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
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
At $600,000 per week the 60 metre Lürssen superyacht Solemates designed by the great Espen Oeino is one of the world’s most exclusive charter craft.
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
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
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 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
UK-based design consultancy Claydon Reeves has unveiled an 80m superyacht christened â€˜Remoraâ€™ 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 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
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
UK-based Sunseeker has unveiled the stunning new 40-metre (131-ft.) superyacht it plans to debut at the upcoming PSP Southampton Boat Show. The 40M builds on the success of Sunseekerâ€™s 37-metre model, employing the extra length for balconies and more expansive teak decks. An increased rake makes for an impressive streamlined profile a sharp, ocean-going bow. … 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
Madonna has borrowed Roman Abramovich’s brand new yacht “Luna” while filming W.E., the new Duke of WIndsor movie she’s directing in the South of France. The luxurious yacht provides convenient accommodation for Madonna as she films the movie’s beach scenes, London’s Daily Mail reports. With a swimming pool, sunbathing deck, gaming area and two helipads, … Continued
Superyacht Orchid is a gorgeous project by Luiz de Basto and Lurssen Yachts. This luxury yacht impress us with its ample space for the people.
The name Perini Navi conjures up the worldâ€™s most elegant sailing yachts, headed by the incomparable Maltese Falcon. However the company is now getting into the the motor yacht business in a big way, starting with the brand new 50-metre Exuma launched under the Picchiotti marque newly formed by the Perini Navi Group. The aluminum-hulled … Continued
Leopard Yachts have recently launched their latest superyacht model, the Leopard 43. Powered by three MTU engines, the motor yacht has a displacement of 190 tonnes and with a booster can reach a maximum speed of 38 knots. This latest innovation unveiled by Leopard Yachts offers comfortable accommodation for nine guests and seven crew members.
Azimutâ€™s latest yacht is the Leonardo 100 which has been specified to be much larger and wider than its previous designs. Like a Leonardo da Vinci painting, Azimut achieved the right balance of proportion, color, and design to make this a masterpiece. The main deck of the new Leonardo 100, which measures 30 metres from … Continued
U.S.-based Atlantic Yachts has contracted with Rolls-Royceâ€™s Marine division to design and engineer a new line of superyachts dubbed the NVC 85 Y. The 85-metre craft will be built by Germanyâ€™s Nobiskrug GmbH while Atlanticâ€™s founder Paul Madden, formerly of Blohm + Voss will oversee the project. â€œThe German built version of the NVC 85 … Continued
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s new yacht, measuring nearly 560 feet long, is the biggest private yacht in the world. The yacht, named Eclipse, reportedly features a missile defense system, an anti-paparazzi laser shield and at least one mini-submarine. The Eclipse is also said to have two helipads, two swimming pools â€” the larger of which … Continued
Although it is just the beginning of the charter season, the Cannes Film Festival brought together many superyachts and big cruise ship. Formerly named Constellation, this yacht was renovated in 2008; Lauren L is 90 metres (296ft) amd was originally built in Germany by Cassens Werft in 2004. Owner Andreas Liveras invested millions into the … Continued