on 1st November 2011 | 4 Comments »
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.
on 25th October 2011 | 1 Comment »
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.
on 18th October 2011 | No Comments »
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.
on 14th October 2011 | No Comments »
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.
on 10th October 2011 | 2 Comments »
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.
on 8th October 2011 | No Comments »
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.