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monaco yachtshow

Monaco Yacht Show 2012

Monaco-Yacht-Show-2012

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.
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benetti Diamonds Are Forever yacht

Benetti launches superyacht Diamonds Are Forever

benetti Diamonds Are Forever yacht

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.
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orsos island

Own A Floating Island for $6.5 Million

orsos island

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.
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Motor Yacht Lady Petra

Superyacht Lady Petra launched by Heesen Yachts

Motor Yacht Lady Petra

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.
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Adastra Top

Adastra superyacht launches in China

Adastra Top

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 striking trimaran has an integrated ship monitoring system, and can even be controlled with an Apple iPad within a 50-metre range.
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Feadship Qi concept yacht

Feadship superyacht “Qi” concept

Feadship Qi concept yacht

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.
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Sunseeker 155 Yacht

Sunseeker 155 Yacht

Sunseeker 155 Yacht

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.

This yacht will reportedly have 40 percent more interior space than the company’s current flagship, the Sunseeker 40M.
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Ferretti 720 motoryacht

Superyacht builder Ferretti sold to Chinese company

Ferretti 720 motoryacht

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.

Ferretti has 8 yacht brands (Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama, Bertram, Riva, Mochi Craft, CRN and Ferretti Custom Line) and owns a total of 8 shipyards.
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Octopus Megayacht Maldives

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Holidays in Maldives

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.

Octopus Megayacht Maldives

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.

Perini Navi 69m sailing yacht hull C2227

Perini Navi to Build Second Largest Yacht

Perini Navi 69m sailing yacht hull C2227

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.

Now Perini Navi has signed a contract for a 226-ft. sailing superyacht, that, when completed, will be the second largest PN ever built, Superyacht Times reports.
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megayacht Yas

Superyacht Yas launched by ADM Shipyards

megayacht Yas

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.
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Princess V Class Sport Yacht V85S

Princess Yachts V85S

Princess Yachts International have released their latest yacht, the V-85S sports yacht (measuring 85ft overall).

Ingeniously hidden within the sleek lines of her exterior is a flying bridge with dual helm controls and companion seating.

Complete with refrigeration and a sound system, this is also a relaxed space for daytime entertaining as an alternative to the cockpit and foredeck seating areas.
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