on 3rd December 2011 | 1 Comment »
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 along with 56 crew and is capable of an impressive 26 knots maximum speed thanks to her military pedigree. Yas’ cruising speed is 20 knots with a transoceanic range.
on 30th November 2011 | No Comments »
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 in the world, after those of Roman Abramovich and the ruler of Dubai.
on 15th November 2011 | No Comments »
Montigne was built in 2009 by Turkish yard Aegean Yachts, for an experienced yacht owner who hails from Southeast Asia and is available for sale via Simpson Marine.
She is the well-executed culmination of the many thoughts and experiences the owner has had when sailing in his other yachts.
The sailboat offers charter guests ample opportunity to enjoy the outside world is extremely generous when it comes to guest accommodations.
on 11th November 2011 | 1 Comment »
An unnamed billionaire has just acquired the 146-metre fast ferry Capricorn, built by Fincantieri in 1999, with plans to convert it to the world’s 4th largest private yacht.
The recent sale shall see a complete refurbishment and extension to 152 metre powered by four diesel engines and two gas turbines producing 95,000hp in power.
It will then be considerably larger than the yachts currently owned by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, the Emir of Qatar, David Geffen and Paul Allen.
on 3rd November 2011 | No Comments »
Bang & Olufsen, world leader in high end audiovisual components, has teamed with another world class Danish brand on a new superyacht.
B&O has outfitted Skagen’s Danish Yachts’ new 121-ft. AeroCruiser 38 II, dubbed Shooting Star, with a range of custom-made audio and video products.
The yacht features a luxurious and typically Scandinavian influenced interior to complement her amazing entertainment systems, including a private cinema.
on 1st November 2011 | 4 Comments »
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 yachts,” Feadship tells Super Yacht News regarding the report.