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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, 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 “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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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