Superyacht News Summary

This page is a summary of the very latest worldwide superyacht news as reported from the luxury private yacht industry. See below for the brief snippets of the constantly updated yachting news stories.

Yachting news which is focused primarily on superyachts (mega yachts) and the larger private luxury yacht industry is proliferating worldwide as more people are become interested about the luxury yachting industry. Yachting has been growing steadily over the last decade and the luxury end of that industry has been growing at an even faster rate. CharterWorld is now providing a yachting news section of the website where visitors can read all about the latest superyacht news stories which are updated many times a day.

This section is essentially a summary of all the luxury yacht charter and super yacht news of the world. We provide it so that you are able to see the latest yachting developments and yacht news as it comes to light. At CharterWorld we also like to keep abreast of what is happening in the yachting world, so that we are able to advise charterers on the latest and best types of charter yachts which available around the world.

The CharterWorld yachting news section is also useful from a purely interest point, for anyone who likes to see how this industry is evolving and what new yacht designs, yacht launches and yachting companies are making the news. We also cover yachting and yacht charter locations, so that the latest info is available as to marina and cruising destinations and related shore based industries.

This section is a great resource filled with yachting articles, superyacht reviews, new yacht designs, ideas and concepts, and large colourful boating images and yachting photography. You can browse the latest news links on the side column or the various main categories, as well as the subject tag links. There are also yacht videos of interesting or new luxury yachts and charter news about yachts new to the charter market or interesting new charter cruising locations around the world as well as updates on interesting yacht voyages.

Another area is news on yacht equipment, water toys, tenders and other gadgets which are peripheral to yachting but are used extensively on superyachts. Marine electronics, engineering, communications and superyacht entertainment systems also creates an endless list of new technological news and developments that are covered here as they come in.

The news section also covers news on the sailing superyacht regattas and sailing sports events thought the year and around the world. There are also boats shows and general yachting industry news articles and various other types of marine news from around the world. If your yacht or yachting company would like to share its news or if you have any further questions about the news section or its content please contact us.

Here is a summary of the latest worldwide superyacht news:

Latest Yachting News Summary

A very successful Vilanova Crew Party at Vilanova Grand Marina – Barcelona
Vilanova Crew Party hosted by Vilanova Grand Marina - Barcelona
Vilanova Grand Marina - Barcelona once again held the Vilanova Crew Party on October 17, 2014. Over 250 people attended the event that has become a reference in Barcelona, a fabulous Spain yacht holiday destination, nestled in the Mediterranean.
RORC Transatlantic Race 2014 to host international fleet of yachts
The largest yacht in the RORC Transatlantic Race fleet The 100ft (30.48m) Finot-Conq superyacht, Nomad IV - Credit to Gilles Martin RagetFinot Conq
Set to kick off from Lanzarote on November 29, the inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race will be attended by an international fleet of yachts. The largest vessel to compete will be the 100ft sailing yacht Nomad IV.
Fairline preparing for new product introduction program
As part of their preparations for an extensive new product introduction program, Fairline Boats has appointed Stefan Whitmarsh as Head of Engineering and Ben Harrison as Engineering Manager.
Dubois-designed sailing yacht MONDANGO 3 and motor yacht COMO among finalists for ISS Awards 2014
56m sailing yacht MONDANGO 3 (AY46) by Alloy Yachts - Image credit to Chris Lewis
The majestic 56,4m Alloy superyacht Mondango 3 (AY46), as well as the striking 46m Feadship yacht Como have been nominated for the 2014 ISS Awards. Both vessels have been beautifully designed by Dubois Naval Architects.
Chris-Craft ® to debut new Catalina 34 yacht tender at press event at FLIBS 2014
Catalina 34 superyacht tender
The all-new Catalina 34 superyacht tender by Chris-Craft will be officially presented at a press conference set to take place during the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).
Pepón García-Nogués passes away
Pepón García-Nogués, one of the first figures in Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92), passed away at the age of 56, following a long battle with cancer.

