Floating boardroom, party pad, long weekender. Ferretti have turned out a boat that is well-suited to purpose the gently growing Asia market.
Set to make its global debut at the Monaco yacht show, the BAC Marine Edition Mono is aimed squarely at the super rich petrol head.
Cannes Yachting Festival 2014. Europe’s leading in-water boat show is taking place between 9 – 14 September 2014 on the glittering Bay of Cannes.
Global yacht-builders adapt to the new market in China, hoping to cash in as the country’s multimillionaires look for new ways to spend their wealth.
Superyachts are getting a makeover, thanks to Russian entrepreneur Vasily Klyukin.
Star Clippers has invited celebrity chefs and sommeliers to board its luxury sailing cruises to concoct gourmet menus.
Visitors to the Festival de Plaisance in Cannes, this September 10-15, will get a first look at around 100 new boats, each more luxurious than the last.
Lürssen Yachts has launched Azzam, the world’s largest private yacht, eclipsing the previous record holder, Roman Abramovich‘s 533-foot Eclipse.
Steve Jobs died too soon to witness the christening of his Philippe Starck-designed boat built in the Netherlands’ Aalsmeer shipyard.
Described as ‘one of the world’s most amazing super yachts’, Adastra is 42.5 metres long, 16 metres wide and weighs 52 tons.
China’s Shangong Heavy Industries has bought the Ferretti Group, taking over 75% of the Italian shipmaker’s capital. Sleekly tailored with gleaming chrome accessories and luxurious saloons, the Ferretti Group designs some of the most exclusive yachts in the nautical world. Ferretti has 8 yacht brands (Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama, Bertram, Riva, Mochi Craft, CRN and … Continued
Launched nearly six years ago, the masterful 289-ft. Maltese Falcon remains Perini Navi’s crowning achievement. While the yard has constructed many stunning yachts since then, none have approached the Falcon’s impressive length. Now Perini Navi has signed a contract for a 226-ft. sailing superyacht, that, when completed, will be the second largest PN ever built, … Continued
Abu Dhabi’s ADM Shipyards has just launched the 462.5 ft. megayacht Yas, which now ranks as the world’s 6th largest. The yacht, whose design was adapted from a UAE Navy frigate, is rumored to have been commissioned by a member of an Arabic royal family. The vessel features luxurious accommodations for up to 60 guests … Continued
Princess Yachts International have released their latest yacht, the V-85S sports yacht (measuring 85ft overall). Ingeniously hidden within the sleek lines of her exterior is a flying bridge with dual helm controls and companion seating. Complete with refrigeration and a sound system, this is also a relaxed space for daytime entertaining as an alternative to … Continued
With only nine months to go until the 2012 Olympics in London, the jockeying for position among megayacht owners is well underway.
Simpson Marine, Asia’s largest yacht brokerage company, has opened a flagship office at the Serenity Coast Marina in Sanya, Hainan. “Simpson Marine is ready to serve the Chinese market, and specifically its southern part, which is transforming itself into the yachting hub of China.” On top of the existing 8 marinas in operation, over 12 … Continued
The 55 metre superyacht Quinta Essentia, the largest vessel ever launched by the Netherlands’ Heesen Yachts, has been listed for sale for $100 million. With sleek exterior lines by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, the yacht’s most striking feature is a grand swimming pool on the aft deck complete with a waterfall. The yacht has … Continued
Kirsty Bertarelli, the richest woman in Britain and her husband Ernesto have bought the biggest motor yacht ever built in the UK, the 315-ft. foot Vava II. The $160 million megayacht, which now ranks as the 33rd largest in the world, was built by Devonport Yachts in Plymouth and boasts luxury interiors, a helicopter landing … Continued
More renowned for its prowess with wheeled vehicles, Toyota Motor Corp. is increasing its seaborne fleet with the launch of a new leisure boat, the Ponam-35. But the 11.95-meter cruiser is still related to the car manufacturer’s mainstream products as its two V8-cylinder engines are adapted versions of the 4.5-liter V8 diesel engine that can … Continued
Pearl Motor Yachts, one of the UK’s leading luxury yacht builders, has announced a special collaboration with British interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBE. Kellyis has been brought on board to design the luxury interior of the flagship Pearl 75, which will be launched in early 2012. Kelly creates stunning interior designs for luxury homes, yachts … Continued