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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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Queen of England megayacht

The Daily Mail Designs the Queen’s Next Yacht

Queen of England megayacht

A campaign, in the London Daily Mail, is afoot to build a new megayacht for the Queen of England and the British Royal Family .

Their previous vessel, the 412 ft. Royal Brittania built in 1953, was retired in 1997.

Codenamed FSP21 (Future Ship Project 21st Century), the 515-ft. vessel would be the third largest in the world, after those of Roman Abramovich and the ruler of Dubai.
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Nautic 2009

Paris International Boat Show 2011

Nautic 2009

Yachtmakers from around the world are gearing up to launch new products at the Nautic boat show, which gets underway next weekend in Paris.

Nautic traditionally focuses on the newest craft from luxury French names — although there is plenty on offer for those of varying budgets and interests.

Chief among the stars will be Bénéteau which has launched a slew of new models recently it intends to showcase in Paris.
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Phuket Inernational Boat Show 2012

Simpson Marine shining in Thailand

Phuket Inernational Boat Show 2012

Simpson Marine celebrate the end of 2011 with the delivery of 5 Lagoon catamarans and launch parties for their new owners at the Royal Phuket Marina.

A Swan 42 will also be bearing the Simpson Marine colours during the King’s Cup Regatta, the country’s most prominent sailing event to be held in December.

A yacht owners Rendez Vous will take place in the beautiful and pristine Andaman islands on Dec 16 to 17 which will enable Azimut and Lagoon owners to get together.
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Yacht Princess 64

LVMH launches yacht business in India

Yacht Princess 64

LVMH Group’s yacht-building firm Princess has announced formal entry into India and is aiming to sell up to five luxury boats in the next year.

Smallest of these yachts cost INR40million ($790,000) while at the higher end, the price can go up to INR300million ($6,000,000).

“We will sell four to five yachts in the next 12 months,” Sharad Kachalia, a director at Navnit Marine, Princess International’s distributor for the country.
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Superyacht Montigne

Superyacht Montigne from Aegean Yacht for sale

Superyacht Montigne

Montigne was built in 2009 by Turkish yard Aegean Yachts, for an experienced yacht owner who hails from Southeast Asia and is available for sale via Simpson Marine.

She is the well-executed culmination of the many thoughts and experiences the owner has had when sailing in his other yachts.

The sailboat offers charter guests ample opportunity to enjoy the outside world is extremely generous when it comes to guest accommodations.
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fast ferry Capricorn

A fast ferry to be converted into a luxury superyacht

fast ferry Capricorn

An unnamed billionaire has just acquired the 146-metre fast ferry Capricorn, built by Fincantieri in 1999, with plans to convert it to the world’s 4th largest private yacht.

The recent sale shall see a complete refurbishment and extension to 152 metre powered by four diesel engines and two gas turbines producing 95,000hp in power.

It will then be considerably larger than the yachts currently owned by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, the Emir of Qatar, David Geffen and Paul Allen.
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Shooting Star superyacht

Bang & Olufsen equipped high speed superyacht

Shooting Star superyacht

Bang & Olufsen, world leader in high end audiovisual components, has teamed with another world class Danish brand on a new superyacht.

B&O has outfitted Skagen’s Danish Yachts’ new 121-ft. AeroCruiser 38 II, dubbed Shooting Star, with a range of custom-made audio and video products.

The yacht features a luxurious and typically Scandinavian influenced interior to complement her amazing entertainment systems, including a private cinema.
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Feadship Breathe concept

Steve Jobs’ Unfinished Feadship Superyacht

Feadship Breathe concept

Steve Jobs was designing his own Feadship superyacht at the time of his death. The vessel had been in development since 2009.

The design is said to be sleek and minimalist, naturally, with 40-foot-long glass walls and was to be built at Feadship’s facility in the Netherlands.

“Sometimes, word gets out about one of our yachts,” Feadship tells Super Yacht News regarding the report.
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Octopus Yacht

Superyachts sailing to London Olympics

Octopus Yacht

With only nine months to go until the 2012 Olympics in London, the jockeying for position among megayacht owners is well underway.

Berths for about 30 yachts are being prepared around London’s waterways for the big event, but most of them will only accommodate smaller vessels.

Several more are expected to visit though they won’t all be in town at the same time.
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Serenty Coast Marina

Simpson Marine in China

Serenty Coast Marina

Simpson Marine, Asia’s largest yacht brokerage company, has opened a flagship office at the Serenity Coast Marina in Sanya, Hainan.

“Simpson Marine is ready to serve the Chinese market, and specifically its southern part, which is transforming itself into the yachting hub of China.”

On top of the existing 8 marinas in operation, over 12 new marina projects have been identified on the southern coast of China and Hainan. The idea of a Chinese Riviera stretching from Xiamen to Sanya has never been so relevant.
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Wally Otto megayacht

Wally launched Maxi racing yacht Wally//Otto

Wally Otto megayacht

Wally has created a breakthrough yachting concept with the launch of a completely new idea. The Wally//Otto is the only One Design Maxi racing fleet.