Latest New Superyacht Launch News

Video from launch of new Baltic 116 Custom sailing yacht DORYAN
A video showing the recent launch of the all-new Baltic 116 Custom super yacht DORYAN, beautifully designed by Nauta Yacht Design.
Launch of new Horizon RP110 motor yacht PARADISE
Horizon RP110 superyacht Paradise at launch - Image credit to Mark Western
Taiwan-based shipyard, Horizon Yachts, has successfully launched the brand new Horizon RP110 super yacht Paradise. Designed by JC Espinosa, she is currently going through sea trials, before her delivery to Australia.
Launch of new 35m Baltic 116 Custom sailing yacht DORYAN at Baltic Yachts
Luxury yacht Baltic 116 Custom at launch
Baltic Yachts has successfully launched their all-new 35m Baltic 116 Custom sailing superyacht Doryan, set for delivery in late Autumn 2014. She has been superbly penned by Nauta Yacht Design.
Launch of new 92,5m motor yacht Hull 1005 at Feadship
The all-new 92,5m mega yacht Hull 1005 successfully hit the water at the Feadship yard in Makkum, the Netherlands, on Saturday morning, October 11, 2014. This superb vessel can easily host up to 14 guests in maximum comfort.
Hodgdon announces launch of 100ft carbon race yacht COMANCHE
Launch of the 100ft superyacht Comanche by Hodgdon Yachts
September 27, 2014, was marked by the launch of the impressive 100-foot pre-preg carbon race yacht Comanche at Hodgdon Yachts facility in East Boothbay, Maine. She will compete in this year's Sydney to Hobart Race.
Photos from launch of 100 Super Maxi Yacht COMANCHE by Hodgdon Yachts
Hodgdon Yachts ready to launch the 100ft sailing superyacht Comanche
Photos from the launch of the brand new 100' sailing superyacht Comanche at Hodgdon Yachts, released by North Sails President Ken Read and shared by Hodgdon Yachts.
Vismara Marine announces new Vismara Marine Spa
The recent launch of V80 superyacht Nakupenda at Vismara Marine
Vismara Marine has recently signed an important agreement with Industrial and Financial Investments Europe Spa, and announced the new Vismara Marine Spa. The yard has recently launched the new V80 superyacht Nakupenda.
Photos: Launch of Vismara sailing yacht NAKUPENDA to be displayed at Genoa Boat Show 2014
Launch of V80 super yacht Nakupenda at Vismara Marine
Photos from the recent launch of the brand new V80 super yacht Nakupenda by Vismara Marine. She will be showcased at next month's Genoa International Boat Show.

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Yacht Design News

Trio of new Solar Hybrid Multi-Hull Superyachts introduced by Eramotive
The Iris Series by Eramotive
Eramotive has presented a trio of new solar hybrid multi-hull superyachts, the Iris Series. These striking vessels are offered in full or semi Photo-voltaic coverage.
Sunrise Yachts and John Staluppi Market 68m motor yacht Project SKYFALL
68m mega yacht Project Skyfall by Sunrise Yachts
John and Jeanette Staluppi and Sunrise Yachts have decided to market the 68m mega yacht Project Skyfall (N681), the first of a series. To be available in March 2017, this outstanding vessel will comfortably sleep up to 12 guests.
New 53m trimaran motor yacht GALAXY by Latitude Yachts with delivery in Summer 2015
53m trimaran yacht Galaxy by Latitude Yachts
Latitude Yachts is currently working on the construction of the 53m trimaran yacht Galaxy, due to be delivered in Summer 2015. This striking vessel will comfortably sleep up to 6 guests.
New 46m (150’) sailing yacht concept by Rob Doyle Design
46m (150') superyacht concept by Rob Doyle Design
Rob Doyle Design has proudly introduced the all-new 46m (150') superyacht concept. This superb performance ketch provides deluxe accommodation in 5 lovely cabins.
Sunseeker International to be present at FLIBS 2014
Sunseeker 75 Yacht
UK builder, Sunseeker International, will be present at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), debuting the striking Sunseeker 75 Yacht.
Construction ceremony for ADMIRAL C FORCE 50 Yacht scheduled for delivery in Summer 2016
Construction ceremony for ADMIRAL C FORCE 50 Yacht
Construction ceremony marked the official start of the construction of the 50m superyacht ADMIRAL C FORCE 50, due to be delivered in Summer 2016. Designed by Unielle in collaboration with the Italian Sea Group Centro Stile, the vessel will comfortably sleep up to 14 guests.
New 48m motor yacht ARCTIC SUN II concept by Dennis Ingemansson
48m explorer yacht Arctic Sun II by Dennis Ingemansson
Measuring 48 meters in LOA, Arctic Sun II yacht represents the latest concept developed by Dennis Ingemansson, in collaboration with Pendennis Shipyard. Suitable as a support vessel for bigger superyachts or as a standalone expedition yacht, this superb vessel can comfortably sleep 8 guests in total.