Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli have invested €40 million, in a new luxury yacht that will compete in the upcoming America’s Cup in San Francisco next year.
One of the most important events in the super yacht calendar, The Monaco Yacht Show kicks off on September 19 and runs until September 22.
The 22nd edition of the Monaco Yacht Show is showcasing a fleet of 103 superyachts for four days, turning the Port Hercules marina into the host for some of the world’s biggest and most luxurious vessels. The latest designs and constructions will be seen by more than 28,000 visitors including industry experts.
You are looking at renders of the world’s largest sailing trimaran. It is called the CXL Trimaran Concept and it features a garage for your personal McLaren MP4-12C.
The 158-foot-long trimaran superyacht was designed by manufacturer UltraLuxum. It features retractable outer hulls designed by McLaren Applied Technologies.
Benetti will bring the recently delivered 61 metre Diamonds Are Forever to this year’s Cannes Boat Show, making it the largest yacht ever to be on display at the show.
Built in 2011 and with a guest allowance of 12, Diamonds has four decks (complete with an elevator) and plenty of room for relaxing and entertainment.
An Austrian firm has come up what it hopes is the next big thing for the mega-rich: a man-made, floating island with a list price of 5.2 million euros ($6.5 million)
Measuring 20 by 37 metres (66 by 121 feet), the “Orsos Island” has no engine but can be anchored anywhere its owners choose and then towed to another location the other side of the world if they so wish, Hungarian-born Gabor Orsos said.
Boasting 1,000 square metres of living space, the Orsos island was designed to combine the best of mainland real estate and a super yacht at a reduced cost.
On April 26, the maiden voyage ceremony of Azimut Magellano 50 was held at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.
Magellano 50, as the first long range 50 foot yacht in the world that acquired the RINA Green Plus certification, shows its respect towards the marine environment with its eco-compatibility as a motor yacht.
Situated in the municipality of Calvià, Port Adriano is located on the south-west of the bay of Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the Balearic Islands.
The 47m Heesen superyacht Lady Petra, boasting sophisticated exterior by Omega Architects and beautiful interior by Bannenberg & Rowell, was launched on Saturday, April 28.
This wonderful vessel offers luxurious Owner´s suite situated on the upper deck, with the guest cabins located on the lower deck, providing the Owners with full privacy while aboard.
The Adastra, unveiled last week in China, is the new floating pleasure palace of billionaire Anto Marden who commissioned its construction five years ago.
Designed by Sussex-based yacht designer John Shuttleworth, the Adastra was built in Zhuhai, China at the cost of a cool $15 million.
The Azimut Grande 120 SL is the first megayacht with a “sport luxury” vocation, capable of combining a sporty version with elegance and comfort.
The 120SL offers speeds up to 40 knots depending on the interior selected by the owner. Power comes from two Rolls-Royce water jets and a central booster.
At the 2012 Dubai show, Feadship will showcase the latest Feadship Future Concept called Qi (scale model only) which was unveiled at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show.
The 56 meter (183.75 ft) concept yacht is named after the Asian concept for the life force that’s presumed to surround and flow through all creation.
Feadship luxury motor yacht Qi has four guest suites on the lower deck, each with a private terrace. The main deck lounge can be converted into a cinema with a 180-degree screen, an entertainment/party space or a seating area for relaxation.
UK yacht builder Sunseeker presents the new flagship tri-deck motor yacht Sunseeker 155, which is currently in build and is due to be launched in 2014.
With a 4500 nautical mile range, this is the first ever semi-displacement, round bilge and long keel hull from Sunseeker.
China’s Shangong Heavy Industries has bought the Ferretti Group, taking over 75% of the Italian shipmaker’s capital.
Sleekly tailored with gleaming chrome accessories and luxurious saloons, the Ferretti Group designs some of the most exclusive yachts in the nautical world.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen spent the New Year holidays onboard his luxury yacht “Octopus” which sailed to the Maldives and was anchored in Addu Atoll.
While his private jet landed in Gan International Airport, he was flown to his private luxury yacht via helicopter. The Octopus, built by Lürssen in 2003, is currently ranked as the world’s 12th largest yacht, just behind the Emir of Qatar’s 436-ft. Al Mirqab.
The Octopus, designed by the famed Espen Oeino, features two helicopters, two submarines, seven tenders, a swimming pool and a basketball court.
Paul Allen has recently snagged the biggest berth at the upcoming London Olympics for the Octopus.
Launched nearly six years ago, the masterful 289-ft. Maltese Falcon remains Perini Navi’s crowning achievement.
While the yard has constructed many stunning yachts since then, none have approached the Falcon’s impressive length.
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.