Otto has been designed to sail with a limited crew and limited sail inventory to minimize campaign costs and maximize enjoyment.

The Otto also features a unique aft ’guest experience’ area where guests can enjoy the racing in comfort and safety, removed from the operations of the racing crew.
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Horizon Megayacht Lady Gaga

Horizon launches RP110 superyacht Lady Gaga

Horizon Megayacht Lady Gaga

The new Horizon RP110 superyacht Lady Gaga, which is the first motor yacht above 100 feet built for the Chinese market, was launched by Horizon Yachts.

The Lady Gaga motor yacht by Horizon has just successfully completed her sea trial, with delivery to her owner in China set for later this month.

Horizon created a unique exterior design for yacht Lady Gaga, one that is a radical departure from previous launches of RP series and includes both a vertical window line and wide body to allow for increased interior space.
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Quinta Essentia superyacht

Quinta Essentia Superyacht

Quinta Essentia superyacht

The 55 metre superyacht Quinta Essentia, the largest vessel ever launched by the Netherlands’ Heesen Yachts, has been listed for sale for $100 million.

With sleek exterior lines by Frank Laupman of Omega Architects, the yacht’s most striking feature is a grand swimming pool on the aft deck complete with a waterfall.

The yacht has a very modern interior by Ken Freivokh Design and Michela Reverberi with metallic silver accents.
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Genoa International Boat Show Italy

Genoa International Boat Show 2011

Genoa International Boat Show Italy

Genoa is one of the largest boat shows of the year, with thousands of boats and a full program of ‘fringe’ events to ensure it caters for every nautical fan in town.

Some 450 debuts from the world’s biggest shipyards are expected for this 51st edition, spread over three pavilions and two marinas.

The largest flagship of this year’s show will be the CBI 50 ‘Alfos’, a 50 meter yacht, although there will be a dedicated mega-yacht area which is expected to boast some 30 boats with sizes up to 50 meters.
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yacht Vava II

Kirsty Bertarelli’s new Megayacht

yacht Vava II

Kirsty Bertarelli, the richest woman in Britain and her husband Ernesto have bought the biggest motor yacht ever built in the UK, the 315-ft. foot Vava II.

The $160 million megayacht, which now ranks as the 33rd largest in the world, was built by Devonport Yachts in Plymouth and boasts luxury interiors, a helicopter landing pad, lavish guest cabins and four tenders.

Kirsty is a former Miss UK, while her husband is a Swiss pharmaceuticals magnate who has won the America’s Cup twice with his yacht Alinghi and is worth a reputed $10 billion, making him the 81st richest man in the world and the fifth richest in the UK.
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Pearl 75 motor yacht

Pearl team up with Kelly Hoppen on new 75ft flagship

 Pearl 75 motor yacht

Pearl Motor Yachts, one of the UK’s leading luxury yacht builders, has announced a special collaboration with British interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBE.

Kellyis has been brought on board to design the luxury interior of the flagship Pearl 75, which will be launched in early 2012.

Kelly creates stunning interior designs for luxury homes, yachts and private jets for an ever-expanding international high-profile client base.
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Benetti Latitude

Rihanna Cruises on 172-Ft. Benetti Latitude

Benetti Latitude

Rihanna let her hair down recently in the French Riviera aboard on Benetti’s stylish 172-ft. superyacht Latitude, which charters out at about $300,000 a week.

The London Daily Mail reports that the 23-year-old star rented the vessel for some R&R following her performances at the UK’s V Festival.

She thrilled paparazzi with glimpses of a toned bikini bod as she paraded around the yacht’s five decks.
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Tropical Island Paradise

Tropical Island Paradise superyacht

Tropical Island Paradise

This superyacht – dubbed the ‘Tropical island Paradise’ – has been designed by British boat builders Yacht Island Design.

The 90m Tropical Island Paradise design has a theme that is centred around a secluded island paradise, with elements inspired by the islands of the Caribbean.

The main exterior deck is a private beach “cove” with a voluminous ocean view swimming pool located forward that is fed by a stream emanating from a cascading waterfall on the volcano further aft.
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Eclipse world largest private yacht

Abramovich’s Eclipse Available for Charter

Eclipse world largest private yacht

Six months after he finally took delivery of the Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht, Roman Abramovich is offering it up for charter at a rate of $2 million per week.

The 538-ft. Blohm + Voss behemoth is available via ultra-exclusive brokerage SuperYachtsMonaco, and is the world’s most expensive yacht charter by far.

The yacht, which has space for 30 guests and 75 crew, reportedly features a military-grade missile defense system, armor plating, bulletproof windows, three helipads, two swimming pools and a wellness center, among other luxe amenities.
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