 metre Maharaja, a revolutionary concept

Friday, 30 January 2009

The 150 metre Maharaja is a design by Beyond Design, lead by Mumbai based designer Ashish Gupta, one of India's first innovative yacht design firms. She is a revolutionary concept that stands far from anything we have seen before. The yacht features an unique hull shape, and a superstructure that, for the most part, is made out of glass panels. Read More

Aegean Yacht unveils plans for 73 metre classic gulet

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Aegean Yacht, the Bodrum based shipyard well known for building steel gulets and motor yachts, announced plans for a 73 metre classic gulet, the Aegean 240 G. The Aegean 240 G will have a beam of 12 meters and a draft of 4.40 meters. When launched, the Aegean 240 G will be among the world’s largest sailing yachts. Construction is on plan for 2010. Read More

50 Metre Catamaran Superyacht by Sabdes

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

The global economic downturn has made proposals for 100metre plus yachts seem somewhat out of place; the latest SABDES design doesn’t adhere to the recent trend for ‘longer is better’ Superyachts, and further promotes the push toward ‘green’ luxury yachting. The new 50 metre design rides on the recent surge in Catamaran yacht designs. Read More

Hatteras unveils the new 101 Sportfishing Convertible

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

At the last Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Hatteras gave a sneak preview of the new Hatteras 101C and she will officially be presented at the upcoming Miami Yacht Show. SuperYachtTimes.com is glad to present you the first drawing of the latest Hatteras Convertible, which will be introduced to celebrate their 50th anniversary (1959-2009). Read More

The Rodriquez Collezione 40 series

Friday, 16 January 2009

Rodriquez have presented their new megayacht Collezione 40 series, designed by Filippo Rossi Associati architects. With a 39.90m full-displacement aluminum hull, she is a sleek and elegant design, that will appeal to many. This superyacht has a maximum speed of 17 knots. Her range, at 13 knots, is an impressive 2.000 nautical miles. Read More

Francesco Paszkowski Design working on second SanLorenzo SD 122

Friday, 9 January 2009

The first SanLorenzo SD 122, a 38 metre composite semi-displacement superyacht, was completed in September 2008. Francesco Paszkowski Design is now working on the second SD 122, due for delivery in the Summer of 2009. The Florence office is responsible for the general concept, external lines and layout of this new model. Read More

Project Light: 80m superyacht by Fincantieri Yachts & Nauta Yachts

Monday, 5 January 2009

By combining the nearly 50 years of time-tested engineering experience at Fincantieri Yachts with the cutting-edge style of Nauta Yachts, it is no wonder that a new relationship between conventional superyacht design and its environment has been re-tooled in their newest project creation, M/Y Light. Read More

Platinum Marine Services introduces new 125ft exploration superyacht series

Monday, 22 December 2008

Platinum Marine Services in collaboration with Bray Yacht Design and Research announced the launch of their new 125ft Ocean Explorer series. The new yacht series is in response to current market demand for capable world cruising and long range efficient exploration yacht designs. The Ocean Explorer 125 features bold styling and colour scheme. Read More

Francesco Paszkowski designs new 44 metre Baglietto superyacht

Thursday, 18 December 2008

The latest design to come from the design office of Francesco Paszkowski is a 44-metre high-performance planning superyacht for Baglietto. Light oak combined with leather are the main materials used for the interior. The eye-catching wheelhouse, roofed entirely in glass, reminds of the sport look of the Baglietto open series. Read More

The new Celebrity 128 motor yacht by Ivan Erdevicki

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Celebrity Yachting from China asked Canada based designer Ivan Erdivicki to design a 128ft superyacht. The result is the Celebrity 128; a tri-deck motor yacht whose elegantly curved lines give the impression of a much larger yacht. Two additional deck versions will be available, including an “open deck” concept based on the same hull. Read More

Elements - 73m superyacht by Yay Gemi Yapim and Sinot Yacht Design

Thursday, 11 December 2008

The elements of design, such as the lines, shapes, sizes, colors, and textures, are the building blocks used to create a work of art. This holds true for one of the newest superyacht creations to come from the Yay Shipyard and Sinot Yacht Design, Elements. This superyacht will be designed and built as a Lloyd’s Register SSC Rules Private Yacht. Read More

Two new superyacht lines by Benetti

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Benetti SpA have released the first details of two new motor yacht lines; the 47m Imagination and the 52m Sensation. The Benetti Imagination will be constructed entirely out of aluminium alloy, and will have a length of 47m, and a 8.8m beam. Her semi displacement hull will reach a top speed of 24.6 knots. Read More

