Ocean Paradise named “greenest” yacht

The 55-meter boat, presented in a world premiere at the Monaco Yacht Show, was recognized as the year’s leading example of yacht constructors’ efforts to reduce the carbon footprints of their vessels.

Sneak peek at Benetti’s Ocean Paradise

The Italian yacht-maker Benetti has just unveiled the first images of the Ocean Paradise, the brand’s latest yacht, which will be presented in a world exclusive at the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show.

Monaco Yacht Show 2012

One of the most important events in the super yacht calendar, The Monaco Yacht Show 2012 kicks off on September 19 and runs until September 22.

Steve Jobs’ Unfinished Feadship Superyacht

Steve Jobs was designing his own Feadship superyacht at the time of his death. The vessel had been in development since 2009. The design is said to be sleek and minimalist, naturally, with 40-foot-long glass walls and was to be built at Feadship’s facility in the Netherlands. “Sometimes, word gets out about one of our … Continued

The Beluga: Emperor of the Seven Seas

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 month’s Monaco boat show 2010. The Beluga’s transparancy creates an exeptional loft-feeling, with all the luxury of a hotel. The … Continued

Claydon Reeves debuts 80m ‘Remora’ superyacht

UK-based design consultancy Claydon Reeves has unveiled an 80m superyacht christened ‘Remora’ at the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. The sleek craft is characterized by a narrow plumb bow, highly resolved, dynamic, taut surfaces and concave glass angling to its tapering stern. The elaborate structure of the sundeck is a nod to Spanish Modernisme architect Antonio … Continued

Luxury yachts fly the green flag

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

Superyacht Soraya 46

Currently under construction at Gentech Yachts’ Antalya, Turkey shipyard is the 46-metre Soroya, due to be completed in time for the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. Hydraulics are a key component of the luxury craft, which features both a pop-up helipad and a swimming pad that unfolds to double in size.

Alfa Nero Superyacht for Sale at $190 Million

Alfa Nero, the 269-ft. Oceanco superyacht has been listed for sale via brokerage firm Edmiston & Co. for €129,750,000 (about $190 million). Named after Roman emperor Nero, this superyacht was designed for the stylish and powerful Lords of the seas. She was ranked #43 in Boat International’s list of the world’s 100 largest yachts in … Continued

Fearless 28 Yacht by Porsche Design

Porsche Design has teamed up with high-end builder Fearless to create a new line of super sexy yachts. The first yacht released in 2007 was the Porsche Design Fearless 28 Yacht ($300,000). The power enables the boat to maintain a noteworthy speed bestow of 46-knots within a range of about 344 miles.

$1,000,000 /m2 diamond floor, wall or ceiling tile

For the world’s wealthiest individuals, who are looking to create a magnificent incomparable interior of the finest luxury materials, Pietra Firma launched the exclusive limited edition LuxTouch range at the Monaco Yacht Show. The LuxTouch floor, wall and ceiling tiles are hand crafted by master craftsmen utilising traditional skills using rare and precious materials. The … Continued

Most expensive yacht at the Monaco Boat Show

By international convention, a superyacht is any private vessel more than 30 metres (98ft) in length. A few years ago, there were only a handful but today, there are thousands of them and, amazingly, demand is on the up. After a few years, the owner of a 30-metre yacht wants 40 or 50 metres of … Continued