on 26th August 2011 | 2 Comments »
A Saudi sheikh left Roman Abramovich stranded at sea this week after taking the last megayacht berth at the so-called “Millionaire’s Quay” in Cap d’Antibes.
The Russian oligarch had wanted to moor his massive $800 million, 533-ft. yacht Eclipse, at the famed dock but arrived to find the only available spot had just been snatched by Saudi Arabian royal Prince Aziz al Saud.
According to Dailymail, the last space in Europe’s biggest yachting harbour simply wasn’t big enough for the two superyachts.
on 26th July 2011 | No Comments »
This superyacht - dubbed the ‘Tropical island Paradise’ – has been designed by British boat builders Yacht Island Design.
The 90m Tropical Island Paradise design has a theme that is centred around a secluded island paradise, with elements inspired by the islands of the Caribbean.
The main exterior deck is a private beach “cove” with a voluminous ocean view swimming pool located forward that is fed by a stream emanating from a cascading waterfall on the volcano further aft.
on 20th July 2011 | No Comments »
Six months after he finally took delivery of the Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht, Roman Abramovich is offering it up for charter at a rate of $2 million per week.
The 538-ft. Blohm + Voss behemoth is available via ultra-exclusive brokerage SuperYachtsMonaco, and is the world’s most expensive yacht charter by far.
The yacht, which has space for 30 guests and 75 crew, reportedly features a military-grade missile defense system, armor plating, bulletproof windows, three helipads, two swimming pools and a wellness center, among other luxe amenities.
on 19th May 2011 | No Comments »
Harrods has teamed up with specialist London brokers Watkins Superyachts to offer their most expensive product ever – a £100-plus million motor yacht.
During the month of May three remarkable window displays will feature models, images and details of a unique and exclusive range of yachts.
There will also be specialist in store representation throughout the month, together with tailored direct marketing to the Harrods customer database.
on 21st April 2011 | No Comments »
The super-luxe 73.5-metre superyacht Sapphire launched by Germany’s Nobiskrug last year has been listed for sale via Edmiston for $110 million.
The elegant steel displacement yacht with sleek exterior lines courtesy of Newcruise Yacht Projects of Hamburg is a pleasure craft fit for a billionaire with luxurious accommodation for 12 guests in six cabins along with 8 crew, with an emphasis on spaciousness throughout the well-appointed interior.
A hydraulically-retractable touch and go helipad on the aft deck provides the owner and friends a stylish way to arrive on board.
on 14th April 2011 | No Comments »
The 73.5-metre Silver Zwei, the world’s fastest long-range superyacht built by Hanseatic Marine, has been listed for sale via Burgess for €59 million.
Krass actually established Hanseatic in Australia specifically to build the sleek yacht to his exacting specifications.
Silver Zwei claims to be the fastest long distance cruising yacht in the world with trans-Atlantic range at 22 knots.