The Italian designer Paulo Rossi has created a beautiful yacht inspired by an Italian naval boat â€“ the MAS 42 Sport. The original MAS (Antisubmarine Boat) was a fast, torpedo-armed vessel invented by the Italian Navy in WWI and also used extensively during WWII. At 42 feet long, the twin engines can propel the vessel … Continued
Australian designer Marc Newson has designed a speed boat in collaboration with Officina Italiana Design for Italian boat brand Riva. Newsonâ€™s design for the Aquariva vessel is unique in its conception, as well as the materials chosen. A wood-like, textile-based laminate (phenolic composite) was used for the deck area and instrument panel. This material was … Continued
Yacht maker Benetti and Fendi Casa, the home-furnishing brand of fashion house Fendi, have collaborated to produce Lady Lara, the 194-foot custom megayacht. Fendi Casa – under the direction of interior design firm Studio Massari – has provided the furnishings for Lady Lara, which Benetti delivered last summer. The glamorous touch has been achieved by … Continued
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s new yacht, measuring nearly 560 feet long, is the biggest private yacht in the world. The yacht, named Eclipse, reportedly features a missile defense system, an anti-paparazzi laser shield and at least one mini-submarine. The Eclipse is also said to have two helipads, two swimming pools â€” the larger of which … Continued
Sunseeker China has sold a sublime Sunseeker 80 Yacht to Chinese snack food giant Want-Want Group (whose Chinese characters signify prosperity). The purchase reflects the exceptional quality of lifestyle associated with the blossoming Chinese yachting industry. Recognised by Forbes Global as one of the finest companies in the world with a revenue stream below $500 … Continued
Although it is just the beginning of the charter season, the Cannes Film Festival brought together many superyachts and big cruise ship. Formerly named Constellation, this yacht was renovated in 2008; Lauren L is 90 metres (296ft) amd was originally built in Germany by Cassens Werft in 2004. Owner Andreas Liveras invested millions into the … Continued
The worldâ€™s largest expedition yacht 115m Luna has been delivered to its new owner Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The Luxury expedition superyacht Luna was built in Germany by Lloyd Werft and Stahlbau Nord Shipyards and launched in late 2009, becoming the second largest yacht to be launched in 2009, after Eclipse. Lunaâ€™s exterior styling has … Continued
The Atreides Luxury Yacht, designed by Serbian designer Vuk Dragovic, has a retractable pool to safely enjoy water sports while boating.
For $130,000 per week you can cruise the Mediterranean this summer like a bona fide movie star in Johnny Deppâ€™s classic yacht the Vajoliroja. The name Vajoliroja is a combination of Johnnyâ€™s familyâ€™s names. Va for Vanessa, Jo for Johnny, LiRo for his 9 year old daughter Lily Rose and Ja for his son Jack. … Continued
The Louis Vuitton Trophy looks set to leave its controversial birth behind as it charts a course through a succession of four more regattas that bring the series into its own, on the eve of the Trophy’s second stage in Auckland that runs March 7-21.
Hermes is exiting a luxury yacht joint venture with shipbuilder Wally, saying it is not experienced enough to complete the project according to Reuters. The two partners had unveiled a full-sized model of their mega yacht, “WHY”, in Monte Carlo in September. “We are currently in the phase of carrying out the project, which is … Continued
The Weyves Couture yacht is the first of three designs to come from Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab and Weyves International Ltd. The high profile fashion designer released his collaboration design yesterday, which is the first of three concepts. It was stated at the unveiling conference that â€œthe future owner of ES117 will not acquire … Continued
What its makers say is the world’s biggest boat powered by the sun was unveiled in Germany on Thursday ahead of its planned circumnavigation of the globe in 2011 — the first under solar power. “This is a unique feeling to see in front of me today a boat which I so often dreamed about,” … Continued
The luxury Swedish boat design and manufacturing company J-Craft Boats, will officially launch the 12.5M Torpedo in the UAE at the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show (ADYS), at Yas Mariana on February 25th. The ADYS is one of the most exclusive yacht events in the world. The J-Craft boats which feature a classical design from a … Continued
The 70 Sunreef Power Sea Bass is making its U.S. debut this month at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show. This luxury-latent catamaran was made for high seas with its spacious interiors and plentiful deck space. In-house teams handled both the naval architecture and interior designs of the70-foot yacht.
Speed boat makers Cigarette Racing have partnered with Mercedes tuning division AMG to release a speed boat together inspired by the new Mercedes SLS AMG.
The fastest speedboat in the world, the Phenomenon, made its debut at the Miami Boat Show this month. This 56-foot watercraft can accelerate to more than 220.5 mph (the current world record). Its four turbine engines give it a whopping 12,000 horsepower. Engineers from NASA and Boeing as well as former US Naval architects and … Continued
Internet platform Sedo, which is the auction of secondary domain names, today announced the conclusion of the most expensive deal in the blast zone. Org. According to Sedo, a domain Poker.org was sold for $ 1 million. Company National A-1 sold the specified domain operator online casino PokerCompany.com. Believe it or not, but Poker is … Continued
Wally introduces Wallyship, the new line of yachts reflecting the current trend of the market towards displacement power boats. Wallyship includes two models: the 26m wallyship (84-foot) and the 36m wallyship (118-footer), that is currently being developed. Each all-fiberglass yacht still bears the aggressive, ultra-contemporary profile elements that mark other power and sail Wallys.
Blohm + Voss have unveiled their latest project, a 120 m exploration yacht.