Emocean Unveils 200M Gigayacht Design

Belgian-based Emocean Yacht Design has unveiled a rendering of a 200-metre gigayacht which if completed would be the world’s largest yacht by far.

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, … Continued

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, … Continued

Richard Branson’s Catamaran Is Open For Charter

Richard Branson has completed a refit of his 105-foot carbon fiber catamaran and is offering it for charter this season, starting next month. Originally launched as the Lady Barbaretta in 2003 and now named Necker Belle, she spent two years being done over at Australia’s Azzura Marine and their in-house fittings division AM Interiors. The … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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, … Continued

Superyacht Soraya 46

Currently under construction at Gentech Yachts’ Antalya, Turkey shipyard is the 46-metre Soroya, due to be completed in time for the 2010 Monaco Yacht Show. Hydraulics are a key component of the luxury craft, which features both a pop-up helipad and a swimming pad that unfolds to double in size.

Oceanco Superyacht Y708

Dutch yachtbuilder Oceanco recently unveiled its largest model to date, the 85.6-metre Y708, dubbed the most advanced superyacht the company has ever put into production. The Igor Lobanov-designed Y708 Based on three guiding principles: motion, elegance, and privacy. Dramatically sculpted surfaces convey motion, while the dynamic silhouette imparts elegance.

Elena Ambrosiadou buys superyacht Maltese Falcon‎

News is out on who the mysterious buyer of the Maltese Falcon is. The sale of the 289ft hybrid beast of a superyacht has been quite a serial in the luxury world, being closely followed by blogs and newspapers alike. The WSJ reports that mist of secrecy surrounding the identity of the buyer, or caretaker … Continued

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 … Continued

CRN launch 72m Clarena 2

CRN report the successful launch of the new 72m superyacht, at an open ceremony at the CRN shipyard in Ancona, Italy. With a distinctive grey displacement hull she is the largest leisure yacht built by CRN to date (CRN is a brand of the Ferretti Group).

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 … Continued

Roman Abramovich’s super-yacht is Paparazzi-proof

Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich has installed a laser based anti-paparazzi shield on his new record breaking mega yacht – the Eclipse. Measuring 557ft long, it boasts two swimming pools, two helipads and an onboard missile defence system. The boat’s anti-paparazzi system, described in several reports as a “laser shield”, is a little less science fiction … Continued

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 … Continued

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.

Louis Vuitton World Series launched

Louis Vuitton has announced plans to inaugurate a new World Series of sailing, beginning with a regatta in Nice in November. The Louis Vuitton World Series has been created while the America’s Cup is locked in the protracted court battle between Oracle and Alinghi. The event will be undertaken in association with a new professional … Continued

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 … Continued