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Luxury Audax Yacht Design by Schopfer Yachts

Audax is the latest yacht design introduction from Schopfer Yachts.

Audax, whose ancient meaning is adventure, takes a bold new approach to the sport fishing world.

This open fly bridge design is offered at 120′ and 95′ in length.

One of the features of Audax is a fully integrated carbon fiber tuna tower which arches above the deck below and flows into the main superstructure of the yacht.
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€85 Million Alysia Super-Yacht For Sale

Mega yacht Alysia is for sale with Peter Insull’s, Edmiston and Burgess, making her one of the most impressive yachts available for sale in the world.

Built by Neorion Shipyard in 2005, 85.3m Alysia currently stands at number 41 in the Superyachts.com Top 100 largest yachts listing.

Alysia’s five spectacular decks feature a helipad, which converts to a circular sunbathing platform, and a wide teak swimming platform.
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European Yacht of the Year winners unveiled

The winners of the European Yacht of the Year Award have been unveiled at the boot Düsseldorf show.

The Luxury Cruiser award went to Halberg Rassy’s 372, an 11.35-meter performance yacht that was praised for being “surprisingly fast” and having “fantastic performance in rough seas.”

Boasting five deck hatches for access to the luxurious interior, the craft marries “quality in materials with modern taste for light interiors” according to the judges.
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Sunseeker Predator 108 Special Edition

Caterham Cars and Sunseeker International have formed a collaboration that will last only for about a week.

At the London International Boat Show they are showing a Predator 108 Special Edition, which is is created together with sportscar maker Caterham Cars.

Predator 108 Special Edition underwent some important changes in comparison with previous Predator 108, launched in January 2006.
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Ikkar Transforming Yacht

French designer Julien Anglade, has come up with a hybrid yacht concept harking back to the golden days of luxury ocean cruises.

The 150-metre IKKAR accommodates 50 passengers in ultimate luxury along with a crew of 60 to look after them.

the hybrid yacht is capable of changing its shape according to the location as well as comfort of the passengers.
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The AA Super Yacht by Arnaud Answeeuw

Described as an “ultra contemporary design”, this 91-metre superyacht concept has just been unveiled by French designer Arnaud Anseeuw.

Named ‘AA’, the futuristic project has been inspired by advanced technologies and aerospace developments.

It is equipped with fuel cell propulsion and has the option to have its own satellite to create a personal network between a fleet of yachts.
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Pharos Marine unveils superyacht Orcageno

The Egyptian design studio Pharos Marine has unveiled plans for a 60-meter dual-fuel hydrogen-diesel electric superyacht, the Orcageno.

Dual-fuel engines can run on either diesel or liquid hydrogen, that latter fluid being stored in specially designed tanks in the bow.

The Orcageno has room for 12 guests and 14 crew. It contains a spa and health center, sun deck Jacuzzi, and an open-air lounge for the owner’s cabin.
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Tiger Woods Yacht “Privacy”

Enough about Tiger Woods‘ love life… Let see his yacht. Tiger Woods owns a 155 ft. power yacht that goes by the name “Privacy”.

The yacht was purchased in 2004 from Christensen Shipyards, and is a 155 Trideck Motor Yacht with a reported cost to build of $20 million.

On deck is a large bar, stainless steel BBQ and an 8 person jacuzzi. A $150,000 station was added to fill scuba tanks with a blend of helium, nitrogen and oxygen.
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Hublot Big Bang Wally for the Yacht Enthusiasts

Hublot and Wally Yachts have already been partners for several years: Hublot is the official timekeeper of the Wally Class during their regattas.

To commemorate this long time collaboration with Monaco-based Wally Yachts, the Swiss watchmaker has unveiled the special Big Bang Wally timepiece.

The watch made from an ultra-light alloy of aluminium and magnesium, amongst others, with a titanium movement and a rubber strap.
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Asia’s Top 50 SuperYachts

Asia-Pacific Boating magazine is releasing its highly anticipated and sought-after Top 50 Superyachts of Asia listing in the coming November-December issue.

This one-of-a-kind listing draws together the biggest and most luxurious yachts of the region, from India to the South Pacific, and from Indonesia to Japan.

The 2008 edition saw the entry of the 95-metre Indian Empress, the personal yacht of Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya, entering the list at number one.
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Hermes & Wally eco-friendly luxury yacht

French luxury clothing designer Hermes and Monaco based yacht maker Wally have collaborated to create the ultimate luxury yacht.

The watercraft by Wally-Hermes Yachts, dubbed WHY for short, are the perfect mix of luxury and ‘green’ living.

This revolutionary yacht is developed with the latest and most advanced sustainable technologies, recycling thermal energy, as well as any organic and inorganic waste without compromising on its luxury aspects.
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Alfa Nero Superyacht for Sale at $190 Million

Alfa Nero, the 269-ft. Oceanco superyacht has been listed for sale via brokerage firm Edmiston & Co. for €129,750,000 (about $190 million).

Named after Roman emperor Nero, this superyacht was designed for the stylish and powerful Lords of the seas.

She was ranked #43 in Boat International’s list of the world’s 100 largest yachts in February 2009 and is Lloyds classed and MCA compliant.
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Billionaire dad criticised for super-yacht gift

One of Australia’s richest men, Clive Palmer, has drawn criticism for buying his teenage daughter a yacht worth AU$5.3m.

Child experts say that giving multi-million dollar gifts to teenagers is dangerous because it gives them unrealistic expectations about money.

Psychologist Renee Mill says that whilst it is commonplace for many wealthy parents to give expensive gifts like this, it amounts to irresponsible parenting.
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Porsche Design RFF135 Catamaran Superyacht

Porsche Design has unveiled its latest collaboration with yacht builder Royal Falcon Fleet, a 135 ft. catamaran.

The RFF135 is their first joint venture which has reached the first milestone of the construction.

The $58million craft features 472 square metres of interior space, accommodating 10 passengers and 10 crew members.
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The new 86′ Domino by RIVA

Riva has just unveiled their newest yacht for the 2010/2011 season newest yacht, the 86’ domino, at the Cannes Boat Show last week.

This latest 26 meter yacht is considered to be an evolution of the renowned 63’ Vertigo and 68’ Ego Super models.

The boat can sleep eight guests in four cabins with four crew members whilst there is space on the boat to entertain up to twenty people on board.
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Esthec solar-powered superyacht

Remember the solar powered Dubai Sea Limousine (an eco-friendly mode of transportation to and from the islands of The World)?

Raising the bar further, Dennis Ingemansson has designed this 45m superyacht that shows the trend toward the eco-friendly yachts of the future.

Designed for the Dutch company Esthec, the superyacht generates solar energy to propel the yacht’s electric engine.
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Automotive design comes to superyachts

The 125m 7Cs superyacht was created in-house by Drive, a leading company in Marine and Automotive design.

Drive’s designers were keen to challenge the traditional proportions of a superyacht and create a vessel that borrowed tried and tested ideas from the automotive industry.

This concept yacht has a sunken pool, helipad, retractable cover, Jacuzzi and a boatload of luxury for the interiors.
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Everest – 200 metre GigaYacht for sale

Roman Abramovich recently launched the 557-ft. Eclipse, the world’s largest and most expensive privately owned yacht at a cost of about $450 million.

Now renowned naval architect Donald Starkey is offering to top that feat with a 656-ft. behemoth called Everest (named after the world’s tallest peak).

Currently under construction in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Everest will be longer than two football fields
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