on 15th November 2011 | No Comments »
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.
on 11th November 2011 | 1 Comment »
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.
on 3rd November 2011 | No Comments »
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.
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.