The Setzer Vision Line continues to take shape with Burger Boat Company

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Setzer Design Group announces the premier of “VL-58,” another futuristic design from its Vision Line series, which the renowned Burger Boat Company has selected as a statement of both companies’ plans for the future. The new design, a 58-meter vessel, debuts as a streamlined expression of Setzer’s visionary superyachts. Read More

Exciting new 85m project by Van Geest Design

Friday, 14 November 2008

Van Geest Design has released details on a very exciting new project, the 85m. This 85 meter concept is the combination of two distinctive developments. One is a yacht with crisp lines without having the interior volume dictating the exterior styling. There are four decks giving a low and sleek eye catching design. Read More

New 63m superyacht from Rainsford Saunders Design

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

A stunning family-friendly 63-metre superyacht is currently under development at Rainsford Saunders Design. Laid out over four decks, the yacht features extensive outdoor areas providing a range of water sport and leisure options, including an oversized swimming platform aft, plus garaging for jet-skis, water-skis and diving equipment. Read More

Derecktor unveils the 85.6m Tim Heywood designed Cakewalk

Tuesday, 21 October 2008

Derecktor and the Cakewalk team unveiled a model of the new Cakewalk presently in build at Derecktor. The long awaited unveiling was held September 24th at YCO’s beautiful Monaco offices overlooking Monaco’s harbor. At 281 (85.6m) feet and 2,950 tons, this Cakewalk surpasses her four predecessors in size. Read More

Giorgio Vafiadis presents the 106 metre Dream

Monday, 20 October 2008

From the “dreams” of her owner, through the creativity of Giorgio Vafiadis & Associates, a 106 metre long blue hulled Dream is coming along. Dream has been created to fulfill the desire of a demanding owner, who due to his love for the sea, decided to fit out the yacht with the necessary means in which to operate his business from on board. Read More

Project Ikko; a new breed of superyacht

Friday, 3 October 2008

Designed by the London-based Stephane Schwarz Studio, Ikko showcases a counter-proposal to the current market trend by defining a new approach to exclusive yachting: 125 meters of leanness and unprecedented experience onboard, shaped around the interface between man, machine and the environment. Read More

Latest news from Jonathan Quinn Barnett Ltd

Thursday, 22 May 2008

Queenship of Canada commissioned JQB Ltd for the design of their new 73ft series. Also, a gorgeous 142ft new build design for Crescent Custom Yachts is currently under construction at the same Vancouver shipyard. And last but not least, the design studio has completed the preliminary designs for a new 64ft motor yacht for Horizon Yachts. Read More

Danish Yacht appoints Art-Line as interior designer for 38m dayboat

Tuesday, 13 May 2008

This new 38 metre dayboat has been designed to be the fastest twin diesel jet powered superyacht in the world, with an expected top speed in excess of 50 knots. It is therefore vital that the interior is designed for weight saving to maintain the speed predictions evaluated from tank testing in Gothenburg at the end of 2007. Read More

Superyacht designer profile: Sterling / Scott

Friday, 2 May 2008

In March Edmiston released information and drawings of the 72m Red Square, to be built by Dunya Yachts in Turkey. This impressive yacht is designed by the Monaco based design studio, Sterling Scott. We got in touch with Diana Scott and found out that although her studio may be very new, she has been in the industry for many years. Read More

Vripack designs interior for second Timmerman 45

Tuesday, 8 January 2008

The Dutch design studio Vripack® is responsible for this 45m Displacement Motor Yacht’s interior styling, the second of the series being built by Timmerman Yachts in Moscow. The design brief for the interior was clear and straightforward, the Russian Owner asked for an elegant, simple, yet sophisticated and chic decor. Read More

Closer look at the Mulder 94 Voyager

Sunday, 28 May 2000

The 28.65 metre Mulder 94 Voyager boasts an expert design and build team brought together from northern Europe, including Vripack Naval Architects and Mulder Shipyard. The project also includes the skills of renowned designer, Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, who has worked extensively with both Heesen and Mulder shipyards. Read More

Wednesday, 4 November 2009

The new ISA 390 Zero

Friday, 18 September 2009

Vripack opens office in New York

Monday, 15 June 2009

ACR Yachts design the Virtous 120

Tuesday, 14 April 2009

Avadesign presents Snake One

Thursday, 9 April 2009

MCC gain an in house chief designer

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Latest news from Rhoades Young Design

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

New office for Humphreys Yacht Design

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Management buy-in at Vripack

Wednesday, 19 November 2008

The Seanest 105, a unique jewel

Thursday, 23 October 2008

Setzer Design launches new website

Friday, 17 October 2008

The Warwick 115’ Powercat

Friday, 15 August 2008

Palmer Johnson unveils the PJ 170

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

The new Lazzara LSX 92

Friday, 1 August 2008

Setzer Design unveils 36m Tango

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