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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 Gaudi and an indication of Claydon Reeves’ aesthetic ambitions.
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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 hard chine and round bilge hulls, FDHF improves the efficiency of the vessel by around 30%.
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Perini Navi Exuma

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 green flag as the ever expanding fleet of mega yachts seeks to reduce its carbon footprint.

Paolo Moretti, who heads the yachting division of Italy’s ship certification body RINA, told AFP interest in environmental topics has spiked in the yachting sector over the last five years.

Luxury yachts have big budgets but owners now not only want to excel in terms of comfort and luxury but also in environmental sustainability,” he said.
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Sunseeker to unveil its 40-meter flagship Superyacht

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 Sunseeker’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.

Stairs which curve inwards on each side of the hydraulic central bathing platform make for a dramatic “all aboard” to an exciting superyacht.
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Musashi Yacht Feadship XL 88 is Launched

Famed Dutch shipyard Feadship, has just launched its largest yacht ever, the 88-metre megayacht Musashi.

The second yacht to be launched in Feadship’s XL custom yacht series, it’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 for outfitting.
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Madonna on Roman Abramovich’s yacht

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, the 115 metre boat is the largest expedition yacht in the world.
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MegaYacht Orchid by Luiz de Basto and Lurssen

The newest cruiser that joins the fleet of luxury yachts is the ‘Orchid’. It’s most striking aspect is its intelligent design layout and the accommodation she offers for a yacht of her size.

Designed by famous yacht designer Luiz de Basto and the German shipyard Lurssen Yachts, the 88-meter Orchid motor yacht features a reduced number of cabins for the yacht of her size.

The megayacht accommodates just eight guests, with large windows in the four staterooms to take in the view.

The designer and builder have kept the number down to increase the amount of space devoted to saloons, dining areas, alfresco spaces, and other entertainment and relaxation areas that everyone can use.
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Perini Navi Exuma

Perini Navi Launches Exuma Superyacht

The name Perini Navi conjures up the world’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 Exuma is the first model in the Picchiotti Vitruvius series, a collaboration between Perini Navi, Vitruvius Ltd. and architect Philippe Briand.
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Azimut Leonardo 100

Azimut’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 bow to stern, is shrouded in elegance and is dedicated to comfort.


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Nobiskrug to build line of 85m Rolls-Royce yachts

U.S.-based Atlantic Yachts has contracted with Rolls-Royce’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 Germany’s Nobiskrug GmbH while Atlantic’s founder Paul Madden, formerly of Blohm + Voss will oversee the project.

“The German built version of the NVC 85 Y is all about design, technology, safety at sea, and comfort,” explains Madden.

“Rolls-Royce Marine’s design team in Norway has worked diligently with us to create a yachting platform without equal.”
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New photos of superyacht Eclipse

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 — the larger of which converts into a dance floor when drained.
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Cannes Film Festival luxury yacht charter

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 new design and fitted the luxury liner with a spa, beauty salon, and even a helipad.
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World’s top 10 most expensive marinas

Italy is the most expensive place in the world to berth a super-yacht, where it can cost up to €2,900 a night to moor a 24 metre-plus boat.

The Italian resorts of Capri, Porto Cervo and Portofino topped Wealth Bulletin’s annual survey of the most expensive resorts in the world to berth a super-yacht.

Experts say Italy has retained its allure as one of the most-visited superyacht communities in the world – underlining the price paid at luxury marinas like Porto Cervo in Sardinia.

However, prices can fluctuate wildly during peak times, especially in the famed South of France marinas of Monaco, St Tropez and Cannes.
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Motor yacht Luna 115m delivered to Abramovich

The world’s largest expedition yacht 115m Luna has been delivered to its new owner Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.

The Luxury expedition superyacht Luna was built in Germany by Lloyd Werft and Stahlbau Nord Shipyards and launched in late 2009, becoming the second largest yacht to be launched in 2009, after Eclipse.

Luna’s exterior styling has been done by Newcruise Design. It features two helipads facing forward and to the rear around the large communications tower.
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Asia Boating Awards 2010

The sixth edition of the Prestigious Asia Boating Awards will be hosted this year at the Hong Kong Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club.

For the first time ever, the Asia Boating Awards, the top event of the yachting calendar in Asia, will be staged in Hong Kong at the upcoming Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show on May 8, 2010.

Organised by Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines, the awards recognise the best yachts globally as well as top Asia-based yacht builders, Asia-based regattas, Asian marinas and yacht clubs, best maritime city in Asia and Asia’s top yachting personality.

This is the sixth edition of the Asia Boating Awards, having being staged in Singapore and Bangkok with the last two editions taking place in Shanghai.
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Elie Saab ES117 mega yacht concept unveiled by Oceanco and Weyves

The Weyves Couture yacht is the first of three designs to come from Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab and Weyves International Ltd.

The high profile fashion designer released his collaboration design yesterday, which is the first of three concepts.

It was stated at the unveiling conference that “the future owner of ES117 will not acquire a majestic superyacht but a piece of art”.

The 117 metre sleek and sharp design will have a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure crafted with the finest materials.

It was also stated by a keynote speaker that only the most skilled craftsman will be entitled to build the yacht, most likely why the two designers decided on building with world renowned Oceanco.
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€85 Million Alysia Super-Yacht For Sale

Mega yacht Alysia is for sale with Peter Insull’s, Edmiston and Burgess, making her one of the most impressive yachts available for sale in the world.

Built by Neorion Shipyard in 2005, 85.3m Alysia currently stands at number 41 in the Superyachts.com Top 100 largest yachts listing.

Alysia’s five spectacular decks feature a helipad, which converts to a circular sunbathing platform, and a wide teak swimming platform.
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The AA Super Yacht by Arnaud Answeeuw

Described as an “ultra contemporary design”, this 91-metre superyacht concept has just been unveiled by French designer Arnaud Anseeuw.

Named ‘AA’, the futuristic project has been inspired by advanced technologies and aerospace developments.

It is equipped with fuel cell propulsion and has the option to have its own satellite to create a personal network between a fleet of yachts.
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Pharos Marine unveils superyacht Orcageno

The Egyptian design studio Pharos Marine has unveiled plans for a 60-meter dual-fuel hydrogen-diesel electric superyacht, the Orcageno.

Dual-fuel engines can run on either diesel or liquid hydrogen, that latter fluid being stored in specially designed tanks in the bow.

The Orcageno has room for 12 guests and 14 crew. It contains a spa and health center, sun deck Jacuzzi, and an open-air lounge for the owner’s cabin.
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