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

Top 10 most expensive streets in the world 2008

The Wealth Bulletin (a Dow Jones site) has come up with a list of the 10 most expensive streets in the world. The survey revealed that the prices for the top homes in the best locations appear to have decoupled from the gloom and doom being felt in the wider property market. If you want … Continued

118 WallyPower High Speed Luxury Yacht

The 118 WallyPower is one of the most eye-catching yachts in today’s luxury boating market, created by the Monaco-based Wally Yachts. It is narrow and angular in design with black glass housing. It is 118 feet long and is capable of reaching speeds as fast as 60 knots (70 mph, 110 km/h). It is capable … Continued

Prince Albert II launches world’s most luxurious expedition ship

Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, recently christened a new cruise ship named after himself, which will be the newest addition to the Silversea line and said to be the most luxurious expedition ship ever to sail. A gutted expedition ship now completely redecorated and outfitted to suit the most wealthy of customers it … Continued

The brand new admiral displacement yacht

The first 54-meter mega yacht by AMY, the joint venture founded in October 2005 by Cantieri Navali Lavagna and T.Mariotti/Genova with a view to building Admiral branded displacement yachts, will be launched next July. A grand party will celebrate this event, an important achievement for AMY: the advancement from spectators in the world of mega-yachts … Continued

Lulworth Yacht for Sale

World renowned luxury yacht agents Fraser Yachts recently added the wonderful 46m (151′) S/Y Lulworth for sale. Built in 1920 but wonderfully restored in 2006 to her former glory, S/Y Lulworth is available for sale with an asking price of Euro 14,950,000 through Richard Earp of Fraser Yachts, Monaco. Via europeanseas

The World’s First Gigayacht

Larry Ellison (the founder of Oracle) has a “yacht” so big that he has to dock it where they dock the big ocean liners. He can no longer cruise into the Harbor at Cannes or Monte Carlo – he’s off in the area where the freighters and tankers are. To cope with this issue, the … Continued

WallyIsland is a gigayacht

Monaco-based Wally Yachts has designed the ultimate in luxury yachts; the WallyIsland a 99 meter (325 feet) “gigayacht”. This super cool waterbaby can be fitted with pools, tennis courts, mini soccer fields, or the gardens and have space to house 40 crew members and 24 guests. A helipad and two 45-foot speedboats are deployed at … Continued