Cakewalk is the biggest yacht built in the USA since the 1930s

Derecktor shipyards is nearing completion on the Cakewalk superyacht for a private client, which at 281 ft. will be the largest luxury yacht built in the U.S. since the 1930s, and at 2,950 tons possibly the biggest ever built in the States when measured by volume. The result of a collaboration between Derecktor, Azure Naval … Continued

Superyacht – Project Ikko

The London-based Stephane Schwarz Studio has revealed the 125-metre superyacht Project IKKO that showcases a counter-proposal to the current market trend by defining a new approach to exclusive yachting. Her innovative architecture offers a new level of harmony with the landscape: 360° breath-taking sight lines of her upper deck lounge including side transparent floorings, topped … Continued

Sunseeker Yachts in Quantum of Solace

James Bond films are never complete without the high speed chases. James Bond: Quantum of Solace will have one of the one of the biggest ever boat chases in a Bond film. Three high performance yachts from UK company Sunseeker are featured in the film, including the Superhawk 43 and the 121-ft (37 m) M4 … Continued

A Luxury Yacht with submarine and missile defences

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s new $400 million, 555-ft. Eclipse, designed to be the world’s biggest (and so named because Abramovich desires that it overshadow all other boats at sea) will have a military-grade missile defense system to keep the oligarch safe. Abramovich owns three other megayachts already: the 377 ft. Pelorus, the 282 ft. Ecstasea … Continued

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

LVMH to Acquire Royal van Lent, Builder of Luxury Mega-Yachts

French luxury products group LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said Monday it has signed an exclusive agreement with Dutch investment company Egeria to acquire Royal van Lent, the Dutch designer and builder of luxury custom mega-yachts sold under the Feadship brand. The talks with owner Egeria, a Dutch investment firm, are based on an acquisition … Continued

One $400 million super-yacht with three Monet paintings onboard

This $400 million super-yacht was built for a Russian oligarch, Andrey Melnichenko, 37, who is worth $9.2 billion and was ranked 172 on the Forbes list of the world’s richest people. There is a large master suite as well as six luxury cabins for up to 14 guests and enough room for 42 crew members. … Continued

YachtPlus 40 Signature Series luxury superyacht

The Foster designed 40 “Signature Series” is a new concept private luxury super-yacht for a new generation of yacht owner. Her unique contemporary shape makes her unmistakably a piece of modern architecture. A new emphasis was given to such issues as quality and quantity of space, outdoor terraces, light and views. With outdoor terraces, plenty … Continued

XSMG XSR48 luxury Speedboat

The XSR48 Speedboat from XSMG is hailed as the “world’s fastest superboat”. It is a supercar on water, a luxury powerboat with supercar looks. With a total of no less than 1600hp from two bi-turbo diesel engines, the XSR48 has supercar acceleration with a stablization and propulsion system meant to handle this insane amount of … Continued

IYC announce two new superyacht charter listings

IYC (International Yacht Collection, LLC.), recently announced the addition of two new superyachts to their charter and management fleet, the M/Y TUSCAN SUN and the M/Y CHEVY TOY (Ex JANIE). The 147’ 7” (45m) six (6) stateroom M/Y TUSCAN SUN was built in 2006 by Izar/Navantia and can accommodate twelve (12) guests. She has a … Continued

Sabdes 50m Superyacht

The newest SABDES design comes in the form of a 50 metre (164′) Superyacht that goes against the ‘bigger is more impressive’ yacht trend, instead focusing on producing an exciting, stylish, advanced luxury yacht, efficient in fuel and emissions, with an intent to be environmentally sensitive in both the vessel’s building and cruising life. Read … Continued

The Practical Super Yacht

Built with disabled individuals in mind but offering far more than expected, the Stability 60 is a yacht combined with a catamaran and SWATH technology delivering a stable ride in all depth of waters and all weather conditions. Employing multiple push-button options for raising and lowering the anchor as well as the entire yacht it … Continued