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 … Continued
This impressive Ferrari Hydroplane set an unrivalled world record in 1953 and is now set to fetch around $1.5 million at RM Auctions’ Monaco Sale.
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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.
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, … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
With only nine months to go until the 2012 Olympics in London, the jockeying for position among megayacht owners is well underway.
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 … Continued
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’ … Continued
A renowned yacht designer has unveiled a new concept yacht based on the luxury vehicles of supercar maker Aston Martin. The Aston Martin Voyage boat was inspired by Aston Martin vehicles such as the Vantage, Rapide, DBS and Virage and was unveiled last week. De Basto, a Miami-based custom yacht designer, put together the concept … Continued
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 … Continued