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The 90-metre Lürssen superyacht Project 1601 has been spotted on her sea trials in the North Sea. Project 1601 was launched last month at the Lürssen Rendsburg shipyard in Germany, with very little known about the superyacht.Project 1601 began construction in 2018 and has an estimated volume of 3,600 GT. She features exterior design by Espen Øino International, with naval architecture from her builder Lürssen. Cornelsen & Partner acted as Project Manager during the construction process.Project 1601 is characterised by straight lines and angular corners providing her with a striking profile. Her interior design penned by Dölker + Voges GmbH echoes the same design themes as her exterior.Her launch last month coincided with the launch of 145-metre secretive superyacht Luminance, the eighth largest yacht to be built by Lürssen and the 15th largest in the world. Read: Video: 145m secretive Lürssen superyacht Luminance launchedLürssen also has more than 10 other superyacht projects either underway or pending. This includes the 122-metre Jag in 2023 and the 137-metre Alibaba, due in 2024.
Fri 17 Mar 2023 | 16:00

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Fraser Yachts has announced the sale of the first hull in the 52.6-metre Mengi Yay Virtus Explorer XP series. The sale was facilitated by David Legrand and Alain Auvare of Fraser Yachts representing the seller at Palm Beach international Boat Show 2023. The explorer yacht features interior and exterior design by VYD Studio with naval architecture penned by her builder Mengi Yay Yachts.The first renderings of her interior spaces last year revealed a chic contemporary design, with bold, organic shapes and patterns throughout. The centre-piece of her main saloon is a cluster of teardrop settees, which lend the space an informal atmosphere. Thanks to large floor-to-ceiling windows, both port and starboard, the main saloon is filled with natural light and boasts unparalleled views.The Mengi Yay Virtus Explorer XP superyacht provides accommodation for up to ten guests across five sumptuous staterooms. Her master stateroom is on the main deck and includes a king-sized bed and a private foredeck. She can also accommodate up to nine crew to attend to her guests’ needs.Some of the standout features onboard the Mengi Yay Virtus Explorer XP yacht include a helipad, pool deck, master bridge deck, guest main deck, gym, and tender storage.Performance-wise, the 498 GT motor yacht will be powered by twin Caterpillar engines, giving her an expected top speed of 15 knots and a cruising speed of 12 knots.  The second hull in the series is also currently in-build with an expected delivery date of 2025.
Latest Update Fri 24 Mar 2023 | 16:30

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