Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has unveiled a new 85 metre superyacht Ottantacinque concept at the Monaco Yacht Show.
Benetti will bring the 61 metre Diamonds Are Forever to this year’s Cannes Boat Show, making it the largest yacht ever to be on display at the show.
The Azimut Grande 120 SL is the first megayacht with a “sport luxury” vocation, capable of combining a sporty version with elegance and comfort.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen spent the New Year holidays onboard his luxury yacht Octopus which sailed to the Maldives and was anchored in Addu Atoll.
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
A campaign, in the London Daily Mail, is afoot to build a new megayacht for the Queen of England and the British Royal Family . Their previous vessel, the 412 ft. Royal Brittania built in 1953, was retired in 1997. Codenamed FSP21 (Future Ship Project 21st Century), the 515-ft. vessel would be the third largest … Continued
With only nine months to go until the 2012 Olympics in London, the jockeying for position among megayacht owners is well underway.
Genoa is one of the largest boat shows of the year, with thousands of boats and a full program of ‘fringe’ events to ensure it caters for every nautical fan in town. Some 450 debuts from the world’s biggest shipyards are expected for this 51st edition, spread over three pavilions and two marinas. The largest … 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
A Saudi sheikh left Roman Abramovich stranded at sea this week after taking the last megayacht berth at the so-called “Millionaire’s Quay” in Cap d’Antibes. The Russian oligarch had wanted to moor his massive $800 million, 533-ft. yacht Eclipse, at the famed dock but arrived to find the only available spot had just been snatched … Continued
Six months after he finally took delivery of the Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht, Roman Abramovich is offering it up for charter at a rate of $2 million per week. The 538-ft. Blohm + Voss behemoth is available via ultra-exclusive brokerage SuperYachtsMonaco, and is the world’s most expensive yacht charter by far. The yacht, which … Continued
Steven Spielberg is offering his new $200 million megayacht as the world’s most expensive yacht charter at an eye-popping rate of $1.3 million per week. Built by Dutch shipyard Oceanco, the ultra-luxe craft features an elegant and tasteful interior design scheme by Nuvolari & Lenard. Its most striking feature is an infinity pool with a … Continued
Google’s billionaire cofounder Larry Page just bought a $45 million superyacht called Senses from a New Zealand business man named Sir Douglas Myers. The stylish 194-ft. expedition superyacht was designed by Kusch Yachts and built back in 1999 at Germany’s Schweers yard with a refit in 2010. The superyacht features interiors by design genius Philippe … Continued
After a year-long delay, Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich finally took delivery of the world’s largest and most expensive yacht, the Eclipse. The “gigayacht” measures anywhere from 533 ft. to 557 ft. (depending on reports), and is the world’s largest privately owned yacht. The cost of the behemoth has also been variously reported as $500 million … Continued
When it comes to the world’s most expensive yacht charters, it’s hard to top Camper & Nicholsons‘ superyacht Moonlight II (ex Alysia). At $900,000 per week she costs more for seven days at sea than most yachts pull down for a whole month. At 85.3 metres she also ranks as one of the world’s largest … Continued
The Aviation and Superyacht division of Pure-Sang, in cooperation with Glass-Deco International, introduced its latest luxury vehicle. “The Beluga: Emperor of the Seven Seas” earned the title of “Best New Super Yacht Concept” at last monthâ€™s Monaco boat show 2010. The Beluga’s transparancy creates an exeptional loft-feeling, with all the luxury of a hotel. The … Continued
The team of Blohm + Voss is developing the B+V 111 MY/ Vintage, which at 111 metres (364â€™) will qualify as one of the 20 largest yachts in the world. The project is a nod to Blohm + Vossâ€™s 130 year history and draws from their renowned archives. B+V 111 MY/ Vintage links classical hull … Continued
Luxury yachts that whisk their millionaire owners or charter guests to the world’s top beauty spots, guzzling gallons of fuel on the way, have long scraped the bottom of the green league tables. But as superyachts converged on the Riviera for this year’s 20th Monaco Yacht Show, a small but determined minority were flying the … Continued
Famed Dutch shipyard Feadship, has just launched its largest yacht ever, the 88-metre megayacht Musashi. The second yacht to be launched in Feadshipâ€™s XL custom yacht series, itâ€™s the largest and most expensive Feadhsip ever built. The Musashi’s massive steel hull was constructed by Feadship’s dedicated hull-building facility in Netherlands, and was delivered to Makkum … Continued
At 289 ft., the amazing Maltese Falcon is the worldâ€™s largest, best designed, and most expensive sailing yacht â€“ for now. Its builder Perini Navi is now hard at work on a much larger sailing megayacht, a 335-ft. craft dubbed the C.2157, James Spotting reports. Similar is styling to the Maltese, the 335-footer also has … Continued