Sapphire Superyacht for Sale at $110 Million

The super-luxe 73.5-metre superyacht Sapphire launched by Germany’s Nobiskrug last year has been listed for sale via Edmiston for $110 million. The elegant steel displacement yacht with sleek exterior lines courtesy of Newcruise Yacht Projects of Hamburg is a pleasure craft fit for a billionaire with luxurious accommodation for 12 guests in six cabins along … Continued

Success for Hainan Rendez-Vous 2011

After four thrilling days of exclusive parties, glamourous entertainment and intense networking, the Hainan Rendez-Vous 2011 ended last Monday leaving no doubt about its status as the region’s leading yacht show. The superyacht show, which also incorporates a business jet exhibit and displays of luxury properties and high-end brands, once again drew crowds of China’s … Continued

World’s Fastest Superyacht for Sale

The 73.5-metre Silver Zwei, the world’s fastest long-range superyacht built by Hanseatic Marine, has been listed for sale via Burgess for €59 million. Krass actually established Hanseatic in Australia specifically to build the sleek yacht to his exacting specifications. Silver Zwei claims to be the fastest long distance cruising yacht in the world with trans-Atlantic … Continued

World’s Largest Sailing Superyacht in Production

Turkey-based Dream Ship Victory (DSV) has signed a contract to begin new 141-meter sailing superyacht, destined to become the world’s largest. Now a construction schedule is slated to begin this summer with a five-year build plan, making for a launch date of 2016. Naval architects Dykstra & Partners and Ken Freivokh Design collaborated with DSV’s … Continued

Steven Spielberg Buys $200 Million Superyacht

Steven Spielberg was recently spotted in St. Barth’s and St. Maarten aboard his new toy, the 86-metre Oceanco superyacht Seven Seas. Featuring naval architecture by Azure and an interior design scheme by Nuvolari & Lenard, the ship was launched by the Dutch shipbuilder a few months back. Said to have cost about $200 million, the … Continued

LVMH Debuts M Class Princess Superyachts

LVMH acquired UK-based yacht builder Princess Yachts in 2008 and they are now entering the superyacht sector with the launch of the first of their M class vessels. The first model in the series, the 32M, was unveiled at the London Boat Show in January 2011. It is also the first craft truly worthy of … Continued

African dictator’s son orders luxury superyacht

Teodorín Obiang, the son of Equatorial Guinea’s dictator of 30 years commissioned plans to build a superyacht costing $380 million. According to Timeslive, it’s nearly three times what the country spends on health and education each year. German company Kusch Yachts has been asked to build the yacht, housing a cinema, restaurant, bar and swimming … Continued

Dmitry Medvedev Buys $42 Million Megayacht

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has purchased a 53m superyacht valued at approximately $42 million as a venue to host world leaders in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Kremlin bought the boat last year, the Guardian reports. The explorer type superyacht, which is presently called Leo Fun, will be renamed as yacht Sirius. The … Continued

Pershing Launches New 115’ Powered by Rolls-Royce

Italian superyacht builder Pershing has launched a new hull in its flagship 115’ range with all the bells and whistles plus a gut-busting engine upgrade. Fitted with twin diesel MTUs delivering a total of 7,400 hp together with the applied thrust of the two Kamewa Rolls-Royce water-jet propellers, the standard model has an impressive maximum … Continued

Superyacht Reverie is up for sale

Michael White of the Ocean Independence has listed the 70 metre Reverie for sale with an asking price of $75,000,000. Massive volume and interior space, as well as huge deck areas set her apart. The luxury superyacht has been meticulously maintained and sensibly upgraded. The magnificent Reverie has very versatile accommodation for between 18 and … Continued

Larry Page Buys $45 Million Luxury Superyacht

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

Perini Navi founder’s sailing yacht for sale

The sailing superyacht Elettra, built by Perini Navi in 1987 for the personal use of the firm’s founder, Fabio Perini is now on sale for €2.3 million. The 24.4 metre craft was one of the first ever built by the shipyard, which ushered in a new era of elegance for large yachts that could still … Continued

The Eclipse Is Ready to Take Abramovich Out at Sea

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

Most Expensive Yacht Charter

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

World’s Coolest Superyacht for $1 Million Per Month

For $1 million per month you can now charter the world’s coolest superyacht, the 164-ft. Exuma built by Perini Navi, in the South Pacific. The Exuma, the first motor yacht from the world-famous builder of the Maltese Falcon, and can accommodate ten guests in five luxurious staterooms. The aluminum-hulled Exuma is the first model in … Continued

Saddam Hussein’s Yacht Back in Iraq, For Sale

The superyacht that once belonged to Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is on the market again following a failed attempt to sell it for $30 million in 2008. The boat is back in Iraqi waters after the country won a legal battle with Jordan over its ownership last year. It has since been to Greece to … 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

Heesen’s 65m Superyacht

Heesen Yachts announced the sale of a new, revolutionary 65-metre all-aluminium motor yacht based on the Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). Developed by Dutch naval architects Van Oossanen & Associates, the Heesen 6500 FDHF is an innovative concept that increases the overall performance of the yacht. Tank tests have shown that in comparison with traditional … Continued